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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to support companies to develop secure 5G mobile networks and drone technologies amid growing alarm among Tokyo policymakers over the increasing influence of China’s 5G technology. The bill will give companies which develop such technologies access to low-interest rate loans from government-affiliated financial institutions if
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s telecoms regulator raised 100.52 billion baht ($3.2 billion) in 5G spectrum auctions on Sunday, with operators snapping up 48 licenses ahead of an expected commercial rollout later this year. Thailand’s top mobile operator, Advanced Info Service Pcl (ADVANC.BK), emerged as the biggest winner with 23 licenses across all three spectrum bands
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures while she delivers a special address at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Diversification is crucial to ensuring a country’s security in the rollout of 5G mobile technology and shunning one supplier completely risks being counter
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FILE PHOTO: Visitors gather outside the Nokia booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez HELSINKI (Reuters) – The Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia (NOKIA.HE) said on Tuesday it plans to cut around 180 jobs in Finland this year, while also planning to invest more in 5G technology and
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WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat said on Friday its Polkomtel unit had begun the roll-out of commercial 5G technology and aimed to start serving seven cities in the first quarter. “We have finished preparations and we are beginning the construction of the first 5G network in Poland,” Cyfrowy Polsat CEO Miroslaw Blaszczyk said in
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FILE PHOTO: Huawei’s first global flagship store is pictured in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo ROME (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms firm Huawei should be allowed a role in Italy’s future 5G network, the Italian industry minister said on Sunday after an influential parliamentary committee called on Rome to block the
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FILE PHOTO: Telenor’s logo is seen in central Belgrade, Serbia, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Marko Djurica OSLO (Reuters) – Telenor has picked Sweden’s Ericsson as the key technology provider for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network in Norway, it said on Friday, gradually removing China’s Huawei [HWT.UL] after a decade of collaboration over 4G. Fearing high-tech espionage,
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French Junior Economy Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher poses after an interview with Reuters in Paris, France, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – Frances’s 5G spectrum will be sold at a floor price of 2.17 billion euros ($2.4 billion), a minister said on Sunday, significantly more than the amount previously recommended by the country’s telecoms
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday cast doubt on whether Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies could participate in the development and construction of the country’s fifth-generation data network (5G). FILE PHOTO: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas listens during a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said in a letter Monday the United States plans to cooperate with “like-minded nations” to promote security in next-generation 5G networks. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement at the White House following reports that U.S. forces attacked Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northern
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