Citing API and console issues in its US-EAST-1 Region, AWS says it's identified a root cause and, at last check, was 'starting to see some signs of recovery.'
The iPhone maker has apparently started legal proceedings in relation to alternative payment options on its app store platform.
Lumen's uCPE focuses on improving and consolidating the delivery of IT applications and WAN management.
AWS's entry into 5G through its Dish partnership could be the shot in the arm enterprise 5G needs.
China Telecom loses its court bid for a stay of execution for its US business, while Didi Global delists from the NYSE just six months after its IPO.
A Trump in need of cash is hoping fans will invest in his new media venture, fueled by revenge against what he sees as liberal Big Tech.
Amazon kicked off its annual AWS re:Invent trade show with a new AWS Private 5G product. Meanwhile, AWS customer Dish Network touted its own 5G plans.
The resignation of Twitter's Jack Dorsey robs tech of an idealistic eccentric, with Parag Agrawal now stuck sorting the platform's monetization woes.
The region's big players have written a hopeful letter asking for mergers to be approved, spectrum to be cheaper and big tech to pay up.
The UK's CMA looks poised to block Meta's $400 million purchase of Giphy. Does this signal the end of Zuckerberg's run buying social media companies?
Pressure is mounting on Facebook and Twitter, with local authorities saying they should be held accountable for user content on their platforms.
The Digital Markets Act takes a further step towards the goal of ending 'unfair practices of big online platforms.'
Zoom beat expectations but still saw its slowest growth since 2018.
Another torrid quarter for China's Alibaba as earnings plummet amid a slowdown in consumer demand – although its cloud division is on the up and up.
China is in the grip of metaverse fever, with hundreds of new businesses being formed and regulators stepping in to combat soaring stock prices.
Qualcomm, one of the primary companies driving the development of 5G technologies, believes the metaverse 'has the potential to be the next computing platform.'
US tech giants are buying the companies that telcos use to 'digitize' their core infrastructure, and the CEO of Europe's largest telco is not happy.
Phase 3 of DC construction program gets underway; framed as part of kingdom's Vision 2030 to be 'premier' digital hub in MENA region.
The Norwegian incumbent becomes the latest Tier 1 operator in Europe to partner with a Silicon Valley giant on AI.
Omdia analyst Nicole McCormick joins the podcast this week to discuss her latest research on 5G pricing and what seems to be catching on with consumers.
Telcos need a way to address the hyperscaler lock-in. Roz Roseboro ponders whether Vodafone's TaaS platform plan is a reasonable insurance policy or another example of a telco driving recklessly.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arm/Nvidia deal faces closer scrutiny; Vodacom's H1; Virgin Media O2 carries on converging.
Cyber Threat Sensor AI (CTS-AI) is a virtual appliance built into the MDR platform, and can be accessed through a mobile app to secure customer applications and workloads in AWS.
In yet another shift away from its traditional hardware business, Huawei has sold its x86 server unit to a state-owned Chinese firm.
The pandemic and digital transformation are driving break-neck growth in China's public cloud markets.
Customers are back and sales are up, but the content delivery network's losses are also mounting.
Equinix's CEO said supply chain challenges impacting much of the telecom industry haven't had a major effect on Equinix's revenue for Q3.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vivendi flexes muscles at Telecom Italia; Virgin Media O2's Q3; Vodafone and Microsoft combine on cloud services.
Microsoft makes a play for the metaverse, announcing its Teams will have VR-supporting avatars from early next year.
The spinoff includes a $11.5 billion special cash dividend to VMware shareholders, which equates to a $27.40 per share dividend payment to all VMware stockholders.
The Chinese vendor's fledgling cloud business remains tiny alongside industry giants and may struggle even if it can fix its hardware problems.
Lambertson explains how service providers' approach to public cloud usage is changing, and how intent-based networking can improve network automation for operators.
As Ofcom continues its post-Brexit review into net neutrality, the UK phone incumbent spies an opportunity to break free of current constraints.
The cell tower company says it's building 'edge to suit' data centers where the client determines the location.
The operator's plan to recruit another 7,000 software engineers and build more of its own technologies threatens upheaval in the IT vendor community.
