Telecoms

A federal court in Texas ruled in favor of the U.S. government on Chinese telecommunications company Huawei’s constitutional challenge to a law that excludes its and another Chinese company’s products and services from “sensitive United States systems, including government systems and government contractors,” because of security concerns.

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Europe Becomes a Battleground Over Huawei and 5G

Europe, home to many of world’s richest and most technologically advanced nations, has become a crucial battleground in the race between China and the United States and among tech giants to develop the internet of the future — a world where technology becomes even more supreme and potentially more dangerous.

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Huawei and China Win Big in United Kingdom

Ignoring warnings by the United States and members of his own Conservative Party, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday decided to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to continue providing 5G technology within the United Kingdom, a win for China and a sign European nations may follow Britain’s example.

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Lying to Bank Is Fraud in Canada, Prosecutors Say of Huawei Exec Facing Extradition

Canadian prosecutors said Wednesday that fraud, not U.S. sanctions, is at the heart of the extradition case against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, urging a judge to only consider the potential “Canadian criminality” of the offense when determining if she should be handed over to the United States.

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Facing Extradition, Huawei Exec Says US Charges Not Crimes in Canada

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s defense lawyers told a judge in British Columbia on Tuesday that the Canadian government is wrongfully relying on U.S. sanctions law and misapplying domestic fraud laws in its effort to extradite the Chinese telecom executive to the United States.

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Judge Hears Final Pitches on Proposed Merger of Sprint and T-Mobile

The coalition of states that sued to block T-Mobile’s planned acquisition of Sprint made their closing arguments Wednesday to convince a federal judge that the $26.5 billion merger of third- and fourth-largest U.S. wireless carriers is anticompetitive and would raise prices for consumers.

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