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Artificial intelligence for networks: Understanding it through ETSI ENI use cases and architecture
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

ETSI officials from the Experiential Network Intelligence group (ISG ENI) presented a webinar entitled 'Artificial Intelligence for networks: understanding it through ETSI ENI use cases.'

Mobilitie gets $325M for 5G deployments
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Mobilitie, which installs small cells, cell towers and other communications equipment, said it scored $325 million in financing from CIT Group.

Pluto TV expands exec team
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Shampa Banerjee named chief product officer, Scott Reich joins as SVP of programming.

Altice USA earmarks $10M to help small businesses
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Community Relief Program designed to help recovery efforts of SMBs in the company's footprint.

FCC approves 6GHz band for unlicensed uses, including Wi-Fi
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

The FCC voted to approve rules that would allocate a whopping 1,200MHz of spectrum in the 6GHz band for unlicensed uses, including Wi-Fi 6.

FCC moves forward on 5G Fund for Rural America
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

The FCC is now seeking comment on a proposal that would distribute up to $9 billion to fund the construction of 5G networks in rural areas.

Synamedia throws in with AOMedia, the group behind the AV1 open source video codec
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Video software company joins The Alliance for Open Media at the 'Promoter' level.

Charter's Spectrum Reach ad division hires marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Based out of New York City, Michael Guth joins the advertising sales and production division from Madison Square Garden.

Vodafone Idea expands with Mavenir's open RAN
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Vodafone Idea in India said it expanded its open RAN deployments with vendor Mavenir.

ABB to use Ericsson's 5G in factory in Ludvika, Sweden
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Telia, system integrator AFRY, ABB Power Grids and Ericsson announced a 5G-powered smart factory deployment.

Adtran and Plume forge smart home connection
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Adtran has integrated Plume's OpenSync platform to help with Wi-Fi management and generate useful network data.

Nagra and Avid pipe forensic watermarking into video editing workflows
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2020

Nagra launches forensic watermarking plug-in for editing and collaboration workflows on Avid's Media Composer video editing software.

Tech Mahindra teams with IBM
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2020

Tech Mahindra said it would help customers migrate core business applications to the IBM public cloud.

Ciena's Blue Planet contributes to Linux Foundation's ONAP for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2020

Ciena said its Blue Planet division contributed new functionality and code to the Linux Foundation's ONAP policy framework for 5G.

GIFEC in Ghana to use Parallel Wireless for open RAN
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2020

An investment fund in Ghana expects to switch on up to 2,000 open RAN cell sites with Parallel Wireless.

Dish Media offers set-top VoD ads on programmatic basis
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2020

Says move, which includes both the Dish and Sling TV platforms, enables advertisers to bid on set-top VoD ad inventory via private auctions set up with demand-side partners.

US Carrier Managed SD-WAN Leaderboard latest
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2020

AT&T, Hughes and Verizon retain top three share positions; CenturyLink advances to fourth position.

Fox completes Tubi acquisition
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Fox put up $440 million to buy the ad-supported streaming service.

Gogo to furlough 60% of workforce
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Gogo, which is building a 5G network to beam Internet connections to airplanes, said it will furlough 60% of its roughly 1,115 employees due to the pandemic.

Cable Center adapts 'Intrapreneurship Academy' for remote workforce
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

New eight-week virtual class starts June 23.

CommScope intros new service with ML, AI for network analytics
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

CommScope said its new Ruckus Analytics product uses machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to identify network issues.

Ciena hires CTO for EMEA region
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Jürgen Hatheier hails from Pacific Broadband, Arris and Technetix.

Federated Wireless gets $13.7M for private networks
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Federated Wireless announced it scored $13.7 million in Series C funding from existing investors, which it said will allow it to sell private networking services for the 6GHz and 3.5GHz spectrum bands.

Cable industry vet Wayne Davis joins Knight Broadband board
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Appointment of former Charter CTO and Vyyo CEO follows acquisition of Knight Broadband by an affiliate of Mill Point Capital.

