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Amazon Snares Piece of the YES Network From Disney
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2019

Group including Amazon, Sinclair team to purchase 80% stake in the Yankees-focused regional sports network from Disney in deal valued at $3.47 billion.

Dell Reports Q2 2019 Revenue $23.5 billion, up 1% YoY
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2019

Servers and networking revenue decreased 12% to $4.4 billion.

SeaChange Revenues Rise in Q2, Names Aloni as CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2019

Yossi Aloni joined SeaChange in January 2019 as chief commercial officer. He succeeds former CEO Edward Terino, who left abruptly in February.

Tubi Streams Down Under
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2019

Free, ad-based OTT VoD service sets September 1 launch in Australia, integration with Telstra TV.

Westell Switches CEOs
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2019

Timothy Duitsman succeeds Stephen John at wireless infrastructure specialist effective September 1.

Plex, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution Do a Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2019

Agreement clears Plex to offer free, ad-supported feature films and TV shows from Warner Bros. to US users.

DOJ Brings the Heat Against Jetflicks, iStreamItAll
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2019

Two services offered TV shows and movies illegally, authorities say, and a federal grand jury has indicted eight people charged with copyright violations.

T-Mobile's New Test Drive Promotion Offers Free Hotspot, 30 Days of Service
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2019

T-Mobile said its latest 'uncarrier' promotion will allow customers to test out its network with a free hotspot and 30 days of free service.

Adtran Powers Up Smart Grid Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2019

Says its TA 5000 has been deployed to improve the reliability of a 'leading regional' utility's smart grid power grid.

Spectrum Mobile Touts 'Value' With New Samsung, LG Smartphone Additions
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2019

Charter adds Samsung's Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A20 and LG's Stylo 5 to its mobile device line-up.

Aviat Reports Revenue Increase
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2019

Microwave transport systems vendor Aviat Networks reported a slight increase in fiscal fourth quarter and full year revenues.

74% of US Homes Subscribe to Netflix, Amazon Prime or Hulu – Study
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2019

More than half take more than one SVoD service, according to Leichtman Research Group.

Qualcomm Shows Off WiFi 6 Plans, Highlights Cooperation With 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

Qualcomm disclosed its extensive WiFi 6 efforts, and said the technology can sit alongside 5G.

VMware Boosts Cloud Automation & Touts Hyperscale SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

The company launched VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer, touted its SD-WAN scalability and debuted virtual network analytics.

VMware Expands Telco & Edge Cloud Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

VMware announced closing acquisition of Uhana, an AI solution for tuning radio access networks, as well as the next release of its OpenStack solution, and an on-premises version of Pulse IoT Center.

Altice Europe connects Amazon Prime Video to the set-top box
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

Following initial integration with SFR in France, Altice will follow with similar tie-ins in Portugal, Israel and Dominican Republic.

NGMN Issues Recommendations for RF Cluster Connector for 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance released recommendations for the selection process and features for common RF cluster connectors for 5G deployments.

Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson Team for Public/Private Networks for Campus Coverage
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson said they will team to develop private network slices, isolated from the public network, that will be available to enterprises for exclusive use for their campus networks.

Post-Cable-Tec Expo Sessions to Focus on 5G, Open Source
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

Sessions, presented by Amdocs and Adtrans, to be presented at tail end of SCTE/ISBE event in New Orleans on October 3.

Synamedia Hires CFO, Head of Addressable Advertising
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2019

Video software company appoints Bijal Patel as CFO, Scott Kewley as VP, advanced advertising and data products.

TPx Picks ADVA Ensemble Software for Its uCPE
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2019

'With this solution, TPx will consolidate a number of appliances into a single service platform based on an open, white box uCPE architecture that is field-proven,' said Jared Martin, VP of MSx Managed Services at TPx.

GlobalFoundries Filed a Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against TSMC
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2019

GlobalFoundries said it filed multiple lawsuits against Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC), alleging the company is infringing on 16 of its patents.

Cisco Makes Acquisition to Boost CEM
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2019

Cisco's acquisition of CloudCherry is expected to close in the first quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2020, subject to customary approvals.

