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Cable One nets broadband grant for parts of rural Arkansas
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2021

Cable op receives $1.4 million to bring broadband to rural Arkansas communities of Ogden and Wilton.

FuboTV nets exclusive rights to CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying matches
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

FuboTV will also produce original programming for its qualifiers coverage, including pre, half-time and post-match shows.

Honda, Verizon to test 5G and edge computing tech
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

Verizon said it will work with Honda on how 5G and edge computing technologies could improve vehicle safety.

Nokia phone maker HMD Global launches MVNO in UK
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

HMD Global, a Finnish company that makes smartphones under the Nokia brand, announced it will launch an MVNO service on EE's network in the UK.

AT&T, Toyota announce WarnerMedia RIDE support
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

AT&T and Toyota said they will offer the WarnerMedia RIDE streaming video service to Toyota and Lexus car owners.

NEC, Cisco team for 5G transport
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

NEC and Cisco announced they will work to deliver products and services for 5G network transport operations.

Verizon Mobile Security Index: COVID-19 unearths new cyber threats for businesses
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

Nearly half (49%) of businesses surveyed said that changes to remote working practices made during lockdown adversely affected their cybersecurity.

Verizon wins ruling over AT&T for 'fastest' 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

An advertising arbiter sided with Verizon after AT&T raised concerns over Verizon's claim that it operates the 'fastest 5G in the world.'

Nokia to secure Dish's 5G network slices
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

After inking similar deals with Allot and Palo Alto, Dish Network said it would use security services from Nokia also.

GSMA promises to get MWC attendees into Spain
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

The GSMA said it inked an agreement with the Spanish government to get MWC show attendees into the country as 'highly qualified workers.'

NAB CEO Gordon Smith to be succeeded by Curtis LeGeyt
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

Smith will transition to an advisory role at end of 2021. LeGeyt, NAB's current COO, will become organization's president and CEO effective January 1, 2022.

Dish to use Allot for 5G security
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Following a similar deal with Palo Alto Networks, Dish Network said it will use security technology from vendor Allot.

Grain Management raises $3.75B in investments
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Grain Management, which won some C-band spectrum for 5G, said it closed a $3.75 billion investment fund.

Pica8 raises $20M more to battle Cisco
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Open networking vendor closes a $20M series C funding round and adds new board members.

Technetix hires biz dev VP for Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Mark Basham on board to help vendor accelerate its FTTx and X-Haul growth and expansion plans.

Altice USA completes Morris Broadband buy
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Deal covers about 36,500 residential and business customers in western North Carolina.

CTA, NCTA extend voluntary set-top energy agreement
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Agreement, which claims to have saved consumers $7 billion in energy costs so far, has been renewed through 2025.

Former Casa Systems exec joins DZS to head EMEA sales
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Erwin Trautmann, now DZS's VP of sales for the EMEA region, will be based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Lumen, T-Mobile team up for edge computing and 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Under the companies' new partnership, Lumen will get access to T-Mobile's 5G network while T-Mobile will use Lumen's fiber network and edge computing facilities.

Intel launches new Xeon processor for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Intel touted work with the likes of Dish Network, AT&T and Verizon as part of its announcement of its new 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable processor.

AT&T offers home office services with RingCentral
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

AT&T said it partnered with RingCentral to build its new [email protected] Wireless services for working from home.

Comlinkdata recapitalizes with Berkshire Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Comlinkdata said it entered into a recapitalization transaction with Berkshire Partners but did not disclose the terms of the transaction.

FreedomFi, AccessParks team for 5G in CBRS spectrum
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

AccessParks said it plans to build hundreds of new 5G cell sites running in CBRS spectrum in national parks across the US in partnership with FreedomFi.

Comcast Business taps Versa for AI-assisted SD-WAN enhancements
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Operator's 'ActiveCore' platform uses AI and machine learning algorithms to dynamically optimize SD-WAN traffic based on application.

T-Mobile to work with Everysight, Flow Immersive, Matsuko, others on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

T-Mobile announced a new lineup of startups it will work with through its T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Immersive Technology Program.

Verizon to support AWS for private edge
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

Verizon Business and Amazon Web Services (AWS) said they will add private mobile edge computing (MEC) services to their existing public edge computing partnership for 5G.

