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MWC at Risk as Ericsson Pulls Out on Coronavirus Concern

Swedish equipment maker said it would not be able to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers.

Meet My Small Cell

Small cells are rolling out in neighborhoods all over the US. I decided to go find mine.

Attorney General Barr: The US, Allies Should Take Nokia or Ericsson Stake for 5G

White House officials have reportedly discussed incentives for US private equity firms to buy stakes in Ericsson or Nokia for 5G. But there appears to be discord among Trump's appointees.

Eurobites: EU Gets Its Claws Into Qualcomm (Again)

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange challenges boldly in Belgium; Swisscom's uphill struggle; Deutsche Telekom's love pants.

Nokia sees light at end of 5G tunnel

The Finnish equipment maker hailed good progress on cost cutting and is slowly building up its stock of more profitable 5G products.

Huawei Back in Court With Patent Suit Against Verizon

The Chinese vendor has gone on the attack against Verizon, claiming the US service provider violated its intellectual property.

Amid Layoffs, Xilinx Warns of Pause in 5G Activities

Xilinx sells chips for 5G basestations, and had grand ambitions for its sales in the space. But last week the company announced layoffs and a 'pause' in 5G buildouts.

A 6G Arms Race May Define the 2020s

With the telecom industry facing balkanization, the development of a global 6G standard might never happen.

Vodafone boasts dynamic 5G breakthrough

Operator says it has successfully tested dynamic spectrum sharing, a technique that can help bring 5G services to market quicker through improved coverage.

UK Opportunity Knocks for Ericsson & Nokia

The Nordic equipment makers look poised to win additional business in the UK after the government imposed tough new restrictions on Chinese vendors.

Open RAN Won't Stop China, Dotards

US policymakers see open RAN as a way of defeating China in 5G. There's just one problem…

Is It Finally Time for Free-Space Optics to Shine?

Free space optics is currently being touted as a backhaul solution for 5G. But this isn't the first time it's been positioned as a backhaul savior.

Finding an Exit From Huawei Hell

The telecom industry's big problem is that a debate about 5G suppliers is being driven by security agencies and politicians.

China virus outbreak threatens global supply chain

A deadly disease in China is having an impact on the telecom sector.

Tough UK limits on Huawei's role in 5G threaten telco plans

The Johnson government has imposed tough restrictions on the Chinese vendor that could force BT and Three into expensive and drawn-out swaps.

Pompeo Goads UK on Eve of Big Huawei Decision

A decision about Huawei's involvement in the UK's market could be the most difficult its prime minister has ever had to make.

SE Asia Hops Onto 5G-Sharing Bandwagon

5G costs are driving telco consolidation in Malaysia and Singapore.

Orange Belgium CEO: Open RAN No Substitute for Huawei

Touted as an alternative to the big kit vendors, open RAN technologies are too immature to replace them in the short term, says senior Orange executive.

Ericsson Shares Hit by US Merger Uncertainty, Cost Challenges

Swedish kit vendor says business fundamentals remain strong but warns costs will rise this year.

Big Questions Ducked in Huawei CFO Extradition Case

Meng Wanzhou's defense rests mainly on the fact that Canada is on relatively good terms with Iran.

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