Charter Sells Navisite to RDX
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2019

Time Warner Cable acquired Navisite in 2011.

Hengtong Cable Australia Hosts Cable Conference in Adelaide
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2019

On Aug. 21, Hengtong Cable Australia in conjunction with the Hengtong Group, held an Electrical Power Cable Conference with local clients at the Intercontinental Hotel Adelaide in South Australia.

Edgewater Wireless Amps Up WiFi 'Spectrum Slicing' Tech Licensing Efforts
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2019

WiFi company has ties to CableLabs, deal with Mediacom.

Acorn TV, UMC Join YouTube TV's Line-Up
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2019

They join other AMC offerings, including Shudder and Sundance Now, on the OTT-TV service.

SSIMWAVE to Demo Dolby Vision Support at IBC
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2019

New tech can inspect Dolby Vision-enabled content for file-based streaming systems.

VMware Reports $2.44B Revenue, Up 12% YoY, Acquiring Pivotal & Carbon Black
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

The Pivotal and Carbon Black acquisitions, valued at $4.8 billion, extend VMware into Kubernetes development and security, respectively.

SCTE 'Microgrid Experience Center' Coming to Cable-Tec Expo
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

WES is pleased to announce its sponsorship and participation in the Microgrid Experience Center, an exciting and unique feature, at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2019.

CWA Braces for Battle With Altice USA
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

CWA members 'ready to right for job security' as negotiations start at Altice's Suddenlink unit in West Virginia.

Here Are the 8 Anti-Robocall Principles Announced by Wireless Industry, State AGs
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

The nation's top wireless operators, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint, announced a major new anti-robocall agreement with all of the state attorneys general in the US. Here are the eight principles guiding the news agreement.

Former Google Exec Joins Comcast Spotlight
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

Melanie Hamilton hired as VP, national sales at Comcast Cable's ad sales division.

USTelecom Boasts of Successful Broadband Mapping Tests in Missouri, Virginia
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

Trade association USTelecom said it successfully tested a broadband mapping effort in Missouri and Virginia.

Gartner Predicts 5G Infrastructure Revenues to Reach $4.2B in 2020
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

Research firm Gartner predicted that revenues from sales of 5G infrastructure will grow from $2.2 billion this year to $4.2 billion next year.

SK Telecom Now Counts 1M Customers on 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

South Korea's SK Telecom said it now counts fully 1 million subscribers to its 5G service.

Caavo Connects With Google's Nest Cams
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

Startup behind a smart home hub and universal remote completes integration with the Google Nest Cam.

FedEx Exec to Keynote Cable-Tec Expo 2019
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

Preetha Vijayakumar, FedEx's VP, Enterprise Network and Communications Services, will discuss how new capabilities, powered by cable's '10G' initiative, are unlocking new opportunities for FedEx delivery systems.

Eurofins Helps Studios, Broadcasters Get a Fix on IMF
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2019

The Interoperable Mastering Format is designed to streamline workflows and reduce costs.

Synamedia Beefs Up Piracy Prevention Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2019

Wave of new enhancements to be shown at IBC 2019.

Cox, SCTE-ISBE Team on Coax Splicing Training
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2019

Program will support Cox's implementation of a 'fiber-deep' strategy.

Atlantic Broadband Expands Gigabit Deployments
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2019

Atlantic Broadband has expanded its Gigabit Internet deployment for residential and business customers in its Maryland, Delaware, South Carolina, Connecticut and Western PA service areas.

MEF Publishes SD-WAN Standard
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2019

MEF claims the industry's first global standard defining SD-WAN and its service attributes.

Telemarketer Gets 63 Months in Prison for Call Center Scheme
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2019

The Justice Dept. said one of the central figures in a $10 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded elderly victims used VoIP to hide his real location.

ACE Takes Down Vader Streams in $10M Judgement
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2019

Says it obtained a permanent injunction in Canada against an alleged 'major purveyor of unauthorized film and television content.'

