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NB-IoT: Where Trash Can Become Treasure
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Sensoneo is deploying its trash management system in parts of the US with T-Mobile's NB-IoT.
Dalet Buys Ooyala Media Platform & People
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
To support its ongoing transition to a SaaS-based business model, Dalet signs agreement to acquire Ooyala Flex Media Platform and staff.
Huawei Prepares for Possible Life Without US Suppliers
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Chinese equipment giant confirms it is developing alternatives to US suppliers and limiting the amount of US technology in its products.
Shaw Bets on BlueCurve for Broadband
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
As part of its broad product syndication deal with Comcast, big Canadian MSO is counting on new home WiFi app, DOCSIS 3.1 rollout and IPTV launch to trigger fresh subscriber and revenue growth.
AT&T Keeps Pushing on the Manufacturing Use Case for 5G
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
The 5G industry is hoping that the technology will play a role in the 'factory of the future.' AT&T specifically has embarked on a few efforts to make this happen.
Microsoft Teams With MSPs to Hook Enterprises Into Azure
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Microsoft is partnering with eight managed service providers, including SD-WAN startup Aryaka, to connect enterprises with applications in the Azure cloud.
Qualcomm Gets Busy With Its 9205 Cellular IoT Modem
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm talks up 16 design wins for its cellular IoT modem.
Eurobites: Israel Sets 5G Spectrum Auction in Motion
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei requests level laying field in Italy; ADVA adds a dash of AI to satellite signaling analytics; Galileo crashes and burns; Telenor's Q2 dented by Bangladeshi 'errors.'
C-Band Proposal Fixates on Fiber
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2019  |  2 comments
A proposal with cable industry backing to free up at least 370MHz of C-Band spectrum for 5G should make fiber providers and data center operators salivate.
Untapping the Opportunity in Sports OTT
Column  | 
7/15/2019  |  1 comment
While sports content piracy is growing at an alarming rate, hurting the industry and dampening down the value of sports TV rights, solutions are available.
Sprint, Verizon to Sell 5G Phones Nationwide
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7/12/2019  |  1 comment
Sprint and Verizon have launched 5G services in parts of just a handful of cities. But the operators confirmed that they will sell their 5G phones in all of their retail stores nationwide.
Charter & NY Formally Kiss & Make Up
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7/12/2019  |  1 comment
After New York's Public Service Commission rescinded approval of Charter's merger with TWC and Charter threatened to leave the state, negotiations succeeded and both orgs come out winners.
AT&T Ditches Synacor as Portal Provider
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7/12/2019  |  1 comment
Synacor reveals that it's winding down three-year deal with AT&T to run the telco's web portal, which will sap nearly half of its overall revenue.
The Spectral Efficiency Twilight Zone
Morris Lore  | 
7/12/2019  |  2 comments
Operators desperately need 5G's 'spectral efficiency' to cope with a data tsunami. Just don't expect it to boost profits.
Boingo's New CEO Sees Growth Everywhere, Including in Private CBRS Networks
CxO Spotlight  | 
7/12/2019  |  1 comment
From 5G to WiFi 6, Boingo's new CEO sees opportunities everywhere. Moreover, those opportunities now stretch into the 3.5GHz CBRS band.
New Route to New Revenue: Detect & Respond to Credentials Sharing
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7/12/2019  |  1 comment
Rather than ignoring password sharing or solely seeking ways to prevent it, service providers are now in position to monetize it thanks to advances in behavioral analytics and machine learning.
Eurobites: Orange, Proximus Agree to Network Sharing in Belgium
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7/12/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SWAN, ZTE claim 5G first in Slovakia; Sparkle moves African hub; France Telecom suicides trial reaches conclusion.
For Cell Phone Tower Owners, the Wall Street Party May Be Ending
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7/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Cell tower owners including SBA, American Tower and Crown Castle have been enjoying lots of love on Wall Street. But the good times might be over, according to some analysts.
No Quick Fix for New BT, Vodafone Bosses
Morris Lore  | 
7/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Philip Jansen and Nick Read are not off to a dream start at the UK operators, and turnarounds could be a long time coming.
Will Standards Lessen SD-WAN's Growing Pains?
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
7/11/2019  |  9 comments
Ovum and Heavy Reading explain how MEF has stepped in to create SD-WAN specifications to provide clarity in the market, and how this service definition could impact the industry.
Cogeco Scores in US, Slips in Canada
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7/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Large cross-border cable operator exceeds analyst expectations with Q3 Atlantic Broadband results in US but disappoints with Cogeco Connexion results in Canada.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom, Software AG Team Up for IoT Expansion
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7/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone boss takes a £1.2 million pay cut; BT may cut its dividend to fund fiber rollout; ADVA connects in Kuwait.
Too Little, Too Late for BSNL, MTNL Revival?
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7/11/2019  |  Post a comment
India's government has proposed a rescue deal for its state-backed operators, but their survival remains in doubt.
Rural America Might See More 5G With FCC's New 2.5GHz Order
DanoVision  | 
7/11/2019  |  Post a comment
The FCC said it's moving to release valuable midband spectrum for 5G with its new 2.5GHz action, but opponents argue American students will suffer as a result. The truth is that Sprint already owns most of the nation's 2.5GHz holdings.
