The US joins China, the European Union, and South Korea, in ruling that Qualcomm violated laws in how it licenses its smartphone chips.
Ajit Pai said he’s satisfied with the companies’ promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts.
The UK appears ready to allow Huawei gear in “non-core” parts of its 5G network. Many European countries rely heavily on Chinese equipment.
President Trump says the US “must win” the race to 5G. But a plan outlined by FCC Chair Ajit Pai is a modest expansion of existing programs.
Google says its planned Dunant cable from Virginia to France will transmit 250 terabits per second, enough to zap the Library of Congress through it three times a second.