Huawei, Huawei. Huawei, Huawei. Feeling hot, hot, hot: US threatens to cut UK from intel sharing over Chinese tech giant

War over Middle Kingdom’s 5G gear heats up
Analysis Fallout over a leaked decision by the UK government to allow equipment from Chinese manufacturer Huawei into Britain’s “non-core” 5G networks has continued into a second week.…

Switchzilla rolls out Wi-Fi 6 kit: New access points, switch for a standard that hasn’t officially arrived

Snitches get switches, apparently – as 802.11ax(ed) and sexy 6 moniker stitched
Networking overlord Cisco has unveiled Wi-Fi access points and core switches supporting the latest wireless networking standard, the 802.11ax – otherwise known as Wi-Fi 6.……

Dell pulls, er, large lever, powers up Big Switch OEM deal

BS’s cloud software to manage Dell switch hardware
The newly public Dell EMC is to OEM Big Switch Networks software and wrap it up in Dell’s own Ready Stack converged systems.…

Gin and bear it: Juniper Networks sales down across the board… so, er, ‘better than expected’

Hopes to berry woes of slow Q1 ’19
Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim has said the company will be “focused on delivering a return to growth later this year” amid shrinking revenues and weak product demand for its first quarter of fiscal 2019.…

Internet industry freaks out over proposed unlimited price hikes on .org domain names

The domain name system is going to get more expensive and probably less competitive
The internet is about to get a whole lot more expensive.…

Gather round, friends. Listen close. It’s time to list the five biggest lies about 5G

Let’s cut the crap, El Reg style
Comment We thought the hype over next-generation mobile broadband networks couldn’t get much thicker, but we were wrong. So let’s just jump into the five biggest lies about 5G.…

One of UK’s largest pension funds goes to Hull, bids £504m for broadband firm KCOM

Largest shareholders for LSE-listed biz give thumbs-up to proposed sale
KCOM, the Hull-based telco that still has a monopoly fibre network in the city, has agreed to go private in a £504m deal agreed with the USSL, one of the UK’s largest pension funds…

UK cautiously gives Huawei the nod for 5G network gear sales

But only on the edge, Chinese giant not trusted in the core
Britain will allow Huawei infrastructure kit on 5G mobile networks, according to reports, but not into the core of those networks, which is where UK spies fear Chinese backdoors exists.…

‘Fake 5G’ feud falters as Sprint, AT&T settle suit over ‘misleading’ label

The ‘E’ is for ‘Ersatz’
US network operators Sprint and AT&T remain coy about the details of a 5G ceasefire they have just agreed.…