Posts tagged with: Huawei

FCC sets timelines for Huawei rip and replace reimbursement

The Federal Communications Commission has set timelines for rip and replace reimbursement, where broadband providers can apply to participate in the $1.9 billion program that covers costs for swapping out existing Huawei and ZTE network equipment and services deemed national...

Parallel Wireless aims to double employee base by end of 2022

The open Radio Access Network (RAN) movement is sweeping over the wireless world and Parallel Wireless is one vendor that’s staffing up. This week, the company, which was founded in 2012, announced it’s expanding its open RAN research and development...

CCA says at least 15 members will apply to replace Huawei gear

The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) is holding its annual convention next week as an in-person event in Phoenix. The organizers say they have a “traffic-flow” process that will take visitors past the exhibitor booths in an organized fashion to help people...

Ericsson shutters R&D center in China as market share suffers

Ericsson is shutting down one of its five R&D centers in China, according to the South China Morning Post. The Swedish firm confirmed that it will divest its product research and development activities in Nanjing by November. Employees at the center, said...

Nokia scores rip and replace deal with Union Wireless

Another network deal has been announced as U.S. providers undertake the process of removing insecure Huawei and ZTE gear from existing networks. The latest vendor to score a contract is Nokia, which will be swapping out existing radio access network...

Ericsson loses share, Nokia secures 5G win with China Mobile

China Mobile announced vendor awards for its latest round of 5G contracts, with Ericsson losing ground against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions and Nokia notably scoring a 5G RAN win in China. Ericsson had already warned it was at risk...

Ericsson’s China sales dive 60% in Q2

Ericsson in the second quarter experienced a sales dive in mainland China, where it’s bracing for a loss of market share as tensions between the vendor’s home market of Sweden and China appear to be having an impact. Ericsson’s sales...

Chip, workforce shortages raise worries for rural carriers

U.S. wireless operators looking to rip and replace Huawei equipment from their networks are facing a double whammy: chip shortages affecting the telecom supply chain and a scarcity of trained workers for building the new networks. The Rural Wireless Association...

Tele2 and Telenor JV tap Nokia for 5G upgrade in Sweden

Nokia on Wednesday announced mobile operators Tele2 and Telenor, through their joint venture Net4Mobility, signed a new 5-year deal with the vendor to expand 5G services in Sweden. Tele2 and Telenor at the start of the year already named Ericsson...

Marek’s Take: Beware of the return of the half-G

With 5G networks in the U.S. still in their infancy, there’s already some early rumblings of another G. And I’m not talking about 6G (which is in development). I’m talking about the dreaded half-G.  During Huawei’s annual global analyst conference...