Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom have announced plans to merge in a deal worth $11bn in an effort to challenge telecommunications incumbent Telstra and Optus who are the predominant operators in the country.
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The Chinese government has stated that the decision by the Australian government to ban Huawei and ZTE for bidding on lucrative 5G infrastructure contracts would ultimately and inevitably have an impact on trade relations between the two countries.
Huawei Australia chairman John Lord has said that xenophobia was a factor in the decision taken by the Australian government to prohibit the Chinese vendor from playing a role in the development of 5G in the country.
New Zealand’s second-largest telecommunications operator Spark has suffered a double-digit decline in its profit following the publication of its financial results for the fiscal year ending June 30th.
The chairman of Chinese telecommunications behemoth ZTE has confirmed that it has resumed business following its US ban. The ban imposed by the US Department of Commerce crippled the company’s business operations and as a result of the draconian ban was pushed towards the brink of closure.
US search engine colossus Google has announced plans to develop a new mobile app in an effort to re-enter the Chinese market.
Wedge Networks, the leader in orchestrated real-time threat prevention, is pleased to be working with its distributor, Quantiq International Pte. Ltd.
Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei has issued a lengthy statement in which it has ‘blasted’ the decision by the Australia government to ban them from participating in any 5G projects in the country.
Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei has surpassed US behemoth Apple in worldwide smartphone sales for the first time ever. The news is a welcome boost for Huawei following the decision by the Australian government to ban them from bidding on forthcoming 5G contracts.
Australian telecommunications operator Singtel Optus has announced that it will cut 440 jobs over the next few months. The operator has described the decision has an extremely difficult one to take, but said it was necessary in order to ‘future-proof’ the company.