LG Withdraws From Smartphone Market

South Korea’s LG Electronics announced Monday that it will be ending its mobile phone production due to financial losses, making it the first phone brand to completely withdraw from the market. In a statement delivered earlier this morning, LG said …

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US Eyes Ban on Three Chinese Telecom Companies

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that they have considered barring Chinese-state-owned China mobile, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd., and ComNet due to alleged security risks. The three companies would be subjected to a review and probe to determine …

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Qualcomm Gets Administration Permission to Sell 4G Chips to Huawei

The Trump administration gave Qualcomm a license on Sunday to sell 4G mobile phone chips to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, representing an exemption to US trade restrictions imposed amid rising tensions with the Chinese government.

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T-Mobile Will Pay $200 Million Fine to Resolve FCC Subsidy Probe

The Trump administration announced on Wednesday that T-Mobile US will pay a $200 million penalty in order to resolve a Federal Communications Commission investigation into the company’s Sprint unit over allegations that it failed to comply with rules on a low-income subsidy program.

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Ericsson Wins 5G Radio Contract for London

Swedish giant Ericsson announced on Wednesday morning that it had been officially selected by the United Kingdom’s BT to provide 5G radio equipment in London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh and other major British cities, building on the contract that the company signed earlier this year for core technology.

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