Dish picks Palo Alto for 5G network security
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

Deal factors in 5G container security, secure network slicing, real-time threat correlation and dynamic security enforcement.

Navisite launches 'Next Steminist' scholarship program to encourage young women in STEM
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

$10,000 awards designed to help female undergraduates get started in STEM and pave the way for the next generation of technology leaders and innovators.

Vetro announces second cohort of Cares for Maine community broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Vetro, a software company delivering unparalleled internet infrastructure intelligence through a unique mapping platform, is pleased to announce the second cohort of participants in its Vetro Cares for Maine program.

27% of direct-to-consumer services shared with more than one household – study
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Leichtman Research Group study shines more light on the increasing use of password sharing for premium streaming services.

ATSC sets sights on India's mobile market
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Agreement with TSDSI seeks adoption of ATSC standards for making broadcast services available in India on mobile devices.

ThinkAnalytics pitches personalized images for the UI
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Now part of company's discovery engine, AI-aided personalized image system makes recommendations for user interfaces, content carousels and program guides based on viewers' interests.

AT&T touts 5G data on FirstNet
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2021

Carrier said first responders maintain voice communications with priority and preemption on LTE, with data being routed to either 5G or LTE, depending on the network's capabilities.

Anga Com postponed to 2022 as 2021 event goes digital
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Citing persistent pandemic concerns, new date for next in-person networking tech event is May 10-12, 2022.

AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco Expands to support workforce mobilization and US Federal government agencies
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Cisco Teleworker deployed with AT&T SD-WAN uses existing residential broadband to elevate the telework experience, and a new public sector solution provides government compliant SD-WAN services.

Telestream nabs ContentAgent
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Says deal will expand Telestream's presence into production, post production and other new markets.

Plume's 'WorkPass' targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Network tech and services company expands into a new market.

Charter ups Mike Reid to SVP, corporate services
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Reid oversees areas such as corporate real estate, fleet management and facilities management.

AT&T to supply 4G connectivity, premium content to new Maserati models
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Wireless connectivity deal starts with 2021 Maserati vehicles and include live and on-demand fare from Cartoon Network, CNN, HBO Max and other WarnerMedia properties.

Comcast Technology Solutions teams with Innovid on ad-tech
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

CTS says integration paves way for centralized ad campaign management across digital and linear TV audiences.

Technicolor Android TV set-top deployments cross 10M mark
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Vendor says it reached that deployment mark after getting into the Android TV box business in 2016.

Cisco touts Internet infrastructure 'redesigns'
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Vendor aiming to help customers 'converge multiple networks into a common, cost efficient and secure infrastructure with enormous scale.'

Univision launches free streaming service PrendeTV
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Free, ad-supported service features 40 streaming channels on mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV and Google TV devices and, soon, on Roku players and TVs.

FuboTV taps regulatory tech head for new gaming subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Ali Ghanavati, late of the State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and Gaming Laboratories International, joins amid plans to launch Fubo Sportsbook service in Q4 2021.

Raytheon Technologies Partners with MetTel on network solution for the FAA
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2021

Raytheon and MetTel announce partnership for the FAA Enterprise Network Services contract.

SeaChange touts deal with unnamed, large US service provider
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2021

Multi-year, multi-million-dollar contract includes plan to move operator to a virtual platform.

PCCW Global selects Telco Systems for SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2021

Large multinational communications service provider to expand its managed SD-WAN service offering with Telco Systems' NFVTime uCPE solution.

Windstream Enterprise adds business analytics to WE Connect customer portal
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

The Insight Engine technology centralizes customer communications and hosted services in a single dashboard.

II-VI to buy Coherent
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

II-IV will pay $220.00 in cash and 0.91 of a share of II-VI common stock for each share of Coherent stock. Coherent will terminate its March 9, 2021 merger agreement with Lumentum and will pay Lumentum the $217.6 million termination fee.

Fox, Comcast's FreeWheel connect on set-top VoD advertising
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Deal, which includes Fox's Tubi service, covers programmatic, addressable advertising for set-top box VoD across Comcast's footprint.

