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Comcast 'Lift Zones' land in Oakland
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2021

Plan is to equip 20 area community centers, parks and rec facilities with free Wi-Fi for three years.

Huawei's Gan Bin unveils '1+N' range at MWC Shanghai
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2021

Products and solutions will provide global carriers with leading 5G network capabilities.

AT&T faces lawsuit over overcharging in Washington, DC
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2021

The attorney general for Washington, DC, filed a lawsuit against AT&T, alleging millions of dollars of overcharges.

Huawei launches GDE platform to enable carriers' digital operations transformation
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2021

General Digital Engine (GDE) platform unveiled in Shanghai.

Comcast, WarnerMedia get slots on The Ultra HD Forum board
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2021

Additionally, LG's Nandhu Nandhakumar succeeds Harmonic's Thierry Fautier as organization's president.

Ateme touts ATSC 3.0 traction
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2021

Claims its Titan Live platform was used for more than half of all ATSC 3.0 deployments in North America in 2020.

President Biden outlines executive order to secure supply chain
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

President Biden outlined the details of his executive order designed to prevent shortages of critical elements like chipsets across industries including telecom.

Cable Center reschedules pandemic-delayed 2020 Cable HoF event
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

Gala now set to take place October 20, 2021, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.

Nokia's former CEO Rajeev Suri lands at Inmarsat
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

Rajeev Suri, the former CEO of Nokia, is now the CEO of satellite company Inmarsat.

Verizon, AT&T bicker over 'best network' advertising claims
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

AT&T said it would comply with recommendations by an advertising arbiter over its claims that it has the 'best network.'

Samsung boasts 30% gains in new Massive MIMO tech
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

Samsung said it developed a new technology called Mobility Enhancer that the company said raised throughput in Massive MIMO transmissions by 30%.

New NetMotion survey reveals only 12% of enterprises worldwide have fully embraced SASE
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2021

Despite the hype, leading secure remote access solutions provider finds that pandemic-driven remote work has not led to wholesale SASE and SDP adoption.

Huawei: COVID-19 closed many doors, but innovation offers a window of hope
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Breakthroughs in technical innovation promise to make life better, businesses smarter and the world more inclusive.

FCC chief to open inquiry into promoting open RAN
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel plans to open an inquiry on how the agency might promote open RAN technology.

Optiva appoints new CTO
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Optiva, a leader in providing communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide with cloud-native revenue management software on the private and public cloud, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Halligan as Chief Technology Officer.

FCC chief proposes 3.45-3.55GHz auction rules
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

The FCC's acting chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, issued proposed rules for an auction of 100MHz in the 3.45-3.55GHz band.

T-Mobile blasted for 'aspirational' 5G ads
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

An advertising arbiter recommended that T-Mobile change some of its 5G advertising claims because they touted 'aspirational future benefits.'

Nextlink inks $250M credit agreement
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Nextlink said it reached a $250 million credit agreement led by the BMO Harris Bank as it works to meet its FCC network construction obligations.

Aurora Insight highlights possible future tower locations
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Aurora Insight launched a new product the company said will help cell tower companies locate future locations for cell towers.

Kumu Networks to work with DoD on 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Kumu Networks will provide a prototype for a 5G full duplex Integrated Access Backhaul (IAB) product for tests at the Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

Plume closes $270M in Series E round, sending total to $397M
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Smart home software specialist claims a valuation of $1.35 billion.

J:COM taps CommScope for '10G' move
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Japan-based cable operator deploys CommScope's 'XE4202'10G-EPON remote OLT fiber node module to support both residential and business customers.

Comcast's FreeWheel names Yuling Ma as CTO
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Ma was most recently SVP of engineering and general manager, overseeing FreeWheel's Beijing office.

Huawei releases 5GtoB solution
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Offering aimed at creating new value for every player across the industry value chain.

Dish strikes master lease deal with SBA
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Long-term deal provides Dish with access to SBA's national portfolio of wireless communications sites.

