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Matrixx Software Announces Glo Gordon CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2020

Dave Labuda appointed non-executive chairman of the board and senior advisor.

Anne Cox Chambers Dies
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2020

She most recently served on the Cox Enterprises board of directors.

Technetix Takes Aim at DOCSIS 4.0
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2020

Says its modular 1.2GHz 'DBx' access platform meets today's D3.1 specs but is able to also accommodate capabilities to be includes in D4.0.

Charter Q4 Revenues Climb 4.7%, to $11.8B
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2020

Cable operator tacks on 288,000 mobile lines, 313,000 residential broadband subs in period.

Comcast Unit Launches New Tech for Political Advertisers
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

Comcast Technology Solutions says tailored offering addresses need for speed for use in spot distribution during the election season.

IBM CEO Rometty Steps Down, Cloud Boss Arvind Krishna Named New Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

Krishna, who was principal architect of IBM's Red Hat acquisition, takes the CEO Spot effective April 6.

CenturyLink Tapped by US Social Security Administration for Wide Area Networking
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

The deal includes architecting and deploying the agency's 100 Gbit/s business critical data replication network.

Quantum Puts up DAS & CBRS Private Network in Faena Hotel, Miami Ahead of Super Bowl
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

Quantum promises better coverage, data speeds at 5-star hotel in Miami.

Aptilo Launches Cellular IoT Connectivity Control Service
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

Aptilo offers instant IoT service creation with operator's cellular core.

FCC Approves $20.4B Rural Broadband Fund
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

The FCC voted to create the new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) that will allocate up to $20.4 billion over the next ten years to finance the construction of broadband networks in rural areas.

C Spire Teams With Plume to Improve In-Home WiFi
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

C Spire said it will offer a 'Smart WiFi' product through vendor Plume to customers of its residential fiber offering.

Verizon Consolidated Q4 Revenues Rise 1.4%, to $34.8B
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

Verizon posts 852,000 wireless retail postpaid net adds, 35,000 Fios Internet net adds and 51,000 Fios Video net losses in Q4.

BT Reports Sales Decline in Fiscal Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2020

Reported revenues of £17.25 billion for the nine months to the end of December 2019, down 2% year-on-year primarily due to impact of regulation, competition and legacy product declines.

Microsoft Racks $36.9B Q2 Revenue, Up 14%
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2020

Azure revenue growth was up 62%

Roku Brings Surround Sound to Its Connected Soundbars
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2020

Walmart on board to expand its onn.-branded Roku wireless surround speakers.

Honeywell to Install Verizon's LTE Into Its Smart Meters for Utilities
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2020

Utility equipment vendor Honeywell said it will install Verizon's LTE connections into its smart meters for sale to electric, gas and water providers.

Verizon Awards $1M to Startup Ario for Workplace AR on 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2020

Verizon's 'Built on 5G Challenge' is now over, and the startup winner is Ario, which will receive $1 million to develop augmented reality technology for the workplace.

AT&T Adds 229K Postpaid Phone Subs, Sheds 945K Premium TV Subs & 219K OTT-TV Subs
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2020

Q4 revenues drop to $46.8 billion versus $48 billion in the year-ago quarter.

Report: 18.7M 5G Phones Shipped in 2019, Huawei Leads Market
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 18.7 million 5G phones during 2019. The firm said Huawei accounted for 37% of that figure, followed closely by Samsung at 36%.

Roambee Raises $15.2M in Series B Funding
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

Startup claims more than 200 customers for asset monitoring service.

Gartner predicts 221M 5G phones sold in 2020, 12% of all phones
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

Gartner is predicting a rise in the overall mobile phone market, and that 5G phones will be a part of that lift.

Facebook, North Carolina Nonprofit Team for Fiber Internet Services
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

MCNC, a non-profit operator in North Carolina, said it will work with Facebook to offer Internet services in various North Carolina locations. Facebook is building fiber networks for its data centers.

128 Technology's Solution to Be Offered by SoftBank Corp.
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

SoftBank Corp. will offer enterprises a Session Smart, managed SD-WAN.

PTCL Deploys Nokia's 200G Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has upgraded its optical transport network with 200G 8 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) technology from Nokia.

ServiceNow Doubles Down on Telecom
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

ServiceNow has introduced new workflow solutions.

