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5G Momentum Props Up Ericsson's Q2
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
You.i TV Cashing in on Multiscreen Migration
The Bauminator  | 
7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
As the traditional pay-TV biz suffers and the direct-to-consumer OTT video market rises, You.i TV has found its niche as companies on all sides seek ways to simplify the path to a wide array of screens.
Pirates Poised to Pluck More From Pay-TV, OTT
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Piracy and account-sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
5G May Drive Carriers to Share Networks – Like It or Not
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Operators around the world are eyeing network-sharing deals to deploy 5G. US operators remain decidedly against such a proposition, but they may back into more sharing scenarios in the coming years nonetheless.
Cord-Cutting Could Clip Other Video Players
Breznick Unbound  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Back-to-back studies by InMyArea Research indicate major TV programmers and streaming services like HBO and Netflix could also face a mass exodus by subscribers soon.
Podcast: ClearSky Data CEO Ellen Rubin Knows Where Your Data Is
CxO Spotlight  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
AT&T & IBM Strike Major Cloud, Networking Alliance
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7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T Business Solutions will migrate its internal applications to the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will use AT&T Business as its primary provider of software-defined networking.
Cato Debuts 'Hands-Free' SD-WAN
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7/16/2019  |  2 comments
Cato offers self-service, co-managed and now fully managed options for its cloud SD-WAN service.
Telenor Serves Up a Dodgy Herring in Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2019  |  1 comment
The Norwegian incumbent has revised down this year's outlook and lacks a decent growth story to excite investors.
Eurobites: Swisscom Brokers 5G Roaming Deals With SKT, Elisa
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7/16/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep sets out its ground rules for 5G spectrum allocation; Facebook exec moves to VEON; Eurofins lands smart-home testing deal.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: What Is Digital Transformation?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Jennifer Kyriakakis from Matrixx joins the guys this week, as they attempt to work out what 'digital' really means in the telecoms environment.
Smartphone Life Expectancy Could Delay 5G Transition
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2019  |  1 comment
US mobile users don't show much interest in buying new phones these days, a situation that could create challenges for operators looking to replace the 4G phones among customers with more efficient 5G gadgets.
Huawei Dispute Has Put Global Supply Chain at Breaking Point
Morris Lore  | 
7/16/2019  |  1 comment
With the Chinese vendor now developing alternatives to US suppliers, and Ericsson moving production closer to its customers, the telecom world order is under serious threat.
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  |  1 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  |  1 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  |  1 comment
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  |  Post a 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  |  Post a 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
News Analysis  | 
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  |  Post a 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  |  1 comment
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  |  Post a 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
Column  | 
7/12/2019  |  Post a 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  |  Post a 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?
News Analysis  | 
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?
News Analysis  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
7/10/2019  |  1 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.
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