China's ZTE plans $1.7 billion A-share sale to fund 5G R&D

China’s ZTE plans $1.7 billion A-share sale to fund 5G R&D

The ZTE logo is seen on an office building in Shanghai on May 3, 2018. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images ZTE said it was looking to raise 11.51 billion yuan ($1.7 billion) from a private placement of A shares, and that it plans to use the proceeds for research and development (R&D) of … Read more…

What Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are doing

What Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are doing

A man stands next to a 5G sign at the Tencent Global Digital Ecosystem Summit in Kunming, China, May 23, 2019. Stringer | Reuters You’re going to hear a lot more about 5G this year as new phones and other gadgets that support the new wireless network begin to launch. 5G is really confusing because … Read more…

Apple hits all-time high, and trader sees more record highs

Analyst sees ‘bull case’ of $400 for Apple, citing 5g ‘super cycle’

Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures after opening the newly renovated Apple Store at Fifth Avenue on September 20, 2019 in New York City. Kena Betancur | AFP | Getty Images Is Apple due for a pullback after its nearly 90% surge last year? Longtime technology analyst Dan Ives doesn’t believe so. In fact, the Wedbush … Read more…

Samsung says it sold 6.7 million 5G smartphones in 2019

Samsung says it sold 6.7 million 5G smartphones in 2019

A woman holds different colored models of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 at the launch event of the Galaxy Note 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, August 7, 2019. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G smartphones worldwide in 2019, the company announced Friday. The South Korean consumer electronics giant … Read more…

US-China phase one deal softens trade risks, but tech dispute remains

US blacklist, HarmonyOS, CFO trial

A Huawei logo is displayed at a retail store in Beijing, China on May 27, 2019. Fred Dufour | AFP | Getty Images It’s been a tumultuous year for Huawei. On one hand, the Chinese technology giant has faced continued pressure from the U.S. which has accused Huawei of being a national security risk, and … Read more…

Trump taps senior aide who defied impeachment subpoena for 5G post

Trump taps senior aide who defied impeachment subpoena for 5G post

U.S. President Donald J. Trump pauses as he speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Stefani Reynolds / Bloomberg / Getty images President Donald Trump named Robert Blair to be the special representative for international telecommunications policy and work on the … Read more…

5G iPhones will drive Apple's 'supercycle': Wedbush analyst Dan Ives

5G iPhones will drive Apple’s ‘supercycle’: Wedbush analyst Dan Ives

The introduction of 5G-compatible iPhones in 2020 will keep alive a “supercycle” for Apple’s stock, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives told CNBC on Monday. Ives, already Wall Street’s biggest Apple bull, raised his price target on the stock to $350, about 25% higher than where it closed Friday at $279. With share prices up 1.5% Monday, … Read more…

5G won't boost Apple in 2020 as much as investors think: Munster

5G won’t boost Apple in 2020 as much as investors think: Munster

Apple investors need to temper their expectations around of a 5G iPhone in 2020, Loup Ventures managing partner Gene Munster told CNBC on Friday. “The first year of 5G for the iPhone will be a disappointment for investors,” Munster said on “Squawk Alley.” And he blames the carriers for the delay. “Ultimately, this is a … Read more…

AT&T 5G network launches in 10 markets, but don't buy a 5G phone yet

AT&T 5G network launches in 10 markets, but don’t buy a 5G phone yet

A man checking his phone. tommaso79 | iStock | Getty Images AT&T announced on Friday that its 5G network is now live in 10 markets, where consumers can now take advantage of faster data speeds than what 4G LTE offers. It’s live in Birmingham, Ala., Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Providence, R.I., Rochester, N.Y., San … Read more…

Top German mobile carrier picks Huawei to help build its 5G network

Top German mobile carrier picks Huawei to help build its 5G network

Chinese telecom giant Huawei announced on October 16, 2019 that it has passed the 400,000 5G antennas mark, the fifth generation of mobile phones, in the world with 56 operators who have already started to roll out the new mobile network. STEFAN WERMUTH | AFP | Getty Images Telefonica Deutschland, one of Germany’s top mobile … Read more…