Michael O'Rielly, former FCC Commissioner, defended the need for Congress to fund the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) but suggested limiting eligibility.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OneWeb launches maritime service; Zain wants to get greener with Ericsson; Three UK and Jola strike business SIMs deal.
Amdocs says amAIz will enable telcos to 'benefit from the immense potential of generative AI.'
All applicants to the government's $10 billion plan to set up a fab unit in India are struggling to find a technology partner.
The iPhone maker signals its next big move as it unveils the Vision Pro mixed reality headset, although the new device comes with a hefty price tag.
Big Telco in Europe thinks Big Tech from the US should pay for network usage, but it shows a cluelessness on the practicalities.
At least six main industry organizations have different ways of measuring energy efficiency and sustainability in the telecom space. Which ones are you watching?
AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon have already denied they are in mobile discussions with Amazon, but analysts have weighed in to explain why such a deal doesn't add up for all sides.
Charter will use Nokia's 'AirScale' gear, including strand-mounted CBRS radios, for the operator's targeted 5G network deployment. Nokia says it marks its first 'large-scale' wireless 5G deal in the cable sector.
Over 6 million eSIM and iSIM devices will be shipped in the next five years as Counterpoint says the market has reached a high-growth phase.
This week: IEEE Senior Member David Witkowski on developments and challenges in the low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite space and what role LEO connectivity can play in closing broadband gaps.
One expert calls for strategic investment in OneWeb as lower-risk option for remote broadband.
The chipmaker's two-for-one AI and virtual RAN deal is unlikely to make sense to operators outside the most densely populated and fiber-rich cities.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: WHO adopts EU's digital approach to health threats; Deutsche Telekom does more on blockchain; FAST forward for video streaming.
Portugal's cybersecurity council puts forward a resolution that could exclude Huawei et al from 5G networks. China isn't happy.
Montana's Mid-Rivers Communications is joining a small but growing group of operators that is dropping its own pay-TV services and ceding it all to streaming.
Light Reading's Tereza Krásová joins the podcast to discuss TXO System's role in the 'circular economy.' We discuss the economic and environmental reverberations an increased demand for repaired and refurbished equipment in the telecom industry could create.
Dish shares spiked Friday following a Bloomberg report that Dish is among the mobile operators negotiating with Amazon. Update: AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon deny they are in such discussions.
This week in broadband builds: Charter wins $14.4 million in Florida; Treasury Department approves $151.5 million for Mississippi broadband; Ziply announces service launches – and more.
Docomo is hoping to build a global open RAN business with pre-tested 5G gear under its new Orex brand.