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AST SpaceMobile hires Cogent's CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2022

Sean Wallace is the new CFO of satellite startup AST SpaceMobile. He was previously the CFO of Internet networking giant Cogent Communications. #pressrelease

Bell open first edge computing site with AWS
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2022

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 buys AMP Capital's infrastructure business
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2022

DigitalBridge said it will purchase AMP Capital's global infrastructure equity investment management business in a transaction valued at $328 million. #pressrelease

Florida hotel to build 5G network with Airspan equipment
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2022

The Gale South Beach hotel will build a 5G private wireless network in 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum with equipment from Airspan Networks. #pressrelease

NAB Show 2022 draws 52,468
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2022

Return to in-person event also draws 11,542 international attendees across 155 countries. #pressrelease

Texas picks Comcast Business as connectivity option
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2022

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 to acquire majority interest in ConcealFab
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

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

Aamir Hussain named chief technology and product officer at Liberty Latin America
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Hussain is a telecom industry vet late of Verizon, Telus, Qwest and Liberty Global. #pressrelease

SCTE® Announces Emmy® Win
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Emmy is for development of the Event Scheduling and Notification Interface standard, also know as SCTE 224. #pressrelease

Roku scores Lionsgate flicks for The Roku Channel
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Multiyear theatrical output deal starts with Liongate's 2022 theatrical releases. #pressrelease

Cujo AI taps Remko Vos as CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Vos, most recently a product exec at Comcast, succeeds company founder Einaras von Gravrock. #pressrelease

WOW's Ohio service area set to take on Breezeline brand
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

The recently acquired WOW systems in Cleveland and Columbus will become Breezeline starting May 9. #pressrelease

Charter and Comcast connect on national streaming platform
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

New joint venture will offer the Flex Streaming Platform combined with a user interface and voice search on streaming devices and smart TVs. #pressrelease

Wi-Fi specialist Airties to be acquired by Providence Equity Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2022

Airties will continue to be led by company CEO Philippe Alcaras. #pressrelease

Rakuten wins 5G Challenge early bird award from NTIA, DoD
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

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's CEO departs for private sector
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

FirstNet Authority Deputy CEO Lisa Casias will take over following Edward Parkinson's departure from the CEO role.

Ayar Labs raises $130M in Series C funding
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

Company said the funds will accelerate the commercialization of the industry's "first in-package optical I/O products." #pressrelease

AT&T to update National Guard network for $15M
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

AT&T said it won a $15M contract to modernize GuardNet, the command and control network for the Army National Guard. #pressrelease

Thomson Broadcast to snap up broadcast gear specialist GatesAir
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

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, Oracle team on 5G testing
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

Verizon's 5G network is up and running in the Oracle Industry Lab outside of Chicago. #pressrelease

Shentel's Glo Fiber gets deal with York County
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2022

The Glo Fiber business from Shentel said it will start building a fiber network in York County, Virginia, starting in 2023. #pressrelease

Twitter agrees to be acquired by Elon Musk for about $44B
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

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

Firstlight Media taps Google Cloud to bulk up streaming toolset
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Work centers on cloud-native content delivery capabilities, with notable focus on free ad-supported TV. #pressrelease

Lucid Drone to use T-Mobile's network
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

T-Mobile's network will be used to connect Lucid Drone's fleet of industrial spraying drones. #pressrelease

Jim Cathey named COO for Qualcomm
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Jim Cathey, Qualcomm's SVP and head of global business, was named the company's new COO. #pressrelease

Samsung touts new role in O-RAN Alliance
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Samsung Electronics announced that it is now an official member of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) within the O-RAN Alliance. #pressrelease

AT&T sweetens unlimited plans with more roaming, data
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

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

Former CommScope/Arris exec Bill Lee joins Vecima
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2022

Lee is heading up global professional services at Vecima. #pressrelease

EdgePresence touts Orlando deployment
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2022

EdgePresence said it deployed one of its EdgePod edge computing data centers in Orlando, Florida, and will deploy more in other locations soon. #pressrelease

Nrby notches deal with Service Electric Cable TV
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

Cable op is using the vendor's location intelligence platform in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. #pressrelease

Truphone faces fine over foreign ownership
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

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

FCC votes to probe RF receiver performance
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

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 goes global with Helium
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

Senet said its deal with Helium for LoRa IoT services has been expanded to include Helium-compatible locations globally. #pressrelease

OneWeb to use New Space India to get satellites into space
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

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 gets into open RAN automation, orchestration
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

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 to use comms from Inmarsat, Amazon, SpaceX and others
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2022

