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U.S. welcomes Poland's commitment to "protect telecoms sector from China" -Pence

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish President Andrzej Duda shake hands during a joint news conference at Belvedere Palace in Warsaw, Poland, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel WARSAW (Reuters) – The United States welcomes Poland’s commitment to “protecting the telecoms sector from China”, U.S. Vice president Mike Pence said in Warsaw on Wednesday. In January, Poland arrested ... Read More »

Huawei accuses Trump of ‘tactical’ campaign against telecoms group

Huawei has lashed out at US attempts to steer its allies away from using the company’s equipment, accusing Donald Trump’s administration of a “co-ordinated, tactical political campaign” against the Chinese telecoms group. Eric Xu, one of Huawei’s three rotating chairmen, said on Wednesday that warnings this week by Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, to eastern European countries against ... Read More »

Former British surveillance head says calls to freeze Chinese companies out of 5G telecoms in Western countries are 'short on technical understanding' – South China Morning Post

Britain’s former surveillance chief has characterised the “chorus of voices” calling for a blanket ban on Chinese companies like Huawei Technologies from telecommunications networks in Western countries amid perceived cyber threats as being “short on technical understanding” of cybersecurity and the complexities of 5G networks. While the Government Communications Headquarters’ National Cyber Security Centre “has been blunt about Huawei’s shortcomings ... Read More »

Rainbow Communications delivers telecoms services to Alpha Media

Belfast-based business telecoms provider Rainbow Communications has been selected by Northern Ireland-based weekly news group Alpha Media to provide additional telecoms services as part of a GBP 150,000 multi-year investment in its telecoms network. This new investment will cover 17 sites and aims to increase network capacity, improve connectivity between sites, lower costs and support online and cloud operations. Rainbow ... Read More »

Former UK surveillance head says calls to freeze Chinese companies out of 5G telecoms in Western countries are ‘short on technical understanding’

Former UK surveillance head says calls to freeze Chinese companies out of 5G telecoms in Western countries are ‘short on technical understanding’ More Britain’s former surveillance chief has characterised the “chorus of voices” calling for a blanket ban on Chinese companies like Huawei Technologies from telecommunication networks in Western countries amid perceived cyber threats as being “short on technical understanding” ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2030 Industry Key Players – STC; ITC; GO Telecom; Mobily/Ettihad Etisalat/Bayanat Al-Oula

Saudi Arabia – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2030 WiseGuyReports.com “Saudi Arabia – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Saudi Arabia – Telecoms Fibre broadband services are to be extended in Saudi Arabia Fibre broadband services offered in Saudi Arabia will be extended after an infrastructure ... Read More »

Telecoms giant ROKiT enters Formula One as partner of Williams Racing

Telecoms giant ROKiT enters Formula One as partner of Williams Racing By MailOnline Reporter Published: 18:50 GMT, 12 February 2019 | Updated: 18:50 GMT, 12 February 2019 Williams Racing has announced a new multi-year agreement today with ROKiT, a global telecommunications company, in which ROKiT becomes the team’s new title partner.  The partnership was revealed during a special event held ... Read More »

German minister backs tougher rules on telecoms suppliers

BERLIN (Reuters) – Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has thrown his weight behind a proposal to reform Germany’s telecommunications law to toughen security requirements on foreign network vendors, the RND group of newspapers reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei booth is pictured at the sponsors’ area during the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party congress in Hamburg, Germany, December 7, 2018. ... Read More »

Telecoms watchdog says Swisscom overcharged rivals – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Switzerland’s Swisscom telecommunications is seen at an office building in Zurich, Switzerland November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) has retroactively cut some regulated prices that Swisscom charges rivals, the agency said on Tuesday after concluding that some of its prices were too high. “Responding to requests from ... Read More »

Withdrawal of telecoms bill to be welcomed

The author, Marian Shinn, says the bill’s constitutionality was questioned in parliament The announcement by communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams withdrawing the controversial Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which for three years pitted the ICT sector against the department of telecommunications & postal services, is to be welcomed. The minister made the announcement in today’s meeting of the parliamentary portfolio committee on ... Read More »