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Cable One/Sparklight waives data caps and overage fees across Internet plans through May 12
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Cable operator initially extended unlimited data policies for 30 days starting March 13, 2020, as part of its COVID-19 crisis plan.

Roku ready to roll new OS
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Set to deploy in the coming weeks, OS 9.3 promises enhancements to voice navigation and other performance improvements.

Verizon bumps pay for essential, on-site employees
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Says more than 100,000 employees now working from home as part of frontline redeployment effort.

Verizon: 70% of stores now closed, will boost pay for remaining retail workers
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Verizon said it has now closed 70% of all of its retail stores due to COVID-19. For those employees who continue to work in the operator's remaining, open stores, the company said it would increase their hourly base rate pay by an undisclosed amount.

AT&T offers free smartphones for life to boost FirstNet service
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

AT&T said its FirstNet public-safety customers can get a free, new smartphone every two years under a new offering from the operator.

FCC chairman wants to earmark $200M for COVID-19 telehealth program
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Funds would help support healthcare providers responding to the pandemic.

Palo Alto Networks announces intent to acquire CloudGenix
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will pay approximately $420 million in cash to acquire CloudGenix, subject to adjustments.

Nokia announces AI-powered service for network management
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Nokia said its new AVA 5G Cognitive Operations product adds artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to operators' network management efforts.

Comcast offers free fare for K-12 kids
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

MSO offering 2,000 hours of programming curated in partnership with Common Sense Media.

Italy's RAS taps Synamedia's digital content manager
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Regional public broadcaster using platform as it prepares to migrate to DVB-T2/HEVC HD services by June 2022.

Masergy releases 2020 UCaaS and CCaaS market trends report
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

Security and the network are top challenges with UCaaS and CCaaS and most prefer bundled network solutions from a single provider.

NTT East to offer new managed SD-WAN services for enterprises with Cisco
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

NTT East is launching new Managed SD-WAN services under its VPN portfolio for enterprises using Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela.

Vidgo pitches promotional pricing during COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2020

Under promo, English programming packages start at $29.99, Spanish-language packages start at $9.99.

Comcast Business wins long-term DISA deal
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2020

Defense Information Systems Agency awards Comcast Business with $9.3 million, ten-year commercial Ethernet gateway contract.

OneWeb files for Chapter 11, will pursue sale
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2020

Satellite broadband hopeful said it is negotiating debtor-in-possession financing to support ongoing business and a sale process.

CenturyLink hooks up hospital ship deployed to help with COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2020

Company says it has installed and donated high-speed connectivity to US Naval Ship Mercy when at arrived at the port of Los Angeles on March 27.

WOW CEO hospitalized with COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2020

Company CEO Teresa Elder admitted to Denver-area hospital on March 27. WOW CIO Bill Case serving as acting CEO.

Roberts family donates $5M toward laptops for Philly students
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2020

Says funding will help support purchase of 50,000 Chromebooks by The Philadelphia School District for Online Learning.

Atlantic Broadband alters ops for COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2020

Deploys remote operations and virtual support tools, expands self-install options.

ACA Connects won't reschedule its 2020 summit
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2020

Industry trade group focused on independent cable ops will instead focus on assisting members amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Beld Internet rolls temporary free speed upgrade as subs stay home
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2020

Customers' 20-, 50- and 75-meg tiers being bumped to 155Mbit/s speeds until further notice.

Sling TV unlocks Blue service tier for 14 days
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2020

Says consumers can access the 'news-rich' service tier without a credit card or subscription through April 5.

Microsoft to buy Affirmed Networks
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2020

Microsoft says deal will allow it to evolve its work with the telecoms sector.

Velocix optimizes CDN software for 5G video streaming
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2020

Says new mobile-optimized offering reduces common pain points wireless operators face when scaling out 5G video apps.

Wicket Labs scores more funding
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2020

OTT audience analytics company counts Acorn TV, Brown Sugar, MHz Choice and Noggin among recently added customers.

Dell'Oro Group report shows Versa Networks as leading pure-play SD-WAN market vendor
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2020

Dell'Oro Group research reveals worldwide SD-WAN market grew 64% and surpassed $1B Level in 2019.

