The FCC's recent Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction came in below expectations and will provide money to fresh faces. President Biden will need to decide whether that's good or bad.
Telia spends $91 million on a 120MHz chunk of highly prized mid-band spectrum, while Net4Mobility says it has already got Huawei replacements lined up.
France's biggest operator has made a bold commitment to open RAN and predicted 'parity' with traditional kit in the next four years.
South Korean vendor could close down its smartphone unit, reports suggest.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and MTS stay friendly; Nokia slices FWA for Saudi Arabia's Mobily; mobile sales slump at Dixons Carphone.
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone have made a joint commitment they hope will accelerate ecosystem development.
Decision to drop petition at the FCC comes on eve of inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and recent pressure from lawmakers centered on usage-based broadband policies.
This year promises to include everything from C-band deployments to a possible reset in US-China relations by President Biden. The future of the 5G industry is at stake.
OTT giant added 8.5 million subs in Q4 2020, handily beating the 6 million adds expected in the period.
Nonprofit streamer of local TV channels continues to expand markets amid ongoing legal brawl with major broadcasters.
Brett Tarnutzer was in charge of all of the GSMA's spectrum-related regulatory activities, but is now leaving London for Washington, DC, to join SpaceX.
Telstra has thrown down the gauntlet on 5G – and NBN Co has picked it up. The operator unveiled its first 5G home service three months ago, promising to expand availability.
The German operator says European recovery funds are needed to help foster the development of a local ecosystem for the in-vogue technology.
New streaming service from ViacomCBS is also coming to the Nordics and Australia later in the year. CBS All Access in Canada to be rebranded as Paramount+ on March 4.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson helps manage Voi e-scooters; Orange's new subsea routes; Salt offers FWA in Switzerland; Telenor Norway turns to Hiya for scam-call protection.
Drawn-out $4.5 billion merger overcomes the final hurdle as China's antitrust regulator, the SAMR, approves merger on condition fair competition is protected.
CEO Mike Sievert may be less abrasive than his predecessor John Legere, but there's no sign that T-Mobile's 'Un-carrier' strategy will run out of steam this year.
Facebook, Twitter and Amazon should not be the arbiters of free speech. And that means a repeal of telecom legislation should be a priority.
India's Reliance Jio Infocomm is planning to relaunch its low-cost 4G feature phone, JioPhone, in the first half of 2021, according to media reports.
Trump's exit may force Bolsonaro to bow to local industry demand to allow Huawei to participate in 5G.