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Verizon's Q3 shows 'phenomenal job with a difficult hand'

Verizon raised its earnings per share guidance and its fourth quarter wireless service revenue expectations, which some analysts cheered amid an ongoing pandemic.

The full list: Here are the actual bidders in the C-band auction

There are a total of 74 entities that have registered their interest to bid in the FCC's upcoming C-band auction. Here's the list.

Quibi could flame out if suitor not found – report

NBCU, Apple, WarnerMedia, Facebook have all reportedly declined overtures from the premium, short-form video streaming service, which recently added support for several TV streaming platforms.

Ericsson still beating 'non-Chinese rivals,' says CEO

The Swedish vendor says its 5G R&D investments have made it a more cost-competitive player than its rivals.

US Justice Dept: Google paid handset makers for search dominance

The US Justice Department sues Google in its biggest antitrust action in 22 years, accusing it and Apple of a multi-billion-dollar secret deal.

Pent-up demand drives Fios Internet sub growth to five-year high

Fueled by a return to field installations, Fios Internet sub adds of 144,000 in Q3 smashed expectations even as Verizon continued to shed Fios video subs. Meanwhile, the telco remains pumped about 5G Home.

China Mobile 5G subs top 114M in Q3

China's largest mobile operator adds 44 million '5G package customers' during Q3, but not enough to prevent ARPU slippage.

Eurobites: China threatens Sweden after Huawei ban – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor wields axe; Sky comes to UK high street's rescue; NGMN gets excitable about 6G.

Telia picks Nokia for standalone 5G core in six markets

Nokia to deploy standalone 5G core in Ericsson's backyard, while the Swedish vendor wins RAN deals in Sweden and Estonia.

5G users in US consume 1.9x more data than 4G users – report

A new report from Opensignal shows that 5G users in the US consumed an average of 16.5GB in September, far more than 4G users.

Ericsson rides high on China 5G boom

Performance and profitability metrics seem to vindicate a decision to compete aggressively for Chinese 5G business.

Carrier networks must integrate and automate to chase innovation

As COVID-19 speeds up operator need to support a shift in how and where customers access network services, automation and development are key for success.

Qualcomm targets macro cell towers with new chipsets

Qualcomm to challenge Marvell, Broadcom, Intel and Xilinx in bid to build chipsets for macro cell towers, and possibly expand silicon options for open RAN equipment vendors.

Netflix growth slows in Q3 as global paid subs pass 195 million

But the subscription streaming giant expects to add 6 million subscribers in Q4 and finish 2020 by eclipsing 201 million subs worldwide.

AT&T, T-Mobile take different views on 6G

According to some, 6G will support a wide range of science fiction-type services. But others are warning against getting sidetracked by 'shiny objects syndrome.'

Cisco carves away at enterprise WAN complexity with new routers

Cisco has given its ISR and ASR routers a refresh with the Catalyst 8000 series to provide connectivity and security features in the data center, branch and edge.

Top OTT platforms bottlenecking the streaming market – AT&T CEO

John Stankey wonders if streaming platforms wield too much power as HBO Max struggles to gain entry onto Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices.

Verizon and Nokia snuggle up in private 5G

US operator and Finnish vendor will make joint pitches to Asian and European firms developing their own local networks.

Private networks to play growing role in IoT – report

Transforma Insights forecasts that over 150 million cellular devices will be connected to on-premises private networks by the end of 2030.

Tom Ryan helms ViacomCBS's new global streaming group

Ryan, the head of Pluto TV, takes the reins of new group as ViacomCBS reorganizes its streaming activities ahead of the early 2021 launch of Paramount+, the successor to CBS All Access.

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