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If Dish is America's Rakuten, it might be in trouble – analysts
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

Rakuten's mobile losses are 'proving much higher than we anticipated,' according to some financial analysts. What that means for Dish Network's 5G ambitions is unclear.

Dish Network's Chairman Ergen seeks $1B for possible M&A
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

Dish's Ergen is forming a SPAC called CONX to raise $1 billion for deals in telecom, tech or media, 'including the wireless communications industry.'

Singtel CEO exits after 13 years
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

Yuen Kuan Moon, head of consumer business and chief digital officer, has been named successor.

Cable Next-Gen Preview: From Broadway to your basement
LRTV Documentaries | 10/5/2020

Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick and Light Reading Senior Editor Jeff Baumgartner preview two cable-related symposiums happening this week, on Tuesday, October 6 and Thursday, October 8. They're all digital this year, as we've had to say goodbye to Broadway while staying safe during the pandemic. Tuesday's program will focus on cable business services and Thursday's program's focus shifts to emerging cable network architectures.

AT&T stops DSL sales
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

Along with an ongoing de-emphasis of other older technologies, AT&T's DSL sale stoppage enters the picture as AT&T amplifies its focus on fiber-fed and wireless broadband services.

Alibaba eyes profit as China cloud gathers head of steam
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

China's cloud business is growing quickly, but its biggest player remains in the shadow of US rivals.

Eurobites: Cellnex, Everynet combine on IoT network rollouts
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three ponders masts sale; TIM, Ardian finalize terms of Inwit deal; MTN Zambia bolsters backbone with ZTE.

TalkTalk and BT squabble over discount FTTP deal – report
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

TalkTalk CEO says next three to six months 'are critical' as operator continues to seek long-term fiber deal with Openreach.

Coping with COVID-19: What businesses can do
Column | 10/5/2020

In this blog post, Broadband Success Partners' Davis Strauss discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the commercial market and how businesses can cope.

Post offices could be the new edge of 5G networks – report
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

The US Postal Service Office of Inspector General argued that the agency's 31,000 facilities nationwide could play a major role in 5G and edge computing.

Shentel launches 5G-ready fixed wireless with Nokia
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Shentel is looking to cover up to 15,000 households this year with fixed wireless Internet equipment from Nokia that can be upgraded to 5G.

India's Airtel puts $13M in Security Intelligence Center
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Bharti Airtel launched the Security Intelligence Center with an investment of INR1000 million, and Airtel Secure, cybersecurity for enterprise customers.

Is Altiostar really worth $250M?
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

As a part of Rakuten, the US software company has been thrust into the open RAN limelight.

How rising broadband demands might reshape US telecom
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Demand for broadband Internet is at an all-time high. And some providers like AT&T, Windstream, Verizon and Frontier appear to be responding as a result.

UK report cites flaw of 'national significance' in Huawei kit
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Annual Huawei security report again highlights Huawei's ongoing software engineering shortcomings.

Coronavirus speeds up IoT adoption, businesses say
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Seventy-eight percent of businesses adopting IoT say it was key to their lockdown continuity, with 67% increasing the pace of IoT due to the pandemic, says a new study.

CableLabs reaches key milestone on path to '10G'
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

New Flexible MAC architecture specs will give cable operators options as they disaggregate elements of next-gen networks that will pump out multi-gig speeds and support low latencies and enhanced security.

5G patent storm brewing – report
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

If you thought smartphone patent wars were already messy then it could be a whole lot worse now that a pile of different industries are looking to harness 5G and other technologies.

French Closed: France's €2.8B 5G auction farce
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

At least the French sale of 5G spectrum avoids the excesses seen in Italy and Germany.

WiCipedia: Is Trump going to end diversity training in tech?
WiCipedia | 10/2/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Harassment numbers in tech aren't improving; working moms of color find scholarship opportunity with The Mom Project; tech conferences aren't structured for women; and more.

Eurobites: Nokia celebrates its 5G century
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cleared of profit-warning perfidiousness; BT clears out of Latin America; ETNO wheels out survey findings to prompt more 5G evangelism by governments.

Verizon, T-Mobile knock on smart home door
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

T-Mobile is offering Vivint smart home services in some markets, according to Wave7 Research, while Verizon is bundling Amazon smart home offerings into 5G Home.

Comcast plugs in upgraded Wi-Fi 'Pods'
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

New, faster Wi-Fi extenders are also being made available to the cable operator's technology and product syndication partners.

Honeywell to test private 5G network
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

Multinational conglomerate Honeywell is joining the likes of Ford, Microsoft and Hitachi in the pursuit of private wireless network tests using 5G technologies.

CommScope swaps CEOs
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

Charles 'Chuck' Treadway succeeds the retiring Eddie Edwards and takes the helm following the integration of Arris, a company-wide focus on 5G and the need to get a grip on CommScope's struggling CPE business.

Telstra launches 5G fixed wireless
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

The Telstra move has sparked discussion about whether 5G is a direct competitor to NBN.

Drahi's Altice takeover plan hits a road bump
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

A shareholder in Altice Europe said Drahi's buyout offer significantly undervalues the company.

Amazon Timestream turbocharges IoT database performance
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

AWS claims new serverless system is 1,000 times faster than relational databases and one tenth the cost.

The UK gets another scaremongering report on 5G delays
Morris Lore | 10/1/2020

The Centre for Policy Studies has weighed into the 5G debate with some highly questionable findings.

New report reveals how an expanding network is driving carriers to the edge
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/1/2020

Technologies never roll out as quickly as expected. Barriers to implementation arise, exuberance turns to pragmatism and numbers are restated. Not so with 5G.

Eurobites: O2 road-tests satellite 5G for connected cars
News Analysis | 10/1/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Elisa goes with Nokia for 5G RAN; Colt chooses SSE for 100G action; Proximus fires up eSIMs; Enea acquires Aptilo.

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