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Consumers Overpay for Broadband – Study
The Bauminator  | 
8/22/2019  |  1 comment
Findings from university researchers and the WSJ could crash broadband's ARPU party as a growing number of subscribers upgrade to faster, more expensive high-speed Internet tiers.
Storm Clouds Gather Over Sunrise's $6.4B Liberty Deal
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
A major bust-up between the Swiss telco and its biggest shareholder could sink the deal to acquire Liberty Global's Swiss cable business.
Three CEO: We'd Rather Take Huawei Risk Than Miss 5G Rewards
CxO Spotlight  | 
8/20/2019  |  2 comments
The smallest of the UK's four mobile operators is forging ahead with its rollout of a home broadband service powered by Huawei's 5G equipment, despite government concern about the Chinese vendor.
Australian Telcos Demand Cuts in 'Unsustainable' NBN Prices
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8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Australia's state-backed national wholesale network charges too much and provides shoddy service, say critics.
Eurobites: Three UK Plugs In 5G Home Broadband Service
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8/19/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM acquisition finalized; Telia issues Russian spying disclaimer; France's digital tax feels the heat in Washington.

China Operators Woo Newcomer CBN for 5G Alliance
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
China's big mobile operators see the country's unlikely 5G new entrant as a prospective partner.
Automating Telstra Still Performs Like a Knackered Robot
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8/15/2019  |  2 comments
Australian operator is hacking away at its workforce like a murderous machine, but its 'turnaround' is questionable at this stage.
Italy's Mobile Melee Calls for Extreme Measures
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
With Fastweb poised to launch a fifth mobile network, Italian operators faced with shrinking sales are taking network sharing to a new level.
RJio Vs Vodafone Idea: Who Will Rule India?
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
RJio has overtaken Bharti Airtel to become India's second-largest operator. Can it challenge Vodafone Idea for the top spot?
Vodafone's German Gigabit Plan Piles Broadband Misery Onto DT
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8/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Germany's telecom incumbent has already witnessed ten years of broadband decline at the hands of cable operators. Are things about to get worse?
Eurobites: DT Has No Plans to Sell BT Shares
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8/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MegaFon sales grow; Austrians fret about 5G health effects; Freenet sticks to guidance.
DT Still Waiting for Spectrum to Launch 5G
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8/8/2019  |  1 comment
The soft launch of 5G in early July was even softer than it appeared, but financial results look strong for the second quarter despite the absence of any German 5G activity.
Shentel to Get Bigger Using Mix of Fiber, Cable & LTE Fixed Wireless
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8/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Regional operator Shentel says it plans to expand Internet access in part using LTE fixed wireless technology.
After Towers Sale, RJio Looks to Fiber Spinoff
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8/7/2019  |  1 comment
India's youngest service provider is turning itself into a more asset-light company.
After Dominating Broadband, HKBN Takes On Enterprise
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8/7/2019  |  Post a comment
The Hong Kong operator is taking aim at rival HKT as it looks to shake up the enterprise sector.
Houston, We Have a Problem: Satellite Alliance Fractures Over 5G Spectrum Sale Profits
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8/6/2019  |  Post a comment
There appears to be dissension in the ranks of satellite companies hoping to cash in on the sale of 5G spectrum.
Google Uses Wireless to Expand Fiber in Austin
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8/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Google plans to use both fiber and wireless technologies to deliver Internet services in Austin, a first for the company.
Eurobites: Vivendi May Sell 10% Stake in Universal Music to Tencent
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8/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arqiva plotting break-up and sale; Ericsson, Elisa test private cellular; Italy's 5-star 5G hotel; Detecon gets new boss; Accenture snaps up Northstream.
CommScope Carves Migration Path to Remote PHY
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8/5/2019  |  Post a comment
CommScope says new remote PHY modules can be snapped into most of its deployed base of fiber nodes and allow for targeted rollouts in areas where cable operators need to add capacity.
BoJo's UK Broadband Plan Looks Barmy, but Don't Write It Off
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8/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The UK's new prime minister may be chasing perfection in the hope of catching excellence, but the country's operators are demanding action on numerous fronts.
Eurobites: Telia CEO Dennelind to Quit in 2020
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8/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo Algeria gets new boss; Safaricom embarks on fiber expansion; Telecom Italia hiring and firing.
Power Brokers: Utilities Explore Their Role in 4G & 5G
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8/2/2019  |  2 comments
Utility companies like Duke and Xcel are already major players in the telecom market. Now they're looking at how they might participate in 4G and 5G.
BT Decline Continues Despite 5G, Fiber Push
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8/2/2019  |  1 comment
UK operator's latest trading update came as a further disappointment to investors, sending its share price down on the London Stock Exchange Friday morning.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Shrinks Again
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8/2/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: German broadband operators on the block; Android to get extra search tool options in EU; Brits lag on IoT; and more.
Eurobites: Vodafone Pockets $2.3B From New Zealand Sale
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7/31/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openreach plays along with BoJo's broadband dream; Fastweb gets fifth Italian mobile license; Digital Realty to build new Frankfurt facility.
