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Local Officials Take on the Feds in Battle Over 5G Small Cells
News Analysis | 2/7/2020

Dozens of cities and city representatives are challenging FCC regulations intended to speed up the rollout of small cells for 5G. They argue such rules are unfair to taxpayers.

WiCipedia: Women in Tech Turn to TikTok to Expose Industry
WiCipedia | 2/7/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: When women don't apply to jobs; the new social media scene spreading the tech word (for better or for worse); the skills women need to get hired; and more.

MWC at Risk as Ericsson Pulls Out on Coronavirus Concern
News Analysis | 2/7/2020

Swedish equipment maker said it would not be able to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers.

Eurobites: Trump Blows His Top at Boris Over Huawei – Report
News Analysis | 2/7/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom tells Nokia to shape up; Orange to spend €1.5 billion on retraining exercise; Cellnex boosts coverage at Etihad Stadium.

Meet My Small Cell
DanoVision | 2/7/2020

Small cells are rolling out in neighborhoods all over the US. I decided to go find mine.

T-Mobile to Expand 5G Footprint in 2020
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

But execs don't have much new to say about the proposed Sprint merger.

Satellite Firms Unimpressed With Pai's $9.7B Pitch for C-Band Spectrum
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

Several Canadian and European satellite companies aren't yet sure if they want to accept $9.7 billion to quickly free up valuable midband spectrum for 5G.

Attorney General Barr: The US, Allies Should Take Nokia or Ericsson Stake for 5G
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

White House officials have reportedly discussed incentives for US private equity firms to buy stakes in Ericsson or Nokia for 5G. But there appears to be discord among Trump's appointees.

Comcast Bumped to 'Buy'
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

Industry analyst Craig Moffett still has concerns about 'secular headwinds' faced by NBCU and Sky, but sees enough strength in Comcast's cable business to warrant an upgrade of what he views as an undervalued stock.

fuboTV takes flight with Viasat
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

fuboTV is the first virtual MVPD to lock in a distribution deal for in-flight services and tap into new open caching specs developed by the Streaming Video Alliance.

Telefónica, Deutsche Telekom, Others Put $13M Into Blockchain Startup Clear
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

The venture money for Israel-based startup Clear underscores not only the opportunity surrounding blockchain in the telecom space but also operators' interest in the technology.

KT's 5G Splurge Hits Profits in 2019
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

Results for 2019 show impact of South Korean telco's commitment to 5G, as the number of its 5G subscribers reaches 1.4 million.

MWC2020: All Roads Lead to Cloud Gaming
LRTV Interviews | 2/6/2020

George Jijiashvili, senior analyst at Omdia, explains why cloud gaming and esports will be hot topics in Barcelona.

Podcast: Windstream's managed services moves
Kelsey's Grammar | 2/6/2020

This podcast examines how service providers are revamping their managed services and how Windstream is evolving from a traditional telco to a true managed services provider.

Eurobites: EU Gets Its Claws Into Qualcomm (Again)
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange challenges boldly in Belgium; Swisscom's uphill struggle; Deutsche Telekom's love pants.

Nokia sees light at end of 5G tunnel
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

The Finnish equipment maker hailed good progress on cost cutting and is slowly building up its stock of more profitable 5G products.

Taking the Operators' Pulse on SD-WANs: Visibility, Security & Simplicity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/6/2020

Light Reading/Heavy Reading and MEF have teamed up once again to launch a global SD-WAN Strategies Survey focused specifically on the opportunities for managed SD-WAN services offered by network operators to enterprise customers.

Huawei Back in Court With Patent Suit Against Verizon
News Analysis | 2/6/2020

The Chinese vendor has gone on the attack against Verizon, claiming the US service provider violated its intellectual property.

US Politicos Take 5G Bandwagon Down Dangerous Path
Shades of Ray | 2/5/2020

We don't need no bifurcation…

Amid Layoffs, Xilinx Warns of Pause in 5G Activities
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

Xilinx sells chips for 5G basestations, and had grand ambitions for its sales in the space. But last week the company announced layoffs and a 'pause' in 5G buildouts.

Helium Flies High With More Than 3,000 Hotspots Installed in US DIY IoT Network
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

Startup makes progress on user-installed rival to cellular IoT.

FCC Chairman Hunts for Magic Number in C-Band
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

C-Band incumbents reportedly want at least $12 billion to release the band for 5G, but the FCC's chairman is only expected to give them up to $9 billion. How will Ajit Pai split that difference?

Vodafone, DT hold new 5G network-sharing talks in Germany
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

The German operators are in discussions about a new scheme that could help them to meet some tough coverage obligations.

Omniverse Wants HovSat to Pay for Video Sins
The Bauminator | 2/5/2020

The defunct OTT-TV service provider has filed a motion for its erstwhile partner, HovSat, to be held responsible for a $50 million judgement stemming from a copyright suit involving several major US studios.

Amdocs Doubles Down With Spanish Deals
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

Orange Spain expands support for public cloud by opting to deploy Amdocs' cloud-native offering on Amazon Web Services.

MWC2020: 5G core to star in Barcelona
LRTV Interviews | 2/5/2020

Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader at Omdia, expects to be hearing a lot about 5G core developments and 'the platform' during this year's Mobile World Congress.