Star Trek: Picard Premiere Aids Record Sign Ups for CBS All Access
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

Subscription streaming service also attributes surge to Grammy Awards coverage.

Juniper Reports $4.4B 2019 Revenue, Down 4%
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

The networking vendor also reported $1.2B Q4 revenue, up 2% — a return to growth at long last.

FCC Opens 3.5GHz CBRS Band to Full Commercial Operations
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

After a period of 'initial commercial deployments,' the FCC said the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band is now open to all unlicensed commercial operations, and that CommScope, Federated Wireless, Google and Sony have been approved as Spectrum Access System (SAS) administrators.

NEC, Altiostar Team Up on 4G/5G Open vRAN Products
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

NEC said it will partner with Altiostar Networks to 'accelerate the deployment' of 4G/5G open vRAN solutions.

Apple Owes WiLAN $85M for Patent Infringements, Jury Finds
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

In a release, Wi-LAN crowed that a jury found that Apple's products infringe on some of Wi-LAN's wireless technology patents. The company said the verdict orders Apple to pay WiLAN $85.23 million over the situation.

John Burke Appointed to Blonder Tongue Board
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

Burke is a cable industry vet late of Rovi, Arris and Motorola.

Mexico's Megacable Joins SCTE/ISBE Corporate Alliance Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

SCTE/ISBE on track to increase its Spanish language portfolio to 30 training courses and certifications within the next year.

Landis+Gyr Supports Multiple Carriers With New IoT Meter
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2020

The meter supports Cat M now, will support NB-IoT later.

Volkswagen, Aeris Form New JV for Connected Cars
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Carmaker Volkswagen Group of America and IoT company Aeris said they will form a new joint venture called Ventic to focus on connected vehicle platform technologies.

T-Mobile Launches Its Own Brand of Cellphone Accessories
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

T-Mobile said it will sell cellphone accessories like cases and chargers under its own 'GoTo' brand.

Verizon to Offer Its Own Branded Credit Card
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Verizon said it will team with Synchrony to offer a Verizon-branded credit card for its customers.

InterDigital to Participate in 5G-CLARITY Project for 5G Private Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

InterDigital said it will participate in the 5G-CLARITY project in Europe to work on private wireless networks using 5G, 802.11 WiFi and 802.11 LiFi.

Swisscom Touts Innosuisse 5G-PROLIVE Project for Private 5G for Youth Olympics
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Swisscom said it participated in the Innosuisse 5G-PROLIVE project that is designed to use a private 5G network during major events like the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games.

Verizon, Dignitas to Launch 'Verizon 5G Gaming Center' for Esports Training
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Verizon and Dignitas said they will launch the 'Verizon 5G Gaming Center' for esports training. The facility will also serve as Dignitas's West Coast headquarters and home to its 'League of Legends' teams.

Japan's DoCoMo to Launch Commercial 6G Services by 2030
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Japanese wireless operator DoCoMo said it plans to commercially launch 6G services by 2030. The operator released a white paper detailing its view of the technology.

T-Mobile Preps mmWave 5G & More in Miami for the Super Bowl
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

T-Mobile has placed mmWave 5G in Bayfront Park and parts of the Hard Rock stadium.

Cincinnati Bell Receives Competitive, Unsolicited Offer of $12 Per Share
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Offer from an unnamed 'infrastructure fund' would beat offer of $10.50 per share from Brookfield Infrastructure.

Ericsson Reports Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2020

Sales growth of 1%, with a reduction in North America compensated by growth in other markets, primarily in the Middle East and North East Asia.

Mexico's Megacable Deploys Technicolor Gateway for DOCSIS 3.1
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2020

Operator moves ahead with D3.1 deployment for gigabit-class speeds.

Dish to Issue Telecom Transport RFI/RFP for Standalone 5G Network
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2020

Plans to release the requests in the 'coming weeks.'

Comcast Loses 133K Residential Pay-TV Subs, Gains 424K Broadband Subs in Q4 2019
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2020

Q4 revenues climb 2% to $28.4 billion, earnings per share rise 23.6%, to $0.68.

Startup Privafy Scores $22M for Cloud-Native Data Security
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2020

Privafy, which is headed by vets from Verizon and NXP Semiconductor, provides cloud-native protection for data on cloud, mobile, IoT and network locations.

