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Nellis Air Force Base to test 5G network
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2020

The Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada will begin testing a 5G network for a variety of applications starting in 2021.

Comcast, Charter, ViacomCBS enter Blockgraph partnership
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2020

The new joint venture aims to help marketers use audience insights for advanced TV and premium video advertising.

Canada provides $3M research grant to LPWAN provider
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Industrial IoT firm gets funds to build a research lab to study wireless sensors and comms devices.

AT&T inks Salesforce deal covering retail, marketing, online and more
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

AT&T said it will use Salesforce Customer 360 to 'create a single view of every customer' across various mediums.

Cisco to buy ThousandEyes for network monitoring
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Cisco said it plans to purchase privately held ThousandEyes, which offers an Internet network monitoring service.

Ligado scores $100M in new investments for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Ligado Networks, which recently scored FCC approval for 5G operations in its spectrum, said it raised $100 million in new investments.

Technicolor seeks new financing options
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Says uncertainty in global market conditions brought on by COVID-19 have limited company's ability to launch a previously announced financing plan.

Qualcomm announces new Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 6 products
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Chipmaker Qualcomm said it is now offering a range of new products that support the latest Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 6 technologies.

Huawei announces the next-gen OceanStor Pacific Series, setting a new benchmark for mass data storage
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

Huawei announced the worldwide launch of the next-generation mass storage system — OceanStor Pacific Series.

AT&T intros Home Office Connectivity product for WFH trend
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic pushes the 'work from home' (WFH) trend, AT&T announced the release of its new Home Office Connectivity product

AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, others support WBA's OpenRoaming for Wi-Fi
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2020

The Wireless Broadband Alliance recently took control of the OpenRoaming standard for Wi-Fi, and supporters include the likes of AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Boingo and others.

Ssimwave nets Dolby certification
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

Company's 'SSIMPLUS' viewer experience monitoring platform gets approval for its ability to decode Dolby Vision-enabled content.

Telenor changes management team adding 43% women
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

'With these changes, we will have 43 percent women in the executive management, exceeding our 35 percent target, as well as three nationalities,' Telenor CEO Sigve Brekke said in a media statement.

Comcast gets HBO Max
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

New deal will distribute the new SVoD service to Comcast X1 and Flex customers.

HBO Max launches, but without some key streaming partners
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

New supersized SVoD service launches for $14.99 per month, but without support on Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices and sans distribution pacts with Comcast and Dish Network.

In bankruptcy, OneWeb asks for more LEO satellites for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

OneWeb, which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, asked the FCC for permission to launch more low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to support services including offerings for 5G.

US DoD helps fund AI spectrum-sharing test in a 5G-NR network
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

The $2.7M project aims to show how finite amounts of spectrum can be maximized with machine-driven resource allocation.

Omdia: The iPhone 11 was the world’s most-popular smartphone in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

Apple's iPhone 11 shipments in the first quarter of 2020 exceeded its total for iPhone XR shipments during the first quarter of 2019 by nearly 6 million units.

SoftAtHome builds RDK-based video platform for service providers
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

Says new offering integrates multicast, DVB, Live Dash streaming, a universal search aggregator, voice controls and its white-label 'ImpressioTV' UI.

Zyxel lays out its fixed wireless products for 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

Zyxel Communications said it will begin producing its 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) products starting in the second quarter of 2020.

SES: We'll participate in FCC's C-Band auction plan
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

SES said it will support the FCC's 'accelerated timeline' for the C-Band spectrum auction for 5G.

T-Mobile teams with Google for RCS interoperability on Android
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

T-Mobile said it partnered with Google in order to allow its customers using RCS to send messages to other customers using Android phones.

NYC to use Twilio for COVID-19 contact tracing communications
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

New York City will use Twilio's service to call, message or email COVID-19 patients to educate them on the virus, and identify their close contacts through self-reporting.

Insight TV sets premiere of its first documentary shot in 8K
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

Programmer's first documentary film shot in 8K, Sandboarding on Dragon Hill, to debut on June 7.

