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Anga Com postponed to 2022 as 2021 event goes digital
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Citing persistent pandemic concerns, new date for next in-person networking tech event is May 10-12, 2022.

AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco Expands to support workforce mobilization and US Federal government agencies
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Cisco Teleworker deployed with AT&T SD-WAN uses existing residential broadband to elevate the telework experience, and a new public sector solution provides government compliant SD-WAN services.

Telestream nabs ContentAgent
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Says deal will expand Telestream's presence into production, post production and other new markets.

Plume's 'WorkPass' targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2021

Network tech and services company expands into a new market.

Charter ups Mike Reid to SVP, corporate services
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Reid oversees areas such as corporate real estate, fleet management and facilities management.

AT&T to supply 4G connectivity, premium content to new Maserati models
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Wireless connectivity deal starts with 2021 Maserati vehicles and include live and on-demand fare from Cartoon Network, CNN, HBO Max and other WarnerMedia properties.

Comcast Technology Solutions teams with Innovid on ad-tech
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

CTS says integration paves way for centralized ad campaign management across digital and linear TV audiences.

Technicolor Android TV set-top deployments cross 10M mark
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Vendor says it reached that deployment mark after getting into the Android TV box business in 2016.

Cisco touts Internet infrastructure 'redesigns'
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Vendor aiming to help customers 'converge multiple networks into a common, cost efficient and secure infrastructure with enormous scale.'

Univision launches free streaming service PrendeTV
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Free, ad-supported service features 40 streaming channels on mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV and Google TV devices and, soon, on Roku players and TVs.

FuboTV taps regulatory tech head for new gaming subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2021

Ali Ghanavati, late of the State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and Gaming Laboratories International, joins amid plans to launch Fubo Sportsbook service in Q4 2021.

Raytheon Technologies Partners with MetTel on network solution for the FAA
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2021

Raytheon and MetTel announce partnership for the FAA Enterprise Network Services contract.

SeaChange touts deal with unnamed, large US service provider
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2021

Multi-year, multi-million-dollar contract includes plan to move operator to a virtual platform.

PCCW Global selects Telco Systems for SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2021

Large multinational communications service provider to expand its managed SD-WAN service offering with Telco Systems' NFVTime uCPE solution.

Windstream Enterprise adds business analytics to WE Connect customer portal
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

The Insight Engine technology centralizes customer communications and hosted services in a single dashboard.

II-VI to buy Coherent
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

II-IV will pay $220.00 in cash and 0.91 of a share of II-VI common stock for each share of Coherent stock. Coherent will terminate its March 9, 2021 merger agreement with Lumentum and will pay Lumentum the $217.6 million termination fee.

Fox, Comcast's FreeWheel connect on set-top VoD advertising
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Deal, which includes Fox's Tubi service, covers programmatic, addressable advertising for set-top box VoD across Comcast's footprint.

T-Mobile challenges Comcast's Xfinity Mobile ads
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

An advertising arbiter said it recommended some changes to Comcast's Xfinity Mobile ads after T-Mobile complained about them.

Nokia, Key Bridge team for CBRS products
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Nokia said it's offering a range of products compatible with Key Bridge Wireless, the newest spectrum database manager for the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band.

Samsung, Marvell team for 5G chips
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Samsung said it designed a new System-on-a-Chip (SoC) for 5G with vendor Marvell.

Etisalat signs on to Rakuten Communications Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Rakuten Mobile said Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat will 'explore and co-develop a mobile network reference design' using its Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).

CBS Sports, Paramount+ score exclusive US rights to Serie A
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Deal, which runs through 2024, allows coverage of more than 400 matches each season, including Serie A championship.

Apcela launches Versa Networks' SASE and Secure SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2021

Apcela launches new SASE and Secure SD-WAN Services from Versa Networks for reduced network complexity and improved network security and performance.

AT&T, University of Missouri team for mmWave 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

The University of Missouri is working with AT&T to educate students about 5G.

T-Mobile extends customer loyalty program to prepaid service
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

T-Mobile said it will offer its T-Mobile Tuesdays customer loyalty program to its Metro by T-Mobile prepaid service.

RCN, Grande and Wave double downstream speeds for 'Internet First' service
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2021

The $9.95 per month service, tailored for low-income households, now delivers speeds up to 50 Mbit/s in the downstream.

CuriosityStream surpasses 15M subs
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Revenues climb to $11.4M in Q4 as streaming service swings to a quarterly net loss of $15.7 million.

