'If we find transactions that are positive to shareholders, we won't hesitate to move forward,' said CEO Jeff Storey. But some analysts aren't so sure that's going to actually happen.
Colombia's fourth mobile operator is said to be aiming for a 25% market share in five years.
Malaysia gets cracking on its ambitious plan to build a single national 5G wholesale network - but government officials haven't explained who will pay.
This week: Francella Ochillo, executive director of Next Century Cities, on the challenges local communities face in having their voices represented in broadband policy making and deployment.
India's 5G spectrum (3.3-3.6GHz) auction may be pushed to the first quarter of 2022 due to the devastating second wave of COVID-19, according to reports.
Paid subscriber gains led by Paramount+, the super-sized streaming service that debuted on March 4 and succeeded CBS All Access.
Having sold off so much of its European estate, the cable company needs a forthcoming UK marriage to work out.
Nokia North America CTO Mike Murphy examines the standards and parity challenges open RAN has to overcome to become a fully fledged technology.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Airspan to open lab in Slough; Three's revenue rises in Q1; Openreach trials digital migration in Suffolk.
Extending beyond the need for raw speeds and feeds, reducing latencies could set up a 'revolutionary change' to the user's broadband experience, says CableLabs exec Matt Schmitt.
Infinera, Apple, National Instruments and Viavi are among the companies that have reported financial troubles due to the ongoing global chipset shortage.
T-Mobile counts around 900,000 Dish Network customers that will be affected by its CDMA plans. Dish puts that number closer to 4 million. The truth may lie elsewhere.
US towerco sells a stake in its European business and announces a public offering to raise funds for its takeover of Telxius.
Supplier says a new, flexible distributed access architecture (DAA) product, which could play a role in future DOCSIS 4.0 networks, is ready for field deployments.
China has fallen out of love with tech giants and is seeking new ways to punish them.
Elon Musk announces the Starlink satellite Internet service has 500,000 pre-orders, rocketing up from 10,000 in February.
The UK mobile operator believes the overhaul of its transport infrastructure will lead to cost savings and a competitive edge.
The social network's business communication product hits 7 million paid subscribers, but it is still a minnow compared to Teams.
A cloud-in-a-box - perhaps more commonly referred to as 'Business in a Box' or 'Infrastructure In a Box' - takes everything to the edge, and dramatically reduces the possibility of business disruptions due to the misfunctioning or end-of-life application servers or network devices at each location.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Echostar teams up with Semtech for satellite-based services; Slovak Telekom increases its capacity with Intelsat; BICS simplifies SIMs.
RDK Management, an organization now led by Jason Briggs following the recent departure of Steve Heeb, hits device deployment milestone as Google continues to drive service provider scale with Android TV.
T-Mobile's CEO said that the operator's new Magenta Max 5G customers consume 40% more data than its other 5G customers, and fully 70% more data than T-Mobile's average 4G LTE customers.
'An industry certification program for open RAN can be a significant milestone,' Microsoft told the FCC. Meantime, the O-RAN Alliance, the UK government and others aren't standing still.
Operator's 'broadband-first' strategy is in full swing, as vast majority of new customers take only WOW's broadband service and attach a streaming service.
Nextlink won't build Internet connections to 265 locations in New Mexico. The company said that's just 0.1% of its RDOF coverage area, but critics are beginning to sound the alarm.
Taiwan heavyweights Chunghwa Telecom and Taiwan Mobile have handed down contrasting Q1 results.
Dutch incumbent KPN, in response to media speculation, said it had knocked back two separate and 'unsolicited' takeover bids from private equity firms EQT and KKR.
Microsoft's $12 billion takeover offer for the popular video game chat service Discord has been denied.
The operator is entrusting more of its systems to the public cloud and will use a technology developed with Google to realize cost savings and service improvements.
Expected short-term issue is driving up costs and lowering margins for cable access gear, but not enough to alter Harmonic's revenue forecast for 2021.
The ongoing second wave of the pandemic is likely to have a devastating impact on the smartphone market in the country, according to Counterpoint Research.
As if COVID-19 were not enough to contend with, Telenor's Myanmar business reels from the effects of February's coup and its aftermath.
Secucloud provides Aryaka with a SASE platform that includes a cloud-based firewall-as-a-service, DNS security and secure web gateway with advanced threat protection capabilities.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia in FWA foray with Ooredoo Kuwait; OneWeb takes on GPS; BT offers half-price broadband for welfare claimants.
Alongside calling, texting and mobile hotspot capabilities, Dish Network's Boost Mobile MVNO will also offer telemedicine services through K Health on its $60/month plan.
Striking an MVNO deal is 'an interesting idea,' but the near-term focus is on upgrading and expanding Frontier's fiber network as the company exits bankruptcy, executive chairman John Stratton says.
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As the 2021 hurricane and wildfire season gets underway, the nation's top wireless network operators say they're preparing their operations for worst-case scenarios.
While Verizon will retain 10% of that business, the 'corporate carveout' effectively ends Verizon's individual pursuit of a digital advertising and media market led by the likes of Google and Facebook.
T-Mobile said in January it would 'reevaluate' its political contributions. But in February the company was among those that made the maximum legal contributions to GOP candidates.
Corning competitor STL said increased bandwidth usage, European expansion and more 5G network buildups will keep it growing in 2021.
OTT-TV service is presenting alternatives after YouTube TV and Roku failed to strike a new deal that reportedly centers in part on Google's desire to have the AV1 codec supported on Roku's platform.
'Open RAN is not ready for full commercial deployment for several reasons,' T-Mobile argued. 'For example, methods must be developed for implementing regulatory mandates, like 911.'