Cable operator initially extended unlimited data policies for 30 days starting March 13, 2020, as part of its COVID-19 crisis plan.
Set to deploy in the coming weeks, OS 9.3 promises enhancements to voice navigation and other performance improvements.
Says more than 100,000 employees now working from home as part of frontline redeployment effort.
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 said its FirstNet public-safety customers can get a free, new smartphone every two years under a new offering from the operator.
Funds would help support healthcare providers responding to the pandemic.
Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will pay approximately $420 million in cash to acquire CloudGenix, subject to adjustments.
Nokia said its new AVA 5G Cognitive Operations product adds artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to operators' network management efforts.
MSO offering 2,000 hours of programming curated in partnership with Common Sense Media.
Regional public broadcaster using platform as it prepares to migrate to DVB-T2/HEVC HD services by June 2022.
Security and the network are top challenges with UCaaS and CCaaS and most prefer bundled network solutions from a single provider.
NTT East is launching new Managed SD-WAN services under its VPN portfolio for enterprises using Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela.
Under promo, English programming packages start at $29.99, Spanish-language packages start at $9.99.
Defense Information Systems Agency awards Comcast Business with $9.3 million, ten-year commercial Ethernet gateway contract.
Satellite broadband hopeful said it is negotiating debtor-in-possession financing to support ongoing business and a sale process.
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.
Company CEO Teresa Elder admitted to Denver-area hospital on March 27. WOW CIO Bill Case serving as acting CEO.
Says funding will help support purchase of 50,000 Chromebooks by The Philadelphia School District for Online Learning.
Deploys remote operations and virtual support tools, expands self-install options.
Industry trade group focused on independent cable ops will instead focus on assisting members amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Customers' 20-, 50- and 75-meg tiers being bumped to 155Mbit/s speeds until further notice.
Says consumers can access the 'news-rich' service tier without a credit card or subscription through April 5.
Microsoft says deal will allow it to evolve its work with the telecoms sector.
Says new mobile-optimized offering reduces common pain points wireless operators face when scaling out 5G video apps.
OTT audience analytics company counts Acorn TV, Brown Sugar, MHz Choice and Noggin among recently added customers.
Dell'Oro Group research reveals worldwide SD-WAN market grew 64% and surpassed $1B Level in 2019.
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.
60-day offer is for eligible people who don't already have an account with the operator.
Nokia said it completed its previously announced acquisition of US-based Elenion Technologies, which focuses on silicon photonics technology.
Bellaire Television, founded in 1965, serves 'several hundred' residents of Belmont County.
Stephanie Mitchko-Beale appointed to board of TV measurement and analytics company, which counts Charter among its customers.
Says new service suite will help service providers maintain customer satisfaction and reduce need for face-to-face interactions.
Routing software specialist joins the Disaggregated Open Routers (DOR) project team recently formed by the Telecom Infra Project.
Limelight said developers can use its new EdgeFunctions to run their code in Limelight edge computing locations.
Work centers on pre-integrating Verimatrix security with Broadcom's Android TV platform.
Fixed wireless broadband service providers makes offer to eligible families in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District through remainder of the school year.
Edge compute startup will use Broadcom's Stingray SmartNIC to help meet demand for cloud-based content delivery services at the edge.
The federal E-Rate program supports public and non-profit elementary schools to receive discounted connectivity services.
'doxi Home OS' is powered by AI technologies, company says.
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.
Company says 75% of global workforce is working from home.
Globalstar said the 3GPP approved its spectrum – dubbed Band 53 – for 5G services.
Company says supply chains in China have resumed activity amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
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 said it will offer two free months of YouTube Premium as customers increasingly stay home due to the spread of the new coronavirus.
Cable op provides temporary access to two premium video services as more consumers hunker down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Combined company to be named FuboTV Inc., be led by current fuboTV CEO David Gandler.
South Korean operator will use Nokia's Network Service Platform (NSP) to enable software-defined, automated IP network management processes.
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.
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.
Says projects will cover more than 1,500 locations across Mosinee and Stetsonville.
MSO is offers low-cost 15 Mbit/s service for next 60 days, with no documentation required, to families most impacted by the virus.
Total behind FCC chairman-led initiative rises to 390.
Says delay involving 'Part 90' licensees will ensure ongoing provision of broadband and other critical services amid COVID-19 crisis.
With Instant Access for Cato SDP, enterprises can deliver large-scale, secure remote access worldwide at the flip of a switch.
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 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's ENET-D is an Ethernet Controller that can be added to its ACE-NIC100 SmartNIC network interface card.
Joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global and Charter says more than 60 million devices deployed with open source software stack worldwide.
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.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced the initiative last week to help handle COVID-19 crisis.
Says Canada's largest independent ISP is using its 'Framework' tech to power a new Internet-based streaming TV offering.
Event originally scheduled to take place April 30 in New York.
Following similar move involving T-Mobile, this temporary grant will help carrier support increased usage during COVID-19 crisis, FCC says.
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.
Comcast Business, PCCW Global, Spectrum Enterprise and Telia Company demonstrate conformity with standard for SD-WAN services.
Taiwan's national operator splits the spoils between the giant European vendors.
Optical vendor says it completed an 800G, single-wavelength trial over 950km on a live carrier network in North America.
