Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arm trumpets new gaming-friendly GPU; Mavenir in the mix for European public warning systems; Sweden's Telness Tech scores Series A funding.
Aviat Networks is launching a $235 million takeover bid for Ceragon Networks in a move that would put the combined company ahead of Nokia in microwave backhaul. But Ceragon doesn't sound too interested.
Colt's new SASE service can be deployed via the cloud and/or on-premises; Colt is deploying the Versa Secure Web Gateway and other Versa services within its own cloud.
Amazon, which has satellite broadband ambitions of its own, tells the FCC that SpaceX should be limited to operating a 'small subset' of nearly 30,000 low-Earth orbit satellites as interference issues are ironed out.
T-Mobile is now officially selling its Android customers' data, even while its corporate parent Deutsche Telekom states that 'the most valuable thing that our customers entrust to us is their personal data.'
In this podcast, Carmela Stuart, director of the future infrastructure group at CableLabs, discusses several projects underway to explore use cases and tech requirements for supporting 5G and DOCSIS at the network edge.
The FCC wants broadband providers to display easy-to-understand labels to allow consumers to comparison shop for broadband services. But creating broadband labels isn't straightforward.
A broadband map commissioned by New York shows 97.4% of the state is considered 'served,' but it also exposes regional gaps and economic disparities.
Strike action over pay could plunge the UK into a broadband blackout and would follow a 32% pay increase for BT's boss.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson updates on Vonage deal; Telecom Italia in line for state-backed loan; BT targets the unconnected.
China's fourth telco debuts amid fears of price war between mobile network operators.
It's been around 250 days since President Biden nominated Gigi Sohn as the fifth FCC commissioner. Now, it looks increasingly likely that she will never be approved into the agency.
GCI's Heather Handyside and Mike Bertsch discuss the GCI Alaska United Aleutians Fiber Project, an effort that will deploy more than 800 miles of subsea fiber to help bring 2-Gig broadband to communities in one of the world's most remote regions.
Private equity firms Permira and Hellman & Friedman agree to acquire SaaS player Zendesk, albeit at a price well below the $17 billion offer made (and rejected) on Zendesk just a few months ago.
CPP Investments will sell its stake in Arqiva to Digital 9 for over £459 million (US$563 million). Digital 9 pointed to the firm's 'high quality, blue-chip customer base.'
The FCC wants a progress report on broadcaster deployments of the ATSC 3.0 signaling standard, and what technical challenges, if any, cable and other pay-TV operators will face in carrying them.
Walmart is concurrently using Microsoft and Google cloud services while also building a distributed network of its own cloud operations. The company's strategy could demonstrate a new way of working for 5G operators.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: repercussions of Belgium's 5G spectrum auction; Telecom Italia trials satellite-based multicast technology; Wimbledon latest.
India's STL says raw materials are in short supply, lead times have lengthened and fiber costs have risen up to a quarter.
Sweden-based group signs Power Purchase Agreements in Denmark and Estonia.