Cisco announces SD-WAN Cloud Hub with Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Today, Cisco and Google Cloud are announcing their intent to develop the industry's first application-centric, multicloud networking fabric.

Verizon Media beefs up streaming platform
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Additions and new features include enhanced live event streaming and ad tools that improve transparency in the bidding process and ad performance tracking.

SCTE Foundation seeks Oakes Scholarship applicants
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Scholarship was created to honor Cathy Oakes, an SCTE/ISBE exec who died suddenly in 2013.

Juniper Networks provides Deutsche Telekom with managed SD-WAN platform
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Integrated hardware and software solution underpins rollout of software-defined managed services offering.

Imagine, Innovar team on ad tech
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Says alliance will help support migrations to next-gen advertising tech systems for MVPDs and broadcasters.

Former Cisco exec named CEO of PacketFabric
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Dave Ward was previously CTO of engineering, chief architect and an SVP at Cisco's networking and security business.

Hengtong India takes social responsibility in the epidemic
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

Hengtong is committed to taking initiatives that will benefit the local community.

Nagra launches watermarking on Akamai's edge network
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

Move helps to protect high-value live and on-demand content, Nagra says.

WHO, ITU team for global COVID-19 text messaging alerts
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced an effort to send text messages globally to alert people about the spread of COVID-19.

FCC unanimously approves Ligado 5G proposal
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

None of the FCC's five commissioners objected to Ligado's proposal to operate 5G services in its L-Band spectrum, despite Department of Defense opposition to the idea.

Extreme Networks offers deferred payment options to customers
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

To combat the COVID-19 financial upheaval, Extreme Networks said it would offer financing options to its customers.

Nokia, U.S. Cellular team to combat COVID-19 malware
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

Nokia said it will aid U.S. Cellular's effort to access more spectrum, and will also deploy its Endpoint Security solutions to combat malware related to COVID-19.

Charter: No layoffs or furloughs for at least next 60 days
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

Cable op also announces three weeks of COVID-19-related flex time, enhanced health plans.

Synamedia slots Nick Thexton as CTO
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

Thexton is late of ProSiebenSat.1, Inmarsat, YouView and NDS/Cisco. Former Synamedia CTO Alok Gera moves to SVP and GM, North America.

Inango connects with the prpl Foundation
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

Software company is also participating in the prplMesh project.

GCI cuts ribbon on Alaska's first 5G service
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

In partnership with Ericsson, GCI has unveiled its first 5G cell sites in Anchorage, Alaska, becoming the northernmost 5G wireless carrier in the US.

OPPO conducts successful voice and video calls over 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2020

In partnership with Ericsson and MediaTek, OPPO has successfully conducted voice and video calls solely based on the next-generation 5G network.

GSMA cancels MWC Shanghai 2020
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2020

After canceling its MWC Barcelona show due to the spread of the coronavirus, the GSMA announced it also canceled its MWC Shanghai 2020 show.

ZTE, Red Hat team on VNF deployments
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2020

Red Hat and ZTE said they developed a new way for service providers to effectively deploy virtual network functions (VNFs).

ZTE, Red Hat collaborate to accelerate 5G deployment
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2020

The collaboration aims to enable telcos to more effectively deploy virtual network functions (VNFs) on the Red Hat OpenStack platform.

Global spending on telecom services to reach $1.6B in 2020 – IDC
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2020

IDC (International Data Corporation) expects telecommunication services spending to reach $1.6 billion in 2020, with nearly flat growth compared to 2019.

India's data center market to grow at +4% CAGR in 2019-2025 period
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2020

Migration to cloud-based businesses and IoT are among the factors attributing to the projected growth, according to research from Reportlinker.

Court approves Frontier's 'First Day' motions tied to bankruptcy filing
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

Frontier filed for voluntary Chapter 11 on April 14.

CPUC approves Sprint/T-Mobile merger
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

After the companies officially closed their deal, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) – the last regulatory body to rule on the transaction – approved the union of T-Mobile and Sprint.

Qualcomm releases new NB-IoT chipset
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

Qualcomm said its new 212 LTE IoT Modem is a new and more power-efficient single-mode NB2 (NB-IoT) chipset.

