CommsWire - 14 June 2019

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Broadcom says Huawei ban will mean US$2b less in revenue
Semiconductor and hardware manufacturer Broadcom has said it will take a hit of about US$2 billion in annual sales for its current financial year which ends in November, due to the restrictions placed on Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies.

Apple took a pounding in Europe in 1Q2019: IDC
Apple's iPhone has endured the toughest quarter for five years, with its market share in Europe in the first quarter of 2019 falling to 23%, the research firm IDC says.

Telcoinabox releases ‘refreshed’ data-rich mobile plans
Wholesale telecommunications market service aggregation provider Telcoinabox has released a new range of data-rich plans it says will give telco providers access to competitive wholesale pricing, complementing its product suite of hosted voice and data products “at a time ripe for renewal”.

OPPO offers free YouTube Premium trial to ANZ users
Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO will offer all its customers in Australia and New Zealand a four-month free trial of YouTube Music Premium, the company says.

5G forecast to drive growth in robotics and AI sectors
The arrival of high speed 5G technology will drive a new wave of growth in the rapidly evolving robotics and artificial intelligence sector, according to one global investment advisory firm.