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Airwaive Project nabs $3M for blockchain-powered network deployments

In its new funding announcement, Airwaive focused exclusively on the FWA applications of its technology.

Verizon's Nicki Palmer isn't afraid to fail

As women in the telecom industry work toward parity in representation, particularly in technical roles, they can't let fear get in the way of their career goals, said Palmer.

AT&T's 5G buildout gets more ambitious

AT&T expects to cover 200 million people with a total of 80MHz of midband spectrum – across both the C-band and the 3.45GHz-3.55GHz band – by the end of next year.

Locast on the hook for just $700,000 – report

Terms of the secret financial settlement, which reportedly clears individuals from liability in Locast's case with US broadcasters, might also help clear the way for Gigi Sohn's nomination to the FCC.

AT&T expects fiber sub growth to surge in 2022

CEO John Stankey said fiber sub growth will ramp up after AT&T ended 2021 with a bunch of new inventory. AT&T added 271,000 fiber subs in Q4 2021, about the same it added in the year-ago period.

BT puts open RAN RIC through its paces with Nokia

The UK incumbent also plans to unveil a dedicated 'open RAN innovation center' this year, although chief architect still seems to prefer 'major global vendors.'

Iliad plots low-cost mayhem for Italy's fixed market

Iliad Italia launches a new fiber plan with incentives for its existing mobile subscribers.

Microsoft's power won't dim when the pandemic ends

Shares in Big Tech are down since the beginning of the year as investors fret about a return to the old normal. They shouldn't.

Inango takes a run at low latency on DOCSIS

Company claims its software, when tightly integrated with the modem or gateway, provides a fresh way to support app-targeted, low-latency capabilities on DOCSIS networks while still being compatible with the CableLabs specs.

Microsoft's continued cloud growth keeps a target on telcos

As Microsoft's sprawling cloud creates a desperate dependency among businesses, the company said its cloud and 5G can forge new business models for network operators.

Vodafone UK to start 3G shutdown in 2023

The UK operator needs 3G out of the way before it can rely on open RAN.

Eurobites: Nokia trials 600G with GlobalConnect

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: private networks a-go-go; UK smart devices safety bill gets second reading; ageing rocker gives Spotify an ultimatum.

Rosenworcel wants to broaden broadband choice in multi-tenant buildings

The FCC said the new rules are in response to ISPs engaging in 'a pattern of new practices that inhibit competition' in apartment buildings and other multi-tenant environments.

Nvidia preparing to drop purchase of Arm – report

Nvidia would owe SoftBank $1.25 billion if its purchase of Arm fails.

Verizon: 2022 will be different

'2022 is positioned to be our best year yet,' Verizon CFO Matt Ellis declared. But some analysts aren't so sure. 'We struggle to buy into a longer-term growth story,' argued the MoffettNathanson analysts.

NTT Security's Greg Garten on cleaning up 'dirty networks'

Garten says there's a misconception in the industry that traditional approaches to security can be applied easily to the cloud.

Verizon adds 78K fixed wireless subs in Q4 as Fios broadband growth slows

Verizon's FWA subscriber result, which includes both business and residential customers, outpaced the growth of Fios Internet in Q4 2021.

Ericsson sets course for the enterprise in latest profit mission

Swedish equipment vendor is guiding for a sharp increase in profitability as it aims to grow its market share and corner the enterprise sector.

Here's how Cox blew its mobile launch

Cable company Cox inked an MVNO deal with Verizon in January 2021 and planned to launch mobile services by October 2021. The company spent roughly $99 million on the effort. But then T-Mobile got in the way.

Investigating open RU costs for open RAN

SPONSORED: Heavy Reading's Open RAN Operator Survey examines the cost and performance trade-offs for O-RUs.

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