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Russia rolls out red carpet for Huawei over 5G

Huawei is the biggest investor in the development of mobile technologies in Russia.

Elliott Management calls for AT&T shake-up as Trump piles on pressure

News of Elliott Management's stake helped push AT&T's stock price up more than 4%.

Huawei feels no big impact from Czech, Polish security fears

Huawei says it’s business as usual in Europe despite warning from a Czech cybersecurity watchdog that the tech giant's technology could pose a security threat.

US and Poland ink 5G security agreement amid anti-Huawei campaign

The deal stipulates that suppliers should be given a 'rigorous evaluation,' including whether they are controlled by a foreign government and subject to 'independent judicial review.'

US Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up

The US Justice Department says it is greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc’s request to acquire rival Sprint Corp.

Ericsson ends run of earnings beats with Asia warning

Ericsson is gaining market share, though it hasn’t won any contracts as a direct result of Huawei’s troubles.

Telenor shares drop after phone carrier warns earnings will fall

The company’s earnings before interest depreciation and amortisation fell 2%.

T-Mobile deal gets opposition from more states; Sprint shares drops

Massachusetts, Hawaii, Minnesota and Nevada are joining the complaint against the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint.

T-Mobile, Sprint weigh airwaves sale, enticing big cable

T-Mobile and Sprint are scrambling to meet conditions sought by top Justice officials weighing whether to approve their merger.

US lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment

Lawmakers introduce legislation to provide US$700 million in grants to help small time telecommunication providers to replace ZTE and Huawei components.

Huawei will not bow to US pressure

Huawei CEO says the company have made preparations on how to handle the ban handed by Washington.

Trump signs executive order effectively banning Huawei

Members of Congress says the order was squarely aimed at Chinese companies like Huawei that US intelligence officials say could be used by the Chinese state to spy.

Telenor upbeat about merger talks with Axiata, to take majority stake

The Norwegian telecommunications giant says the merged entity will be one of Asia’s largest mobile infrastructure companies.

China’s Huawei posts higher profit as smartphone sales hit record

The outlook for Huawei, however, has been clouded by US accusations that its telecoms network equipment could be used for spying by the Chinese government.

5G presents security challenge for telcos

5G will deliver not just faster phone and computer data but also help connect up cars, appliances, cargo and crop equipment.

Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

Telecom operators across Europe, under heavy pressure to roll out 5G quickly, seem to be playing down security fears because using Huawei makes business sense to them.

Vietnam’s Viettel seeks to double Myanmar customer base, says CEO

Viettel has also shown interest in investing in North Korea and Cuba.

5G: a revolution not without risks

5G stands for the fifth generation of mobile network technology.

TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia in US$11 billion merger

The deal is expected to be completed next year, subject to approval from regulators including the Foreign Investment Review Board and competition watchdog.

Increased online hiring in several sectors in Q2

Monster.com report notes increased hiring in IT, telecommunications, advertising, media, and oil and gas sectors compared to the first quarter of the year.

Celcom appoints new CEO

Mohamad Idham Nawawi succeeds Michael Kuehner, whose tenure ends on Aug 31.

China Mobile H1 profit rises 4.7%, sees stable FY18 growth

China Mobile said its fourth-generation (4G) net additional customers and data traffic market share swung back to a positive trend.

Broadband subscribers likely to enjoy rebate, says Gobind

Subscribers who paid more than the ceiling price for their broadband packages from Jan 1 this year will be given a refund, minister says.

Government hopes TNB will venture into telecommunications

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says TNB can utilise the country's existing fibre optic network.