Comcast rolls free previews of select premium VoD content to X1 and Flex subs
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

As millions stay home amid the COVID-19 crisis, Comcast opens up access to VoD catalogs of Showtime, Epix, CuriosityStream, Grokker Yoga Fitness & Wellbeing and The Reading Corner.

Charter extends free broadband and Wi-Fi offer to K-12 teachers and college professors
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

60-day offer is for eligible people who don't already have an account with the operator.

Nokia completes Elenion acquisition for silicon photonics
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

Nokia said it completed its previously announced acquisition of US-based Elenion Technologies, which focuses on silicon photonics technology.

MCTV buys Bellaire Television Cable Co.
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

Bellaire Television, founded in 1965, serves 'several hundred' residents of Belmont County.

Charter CTO joins 605 board
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

Stephanie Mitchko-Beale appointed to board of TV measurement and analytics company, which counts Charter among its customers.

OpenVault debuts remote care and diagnostics for service providers
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

Says new service suite will help service providers maintain customer satisfaction and reduce need for face-to-face interactions.

Volta Networks joins TIP's Disaggregated Open Routers initiative
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2020

Routing software specialist joins the Disaggregated Open Routers (DOR) project team recently formed by the Telecom Infra Project.

Limelight announces developer tools for edge computing
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

Limelight said developers can use its new EdgeFunctions to run their code in Limelight edge computing locations.

Broadcom, Verimatrix team to streamline Android TV rollouts
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

Work centers on pre-integrating Verimatrix security with Broadcom's Android TV platform.

Wander offers free Internet service to school families
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

Fixed wireless broadband service providers makes offer to eligible families in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District through remainder of the school year.

StackPath connects with Broadcom
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

Edge compute startup will use Broadcom's Stingray SmartNIC to help meet demand for cloud-based content delivery services at the edge.

FCC confirms E-Rate support for Wi-Fi nets extended to COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

The federal E-Rate program supports public and non-profit elementary schools to receive discounted connectivity services.

Amdocs launches cloud-native home OS
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

'doxi Home OS' is powered by AI technologies, company says.

Omdia counted 17.7M 5G connections in Q4, 5M ahead of projections
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2020

5G Americas cited data from Omdia showing there were 17.7 million 5G connections globally as of the fourth quarter, which the firm said is 5 million ahead of previous projections.

CenturyLink providing 80 hours of emergency paid time off for next 60 days
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

Company says 75% of global workforce is working from home.

3GPP approves Globalstar's spectrum band for 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

Globalstar said the 3GPP approved its spectrum – dubbed Band 53 – for 5G services.

Technicolor approves reverse share split, suspends financial guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

Company says supply chains in China have resumed activity amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

CTIA urges for auction of 3.1-3.55GHz and 6GHz bands
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

CTIA – the US wireless industry's main trade association – urged regulators to auction the 3.1-3.55GHz and 6GHz spectrum bands for licensed operations.

T-Mobile offers two months of free YouTube Premium
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

T-Mobile said it will offer two free months of YouTube Premium as customers increasingly stay home due to the spread of the new coronavirus.

Charter offers Showtime, Epix for no added cost through April 19
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

Cable op provides temporary access to two premium video services as more consumers hunker down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FuboTV, FaceBank strike merger deal
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

Combined company to be named FuboTV Inc., be led by current fuboTV CEO David Gandler.

LG Uplus revamps IP network with Nokia
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

South Korean operator will use Nokia's Network Service Platform (NSP) to enable software-defined, automated IP network management processes.

T-Mobile launches $15/month plan ahead of Sprint merger closing
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

T-Mobile had promised to launch a $15 per month service plan after it closed its merger with Sprint, but said it will launch it now in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Virgin Media gets new movie releases from NBCU
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2020

Like Sky, Virgin Media also getting early home access to titles such as Trolls World Tour, The Hunt, The Invisible Man and Emma as theaters shut down due to COVID-19.

TDS Telecom scores $1.32M for Wisconsin broadband grant program
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2020

Says projects will cover more than 1,500 locations across Mosinee and Stetsonville.

Cable One offers $10 Internet service to low-income families impacted by COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

MSO is offers low-cost 15 Mbit/s service for next 60 days, with no documentation required, to families most impacted by the virus.