NASA selected six satellite communications providers for near-Earth space communication services for future agency missions. #pressrelease

Former Vodafone exec joins Frontier as chief strategy officer
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

Reconnecting with CEO Nick Jeffery, Vishal Dixit comes aboard as Frontier presses ahead with its aggressive fiber upgrade and buildout initiative. #pressrelease

BLU makes its first 5G smartphone
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

BLU Products said its new BLU F91 5G, sporting a MediaTek chipset, is its first 5G device. #pressrelease

Verizon adds HBO Max to '+play' platform
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

Discovery+, Disney+, Netflix and Peloton are among the apps already integrated with Verizon's new streaming hub. #pressrelease

GSMA postpones MWC Shanghai 2022 trade show
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

'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 now counts 1M fixed wireless customers
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

T-Mobile said it has 1 million fixed wireless access (FWA) customers, having gained an estimated 350,000 during 2022. #pressrelease

OpenVault nets patent for speedy data retrieval and processing
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

US patent No. 11,275,594 describes 'Intelligent data storage and processing using FPGA devices.' #pressrelease

Comcast invests $1M in Backstage Capital
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

Commitment will benefit Backstage Capital's Opportunity Fund for early stage startups led by women, people of color and/or LGBTQ+ founders. #pressrelease

CommScope launches active-passive antenna focused on 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

'Mosaic' antenna platform is designed to help mobile network operators roll out 5G coverage while still supporting legacy 4G technology, company says. #pressrelease

Ziply Fiber doubles multi-gig reach
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

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

Windstream joins the 2-Gig club
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Operator has started to offer 2-Gig over fiber in select residential markets. #pressrelease

Firstlight appoints Joy Baer to board
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Baer previously was CEO of Spot Buy Spot and led a unit of Comcast-owned ad-tech company Freewheel. #pressrelease

Claude Aiken joins Nextlink Internet
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

The former president and CEO of WISPA will join Nextlink as chief strategy officer and chief legal officer effective May 2. #pressrelease

Ribbon joins Microsoft's Operator Connect Accelerator for Teams
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Ribbon said it would support Microsoft's efforts to add additional telecom networking services into its Teams communication platform. #pressrelease

Athonet teams with BearCom for private wireless
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2022

Athonet said it will work with BearCom, a wireless integrator, to develop 4G and 5G private wireless networks in CBRS spectrum. #pressrelease

Sierra Wireless sells offender monitoring business for $37.6M
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2022

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

S-NET deploys Versa's SASE service for enterprise customers
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2022

Versa to enable S-NET's multi-location clients to simplify branch security services deployment, standardize network operations and reduce IT expenditure. #pressrelease

Verizon sets minimum wage at $20 per hour
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2022

Verizon said it will raise wages for existing employees to at least $20 per hour under a new program. #pressrelease

Casa Systems scores multi-year deal with Verizon
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2022

Verizon will also make a $40 million investment in Casa that will give Verizon a 9.9% ownership stake in the vendor. #pressrelease

Foxconn buys RF semiconductor component supplier
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2022

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.'

IQ Fiber adds CTO
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2022

Aamer Abbasi most recently was VP of engineering at Hargray Fiber. He is also late of Byers Engineering, Ericsson and FiberTower.

Mediacom brings fiber to Tennessee town
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2022

Fiber-fed gigabit deployment in Huntland to cover 450 homes and businesses.

Charter notches new carriage deal with Sinclair
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2022

Deal includes carriage of local broadcast stations and regional sports networks.

Synamedia teams with BT on 8K broadcast
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2022

BT Sports tapped Synamedia's Vivid Compression platform for 8K broadcast of March 26 rugby match.

Qualcomm drives into deal with Stellantis
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2022

Stellantis said it will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon products in its offerings to automotive manufacturers.

Horizon closes deal for Consolidated Cooperative's commercial fiber business
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2022

Deal gives adds about 450 route miles to the existing fiber network of Ohio-based Horizon.

Kentik integrates with Cloudflare for DDoS protection
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2022

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.

Comcast's ad sales unit taps Comscore for local TV measurement 'currency'
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2022

Effectv, the Comcast unit, says the agreement gives its clients choice in selecting a measurement currency platform for local TV.

Kinetic touts internet access murals
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2022

Windstream unit pledges lots of connectivity in some out-of-the-way places and some lovely local art.

Datacom use of 400GbE transceivers sees big growth - Cignal AI
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2022

Total revenue for optical components across the four segments tracked by Cignal AI grew 15% to reach $14.5B in 2021.

Verizon Frontline deployed in support of Baker to Vegas law enforcement race
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2022

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.