Communications Workers of America, CenturyLink Extend Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2019

Three-year contract extension covers 8,000-plus CWA-represented workers in 13 states.

LG Inks 5-Year Patent-License Deal With Qualcomm That Covers 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2019

LG, one of the world's largest smartphone makers, inked a five-year patent license agreement with Qualcomm that covers 3G, 4G and 5G single-mode and multimode devices.

T-Mobile Opens New Lab for Device Testing, Including for 5G
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2019

T-Mobile said it opened a new, 20,000-square-foot facility in Bellevue, Washington, for device testing, including for 5G.

Pluto TV, NFL Kick Off Football-Focused OTT Channel
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2019

OTT service and league team on free, ad-based streaming channel, The NFL Channel, featuring library content such as previous season of 'Hard Knocks,' replays of classic NFL matchups.

Altice USA Adds CuriosityStream
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2019

Cable op makes SVoD service available to all customers in its Optimum and Suddenlink service footprints, makes plans to offer it on the Altice One box.

Verizon, Charter to Speak at CBRS Alliance Launch Event in September
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2019

Executives from Verizon and Charter will attend the CBRS Alliance's launch event in September.

The Roku Channel Tunes In 'Kids & Family' Destination
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2019

Offering with free and premium kids programming also includes parental controls.

Wurl Connects With Outside TV
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2019

Outside TV taps Wurl's AdSpring platform to help monetize its OTT programming.

Xumo TV Gains Access to Comcast X1 Boxes, Android TV Devices
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2019

Free, ad-supported OTT service expands its streaming distribution outlets.

Keysight Joins 6G Flagship Program at University of Oulu in Finland
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2019

Keysight Technologies said it joined the 6G Flagship Program, which is supported by the Academy of Finland and led by the University of Oulu in Finland.

Mobilitie Gets $1B for 5G From Unnamed 'Foreign Investment Fund'
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2019

Small cell company Mobilitie said it scored $1 billion from an unnamed 'foreign investment fund' that the company said it will use for 5G infrastructure.

Quickline, AirTies Team on Whole-Home WiFi
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2019

System uses hybrid cloud/local architecture with AirTies analytics and WiFi Mesh extenders.

Cisco Reports $13.4B Q4 Revenue Up 6% YoY
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Revenue for fiscal 2019 was $51.8 billion, up 7% annually.

Common: We've Reached 100,000 People With 300Mbit/s Wireless at 1/50th the Cost of Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Common Networks today announced a new kind of high-speed plan enabling customers to get 300 Mbps home Internet speeds at a lower price than other providers.

Infinera Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

GAAP revenue for the quarter was $296.3 million compared to $208.2 million in the second quarter of 2018.

Radcom Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Increasing 2019 revenue guidance range to $30-$33 million.

Wurl Courts New Content Deal for Samsung TV Plus
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Law & Crime Network taps Wurl's platform to bring OTT-delivered network to Samsung's smart TV app.

AT&T's Xandr Unit Taps Comscore for Targeted Ad Measurement
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Multi-year deal covers Xandr's addressable offering for DirecTV, Altice USA and Frontier that combines AT&T's first-party data, set-top box info and anonymized subscriber data.

ThinkAnalytics Expands Americas Team
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Rick Schiavinato returns as SVP, Bryan Bossard appointed a director.

You.i TV Hires CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

Ken Taylor is late of March Networks, Optiva and has ties to Sandvine.

AT&T, T-Mobile to Fight Robocalls With Cross-Network Rollout of SHAKEN/STIR
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2019

AT&T and T-Mobile said they will fight robocalls with the rollout of cross-network call authentication based on SHAKEN/STIR standards.

Affirmed Touts Savings From Integrated Virtual 5G Mobile Core
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2019

Company commissions ACG Research to report on cost advantages offered by an integrated 5G vEPC.

CBS, Viacom Ink Merger Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2019

Bob Bakish to lead the combined company as president and CEO; Joe Ianniello to be chairman and CEO of CBS.