Dish sheds 113K pay-TV subs, loses 363K retail wireless subs in Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Quarterly pay-TV losses improve from a year-ago loss of 194,000.

Discovery+ passes 11M paid streaming subs
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Recently launched direct-to-consumer offering on pace to be at 12 million by the end of the month, company says.

DZS-NCTC deal focuses on operators in rural US
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2021

Deal provides special pricing and service options for DZS's lineup of fiber access gear, mesh Wi-Fi tech.

Verizon Business expands SD-WAN partnership with Cisco
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2021

Verizon Business said it will offer new SD-WAN services via an expansion of its partnership with Cisco.

Irdeto, Minim extend home network security partnership
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2021

Under new deal, the 'Trusted Home' solution from Irdeto and Minim will be available through Motorola-branded cable modems and routers.

Velocix ups Anthony Berkeley to CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2021

Berkeley, an exec late of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, has been serving as COO of the video streaming and ad-tech specialist.

MoCA, Broadband Forum connect on low-cost fiber extension
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2021

TR-419 is a fiber access extension for existing copper infrastructure.

Major League Baseball selects Extreme Networks for Wi-Fi
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Major League Baseball announced Extreme Networks as its official Wi-Fi provider.

DARPA, Linux Foundation team for government 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

The Linux Foundation teamed with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create open source software projects for the US government.

Wurl posts record monthly active viewers in 2020
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Streaming and advertising services company says hours of viewing on the Wurl Network jumped 145% in Q4 2020.

Jeremy Prince takes over as Sigfox's new CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Jeremy Prince, the company's US chief, will take over from Ludovic Le Moan as Sigfox's new CEO.

Wi-SUN Alliance touts 300 member companies
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

The Wi-SUN Alliance said it has grown in its pursuit of the smart city and IoT market.

Sinch to acquire Inteliquent
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Sinch said it will purchase Inteliquent, which provides voice communications in the US, for around $1.14 billion.

GeoLinks uses VCTI for RDOF network planning
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Internet service provider GeoLinks used tools from VCTI to develop a network buildout plan to meet its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) obligations.

T-Mobile launches 5G incubator program in Georgia
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

T-Mobile said it will team with the Georgia Institute of Technology and others to create a 5G incubator program for startups.

Palo Alto Networks launches cloud-delivered platform to secure remote workforces
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Prisma Access 2.0 includes 'self-healing' infrastructure, ML-powered security to help prevent attacks in real time, and cloud SWG capabilities for a secure web gateway regardless of user location.

FCC chief forms task force for broadband mapping
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

In order to create more accurate broadband maps, the FCC's new chairwoman announced a task force to study the issue.

C Spire picks Amdocs for wireless policy and charging for 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Service provider will use Amdocs' Openet microservices-based policy and charging controls to support C Spire's 5G plans.

Telia Carrier expands Dutch network with new PoP in Smartdc, Rotterdam
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

Located in Smartdc, the new PoP connects into the existing Amsterdam network and via a separate link directly to Brussels, ensuring full route diversity.

C Spire updates on 5G buildout
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

C Spire said it is now offering 5G across roughly 100 cell tower sites.

AT&T to give business users free mobile service test drive
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

AT&T said business customers will be able to use its network for free for up to 30 days.

Verizon buys startup for 5G robot control
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

Verizon said it acquired Incubed IT, a startup that manages fleets of robots in industrial settings, with the goal of using 5G for that effort.

TeraGo pledges 1.5Gbit/s fixed wireless with 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

Canada's TeraGo said it successfully tested fixed wireless Internet services with speeds up to 1.5 Gbit/s.

LTD to use Aviat's products in RDOF build
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

LTD Broadband was the biggest winner in the FCC's recent Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) auction, and will use products from Aviat Networks to meet its RDOF obligations.

Vodafone reups with TiVo
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

Multi-year renewal covers TiVo's portfolio of patents and licenses.