The Light Reading editorial team gathers for a recap of the of some of the issues that were scattered, covered and smothered at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles 2021.
CEO Rami Rahim highlights fifth quarter of year-over-year growth for the networking company, while pessimistic about the supply chain in 2022.
Amazon's profits may drop to zero over Christmas amid supply chain grief, as Q3 income sinks by half. But thankfully for Jassy, AWS income is up 40%.
Microsoft, Google and Amazon fielded plenty of executives at this year's MWC LA show. Their goal is to get mobile network operators to put their core network services in the cloud.
Strong chip demand and higher prices have powered Samsung Electronics to one of its best quarters, with net income climbing 31.3% to 12.29 trillion won.
Google's profits grew by a yearly 69%, but it's unlikely to be more than a third-place player in cloud.
Buoyed by soaring demand for digital transformation, Redmond company sees quarterly cloud revenue top $20 billion for first time during its fiscal first quarter.
Facebook will make deep changes to try to win back young users. So far its ad revenue has held up, but its political fortunes tell a different story.
Speaking to shareholders, Calix CEO Carl Russo was optimistic about the company's ongoing success with small ISPs. But he notes Calix is experiencing the 'direct effects' of low global vaccination rates.
For all their software activity and hope, telecom operators will struggle to avoid a utility fate.
Rakuten Mobile is to buy South Korea's Estmob with its Send Anywhere service to boost Symphony platform.
AT&T again signaled its interest in cloud gaming, and cloud computing in general, by offering a Batman game for free to its customers using Google's Stadia infrastructure.
The operator is to add another 7,000 software experts to its team by 2025 as it aims for more technology independence.
The streaming service is more popular than ever and its share price has soared, but its public-cloud arrangements carry enormous risk.
During VMworld, VMware launched several initiatives to assist its cloud provider partners in delivering managed security services and simplified app management to end users.
Made famous by this year's MWC, public cloud evangelist Danielle Royston now has $1 billion at her disposal to buy and develop telecom software.
Kyrio's new software-powered Adaptive Route Control (ARC) system enables fixed and mobile operators to route customer traffic to the best available network on an application-by-application basis.
Microsoft said it has built a 'well-managed, reliable, and performant' transport and routing network for its Azure cloud computing service. Now it's selling that network to 5G operators.
Cable op claims another '10G' milestone with Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) live lab trial that linked its virtual cable modem termination system to DOCSIS cable modems configured to operate in the FDX spectrum band.
'Our investigation indicates that threat actors were able to access username/passwords from outside sources, and exploit that information to login to Visible accounts,' the company reported.
Customers are looking to combine telco and tech elements into solutions, coupled AI, edge computing and IoT, Shuter said.
Armed with a $300 million from an 'F' round led by Japan's SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Plume intends to target companies that can broaden the smart home software specialist's cloud, data and AI capabilities, Plume CEO Fahri Diner says.
Japanese cloud networking pioneer Rakuten says it's time traditional telcos took the plunge into virtualization.
As subsea cable-laying hits a frenzied pitch, a renewables-fueled link from Norway to Canada pitches the naturally cool Nordic data centers instead.
The number-three hyperscaler is ramping up its range of telecom offerings in its public cloud slugfest with AWS and Microsoft Azure.
Vendor says its 'MAC Anywhere' play fits with CableLabs' new Flexible MAC Architecture (FMA), and also opens the door to potential integrations with third-party cable network hardware suppliers.
As Facebook and Alphabet up their cable-laying game, NEC bags a contract to build a half petabit per second cable between the US and Europe.
DZS says the Plume deal paves a path to more recurring revenue and establishes a way for it to manage and orchestrate the core, access and in-home networks, and provide partners with a new option for premium whole-home services.
Noovle expands its partner roster with a cloud provider that might appeal more to the public sector.
Just as connectivity is becoming more critical during the pandemic, the nature and types of DDoS attacks are more dangerous than ever, according to Nokia Deepfield's Craig Labovitz.
The social media giant suffers a blackout that lasts several hours and causes disruption for its customers worldwide.
The seven-hour outage also took down WhatsApp and Instagram, thanks to a botched update in the Border Gateway Protocol.
