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BEAD funds sufficient based on new FCC mapping data, ACA Connects says
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

There's enough BEAD funding to bring fiber to the 'vast majority' of unserved and underserved locations, ACA Connects concludes in an updated study based on the FCC's new broadband mapping data.

AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon diverge on 5G Super Bowl strategies
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

Signals Research Group argued that, based on their recent testing outside the Super Bowl's venue, Verizon offered the most total wireless network capacity.

Do cloud native 5G core networks need DPUs?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/7/2023

Heavy Reading operator survey identifies broad, but not unequivocal, support for hardware acceleration in 5G core networks.

A slew of service providers lower 2023 fiber targets
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

AT&T, Altice USA, Consolidated Communications, Frontier and Lumen are among the companies cutting back fiber network expansion plans for 2023, according to analysts.

The Divide: How BDT is increasing enrollments in the FCC's ACP
LRTV Interviews | 2/7/2023

Trooper Sanders, CEO of Benefits Data Trust (BDT), joins the podcast to discuss the importance of the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), how BDT is helping people access the broadband subsidy and more.

Cohere's next moves could add some G-force to mobile
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

A new waveform backed by the software company could take 6G to a hypersonic level.

Eurobites: BT dips into remote water-quality monitoring
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Denmark wins network test, Nokia takes the credit; Mobily applies Ericsson's AI; TIM clarifies KKR bid terms.

India’s Vodafone Idea gets a government assist
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

Vodafone Idea gets a lifeline with the government finally taking a stake in the company - but the delay has deteriorated the telco's situation.

Vodafone UK starts 'risky' shift to 5G standalone
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

The UK operator cannot afford to sit back and wait, says its chief network officer, but the technical challenges are considerable.

Rising energy costs, inflation weigh on Japan telcos
News Analysis | 2/7/2023

KDDI and SoftBank gains in new business areas held back by tough economic conditions

IBM's Andrew Coward on managing MEC and multicloud mayhem
LRTV Interviews | 2/6/2023

IBM's Andrew Coward discusses challenges in multicloud management, edge computing and private 5G use cases. He also addresses whether telcos are well suited to support metaverse applications.

Cisco exec and self-professed 'cable guy' keeps his hand in the HFC game
CxO Spotlight | 2/6/2023

Cisco has all but exited the business of cable taps, amplifiers and nodes, but John Chapman, now CTO of broadband at Cisco, will stay linked to the HFC world as a member of Technetix's strategic advisory board.

Cable's record wireless gains create more trouble for mobile's Big Three
News Analysis | 2/6/2023

Cable's momentum in mobile paired with slowing mobile industry growth will challenge T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon to hit and exceed their subscriber targets, says a top industry analyst.

What to expect from T-Mobile's FWA in 2023: Slowing growth, rural expansion
News Analysis | 2/6/2023

As its network reaches capacity, T-Mobile appears to be shifting its fixed wireless target from urban customers to rural customers. But its rate of growth is still expected to slow in 2023.

After delays and setbacks, MobileX launch is imminent
News Analysis | 2/6/2023

MobileX, an MVNO on the Verizon network, will commercially launch its services in the next week or two. 'It really is a game changer,' said the company's founder.

Eurobites: STC, Telefónica pair up for digital opportunities
News Analysis | 2/6/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica Tech adds blockchain to digital ad metrics; TIM suffers weekend outage; Nokia extends 5G with Wavence launches.

Mavenir hails open RAN progress as sales hit $100M
News Analysis | 2/6/2023

The US software company has seen revenues grow from just $7 million in 2020 and now boasts 30 customers worldwide, according to CEO Pardeep Kohli.

Following GI transaction, FWA provider Rise talks up fiber
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

Once a stalwart supporter of fixed wireless technologies, Rise and its new owners are charting a course that appears to focus heavily on fiber.

Six takeaways from the smartphone market's Q4
DanoVision | 2/3/2023

According to Omdia, the global smartphone market fell 15.4% in the fourth quarter compared to the previous year. However, some are expecting demand to pick back up by the end of this year.

Rogers drops hints about DOCSIS 4.0 plans
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

Rogers expects its adoption of DOCSIS 4.0 to 'come as a fast follow' with its US peers. But the Canadian operator also expects its HFC plant to stay ahead of market demand even as D4.0 tech becomes available.

POWDER: Open for 5G and whatever's next
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

Our editor finds a freshly updated POWDER testbed in Utah, where industry vendors and academic researchers are getting an early start investigating the tech challenges awaiting us beyond 5G.