205 more ISPs join Pai's 'Keep Americans Connected Pledge'
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

Total behind FCC chairman-led initiative rises to 390.

FCC delays transition deadline for some CBRS band licensees, says auction won't be delayed
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

Says delay involving 'Part 90' licensees will ensure ongoing provision of broadband and other critical services amid COVID-19 crisis.

Cato launches instant access
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

With Instant Access for Cato SDP, enterprises can deliver large-scale, secure remote access worldwide at the flip of a switch.

Dish loans AT&T a bunch of free spectrum for traffic spikes
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

Following similar moves with other companies, Dish Network said it will loan 20MHz of its AWS-4 spectrum and all of its 700MHz spectrum to AT&T at no cost for 60 days, to help the operator keep pace with traffic increases from COVID-19.

T-Mobile: We can still close Sprint merger amid virus outbreak
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

T-Mobile said that 16 banks continue to stand prepared to provide the company with the cash it will need to close its merger with Sprint, despite the upheaval caused by COVID-19.

Ethernity Networks unveils ENET-D
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

Ethernity's ENET-D is an Ethernet Controller that can be added to its ACE-NIC100 SmartNIC network interface card.

RDK Management issues annual update on device reach, service provider support
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

Joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global and Charter says more than 60 million devices deployed with open source software stack worldwide.

Altaeros and its floating cell tower get funding from Tokyo's Sparx Group
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2020

Sparx Group in Japan said it will invest an unspecified amount in Boston's Altaeros Energies for its 'autonomous aerostat platform' called the SuperTower that can transmit broadband signals from a blimp.

Service Electric joins FCC's connectivity pledge, adds free modem offer to qualifying customers
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced the initiative last week to help handle COVID-19 crisis.

SeaChange touts streaming win in Canada
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Says Canada's largest independent ISP is using its 'Framework' tech to power a new Internet-based streaming TV offering.

Cable Hall of Fame event moved to the fall
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Event originally scheduled to take place April 30 in New York.

FCC grants US Cellular temporary access to AWS-3 spectrum
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Following similar move involving T-Mobile, this temporary grant will help carrier support increased usage during COVID-19 crisis, FCC says.

Sling TV streams free access to ABC News during COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Dish-owned OTT-TV service also featuring free access to select on-demand kids, lifestyle and entertainment programming as part of 'Stay in & Sling!' initiative.

First certified MEF 3.0 SD-WAN service providers announced
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Comcast Business, PCCW Global, Spectrum Enterprise and Telia Company demonstrate conformity with standard for SD-WAN services.

Chunghwa chooses Ericsson, Nokia for 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Taiwan's national operator splits the spoils between the giant European vendors.

Infinera claims 800G record
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Optical vendor says it completed an 800G, single-wavelength trial over 950km on a live carrier network in North America.

Juniper, Cox invest in StackPath
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2020

Edge computing company has raised $396 million.

Fox deals for Tubi
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2020

Fox to pay $440 million for free, ad-supported streaming service.

FCC eases Lifeline parameters for COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2020

The FCC said it would waive its Lifeline recertification and reverification requirements, among other actions, due to the spread of the new coronavirus.

Ekinops announces Compose, a new suite of software products, and launches SD-WAN Xpress
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2020

Ekinops announces the launch of a new software brand, Compose, which brings the company's network access and optical transport software products together.

Future Today, Cinedigm scuttle merger, strike licensing deal instead
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2020

Future Today will sidestep the M&A frenzy involving ad-supported streaming services and remain independent.

Starry offers free service to 'Connect' subs through end of May
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2020

In response to COVID-19, fixed wireless service provider will provide free service temporarily to customers in public and low-income/affordable housing.

ISPs backing 'Keep Americans Connected Pledge' rises to 185
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2020

FCC says more than 100 broadband and telephone companies have joined the pledge since Chairman Ajit Pai introduced it late last week.

Viasat joins FCC's 'Keep Americans Connected' initiative
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2020

Satellite broadband provider joins ISPs backing the 60-day pledge.

Tom Bartlett to take over CEO role at American Tower
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2020

American Tower's current CEO, Jim Taiclet, agreed to become the new CEO of defense contractor Lockheed Martin. As a result, Tom Bartlett will take over the vacated CEO position at American Tower.

