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December 30, 2018 9:04 AM Israel's Bezeq fined for failure to sell wholesale phone service

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Bezeq Israel Telecom (BEZQ.TA) said on Sunday it received notice of an 11.2 million shekel ($3 million) fine from the country’s telecoms regulator for failure to sell wholesale landline phone service to competitors. “The company is studying the decision and weighing the filing of a petition against it,” Bezeq said in a statement 116

December 19, 2018 8:39 AM SoftBank Corp sees no tech impact from not using Huawei gear

(Reuters) - SoftBank Corp does not expect any technology impact if it does not use 5G network gear from Chinese tech giant Huawei [HWT.UL] and had found the same level of quality from other vendors, an executive said at a press conference on Wednesday. The Japanese telecom operator said it had not made a decision on switching from Chinese equipment makers 166

November 27, 2018 9:03 AM Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions hitting 1.5 billion in 2024

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish mobile network telecom gear maker Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions growing by 50 percent in 2024 to 1.5 billion, covering more than 40 percent of the world’s population. North America and northeast Asia are expected to lead the 5G uptake, with major U.S service providers starting to offer 5G services this year or in 2019, while 127

November 22, 2018 3:13 PM Telecom Italia's network spin-off would put at risk 20,000 jobs: trade union source

ROME (Reuters) - The plan to spin off the fixed-line network of former telecoms monopolist Telecom Italia would put at risk 20,000 jobs, a trade union source said on Thursday. Italy’s government is studying a spin-off of network assets from Telecom Italia (TIM). Il Messaggero daily said on Thursday 30,000 TIM staff would be transferred to the new fixed-line 143

November 22, 2018 3:12 PM Italy government has received no proposal for the spin-off of T. Italia's network

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s industry ministry said on Thursday it had not received any secret proposal for the spin-off of Telecom Italia’s (TIM) network. In a statement, the ministry said legislation currently before parliament would create the conditions to make the setting up of a single broadband company “appetising and sustainable”. Daily Il Messaggero 124

October 19, 2018 7:57 AM Vivendi CEO denies company wants to call Telecom Italia shareholder meeting on board

ROME (Reuters) - A report Vivendi (VIV.PA) is thinking of calling a shareholder meeting at Telecom Italia (TLIT.MI) to appoint four more board members are off the mark, the French media group’s CEO said. “What I read is not a reality of the moment,” Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday on the sidelines of a conference. Last May activist fund Elliott 75

October 16, 2018 3:42 PM Huawei launches new flagship phones in bid to keep No. 2 spot

LONDON (Reuters) - Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled new flagship smartphones with novel smart camera and video features on Tuesday, as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers. The Chinese company, which overtook Apple (AAPL.O) this year to become the No. 2 smartphone maker by units - behind South Korea’s Samsung (005930.KS) - introduced 87

October 10, 2018 2:26 AM Huawei unveils chips to boost cloud computing at Shanghai conference

(Reuters) - China’s Huawei, the world’s largest telecom-equipment maker, unveiled two new artificial intelligence powered chips to boost its cloud computing business at the company’s annual global partners’ conference, Huawei Connect, on Wednesday. Huawei set up a cloud business unit last year in an attempt to get a share of the public cloud market in China 85

October 8, 2018 4:17 PM Facebook Pushes Into Africa

Social media giant helps connect remote parts of Uganda to internet, after past efforts to widen access in developing world drew criticism GULU, Uganda—A prominent red sign welcoming visitors to this remote and dusty agricultural city makes the announcement in capital letters: “This is now a 4G zone.” That is thanks in part to Facebook Inc., which, along 98

October 7, 2018 2:00 PM Investment in Infrastructure Is Booming Despite Lack of Progress on Trump’s Pledges

Private-equity firms are on course to raise a record amount to invest in pipelines, telecom assets and the like Private-equity firms are on track to raise a record amount for infrastructure investing in 2018, as money managers bet on the growing need to upgrade and expand the world’s railroads, natural-gas pipelines and data centers. The firms collectively 86