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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Smartphone Numbers, India & Fitbit
LRTV Documentaries | 11/5/2019

Under the pod spotlight this week: smartphone numbers; the Indian telecom soap opera; and Google's decision to buy Fitbit.

Verizon Projected to Lose a Brewing 5G Pricing Battle
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

A price war in the wireless industry could be brewing, and some analysts think that Verizon could suffer the most.

CEO McCollum: SVoD Surge Could Be Boon for Philo
CxO Spotlight | 11/4/2019

Philo's low-cost, entertainment-focused OTT-TV offering should fit well with consumers who are creating their own video streaming bundles that don't rely on traditional pay-TV, Andrew McCollum says.

This Year's 5G Phones Will Be Next Year's 5G Orphans
DanoVision | 11/4/2019

Today's 5G customers can boast of having the latest and greatest, but next year their phones are going to be rendered obsolete by the launch of 5G in lowband spectrum.

Huawei Bosses Slap Down 'Immature' Staff Whining About Café Food
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

Under attack by US authorities and facing supply chain constraints, the Chinese equipment giant is worried about kitchen affairs.

Here's Why Seattle's Fire Department Is Using AT&T's FirstNet
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

Seattle Fire is one of 9,000 public safety agencies that have signed up to use FirstNet, the First Responder Network platform that AT&T is building.

Sprint Posts Net Loss of $274M, Expects Merger to Close in Early 2020
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

Sprint touts 16 million people covered by its 5G network, as it hopes T-Mobile merger will close early in fiscal 2020.

CenturyLink's McBride on Developing Edge Computing Service Alongside Customers
LRTV Interviews | 11/4/2019

Kevin McBride explains advancements the service provider has made in its automation, back office and orchestration systems.

WOW's Network 'Edge-Outs' Spur Sub Growth in Q3
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

Led by broadband adds, WideOpenWest sees best sub growth in six quarters. Competitive cabler also getting some operational benefits from its whole-home WiFi offering with eero.

Startup Volterra Takes On VMware, Red Hat With Its Multi-Cloud Pitch
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

Volterra has $50 million funding in its pocket and a platform designed to enable operators and enterprises to deploy applications and network services across multi-cloud environments.

Keeping the Fiber Lines Running Smoothly
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/4/2019

With service providers installing so much fiber in their plant right now and seemingly no end in sight, the need for automated test solutions will only keep growing.

Eurobites: Vodafone Names Its Towers Boss
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky creates 1,000 new jobs in UK; Europe lags North America in smart-home race; UK delays decision on Huawei until after general election.

VEON comes unstuck in Russia
News Analysis | 11/4/2019

The long-suffering emerging-markets giant has warned investors that a turnaround at its ailing Russian business will take some time.

Google Buys Fitbit for $2.1B to Increase Wearables Presence
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

The acquisition is expected to close in May 2020, according to MKM Partners.

US Operator Viaero Apparently Using More Huawei Equipment
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

Amid a global firestorm around Chinese vendor Huawei, a small US wireless network operator called Viaero is asking the FCC for permission to test more equipment from the Chinese supplier.

NeoPhotonics Performs to Rave Reviews as Huawei Maintains Rhythm
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

The US maker of optical components has had a remarkable turnaround in the last few months.

When It Comes to Licensing Huawei, US Vendors Uniformly Say 'Not It'
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

US equipment vendors ranging from Samsung to Airspan to Ericsson offered a firm 'no' or 'no comment' when it comes to whether they would license Huawei's 5G equipment.

Arista Falls & Suggests Facebook Dropped the Banana Peel
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

Arista's stock was down 25% Friday as it warned of a spending hiatus by a 'cloud titan' – apparently Facebook.

Particle Scores $40M to Scale IoT Production Plans
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

The startup will build up its enterprise IoT suite and add to its enterprise and product teams with the money.

FCC Could Move Soon on Ligado's Spectrum for 5G
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

A new report indicates that the FCC is preparing to take action on Ligado's spectrum, a move that could ultimately free up more spectrum for the likes of Verizon or Charter.

For Casa Systems, the hits keep coming
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

Stock plunges 34% after lackluster Q3 lowlighted by Casa's struggling cable business as MSOs slash or delay spending. Plus, an analyst covering Casa is agitated by management's 'reduced communication.'

HBO Max Might Rankle Pay-TV Distributors
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

AT&T's plan to convert legacy HBO subs to its new SVoD service could accelerate cord-cutting and create friction with pay-TV providers that remain key distributors for HBO and other WarnerMedia-owned channels.

The MWC Los Angeles Recap 2019 Podcast
The Philter | 11/1/2019

What did our analyst colleagues and fellow editors think of all the big booths, meetings and crowded corridors?

WiCipedia: Waffles for Brains, MWC Female Keynoters & Tech Decision Makers
WiCipedia | 11/1/2019

This week in our WiC roundup: Mobile World Congress LA releases stats on female speakers; Ernst & Young reveals blast-from-the-past training program; women are feeling less uncomfortable at work; and more.

Vodafone denies plan to exit India
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

One of India's biggest operators has played down speculation it wants to quit the Indian market after service providers were hit with huge penalty payments by government authorities.

Eurobites: Liberty Global Soups Up Electric Vehicles Via Virgin Media's UK Network
News Analysis | 11/1/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Blue Label Telecoms unimpressed with Cell C; Vodafone plans to sell 'ethical' phones in Europe; Safaricom has a good half-year.

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