Haystack TV adds interactive news ticker to Roku app
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

New 'Newsline' feature enables users to customize news coverage from Haystack's 300-plus local broadcasters and national/international news partners.

Samsung intros new security chip solution for mobile devices
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

New chip solution from Samsung, set for release in Q3 2020, will expand security capabilities for mobile devices and IoT applications.

Cox adds Future Today fare to free streaming slate
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2020

Cox now distributing Future Today's Fawesome, HappyKids and FilmRise streaming channels on Contour TV and Contour Stream Player platforms.

Nokia throws in with the Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2020

Says support for open and interoperable tech will help create secure approach to 5G and future network generations.

Intelsat launches cell backhaul platform for US mobile operators
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2020

With a focus on rural areas, Intelsat says the 'turnkey' managed service will help US operators quickly deploy 4G and 5G coverage.

Huawei's intelligent IP network solution passes the EANTC test
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2020

Huawei's intelligent IP network solution recently passed strict tests conducted by European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC), verifying the commercial readiness of the solution's key technologies and fully developed capabilities for the all-service intelligent era.

Ziply Fiber tags Idaho town for first network upgrade following Frontier deal
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2020

Kellogg, Idaho, is one of the first 13 locations in Ziply's territory in line to get a major fiber upgrade.

Global wireless revenues won't grow until 2023, firm predicts
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2020

Strategy Analytics forecast that a recession will drag at operators' wireless service revenues throughout 2020 and 2021.

Juniper announces proximity tracing, journey mapping in Wi-Fi for COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2020

Juniper Networks' Mist Systems said it will begin selling proximity tracing and journey mapping services to its enterprise customers with Wi-Fi networks so they can track employees with COVID-19.

Momentum Telecom selects 128 Technology to deliver Unified Communications and SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2020

The solution will allow Momentum Telecom to deliver improved customer satisfaction while strengthening network service level agreements (SLAs) and business continuity.

Nokia launches new chips, devices and subsystems for 400G optical networking
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2020

The new DSPs are complemented by the coherent optical engines Nokia got when it bought silicon photonics pioneer Elenion Technologies.

Geoverse, CTS team for portable, temporary, private LTE/5G networks
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Geoverse and Communications Technology Services (CTS) said they will partner to develop portable, private and temporary LTE/5G networks for sale to enterprises like construction companies.

AT&T's Chris Boyer to chair Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

The Open RAN Policy Coalition announced its board of directors, headed by a top AT&T executive.

AlefEdge joins Trilogy's Rural Cloud Initiative
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Edge computing company AlefEdge said it will join Trilogy Networks' Rural Cloud Initiative (RCI).

Segra buys 3,000 miles of fiber from NorthState
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Segra said it will purchase NorthState, giving it another 3,000 miles of fiber.

Verizon to support Movandi, Pivotal Commware, WNC 5G repeaters
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Verizon said it will support 5G millimeter wave signal repeaters from Movandi Corporation, Pivotal Commware and Wistron NeWeb Corporation.

NAB: 40,000 engaged with 'Digital Express' event
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Virtual attendees consumed more than 1.6 minutes of video via the event's broadcast channels, on-demand video sand social media streams, organization says.

CommScope launches fleet of Wi-Fi 6 devices
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

New Wi-Fi-certified access points to help push new standard into the mainstream, company says.

Colt's Keri Gilder becomes the carrier's latest CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Gilder, who joined the organization in November 2018, takes over the role of CEO from today, with former chief Grivner staying on with Colt until the end of June 2020.

Nokia, KDDI form JV for cloudified RAN
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Nokia and KDDI in Japan said they will work on 'a fully cloudified RAN solution' in a new joint venture.

Nokia touts 4.7Gbit/s on 5G in Texas
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Nokia boasted of 'the world's fastest 5G speeds' using 800MHz of millimeter wave spectrum, reaching 4.7Gbit/s.

Technetix touts Direction Neutral Amplifier for DOCSIS 4.0
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Vendor says lab tests show that the DNA, when combined with a Distributed Gain Architecture, will improve network performance and flexibility and drop power consumption by 30%.

