Hot off a deal with WideOpenWest, Reach Mobile CEO Harjot Saluja says his company's platform enables partners to offer a range of flexible offerings, including family plans, underpinned by the networks of top US carriers.
Brian Lavallee joins the podcast to explain why this particular severing of an undersea cable had such an impact on Tonga's network, how satellite connectivity provided a temporary backup for the island state and advancements being made in submarine network services.
Nokia showed its lab to Light Reading and discussed its approach to 25G PON, beacon devices for mesh Wi-Fi home networks, fixed wireless access (FWA) technologies and more.
Slow population growth crimped broadband subscriber growth at Comcast and Charter, while producing a 'meaningful headwind' for Altice USA and a 'significant tailwind' for Cable One, an analysis of new Census data finds.
Telstra CEO Andy Penn steps down to make way for CFO Vicki Brady.
Swiss operator reports buoyant mobile growth, but questions remain over FTTH plans.
Speeds and feeds are heading the hype in US broadband's multi-gig era, but Starry CEO Chet Kanojia believes a focus on 'consistent' latency and speeds more tailored to how specific customers use the Internet will help the company differentiate.
Estimates vary as networks are prepared for the new platform, but cable industry experts expect to see deployments underway by 2025.
The budget proposal also includes $25 million for rural co-ops to refinance Rural Utilities Services loan debt and upgrade their networks.
Claro, Oi, TIM Brasil and Vivo are said to be losing home broadband business to new ISPs set up by criminal gangs.
Fixed wireless specialist will begin trading under the 'STRY' ticker on Tuesday following SPAC deal with FirstMark Horizon. Amid an ambitious expansion plan, Starry ended 2021 with 63,230 subscribers.
CVC Capital Partners has made an offer for a minority stake in TIM's yet-to-be created enterprise services unit.
Yellowstone Fiber has started laying conduit to install underground fiber to connect Gallatin County and the city of Bozeman, Montana. The open access network is a partnership with Utah's Utopia Fiber.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spotify suspends service in Russia; Netflix invests in South African productions; Zen rides on CityFibre network nationwide.
Group that represents small and midsized broadband service providers suggests its constituents will need a year or more to comply with the new rules due to the operational complexities involved.
New free, ad-supported streaming capability is emerging as MyBundle.TV's base of partners expands to 84 that service a combined 8.8 million broadband customers.
Bruno Fromont, CTO of Intelsat, is helping one of the world's storied satellite providers evolve to be more interoperable with carrier 5G networks and more software-defined as a technology company
Meanwhile, Frontier is facing macroeconomic headwinds amid its fiber buildout, but the telco has made solid progress about a year after emerging from bankruptcy, says MoffettNathanson analyst Nick Del Deo.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KKR wants to see TIM's books; Ghana extends SIM re-registration deadline; Google gives green light to Spotify's payment platform.
Group moves ahead with ambition to apply principles of disaggregation and openness to fixed broadband networks.
Revenues for remote OLTs surged to $10 million in 2021, compared to just $300,000 in 2020, and are poised to more than double in 2022, according to Dell'Oro Group.
Meanwhile, Starlink, which has supplied 'thousands' of satellite broadband kits to Ukraine, is raising prices on hardware due to surging inflation.
Of the report's many warnings: 'No online system can be trusted anymore because the current key establishment and key exchanges can be breached.'
Comcast's 'xGitGuard' tool uses AI and machine learning techniques to detect 'secrets' - such as API tokens and passwords - that might be inadvertently lurking in open source code.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 commits to circularity; Telia issues euro 500 million green bond; Zoomed-out UK workers bang nails into caffeine's coffin.
The Australian federal government says it will tip a further A$480 million into the national broadband project, with NBN Co. adding another A$270 million.
Rhode Island lawmakers called a multi-million-dollar Cox investment 'an effort to catch up on years of neglect' and renewed their push for a dedicated advisory council to plan out the state's broadband future.
T-Mobile is expected to be a key player in the auction of about 8,000 new, county-based overlay licenses of unassigned 2.5GHz midband spectrum.
Charter's Spectrum Enterprise unit is putting more emphasis on the higher end of the market with Enterprise Network Edge, a platform that features advanced security and SD-WAN capabilities.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cellnex sells French towers; Iskratel targets UK FTTH market; Swisscom will kill 3G in 2025.
Several Apple services, including its app store, Apple TV+, iCloud, Maps and Apple Music were temporarily knocked out on Monday.
Enhanced DOCSIS 3.1 and DOCSIS 4.0 still fit into many cable network roadmaps, but operators are also getting more aggressive with fiber-to-the-premises overlays and buildouts.
A Sprint holding company is claiming trademark infringement and has filed a lawsuit to prevent a Nextel-branded mobile service from launching.
A new policy brief shows fixed broadband prices rose to 3.5% of gross national income (GNI) per capita in 2021, up from 2.9% in 2020. Mobile broadband prices increased to 2% of GNI in 2021, up from 1.9% in 2020.
CableLabs' Curtis Knittle says the 100-Gig capabilities supported by emerging C-PON systems will help cable operators reclaim optical spectrum and add capacity as network needs exceed what legacy tech can deliver.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson continues stables-cleaning process; VEON employees tough it out in Ukraine; Nokia's patent applications rise.
Private event to feature strategy discussions, technology presentations and live demos. Industry sources say the demos will include both options for DOCSIS 4.0: Extended Spectrum DOCSIS and Full Duplex DOCSIS.
This week: John Badal, founder and CEO of Sacred Wind Communications, on how his company is closing the digital divide on Navajo lands in rural New Mexico.