Huawei demands a billion from Verizon
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You are using 230 of our patents while your government is trying our patience

Huawei has told Verizon Communications Inc that the US carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 230 of the Chinese telecoms equipment maker’s patents and in aggregate is seeking more than $1 billion.

Big tech orders Huawei snub
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Don’t even talk to them any more

Some of the world’s biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei.

Ireland’s National 5G Test Centre opens at Maynooth University
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€1.5 million centre is first of its kind in Europe

Maynooth University today opened Ireland’s National 5G Test Centre. The state-of-the-art facility dubbed RadioSpace, which represents an investment of €1.5 million, is the country’s first large-scale facility for the research and testing of radio and wireless technologies needed for 5G and the future Internet of Things.

West spooked by thought of Huawei's cable biz
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Never mind 5G

While the US is pressuring allies to help keep Huawei Technologies out of 5G cellular networks, it might have ignored the outfit’s involvement in the global market for one of the most critical components of telecom infrastructure – undersea cables.

BT forced to give rivals more network access
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Will speed up fibre cabling

Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT will be forced to give rivals greater access to its core network, Openreach, to encourage a faster roll-out of high-speed fibre cables, under plans set out by regulator Ofcom on Friday.