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Ciena, Cisco could acquire NeoPhotonics – analysts

'We see a very high likelihood of NeoPhotonics being acquired by a larger optical component supplier or even by Ciena or Cisco,' wrote the financial analysts at MKM Partners.

Brewing Japanese price war could spell trouble for AT&T, Verizon

Docomo in Japan is now selling 5G for around half of what its fellow incumbents charge. If Dish enters the 5G market in the US, AT&T and Verizon might be forced into a similar position.

EXFO checks OTT's heartbeat

New video monitoring tool is designed to help service providers auto-detect and diagnose the root cause of video streaming issues and impairments.

Discovery+ could add 15M subs in 2021 – analyst

But industry watchers expect the new, premium streaming service to face challenges as it will likely face a harder sell in the US compared to Europe and other international markets.

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile are neck and neck in 5G speeds – report

New findings from OpenSignal show a surprising parity in 5G download speeds among AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. But, as always, the devil is in the details.

Huawei can expect more European hardship in the Biden era

As opinion swings against China, Huawei's regional difficulties could mount when Joe Biden enters the White House.

Huawei, ZTE cushioned by China

Dell'Oro Group finds the two Chinese suppliers making revenue-share inroads in the worldwide telecoms equipment market, thanks to heavy domestic spending.

AT&T nears deal for You.i TV

Acquisition of Canada-based You.i TV will bring key technologies in-house that enable AT&T and its WarnerMedia unit to build apps for an array of mobile and TV-based streaming devices from a single codebase.

Arm: Regulators to take 'good look' at Nvidia sale

Nvidia's $40 billion purchase of UK chipmaker Arm may not be a done deal, with Arm's CEO saying he expects regulators 'to take a good look.'

US cable network peak usage is surging again

Following a summer of stability, upstream and downstream traffic has been rising steadily in recent weeks. Cable operator network spending in Q3 indicates that MSOs were preparing for this latest surge.

Fixed wireless access is 5G's first killer app

5G has found a hit with fixed wireless access, which is taking off in some regions.

Eurobites: Eutelsat beams Konnect broadband to Brits

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone hopes for AR specs appeal; Nokia knocks up more private networks; Slovenian winemaker toasts 10G XGS-PON.

Standalone security: The impact of slicing and total cost of ownership

SPONSORED: Many enterprise customers expect that 5G security slices will be fully hardened and automated as 5G cores (5GC) are commercialized.

Orange plans spending splurge after tax bonanza

France-based operator considers buying out majority shareholders in Orange Belgium.

Discovery+ preps for January 4 US debut, starting at $4.99

Programmer's new premium streaming service will try to accelerate subscriber growth through a partnership with Verizon focused on the carrier's mobile, 5G Home and Fios customer base.

Sharing is hard: Debate builds over ESC in 3.5GHz spectrum

Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) networks are a cornerstone of spectrum sharing in the 3.5GHz band. But there's a growing debate about whether they are effective.

Viaero, Airspan hint at fixed wireless C-band ambitions

A testing request from wireless network operator Viaero hints at fixed wireless services in the C-band using equipment from Airspan and BEC Technologies.

SoftBank's $690M Sinch stake a customer service bet

Japan's SoftBank Group grabs a tenth of Sinch, as Facebook and Salesforce also make acquisitions in the booming customer engagement industry.

Cable drove 33% of US mobile subscriber growth in Q3 – analyst

US cable operators ended the period with 4.8 million mobile lines and remain a significant source of share growth even as all industry players continue to chase after T-Mobile.

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