BT to axe 90% of its UK real estate, retains circa 30 sites

Historic St Paul’s digs amongst 270 offices offloaded
BT is shuttering more than 270 UK offices as part of a three- to five-year grand plan to carve out £1.5bn in expenses.…

Thrown Huawei: Chinese leviathan’s subsea cable biz to be flogged off

To a fellow China-based firm, mind you
Huawei is reportedly flogging off part of its undersea telecoms cable business, barely six weeks after Australia blocked its attempts to win a major cable contract.…

It’s a Hull of lot more: Macquarie offers £563m for fibre network flinger KCOM

6 weeks after board approves pension fund offer, private equity biz trumps bid
Hull-based fibre flinger KCOM has thrown its lot behind a £563m bid from private equity investor Macquarie, dropping the previously accepted £504m offer from one of the UK’s…

BT berries Juniper’s SDN kit in network architecture refresh

Meet Network Cloud – Brit telco’s latest infrastructure play
BT will be using software-defined networking (SDN) tools from Juniper Networks to breathe new life into its ageing infrastructure and prepare it for the deluge of data expected when 5G goes m…

Marvell: So, looks like Chinese buyers were cautious about networking kit…

Plus market’s slow to swallow gear, especially storage. Hmmf. At least Huawei ‘ban’ won’t hurt too much
Storage and semiconductor maker Marvell Technology Group played down the impact of the effective ban on selling chips to Huawei as it filed losses o…

Chinese bogeyman gets Huawei with featuring in EE’s 5G network launch thanks to bumbling BBC

Which then deleted all evidence – except this article
Pics Today marked the launch of Britain’s first 5G network – and also, as the BBC joyously informed us, the first telly broadcast made over 5G. But guess which company made the antenna that the Beeb…

Truth, Justice, and the American Huawei: Chinese tech giant tries to convince US court ban is unconstitutional

They think it’s a level playing field. How sweet
Huawei is trying to have a key part of American lawfare against the Chinese company thrown out by a US court – on the grounds it breaks the United States constitution.…

That’s a hell of a Huawei to run a business, Chinese giant scolds FedEx after internal files routed via America

Shipping biz so very sorry for ‘inadvertently misrouting’ technical docs from Japan to China through US
In addition to mistrusting foreign technology companies because of the risk of IP packet diversion, nation-states may also have to shy away from for…

Nvidia pulls sheets off EGX, an edgy machine learning platform based on Kubernetes

Built with help from Red Hat
All kinds of software is moving into lightweight application containers, and the fact hasn’t been lost on Nvidia – the GPU supremo has launched a platform for machine learning at the edge of the network, based on Kubernetes…