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U.S. trade officials slam European calls for domestic communications network.

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman has branded calls for a domestic European communications network "draconian", and said the proposal could breach global trade agreements and laws.

Huawei ships 52M smartphones in 2013, again misses its own target

Huawei reported its full-year 2013 results in its annual report, and noted that higher sales of network gear drove record revenue and net profit last year. However, while Huawei also reported an increase in smartphone sales in 2013, it again missed its own targets for growth in smartphones.

Huawei reports strong EMEA growth in 2013 as China powers ahead

China was Huawei's strongest market for sales growth in 2013, despite Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) being the company's top revenue-generating region last year.

Brussels partly drops threats against ZTE, Huawei

The European Commission has dropped its threat to launch an investigation over alleged dumping by Chinese mobile equipment manufacturers, although the European Union's (EU) executive body said it still needs more time to determine if an investigation into illegal subsidies is required.

ZTE swings back to profitability in 2013 thanks to LTE networking

.ZTE reported a net profit for all of 2013 thanks to the strength of its LTE network projects. This is a welcome change of pace for the company, which posted its first ever yearly loss for 2012.

EE set to launch 'cheapest' UK LTE smartphone in April

UK operator EE turned up the heat on its rivals by detailing plans to launch the UK's first sub-£100 (€119/$165) LTE smartphone, and confirming it has taken Vodafone's place as the mobile virtual network operator for incumbent BT.

Infonetics: LTE deployments, VoLTE boosting policy management

Mobile deployments are driving growth in the policy management software market, which is expected to become a $2.5 billion market by 2018, according to Infonetics Research. Voice over LTE (VoLTE), in particular, "continues to be a major driver behind policy management growth as operators seek to ensure quality of service (QoS) for voice traffic," the firm said.

Huawei targeted by NSA espionage program

In a twist, U.S. officials, which have long branded China's Huawei a security threat, have been spying on the company via so-called "back doors" into the company's servers in Shenzhen, China, according to reports from The New York Times and Germany's Der Spiegel.

Huawei backtracks, won't release a dual-OS Android, Windows Phone smartphone

Huawei said it has no plans to release a dual-OS smartphone running Microsoft's Windows Phone and Google's Android, contradicting earlier statements from a Huawei executive.

Huawei CMO: We'll release an Android/Windows Phone device in the U.S. in Q2

Huawei plans to release a smartphone that runs both Microsoft's Windows Phone and Google's Android in the U.S. market in the second quarter of this year, according to a Huawei executive.