Category: Digital Economy


The Telecoms.com Podcast: CES, Huawei and farmers

The core podding crew return after a scandalous month of inactivity, refreshed by festive jaunts around southern Britain. They start by looking at such telecoms news as there was from CES, move on to the latest developments regarding the political football that is Huawei and conclude with an obscure dispute between telcos and Northern Irish farmers.

India risks US wrath after Huawei thumbs up

India’s decision to allow Huawei to participate in 5G trials is certainly a win for the vendor, but it does add further strain to an already tenuous relationship with the US.

Big Tech sign-up to make smart home standards

Apple, Amazon and Google are joining forces with the Zigbee Alliance to form the Connected Home over IP project to create universal standards for the smart home ecosystem.

Uber fails to meet London’s standards once again

Uber is a firm which is never too far away from controversy, and it has opened a new chapter in the UK as Transport for London (TfL) has refused to grant the firm a new private hire operator’s licence.

TechUK joins the manifesto bonanza

With the UK General Election only weeks away, the chest pumping, and ego stroking will only become more fabulous, but there might have been a few surprises to see a TechUK manifesto emerge.

Polls

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

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