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Philo brings Chromecast support to Android app
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Addition marks first part of a broader 'Philo Connect' initiative for the TV streaming service.

Charter tacks on video, broadband and mobile subs in Q2 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2020

Includes the addition of 102,000 residential video customers, 842,000 broadband subs and 325,000 mobile lines.

Casa Systems revenues top $83M in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Company cites a large increase in its wireless product backlog.

Apple notches gains in revenues, profits across much of its business
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Apple's latest quarterly financials show gains across most of the company's businesses, including in its iPhone operation.

Altice USA adds 70K broadband subs, loses 35K pay-TV subs in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Altice Mobile adds 34,000 net subs in Q2, pushing total past 140,000.

Evoca nets content deal for new ATSC 3.0-based pay-TV service
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Deal with Allen Media Group includes portfolio of eight TV networks, including The Weather Channel.

ACA Connects reveals 2020-2022 leadership team
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Patricia Jo Boyers, president of Boycom Vision, and Mike Bowker, COO of Cable ONE, elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

Shentel settles Sprint roaming dispute, but T-Mobile deal still MIA
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Amid record wireless customer additions, Shentel said it settled its roaming dispute with Sprint, but the company did not ink a transaction with T-Mobile. T-Mobile now has until August 31 to exercise its option to purchase Shentel's wireless business.

Verizon moves forward with First Responder Advisory Council
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Verizon said it will make its First Responder Advisory Council, formed last year, available to its public safety agency customers.

Huawei now the world's biggest smartphone vendor, Canalys says
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

Research and consulting firm Canalys said that Huawei sold more smartphones during the second quarter than any other company in the world.

U.S. Cellular to expand 5G to 11 states
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2020

U.S. Cellular said it will offer 5G services across parts of California, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

Charter promotes two to senior sales and marketing spots
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Pattie Eliason upped to SVP, Spectrum Stores and Retail; Sharon Peters promoted to SVP, marketing.

Keith Holmes named EVP of Cox Business
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Holmes takes over for Steve Rowley, who was named president of Cox Automotive.

Vodafone is latest major operator to deploy Harmonic's 'CableOS' platform
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Vodafone is using Harmonic's 'CableOS' access network software and edge devices to support the rollout of gigabit services.

Arkansas to buy $10M worth of hotspots from T-Mobile, AT&T for online school
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said the state will use $10 million to purchase Wi-Fi access points and data plans for schools from AT&T and T-Mobile.

CTIA report finds 10% of US GDP increase due to US wireless industry
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

A report commissioned by CTIA found that roughly 10% of the increase in the US GDP from 2011 to 2019 was due to the growth of the US wireless industry.

Cetin picks Kaltura to power multinational cloud TV service
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Kaltura will deploy a complete cloud service including the Kaltura TV Platform and private CDN powered by Broadpeak.

Chris Dedicoat joins PacketFabric Board of Directors as chairman
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Former worldwide sales executive for Cisco brings 25-plus years of networking and enterprise sales experience to PacketFabric's networking-as-a-service business.

ZTE, True to build 5G network in Thailand
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

ZTE and True Corporation announce collaboration to build a commercial 5G network in Thailand.

Vecima snaps up Nokia's DOCSIS distributed access and PON tech
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Vecima plans to integrate the acquired tech with its existing 'Entra' distributed access product suite.

Juniper Networks offers fourth version of Mist WAN Assurance service
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Mist AI brings insights and Self-Driving Network automation to optimize end-to-end user experiences and minimize IT costs across LAN, WLAN and WAN.

Juniper revenues up 9% sequentially
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

In Q2, Juniper's GAAP net income was $61.2M, up 32 percent from a year ago.

ATX, Digicomm strike distribution deal for new outside plant gear
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

New agreement includes ATX's GainMaker-compatible 1.2GHz amplifiers and 2GHz taps and passives.

Consolidated expands 'CCiTV' to biz customers
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Expansion of app-based TV service covers small businesses in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Broadband access, CPE equipment spending to slip 7% in 2020 – Dell'Oro
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Dell'Oro expects spending in the category to dip to $11.4 billion in 2020, then rise 5% in 2021.

T-Mobile inks partnerships for COVID-19 business offerings
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

T-Mobile said it will sell products from PIMMAP and Guardhat to its business customers looking for COVID-19 solutions.

Battle Investment Group acquires Oceus Networks for DoD's 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Oceus Networks, which supplies 4G and 5G equipment to the US military, announced that it has been acquired by Battle Investment Group.