SCTE/ISBE seeks papers for Cable-Tec Expo 2021
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2021

Categories sought include operational transformation, IoT, smart cities, energy management and video services.

Intelsat charts course out of bankruptcy
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2021

Intelsat said it plans to halve its debt in its plan to exit bankruptcy.

Altran, Blue Planet to team for automation
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2021

Capgemini's Altran and Ciena's Blue Planet said they will team to provide 'intelligent automation solutions' to network operators.

Spectrum Mobile hawks new Apple Watch models
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2021

Charter unit will offer the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE starting February 12.

Tubi streams in more live local news channels
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Free, ad-based streaming service says it offers nearly 100 live local news channels from CMG, Hearst, Scripps and Tegna.

Melody inks deal for Pebblebrook's rooftop sites
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Melody Investment Advisors said it invested into 14 rooftop wireless cell site locations on Pebblebrook's hotels and resorts.

5G mmWave startup Pivotal Commware nets $50M round
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Pivotal Commware, a startup with technology for 5G in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, said it raised $50 million in a Series C round of financing led by an affiliate of Tracker Capital Management.

LightShed Ventures pledges $75M in startup investments
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Venture investment firm LightShed Ventures said it now has $75 million to invest in 'category-defining private companies' in areas including telecom.

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile all reach 1Gbit/s speeds in 5G during Super Bowl
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

According to testing by Global Wireless Solutions at the Raymond James Stadium during Super Bowl LV, all three of the nation's big 5G operators clocked 1Gbit/s speeds on their 5G networks.

HBO Max ready to go wide in Latin America
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

Streaming service plans to launch in 39 LatAm territories in June 2021, phase out HBO Go in the region.

Masergy launches UCaaS with Cisco Webex
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2021

The service consolidates Masergy's hosted UC calling platform and Cisco Webex into a single application experience and allows clients to add Masergy's Managed SD-WAN Secure connectivity services.

Haystack News broadens free streaming lineup
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2021

OTT news aggregation service adds Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Quicktake.

Oracle introduces new 5G charging system
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2021

Oracle said its new charging system for 5G networks supports real-time communications for services ranging from VR cloud gaming to telehealth.

PacketFabric expands SDN services into Europe via Colt On Demand
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Partnership expands the reach of PacketFabric's network-as-a-service platform via a software-defined interconnection with Dolt.

Telus signs onto Google's cloud for 5G, MEC
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Canada's Telus said it will use Google Cloud for services including IT modernization, 5G and edge computing.

Qualcomm says new X65 modem takes 5G to 10Gbit/s
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Qualcomm took the wraps off its latest 5G modem, the X65, which the company said can support a variety of technologies that can enable speeds up to 10Gbit/s.

Standing Rock to use BEC for 2.5GHz FWA
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Standing Rock Telecommunications said it will use equipment from BEC Technologies for its planned 2.5GHz fixed wireless access (FWA) services.

Telesat promises commercial Lightspeed LEO services by 2023
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Satellite operator Telesat disclosed its plans to launch roughly 300 low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites in order to offer commercial services under its Lightspeed brand by 2023.

Plume's OpenSync connects with Wi-Fi 6 CPE
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Says more than 20 Wi-Fi 6 CPEs are debuting on its Plume's OpenSync framework.

Dish to use Avait for 5G backhaul
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2021

Dish Network said it will use microwave products from Aviat Networks for midhaul and backhaul on its planned 5G network.

Brightcove nets deal for SXSW
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Brightcove tagged as official video partner for the 2021 virtual form of the annual event.

Locast launches in Sacramento
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Provider of free streaming of local broadcast TV stations says Sacramento is Locast's 29th market.

Open RAN sales could hit $10B by 2025 – Dell'Oro
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Open RAN could account for more than 10% of the RAN market, Dell'Oro Group predicts in its 2020-2025 forecast.

