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CBRS isn't living up to expectations – Dell'Oro Group

Dell'Oro Group previously expected sales of CBRS-capable RAN equipment to hit 5% of the North American market by 2026. Now the firm believes it will account for less than 5% by 2026.

Calix reports continued growth amid supply chain struggles

In a letter to investors, CEO Carl Russo warned that supply chain constraints in 2022 will 'challenge our ability to grow as fast as we have the past two years.'

Peacock to double content spend to $3B in 2022, absorb steeper losses

Spending boost comes as NBCU looks to emphasize paid subscriber growth at Peacock. The premium streaming service ended the year with 24.5 million monthly active accounts and more than 9 million paid subs.

Comcast to boost footprint expansion as broadband growth slows

Meanwhile, Comcast's Xfinity Mobile business pulled in a record 312,000 mobile lines in Q4, expanding that total to almost 4 million.

10G, FARMSIS and the future of cable broadband

Phil McKinney, president and CEO of CableLabs, joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss where the cable industry is on the path to 10G and how CableLabs is stoking interest and innovation with its 10G Challenge.

Sigfox looks over and out with insolvency filing

The French startup has been mired in problems documented by Light Reading for years, and the pandemic seems to have finished it off.

Price tag to shutter AT&T's 3G network $380M

AT&T said it would be able to continue to support some 3G calls even after its network shutdown, thanks to a new deal with vendor Syniverse.

Samsung rides smartphone, chip sales to record Q4

South Korean tech giant increased operating profit by 53% and net income by 64% on the back of record sales of 76.57 trillion won ($63.7 billion).

AT&T has let go of 77,400 employees in just four years

A ruthless pursuit of $6 billion in cost savings and the divestment of underperforming media assets are rapidly shrinking the US telco.

Eurobites: Telia explores 'smart battery' technology for network efficiency

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: new TIM boss sets out his stall; Telefónica Tech checks its credentials; BT signs London Underground data center deal.

Japan's $440M plan to ensure subsea cable, data center diversity

The government will spend about 50 billion yen ($440 million) on subsea cable and data center decentralization for security and economic development reasons.

Airwaive Project nabs $3M for blockchain-powered network deployments

In its new funding announcement, Airwaive focused exclusively on the FWA applications of its technology.

Verizon's Nicki Palmer isn't afraid to fail

As women in the telecom industry work toward parity in representation, particularly in technical roles, they can't let fear get in the way of their career goals, said Palmer.

AT&T's 5G buildout gets more ambitious

AT&T expects to cover 200 million people with a total of 80MHz of midband spectrum – across both the C-band and the 3.45GHz-3.55GHz band – by the end of next year.

Locast on the hook for just $700,000 – report

Terms of the secret financial settlement, which reportedly clears individuals from liability in Locast's case with US broadcasters, might also help clear the way for Gigi Sohn's nomination to the FCC.

AT&T expects fiber sub growth to surge in 2022

CEO John Stankey said fiber sub growth will ramp up after AT&T ended 2021 with a bunch of new inventory. AT&T added 271,000 fiber subs in Q4 2021, about the same it added in the year-ago period.

BT puts open RAN RIC through its paces with Nokia

The UK incumbent also plans to unveil a dedicated 'open RAN innovation center' this year, although chief architect still seems to prefer 'major global vendors.'

Iliad plots low-cost mayhem for Italy's fixed market

Iliad Italia launches a new fiber plan with incentives for its existing mobile subscribers.

Microsoft's power won't dim when the pandemic ends

Shares in Big Tech are down since the beginning of the year as investors fret about a return to the old normal. They shouldn't.

Inango takes a run at low latency on DOCSIS

Company claims its software, when tightly integrated with the modem or gateway, provides a fresh way to support app-targeted, low-latency capabilities on DOCSIS networks while still being compatible with the CableLabs specs.

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