Sean Wallace is the new CFO of satellite startup AST SpaceMobile. He was previously the CFO of Internet networking giant Cogent Communications. #pressrelease
Bell and Amazon said they're deploying AWS Wavelength Zones edge computing locations throughout Canada at the edge of Bell's 5G network, starting in Toronto. #pressrelease
DigitalBridge said it will purchase AMP Capital's global infrastructure equity investment management business in a transaction valued at $328 million. #pressrelease
The Gale South Beach hotel will build a 5G private wireless network in 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum with equipment from Airspan Networks. #pressrelease
Return to in-person event also draws 11,542 international attendees across 155 countries. #pressrelease
State's Department of Information Resources has added Comcast to a list of providers that it will use to deliver networking to Texas agencies, counties, cities, K-12 schools and higher education entities. #pressrelease
Valmont Industries said it will purchase a majority interest in ConcealFab. Ericsson said it will reinvest its ConcealFab equity and hold a minority position in the new company. #pressrelease
Hussain is a telecom industry vet late of Verizon, Telus, Qwest and Liberty Global. #pressrelease
Emmy is for development of the Event Scheduling and Notification Interface standard, also know as SCTE 224. #pressrelease
Multiyear theatrical output deal starts with Liongate's 2022 theatrical releases. #pressrelease
Vos, most recently a product exec at Comcast, succeeds company founder Einaras von Gravrock. #pressrelease
The recently acquired WOW systems in Cleveland and Columbus will become Breezeline starting May 9. #pressrelease
New joint venture will offer the Flex Streaming Platform combined with a user interface and voice search on streaming devices and smart TVs. #pressrelease
Airties will continue to be led by company CEO Philippe Alcaras. #pressrelease
Rakuten's Central Unit (CU) and Distributed Unit (DU) will be tested by CableLabs under the 5G Challenge program from the NTIA and Defense Department.
FirstNet Authority Deputy CEO Lisa Casias will take over following Edward Parkinson's departure from the CEO role.
Company said the funds will accelerate the commercialization of the industry's "first in-package optical I/O products." #pressrelease
AT&T said it won a $15M contract to modernize GuardNet, the command and control network for the Army National Guard. #pressrelease
Deal for GatesAir, a supplier focused on radio and over-the-air TV, is expected to close in the second half of 2022. #pressrelease
Verizon's 5G network is up and running in the Oracle Industry Lab outside of Chicago. #pressrelease
The Glo Fiber business from Shentel said it will start building a fiber network in York County, Virginia, starting in 2023. #pressrelease
The purchase price represents a 38% premium to Twitter's closing stock price on April 1, 2022, which was the last trading day before Mr. Musk disclosed his approximately 9% stake in Twitter. #pressrelease
Work centers on cloud-native content delivery capabilities, with notable focus on free ad-supported TV. #pressrelease
T-Mobile's network will be used to connect Lucid Drone's fleet of industrial spraying drones. #pressrelease
Jim Cathey, Qualcomm's SVP and head of global business, was named the company's new COO. #pressrelease
Samsung Electronics announced that it is now an official member of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) within the O-RAN Alliance. #pressrelease
AT&T said it will offer roaming services in 19 Latin American countries at no extra charge on its Unlimited Elite plan, among other new offerings. #pressrelease
Lee is heading up global professional services at Vecima. #pressrelease
EdgePresence said it deployed one of its EdgePod edge computing data centers in Orlando, Florida, and will deploy more in other locations soon. #pressrelease
Cable op is using the vendor's location intelligence platform in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. #pressrelease
The FCC said it would fine Truphone $660,639 for 'apparently exceeding statutory limits for ownership by foreign individuals or entities holding equity or voting interests in FCC-issued licenses.' #pressrelease
In an effort to prevent interference, following a battle over the topic between 5G carriers and airlines, the FCC said it will investigate RF receiver performance. #pressrelease
Senet said its deal with Helium for LoRa IoT services has been expanded to include Helium-compatible locations globally. #pressrelease
After moving away from Russian satellite launch companies, OneWeb inked a deal with New Space India to put its satellites into low Earth orbit. #pressrelease
HPE said it will now start selling radio access network (RAN) management and orchestration software to mobile network operators that adheres to open RAN specifications. #pressrelease
NASA selected six satellite communications providers for near-Earth space communication services for future agency missions. #pressrelease
Reconnecting with CEO Nick Jeffery, Vishal Dixit comes aboard as Frontier presses ahead with its aggressive fiber upgrade and buildout initiative. #pressrelease
BLU Products said its new BLU F91 5G, sporting a MediaTek chipset, is its first 5G device. #pressrelease
Discovery+, Disney+, Netflix and Peloton are among the apps already integrated with Verizon's new streaming hub. #pressrelease
'We continue to work with health and government authorities on the delivery of the next safe and successful MWC Shanghai,' the association said. #pressrelease
T-Mobile said it has 1 million fixed wireless access (FWA) customers, having gained an estimated 350,000 during 2022. #pressrelease
US patent No. 11,275,594 describes 'Intelligent data storage and processing using FPGA devices.' #pressrelease
Commitment will benefit Backstage Capital's Opportunity Fund for early stage startups led by women, people of color and/or LGBTQ+ founders. #pressrelease
'Mosaic' antenna platform is designed to help mobile network operators roll out 5G coverage while still supporting legacy 4G technology, company says. #pressrelease
Expansion makes 2-Gig and 5-Gig broadband available to 364,000 locations and added more than 30 more cities to its multi-gig footprint. #pressrelease
Operator has started to offer 2-Gig over fiber in select residential markets. #pressrelease
Baer previously was CEO of Spot Buy Spot and led a unit of Comcast-owned ad-tech company Freewheel. #pressrelease
The former president and CEO of WISPA will join Nextlink as chief strategy officer and chief legal officer effective May 2. #pressrelease
Ribbon said it would support Microsoft's efforts to add additional telecom networking services into its Teams communication platform. #pressrelease
Athonet said it will work with BearCom, a wireless integrator, to develop 4G and 5G private wireless networks in CBRS spectrum. #pressrelease
IoT company Sierra Wireless said its Omnilink business sells 4G ankle bracelets to track offenders, and that it sold the business for $37.6 million to Bison Capital Asset Management. #pressrelease
Versa to enable S-NET's multi-location clients to simplify branch security services deployment, standardize network operations and reduce IT expenditure. #pressrelease
Verizon said it will raise wages for existing employees to at least $20 per hour under a new program. #pressrelease
Verizon will also make a $40 million investment in Casa that will give Verizon a 9.9% ownership stake in the vendor. #pressrelease
Foxconn's Hon Hai announced it purchased arQana's wireless business in order to merge it with its AchernarTek operation 'to enable the birth of a global RF semiconductor component supplier.'