Samsung to use Xilinx chips for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

Samsung said it will use Xilinx's Versal ACAPs chips for its 5G products.

Verizon intros smart watch for seniors
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

Verizon is now selling a smart watch starting at $150 targeted at seniors.

GSMA inks deal to hold MWC in Barcelona through 2024
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

After canceling this year's trade show due to the coronavirus, the GSMA announced it extended its agreement with the city of Barcelona to hold its flagship MWC trade show in the city through 2024.

Movandi bags $27M funding round
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

WRVI Capital leads investment round to help the vendor bring more 5G mmWave tech and products to market.

CSG launches conversational AI platform
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

Cites report that 74% of organizations view conversational assistants as key enabler of business and customer engagement strategies.

5G network infrastructure revenue to drop by up to 10% – report
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2020

ABI Research identifies the short- and long-term impacts the COVID-19 pandemic will have on 5G and mobile network infrastructure in 2020.

Peak broadband traffic on US cable nets stays steady, NCTA says
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

Downstream growth remained flat for a second consecutive week and upstream peaks are decelerating, according to organization's COVID-19 Internet Dashboard.

FCC to be 'vigilant' in ensuring Frontier stays connected to vital services during restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

But agency wireline competition bureau chief says agency is pleased that Frontier will keep customers connected as it moves through its Chapter 11 plan.

Ting hires Monica Brown to lead Ting Mobile
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

Brown is an exec late of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sirius XM Pandora and Comcast/NBCU.

Limelight introduces video and edge enhancements
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

Limelight's latest developments will enable a range of low-latency streaming options and serverless computing capabilities that can deliver secure online video experiences.

Nokia, Asavie create SD-WAN solution to meet demand for remote connectivity
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

In partnership with Asavie, Nokia will extend the reach of its Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution to include enterprise mobile and IoT devices in order to help meet increasing demand for remote connectivity.

VVDN, STL announce partnership on 5G solutions
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

The companies will collaborate to design, develop and manufacture innovative solutions to support critical infrastructure for 5G.

Alkira introduces first on-demand multi-cloud network, deployed in minutes
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2020

Cloud-native company raises $30 million, offers the fastest path to cloud and the agility to respond to today's evolving business requirements.

Former Verizon exec tapped to head up Ting Internet and TV
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Neil Shah was most recently head of design at Verizon.

Truphone raises $38M in funding amid eSIM growth
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Having provisioned over 4 million eSIM profiles globally, Truphone is now valued at $516 million.

Sling TV streams free TV during primetime
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

OTT-TV service, which has seen news consumption surge during the pandemic, is opening up the Sling Blue tier for free from 5PM – midnight ET each night.

NBCU's Peacock hatches free preview on Comcast's X1 and Flex platforms on April 15
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

NBCU's new streaming service will fetch $4.99 per month with ads and $9.99 without ads when it launches nationally on July 15.

Managed services drive the SD-WAN market in the fourth quarter of 2019 as revenue surges by 75%
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

SD-WAN market revenue reached $639.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, up from $364.5 million during the same period in 2018, according to Omdia.

Ciena names chief strategy officer
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Mary Yang was most recently an exec at NIO; a designer and developer of connected electric vehicles; and is late of Fortinet, Cisco and Nortel.

Comcast's FreeWheel revs up 'decisioning' engine for direct and programmatic ads
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

NBCU and The Trade Desk among first to use the technology to help boost ad performance.

Locast streams into Puerto Rico
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Nonprofit extends reach of platform that provides free access to local TV channels.

Broadband usage spiked on Easter Sunday, OpenVault says
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Downstream consumption was 16.3 gigabytes per subscriber, up 15.8% from the prior Sunday and up 37.9% from Sunday, March 1.

Truphone deploys Optiva charging solution in the cloud
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Companies aim to provide a 60% cost of ownership savings over traditional BSS.

Tim Alavathil named CFO of Firstlight Media
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Exec, late of JumpTV, NeuLion and Endeavor Streaming, joins Firstlight following its recent acquisition of Quickplay from AT&T.

