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Podcast: The SVoD Squad Attacks
The Philter | 1/7/2020

We discuss HBO Max, Peacock and more as the week of #CES2020 gets under way and service providers continue to stake their claims in the consumer subscription video business.

NFV Deployments Still on the Rise – Ovum Survey
Column | 1/7/2020

Communications service providers are accelerating the adoption of NFV and virtual networking in 2020-21, according to the results of an Ovum survey.

CES 2020: Amazon lights up Fire TV for service providers, including Verizon
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

New operator-tailored version of Fire TV will bring competition to Google's Android TV Operator Tier as well as the cable industry-backed RDK platform.

Nesten Shoots for DIY IoT Network With Pricey New Node
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Nesten is the latest company to try and create a user-made IoT network with its $3,600 G1 node.

CES 2020: Comcast Pitches Free Cybersecurity to 18M Broadband Subs
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Cable op also details a new multi-Gig-capable 'XB7' gateway that is equipped with WiFi 6 and low-latency features tailored for online gamers.

Could Apple Sidestep 5G With Satellites?
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Apple is reportedly working on ways to connect its devices directly to satellites, a move that would bypass terrestrial 5G networks. But Apple is still expected to move forward with 5G iPhones this year too.

Enghouse Networks Scoops Up Dialogic
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Dialogic’s software business expands Enghouse’s already sprawling product portfolio, beefing up its position in the enterprise video and unified communications market.

Utilities, Telcos in 5G Street Light Fight
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

A battle is brewing between wireless carriers and utilities over whether 5G small cells can be installed on top of street lights. One problem? The street lights might fall over.

China's UK Ambassador Sounds Warning on Huawei
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Liu Xiaoming says a 5G ban on the controversial Chinese vendor could damage relations between China and the UK.

Cellnex emerges as Euro mobile tower power player
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Spanish firm's €6.4 billion M&A spree gives it tens of thousands of mobile tower assets in eight European countries.

Etisalat to Build Open RAN 'Across UAE'
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Middle Eastern operator names Altiostar, Cisco and NEC as open RAN suppliers, but details of deployment remain thin.

CES 2020: Roku Launches 'TV Ready' Program
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Roku aims to wrest more control of the home entertainment ecosystem with certification program that tightly ties its software for smart TVs with third-party connected audio products.

Eurobites: Huawei Fears Estonian Freeze-Out
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Saudi Arabia's Mobily opts for Ericsson; Ireland's data center dilemma; Sunrise appoints post-Swantee CFO.

Cable '10G' field trials on tap for 2020
News Analysis | 1/6/2020

And DOCSIS 4.0 specifications are expected to be completed in early 2020, CableLabs exec says.

MTA Seeks Cell Service Provider for Major NYC Subway Tunnel
News Analysis | 1/3/2020

The MTA has issued an RFP for companies that want to install cell service in the L train tunnel under the East River, building on existing service in underground subway stations.

Can Telcos Be Major IoT Service Providers?
News Analysis | 1/3/2020

Many telcos want to be major players in the IoT services market, but do they have what it takes? We asked the industry and our survey results show increasing faith in the telcos' ability to deliver.

TikiLive Sues Investors & Law Firm Linked to Omniverse
News Analysis | 1/3/2020

TikiLive, a former Omniverse streaming partner, also claims it had a $40 million deal on the table before the Omniverse situation went south.

VMware Closes $2.7B Pivotal Acquisition
News Analysis | 1/3/2020

The acquisition is a big step in VMware's march from virtual machines to containers.

Cellular IoT Gateway Market Still Growing – Berg Insight
News Analysis | 1/3/2020

Devices still needed to connect major industrial equipment, buses and more, to 4G cellular networks.

Eurobites: Swantee quits as Sunrise CEO
News Analysis | 1/3/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Net Insight sells consumer streaming unit to Amazon; Cellnex continues shopping spree; Europe ahead in smart street lighting.

Ahead of CES, Dell Promises 5G Laptop
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

Dell said its new Latitude 9510 laptop will support 5G. But 5G providers shouldn't expect a boost to their revenues just yet.

Judge Will Block Sprint/T-Mobile Merger, Cowen Analysts Predict
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

A Wall Street analyst firm sat through the antitrust 'trial of the century' last month, and reached a firm conclusion: The judge in the case will probably block the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile.

Taiwan's Telcos Seek Govt. Help as 5G Auction Blows Out
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

Taiwan's operators are seeking government assurances as 5G spectrum auction bids near $3 billion.

Should Telcos Become Banks?
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

Orange has leaped into banking – should other telcos follow? Industry leaders respond in a Light Reading survey.

Comcast in Exclusive Talks to Acquire Xumo – Report
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

Xumo's free, ad-supported video streaming service has already been integrated with Comcast's X1 video platform.

Axel Clauberg Quits DT to Join AWS
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

Prominent next-generation networking executive leaves Deutsche Telekom to join Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Eurobites: Imagination Strikes New Licensing Deal With Apple
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad completes towers sale; Portuguese spectrum auction coming soon; O2 spreads the 5G love in the UK.

Huawei, ZTE Get Green Light From Indian Authorities for 5G Trials
News Analysis | 1/2/2020

The Indian government has given the Chinese vendors a new year's gift.

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