Verizon Fios Connects With Google Stadia
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2020

Verizon targets free Stadia Premier Edition with three months of Stadia Pro to gigabit subs.

Mexico's Gigacable Taps Telia Carrier for Capacity Boost
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2020

Operator picked Telia Carrier's IP transit and backbone services for dedicated access to residential and business customers in Mexico.

Canonical Intros Anbox Cloud
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2020

Canonical has developed Anbox Cloud, a platform that 'containerizes' workloads using Android as a guest operating system, enabling enterprises to distribute applications from the cloud.

VMWare to Acquire Nyansa for AI Network Analytics
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Nyansa provides end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting for LAN and WAN deployments.

IBM Rings Up $77.1B 2019 Revenue, Down 3.1%; Quarterly Red Hat Revenue Up 24%
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Total 2019 cloud revenue is $21.2 billion, up 11% annually.

Tubi Partners With TV Azteca, Hisense for Mexico Streaming Launch
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Deal with TV Azteca paves way for ad-supported, free streaming service to offer localized Spanish-language app this year. Hisense is Tubi's exclusive smart TV launch partner in Mexico.

CenturyLink Wins Department of Defense Learning Network Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

CenturyLink will deliver network services to more than 85 locations around the world to educate children of military families, providing desktop computers, printers, mobile devices and video collaboration.

TIA Starts New Effort to Secure Telecom Supply Chain
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Industry association TIA said it is launching a major new initiative to 'build industry-driven telecommunications supply chain security standards and programs.'

Qualcomm Announces 3 New Snapdragon Chipsets for 4G
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 are chipsets designed for midrange 4G phones.

Synamedia Teams With World Wide Technology
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Strategic partnership connects Synamedia to supply chain provider.

Dali Wireless Sues JMA Wireless Over Patents
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Days after filing a lawsuit against Corning Optical Communications, Dali Wireless said it's also suing JMA Wireless over patent infringement.

Roku Tunes In Brazil
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Roku has teamed with AOC to bring a Roku-powered connected TVs to the country.

Joe Wytanis to Succeed Frank Manning as Zoom's CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

Manning to retire as CEO and acting CFO of cable modem maker that has exclusive deal to use the Motorola brand.

InterDigital Lays Bare Its Patent Licensing Details
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2020

InterDigital has launched a 'transparency initiative' that includes access to information about its standards essential patent (SEP) licensing rate program.

Windstream Wholesale Teams With Infinera on Pacific Northwest Fiber Route
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2020

Ongoing overlay initiative increases bandwidth capacity of existing strategic routes.

Cujo AI Hires CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2020

Tuomas Laine joins AI company from F-Secure.

Akraino Edge Stack R2 Enables Use Cases for Telco & AI Edge, Connected Car, & AR/VR
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2020

The Linux Foundation's LF Edge organization's Akraino Release 2 includes new blueprints for edge use cases.

Huawei ships 6.9M 5G smartphones
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2020

Huawei's Consumer Business Group claims to have shipped 6.9 million 5G smartphones as of December 2019.

McAfee Appoints New CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2020

Peter Leav will become the CEO of cybersecurity specialist McAfee from February 3.

DoCoMo Conducts World's First Successful Trial of Transparent Dynamic Metasurface
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2020

Japanese carrier tests out material to allow transmission of high-band 5G and frequencies above that.

Verizon's 4G Network to Connect New Audi Cars
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Verizon said its 4G nework will power 'advanced connectivity' and in-vehicle WiFi services for new Audi cars, including the auto maker's 2020 A4 and A5 models.

Sprint using renewable energy in 800+ Virginia locations
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

The carrier is using Direct Energy Renewable Services for the Virginia locations.

CableLabs, Sling TV, Yvette Kanouff Among 2020 Tech Emmy Class
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Event to honor winners set for April 19 in Las Vegas concurrent with the NAB Show.

CenturyLink Scores $1.6B for US Interior Department Networking
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

CenturyLink will provide SD-WAN, VPN, private line and Ethernet transport for 65,000 employees, 280,000 volunteers and 2,400 operating locations.

Rogers boots up 5G rollout on 2.5GHz, with 600MHz on deck
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Canadian operator, which has started deployments in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, also joins the Global 5G Forum.

Verizon's Aamir Hussain Rejoins MEF Board
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Late of CenturyLink, Hussain is currently SVP and chief product officer for Verizon Business Group.

