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Ericsson Q3 earnings: Strong 5G sales offset setbacks in China and from chip shortage

Ericsson has secured 5G contracts from all three top U.S. carriers, helping the company absorb losses in China Ericsson has reported third-quarter profit of $665.2 million. The company’s loss of market share in mainland China — due to tensions resulting from Sweden’s ban on Huawei...

Nokia pauses work with O-RAN Alliance, citing national security concerns

Nokia joined the O-RAN Alliance in 2018, the first major RAN vendor to do so Finnish RAN vendor Nokia has been considered a driving force behind the telecom industry’s Open RAN push; however, the company is now suspending its work with the O-RAN Alliance, citing...

AIS and vivo conduct 5G standalone network tests in Thailand

AIS launched 5G standalone services in July 2020 Thai mobile service provider Advanced Info Service Plc. (AIS) has partnered with Chinese smartphone manufacturer vivo to run 5G Standalone (SA) network tests in Thailand. This is the first time that vivo has stepped outside of China to participate...

Well, technically… 5G has been one big, international fight: Internet Consultant Dominique Lazanski (Ep. 41)

This week, I'm joined by Dominique Lazanski, a consultant who deals mostly in international Internet governance and cybersecurity policy. Dominique talks about China's push to create a less centralized global internet based on native products that reflect China’s policy agenda, and critically, where 5G...

Comparing 5G progress in the US and China

Ericsson’s November Mobility Report predicted 220 million 5G subscriptions globally by the end of 2020 China and the U.S. continue to top the 5G charts, with VIAVI’s The State of 5G Deployments report showing that the countries have 341 and 279 5G-connected cities, respectively. In...

Trump administration bans Xiaomi, other Chinese companies

Xiaomi recently took Apple’s place as the world's third largest smartphone maker With mere days left in office, President Donald Trump and his administration have added nine Chinese companies, including smartphone maker Xiaomi, to a list of firms suspected to be owned or controlled by China's...

To ease US sanction pressure, Huawei sells consumer smartphone brand

The Huawei consumer business has been under "tremendous pressure” Huawei has confirmed that it has made an agreement to sell its consumer smartphone brand Honor and related business, in a move that has been hinted at since continued U.S. trade restrictions have put substantial constraints...

More than 150 million devices are connected to China’s 5G network

China's nationwide 5G network now includes more than 600,000 base stations China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) stated the country has now built more than 600,000 5G base stations and that data shows that the number of devices connecting to the network has...

An Oracle/WalMart deal and a court injunction keep TikTok and WeChat alive for US users

A combination of a last-minute deal and a court injunction mean that bans on downloads and updates for Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat have been averted, and the applications are still available to users in the U.S. -- at least for now. On Sunday, President Donald...

Trump administration’s ban of TikTok, WeChat downloads starts Sunday

The Trump administration will bar downloads of the popular Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat beginning on Sunday, calling the apps a threat to national security. The Commerce Department, which is the agency that will implement the ban, said in a statement that each of the...

Chinese state media outlet calls NVIDIA’s Arm purchase ‘disturbing’

China appears to have jitters that the newly announced $40 billion acquisition of Arm by U.S.-based NVIDIA could put its semiconductor industry in peril, and the deal could mean that Arm's traditional neutrality on the companies it works with could be undermined by the...

#TBT: GSM vs. CDMA; Starbucks tries out Wi-Fi; Sega’s first mobile game … this week in 2002

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! GSM vs. CDMA,...

Baidu to increase investment in AI and cloud, plans for 5 million servers

Baidu says it has “trained more than 1 million AI talents” and “cooperated with more than 200 universities” On Friday, Chinese tech company Baidu laid out the details of its plan to increase its investment in artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, data centers and chips...

Chinese telecom giants to deploy 5G in all Shanghai metro stations

Shanghai to have 30,000 outdoor 5G base stations, 50,000 indoor small stations by end of 2020 Yesterday, Shanghai's metro operator signed a strategic agreement with China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Tower to deploy a 5G network that will cover the city's all...

China Telecom, China Unicom select Ericsson for 5G rollouts

Ericsson has 91 commercial 5G agreements and contracts China Telecom and China Unicom have chosen to deploy Ericsson Radio System products and solutions as part of their 5G rollouts, specifically making use the Swedish vendor’s dynamic spectrum sharing solution, Ericsson Spectrum Sharing. The Ericsson Radio...

Huawei partners with carmakers to advance 5G-enabled vehicle development

Huawei: 'China is in the lead with C-V2X  technology' To accelerate the development of commercially available 5G-enabled cars, Huawei has formed an alliance with 18 Chinese automakers and ride-hailing service providers. According to Huawei, the alliance “will jointly explore and develop valuable 5G car applications."...

China sets new regulations for the procurement of tech equipment

  The Chinese government has set new regulations for critical information infrastructure operators to buy tech equipment, which could potentially represent new obstacles for foreign vendors. The new regulations, which were announced by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), require that domestic critical information infrastructure operators...

LitePoint: ‘5G’s real opportunity for growth is in the enterprise’

LitePoint is focused on 5G spectrum, devices and scaling for the RAN Adam Smith, director of product marketing at LitePoint spoke, with RCR Wireless News about how millimeter wave is changing the test and measurement game and where 5G's biggest growth opportunities lie. Q: What is LitePoint...

NTIA recommends revoking China Telecom’s common carrier status

The Trump administration is continuing with actions that cut telecom ties with China, including a new filing from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration that recommends that the Federal Communications Commission revoke China Telecom's ability to carry international voice traffic between the U.S. and...

Chinese operators lose 21 million subscribers during pandemic

The travel ban might be behind the decline in subscriptions seen by Chinese operators COVID-19 continues to spread, disrupting nearly every corner of the world, every household and every industry. In China, where the virus originated, wireless carriers have reported a loss of 21 million...

Huawei, China Unicom deploy 5G LampSite 300 MHz digital indoor system

5G LampSite 300 MHz digital indoor system supports network sharing between China Unicom Beijing and China Telecom Beijing China Unicom Beijing and Huawei said that they have jointly completed the world's first commercial installation of the telecom equipment provider’s small cell 5G LampSite 300 MHz...

Where US and China stand in deploying the ‘goldilocks of 5G spectrum’

North America continues to have a hole in its mid-band 5G spectrum coverage LitePoint’s Director of Product Marketing Adam Smith and VIAVI Solutions' Director of Marketing Kashif Hussain agree that mid-band spectrum, the 2.5 to less than sub-6 GHz space, is the spectrum sweet spot...

OnePlus commits to 5G, plans to invest $30 million in research

The investment will go towards RF circuits, antennas and multi-media A few days after confirming that its upcoming series of phones will all be 5G-enabled, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus announced that the company is investing nearly $30 million to further its 5G research efforts, which...

China Tower, Xunlei collaborate on edge computing

Edge computing is expected to transform the telecom industry Xunlei, the Chinese shared cloud computing and blockchain technology company, will be working with China Tower to jointly develop an edge computing project in Shaanxi province to deploy computing nodes at 10,000 cellular tower stations. In addition...

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