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Eurobites: Ericsson's 5G blows into Greece with WIND Hellas
News Analysis | 12/1/2020

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.

Telia Lithuania adds to Huawei's European pain
News Analysis | 12/1/2020

Mobile operator has already signed up Ericsson as its network partner for 5G.

Telcos, vendors back new TMF test platform for interoperable IT
News Analysis | 12/1/2020

The TM Forum's much-publicized Open Digital Architecture could enjoy a boost from the latest move.

TV retrans battles heat up for the holidays
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

AT&T, Dish are duking it out with broadcasters as carriage contracts near their end and potential TV blackouts loom.

Dish puts fiber into its 5G diet
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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.

Pai preps to say bye-bye to FCC
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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.

Ericsson cranks up 5G forecast (again)
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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.

Three UK hits reset on IT and 5G overhaul
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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.

Comcast: Cybersecurity system has blocked 6 billion threats in 2020
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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 join forces over 5G to combat China
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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.

China Mobile set to launch 5G messaging by year-end
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

RCS-based platform 5G messaging, developed by the three big Chinese operators, looks set to make its commercial debut.

Trump moves to blacklist Chinese chipmaker SMIC
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

The Trump administration appears poised to add Shanghai's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp to a list of companies linked to China's military.

Open RAN's a winner, UK decides, as it closes door on Huawei
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

The UK government is intervening in its telecom sector to a dangerous degree as it backs specific firms and technologies.

Drahi faces opposition over Altice buyout offer
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

Lucerne Capital Management outlines its objections in a hard-hitting letter to the Altice Europe board.

Eurobites: Nokia doubles down in Africa
News Analysis | 11/30/2020

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.

Managed Wi-Fi: The Tier 2-3 MSO story
Guest Perspectives | 11/30/2020

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.

Comcast preps higher rates, hidden fees for New Year's Day
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

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.

UK launches new regulator to go after tech titans
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

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.

Albany Marine base to sport 'made in the USA' 5G network
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

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.

Will IIC technology save America's 5G?
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

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 Airtel gets its mojo back in 2020
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

India's Bharti Airtel has significantly consolidated its position as it puts up an intense fight against Jio for market leadership.

It’s a fair FiberCop, says Europe’s competition watchdog
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

European Commission sees no problem in FiberCop's ownership structure and its absorption of Telecom Italia's last-mile network assets.

WiCipedia: Is Singapore the land of opportunity for women in tech?
WiCipedia | 11/27/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Sometimes jobs in the White House can actually lead to good; is Singapore Silicon Valley 2.0?; validation and recognition for LGBTQ tech workers; and more.

Axiata rebounds but warns of COVID-19 pressures
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

Southeast Asian telco group Axiata has bounced back from its mid-year pandemic slump, doubling Q3 earnings on revenue growth and stronger cost management.

Huawei founder says Honor sale sets it free
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

Ren Zhengfei urges Honor employees to turn the budget brand into Huawei's biggest rival.

Eurobites: Proximus seals JV for Flanders fiber rollout
News Analysis | 11/27/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Plymouth hosts 5G marine testbed; Ericsson upgrades Mozambique's TMCEL; Swisscom spotlights 5G startups.

Orange names date for 5G launch
News Analysis | 11/26/2020

Commercial rollout slated to start December 3. Without additional 5G capacity, said Orange, current networks will reach saturation point by 2022.

ByteDance's TikTok sale gets yet another extra week
News Analysis | 11/26/2020

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.

Telstra A$50M fine for 'unconscionable' sales to indigenous customers
News Analysis | 11/26/2020

...and China Mobile's in trouble too.

Lumen opens edge computing center for test drives
News Analysis | 11/26/2020

As the company transitions from old-school telco to cloud edge provider, it is deploying cloud edge nodes across the US and overseas.

Swiss Salt steers steady course in Q3
News Analysis | 11/26/2020

Iliad-owned operator expresses confidence about the future thanks to 'healthy core business momentum.'

Eurobites: UK rows back on gigabit ambitions
News Analysis | 11/26/2020

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.

Nokia's new CEO may face leadership brain drain
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

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.

SK Telecom unveils next-gen AI chip, and ambitions
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

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.

Going the virtual CMTS route
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/25/2020

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.

Vodafone, Másmovil tie-up speculation resurfaces
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

A Spanish joint venture is on the cards, says El Economista, but Másmovíl flatly denies it's negotiating anything with Vodafone.

Huawei pivots to China's smart car market
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

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.

Drahi forges ahead with Altice Europe offer
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

Offer for the owner of France's SFR and Portugal's MEO to run until January 21.

More Americans bundle streaming services
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

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.

Podcast: Cogent's Dave Schaeffer on building a better backbone
CxO Spotlight | 11/25/2020

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.

Eurobites: Vodafone, Ericsson trial safe-skies tech for drones
News Analysis | 11/25/2020

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.

Two Parallel Wireless founders exit to start A5G Networks
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

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.

Startup Xcom looks to test advanced MIMO using open RAN
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

A startup backed by some of Qualcomm's former top executives is looking to test advanced MIMO technology running on open RAN specifications.

Mavenir's mobile core business hits the big time
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

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.

Small Quebec operator boosts bandwidth, broadband speeds
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

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.

Hefty fines for UK operators flouting Huawei restrictions
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

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.

Airtel wants a new regulator to speed up fiber deployment
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

Indian service provider suggests setting up new Optic Fiber Regulatory Authority for the 'faster, transparent and economic rollout of fiber' in the country.

COVID-19 led to global mobile malware outbreak – report
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

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.

Eurobites: Orange cozies up to AWS cloud
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

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.

Vodafone UK builds up IoT offering with IoT.nxt
News Analysis | 11/24/2020

The UK-based operator signals progress with ambition to take South African startup's IoT solutions global.

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