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ZTE is on the up, but challenges remain

The Chinese equipment vendor is back in profit for a full year after recovering from US fines and sanctions, and its business is mainly growing.

The mysterious case of the vanishing Chinese customers

… and three other things we've learnt from the telecom reporting season in China.

Fujitsu launches private 5G network

Manufacturer claims a first in Japan as it gears up to launch its own private 5G network in Kawasaki City, with more to come.

Telia goes all Scandi noir about COVID-19

The Nordic operator's profit warning could be the first of many issued by telecom operators in the coming weeks.

Even COVID-19 can't stop Huawei, says founder

Ren Zhengfei pops up to inform the Western world that his company has recovered swiftly from the virus and is ready for European business.

OTT voice traffic reaches 1 trillion minutes in 2019 – report

TeleGeography's latest report on voice traffic estimates that OTT voice traffic was more than double international carrier voice traffic in 2019.

HKBN doing barter deals for broadband

Swapping broadband for cheeseburgers? HKBN will barter.

NTT, Toyota in $1.8B smart city tie-up

The telecom giant and the carmaker are teaming up in the expectation that smart cities will be a major business opportunity.

Facebook likes Reliance Jio

Social media giant willing to spend billions to get minority stake in India's aggressive newcomer.

3GPP delays 5G standards work by three months

Standards body pushes back Release 16 and Release 17 timelines amid the global spread of COVID-19.

Indian telcos gear up to ensure connectivity in the time of COVID-19

India's operators are quickly responding to the outbreak of the virus as the country goes under lockdown.

COVID-19 stokes fear of the surveillance society

Telecom operators and technology firms are handing over location data to governments fighting the outbreak of COVID-19, but at what long-term cost?

China Telecom plans 5X boost in 5G capex

The sum the Chinese mobile operator is tipping into its 5G rollout represents a fivefold increase on what it spent last year.

NEC's 5G fortunes hinge on Rakuten's success

The Japanese equipment maker has a central role in the world's most keenly anticipated launch of mobile network services.

China's mobile subs base shrinks by 20M

Each of the country's big three operators take a hit on subscriber numbers in the wake of COVID-19.

KDDI preps 5G service sandwich, puts AWS Wavelength to work

Japanese operator is set to launch its 5G service one day after NTT DoCoMo and one day before SoftBank, and will put AWS Wavelength to work to support edge-enabled services.

China Unicom boosts earnings but sales remain flat

Network sharing has led to savings for the Chinese operator as it ramps up its deployment of 5G services.

SoftBank preps $41B asset sale amid COVID-19 panic

Exposure to underperforming companies and a mountain of debt makes SoftBank look more vulnerable to the deadly virus than many other firms.

Australian government asks streaming companies to throttle NBN traffic

Faced with surge in NBN loads, Australian govt asks content companies to impose limits.

ITU draws up emergency plans to tackle COVID-19

UN Agency urges national telecommunications authorities to test effectiveness of disaster response plans.

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