Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU could lock Huawei out of Europe; Nokia bolsters leadership team; France lines up 5G auction for the fall; Com Hem sets broadband record.
Nokia finishes the 2018 year on a high note but warns of a slow first quarter and a 'flattish' market this year among ongoing 5G challenges.
Revenue slumped due to weakness in cloud and service provider market, but the company said enterprise and security are doing well, and it's looking forward to a late-2019 turnaround.
Cato Networks, which bills itself as a 'cloud-native carrier,' scores $55 million funding for its vision of delivering on network agility, where traditional carriers have so far failed with their NFV efforts.
Huawei again lashes out at the treatment of its CFO as Australia's TPG halts mobile rollout with the Chinese vendor and Germany's Deutsche Telekom frets about the cost of replacing it.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica, SEAT and friends form connected-car collective; Openreach expands its fiber army; Aria Network has new boss.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q3 revenue down at Vodafone; Poland also set to ban Huawei from 5G networks; Open Fiber turns to Nokia for Italian job.
In a comprehensive new study conducted for Incognito Software Systems, Heavy Reading finds that communications service providers must implement new OSS strategies to support their next-generation fiber-based services.
The UK mobile operators are exploring a 'monetization' of their towers joint venture and will further unwind their active network-sharing deal with the rollout of 5G services.
Wireless capex is poised to rise in 2019 while cable capital spending falls as MSOs wrap up some major projects and spend less on set-tops, according to a new forecast from MoffettNathanson.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Lorenzo oils TIM's revenue wheels; Iliad invests in sovereign service provider; Dutch tread carefully on the Huawei front.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OTE sells stake in Telekom Albania; Orange cuts ribbon on Guiana-Martinique link; WorldRemit sets up shop in South Africa.
Having previously revealed that 350 jobs would go in Finland, Nokia has indicated that another 980 are on the line in France and Germany.
IPV6, security, DNS evolution and automation were all on the agenda at the UK Network Operators' Forum gathering in London.
Latest cuts form part of the Finnish vendor's plan to reduce annual operating costs by €700 million in the next two years.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt targets the enterprise; Deutsche Telekom trials NB-IoT in apartment blocks; changes at the top of Eurofiber; Telenor settles Thai trouble.
CenturyLink's President and CEO Jeff Storey, in a meeting with investors this week, said his company's December 2018 network event was minimized, in part, because of the carrier's network architecture and how it integrates acquisitions.
James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple downgrade causes ripples in Europe; Accedo raises another $17 million; DZS completes Keymile buy.
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia completes sale of IP video unit; merger of T-Mobile and Tele2 in the Netherlands signed and sealed; Sigfox helps save the rhino.