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Charter added 2.M Internet subs, 19K video subs, 1.3M mobile lines in 2020
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2021

Q4 2020 revenues rose 7.3%, to $12.6 billion.

FuboTV sparks $350M offering
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

Initial purchaser of notes has option to buy up to an additional $52.5 million aggregate principal amount of notes.

C Spire to spend $1B over 3 years on fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

C Spire said it expects to spend $1 billion over the next three years expanding its fiber network across parts of the southeastern US.

Tennessee schools, T-Mobile team for 200,000 devices for students
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

The Tennessee Department of Education said it teamed with T-Mobile to supply up to 200,000 devices for students to get online.

Nextlink to use up to 1,000 sites from American Tower
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

Nextlink said it plans to use up to 1,000 cell towers from American Tower to build out its network.

CommScope wireless gear gets OK from US National Security Agency
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

Company's Ruckus SmartZone controllers and access points certified for commercial use.

Comcast adds more broadband subs and wireless lines, sheds more video in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2021

Comcast added 538K residential broadband subs, lost 248K video subs and added 246K wireless lines in period. Total revenues slipped 2.4%.

Comcast will tweak 'Best-in-Home' Wi-Fi claim
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Comcast will also discontinue a 'Living with AT&T' commercial following review by a National Advertising Review Board spawned by AT&T challenge.

Orange Flexible SD-WAN supports Getinge to aid health industry
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

SD-WAN addresses the needs of a growing distributed workforce.

Cell site company Sitetracker raises $42M
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Sitetracker, which offers services for managing cell sites, among other things, announced it raised $42 million in new funding.

Wind River intros analytics, orchestration platform
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Wind River's new Wind River Studio platform is aimed at developing, deploying and operating systems at the edge.

AT&T posts wireless, fiber and HBO Max gains in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Company adds 800,000 postpaid mobile subs, 273,000 AT&T Fiber customers, 41 million HBO Max activations, and records a loss of 617,000 pay-TV subs.

DistroTV boosts channel count
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Says it now distributes more than 150 free, ad-supported streaming channels.

AT&T touts range, PTT, location upgrades for FirstNet
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

AT&T announced a range of upgrades to its FirstNet services, including extended range products, push to talk interoperability and more precise location services.

Avant Analytics releases 2021 State of Disruption Report for enterprise IT
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Study finds companies intend to invest in SD-WAN and MPLS, surge of UCaaS and CCaaS adoption likely to continue into 2021.

Nokia said its C-band products will be available in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Following the close of bidding in the FCC's C-band auction for 5G spectrum, Nokia said its C-band product portfolio will be available starting in the first quarter of 2021.

EdgeQ touts RISC-V chips for open RAN 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Startup EdgeQ said its new chips for open RAN 5G products use the open design of RISC-V processors.

LoRa Alliance touts LoRaWAN roaming across 25 countries
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

The LoRa Alliance said roaming on the LoRaWAN standard for Internet of Things applications is now available across more than two dozen countries.

Qualcomm touts 5G progress in auto industry
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Qualcomm said it has enjoyed success in selling its 4G and 5G products to automotive customers.

C-band auction assignment phase to start February 8
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Acting FCC chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel releases final guidance on 5G auction of C-band spectrum.

US Ignite, Charter connect on smart transportation project
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

They have awarded a multi-year grant and resources to Ohio toward the design and implementation of smart transportation projects in the state.

Sparklight Business adds Internet backup service for SMBs
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Service includes backup of mission-critical devices such as credit card and point-of-purchase machines.

TiVo teams with Pindrop for AI-aided, voice-based content discovery
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Pindrop considered a pioneer in fraud detection and voice authentication.

Comcast, CableLabs, Canoe, CommScope, SCTE among Tech Emmy winners
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Recipients of 72nd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards announced.

Verizon posts Q4 2020 revenues of $34.7B, down 0.2%
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2021

Wireless service revenue growth and strong results at Verizon Media offset by lower wireless equipment revenue and ongoing declines in legacy wireline products.

Verizon extends mmWave 5G to prepaid plans
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

Verizon said its 5G in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum is now accessible via its most expensive prepaid service plan.

Speedcast exits bankruptcy with new funding, CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

Speedcast said it will exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy with $500 million and Joe Spytek as its new CEO.

ONF releases SD-RAN version 1.0
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

The Open Networking Foundation said it released its new SD-RAN version 1.0 platform for open RAN architecture.

