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China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

Published 12/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from [more…]

TSMC says could fill order gap if unable to sell chips to Huawei

TSMC says could fill order gap if unable to sell chips to Huawei

Published 09/06/2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) (2330.TW) could quickly fill any order gap should U.S. restrictions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [more…]

Chinese telecom firms urge FCC not to revoke ability to operate in U.S.

Chinese telecom firms urge FCC not to revoke ability to operate in U.S.

Published 09/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. units of China Telecom Corp’s (0728.HK) and China Unicom (0762.HK) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to revoke the [more…]

Switzerland’s Sunrise, French-owned Salt link up in $3 billion broadband JV

Switzerland’s Sunrise, French-owned Salt link up in $3 billion broadband JV

Published 19/05/2020

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss telecoms operator Sunrise Communications Group and French billionaire Xavier Niel’s Salt Mobile on Tuesday pledged to invest up to 3 billion [more…]

Disney’s streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Disney’s streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Published 19/05/2020

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) top streaming executive, Kevin Mayer, will leave the entertainment and theme parks giant to become the chief executive officer [more…]

SoftBank in talks to sell down T-Mobile U.S. stake to Deutsche Telekom: WSJ

SoftBank in talks to sell down T-Mobile U.S. stake to Deutsche Telekom: WSJ

Published 18/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is in talks to sell “a significant portion” of its T-Mobile US stake to controlling shareholder Deutsche Telekom AG, [more…]

Colombian director films quarantine ‘Bathroom’ comedy with mobile phones

Colombian director films quarantine ‘Bathroom’ comedy with mobile phones

Published 16/05/2020

BOGOTA (Reuters) - This time there are no lights, cameras, dressing rooms or the hundreds of people who usually crowd a film shoot. There is [more…]

Smartphone shipments in China up 17% in April, signalling likely rebound: government data

Smartphone shipments in China up 17% in April, signalling likely rebound: government data

Published 12/05/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Smartphone shipments from China’s factories to vendors rose 17% in April compared to the same month a year ago, according to government [more…]

Vodacom launches commercial 5G mobile network in South Africa

Vodacom launches commercial 5G mobile network in South Africa

Published 04/05/2020

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mobile operator Vodacom Group said on Monday it had switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in three cities in South [more…]

ITV cancels 2020 Love Island due to COVID-19 in blow for ad revenues

ITV cancels 2020 Love Island due to COVID-19 in blow for ad revenues

Published 04/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s ITV said its popular dating show Love Island would be cancelled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic and there would [more…]