Telstra & Equinix Collaborate for Worldwide, Secure Multicloud Connectivity
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Telstra will provide on-demand access to more than 170 cloud service providers in 38 global markets via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric.

Red Hat Boosts OpenShift With Hybrid Cloud Storage
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 provides greater security, portability, simplicity and scale for data-intensive Kubernetes workloads, vendor says.

Wind River Acquires Star Lab
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Embedded systems software specialist Wind River adds security capabilities with acquisition of Star Lab.

US-China Trade Deal Must Move to Phase 2, CTA CEO Says
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2020

Phase 1 resolution a 'big step' but market uncertainty remains until there's a permanent tariff removal, Consumer Technology Association's Gary Shapiro says.

Cujo AI Taps Aviatrix for Cloud-Native Networking Software
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2020

Cujo AI is using Aviatrix's software across a global cloud network spanning AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

NextNav Raises $120M for Metropolitan Beacon System Geolocation Plans
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2020

Startup NextNav said it raised $120 million from Fortress Investment Group and others in order to fund its plans to build its geolocation platform, Metropolitan Beacon System.

ETSI unveils 2 edge reports
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2020

ETSI's Multi-access Edge Computing Industry Specification Group has released two reports, one on the impact of alternative virtualization technologies, the other on network slicing on edge computing systems.

Harmonic Helps Vidgo's OTT-TV Service Go
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

Vidgo using Harmonic's VOS 360 Live Streaming Platform for streaming service with 100-plus channels.

Pivotal Commware Ships 5G mmWave Subscriber Unit
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

Pivotal starts shipment of Echo 5G subscriber unit.

NFL's Titans Upgrades Stadium to WiFi 6 With Extreme Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

The Tennessee Titans said it upgraded its Nissan Stadium to WiFi 6 technology with vendor Extreme Networks.

Equinix to Acquire Bare Metal Provider Packet
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

Acquisition will help Equinix serve enterprises with hybrid cloud and edge interconnectivity.

AT&T to Install FirstNet, 5G at Nellis Air Force Base
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

AT&T said Nellis Air Force Base in Southern Nevada will use its FirstNet services and its 5G network at the base.

Dr. George Chrisikos Named COO of IQ-Analog Corp.
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

Executive team is expanded to address the 5G Commercial and standard products markets

Antennas Direct Buys TV Antenna Maker Mohu to Seize on Cord-Cutting Trend
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

Says deal creates the largest US-based antenna company.

Masergy Launches Industry's First Integrated SD-WAN Shadow IT Discovery Solution
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2020

Shadow IT discovery solution automatically identifies unauthorized SaaS applications.

Les Carter Named CTO of Cadent
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Carter most recently was an exec with Hulu and BlackArrow, the ad-tech company Cadent acquired in 2015.

Keith Hayes Named CEO of Immco
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Cable industry engineering vet is late of Charter, Adelphia.

Charter Launches 'Spectrum Total Connect'
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

New offering will deliver high-speed Internet services outside of Charter's cable footprint.

5G edge computing task force launches in Asia with SK, Singtel, Globe, others
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

The new 'Global MEC Task Force' targeting Asian markets launched with members including SK Telecom, Singtel, Globe, Taiwan Mobile and others. It will target 5G mobile edge computing (MEC).

Baicells Touts Progress in Fixed Wireless LTE in CBRS Spectrum
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Fixed wireless equipment supplier Baicells said it has made progress selling CBRS gear, including to operator Calpines Wireless in California.

IO Intelligence Partners With ThirdEye
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

The partnership is intended to bring AR for enterprises to the fore.

Wi-Fi Alliance Passes 50K Certified Products
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Certification ensures product interoperability.

Samsung Acquires TeleWorld Solutions to Accelerate US 5G Network Expansion
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Combination will help network operators accelerate and simplify rollouts of 5G networks across the US.

SK Telecom/Sinclair Broadcast JV Launches ATSC 3.0 Business for US
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Joint venture, called Cast.era, will start with Sinclair stations in 2020, focus on cloud infrastructure for broadcasting, ultra-low-latency OTT broadcasting and personalized ads.

Vodafone Intros Multi-Operator RAN, Boasts 5G in 100 Locations
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2020

Vodafone says it's the first UK operator to support 5G multi-operator Radio Access Network (MORAN) technology, that its 5G service is now available in 100 places and that it now offers 5G roaming between the UK and Ireland.

