WOW's new policy, which includes a $30 unlimited option for 1-Gig customers, arrives amid a 'broadband-first' posture and a steering of high-speed Internet customers to OTT-TV options such as YouTube TV and Philo.
Like we did last August, Light Reading will stage our Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference as a free digital event over two half days in late April.
Prosimo's AXI service addresses several challenges enterprises face in cloud application delivery, including managing operating costs, meeting application SLAs and 'fragmented security.'
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia puts charging system on AWS cloud; fiber discussions in the UK; A1 cracks cloud gaming with Blacknut.
Federal and provincial governments plan to spend C$826.3 million to extend broadband to nearly 150,000 unserved Quebec households by September 2022.
Who will benefit from Biden's broadband plan? Should broadband be considered a utility? And what even is broadband? The answers to these questions could have major implications.
But SpaceX's satellite broadband service is poised to be a 'game-changer' for rural US coverage and in position to pursue a much larger global market, according to MoffettNathanson's Craig Moffett.
Fully half of LG's phone business was based in the US. As the company walks away from its 10% share in the US market, analysts expect Samsung, Motorola and TCL to capture that business.
Discover how new innovations can fundamentally change the economics of the Internet and help close the digital divide.
The global chip war is framed usually as a rivalry between the US and China, but in reality the two superpowers are not even in the race.
SPONSORED: The new routed optical network is not your father's IP over DWDM, writes Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin.
Alan Breznick and Tien Fu trade their absolutely worst puns about cable as Light Reading gears up for our 14th edition of Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies later this month.
The service provider is launching the new teleworker SD-WAN service to address a growing hybrid workforce that is accessing business applications both on-premises and in the home.
Upstream traffic surged 63% in 2020 during a pandemic-marked year that forced people to work and study from home and altered the period of the day that saw peak network usage.
Dish claims it's 'simply not possible' to accelerate the migration of Boost Mobile subs in time for the January 2022 3G CDMA shutdown. T-Mobile counters that its plan fits inside the parameters of its deal with Dish.
Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown offers up a preview of the upcoming two-day Open RAN World Digital Conference.
Startup plans to pair the new ATSC 3.0 signaling standard with spectrum from hundreds of low-power TV station partners to underpin a national IP multicast network and edge caching system.
KPN sues Ericsson for patent-infringement in a district court in Texas, only weeks after the Swedish supplier did the same to Samsung.
This week, Gary Bolton, CEO, Fiber Broadband Association, joins the show to discuss why the US needs to put fiber first, why satellite broadband could be a 'disaster' for communities and more.
In the first two months of 2021, combined sales of mobile and fixed-line data services contracted by 1.2%, official figures show.
Operators want authorities to block SpaceX's launch of commercial services during a testing phase, saying it has not obtained licenses.
The big cloud companies won't be at #MWC2021, but a cloud evangelist will. What about you? Take our survey and let us know.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swiss cheesemakers kick up a 6G stink; BT extends Enjoy partnership; Deutsche Telekom tweaks climate-change targets.
Telecom Italia completes FiberCop agreements with two shareholders, but many obstacles remain on route to create the ultimate 'AccessCo.'
Even after coronavirus, Deliveroo's IPO flops, wiping £2 billion from a £7.6 billion opening market cap. How much will the indigestion affect tech IPOs?
The Department of Telecommunications may add more bands to the planned auction, according to media reports, following telcos' demands for more 5G spectrum.
US technology giants backs out citing safety concerns, and Google also confirms its withdrawal from this year's event.
Chinese smartphone maker unveils ambitious plans for a 'Xiaomi electric vehicle.'
Indonesian operator of offload third and final tranche of towers to Digital Colony unit Edgepoint.
Ericsson launches an open lab to work on virtualized 5G RAN, part of its campaign to head off virtualization and cloud RAN moves by Samsung and Nokia.
Piece of plan aimed to 'revitalize' US digital infrastructure also references the 1936 Rural Electrification Act, labeling broadband as 'the new electricity.'
'We have to be smart in choosing,' says government minister.
The Chinese equipment behemoth still lacks a convincing solution to the problem of US trade sanctions, and sales are dropping outside China.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo sells towers in Indonesia; CityFibre wants clearer broadband labelling; Nokia helps make Nicosia smarter.
The hunt for a successor is underway amid word that Fickle is departing the National Cable Television Cooperative, a group that handles programming and tech deals for hundreds of independent operators.
Cable operator confirms it has launched new IP- and app-based pay-TV service in a handful of markets even as its tech partner, MobiTV, pursues a Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring.
US Ignite and the NSF announced winning projects of Project Overcome, a $2.7 million effort to accelerate broadband delivery to underserved communities using novel solutions.
Winding down of T-Mobile's in-house pay-TV service and teaming with YouTube TV and Philo is 'an incremental positive' for T-Mobile, analyst says. Will other MobiTV partners follow suit?
Taiwan operators are steadily rolling out 5G private networks to support the island's high-tech manufacturing sector.
Britain's OneWeb has launched 146 satellites of 648, chasing SpaceX's Starlink on 1,300. But Neil Masterson's real race is for funding and customers.
The recent misfortunes of Japan's answer to WhatsApp could be an opportunity for Japan's telecom operators.
As the Cisco Live event kicks off today, the networking giant looks beyond the lockdowns and urges service providers to build the network they're going to need when the world gets moving again.
Light Reading's Mike Dano says there are at least two big improvements coming with 6G.
Chipmaker can finally pop the cork, although the US agency still believes the company violated antitrust laws.
The National Cyber Security Coordinator, a government body trusted to curate procurement sources for Indian telcos, recently conveyed its shortlisting criteria.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia pushes private networks in Norway; Nokia does IoT with Mobily in Saudi Arabia; Viasat brings cybersecurity jobs to UK.
Says it took a 'fresh look' at how it does video, but pivot to OTT-TV partnerships stems from bankruptcy restructuring underway at MobiTV, T-Mobile's key TV software provider.
Spain's private equity backed Másmóvil makes 'friendly' takeover bid for Basque operator.
The social networking giant continues its strategy of partnering with local telcos to build new infrastructure to boost connectivity.
As other regions consider investments in fabs and foundries, the UK remains undecided on its future strategy, says a government advisor.