Networks

European Smartphone Growth Tops Global Rankings

European smartphone sales top all other regions, dominated by Samsung devices, as Huawei bounces back and Apple sales sag

2 years ago

US Government ‘To Grant 90-Day Extension’ To Huawei Licence

US expected to extend reprieve from Huawei economic blacklist by another 90 days when it expires on Monday, as Huawei…

2 years ago

US Promises Huawei Licences Coming ‘Shortly’

Licences allowing US firms to circumvent national security blacklist are 'forthcoming very shortly' as end of temporary reprieve looms

2 years ago

Vodafone Bug Lands Users With Huge Roaming Charges

Users outside the UK left unable to make calls or use data after 'technical error' lands them with bills into…

2 years ago

Government Announces £5bn Investment Into ‘Gigabit-Capable’ Networks

Funding promise comes as government seeks full coverage of the UK by fibre, 5G and other 'gigabit-capable' networks by 2025

2 years ago

US Commerce Department ‘Has Received 130 Huawei Exemption Requests’

Applications pile up, but department has yet to issue a single licence allowing US firms to get around Huawei blacklist,…

2 years ago

Google Shuts Down Android Data Programme ‘Over Regulatory Fears’

Mobile Network Insights service provided aggregated, anonymised user data to mobile operators to help them spot network weaknesses

2 years ago

US Grants 90-Day Extension To Huawei Blacklist Reprieve

Administration says US firms are to be given more time to find other telecoms equipment suppliers before ban comes into…

2 years ago

Huawei’s Delayed 5G Handset Arrives In UK

Huawei's Mate 20 X (5G) now selling in the UK, set to be joined by the Honor 20 Pro photography-oriented…

2 years ago

Huawei Sees ‘Difficulties’ Ahead As Revenues Surge

Revenues jumped by 23 percent and smartphone sales by 24 percent in the first half, ahead of US blacklist move…

2 years ago

US Signals Huawei Sales Could Recommence ‘In Two Weeks’

But Chinese firm is already planning massive layoffs at its US research and development subsidiary as trade restrictions bite

2 years ago

MPs: No Technical Grounds For Huawei Ban

Committee finds Chinese gear could be safely allowed in some areas of 5G networks, but says there may be 'geopolitical…

2 years ago

Huawei’s First 5G Handset Set To Arrive In UK This Month

Launch of the Mate 20 X (5G) in Europe had been in doubt after Huawei was placed on a US…

2 years ago

All Four UK Telecoms Operators ‘Working With Huawei’ On 5G

The collaboration could prove risky if government decides to ban Huawei on national security grounds, as requested by the US

2 years ago

BT To Launch 5G Services This Autumn

BT broadband users are to get first access to 5G services running on EE's mobile network, which launched in parts…

2 years ago

5G: Slicing the Network

One of the fundamental components of 5G is the ability of networks to create bespoke tailored services for their customers.…

2 years ago

Mobile Operators Worldwide Hit By Espionage Attacks

Researchers say an ongoing state-backed hacking campaign has made off with gigabytes of data on targeted individuals

2 years ago

US May Seek To Ban China From 5G Supply Chain

Proposal could bar the likes of Nokia and Ericsson from selling next-generation 5G equipment to US telcos if it is…

2 years ago

EE Fined £100,000 Over Illegal Marketing Texts

Some 2.5 million direct marketing messages were sent to mobile customers without their consent

2 years ago

Network Providers Call For More Details On Boris Johnson’s Fibre Rollout Pledge

Johnson has called for a fibre rollout to 'every home in the land' in five years' time – a decade…

2 years ago

Future Factory: How 5G will transform industry, networking and communications

Manufacturing looks set to become one of the first industries to be transformed by 5G. Until now, the full potential…

2 years ago

Computex 2019: Qualcomm, Lenovo Show ‘Project Limitless’ 5G Laptop

The companies aim for the processing power of a workstation with the always-on connectivity of a smartphone

2 years ago

SpaceX Raises $1bn To Fund Satellite Broadband Constellation

SpaceX hopes to use the satellite broadband service to fund manned missions to Mars – but first it must fend…

2 years ago

Draft China Regulations ‘Could Block US Technology’

The proposed cyber security rules could be used to effectively bar US technology imports in retaliation for Huawei sanctions, industry…

2 years ago

France Plans 5G Launch For Next Year In Spite Of Trade Turmoil

The country says it is not planning to ban Huawei or any other company, but will make decisions based on…

2 years ago

US Delays Huawei Sanctions, Citing Stability Risk

Google said it would resume working with Huawei after the announcement of the 90-day stay of execution, while Huawei says…

2 years ago

Privacy Groups Warn On ISPs’ ‘Widespread’ Use Of Deep Packet Inspection

The practice undermines the EU's existing net neutrality rules and also has worrying privacy implications, campaigners say

2 years ago

Vodafone To Launch First UK 5G Services On 3 July

The launch in six initial cities follows trials and demonstrations in busy airports and railway stations

2 years ago

Prague Summit Calls For Tighter 5G Security Rules

The summit does not single out Huawei, but calls for restrictions that take state influence into account

2 years ago

CIA Alleges Huawei Accepted Funds From Chinese Military

The allegations from the US' intelligence agency are the latest to pile pressure on Huawei in the West

2 years ago