The US government's Lifeline program collects fees from telecom companies in order to help poor Americans pay for connectivity. AT&T and Verizon are proposing sweeping changes to that setup.
TPG recently teamed with Patriot Media on the $8.1 billion sale of Astound Broadband.
The chipmaker's stock fell sharply after its outgoing and incoming bosses failed to reassure analysts that manufacturing problems are entirely in the past.
Google owner Alphabet pulls the plug on its balloon Internet project Loon, citing high costs and a longer-than-expected road to commercial viability.
The merger of two Indian state-owned service providers, BSNL and MTNL, has started with BSNL taking over the latter's network in Mumbai and Delhi.
Smartphone maker wastes little time in striking new chipset deals now that US-imposed cuffs on its supply chain have been removed. CEO Zhao reiterates strategy to expand into mid- and high-tier markets.
China reports 30 5G factories as it eyes rapid growth in industrial Internet.
CableLabs president and CEO Phil McKinney and SCTE/ISBE president and CEO Mark Dzuban say the recent merger of their organizations will spur cable's progress on 10G, DOCSIS 4.0, mobile, 4K/8K and more.
As streaming penetration soars to record levels, consumers are expanding the number of OTT services they pay for rather than fleeing Netflix and other top incumbent services, MoffettNathanson study finds.
Drahi moves closer to his goal of buying out minority shareholders and taking Altice Europe private.
This week in our WiC roundup: Board diversification goal setters; Netflix releases first inclusion report; CES 2021 focuses on women in tech; and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin/O2 merger under scrutiny; Beeline extends 4G coverage in Moscow; UK telcos' COVID-19 assistance measured.
Scott Petty will direct digital and IT as Alberto Ripepi takes charge of all things network-related in the latest shake-up.
Rakuten hoped to upend the market with cutting-edge technology and cheap services. But its customer numbers and expenses are driving speculation that the company might exit the mobile industry entirely.
Free stream of the big game to reach several online platforms, plus delivery via the paid CBS All Access service. There's no 4K stream this year, but also no dust-ups with Roku in sight ahead of Super Bowl LV.
Based on new findings from Bernstein, 4% of Chicagoans can subscribe to Verizon's 5G Home. That, they said, indicates the service poses a 'significant competitive risk to cable's broadband hegemony.'
Apple is reportedly preparing to unveil a virtual reality headset as early as next year. But the gadget shouldn't excite 5G operators just yet.
Generating profits in a busier, shrinking market for radio access network products will be difficult.
This week: Anna Read, research officer with the broadband research initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts, discusses ongoing challenges to broadband access and how state programs and public-private partnerships are making a difference.
Professor John William Frank at University of Edinburgh says more investigation is needed into what he sees as 5G's "suspected adverse health effects." Omdia's James Crawshaw rides to 5G's defense.