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vice.com - Big Telecom and the GOP Are Trying to Sabotage the Biden FCC - VICE
Big Telecom and the GOP Are Trying to Sabotage the Biden FCC - VICE
Vice Media

The good news? Ajit Pai, the net neutrality killing, pizzagate dancing, giant coffee mug loving FCC boss is headed for the exit after four years of controversy. The bad news? Activists say the GOP and telecom industry are setting the stage to block…

bloomberg.com - Shoko Oda - JP Morgan Asset Bets Telecom Stocks Will Be Japan's Next Winners
JP Morgan Asset Bets Telecom Stocks Will Be Japan's Next Winners
Bloomberg

JP Morgan Asset Management's outperforming Japan equity fund sees growth opportunities in the information and communications sector as the country lags in adopting key tools like e-commerce and digital payment. The firm's $6.6 billion Japan Equity…

infosecurity-magazine.com - Jimmy Jones - The Ongoing Threat of Telecoms Fraud
The Ongoing Threat of Telecoms Fraud
Infosecurity Magazine

Telecoms fraud is a serious business. According to Cifas, the UK's leading fraud prevention service, fraud against telecoms products accounted for more than half of the 364,643 cases recorded overall in 2019. Vulnerabilities in networks mean mobile…

mobileworldlive.com - Joseph Waring - Now Telecom hits up Nokia for SA 5G - Mobile World Live
Now Telecom hits up Nokia for SA 5G - Mobile World Live
GSMA

Now Telecom selected Nokia as its equipment supplier to deploy a standalone (SA) 5G network, as the Filipino operator prepares to launch nationwide fixed wireless access (FWA) and mobile services. Mel Velarde, CEO and president of the operator's…

forbes.com - Thomas Brewster - This Surveillance Tool Can Find You With Just Your Telephone Number - And These 25 Countries Bought It, Warn Researchers
This Surveillance Tool Can Find You With Just Your Telephone Number - And These 25 Countries Bought It, Warn Researchers
Forbes

A surveillance technology that can identify the location of a phone anywhere in the world in just seconds with only a telephone number has been sold to 25 countries, some with chequered records on human rights, according to research released…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Huawei's 5G deal with Indonesia spearheads Southeast Asia push
Huawei's 5G deal with Indonesia spearheads Southeast Asia push
日本経済新聞

JAKARTA/GUANGZHOU -- Largely shunned in the West, Huawei Technologies has ramped up its activities in Southeast Asia where governments have maintained a neutral economic stance amid tensions between the U.S. and China. The Chinese telecommunication…

businessinsider.com - Dave Mosher - Starlink profits are supposed to help SpaceX head to Mars, but the satellite-internet project may need 3 million subscribers just to break even
Starlink profits are supposed to help SpaceX head to Mars, but the satellite-internet project may need 3 million subscribers just to break even
Business Insider

SpaceX is building out an expansive satellite-internet network in space called Starlink. Elon Musk, the company's founder and Starlink's visionary, hopes the business one day takes in revenues of $30 billion to $50 billion a year, or 10 times as…

phys.org - Science X staff - Danish researchers develop budget optical ammonia sensor
Danish researchers develop budget optical ammonia sensor
Phys.org

In collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University has developed photonic sensor technology that can pave the way for a portable, reliable and, above all, inexpensive device for…

bloomberg.com - Filipe Pacheco - Life After Aramco Includes Plenty More IPOs for Saudi Arabia
Life After Aramco Includes Plenty More IPOs for Saudi Arabia
Bloomberg

Follow us @middleeast for more news on the region. One year on from oil giant Saudi Aramco's record-busting initial public offering in Riyadh, the exchange has continued to enjoy a steady stream of listings. And deals are already lining up for…

abs-cbn.com - NOW inks 5G rollout deal with Nokia
NOW inks 5G rollout deal with Nokia
ABS-CBN.COM

MANILA - NOW Group on Wednesday said it entered into a memorandum of understanding with Finnish tech giant Nokia for its 5G rollout in the country. NOW Group will adopt Nokia's 5G standalone (SA) technology which provides for overall faster…

variety.com - Todd Spangler - Outgoing FCC Chair Ajit Pai Praised by Industry Orgs, Slammed as 'Disastrous' by Critics
Outgoing FCC Chair Ajit Pai Praised by Industry Orgs, Slammed as 'Disastrous' by Critics
Variety

Trump-appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who said Monday he will depart the commission on Jan. 20, leaves behind a controversial legacy: He's regarded as either an exemplary change agent or an ideologue who forfeited consumer interests for commercial…

qz.com - Annabelle Timsit - The UK is turning to a small, controversial tech alternative to replace Huawei
The UK is turning to a small, controversial tech alternative to replace Huawei
Quartz

The UK is well on its way to ridding its telecommunications networks of equipment made by Chinese vendor Huawei, which it believes to be a national security risk. That was the—relatively—easy part. The hard part is what comes next:…

bloomberg.com - Peter Coy - It's Looking Like a K-Shaped Christmas in the U.S.
It's Looking Like a K-Shaped Christmas in the U.S.
Bloomberg

The K-shaped economic recovery has been with us for months, but the distance between haves and have-nots has never been more obvious than now, in the Christmas shopping season. I got an email Dec. 1 from Bloomberg Boston Bureau Chief Tom Moroney…

cnn.com - By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business  - Tech companies are seizing the market moment
Tech companies are seizing the market moment
CNN

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. London(CNN Business) The biggest tech companies strengthened their hold on the global economy during the pandemic.

circleid.com - Doug Dawson - A Look at the Big Guys - Putting the Telecom Sector Into Perspective
A Look at the Big Guys - Putting the Telecom Sector Into Perspective
CircleID

You can't put the telecom sector into perspective without looking at the performance of the biggest players in the industry. The pandemic has been an interesting year for both big ISPs and telecom vendors. Smaller ISPs should care about big ISP…

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