T-Mobile challenges Comcast's Xfinity Mobile ads
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

An advertising arbiter said it recommended some changes to Comcast's Xfinity Mobile ads after T-Mobile complained about them.

Nokia, Key Bridge team for CBRS products
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Nokia said it's offering a range of products compatible with Key Bridge Wireless, the newest spectrum database manager for the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band.

Samsung, Marvell team for 5G chips
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Samsung said it designed a new System-on-a-Chip (SoC) for 5G with vendor Marvell.

Etisalat signs on to Rakuten Communications Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Rakuten Mobile said Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat will 'explore and co-develop a mobile network reference design' using its Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).

CBS Sports, Paramount+ score exclusive US rights to Serie A
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Deal, which runs through 2024, allows coverage of more than 400 matches each season, including Serie A championship.

Apcela launches Versa Networks' SASE and Secure SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Apcela launches new SASE and Secure SD-WAN Services from Versa Networks for reduced network complexity and improved network security and performance.

AT&T, University of Missouri team for mmWave 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

The University of Missouri is working with AT&T to educate students about 5G.

T-Mobile extends customer loyalty program to prepaid service
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

T-Mobile said it will offer its T-Mobile Tuesdays customer loyalty program to its Metro by T-Mobile prepaid service.

RCN, Grande and Wave double downstream speeds for 'Internet First' service
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

The $9.95 per month service, tailored for low-income households, now delivers speeds up to 50 Mbit/s in the downstream.

CuriosityStream surpasses 15M subs
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Revenues climb to $11.4M in Q4 as streaming service swings to a quarterly net loss of $15.7 million.

Lumentum issues new proposal to acquire Coherent
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Lumentum Holdings said it issued a revised proposal to acquire Coherent in a cash and stock transaction.

CommScope releases new antennas for C-band, CBRS, 700MHz
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

CommScope released new antennas for spectrum bands including 700MHz, C-band and 3.5GHz CBRS.

Dish Network chooses NEC's Netcracker for fiber automation
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Dish Network said it will use technology from NEC's Netcracker Technology to handle functions including the automated leasing of fiber connections for its planned 5G network.

FCC to begin collecting consumers' broadband experiences
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

The FCC said it created a website to collect information on consumers' broadband experiences.

Samsung to supply Docomo with 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

Japan's Docomo will buy O-RAN-compliant 5G products from vendor Samsung.

Connected2Fiber connects with $12M in funding
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

Connected2Fiber said it raised $12 million in a Series B round led by Harbert Growth Partners as well as current investors Ascent Venture Partners, Nauta Capital and Osage Venture Partners.

Rogers pledges rural 5G expansion in Canada
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2021

Rogers said it reached agreements to expand its 5G services into additional rural areas of Eastern Ontario.

Canada's sports networks team for 5G apps
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2021

TSN and RDS in Canada announced a new 5G app for Bell that shows new camera angles during games.

Limelight to cut workforce by 16%
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Video delivery and edge computing firm Limelight Networks said it will cut around 16% of its workforce.

Eluvio LIVE provides artists with novel blockchain-based streaming and ticketing platform
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Today at SXSW, Eluvio unveiled Eluvio LIVE, a novel streaming and ticketing platform, for concerts and all manner of premium exhibitions, distributed directly from artists to their global audiences.

FirstNet touts roll in vaccine distribution
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

FirstNet, which offers wireless connections through AT&T to public safety workers and others, said it is supplying services in support of the vaccination effort across the US.

Dish's Boost to appeal advertising watchdog's ruling on 4G plans
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

An advertising arbiter recommended changes to Boost Mobile's advertisements, and owner Dish Network plans to appeal the issue.

A5G Networks, EdgeQ, Teal among 5GOILab's latest participants
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5GOILab) announced a new crop of startups it will work to help 'fast-track their growth and market leadership.'

Dish Network joins O-RAN Alliance board
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Sidd Chenumolu, Dish Network's vice president of technology development, said the company looks forward to working with the O-RAN Alliance.

AT&T to use Nokia equipment for C-band buildout
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

AT&T has committed up to $8 billion for its buildout of C-band spectrum for 5G, and Nokia said it's in line for a piece of that spending.

