Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone wants more open RAN collaboration; TIM climbs aboard maritime transport; Synamedia acquires Utelly.
Operators need to clear the Chinese vendors out of their 5G networks by mid-2024 and stop buying any products from them later this year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openreach fiber rolls on; Ziggo brings the gig to Hoogeveen; Sparkle teams up with Atos.
Increasing strength of cloud, cybersecurity also helps Group post better than expected Q1 net profit.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ethio Telecom launches 5G services; Ofcom seeks mmWave feedback; Nokia opens 5G security lab in US.
Korea's SK Telecom called off the IPO after encountering what it said was lackluster response from institutional investors early this week.
The WSJ reported that Russian telecom operator Beeline, owned by Dutch company Veon, said it received a delivery in March of telecommunications equipment from Huawei.
Recent moves in China could pave the way to Arm's initial public offering in the next year, with possible consequences for China's biggest equipment maker.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia trumpets 600G success; Three's feeling flat in Q1; the problem with app stores.
India's authorities are hinting that Xiaomi has illegally transferred funds to its Chinese parent company's subsidiaries. The move is part of the country's broad investigation into all kinds of business dealings involving Chinese companies and executives.
CTO Pascal Menezes says the new advisory board will give technology supplier members more of a voice in MEF's strategic vision around cybersecurity, business automation, SD-WAN, underlay connectivity and edge computing.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom investigates Shell Energy; Nokia sells edge routers in Denmark; Spotify loses podcast tech supremo.
This is a considerably large SD-WAN deployment for an enterprise with 370,000 employees. Orange's John Isch usually sees an SD-WAN deployment of this size in retail locations.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt saddles up with VMware for SD-WANnery; KPN, Proximus tick over in Q1; BBC iPlayer plays a (Peaky) blinder.
Enterprises want service providers to define business cases, run pilot projects and scope out approaches to edge computing use cases, explains the research group.
Deal or no deal: The new Digital Services Act is set to come into force in 2024, after the EC announced that it had finally reached political agreement.
Derek Elder is collaborating with an informal network of business leaders, working at the behest of government officials, to keep Ukraine's networks and computer systems up and running.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: FiberCop gets some TLC; Nokia extols the wonders of SaaS; Ericsson helps Batelco in Bahrain.
A recent DoJ indictment appears to take aim at a hacker who was selling T-Mobile data for around $270,000. And it appears that T-Mobile paid that price to halt the spread of that data, albeit unsuccessfully.
Edge computing use cases, an increased use of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and growth in IoT are also increasing demand for SD-WAN services, said Omdia.