At the 2021 5G World Summit, hosted by Informa Tech, China Mobile and Huawei received the 5G Core Leadership award by Omdia, a world-renowned technology consulting firm.
SoftBank said it purchased 200 patents from Alphabet's shuttered Loon balloon service, which it will use for its HAPSMobile effort.
UScellular agreed to sell Kajeet's various services and devices for K-12 education customers.
The mayor of San Jose said the city would install 20 Helium transmitters and use the resulting money to finance broadband Internet access for low-income residents.
Says new features can boost advertising revenue opportunities and reduces costs/time-to-market with predictive affinity categories, household composition and intent to purchase.
Spectrum Enterprise has launched TV Streaming Access for Healthcare and for Hospitality, an IP-delivered service that can run on in-room TVs or via a mobile app or web browser.
AT&T said its COVID-19 vaccination policy now includes workers represented by the CWA union.
The deal will combine VTR and Claro Chile under a new 50/50 joint venture.
Federated Wireless said it expanded its ESC network for the 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band into Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
IoT provider 1NCE said it obtained $50 million in financing from investors, including Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank and others.
The MITRE Engenuity Open Generation 5G Consortium will use 5G for unmanned aircraft systems testing in a 50-mile corridor between Syracuse and Rome, New York.
The price of Frndly TV's core live TV service will remain the same and continue to offer Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama. Hallmark Movies Now will fetch an extra $5.99 per month.
Campaign uses the 'Ok, Roku does that' tagline to highlight platform's ease of use and simplicity, company says.
Under a new fiber deal between AT&T and Corning, the fiber vendor will invest $150 million in optical cable manufacturing in North Carolina, initially adding 200 jobs.
Kajeet's new SmartBus 5G will use 4G and 5G signals to create Wi-Fi connections on school buses.
Verizon said it will modernize the network infrastructure of the US Department of Labor.
Those assets, being sold to Middle Point Home Telephone Company, contributed about $9 million of revenue in fiscal 2020, and includes roughly 4,000 access lines and 3,900 Internet connections.
Nearly half the size of its predecessor, the 'Smartbox 2' also expands in-room entertainment with support for up to 192 channels and a 10-Gig networking port.
TeraGo said it is on track to finish its 5G core network expansion this year.
Dish Network said it will team with Input Output Global (IOG) to look at how it might use blockchain technologies in its business.
Through mid-2022, a $5 Redbox streaming credit will be offered on Roku players sold exclusively through Walmart.
Redbox's streaming app to be preloaded on new Vewd-powered TVs and set-tops in the US.
SD-WAN and SWG vendors must embrace SASE to remain relevant.
Luck has been elected to a three-year term on the board of the Broadband Cable Association of Pennsylvania.
AT&T said YouTube content creator Tim 'TimTheTatman' Betar will visit three locations as part of its 'AT&T 5G Roadshow.'
STL said its new lineup of Accellus products - ranging from radios to RICs - are designed for 5G networks using open RAN specifications.
SSIMWAVE is using Verimatrix's Code Protection system to shore up the security of its intellectual property.
New offering ties into MultiChoice's 'DStv Internet' fixed wireless service.
Combo runs $9.99 per month with Showtime and the Paramount+ Essential Plan, and $12.99 per month for Showtime and the ad-free Paramount+ Premium Plan.
T-Mobile said it is now selling its in-home, fixed wireless Internet offering across more locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Dish Network said it will use 10x People, LLC to manage its telephone number inventory.
Cable op also pledges $15 million in free Internet service and 25,000 laptops, a move linked to 'Project UP,' Comcast's initiative to advance digital equity.
Viasat said it will help the US Department of Defense to test 5G capabilities.
The NFL said it will add Wi-Fi 6 networks in new stadiums under an expansion of its existing agreement with Extreme Networks.
Plan is to introduce FTTP area-by-area in the 'next few years,' and eventually rebuild operator's 8,000 miles of cable plant passing more than 250,000 homes in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
AT&T and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said they will test 5G and edge computing-powered sea applications 'that connect crewed and non-crewed vessels and sensors.'
