Mesa, Arizona, is the first Google Fiber market to get access to a new symmetrical 8-Gig fiber service tier that sells for $150 per month. Cox and Lumen are among the incumbents in the market.
Earnings down two-thirds as higher costs weigh on flat revenue.
CEO Julie Laulis says Cable One will stay focused on providing its core broadband service for now, but estimates that the company could execute a mobile launch in six to eight months.
The editors discuss challenges to the Universal Service Fund (USF) and Graphiant's new $62 million in funding. They also examine Roku's layoffs, new fiber manufacturing projects in the US and why wireless providers are pushing more device inventory online.
Rogers Communications' buyout of Shaw Communications received final approvals, in part thanks to the sale of Shaw's wireless business, Freedom Mobile, to Quebecor's Videotron.
After badly missing its rollout targets last year, the United Internet mobile subsidiary is under pressure.
The document touches on several hot-button issues, including 5G security and open RAN operations. It also offers a few pointers on how federal agencies could use advanced 5G services.
This week in broadband builds: New York gets $100 million to connect affordable housing, Alaska Communications expands, New Mexico awards four providers $17 million – and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and friends set up 5G testbed in Portugal; Meta changes tack on EU data privacy; Branson's satellite firm sheds most of its workforce.
'A malicious intruder had inserted criminal ransomware into a limited number of the company's servers that support a segmented hosting service,' Lumen said in describing one of two separate hacks.
Telesat, Ligado, Rivada Space Networks and Lynk Global face multiple challenges as they try to raise additional funding. But there is money out there: Just ask Globalstar and OneWeb.
Roku's layoff of about 200 employees follows a similar workforce reduction last year that slashed 5% of the company's headcount.
China Mobile pays 42% premium to take 6.8% stake in China Postal Savings Bank.
Two antiquities of the satellite industry hope to survive the launch of newer and more sophisticated technologies by teaming up.
The city of Longmont, Colorado, now owns a private wireless network covering roughly half of the city. It runs on equipment from vendor Baicells in the unlicensed 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre launches ad campaign; ETNO and UNI Europe combine to tackle workplace harassment; Romania gets a second Orange 5G lab.
Edge-out opportunities are broadening Ziply Fiber's scope. Meanwhile, the company will use FWA 'selectively' and for now will take a pass on creating a home broadband and mobile bundle, says CEO Harold Zeitz.
'If the need arises, we'll explore wireless partnerships if it makes sense. But right now we don't see the customer demand for it,' said Lumen Technologies' Maxine Moreau.
Jeff Baumgartner joins the podcast to discuss Frontier's YouTube TV bundle and what the competitive implications are of that decision.
With demands for BEAD on the horizon, CommScope has expanded its US-based fiber optic cable manufacturing capacity and launched a lighter-weight fiber called 'HeliARC' that's optimized for rural deployments.