Provisional 5G license winners given all-clear after doing necessary paperwork. (Oh, and Huawei is given a wide berth.)
The go-ahead by authorities in Cambridgeshire will anger US officials and put further pressure on the government as it considers Huawei's future role in the UK.
Last year, there were hardly any NB-IoT connections outside China. Just what happened to the technology that was hailed as such a revolutionary thing?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia sells Inwit stakes; Colt goes multicloud; Becks plows dough into esports.
The companies said in a statement that they will develop and sell 'ICT products utilizing innovative optical and wireless technologies.'
Ford becomes first carmaker to deploy a private mobile network based on 5G in the UK, with the aim of supporting the future production of electric vehicles.
Nokia's new Digital Operations Center supports network slicing for 5G, among other offerings, but also provides a focus on network security.
The key supplier of gateways and set-tops plans to obtain €420 million in new financing under the restructuring plan as the company continues to grapple with the financial impact of the pandemic.
Light Reading is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 16th year.
Adding a curated, linear-style streaming component to its video platform will help Amazon promote its broader on-demand fare, according to analysts and industry experts.
Microsoft's CEO sees a future of 'remote everything.' As a result, there's a growing consensus among lawmakers that Internet access is no longer a 'nice to have' but a 'need to have.'
Pledge to create 1,000 full-time new jobs in the sunshine state goes out the window.
Pekka Lundmark will join Nokia as CEO in August, returning to a company he previously worked for 20 years ago. The task ahead of him looks immense.
Chinese telcos are slashing prices in a short-term, unsustainable effort to drive up 5G subscribers.
Verizon is reducing the cost of its unlimited prepaid option, a move that coincides with a wider emphasis by the company on prepaid amid the beginnings of a recession in the US.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica boss spies the sunlit M&A uplands; Telia turns to Motorola for push-to-talk; Elisa goes streaming with NENT Group.
On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Jeff Baumgartner talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about HBO Max: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.
Parental advisory: Includes tub-thumping and eye-rolling.
Report says Dell is looking at options including a spinoff of its $50 billion stake in the enterprise software specialist.
More than six months after launching, the ZenKey 'single sign-on' app from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon shows just a handful of downloads and no named supporting companies.
Verizon is widely anticipated to spend heavily in the upcoming CBRS spectrum auction. But factors including spectrum sharing and power output levels could temper its bidding enthusiasm.
Agreement covers entry on Android, Chromecast and Android TV devices ahead of Peacock's national debut on July 15.
Edge Gravity, Ericsson's internal startup focused on the development of a global edge computing cloud, is said to have suffered from an 'innovator's dilemma' that hinders large companies from changing their ways.
The needle is moving firmly toward an automated optical future, writes Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin.
Telco staff are reeling as operators announce pandemic-era layoffs after years of cutbacks by many of the world's biggest companies.
While the COVID-19 pandemic slowed SD-WAN market momentum in the first half of 2020, Futuriom forecasts a pickup in the second half of 2020 and into 2021 as more enterprise employees work from home and require secure, remote access services.
US think tank accuses China of artificially beefing up its telecom equipment suppliers and holding back 5G innovation.
The US High Court shoots down Comcast petition centering on an earlier Federal Circuit court decision involving two TiVo patents that describe remote DVR recording functionality.
Local government and industry experts in China push back against a 5G private network monopoly.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Irish coronavirus app poised for deployment; Sky Germany looks ahead; InCoax lands US MoCa deal.
Former Sprint parent company to give Deutsche Telekom the option to buy a further 101 million shares in T-Mobile US by June 2024.
Finnish kit vendor says a full set of O-RAN-compliant products will be ready in 2021, putting pressure on Ericsson and other traditional rivals.
CSPs must start planning for what comes next and the role they can play in helping societies and economies recover in the pandemic's aftermath.
Citing the surge of OTT video and the need to create network efficiencies, Charter asks the FCC to sunset its prohibition on data caps and paid peering deals five years after its Time Warner Cable deal closed.
Ivo Rook is now SVP of IoT for T-Mobile, reporting to Dow Draper, T-Mobile's EVP of emerging products. Previously Rook was SVP of IoT and product development for Sprint.
Discovery said three execs will expand their roles amid the departure of Peter Faricy, a move that comes as the programmer looks to expand its streaming and direct-to-consumer efforts.
Startup Aurora Insight, which operates mobile sensors that can geolocate transmitters in a specific area, picked up an unannounced mmWave 5G network from Verizon while scanning in Baltimore.
Nokia, Samsung and Ericsson are beginning to preen and posture for operators' attention ahead of a C-band auction poised to generate billions of dollars in equipment sales.
ZTE is applying for more state bank credits as it attempts to revive its business.
With India's 5G spectrum auction postponed till 2021, the commercial availability of the technology is at least 18-20 months away. Is the unlicensed 6GHz band for Wi-Fi the answer for the retail and enterprise markets?
Latest cuts in France come after the Finnish firm's annual report shows that 5,000 jobs disappeared across the entire business in 2019.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government states the bleedin' obvious; telco capex in a time of COVID-19; Proximus offer Apple TV 4K.
After barely two months as CEO, Allison Kirkby overhauls the boardroom.
The Indian service provider seems eager to construct 5G networks that are based at least partly on its own technical expertise.
Germany's new entrant aims to follow Rakuten's example, and indicates it is in advanced negotiations with three vendors.
Cisco and CenturyLink are just two among examples of vendors and service providers rethinking their remote access services to address new capacity and security concerns as more employees access private company documents from home.
Ajit Pai asks Congress to create legislation that helps consumers and small businesses stay connected as his Keeping Americans Connected Pledge nears its expiration date.
Usage of the hyper-local streaming news service was climbing before the pandemic, but the recent surge of big news events has 'propelled us forward,' CEO Daniel Barreto says.
Deutsche Telekom is expected to raise its stake in T-Mobile US from 43% to above 50% using a reported $20 billion. But what the company does with that controlling share is noteworthy.
T-Mobile should have fessed up this week and said how many jobs were at risk after its merger with Sprint.