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US congressman appreciates India’s decision to exclude Huawei, ZTE from 5G trials

India gave heads up to several telcos to conduct a trial on 5G networking but barred “Communist Party-controlled” tech companies like Huawei, ZTE. The decision was highly praised by US congressman Michael McCaul who said that the risk can be mitigated only when these Chinese govt controlled firms are excluded from our networks. McCaul is US House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican and China Task Force Chairman.

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Nokia navigates growth with 5G, new strategy 

Nokia posted quarterly revenue of 5.08 bn euros ($6.16 bn), a 3% rise, to beat the analysts’ average forecast of 4.72 bn euros. The sale from Network infrastructure products, including optical and fixed network products, jumped 28% to 1.73 bn euros. The growth path can be attributed to Nokia’s new strategy and higher sales of  5G equipment. Nokia and Ericsson, both, have been winning customers as telcos start rolling out 5G and China’s Huawei faces curbs.

China bans Tesla cars in military complexes following security concerns

The Chinese army has put a blanket ban on the entry of Tesla vehicles in its office premises, following security concerns over cameras installed on the cars, as per a Reuters report said citing two people. The experts believe that the ban is similar to the USA’s move against Chinese telco Huawei citing national security. Share of Tesla, which sold around 1.5 lakh cars or 30% of its total deliveries in China in 2020, ended up 0.3% after falling 4.4% during the trade.

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Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs over the next 24 months to save cost

Nokia, as part of its restructuring plan, will cut 10,000 jobs within the next two years to trim costs and invest more in research capabilities,  The restructuring is part of CEO Pekka Lundmark strategy to transform the company to compete with rivals. He had earlier said that Nokia would “do whatever it takes” to take the lead in 5G. The company expects the restructuring to lower its cost base by about 600 mn euros by the end of 2023, half of which will be realised in 2021.

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Huawei bags a Rs 300 cr  contract from Bharti Airtel

Huawei has received a telecom infrastructure expansion contract worth around Rs300 cr from Bharti Airtel. The deal is part of  Airtel’s initiative to expand its National Long Distance network which is being run by Huawei. NLD optical transport network is essential as it carries inner-circle and international traffic and helps to manage the network capacity. This contract has taken place despite the Chinese Company being accused of cyber-snooping on behalf of the Chinese state.

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Samsung launches powerful 5nm chipset to take on Qualcomm, Apple, Huawei

Samsung revealed its flagship processor – the Exynos 2100, which will power its most powerful phones this year.  The 5nm chip built on an advanced EUV process will deliver 10% higher performance while using 20% less power than its 7nm predecessor – Exynos 990. This is also Samsung’s first 5G integrated processor. It also sports a Mali-G78 GPU which boasts improvements to AI tasks, thanks to a three-core neural processing unit for on-device processing.

Huawei’s flagship chip to be called Kirin 9010, going to be a 3nm one

Huawei’s next flagship Kirin processor, according to a tipster, is coming soon and will be called the Kirin 9010. According to the information posted on Twitter handle @RODENT950, the next-gen Kirin processor is going to be a 3nm chipset. The new Kirin 9010 will power the new Huawei Mate 50 series by the Q4 of 2021. A few months ago Huawei launched the Kirin 9000 in two variants – the Kirin 9000 and the Kirin 9000E, which is found in Huawei’s Mate 40 series smartphones.

After Apple, Huawei may launch laptop powered by ARM-based chipset

Huawei may also launch laptops with its own ARM-based HiSilicon chipset. A media leak said that Huawei’s own Kirin 990 chipset would power the machine. The laptop has 8GB RAM processor, 512GB of SSD and will sport a 14-inch 1080p display. The device will be named Qingyun L410 and will run Linux Deepin OS 20 or maybe on HarmonyOS. The chipset comes with an integrated 5G modem, the laptop may also get the support.

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Nokia replaces Huawei-made mobile equipment in Belgium

Telecos Orange Belgium and Proxium have decided to replace Huawei-made mobile equipment in Belgium and Luxembourg with Nokia gear. The two operators, as per the sources, faced political pressure to drop Huawei, following US accusations that its gear could be used for spying by Beijing. Belgium’s capital Brussels is the home to the EU’s executive body and parliament, making it a strategic location and a matter of particular concern for US intelligence agencies.

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