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Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers – sources

Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers – sources

Published 29/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government may expand its power to stop more foreign shipments of products with U.S. technology to China’s Huawei, amid frustration [more…]

France’s 5G spectrum to be sold at floor price of 2.17 billion euros: minister

France’s 5G spectrum to be sold at floor price of 2.17 billion euros: minister

Published 24/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Frances’s 5G spectrum will be sold at a floor price of 2.17 billion euros ($2.4 billion), a minister said on Sunday, significantly [more…]

Israeli regulator delays 5G mobile tender by two weeks

Israeli regulator delays 5G mobile tender by two weeks

Published 24/11/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s telecoms regulator on Sunday delayed a tender for fifth-generation (5G) cellular frequencies after mobile companies asked for more time. The Communications [more…]

Canada’s use of Huawei 5G would hamper its access to U.S. intelligence: U.S. official

Canada’s use of Huawei 5G would hamper its access to U.S. intelligence: U.S. official

Published 23/11/2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - The U.S. national security adviser urged Canada on Saturday not to use Huawei 5G technology, saying that doing so would [more…]

German 5G bidders must guarantee no foreign state meddling: CDU

German 5G bidders must guarantee no foreign state meddling: CDU

Published 23/11/2019

LEIPZIG, Germany (Reuters) - Bidders for German 5G rollout contracts must guarantee the network will be free of foreign state influence, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian [more…]

Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday

Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday

Published 21/11/2019

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will launch its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday, a move it says will improve its communications infrastructure and internet [more…]

MTN deal with Cell C knocks shares in South Africa’s Telkom

MTN deal with Cell C knocks shares in South Africa’s Telkom

Published 18/11/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s MTN Group (MTNJ.J) has signed an expanded roaming and services agreement with the country’s third-biggest carrier Cell C, MTN said [more…]

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business [more…]

SoftBank to create $30 billion tech giant with Yahoo Japan, Line Corp merger

SoftBank to create $30 billion tech giant with Yahoo Japan, Line Corp merger

Published 18/11/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s SoftBank Corp (9434.T) plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp (3938.T) to create a $30 [more…]

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Published 17/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung’s plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such [more…]