Open Systems augments its cybersecurity capabilities with acquisition of leading Microsoft Azure Sentinel expert
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Acquiring Born in the Cloud, a Microsoft Gold Partner, expands Open Systems' extended detection and response (xdr) capabilities and deepens its expertise in Azure Sentinel.

ZTE, China Unicom sign strategic agreement on 6G
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

ZTE and China Unicom have announced an agreement to jointly explore the prospect and technical trends of 6G.

128 Technology announces new software release
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

Software currently installed at thousands of customer sites worldwide with new capabilities for SD-Branch, remote work and 5G.

RingCentral dominates Omdia’s UCaaS scorecard
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Following RingCentral in the rankings were 8x8, Verizon, Mitel, Comcast Business, Vonage, LogMeIn, Star2Star, Nextiva and Fuze.

Nokia boasts 5G speed world record
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Equipment vendor said it reached 4.7 Gbit/s via an Over-the-Air (OTA) network and 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave 5G spectrum.

Huawei intelligent IP networks, accelerating intelligent connectivity
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

During Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2020, Huawei's 'Leading Intelligent IP Networks, Accelerating the Transformation Towards Intelligent Connectivity' summit was successfully held.

WOW boosts response to COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Latest efforts include additional support for employees, renewed commitment to FCC connectivity pledge and contact-less service installs.

Altiostar tests O-RAN Alliance-compliant 5G with NEC and Rakuten
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Altiostar said it showed off 5G MIMO with NEC and Rakuten working on the O-RAN Alliance specification.

T-Mobile selects six startups for 5G accelerator program
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

T-Mobile said it will continue to support Sprint's startup accelerator program, naming six startups it will support for 5G development.

Amid 5G launches, overall US wireless customer satisfaction slides 1.3%
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, overall customer satisfaction in the US wireless industry declined 1.3% to a score of 74 (on a scale of 0 to 100) during a period when operators launched their first 5G offerings.

Intel, NASA, T-Mobile team for 5G Open Innovation Lab
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

The 5G Open Innovation Lab said it launched its program with support from founding partners Intel, NASA and T-Mobile.

CenturyLink expands fiber network in several US cities
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Thousands of residential customers will soon have access to fiber gigabit speeds.

Cable One sets $400M stock offer
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

Cable op plans to use the funds to replay outstanding borrowings and for general corporate purposes, which may include strategic acquisitions and investments.

Fubo Sports Network joins Pluto TV's free streaming lineup
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2020

With the addition of Pluto TV, Fubo TV's sports net is now available on more than 75 million devices through distribution outlets that include LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Vizio Channels and Xumo.

Disney names new head of direct-to-consumer and international unit
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Rebecca Campbell, most recently president of Disneyland Resort, succeeds Kevin Mayer, who is leaving to become COO of ByteDance and CEO of TikTok.

Charter puts up $1M to help small businesses in Ohio
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Charter's Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund has teamed with the Economic and Community Development Institute to help small businesses in underserved communities in Ohio.

T-Mobile extends 600MHz loan agreements through June
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

T-Mobile said Dish Network, Comcast and others agreed to continue to lend T-Mobile 600MHz spectrum through June.

Verizon closes BlueJeans purchase, promises deal 5G integration
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Verizon said it closed its previously announced purchase of videoconferencing provider BlueJeans, and said it will be 'deeply integrated into Verizon's current and future 5G product roadmap.'

Nokia scores 5G deal with Taiwan Star Telecom
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Taiwan Star Telecom said it will build a 5G network with equipment from Nokia.

Charter offers free month of service to new SMB customers
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Offer spans business Internet, phone and TV services as economy starts to reopen.

Former Comcast Business exec joins Atlantic Broadband
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Juan Dominguez, formerly VP of Comcast Business's Beltway Region, has been named VP of sales at Atlantic Broadband.

Horizon launches cloud-based, hosted voice service
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2020

Alianza powers Horizon's new hosted voice offering, a VoIP solution for business customers that will run over Horizon's fiber network.

