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R Clark
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posted in September 2020

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NTT to reacquire DoCoMo for hefty $38B
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9/29/2020  |  Post a comment
NTT will pay 4.3 trillion yen ($38B), a 41% premium, to bring DoCoMo back in-house, the largest such deal in Japan.
SMIC added to entity list as China sees chip mini-boom
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9/28/2020  |  Post a comment
US export restrictions have sparked a semiconductor mini-boom for China as it seeks to reduce dependence on imports – but the chip rush has some observers worried.
China's 110M 5G subs can't overcome industry headwinds
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9/25/2020  |  Post a comment
The new technology has not led to gains for service providers in a huge market that is reaching saturation.
Huawei sets out its stall for the digital economy
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9/24/2020  |  Post a comment
At Huawei Connect 2020, held virtually this year, the company emphasized its focus on connectivity, computing, cloud and AI.
After seven years of copper, Australian NBN pivots to fiber
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9/24/2020  |  Post a comment
The government and NBN Co will upgrade the state-funded wholesale network to deliver up to 1 Gbit/s to another 6 million premises.
South Korean operators team up with AWS, Google for MEC
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9/21/2020  |  Post a comment
South Korea is becoming a mobile edge testbed, with each of its three telcos forging an alliance with different global partners.
Huawei will run out of smartphone chips early next year
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9/18/2020  |  Post a comment
Three key questions about US sanctions and their impact on Huawei and the global market at large.
Telcos need to get in shape for the rush to the edge
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9/17/2020  |  Post a comment
IDC researcher says telcos need to rethink business models and architectures to prepare for the enterprise rush to the network edge.
Duterte ultimatum galvanizes Philippines telcos
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9/16/2020  |  Post a comment
Philippines operators and officials speed up cellsite moves in the wake of the president's ultimatum.
Taiwan 5G shake-out starts as FarEasTone, APT forge alliance
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9/14/2020  |  Post a comment
The alliance is the first 5G spectrum sharing deal since the NCC announced it would allow sharing in the 3.5GHz band.
China can't manage domestic cybersecurity, let alone the world's
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9/11/2020  |  Post a comment
China has a long way to go in providing a fair and equitable domestic cybersecurity environment.
Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 ready for smartphones in 2021
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9/10/2020  |  Post a comment
Huawei says the updated OS can currently support IoT devices with RAM of up to 128MB, such as smart TVs, wearables and cars.
China's fast 5G rollout is widening its digital divide
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9/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Chinese operators have deployed nearly 500,000 5G basestations, but MIIT figures show they serve a tiny proportion of potential users.
China's biggest private broadband player heads for the exit
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9/7/2020  |  Post a comment
Dr. Peng sells wholly owned Great Wall Broadband and other assets to new state-backed technology firm Zhongan Industrial Investment.
Malaysia pushes 5G back to 2022
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9/4/2020  |  Post a comment
The Jendela plan, unveiled by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, prioritizes upgrading broadband and 4G and shutting 3G by end of 2021.
Taming the tech giants
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9/3/2020  |  Post a comment
Responding to unresolved issues around abuse of market power, authorities are creating new rules to control Facebook, Google and other tech behemoths.
SmarTone takes on HKT with 5G home broadband
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9/2/2020  |  Post a comment
Hong Kong telco SmarTone has announced a fixed wireless service that will effectively target incumbent HKT.

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