Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Tag Archives: 5G

Huawei ousted from heart of EU as Nokia wins Belgian 5G contracts

STOCKHOLM/PARIS: Orange and Proximus have picked Nokia to help build 5G networks in Belgium as they drop Huawei amid U.S. pressure to exclude the Chinese firm from supplying key telecoms equipment. The moves are among the first by commercial operators in Europe to drop Huawei from next-generation networks and come ...

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France rakes in 2.8 bn euros from 5G frequency sale

PARIS: France’s mobile operators paid the state nearly 2.8 billion euros for the first block of 5G radio frequencies auctioned off this week, with former state monopoly Orange winning the biggest share, the Arcep telecoms regulator said. The agency put 11 unused frequency “blocks” on sale, with the aim of ...

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CSIS Warned Of “Global Shock Waves” From Huawei’s CFO Arrest

TORONTO: Canada’s intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global “shock waves” and seriously affect ties with China, just before her detention in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request, new court documents show. Released on Friday, the documents show the involvement ...

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Trump says Huawei is a security risk as NATO seeks secure 5G

WATFORD, England (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said that Chinese telecommunication firm Huawei was a security risk after NATO said it needed secure next-generation 5G technology. In what some have compared to the Cold War arms race, the United States is worried that 5G dominance would give any global ...

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Huawei phones lose access to install Google’s apps

NEW YORK: Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s newly launched Mate 30 devices have lost their access to manually install Google’s Android apps, Bloomberg reported. According to the report, security researcher John Wu published a blog post that explained how users of Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro were able to manually download and ...

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Huawei already producing 5G base stations without US parts

HONG KONG: Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is already producing 5G base stations that are free of US components and plans to more than double production next year. From October, the company will be producing 5,000 of the 5G mobile communications base stations ...

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Thousands of Swiss protest 5G over health fears

BERN: Thousands of people protested in the Swiss capital Bern over the roll-out of a 5G wireless technology across the country, which they fear could damage people’s health. The protesters, many carrying placards, gathered in front of the Swiss parliament building, in a bid to stop the construction of more ...

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UK says to decide on Huawei soon but China must play by rules

LONDON: Britain will make a decision soon about whether to allow Huawei equipment to be used in its 5G networks but China must play by the rules if it gets access to Western markets, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said. Asked when a decision would be made by the United Kingdom ...

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Italy govt approves use of special powers over 5G supply deals

ROME: Italy’s new government approved on Thursday the use of special powers in deals to purchase goods and services related to 5G technologies signed by a number of domestic telecoms group with suppliers including China’s Huawei and ZTE Corporation. The measures were adopted under a law passed by the previous ...

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Samsung to launch $2,000 Galaxy Fold in Korea on Sept 6th

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from Sept. 6 with fifth-generation (5G) mobile connectivity. The world’s largest smartphone vendor said the device would be priced 2.398 million won ($1,977.47). The highly anticipated handset was originally ...

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