What is China's Huawei Technologies and why is it controversial? (page 4)

An Ericsson equipment issue is behind mobile network outages across both the UK and Japan that left millions without smartphone coverage, reports the Financial Times. The Telefónica-owned O2 network in the UK was down as of 5AM local time, just as Japan’s SoftBank was also experiencing difficulties. SoftBank has just over over 30 million subscribers in Japan while O2 has 32 million in the UK along with MVNOs including Tesco Mobile and Giffgaff which also utilize its network. The FT reports that two sources with knowledge of the situation said that equipment from the Swedish manufacturer Ericsson was to blame for the outages, a claim that neither O2, SoftBank, nor Ericsson was willing to confirm. In a statement, O2 said that a “global... Continue reading…

What is China's Huawei Technologies and why is it controversial?

The arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and daughter of the founder and CEO, jolted the global business community on Thursday and raised fears ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

Explainer: Who is China's Huawei Technologies and why is it controversial?, Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

Huawei faces catastrophe in the technology cold war

If the US can prove the Chinese firm broke sanctions, Huawei could grind to a haltThe arrest in Canada of the chief financial officer of the Chinese mobile network and handset tech firm Huawei ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Guardian.co.uk

Ericsson says working with operators to solve network outages

Ericsson said on Thursday it was aware some of its mobile operator customers were suffering outages and it was working with them to solve the problem.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

Arrest of Huawei 'heiress' throws rare spotlight on family

Like many top Chinese executives, Meng Wanzhou is a mysterious figure even in her home country, but the 46-year-old chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies had been widely tipped to one ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

Top Huawei executive arrested on U.S. request, clouding China trade truce

The daughter of Huawei's founder, a top executive at the Chinese technology giant, was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, roiling global stock markets as it threatened ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

China says Canada, U.S. have not explained Huawei executive's arrest

China said on Thursday that Canada and the United States had yet to clarify their reason for arresting the daughter of Chinese tech giant Huawei's founder, in an incident that has dealt a blow ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

Huawei founder's daughter arrested on U.S. request, clouding China trade truce

The daughter of Chinese tech giant Huawei's founder has been arrested in Canada and is facing extradition to the United States, dealing a blow to hopes of an easing of Sino-U.S. trade tensions ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

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