Aamer Abbasi most recently was VP of engineering at Hargray Fiber. He is also late of Byers Engineering, Ericsson and FiberTower.
Fiber-fed gigabit deployment in Huntland to cover 450 homes and businesses.
Deal includes carriage of local broadcast stations and regional sports networks.
BT Sports tapped Synamedia's Vivid Compression platform for 8K broadcast of March 26 rugby match.
Stellantis said it will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon products in its offerings to automotive manufacturers.
Deal gives adds about 450 route miles to the existing fiber network of Ohio-based Horizon.
Network security teams can procure and use Kentik's DDoS detection and analytics, and Magic Transit, Cloudflare's DDoS mitigation tool, as an integrated, on-demand solution.
Effectv, the Comcast unit, says the agreement gives its clients choice in selecting a measurement currency platform for local TV.
Windstream unit pledges lots of connectivity in some out-of-the-way places and some lovely local art.
Total revenue for optical components across the four segments tracked by Cignal AI grew 15% to reach $14.5B in 2021.
The Verizon Frontline Response Team deployed to remote desert areas of California and Nevada last weekend to provide communications capabilities to the medical professionals and race organizers at the annual Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay law enforcement race.
This deployment answers the growing need specific to the EMEA market and region.
Greg Osborne, an exec also late of Cox Communications, has been named VP of west coast sales at the music video streaming service.
Todd Koetje, currently Cable One's SVP of business development and finance, will succeed Steven Cochran effective July 1.
Team.blue is deploying Ciena's Waveserver Ai platform to serve as the foundation for its WAN-ring, providing point-to-point metro data center interconnect (DCI) network service between sites.
Heather Asher on board to handle legal matters related to company's commercial business, ethics and compliance, and governance.
Combo creates Warner Bros. Discovery, which trades on the Nasdaq under the 'WBD' ticker.
Says Orbic 'Journey V' features web browser, texting and camera for under $100.
Says demo, powered by tech from Digital Alert Systems, results from a year of study.
SES says IP Switch saw an increase of 61% in sports events served in Q4 2021. SES launched IP Switch in October 2020.
Ben Barrett joins Starry from Compass, a real estate tech firm.
Howe, an exec late of Arris, Cisco and Technetix, will provide strategic help to Squan, a provider of network infrastructure products.
Post-merger exec team includes Casey Bloys, who will continue as chief content officer of HBO and HBO Max, and JB Perrett, who will become CEO and president of Warner Bros. Discovery Global Streaming and Interactive Entertainment.
Package for the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program offers download speeds up to 100 Mbit/s.
Deepomatic and Vector will team up to provide Deepomatic's AI-powered image recognition solution to all telecom operators in Poland.
According to Radom, AT&T will continue to use the company's products for automated service assurance for its cloud network, covering network performance and service quality.
Tucows' Ting Internet said it will build fiber in Aurora, Colorado, across 130,000 serviceable addresses.
Package will feature more than a dozen MLB games, starting May 8.
Supplier will show off version 2.5 of its ATSC 3.0 Testbed at this month's NAB show.
Gray succeeds Boingo's current senior vice president and general manager of military, Bruce Crair.
The US Department of Defense wants to develop an open 5G ecosystem and so the NTIA is offering a $3 million prize for such equipment.
Intel said it would suspend its operations in Russia due to that country's invasion of Ukraine, which Intel said would affect the 1,200 people it employs in Russia.
The settlement between the FCC and Verizon's TracFone addresses the company's handling of the agency's Lifeline program.
Grain Management said it acquired parts of LightRiver dedicated to optical network integration solutions.
Rakuten Symphony said it would offer F5's new BIG-IP Next Cloud Native Network Functions (CNFs) through its marketplace.
Device supports both live TV and premium streaming services.
Omnispace said it will use Microsoft's Azure Orbital ground station service and its Azure Operator 5G Core to route voice and data traffic on its planned 5G satellite network.
Operator has launched the initiative in 20 markets in 2022.
As part of its 5G.MIL program, Lockheed Martin said it's using products and services from chipmaker Intel to sell 5G offerings to the US military.
Chipmaker AMD said it will acquire Pensando for around $1.9 billion in order to address data center customers.
The streaming rivals have notched a multi-year extension of their distribution agreement.
Everstream operates 27,000 route miles of fiber, and received a $220 million investment from DigitalBridge Group.
Lingo Management announced it will acquire 100% of the stock of BullsEye Telecom in a deal that covers 150,000 customers.
With Infinera's ICE technology, PCCW Global now offers network operators the ability to increase capacity per fiber pair on Middle East and Mediterranean routes.
With this announcement, GCX improves access to its Middle East network through a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the Equinix data center in Muscat, Oman.
Company looks to expand its fiber network within a 10-state footprint in the US.