Acquisition, which forms the basis of a new 'DZS Cloud' unit, represents a 'big missing ingredient' for DZS as mobile and fixed networks become more disaggregated and distributed, CEO Charlie Vogt says.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR plans job cuts; device maker OPPO sees Europe as land of opportunity; Slovenia's BeeIN eyes M2M.
Comcast's work tied to network virtualization and its use of AI and machine learning kept pace in a pandemic-fueled year that saw peak Internet traffic surge more than 50% in some markets.
Elon Musk moves SpaceX's Starlink and deep-space rocket factories to Texas, and wants to rename Boca Chica (pop. 26) as Starbase.
The IT company needs to slash costs and fatten its aaS offerings if it is to keep investors as happy as they are right now.
Rakuten counts around 3,000 edge computing sites in Japan. Akamai counts around 4,000 sites worldwide. Dish, meantime, is mapping out its own sites. This is how edge computing is maturing.
Operator Connect function to allow calls to be placed over the PSTN, part of a raft of Teams updates announced for Microsoft Ignite.
Zoom's run of good luck isn't over, with $882 million of Q4 revenues beating expectations, amid new bets on call centers and Zoom Phone.
Ligado's Doug Smith addresses questions on how the company's L-band spectrum might aid C-band auction winners, and whether he has fielded any purchase inquiries.
Digital Colony will take Boingo private in a transaction valued at around $854 million. It's Marc Ganzi's latest step toward 'digital infrastructure' convergence.
'We're pretty optimistic about open RAN and its ability to do a number of things,' says Dave Mayo, who recently assembled the leadership team for Dish's four network regions.
Indian government issues new regulations for digital media, including Internet firms, OTT platforms and online news.
Elon Musk says Internet-from-orbit serve Starlink will double its speeds this year to 300 Mbit/s, and reach all the earth's services by 2022.
Intel is Google's latest partner for its Anthos for Telecom effort. The companies are targeting both network operators as well as enterprises building their own networks.
Cloud business Twilio, with its SMS API platform, sees fourth-quarter revenue up 65% as it sells $1 billion of fresh shares.
Casa Systems, HPE, Mavenir, Microsoft, Athonet and Parallel Wireless are just some of the 5G core network vendors challenging established heavyweights like Huawei and Cisco.
UCaaS specialist adds Vodafone Business to partner roster and targets Zoom market with Glip and RingCentral Video.
The German operator has urged Europe to stand up to US tech, but its own business appears to have backed down.
Also included in our late afternoon summary of news and comment: stats from the Super Bowl of Wi-Fi and Dell'Oro projects growth for the CBRS RAN market.
Ligado Networks inked a memorandum of understanding to use the Rakuten Communications Platform, but Rakuten officials wouldn't describe Ligado as an RCP customer.