The US Commerce Department recommended against approval of China Mobile's seven year old application to enter the domestic market, citing national security concerns. The move marked the latest blast from the US under President Donald Trump in its growing trade dispute with China. US tariffs against billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods are set to kick in on Friday and China has vowed to retaliate.
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The Asia-Pacific region has seen a threefold increase in LTE roaming traffic in 2017, according to the latest figures of BICS. At the beginning of 2018, the top destination for outgoing roamers from Asia-Pacific using LTE services was Europe. The generated outbound LTE roaming traffic reached around 54%.
The world’s biggest telecom tower infrastructure company China Tower has confirmed that it has been given the seal of approval to proceed with the launch of its IPO.
The company has been given the go-ahead for a $10bn listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange which would dwarf the IPO of global smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi.
The theme of this year’s Mobile World Congress in Shanghai was: Discover the Future – and the future of 5G and AI featured prominently throughout all of the opening keynote sessions on the opening day of the industry-leading event, which attracted thousands of key influencers from all over the ICT world.
Embattled Chinese telecommunications behemoth ZTE has announced the appointment of its new chairman as part of its on-going overhaul of its management structures.
US chipmaker Qualcomm has launched new innovative chips designed specifically for smartphones and watches on the opening day of Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018.
Implementing IoT standards can be an effective solution to ongoing security worries, a problem set to grow amid the rise of the number of companies and connected devices, stated an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) expert.
At Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWC Shanghai) 2018, China Unicom and Huawei held a signing ceremony at the Shanghai’s Kerry Center for a 5G strategic partnership agreement. In attendance and speaking at the event were Shao Guanglu, Vice President of China Unicom Group, and Ryan Ding, Huawei's Executive Director and President of Huawei’s Carrier Business Group.
After seven years of litigation that spanned the globe, Apple and Samsung have definitively ended a patent battle launched after the US company accused its rival of “slavishly” copying the iPhone's groundbreaking design. According to a brief US court filing, the world's two biggest smartphone makers finally reached a settlement.
A comprehensive report compiled by the GSMA has projected that the Asia Pacific region is set to lead by 5G by 2025.