ZTE wins bid for China Mobile's commercial 5G SA core network
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

ZTE has won the bid of 12 provinces in six regions for the public-oriented network, as well as 35% of shares in 31 Chinese provinces for the industry-oriented network.

Cisco powers Rakuten Mobile's inter-network roaming service
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

The home-routed roaming service based on the S10 interface will be rolled out across Rakuten Mobile and KDDI mobile networks in Japan today, powered by Cisco's virtualized Ultra Packet Core.

Advancing SD-WAN security and control, Masergy introduces identity-based WAN analytics
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

Masergy announced the addition of Identity-Based WAN Analytics to its comprehensive SD-WAN management portal.

Zoom Telephonics extends and expands deal to use Motorola brand
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

New deal runs through 2025 and spans cellular modems and gateways, DSL modems and gateways and MoCA adapters, in addition to DOCSIS devices.

Rogers sparks up Tubi on Ignite TV platform
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

Canadian operator's Ignite TV offering powered by syndication of Comcast's X1 platform.

Peacock IDs more sponsors ahead of streaming launch
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

Capital One, L'Oreal, Molson Coors, Subaru, Verizon join Apartments.com, State Farm, Target, Unilever among ad backers for NBCU's new OTT offering.

Wireless connectivity tech industry to reach $128.47 billion globally by 2026 – report
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

The projected growth is fueled by an increase in demand for wireless networks in development of smart infrastructure, the rise in adoption of AI assistants and integration of IoT in surveillance cameras.

Altice USA extends free student broadband, Wi-Fi for rest of school year
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

Service provider made original free, 60-day offer to homes with K-12 or college students without home Internet access in March 2020.

AT&T to offer three free months of FirstNet service to nurses, physicians
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

Under a new promotion for its FirstNet service, AT&T said it would offer three months of free wireless service to nurses and physicians amid the pandemic.

TDS lights up 1-Gig in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

Operator says FTTH build covers 3,500 addresses there.

Ericsson will provide 5G technology to Nex-Tech Wireless
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

The technology will enable Nex-Tech Wireless customers in key markets across Kansas to enjoy a seamless experience from 4G to 5G.

VVDN announces O-RAN Fronthaul IP in 7-2x split option
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2020

The IP can support multiple fronthaul interfaces and each fronthaul can carry up to 8 layers of uncompressed IQ samples.

Apple, Google team for COVID-19 contact-tracing app
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2020

Apple and Google said they will jointly develop an app for iOS and Android phones that uses Bluetooth to help healthcare workers keep track of people with COVID-19.

FCC grants temporary T-Band spectrum to NYC for pandemic
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2020

Agency's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau releases spectrum to support emergency medical dispatch operations in New York City.

ZTE, China Mobile tout work on China's first 5G RCS message
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2020

ZTE Corporation has helped the Zhejiang branch of China Mobile send China's first 5G message based on GSMA UP2.4 standard.

FCC issues waivers to help TV stations air local community events during COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

Temporary waiver will help TV broadcasters more easily cover live and taped same-day local content to support social distancing by allowing children's programming to be rescheduled.

WIA replaces Connect (X) in Miami with virtual event
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

WIA, the main trade association for tower companies and other wireless infrastructure firms, said it will replace its Connect (X) trade show with a virtual event starting May 19.

Cisco, Altiostar, WWT team for Open vRAN blueprint
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

Cisco, Altiostar and World Wide Technology (WWT) announced a new partnership to develop what they're calling an 'Open vRAN' blueprint.

InCoax scores US order for MoCA Access 2.5 lab test
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

Test will evaluate InCoax's MoCA Access 2.5 platform's ability to deliver gigabit symmetrical services.

AT&T connects Brain Corp.'s cleaning robots amid virus battle
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

AT&T said it is connecting Brain Corp.'s automated floor scrubbers, vacuum sweepers and delivery robots – used by big-box retailers, grocery stores, airports and other venues – to its cellular network.

Wireless equipment company JMA designs ventilator for COVID-19 battle
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

JMA said its new Prevail NY effort is dedicated to designing and manufacturing an emergency, mechanical ventilation system.

