With the US embargo restricting access to both chips and the equipment to manufacture them how is China responding? According to Li Ke of the China Semiconductor Industry Association (CSIA), the race is on to develop home grown solutions.
The last few months have shown by force of circumstances the strategic importance of telecom networks. Qualitative, reliable and secure broadband connection - whether it is fixed or mobile - is not only essential at home, but also for small and large enterprises.
As the US ratchets up the pressure globally to ban Chinese vendors in 5G how will this affect operators?
Before the end of this month, the US is expected to request the formal extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou from Canada.
The AfricaCom Awards show, supported by Founding Awards Sponsor, PCCW Global, was a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event last night.