Verizon's BlueJeans will use edge computing and 5G technologies to run on the Vuzix M400 and M4000 smart glasses.
T-Mobile said it will offer in-store, same-day phone device repairs at 500 stores across the country.
Broome, formerly the CTO of MediaKind, succeeds Matt McConnell in the top role at the video tech company.
America Movil's Panama operations will become part of Liberty Latin America's Cable & Wireless Panama unit.
New initiative aims to revitalize local community centers and invest in job training.
The acquisition expands Extreme's market-leading ExtremeCloud portfolio, offering new cloud-managed SD-WAN and security software solutions.
Renamed "Optimum Advantage Internet' plan now offers download speeds up to 50 Mbit/s, up from prior speeds of at least 30 Mbit/s.
SpectrumX, a coalition of 27 institutions led by the University of Notre Dame, will get $25 million over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
AT&T is offering a number of new services for small businesses, including 90 days of free wireless service to help entrepreneurs start or expand their business.
IQ Fiber says funding will enable it to complete the first phase of its all-fiber network build in the Jacksonville, Florida, area.
Zype says deal will enable it to support automated app publishing across all major mobile, tablet, connected TV, web browsers and gaming console devices.
Comlinkdata, the company that previously acquired Tutela, said it will also acquire network-monitoring company Opensignal.
Parallel Wireless said it will open new open RAN research and development centers in the UK and Israel.
Dish network said it will use automation and network orchestration software and services from IBM that rely on the vendor's artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Neustar, which in part supplies telecom services, said it will be acquired by credit monitoring company TransUnion.
Says new turnkey initiative aims to simplify operator participation in the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit program.
Chris Drake, an exec late of Comcast Technology Solutions at Verizon Media and Real Networks, has been named SVP of global head of revenue at Firstlight Media.
T-Mobile said its T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile brands will be available in 2,300 Walmart stores and on Walmart.com.
EchoStar is the parent company of Hughes Network Systems, which has a new distribution agreement with OneWeb.
Organization announces new or revised roles for Lisa Hood, Jared Baumann, Rob Smith and Steve Beardslee.
Hakim Boubazine, COO and president of telecommunications, will serve as senior advisor to the CEO through December 31. Altice USA CEO Dexter Goei will take over the company's Telecommunications division.
VMware announced that Kit Colbert will be the company's new chief technology officer (CTO).
CommScope said it won a $6 million appeal against Dali Wireless in a long-running patent infringement case between the two companies.
UScellular plans to complete the deployment of Nokia's standalone 5G core network by the end of next year.
The deal, which centers on the creation of the Fubo Sportsbook Lounge at MetLife Stadium for Jets home games, makes Fubo Sportsbook the official sports betting partner of the NFL club.
Jill Arbet, an exec late of Suddenlink, has been named SVP of marketing.
Customers in the Nordics and Spain will be the first in the region to gain access to WarnerMedia's new subscription streaming service.
According to Counterpoint Technology Market Research, MediaTek enjoyed a commanding lead in the smartphone system on a chip (SoC) space in the second quarter of 2021.
Antenna vendor Kymeta said it successfully tested its u8 flat panel antenna with OneWeb's low Earth orbit satellite constellation.
Mariotti has been named director of business development of streamers at Wurl.
Research and consulting firm Dell'Oro Group said it increased its high-end estimate for cumulative open RAN revenues from $10 billion to $15 billion between 2020 and 2025.
Spectrum Digital Education grants are going to 49 nonprofits in 15 states and Washington, DC. The latest round ties into a broader five-year, $7 million commitment to support digital literacy.
New, dedicated channel is available to both Sling subscribers and Sling 'Free' users.
Consumers value home Wi-Fi more than ever and 80% would prefer in-home Wi-Fi gear be provided as a service by their broadband operator.
Multi-year, AI-focused deal takes shape as Frontier moves ahead with plan to expand its fiber footprint.
Cogeco's Atlantic Broadband unit has acquired WOW's systems in Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio. They'll be rebranded following the integration period.
Dish says the acquisition of the prepaid mobile service will expand distribution, accelerate its participation in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program and help it bridge the 'digital divide.'