Chinese telecommunication vendors Huawei and ZTE have been dealt a hammer blow following the confirmation by the Australian government that both will be prohibited from participating in the rollout of 5G networks in the country.
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Lobbyists representing both the UK and Canada are reportedly applying pressure on the Australian government to ensure that Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei has a role to play in constructing 5G networks in the country.
In a recent announcement by Australia's TPG Telecom Ltd, the company mentioned that it was examining a merger deal with rival Vodafone. This move could allow TGP to enter the mobile network market faster and less expensively while lightening the competition in this ruthless industry.The news caused a huge increase of 20% to a near-two-year high in TPG's shares, their best daily gain since 2009.
South Korean smartphone colossus Samsung is reportedly considering closing down one of its two manufacturing operations in China.
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The US Democratic National Committee (DNC) has instructed all of its candidates running in November’s mid-term elections to stop using devices manufactured by Chinese telecommunication vendors Huawei and ZTE.
US smartphone behemoth Apple is the subject of an investigation in Japan amidst allegations that it engaged in anticompetitive behaviour.
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Australian telecommunications incumbent Telstra has announced the launch of its 5G services on the Gold Coast.
A comprehensive new study compiled by Deloitte Consulting has indicated that China is trouncing the United States in the race to become the first country in the world to commercially deploy 5G networks.