CommsWire - 19 December 2018


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Doubt cast over whether telcos are ready to deliver 5G: report
Sixty-six percent of organisations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, but according to a new report users adopting 5G face the lack of readiness of telecommunications providers, with their 5G networks not available or capable enough for the needs of organisations.

Telstra taking up equity investment in Southern Cross Cable
Telstra is taking up an equity partnership in Southern Cross Cable Networks with an investment that gives it extra capacity in the trans-Pacific subsea cable.

T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared after deal to exclude Huawei
T-Mobile US and Sprint have been given permission to go ahead with their proposed merger after national security reviews cleared the deal, which is now expected to be finalised in the first half of 2019.

The problem with Huawei? It happens to be Chinese
Much in the tradition of man bites dog, on Tuesday we had a genuine news story when one Western country, Germany, asked a question which is rarely asked: where is the evidence that the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei is using its products to spy on behalf of Beijing?

Pressure on PIPE Networks over telecoms code rules contravention
PIPE Networks, a subsidiary of telecom services provider TPG Telecom, has been ordered by the telecommunications regulator to comply with new rules for small mobile phone base stations (small cells) following two investigations which found the company had contravened code rules.

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