COVID-19 workshop track created for Cable-Tec Expo 2020
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2020

SCTE/ISBE event set to be held October 13-16 in Denver.

Musser's role expands in Corning management re-org
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

Eric S. Musser, a 34-year Corning veteran, has been named to the expanded role of president and chief operating officer (COO).

VMware surpasses major Virtual Cloud Network milestones
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

Number of Virtual Cloud Network customers has grown on average 50% each fiscal year since May 2018, now totaling more than 15,000.

Charter partners with Hiya to shield mobile subs from spam calls
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

As a part of Charter's commitment to combat illegal robocalls, company offers free app to Spectrum Mobile customers to help reduce unwanted calls.

Wurl's platform streams past 400 online channels
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

New additions include channels from A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Bloomberg Media, Game Show Network and Travelxp.

Comscore, JW Player connect on targeted video advertising
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

Says partnership will support delivery of relevant video ads in a privacy-safe manner.

ZTE wins China Unicom's 2020 intelligent MAN centralized procurement
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

ZTE Corporation announced that it has won the second-largest share in China Unicom's 2020 intelligent MAN (5G Transport) centralized procurement.

Deutsche Telekom offers managed network services for Microsoft Azure
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

As one of the newest partners in Europe, Deutsche Telekom is now covering the network portfolio of Microsoft's public cloud platform.

Mavenir helps power Rakuten Link RCS app
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Rakuten Link app allows fixed and mobile domestic and international calling, texts and messages to mobile phones.

Pluto TV streams into Latin America
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Free, ad-supported streaming service launches in 17 countries on browsers, Apple TV and Android TV boxes and IoS and Android mobile devices.

Cable One donates $300K for COVID-19 relief
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Donation includes money for Meals on Wheels America and local food banks in markets it serves.

Nuvias takes Versa Titan to market across Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

New Versa cloud-managed solution delivers easy-to-deploy and manage, secure SD-WAN for SMEs.

Altran teams with Ori Industries for federated multi-access edge computing
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Altran and Ori Industries announced a new teaming for 'a developer-centric initiative' to promote federated multi-access edge computing.

Nokia announces private LTE network in 450MHz for Polish energy company
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Nokia said PGE Systemy in Poland will build a private LTE network in 450MHz spectrum using the company's equipment.

Zoom Telephonics, Mega Hertz team to sell modems, gateways, Wi-Fi gear to midsized cable ops
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Mega Hertz specializes in sales to small and midsized system operators.

Comcast pumps out more free VoD to X1 and Flex subs
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Cable op expands amount of free VoD available from networks and subscription services, including content from Afro, Aspire TV, Brown Sugar, Revolt and TV One, among others.

Atlantic Broadband reports usage spikes since COVID-19 outbreak
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

With stay-at-home orders in place in most states across the US, Atlantic Broadband reports a significant increase in Internet bandwidth usage since mid-March.

RCN, Grande and Wave launch Internet First program amid COVID-19 crisis
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

Free connectivity, deferred payments and more to help customers during coronavirus crisis.

ZTE wins largest commercial OTN in China Mobile's centralized procurement
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

The western network, covering 19 provinces of China, will be the world's largest commercial optical transport network (OTN), with a total link length reaching 53,828km.

Cato Networks secures $77M investment in largest funding round yet
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

The latest investment brings the total funding above $200 million.

Asavie SD Edge: clientless solution to extend SD-WAN and private enterprise networks to secure mobile and IoT endpoints
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

This clientless solution unifies the management of mobile and IoT endpoints within the enterprise SD-WAN offering enterprise CIOs uniform visibility and control.

Growing number of MSSPs leverage Fortinet secure SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

Integrated next-generation firewall security, advanced routing and open fabric ecosystem allow MSSPs to better meet customers' evolving business needs.

MaxLinear to acquire Intel's Home Gateway Platform Division
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

Deal, valued at $150 million, includes Intel unit's Wi-Fi access points, Ethernet and home gateway SoC products.