Huawei Defies US Ban With 23% Lift in H1 Revenue
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7/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Smartphones power the Chinese vendor's first-half results, but doubts about its operating system cloud the future.
Is Light Communications a Solution in Search of a Problem?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/30/2019  |  Post a comment
LiFi is the latest effort to bring optical wireless communications into the commercial communications networking fold.
The Cord Cutters Are Right
The Philter  | 
7/29/2019  |  14 comments
The pay-TV feature set has finally met its match and, even if you don't cut the cord for budget reasons, you should give some other options a try.
Fiber, 5G or Cable? The Battle for the Enterprise Branch Office
Column  | 
7/29/2019  |  1 comment
Fresh survey results show that the distributed enterprise market is up for grabs as cable operators, traditional telcos and wireless providers vie for advantage.
Eurobites: Virgin Media Ponders Mobile Bid – Report
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7/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Management changes at Vodafone Romania and Euskaltel results.
Charter Shifts Mobile Into Higher Gear
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7/26/2019  |  Post a comment
No. 2 US MSO signs up 208,000 wireless customers in the second quarter as it ramps up its Spectrum Mobile sales efforts to full throttle and extends its reach to nearly every type of wireless handset.
Comcast Broadband, Mobile Growth Engines Keep Purring
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7/25/2019  |  Post a comment
No. 1 US cable and broadband provider racks up another strong quarter of steady broadband and mobile sub growth while seeing video sub losses shoot up.
Eurobites: Virgin Media Raises Gigabit Stakes in UK
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7/25/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre sucks up to BoJo; O2 confirms 5G launch; Telefónica's net income slips in Q2, though its revenues rise.
AT&T Video Sub Losses Hit Record Highs
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7/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Company executives say their forthcoming 'thin-client' streaming video service and intensified focus on digital assets and 'long-term value' customers will save the day. But analysts have their doubts.
Eurobites: UK Government Gets Jumpy Over Inmarsat Sale
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7/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
OneWeb's LEO Strategy Shows More Progress, but Questions Remain
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
OneWeb is building a constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites for global Internet services, but key elements of the offering remain cloudy.
Deutsche Telekom Cuts Adtran Spending After 5G Spectrum Splurge
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
German spectrum auction blamed by analysts for a broadband spending slowdown at Deutsche Telekom.
Hong Kong Telcos Upset by 5G 'Exclusion Zone'
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Regulatory efforts to protect satellite services have angered mobile operators investing in 5G technology.
Meeting Cable's 10G Challenge Without Lots More Fiber
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Cable operators may not not need to go all-fiber or adopt the new Full Duplex DOCSIS spec to deliver symmetrical 10Gbit/s speeds to broadband subscribers.
Eurobites: Ireland's Cubic Gets €23.5M Funding Boost
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7/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre takes fiber gig into 14 more cities; Millicom boosted by M&A; Hungary kicks off 5G auction process; Qualcomm fined.
DT Considers Legal Action Over Vodafone-Liberty Merger
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7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
German incumbent lashes out at European authorities after they approve Vodafone's takeover of Unitymedia, and says it may request a judicial review.
D3.1 Finally (Really) Debuts Down Under
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Australian government-backed wholesale broadband provider concludes successful D3.1 field trial on a retail operator's HFC network in Victoria, achieving download speeds of nearly 1 Gig.
5G Man Meets His Nemesis
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/17/2019  |  1 comment
5G Man finds an unwelcome guest in his apartment...
Shaw Bets on BlueCurve for Broadband
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7/15/2019  |  1 comment
As part of its broad product syndication deal with Comcast, big Canadian MSO is counting on new home WiFi app, DOCSIS 3.1 rollout and IPTV launch to trigger fresh subscriber and revenue growth.
Eurobites: Israel Sets 5G Spectrum Auction in Motion
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei requests level laying field in Italy; ADVA adds a dash of AI to satellite signaling analytics; Galileo crashes and burns; Telenor's Q2 dented by Bangladeshi 'errors.'
Boingo's New CEO Sees Growth Everywhere, Including in Private CBRS Networks
CxO Spotlight  | 
7/12/2019  |  Post a comment
From 5G to WiFi 6, Boingo's new CEO sees opportunities everywhere. Moreover, those opportunities now stretch into the 3.5GHz CBRS band.
No Quick Fix for New BT, Vodafone Bosses
Morris Lore  | 
7/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Philip Jansen and Nick Read are not off to a dream start at the UK operators, and turnarounds could be a long time coming.
Cogeco Scores in US, Slips in Canada
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7/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Large cross-border cable operator exceeds analyst expectations with Q3 Atlantic Broadband results in US but disappoints with Cogeco Connexion results in Canada.
Jeff Bezos & Elon Musk to Compete for 5G Backhaul Business
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7/9/2019  |  3 comments
Some of the world's most visible and wealthy entrepreneurs are preparing to compete against each other in offering satellite-based backhaul services to wireless network operators.
Why Deutsche Telekom Could Exit Romania
Morris Lore  | 
7/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The German operator is rumored to be in talks about selling assets in Romania. Difficult as it may be to pull off, that move could make business sense and suit its strategic objectives.
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