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Comcast adds partnership program to Internet Essentials
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

New program includes two months of free service for new customers to Internet Essentials, Comcast's initiative focused on low-income students and their families.

Cable One's Fidelity unit to offer 1-Gig over FTTH
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Fidelity Communications has begun to build out FTTH network in New Haven, Missouri.

Top US ISPs added 1.24M broadband subs in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Marks largest quarterly broadband subscriber additions since Q1 2012, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Altitude waives exclusive rights for first-round playoff games
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Regional sports net 'actively pursuing' streaming distribution deals as Altitude TV remains at an impasse with Comcast and Dish Network.

MEF expands MEF 3.0 to define SASE services
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2020

Developing standardized networking, security and policy framework to assist enterprise consumption of cloud services.

Acacia samples new 100G coherent pluggables for edge and access
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

New 100G QSFP-DD P2P fixed wavelength hot pluggable modules aim to future-proof the access network.

TDS lights up 1-Gig in northern Colorado
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

Towns of Ault, Eaton, Johnstown, Mead, Milliken, Pierce, Severance and Wellington get access to the speedy tier.

Synamedia launches targeted ad platform
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

New 'Iris' addressable ad solution is targeted to pay-TV providers, broadcasters and OTT service providers.

T-Mobile boosts campaign to attract business customers
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

T-Mobile said it will expand its Test Drive network testing offering to its business customers.

Juniper adds new Mist AI-powered Wi-Fi 6 access points
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

New APs enable enterprises to use Mist AI and the cloud for a better overall experience.

LF Edge’s Akraino Project Release 3 now available
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2020

Akraino Blueprints cover areas MEC, AI/ML, cloud, connected vehicle, AR/VR, Android cloud native, telco core, open RAN and more.

Locast expands to the Twin Cities
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2020

Free, nonprofit streaming service provides access to local TV channels on multiple devices.

ioXt Alliance reveals first wave of certified devices
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2020

Products from T-Mobile and Google among the first to secure the organization's security stamp.

Shentel Business launches managed services with Cisco Meraki
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2020

Portfolio of products allows multi-location businesses to more securely and efficiently manage their networks.

Masergy releases 2020 SD-WAN market trends report
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2020

Identifies SD-WAN as a key enabler for remote workforces and enhanced security.

Charter's Spectrum Mobile debuts 'Unlimited Plus'
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2020

New unlimited option features 30GB of data and HD-quality video at $55 per month.

DoD to release 100MHz of midband for 5G this summer
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2020

The White House and the Department of Defense announced they would release 100MHz of midband spectrum in the 3450-3550MHz band for 5G by the end of the summer.

Windstream picks Ciena for new, nationwide optical network
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2020

Windstream said its new network will adapt to connectivity demands using latest coherent optical innovations and software analytics.

Dish sheds 40,000 satellite TV subs, 56,000 Sling TV subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2020

Dish ends the quarter with 11.27 million pay-TV subs, including 9.02 million satellite TV and 2.25 million Sling TV customers.

Macquarie Telecom picks Juniper for network refresh
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

The nationwide network upgrade by Juniper Networks is slated to be completed by the end of 2020.

Sling TV fuses OTA/OTT TV on LG-connected TVs
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Live local broadcast channels have been integrated with Sling TV's in-app guide on 2020 LG sets, when connected to an over-the-air antenna.

Cable One adds 145K broadband subs, loses 17K video subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Revenues rise to $328.3 million following acquisition of Fidelity Communications.

Verizon lights up mobile edge computing with AWS in Boston, Bay Area
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Verizon said its mobile edge computing offering running through Amazon Web Services is now commercially available in Boston and the Bay Area.

FCC lays out rules for C-band auction
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

The FCC announced the rules that will govern its upcoming auction of C-band spectrum licenses for midband 5G.

Pirate subscription services now $1 billion industry – report
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Digital Citizens Alliance and NAGRA study details how a sophisticated ecosystem of thousands of retailers and wholesalers provides illicit piracy services to at least nine million US households.