Cradlepoint, AT&T ink deal for router sales
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2020

Under the companies' new agreement, customers can now order Cradlepoint wireless products and have them billed from AT&T.

Calix releases second-generation EDGE systems
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2020

Welcome to the Managed Wi-Fi 6 Experience.

Calix announces the next EDGE system
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2020

Now featuring 'Consumer Cool Design.' Groovy!

Top US pay-TV providers lost record 2.06M subs in Q1 2020
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2020

The losses, the most in any previous quarter, included 1.03 for satellite TV, 595,000 for cable, 125,000 among telcos and 320,000 for virtual MVPDs that report sub numbers, according to Leichtman Research Group.

RTO Wireless teams with ExteNet Systems for CBRS build
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2020

RTO Wireless said it will team with infrastructure provider ExteNet Systems to build a network running in the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band.

Most ad buyers say COVID-19 has had 'large impact' on 2020 plans, Comcast survey finds
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2020

However, 93% say it's still important to keep advertising and many are experimenting with data and targeting to boost efficiency.

TiVo teams to study 360-degree video on head-mounted devices
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2020

DVR and video streaming company connects with the University of Waterloo on research project.

AirTies hooks up with Sweepr for AI-assisted troubleshooting
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2020

Integration aims to reduce costs and dependency on call centers with AI-assisted troubleshooting of home connectivity issues.

Cisco reports Q3 net income of $2.8B on revenue of $12B
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

The networking giant expects an 8.5% to 11% revenue drop next quarter, as enterprise spending slows down.

CommScope scores legal win against Dali Wireless
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

Case centers on allegations that Dali infringed on five CommScope patents linked to distributed antenna system technologies.

CommScope hires chief commercial officer
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

Jeff White joins company from Here Technologies.

Colt offers low-latency connections between financial hubs, exchanges
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

The carrier claims best-in-market latencies on critical European PrizmNet routes, using Arista 7130 ultra-low-latency switches.

Top US ISPs add 1.16M broadband subs in Q1 2020
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

Quarterly gains are the most since Q1 2015, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Technicolor donates 30K broadband devices to Charter
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

Donation will help cable operator meet demand for broadband CPE during pandemic, vendor says.

Wurl touts streaming, ad growth in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

Company launched 97 new streaming channels and saw ad impressions rise by 500% year-over-year.

C Spire extends deal with Openet for BSS
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

C Spire inked a multi-year extension with Openet for its Policy Manager and Evolved Charging solutions for its wireless customers.

GCI records 44% peak traffic spike amid COVID-19
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

GCI in Alaska said it has regularly seen 25% higher-than-normal usage on its network amid the pandemic, including a 44% higher-than-normal peak.

FCC approves plan to free 900MHz for broadband, including LTE
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2020

The FCC voted to approve the release of 6MHz in the 900MHz band for broadband operations, including LTE, in a move that will benefit 900MHz license holder Anterix.

Comcast unit teams with Denver REIT to donate apartments near Colorado hospitals during pandemic
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2020

Xfinity Communities supplying TV and broadband service to Aimco-donated apartments in Denver and Boulder to support medical staff at nearby hospitals.

South Reach Networks buys fiber from Resurgence Infrastructure Group
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2020

South Reach Networks in Florida said it purchased fiber and colocation assets, including 120,000 fiber miles of available capacity from Jacksonville to Miami, from Resurgence Infrastructure Group.

Pluribus to join Trilogy's Rural Cloud Initiative
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2020

Pluribus Networks said it will join Trilogy Networks' Rural Cloud Initiative (RCI).

Telia Norway teams with Ericsson to launch commercial 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2020

Telia in Norway has switched on its 5G commercial network, powered by Ericsson.

EdgeMicro gets $5M in funding for edge computing
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2020

Startup EdgeMicro reported that it raised an additional $5 million for its buildout of micro data centers for edge computing.

Led by broadband, Cable One revenues climb to $321.2M in Q1 2020
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Residential data revenues surge 19.4% in the quarter.

