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5G location tracking company PoLTE closes doors

PoLTE raised an initial $6 million in funding in 2017 and another $12.5 million in 2019. The company reportedly discontinued services in September.

Ericsson sees wider benefits of India's FWA ambitions

The latest Ericsson Mobility Report has upgraded growth forecasts for FWA based in part on deployment in populous markets such as India.

Eurobites: Cost of Starlink devices rockets in Ukraine

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus schedules 3G switch-off; Ericsson and Thales liberate eSIMs; Cellnex taps the power of aluminum.

Eurobites: Strike-hit BT reaches deal with unions over pay

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone gets edgy in Salford; Somalia issues first licensed spectrum; Norway bolsters subsea cable security.

What the rise of the robots means for BT

In a muddy corner of England, the UK's telecom incumbent is plotting its future in a world of drone-filled skies and farming robots.

Eurobites: BICS bigs up 5G SA roaming breakthrough

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Du virtualizes with Nokia; JSC Ingenium opts for Enea's DPI software; Microsoft goes green for Irish data centers.

T-Mobile releases IoT developer kits into the wild

US operator T-Mobile is launching IoT developer kits which is described as "its next step to unleash developers to innovate for wireless."

Eurobites: Rakuten brings open RAN experience to the UK

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre and Toob strike network-sharing deal; Nokia upgrades Balitower network; Prysmian settles patents dispute with FiberHome.

Eurobites: Heavy hitters combine on telco cloud stack initiative

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia senses a 6G opportunity; Hyperoptic boss gets angry about mid-contract price rises; Saudis increase stake in Meta and Google.

Eurobites: Is the EU about to make things even worse for Facebook?

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom heads into space; Nokia plugs on-demand core network software; Twitter's Ghanaian employees left high and dry.

Telecom Italia is how other telcos fear they may one day look

The Italian phone incumbent is carving off more bits to sell as the domestic sales decline continues.

Eurobites: Swisscom brings 5G to BMW iX via eSIM

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia sticks to Plan A; Three's Q3 revenues rise, but so does capex; Orange teams up with towerco Vanu for Côte d'Ivoire coverage.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom invests $25M in SD-WAN provider Teridion

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Renault throws in its lot with Google Cloud; OneWeb boosts broadband coverage in Oman; UK users unhappy about mid-contract price rises.

Eurobites: Tele2 wins $33.5M tax appeal

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica boss to chair GSMA; Telia optimizes household heating systems; HERE tech finds BMW berth.

Comcast keeps Philly streets lit up and carefully tracked

Light Reading content partner Kurrant Insights presents an in-depth look at Comcast's smart cities business, focusing on the technology trail in its home city of Philadelphia.

Eurobites: OneWeb strikes gateway deal with Paratus in Angola

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brazil bolsters Telefónica's Q3; Huawei's Hertz antenna platform pops up in Portugal; Virgin Media O2 on the recruitment trail.

The FCC takes its bureaucracy beyond the stars

The regulatory agency said it is bulking up to handle the surge of interest and investment in satellite broadband, space tourism and new services we can't yet imagine.

Even the iPhone can't save Qualcomm from a slide

Qualcomm said it expects to supply most of the core chipsets for Apple's iPhone in 2023, up from its prior expectations of just 20%. But the company's outlook spooked investors.

Two big 5G use cases are struggling

From Meta to Ford, proponents of autonomous driving and the metaverse have been struggling lately. That's noteworthy considering 5G players often point to those services as future revenue drivers.

What's the Story? Leading Lights finalist trends in streaming video and broadband

Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner and Nicole Ferraro talk about the Leading Lights Awards categories they judged, the finalists they selected and trends they noticed in the submissions.

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