National Science Foundation doles out $600,000 for wireless research
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program said it will allocate $300,000 each to universities in Iowa and Nebraska for next-generation wireless technology research.

Gartner: 5G infrastructure market will reach $8.1B this year
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Research and consulting firm Gartner said the market for 5G network infrastructure will double to $8.1 billion in revenue in 2002.

Daniel Leff appointed to fuboTV's board
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Leff is an investor in fuboTV through Luminari Capital and Waverly Capital.

Humax launches 'H7' Android TV box
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

New Broadcom-based device supports Wi-Fi 6, AV1, HDR10 technologies.

Xilinx joins Open RAN Policy Coalition
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Xilinx has joined the Open RAN Policy Coalition to support development and deployment of open RAN 5G tech.

Etisalat adds orchestration, automation platform from Affirmed
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Etisalat, an existing Affirmed customer, adds on a platform for digital services and infrastructure.

Ericsson delivers US-made 5G basestation to Verizon
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Verizon is the first recipient of a US-manufactured commercial 5G basestation from Ericsson.

Orange, Google Cloud form data, AI and edge computing partnership
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2020

Orange plans to build a next-generation data analytics and machine-learning platform with Google technologies.

Qualcomm announces faster phone charging tech
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Qualcomm said its new Quick Charge 5 technology for Android can charge devices from 0% to 50% battery power in five minutes.

SES, Harmonic to transition C-band for 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Harmonic will partner with SES to free up spectrum for 5G while enabling C-band customers to maintain quality and resilience.

Riverbed Cloud-Based Application Acceleration Solutions boost performance of Microsoft Collaboration and Video Applications
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Riverbed launches new Accelerator for Office 365 and SaaS Accelerator 1.2, two cloud-based solutions that eliminate network impediments impacting the performance of Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics CRM, and delivers easy-to-deploy eCDN for Microsoft Teams and Stream live events and on-demand video.

Deutsche Telekom touts 5G for 40M in Germany
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2020

Deutsche Telekom says half the population in Germany is now covered, and that 5G will reach two thirds of the German population in 2020.

Huawei helps Rain launch Africa's first 5G SA convergent core network
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

The convergent core network will provide advanced services for 4G/5G mobile subscribers and fixed wireless access (FWA) subscribers.

Qualcomm appoints Schneider CEO to board of directors
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has been appointed to Qualcomm's board and will serve on the Governance Committee.

Comcast, Sinclair clinch new carriage deal
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2020

New deal includes retransmission consent for 78 Sinclair stations in 51 markets and several Sinclair-owned sports nets.

Amdocs to buy Openet for $180M
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Openet, a charging and policy specialist, has pulled in about $70M a year in revenue during the past two years.

Ex-Defy Media, Alloy executive Gina Sheldon named general counsel, fuboTV
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Sheldon has broad experience across legal and business affairs, strategy and operations for both public and private companies.

Technetix adds XGS-PON to final-mile access offerings
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

OLT offerings enables customers to deploy high-capacity 10G PON from existing Ethernet switches.

AT&T goes nationwide with 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Carrier said 5G is now available to more than 205 million consumers in in 395 coverage markets across the US.

AT&T reports $1.2B profit in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Carrier reports lower revenue and pay-TV subscribers keep heading for the exits as it turns a profit in Q2.

Verizon Business speeds up IoT efforts
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Carrier offers new capabilities with Microsoft Azure tie-up. Cognizant signs on as a customer.

Marvell rolls out new ASICs
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Time-to-market focus drives new custom ASICs solutions.

Wipro unveils 5G edge services offerings
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

The solutions suite, built with IBM technology, is designed to enhance Wipro's BoundaryLess Enterprise – Universal Edge portfolio.

Aryaka announces global managed security partnership with Check Point Software Technologies
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Aryaka's cloud-first managed WAN and Check Point CloudGuard deliver integrated security and SD-WAN as-a-service.

HPE unveils new 5G Lab
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 5G Lab is a test and development environment where telcos and partners can validate and integrate 5G network solutions.

Arrcus adds virtual distributed routing, multi-cloud networking
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2020

Arrcus announces innovative new products, adds world-leading experts to its advisory board, promises to transform the industry and so on.

Free registration opens for Cable-Tec Expo 2020 virtual experience
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2020

Cable industry prepares for four days of innovation, education and networking.

Windstream Enterprise adds concierge-level service to Fortinet SD-WAN offering
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2020

A new option for enterprises that want high-touch, proactive guidance and support.

