Top court in the land calls halt to operator self-assessment on fees. Irate judge threatens bosses with jail if liabilities not paid in timely manner. Read meets with India government ministers to seek assistance. COVID‑19 lockdown measures provide temporary reprieve.
VHA continued to inch towards its transformational merger with TPG Telecom after the two operators said they had received consent from the USA’s Committee for Foreign Investment and Federal Communications Commission.
Attempt to kick out Huawei from UK infrastructure within three years fails to secure backing of Commons. Government considering tougher demands on HRVs to head off rebels, who are expected to return with reinforcements in the summer. Ex‑BT Chairman now lending his gravitas to Huawei as a senior advisor ...
BT Group teamed up with heavyweight counterparts from Asia and Europe to develop standardised multi‑access edge computing (MEC) networks.
DT is signalling plans to license the Magenta brand to create new strategic alliances that could compete with Vodafone’s Partner Markets arrangements.
Magenta Telekom is providing Narrowband Internet of Things (NB‑IoT) connectivity in Austria for a rollout of connected products and services by tool maker Stanley Black & Decker.
TDE IoT partner 1NCE expanded its service to a further 60 countries beyond Germany, moving beyond Europe for the first time.
Deutsche Telekom (DT) was among a group of operators backing development efforts by Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and Japan’s SoftBank Corp., to deliver high‑speed internet to remote areas by flying network equipment at high altitudes.
Group joins Telco Edge Cloud alliance to promote “federation of interconnected operators”. Work with China Unicom, KT, and Telstra on improving multi-operator MEC experience. Goal is to better expose network edge capabilities to third parties. Telefónica throws hat into ring of another alliance to speed up 5G MEC commercialisation. ...
Vodafone’s 5G ecosystem sees drastic changes, Ericsson holds its lead. Nokia slips into dogfight with Huawei, TIP and Samsung. Mavenir heads challenging pack with ZTE on its heels, pursued by Qualcomm, Parallel Wireless, Altiostar, and several others.
Industry looks set to be given three years to firewall Huawei, with potential 35% cap on High Risk Vendors. Security officials position the decision as largely a clarification and formalisation of current restrictions, but stringent caps could spark immediate change in industry security and procurement strategies. UK capex should ...