NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware - moves that government and industry officials say aim to check China's advance into sensitive sectors.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Authorities in Cambodia have arrested nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said on Thursday.
China’s internet titans are among the companies joining in a government-encouraged plan to pump $11.7 billion into state-owned telecom giant China Unicom (Hong Kong).
(Reuters) — Telecoms group China Unicom said it is raising $11.7 billion from investors including tech giants Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings, as part of Beijing’s push for state-owned enterprises to be revitalized with private capital. The board of China Unicom’s Shanghai-listed unit, China United Network Communications, has approved an issue of shares to the […]
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan has lodged a protest against Cambodia's decision to send suspects in a telecoms fraud scheme, including seven Taiwanese nationals, to China for investigation, the self-ruled island's foreign ministry said on Thursday.
By Julie Zhu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Baidu and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. The move is part of the Chinese government’s drive to rejuvenate state behemoths […]
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Twenty-nine Chinese nationals were arrested in Cambodia on Monday on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said, and will be deported next week.
China Unicom’s stock is up by close to 25% year to date, outperforming its rivals China Mobile and China Telecom, who have see their stocks remain essentially flat.
Starting in February, China will force telecoms companies to block individual access to VPNs, Bloomberg has learned. Although VPNs are technically illegal in China already, getting ISPs to block them is a major escalation in enforcement,...Show More Summary
The Chinese government is cracking down on a key technology that Web surfers use to protect their privacy and get around online censorship, according to Bloomberg News. Some of the country's biggest telecom companies — state-run China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, Bloomberg said — are being instructed to block customers from using virtual […]
Chinese tourists can now use the popular WeChat messaging app while soaking up the sights in Europe this summer thanks to Dutch telecoms provider KPN.
This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. China Telecom has entered three new partnership agreements aimed at accelerating the development of services based on an IoT open platform.... [visit site to read more]
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. China’s telecoms will spend a combined 2.8 trillion yuan (US $411 billion) on building out 5G mobile...Show More Summary
China Telecom, the smallest of the three wireless carriers in China, has seen its wireless and wireline broadband subscriber base expand over the last few quarters, with its long-term outlook also remaining reasonably strong amid increasing demand for data services.
Jonah Bennett Security, Asia This could be a big deal. A major Chinese telecom company with links to Chinese military and intelligence services has been indirectly selling equipment to the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security. In order to bypass attempts to block the use of Chinese telecom gear, ZTE Corporation has partnered with a U.S. Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Russia's telecoms watchdog has blocked China's WeChat, the popular social media app developed by Tencent Holdings, the South China Morning Post said on Saturday, citing information posted on the Russian regulator's website.
This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. China Telecom and Huawei will lead a new industry working group exploring the use of AI in the deployment and optimization of telecoms networks.... [visit site to read more]
Chinese telecom giant ZTE has pleaded guilty in a US court to violating US export controls by selling goods to Iran and North Korea over several years.
The telecom equipment maker may be on the hook for as much as $1.2 billion for violating sanctions against Iran.