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Huawei prepares for 40%-60% fall in international smartphone shipments: Bloomberg

Huawei prepares for 40%-60% fall in international smartphone shipments: Bloomberg

| June 18, 2019

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is preparing for a 40% to 60% decline in international smartphone shipments, Bloomberg reported on Sunday (16 June), writes Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru. The Chinese technology company is looking at options that include pulling the latest model of its marquee overseas smartphone, the Honor 20, according to the article, which cited people familiar […]

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#Huawei has reportedly been working on its #Android rival for seven years

#Huawei has reportedly been working on its #Android rival for seven years

| June 14, 2019

Huawei has been building an alternative to Google Android for the past seven years, according to a report in the South China Morning Post, writes Todd Haselton | @robotodd. Huawei told CNBC last month that its operating system may be ready as soon as this year if it can’t use Google Android or Microsoft Windows. Huawei currently installs Android on its […]

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UK phone firms demand clarity over #Huawei

UK phone firms demand clarity over #Huawei

| June 12, 2019

Simon Jack BBC Business Editor @BBCSimonJackon Twitter Image copyright: AFP The UK risks losing its position as a world leader in mobile connectivity, Britain’s mobile operators are warning. In a draft letter to Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, seen by the BBC, operators will urge the government to clarify its position over Huawei. The letter asks for […]

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#Huawei – part of the solution, not part of the problem

#Huawei – part of the solution, not part of the problem

| February 3, 2019

Abraham Liu is a man with a mission. As the Huawei’s new Chief Representative to the European Union, his role is to convince EU politicians and policy makers that his company is a leading global provider of information and communications infrastructure and smart devices that can be trusted, and not a vehicle for Chinese spying. […]

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#Connectivity – EU approves rules to allow rapid roll-out of 5G

#Connectivity – EU approves rules to allow rapid roll-out of 5G

| December 5, 2018

New EU telecoms rules to promote the rapid roll-out of 5G and other next-generation network technologies throughout Europe, spur cutting-edge innovation and strengthen consumer protection in the area of electronic communications were adopted by the Council. The two pieces of legislation – the European Electronic Communications Code and a revised remit for the Body of […]

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MEPs cap prices of calls within EU and approve #EmergencyAlertSystem

MEPs cap prices of calls within EU and approve #EmergencyAlertSystem

| November 19, 2018

MEPs have approved the telecoms package that caps intra-EU calls, makes super-fast 5G networks possible by 2020 and creates alert system for emergencies. The European Parliament in plenary confirmed the provisional agreement reached with the Council of Ministers in June on the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) with 584 votes to 42 and 50 abstentions, […]

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#5G – New EU rules to ensure #CheaperCalls and #FasterConnections

#5G – New EU rules to ensure #CheaperCalls and #FasterConnections

| November 12, 2018

     Calls to other EU countries will soon be cheaper, while telecom companies will benefit from clearer rules for longer-term investment in network infrastructure under new EU rules. Cheaper and faster services On 14 November MEPs will vote on the telecom package, which aims to cap calls between EU countries at 19 cents per […]

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