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Ericsson still seeks networking edge

Even without Edge Gravity, Ericsson is still pursuing an edge strategy focused on software and integration under a DIY model that extends a technical bridge between service provider networks and hyperscalers.

Get ready for a Q2 like no other

As companies like Ericsson, AT&T and Comcast prepare to report their second-quarter results, the industry will be listening intently for comments on the recession, network capex and what the future holds.

Frontier dinged $900K over hidden fees, Internet speed claims

Resolution with Washington Attorney General's office ends an investigation started in 2018 stemming from more than 600 complaints lodged by Frontier customers.

AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon prep for standalone 5G

Verizon and T-Mobile are racing to launch the standalone version of 5G in the coming months, but AT&T is avoiding putting any specifics to its own standalone 5G launch plans.

Bulked-up TPG set to take on Australian 5G market

Merged TPG is set to formally start operations on July 13 with a focus on 5G buildout as it takes on an Australian telco duopoly.

WiCipedia: Founders battle anti-racism, fight for equal-opportunity funding

This week in our WiC roundup: Traditional funding enters the 21st century; unpaid labor at work; Pinterest is not the good guy of social media; and more.

UK bill for Huawei takeaway does not add up

Service providers in the UK have this week raised lots of unanswered questions about the cost of a Huawei ban.

Trump steps up a gear against Huawei and ZTE

New regulations set to bar US government from buying products with Huawei and ZTE components.

Eurobites: Huawei frozen out of Italian 5G job – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom lands banking contracts; Vodafone helps out with drone delivery of medical supplies; Google may escape EU probe over Fitbit buy.

TIA promises to end the Huawei security debate, once and for all

TIA is building a global standard and benchmarking tool that can measure the risks present in each vendor's supply chain in real time.

Five quintessential questions for Quibi

Among them, will many customers who signed up for a lengthy, 90-day free trial stick around and actually pay for the premium, short-form video service? A new study says no.

Battle of the billionaires: Ergen and Dell face off against Musk over 12GHz

Companies backed by Charlie Ergen (No. 304 on Forbes' billionaire list) and Michael Dell (No. 33) are bickering with companies backed by Elon Musk (No. 31) over 5G in 12GHz.

Government rules are slowing down 5G phone launches, tech association warns

The Consumer Technology Association is pushing the FCC to relax rules around pre-orders and imports for 5G phones, arguing the move would improve the US marketplace for the next-gen network technology.

Eyeing $12B market, Nokia lands Apple deal for new data center switch

The Finnish vendor has today added a new switching line to its portfolio of optical and routing products, promising features that have not previously been available.

Small-cell newcomers means market growth – report

Small Cell Forum forecasts a growing number of new entrants as the business case surrounding private enterprise networks gathers strength.

'Long way to go' to commercial network slicing, says China expert

The industry is still far from turning slicing into a seamless and monetizable service.

Podcast: NTT Americas CEO Simon Walsh on providing services in a hybrid world

NTT Americas CEO Simon Walsh tells Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey about his company's challenge to help enterprise customers 'painlessly' connect to multiple clouds, multiple network operators and data sets in a secure, distributed workplace.

Former Comcast exec takes reins at MediaKind

Matt McConnell, an exec late of Comcast Technology Solutions, takes over as MediaKind's CEO, succeeding Angel Ruiz, who has been named chairman.

Samsung: Huawei pricing not viable for profit-seeking company

Senior executive at South Korean vendor tells UK politicians that no company trying to satisfy shareholders would be able to price equipment at Huawei's levels.

Haivision snaps up P2P video tech startup Teltoo

Haivision says Teltoo, a Spain-based company with ties to the cable industry, will help continue its expansion into the video delivery product marketplace.

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