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Comcast, Charter CEOs point to emerging CBRS partnership

Pact will allow the MSOs to 'create a synthetic, national opportunity by creating a CBRS business' and an offload process that mobile subs of both companies can take advantage of, Charter CEO Tom Rutledge says.

Liberty Global flirts with FTTP opportunities in Germany

Two years after Liberty Global sold its German cable assets, the MSO's investment arm has teamed with InfraVia Capital to explore FTTP opportunities in greenfields, starting with underserved German municipalities.

The Leading Lights finalists: Part II

On this podcast, Light Reading's Phil Harvey, Jeff Baumgartner and Alan Breznick discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.

Huawei eyes growth from recovery, low-carbon solutions

With its legacy business facing headwinds, Huawei's enterprise group is emerging as its prime growth engine.

Could Helium finally succeed where so many others failed?

A number of companies in the telecom industry have attempted to create a network of individual networks. But Helium is doing so with one big, new element: a very clear and tangible incentive.

Frontier plows ahead with XGS-PON

Amid an aggressive fiber upgrade plan, Frontier has tapped Nokia to connect about 100,000 homes to XGS-PON, a technology that puts the network service provider on a path to 10-Gig services.

Xiaomi denies censoring as Lithuania advises ditching phones

A security report found one Xiaomi phone had built-in censorship tools, and also points to security flaws in a Huawei device.

Biden seeks chip transparency in summit today

The White House is gathering leaders from Intel, Apple, Microsoft, TSMC, Samsung and carmakers for a virtual summit today about the chip shortage.

5G World: The 5G icon is starting to mean something

New, improved 5G radios and other products are starting to make a difference in service provider deployments, according to Heavy Reading's mobile network equipment analyst.

5G World: Reasons to be upbeat about 5G and the telco cloud future

5G is still in its beginning stages and that means telcos need to find business models that work and shore up their relationships with the hyperscale cloud providers, according to one of Omdia's lead service provider analysts.

Eurobites: Telefónica turns to IBM et al for 5G core network platform

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT taps Oracle for policy management; BICS conducts 5G roaming trials with Proximus; Altice fine upheld by EU.

Industry, government and public-interest groups unite over 5G security

From open RAN to wireless emergency alerts, the FCC's new Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) plans to look at security and 5G networks.

Disney+ forecasts slip amid Q4 subscriber warning

Disney shares tumbled Tuesday after CEO Bob Chapek warned that Disney+ 'has hit some headwinds' as production slowdowns linked to the pandemic cause a new wave of content to come in lighter than expected.

Lynk and AST SpaceMobile battle for mobile operator customers

Lynk announced its first two operator customers: Aliv in the Bahamas and Telecel Centrafrique in the Central African Republic. AST SpaceMobile, meanwhile, counts deals covering a total of 1.5 billion subscribers.

StarHub nabs 40% of Singapore's broadband share

Singapore's StarHub, attempting to expand its profitable broadband business, buys MyRepublic's domestic offerings, boosting its market share to 40%.

India's Vodafone Idea wins battle, needs to win the war

For the first time in months, India's third-largest service provider is on somewhat positive footing.

Ericsson's 12kg 5G box puts Nokia and Huawei on back foot

The Swedish firm says it is winning the weight war with a new massive MIMO unit weighing 5 kilograms less than Nokia's.

Verizon's Shah on private networks, now and later

While AR, VR and robotics applications generate the most buzz, Anand Shah says many of those private network use cases are several years out. Currently, computer vision is one of the most widely used private network use cases.

Comcast unleashes global streaming box, the XiOne

New 4K- and Wi-Fi 6-capable streaming box is initially available to Sky Q customers in Italy and Germany, and is starting to be rolled out in the US to Comcast's Xfinity Flex subs.

Cisco backs Qwilt to fuel global CDN and edge cloud push

Cisco Investments participated in a $70 million round in Qwilt. Tied in, the companies are teaming on a global CDN service featuring Qwilt's open caching tech and Cisco's edge compute and networking infrastructure.

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