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Huawei releases the next-generation APM5950 cabinet solution, helping build green sites
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2021

At the 2020 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), Huawei launched the new-generation APM5950 cabinet solution to help operators improve network energy efficiency and achieve a zero-carbon network.

Huawei receives another award: 5G core rock-solid reliability solution awarded 'Best Solution Case'
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2021

After receiving the 5G Core Leadership Award together with China Mobile recently at 5G World Summit 2021, Huawei has received the 'Best Solution Case' award for its 5G Core Rock-Solid Reliability solution.

Huawei's 5G indoor positioning shows promising results in Midea's factories
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2021

Midea Group and China Unicom verified Huawei's 5G indoor positioning solution in Midea's kitchen appliances manufacturing factory located in Foshan, Guangdong.

Verizon to require the vax starting in December
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2021

Verizon said it will adhere to US government mandates regarding federal contractors, and will require its non-union employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting December 8.

Verizon notches 711Mbit/s uploads with Samsung, Qualcomm
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2021

Verizon said it managed to support upload speeds of 711 Mbit/s on its millimeter wave spectrum with Samsung network equipment and Qualcomm silicon.

Redline touts more private LTE customers
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2021

Redline Communications said its private LTE products will be used by a precious metals mining company in Rochester, Nevada.

Vewd launches smart TV for operators
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2021

Video software specialist has teamed with Europe's Vestel on a smart TV that is tailored for distribution by pay-TV operators.

Redbox inks multiyear content deal with Lionsgate
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2021

Lionsgate has signed on to handle distribution of Redbox titles across home entertainment windows as well as subscription VoD licensing for select titles under the Redbox brand.

Cox's Mark Adams named SCTE member of the year
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2021

Among other SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021 awards, industry vet Keith Hayes named to the SCTE Hall of Fame.

Dell releases more products for telecom
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Dell Technologies released its Bare Metal Orchestrator and Respond and Restore for Telecom offerings, and announced partnerships with Mavenir and Wind River.

Nokia passes control to CSPs to deploy applications on its broadband devices
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Nokia introduces application containers enabling communication service providers (CSPs) to easily install applications on customer premise equipment.

Promptlink adds testing for Wi-Fi 6e and multi-gigabit Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Promptlink Communications announced today that it has launched support for Wi-Fi 6e wireless testing, as well as multi-gigabit Ethernet testing.

Blonder Tongue product updates target OTT and IPTV content delivery
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Company touts product advancements at Cable-Tec Expo 2021.

AT&T to sell Notecard from Ray Ozzie's Blues Wireless
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

AT&T said it will sell IoT services using the Notecard offering from Blues Wireless, a startup founded by former Microsoft CTO Ray Ozzie.

CableLabs '10G Challenge' to award more than $300K
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

Judged by Corning, Mayo Clinic and Zoom, the contest will award more than $300,000 to companies, inventors, entrepreneurs and university students who help to accelerate the development of apps for 10-Gig networks.

Colt's IP access service chosen by Wasabi for its first data center in APAC
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

Colt Technology Services is providing connectivity for Wasabi Technologies' new data center in Japan – the company's first data center in the APAC region.

Comcast launches 'Spam Blocker' for Xfinity Voice service
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

New feature, provided for no added cost, identifies and blocks spam calls.

Dish picks Spirent for automated 5G core testing
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

Agreement will enable Dish to continuously test its 5G network core and validate its performance.

SoftBank fund leads Plume's $300M 'F' round
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

Plume, which has raised $697 million so far, says latest round brings company's valuation to $2.6 billion.

Charter joins Comcast in offering mobile family plans
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2021

Charter's Spectrum Mobile MVNO is now offering family pricing plans for its mobile service starting at $30 per month, after Comcast launched a similar offering.

AT&T inks deal with Ericsson for C-band, standalone 5G buildout
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2021

AT&T said it will use Ericsson's Radio System portfolio of offerings to deploy the standalone version of 5G on its new C-band spectrum holdings.

NetNordic picks Airties for smart Wi-Fi
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2021

Strategic reseller agreement takes aim at service providers across Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Teleste launches 1.8GHz amps
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2021

Vendor is adding two 1.2GHz amps to its 'ICON' product platform for the North American cable market.

Comcast Business wraps Masergy deal
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2021

Acquisition of SD-WAN and cloud platform company should help Comcast Business continue its shift up market to serve larger commercial customers.

