BT forced to give rivals more network access
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Will speed up fibre cabling

Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT will be forced to give rivals greater access to its core network, Openreach, to encourage a faster roll-out of high-speed fibre cables, under plans set out by regulator Ofcom on Friday.

German 5G bids hit six billion euro
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Auction into its 10th week

Germany’s 5G auction has drawn six billion euro ($6.7 billion) in bids so far as the sale enters its 10th week.

Nokia hopes to make a buck out of Huawei ban
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Thanks, Donald

Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said the company could benefit from a US clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G services heats up.

US government discovers how Huawei dependant it is
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You mean our networks are going to grind to a halt? We didn’t think of that.

The red-faced underlings under Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump have just discovered that they can’t ban Huawei with the sudden drama that their boss wants.

Vodafone to merge Italian telco masts with Telecom Italia
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Aims to revive debt riddled Italian outfit

A deal to merge Vodafone’s tower infrastructure in Italy into INWIT, the mast group 60 percent owned by Telecom Italia (TIM), will be signed by the summer.