Zoom Telephonics CEO steps down
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Joe Wytanis, a former Cisco and Scientific-Atlanta exec, will stay as an advisor to the board.

Melody Investment Advisors buys 500 towers from Uniti for $220M
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Melody Investment Advisors said it purchased around 500 towers from Uniti Towers, or 90% of its towers, for $220 million in cash.

Verizon, SiriusXM team to stream content to Audi vehicles
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Under a new teaming targeting Audi vehicles, motorists can tune into SiriusXM channels live via satellite or stream SiriusXM content via Verizon's LTE network.

AT&T, Cisco launch 'Webex Calling with AT&T'
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

AT&T said it partnered with Webex provider Cisco to launch a new phone calling service called 'Webex Calling with AT&T.'

MCTV snaps up Centre TV Cable and Powhatan Point Cable
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Deal expand MCTV's presence in southeastern Ohio and West Virginia.

Telia Carrier ups fiber capacity in the US with Ciena
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Telia Carrier says this upgrade will double its usable signal spectrum to support end users and deliver reliable connectivity to its US webscale and enterprise customers.

SCTE/ISBE opens registration for Cable-Tec Expo 2020
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

Show scheduled for October 13-16 in Denver.

Airtel taps IBM and Red Hat for new network cloud
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2020

The cloud partnership with IBM and Red Hat will prepare Airtel's network for emerging technologies such as 5G and edge computing.

Qualcomm releases Snapdragon 768G 5G mobile platform
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2020

Good news for gamers, possibly.

Liberty Global expands partnership with Amdocs
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2020

New deal calls on Amdocs to enrich cable op's customer experience with unified digital identity for all services.

Amdocs posts record revenues of $1.05B in fiscal Q2
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2020

Net income climbed to $127 million or 94 cents per diluted share.

Fujitsu, Qualcomm complete data call with 5G carrier aggregation
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2020

The multi-gigabit data call marks the companies' first successful demonstration of 5G carrier aggregation.

FCC hits Sinclair with $48M fine linked to deal for Tribune Media stations
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Agency says it is largest civil penalty paid by a broadcaster.

Peacock to launch on Xbox One S and Xbox One X
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

NBCU streaming service set for national launch on July 15.

Nokia, ExteNet make California WISP network 5G-ready
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

The new Cal.net network, built with Connect America Fund (CAF II) money, is one of the first commercial deployments of CBRS technology in the US.

Charter pivots to virtual recruiting
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Company says it has hired more than 3,000 new employees during the pandemic crisis using new virtual processes.

Charter launches app for vision and hearing impaired
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Free app enables playback of audio descriptions and closed captions directly from the user's personal device.

EdgeConneX touts Nvidia support
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Edge data center company EdgeConneX said its offerings are designed to support Nvidia's DGX systems.

AlefEdge scores more VC funds for edge computing
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

AlefEdge said it completed a Series B round of venture capital funding that the company said raises its total VC war chest to $40 million.

Dish pay-TV subs losses widen to 413K in Q1 2020
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Dish ends quarter with 11.32 million pay-TV subs, including 9.01 million Dish TV subs and 2.31 million Sling TV subs.

CommScope Q1 net sales dip 18%, to $2.03B, net loss swings to $159.9M
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2020

Total revenues of $1.03 billion due to contribution from last year's acquisition of Arris.

Peacock coming to Apple devices, will be integrated with Apple TV app
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

NBCU's new streaming service will be available on Apple products and tightly tied to the Apple TV app when Peacock launches in mid-July.

WOW revenues drop 0.9% to $284.5M
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

Total subscribers across all services rose 25,500 to 838,000.

Charter launches scholarship program
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

'Spectrum Scholars' program will award $400,000 in scholarships to eligible college students.

Firstlight Media hires chief revenue officer
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

Katie Back hails from FreeWheel, the Comcast-owned ad-tech company.

Fujitsu intros SDN-based design, planning tool
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

Fujitsu says a Tier 1 operator has started using its design and planning tool for Open ROADM networks.

