The web of murky dealings surrounding state-owned operator Kazakhtelecom stretches from former President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Swedish telcos Telia and Tele2.
An argument has arisen about permission to export technology which has both civilian and military uses.
Swedish prosecutors have announced they are investigating Ericsson’s activities in Iraq, including suspected payments to Islamic State.
The actions and inaction of two more senior Swedish telecoms execs are analyzed in the second part of this series on corruption.
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Telcos that can legally purchase equipment from Huawei will still need to consider the strategic risks of using a supplier banned on security and privacy grounds by a growing number of countries.
The Swedish Patents and Market Court of Appeal decided a blocking injunction was disproportionate.
Telia will appeal an interim decision to block The Pirate Bay and other websites, saying “this is a matter of truly principal importance for us and for the Internet”.
The Swedish Supreme Court will hear an appeal to reduce the damages imposed on two internet pirates.
The Swedish telco won its appeal because the requested IP addresses belonged to foreign subsidiaries.