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EU passed new telecom rules to promote 5G –

The telecom ministers gave final approval to the new European Electronic Communications Code to encourage competition, promote new technologies, as well as protect consumer interests. It has been a busy couple of weeks in Brussels. The telecom configuration of the Council of the European Union, composed of the government ministers whose portfolios cover telecom, gave the final seal of approval ... Read More »

China’s Huawei should not be allowed in UK 5G telecoms

The British government is debating whether Huawei, the Chinese telecoms company, should be allowed to bid for the new 5G telecoms system. No similar debate was held in Beijing: foreign companies are excluded from China’s 5G. Debating Huawei has not been the British government’s strong suit. The 2013 Intelligence Committee report on Huawei’s involvement in an earlier generation of telecoms ... Read More »

British telecoms giant BT Group to strip Huawei from core networks, limit 5G access

Britain’s BT Group said on Wednesday it was removing Huawei Technologies’ equipment from the core of its existing 3G and 4G mobile operations and would not use the Chinese company in central parts of the next-generation 5G network. That followed recent moves made by New Zealand and Australia to stop telecommunications operators from using Huawei’s equipment in new 5G networks ... Read More »

Encryption laws to restore telecoms interception powers to police: cyber expert

SABRA LANE: After weeks of a bare-knuckle political fight, the major parties have reached an agreement to pass controversial laws through Federal Parliament, allowing police and intelligence agencies to monitor encrypted communications. Under the deal, only state anti-corruption commissions will be excluded from the new laws. Labor says the bill is far from perfect and that the Government has agreed ... Read More »

Oculeus goes live with new telecoms fraud protection service

According to the US-based Communications Fraud Control Association, telecoms fraud caused nearly $30 billion in fraudulent charges last year alone. Of this amount, there was almost $4 billion in financial losses resulting from PBX hacking and toll fraud on enterprise communications networks.In order to help enterprises reduce the risks of PBX hacking and exposure to toll fraud, the Germany-based technology ... Read More »

Bringing internet to the masses and investing in telecoms at Startup Battlefield Africa – TechCrunch

Despite a year-end goal of 30 percent broadband internet penetration in Nigeria, the country is unlikely to hit that target. As of 2017, internet penetration in Nigeria was at 22 percent — among the lowest in the world, according to the ICT Development Index, which is published by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union. MainOne, a broadband infrastructure provider, is ... Read More »

Oculeus Launches New Real-Time Telecoms Fraud Protection Service

FRANKFURT, Germany, December 5, 2018 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — FRANKFURT, Germany, December 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Oculeus, a leading provider of innovative telecommunications solutions, today announced that the company has launched Oculeus®–Protect, a new real-time telecoms fraud protection service for enterprises. Oculeus-Protect is a cloud-based service that directly protects enterprise PBXs and voice telephony networks from hacking and fraud risks. ... Read More »

Argentina – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2018 with Movistar, Telecom Argentina and Claro Dominating –

The "Argentina – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to’s offering. Argentina has an advanced telecom infrastructure though considerable investment is still required to update services in rural areas. To meet pent-up demand for telecom services the government has embarked on a large-scale National Broadband Plan. In August 2016 the state-owned infrastructure operator ... Read More »

5G will bring all industries into the telecoms industry – RCR Wireless News

Early network launches are consumer-facing but 5G will drive value across the board Wailea, MAUI—Qualcomm kicked off its third annual Snapdragon Tech Summit today in Maui with company President Cristiano Amon laying out how commercialization of 5G represents a transition much more significant than previous generations of cellular. Amon, speaking to more than 300 telecom journalists and analysts at the ... Read More »

Regional telecoms users promised services that can’t be delivered: ACCAN

Telecommunications consumer interest lobby group ACCAN says rural and remote telecoms consumers will be better protected if recommendations put forward by the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review are adopted by the Australian Government – but has harsh criticism of regional consumers being promised telecoms services that could not be delivered. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Australian Communications Consumer Action ... Read More »