Atlantic Broadband Acquires Thames Valley Communications
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2020

Deal will expand Atlantic Broadband's presence in Southeastern Connecticut.

Verizon Media Hires Former Gap CTO
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2020

Verizon Media hires Rathi Murthy, a senior technology exec who held leadership roles at Gap, American Express, as its new CTO.

CenturyLink Coughs Up $8.9M in Settlement With Minnesota AG
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2020

CenturyLink agrees to pay $8.9 million for fraudulently overbilling Minnesota consumers, the state's attorney general announced.

Aruba Extends Retail SD-Branch Networking
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

The Hewlett Packard Enterprise company enhances security, orchestration and cellular support, including LTE.

Equinix Closes US$175M Acquisition of 3 Data Centers in Mexico
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

Acquisition of the Mexico City and Monterrey area data centers bring Equinix's data center and interconnection services to two new metros, to serve businesses' edge needs.

CommScope Touts CBRS Certification From WInnForum
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

In addition to selling Spectrum Access System (SAS) services, CommScope said it also received Citizen Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Root of Trust Certificate Authority (CA) approval from the The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum).

Verizon intros 'Mix & Match' plans for Fios in strike at cable industry
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

Verizon said its new 'Mix & Match' plans on its wired Fios Internet service will allow customers to mix Internet and TV plans to match their needs, which the operator positioned as a direct attack on its cable rivals.

Comcast Names Investor Relations SVP
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

Marci Ryvicker takes over for Jason Armstrong, who was recently upped to group CFO at Sky.

ZTE Claims Major NFV Win at China Mobile
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

Chinese vendor says it has landed a deal covering 12 provinces in total, including six for the delivery of virtualized control plane functionality to China Mobile.

T-Mobile Poland Deploys Mobile Core Based on ONF Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

Polish mobile operator has deployed multiple Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Open Mobile Evolved Core (OMEC) elements, including gateway control, user plane and billing components, to help deliver a Fixed Mobile Substitution (FMS) service.

FCC Tees Up Vote on $20.4B for Rural Broadband
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund would release up to $20.4 billion for rural broadband networks, initially covering 6 million locations where the agency believes there is no broadband at all based on data the agency previously obtained.

MediaTek, Keysight Show 8K Video Over 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Keysight Technologies and MediaTek said they will show off 8K video streaming to a smart TV using 5G wireless connectivity at the CES trade show this week.

Mediacom Business Teams With Columbus State University for E-Sports Competitions
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Partnership includes 1 Gig fiber optic Internet connection to campus and funding for student scholarships.

Insight Partners Acquires IoT Security Firm Armis at a Valuation of $1.1B
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Armis will continue to operate as an independent company.

Cable Center to Induct 7 Into Industry's Hall of Fame
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Honorees to be feted at event set for April 30 in New York.

Sierra Wireless Completes Acquisition of M2M Group
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

The M2M Group deal expands Sierra Wireless's IoT solutions business in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sprint Announces International Expansion of Curiosity IoT With Telstra
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

New relationship with Telstra extends access to Australia.

AT&T's Xandr Announces New 'Pause Ads' Ad Unit
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

AT&T's Xander advertising company said its new Pause Ads ad unit can leverage the native functionality of the user's 'pause' button.

LG Joins HEVC Advance Patent Pool for Video
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

LG is joining the HEVC Advance patent pool effort for video streaming technology as a licensor and licensee.

ViacomCBS, Comcast Ink Deal That Includes CBS All Access Streaming Service
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

New carriage pact also includes retransmission consent for CBS-owned stations along with Showtime, CBS Sports Network, Smithsonian Channel and Pop TV.

Silver Peak Appoints Ian Whiting President of Global Field Operations
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Whiting, who reports directly to founder and CEO David Hughes, comes from Ruckus Networks, and his resume includes Riverbed, Brocade Communications and Compaq Computer.

Aryaka Taps Brad Kinnish as CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Kinnish has 20 years' accounting and finance experience with software and financial firms.

flexiWAN Ships Modular Open Source SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Software allows service providers to customize and differentiate offerings, as hardware vendors do with Android phones.

