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AMC cuts new deal with Comcast
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2022

Multi-year distribution agreement covers carriage of AMC linear networks as well as the AMC+ premium service.

DartPoints outlines new 'digital next' offerings
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2022

DartPoints said its new strategy revolves around the sale of its new edge Internet exchange and edge computing offerings.

Cox Automotive launches new division for mobility
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2022

Citing the need to focus on areas including fleet services, fleet operations, battery solutions and emerging ventures, Cox Automotive launched a new 'Mobility' division.

Charter boosts investment in Spectrum Scholars program
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2022

Cable operator doubles its annual commitment to $400,000.

ABC O&Os launch live local streaming channels
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2022

Launches span eight ABC owned-and-operated stations in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham and Fresno.

Sandvine report reveals app complexity and video everywhere
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2022

Report details "tipping of the scales," with Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, and Netflix generating almost 57% of Internet traffic.

FCC OKs $1.2M more for RDOF
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2022

Agency also adds new accountability and transparency measures.

ADVA, Adtran reach merger milestone
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2022

The voluntary public takeover offer by Acorn HoldCo to ADVA shareholders has been accepted by more than 60% of all shares.

Dell'Oro sees microwave transmission growth for 5G backhaul
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

According to a recent forecast report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, demand for Microwave Transmission equipment is on the rise and it is anticipated that approximately $17 billion of equipment will be needed over the next five years. During the forecast period, revenue from Packet Microwave is projected to outpace hybrid systems due to the growing use of E-band systems.

Nokia picks AMD chips for CSPs
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Nokia today announced that its Core Networks business is using 3rd Gen AMD EPYC(TM) processors to power the servers that deliver Nokia Core cloud-native software products, expanding the server-chip choices available to Nokia communication service provider (CSPs) customers in order to drive new levels of performance and energy efficiency improvements of 5G networks.

Expereo selects Cato Networks for managed SASE services
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Cato Networks and Expereo announced today that Expereo will be offering Cato SASE Cloud services worldwide.

Newly unveiled Tahoe Network Infrastructure brings connectivity to rural, underserved regions
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Introducing Tahoe Network Infrastructure: a consumer-minded network service provider partnering with rural and underserved communities in the Midwest and beyond to construct tailored, private fiber optic networks that meet evolving connectivity demands.

TelcoDR launches Cloud City at MWC
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Registration for the virtual showcase is free, providing communication service providers (CSPs) with free and exclusive access to cloud-native software companies and product demos.

Extreme Networks inks Wi-Fi 6 deal with NHL
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Extreme Networks said it will install Wi-Fi 6 equipment in some National Hockey League arenas.

MetroNet merges with Vexus for fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Fiber providers MetroNet and Vexus Fiber announced a merger. The companies said they will continue operations under their current brands and leadership teams.

ThinkAnalytics wraps up bumper 2021
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2022

Company sees overall revenue growth of 20% year-on-year, due to four major new customer signings in North America, as well as others in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Casa CFO Scott Bruckner leaving in April
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2022

Company reaffirms fiscal year 2021 guidance. Says Bruckner is resigning to 'attend to family issues.'

Gluware appoints new chief product officer
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2022

Ernest Lefner joins Gluware as chief product officer, a newly created C-suite position.

Ericsson clocked as number one in RAN market – Mobile Experts
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2022

Research and consulting firm Mobile Experts reported that Ericsson was the biggest vendor in the radio access network (RAN) market, ahead of both Nokia and Huawei.

Shentel Business becomes Glo Fiber Enterprise
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2022

Says rebranding follows continued expansion of Glo Fiber.

Comcast's Metrological connects with Deezer
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2022

Streaming music service is now available on Metrological's app library for use by pay-TV operators.

MDSlink module for coax pipes 2.5-Gig
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2022

Company's 'MaGiC' module extends fiber-like capabilities to coax networks serving apartments, single-family homes and business buildings.

Dish to use Verica for network reliability
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2022

Dish Network said it will use the Verica Continuous Verification Platform (CVP) for Kubernetes and Kafka.

O-RAN Alliance plans meeting at MWC
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2022

The O-RAN Alliance said it plans to hold a meeting in conjunction with the upcoming MWC Barcelona trade show next month.

Virgin Media drops 'Gig1' service to £50.99 per month
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2022

UK operator says the price is its lowest ever for gigabit service.

VMware SASE launched by BT
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2022

BT will offer its customers VMware Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) as a global managed service, combining BT's extensive networking capabilities and in-depth security expertise with VMware technology.

DZS picks AMT as a reseller to help manage supply chain constraints
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2022

Deal will help telcos, cable operators and enterprise customers navigate supply chain and provide predictable access to DZS products.

Liberty Latin America taps Vecima for DAA
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2022

Operator will use vendor's Remote MACPHY platform across its properties in the Caribbean and Latin America.

FCC chair proposal aims to open broadband choice in apartments, office buildings
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2022

Proposal aims to 'close loopholes' that have enabled service providers to evade current rules, FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel says.

ViacomCBS, Nexstar renewal benefits Paramount+
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2022

Deal covers CBS affiliates in 39 markets and continued availability of Nexstar's CBS affiliates on Paramount+.

