Telecommunications Bill advocates fines of up to 10% of turnover for failure to phase out 'high-risk vendors' – and $133,000 per day for repeat offenders.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN maps out the way ahead; Vodafone suffers German outage; MTS, Ericsson combine on private network for Russian mine.
Broadband player prepares to activate customers on assets held by FiberCop, part of Italy's plan to create a single national network.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: why the UK needs a Brexit data deal; Nokia lands China Mobile IoT contract; Vodafone targets net zero carbon by 2040.
Addition of engineering services company aimed at enhancing Accenture's 5G network design and management pitch to enterprise clients in Spain, Portugal.
French operations see return to EBITDA growth in the third quarter after Q2 decline.
Buoyed by its experiences with Rakuten, the Japanese manufacturer is entering a market with few homegrown options.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: More 5G delays in Belgium; little hope for mobile consolidation in Sweden; Virgin Media, O2 merger to be investigated by UK; Presidio buys Arkphire.
By snapping up the remaining 51% stake of a wholesale broadband venture with Eutelsat, Viasat will ramp up its business in EMEA amid plans to launch a high-capacity ViaSat-3 satellite for the region.
With patchy coverage, high costs and a roaming headache, the ailing IoT standard desperately needs resuscitation.
The EU's auditor says Brussels has been slow to tackle anticompetitive behavior by big tech firms, as Brussels and Washington pursue investigations.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades CETIN's Czech network; Nokia touts 25G PON; Arcep lays down the law on FTTP line rental.
Government agencies and the military still occupy the spectrum bands that are the most economical for a 5G rollout.
France-based operator raises 2020 sales guidance after reporting growth in Q3 and first nine months of the year.
The UK-based operator is to launch a 4G service in Ireland using open RAN products provided by Parallel Wireless and hardware partners.
In 2016, operators and governments waved through a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia. Now they complain there are too few suppliers.
Borje Ekholm says Swedish authorities went too far in barring Chinese suppliers from 5G, but it's also in Ericsson's interests to keep China sweet.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT seeks quantum 5G leap, taps Ciena's Blue Planet; Deutsche Telekom tackles 5G-powered soccer-streaming trial; MTS sees revenue rise, despite everything.
Latest milestone was achieved in Finland using mmWave spectrum in the 26GHz band.
Vodafone's tower business spin-off sees a clear path for growth; sets aside $1.2 billion of leverage capacity 'to fund larger opportunities.'