Candidate Bernie Sanders backs striking telecom workers

Business Aug 26, 2019

Candidate Bernie Sanders backs striking telecom workers

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has told striking telecommunications workers in Kentucky that they're an example for workers across the country by standing up to their company. The Vermont senator is in Louisville for an afternoon rally in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's hometown. Sanders ...

KDDI and SoftBank to sell Huawei smartphones

Business / Corporate Aug 6, 2019

KDDI and SoftBank to sell Huawei smartphones

Mobile phone carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. has said that they will sell a new smartphone model made by Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. The move, announced Monday, ends months of delays in the product's release by major Japanese mobile operators who ...

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers

Business Jun 13, 2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers

China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., the world's biggest telecom equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said in March 2018 ...

Hopefuls for Theresa May's job chime in on Huawei issue

World Jun 3, 2019

Hopefuls for Theresa May's job chime in on Huawei issue

U.S. President Donald Trump is in Britain this week to urge the government to keep Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. out of the country's 5G telecoms infrastructure. And in the race to succeed Theresa May, senior ministers in her government are keen to agree. With May ...