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, which installs small cells, cell towers and other communications equipment, said it scored $325 million in financing from CIT Group.
Shampa Banerjee named chief product officer, Scott Reich joins as SVP of programming.
Community Relief Program designed to help recovery efforts of SMBs in the company's footprint.
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.
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.
Video software company joins The Alliance for Open Media at the 'Promoter' level.
Based out of New York City, Michael Guth joins the advertising sales and production division from Madison Square Garden.
Vodafone Idea in India said it expanded its open RAN deployments with vendor Mavenir.
Telia, system integrator AFRY, ABB Power Grids and Ericsson announced a 5G-powered smart factory deployment.
Adtran has integrated Plume's OpenSync platform to help with Wi-Fi management and generate useful network data.
Nagra launches forensic watermarking plug-in for editing and collaboration workflows on Avid's Media Composer video editing software.
Tech Mahindra said it would help customers migrate core business applications to the IBM public cloud.
Ciena said its Blue Planet division contributed new functionality and code to the Linux Foundation's ONAP policy framework for 5G.
An investment fund in Ghana expects to switch on up to 2,000 open RAN cell sites with Parallel Wireless.
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.
AT&T, Hughes and Verizon retain top three share positions; CenturyLink advances to fourth position.
Fox put up $440 million to buy the ad-supported streaming service.
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.
New eight-week virtual class starts June 23.
CommScope said its new Ruckus Analytics product uses machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to identify network issues.
Jürgen Hatheier hails from Pacific Broadband, Arris and Technetix.
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.
Appointment of former Charter CTO and Vyyo CEO follows acquisition of Knight Broadband by an affiliate of Mill Point Capital.
Today, Cisco and Google Cloud are announcing their intent to develop the industry's first application-centric, multicloud networking fabric.
Additions and new features include enhanced live event streaming and ad tools that improve transparency in the bidding process and ad performance tracking.
Scholarship was created to honor Cathy Oakes, an SCTE/ISBE exec who died suddenly in 2013.
Integrated hardware and software solution underpins rollout of software-defined managed services offering.
Says alliance will help support migrations to next-gen advertising tech systems for MVPDs and broadcasters.
Dave Ward was previously CTO of engineering, chief architect and an SVP at Cisco's networking and security business.
Hengtong is committed to taking initiatives that will benefit the local community.
Move helps to protect high-value live and on-demand content, Nagra says.
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.
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.
To combat the COVID-19 financial upheaval, Extreme Networks said it would offer financing options to its customers.
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.
Cable op also announces three weeks of COVID-19-related flex time, enhanced health plans.
Thexton is late of ProSiebenSat.1, Inmarsat, YouView and NDS/Cisco. Former Synamedia CTO Alok Gera moves to SVP and GM, North America.
Software company is also participating in the prplMesh project.
In partnership with Ericsson, GCI has unveiled its first 5G cell sites in Anchorage, Alaska, becoming the northernmost 5G wireless carrier in the US.
In partnership with Ericsson and MediaTek, OPPO has successfully conducted voice and video calls solely based on the next-generation 5G network.
After canceling its MWC Barcelona show due to the spread of the coronavirus, the GSMA announced it also canceled its MWC Shanghai 2020 show.
Red Hat and ZTE said they developed a new way for service providers to effectively deploy virtual network functions (VNFs).
The collaboration aims to enable telcos to more effectively deploy virtual network functions (VNFs) on the Red Hat OpenStack platform.
IDC (International Data Corporation) expects telecommunication services spending to reach $1.6 billion in 2020, with nearly flat growth compared to 2019.
Migration to cloud-based businesses and IoT are among the factors attributing to the projected growth, according to research from Reportlinker.
Frontier filed for voluntary Chapter 11 on April 14.
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 said its new 212 LTE IoT Modem is a new and more power-efficient single-mode NB2 (NB-IoT) chipset.
Samsung said it will use Xilinx's Versal ACAPs chips for its 5G products.
Verizon is now selling a smart watch starting at $150 targeted at seniors.
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.
WRVI Capital leads investment round to help the vendor bring more 5G mmWave tech and products to market.
Cites report that 74% of organizations view conversational assistants as key enabler of business and customer engagement strategies.
ABI Research identifies the short- and long-term impacts the COVID-19 pandemic will have on 5G and mobile network infrastructure in 2020.
Downstream growth remained flat for a second consecutive week and upstream peaks are decelerating, according to organization's COVID-19 Internet Dashboard.
But agency wireline competition bureau chief says agency is pleased that Frontier will keep customers connected as it moves through its Chapter 11 plan.
Brown is an exec late of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sirius XM Pandora and Comcast/NBCU.
Limelight's latest developments will enable a range of low-latency streaming options and serverless computing capabilities that can deliver secure online video experiences.
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.
The companies will collaborate to design, develop and manufacture innovative solutions to support critical infrastructure for 5G.
Cloud-native company raises $30 million, offers the fastest path to cloud and the agility to respond to today's evolving business requirements.
Neil Shah was most recently head of design at Verizon.
Having provisioned over 4 million eSIM profiles globally, Truphone is now valued at $516 million.
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 new streaming service will fetch $4.99 per month with ads and $9.99 without ads when it launches nationally on July 15.
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.
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.
NBCU and The Trade Desk among first to use the technology to help boost ad performance.
Nonprofit extends reach of platform that provides free access to local TV channels.
