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Sling TV gains nearly offset satellite TV losses at Dish
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Dish lost 13,000 total video subs in Q3 2021 as the company added 117,000 Sling TV customers against a loss of 130,000 satellite TV subs.

Fastly customers have learned to stop worrying and love the cloud
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Customers are back and sales are up, but the content delivery network's losses are also mounting.

Equinix's revenue results unmarred by supply chain shortages in Q3
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Equinix's CEO said supply chain challenges impacting much of the telecom industry haven't had a major effect on Equinix's revenue for Q3.

Philippines newcomer Dito seeks $158M in new funds
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Starting up is hard to do, especially if you're a new telco challenging deeply entrenched incumbents.

Supply chain disruptions cut into CommScope sales
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

CommScope expects chip and component shortages to impact full-year net sales by about $600 million, but the company is implementing price increases across all businesses to help offset the difference.

Telefónica cashes in on VM O2 and Telxius in Q3
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Spain-based group sees second consecutive quarter of organic growth and maintains full-year guidance.

Eurobites: 'Burner phone' allegations put the heat on Orange's Scheen
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vivendi flexes muscles at Telecom Italia; Virgin Media O2's Q3; Vodafone and Microsoft combine on cloud services.

How Federated hopes to supercharge 6GHz
LRTV Interviews | 11/4/2021

Federated Wireless is hoping to expand the spectrum-management expertise it developed in the CBRS band into the newly freed 6GHz band.

Surging smartphones give Qualcomm $9.3B revenue
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Its complex supply chains now look inspired as Qualcomm notches blistering 43% revenue market. Though CEO Amon thinks flat smartphone sales are ahead.

Revenue miss doesn't spoil Frontier's fiber momentum
Broadband World News | 11/4/2021

Frontier tacked on a record 185,000 new fiber locations and 29,000 fiber subs in Q3. Frontier shares rose despite a revenue miss, making it clear that investors are applying more weight to the pace of Frontier's FTTP buildout.

BT eyes profit rebound in mix of the good, the bad and the ugly
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

The newly confident UK phone incumbent now reckons it can fund all fiber rollout without an investment partner, but a cost recovery has yet to show up in results.

Microsoft Metaverse has PowerPoint – be very afraid
News Analysis | 11/4/2021

Microsoft makes a play for the metaverse, announcing its Teams will have VR-supporting avatars from early next year.

The slow death of Huawei's European fixed business has begun
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

The European swap-out of the Chinese vendor's fiber and optical network products now appears underway.

Supply chain constraints catch up to Casa Systems
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

Vendor says its cable network access business has been hit the hardest by a shortage of certain components, exacerbated by a 'decommit' by some suppliers, that has pushed lead times out to a year or more.

The time may have arrived for 12GHz
LRTV Interviews | 11/3/2021

V. Noah Campbell of RS Access expects the FCC's new leadership to address the debate over pushing 5G operations into the 12GHz band.

VMware and Dell break up, but the shareholders are alright
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

The spinoff includes a $11.5 billion special cash dividend to VMware shareholders, which equates to a $27.40 per share dividend payment to all VMware stockholders.

Netflix unleashes first wave of mobile games, starting on Android
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

Seeking deeper engagement on mobile, Netflix is gradually rolling out a gaming service on its Android app, promising that support for iOS devices is 'on the way.'

Amazon Sidewalk quietly walks on
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

Roughly a year after Amazon announced its low-powered, wide-area wireless network, details of the offering remain vague.

T-Mobile CEO: 5G smartphones are still the 5G killer app
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

T-Mobile raised expectations and said its Sprint integration is ahead of schedule. Also, its execs pounded the table on 5G dominance.

Eurobites: Ericsson extends 5G RAN partnership with Play in Poland
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ireland announces second phase of SIRO rollout; phone eco-rating scheme expands; AtlasEdge buys Colt data centers.

O2 Germany raises earnings outlook again for 2021
News Analysis | 11/3/2021

German operator seals new wholesale deal with Lebara Germany, taking over from Deutsche Telekom.

KORE CEO looks beyond the IoT hype
LRTV Interviews | 11/3/2021

CEO Romil Bahl discusses KORE's approach to IoT security in both the device and the network, and its use of eSIM technology to connect IoT devices globally.

Taking stock of number portability
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/3/2021

Heavy Reading survey data indicates that number portability has been deployed at scale and is meeting or exceeding performance expectations, but business model complexity is having an impact within Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

Huawei's subscale cloud unit needs more than just chips
Morris Lore | 11/3/2021

The Chinese vendor's fledgling cloud business remains tiny alongside industry giants and may struggle even if it can fix its hardware problems.

