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Verizon Paves Fast Lane to Equinix Data Centers
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon is looking to build shortcuts between enterprises and their assets located in Equinix data centers.
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.
Eurobites: Europe 'Risk Assesses' Its 5G
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global to form JV to expand Virgin Media fiber network; Telefónica lands cybersecurity deal with Havas; Ofcom looks to protect mobile users, kicks off search for new boss.
3 Big Themes to Watch for in Wireless Q2 Earnings
DanoVision  | 
7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
From cable's wireless growth to Sprint's expected losses, here's what to expect from the next few weeks.
Netflix Thinking Inside the Box
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Netflix is increasingly focused on getting its OTT app integrated into pay-TV set-tops and mobile devices as it seeks to maintain its rapid growth pace around the world.
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.
5G mmWave Phones Can't Stand the Heat
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7/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Tests show that hot days can cause the Samsung S10 5G phone to drop from a 5G connection to a 4G signal from overheating.
In #5G Social Media Advertising, AT&T Goes Old While Verizon Goes Male
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7/19/2019  |  1 comment
In social media advertising for 5G, AT&T is targeting older Americans while Verizon is targeting mostly men.
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.
5G in Laptops, Watches, Tablets & More? Analysts Are Divided
News Analysis  | 
7/19/2019  |  1 comment
5G operators are keen to see consumer electronics companies install 5G capabilities into all kinds of devices. However, analysts are divided about whether that will actually happen.
Huawei Ban Would Hurt 5G Security, Say UK MPs
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7/19/2019  |  Post a comment
UK politicians say the country's next prime minister will have to make a quick decision about Huawei and that restrictions would have an impact on security.
The Right Strategy for Modernizing Cable
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7/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
3.5GHz CBRS Band Deployments Face Yet Another Delay
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7/18/2019  |  2 comments
The NTIA is still testing spectrum sharing in the 3.5GHz CBRS band. Such testing has delayed commercial operations in the band for almost a year.
T-Mobile Reportedly Worried That Dish Is Actually a Trojan Horse for Cable
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7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile and its parent company are worried that a cable company like Charter or Comcast might acquire Dish in order to gain MVNO access into T-Mobile's network.
Verizon Launches Fifth Mobile 5G City, First MiFi Device
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7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon launches fifth mobile 5G city.
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.
Podcast: Here Are 3 Big Trends in 5G
The Philter  | 
7/18/2019  |  1 comment
This mini episode of the Light Reading podcast features Ray Le Maistre and Dario Talmesio discussing the big trends shaping the 5G market worldwide, now that so many major operators have launched 5G services.
Eurobites: Telia Starts to Turn the Tanker Around in Q2
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7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT sells historic HQ; Virgin and Sky extend content deal; Telefónica taps smart-metering tech.
Vodafone Gets Blessing for €18.4B Liberty Takeover
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7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
The deal should take the pressure off Vodafone CEO Nick Read but comes as a big blow to German incumbent Deutsche Telekom.
AT&T & Microsoft Ink 'Extensive' Deal for Cloud, 5G, AI & Edge
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7/17/2019  |  1 comment
In an 'extensive, multiyear alliance,' AT&T is moving its non-network applications to Microsoft Azure and its employees to Microsoft 365, while Microsoft gets access to AT&T's network for emerging 5G, AI and edge applications.
AMG's NextLink: The FCC's Poster Child for Crossing the Digital Divide
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Bill Baker, CEO of AMG Technology Investment Group's NextLink, is getting ready to put millions from the FCC's Connect America Fund to use covering rural America with fixed wireless. He may soon bid for billions more.
Stranger Things: Netflix Falls Short on Subs
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Despite passing the 150-million subscriber mark globally, Netflix disappoints investors by falling well short of its second-quarter target of adding 5 million paid subscribers worldwide.
Report: Netflix Doesn't Need Friends
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7/17/2019  |  1 comment
In its latest take on the SVoD space, MoffettNathanson says Netflix will still dominate the OTT video market despite the impending loss of Friends and The Office to new streaming services from WarnerMedia & NBCUniversal.
