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What will Trump’s next move be on Chinese telecoms?

The market is still awaiting a breakthrough in US-China trade talks ahead of the March 1 deadline. Even so, US President Donald Trump is expected to sign before the deadline an executive order that would ban US wireless networks from using Chinese telecom equipment. Trump would announce the order before the Mobile World Congress to be held in Barcelona at ... Read More »

Pompeo warns Europe against partnering with China on telecom – Washington Examiner

BUDAPEST — NATO allies that use technology provided by Chinese telecom giant Huawei could lose the ability to work side-by-side with U.S. forces, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Monday. “If that equipment is co-located where we have important American systems, it makes it more difficult for us to partner alongside them,” Pompeo told reporters at the U.S. embassy in ... Read More »

Army gets ICT centre from telecoms infrastructure firm

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt  MOBILE telephone infrastructure provider, IHS Towers Nigeria Limited, has donated an Information Communications Technology centre to the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt. Handing over the centre located at 6 Division Training School complex, Port Harcourt Barracks, Rivers State, the Director Sales, Mr. Akeem Adesina, disclosed that the initiative was aimed at empowering ... Read More »

France continues charge against Silicon Valley –

The City of Paris has joined the overarching French battle against Silicon Valley, suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts. Over the last couple of weeks, France has become increasingly irked with Silicon Valley. This quest is not from the French government alone, but the anti-internet sentiment seems to be spreading throughout the country. Here, the City of Paris ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s ban on Chinese telecoms equipment would have ‘limited impact’ on China’s economy

View photos Donald Trump’s ban on Chinese telecoms equipment would have ‘limited impact’ on China’s economy More US President Donald Trump’s plan to ban Chinese telecommunications equipment from US wireless networks will not have a major impact on China’s economy, analysts have said. However, the ban would be a new blow to the expansionary plans of China’s telecoms giants, which ... Read More »

Post and Telecoms Department Being Modernised – Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Story Highlights Mrs. Russell Martin said the work was facilitated through the Ministry of Justice, which spearheaded renovation of the adjoining Court of Appeal. She said the Tourism Enhancement Fund’s (TEF) support was lobbied, primarily because the facility is located in a resort area. “The Post and Telecommunications Department wants to let our customers know that we are thinking of ... Read More »

Last week in telecoms: all eyes on Switzerland and Italy

Cyfrowy Polsat outperformed the entire European telecoms sector in week 6, with a gain of 7.9 percent. Tele Columbus, down 13 percent, was to be found at the other extreme. The Telecompaper European Telecoms index ended the week with a loss of 1.5 percent, slightly behind the EuroStoxx 50’s -1.1 percent. Switzerland and Italy were responsible for most of the ... Read More »

Is telecom losing Europe's next generation employees? –

Telecoms companies did not feature in the top employers’ lists chosen by the current and potential young employees in a recent multi-country survey. The Swedish consulting firm Academic Work recently published the results of a survey on current and future young employees in six European countries, which asked the respondents to choose their most “aspired” employer, hence the title of the ... Read More »

UK telecoms CEO: No 'cause for concern' over Huawei – – WISC-TV3

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Ethan Miller/Getty Images Related content UK telecoms group BT has seen no evidence that technology from China’s Huawei poses a security risk. “Over the years that we’ve worked with Huawei, we’ve not yet seen anything that gives us cause for concern,” Marc Allera, the CEO of BT’s consumer brands, told CNN on Friday. “We work closely with ... Read More »