Nokia pauses O-RAN alliance work due to fear of US penalties

Nokia has informed the O-RAN alliance that it is suspending technical work in the group, due to fears over US penalties.

Nokia describes this decision as a “compliance-related matter … regarding the O-RAN contributors included in the U.S. entity list.”

The O-RAN alliance includes three Chinese firms that have been targeted by the US “entity list,” a list which also includes Huawei.

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