NB-IoT Gains Early Commercial Traction in the US
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7/17/2019  |  2 comments
Early NB-IoT services from T-Mobile, and more action from AT&T and Verizon as narrowband IoT starts its initial growth in the US.
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...
Eurobites: S&P Puts Vodafone on Creditwatch
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2's earnings up 3% in Q2; Openet goes cloud-native for 5G; Inmarsat takeover comes under scrutiny.
5G Momentum Props Up Ericsson's Q2
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
You.i TV Cashing in on Multiscreen Migration
The Bauminator  | 
7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
As the traditional pay-TV biz suffers and the direct-to-consumer OTT video market rises, You.i TV has found its niche as companies on all sides seek ways to simplify the path to a wide array of screens.
Pirates Poised to Pluck More From Pay-TV, OTT
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Piracy and account-sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
5G May Drive Carriers to Share Networks – Like It or Not
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Operators around the world are eyeing network-sharing deals to deploy 5G. US operators remain decidedly against such a proposition, but they may back into more sharing scenarios in the coming years nonetheless.
Cord-Cutting Could Clip Other Video Players
Breznick Unbound  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Back-to-back studies by InMyArea Research indicate major TV programmers and streaming services like HBO and Netflix could also face a mass exodus by subscribers soon.
Podcast: ClearSky Data CEO Ellen Rubin Knows Where Your Data Is
CxO Spotlight  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
AT&T & IBM Strike Major Cloud, Networking Alliance
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7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T Business Solutions will migrate its internal applications to the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will use AT&T Business as its primary provider of software-defined networking.
Cato Debuts 'Hands-Free' SD-WAN
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7/16/2019  |  2 comments
Cato offers self-service, co-managed and now fully managed options for its cloud SD-WAN service.
Telenor Serves Up a Dodgy Herring in Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2019  |  1 comment
The Norwegian incumbent has revised down this year's outlook and lacks a decent growth story to excite investors.
Eurobites: Swisscom Brokers 5G Roaming Deals With SKT, Elisa
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7/16/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep sets out its ground rules for 5G spectrum allocation; Facebook exec moves to VEON; Eurofins lands smart-home testing deal.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: What Is Digital Transformation?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Jennifer Kyriakakis from Matrixx joins the guys this week, as they attempt to work out what 'digital' really means in the telecoms environment.
Smartphone Life Expectancy Could Delay 5G Transition
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2019  |  1 comment
US mobile users don't show much interest in buying new phones these days, a situation that could create challenges for operators looking to replace the 4G phones among customers with more efficient 5G gadgets.
Huawei Dispute Has Put Global Supply Chain at Breaking Point
Morris Lore  | 
7/16/2019  |  2 comments
With the Chinese vendor now developing alternatives to US suppliers, and Ericsson moving production closer to its customers, the telecom world order is under serious threat.
NB-IoT: Where Trash Can Become Treasure
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Sensoneo is deploying its trash management system in parts of the US with T-Mobile's NB-IoT.
Dalet Buys Ooyala Media Platform & People
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2019  |  1 comment
To support its ongoing transition to a SaaS-based business model, Dalet signs agreement to acquire Ooyala Flex Media Platform and staff.
Huawei Prepares for Possible Life Without US Suppliers
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7/15/2019  |  1 comment
Chinese equipment giant confirms it is developing alternatives to US suppliers and limiting the amount of US technology in its products.
Shaw Bets on BlueCurve for Broadband
News Analysis  | 
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.
AT&T Keeps Pushing on the Manufacturing Use Case for 5G
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
The 5G industry is hoping that the technology will play a role in the 'factory of the future.' AT&T specifically has embarked on a few efforts to make this happen.
Microsoft Teams With MSPs to Hook Enterprises Into Azure
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Microsoft is partnering with eight managed service providers, including SD-WAN startup Aryaka, to connect enterprises with applications in the Azure cloud.
Qualcomm Gets Busy With Its 9205 Cellular IoT Modem
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm talks up 16 design wins for its cellular IoT modem.
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.'
C-Band Proposal Fixates on Fiber
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2019  |  1 comment
A proposal with cable industry backing to free up at least 370MHz of C-Band spectrum for 5G should make fiber providers and data center operators salivate.
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