Arriving 11 years after a similar play, Liberty Global's 'voluntary and conditional' takeover bid for Telenet has a chance for success but could face shareholders seeking a higher price, an analyst reckons.
Paul Gaske, COO at EchoStar, spoke with Light Reading at Satellite 2023 to discuss the company's forthcoming launch of its Jupiter-3 satellite, the future of direct-to-device communications and more.
The alarm bells are starting to ring at Australia's broadband wholesaler NBN Co as it feels the heat from Starlink and 5G.
Facing so many options and trade-offs, and alert to the danger of supplier lock-in, many operators have yet to be convinced about RAN virtualization.
Several private network installations are testing MOCN, which stands for Multiple Operator Core Network, as a way to connect to a commercial mobile network.
This week: We hear from Cisco's Gary DePreta and the city of El Paso's Nicole Ferrini on the launch of El Paso Helps, a digital portal for connecting at-risk individuals to essential services.
Led by growth in passive optical networks, broadband equipment spending climbed 17% in 2022, notching a record of $19 billion, according to Dell'Oro Group.
Charter has tapped Harmonic as a 'strategic technology partner' for a virtual cable modem termination system rollout. Comcast, Vodafone and GCI are among other top ops to go with Harmonic's 'CableOS' platform.
At the end of 2022, there were 142,100 cell towers and 452,200 outdoor small cell nodes across the US, according to one new tally.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungarian government gets its claws into telecom; UK government tests out emergency alerts service; FibreConnect chooses EXA for Italian backbone job.
In the wake of a 'cyber-security incident' that impacted Dish service installs, bill payments and customer care capabilities for weeks, analysts expect Dish's Boost business to take the biggest hit in Q1.
The '60 Minutes' profile of Mediacom's Rocco Commisso doesn't delve into company strategy, but it does spotlight the hustle that led him to the top of US cable and, later, ownership of Italian club ACF Fiorentina.
The FCC's congressional authority to auction spectrum lapsed for the first time ever earlier this month, which is preventing the agency from authorizing T-Mobile's latest 2.5GHz purchases.
A new batch of FCC filings shows a few remaining sticking points between consumer groups and industry organizations representing ISPs on final rules for broadband labels.
Chinese AI firms are training their data sets on server clusters using high-end chips.
An Arelion report found most companies saw energy costs rise above contract terms, causing them to become a prime concern, which has pushed many to seek greater energy efficiency.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT hooks up with AWS for more cloud-assisted mobile-edge clout; MTN trials 5G SA core with Azure; Germany fears effects of Huawei ban.
As Ofcom weighs intervention on BT's latest pricing plans, its own data shows that BT's rivals have made scant progress in the UK's full-fiber market.
Key findings from Heavy Reading's 'Open RAN Platforms and Architectures Operator Survey Report' show that service providers are planning to support AI inference and other applications in their open RAN/far edge installations. #sponsored
The editors discuss Amazon's plan to spend $10 billion on a satellite constellation, an update on Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen event, why Casa Systems' CEO is stepping down today and more.