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Spectrum Auctions to Proceed If 'Most' FCC Ops Shut Down Jan. 3
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2018

Stoppage set for midday Thursday if partial lapse in federal government funding continues.

Windstream Sells EarthLink Consumer Biz
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2018

Trive Capital paid $330 million in cash.

FCC to Investigate CenturyLink Outage
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2018

The CenturyLink outage that impacted emergency 911 services across the US is to be investigated by the FCC.

Dell Shares Listed on NYSE
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2018

Dell Technologies stock is trading on the New York Stock Exchange following the completion of the recently-approved 'Class V' stock transaction.

Comcast Collaborates on Blockgraph Initiative
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2018

Cable operator's Comcast Cable Advertising unit is working with industry partners such as Viacom and Spectrum Reach on the development of the blockchain-based Blockgraph platform.

Synamedia, Telechips Connect on 4K Security
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2018

Telechips 'Lion' set-top chip nets Synamedia's 4K security certification.

Apple Adds Exec to AI/Machine Learning Team
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2018

John Giannandrea, late of Google, named SVP of machine learning and AI strategy, overseeing development of Apple's Core ML and Siri technologies.

India's Dish TV Rolls MediaKind's Video Compression Tech
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2018

Direct-to-home service will use MediaKind's AVP 4000 video processing platform.

Liberty Global to Sell Eastern European DTH Units
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2018

Is selling its DTH satellite TV operations serving four eastern European markets to M7 Group for $205 million.

5G Americas: 1.3B Global 5G Connections by 2023
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2018

There will be 10 billion mobile connections globally by 2023 of which 1.3 billion will be 5G connections, according to Ovum forecasts shared by trade association 5G Americas.

Cloud Constellation Scores $100M Series B Funding for Space-Based Cloud Security
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2018

Cloud Constellation's SpaceBelt uses a network of eight satellites in low earth orbit to isolate critical data for enterprise, government and military organizations.

Mike Dano Joins Light Reading as Editorial Director of 5G & Mobile Strategies
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2018

Mike Dano will join Light Reading as Editorial Director of 5G and Mobile Strategies in early January.

Vestel Adopts Eurofins Digital Testing’s 4K HDR Ultra HD Logo
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2018

Vestel, one of the world’s largest TV makers, joins LG, Panasonic and Hisense in supporting Eurofins Digital Testing’s logo scheme.

AirTies Teams With Broadcom on WiFi 6
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2018

AirTies’ Smart WiFi software and cloud management software will be pre-integrated into Broadcom WiFi 6 platforms for use in third-party gateways.

Altice USA Nets $25M Connectivity Deal with 'The Shed'
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2018

New arts center slated to open in Manhattan's west side in Spring 2019.

Comcast's FreeWheel, Spotlight Units Add Execs
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2018

Sarah Foss named SVP of strategic initiatives at FreeWheel Advertisers; Dawn Lee Williamson now leads Comcast Spotlight's Southeast Region.

You.i TV Names Pay-TV Lead
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2018

Simon Leadlay is late of Accedo, Latens, Pace and Arris.

Blog: Good-Bye Oath…Hello, Verizon Media Group
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

Rebrand to take effect Jan. 8, 2019.

Arvig Buys Windstream Fiber Assets in Minn./Neb.
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

Broadband provider pays $11M for Nebraska fiber assets and $49.5M for a larger fiber footprint in Minnesota.

NCTC Names New Board
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

GCI's Bob Ormberg to chair board, Buckeye Broadband's Brad Mefferd named vice chair, Cable One's Ken Johnson tapped as board member.

Kbro Chooses Alticast's AltiPlatform to Power Android TV
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

Taiwan cable operator Kbro chooses Alticast's AltiPlatform to power system upgrade to Android TV.

Comcast Business Scores Arena WiFi Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

Comcast unit to deploy and manage WiFi network at the new State Farm Arena, the home of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.

CBRS Alliance, ATIS Collaborate on 3.5GHz Band
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

Partnership to focus on legal and regulatory compliance tied to new shared spectrum band.