NTT DoCoMo, MobiledgeX team up for 5G PoC
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Japanese operator and edge computing software specialist will jointly conduct a proof of concept to show how multi-access edge computing can be used to deliver 5G applications globally.

EXFO Reports Fiscal Q1 Sales Gain
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Test and measurement specialist EXFO reported a 6.3% year-on-year increase in sales for the three months to the end of November 2019.

Former Cisco Exec Joins JC2 Ventures
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Pankaj Patel, the former EVP and Chief Development Officer at Cisco Systems, joins John Chambers at JC2Ventures.

Quectel Launches Multi-Mode Cat 1 LTE IoT Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Quectel says the modules have received certification from Deutsche Telekom and other carriers.

Netgear Shows Off M5 Router With Both 5G & WiFi 6
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Netgear said its new Nighthawk M5 5G WiFi 6 Mobile Router sports both 5G and WiFi 6.

Coolpad Promises 5G Smartphone for Under $400
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Coolpad said it will sell a 5G smartphone this year that will be available for under $400.

Gaming Company Razer Announces Sila 5G Home Router
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

At the CES show, gaming company Razer announced its new Sila 5G Home Router that the company said customers could use to enable high-performance video gaming while on 5G.

Nuno Sanches Joins Kaltura Executive Team
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Kaltura announced today that it has expanded its executive team by appointing Nuno Sanches to lead the company's media and telecom business unit as general manager.

Sequans Monarch SiP Selected by Invoxia for New IoT Tracker
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Anti-theft tracker with AI now available and on display at CES.

Locast launches GoFundMe page for legal defense
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Non-profit local TV streaming service is in a legal fight with CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC.

Adaptiv Networks Acquires LiveQoS
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Growth poised to accelerate with addition of LiveQoS technologies.

Sprint Launches Redesigned IoT Factory
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

Sprint reworks IoT platform designed for SMBs.

TV Makers to Launch 20 ATSC 3.0-Powered TV Models in 2020
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

LG, Samsung and Sony get behind the next-gen broadcast TV signaling standard.

TiVo Adds Streaming Channels to Ad-Supported TiVo+ Service
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

With the addition of 23 more OTT-delivered channels, TiVo+'s lineup expands to 49 streaming channels.

TiVo Introduces the 'Stream 4K'
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

TiVo will offer the new Android TV-based streaming device at retail and in partnership with various pay-TV partners.

Qualcomm, ZTE Boast 5G Voice-Over-NR Call
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

The call was performed in compliance with 3GPP Release 15 specs over the 2.5GHz spectrum band using ZTE's 5G NR basestation and a 5G smartphone form factor test device powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF System.

Private Network Operator INET Expands With Nokia
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

INET's private 4G network now covers 130,000 miles across four major energy basins in the US.

Nuage, Versa & InfoVista Win MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Certification
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

First three vendors certified for SD-WAN performance.

Comcast Drops WiFi 6 Into New DOCSIS 3.1 Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

New device will support multi-gigabit broadband services, new low-latency capabilities tailored for online gaming.

Comcast Offers Free Cybersecurity to Qualified Broadband Customers
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Cable op will make digital home security service available to 18 million broadband customers that use qualified gateways equipped with Comcast's xFi platform.

Qorvo Partners With Nordic Semiconductor
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Qorvo has partnered with Nordic Semiconductor to develop cellular IoT solutions using Qorvo’s RFFE modules.

TCL Announces New 10 5G Smartphone for Under $500
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

TCL said it will sell a 5G smartphone under its own TCL brand, and the device will go for just $500. It will sport Qualcomm chips.

Insight Partners Acquires Armis IoT Security for $1.1B Valuation
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Insight, a global software investor, acquires the enterprise vendor, which will continue to operate independently, headed by its co-founders.

Lenovo Announces Yoga 5G Laptop With Qualcomm Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Lenovo disclosed the details of its previously announced plans to release a 5G laptop with Qualcomm, outlining its new Yoga 5G at the CES show.

Calif. Institute to Use AT&T's 5G, Edge Computing in 'Smart Facility'
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC said it will test AT&T's 5G, edge computing and artificial technologies in its new smart facility for cancer research, treatment and wellness education.

Amazon surpasses 40M Fire TV users
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Says its Fire TV edition now powers more than 50 smart TVs and soundbar models spanning more than 10 countries.

