U.S. Senate Committee Investigating 5G Supply Chain Security

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, who serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is convening a hearing to investigate 5G vendor security.

Huawei Still Open to Licensing Tech to American Company

As the U.S. and Huawei continue battling over worldwide 5G dominance, Huawei has reiterated its willingness to license its tech to an American company.

MWC Barcelona Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears

This is just the latest example of the far-reaching impact of the coronavirus, as the death toll and infection rate continues to climb.

EU/U.S. Partnership to Counter Huawei Possible—As Long As Trade War Off Table

Dr. Norbert Röttgen, a senior German lawmaker, has opened the door to a partnership between the U.S. and EU to counter Huawei, but only if a trade war is off the table, according to Reuters. The statement comes amid growing…

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…

Nokia CEO Predicts 5G Maturity In 2021

In an interview with Bloomberg, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri discussed 5G, including his belief the market will reach maturity in 2021. Suri was first asked when he expected 5G to make a meaningful impact on Nokia’s numbers. “It will start…

Ericsson Secures NIB Loan to Boost 5G R&D

Nasdaq is reporting Ericsson has secured a loan from Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) for $150 million. $98 million will be used to replace credit with the NIB that matures in 2021, with the remainder being used to invest in 5G…

Nokia Defends Its 5G Position: ‘We Don’t Have a 5G Problem’

Nokia has faced criticism that it is falling behind competitors Huawei and Ericsson in the 5G market. In an interview with Reuters, Nokia’s software business head Bhaskar Gorti, defended the Finnish company. “I don’t think we have a 5G problem,”…

Nokia CEO: 5G Will Launch in 2019 Starting in the US

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri says that the company will start to launch 5G in 2019 and 2020 starting with the United States followed by Japan, South Korea, and China. He says that the rollouts have already begun with actual 5G launches next year.

Nokia CEO: 5G is Moving Very Fast and is Going to Have Massive Benefits

Nokia President and CEO Rajeev Suri says that 5G is moving very fast and will have massive benefits for consumers. Suri also believes that Nokia will see benefits from the 5G rollout because of their end-to-end portfolio.