The world's biggest holders of 5G patents are targeting other companies using mobile technologies and not paying for the privilege.
The GSMA said it expects 80,000 people to turn out for its MWC trade show in Barcelona, Spain, this year, alongside around 2,000 exhibitors. That's up from the 61,000 who attended MWC Barcelona last year.
Former Heavy Reading analyst Patrick Donegan looks at the year ahead in telecom security and how regulatory moves can push telcos to safety.
In the wake of a complaint lodged by AT&T, Cox has been urged to drop an 'implied superior reliability claim' in Internet ads.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VMO2 upgrades its IP core with Juniper; Proximus addresses fiber rollout 'abuses'; job cuts at Spotify.
The editors contemplate the state of decentralized wireless, the future of the Affordable Connectivity Program and why Netflix with ads is irritating.
Starting in November, T-Mobile said, hackers were able to get customers' billing addresses, emails, phone numbers and dates of birth via an insecure interface.
USTDA signs deal to back 5G trials with the country's smallest telco - but can it find commercial backers?
Mike Dano joins the podcast to explain why Apple paused development on its augmented reality glasses and shifted focus to mixed reality headsets.
Verizon and Deutsche Telekom are ranked as most valuable telco brands in 2023 report.
The FWA specialist's latest layoff will reduce its workforce by about 24%. Starry has also axed a stock agreement poised to raise up to $100 million.
Portland General Electric inked a new deal with startup Expeto that company executives said will give the utility the ability to use the best connection for each of its applications.
This week in broadband builds: Spectrum, Comcast, electric co-ops win in Indiana; Cox, AT&T win in Kansas; Kinetic connects 9K in Kentucky; GoNetspeed expands in Maine - and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU explores 5G's role in defense; TIM makes progress in ultrabroadband and 5G backhaul; UK public-sector cloud spend surges.
Profitability weakened at the Swedish equipment vendor in the final quarter of 2022 and the outlook is bleak.
Netflix offered little color on how its new ad-supported tier performed in Q4 2023. Meanwhile, Ted Sarandos and Greg Peters are now co-CEOs, with Reed Hastings shifting to executive chairman.
AT&T hopes to cover 130 million people with midband 5G by the end of this year, and 30 million locations with fiber by the end of 2025. However, the details of that buildout are somewhat fuzzy.
A small quarter-over-quarter subscriber growth decline indicates that FWA's 'adoption curve is shifting from accelerating to linear,' the analysts at ISI Evercore said.
The software giant rumored to be planning a major AI investment will cut 5% of its workforce by March, said Satya Nadella.
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After several years of talk about the rise of the robots, the industry still seems to be a long way from having a self-driving network.
Officials in Shreveport, Louisiana, are running an extensive test of decentralized wireless technology with vendors Pollen Mobile and Spread Networks.
The optical networking vendor also upgraded Louisiana State University's research and education network.
Current CEO Christel Heydemann will reveal Orange's next strategic plan on February 16, with suggestions she will focus on more traditional offerings.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government warns providers not to hike prices; Deutsche Telekom rated Europe's top brand; Spotify and friends are no friends of Apple.
As well as mounting debt, Vodafone Idea is also facing troubles on workforce and subscriber fronts.
Markus Haas has been pushing the MNO case for 600MHz spectrum ahead of WRC-23 later this year.
According to AT&T, 'Mexico has one of the most expensive spectrum costs, which causes fewer people to be connected, putting investments at risk and creating barriers to competition.'
Harmonic has had 'a couple of conversations' about expanding the scope of the company's cloud-powered CableOS platform, said Harmonic CEO Patrick Harshman.
In its latest report, software vendor Sandvine shows video and overall Internet traffic went up in H1 2022. It also sides with telcos in the debate on net neutrality and fair contributions.
In the third installment of this four-part sponsored series, we look at some more key highlights from a new Heavy Reading study about the broadband industry's plans for closing the Digital Divide.
Korean telco in talks with financial services companies to offer powerful new AI as SaaS or PaaS later this year.
The National Urban League, in response to an inquiry from Sen. Thune, said the 'greatest challenge' to closing the digital divide is uncertainty about the Affordable Connectivity Program.
According to Dell'Oro Group, there are over 900 networks that could be implementing 5G SA technology. But so far only 39 operators have deployed it.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 builds wireless network for Axfood; Nokia helps tackle the digital divide in Senegal; UK toughens up online safety legislation.
The controversial Chinese vendor continues to serve thousands of 5G sites and is likely to be around for many years.
The managed service provider is launching a new point of presence in Portland and has emerged from nearly $3 billion in debt plus Chapter 11 cases.
Mobi will use a cloud-native mobile core from startup WG2 - hosted in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud - to launch a nationwide MVNO service on T-Mobile's network. And it's building a CBRS network too.
Dish lost another batch of pay-TV subs and saw mobile losses improve in prelim Q4 results. Meanwhile, Dish said it has started construction on more than 15,000 5G sites.
Scale, simplicity, affordability and an under-appreciated local retail presence are among the reasons cable is having a moment in mobile, Moore says.
This week: Joe Costello, CEO of Kwikbit, joins the show to discuss the company's work delivering wireless broadband to mobile homes across the US.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Telefonica trial 25G PON; Vodafone extends in-store deal with Currys; UK's National Grid chooses EXFO for network monitoring.
Beijing has highlighted 6G among its tech priorities for 2023 and issued a call for proposals for key technologies, while its telecom giants continue preparations.
We're now learning of the steep cost of rebuilding Ukraine's networks - but the war has been a lesson in the power of satellite.
The Belgian telecom incumbent is selling real estate and slashing costs as it battles inflationary pressure this year.
Germany's federal network agency will spend the next few months testing operator claims that they met key coverage obligations by the end of 2022.
Salvador Gala and Mahesh Ramakrishnan run Escape Velocity Ventures, which has raised $20 million to invest in the nascent but potentially disruptive decentralized wireless (DeWi) market.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia appoints new comms boss; Prysmian extends cable range; relax, guys - strict time schedules are so 2022.
The growing 5G ecosystem and the launch of satellite services is likely to dominate 2023 in India even as Vodafone Idea struggles to survive.
In this cloud roundup, IDC predicts enterprise application growth to reach $385 billion in 2026, Microsoft acquires Fungible, GCX and Nordic team on data center growth, and Windstream updates a unified communications platform with AWS.