Cisco said it will acquire Fluidmesh Networks in a move the company said will boost its ability to keep industrial objects reliably connected, whether that's a high-speed train or a shipping container.
MaxLinear aims to beef up its cable product portfolio and be ready for the Wi-Fi 6 era as it deals for a unit of Intel that makes chips for Wi-Fi access points and broadband gateways.
Although many expect the 3GPP to issue 'Release 16' of the 5G specification shortly, it's unclear how COVID-19 and new legislation in the US might affect Release 17 and beyond.
Thanks to an ancient FCC rule on the use of digital TV spectrum for subscription services, a new pay-TV offering to be delivered via ATSC 3.0 signals will be subject to a fee totaling 5% of gross revenues.
French telecom regulator reports that Q4 2019 revenue grew after almost two years of contraction, supported by mobile services growth.
In giving up his pay, the boss of the UK's biggest operator has set an example that other CEOs should follow.
Samsung was a 5G supplier to Sprint, and also supplies 5G equipment to AT&T and Verizon. But the company has not been mentioned among the vendors for T-Mobile following the Sprint merger.
The move marks Huawei's latest attempt to strengthen domestic sourcing in the face of US sanctions.
As the world moves to contain the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, home containment has been our biggest weapon to 'flatten the curve.'
Reduced costs high on agenda, but drone tech might also mitigate COVID-19 risks for field engineers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Open Fiber resumes work on FTTH network in Italian coronavirus hotspot; Orange/Free Mobile roaming agreement extended; Deutsche Telekom's security unit teams up with Palo Alto Networks.
The pitchfork-wielding lynch mobs of the Middle Ages have their equivalent in the technophobic arsonists burning 5G equipment.
Company is instead pushing the sale of AT&T TV, a new contract-based, big-bundle streaming service that runs on an operator-supplied Android TV box.
Says 'significant under-investment' in fiber has played role in putting Frontier in this tenuous position as company outlines plan to reorg, invest in fiber and manage the decline of 'non-core' products and customers.
The Nordic firm has been cutting its workforce as it tries to protect margins, while its Chinese rival just keeps getting bigger.
But startup's broader play is to stitch together a global content delivery network footprint and a growing edge cloud that can run a wide range of bandwidth- and latency-sensitive services.
Subdued interest in Samsung's latest (and expensive) 5G smartphone is bad news for South Korea's big three operators.
TeleGeography's Paul Brodsky joins Light Reading's Phil Harvey to talk about international voice traffic and how the mix of traffic on carrier networks has changed over the years.
China Broadcast gets 700MHz, but not a partner.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia helps Finnish government fight COVID-19; new voice and messaging service for African diaspora; Vodafone positions itself for public sector procurement in Scotland.