Tag: Huawei

Swedish court dismisses Huawei appeal over 5G network exclusion

A Swedish court on Friday dismissed an appeal by Huawei against its exclusion from the country’s 5G network rollout, paving the way for the 5G spectrum auction slated for next week to proceed as planned. According to ET Telecom, the Chinese telecom giant had earlier this month appealed against a court decision that allowed Swedish…

Sweden faces potential Chinese retaliation over Huawei 5G ban

Gao Feng, a spokesman for the Chinese ministry of commerce said at a regular press conference that China will take all necessary measures in response to Sweden’s decision to ban Huawei Technologies from its 5G networks. In addition, the spokesman accused Sweden of violating the World Trade Organization rules and using national security justifications as…

Sweden upholds 5G ban on Chinese firms

Sweden will go ahead building its 5G network without the Chinese company Huawei despite protests from the company and the Chinese Government. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) said on Friday it would resume its next-generation telecoms auctions next month, after an appeals court upheld an October decision to ban Chinese companies Huawei and…

Huawei’s Danish Communication Manager quits his job after revelations regarding face recognition of Uighurs

Danish Communication Manager for the Chinese telecom giant Huawei Tommy Zwicky has announced on Twitter that he has resigned his position. The announcement comes after it was revealed in The Washington Post, that Huawei has tested a face recognition technology that has been able to identify Uighurs, an oppressed ethnic minority in China. Tommy Zwicky…

China-produced 5G smartphone tops sale list in Finland in August

The Oneplus Nord 5G smartphone produced by Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus Technology topped the sale list in Finland in August, reported Helsingin Sanomat (HS), the largest subscription newspaper in Finland, on 17 September 2020. Oneplus Nord 5G became the most purchased phone in both Elisa and Telia, two of the three mobile network operators in…

Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei chosen to build 5G network for Singapore

Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) announced on 24 June 2020, it is in talks with Sweden’s Ericsson regarding the equipment providing for its 5G and localized networks. Meanwhile, the Starhub and M1 joint venture confirmed its selection of Finland’s Nokia as the favored tech partner to build its 5G network. Even though Chinese tech giant Huawei wasn’t…

Faroe islands telecom company and PM did not feel any pressure from China regarding Huawei

The Chinese embassy in Denmark tweeted that “the Chinese Ambassador to Denmark performed his normal duties when discussing with the Faroese government about the relations between two countries.” The tweet also accused the US of bullying Huawei, the Chinese company, and therefore the Chinese ambassador had to ensure fair treatment, according to CPH post online…

Greenland telecom network chose Swedish Ericsson to supply 5G equipments

Greenland has picked Sweden’s Ericsson over China’s Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland announced on 19th December 2019. “5G is coming to Greenland, but no date has been set for this yet. We do not see Huawei as a possible supplier of (Tele Greenland’s) 5G network,”…

Telenor chose Ericsson for 5G supplier and continues cooperation with Huawei

Norway’s largest mobile operator Telenor announced at a press conference in Oslo, they would continue working with Chinese company Huawei, while adding Sweden’s Ericsson for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network as its new supplier on 13th December 2019. Telenor’s top management said that Ericsson is their new 5G supplier. The reason for the cooperation with…

Finnish university students at Seeds for the Future, Beijing

The hua party at hua in Beijing was held at the opening of the Seeds for the Future programme (by Huawei). This is the second time that global seeds for the future include 10 Finnish University students from six different universities (Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Tampere University of technology, Jyväskylä University, University of Oulu)…