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Verizon's DSS comes up short in new 5G tests

Signals Research Group used high-end testing equipment to check out Verizon's new Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) technology. 'We can't help but be disappointed,' the firm concluded.

FuboTV buys Balto Sports for move into online sports wagering

Timing of launch hasn't been announced, but FuboTV said last month that new sports wagering service would complement its 'sports-first' focus by driving higher subscriber engagement and improving churn.

Open RAN might not save you much after all

The hyped technology is unlikely to make a huge difference in what telcos invest and even threatens to run up a bigger opex bill.

Pluto TV tunes in free Showtime channel

The free, ad-based streaming service debuts Showtime Selects, a digital channel featuring Showtime originals. ViacomCBS's move expands Pluto TV's lineup and provides upgrade opportunities for Showtime.

Qualcomm hopes Snapdragon 888 will widen its 5G lead

Qualcomm released a new top-tier Snapdragon applications processor for smartphones, a move that could help the company solidify its leading position in 5G silicon.

Ting Internet's top priority: Boost 'build velocity'

Jill Szuchmacher, an exec late of Google Fiber, is Ting Internet's new chief strategy officer. One of her key aims is to accelerate the company's ability to deploy FTTP networks.

Omdia's Pablo Tomasi on the 2021 outlook for private networks

Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Omdia's Pablo Tomasi recap the latest Informa Tech event, Private Networks in a 5G World.

Zoom booms, but share price gloom looms

Zoom sees 367% year-on-year revenue growth in the third quarter, but a jump in free user numbers causes profit margins to dip 14.7%.

Bouygues Telecom gets the 5G ball rolling

Nationwide coverage targeted for the end of next year, but Huawei replacement strategy still unclear.

The vendor business suddenly looks very different

Geopolitics is having a major impact on the vendor landscape in telecom.

Podcast: SASE glues together security and networking

Dell'Oro's Mauricio Sanchez joins the podcast to explain how SASE brings together networking and security technologies, and what this new trend means for service providers and enterprises.

Eurobites: Ericsson's 5G blows into Greece with WIND Hellas

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ziggo adds probes to boost network performance; Colt upgrades its SD-WAN offering; Iskratel touts new OLT for easier virtualization.

Telia Lithuania adds to Huawei's European pain

Mobile operator has already signed up Ericsson as its network partner for 5G.

Telcos, vendors back new TMF test platform for interoperable IT

The TM Forum's much-publicized Open Digital Architecture could enjoy a boost from the latest move.

TV retrans battles heat up for the holidays

AT&T, Dish are duking it out with broadcasters as carriage contracts near their end and potential TV blackouts loom.

Dish puts fiber into its 5G diet

Dish inked fiber agreements with Everstream, Segra, Uniti and Zayo in order to connect its planned 5G cell towers with the country's wider Internet backbone.

Pai preps to say bye-bye to FCC

Ajit Pai will step down from the FCC on January 20, paving the way for an incoming Biden administration to rework the US government agency in charge of the telecom industry.

Ericsson cranks up 5G forecast (again)

Due to higher-than-expected 5G take-up in China, Ericsson raises its global 5G subscription forecast from 190 million to 220 million by the end of the year.

Three UK hits reset on IT and 5G overhaul

COVID-19, an IT overhaul and the swap-out of Huawei equipment are all consuming the attention of Susan Buttsworth, Three's chief operating officer.

Comcast: Cybersecurity system has blocked 6 billion threats in 2020

Cable op started offering its xFi Advanced Security product as a free add-on to millions of customers using eligible gateways back in January.

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