Huawei has warned the UK it risks its position as a global leader in 5G technology if it blocks the firm’s involvement in network infrastructure because of US sanctions against the company.
US sanctions on Huawei are likely to have a “significant impact” on the firm’s ability to play a role in the UK’s 5G network, the Culture Secretary has said.
The National Security Council will look at the conditions of Chinese tech giant Huawei being involved in the UK’s 5G rollout, a Cabinet minister has confirmed.
The UK is poised to end the use of Huawei technology in its 5G network as soon as this year amid security concerns, according to reports.
Victims of domestic and sexual abuse are being granted free access to support websites on smartphones during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mobile network operator O2 has managed to launch its 5G service in 60 towns and cities across the UK.
Huawei has said it is committed to bringing better internet connections to all parts of the UK, as the Government reviews the Chinese firm’s role in the country’s infrastructure.
Continuing to allow Huawei equipment to be used in the UK’s 5G network would create “some tensions” in the US’s ability to share sensitive intelligence, an American senator has warned.
EE has now switched on 5G in 80 cities and towns across the UK, as the network provider marks a year since launching the service.
The number of attacks on mobile phone masts has climbed to around 90 since the coronavirus lockdown began, the UK’s network trade body has revealed.
Huawei has accused the United States of damaging the global technology industry and targeting individual companies after it extended trading restrictions placed on the Chinese firm.
A temporary licence allowing Huawei to continue limited transactions with American firms hangs in the balance, after the US government warned the latest extension may be its last.
Huawei has been barred from fully using Android for at least another 12 months, after Donald Trump extended his executive order banning US firms from working with companies deemed a national security risk.
Irish people were most concerned about when they could go to the hairdresser as the coronavirus lockdown is eased, according to Google Trends.
Steve Carell has revealed the “atypical” origins of new Netflix series Space Force, saying it was presented to him with “no idea aside from the title”.
Mobile operator O2 is in talks to merge with Virgin Media in a move which would create one of the UK’s largest telecoms and media firms.
Fortnite can be downloaded through the Google Play Store for the first time, after developers blamed Google for putting software not on the platform at a “disadvantage”.
Facebook says it plans to invest 5.7 billion dollars (£4.6bn) in India’s telecom giant Reliance Jio.
Ricky Gervais has said that After Life is the first of his comedies that has made him to want to make a third series.
Samsung’s 2020 flagship smartphone places the emphasis on the camera, with the top-of-the-range S20 Ultra 5G the biggest and most powerful offering.
Apple has unveiled a new version of its affordable iPhone SE, which will cost £419 when it goes on sale on April 17.
Chinese hi-tech company Huawei has defended its role in the development of 5G in the UK.
Apple and Google have launched a major joint effort to leverage smartphone technology to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.
Google has updated the face recognition feature on its Pixel 4 smartphone so that it no longer unlocks when the user’s eyes are closed.
Facebook has launched a new gaming feature in the UK which allows players to organise and run video game tournaments from the social network.
Thanks to the power of technology, we are still able to do things together online while being physically apart due to lockdown and social distancing.
UK mobile network providers have warned against the spread of “baseless” conspiracy theories linking coronavirus to 5G, after videos purportedly showing masts on fire were posted on social media.
A contact tracing app that alerts people if they have been close to someone who has tested positive for coronavirus has been suggested by scientists.
Huawei has launched its new flagship smartphones despite the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.
People should avoid using their microwave at the same time as their wifi in order to get better internet speeds, media regulator Ofcom has said.