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Verizon Brings Mobile 5G to Phoenix, Targets In-Building 5G With Boingo
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon strikes a 5G DAS deal with Boingo, starts outdoor mobile high-band 5G rollout in Phoenix.
Here's How T-Mobile Reduced LTE Congestion by 71%
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile's CTO Neville Ray built a traffic-forecasting tool in conjunction with Speedtest provider Ookla that the company said helped direct fully $10 billion in network spending over the past five years.
Apple's iPhone 7 Blasts RF Radiation Above Legal Limits in New Study
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8/22/2019  |  1 comment
Detailed RF exposure tests conducted by the Chicago Tribune found that a number of devices, including those from Motorola, Samsung and Apple, exceed some of the FCC's guidelines for radiation emissions.
Consumers Overpay for Broadband – Study
The Bauminator  | 
8/22/2019  |  1 comment
Findings from university researchers and the WSJ could crash broadband's ARPU party as a growing number of subscribers upgrade to faster, more expensive high-speed Internet tiers.
China 4G Users Inflamed Over Throttling
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
China's mobile-phone customers are in a frenzy over reports that operators have deliberately slowed down 4G connections.
The Murky Status of Russian 5G
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8/22/2019  |  1 comment
Behind the shady goings-on in Putin's state may lie a plan for Russian control of 5G technology. That would be a scary development for the country's big mobile operators.
Storm Clouds Gather Over Sunrise's $6.4B Liberty Deal
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
A major bust-up between the Swiss telco and its biggest shareholder could sink the deal to acquire Liberty Global's Swiss cable business.
Eurobites: Nokia Hires Ericsson Insider
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson tweaks top table; silly job titles just got sillier; Drei Austria schutz the Internet.

Guavus Takes Jio's Big Data Challenge
The Philter  | 
8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Jio's competitive market, fast growth and expanding customer base present some interesting machine learning and analytics challenges for Guavus, its newly announced analytics partner.
Startup uBeam Uses Ultrasound for Over-the-Air Power
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8/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Californian startup claims ultrasound is the best method for wireless power transmission.
T-Mobile Resolves Video Throttling Issue Amid Another PR Dustup
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8/21/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile acknowledged that it recently resolved an issue affecting its video-throttling practice, a situation that arises amid a renewed debate around wireless operators' network-management efforts.
Apple Eyes $9.99 Price for Apple TV+ – Report
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8/21/2019  |  2 comments
Apple's subscription VoD service is expected to join a crowded field in November and lead with a free trial, Bloomberg says.
5G Isn't Going Indoors Anytime Soon
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8/21/2019  |  7 comments
Around 80% of all mobile data traffic is consumed indoors and the fastest variety of 5G spectrum, millimeter-wave, won't get into your home or office in the near future.
MEF Seeks to End SD-WAN Confusion
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8/21/2019  |  2 comments
The MEF 70 standard looks to clarify the definition of SD-WAN and pave the way for carrier interoperability, certification and faster deployment times for SD-WAN services.
Huawei Bans & Spectrum Delays Hit 5G Plans in Australia, New Zealand
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8/21/2019  |  1 comment
Operators in Australia and New Zealand have been forced to use existing spectrum and Western equipment vendors.
Eurobites: Phone-Paid Services Hit Prime Time in UK
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8/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom digs into the IoT market; Kudelski Group revenues slump in H1; Porsche teams up with Apple Music; Telenor completes DNA deal.
Russia's MTS Still in No Hurry on 5G
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8/21/2019  |  1 comment
Even if it had the spectrum, Russia's biggest operator says there is no demand for 5G and therefore no need for an aggressive expansion.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Three, Samsung & Sprint/T-Mobile
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8/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Without Scott but with Dan Warren from Samsung, discussing Three's foray into 5G broadband, developments at Samsung, and much, much more. Well, a bit more.
Omniverse Begs for the Court's Help
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Implores a California court to step in and 'compel mediation' with ACE to work toward a settlement, because 'there is literally nothing left for litigation' after Omniverse shut down its TV streaming service in June.
Cable's Canoe Paddles Into Rough Waters
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
The ad-driven video joint venture is attempting to carve out new deals around the world as impressions flatten out thanks to finite inventory and the rise of streaming competitors.
When Is 5G Not 5G? When It's Not 100MHz, Says Three
Morris Lore  | 
8/20/2019  |  1 comment
An advertising fracas over what counts as 5G draws attention to the industry's shortcomings.
Podcast: SES Networks Takes ONAP Sky-High
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
The satellite network operator is looking to the Open Networking Automaton Platform (ONAP) to automate connecting its space-based network with terrestrial operators.
Three CEO: We'd Rather Take Huawei Risk Than Miss 5G Rewards
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8/20/2019  |  2 comments
The smallest of the UK's four mobile operators is forging ahead with its rollout of a home broadband service powered by Huawei's 5G equipment, despite government concern about the Chinese vendor.
Common Networks Tangles With Comcast in California
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Taps into 60GHz millimeter wave spectrum to deliver new 300-Meg, uncapped symmetrical service for $49 per month to parts of the Bay Area.
Huawei Threatens Lawsuit Over WSJ Story
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8/20/2019  |  1 comment
Huawei denies reports that it worked with local Ugandan police to hack into the phone of an opposition activist.
Eurobites: BT Considers Dutch Towers Sale
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Denmark CEO leaves; EE irked by Three UK's 5G advertising; CK Hutchison billionaire fancies an Old Speckled Hen.
Vodafone Idea Swaps CEO Amid Reports of 'Turf War'
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Indian operator speedily finds a replacement for Balesh Sharma, who has presided over a massive fall in the company's share price and the loss of millions of subscribers.
Huawei Slams US Blacklisting of Affiliates
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor lashes out at latest US measures while insisting that its business has not been affected.
Russia Reserves 3.5GHz Band for the Military, Not 5G
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8/20/2019  |  1 comment
But Russia plots 5G millimeter wave in Moscow's Red Square with trials in the fall and a launch in 2020.
Light Reading Packs Double Wallop at Cable-Tec Expo
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8/19/2019  |  Post a comment
For the first time, Light Reading will offer two breakfast roundtables on key tech topics at this fall's SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans – the first on network virtualization and the second on cable and 5G.
Just 29,000 5G Devices Have Been Sold in the US (So Far)
DanoVision  | 
8/19/2019  |  2 comments
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  |  4 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  |  1 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  |  3 comments
The operator plans to have at least a billion IoT devices operating on the network within 2 years.
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