Aryaka deploys Paris PoP
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2022

This deployment answers the growing need specific to the EMEA market and region.

Vevo adds former Univision exec to sales team
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2022

Greg Osborne, an exec also late of Cox Communications, has been named VP of west coast sales at the music video streaming service.

Cable One changing CFOs
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2022

Todd Koetje, currently Cable One's SVP of business development and finance, will succeed Steven Cochran effective July 1.

Team.blue Denmark deploys Ciena's data center interconnect platform
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2022

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.

Vecima taps general counsel and corporate secretary
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2022

Heather Asher on board to handle legal matters related to company's commercial business, ethics and compliance, and governance.

Discovery and AT&T wrap WarnerMedia deal
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2022

Combo creates Warner Bros. Discovery, which trades on the Nasdaq under the 'WBD' ticker.

Charter's Spectrum Mobile adds Orbic flip phone to device lineup
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2022

Says Orbic 'Journey V' features web browser, texting and camera for under $100.

Evoca demos emergency alerts on Internet-delivered TV feeds
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2022

Says demo, powered by tech from Digital Alert Systems, results from a year of study.

SES touts traction for 'IP Switch,' driven by live sports
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2022

SES says IP Switch saw an increase of 61% in sports events served in Q4 2021. SES launched IP Switch in October 2020.

Starry hires head of IR
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2022

Ben Barrett joins Starry from Compass, a real estate tech firm.

Cable industry vet Sandra Howe appointed to board of Squan
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2022

Howe, an exec late of Arris, Cisco and Technetix, will provide strategic help to Squan, a provider of network infrastructure products.

Leadership team named for Warner Bros. Discovery
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2022

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.

Breezeline's 'Internet Assist Plus' package supports ACP
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2022

Package for the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program offers download speeds up to 100 Mbit/s.

Deepomatic, Vector bring visual automation to Polish fiber operators
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2022

Deepomatic and Vector will team up to provide Deepomatic's AI-powered image recognition solution to all telecom operators in Poland.

AT&T renews service assurance deal with Radcom
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2022

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.

Ting to build fiber across Aurora, Colorado
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2022

Tucows' Ting Internet said it will build fiber in Aurora, Colorado, across 130,000 serviceable addresses.

NBCU's Peacock scores streaming exclusive for Sunday morning baseball package
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

Package will feature more than a dozen MLB games, starting May 8.

VBox updates its ATSC 3.0 testing platform
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

Supplier will show off version 2.5 of its ATSC 3.0 Testbed at this month's NAB show.

Boingo Wireless hires Rebecca Gray to lead military business
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

Gray succeeds Boingo's current senior vice president and general manager of military, Bruce Crair.

NTIA puts up $3M for DoD's open 5G networks
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

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 suspends Russian operations, affecting 1,200 employees
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

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.

Verizon's TracFone inks $13.4M settlement with FCC
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2022

The settlement between the FCC and Verizon's TracFone addresses the company's handling of the agency's Lifeline program.

Grain buys LightRiver's Technologies & Software entities
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2022

Grain Management said it acquired parts of LightRiver dedicated to optical network integration solutions.

Rakuten Symphony adds F5's CNFs
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2022

Rakuten Symphony said it would offer F5's new BIG-IP Next Cloud Native Network Functions (CNFs) through its marketplace.

Orange Belgium taps CommScope for Android TV streamer
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2022

Device supports both live TV and premium streaming services.

Omnispace to use Microsoft's core for 5G satellite network
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2022

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.

Charter expands availability of Spectrum Community Assist program
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2022

Operator has launched the initiative in 20 markets in 2022.

Lockheed Martin, Intel tout 5G partnership for military
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2022

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.

AMD to buy Pensando for $1.9B
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2022

Chipmaker AMD said it will acquire Pensando for around $1.9 billion in order to address data center customers.

Roku, Amazon deal extension covers Prime Video and IMDb TV apps
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2022

The streaming rivals have notched a multi-year extension of their distribution agreement.

DigitalBridge invests $220M in fiber operator Everstream
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2022

Everstream operates 27,000 route miles of fiber, and received a $220 million investment from DigitalBridge Group.

Lingo buys BullsEye Telecom
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2022

Lingo Management announced it will acquire 100% of the stock of BullsEye Telecom in a deal that covers 150,000 customers.

PCCW Global doubles capacity on PEACE cable system with Infinera's ICE tech
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2022

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.

Global Cloud Xchange and Equinix increase capacity, route diversity in Middle East network
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2022

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.

Everstream secures $1B in debt financing
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2022

Company looks to expand its fiber network within a 10-state footprint in the US.

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