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Just 29,000 5G Devices Have Been Sold in the US (So Far)
DanoVision  | 
8/19/2019  |  1 comment
According to new figures from BayStreet Research, 5G phones aren't exactly flying off the shelves.
Crown Castle Hires Google Lobbyist to Boost DC Efforts
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8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Tower and small cell company Crown Castle moved to bolster its Beltway firepower with the addition of a new chief lobbyist who hails from Google and Microsoft.
Australian Telcos Demand Cuts in 'Unsustainable' NBN Prices
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8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Australia's state-backed national wholesale network charges too much and provides shoddy service, say critics.
Dish Fiber Leads With Managed WiFi
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8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Dish has accelerated its pursuit of apartment service deals with a new offering that matches raw connectivity with a managed, property-wide WiFi network, IPTV services and, later, IoT capabilities.
'AT&T TV' Streams Into 10 Test Markets
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8/19/2019  |  3 comments
Billed as a 'Televisionary' offering, AT&T's new pay-TV streaming service features five tiers, paired with a 500-hour cloud DVR and access to a large VoD library.
Eurobites: Three UK Plugs In 5G Home Broadband Service
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8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM acquisition finalized; Telia issues Russian spying disclaimer; France's digital tax feels the heat in Washington.

US Component Makers Should Plan for Life Without Huawei
Morris Lore  | 
8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Harsh weekend words from Trump and prolonged uncertainty will spur the Chinese equipment maker as it tries to become more self-reliant. Its US suppliers should plan accordingly.
Did Altice Change Its Tune on Buying Spectrum?
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8/16/2019  |  5 comments
Altice said it wants to buy C-Band spectrum, which appears to represent a bit of a change from the company's previous strategy.
Podcast: Where Does OTT TV Go Now?
The Philter  | 
8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
It's going to take some televisionary moves for pay-TV providers and big studio owners like AT&T to sort out what consumers want, how to package it and what to call it.
Dish's CEO to Boost Dealers: 'We Want to Change the Way the World Communicates'
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
The CEO of Dish Network is urging Sprint's Boost dealers to stick around with the brand while Dish works to acquire the business from Sprint.
Mobileum Parachutes Into 'New Ballgame' With $70M WeDo Takeover
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8/16/2019  |  1 comment
Private equity-backed roaming and security specialist has a new line-up of senior executives to manage a business that has just doubled in size.
Eurobites: The Lost Towers of Nigeria
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ireland takes a closer look at Verizon Media's cookies; EU and Apple prepare for September showdown over tax bill; Sky trumpets addressable TV.
Here's What Trump's Huawei Ban Cost US Firms in Q2
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8/16/2019  |  1 comment
Several US companies put a dollar amount on the losses they incurred from President Trump's Huawei ban. Here's the tally.
WiCipedia: Using Tech for Good, the Scully Effect & Google's Clock Is Ticking
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Coding school teaches kids to help others with tech; '90s TV reigns supreme even in the everything-automated age; computer science programs may have more accountability soon; and more.
VMware to Acquire Veriflow for Network Monitoring
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Another acquisition in a summer of deals to beef up VMware's networking toolkit.
China Operators Woo Newcomer CBN for 5G Alliance
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
China's big mobile operators see the country's unlikely 5G new entrant as a prospective partner.
Cisco Lays Off 488
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8/16/2019  |  Post a comment
The company seems to be making adjustments in the face of a disappointing quarterly projection; in addition to the layoffs it's also hiring, and shut down development in an emerging cable data networking technology.
Is the Worst Over for US Pay-TV?
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8/15/2019  |  1 comment
As the rate of US video subscriber losses accelerated to a record high in Q2, a top analyst wonders if those losses are about to slow down and stabilize.
Orange's Isch on Keeping SD-WAN Secure & Simple
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
In a recent podcast with Light Reading, John Isch discusses how Orange 'co-innovates' with SD-WAN customers, and shares several case studies on what this process looks like by describing collaborations with its SD-WAN customers Siemens and Sony.
Reliance Jio Plans Major NB-IoT Launch in India in Jan. 2020
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8/15/2019  |  1 comment
The operator plans to have at least a billion IoT devices operating on the network within 2 years.
Another Huawei Scandal, Another Denial
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8/15/2019  |  3 comments
China's controversial equipment giant denies hacking into phones in Africa at the behest of political strongmen.
Automating Telstra Still Performs Like a Knackered Robot
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8/15/2019  |  2 comments
Australian operator is hacking away at its workforce like a murderous machine, but its 'turnaround' is questionable at this stage.
CommScope Swaps Leadership of Its CPE Biz
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Former Scientific-Atlanta and Cisco exec Joe Chow to succeed Larry Robinson, a move that will spark more speculation about the future of the set-top and modem business that CommScope acquired from Arris.
Italy's Mobile Melee Calls for Extreme Measures
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
With Fastweb poised to launch a fifth mobile network, Italian operators faced with shrinking sales are taking network sharing to a new level.
