Cable op also notes that CBRS spectrum won at auction is for Wisper Internet, a Cable One-backed fixed wireless ISP.
Comcast said it wants to 'evaluate coverage, throughput and mobility of equipment and facilities' in C-band spectrum ahead of the FCC's December auction of licenses in the band.
IBM assembled 35 companies, ranging from Nokia to Cisco, to underpin its new 'Cloud for Telecommunications' offering for 5G network operators.
David Zaslav questions whether T-Mobile's new service has the right to package Discovery's top channels in TVision's $10 per month 'Vibe' streaming service.
American Tower's new deal comes with 'high sticker shock,' but it reflects the long-term value investors see in the ownership of towers amid a 5G rollout.
The full divestment of its infrastructure assets would turn the service provider from landlord into tenant.
A special purpose acquisition company run by former Citigroup banker Michael Klein is reportedly interested in buying a stake in AT&T's satellite TV business.
In this Women in Comms mentor spotlight, CMO Ruth Rowan shares the challenges and lessons learned as she led the charge in rebranding dozens of tech companies across multiple countries.
Chuck Treadway, who took the reins last month, has until Q3 2021 to assess and present his long-term plan for the company, board chairman says.
South Korea mobile leader SK Telecom has posted a 44% spike in third-quarter earnings, driven once again by non-core businesses.
Light Reading's Mike Dano and Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown recap the first day of the 5G Transport & Networking Strategies symposium and discuss topics including network slicing and open RAN.
Verizon's CBRS spectrum purchases stretch across a variety of US markets. But the operator did not purchase spectrum in its most congested markets, according to Tutela.
The attention may be shifting from mobile to fixed broadband in India's telecom sector.
Saddled with debt, the cable company is still losing customers in two markets and faces mounting infrastructure rivalry in the UK.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre announces £1.5 billion investment; Telefónica spins out digital mental healthcare provider; Arcep's 5G observatory.
With Christmas stockings to fill with iPhone 12s, Apple wrestles with coronavirus-disrupted supply chains, plus Huawei hoarding, in the scarce chip market.
Chipset manufacturer said its investments in 5G 'are coming to fruition.'
Emerging-markets operator has appointed CTOs at individual country level to drive market-specific digital strategies.
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China's telecoms regulator counts fully 600,000 5G basestations in the country. Meantime, one analyst firm has recorded sales of just 6 million 5G phones in the US this year.
Virtualized network operator scraps fees for contract sign-up and number portability in a bid to stimulate demand.
The company is heavily reliant on NTT's optical fiber network and worried competition may be distorted.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Enea touts network data layer breakthrough; Inmarsat moves billing to the cloud with CSG; Cambridge Consultants takes to the skies.
Middle Eastern telco giant Zain expands its Kuwait and Saudi Arabia 5G coverage and unveils a data park to build cloud business.
The Spanish company's footprint has grown tenfold since 2014 and its buying spree goes on, but investors look happy.
Two of India's operators are scrapping over customers while its third private-sector player remains in the doldrums.
A pick-the-winners approach seems to be taking shape in several big markets. That and some questionable operator interventions could work out badly.
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NASA, T-Mobile and Verizon are among the companies fretting over SpaceMobile's plans to beam 5G from satellites. But AT&T thinks the whole thing could be 'a game changer.'
Per the terms being discussed, Walmart would promote smart TVs running Comcast software and get a cut of recurring revenue, the WSJ says.
Increase of $5 per month won't apply to Charter customers who bundle broadband with the operator's traditional pay-TV service.
Following recent reports of low-ball bids for its satellite TV unit, AT&T is looking to sell off a sizable minority stake of its DirecTV, U-verse and streaming pay-TV operations.
Companies like Crown Castle and SBA Communications still expect to derive growth from catalysts like Dish Network's 5G plans and the C-band auction. But the timing remains somewhat unclear.
Vonage's Jay Patel shares UC customer use cases where Domino's Pizza and Siemens are utilizing capabilities such as Vonage's Voice and Video APIs.
Huawei argues moves by Romania and Poland to exclude it from their 5G infrastructures breach EU guidelines, hinting at a possible legal challenge.
Network vendor reached a 'major turning point' in Q3 2020 as revenues from Casa's fixed telco and wireless business overtook its core cable business for the first time, CEO Jerry Guo says.
Tighter price controls, energy reforms and supplying basestations directly from the grid could help to lower expenses.
Global investment group plans to exploit the newly liberalized telecoms tower market in the Philippines.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson completes Cradlepoint acquisition; BT takes 5G to university; Nokia faces knock-back in patents battle with Lenovo.
T-Mobile's new OTT-TV service is a good start, but will likely need to morph and change if it's to generate mass appeal.
Dish Network said it will use Intel's Xeon Scalable Processor, Ethernet 800 Series network adapter, vRAN Dedicated Accelerator ACC100 and FlexRAN software reference architecture.
The MVNO acquisition, plus the launch of digital brand Gomo, marks a concerted Optus push into 'budget-friendly' markets.
One of the open RAN frontrunners has blamed 'market volatility' for the postponement of its IPO plans.
Whalen, an exec late of Adtran and CommScope, succeeds Charlie Vogt as CEO. Whalen takes over as ATX looks to elevate its role in HFC network upgrades.
Dish Network is offering the US Department of Defense a dedicated slice of its planned 5G network, as well as ways for the DoD to deploy services in its own spectrum holdings.
The emerging technology lacks the feature set of traditional gear, says one of its developers.
UK businesses are lagging badly in adopting new tech ranging from 5G to IoT, viewing it as a cost and not an investment, a YouGov and BT survey says.
Operator sees improved performance in most markets during Q3, and announces the appointment of a new group MD.
A pledge to use open RAN at 2,600 UK sites will present various technical challenges but marks the biggest commitment yet by a brownfield player in a developed market.
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners is teaming with Patriot Media to nab Astound, a service provider conglomerate includes RCN, Grande Communications, Wave Broadband and enTouch.