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5G networks

Ericsson, Leonardo create partnership to develop new 5G solutions
Business & Finance

Ericsson, Leonardo create partnership to develop new 5G solutions

  • Under the collaboration, Ericsson and Leonardo will share research and development capabilities and competences spanning from cyber security to 5G networks, the two companies said.
  • The partnership will also address cyber security while threats are becoming more complex in particular for strategic critical infrastructures, they added.
Published 25 May, 2021 08:07pm
India doesn't name Huawei among participants in 5G trials
Business & Finance

India doesn't name Huawei among participants in 5G trials

  • Major carriers Reliance Industries' Jio Infocomm, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea will conduct the trials along with state-run MTNL in urban, rural and semi-urban areas, the Ministry of Communications said in a statement.
  • The statement did not mention Huawei and smaller Chinese rival ZTE among the participating network equipment suppliers.
Updated 04 May, 2021 06:39pm
Spanish telcos welcome 40-year 5G licence windfall
Business & Finance

Spanish telcos welcome 40-year 5G licence windfall

  • "It's a windfall. We're an overtaxed sector, and now suffering from the crisis," one company source said. "We also ask that auctions' starting prices be lowered, not raised, else they divert resources away from deploying mobile data networks."
  • One industry source noted that Spain held Europe's third-most costly radio frequency auctions even though the sector's average income has fallen 35% since 2011
Published 27 Apr, 2021 09:03pm
Laser maker Coherent backs Lumentum's $6.6bn revised bid over II-VI
Business & Finance

Laser maker Coherent backs Lumentum's $6.6bn revised bid over II-VI

  • The Lumentum deal was followed three weeks later by a $6 billion rival bid from MKS Instruments and an another competing offer from optical components maker II-VI in February worth $6.4 billion.
  • Earlier this week, II-VI revised its original cash-and-stock offer to raise the cash component, prompting Coherent to call the bid "superior".
Published 10 Mar, 2021 05:53pm