Eurobites: Huawei Commits to UK, Despite Everything
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom revenue slides in H1; BT to delist from NYSE; more holograms; 5G ice-cream scoop.
Dell Flying to 5G Cloud on AT&T-Led 'Airship'
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Dell is working with AT&T to bring hardware automation to the Airship open source cloud provisioning project.
Amid Criticism, FCC Chairman Moves to Approve Revised T-Mobile/Sprint Merger
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
However, there are a growing number of state attorneys general who oppose the merger.
Cisco Sees 'Major Point of Weakness' in Service Provider Business
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Cisco's service provider business declined steeply in its most recent quarter. And Cisco isn't expecting a comeback soon, as 5G profits aren't in the near term for telcos, CEO Chuck Robbins says.
Akamai Testing Edge Computing Scenarios With 5G Operators
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8/14/2019  |  2 comments
Akamai is hoping to parlay its efforts in the CDN arena into a role in the 5G and edge computing marketplace.
New Disney Pact Paves Way for Charter to Offer Hulu, ESPN+, Disney+
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Distribution of premium subscription streaming services are contemplated in new, wide-ranging deal between The Mouse and Charter.
Deal Pushes ViacomCBS Past Netflix in Programming Spend
The Bauminator  | 
8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Combined company only will trail Disney, Comcast/NBCU and AT&T/WarnerMedia in that category as streaming battle intensifies.
Verizon to Test Aggregation Across CBRS, 1900MHz, 700MHz & AWS Spectrum
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8/14/2019  |  1 comment
Verizon is planning to conduct tests that would combine transmissions across CBRS spectrum and its existing licensed spectrum bands, including 1900MHz, AWS and 700MHz.
How 5G & the Trade War Are Ringing the Changes for Ericsson
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
The Swedish vendor is changing the way it delivers products and shifting production facilities.
Huawei Cuts Back on Cable
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor is backing away from the cable network business amid pressures from the US-China trade war and the loss of critical business with cable operators in portions of Europe, industry sources said.
China Unicom Seeks 5G Ally to Cope With Buildout
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Revenues are down, spending is up, and 5G is on the horizon: A partner could ease the pressure for one of China's big players.
Eurobites: Vodafone Launches 5G in Ireland
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Drei and ZTE fire up 5G in Austria; 5G mmWave network to be tested in Moscow; UK MVNO targets those with hearing loss.
Wi-Charge Readies Infrared Wireless Power System for IoT Devices
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Wi-Charge preps a wireless power system for IoT devices.
CBS, Viacom Strike Deal to Combine
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
The combined company, to be called ViacomCBS, said it would become a global powerhouse that can pump out premium content at grander scale and use OTT and other direct-to-consumer channels to stoke growth.
Nokia Delays Sprint's 5G Rollout
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8/13/2019  |  3 comments
Sprint is using three vendors for 5G and two of them have already launched commercial service on their gear. Where's Nokia?
5G Report Card for August: 100 Announced Devices, 39 Operators Globally
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8/13/2019  |  1 comment
5G is gaining momentum, according to the latest numbers from the GSA.
Podcast: Prof. Nick Feamster Explains Machine Learning for Telcos
The Philter  | 
8/13/2019  |  1 comment
Machine learning is primed to help service providers run more efficient and effective networks, but first the good ideas have to make their way from the lab to the real world – and that's a big challenge, according to the University of Chicago's Nick Feamster.
Consolidated Streams Into the Future With 'CCiTV'
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Joins OTT-TV and satellite TV options in northern New England with a new streaming video service, running on Android TV boxes and a range of retail devices.
5G Firms Still Face Trump Tariffs
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
President Trump will delay some tariffs on smartphones, in the latest development in his trade war with China.
5G: Too Big Even for China?
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The vast costs of 5G rollout are weighing heavily on Chinese telcos.
RJio Vs Vodafone Idea: Who Will Rule India?
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RJio has overtaken Bharti Airtel to become India's second-largest operator. Can it challenge Vodafone Idea for the top spot?
Huawei Decision to Show if BoJo Is Presidential Poodle or British Bulldog
Morris Lore  | 
8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
The question of what to do about Huawei will show UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson why a no-deal Brexit is fraught with peril.
CenturyLink Bids to Bring 5 Msec Latency to 98% of US Enterprises
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
Eurobites: Hands-Free Heads for the UK Hard Shoulder
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French broadcasters receive approval for Netflix-challenging Salto service; tough Q2 for Denmark's TDC; EE rules the RootMetrics ratings roost.
CommScope Seeking New Leader for Ruckus Unit
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
CommScope CTO Morgan Kurk is running Ruckus on interim basis following recent departure of unit's former president, Ian Whiting.
Reliance Jio & Microsoft Launch 'Comprehensive' 10-Year Cloud Team-Up
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
The telco giant and Microsoft are joining forces to bring cloud services to India, and Reliance Jio will also build data centers for Microsoft on that subcontinent.
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