Optus concedes Huawei ban means 5G launching without best tech

Optus has conceded Australia’s ban on Huawei technology has led to building its 5G network without the best available equipment. “From a pure technology perspective, Huawei is probably ahead of the other three,” said Optus CEO Allen Lew to The Sydney...

Cybersecurity firm exposes Iranian group attacking telcos

Cybersecurity firm FireEye claims to have identified an Iranian hacking group which is attacking telcos around the world. FireEye exposed the group called ‘APT39’ last month. APT39’s main goal appears to be stealing personal information. According to FireEye, this...

Huawei denies wrongdoing as US slaps it with charges

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has denied any wrongdoing as US prosecutors slap the firm with a host of criminal charges against it. The charges filed against Huawei include bank fraud, obstruction of justice, and theft of technology. In a statement, Huawei said it was...

Vodafone stops buying Huawei 5G core equipment in Europe

Vodafone has announced it will stop purchasing 5G core equipment from Huawei across its European operations amid potential bans. Governments around the world are considering bans of Huawei equipment citing national security fears. Much of these appear to be...