Wi-Fi management systems that monitor and optimize individual access points and extenders 'is not enough,' says Airties CEO and CTO Metin Taskin. 'We are going all the way to the application experience.'
The wireless industry won't attract quite as many new customers as it did during 2021 and 2022, and some operators are also preparing to tighten capex purse strings.
Joint venture plans announced by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone take aim at Apple's dominance, says one expert, but need EU sign-off.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Breton to issue privacy reminder to TikTok; Virgin Orbit misfires; Brits do the (side) hustle.
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Consultancy finds a 'fear factor' among telco execs of not being able to respond sufficiently to customers' pricing needs in era of high inflation and cost-of-living crisis.
The arrival of a new and supremely articulate chatbot is a worry for anyone whose job involves the written word, including many in the telecom sector.
Google, Amazon and Apple content agendas won't interfere with Xperi's mission to bring relevant content to smart TV users.
A new directive from the FAA would require airline operators to update aircraft by February 2024 in a bid to prevent potential interference with C-band 5G networks.
If the Senate approves Gigi Sohn to the FCC, the agency could potentially move forward on some controversial topics. Chief among those in the wireless industry is the 12GHz situation.
Quickplay's Paul Pastor and Juan Martin join the podcast from CES to discuss the streaming market, including the potential for regional sports networks to pursue new models that sell individual games or team-specific packages.
Inmarsat appears to have dropped its lawsuit against Ligado Networks, potentially due to Ligado's efforts to raise more money. But the company's ultimate fate remains unclear.
The USAC published an RFP and RFI seeking contractor and software services to help review applications to Lifeline and ACP, as well as identify and weed out fraud.
The French operator is the latest to give up on content production, citing tough competition from the likes of Netflix.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK pushes for London role in Arm IPO; more OneWeb birds take flight; meek get shafted on broadband, mobile deals.
There were all kinds of weird and interesting things on this year's CES show floor. But it wasn't easy to find gadgets sporting a 5G connection. So I went looking for some.
Aurora Insight has been acquired by Maxar Technologies after Maxar announced a strategic investment into the company roughly a year ago.
Samsung's Jong-Hee Han is pledging a strategy to 'deliver on the promise of the connected experience across the key touchpoints in our lives – in our homes, cars and at work.'
Analyst Michael Nathanson is skeptical that YouTube's new deal with the NFL will be a money-maker amid challenges to drive in enough advertising and a wave of new subscribers.
The South Korean electronics giant has issued some of its most downbeat profit expectations in years.
This week in broadband builds: Comcast, Spectrum, Windstream and electric co-ops win millions in Georgia; New York completes first leg of municipal network; Bluepeak goes live in Sheridan, Wyoming - and more.
NCTC, an organization that represents hundreds of small and midsized cable operators, hopes to execute agreements by the end of January, according to CEO Lou Borrelli.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange announces its first European solar farm; HERE gets brand-specific; Virgin Media puts on its legwarmers.
Xumo, the new brand for the JV, says Element will build a line of 4K TVs powered by Comcast's software platform in 2023. TV maker Hisense is already on board with Xumo.
Qualcomm will support device-to-satellite communications on its Snapdragon chipsets via a new deal with satellite operator Iridium.
Following soft launch in three markets, Cox Mobile is now available in parts of 18 states where it offers cable service. Cox Mobile is set to ramp up marketing activity around next month's Super Bowl.
Responding to advocacy groups, the FCC extended the comment deadline on its further notice of proposed rulemaking for broadband labels until March.
Government likely to walk away from new state funding scheme as financial issues and US sanctions take toll.
The OSS powerhouse announced a $188 million takeover of the UK service assurance company last May, but the deal is now off.
The e-commerce giant is reckoned to employ about 1.5 million people worldwide and would be loss-making without its cloud business.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson exits something; Meta and Apple fined for personalized ads shenanigans; Olivetti feels the Benefit.
With an initial focus on Europe, the lineup of TVs will be offered under multiple brands, including Vestel, Daewoo, Regal, Hitachi, Telefunken and JVC.
New Street Research analysts estimated that Charter's mobile customers generated earnings of just $3 per customer. However, they explained how that figure can be manipulated by strategies like offloading.
With a legion of vendors now advertising themselves as 'end-to-end' providers, this year is likely to see more open RAN washing.
Ookla speedtest data from the past year shows download and upload speeds for fixed broadband increased by 28% and 30%, respectively, compared to 17% and 9% for mobile.
In a move that could create tension with its existing TV manufacturing partners, Roku is taking more control of its product roadmap with the coming launch of a lineup of smart TVs designed and made by Roku.
In its first six months of commercial service, China's fourth operator barely makes a dent despite rock-bottom prices.
With 1.5 million planned fiber locations, the Gigapower joint venture from AT&T and BlackRock is smaller than some analysts had expected. But it's still worth watching.
Amid a 'looming recession' and ongoing inflation, US tech retail revenues will drop to $485 billion in 2023, a decline that follows a three-year surge that peaked at $512 billion in 2021, predicts the CTA.
After an initial round of public comments last year, the FCC is soliciting 'focused comment on the rules we should adopt' to end digital discrimination.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT invests in drone management technology; Euro-IX slams EU 'traffic tax' proposals; O2 offers inducements.
Olaf Swantee, Vivek Badrinath, Stephen Carter: the list of potential CEOs seems to grow with each passing week amid continuing speculation over Nick Read's successor.
President Biden is reportedly poised to renominate Gigi Sohn to the FCC. The move would appear to signal his intention to move forward with net neutrality guidelines.
Verizon confirmed that it shut down its 3G network on December 31, 2022. That means all three of the nation's big wireless network operators have now discontinued 3G.
Germany's newest operator announced its network launch this week after suffering delays blamed on Vantage Towers last year.
'It's gonna be a big event,' says Steve Koenig, VP of research, Consumer Technology Association. Digital services and elements and components of the so-called metaverse are among areas to be highlighted, he says.
Smartphone addiction is now a global menace, but cooking your device alongside the roast veg is not recommended as a way out.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Enea bags signaling security contract; Swantee takes a swipe at telco incumbents; T-Mobile Polska in advertising trouble.
Huawei halts revenue decline and says the future is green and digital.