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Huawei ban risks turning UK into Nordic duopoly

A ban on buying Huawei's 5G products starting in 2021 may have come too soon for open RAN or other non-Nordic alternatives.

Samsung lays out 6G vision: THz, mobile holograms, AI

The South Korean electronics giant has released a new white paper on the '6G arms race' and its vision for likely applications.

Huawei banned from UK's 5G market

Operators will not be allowed to buy 5G products beyond the end of this year and will have to remove Huawei's products by 2027.

Ericsson rubbishes UK warnings of Huawei ban disruption

Swedish vendor says it currently swaps about 100,000 mobile sites a year, more than twice the UK's installed base.

Can India's smartphone makers challenge the Chinese?

A backlash against China has given Indian producers an opportunity on home turf.

Huawei books $1B growth in H1 profit despite US-led backlash

The Chinese vendor reports growth across all three business divisions as it fights a US-led campaign against it.

Samsung in battle to be seen as European 5G contender

The South Korean equipment giant is highly regarded on the technology front, but will legacy shortcomings and interoperability challenges block its progress?

Writing on UK wall for Huawei

Government expected to announce decision on Huawei this week; UK officials reportedly cozying up to 'Five Eyes' security alliance to explore alternatives to Chinese supplier.

China's 5G question: Why are so few using it?

Numbers aside, China has yet to prove that consumers see a value in upgrading to 5G.

UK bill for Huawei takeaway does not add up

Service providers in the UK have this week raised lots of unanswered questions about the cost of a Huawei ban.

Trump steps up a gear against Huawei and ZTE

New regulations set to bar US government from buying products with Huawei and ZTE components.

TIA promises to end the Huawei security debate, once and for all

TIA is building a global standard and benchmarking tool that can measure the risks present in each vendor's supply chain in real time.

Eyeing $12B market, Nokia lands Apple deal for new data center switch

The Finnish vendor has today added a new switching line to its portfolio of optical and routing products, promising features that have not previously been available.

Small-cell newcomers means market growth – report

Small Cell Forum forecasts a growing number of new entrants as the business case surrounding private enterprise networks gathers strength.

'Long way to go' to commercial network slicing, says China expert

The industry is still far from turning slicing into a seamless and monetizable service.

Samsung: Huawei pricing not viable for profit-seeking company

Senior executive at South Korean vendor tells UK politicians that no company trying to satisfy shareholders would be able to price equipment at Huawei's levels.

Huawei still has no fix to being cut off from TSMC

Chinese vendor says it can meet current demand in the UK but fails to reassure the market that a long-term solution to US trade restrictions is in view.

Asian telcos grapple with 2G closures

With 5G on board, Asian telcos are now moving to shut down their 2G networks.

Huawei's possible demise is grounds for a UK U-turn

Threatening language by China's UK ambassador is inappropriate and overlooks the perilous nature of Huawei's current predicament.

Indian ban on Huawei in BSNL network opens 4G door for Tech Mahindra

A deal with BSNL would mark the arrival of Tech Mahindra as a 4G supplier to the Indian market.

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