NBCU, Twitter strike content partnership
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

Deal will integrate premium content, including sports highlights, into Twitter's trending conversations around the world.

F5 clinches Volterra deal
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

F5 says acquisition of universal edge-as-a-service platform adds security capabilities for enterprise and service provider customers.

Comcast MDU services division notches Wi-Fi retrofit deal
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

A suburb in Chicago has tapped Comcast's Xfinity Communities division to bring a Wi-Fi-ready offering to residents of the Haven Hoffman Estates.

COMSovereign hopes to raise $16M
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2021

COMSovereign said it will issue common stock in an attempt to raise $16 million for acquisitions, marketing and other expenses.

Locast launches in two more markets
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2021

Free streamer of local broadcast TV debuts in Charlotte, North Carolina; and Orlando, Florida.

Biden names Rosenworcel as acting head of FCC
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2021

As many had expected, President Biden named Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as acting chairwoman of the FCC.

TCL cuts new deal with TiVo
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2021

Multiyear agreement covers patent licenses for TCL TVs and audio/visual devices for North America.

Verizon uses Samsung's virtualized 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2021

Samsung said Verizon is the first operator to deploy its virtualized 5G products.

CSG hires first chief diversity and social responsibility officer
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2021

Channing Martin Jones is late of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the US Department of State and the US Office of Personnel Management.

Windstream Enterprise announces voice and unified communications solutions compliance with RAY BAUM's Act
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

Windstream Enterprise is one of the first network service providers to announce compliance with RAY BAUM's Act.

Cignal AI: 400ZR demand is outstripping supply
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

Good news for Acacia as pluggable modules grow in popularity.

Limelight Networks appoints Bob Lyons as new CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

Bob Lento, Limelight's outgoing CEO and president, is retiring.

FCC reiterates support for Ligado
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

The FCC said it will not retract its decision to allow Ligado to deploy services on its spectrum, following an NTIA challenge on the issue.

MediaTek announces new 5G chips
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

MediaTek said its new Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 1100 chips for 5G smartphones sport new AI, camera and multimedia features.

Huawei urges corporates to focus on data minimization and business continuity management
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

Hosts expert panel webinar to lay down the legal, technical and business implications of growing changes and stricter enforcement in data protection laws.

Atlantic Broadband launches Hosted Voice 2.0 for business
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

New offering includes new Manager Portal web interface that provides businesses and their employees access to calls, voicemails and chat.

DZS deals for Optelian
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

DZS says acquisition of coherent optics company will shore up its mobile transport portfolio and expand its Tier 1 North America customer base.

Verizon and Unity to use edge to make real-time 3D content
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

Verizon said it will team with video game platform company Unity to look at the intersection of 5G, edge computing and real-time 3D content.

Lumentum to acquire Coherent for $5.7B
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

Lumentum said it plans to acquire Coherent for $5.7 billion in an expansion into lasers and photonics.

PacketFabric launches Cloud Router
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

PacketFabric's Cloud Router is built on the edge with distributed architecture.

Versa Networks ACE Partner Program enables partners to capitalize on rapidly growing SASE and secure SD-WAN market
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

New Global Versa Partner Program equips partners to grow revenue by selling SASE and secure SD-WAN services.

The Cable Center announces five-year strategic plan
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

Says strategic shift aims to establish an expanded, innovation-focused organization.

Firstlight Media connects to Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

Says partnership with Google Cloud will support rapid deployment and expansion of video streaming services.

StarHub launches Disney+ promos
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

Offers up to two years of Disney+ via offers for new and existing customers when premium streaming service launches February 23.

Media+Tech Collective forms
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2021

Industry group, focused on video entertainment and technology, born out of the Rocky Mountain Cable Association.

Locast debuts in Madison, Wisconsin
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2021

Launch of free, broadcast TV streaming service comes ahead of this weekend's Packers playoff game carried on local Fox TV stations.

Huawei, China Unicom deploy 'world's first' commercial RuralStar Pro site
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2021

The deployment, in a village in southern China, is part of a plan to promote digitalization in rural areas and lift the residents out of poverty.

US agency taps Nokia for 5G security
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) selected vendor Nokia for its 5G Cybersecurity Project.

Versa Networks records strongest year of SASE and Secure SD-WAN sales
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

The company also doubled registered channel partners around the world in 2020, increased its workforce by 25% and grew to 150 service providers, including seven of the world's top ten, who have standardized on Versa.

Cisco, Acacia change merger terms
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

Cisco has agreed to acquire Acacia for $115 per share in cash, or approximately $4.5 billion on a fully diluted basis, net of cash and marketable securities.

