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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.

Farewell, Light Reading, and thanks!

After 18 years, it's time for a new adventure.

Eurobites: Hungary's 5G auction brings home the bacon

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre completes FibreNation acquisition; Ericsson provides reassurance; operators do their bit in a time of crisis.

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.

CableLabs unleashes DOCSIS 4.0 specs

The new specs will add capacity, tack on new advanced capabilities and, more generally, extend the life of the cable network for years, but the DOCSIS 4.0 era will likely take several years to fully unfold.

Amid COVID-19 traffic spikes, online video game providers dial it back, too

Akamai, Sony and Microsoft are among the online video gaming companies that have pledged to reduce the amount of network traffic that their services generate.

HKBN doing barter deals for broadband

Swapping broadband for cheeseburgers? HKBN will barter.

Tele2 has slashed hundreds of jobs and more cuts are coming

New figures show that about 13% of jobs were cut last year as the Swedish operator worked on boosting profitability in the absence of sales growth.

Casa Systems seeing 'no impact' from COVID-19 on Q1

Cable and wireless tech supplier says manufacturing is fully operational and seeing increased customer demand. Meanwhile, CommScope says it's also seeing cable operator spending tick up.

Facebook likes Reliance Jio

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

Eurobites: COVID-19 puts kibosh on broadband switching in UK

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia completes Elenion acquisition; Virgin Media sees changing data patterns; Disney+ launch is semi-frozen in the UK.

Top telcos take TIP specs to optical hopefuls

Specifications developed by TIP's Phoenix project, which is focused on optical transponders for disaggregated systems, are to be included in an RFI from major operators.

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.

Twitter's profit warning proves COVID-19 will infect big tech

The social networking site is abuzz with chatter about the deadly virus and less worrying issues, but advertising revenues have slumped.

Telia Carrier's 'evangelist' to stress test open line system economics

Global operator adopts 'suck it and see' approach to open line system efficiencies.

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?

AT&T network 'performing quite well' despite 'signs of stress,' CEO says

Mobile traffic volumes have increased 40% and Wi-Fi calling has surged 100%, Randall Stephenson, AT&T's top exec, says.

Networks bearing up to demand in COVID-19 era, finds Nokia research

Nokia Deepfield research shows that networks are coping so far, although growth in traffic is reaching unprecedented levels.

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.

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