Downstream consumption was 16.3 gigabytes per subscriber, up 15.8% from the prior Sunday and up 37.9% from Sunday, March 1.
Companies aim to provide a 60% cost of ownership savings over traditional BSS.
Exec, late of JumpTV, NeuLion and Endeavor Streaming, joins Firstlight following its recent acquisition of Quickplay from AT&T.
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.
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.
Masergy announced the addition of Identity-Based WAN Analytics to its comprehensive SD-WAN management portal.
New deal runs through 2025 and spans cellular modems and gateways, DSL modems and gateways and MoCA adapters, in addition to DOCSIS devices.
Canadian operator's Ignite TV offering powered by syndication of Comcast's X1 platform.
Capital One, L'Oreal, Molson Coors, Subaru, Verizon join Apartments.com, State Farm, Target, Unilever among ad backers for NBCU's new OTT offering.
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.
Service provider made original free, 60-day offer to homes with K-12 or college students without home Internet access in March 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.
Operator says FTTH build covers 3,500 addresses there.
The technology will enable Nex-Tech Wireless customers in key markets across Kansas to enjoy a seamless experience from 4G to 5G.
The IP can support multiple fronthaul interfaces and each fronthaul can carry up to 8 layers of uncompressed IQ samples.
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.
Agency's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau releases spectrum to support emergency medical dispatch operations in New York City.
ZTE Corporation has helped the Zhejiang branch of China Mobile send China's first 5G message based on GSMA UP2.4 standard.
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, 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 and World Wide Technology (WWT) announced a new partnership to develop what they're calling an 'Open vRAN' blueprint.
Test will evaluate InCoax's MoCA Access 2.5 platform's ability to deliver gigabit symmetrical services.
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.
JMA said its new Prevail NY effort is dedicated to designing and manufacturing an emergency, mechanical ventilation system.
SCTE/ISBE event set to be held October 13-16 in Denver.
Eric S. Musser, a 34-year Corning veteran, has been named to the expanded role of president and chief operating officer (COO).
Number of Virtual Cloud Network customers has grown on average 50% each fiscal year since May 2018, now totaling more than 15,000.
As a part of Charter's commitment to combat illegal robocalls, company offers free app to Spectrum Mobile customers to help reduce unwanted calls.
New additions include channels from A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Bloomberg Media, Game Show Network and Travelxp.
Says partnership will support delivery of relevant video ads in a privacy-safe manner.
ZTE Corporation announced that it has won the second-largest share in China Unicom's 2020 intelligent MAN (5G Transport) centralized procurement.
As one of the newest partners in Europe, Deutsche Telekom is now covering the network portfolio of Microsoft's public cloud platform.
Rakuten Link app allows fixed and mobile domestic and international calling, texts and messages to mobile phones.
Free, ad-supported streaming service launches in 17 countries on browsers, Apple TV and Android TV boxes and IoS and Android mobile devices.
Donation includes money for Meals on Wheels America and local food banks in markets it serves.
New Versa cloud-managed solution delivers easy-to-deploy and manage, secure SD-WAN for SMEs.
Altran and Ori Industries announced a new teaming for 'a developer-centric initiative' to promote federated multi-access edge computing.
Nokia said PGE Systemy in Poland will build a private LTE network in 450MHz spectrum using the company's equipment.
Mega Hertz specializes in sales to small and midsized system operators.
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.
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.
Free connectivity, deferred payments and more to help customers during coronavirus crisis.
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.
The latest investment brings the total funding above $200 million.
This clientless solution unifies the management of mobile and IoT endpoints within the enterprise SD-WAN offering enterprise CIOs uniform visibility and control.
Integrated next-generation firewall security, advanced routing and open fabric ecosystem allow MSSPs to better meet customers' evolving business needs.
Deal, valued at $150 million, includes Intel unit's Wi-Fi access points, Ethernet and home gateway SoC products.
Plan is to permanently raise the minimum wage to $20 per hour, up from $15 per hour, over the next two years.
Rakuten Mobile will collaborate with Rakuten AirMap to conduct completion inspections of basestations for its mobile network using drones.
Following initial service launch in the US and Canada, startup plans to release 175 new original shows in its first year.
The two companies will work together to build, onboard and run a portfolio of managed security services for enterprise customers.
Midwest business Internet provider will buy and build its way into five new markets during 2020 with backing from nine banks.
Tousle-haired Texan is properly back in the saddle.
'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.
Service providers report that fixed network usage is up 20% to 30%, cellular networks are up 10% to 20% in recent weeks.
Funds will help healthcare providers buy telecommunications, broadband connectivity and devices needed for telehealth services.
AT&T is followed by Verizon, Charter, CenturyLink, Comcast, Cox and Crown Castle Fiber.
Huawei Cloud will provide free AI and cloud services to help customers around the world fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cable op will use vendor's 'Framework' technology for cross-platform video delivery.
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 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 said it will give customers both Quibi and Netflix free for a year, and then they can choose the one they want to keep.
Increased pay program provides a 20% premium on hours worked, effective immediately and retroactive for the week starting March 28, 2020.
Combined company, called fuboTV Inc., is led by CEO David Gandler.
Summer launch of 'Evoca' service in Boise, Idaho, will feature 80-plus channels and sell for less than $50 per month, company claims.
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.
Commitment through June is toward contribution of on-air ad time for dedicated public service and educational announcements about COVID-19.
Says Playkids service has joined Sling TV's lineup of free content on temporary basis during COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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.'