Charter hauls in 288,000 Spectrum Mobile lines in Q4, extending its total past 1 million. Cable op also lost 101,000 video subs and added 339,000 broadband customers in the period.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Italy's cool with Huawei, but former Aussie spy isn't; Telefónica launches new unit for smoother sales processes; Tele2 gets nod for Croatian sale.
The Nordic equipment makers look poised to win additional business in the UK after the government imposed tough new restrictions on Chinese vendors.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson gets jiggy with Ziggo for 5G; EU wants a firmer grip on its data; public sector wary of the public cloud.
UK national operator will have to rip and replace existing infrastructure to meet limitations on Huawei's role in its 5G radio access network rollout and that will set it back £500 million.
Free space optics is currently being touted as a backhaul solution for 5G. But this isn't the first time it's been positioned as a backhaul savior.
The UK's decision to allow Huawei a restricted role in the country's 5G rollouts leaves only China with the upper hand.
Expects rate of video sub losses to slow in 2020 as AT&T moves on plan to pair its fiber-based broadband service with its new OTT-delivered AT&T TV offering and HBO Max subscription streaming service.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETNO wants to see investment encouraged; Q4 fun at KPN, Telia and Telenor; broadband wars in Bristol.
Under Jay Parikh's ten-year leadership, Facebook built one of the most sophisticated data and networking infrastructures in the world, and collaborated with telcos on open networking.
128 Technology, a startup founded by the founders and former officers of Acme Packet, aims to separate from the herd with a novel approach to SD-WAN by utilizing session-based routing.
Chinese vendor paints positive picture as it faces supply restrictions in 5G and fiber access network rollout plans, but this is bad news for the tech firm.
The Johnson government has imposed tough restrictions on the Chinese vendor that could force BT and Three into expensive and drawn-out swaps.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Wind Tre job cuts on the horizon, says union official; Proximus CEO's resume under the spotlight; will UK put cap on Huawei's 5G market share?
Shares are up 25% Friday after the cable and wireless tech vendor raises 2019 revenue guidance, but doesn't explain why.
The telecom firm's board said it is in talks, but still supports its original offer from Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.
A draft of the new specs are expected to be done by the end of January, ahead of a public release that could occur by the end of March, industry sources say.
As coherent optics development moves away from a one-size-fits-all approach, the market will favor vertically integrated suppliers and companies that were once suppliers will be competitors, writes industry veteran Serge Melle.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sunrise teams up with Vodafone for enterprise market; Swisscom joins FreeMove Alliance; UK holds firm on digital services tax.
Shifting some of its business from Openreach to CityFibre would be a 'super smart' move by BT's directors, says Greg Mesch, as he eyes a much bigger role in the UK's national broadband market.
Partnership bundles 1-Gig Fios with the Stadia Premiere Edition package, with a focus on 4K resolution and plans for Verizon to pitch similar perks to new Verizon 5G Home customers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Portugal's MEO opts for Allot security; Vodafone pulls out of Libra digital currency project; robots in Davos.
Unfortunately, that new chapter looks likely to be Chapter 11.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: A1 flips 5G switch in Austria; ADVA connects trains over 5G in Spain; handset sales slump at Dixons Carphone.
Snaps up TalkTalk's FibreNation unit, a move that puts even greater pressure on national fixed access operator Openreach.
Despite Australian ambitions to build a world-leading broadband network, the state-funded project has left the country trailing in broadband rankings.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU bigwig plays down the Huawei-shaped hole in 5G rollout; Ericsson researches 5G in France; Telefónica's flexibility impresses rubber giant.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: South Africa's broadband slowed by subsea cable faults; BT boss says PM's fiber plan won't happen unless rollout rules change; mental health experts demand social media data from tech giants.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky Mobile sets out its 5G stall; Ericsson pushes eSIM offering; SFR's mission-critical push-to-talk service rides the rails.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom forms fiber joint venture; Belgian fraud detection startup raises €1.5 million; Liberty Global reshuffles in Europe.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodacom in talks with Cell C over prepaid customers; Openreach lowers free FTTP threshold for housebuilders; Boris Johnson talks Huawei.
Spectrum Total Connect focused on large, national business customers that require connectivity inside and out of Charter's 41-state footprint.
Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sterlite buys stake in Israeli virtual RAN vendor; Ofcom doubles down on provider performance ratings; Telekom Slovenije does deal with Discovery.
It's time for the industry to walk the 5G walk.
Also in today's EMEA regional rollout: US applies the Huawei thumbscrews on the UK again; French CEO questions Trump's motives over Huawei freeze-out; Orange tests 5G drones in Poland.
Cable op also details a new multi-Gig-capable 'XB7' gateway that is equipped with WiFi 6 and low-latency features tailored for online gamers.
And DOCSIS 4.0 specifications are expected to be completed in early 2020, CableLabs exec says.
Prominent next-generation networking executive leaves Deutsche Telekom to join Amazon Web Services (AWS).