Cisco to Buy Luxtera for $660M in Cash
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2018

The Carlsbad, Calif.-based semiconductor company uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data centers, service provider market segments, and other customers.

Cox: 90% of Customers Can Get 1 Gig
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

Expects 99% of customers to have access to 'Gigablast' by end of 2019.

Red Hat Reports $847M 3Q 2019 Revenue, up 13% YoY
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

Red Hat cites growth in its Certified Cloud and Service Providers program, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenShift enterprise Kubernetes and Ansible Automation, as it prepares to be acquired by IBM.

Oracle Reports Q2 2019 Revenues $9.6B – Flat Year-Over-Year
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

As Oracle trails further behind its competitors in the cloud, it touts earnings growth.

Sling TV Connects With Oculus Go
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

Becomes first virtual MVPD to integrate with stand-alone VR headset from Facebook-owned Oculus.

Synamedia Turns 'Casual' Password Sharing Into Revenue Stream
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

Pitches new offering, Credential Sharing Insight, to ISPs as a new revenue driver.

Blog: Comcast X1 Supports YouTube 4K Streams
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

Requires 4K-capable TV and compatible X1 device – an XG1v4 or Xi6.

Telenor Opts for Nokia's Cloud-Native Core
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2018

Telenor Group is to deploy Nokia's AirGile cloud-native core solution to serve its mobile operations in Scandinavia.

SK Telecom Teams Up With MobiledgeX
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2018

South Korean operator will work with MobiledgeX to develop 'new business models and revenue opportunities leading into 5G.'

Advancing Women in Product Launches New Chapters
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2018

Advancing Women in Product announced its international expansion to three major European cities: London, Paris and Berlin.

AT&T Brings Cheddar to All Video Platforms
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2018

Business and tech news net for millennials heads to DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse TV.

AT&T Fiber Expands to 12 New Markets
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2018

From Amarillo to Waco, via Gainesville and Topeka (and eight other places).

Xite Streams to Comcast's X1
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2018

International music video service has been integrated with MSO's X1 video platform.

CommScope Partners On In-Building Wireless
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2018

Teams with Cheytec Telecommunications on DAS and C-RAN antenna system deployments.

Sonic Picks Eero for Whole-Home WiFi
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2018

ISP pitching eero router for $8 per month, eero Beacon for $4 per month.

ECI Unveils 1.2T Dual-Channel Optical Blade
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2018

The TM1200, a 1.2Tbit/s blade (dual 600Gbit/s channel) enables a programmable, adaptive optical network.

FCC OKs Auction Rules for High-Band Spectrum
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

Rules modify plans for upper 37GHz, 39GHz and 47GHz bands.

Cheddar Launches News Headline App for Magic Leap
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

News service focused on younger audiences expands reach to new AR platform, starting with the Magic Leap One Creator Edition.

Blog: CableLabs Intros Open Source LPWAN Server
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

Follows recent release of open source LoRaWAN solution.

TIM, Qualcomm Boast 5G Video Call First
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

TIM and Qualcomm say they have completed the first 5G NR video call using millimeter wave spectrum in Europe and will soon have 5G smartphones ready for market.

SCTE•ISBE, Light Reading Team on 2019 LiveLearning Webinar Series
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

Series to debut on Jan. 17, 2018, with discussion focused on improving the customer wireless and WiFi experience.

Orange Unveils, AI, 5G, Cybersecurity Plans
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

Orange presents its major innovations focused on digital inclusion at the annual Show Hello event in Paris.

Turkcell Picks Metrological for TV App Store
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2018

Store, with library of more than 300 TV apps, available to all Turkcell TV+ subs.

Cable One to Rebrand as 'Sparklight'
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

Cable operator to start rebranding effort in summer of 2019.

Harmonic Powers DOCSIS 3.1 Upgrade for Hilliary Communications
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

Oklahoma MSO turns to Harmonic's CableOS virtualized cable access solution.

Vubiquity & Discover Digital International Launch VoD With TelOne Zimbabwe
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

Vubiqity strikes multi-year deal with Dicover Digital to provide new and exclusive content throughout African continent.

