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Ziply Fiber goes bigger with 1-Gig
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2021

Says it's bringing those speeds to 22 new markets in 2021.

Blackstone invests in fiber provider Hotwire
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2021

Investment firm Blackstone announced it invested an unspecified amount of money into Hotwire Communications, which operates a fiber network across Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.

Kentucky Derby to have 5G via Mobilitie
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2021

The Churchill Downs Racetrack, which will host the 147th Kentucky Derby, said it installed a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) that supports 5G from vendor Mobilitie.

Disney plugs in AWS for global expansion of Disney+
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

AWS is the 'preferred public cloud infrastructure provider' for the premium streaming service.

FCC to dole out billions for broadband starting May 12
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

The FCC will begin giving low-income households around $50 per month to pay for broadband starting May 12.

Dish drops 230K pay-TV subs, 161K retail wireless subs in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

Dish closes the period with 11.06 million pay-TV subs, including 8.69 million satellite TV and 2.37 million Sling TV customers.

Verizon to install 5G in GE's research campus
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

GE will test 5G applications and services at its research campus in a new deal with Verizon.

Vodafone, Qualcomm team for 5G open RAN reference designs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2021

Vodafone and Qualcomm said they would work together to develop open RAN reference designs for 5G equipment in order to encourage more suppliers to build such gear.

EdgeConneX adds capacity to edge offerings
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2021

EdgeConneX said it plans to add nearly 20MWs of new capacity across its existing data centers in Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Miami, Detroit and Chicago.

Dish, RS Access, others form 5G for 12GHz Coalition
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2021

Fronted by former President Bill Clinton's White House press secretary Joe Lockhart, the new 5G for 12GHz Coalition will push for 5G operations in the 12GHz band.

Perimeter 81 releases device posture check to meet security challenges of remote work
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2021

Designed to secure remote workforces and employees using personal devices for work, DPC boosts security by enforcing correct device posture and secure access.

Synamedia launches 'RDK-ready' offering
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2021

Synamedia Gravity aims to streamline video services for SMBs and residential customers using pre-integrated apps and services.

Apple, Ericsson, others join NSF's RINGS initiative for 'NextG'
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

The National Science Foundation announced its new Resilient and Intelligent Next-Generation Systems (RINGS) program for 'next-generation (NextG) networking,' with companies including Apple, Ericsson, Google and others.

AnitaB.org announces the participation of Malala Yousafzai at Grace Hopper Celebration EMEA
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Renowned human rights activist will join AnitaB.org President and CEO Brenda Darden Wilkerson in fireside chat.

Starry hires CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Komal Misra, late of IPsoft and Cognizant, is joining as Starry enters its 'next critical phase of growth,' CEO says.

Connectivity Wireless to be official supplier to USL
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

The United Soccer League said Connectivity Wireless is now its official wireless network infrastructure supplier.

Eutelsat invests $550M into OneWeb
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Satellite operator Eutelsat Communications said it invested $550 million into low Earth orbit satellite operator OneWeb, bringing the operator's total funding to $1.9 billion in fresh equity.

VMware moves into the virtualized RAN
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

VMware said its new Telco Cloud Platform RAN allows network operators to virtualize radio access network (RAN) functions and implement an open RAN architecture.

Peacock taps former Hulu and TiVo exec as chief product officer, direct-to-consumer
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Jim Denney to join NBCU's premium streaming service starting next month. He'll also be responsible for customer-facing NBCU digital platforms, including its broadcast and cable entertainment apps.

US Army signs up for pureLiFi's LiFi technology
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

The US Army said it will purchase pureLiFi's Kitefin, which the company said is a 'next generation optical wireless communication system using LiFi for secure data transmission without radio frequencies.'

Charter to appeal 'fastest overall speeds' ruling
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

An advertising arbiter ruled against Charter's claims of 'fastest overall speeds' for its Spectrum Mobile MVNO offering, but the company said it would appeal.

NetFortris delivers affordable SD-WAN for work from home
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

At-home SD-WAN by NetFortris provides resilient, high-quality Internet for remote and hybrid workers.

FreedomFi teams with Helium for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Helium said its new partnership with FreedomFi could expand 5G coverage.

Swisscom picks Cisco for IP network transformation project
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Swisscom has selected Cisco as its preferred supplier for a five-year IP network transformation project.

Consolidated expands 1-Gig reach in California
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Operator extends 1-Gig service to 22,000 locations in Sacramento and Roseville, California.