Charter to raise minimum wage to $20 per hour
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

Plan is to permanently raise the minimum wage to $20 per hour, up from $15 per hour, over the next two years.

Rakuten Mobile checks on mobile masts with drones
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

Rakuten Mobile will collaborate with Rakuten AirMap to conduct completion inspections of basestations for its mobile network using drones.

Quibi launches its premium, short-form streaming service
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

Following initial service launch in the US and Canada, startup plans to release 175 new original shows in its first year.

Palo Alto Networks teams with Telekom Security on enterprise cybersecurity
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

The two companies will work together to build, onboard and run a portfolio of managed security services for enterprise customers.

Everstream secures $342.5M in debt financing
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2020

Midwest business Internet provider will buy and build its way into five new markets during 2020 with backing from nine banks.

Phil Harvey promoted to Light Reading Editor in Chief
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2020

Tousle-haired Texan is properly back in the saddle.

Mediacom CEO tells employees they'll get full pay, benefits through at least May 31
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2020

'By that time, we hope this pandemic will be over and our business and lives will return to normal,' company founder and CEO Rocco Commisso says in letter to 4,500 employees.

FCC Chairman: Fixed, mobile traffic up, but networks are 'performing well'
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2020

Service providers report that fixed network usage is up 20% to 30%, cellular networks are up 10% to 20% in recent weeks.

FCC OKs $200M COVID-19 telehealth initiative
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2020

Funds will help healthcare providers buy telecommunications, broadband connectivity and devices needed for telehealth services.

AT&T tops US fiber-lit building leaderboard – Vertical Systems Group
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2020

AT&T is followed by Verizon, Charter, CenturyLink, Comcast, Cox and Crown Castle Fiber.

Huawei Cloud launches international effort to fight COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2020

Huawei Cloud will provide free AI and cloud services to help customers around the world fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Midco picks SeaChange for streaming assist
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

Cable op will use vendor's 'Framework' technology for cross-platform video delivery.

FCC fines America Movil's TracFone $6M for Lifeline violations
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

The FCC said it will fine TracFone Wireless, which sells Lifeline services under the SafeLink Wireless brand, for violations of its Lifeline program rules.

Sling TV donates movie rental profits to nonprofit
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

Sling TV will donate those funds through April 5 to Good360, a nonprofit that delivers critical supplies to healthcare providers and first responders, those quarantined and others feeling the impact of COVID-19.

T-Mobile customers can choose either Quibi or Netflix
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

T-Mobile said it will give customers both Quibi and Netflix free for a year, and then they can choose the one they want to keep.

Altice USA boosts pay for field techs, retail employees who interface with customers
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

Increased pay program provides a 20% premium on hours worked, effective immediately and retroactive for the week starting March 28, 2020.

FaceBank, fuboTV complete merger
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

Combined company, called fuboTV Inc., is led by CEO David Gandler.

Edge Networks preps debut of pay-TV service that will ride ATSC 3.0 waves
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2020

Summer launch of 'Evoca' service in Boise, Idaho, will feature 80-plus channels and sell for less than $50 per month, company claims.

AT&T inks deal to carry Spectrum SportsNet LA
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2020

Ending a lengthy impasse, new deal paves way for Dodgers' regional sports network to be available to DirecTV, U-verse TV, AT&T TV and AT&T TV Now customers in southern California, Las Vegas and Hawaii.

NCTA members commit more than $100M in COVID-19-related PSAs
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2020

Commitment through June is toward contribution of on-air ad time for dedicated public service and educational announcements about COVID-19.

Zone TV joins Sling TV's free 'Stay in & Sling' initiative
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2020

Says Playkids service has joined Sling TV's lineup of free content on temporary basis during COVID-19 crisis.

FCC chairman proposes only unlicensed uses in 6GHz band
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2020

Rejecting calls for allocating some of the band for licensed use, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he is proposing a plan to allocate the full 1,200MHz in the band for unlicensed use.

It's official: T-Mobile and Sprint close their merger
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2020

T-Mobile and Sprint announced the close of their merger, which the companies said will create a 'supercharged Un-carrier that will deliver a transformative 5G network.'

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