Charter's field ops EVP Tom Adams and marketing chief Jon Hargis to retire
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Amid a string of executive moves, Charter has upped Tom Monaghan to EVP, field operations and promoted Sharon Peters to EVP and chief marketing officer.

Telenor expands deal with AWS
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Telenor said it will expand its work with AWS, including running the mobile core for its Vimla service inside AWS.

Airspan touts 5G open RAN deployment with Gogo
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Gogo said it has deployed seven sites of 5G open RAN equipment with vendor Airspan.

EMnify gets $57M for cellular IoT
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

EMnify, a startup targeting the cellular IoT arena, said it raised $57 million in a Series B investment from One Peak.

Didja's local TV streaming service expands to 21 US markets
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, Nashville and Las Vegas among the latest wave of launch markets.

Sling TV connects to Vizio's SmartCast platform
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Dish-owned OTT-TV service expands its reach on smart TVs.

OneWeb and Hughes agree to bring satellite broadband to India
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2022

Six-year deal is focused on delivering broadband via a constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites.

Disney reorgs its stream team
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Among the moves, Rebecca Campbell becomes chairman, international content and operations; Michael Paull is upped to president, Disney Streaming; and Joe Earley is named president of Hulu.

Technicolor Wi-Fi 6E gateway gets certification stamp
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Wi-Fi Alliance certification is awarded to vendor's CGM4981 gateway.

Slow uptake for 5G standalone drags on mobile core, Dell'Oro Group
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Worldwide MCN 5-year growth is forecasted at a 3% compounded annual growth rate.

SCTE nets patent that uses Proactive Network Maintenance tools
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2022

Organization awarded patent for 'Systems and Methods for Remote Evaluation of Craft Skills,' which can provide learners a way to evaluate their installations remotely using PNM tools.

Vecima wraps open caching interop test
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Vendor is a participant in the Streaming Video Alliance's Open Caching Testbed Initiative.

Emirates suspends flights to some US cities on 5G concerns
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

The airline said it won't fly to Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco and Seattle because of planned 5G deployments.

Breezeline boots up IP-based TV service
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Breezeline Stream TV is launching in New Hampshire this month and being phased into other markets throughout the year.

Firstlight Media names global marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Tina Tuli is late of Samdesk, Magic Leap and Research In Motion.

Select Spectrum to begin offering Ligado's spectrum
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Ligado Networks said it will offer its spectrum through Select Spectrum via a new agreement between the two companies.

T-Mobile teams with CTIA for new Caller ID
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

T-Mobile said it developed a new caller ID service for businesses via a partnership with trade association CTIA.

SES taps chief strategy and product officer, drops role of SES Networks CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

John-Paul Hemingway is charged with translating the corporate vision for the company's networks and video markets.

Fidium Fiber brings 1-Gig to 55K homes in parts of New Hampshire
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Fiber-fed service from Consolidated Communications is available in Manchester, Milford and Nashua.

Rogers going with full-fiber upgrade in New Brunswick
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Operator will invest nearly C$200 million ($159.71 million) to upgrade its network in New Brunswick to fiber, reaching up to 314,000 homes and businesses.

Vyve's biz services unit extends fiber to 25 new markets
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2022

Cities and towns in parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, California, Texas and Colorado tie into the expansion.

Former Cisco exec tapped to lead CommScope's venue and campus networks unit
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2022

Markus Ogurek is named SVP and segment leader of Venue and Campus Networks at CommScope.

Telus touts 5G coverage across 70% of Canadian population
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2022

TELUS said it's 5G network now covers 70% of the Canadian population.

Baicells to support FreedomFi Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

Baicells Technologies said its basestations would be able to connect to the FreedomFi Gateway under a new partnership between the two companies.

Airgain outs new 5G antenna
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

Airgain said its new Multimax 5G outdoor antenna is targeted at fleet, industrial and public safety applications.

ViacomCBS, Comcast strike new deal that extends access to Paramount+ and Pluto TV
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

New multi-year distribution deal covers ViacomCBS's full slate of broadcast, entertainment, news and sports programming.

OpenVault partnership adds sales muscle in Latin American and Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

OpenVault is broadening its marketing capabilities via a strategic partnership with Lotier International.

CommScope helps ViacomCBS shift from satellite to CDN distribution in wake of C-band auction
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2022

ViacomCBS has launched FAVE and migrated its DABL and select Showtime lienar channels from satellite to IP-based CDN distribution.

CTIA launches 5G Security Test Bed
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

CTIA said it launched a 5G Security Test Bed (STB) at the University of Maryland with Ericsson equipment.

Intelsat inks satellite deal with Thales Alenia Space
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Intelsat said it inked an agreement with Thales Alenia Space to build satellites for its '5G software-defined network.'

Alef hires CTO, engineering chief
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Edge computing company Alef hired Dean Bogdanovic as its CTO and Ritesh Johar as its EVP of engineering.

Frndly TV tunes in Family Movie Classics
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

FMC is the 31st live channel to join OTT-TV service provider's basic lineup.

Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN now integrated with Alkira Cloud Services Exchange
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Integrated solution provides end-to-end connectivity and management for SD-WAN and cloud workloads.

MetTel hires Corey Cohen to lead Channel Marketing
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Cohen will be responsible for driving continued growth in the partner channel through education, awareness and resource sharing programs.

Zayo Group acquires QOS Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Together, Zayo and QOS Networks will provide managed SD-WAN services.

Telstra hires Vish Vishwanathan to lead Americas wholesale group
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Telecom vet will help carrier expand its reach and capabilities for serving wholesale providers in the Americas.

Oracle scales up converged charging
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Multi-site deployment validates geographical scale and real-time charging efficiency of Oracle Cloud Scale Charging on OCI

Charter's Spectrum Enterprise scores at the edge
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Jamestown Container Companies is deploying connected cameras, powered by Spectrum Enterprise's Managed Network Edge, to enhance on-site security.

Evolution Digital ups Marc Cohen to chief revenue officer
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Cohen previously served as EVP marketing sales.

Diane Christman appointed president and CEO of The Cable Center
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Christman, who succeeds Jana Henthorn in the top role at the Center, will head up the organization's 'Vision 2025 Transformation Plan.'

Omnispace hires sales execs for international efforts
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Omnispace said it hired a number of sales executives to head up its international expansion efforts.

Transit Wireless hires leader for advertising business
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Transit Wireless said Anthony Mazzarella will help sell data to advertisers generated from the networks the company builds for arenas, stadiums, airports and other venues.

Mangata Networks gets $33M for satellite/edge computing network
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2022

Mangata Networks said it raised $33 million in funding for its plans to launch satellites and build edge computing data centers.

Strategic Wireless buys towers
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2022

Strategic Wireless Infrastructure Funds Management said it acquired 11 cell towers around the country.

New WarnerMedia-Comcast deal includes distribution of CNN+
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2022

New deal also covers WarnerMedia's lineup of basic cable networks, including TBS, TNT, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TCM, truTV, HLN and CNN en Espanol.

Microsoft, Telefónica Tech team for hybrid cloud products
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2022

Microsoft and Telefonica Tech said they would offer hybrid cloud solutions to public administrations and companies in regulated sectors.

DZS, Irby Utilities connect in rural Mississippi
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

4-County Electric Power Association taps into CARES and RDOF programs and works with DZS and Irby to build out broadband to more than 40,000 homes and businesses.

Comcast's FreeWheel names new GM
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

Mark McKee, FreeWheel's chief revenue officer since January 2020, succeeds Dave Clark.

Ting tapped as first anchor tenant of Colorado Springs fiber network
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

City-wide fiber network is owned by Colorado Springs Utilities.

NTIA asks public how to spend $48B on broadband
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

The NTIA said it is now accepting comments on how it might allocate $48.2 billion to deploy broadband to unserved and underserved locations.

5G LAN first applied in Chongqing Changan automobile
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2022

With support from China Unicom and Huawei, Changan, China's leading automobile manufacturer, successfully applied 5G LAN in its production systems and comprehensively verified the technical feasibility and production availability of the 5G LAN technology on industrial control.

T-Mobile and Crown Castle expand tower, small cell deal
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2022

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) announced today that the companies have signed a new 12-year agreement to support the continued build-out of T-Mobile's nationwide 5G network with increased access to Crown Castle's towers and small cell locations.

Fiber broadband reaches largest investment cycle on record – study
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2022

Fiber broadband passed 60.5 million US homes in 2021, a 12% growth rate, the Fiber Broadband Association found in a report from RVA LLC Market Research & Consulting.

Firstlight Media sets up shop on Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Company joins Google Cloud Marketplace to help streamline OTT deployments.

Atlantic Broadband gets behind Affordable Connectivity Program
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

FCC recently launched the program, which provides discounts of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households, and up to $75 per month for homes on qualifying Tribal lands.

NBCU's Peacock goes big on 2022 Winter Olympics streaming
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Premium streaming service says it will offer every minute of every live event at the 2022 winter games.

Gogo finishes 5G test network
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Gogo said it successfully built a 5G network across seven cell towers to test the technology, and that it remains on track to launch commercial service in the second half of 2022.

Dish puts Swieringa in charge of wireless
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Longtime Dish Network executive John Swieringa is now in charge of the company's entire wireless business, including its 5G network and its retail operation.

FluidOne acquires SAS Global Communications
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2022

Cloud solutions provider FluidOne has announced it has acquired SAS Global Communications - a provider of SD-WAN enabled global hybrid networks.

AT&T gives 5G customers six months of GeForce NOW
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2022

Following a similar offer for Google Stadia, AT&T said its 5G customers will get six free months of the GeForce NOW Priority Membership cloud gaming service.

Nokia, Ligado expand partnership
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2022

Following a teaming announcement last year, Nokia and Ligado said they expanded their partnership to target private wireless networks.

AWS joins prpl Foundation board
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2022

Joins group to help standardize orchestration of CPE software with the cloud.

Roku cuts new TV deal with Sharp
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2022

Roku claims it's the top seller of smart TV operating systems in the US, citing NPD data.

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