AT&T announces Personal Cloud, releases LG V60, expands 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2020

AT&T announced its new Personal Cloud service, backed by technology from Synchronoss Technologies, and also expanded its 5G service to new markets while concurrently releasing the new LG V60 ThinQTM 5G smartphone.

Cable One/Sparklight lifts data caps for 30 days, waives late fees for 60 days
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2020

Moves are linked to a broader effort by US ISPs amid spread of COVID-19.

T-Mobile, Comcast, Verizon, others join Pai's COVID-19 ISP service pledge
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2020

The Chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai, said he received pledges from a number of Internet service providers to ease service restrictions such as waiving late fees amid the new coronavirus outbreak.

Nokia boasts of 1.52 Tbit/s over single mode fiber
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2020

Nokia said it recorded speeds four times above the market's current standard of 400 Gbit/s over fiber.

Edward Parkinson named FirstNet's new executive director
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2020

Edward Parkinson, the agency's acting executive director since 2018, is now the official executive director of FirstNet, which is charged with building a nationwide wireless network for first responders in the US.

Nokia, Engie to build private LTE network for Paris metro
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2020

Nokia and Engie Solutions said they will deploy an 'industrial grade LTE private wireless network' for new automated lines of the Grand Paris Express metro.

CableLabs hires wireless VP
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2020

Rakesh Taori reports to chief research and development officer Mariam Sorond.

Wurl touts connected TV milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2020

Streaming distribution and ad company says its platform now reaches 100 million connected TVs, delivered 1.2 billion targeted ads in first full year after launch.

CPUC moves toward T-Mobile/Sprint approval, but vote still scheduled for April 16
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2020

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a proposal to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, but said it won't vote on the item until April 16. The companies have said they hope to close their merger by April 1.

Proximus taps AirTies for WiFi tech
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2020

Belgium's Proximus is deploying cloud-based tech from AirTies to optimize WiFi performance.

Hudson Valley Wireless uses Mavenir's cloud-native LTE packet core
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2020

Hudson Valley Wireless said it used Mavenir's cloud-native LTE virtual evolved packet core for a recent wireless project.

Federated Wireless brings spectrum sharing to 6GHz band
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2020

Federated Wireless, which offers spectrum sharing services for the 3.5GHz CBRS band, said it launched a Spectrum Controller platform to enable spectrum sharing in the 6GHz band.

Charter ups Jane Rhodes to SVP, corporate physical security
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2020

Rhodes joined Charter as head of corporate security in 2016.

CenturyLink bringing high-speed fiber network to Collierville
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2020

Fiber investment will create a 59-mile fiber ring to bring new technology to help businesses in growing area southeast of Memphis.

WOW CFO exiting April 1
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

Cable op is conducting search for successor to Rich Fish.

Silver Peak completes FIPS 140-2 security validation testing for the business-driven Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN Edge Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

Silver Peak announced the completion of Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) validation testing from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform.

Hengtong Rockley reveals 400G DR4 silicon photonics optical transceiver module
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

Hengtong Rockley Technology Co. announced the release of a 400G QSFP-DD DR4 optical module based on silicon photonics technology for the next-generation data center network.

MetTel launches SD-M to extend private cloud security, compliance and adaptability to corporate mobility
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

Locks down the browser 'trap-door' while lowering data costs.

CommScope to host Digital Forum in place of planned MWC2020 activities
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

Online event set for March 17.

Video surveillance traffic backhauled from Statue of Liberty via Siklu products
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

Vendor Siklu said its products are being used at the Statue of Liberty to send video surveillance traffic back to New York City via transmissions in millimeter wave spectrum.

Atlantic Broadband teams with Altaworx on 4G backup service
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2020

New offering developed for business Internet customers.

Ciena, Arista proud of 400GE interop test
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

Ciena and Arista say the test is significant for high-bandwidth connectivity in global networks.

Global female income to reach $24 trillion in 2020, says Frost & Sullivan
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

In honor of International Women's Day, experts share key findings on the female economy.

Student case study on new Peacock streaming service nets 'Cable Apprentice' grand prize
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

Graduate student team from University of Colorado-Denver comes away with $3,000 first place price at Rocky Mountain Cable Association's 14th Annual "Cable Apprentice" competition.

