French contact-tracing app approved by lawmakers, to launch this weekend

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government's contact-tracing app project was approved by the lower house of parliament on Wednesday, paving the way for a weekend launch of a tool developed independently [...]

2020-05-29T03:02:10+00:00May 29th, 2020|Smartphone brands|

Malaysia’s Axiata to pick two 5G vendors, in move that could curb reliance on Huawei

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Axiata Group Bhd, Malaysia's third-biggest telecom operator by subscribers, said it would select two equipment suppliers to roll out 5G services, opening the door for the likes [...]

2020-05-27T20:02:11+00:00May 27th, 2020|Sector news|

Brazil telecoms watchdog admits delay in 5G auction, sees broadband usage up

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Social distancing measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic are boosting broadband usage by up to 50% in Brazil, but may end up delaying the country's fifth-generation mobile [...]

2020-05-24T17:02:12+00:00May 24th, 2020|Sector news|