Verizon Folding Smart City Unit Into Business Group, Ingram to Depart
News Analysis  | 
7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon is moving its smart city operations into its new consumer/business corporate structure. As a result, Verizon's VP of Smart Communities, Mrinalini (Lani) Ingram, is leaving the company.
What Does Dish's Charlie Ergen Want?
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7/10/2019  |  5 comments
Charlie Ergen has accumulated a treasure trove of spectrum licenses, and has now emerged as the linchpin in the government's review of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger. But what does he really want?
IBM: We Won't 'Bluewash' Red Hat
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7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
IBM executives say they'd be fools to compromise Red Hat's independence, following the $34 billion acquisition that closed this week.
Family Friction for 5G Man
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
5G Man doesn't always get along with his father... the irascible 4G Man.
Cisco Looks to Acacia for Optics & Flexibility
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7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Acacia's pluggable optics help Cisco's routing business stay competitive and make its customer networks easier to operate, according to the head of Cisco's optical business.
Epsilon Revamps Its Back Office to Support Pivot to Enterprise Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
Talk – but No Greater Clarity – on Huawei Ban
Shades of Ray  | 
7/10/2019  |  2 comments
Various reports suggest there has been a relaxation on the trade position being taken by the US authorities with regards to Huawei, but the situation for US vendors is no clearer.
Eurobites: Bulgaria's Vivacom Goes on Sale, Despite Ownership Row
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7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transatel expands mobile data offer for Jaguar Land Rover; ZTE opens cybersecurity lab in Brussels; Amazon's Alexa heals the UK.
MVNO Ting Dumps T-Mobile for Verizon, Blames Sprint/T-Mobile Merger
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Ting, an MVNO of both Sprint and T-Mobile, in part blamed the ongoing uncertainty around the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile for its decision to move from T-Mobile to Verizon.
ONAP 'Dublin' Lightens Network Orchestration
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2019  |  1 comment
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
Comcast Commits Millions to Harmonic's 'CableOS' Platform
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2019  |  3 comments
Under the new enterprise license, Comcast will pay $175 million in software license fees over four years in a move that could help to fuel the cable op's access network virtualization efforts.
IBM Builds Telco Muscle With $34B Red Hat Acquisition
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
IBM sees its combination with Red Hat as enabling a full virtualization stack to service providers, from infrastructure to OSS and everything in between.
AT&T's Names & Delays New SVoD Service, HBO Max, Till 2020
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7/9/2019  |  1 comment
WarnerMedia's new direct-to-consumer OTT service to feature 10K hours of content, reportedly cost more than $14.99 per month.
Jeff Bezos & Elon Musk to Compete for 5G Backhaul Business
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7/9/2019  |  3 comments
Some of the world's most visible and wealthy entrepreneurs are preparing to compete against each other in offering satellite-based backhaul services to wireless network operators.
Nintendo Investigating 5G, but 'We Don't Chase Trends'
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Wireless industry executives tout 5G as ideal for gaming and other high-speed services, but executives at video game company Nintendo are taking a wait-and-see approach.
Ericsson Warns of No-Deal Brexit Threat to UK and European Telecom
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Swedish kit giant says a Brexit on no terms would leave the telecom industries in both the UK and Europe worse off.
Cisco to Buy Acacia for Pluggable Optical Goodness
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2019  |  8 comments
Cisco said it would buy Acacia and the components vendor's current optical transport customers need not worry. The move is seen as positive overall, but one analyst explained why Arista should probably be more concerned than ADVA.
Video Sub Losses Now Part of US Cable's 'Bull Case' – Analyst
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7/9/2019  |  1 comment
Investors are now more willing to ignore pay-TV declines as cable margins surge, thanks in part to ARPU-boosting broadband services, Craig Moffett says.
Yvette Kanouff Joins John Chambers-Led VC
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Former Cisco exec and cable industry vet named partner and CTO of JC2 Ventures, a venture capital firm devoted to startups in areas such as AI, IoT and cybersecurity.
AT&T's '5G E' Strategy Is Paying Off – Misleading or Not
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T's decision to replace the 'LTE' icon on some of its phones with '5G E' earned the carrier widespread condemnation, but new findings show that AT&T's network is nonetheless seeing dramatic improvements.
Eurobites: The Future Looks Brighter for Orange's Richard
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ADVA lands Luxembourg deal; Orange completes SecureLink acquisition; Telefónica extends its Internet-access-for-resale service; a Spotify for Africa.
The Story Behind Verizon's 5G Secret Weapon
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2019  |  3 comments
Verizon is spending billions on fiber to support its wireless 5G push.
Podcast: Parsing Data & Sharing Poles in Smart Cities
The Philter  | 
7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
US Ignite's Mari Silbey provides commentary on a few topics related to smart cities, including how research universities are helping cities slice up IoT and sensor data into bite-sized morsels.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Vodafone 5G, Xi vs Trump & Apple Innovation
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
This week: Vodafone goes for the controlled throttle on 5G tariffs; the US goes for the jugular with Huawei; and will an Ive-less Apple go down the pan?
Roku Retains the High Ground in US Streaming Battle
The Bauminator  | 
7/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Meanwhile, Android TV trails the pack at retail, but continues to make strides with cable ops and other service providers worldwide.
India's Tejas Targets Big Gains in US
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7/8/2019  |  Post a comment
The optical equipment maker spies international opportunity in Huawei's problems.
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