Sprint/T-Mobile merger cleared by foreign investment regulator
The Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States has approved the deal and so have a few other government agencies. But it waits on the FCC.
Huawei
Huawei CFO on bail in Canada, will return to court February 6
But the legal system in Canada is considering the US Justice Departments request to expedite her south to face fraud charges on sanctions breahes.
Sprint/T-Mobile merger pitch to FCC pivots from 5G to competition
Instead of leading the way with 5G coverage, a combined Sprint/T-Mobile carrier would best operate as a more robust counter to AT&T and Verizon.
Sprint/T-Mobile merger looks on track to close in 2019
The nation’s fourth- and third-largest carriers have been preparing to merge for the past several months. Several more and it could happen.
California passes own net neutrality law, Justice Department sues
On the same day Governor Jerry Brown signed the law that restored net neutrality regulations on ISPs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a lawsuit.
Department of Justice on Sprint/T-Mobile merger: no “magical number” in wireless market
2014 was the last time such a deal was tried and the administration in place at the time had put down a decidedly definite watermark on the wireless market.
Huawei P20 Pro review
If Android is nixed, Huawei’s backup OS will not be as robust
If Huawei were ever to come into a “worst-case scenario” and be left without Android and Google’s services, would it still be able to compete?
locked phones
US investigating AT&T and Verizon over eSIM, GSMA pauses its involvement
The GSMA has been working on a standard for embedded SIMs, which would allow users to switch carriers without the need to switch cards and would also get rid of carrier locking. Two carriers wanted to put the kibosh on that.