Telecommunications News, Features, and Interviews

  • Aged care facilities failing to meet residents' digital needs

    With people at every age likely to be plugged into the Internet and social media a study undertaken by Auckland University of Technology has revealed aged care facilities in New Zealand doing little to enable residents to get online.

    26 March 19 12:32 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Huawei sues US government over 5G ban

    Huawei will challenge the constitutionality of a law being used to prevent it from providing 5G equipment to US telecommunications carriers through a ban on government use of its products and services.

    07 March 19 14:11 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Huawei to be arraigned in US fraud case on March 14

    Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and two affiliates will be arraigned on March 14 in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, on accusations the company committed bank and wire fraud and violated sanctions against Iran, according to a court filing on Friday.

    04 March 19 09:15 Written by Reuters
  • Huawei units plead not guilty to US trade secret theft

    Huawei Device Co Ltd and Huawei Device USA Inc pleaded not guilty to U.S. fraud, trade secrets conspiracy and other charges, and a trial date was set for March 2020, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

    01 March 19 10:28 Written by Reuters
  • Government sets 5G spectrum allocation timetable

    The government will hold the first auction of 5G spectrum in the 3.5GHz band early in 2020 and expects the spectrum to be available for use from 2022.

    01 March 19 09:34 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Merkel reportedly seeking no-spying deal with China over Huawei issue

    Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to agree a deal with China not to spy on each other so that Germany does not have to exclude Huawei on principle from building a 5G network in Germany, a magazine on Tuesday cited security sources as saying.

    28 Feb. 19 09:02 Written by Reuters
  • Chorus profit plummets 36 per cent

    Chorus has reported net profit after tax for the six months to 31 December of $30 million, down from $47 million in the same period last year.

    26 Feb. 19 09:27 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Trump calls for US telcos to boost 5G efforts

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called on U.S. telecommunications companies to boost their work to build faster 5G wireless communications networks, saying they were lagging and at risk of being left behind other countries' efforts.

    22 Feb. 19 10:27 Written by Reuters