EdgePresence touts new edge computing datacenter in Georgia
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

EdgePresence said it built a new datacenter for edge computing in Statesboro, Georgia.

Windstream Enterprise fortifies SD-WAN with virtual firewall
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Windstream Enterprise today released a dynamic new security feature to protect businesses from increasingly sophisticated threats to their network and their data.

Sherrese Smith appointed to Cable One board
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Smith is a corporate partner at Paul Hastings LLP and served as chief counsel to former FCC chairman Julius Genachowski.

US GSA selects MetTel for nationwide data and voice services
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

$230+ million awards will transform legacy infrastructure to provide high availability and resilience to meet the agency's mission.

Fortinet introduces hyperscale firewall
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

FortiGate 4400F is capable of securing hyperscale data centers and 5G networks.

CommScope net sales rise 3% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

Says net sales were negatively impacted by about $50 million due to supply constraints related to the pandemic.

Dasan Zhone revenues drop 15.7% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Attributes the pandemic to the slowdown.

Apple, T-Mobile to supply up to 1M connected iPads to California students
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

The California Department of Education said it teamed with Apple and T-Mobile to connect up to 1 million students with discounted iPads sporting high-speed connectivity.

Samsung outs new phones, tablets with 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Samsung said its new Galaxy Note20 and Z Fold2 smartphones and S7 tablets sport both millimeter wave and sub-6GHz 5G.

CommScope gives RFoG a lift
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Says new cabinet is designed to simplify installations of RF-over-Glass (RFoG) deployments.

Intel, VMware team for virtualized RAN in 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Intel and VMware said their teaming on virtualized Radio Access Networks (RAN) will speed the rollout of such technology for 4G and 5G operators.

SES touts American companies for C-band satellite work
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

SES said it will use US-based companies including United Launch Alliance, Northrop Grumman and Boeing to adjust its network for the upcoming C-band spectrum auction.

Verizon invests in NG-PON2 startup
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Verizon Ventures said it led a $4.5 million Series A financing round into PICadvanced (PICa), a startup that develops technologies for NG-PON2 network technology.

Raycap announces new panel to hide 5G small cells
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Raycap said its new InvisiWave Screen Panel can easily hide 5G and 4G small cells.

Alaska nets top SCTE/ISBE chapter honors
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

Title is chapter's sixth in seven years.

NTT Communications partners with Cisco SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2020

NTT Com has adopted Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela and Meraki, and Meraki Wi-Fi and LAN connectivity solutions for its Managed SDx solutions.

Revenues at Disney's direct-to-consumer/international unit climb to $4B
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Operating costs for unit widened from $562 million to $706 million due to costs tied to launch Disney+.

Liberty Latin America deals for Telefónica's Costa Rica ops
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

The all-cash deal establishes an enterprise value of $500 million for Telefónica Costa Rica.

Pluto TV debuts on LG smart TVs
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Free, ad-supported streaming service has launched on 2020 smart TVs in the US, with rollouts on 2016-2019 models set to start this fall.

Starry to erase customers' COVID-19 debts
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Starry said that customers who took advantage of its Keep Americans Connected pledge will not have to pay their bills.

128 Technology debuts software-defined edge product
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

New software aims to help operators go from managed connectivity to a full SD-WAN offering without changing hardware platforms.

Arm and Vodafone partner on Universal CPE
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Arm, NXP Semiconductors, Telco Systems and Vodafone have developed a proof of concept uCPE that supports multiple enterprise services such as SD-WAN, routing and firewall.

Charter's Spectrum Networks launches news app
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

Offers local news app to 28 million residential customers at no added charge.

WOW revenues drop 2.7% in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

But broadband revenues rise 5.3% in period.

PacketFabric partners with Cloudflare to launch Cloudflare Network Interconnect
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

The Cloudflare Network Interconnect in partnership with PacketFabric provides customers with use cases for better network performance and security, including a private pathway to Cloudflare DDoS Protection and Cloudflare Magic Transit.