Verizon to install 5G in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

Verizon Business said it will install a 5G network in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Richland, Washington location.

NGMN targets cloud native, edge computing with latest efforts
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance said it will open new efforts targeting cloud-native infrastructure and edge computing.

AT&T to offer 'personal cloud' via Synchronoss deal
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

AT&T will offer cloud-based mobile transfer and setup services to its mobile customers via a new agreement with Synchronoss Technologies.

Zayo goes private
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

Digital Colony and EQT become Zayo's lead investors.

Velocix beefs up CDN stream density
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

Says move will lower IP video scale-out costs for wireline and 5G wireless delivery.

Telia Carrier launches SD-WAN service
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

Telia Carrier's new global service, based on Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela, expands its SD-WAN solution portfolio.

Zaxcom withdraws from NAB 2020
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

The company, which has participated in NAB for more than 30 consecutive years, cites concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Acacia offers range of 400G modules
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

Acacia's 400G modules feature interoperability support for 400ZR, OpenZR+, Open ROADM and CableLabs specs.

Infinera, Corning deliver 800G single wavelength
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

Infinera and Corning have enabled an 800G single wavelength over 800km using Infinera's ICE6 technology and Corning's TXF fiber.

US cable ended 2019 with 67% of broadband share
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

The top US cable ops added 3.14 million broadband subs in 2019 and the top telcos lost 620,000, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Phoenix Tower buys 197 cell towers from Tower Ventures
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

Phoenix Tower International, which owns a total of 8,500 cell towers, said it bought 197 towers from Tower Ventures Holdings in a move the company said makes it 'the premiere private tower company in the Americas.'

AT&T, Palo Alto and Broadcom eye firewalls for software platforms
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

AT&T, Palo Alto Networks and Broadcom said they developed a Disaggregated Scalable Firewall (DSFW) framework they said would allow network operators to offer software-based firewalls instead of ones using hardware appliances.

Charter's Spectrum Mobile starts hawking Samsung's 5G phones
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2020

Customers on Spectrum Mobile's unlimited data plan can access 5G service in select cities at no added cost.

Helium's IoT network to use LoRaWAN tech under Semtech deal
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

Helium's do-it-yourself Internet of Things (IoT) network, which currently covers 745 US cities, will support the LoRaWAN specification under Helium's new deal with LoRa equipment vendor Semtech.

ACA Connects postpones March summit over COVID-19 concerns
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

Event was scheduled to run March 17-19 in Washington, DC.

YouTube TV does deal to carry most of Sinclair's Fox regional sports nets
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

Agreement enables OTT-TV provider to carry 19 of the 21 Fox regional sports networks; Sinclair urges on consumers to seek out other streaming options for Prime Ticket and Fox Sports West.

Ciena reports sales hike in fiscal Q1
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

Ciena reported fiscal first-quarter revenues of $832.9 million, up by 7% year-on-year.

GSMA: 5G to add $2.2 trillion to the global economy
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

In a new report on 5G, the GSMA trade group said mobile technologies and services generated 4.7% of global GDP last year, which could grow to 4.9% by 2024.

Atlantic Broadband debuts first customer experience center
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

New open floor facility will allow customers to explore advanced Internet, video and phone services.

Florida county picks CenturyLink for next-gen 911 system
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

In CenturyLink's BG911 system, Sumter County will get access to a faster, more resilient 911 platform.

Atlantic Broadband deploys 10-Gig fiber service for businesses
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

Business clients will have ready access to ultra-fast fiber connectivity solutions.

Google Cloud forges 5G edge deal with AT&T, launches telecom-tailored version of Anthos
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2020

Also announced partnerships with Amdocs and Netcracker as Google Cloud amps up agreements with telecom industry.

FCC to avoid 'non-critical large gatherings' amid COVID-19 concerns
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Agency is also suspending non-critical FCC domestic and international travel until further notice.

Brookfield boosts offer for Cincinnati Bell
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Offer increased to $13.50 per share in cash from $12.50 per share in cash, raising value of deal to $2.79 million.

WOW Q4 revenues drop 0.7%, to $1.14 billion
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Says small drop driven by reduction in residential video and phone subs, partially offset by growth of residential high-speed Internet adds and business services revenues.

