The New York Times – 5G Is a New Frontier for Mobile Carriers and Tech Companies

The competition has led to research worth billions of dollars from telecommunications equipment makers like Ericsson of Sweden and Huawei of China, which are hoping to secure lucrative contracts to upgrade the mobile Internet infrastructure of operators like AT&T from the United States and China Mobile in Asia. Those plans have become even faster paced as tech giants including Google consider their own ambitions for the latest, and fastest, high-speed Internet.

“Everyone is rushing to demonstrate they are a leading player for 5G,” said Bengt Nordstrom, co-founder of Northstream, a telecom consulting firm, in Stockholm.

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Total Telecom - Blocking 3UK/O2 deal would send ominous message to investors

Blocking 3UK’s proposed acquisition of O2 would send a negative message to investors, particularly in light of Ofcom’s recent decision to approve BT’s EE buy. “Ofcom quite easily approved BT/EE, creating a £24 billion-revenue company,” said Bengt Nordström, CEO of Swedish telco consultancy Northstream, during Mobile World Congress this week. While BT and EE come [...]
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