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Locast launches in Milwaukee
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2021

Milwaukee is Locast's 36th market and is the second Locast market to launch in Wisconsin after streaming local TV channels in Madison in January.

Dish, WarnerMedia bury the hatchet with new HBO deal
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2021

New deal provides Dish subs with access to HBO Max, along with the HBO and Cinemax linear networks.

Atlas Digital Group raises $3M in seed funding
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2021

Atlas Digital Group, cable and fiber digital commerce experts and developers of the CORE digital commerce platform, have secured $3M in seed funding.

Hatif Libya and Infinera partner to boost Libya's expanding telecommunications sector
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2021

The California-based firm's entrance marks milestone in US investment in the Libyan market.

FCC says 4M-plus households have enrolled in Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2021

Subsidy program provides eligible households with temporary $50 to $75 discount on Internet bills for the duration of the pandemic.

Consolidated touts gigabit service expansion
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2021

Company says it has brought gigabit services to 122,000 homes and small businesses in the first half of 2021, with plans to reach more than 300,000 locations by end of year.

Calix CEO Carl Russo adds chairman title
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2021

Russo succeeds Don Listwin, who is now lead independent director on Calix's board.

T-Mobile CEO to keynote CES 2022
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2021

Mike Sievert's keynote will be the first for T-Mobile at CES.

Wiliot raises $200M for IoT tracking
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2021

Wiliot, which makes products for asset tracking via Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, said it raised $200 million in a Series C funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.

Sprint's former president joins Lynk
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2021

Lynk Global said it hired Dan Dooley, formerly president at Sprint, as its new chief commercial officer.

Verizon, Samsung boast of 5G data session over C-band
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2021

Verizon and vendor Samsung said they completed 'an end-to-end fully virtualized 5G data session over C-band spectrum in a live network environment.'

CTIA: Wireless industry investments top $30B in 2020
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2021

The CTIA trade association said the US wireless industry invested around $30 billion into networks during 2020.

Rogers taps Ribbon for transport network upgrade
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2021

Canadian operator will use Ribbon's Apollo with 400G ZR+ and MUSE platforms to boost network performance.

Locast launches in Pittsburgh
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2021

Launch marks 35th market for provider of free streams of local broadcast TV.

DZS joins ATIS's Next G Alliance
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2021

DZS said its CEO Charlie Vogt joined the board of directors for ATIS and ATIS' Next G Alliance's Full Member Group.

CSG notches Shentel deal
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2021

Shentel has tapped CSG's cloud-based Field Service Management platform for 'business transformation' in the rural mid-Atlantic region.

Altice Mobile rebrands as Optimum Mobile
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2021

Move is 'first step' in transition to one national consumer brand across Altice USA's connectivity business.

USTC snares Walker and Associates
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2021

Carlyle-backed USTC will use deal to expand its telecom-focused materials and supply chain business.

Cox IoT unit scores more smart city business with Henderson, Nevada
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2021

City will use Cox2M's platform to connect and enhance its water and parking management systems.

Cox Business debuts Internet continuity service
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2021

Cox Business Net Assurance designed to provide uninterrupted connection amid Internet and power loss.

Biden nominates former Comcast exec David Cohen as US ambassador to Canada
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2021

Cohen's nomination among three others announced.

AT&T takes $4.6B impairment on sale of Vrio to Grupo Werthein
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2021

AT&T said it will sell its Vrio Latin America DirecTV business to Grupo Werthein, and will take an impairment of $4.6 billion as a result.

T-Mobile sweetens prepaid with free iPhone 12 mini
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2021

T-Mobile said it will offer a free iPhone 12 mini coupled with 5G services on its Metro by T-Mobile prepaid offering.

Charter awards RDOF project to Gibson Technical Services
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2021

Cable op taps Gibson for 8,600 miles of 'full-service construction' in parts of Louisiana, Alabama and North Carolina.

Vodafone Fiji partners with Aryaka for managed SD-WAN service
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2021

Pacific Islands' largest telecom company can now offer secure connectivity to enterprises and their workers across the region.

Astound Broadband's Grande Communications snaps up Harris Broadband
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2021

Grande will expand its footprint in Texas with Harris's fiber network in Central Texas that serves 6,000 customers and 12,500 homes passed.

Tom Cloonan named interim CTO of CommScope
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2021

Morgan Kurk is stepping down as CTO and segment leader of CommScope's Broadband Networks unit.

Cox Communications CEO Pat Esser to retire at year-end
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2021

Company EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Mark Greatrex will succeed Esser as president.

SCTE, CableLabs set date, open registration for 'hybrid' Cable-Tec Expo 2021
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2021

Set up as a live/digital hybrid, this year's event will take place October 11-14 in Atlanta.

DirecTV tees up $3.1B offering tied to proposed spin-out
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2021

Net proceeds tagged to pay down, in cash, intracompany indebtedness owed to AT&T or fund the reimbursement of certain financing expenses and shared transaction expenses.

Firstlight Media hires head of sales for Americas region
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2021

Anthony Busse joins the video streaming tech company following more than a decade with Verizon.

COMSovereign buys RFEQ
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2021

COMSovereign said it purchased RF Engineering & Energy Resource (RFEQ), which makes microwave antennas.

T-Mobile boasts of progress against spam calls
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2021

T-Mobile said it conducted a call that combined authenticated Caller ID and Rich Call Data (RCD), powered by the STIR/SHAKEN framework and protocols.

