After a long time, Telstra has literally hit the jackpot with a business move: the company has fallen in with the Australian Government's wishes and jointly acquired Digicel's business in the South Pacific, something that the US has pushed Australia to do.
Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says its assessment of Telstra's business risk, following its acquisition of Digicel's business in the South Pacific region, remains largely unchanged.
The American Federal Communications Corporation has banned China Telecom (Americas) from operating in the US, claiming it may be a threat to national security.
Telstra has teamed up with the Australian Government to acquire Digicel's business in the South Pacific region for US$1.6 billion (A$2.14 billion), plus an additional US$250 million depending on how the business fares over the next three years.
The Australian Government's move to push Telstra to buy Digicel appears to contradict the policy it has adopted in order to ban Huawei from having a role in the country's 5G networks.
While Ericsson was awarded a big contract with Verizon in the US, the news from China and the China Mobile 5G vendor business awards wasn't good.
COVID-19 initially slowed mobile phone sales in the Asia Pacific and disrupted supply chains and demand for certain 5G-related end verticals, according to a new analyst report which now forecasts that digital factory revenues are primed for a post-COVID recovery worth US60 billion by 2030.
China issued its first commercial 5G licences in June last year and since then lighter and thinner devices have tended to increase take-up, the technology analyst firm IDC says.
China Mobile has selected Ericsson to deploy its 5G radio access network (RAN) and 5G core (5GC) components for the second phase of its nationwide new radio (NR) standalone rollout.
A partnership between Nokia and China Mobile/CMCC Guangxi is set to deliver a landslide monitoring and early warning system for Chinese highways operations management company, Guangxi Beibu Gulf Investment Group.
China Mobile International has officially opened its new data centre in the UK, its first data centre in Europe and what it says is an "important addition" to its growing global network.
Chinese telecommunications equipment provider ZTE and telecommunications carrier China Mobile have collaborated to deliver China’s first 5G sporting event with the broadcast of the country’s 2nd National Youth Games.
Chinese mobile operators are leading the world in the deployment of “transformative” Internet of Things solutions with 64% of the 1.5 billion global cellular connections, including the "rapidly growing" Mobile IoT licensed LPWA technologies2, according to the GSM Association.
China Mobile has adopted Nokia’s AirScale mMIMO Adaptive Antenna which Nokia says has been created specifically for the massive bandwidth and coverage requirements of the Chinese market as it transitions to 5G.
The mobile operators trade body, GSM Association, has found that significant progress has been made by Chinese mobile vendors, operators and manufacturers in adopting remote SIM provisioning and eSIM technologies.
China Mobile's 5G Innovation Centre "worked closely with Huawei to unveil the first 5G network based 8K VR live broadcast", showcasing one way 5G will change our virtual and actual realities.
China Mobile, Intel and Chinese telecommucations giant Huawei have joined forces to complete 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) in compliance with the latest 3GPP Release15 Standard.
The US Government has moved to block China Mobile, the world's biggest telecommunications carrier, from providing services to the American market, asking the Federal Communications Commission to block the telco from obtaining a licence to operate in the country.
China Mobile's wholly-owned subsidiary China Mobile International has opened an office in Japan as part of its "big connectivity" strategy and stated ambition to globalise its business to meet increasing global demands in data consumption.
American politicians are bringing pressure to bear on telecommunications giant AT&T to cut commercial ties with Chinese telco Huawei Technologies and to oppose a bid by telecommunications operator China Mobile to enter the US market due to alleged national security concerns.
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