The US House of Representatives has given the thumbs-up to a report that recommends a raft of legal measures designed to curb the power of Big Tech. The ‘Final Report on Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets’ runs to no less than 450 pages. Essentially it asks whether the US tech giants have become too
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SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus agreed to share 5G infrastructure in rural and remote areas of South Korea as part of a Ministry of Science and ICT initiative to boost access, Yonhap News Agency reported. The ministry reportedly stated the operators will deploy a network sharing system by the end of the year, with
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STL, an industry-leading integrator of digital networks, has announced a strategic collaboration with Openreach, the UK’s largest digital network business. Openreach has chosen STL as a key partner to provide optical cable solutions for its new, ultra-fast, ultra-reliable ‘Full Fibre’ broadband network. Under the partnership, STL will be responsible for delivering millions of kilometres of optical
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The CEO of Canadian operator Shaw Communications pointed to the necessity of its proposed takeover by domestic rival Rogers Communications to push the full benefits of 5G in the country and rapidly expand connectivity. In the company’s fiscal Q2 results statement (covering the three months to end-February), Brad Shaw argued it would take significant investment
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Despite the best efforts of Huawei’s lawyers, Romania is the latest country to bar Chinese vendors from its 5G networks. Romania and Poland were persuaded to join team America when it came to excluding Chinese vendors from its 5G networks because they might help the Chinese state with espionage, or something. On top of being
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A hacking campaign that International Business Machines detected last year against organisations involved in the manufacturing, transportation, and storage of COVID-19 vaccines was wider than initially understood and is now found to have targeted more than 40 companies in 14 countries, the company said Wednesday. The attacks against the “cold chain” – a temperature-controlled supply
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Netscout observed a record 10 million dedicated denial of service (DDos) attacks in the second half of 2020, and the lessons it distilled from the resulting data are pretty bleak: Even as the world grappled with the impacts of a global pandemic, cybercriminals were taking advantage of end users without enterprise-grade security and targeting online
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New Zealand operator 2degrees outlined plans for a late entry into the country’s 5G race, selecting Swedish vendor Ericsson to supply RAN and core equipment for a launch in major cities later this year. In a statement, 2degrees noted work on the 5G network will start immediately, with the first sites to be deployed in
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Ahmed Khattak, CEO, US Mobile shares his thoughts about eSIMS. eSIMs are probably not as flashy or as hyperbolic as 5G with ludicrous speeds or movie downloads in seconds. eSIMs are the nascent/quiet revolution in telecom, as
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Microsoft on Tuesday moved to defend against a dangerous new threat to Exchange email servers while the fight continued against hackers taking advantage of a flaw patched last month. The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, part of the Department of Homeland Security, called on government departments to immediately install the latest software update released
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Selecting and installing public safety communications systems can be challenging. For example, it can be tough to decipher the stringent code requirements that vary from one locale to another. To complicate the issue, some systems create noise and interfere with the macro network, while others provide poor radio coverage for emergency responders throughout a building
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Smartphone shipments in China during Q1 doubled year-on-year, with 5G models accounting for a greater portion of the total, government figures showed. The China Academy of Information and Communications (CAICT) reported total shipments grew 101.5 per cent to 96.2 million units, of which 71.3 per cent were 5G compatible compared with 29.5 per cent in
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Telia Carrier has extended its partnership with Flexential, a leading provider of data centre colocation, cloud and connectivity launching a new Point of Presence (PoP) at Flexential’s Aurora Colorado location. The partnership will allow Flexential’s customers to take advantage of Telia Carrier’s fibre backbone and connectivity providing cloud, application… Telia Carrier has extended its partnership
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