Airtel launches Cisco SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2021

Bharti Airtel today announced the launch of advanced connectivity solutions for enterprises based on Cisco Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) technology.

Enea to buy AdaptiveMobile
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2021

Enea said it inked an agreement to acquire AdaptiveMobile Security, which provides security solutions for mobile networks.

Bell Canada inks deal for Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2021

Bell Canada said it will put some of its operations into Google Cloud.

T-Mobile, Lumen target government customers with edge
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2021

T-Mobile and Lumen Technologies said their previously announced edge computing service is available to government users through the General Services Administration.

Phoenix Tower buys towers in Malta and Cyprus
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2021

Phoenix Tower International said it inked a deal with Monaco Telecom to purchase over 830 cell towers and acquire newly constructed wireless towers in Malta and Cyprus.

Lynk launches 5th 'cell tower in space'
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2021

Lynk Global said it launched its fifth satellite into low Earth orbit as part of its efforts to offer cellular connections from space.

Verizon, Mastercard ink deal for 5G and payments
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2021

Verizon Business said it will work with Mastercard to look at potential services that could leverage payment, 5G and edge computing technologies.

Small Cell Forum targets neutral host open RAN deployments
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2021

The Small Cell Forum announced a 'framework' for networks that leverage neutral host deployment designs and open RAN architectures.

Sierra Wireless gets a new CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2021

Phil Brace will be the new president and CEO of Sierra Wireless, replacing Kent Thexton.

Blues Wireless nabs $22M in venture funding
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2021

Sequoia Capital led the $22 million Series A round of funding into startup Blues Wireless.

CuriosityStream reaches the PS4
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2021

SVoD service expands its device support, joining integration with platforms such as Apple TV, Fire TV, Xbox One, Comcast's X1, Android and iOS, among others.

Huawei RuralStar Pro Solution Wins the GSMA GLOMO 'Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets'
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2021

SPONSORED: At the 2021 Mobile World Congress (MWC 2021) in Barcelona, the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) announced the winners of the 2021 Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards.

Huawei's BladeAAU Series Wins the GSMA GLOMO for 'Best Mobile Network Infrastructure'
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2021

SPONSORED: At the 2021 Mobile World Congress (MWC 2021) in Barcelona, the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) announced the winners of the 2021 Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards.

Former Liberty Global exec joins Airties
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2021

Nicolas Fortineau has been named chief marketing officer of the managed Wi-Fi specialist.

5G telemedicine offering wins GLOMO award at MWC
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2021

SPONSORED: Solution for COVID-19 developed by the China-Japan Friendship Hospital based on Huawei's 5G network technology.

Colt joins IBM partner ecosystem to collaborate on 5G and edge
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2021

Colt and IBM to collaborate on edge solutions for enterprise customers.

Lumen Technologies taps Microsoft for enterprise application delivery
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2021

Long-term relationship will power businesses to build, manage and scale applications across highly distributed environments.

TiVo renews, expands IP/patent licensing deal with Google
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2021

Google has been a TiVo licensee since 2012.

The Exchange, Comcast/NBCU to provide free Olympics streams to US service members
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2021

Free coverage will include the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

SeaChange launches 'StreamVid'
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2021

New cloud-based OTT platform is targeted to operators and content owners.

Midco to shell out $500M for fiber, speed upgrades
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2021

'Fiber Forward' plan is to deliver 10-Gig speeds in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Keysight, Qualcomm tout 10Gbit/s 5G NR data connection
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2021

The demo reached 10 Gbit/s by aggregating 5G mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum.

AT&T, Google Cloud expand edge computing deal
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2021

AT&T said it expanded its previously established agreement with Google Cloud to cover applications for sectors including healthcare and retail.

T-Mobile puts 5G cameras on MLB hats, catcher masks
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2021

T-Mobile said it will use 5G to stream video from baseball players' point of view.

AST SpaceMobile notches deal with Smart Communications
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2021

AST SpaceMobile said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Smart Communications in the Philippines.

CSPG, China Mobile and Huawei take home the GSMA 'Best Mobile Innovation for the Connected Economy' award
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2021

The 35th Global Mobile Award (GLOMO Award) ceremony was successfully held by GSMA at the 2021 Mobile World Congress (MWC 2021).

C Spire wraps integration of Harbor Communications
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2021

C Spire acquired the Alabama-based broadband company last year.

CSG tunes in Maxis TV deal
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2021

New multi-year agreement expands CSG's work with the Malaysian telco.

Over 60 service providers and vendors achieve MEF 3.0 certification
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2021

Digital transformation drives increase in certified services, technologies and professionals, as enterprises demand highest standards for validated, trusted and dynamic network and cloud services.

Edge Networks taps Vewd to power Evoca TV user experience
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2021

Evoca TV is a multichannel TV service that relies on the ATSC 3.0 broadcast signaling standard.

Shentel finishes sale of wireless biz to T-Mobile
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2021

Shenandoah Telecommunications said it completed its previously announced sale of its wireless business to T-Mobile for $1.94 billion.

ViacomCBS makes global exec moves
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2021

Chris McCarthy and Brian Robbins upped to president and CEO of MTV Entertainment Group and Nickelodeon, respectively.

Light Reading's Leading Lights Awards Deadline Extended to July 10
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2021

Nominations for the telecom industry's most prestigious awards program will now close at midnight on July 10.

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