Bell Canada to spend up to $1.2B over two years on 5G, fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Bell Canada said it expects to invest up to $1.2 billion over the next two years on its fiber and 5G networks.

Telecom Argentina launches Cisco/Qwilt/Digital Alpha CDN combo
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2021

Service provider billed as the first in Argentina to adopt new open caching platform to help boost streaming performance.

Sixty-three new companies join TM Forum
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2021

These new members have joined from around the globe, including from Brunei, China, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Honduras, India, Ireland, Mexico, Namibia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, UK, US and beyond.

Virgin Media Business teams with Zscaler on SASE
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2021

Says new cloud-based security platform protects users, apps and devices over any network or location.

Eluvio's 'Content Fabric' woven into MGM.com and MGM Roar B2B platform
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2021

Eluvio's delivery and distribution tech will support MGM sales with film and TV pre-releases, 'virtual premieres,' screenings and licensing of studio's library.

Fujitsu to use Xilinx chips for 5G kit
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2021

Fujitsu, one of the main hardware suppliers to Dish Network for 5G, announced a new supply agreement with chipset vendor Xilinx.

Charter president and COO to retire at end of 2022
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

Meanwhile, two other execs - Rich DiGeronimo and Chris Winfrey - expand their respective scopes.

Windstream Enterprise achieves MEF 3.0 SD-WAN certification
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

Windstream is among the first managed service providers to receive this certification.

Shentel to use T-Mobile windfall for dividend, potential M&A
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

Shentel said it will issue a special dividend following T-Mobile's agreement to purchase its wireless business, and might also pursue 'strategic acquisitions.'

Lumen, VMware team for edge computing
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

Lumen Technologies said it will work with VMware to develop edge computing services.

Amdocs, T-Mobile ink deal
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

T-Mobile said it will use Amdocs' 'next generation communication and media services' under the new agreement.

Linux Foundation to take over Facebook's Magma
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

The Linux Foundation said it will manage the Magma open source software platform released by Facebook.

FirstBoard.io releases top 50 listing of board-ready women in tech
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

The list recognizes prominent and established female leadership that have collectively managed 100 acquisitions worth more than $55 billion and nearly 20 IPOs.

HelpSystems acquires Digital Defense to improve cybersecurity portfolio
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

As part of HelpSystems' cybersecurity portfolio, Digital Defense joins Core Security and Cobalt Strike to establish a comprehensive security assessment toolkit.

Telia Carrier adds new MDC PoP in El Paso
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

Located at the network crossing points between the United States and Mexico, the new PoP extends Telia Carrier's number one ranked global network AS1299 into the Northern Mexican market.

DZS crosses mobile xHaul shipment mark
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

Company says it has eclipsed the shipment of 1.5 million mobile xHaul ports.

Fiber vendor AFL buys Beam Wireless
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

AFL, which makes fiber optic cable and accessories, said it acquired Beam Wireless for its enterprise aspirations.

AT&T supplies 5G and edge computing to Department of Veterans Affairs
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

AT&T said it installed 5G and edge computing services in the US Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System facility in Seattle.

Nextlink buys 3 ISPs in Nebraska and Iowa
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

Nextlink said it purchased Future Technologies of Lincoln, Nebraska; Affordable Internet Solutions (AIS) of Waverly, Nebraska; and Infinity 8 Broadband (I8) of Hickman, Nebraska.

Imagine Communications sells off Digital Rapids unit
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

Antix Digital has acquired Imagine's live streaming and video compression portfolio.

Comcast Business taps Cisco for VPN service
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

New offering tailored for teleworkers builds on a deal Comcast Business struck last year with Aruba.

Dish inks tower deal with Vertical Bridge
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2021

Dish Network said it will use cell tower sites owned by Vertical Bridge as it builds out its 5G network.

COMSovereign closes Fastback purchase
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2021

COMSovereign said it completed its previously announced purchase of Fastback Networks.

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