Lightpath taps Chris Morley as CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

Fiber-focused business services unit also named Doug Dalissandro as chief revenue officer and David Mayer as chief strategy officer.

TDS launches streaming TV service
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

TDS+ taps TiVo software, CommScope boxes for service that ties together live TV, VoD, cloud DVR and OTT apps such as Netflix.

ViacomCBS, Dish Media claim advertising breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2021

Working with Adcuratio, they lay claim to delivering the first-ever addressable ad impressions within a live national broadcast via a pay-TV operator set-top box.

CSG names COO
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Ken Kennedy also serving as president of CSG's revenue management and digital monetization solutions unit.

Chat Mobility, Trilogy Networks tout edge computing in Iowa, Missouri
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Chat Mobility and Trilogy Networks said they completed the construction of a 'Unified Multi-Cloud Edge Network' across portions of Southwest Iowa and Northwest Missouri.

TiVo, Cox reup licensing deal
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Renewal gives Cox a multi-year license to TiVo's media patent portfolios.

VMware's Pat Gelsinger will be Intel's new CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

After a tenure of just two years, Intel said it will replace its CEO Bob Swan with VMware's CEO Pat Gelsinger.

Consolidated Communications taps Ciena for 5G network prep
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Consolidated is working with Ciena to upgrade its wireline network to support 5G services and apps.

Cable One biz unit launches optical wavelength service
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

New offering from Sparklight Business taps into company's fiber backbone for dedicated, point-to-point, high-capacity data service to business and carrier customers.

Firstlight Media partners with Evergent for pay-TV and OTT
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Agreement integrates Firstlight's content management system and customer management platform with Evergent's revenue and customer management platform OTT and traditional video.

ViacomCBS, Sinclair strike new broadcast affiliate deals
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

Multi-year deal includes 13 CBS stations serving nearly 6 million US TV households.

Viasat connects with Sky Brasil
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

Partnership will expand distribution and availability of Viasat's satellite Internet service in Brazil.

Atlantic Broadband launches WiFi Your Way powered by Plume Homepass
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

Next-generation technology delivers phenomenal in-home Wi-Fi experience.

Charter clamps down on robocalls
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

'Call Guard' blocks malicious robocalls and sends caller ID alerts for suspicious calls for no added charge.

Nextlink buys fellow ISP SkyWave
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

Fixed wireless Internet provider Nextlink Internet said it purchased SkyWave Broadband Internet, an Internet service provider in Texas.

NewEdge, Parallel, All Purpose team for DoD's 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

NewEdge said it will work with Parallel Wireless and All Purpose Networks to develop products and services for the US Department of Defense's 5G initiatives.

AirHop to work on near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller with ONF
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

AirHop said it joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) in order to work on open source near-real-time RAN Intelligent Controller (n-RT-RIC) technology.

Small Cell Forum targets hosting architectures for multiple operators
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

The Small Cell Forum (SCF) said it will begin working on hosting architectures that support multiple operators, private networking and other alternative deployment models.

MetTel to provide Geotab IoT solutions for US government vehicles
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

Managed services will help to streamline compliance, reduce costs and improve safety.

Cyware announces follow-on investment as part of its series A funding
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2021

Cyware today announced that it received follow-on investment to its Series A funding round.

NCTA promotes two
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

Nilda Gumbs rises to chief of staff, Mark Kulish to chief adminstartive and financial officer.

5G OI Lab seeks third batch of startups
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab) said it is looking for a third batch of startups to join its program.

Mavenir updates cloud-centric approach
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

Mavenir said it's offering new products in its portfolio that the company said are built with a cloud-centric approach.

CBRS Alliance renamed OnGo Alliance
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

Organization focused on the shared 3.5GHz band and other shared spectrum initiatives.

Total Technicolor deployments of DOCSIS 3.1 gateways reaches 20 million units worldwide
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

Over 8.1 million devices shipped in 2020.

Internet Association names former NCTA, CTIA exec as CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

The Internet Association, which represents companies like Facebook and Google, said it hired K. Dane Snowden – a former executive with NCTA and CTIA – as its new CEO.

MediaKind appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

Amy Marmolejo, late of Tendril (now Uplight), reports to MediaKind CEO Matt McConnell.

Comcast Spectacor goes green
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2021

Announces plan for renewable energy and sustainability.