Set-Top Energy Program Claims $5B in Consumer Savings
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2019

Consumers saved about $1.6B in energy costs in 2018 via voluntary set-top box energy conversation agreement supported by pay-TV providers, box makers and industry organizations.

US Broadband Sub Gains Slow to 370K in Q2 2019
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2019

Cable dominated the telcos in Q2 2019 even as total broadband sub gains in the period slowed from 480,000 in the year-ago quarter, LRG says.

CenturyLink Agrees to $550,000 Fine for Cramming
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2019

The FCC said CenturyLink will pay $550,000 to resolve an investigation into the company's placement of unauthorized third-party charges and fees onto consumers' bills.

FCC OKs Another $121M For Rural Broadband
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

Fourth round of funding from Connect America Fund Auction covers funding in 16 states.

Reliance Jio & Microsoft Team Up on Cloud
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

The two companies will team to provide connectivity, compute, storage and other technology services and applications for a range of emerging technologies, including data analytics, AI, cognitive services, blockchain, Internet of Things, edge computing and more.

Former FuboTV, AT&T Exec Joins Comcast Advertising
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

Joel Armijo named CFO of Comcast's ad unit, reporting to unit president Marcien Jenckes.

Amdocs Buys Wireless Network Engineering Company TTS Wireless for $50M
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

Software and services company Amdocs said it bought TTS Wireless, a privately owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning and software-enabled solutions, in a deal worth $50 million.

Consolidated Debuts 'CCiTV' in Southern Maine
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

New service features nearly 200 live TV channels, voice-based remote, cloud DVR storage, 4K capabilities.

The Cable Center Establishes Memorial Fund Honoring Cindy Bennett
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

Bennett, a cable industry exec, died in July following battle with cancer.

AT&T's FirstNet Counts 9,000 Public-Safety Agencies, 750,000 Connections
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2019

FirstNet, the government agency charged with building a network for public-safety workers that is partnered with AT&T, released its latest customer metrics.

Computer Centre Donated by HengTong Aberdare Was Launched in Siqongweni
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2019

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education, Mr. Kwazi Mshengu, officially launched a high-tech computer centre in Siqongweni High School, in Imbali Township, Pietermaritzburg, on August 8.

U.S. Cellular Makes Unlimited Data Cheaper, at $30 Per Month, Per Line
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2019

U.S. Cellular said new and current customers can get four lines of unlimited data for $30 per month, per line.

CTIA Launches Certification Program for Phone Refurbishment, Repair
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2019

CTIA, along with partners like AT&T and Samsung, announced a program to certify locations that are repairing or refurbishing old phones.

Broadcom to Acquire Symantec Enterprise Security for $10.7B
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2019

Following Broadcom's acquisition of Brocade and CA Technologies, Broadcom is continuing its policy of pursuing acquisitions to further its strategy of providing semiconductor and infrastructure software.

Tower Company InSite Wireless Buys Fiber Provider Agile Networks
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2019

Tower company InSite Wireless Group said it will purchase fiber provider Agile Networks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Epix Nets Carriage on AT&T TV Now
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2019

Premium offering sells for $6 per month via the OTT-TV service, formerly known as DirecTV Now.

Bruce McClelland Exits CommScope as Company Eliminates COO Position
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2019

Former Arris exec departs as CommScope splits responsibilities of the COO role among other members of the executive team.

Cable One Revenues Rise 6.4% in Q2, Fueled by Residential Broadband
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2019

Net income dipped 16.9%, however.

Comcast Spotlight Tool Helps Local Advertisers Track Digital Activity
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2019

New Instant Impact offering, which tracks a TV campaigns effect on digital activity including website visits, is powered by TVSquared.

JetBlue Picks Viasat for 'Fly-Fi' Internet Service
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2019

Selection spans airline's new Airbus A220-300 fleet.

VeEX Teams for Financing Program
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

Strategic alliance with Marlin aims to provide US customers with access to financing.

US Extradites Man Who Bribed AT&T Insiders to Help Unlock Phones
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

A Pakistani man is accused of a scheme to bribe employees to help him disable AT&T's proprietary locking software so he could remove phones from their network.