Amino trumpets Android TV wins in North America
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Operators draw on Amino offerings to launch Android TV Operator Tier and deliver enhanced OTT and linear content experiences.

NTT reveals only 20.6% of digital transformation efforts are optimized
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

As global organizations seek to strengthen resilience, the research highlights significant differences in approach.

FCC solicits comments on open RAN
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

The FCC said it is looking for advice on how it might 'foster the success' of open and virtualized radio access networks.

FCC votes to move forward on 3.45-3.55GHz spectrum auction
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

The FCC proposed rules for the 3.45-3.55GHz auction of 5G spectrum that includes 10MHz blocks, Partial Economic Area (PEA) geographic blocks, and a reserve price of over $14.7 billion.

Aervivo nabs $3M for 5G fixed wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Startup Aervivo said it received $3 million in seed financing for its 5G fixed wireless connectivity platform.

Airspan to sell products through Rakuten platform
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Airspan said it will sell its offerings through the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).

SiriusXM, T-Mobile team for Pandora offering
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

SiriusXM and T-Mobile said they will offer an 'enhanced' version of the Pandora streaming music service to T-Mobile's customers.

Synamedia's video network business shows 57% growth in 2020
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Profitability increases and 30 new customers are added.

Synamedia unveils suite of data-driven SaaS services
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Synamedia Go provides an easy way for pay-TV operators and streaming providers to augment their technology platforms, says Synamedia.

IoT player KORE to go public via SPAC
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

KORE Wireless Group said it will become a public company through a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Cerberus Capital Management.

InterDigital hires Qualcomm's Chen as CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

Liren Chen, Qualcomm's former global head of IP, will be InterDigital's next CEO starting in April, following the retirement of the company's current chief, William Merritt.

T-Mobile looks to raise $3B, in part for spectrum
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

T-Mobile said it plans to offer $3 billion in notes, of which $2 billion the company said would be directed toward its C-band spectrum purchases.

Telus buys network service orchestration with slicing from DZS
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

DZS said it will support end-to-end network service orchestration with slice management functions for Telus' 5G and broadband services.

CMPak and Huawei conduct Pakistan's first commercial use of Smart 8T8R
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Zong 4G has successfully implemented Pakistan's first Smart 8T8R in collaboration with Huawei Technologies.

Omnispace tests satellite 5G with US military
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Omnispace said it successfully used 5G for satellite transmissions in a test it conducted with the US Navy and Marines.

Nokia announces cloud partnerships with Google, Amazon, Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Across three separate releases, Nokia said it would partner with Google, Amazon, Microsoft for cloud-based 5G radio products.

Dish inks American Tower deal for up to 20,000 sites
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Dish Network said it scored an agreement with American Tower that would cover up to 20,000 cell tower sites for its planned 5G network.

AT&T raises capex spending forecast, HBO Max subscriber goals
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2021

Ahead of its investor day, AT&T offered a number of updates on its business including its plan to spend $6-$8 billion building out its C-band spectrum holdings and it hopes to gain 120-150 million HBO Max/HBO subscribers by 2025.

Roku adds more exclusive fare to its streaming channel
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2021

In wake of distribution deal for Quibi's library, Roku says it has secured exclusive rights in the US and Canada for 'CYPHER,' an action/drama series that will premiere March 19 on The Roku Channel.

Comcast Technology Solutions connects with Flashtalking
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Says interoperability and video ad serving integration will provide advertisers with greater campaign visibility and control.

AT&T begins selling 5G fixed wireless to business customers
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

AT&T said its business customers will be able to purchase fixed wireless connections over its 5G network.

Apple expands R&D in Munich for 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Apple said it will hire hundreds of new employees to focus on 5G and 'future technologies' in an expansion of its R&D efforts in Munich.

Locast launches in Cleveland
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Non-profit streamer of local broadcast TV channels says its platform is delivering 70 channels in Cleveland.

Comcast Advertising hires Pooja Midha as chief growth officer
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

In this newly created role, Midha will oversee global marketing across Comcast Advertising, Effectv and FreeWheel.

Disney+ surpasses 100M subs worldwide
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Premium streaming service now available in 59 countries.

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