Huawei Routers Lead 2019 Global Carrier Market

Huawei routers have once again taken top honors in the 2019 global carrier market, according to research by Omdia.

Huawei Takes the Gloves Off, Highlights US History of Spying

Following the U.S. disclosure of evidence supporting its claims that Huawei represents a security risk, the Chinese firm is hitting back by highlighting the United States’ own history of spying.

T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Expected to Gain Approval

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that people familiar with the matter expect U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero to rule in favor of the planned T-Mobile/Sprint merger. The third and fourth wireless carriers have been fighting to gain approval for…

AG Barr: U.S. and Allies Should Buy Nokia and Ericsson

The International Business Times (IBT) is reporting that Attorney General William Barr has floated the possibility of the U.S. and allies buying a controlling interest in Nokia and Ericsson to help combat Huawei. According to IBT, in a speech at…

Huawei and ZTE Petition FCC Not to Classify Them As National Security Risk

Huawei and ZTE have petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to finalize its classification of them as threats to national security, according to Reuters. The FCC had previously voted to label both companies a threat in November, but the…

Cloud Company CloudFlare Acquires Browser Company S2 Systems

BizJournal is reporting that CloudFlare, after recently raising $525 million in its IPO, has purchased S2 Systems. CloudFlare is a web infrastructure and security company and “is one of the world’s largest networks.” The CloudFlare service “protects websites from all…

Ericsson Investing Over $230 Million in Brazil 5G Assembly Line

Reuters is reporting that Ericsson is on the verge of investing $238.30 million in an assembly line in Brazil dedicated to 5G technology. Latin America is a competitive market for 5G suppliers, with China recently expressing confidence Huawei would be…

5G Will Be the Fabric of Connectivity Around the World, Says Affirmed CEO

5G is really going to become the fabric of connectivity around the world, says Affirmed Networks CEO Hassan Ahmed. “The whole world is getting smarter,” he noted. “5G really brings blazingly fast internet access, new entertainment like virtual reality, and massive connectivity in cities to create smart cities.

Google Adds Regions To Cloud Platform

Google announced that it will add two new regions to Cloud Platform later this year. These are a U.S. Western region in Oregon and an East Asia region in (Tokyo) Japan. These will actually just be the first two of…

Microsoft Announces Open Sourced SONiC for Running Network Devices

This week at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit in San Jose, Microsoft announced an open sourced “Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC)” for running network devices like switches. Mellanox, Dell, Arista, and Broadcom collaborated the company on…