Technetix Forms Strategic Advisory Board
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

New group includes former execs from Charter, Liberty Global, Arris and Kabel Deutschland.

AT&T Launches Mobile 5G in Parts of NYC, but Only to 'Select' Customers
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

AT&T launched mobile 5G services — which it brands '5G+' — in parts of New York City, the operator's 21st mobile 5G market. But the offering is still only available to 'select' business customers.

Sprint to Sell a 5G Phone From OnePlus, but Details Scarce
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

Sprint said it would sell a 5G phone from OnePlus, but did not release details including specifications, pricing and exact launch timing.

Pluto TV Tees Up 13 Channels Featuring Viacom Brands & Networks
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

New swath of OTT-delivered channels, including Comedy Central Roast and MTV VMA 'pop-up' channels, to debut this summer.

Cisco Deals for Voicea
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

Will integrate acquisition with its Webex portfolio.

Red Hat Launches Enterprise Linux 7.7
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2019

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 adds enhanced features for hybrid cloud deployments and containerized application development, with a focus on production stability.

Casa Demos Virtual CCAP, Low-Latency DOCSIS 3.1
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2019

Vendor shows new tech at CableLabs Summer Conference.

Mesosphere Shifts Focus to Kubernetes, Changes Company Name to D2iQ
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2019

The company shifted its strategy to provide technologies, professional services, training and support for Kubernetes and data services such as Cassandra, Kafka and Spark.

SES Automates Satellite Network Services With ONAP
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2019

SES, along with Amdocs, is implementing ONAP orchestration for scalable, automated delivery of satellite-enabled network services on Microsoft Azure.

AT&T Adds Spotify to List of Music Service Add-Ons
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2019

AT&T's premium unlimited customers can now get Spotify added to their mobile services.

Consolidated Broadens 1-Gig Reach in New Hampshire
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2019

Adds more than 86,000 locations using FTTP tech.

CableLabs Hires Mariam Sorond as Chief R&D Officer
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2019

Former Dish exec reports to CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney.

WOW! Revenues Dip in Q2 Amid Reduction in TV, Phone Subs
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2019

Slower revenues of $289.7M partially offset by broadband and business services growth.

DZS Lands 5G Anyhaul Deal from KT
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2019

KT selects DASAN Zhone Solutions to provide 100G anyhaul transport gear for its 5G access network.

BT Reports Slight Dip in Fiscal Q1 Sales
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2019

BT has published its trading statement for the first quarter to 30 June 2019, with revenues and earnings slipping slightly compared with a year earlier.

SK Telecom Reports Q2, Expects 2M 5G Subs This Year
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2019

SK Telecom reported a year-on-year in crease in revenues and said it expects to end the year with more than 2 million 5G subscribers.

ACE Notches Victory Over SetTVNow
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

Says it obtained a permanent injunction against company that was allegedly distributing more than 500 TV channels illegally.

Heng Tong Group Opens Aberdare HV Manufacturing Plant
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

On July 25, 2019, Hengtong Aberdare Cables held a grand unveiling ceremony for the launch of the Aberdare high voltage manufacturing plant in Port Elizabeth.

Atlantic Broadband Gains Franchise in Virginia County
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

Atlantic Broadband launches upgrade plan to bring video, Internet and phone services to the region.

Verizon Modestly Misses With Revenues of $32.1B for Q2 19
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

Company sees strong customer loyalty and increased net wireless customer additions with seamless transition to new customer-focused operating structure

Gartner: 5G Smartphone Vendors to Sell 15M Units in 2019
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

According to research firm Gartner, 5G smartphone vendors like Samsung and LG will sell a combined 15 million units in 2019.

IBM Builds Multicloud Strategy on Red Hat
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

Following its $34 billion Red Hat acquisition, IBM builds its multicloud strategy on a foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenShift and IBM middleware.

Arista Reports $608.3M Q2 Up 17% YoY
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2019

Arista cited 400G and campus product introductions as highlights of the quarter.

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