Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom teams up on urban data; Openreach goes with Viavi for network management; Proximus in Bruges.
So-called 'loi anti-Huawei' poses a challenge for two of France's four mobile operators that have relied on the China-based vendor in the past.
Fewer eyeballs are fixed on pay-TV and the economics of a linear cable TV service are getting 'worse and worse every year,' CEO Dexter Goei tells CNBC.
Verizon's customer support implied that 5G will drain customers' phone batteries. What they really meant is that 5G is not yet worth using.
Digital Colony will take Boingo private in a transaction valued at around $854 million. It's Marc Ganzi's latest step toward 'digital infrastructure' convergence.
Lumen is partnering with Zoom to launch the Zoom Phone, a cloud phone system that provides customers with the ability to migrate on-premises calling systems to a cloud platform which also includes Zoom Meetings, Chat, Rooms and Webinar capabilities.
The German incumbent is weighing options for its infrastructure while the region's powerbrokers continue to advance.
Orby TV has shut down and now steers affected customers to a promo with Dish Network that includes one 'Wally' HD receiver and an option to switch over for as low as $100 when activation fees are factored in.
MobiTV, a pay-TV tech partner to T-Mobile and several MSOs, could end up selling most of its assets. Its list of creditors include Rackspace, Silicon Valley Bank, MPEG LA, Comcast and several programmers.
German owner Deutsche Telekom promised a combo would employ more staff, but 6% of jobs have disappeared.
The Biden administration will put into force sweeping Trump-era measures against importing Chinese technology into the US, to IBM and Amazon's horror.
Government seeks to better regulate its sprawling mobile apps market.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone's European integration plan trundles into action; MTN Syria fights judicial guardianship ruling; Hyperoptic does its bit for the digital divide.
Spectrum woes, high taxes and more combine to make life difficult.