Asavie partners with 128 Technology to extend the tunnel-free SD-WAN to mobile and IoT endpoints
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2020

Partnership enables service providers to automate and scale the delivery of secure and policy-driven enterprise-wide SD-WAN services, without need for VPN clients on mobile or IoT endpoints.

Hengtong supplies fiber for flood-monitoring system
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2020

Cables delivered to Jiangxi Province to restore flood-control communications system.

Oracle Cloud simplifies enterprise network complexity
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2020

Flexible Oracle SD-WAN Orchestration Cloud delivers secure and automated network management.

Open Systems climbs onto the Gartner Hype Cycle
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2020

Company is also recognized in the Firewall as a Service Category in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Network Security, 2020 Report.

Fortinet acquires cloud security and networking company OPAQ Networks
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2020

Enhances Fortinet's existing SASE offering to deliver complete SASE platform.

MTS, Motorola, Qualcomm tout mmWave 5G phone for Russia
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2020

MTS, Motorola, Qualcomm said the new motorola edge+ smartphone for the Russian market will support 5G transmissions in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, expanding such offerings outside of the US.

TDS completes fiber builds in Oregon and McFarland, Wisconsin
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2020

Says 1-Gig speeds are now available to 11,000 addresses in those areas.

Barracuda introduces first global secure SD-WAN service built natively on Microsoft Azure
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2020

With the new Barracuda CloudGen WAN, customers can deploy the Microsoft Global Network as their secure enterprise WAN backbone.

Cable TV Pioneers picks class of 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2020

Twenty-two individuals will be inducted into this year's class of industry vets.

Adara ups Cicchelli to newly created role
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2020

Alesio Cicchelli promoted to VP, global operations and Canadian sales.

Land O'Lakes Inc. and Microsoft partner for IoT in agriculture
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2020

Land O'Lakes Inc. and Microsoft said they will team up to offer Internet of Things products and services to agricultural companies.

NTT Ltd. expands cloud exchange offerings in US
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2020

Global Data Centers division adds PacketFabric Network-as-a-Service platform to portfolio of solutions for customers.

Verizon taps Cellwize to use AI, ML for 5G site deployments
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2020

Verizon said it will use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies from Cellwize to more effectively deploy and manage its 5G cell sites.

Corning teams with EnerSys to get power, fiber to small cells
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2020

Corning said it will work with EnerSys to more quickly connect small cells to power for electricity and fiber for backhaul.

Harmonic nets another 'CableOS' win
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2020

Ritter Communications taps vendor's virtualized CCAP.

Altice USA closes Service Electric Cable TV deal
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

Acquisition is for Service Electric's operations in New Jersey.

Open Systems is among the First MSSPs joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

Open Systems minimizes cyberthreats with a combination of its cloud-native MDR services and the security experts of its 'Born in the Cloud' division.

SES launches free COVID-19 info channel
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

'Fight COVID-19' channel feeds 'reliable content' from orgs such as UNICEF and AFP about the coronavirus, satellite company says.

DT, Telefónica, Vodafone cheer blockchain-based roaming service
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica and Vodafone said they successfully tested a blockchain-based automated roaming service for financial settlements with startup Clear.

Samsung, Microsoft team up for IoT services in real estate
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

Samsung and Microsoft said they would combine their various offerings to sell IoT services to the real estate development and property management industries.

Verizon teams with Bharti Airtel to sell videoconferencing in India
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

India's Bharti Airtel said it will sell videoconferencing services under the 'Airtel BlueJeans' moniker via an agreement with Verizon, which recently purchased BlueJeans.

TiVo and CommScope extend patent deal
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

New multi-year deal licenses patents for CommScope products, including Arris set-top platforms.

NBCU's Peacock nets access to Sony PS4 consoles
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2020

New streaming service will be available on PlayStation 4 systems next week and curate an 'always-on editorial row' that features currently available content from Peacock.

Jim Lynch to be FiberLight's interim CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2020

FiberLight announced Jim Lynch will act as the company's temporary CEO while it searches for a permanent one.

Verizon touts Google Cloud Contact Center AI deployment
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2020

Verizon said it is using the Google Cloud Contact Center AI offering to help its customer care agents more quickly respond to customer queries, and to serve customers directly.

Hengtong's Aberdare accredited by Proudly South African
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2020

Organization promoting local manufacturing recognizes South African subsidiary's commitment to socio-economic transformation.

Padtec expands capacity in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Padtec upgrades Telecall's optical routes in Rio de Janeiro and uses tech from VIAVI to provide optical network monitoring for the carrier.

