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AT&T to Spend Trump Tax Bump on Fiber, 5G 'Foundation'
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1/31/2018  |  Post a comment
CEO says near-nationwide broadband is the big selling point for 5G.
Shaw Sloughs Off 650 Staffers
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1/31/2018  |  1 comment
Canada's second-biggest cable and broadband provider offers buyouts to 6,500 employees, aiming to trim its workforce by about 10% as it seeks to restructure its operations and boost profits.
Investors Jumpy Over Juniper Q1 Outlook
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1/31/2018  |  2 comments
Juniper revenues were down in Q4, and projections for Q1 are not making Wall Street happy.
Amdocs Scoops Up Vubiquity in $224M Deal
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1/31/2018  |  1 comment
Vubiquity buy creates a new video vertical for operations support giant Amdocs.
Ericsson: Desperately Seeking Profitability
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1/31/2018  |  3 comments
'Tangible improvements' are expected during 2018 but Swedish giant is still battling significant financial, operational and competitive challenges.
Time's Up in Tech: Ending Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Que Sera Sarah  | 
1/31/2018  |  Post a comment
Join Women in Comms in Denver on March 22 to discuss how to address and end sexual harassment in the workplace.
Ericsson Stuck in Loss-Making Rut, Offloads Majority Stake in Media Unit
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1/31/2018  |  Post a comment
Shares in Swedish vendor sink after results miss analyst estimates and amid disquiet about strategic backtracking and management changes.
Cable Closes In on 5-Gig Upstream With FDX
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1/30/2018  |  1 comment
New milestone gives CableLabs room to begin interoperability test of Full Duplex DOCSIS technology in February.
Atlantic Broadband Bulks Up on Fiber
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1/30/2018  |  Post a comment
In latest expansion move, midsize US cable overbuilder plans to use newly purchased South Florida fiber network to boost its business services efforts.
Cisco Minds Its Microservices With Cloud Video
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1/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Video delivery gets a microservices boost.
Australia Dumps Huawei From Pacific Cable Project
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1/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Citing security concerns about Huawei, Australia's government has indicated it will fund a submarine project instead.
T-Mobile Joins 100% Renewable Gang
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1/30/2018  |  Post a comment
US mobile operator pledges to buy 100% of its electricity from wind farms by 2021.
Nationalize 5G in the US? LOL, WTF?!
MariNation  | 
1/29/2018  |  19 comments
As if the telecom industry would ever let that happen.
Nokia Adds Extra Bite to Its 5G Pitch
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1/29/2018  |  Post a comment
Unveils ReefShark chipset as part of an end-to-end 5G network offering that covers the bases (geddit?) and preps for future demands on compute as well as network capacity.
Eurobites: UK Govt Trumpets Broadband Progress
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1/29/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON joins virtualization group; Vansbro goes Digpro; CK Hutchison enters the Matrixx.
Starry Trots Out New Fixed Wireless Hardware
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1/26/2018  |  1 comment
The Starry Point Window gets an upgrade as the company plans for more fixed, pre-standard 5G wireless deployments.
WiCipedia: Uber Hires New Diversity Exec & AI Comes for Jobs
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1/26/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: The second Women's March brought out hundreds of thousands of women and some pretty great signs; Finnish telecom boss puts foot down; the 'u-turn' factor in gender equality; and more.
Eurobites: TIM's Management Turmoil Continues
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1/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Deutsche Telekom merger hopes dashed; Salt demos 5G with Nokia; Deutsche Telekom joins industrial IoT group; KPN invests in healthcare tech.
Pole Control Fight Gets Net Neutrality Nasty
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1/25/2018  |  8 comments
He who controls the poles, controls the world (of broadband).
WOW Races Toward 1-Gig Finish Line
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1/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Large US MSO rolls out DOCSIS 3.1 service to numerous more markets, including Cleveland, Columbus and Detroit, as it shoots for nearly 95% coverage of its footprint by the spring.
Time to Enter the 2018 Leading Lights Awards
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1/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Are you a winner? Then get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
Eurobites: Sky Hastens Death of the Dish
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1/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom and friends claim 5G breakthrough; Vodafone in cellular-V2X tests; Nokia touts MulteFire small cell.
Can Congress Crack Net Neutrality? No Way!
Rewired  | 
1/24/2018  |  12 comments
New ads call for Internet Bill of Rights that applies to ISPs and content giants, but what are the chances Congress can get this done?
A Critical Review of Comcast's Capex Rise
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1/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Capex is up, but revenues are trending higher faster.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom & IBM Team Up on IoT
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1/24/2018  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's on the (autonomous) buses; Qualcomm fined $1.23 billion by EU; Vodafone strengthens its board.
