Commentary: US Senate Intel hearing & implications for Chinese vendors

Posted by Matt Walker  on February 14, 2018

What happenedThe US Senate Intelligence Committee held an open hearing on “Worldwide Threats” yesterday. Among many topics covered was the national security implications of US telcos deploying equipment from Chinese vendors. Huawei and ZTE, in particular. The six witnesses pr... READ MORE

Tag(s): Regulations & policy, Vendors


Commentary: ZTE's fixed broadband win at Rostelecom

Posted by Matt Walker  on February 14, 2018

What happened Rostelecom recently awarded ZTE 70% of a large access network modernization project. ZTE will provide its C350M/C300M MSAN product for the first stage, using VDSL, and move to G.vectoring and in the second stage. Rostelecom is currently testing the... READ MORE

Tag(s): Fixed broadband, Vendors


Can India use 5G to improve local vendors’ position in global supply chains?

Posted by Matt Walker  on August 14, 2018

In the six years since India’s last telecom sector reform, operators have made big investments in their networks, the country’s subscriber levels have grown, and prices have declined. 4G is now well established, and fixed line broadband finally has decent pr... READ MORE

Tag(s): India, Vendors, 5G, Capex, Regulations & policy