T-Mobile rebrands Sprint Center in Kansas City as 'T-Mobile Center'
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

T-Mobile is replacing the Sprint brand with its own brand on the arena in Kansas City, the former headquarters of Sprint.

Verizon to begin using standalone 5G core in 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Verizon said it successfully tested its standalone 5G core and will begin pushing traffic onto the core later this year.

Former TiVo IP and patent exec joins Intellectual Ventures
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Arvin Patel named COO of Intellectual Ventures.

Verizon picks five partners for 5G First Responder Lab
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Says applications now being sought for fifth cohort focused on fire response and situatonal awareness.

RtBrick unveils two new APIs
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2020

Company said its new APIs allow operators to control every attribute of their disaggregated broadband networks from external systems.

Peacock sweetens national launch with free Premier League coverage
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

Streaming service will offer select matches for free on July 15 debut.

WISPA announces in-person trade show in Vegas in October
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

WISPA, which represents the nation's wireless Internet service providers, said it expects to host 2,500 attendees at its upcoming October trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cable One set to take minority interest in Hargray
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

As part of deal, Cable One to contribute to Hargray its Alabama assets, including systems serving Anniston.

T-Mobile opens sales of fixed wireless to some Michiganders
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

T-Mobile said it is now selling its fixed wireless Home Internet service to some customers in Michigan.

Audi, Ericsson, Qualcomm and others cheer C-V2X trial
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

Audi, Ericsson and Qualcomm were among the companies that cheered what they said was the successful completion of the world's first-announced C-V2X trial, started in 2016.

New CSG-Bell Canada deal covers TV and streaming services
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

Seven-year extension of billing agreement spans wireless, Internet and business services, as well as Bell's Fibe and Alt TV services.

Lindsay Broadband promotes Jonathan Haight
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

Upped to SVP, worldwide business development, Haight will continue to oversee company's US market.

AT&T expands its SD-WAN offering with Cisco
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2020

New globally available managed AT&T SD-WAN service integrated with Cisco Security capabilities helps to protect cloud, Internet and WAN traffic.

MaxLinear raises Q2 2020 guidance, nears closure of Intel deal
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

Preliminary quarterly revenue raised to $65 million as company cites strength in broadband products and a recovery of analog product sales.

Microsoft's Peggy Johnson to be CEO of Magic Leap
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

Peggy Johnson, who has worked at Microsoft and Qualcomm, will be the CEO of struggling virtual reality company Magic Leap.

Verizon, Ericsson show off Integrated Access Backhaul in mmWave 5G
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

Verizon and Ericsson said they demonstrated Integrated Access Backhaul technology working in the operator's millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G network.

SD-WAN market expected to increase 168% by 2024, according to Dell'Oro Group
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

SD-WAN demand expected to accelerate as COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

MobiTV signs Vast Broadband and Vexus
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

Partnership brings streaming video services to subscribers across South Dakota, Minnesota, Texas and Louisiana.

AT&T expands discounts for teachers, nurses and physicians
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2020

AT&T said it will offer discounts on its wireless service offerings to teachers, nurses and physicians.

Ericsson touts commercial release of 5G NR software
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2020

Marking a 5G milestone, Ericsson's software enables 5G NR to operate independently of 4G networks.

Cato doubles down on the channel with first accreditation for SASE technical support and expanded leadership team
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2020

Anthony D'Angelo to serve as vice president of global channel sales and business development. New program accredits partners to deliver technical support services.

Optiva announces interim management changes
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2020

Robert Stabile, lead independent director of the company, has assumed day-to-day oversight of the company's senior executive team on an interim basis.

Theo, Synamedia form HESP Alliance
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2020

They seek to add members to an organization focused on the High Efficiency Streaming Protocol and sub-second latency.

Programming vet Bill Goodwyn joins CuriosityStream
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2020

Goodwyn, a former exec with Discovery, has been named to the new role of chief revenue office and EVP, strategy, business development and partnerships.

AT&T's David Christopher to chair CTIA following retirement of US Cellular's CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2020

Ken Meyers, the CEO of US Cellular, is retiring, and therefore his position as board chairman of CTIA is going to David Christopher, EVP and general manager of AT&T Mobility.

Huawei launches 'Flash Only+' program to accelerate all industries
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2020

The 'All-Flash' era is now, apparently.

Former TiVo, Pandora and Amazon exec named CFO of ViacomCBS
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2020

Naveen Chopra succeeds Christina Spade, who is moving to an advisory role.

Dish closes $1.4B Boost Mobile deal
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2020

Dish revive's Boost's '$hrink-It!' offer as it enters the retail wireless market.

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