Lumentum issues new proposal to acquire Coherent
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Lumentum Holdings said it issued a revised proposal to acquire Coherent in a cash and stock transaction.

CommScope releases new antennas for C-band, CBRS, 700MHz
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

CommScope released new antennas for spectrum bands including 700MHz, C-band and 3.5GHz CBRS.

Dish Network chooses NEC's Netcracker for fiber automation
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2021

Dish Network said it will use technology from NEC's Netcracker Technology to handle functions including the automated leasing of fiber connections for its planned 5G network.

FCC to begin collecting consumers' broadband experiences
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

The FCC said it created a website to collect information on consumers' broadband experiences.

Samsung to supply Docomo with 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

Japan's Docomo will buy O-RAN-compliant 5G products from vendor Samsung.

Connected2Fiber connects with $12M in funding
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2021

Connected2Fiber said it raised $12 million in a Series B round led by Harbert Growth Partners as well as current investors Ascent Venture Partners, Nauta Capital and Osage Venture Partners.

Rogers pledges rural 5G expansion in Canada
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2021

Rogers said it reached agreements to expand its 5G services into additional rural areas of Eastern Ontario.

Canada's sports networks team for 5G apps
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2021

TSN and RDS in Canada announced a new 5G app for Bell that shows new camera angles during games.

Limelight to cut workforce by 16%
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Video delivery and edge computing firm Limelight Networks said it will cut around 16% of its workforce.

Eluvio LIVE provides artists with novel blockchain-based streaming and ticketing platform
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Today at SXSW, Eluvio unveiled Eluvio LIVE, a novel streaming and ticketing platform, for concerts and all manner of premium exhibitions, distributed directly from artists to their global audiences.

FirstNet touts roll in vaccine distribution
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

FirstNet, which offers wireless connections through AT&T to public safety workers and others, said it is supplying services in support of the vaccination effort across the US.

Dish's Boost to appeal advertising watchdog's ruling on 4G plans
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

An advertising arbiter recommended changes to Boost Mobile's advertisements, and owner Dish Network plans to appeal the issue.

A5G Networks, EdgeQ, Teal among 5GOILab's latest participants
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5GOILab) announced a new crop of startups it will work to help 'fast-track their growth and market leadership.'

Dish Network joins O-RAN Alliance board
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Sidd Chenumolu, Dish Network's vice president of technology development, said the company looks forward to working with the O-RAN Alliance.

AT&T to use Nokia equipment for C-band buildout
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

AT&T has committed up to $8 billion for its buildout of C-band spectrum for 5G, and Nokia said it's in line for a piece of that spending.

Amino trumpets Android TV wins in North America
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2021

Operators draw on Amino offerings to launch Android TV Operator Tier and deliver enhanced OTT and linear content experiences.

NTT reveals only 20.6% of digital transformation efforts are optimized
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

As global organizations seek to strengthen resilience, the research highlights significant differences in approach.

FCC solicits comments on open RAN
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

The FCC said it is looking for advice on how it might 'foster the success' of open and virtualized radio access networks.

FCC votes to move forward on 3.45-3.55GHz spectrum auction
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

The FCC proposed rules for the 3.45-3.55GHz auction of 5G spectrum that includes 10MHz blocks, Partial Economic Area (PEA) geographic blocks, and a reserve price of over $14.7 billion.

Aervivo nabs $3M for 5G fixed wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Startup Aervivo said it received $3 million in seed financing for its 5G fixed wireless connectivity platform.

Airspan to sell products through Rakuten platform
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Airspan said it will sell its offerings through the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).

SiriusXM, T-Mobile team for Pandora offering
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

SiriusXM and T-Mobile said they will offer an 'enhanced' version of the Pandora streaming music service to T-Mobile's customers.

Synamedia's video network business shows 57% growth in 2020
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Profitability increases and 30 new customers are added.

Synamedia unveils suite of data-driven SaaS services
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2021

Synamedia Go provides an easy way for pay-TV operators and streaming providers to augment their technology platforms, says Synamedia.

IoT player KORE to go public via SPAC
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

KORE Wireless Group said it will become a public company through a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Cerberus Capital Management.

InterDigital hires Qualcomm's Chen as CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

Liren Chen, Qualcomm's former global head of IP, will be InterDigital's next CEO starting in April, following the retirement of the company's current chief, William Merritt.

T-Mobile looks to raise $3B, in part for spectrum
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

T-Mobile said it plans to offer $3 billion in notes, of which $2 billion the company said would be directed toward its C-band spectrum purchases.

