China

Xiaomi is meeting Huawei domestic aggression head on

Smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi plans to increase the investment in channel and retail development in the Chinese market by $725 million, to improve its position and to counter the expected aggression from market leader Huawei.

Four Chinese operators are awarded 5G licences

All the four incumbent telecom operators in China received commercial 5G licences, raising the curtain on the commercial rollout of the next generation mobile networks in the world’s biggest telecom market.

How is 5G getting on?

With the FCC announcing the results of its latest spectrum auction, we’re having a look at how the networks and supporting ecosystems are developing around the world.

Japan joins the anti-globalisation movement

It might not be as aggressive a position as the White House has entrenched itself in but limiting foreign ownership of strategic segments is a similar objection to globalisation.

China Mobile somehow surprised at FCC snub

There was no squabbling over party-politics here; both the Republicans and the Democrats agree China Mobile should not be allowed a licence to operate telco services in the US.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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