The Notebook Dump: Juniper's software shift, Sohn saga, Oregon Trail treachery
LRTV Interviews | 2/3/2023

The editors discuss discuss Juniper's software-centric strategy, the continued pay-TV subscription decline, Netflix's crackdown on password sharing, Gigi Sohn's FCC nomination and more.

The Buildout: South Carolina awards millions to Comcast, AT&T and cooperatives
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

This week in broadband builds: Comcast, AT&T awarded grants in South Carolina, Charter wins in Florida, Fidium Fiber expands in Texas – and more.

China telcos see IoT growth on back of big connection numbers
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

China operators are recording good topline growth out of their IoT deployments, but underlying costs are still unknown.

T-Mobile gets ready for its next big 5G buildout
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

T-Mobile said it will prepare to deploy its C-band and 3.45GHz spectrum this year, with roll out happening in 2024. The operator denied any delay in its plans.

Eurobites: Altnets seethe as Ofcom OKs Equinox 2
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange fires up 5G Steel network; Vodafone Ireland migrates with Amdocs; telco help for Ukrainian refugees extended.

EchoStar moves closer to global 5G satellite network
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

EchoStar inked a deal to launch more LEO satellites for global IoT services using the LoRa spec, but the company's goal is to offer 3GPP-based 5G services 'in the very near future.'

What's the Story? Telcos trudging slowly ahead with automation
LRTV Interviews | 2/2/2023

Iain Morris joins the podcast to discuss how automated telcos really are and what's been contributing to job cuts in the telecom industry over the past few years.

Teleste ready to go big in North American cable
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

After securing a foothold in the region with a 'major' US MSO last year, Teleste is investing more in North America as operators start to plow ahead with DAA, 1.8GHz and DOCSIS 4.0 upgrades.

Korean govt falls for 5G fallacy over 28GHz
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

After revoking two mmWave licences, Korean officials are hoping to re-issue the spectrum to anyone willing to start a 5G business in a saturated market

The shine begins to wear off 5G private wireless
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

'I don't want to sound bearish, just more realistic,' said AT&T's Chris Sambar, in discussing the opportunity for enterprise customers to purchase their own mobile network infrastructure.

Apple's new-found love for India
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

Apple is growing both its manufacturing presence and market share in the country.

Amid altnet woes, BT eyes dominance of full-fiber future
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

The UK telecom incumbent says it is now building and connecting full-fiber customers 'like fury' and the signs are not promising for many infrastructure rivals.

Eurobites: EU on course to miss gigabit target, says ETNO
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KKR puts in a bid for TIM's fixed-line network; Deutsche Telekom completes GD Towers sale; Nokia adds backbone to Africa.

Verizon eyes IAB for mmWave expansion
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

Verizon plans to test integrated access and backhaul technology from startup Verana Networks, a move that could pave the way for expansion of Verizon's millimeter wave network.

CUJO AI says over 67% of home networks face cybersecurity threats each month
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

The software vendor has sniffed out the main culprits when it comes to cyber threats.

Juniper bullish on cloud, enterprise despite cracks in supply chain
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

Juniper's enterprise business grew 32% year-over-year in Q4, and the cloud business increased more than 14%. But the oft-struggling service provider segment declined 8%.

NBCU's Peacock cans free tier for new sign-ups
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

Analysts are surprised that Peacock is shifting solely to 'premium' tiers, dropping an option that represented a clear differentiator in the competitive streaming sector.

Amid price increases, Corning hints at a fiber dip
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

Corning's optical revenues in the fourth quarter were slightly below most analysts' expectations. But the company's outlook remains bright, according to some estimates.

How T-Mobile plans to navigate convergence
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

'We're interested in convergence because we have a lot to offer,' said T-Mobile's Mike Sievert. However, Sievert said T-Mobile doesn't feel the need to purchase a wired network.

Vodafone boss bashes Big Tech after 'not good enough' sales
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

Margherita della Valle joins European telco bosses demanding a 'fair contribution' from Internet giants after saying her company can do better.

Casa ramps revenues as cable, FWA demand rises
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

Thanks in part to improving supply chain constraints, Casa Systems expects to post a 25% boost in Q4 revenues as it sees sales increase across the board.

Eurobites: EE takes 5G underground
News Analysis | 2/1/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT goes down the sewers; SPL attracts Indonesian investment; Three UK migrates data with Amdocs.

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