Rackspace Technology announces pricing of IPO
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2020

The offering is expected to close on August 7, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

MaxLinear closes acquisition of Intel's home gateway unit
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Also boosts guidance that deal will pull in revenues of $80-$90 million in first full quarter post close versus original guidance of $60-$70 million.

Liberty Global revenues dip 4% in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Says quarter was hit by $110M of COVID-19-related impacts.

Harmonic cable access revenues surge 100% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

But overall revenues drop 12.8% in the period.

Verizon's 5G customers can roam into South Korea
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Verizon said customers with 5G phones can access 5G services in South Korea.

FCC updates Speed Test app
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

The FCC offers a speed test app as part of its efforts to map broadband service in the US, and the agency said it updated the app.

Dasan Zhone names Charlie Vogt president and CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Vogt will remain on the ATX Networks board.

Dish acquires Ting Mobile assets in Tucows partnership
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2020

Dish taps Tucows as technology partner for its retail wireless business.

Philo brings Chromecast support to Android app
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Addition marks first part of a broader 'Philo Connect' initiative for the TV streaming service.

Charter tacks on video, broadband and mobile subs in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Includes the addition of 102,000 residential video customers, 842,000 broadband subs and 325,000 mobile lines.

Casa Systems revenues top $83M in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Company cites a large increase in its wireless product backlog.

Apple notches gains in revenues, profits across much of its business
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Apple's latest quarterly financials show gains across most of the company's businesses, including in its iPhone operation.

Altice USA adds 70K broadband subs, loses 35K pay-TV subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Altice Mobile adds 34,000 net subs in Q2, pushing total past 140,000.

Evoca nets content deal for new ATSC 3.0-based pay-TV service
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Deal with Allen Media Group includes portfolio of eight TV networks, including The Weather Channel.

ACA Connects reveals 2020-2022 leadership team
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Patricia Jo Boyers, president of Boycom Vision, and Mike Bowker, COO of Cable ONE, elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

Shentel settles Sprint roaming dispute, but T-Mobile deal still MIA
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Amid record wireless customer additions, Shentel said it settled its roaming dispute with Sprint, but the company did not ink a transaction with T-Mobile. T-Mobile now has until August 31 to exercise its option to purchase Shentel's wireless business.

Verizon moves forward with First Responder Advisory Council
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Verizon said it will make its First Responder Advisory Council, formed last year, available to its public safety agency customers.

Huawei now the world's biggest smartphone vendor, Canalys says
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Research and consulting firm Canalys said that Huawei sold more smartphones during the second quarter than any other company in the world.

U.S. Cellular to expand 5G to 11 states
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

U.S. Cellular said it will offer 5G services across parts of California, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

Charter promotes two to senior sales and marketing spots
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Pattie Eliason upped to SVP, Spectrum Stores and Retail; Sharon Peters promoted to SVP, marketing.

Keith Holmes named EVP of Cox Business
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Holmes takes over for Steve Rowley, who was named president of Cox Automotive.

Vodafone is latest major operator to deploy Harmonic's 'CableOS' platform
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Vodafone is using Harmonic's 'CableOS' access network software and edge devices to support the rollout of gigabit services.

Arkansas to buy $10M worth of hotspots from T-Mobile, AT&T for online school
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said the state will use $10 million to purchase Wi-Fi access points and data plans for schools from AT&T and T-Mobile.

CTIA report finds 10% of US GDP increase due to US wireless industry
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

A report commissioned by CTIA found that roughly 10% of the increase in the US GDP from 2011 to 2019 was due to the growth of the US wireless industry.

Cetin picks Kaltura to power multinational cloud TV service
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Kaltura will deploy a complete cloud service including the Kaltura TV Platform and private CDN powered by Broadpeak.

Chris Dedicoat joins PacketFabric Board of Directors as chairman
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Former worldwide sales executive for Cisco brings 25-plus years of networking and enterprise sales experience to PacketFabric's networking-as-a-service business.