How Badly Will Coronavirus Hurt MWC?
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

With exhibitors pulling out and cities under lockdown, this year's MWC could see a fall in attendee numbers, despite what its organizer says.

Eurobites: Proximus Floats Private 5G Network Concept at Port of Antwerp
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

Connected tugboats ahoy! Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades in Albania; Amdocs does the double in Spain; Liberty Global transfers staff to Infosys.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Brexit, Huawei & O-RAN
LRTV Documentaries | 2/5/2020

Jamie and Scott are joined by super-sub Ray in a pod recorded on Brexit day. Party poppers were not provided.

Vodafone Ditches Huawei's Core Products in Europe at €200M Cost
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

Service provider took the decision to replace the Chinese vendor after regulators warned operators off using 'high-risk vendors' in sensitive parts of the network.

Life on the edge: AT&T customers explore use cases for edge computing
News Analysis | 2/5/2020

A top AT&T exec dives into exactly how the operator is selling edge computing to enterprises, and what it means by premises-based and network edge compute.

Apple Moving Deeper Into UWB Technology?
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

With a major Apple supplier buying a UWB chipmaker, and possible new location tags from Apple itself, the vendor might be moving deeper into UWB location tech.

Disney+ Bolts to 28.6M Subscribers
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

Meanwhile, Hulu ended fiscal Q1 with 3.2 million live TV subs and 27.2 million customers on its subscription VoD service.

AT&T, Microsoft, Others Get Behind Trump's Anti-Huawei Agenda
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

The Trump administration said it has a plan to foster the development of US-based software for 5G, and that AT&T, Microsoft and Dell are supporting the effort.

YouTube TV Surpasses 2M Subscribers
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

YouTube TV's rise in the OTT-TV rankings comes amid a growing cord-cutting trend that, according to analysts, also gave Hulu a healthy boost in Q4 2019.

5G & 400GE to Boost SP Router Market – Report
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

Dell'Oro Group suggests telecoms and cloud operators will spend more than $75 billion on IP gear in the next five years.

Elon Musk: Carriers 'Greedy' in Quest for 5G Spectrum
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk weighed in on the debate around spectrum for 5G. But his position is likely linked to his view as chief executive for both Tesla and SpaceX.

Drones, 5G, Video: China's Digital Virus Response
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

The Chinese authorities are seeking to use communications technology to counter the spread of, and threat from, the coronavirus.

Super Bowl LIV Draws Average Streaming Audience of 3.4M
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

But the vast majority of the US audience still watched the Big Game on regular TV.

Eurobites: Three Loses Two as Execs Depart
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government knocks heads together on shared rural network; network performance surveys ahoy; Ericsson and Nokia expose themselves.

A 6G Arms Race May Define the 2020s
Morris Lore | 2/4/2020

With the telecom industry facing balkanization, the development of a global 6G standard might never happen.

What's Next for CBRS?
News Analysis | 2/4/2020

Federated Wireless CEO Iyad Tarazi fills us in on the future for CBRS now that the spectrum has reached the commercial deployment phase.

Harmonic gains more ground with 'CableOS'
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

The vendor said it struck deals with two more international tier 1 cable operators for its virtualized cable access platform, and has commercial deployments of CableOS underway with 23 operators in all.

US Wireless Carriers Violated Federal Law in Sale of Location Data, FCC Says
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

The FCC has concluded its investigation into US wireless carriers' sale of their customers' location data, and found that 'one or more wireless carriers apparently violated federal law.'

Cable access hardware revenues to dip as virtualization takes hold – analyst
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Sector set to see a 2% drop in revenues through 2024 amid a decline in revenues for a broader broadband access equipment market that includes DSL and FTTP, Dell'Oro predicts.

Verizon, T-Mobile Butt Heads at Super Bowl
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Verizon and T-Mobile took their 5G squabble to the Super Bowl this weekend, with each attempting to out-snark the other.

CuriosityStream CEO: We're 'insulated' from studio content claw-back
CxO Spotlight | 2/3/2020

Streaming service focused on factual programming has more than 13 million subs, and is targeting 'hundreds of millions' as it pursues distribution deals around the globe, Clint Stinchcomb says.

Vodafone boasts dynamic 5G breakthrough
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Operator says it has successfully tested dynamic spectrum sharing, a technique that can help bring 5G services to market quicker through improved coverage.

Rural broadband: Japan eyes 5G, while Oz seeks more NBN cash
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Asian governments are plotting different paths to solve the problem of rural broadband funding.

Eurobites: MWC Organizer Plays Down Coronavirus Threat
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice makes moves in Israel; Italy fines operators for billing collusion; Belgian regulator proposes temporary spectrum licenses.

Ex-WorldCom Boss Bernie Ebbers Dies
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

The man behind the telecom sector's biggest-ever accounting fraud died at the weekend just weeks after he was released from prison.

Nokia Offers 5G Automation With Next Gen OSS
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Finnish vendor dishes up cloud-native network operations software designed to help automate 5G network management processes.

Tele2 targets further cuts as sales remain flat
News Analysis | 2/3/2020

Swedish operator plans another $100 million in cost reductions and says it will remove legacy IT systems and 'double functions' after its Com Hem takeover.

Roku Restores Fox Apps in Time for Super Bowl LIV
News Analysis | 2/1/2020

The deal ensures that Roku users will have access to Fox's free 4K stream of the 49ers-Chiefs championship matchup.

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