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Telcos want more from existing networks – Huawei

Paul McBeth
Tue, 02 Jun 2020

The covid-19 outbreak has put the brakes on investing in new 5G mobile telecommunications networks, and operators are trying to get more out of their existing networks. That’s provided a small boon to telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies New Zealand, which is out of favour with the nation’s intelligence agencies, having been blocked so far from helping build Spark New Zealand’s 5G mobile network. Huawei NZ deputy chief executive Andrew Bowater said the global uncertainty caused by the pandemic had prompted operators to r...

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