Telus buys network service orchestration with slicing from DZS
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

DZS said it will support end-to-end network service orchestration with slice management functions for Telus' 5G and broadband services.

CMPak and Huawei conduct Pakistan's first commercial use of Smart 8T8R
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Zong 4G has successfully implemented Pakistan's first Smart 8T8R in collaboration with Huawei Technologies.

Omnispace tests satellite 5G with US military
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Omnispace said it successfully used 5G for satellite transmissions in a test it conducted with the US Navy and Marines.

Nokia announces cloud partnerships with Google, Amazon, Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Across three separate releases, Nokia said it would partner with Google, Amazon, Microsoft for cloud-based 5G radio products.

Dish inks American Tower deal for up to 20,000 sites
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Dish Network said it scored an agreement with American Tower that would cover up to 20,000 cell tower sites for its planned 5G network.

AT&T raises capex spending forecast, HBO Max subscriber goals
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2021

Ahead of its investor day, AT&T offered a number of updates on its business including its plan to spend $6-$8 billion building out its C-band spectrum holdings and it hopes to gain 120-150 million HBO Max/HBO subscribers by 2025.

Roku adds more exclusive fare to its streaming channel
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2021

In wake of distribution deal for Quibi's library, Roku says it has secured exclusive rights in the US and Canada for 'CYPHER,' an action/drama series that will premiere March 19 on The Roku Channel.

Comcast Technology Solutions connects with Flashtalking
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Says interoperability and video ad serving integration will provide advertisers with greater campaign visibility and control.

AT&T begins selling 5G fixed wireless to business customers
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

AT&T said its business customers will be able to purchase fixed wireless connections over its 5G network.

Apple expands R&D in Munich for 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Apple said it will hire hundreds of new employees to focus on 5G and 'future technologies' in an expansion of its R&D efforts in Munich.

Locast launches in Cleveland
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

Non-profit streamer of local broadcast TV channels says its platform is delivering 70 channels in Cleveland.

Comcast Advertising hires Pooja Midha as chief growth officer
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2021

In this newly created role, Midha will oversee global marketing across Comcast Advertising, Effectv and FreeWheel.

Disney+ surpasses 100M subs worldwide
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Premium streaming service now available in 59 countries.

Key Bridge Wireless approved as CBRS spectrum administrator
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

The FCC announced that Key Bridge Wireless is now a certified Spectrum Access System (SAS) administrator for the CBRS spectrum band.

Charter sets $18 hourly minimum wage, with plan for $20 in 2022
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Operator says it's hiring for nearly 3,000 jobs that pay at least $18 per hour.

Palo Alto Networks and Alkira partner to drive Koch Industries network cloud transformation
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Koch Industries deploys Alkira Cloud Networking as a Service embedded with Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Virtual Firewalls.

Juniper Networks and PBX-Change partner on SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

The pairing of Juniper's Flexible Service Edge technology with PBX-Change's expertise will help customers optimize their networks, providing fast-lane priority services for critical business applications.

Comcast targets robocalls with verified caller ID system for landline phone service
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

New system, based on STIR/SHAKEN technology, displays a verified label on the caller ID when a call is authenticated as not spoofed.

Silicom launches distributed unit for open RAN
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Silicom said its new distributed unit (DU) aligns with open RAN specifications and the Evenstar program from Facebook Connectivity.

Rakuten Mobile announces 3 million customer applications
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Rakuten Mobile said the 'total cumulative number of applications' for its UN-LIMIT service plan has reached 3 million.

AT&T teams with Fortinet for SASE
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

AT&T said it will offer Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) services with partner Fortinet.

Etisalat to use Netcracker for automation of 5G slicing
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Etisalat said it will use Netcracker Domain Orchestration solutions for services including automation of 5G slicing within a multivendor, cloud-native 5G core environment, as well as across the entire network.

CSG strikes expanded deal with Telenor
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Under new deal, Telenor will tap into CSG's cloud-based digital wholesale platform to simplify and streamline operations.

Peacock adding WWE Network on March 18
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

WWE will get a dedicated page on the Peacock streaming service. Existing WWE Network subs can save $5 per month by signing up for Peacock Premium.

Casa releases 5G radios for C-band, CBRS
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

Casa Systems announced new 5G radios for midband spectrum bands, including the newly released 3.5GHz CBRS and 3.7GHz C-band bands in the US.

RED Technologies to manage white spaces in Canada
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

RED Technologies said it has been approved to be a TV White Space (TVWS) Database Administrator in Canada.