We are delighted to welcome another special guest this week – public cloud evangelist Danielle Royston. She had heard us slagging off the public cloud in previous pods and was keen to offer a more benign perspective. That chat took up nearly all of the pod but we did eventually get around to quickly covering the latest developments concerning China vs the US and Internet companies getting into consumer devices.
Shareholders in call center software company Five9 voted down what would have been Zoom's biggest purchase ever, as videoconferencing company eyes its post-pandemic future.
'Rakuten Symphony Inc., a newly established corporation, will consider accepting capital, etc. in addition to business partnerships with strategic partners,' the company wrote in a release.
India's second-largest service provider, Airtel, has decided to increase its data center business infrastructure.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone turns to Ericsson in Oman; Orange's teleport passes muster; Nokia helps with 5G monetization.
Italy's incumbent proposes creation of 'national strategic hub,' a public-private partnership aimed at providing cloud services and infrastructure for the public administration sector.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus tests glass antenna; TalkTalk has its knuckles rapped over 'fixed price' ad; BT class action moves a step closer.
Aquino, a former CEO of RCN, Internap and Primus Telecommunications Group, joins SeaChange soon after company declares it is entering a period of stability and growth following years of restructuring.
The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) said Ananki will focus on the sale of private 5G networking services to enterprises. The company is based on the group's Aether flagship project, launched last year.
BT's Chet Patel explains how telcos and hyperscalers can collaborate to provide a better cloud experience for enterprise customers.
As it weighs a global plan for cloud, the edge and open RAN, the French operator does not want to become overly reliant on Google.
Search giant takes on Margrethe Vestager, aka Europe's 'tech-slayer in chief,' over 2018 fine for alleged abuse of Android's mobile dominance.
The Chinese firm's fast-growing cloud services business is the next big concern for its American opponents.
Extreme's CTO Nabil Bukhari discusses the company's decision to acquire Ipanema and its plans for entering the SD-WAN market.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Truphone expands its IoT reach with Sony; mobile money booms in sub-Saharan Africa; Orange extends 4G in French Guiana.
Vodafone's chief network officer, Andrea Donŕ, said the way to the 5G future is to first make sure you radically simplify and take care of legacy networks and services.
5G is still in its beginning stages and that means telcos need to find business models that work and shore up their relationships with the hyperscale cloud providers, according to one of Omdia's lead service provider analysts.
Last week's telecom news highlights included a look at the wild valuation ride of social media and messaging platform Discord as it recently rejected a $12 billion takeover bid and then a $500 million funding round. We also review the latest info on 3G network shutdown dates for the big US carriers.
Broome, a former Comcast exec who was named CTO of MediaKind in the fall of 2019, succeeds Matt McConnell, another former Comcast exec.
Discord flies high, with potential buyers Amazon and Twitter reportedly offering up to $18B and causing longstanding Internet forums to flop.
Messaging service launches pilot in Brazil and indicates that India and Indonesia could be next.
Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner and Mike Dano join Phil Harvey to recap the Big 5G Event and discuss what has happened lately with in-person events.
New joint offering from T-Systems and Google Cloud to start in mid-2022.
"I think we have so much to deliver on 5G."
Stephen Stokols, the Dish Network executive in charge of the company's growing camp of mobile brands, said Dish might not be done buying MVNOs.
Light Reading is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 17th year.
Korea has stolen a march on the rest of the world with the first law to compel Google and Apple to allow other payment systems in their app stores and apps.
China's tech sector and foreign investors still digesting raft of new rules as it gets even harder to keep up with the torrent of new Beijing directives.
Kelly Steckelberg sees softening of demand in an 'evolving environment,' but videoconferencing powerhouse still glides past $1 billion quarterly revenue milestone for first time.
Play for Masergy, a key supplier of SD-WAN and cloud services with more than 1,400 customers worldwide, aims to accelerate Comcast Business' plans to serve midsized and enterprise-level customers.
A year since launching Japan's fourth mobile network, the Japanese Internet company is now setting itself up as a vendor.
Last week's telecom news highlights included all the damage, and damage control, surrounding T-Mobile's recent hack and data breach.
SES is nearing the launch of an initial set of high-capacity, medium Earth-satellites made by Boeing that will work in tandem with its existing satellite fleet, hook into Microsoft Azure, and provide global coverage.