Edge computing company has raised $396 million.
Fox to pay $440 million for free, ad-supported streaming service.
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 the launch of a new software brand, Compose, which brings the company's network access and optical transport software products together.
Future Today will sidestep the M&A frenzy involving ad-supported streaming services and remain independent.
In response to COVID-19, fixed wireless service provider will provide free service temporarily to customers in public and low-income/affordable housing.
FCC says more than 100 broadband and telephone companies have joined the pledge since Chairman Ajit Pai introduced it late last week.
Satellite broadband provider joins ISPs backing the 60-day pledge.
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 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.
Moves are linked to a broader effort by US ISPs amid spread of COVID-19.
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 said it recorded speeds four times above the market's current standard of 400 Gbit/s over fiber.
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 and Engie Solutions said they will deploy an 'industrial grade LTE private wireless network' for new automated lines of the Grand Paris Express metro.
Rakesh Taori reports to chief research and development officer Mariam Sorond.
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.
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.
Belgium's Proximus is deploying cloud-based tech from AirTies to optimize WiFi performance.
Hudson Valley Wireless said it used Mavenir's cloud-native LTE virtual evolved packet core for a recent wireless project.
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.
Rhodes joined Charter as head of corporate security in 2016.
Fiber investment will create a 59-mile fiber ring to bring new technology to help businesses in growing area southeast of Memphis.
Cable op is conducting search for successor to Rich Fish.
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 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.
Locks down the browser 'trap-door' while lowering data costs.
Online event set for March 17.
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.
New offering developed for business Internet customers.
Ciena and Arista say the test is significant for high-bandwidth connectivity in global networks.
In honor of International Women's Day, experts share key findings on the female economy.
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 Business said it will install a 5G network in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Richland, Washington location.
The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance said it will open new efforts targeting cloud-native infrastructure and edge computing.
AT&T will offer cloud-based mobile transfer and setup services to its mobile customers via a new agreement with Synchronoss Technologies.
Digital Colony and EQT become Zayo's lead investors.
Says move will lower IP video scale-out costs for wireline and 5G wireless delivery.
Telia Carrier's new global service, based on Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela, expands its SD-WAN solution portfolio.
The company, which has participated in NAB for more than 30 consecutive years, cites concerns about the spread of COVID-19.
Acacia's 400G modules feature interoperability support for 400ZR, OpenZR+, Open ROADM and CableLabs specs.
Infinera and Corning have enabled an 800G single wavelength over 800km using Infinera's ICE6 technology and Corning's TXF fiber.
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 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 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.
Customers on Spectrum Mobile's unlimited data plan can access 5G service in select cities at no added cost.
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.
Event was scheduled to run March 17-19 in Washington, DC.
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 reported fiscal first-quarter revenues of $832.9 million, up by 7% year-on-year.
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.
New open floor facility will allow customers to explore advanced Internet, video and phone services.
In CenturyLink's BG911 system, Sumter County will get access to a faster, more resilient 911 platform.
Business clients will have ready access to ultra-fast fiber connectivity solutions.
Also announced partnerships with Amdocs and Netcracker as Google Cloud amps up agreements with telecom industry.
Agency is also suspending non-critical FCC domestic and international travel until further notice.
Offer increased to $13.50 per share in cash from $12.50 per share in cash, raising value of deal to $2.79 million.
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 and Telstra said they will collaborate on Muti-Operator Multiaccess Edge Computing (MEC) using the GSMA Operator Platform.
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.
Agreement follows MOU signed in November 2019.
Jordan Levy resigns as chairman; Synacor board of directors names Lisa Donohue, Marwan Fawaz to board while Qumu names Mary Chowning and Neil Cox.
Ad-supported Zoneify service features curated mix of 13 channels, including Brainiac, Mancave, Game On and Foodies.
New IP-based video service uses an Android TV box, integrates Netflix and other OTT services.
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment claims Aus Media Streaming was a piracy outfit selling IPTV set-tops and subscriptions.
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.
AT&T acquired Quickplay in 2016 and had used the streaming platform provider for AT&T's U-verse TV Everywhere offering.
Says deal will enable enterprises to deploy hybrid multicloud infrastructures.
Business growth and industry adoption of the secure access service edge (SASE) architecture.
Event focused on independent service providers is set for March 17-19 in Washington, D.C.
Cites 'abundance of caution' regarding spread of COVID-19.
Cujo AI, company backed by Comcast and Charter, introduced Incognito last week.
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.
During the Huawei Industrial Digital Transformation Conference 2020, Huawei officially launched its all-new UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) power module globally.
Huawei launched FusionDC 2.0 at the Industrial Digital Transformation Conference.
Turkcell announced that it has completed the world's leading 800G WDM trial with Huawei out of China on a live mobile carrier network.
Says court has affirmed ITC's import ban on Comcast X1 boxes.
Ad-supported streaming service launches campaign under tagline: 'Drop In. It's Free.'
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.
The combination will, according to BMC, help bring the mainframe to the mainstream as part of a modern IT infrastructure.
Ad-supported streaming service's Super Tuesday channel features content from 250-plus local broadcasters.
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 has gone wide with an OTT-delivered service that utilizes an Android TV box.