ZTE, True to build 5G network in Thailand
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

ZTE and True Corporation announce collaboration to build a commercial 5G network in Thailand.

Vecima snaps up Nokia's DOCSIS distributed access and PON tech
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Vecima plans to integrate the acquired tech with its existing 'Entra' distributed access product suite.

Juniper Networks offers fourth version of Mist WAN Assurance service
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Mist AI brings insights and Self-Driving Network automation to optimize end-to-end user experiences and minimize IT costs across LAN, WLAN and WAN.

Juniper revenues up 9% sequentially
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

In Q2, Juniper's GAAP net income was $61.2M, up 32 percent from a year ago.

ATX, Digicomm strike distribution deal for new outside plant gear
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

New agreement includes ATX's GainMaker-compatible 1.2GHz amplifiers and 2GHz taps and passives.

Consolidated expands 'CCiTV' to biz customers
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Expansion of app-based TV service covers small businesses in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Broadband access, CPE equipment spending to slip 7% in 2020 – Dell'Oro
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Dell'Oro expects spending in the category to dip to $11.4 billion in 2020, then rise 5% in 2021.

T-Mobile inks partnerships for COVID-19 business offerings
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

T-Mobile said it will sell products from PIMMAP and Guardhat to its business customers looking for COVID-19 solutions.

Battle Investment Group acquires Oceus Networks for DoD's 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Oceus Networks, which supplies 4G and 5G equipment to the US military, announced that it has been acquired by Battle Investment Group.

National Science Foundation doles out $600,000 for wireless research
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program said it will allocate $300,000 each to universities in Iowa and Nebraska for next-generation wireless technology research.

Gartner: 5G infrastructure market will reach $8.1B this year
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Research and consulting firm Gartner said the market for 5G network infrastructure will double to $8.1 billion in revenue in 2002.

Daniel Leff appointed to fuboTV's board
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Leff is an investor in fuboTV through Luminari Capital and Waverly Capital.

Humax launches 'H7' Android TV box
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

New Broadcom-based device supports Wi-Fi 6, AV1, HDR10 technologies.

Xilinx joins Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Xilinx has joined the Open RAN Policy Coalition to support development and deployment of open RAN 5G tech.

Etisalat adds orchestration, automation platform from Affirmed
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Etisalat, an existing Affirmed customer, adds on a platform for digital services and infrastructure.

Ericsson delivers US-made 5G basestation to Verizon
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Verizon is the first recipient of a US-manufactured commercial 5G basestation from Ericsson.

Orange, Google Cloud form data, AI and edge computing partnership
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Orange plans to build a next-generation data analytics and machine-learning platform with Google technologies.

Qualcomm announces faster phone charging tech
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Qualcomm said its new Quick Charge 5 technology for Android can charge devices from 0% to 50% battery power in five minutes.

SES, Harmonic to transition C-band for 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Harmonic will partner with SES to free up spectrum for 5G while enabling C-band customers to maintain quality and resilience.

Riverbed Cloud-Based Application Acceleration Solutions boost performance of Microsoft Collaboration and Video Applications
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Riverbed launches new Accelerator for Office 365 and SaaS Accelerator 1.2, two cloud-based solutions that eliminate network impediments impacting the performance of Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics CRM, and delivers easy-to-deploy eCDN for Microsoft Teams and Stream live events and on-demand video.

Deutsche Telekom touts 5G for 40M in Germany
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Deutsche Telekom says half the population in Germany is now covered, and that 5G will reach two thirds of the German population in 2020.

Huawei helps Rain launch Africa's first 5G SA convergent core network
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

The convergent core network will provide advanced services for 4G/5G mobile subscribers and fixed wireless access (FWA) subscribers.

Qualcomm appoints Schneider CEO to board of directors
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has been appointed to Qualcomm's board and will serve on the Governance Committee.

Comcast, Sinclair clinch new carriage deal
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

New deal includes retransmission consent for 78 Sinclair stations in 51 markets and several Sinclair-owned sports nets.

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