Ziply Fiber taps into Connected2Fiber's sales prospecting tools
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Platform will help Ziply acquire new customers using automated and location-based selling capabilities.

Comcast Advertising hires Rick Mandler as VP, growth strategy
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Mandler is an exec late of true[X] and ABC/Disney.

Frost & Sullivan recognizes Huawei iMaster MAE for 2021 Global Autonomous Network Solutions Customer Value Enhancement Award
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, presents Huawei iMaster MAE with 2021 Global Autonomous Network Solutions Customer Value Enhancement Award.

Benu Networks delivers broadband provider edge services with Red Hat OpenShift
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

In collaboration with Red Hat, Benu Networks is actively working to simplify networks so that operators can more easily embrace open networking, hybrid cloud and containerization to deliver 5G services such as network slicing and edge computing.

Former FCC chief Ajit Pai joins Searchlight Capital
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the FCC under President Trump, said he will join Searchlight Capital Partners as a partner.

AT&T speeds up fiber plans
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

AT&T said it will raise the speeds available on its fiber-powered broadband service plans.

HomeGrid Forum elects new president
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Livia Rosu succeeds Dr. Leonard Dauphine as head of G.hn-focused organization.

Altice USA adds Wi-Fi 6 to the mix
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2021

Operator has introduced the new Wi-Fi offering in its Optimum and Suddenlink footprints.

WOW highlights sustainability efforts
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2021

Next-gen set-tops, self-install kits and energy-efficient FTTP deployments are among the company's efforts.

Skyworks to buy Silicon Labs division for $2.75B
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2021

Skyworks said it will purchase the Infrastructure & Automotive business of Silicon Labs in a transaction worth $2.75 billion.

Juniper publishes AI research report
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2021

Research shows fear, uncertainty and doubt surrounding AI adoption is giving way to excitement, optimism and proven outcomes for organizations.

Liberty Global's 4K Mini TV Box scores design kudos
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2021

MSO's miniature, power-efficient streaming device nets Red Dot award for product design.

MetTel announces availability of Microsoft Teams External Voice
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2021

MetTel today announced a unified solution that allows customers to use Microsoft Teams to enable external calling to or from any source, directly from the Microsoft Teams application.

Mavenir gets $500M from Koch
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2021

Mavenir announced a $500 million strategic minority equity investment with Koch Strategic Platforms.

Dish Network to put its 5G into Amazon Web Services cloud
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2021

Dish Network said it will run its planned 5G network inside Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cloud computing service.

CTAM Europe announces new dates for its executive management program
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Topical additions to the curriculum will include courses on which organizations have responded to the pandemic.

Technetix appoints chief commercial officer
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Emma Hamilton previously served as group legal director and company secretary.

SCTE reveals new board, chaired by Charter CTO
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

SCTE and CableLabs jointly appointed and approved eight new members, including four executive committee members. The SCTE membership elected three vendor and three at-large members to round out group of 14.

AT&T inks deal with Dutch-based Eriks
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Eriks, a Dutch industrial service provider, said it will use AT&T as its global wide area network provider.

VMware launches Anywhere Workforce
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

VMware is announcing VMware Anywhere Workspace, a solution designed to help companies deliver better and more secure experiences to their employees no matter where they are in the world.

Virgin Media clocks up 2.2Gbit/s broadband speeds in innovation trials
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2021

Virgin Media's trials in Southampton and Manchester deliver multi-gigabit broadband speeds of 2.2 Gbit/s.

GSMA hires travel company to help with MWC21
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2021

The GSMA said it will work with Gray Dawes Travel for its MWC21 Barcelona trade show as a business travel partner.

UConn launches AT&T's private wireless 5G network
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2021

The University of Connecticut (UConn) and AT&T announced a private wireless 5G network in millimeter wave spectrum for the university's Stamford campus.

Comcast Advertising ups Tony Sanchez to customer experience lead
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2021

Sanchez has been named VP, customer experience, at Comcast's ad division.

MTS and Huawei launch commercial 5G experience in Moscow
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

MTS, Russia's largest mobile operator, and Huawei have activated 5G networks at 14 iconic locations in Moscow.

Discovery+ joins Amazon Prime Video Channels lineup
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

Streaming service launched in January on several devices, including Fire TV players and Fire TV Edition smart TVs.

Canadian regulators overhaul MVNO, roaming terms
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

Canada's regulatory agency is requiring Bell Mobility, Rogers and Telus to provide wholesale access to their networks under terms and conditions approved by the agency.