Verizon 5G Home extends reach to 60 cities
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2021

Latest string of deployments include Birmingham, Alabama; Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

NOS taps Comcast's Metrological for apps
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2021

Portuguese service operator is using Metrological's app platform to bring more premium apps and OTT services to pay-TV subs.

Pluribus Networks secures $20M investment
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2021

The financing will be used to bolster R&D for multiple new product initiatives along with sales and marketing resources that will further accelerate the company's penetration into the distributed cloud market, while supporting expansion into adjacent sectors.

AT&T to use Frontier's fiber for enterprise sales, 5G
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

AT&T said it will sell Frontier Communication's fiber services to enterprise customers in locations where it does not own fiber. AT&T will also use Frontier's fiber for its 5G network.

Telstra provides direct connection to Microsoft Azure Peering Service and Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Today's announcement builds on the long-standing relationship between Telstra and Microsoft to help enhance connectivity to Microsoft cloud services and provide an integrated calling experience via Teams.

Verizon to power Mobile X launch in 2022
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Peter Adderton's Mobile X Global MVNO is scheduled to launch services next year in the US with Verizon's wireless network.

Kelly Campbell, a former Hulu and Google exec, named president of NBCU's Peacock
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Campbell, most recently president at Hulu, reports to Matt Strauss, NBCU's chairman of direct-to-consumer and international.

GCI connects with CommScope on remote MACPHY and DAA
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Alaska's GCI is deploying CommScope's RD2322 Remote MACPHY device in fiber nodes as part of an upgrade to a distributed access architecture.

Versa Networks hires its first chief financial officer
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Lalit Kumar joins Versa to further develop the financial infrastructure, teams and processes.

Tigo taps TiVo for IPTV
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Tigo, a provider of fixed and mobile services in Latin America, has teamed with TiVo on the launch of an IP-based video service called 'ONEtv.'

VMware launches Cross-Cloud services for multi-cloud management
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

VMware Cross-Cloud services expands the capabilities of VMware's product portfolio for a multi-cloud world and will allow customers to pick and choose the services needed on the desired cloud to meet evolving business demands.

Cox closes Segra acquisition
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

Deal focuses on the commercial services segment of Segra, a large privately held fiber infrastructure provider.

FCC kicks off Andromeda auction
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

Auction 110 seeks bids for licenses in the 3.45GHz band.

US Air Force goes with AT&T's FirstNet
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

The US Air Force said it will use FirstNet, working on AT&T's network, across 15 military bases.

VMware introduces edge computing product portfolio
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

VMware said its VMware Edge will allow enterprises and others to 'run, manage and better secure edge-native apps across multiple clouds, anywhere.'

T-Mobile cuts fixed wireless service to $50/month, from $60/month
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

T-Mobile said it will reduce the cost of its fixed wireless Internet service, dubbed Home Internet, by $10 per month.

CSG plans expansion in India
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

BSS/OSS company expects to broaden its workforce in Bangalore by hiring up to 500 people within the next 18 months. That office serves as the primary center for CSG's product development, technology innovation and research.

Bitmovin hires CRO, SVP of marketing
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

Ian Baglow has joined the streaming video tech specialist as chief revenue officer. Sophie Light-Wilkinson has been named senor vice president of marketing.

Redbox's free streaming platform rides Comcast's FreeWheel for ad-tech
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

FreeWheel's programmatic technology is being deployed across Redbox's free streaming platforms.

RTA: Tarana's tech a 'game changer'
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

Rural Telecommunications of America (RTA) said it will deploy Tarana's fixed wireless technology across its 21 states of operation.

OpenVault locks down investments from set of cable operator partners
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

Network data analytics company says Service Electric Cablevision, Service Electric Cable TV & Communications and Blue Ridge Communications have made investments to fuel growth.

PHYTunes raises $1.5M from DT and others for indoor 5G
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

PHYTunes said its seed round of funding included investments from Deutsche Telekom's hub:raum, Draper University Ventures and Quake Capital.

T-Mobile to offer Google's cloud storage
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

T-Mobile said its customers can now sign up for 500GB of storage for just $5 a month via Google One cloud storage.

ETSI launches 6G group
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

Standards group ETSI said its new Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces (ISG RIS) working group will work on technologies that may be included in 6G.

Mediacom buys Casa's core and fixed wireless equipment
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

Mediacom plans to use Casa Systems' evolved packet core (EPC) and fixed wireless access (FWA) products in the 3.5GHz CBRS band.

