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Windstream CEO: We're the largest SD-WAN provider in the country

Windstream said it now has 3,200 SD-WAN customers representing over 27,000 endpoint locations.

Coronavirus concerns carve into CommScope's Q1 guidance

The impact on supply chains and manufacturing in China causes CommScope to brace for $60 million reduction in profits in Q1, equating to more than $100 million in revenues.

Imagine snags NCTC deal for IPTV ad insertion

Tech vendor will offer cloud-based service supporting ad insertion on all IP-based video streams to small and independent operators, starting with pilot deployments this summer.

T-Mobile's DSS warnings all hot air, claim AT&T and Verizon

T-Mobile says a key piece of 5G tech – Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) – isn't ready for prime time. AT&T and Verizon disagree.

The role of wireless tech in fighting the new coronavirus

As the most recent coronavirus spreads, wireless technology is playing a role in efforts to fight the illness.

5G spectrum auction imperiled by satellite operators' hunger for money

Two big C-Band Alliance members – SES and Intelsat – had a falling out. That could create trouble for telcos that want C-Band spectrum for 5G.

ViacomCBS preps launch of 'broad pay' streaming service

Expanded version of CBS All Access to 'soft launch' later this year, feature content from a wider range of ViacomCBS content properties, and complement the company's free Pluto TV and premium Showtime streaming services.

Huawei's Ding gets emotional about 5G, boasts 91 deals

Chinese vendor's president of carrier networks says it now has 91 commercial 5G deals and gives a unique perspective on the potential of the new-generation mobile broadband technology.

Cisco shifts next-gen cable amp business to ATX Networks

ATX is set to build Cisco GainMaker-compatible amps and take over a key piece of the cable access market as Cisco puts more focus on software and remote PHY devices for cable's pivot to distributed and virtualized networks.

Eurobites: You don't need Huawei for 5G, US diplomat tells Europe

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo improves the customer experience with Nokia; BICS connects up exoskeletons; ADVA hints at coronavirus-linked trouble ahead.

Telefónica fails to stop rot after axing 4,500 jobs last year

Shares in Spanish telecom giant fall in Madrid after it reports a disappointing set of results weighed down by restructuring costs.

Bruce McClelland resurfaces as CEO of Ribbon Communications

Former Arris and CommScope exec comes aboard following recent departure of former Ribbon CEO Fritz Hobbs and Ribbon's merger with ECI.

Coronavirus cuts into 5G standards work

The 3GPP – the association charged with developing 5G technology standards – has canceled its face-to-face meetings in the first quarter due to coronavirus concerns.

Sprint lawsuit claims top Charter execs stole trade secrets

Sprint claims that two former employees — Paul Woelk and Craig Cowden — stole its VoIP technology and gave the tech to what is now Charter Communications.

Sling TV swings to first-ever subscriber loss in Q4

Internet streaming service sheds 94,000 subs as Dish's satellite TV business shows signs of stabilization and narrows its losses to 100,000.

Cable op Midco hints at interest in CBRS spectrum auction

Cable company Midco is testing fixed wireless LTE technology in the CBRS spectrum band in North Dakota and Minnesota, an effort that's partly to prepare for possible spectrum purchases, the company said.

Orange expands uCPE suite with Dell and Ekinops

Orange's Laurent Perrin says the uCPE is part of Orange's strategy to 'move in a new direction of merging the network and IT world.'

Dish to spend up to $500M on 5G network build in 2020

Most of that cash will be spent on RF planning and site permitting. 'There's not a lot to build this year,' Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen says.

Cambium deepens cost cutting amid promises of a recovery

Cambium Networks, which sells hardware for cellular and WiFi networks, said it will expand the restructuring it first began in November, in order to reduce costs.

Telcos add intelligence sharing to cybersecurity alliance

AT&T, Singtel and Telefónica trumpet new capabilities of the Telco Security Alliance to detect and eliminate threats.

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