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5G transport: Don't underestimate microwave

Heavy Reading's Operator Strategies for 5G Transport Market Leadership Study explores how transport networks will evolve to support 5G services.

fuboTV sub growth flattens in Q2, but sees stronger Q3

Coming off of its a recent deal for Disney programming, the virtual MVPD expects sub base to expand in Q3 as televised sports resume during the ongoing pandemic.

T-Mobile jobs cull may have begun as it aims to beat Verizon

Germany's Deutsche Telekom pledge not to cut US jobs is looking shaky, and the carnage continues outside the US.

Zodiac set to seize global 'video transformation' opportunities

Zodiac Systems, recently acquired by Orion Innovation, is ready to scale up and help service providers around the world make the leap to next-gen IP video platforms, CEO Derek Harrar says.

Steady as she goes for Swisscom in H1

Swisscom holds firm on full-year guidance (although revenue is trimmed a smidgen).

Telstra stock slides after 14% profit fall

Australian telco Telstra stock slides after reporting 14% profit drop in full-year earnings, amid concerns over mobile and broadband businesses.

India's Reliance wants to buy Bytedance’s TikTok – report

China's Bytedance and Reliance Industries are in talks over a possible buyout of Bytedance's TikTok app in India, according to media reports.

China Mobile reports more than 70M 5G users

China Mobile said it has deployed 188,000 5G basestations - including Mount Everest - while China Unicom hit 210,000 to date, according to results.

Deutsche Telekom bets on no Huawei ban but wants O-RAN rules

A German government mandate about the use of O-RAN technology could provide a suitable Huawei exit strategy for Deutsche Telekom.

Will MEF's definition give SASE its groove back?

MEF hopes to clear the air by fleshing out a definition for Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) services – dubbed MEF W117 – and deliver a framework to standardize SASE services based on MEF's current standardization work on SD-WAN, security and automation.

Operators need to prepare for the game-streaming tsunami

Whether it's from Amazon or Microsoft or Google, the perfect storm of online game streaming is coming, and those operators that are unprepared will soon stand out.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative 5G Strategy

AT&T, Cradlepoint, Linux Foundation Networking, Parallel Wireless and Comba Telecom, Radisys, SK Telecom and ZTE are on the shortlist for the 'Most Innovative 5G Strategy' award.

Eurobites: 3 Denmark spins off masts

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Italy's Fastweb thrives during pandemic; United Internet reports sales growth in Germany; Finland's Teleste stumbles badly.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy

Accedian, AlefEdge, Altran, Mutable, Red Hat, SK Telecom, Vapor IO, Volterra and ZTE all make the cut for crafting compelling edge computing strategies for an exploding market.

MaxLinear, Broadcom set to bring silicon stability to DOCSIS 4.0

MaxLinear has accelerated product development after closing its Intel deal, and Broadcom, sources said, has secured the financial backing it desired to proceed with D4.0.

Podcast: What's the story with Peacock?

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Jeff Baumgartner talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about NBC Universal's new streaming service, Peacock: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

Industry cheers FCC's legal victory in small cell battle

A group of local officials saw FCC rules around small cells as dramatic federal overreach. But a federal appeals court ruling casts those concerns aside.

How Amdocs swallowed Openet and paid so little

The small Irish software company disappeared last month when it was acquired by Israel's Amdocs for just $180 million.

Ericsson bats off a century of commercial 5G wins

Milestone reached after Telekom Slovenije signs on the dotted line.

Pay-TV losses hit 1.55M in Q2 as cord-cutting's 'second wave' looms

The redirection of content to direct-to-consumer streaming services by major media companies is 'strip-mining' the US pay-TV market and accelerating its demise, analyst Craig Moffett warns.

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