Videon, a company whose heritage extends back to early HDTV tuners, DVD-ROM upgrade kits and the original Google TV gizmo, has raised its first-ever round of funding to fuel an ambitious growth plan.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica is booking hotel rooms at MWC; Nokia wants bodies in the office; BT in talks with News UK over future of TV sport offering.
The Swedish equipment maker will run baseband software on x86 processors supplied by Intel in a sign of RAN upheaval.
As the dust settles on the FCC's blockbuster C-band spectrum auction for 5G, investors appear to be turning to other potential sources of spectrum once thought unusable or uninteresting.
Cable op launches Cox Edge, an edge cloud computing service with global aspirations focused on a range of low-latency apps and services that can be offered in and out of Cox's traditional network footprint.
For Dish Network, the Nokia 5G core in the AWS public cloud will support 'near zero-touch automation' and the ability to offer service level agreements to customers.
Samsung was a major beneficiary of the PLI for mobile device manufacturing, but it's decided not to make additional investment.
Last week's highlights included Viavi's ongoing pursuit of a merger with Exfo, Rakuten's open RAN plan to reveal what it's really paying for telecom gear, and we briefly ponder why Nokia would roll out the red carpet for open RAN developers in Dallas.
A US appeals court throws out Huawei's complaint against the FCC, though there's more to keep its lawyers busy in Canada, Poland, the UK and Sweden.
Deal to merge Celcom and Digi is said to be worth $15 billion.
The US may be struggling to persuade the world to ban Huawei gear from 5G networks, but it's a clear winner in the Pacific subsea cable wars.
AT&T and T-Mobile balked at requests for their 'heat maps.' Such data would help to show their network signal strength data in the same way as the number of bars of service on a customer's phone does.
Network resiliency is a difficult thing to achieve because wireless networks are typically spread across large geographies so there are many points where the network can fail.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Incari touts new 'European operating system'; Orange branding guys totally smash it; Proximus downsizes in Brussels.
The Antwerp-based startup emerges from stealth mode with a new 5G product just as operators call for local alternatives to Asian and US providers.
Though many cable operators will continue to head down the road of DOCSIS in the years to come, they're also taking a close look at various FTTP options as they explore next-gen network moves.
Back from his foreign junket, Biden issues an order letting the government subpoena or ban Chinese app makers, while the FCC closes Huawei loopholes.
At issue are billions of dollars worth of spectrum licenses that Dish Network is still trying to acquire. The FCC, meantime, is loaning those licenses to AT&T and Verizon.
The China 5G handset juggernaut is slowing down – after growing at a thundering pace in early 2021 with 91 million devices shipped in the first four months.
Huawei retains its grip with a 36% share outside North America, almost equal to the combined share of Nokia, Ericsson and ZTE.