The launch of 5G across China on Friday got a mixed reception from users. Photo: Reuters

China’s 5G mobile service debuts to lack of applause from customers

  • Too costly, too sparse, too slow for some users but phone prices expected to start falling next year
  • China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile launch new service in 50 major cities
Topic |   5G

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The launch of 5G across China on Friday got a mixed reception from users. Photo: Reuters
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Huawei denied allegations it is required to install ‘back doors’ in its products and networks under Chinese law. Photo: Reuters

Huawei warns Australia it is being ‘left behind’ on 5G as tech giant challenges ban

  • Chinese conglomerate tells parliamentary inquiry that block on its involvement in next-generation cellular technology has stifled competition and pushed up costs
  • Firm once again refutes allegations of spying for Beijing and says it would ‘categorically refuse to comply’ with any such request
Topic |   Huawei

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Huawei denied allegations it is required to install ‘back doors’ in its products and networks under Chinese law. Photo: Reuters
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