Liberty Latin American shuffles exec team, removes COO role
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

Business leaders for Cable & Wireless, LTR and Liberty Puerto Rico now report to Liberty Latin America CEO Balan Nair.

Jeff Miller named president and CEO of Synchronoss
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

Miller had served as interim president and CEO since September 2020.

SEC files complaint over AT&T smartphone sales disclosures
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint that AT&T investor relations executives Christopher Womack, Michael Black and Kent Evans illegally disclosed smartphone sales information in 2016 to 20 firms.

University of Denver team wins Media+Tech 'Innovation Challenge'
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2021

Case study competition explored Comcast's residential video product and broadband strategy.

Dish's Boost intros privacy products
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Dish Network's MVNO Boost Mobile introduced a new collection of privacy products and solutions that cost an extra $5.99 per month.

Las Vegas teams with Cox2M on IoT-based traffic management pilot
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Agreement focused on trial of a smart curbside management system from Cox2M designed to reduce downtown traffic congestion.

Verizon applies 'Frontline' brand to public safety effort
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Verizon announced its products and services for first responders would fall under its new 'Frontline' brand.

Samsung touts 5Gbit/s 5G speeds with EN-DC
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Samsung said it obtained speeds above 5Gbit/s over a 5G connection using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology.

Telecom Infra Project starts work on 5G private networks
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) said it now has a group working on technologies for 5G private networks.

Dish to use Amdocs in 5G billing
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Dish Network said Amdocs' Optima system will run inside its 5G billing architecture.

Paramount+ debuts with more than 30K TV episodes and films
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2021

Says 36 originals are coming to the streaming service in 2021.

Charter brings 200 Mbit/s minimum speeds to 17 more markets
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

The move, covering nearly 6 million homes, doubles the starting download speed of its broadband service – from 100 Mbit/s to 200 Mbit/s.

Telefónica Germany teams with Matrixx Software
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Telefónica Germany/O2 will use the Matrixx Digital Commerce Platform for the monetization of its consumer and enterprise services.

Enterprises report false sense of security with cloud access control and IAM policy enforcement
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Research shows one-third of enterprises experienced unauthorized cloud access, and another 19% are unsure if unauthorized cloud access occurred.

Dish connects with DraftKings on sports betting
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Initial integration focused on Dish TV's Hopper platform, with plans to extend access on Sling TV and Boost Mobile.

Optical transport equipment market up 1% in 2020
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Despite decline in North America, total market revenue reached $16 million in 2020, Dell'Oro says.

Virgin Media tests 400G network tech
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Says full rollout could support a scaled deployment of multi-gigabit speeds.

NetNumber buys SiRRAN and TD-Mobile for private wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2021

NetNumber said it acquired SiRRAN Communications Ltd and TD-Mobile AG in its pursuit of the private wireless networking space.

Cujo AI touts security deployment milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2021

Says its AI-powered cybersecurity platform has surpassed 1 billion monitored devices globally.

ANGA COM exhibition postponed until 2022
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2021

The broadband and media exhibition, scheduled for June, will be postponed to next year due to the virus pandemic.

SD-WAN market surged 50% in the fourth quarter of 2020
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2021

Cisco led market share ranking for 2020, followed by VMware and Fortinet.

Twilio to invest $750M into Syniverse
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Cloud communications company Twilio said it will become a minority owner of Syniverse, which provides roaming and settlement services for mobile network operators, with a $750 million investment into the company.

Roku strikes deal for Nielsen's advanced video ad business
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Says deal will accelerate Roku's launch of dynamic ad insertion for TV programmers and marketers.

CSG hires chief people and places officer
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Patricia Elias joins CSG from Service Source International.

MediaKind stitches in Dolby Vision HDR tech
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

MediaKind says its encoding portfolio now supports Dolby Vision to speed time-to-market and interops with latest media players and devices.

Altice USA sets $310M deal for Morris Broadband
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Acquisition for system providing service to 36,500 residential and business customers will expand Altice USA's footprint in North Carolina.

Digital Colony to buy Boingo and take it private
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Boingo said Digital Colony will acquire it in a deal valued at $854 million. The transaction will take Boingo private.

Verizon shows off edge computing game during Super Bowl
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Verizon said it worked with the NFL and Amazon to develop a game called NFL Ultra Toss that leveraged edge computing technologies.

Lumen launches IBM Cloud Satellite for edge computing
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Lumen said it will put IBM's Cloud Satellite offering onto its edge computing platform.

MobiTV files voluntary Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Company has obtained $15.5 million in financing to facilitate restructuring and will continue serving customers 'in the ordinary course.'

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