Former Huawei exec Bill Plummer joins JMA Wireless
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2021

JMA Wireless said it hired Bill Plummer, a former Huawei executive, as its SVP for communications and external affairs.

Frontier expects to emerge from bankruptcy in 'coming weeks'
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Says it has taken receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals for Chapter 11 restructuring.

FCC to re-establish security council for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

The FCC said it plans to re-establish the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), with a primary focus on improving 5G network security.

Nokia's Nuage Networks to power China Mobile Cloud's massive public cloud expansion
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Nokia's Nuage Networks Virtualized Cloud Services (VCS) solution will provide advanced network automation across networks and clouds of all sizes.

US National Archives and Records Administration selects MetTel for voice services with SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Agency aims to transform to a fully integrated SD-WAN based architecture.

Ziply Fiber boots up agent channel program
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Company, which acquired Frontier's Northwest operations last May, has signed on more than 20 channel partners, including several large master agents.

US military issues more proposals for spectrum research
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has issued two new Requests for Prototype Proposal (RPPs) for research into spectrum usage.

Verizon expands business-focused fixed wireless service to 21 new cities
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Verizon's business division said it's now selling its 5G Business Internet fixed wireless offering in 21 new US cities.

Liberty Global tests DAA with Teleste
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Trial of distributed access architecture in select UK areas to support Liberty Global's 'GIGAbit' network.

Facebook Watch TV app launches on Vewd
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Deal paves way for Facebook's ad-supported streaming service to be available on Vewd-enabled smart TVs and set-top boxes.

Alkira partners with Microsoft Azure
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Microsoft customers experience a simplified, secure move to Azure and multi-cloud environments with Alkira Network Cloud.

NTT expands US data center footprint with opening of new Silicon Valley Data Center
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

NTT enters critical data center market with new 16 megawatt Silicon Valley SV1 Data Center.

Crackle app debuts on Comcast's X1 and Flex platforms
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Crackle streams a library of thousands of free, ad-supported movies and TV shows, along with a mix of original and exclusive titles.

AT&T pledges $2B for digital divide
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

AT&T said it would spend $2 billion over the next three years to help cross the digital divide.

COMSovereign to acquire Innovation Digital for $8M
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

COMSovereign said it plans to acquire Innovation Digital, which develops mixed analog/digital signal processing solutions, in a transaction worth $8 million.

Astranis raises $250M for satellite Internet
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Startup Astranis said it raised $250 million, valuing the company at $1.4 billion, in its pursuit of launching satellites to provide Internet connections.

Qualcomm shows off carrier aggregation across mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Qualcomm said it successfully tested carrier aggregation technology across mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum in both FDD and TDD configurations.

Vyve Broadband expands deal with OpenVault
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2021

Revised agreement lets Vyve expand its use of OpenVault's cloud-based tools into newly acquired markets.

Fujitsu, Google Cloud, Mavenir, others team with Nvidia
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

Fujitsu, Google Cloud, Mavenir, Radisys and Wind River said they will work with chipmaker Nvidia on AI and 5G.

Verizon to work with Univision on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

Verizon said it will develop 5G applications and services in conjunction with Univision.

Scopia cuts deal to appoint two Harmonic board directors
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

Scopia owns 9.69 million shares of Harmonic, representing about 9.6% of issued and outstanding shares of Harmonic's common stock.

FCC: Please use our speed test app
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2021

The FCC is asking Americans to download and use its speed test app in order to help the agency map broadband availability.

Cable One nets broadband grant for parts of rural Arkansas
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2021

Cable op receives $1.4 million to bring broadband to rural Arkansas communities of Ogden and Wilton.

FuboTV nets exclusive rights to CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying matches
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

FuboTV will also produce original programming for its qualifiers coverage, including pre, half-time and post-match shows.

Honda, Verizon to test 5G and edge computing tech
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

Verizon said it will work with Honda on how 5G and edge computing technologies could improve vehicle safety.

Nokia phone maker HMD Global launches MVNO in UK
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

HMD Global, a Finnish company that makes smartphones under the Nokia brand, announced it will launch an MVNO service on EE's network in the UK.

AT&T, Toyota announce WarnerMedia RIDE support
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

AT&T and Toyota said they will offer the WarnerMedia RIDE streaming video service to Toyota and Lexus car owners.

NEC, Cisco team for 5G transport
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2021

NEC and Cisco announced they will work to deliver products and services for 5G network transport operations.