Dell, HPE, white boxes dominate cloud server market
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

Omdia sees a shift away from service provider data centers; analyst firm says about one in four servers in 2024 will be owned and operated by an enterprise.

NTT West chooses Fortinet's Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch solutions
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

NTT West has selected Fortinet's Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch solutions as the foundation of its 'FLET'S SDx' subscription service.

NTT West chooses Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch to deliver security-driven networking services
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2020

Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch enable NTT West to deliver a flexible, agile LAN/WAN management service offering.

Disney's direct-to-consumer unit sees Q2 revenues climb to $4.1B
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

But losses of the DTC unit increased to $812 million due to costs associated with launch of Disney+ and consolidation of Hulu.

Ampersand, Verizon sign TV ad tech deal
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

Ampersand will exclusively represent Verizon Fios' addressable TV inventory.

AT&T joins Open COVID Pledge for patents
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

AT&T said its patents are available free of charge for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wireless ISPs jump on FCC's 5.9GHz offer
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

More than 100 wireless Internet service providers are using 5.9GHz spectrum under the FCC's program to put the spectrum to use during the pandemic.

NAB's Dennis Wharton to retire after 24 years with organization
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

NAB to merge its communications and marketing departments into a new public affairs department led by Michelle Lehman.

MoCA appoints new president
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

MaxLinear's Dr. Leonard Dauphinee takes helm of organization focused on networking tech for homes and access networks.

Synamedia expands video network team
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

Recent hires include Jan De Cock as director of codec development, John Hargrave as VP of services and David Baranski as VP of sales for video network, North America.

IBM, Red Hat prep for 5G with new edge computing solutions
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

IBM and Red Hat partner on solutions to help enterprises and telecommunications companies speed their transition to edge computing in the 5G era.

WideOpenWest rolls WOW! tv+ into Cleveland and mid-Michigan
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

IP-based service uses the Android TV platform, includes access to a cloud DVR.

Open Systems integrates Microsoft Azure Sentinel into its Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Security Service
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

Open Systems' Cloud-Native MDR Service provides continuous monitoring and advanced threat detection across the entire cyber kill chain.

TiVo+ adds Pluto TV
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

TiVo's new content network expands with integrated access to Pluto TV's free, ad-supported service with 50,000 hours of programming.

US smartphone market down 21% – report
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2020

Counterpoint Research reports that Q1 2020 saw a 21% year-over-year decline in smartphone sales, driven by store closures and stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19.

Mark Lazarus to head up NBCU's entertainment unit following reorg
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2020

Lazarus's oversight to include broadcast and cable, Peacock, NBC Sports, Telemundo, local stations and affiliate relations.

Starz hires original programming prez
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2020

Christina Davis was head of drama series development for CBS for 11 years.

Synamedia notches deal to use HP Enterprise servers
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2020

New OEM agreement enables Synamedia to add HPE's ProLiant servers to its video network portfolio.

Nokia, Vodafone unlock lowband 5G spectrum in Australia
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2020

Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) are complementing their 3.5GHz 5G rollout with the deployment of lowband 700MHz spectrum.

Ziply Fiber wraps $1.35B deal for Frontier northwest US operations
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Deal covers Frontier's operations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Hulu locks in deal to distribute HBO Max
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Hulu will make HBO Max available when the new WarnerMedia SVoD service launches May 27.

Telstra upgrades to standalone 5G
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Telstra said it can now handle standalone 5G traffic with equipment from Ericsson, and expects to begin selling phones capable of accessing the technology by the end of this year.

Verizon's business chief joins Deere & Company board
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Tamra Erwin, the CEO of Verizon's business division, joined the board of directors for tractor maker and agricultural company Deere & Company.

TDS strikes home Wi-Fi deal with Amazon's eero
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Service provider uses vendor's mesh gear and software for new Wi-Fi+ offering, which fetches $12.95 per month.

Charter Q1 revenues climb 4.8%, to $11.7B, driven by broadband, mobile, SMB, video and advertising
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2020

Charter loses 70,000 video subs in the period, adds 290,000 mobile lines and 563,000 broadband subs.