Whether it’s important, depressing or just entertaining, the telecoms industry is always one which attracts attention.
Here are the stories we think are worth a second look at this week:
GSMA cosies up to O-RAN Alliance
The GSMA, the telco industry lobby group, has announced a new partnership with the O-RAN Alliance to accelerate the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (RAN) technologies.
Europe backtracks on market consolidation opposition
The General Court of the European Court of Justice has annulled a decision made in 2016 to block the merger between O2 and Three in the UK, potentially opening the door for consolidation.
Huawei CFO loses first legal battle in extradition case
Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng, the daughter of Ren Zhengfei, has lost her first legal battle in Canada and will now have to face an extradition case.
Data privacy is in the same position as cybersecurity five years ago
It has taken years for the technology and telecoms industry to take security seriously, and now we are at the beginning of the same story arc with privacy.
Indian telco association pushes for ‘floor tariffs’ on data pricing
In an open letter to India’s telecoms regulator, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has pressed for quicker decision making on pricing restriction rules.
UK’s National Cyber Security Centre launches another Huawei probe
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has confirmed it is attempting to understand what impact potential US sanction directed towards Huawei would have on UK networks.