Sportsnet relaunches SN NOW
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2021

New SN NOW Free provides weekly live events and original content at no charge.

China Mobile and Huawei win 5G Core Leadership Award at the 5G World Summit
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2021

At the 2021 5G World Summit, hosted by Informa Tech, China Mobile and Huawei received the 5G Core Leadership award by Omdia, a world-renowned technology consulting firm.

SoftBank buys 200 patents from Alphabet's Loon for HAPS
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2021

SoftBank said it purchased 200 patents from Alphabet's shuttered Loon balloon service, which it will use for its HAPSMobile effort.

UScellular to sell Kajeet's services to schools
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2021

UScellular agreed to sell Kajeet's various services and devices for K-12 education customers.

City of San Jose to install 20 Helium transmitters
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2021

The mayor of San Jose said the city would install 20 Helium transmitters and use the resulting money to finance broadband Internet access for low-income residents.

ThinkAnalytics beefs up ad-targeting capability
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2021

Says new features can boost advertising revenue opportunities and reduces costs/time-to-market with predictive affinity categories, household composition and intent to purchase.

Charter's biz unit brings TV streaming to healthcare industry
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2021

Spectrum Enterprise has launched TV Streaming Access for Healthcare and for Hospitality, an IP-delivered service that can run on in-room TVs or via a mobile app or web browser.

AT&T extends COVID-19 vaccination policy to union workers
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

AT&T said its COVID-19 vaccination policy now includes workers represented by the CWA union.

Liberty Latin America, América Móvil to combine Chilean operations
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

The deal will combine VTR and Claro Chile under a new 50/50 joint venture.

Federated moves CBRS ESC to Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

Federated Wireless said it expanded its ESC network for the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band into Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

IoT provider 1NCE nets $50M from Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank, others
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

IoT provider 1NCE said it obtained $50 million in financing from investors, including Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank and others.

Drone testing goes 5G in New York
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

The MITRE Engenuity Open Generation 5G Consortium will use 5G for unmanned aircraft systems testing in a 50-mile corridor between Syracuse and Rome, New York.

Frndly TV pitches Hallmark Movies Now as a premium add-on
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

The price of Frndly TV's core live TV service will remain the same and continue to offer Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama. Hallmark Movies Now will fetch an extra $5.99 per month.

Roku launches TV streaming campaign for the holidays
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2021

Campaign uses the 'Ok, Roku does that' tagline to highlight platform's ease of use and simplicity, company says.

AT&T, Corning announce new fiber deal
News Wire Feed | 9/28/2021

Under a new fiber deal between AT&T and Corning, the fiber vendor will invest $150 million in optical cable manufacturing in North Carolina, initially adding 200 jobs.

Kajeet unveils product to put 5G on school buses
News Wire Feed | 9/28/2021

Kajeet's new SmartBus 5G will use 4G and 5G signals to create Wi-Fi connections on school buses.

Verizon wins $887M Department of Labor contract
News Wire Feed | 9/28/2021

Verizon said it will modernize the network infrastructure of the US Department of Labor.

Consolidated sells off Ohio assets
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2021

Those assets, being sold to Middle Point Home Telephone Company, contributed about $9 million of revenue in fiscal 2020, and includes roughly 4,000 access lines and 3,900 Internet connections.

Dish debuts more powerful video platform for hotels
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2021

Nearly half the size of its predecessor, the 'Smartbox 2' also expands in-room entertainment with support for up to 192 channels and a 10-Gig networking port.

TeraGo updates on 5G core progress
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2021

TeraGo said it is on track to finish its 5G core network expansion this year.

Dish Network to 'explore' blockchain in 5G
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2021

Dish Network said it will team with Input Output Global (IOG) to look at how it might use blockchain technologies in its business.

Redbox, Roku ink promotional deal
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2021

Through mid-2022, a $5 Redbox streaming credit will be offered on Roku players sold exclusively through Walmart.

Redbox makes streaming connection with Vewd
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2021

Redbox's streaming app to be preloaded on new Vewd-powered TVs and set-tops in the US.

SASE to double yearly through 2025, Dell'Oro Group
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2021

SD-WAN and SWG vendors must embrace SASE to remain relevant.

Charter's Connie Luck joins BCAP board
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2021

Luck has been elected to a three-year term on the board of the Broadband Cable Association of Pennsylvania.

AT&T enlists YouTube star to help sell 5G
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2021

AT&T said YouTube content creator Tim 'TimTheTatman' Betar will visit three locations as part of its 'AT&T 5G Roadshow.'

