Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ziggo adds probes to boost network performance; Colt upgrades its SD-WAN offering; Iskratel touts new OLT for easier virtualization.
Mobile operator has already signed up Ericsson as its network partner for 5G.
The TM Forum's much-publicized Open Digital Architecture could enjoy a boost from the latest move.
AT&T, Dish are duking it out with broadcasters as carriage contracts near their end and potential TV blackouts loom.
Dish inked fiber agreements with Everstream, Segra, Uniti and Zayo in order to connect its planned 5G cell towers with the country's wider Internet backbone.
Ajit Pai will step down from the FCC on January 20, paving the way for an incoming Biden administration to rework the US government agency in charge of the telecom industry.
Due to higher-than-expected 5G take-up in China, Ericsson raises its global 5G subscription forecast from 190 million to 220 million by the end of the year.
COVID-19, an IT overhaul and the swap-out of Huawei equipment are all consuming the attention of Susan Buttsworth, Three's chief operating officer.
Cable op started offering its xFi Advanced Security product as a free add-on to millions of customers using eligible gateways back in January.
Japan and India are set to sign a memorandum of understanding to offset the growing influence of China in the country, according to media reports.
RCS-based platform 5G messaging, developed by the three big Chinese operators, looks set to make its commercial debut.
The Trump administration appears poised to add Shanghai's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp to a list of companies linked to China's military.
The UK government is intervening in its telecom sector to a dangerous degree as it backs specific firms and technologies.
Lucerne Capital Management outlines its objections in a hard-hitting letter to the Altice Europe board.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK explores satellite/5G combo; Apple fined by Italian regulator over iPhone claims; Saudi Telecom's CEO to step down.
To gain a deeper understanding of the managed Wi-Fi actions and attitudes of small and mid-sized cable operators, we interviewed 11 cable executives during Q4 2020.
No. 1 US cable operator plans to raise monthly rates for both cable TV and Internet service on January 1, along with its 'hidden' broadcast TV and regional sports network fees.
From April, the UK's new Digital Markets Unit will go after the biggest tech firms and enforce a new code about how they deal with rivals and users.
The US Department of Defense's test network is part of a $600 million project that is intended to strengthen the US in its 5G competitiveness.
NTIA has floated a technology called IIC that would allow US military commanders to tell operators like AT&T and Verizon when they can – and can't – use government spectrum for 5G.
India's Bharti Airtel has significantly consolidated its position as it puts up an intense fight against Jio for market leadership.
European Commission sees no problem in FiberCop's ownership structure and its absorption of Telecom Italia's last-mile network assets.
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Southeast Asian telco group Axiata has bounced back from its mid-year pandemic slump, doubling Q3 earnings on revenue growth and stronger cost management.
Ren Zhengfei urges Honor employees to turn the budget brand into Huawei's biggest rival.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Plymouth hosts 5G marine testbed; Ericsson upgrades Mozambique's TMCEL; Swisscom spotlights 5G startups.
Commercial rollout slated to start December 3. Without additional 5G capacity, said Orange, current networks will reach saturation point by 2022.
ByteDance has received a short extension to sell TikTok's US operations, but its real strategy appears to be to wait for the Biden administration.
...and China Mobile's in trouble too.
As the company transitions from old-school telco to cloud edge provider, it is deploying cloud edge nodes across the US and overseas.
Iliad-owned operator expresses confidence about the future thanks to 'healthy core business momentum.'
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica edges towards Andalusia; Nokia helps Graz cut it as a smart city; Tele2 beefs up IoT offer with Cisco.
Several top Nokia executives are heading for the door, creating a challenge for Nokia's new CEO, Pekka Lundmark, as he works to assert control.
South Korea's SK Telecom has data center and AI-as-a-service ambitions for its new AI chip, 1.5 times faster than a GPU but half the price.
New Light Reading e-book sponsored by Harmonic highlights some of the early advances made by cable operators and vendors in virtualizing the industry's access networks and expanding their capacity.
A Spanish joint venture is on the cards, says El Economista, but Másmovíl flatly denies it's negotiating anything with Vodafone.
A week after disposing of its low-tier handset unit, Huawei has reshaped its consumer business to target the fast-growing smart car market in the world.
Offer for the owner of France's SFR and Portugal's MEO to run until January 21.
In the latest study by Parks Associates, more than three fifths (61%) of US consumers subscribe to at least two OTT services and nearly half (45%) subscribe to three or more.
Cogent, one of the world's largest ISPs, offers customers and competitors the ability to create their own global network, across its entire footprint, while paying on a per-usage basis.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and A1 switch on private network for Siemens; BT and Transatel renew MVNOs partnership; TIM and Google combine on 'Voice Smart' calling.
Rajesh Mishra, Parallel Wireless' CTO, and Kaitki Agarwal, Parallel's chief product officer, are leaving the company to start A5G Networks, which will focus on open RAN orchestration.
A startup backed by some of Qualcomm's former top executives is looking to test advanced MIMO technology running on open RAN specifications.
Mavenir is now one of the world's five largest suppliers of mobile core networking technology, which is essentially the brain of a wireless network.
Coopérative de Câblodistribution de L'Arrière Pays (CCAP) has increased its top broadband speeds by 10X and HD and 4K channels by 34% after adopting Adara's bandwidth reclamation solution.
Telecommunications Bill advocates fines of up to 10% of turnover for failure to phase out 'high-risk vendors' – and $133,000 per day for repeat offenders.
Indian service provider suggests setting up new Optic Fiber Regulatory Authority for the 'faster, transparent and economic rollout of fiber' in the country.
Mobile malware saw a significant increase in the third quarter, with people spending more time on their mobiles, and Asia at the center of the outbreak.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN maps out the way ahead; Vodafone suffers German outage; MTS, Ericsson combine on private network for Russian mine.
The UK-based operator signals progress with ambition to take South African startup's IoT solutions global.