Verizon Mobile Security Index: COVID-19 unearths new cyber threats for businesses
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

Nearly half (49%) of businesses surveyed said that changes to remote working practices made during lockdown adversely affected their cybersecurity.

Verizon wins ruling over AT&T for 'fastest' 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

An advertising arbiter sided with Verizon after AT&T raised concerns over Verizon's claim that it operates the 'fastest 5G in the world.'

Nokia to secure Dish's 5G network slices
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

After inking similar deals with Allot and Palo Alto, Dish Network said it would use security services from Nokia also.

GSMA promises to get MWC attendees into Spain
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

The GSMA said it inked an agreement with the Spanish government to get MWC show attendees into the country as 'highly qualified workers.'

NAB CEO Gordon Smith to be succeeded by Curtis LeGeyt
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2021

Smith will transition to an advisory role at end of 2021. LeGeyt, NAB's current COO, will become organization's president and CEO effective January 1, 2022.

Dish to use Allot for 5G security
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Following a similar deal with Palo Alto Networks, Dish Network said it will use security technology from vendor Allot.

Grain Management raises $3.75B in investments
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Grain Management, which won some C-band spectrum for 5G, said it closed a $3.75 billion investment fund.

Pica8 raises $20M more to battle Cisco
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Open networking vendor closes a $20M series C funding round and adds new board members.

Technetix hires biz dev VP for Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Mark Basham on board to help vendor accelerate its FTTx and X-Haul growth and expansion plans.

Altice USA completes Morris Broadband buy
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Deal covers about 36,500 residential and business customers in western North Carolina.

CTA, NCTA extend voluntary set-top energy agreement
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Agreement, which claims to have saved consumers $7 billion in energy costs so far, has been renewed through 2025.

Former Casa Systems exec joins DZS to head EMEA sales
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Erwin Trautmann, now DZS's VP of sales for the EMEA region, will be based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Lumen, T-Mobile team up for edge computing and 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Under the companies' new partnership, Lumen will get access to T-Mobile's 5G network while T-Mobile will use Lumen's fiber network and edge computing facilities.

Intel launches new Xeon processor for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Intel touted work with the likes of Dish Network, AT&T and Verizon as part of its announcement of its new 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable processor.

FreedomFi, AccessParks team for 5G in CBRS spectrum
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

AccessParks said it plans to build hundreds of new 5G cell sites running in CBRS spectrum in national parks across the US in partnership with FreedomFi.

AT&T offers home office services with RingCentral
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

AT&T said it partnered with RingCentral to build its new [email protected] Wireless services for working from home.

Comlinkdata recapitalizes with Berkshire Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Comlinkdata said it entered into a recapitalization transaction with Berkshire Partners but did not disclose the terms of the transaction.

Comcast Business taps Versa for AI-assisted SD-WAN enhancements
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Operator's 'ActiveCore' platform uses AI and machine learning algorithms to dynamically optimize SD-WAN traffic based on application.

T-Mobile to work with Everysight, Flow Immersive, Matsuko, others on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

T-Mobile announced a new lineup of startups it will work with through its T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Immersive Technology Program.

Verizon to support AWS for private edge
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

Verizon Business and Amazon Web Services (AWS) said they will add private mobile edge computing (MEC) services to their existing public edge computing partnership for 5G.

Dish picks Palo Alto for 5G network security
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

Deal factors in 5G container security, secure network slicing, real-time threat correlation and dynamic security enforcement.

Navisite launches 'Next Steminist' scholarship program to encourage young women in STEM
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

$10,000 awards designed to help female undergraduates get started in STEM and pave the way for the next generation of technology leaders and innovators.

Vetro announces second cohort of Cares for Maine community broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Vetro, a software company delivering unparalleled internet infrastructure intelligence through a unique mapping platform, is pleased to announce the second cohort of participants in its Vetro Cares for Maine program.

27% of direct-to-consumer services shared with more than one household – study
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Leichtman Research Group study shines more light on the increasing use of password sharing for premium streaming services.

ATSC sets sights on India's mobile market
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Agreement with TSDSI seeks adoption of ATSC standards for making broadcast services available in India on mobile devices.

ThinkAnalytics pitches personalized images for the UI
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2021

Now part of company's discovery engine, AI-aided personalized image system makes recommendations for user interfaces, content carousels and program guides based on viewers' interests.

AT&T touts 5G data on FirstNet
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2021

Carrier said first responders maintain voice communications with priority and preemption on LTE, with data being routed to either 5G or LTE, depending on the network's capabilities.

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