CommsWire - 16 July 2019


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UK tech panel finds no evidence for complete Huawei ban
The British Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee says it has found no evidence to suggest that the complete exclusion of Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies from the UK telecommunications networks would constitute "a proportionate response to the potential security threat posed by foreign suppliers".

Huawei welcomes UK stance, says Australia yet to give reason for 5G ban
The British Government has taken a much more intelligent approach to the 5G security issue and has conducted an open and transparent process around it, the local arm of Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies says, adding that it had fully co-operated with the process.

US ally Manila turns to Chinese firm for 5G network build
The Philippines has snubbed its long-time ally, the US, and opted to use a 5G network build from a Chinese state-owned company, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

Vodafone to pay damages over direct carrier billing services
Telecommunications provider Vodafone Hutchison Australia has admitted it made false and misleading statements about its third-party direct carrier billing service and will pay damages to affected customers, the ACCC says.

Regional economy boosted by improved mobile coverage, says Government
The Federal Government says more than 700 new or improved mobile base stations are now on air and providing what it says is better mobile coverage in regional areas, while boosting Australia’s regional economy, and with more Australians than ever before accessing mobile networks.

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