Roku: Our OS is tops in smart TV in US and Canada
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2021

Says Roku held 38% of the market share in US and 31% in Canada, citing NPD data.

F5 Networks buys Volterra for $500M
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

F5 Networks said it will purchase Volterra for around $500 million in a move the company said would create an 'edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.'

Verizon expands mmWave 5G network
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

Verizon said it expanded its millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G network in more locations around the country.

Vevo connects to Comcast's X1 and Flex platforms
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

Integration brings Vevo's music video streaming service to Comcast's pay-TV and streaming products.

Charter-NBCU deal includes Peacock's premium streaming service
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

New agreement covers Charter's 30 million-plus broadband and video subs.

LG takes controlling stake in TV data and measurement company
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

TV maker has invested nearly $80 million in Alphonso.

Renesas to make 5G modules using Sequans' Taurus platform
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

Renesas Electronics Corporation said it will make 5G modules based on Sequans' upcoming Taurus 5G platform.

Pivotal Commware releases new Pivot 5G mmWave repeater
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2021

Pivotal Commware announced its new Holographic Beam Forming (HBF) Pivot 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) repeater.

PCTEL releases new mmWave transmitter
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

PCTEL said its new TX2440 millimeter wave (mmWave) transmitter is suitable for in-building and outdoor 5G network designs.

Airspan touts CBRS network for Foxconn's Wisconsin factory
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

Airspan said it helped to construct a wireless network in 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum for Foxconn's Wisconsin facility.

Roku passes 50M accounts
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

Roku users streamed 58.7 billion hours in 2020, company says.

Pax8 adds $96M in funding to cloud war chest
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

New growth funding led by Catalyst Investors and Sageview Capital with additional equity from Blue Cloud Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures.

Schurz strikes licensing deal with NCTI
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

Five-year agreement gives Schurz employees access to job-related content and other technical, call center, leadership and management training via NCTI's learning platform.

Nielsen's Gracenote launches live sports features for smart TVs, connected cars
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

New feature allows CE companies and auto makerst o integrate real-time stats and game results.

Wind River and Curtiss-Wright partner on cybersecurity protections for defense systems
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Wind River Titanium Security Suite integrated, tested and validated on Curtiss-Wright OpenVPX module portfolio.

Everest Infrastructure Partners touts 40 new tower sites
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Everest Infrastructure Partners said it acquired more than 40 cell tower sites during 2020.

Benetel pairs radio with Radisys open RAN software
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Benetel said its Radio Unit (RU) will work with Radisys' 5G NR OpenRAN software.

Cristiano Amon to succeed Steve Mollenkopf as Qualcomm CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Qualcomm announced that Cristiano Amon will succeed Steve Mollenkopf as the company's CEO, effective June 30.

Tata nabs majority stake in eSIM company
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Tata has acquired a 58.1% stake in France-based Oasis Smart SIM Europe.

Matt Bross, Barbara Carbone appointed to DZS board
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Bross is a former Huawei and BT exec, Carbone is late of KPMG.

Delta picks Viasat for in-flight connectivity
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

Airline will tap into Viasat's next-gen Ka-band satellite platform to support more than 300 mainline narrow-body aircraft.

CommScope debuts GPON gateway with Wi-Fi 6
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2021

NVG578LX 2.5G GPON Wi-Fi 6 residential gateway joins vendor's family of advanced PON CPE.

Comcast to launch Wi-Fi 'Lift Zones' in Boston
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

Lift Zones in ten locations in Boston to provide free Internet to connect low-income students to distance learning.

T-Mobile buys more Sprint-branded assets in South Dakota, Iowa
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

T-Mobile said it will purchase Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU), which operates Sprint-branded services for 14,000 customers across portions of South Dakota and Iowa.

ATN International to buy Alaska Communications for $332M
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

ATN International said it plans to purchase Alaska Communications in an all-cash transaction worth $332 million.

Haystack News launches streaming channels for Georgia runoffs
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

Free, ad-based OTT news service is also launching dedicated channels for the Presidential inauguration.

Qualcomm puts 5G in cheaper chips
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

Qualcomm said its low-cost 480 5G Mobile Platform Snapdragon chipset for smartphones now supports 5G.

Redzone finishes fixed wireless buildout for remote school
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

Redzone Wireless said it used funds from the CARES Act to expand fixed wireless services to additional Maine families for remote learning.

ViacomCBS cuts new distribution deal with Hulu
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2021

New agreement brings 14 more ViacomCBS channels, including BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon, to Hulu's live TV service.

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