The US offensive towards Chinese telecommunication vendors shows no signs of slowing down following the introduction of a new bill by a group of bipartisan senators.
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US chipmaker Qualcomm has managed to settle a lengthy dispute with Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei by announcing that it has agreed a short-term licensing agreement with the vendor.
Pakistan’s Minister of ITT (Information Technology & Telecommunications) H.E. Khalid Maqbool Sidiqui, has praised the significant role Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei has played in its ICT development.
Indian telecommunications incumbent Bharti Airtel has once again seen its profits plummet as the ongoing price war in Indian continues to undermine and affect the profitability of operators in the fiercely competitive telecommunications industry.
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has seen its net profits soar by a whopping 50%. The company is attributing its success to its high-tech investment fund. Net profits proliferated by 51.6% from 2017, with the software leader accumulating an incredible 1.5 trillion yen ($13.7bn) in just twelve months.
South Korea's largest telecommunications company has introduced new and innovative 5G services ahead of fully launching its next-generation wireless network in March.
Lawyers tasked with the responsibility of handling the case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, are expected to prepare a defence which will highlight that there is a political motive behind the arrest.
The Czech Republic has become the latest European country to express their concerns over the business practices adopted by Huawei. The country’s tax directorate has announced that it has excluded the Chinese vendor from a lucrative tender believed to worth over €20m.
KDDI, a leading telecommunications operator in Japan, is deploying Nokia's G.fast solution to apartments and multi-dwelling units (MDU) buildings to deliver ultra-broadband services to customers.
South Korean conglomerate Samsung has suffered a blow following the announcement that the CEO of Samsung Electronics in North America has decided to retire.