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The Indian government has allowed Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co to participate in trials for 5G networks, a company spokesman said on Monday. India’s nod to Huawei comes at a time when the global rollout of 5G technology has been complicated by U.S. sanctions against the company. The United…

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Vodafone’s broadband services joint venture with Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Ltd has partnered with Nokia to roll out 5G services in Australia, the companies said on Monday. The 5G drive comes as the joint venture is caught in a legal appeal process against an antitrust regulator’s move to block its proposed…

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Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson has won a 4G network expansion and modernization and VoLTE deal from Bharti Airtel for the Rajasthan circle, replacing Chinese gear maker Huawei which was given the task to deploy new 5G-ready 4G gear and modernise old 2G equipment. Under the deal, Ericsson is also…

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Nigerian telecoms group IHS Towers said on Monday it has agreed to buy Brazilian telecoms infrastructure company Cell Site Solutions (CSS) from Goldman Sachs and Centaurus Capital LP for an undisclosed amount, to expand in Latin America. The acquisition is part of IHS's strategy to become the a leading owner,…

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Chinese telecoms firm Huawei should be allowed a role in Italy’s future 5G network, the Italian industry minister said on Sunday after an influential parliamentary committee called on Rome to block the company. The United States has lobbied Italy and other European allies to avoid using Huawei equipment in their…

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Deutsche Telekom was in advanced talks to retain China’s Huawei as its main supplier of radio equipment for new mobile networks before it put the negotiations on hold for political reasons, according to three sources familiar with the matter. The United States has urged its allies to freeze out the…

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Greenland has picked Sweden’s Ericsson over China’s Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland said on Thursday. The decision comes as United States is pushing allies to exclude Huawei from 5G deals, and after President Donald Trump in August offered to buy…

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Spain’s Telefonica plans to drastically reduce the amount of equipment it buys from Chinese technology giant Huawei [HWT.UL] for the core of its next-generation mobile networks in Europe, its Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO) said. Europe’s fourth-largest telecoms group will buy from several different providers the pieces of the…

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Norway's largest mobile operator Telenor has said it would continue working with Chinese company Huawei for its fifth-generation (5G) telecom network, while adding Sweden's Ericsson as its new supplier. Telenor's top management told a press conference that the company's network is to modernise in the next four or five years,…

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Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday won a contract to supply 5G infrastructure in Germany but the politically sensitive deal is subject to government approval following US concerns about snooping. Telefonica Germany, the second biggest operator after Deutsche Telekom, said it was giving Huawei and Finland's Nokia an equal role…