SeaChange Revenues Shrink to $18.6M in Q3
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

Multiscreen video software company pulled down $23.4 million in the year-ago quarter.

Casa Systems Hires New CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

Maurizio Nicolelli succeeds Gary Hall, who left Casa in August.

Former Cisco Exec Joins Siris Capital Group
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

Joe Cozzolino named executive partner at private equity firm.

Lumentum Completes Oclaro Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2018

The $1.8 billion optical components takeover is complete.

SCTE/ISBE Ups 3
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2018

Zenita Henderson, Robin Fenton and Steve Harris promoted at cable standards and training organization.

Hengtong Delivers 3,000km Submarine Optical Cable to Chile
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2018

Deal represents milestone in China's submarine cable industry.

Cable, Telecom Vet Joins Intelsat
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2018

Timothy Schermerhorn named regional VP, North America.

Fiber Broadband Association IDs New Chairman, Board Directors
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2018

Clearfield's Kevin Morgan starts one-year term as chairman on January 1, 2019.

Blog: Hulu Adds Venmo as Payment Option
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2018

It's the first OTT-TV service to integrate with Venmo.

WOW Announces New Residential Phone Offering
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2018

Long live the landline. Possibly.

Ericsson Says 'Expired Certificate' for Some Nodes Caused Network Issues
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2018

Says problem is limited to customers using two specific software versions of SGSN–MME (Serving GPRS Support Node – Mobility Management Entity).

US Managed SD-WAN Market Tops $282M in 2018
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2018

AT&T, Comcast, CenturyLink, Sprint, Verizon among the early key players, Vertical Systems notes in report on this growing sector.

Adtran Deals for SmartRG
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2018

SmartRG makes connected home software platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.

Inside Secure Deals for Verimatrix
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2018

All-cash deal for US-based device security company valued at $143 million.

Intel & Huawei Achieve 'World's First' 2.6GHz 5G Interoperability Testing Under SA
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2018

Key milestone towards accelerating the maturity of the 2.6GHz 5G NR ecosystem.

Comcast Starts to Roll Amazon Prime Video to X1 Boxes
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2018

OTT video set-top box integration deal was announced in August 2018.

VR Headset Sales Rebound to 1.9M Units in Q3
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2018

Sales traction driven aided by new standalone VR headsets, IDC says.

ADVA Intros Small Cell Demarcation Device
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2018

New device aimed at allowing wholesalers to connect small cells to their fiber networks for densification in advance of 5G.

HPE Reports $7.9B 4Q 2018 Revenue Up 4% YoY
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2018

Fiscal 2018 net revenue was $30.9 billion up 7%, HPE says.

Spectrum Enterprise, Moviebeam Team on Hotel Video
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2018

Move with Moviebeam will help Spectrum Enterprise beef up its video offering for hospitality venues.

Harmonic Patent Centers On Lower-Cost Cloud-Based Video Processing
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2018

New patent describes how to dynamically adjust CPU cycles for cloud video processing based on video complexity data.

Roku Device SVP & GM to Retire
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2018

Chas Smith expected to hang 'em up in 2019.

Liberty Global Picks Cadent Platform for Addressable TV Ads
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2018

Deal covers household-targeted ads across set-tops and other IP devices.

VodafoneZiggo Uses Cisco's SON Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2018

VodafoneZiggo is deploying the new Cisco SONFlex Suite, building on its existing deployment of Cisco SON applications across its network to manage all RAN technologies, from 2G to 4G and ultimately 5G.

CSG, Comcast Extend Deal Through June 2020
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2018

They aren't disclosing the financial terms of new residential billing services agreement.

fuboTV Streams Into Spain
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2018

Becomes first US-based virtual MVPD to enter Europe.

Former Time Warner Cable Exec Joins Casa Systems Board
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2018

Michael Hayashi was EVP of architecture, development & engineering at TWC.

SCTE/ISBE Scores First Patent
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2018

US No. 10,139,845 centers on adaptive power management within broadband networks.

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