STL launches Accellus lineup for open RAN 5G
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2021

STL said its new lineup of Accellus products – ranging from radios to RICs – are designed for 5G networks using open RAN specifications.

SSIMWAVE connects with Verimatrix to prevent reverse-engineering of its video platform
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2021

SSIMWAVE is using Verimatrix's Code Protection system to shore up the security of its intellectual property.

MultiChoice Africa taps Minim and Irdeto for Wi-Fi and security combo
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2021

New offering ties into MultiChoice's 'DStv Internet' fixed wireless service.

ViacomCBS launches Paramount+/Showtime streaming bundle
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2021

Combo runs $9.99 per month with Showtime and the Paramount+ Essential Plan, and $12.99 per month for Showtime and the ad-free Paramount+ Premium Plan.

T-Mobile expands fixed wireless Internet coverage area
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2021

T-Mobile said it is now selling its in-home, fixed wireless Internet offering across more locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Dish to use 10x People to manage phone numbers
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2021

Dish Network said it will use 10x People, LLC to manage its telephone number inventory.

Comcast expands 'Internet Essentials' program to Federal Pell Grant recipients
News Wire Feed | 9/21/2021

Cable op also pledges $15 million in free Internet service and 25,000 laptops, a move linked to 'Project UP,' Comcast's initiative to advance digital equity.

Viasat wins part of US military's 5G testing contract
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2021

Viasat said it will help the US Department of Defense to test 5G capabilities.

NFL goes with Extreme Networks for Wi-Fi 6 deployments
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2021

The NFL said it will add Wi-Fi 6 networks in new stadiums under an expansion of its existing agreement with Extreme Networks.

Blue Ridge Communications to rebuild cable plant with FTTP
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2021

Plan is to introduce FTTP area-by-area in the 'next few years,' and eventually rebuild operator's 8,000 miles of cable plant passing more than 250,000 homes in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

AT&T takes 5G and edge computing to sea
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2021

AT&T and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said they will test 5G and edge computing-powered sea applications 'that connect crewed and non-crewed vessels and sensors.'

Vuzix touts smart glasses with Verizon's BlueJeans
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2021

Verizon's BlueJeans will use edge computing and 5G technologies to run on the Vuzix M400 and M4000 smart glasses.

T-Mobile to offer phone repairs
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2021

T-Mobile said it will offer in-store, same-day phone device repairs at 500 stores across the country.

MediaKind ups Allen Broome to CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2021

Broome, formerly the CTO of MediaKind, succeeds Matt McConnell in the top role at the video tech company.

Liberty Latin America subsidiary acquires América Móvil Panama operations
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

América Móvil's Panama operations will become part of Liberty Latin America's Cable & Wireless Panamá unit.

Charter launches $30M Spectrum Community Assist program
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

New initiative aims to revitalize local community centers and invest in job training.

Extreme Networks completes acquisition of Infovista's Ipanema SD-WAN business
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

The acquisition expands Extreme's market-leading ExtremeCloud portfolio, offering new cloud-managed SD-WAN and security software solutions.

Altice USA speeds up, renames affordable broadband plan
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

Renamed "Optimum Advantage Internet' plan now offers download speeds up to 50 Mbit/s, up from prior speeds of at least 30 Mbit/s.

NSF to invest $25M into SpectrumX
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

SpectrumX, a coalition of 27 institutions led by the University of Notre Dame, will get $25 million over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

AT&T launches new plans for small business
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

AT&T is offering a number of new services for small businesses, including 90 days of free wireless service to help entrepreneurs start or expand their business.

SDC Capital grabs majority stake in IQ Fiber
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

IQ Fiber says funding will enable it to complete the first phase of its all-fiber network build in the Jacksonville, Florida, area.

Zype snaps up TV and mobile app publisher MAZ Systems
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2021

Zype says deal will enable it to support automated app publishing across all major mobile, tablet, connected TV, web browsers and gaming console devices.

Opensignal acquired by Comlinkdata
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2021

Comlinkdata, the company that previously acquired Tutela, said it will also acquire network-monitoring company Opensignal.

Parallel Wireless to open new R&D centers for open RAN
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2021

Parallel Wireless said it will open new open RAN research and development centers in the UK and Israel.

Dish to use IBM's AI-powered automation software
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2021

Dish network said it will use automation and network orchestration software and services from IBM that rely on the vendor's artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

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