Telefónica, KT, China Unicom, Telstra team up for MEC
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Telefónica, KT, China Unicom and Telstra said they will collaborate on Muti-Operator Multiaccess Edge Computing (MEC) using the GSMA Operator Platform.

Eoptolink launching SFP56-DD transceivers to support 400G DR4 breakout application
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Eoptolink today announced the immediate availability of its SFP56-DD optical transceiver products. The SFP56-DD Transceivers will offer a lower cost option for the high port density break-out applications.

TIM teams with Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Agreement follows MOU signed in November 2019.

Synacor tweaks board amid Qumu merger
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Jordan Levy resigns as chairman; Synacor board of directors names Lisa Donohue, Marwan Fawaz to board while Qumu names Mary Chowning and Neil Cox.

ZoneTV's 'Zoneify' streaming service launches on Cox Contour boxes
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

Ad-supported Zoneify service features curated mix of 13 channels, including Brainiac, Mancave, Game On and Foodies.

WOW debuts WOW tv+ in Columbus, Ohio
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

New IP-based video service uses an Android TV box, integrates Netflix and other OTT services.

Studio-backed ACE sinks Australian streamer
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment claims Aus Media Streaming was a piracy outfit selling IPTV set-tops and subscriptions.

Rakuten, Vodafone invest in SpaceMobile to get 4G signals from space
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Rakuten and Vodafone said they are the lead investors in SpaceMobile from AST & Science, which promises to beam 4G from low-orbit satellites directly to smartphones.

Highview Capital, Firstlight Media team to buy Quickplay from AT&T
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

AT&T acquired Quickplay in 2016 and had used the streaming platform provider for AT&T's U-verse TV Everywhere offering.

Equinix wraps $335M Bare Metal buy
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Says deal will enable enterprises to deploy hybrid multicloud infrastructures.

SASE adoption grows as Cato Networks reports 220% increase in 2019 bookings
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Business growth and industry adoption of the secure access service edge (SASE) architecture.

ACA Connects Summit is still a go
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Event focused on independent service providers is set for March 17-19 in Washington, D.C.

AJA Video Systems withdraws from NAB 2020
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Cites 'abundance of caution' regarding spread of COVID-19.

Technicolor bakes Cujo AI's 'Incognito' privacy service into RDK-B- and Homeware-based gateways
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Cujo AI, company backed by Comcast and Charter, introduced Incognito last week.

Rakuten, Vodafone invest in satellite startup
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Rakuten and Vodafone have become the lead investors in AST & Science, which is planning a satellite network that can connect directly to 4G, and ultimately 5G, smartphones.

Huawei launches brand-new 100 kW high-power density UPS power module, a game-changer for data centers
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

During the Huawei Industrial Digital Transformation Conference 2020, Huawei officially launched its all-new UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) power module globally.

Huawei launches FusionDC 2.0 solution at industrial digital transformation conference
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Huawei launched FusionDC 2.0 at the Industrial Digital Transformation Conference.

Turkcell and Huawei complete the world's leading 800G trial on the live carrier network
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Turkcell announced that it has completed the world's leading 800G WDM trial with Huawei out of China on a live mobile carrier network.

TiVo touts federal circuit win in Comcast case
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Says court has affirmed ITC's import ban on Comcast X1 boxes.

Pluto TV flips on new brand identity, rolls out new features and UI design
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Ad-supported streaming service launches campaign under tagline: 'Drop In. It's Free.'

Comcast, Ciena connect on 600G link
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Using Ciena's WaveLogic 5 Extreme and flexible grid tech, Comcast recently completed a 600-Gig pilot over a single wavelength between core peering locations in Newark, New Jersey, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

BMC snaps up Compuware
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

The combination will, according to BMC, help bring the mainframe to the mainstream as part of a modern IT infrastructure.

Haystack TV launches dedicated streaming channel for 'Super Tuesday'
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Ad-supported streaming service's Super Tuesday channel features content from 250-plus local broadcasters.

Uniti, Windstream forge settlement
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

Settlement includes agreement by Uniti to invest up to $1.75 billion in growth capital improvements consisting of longer-term fiber and related assets in certain Windstream ILEC and CLEC properties.

AT&T TV launches nationwide
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2020

AT&T has gone wide with an OTT-delivered service that utilizes an Android TV box.

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