Vendor is supplying extenders and software for the operator's premium Wi-Fi platform as the whole-home connectivity market continues to heat up at broadband service providers.
Factual-focused SVoD service started by Discovery founder John Hendricks sees a path to 'hundreds of millions of subscribers' worldwide, CEO Clint Stinchcomb says.
With almost 4 million customers, Consumer Cellular is one of the largest MVNOs in the US. And according to sources, the company is now fielding interest from buyers.
Nine companies – A1 Telekom Austria, Altran, B-Yond, Cujo AI, EXFO, Huawei, Jio/Guavus, Netcracker and TNS – made the cut in the Most Innovative AI/Analytics Strategy category.
U.S. Cellular hopes to gain more phone customers and use excess network capacity with fixed wireless in 5G mmWave spectrum. It will join Verizon in doing so.
'With excess demand lingering, particularly in large urban areas, it seems likely aggregate bids will move higher,' wrote New Street Research of the auction.
Despite a surging OTT video market, Roku contends that data caps 'remain an avenue for anti-competitive conduct by broadband providers' while ISP competition remains insufficient.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE extends emergency services network; Austria moves ahead with 5G auction plans; Telecom Italia, Telefónica consortium nearer to Oi deal.
Meanwhile, chairman Charlie Ergen says the 5G buildout is making 'steady progress' and that Dish hasn't given up on wanting to launch a 5G network core in one market in 2020.
But Dish's advantage in some areas could be fleeting as rural broadband funding initiatives gain steam. Meanwhile, Sling TV, Dish's OTT-TV option, sheds another 56,000 subs in Q2.
This week in our WiC roundup: Snap announces hiring goals; diversity isn't just checking boxes; COVID-19 affects salary negotiations; and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telkom/Airtel merger in Kenya is off; Sparkle's shiny new CEO; Call of Duty update puts strain on UK networks.
Cable One has acquired stakes in Wisper and NextLink as it aims to reach more homes and businesses in areas near its wireline footprint.
Executives from American Tower, Crown Castle and SBA Communications all suggested T-Mobile is dragging its feet in its 5G buildout. Not so, says T-Mobile's Mike Sievert. 'We're going like crazy.'
To keep churn in check and keep pace with the competition, ViacomCBS's new deluxe-sized OTT offering will need to up the tempo on new original content, analyst says.
Infinera's outgoing CEO described the situation as a 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' for companies that compete against the Chinese vendor.
CommScope's CPE business continued to struggle in Q2, but vendor says sales at T-Mobile are 'ramping' in the wake of the recently completed Sprint merger.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo outlined the government's new 'Clean Network' effort that targets everything from Chinese apps to undersea cables.
Streaming hours jumped to 14.6 billion amid pandemic-fueled stay-at-home orders, but Roku warns that the performance of its ad biz will be murky through the rest of 2020.
New SVoD streaming service will help Discovery build on its base by reaching broadband-only customers and viewers who remain outside the traditional video ecosystem, CEO says.