FCC plans to inject $1.5 billion into rural broadband expansion

US telecoms regulator the FCC is set to provide a substantial cash injection over the next ten years to expand rural broadband availability. Over the next decade, some 713,176 homes and businesses across 45 states will benefit from the investment. The FCC is seeking...

Analysing technology, media and telecom 2018 M&A trends

The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector has experienced numerous mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within 2018 thus far. All sub-sectors are already showing signs of upside potential as new pockets of growth fuel the Global Networked Economy. By...

Huawei and ZTE banned from Australia’s 5G market

It has been a long-running drama – and now Huawei has confirmed it has been banned, along with ZTE, from Australia’s 5G rollout over perceived security concerns. A joint media release from senators Mitch Fifield – who has since resigned after a turbulent week in...

The five leading industries which will fuel blockchain growth

It’s already clear that most savvy industry leaders have a greater understanding of blockchain technology than was the case a couple of years ago. This stems from a surge with internal research and development, in partnership with third parties, as blockchain...