Vodafone exec dons tartan tam-o’-shanter, clutches bottle of Irn Bru, in snap shared with firm… just before Glasgow staff told of redundo dates

Communications company ‘seems incapable of communicating coherently to its workforce’
A Vodafone exec was plastered on the telco’s intranet dressed in a “See You Jimmy”* hat and clasping a bottle of Irn Bru ahead of a meeting to confirm the redundancy …

BT ‘UK’s most powerful Wi-Fi’? Why, fie, for shame! – UK ads watchdog

Blood hath been shed ‘ere now. Take that claim down anon, orders ASA
BT has been ticked off for running a campaign claiming to have the UK’s “most powerful” broadband, almost two years after it was hauled before the ad industry watchdog over the same i…

So. To the question we really wanted answering: How real is 5G?

We kick the wares in Barcelona
MWC So what’s really happening with 5G? And is it proper 5G?…

Decoding the President, because someone has to: Did Trump just blow up concerted US effort to ban Chinese 5G kit?

Contrarian command-in-chief tweets, world scratches head
Comment President Donald Trump appears to have undermined an increasingly aggressive push by the US government and telcos to pressure the world to shun Chinese equipment in next-generation 5G net…

Decoding the President, because someone has to: Did Trump just blow up concerted US effort to ban Chinese 5G kit?

Contrarian command-in-chief tweets, world scratches head
Comment President Donald Trump appears to have undermined an increasingly aggressive push by the US government and telcos to pressure the world to shun Chinese equipment in next-generation 5G net…

Huawei exec says firm will start tackling GCHQ security fears from June

The iceberg has begun to change course
Stinging from British criticism over its slow pace, Huawei has promised to start addressing security fears from the country’s spy agency, GCHQ, by June.…

You’re on a Huawei to Hell, US Sec State Pompeo warns allies: Buy Beijing’s boxes, no more intelligence for you

Don’t need reason, don’t need rhyme. Ain’t nothing I would rather do: going down, party time
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that Uncle Sam will no longer provide top-secret intelligence to countries that use Huawei equipment in their c…

Go, go, Gadgets Boy! ‘Influencer’ testing 5G for Vodafone finds it to be slower than 4G

Hilarity ensues
Big companies love to have social media “influencers” touting their wares – time-rich millennials who have turned product placement into a moderately lucrative lifestyle, often thanks to an agency.…

Huawei hasn’t yet fixed its security vulns, says UK’s NCSC overseers

Not secure enough for UK.gov use either
Huawei has not showed British government overseers a “credible plan” for dealing with security shortcomings flaged in a report issued last year, the technical director of the National Cyber Security Centre has sa…