Adtran CEO reports 'mixed' results and mixed feelings on supply issues
Broadband World News | 11/2/2021

Adtran reported a GAAP net loss of $10.4 million for Q3 2021, owing largely to supply chain issues. But CEO Tom Stanton tried to project a sunny outlook for 2022 while also admitting it's the company's biggest problem.

Isotropic, SES take multi-orbit satellite services to the test
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

Isotropic claims its terminal, designed to support satellite services beamed from multiple orbits, recently passed a critical field test with SES, a strategic investor and key deployment partner.

IBM's Lambertson sees blue skies in telco, cloud collab
LRTV Interviews | 11/2/2021

Lambertson explains how service providers' approach to public cloud usage is changing, and how intent-based networking can improve network automation for operators.

BT and the taming of the net neutrality beast
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

As Ofcom continues its post-Brexit review into net neutrality, the UK phone incumbent spies an opportunity to break free of current constraints.

Telcos see AI as key to achieving climate goals – research
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

Research by Nokia and GSMA Intelligence highlights why telcos regard AI as critical in the fight against climate change.

Harmonic 'CableOS' deployments near 4M modems
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

Supplier claims its virtual CCAP has been deployed by 68 carriers worldwide at the end of Q3 2021, up from 62 at the end of the prior period.

BT and OneWeb ink a shiny satellite broadband deal
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

OneWeb has inked a deal with BT to provide low-orbit satellite connectivity across BT Group, with the first live trials due to start early 2022.

Vertical Bridge brings the edge closer to the data
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

The cell tower company says it's building 'edge to suit' data centers where the client determines the location.

Most Asian enterprises see business value in 5G – IDC survey
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

A new IDC study of Asian enterprise and 5G adoption contains promising news for telcos.

India's Reliance Jio bets on JioPhone Next to lure 2G subscribers
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

The cheap 4G smartphone, launched with Google, is available from Diwali for INR6,499 ($87) or INR1,999 ($26.7), with the rest in monthly installments.

Eurobites: Dutch operators remove high-end phones from stores after spate of armed robberies
News Analysis | 11/2/2021

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange plants its Totem; some Sky Glass users aren't happy; Telenor considers Pakistan stake sale.

Shaw stands by merger despite Rogers family feud
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Big Canadian telecom operator also boosts revenue and net income in fiscal Q4, thanks to its strong wireless performance, even as its wireline sub losses continue to pile up.

Could the FAA crash land into Verizon's 5G dreams?
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

The FAA may issue a warning about 5G interference to aircraft operations, according to a new report. Verizon, with its massive C-band deployment plans, may be caught up in the issue.

Vodafone DIY plan adds drama to the Netcracker suite
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

The operator's plan to recruit another 7,000 software engineers and build more of its own technologies threatens upheaval in the IT vendor community.

Comcast's 'Gigabit Pro' service accelerates to 3-Gig
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Comcast will soon upgrade all Gigabit Pro customers to symmetrical speeds of 3 Gbit/s. Gigabit Pro, a residential FTTP service introduced in 2015, originally offered symmetrical speeds of 2 Gbit/s.

Millicom back to profits as LatAm gets jabbed
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Latin American mobile giant Millicom, which owns the Tigo brand, swung back to black this quarter and may hive off its towers and financial services.

CableLabs connects with operators and suppliers on convergence
LRTV Interviews | 11/1/2021

CableLabs' Mariam Sorond offers fresh insight about the genesis of the Convergence Council and the Mobile Convergence Committee, two important projects kicked off by the organization earlier this year.

Shentel halts fixed wireless buildout in favor of fiber
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Earlier this year, Shentel disclosed plans to cover up to 215,000 households with its Beam-branded fixed wireless Internet service. Now it's halting those plans and will instead build out fiber.

Malaysia 5G project gets funded as early warning sign appears
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Malaysia's single-network 5G experiment is starting to take shape - but an early sign of the potential negative impact on operators has appeared.

MegaFon takes Vertical approach to towers
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Russia's tower market lights up after the second of two major deals is announced in 2021.

Cellnex holds firm on 2021 outlook
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Europe's largest independent tower company posts solid Q3 and reiterates full-year guidance.

Andromeda auction for 5G spectrum: The end is in sight
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

The auction is officially the nation's third-biggest spectrum auction ever. It sits only behind the $45 billion AWS-3 auction in 2015 and the $81 billion C-band auction earlier this year.

Eurobites: EU forces device makers to boost cybersecurity
News Analysis | 11/1/2021

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sweden's Enea lands US traffic classification deal; Net Insight synchronizes 5G; why data center architecture rocks.

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