Enghouse Acquires Dialogic Group for $52M
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Enghouse Systems say the move will enhance its portfolio with media processing tools that support real-time video conferencing and collaboration applications.

Qualcomm, ZTE, China Mobile Tout 5G Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Qualcomm announced it successfully tested a 5G NR Interoperability Data Testing (IoDT) system with China Mobile and ZTE.

Verizon, HERE Team Up to Improve Location Data for 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Verizon said it will partner with mapping company HERE to improve 5G and location information for applications including collision avoidance and ridesharing.

Airgain Intros 5G mmWave Beamforming Antenna
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Antenna company Airgain said it is now selling a 5G millimeter-wave beamforming antenna that bands from 24GHz to 40GHz alongside up to 64 elements.

Colony Capital Invests $185M Into Data Center Company DataBank
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Colony Capital, which is increasingly investing into the market for telecommunications infrastructure, invested $185 million into data center company DataBank.

SureCall Claims First 5G Signal Booster in the US
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

The new Force8 signal booster improves 5G network signals and connectivity inside buildings.

Malaysia Outlines 'Innovative' Approach to 5G Spectrum Allocation
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Spectrum in the 700MHz and 3.5GHz bands could be allocated to a single entity comprising a consortium formed by multiple licensees, instead of individual licensees.

SK Telecom Shows Off 5G & Media R&D at CES
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

South Korean operator heads to CES to show off media technologies and services such as 5G-8K TV, Callar for Sero TV (AR video call), 5GX Multiview, Jump AR Aquaworld (Interactive cinematic AR), Watch & Play (Interactive game platform), and ATSC 3.0 Multiview.

Synamedia Shows Off Video Security, Platforms at CES
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Synamedia is exhibiting a range of video security and video platform products in Las Vegas and has struck a partnership with Pearl TV to join the Phoenix Model Market Initiative.

NXP Unveils S32G Automotive Network Processors
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

New NXP chips target next generation of connected vehicles.

WOW! Hires Henry Hryckiewicz as CTO
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

Former Time Warner Cable exec to head up cable operator's engineering and network operations.

Ericsson Strengthens Infrastructure Deal With Saudi's Mobily
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

Ericsson will supply radio access, core and transport elements, including 5G radios, to Mobily.

Juniper Hires New Channel Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

Gordon Mackintosh, formerly of Extreme Networks, joins Juniper as its new VP of of Worldwide Channel and Virtual Sales.

Samsung Ships 6.7M Galaxy 5G Smartphones, Promises Galaxy Tab S6 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

Samsung said it accounted for 53.9% of the global 5G smartphone market in November, according to Counterpoint Research, and that it would soon begin selling a 5G-capable Galaxy Tab tablet.

D-Link Intros 5G Fixed Wireless Kit Supporting up to 3 Gbit/s
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

D-Link said its new 5G equipment for fixed wireless applications can support speeds up to 3 Gbit/s.

Cujo AI to Debut 'Lens' Network Analytics Tool at CES 2020
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

Says AI-powered tool will improve security, control and privacy of connected devices.

'Wi-Fi 6E' Designated for WiFi 6 Devices Capable of 6GHz Operation
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

Wi-Fi Alliance establishes terminology to distinguish new WiFi 6 devices that can use the 6GHz band as more unlicensed spectrum is cleared by regulators.

ATSC 3.0 Advancements, New Products to Be Highlighted at CES 2020
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2020

First 'NextGen TV'-powered receivers will be introduced at next week's consumer electronics event in Las Vegas.

WOW Hires VP of IT Design & Development
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

Teresa Jacobs is late of Pearson and CenturyLink.

American Tower Closes African Tower Purchase, Then Buys Into Ghana, Uganda
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

American Tower said it closed its previously announced purchase of Eaton Towers in Africa for $1.85 billion, and separately announced it will purchase MTN's minority stakes in joint ventures in Ghana and Uganda for $523 million.

CenturyLink Agrees to $4M Settlement With Oregon AG for Overcharging
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

CenturyLink said it agreed to a $4 million settlement with Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for deceptive billing practices, undisclosed fees and other practices.

Gracenote Launches Global OTT Video Guide
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

Says guide will help global and regional streaming services bridge OTT and broadcast content.

ITU Adoption of ATSC 3.0 Standard Cheered
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

Adoption opens door to worldwide deployments, ATSC says.

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