Good News for Google at the FCC
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1/23/2018  |  11 comments
Score one for One Touch Make Ready pole policies – good news for Google and other new broadband providers.
Verizon: Video Down but Media Up
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1/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Big US telco loses Fios Video subscribers again in the fourth quarter but reports gains on digital media content and advertising front.
Amzallag's Four Horsemen of the Telepocalypse
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1/23/2018  |  1 comment
Vodafone's former virtualization chief highlights four key challenges for the communications networking and services sector in 2018.
Eurobites: UK Media Plurality Concerns Block Fox-Sky Deal
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1/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Com Hem profits down; Telco Systems gets cybersecurity gig; Openet adds to analytics team.
Scandal? Netflix Piles Up More Debt
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1/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Facing mounting competition in the video streaming space, Netflix plans to boost its already hefty spending on content creation, marketing and technology in 2018 to spur further growth, thereby increasing its heavy debt load.
What Lies Ahead for CSPs
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1/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Here are some predictions about what communication service providers face in the coming year.
Last Look – CES 2018 Spectacular, in Photos
Slide Shows  | 
1/22/2018  |  6 comments
And the photos really don't do it justice.
AT&T's Sports Boss Shares Her Playbook
Mentor Monday  | 
1/22/2018  |  1 comment
Catherine González Pack, who leads the team responsible for NFL Mobile Ticket, talks about her journey from the military to mobile and how she takes risks, asks the right questions and doesn't take no for an answer.
Cable One Goes Gig-Wide
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1/19/2018  |  1 comment
Seventh-largest US MSO says it now offers its GigaOne service to more than 95% of the 1.6 million homes in its legacy footprint and will reach 100% coverage by year-end using DOCSIS 3.0 technology.
FCC's Clyburn Not Buying What Pai's Selling
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1/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Nothing's ever easy at the FCC.
WiCipedia: Best Places to Work & Restroom Lines Tell All
WiCipedia  | 
1/19/2018  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: VC sees a slow influx of women; new tech hubs offer jobs but no minority takers; the best companies to work for in 2018; and more.
Eurobites: Will Telenor Bail Out of the Balkans?
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1/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom considers splitting T-Systems; Arcep opens its 5G window; Tele Columbus goes with Netcracker for billing.
Sprint, Cox Go From Patent Suit to Partnership
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1/18/2018  |  1 comment
Sprint ends patent suit and gains opportunity to densify its network with access to Cox's wireline broadband infrastructure.
Comcast Plays Wireless Card for SMBs
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1/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Comcast Business is rolling out Connection Pro, an automatic 4G wireless backup Internet connection for its nearly 2 million small-to-midsized business customers across the US.
It's Not Skynet; It's Ambient Intelligence
MariNation  | 
1/18/2018  |  2 comments
I, for one, welcome our robot overlords. So does Amazon.
Net Neutrality Moves Are as Futile as Trump's Comb-Over
Morris Lore  | 
1/18/2018  |  8 comments
What do Brexit, Trump's hair and net neutrality have in common?
Comcast Wades Into 4K Winter Olympics
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1/17/2018  |  Post a comment
For the first time, X1 subscribers will get access to 4K HDR coverage of the Olympic Games on something other than a Samsung smart TV app. But it won't be live, and it won't be everything.
NFL & Amazon Team for Streaming Gains
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1/17/2018  |  1 comment
In its first year of streaming NFL Thursday night games, Amazon said its Prime Video unit drew 17% higher game viewership than Twitter's similar offering last season.
Congress, Courts Ready to Rumble With FCC
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1/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Five things you need to know.
Comcast to AWS: I Dub Thee Preferred Cloud
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1/16/2018  |  1 comment
Comcast and AWS are going steady, but not exclusive.
Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network
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1/16/2018  |  Post a comment
At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations.
ETSI's Zero Touch Group Gains Support, Kickstarts Its Automation Engine
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1/16/2018  |  Post a comment
The industry body's new automation group has more big-name members from the operator and vendor communities and, following its inaugural meeting, an early plan of action.
Dish Serves Up New Broadband Plan
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1/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Because standalone TV is a difficult business.
Huawei, ZTE Face US Federal Ban
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1/15/2018  |  5 comments
Proposed legislation could deal a huge blow to Chinese vendors still trying to build a bigger presence in the US market.
Eurobites: France Leans On Telcos to Extend 4G Coverage With €3B Capex Injection
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1/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson troubleshoots with AR; Swisscom reaches agreement on employment conditions; Telenor says 'hey you! Upskill!'
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