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US mobile carriers face $208M FCC fine for privacy abuses

Per the proposal, T-Mobile faces largest fine, at $91 million, followed by AT&T ($57 million), Verizon ($48 million) and Sprint ($12 million). Free Press calls it too little, too late, and a slap on the wrist.

FCC OKs midband moves for 5G

Agency adopts rules to free up 280MHz of C-Band spectrum for a December 2020 auction, forms competitive bidding procedures for an auction of spectrum in the CBRS 3.5GHz band set to start in June.

Cable One has no plans to dump pay-TV, CEO says

But broadband-focused midsized cable operator, since rebranded as Sparklight, might pursue new ways to deliver video products to customers.

Omdia's Dario Talmesio compares 5G hype and reality

At Informa Tech's Future Vision event in London, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader at Omdia, aims to balance the expectations and rapid growth of 5G services.

Telcos could profit by aggregating, simplifying video streaming options – Omdia

At Informa Tech's Future Vision event in London, Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Omdia analyst Maria Rua Aguete discuss the importance of partnerships among streaming video providers, content creators and network operators.

Comcast developing hands-free, speech-driven remote

Comcast has not announced plans to launch the device commercially, but a model made by Remote Solution recently passed through the FCC for testing.

Mavenir signs up Turkcell for open RAN

Open RAN specialist partners with Turkish operator for tests initially in Turkey.

WiCipedia: Fake it till you make it – the confidence edition

This week in our WiC roundup: Confidence seems to be the topic du jour for women in tech; black female founders take the stage; a venture capital battle of the best; and more.

Orange confirms ZTE as 5G partner in Spain

French operator was already working with Ericsson and Huawei in Spain and introduced ZTE last year, it confirms to Light Reading.

Eurobites: Telecom Italia teams up with KKR for ultra-broadband push

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei plans new factory in France; Virgin goes 'ultra-fast' in UK's West Midlands; Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson team up for campus network.

SD-WAN security: Cloud integration branches out

New Heavy Reading study looks at the business opportunity in cloud-based managed security services.

Service provider opportunities at the edge (of pure imagination)

Omdia's Evan Kirchheimer recaps a day of presentations on private networking, 5G, edge computing and enterprise services at Informa Tech's Future Vision event in London.

Omdia's Camille Mendler: 5G just won't work without the edge

At Informa Tech's Future Vision event, IBM's Dennis Lauwers and Omdia’s lead enterprise services analyst discuss the reality of edge computing and whether service providers can expect that the edge will be a 5G opportunity.

Ailing Nokia courted by Deutsche Telekom for open RAN boost

A merger isn't a viable option for the Finnish vendor, and asset sales would be hard to justify. What about an open RAN push?

Get ready for a big speed boost to 5G

Will 5G go up to 10 Gbit/s? The application of networking technologies, including carrier aggregation across wide stretches of spectrum, could get us there... at some point.

Dish pitches à la carte option to Altitude TV

In open offer, Dish proposes to offer Altitude at a price set by the regional sports network, with 100% of revenues going to Altitude. Altitude reportedly called such an at-will deal 'a death knell' to the RSN biz.

RDK Americas Summit canceled over coronavirus concerns

Event focused on the open source platform for set-top boxes and broadband gateways was set to take place at the new Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia and expected to draw more than 450 attendees.

Disruptive router vendor DriveNets shifts up a gear

Preps live demo of the distributed disaggregated chassis system favoured by AT&T and teams up with systems integrator KPGCo as operators consider their next-gen routing options.

ZTE eyes China gain from Nokia pain

Still alive and kicking after its run-in with US authorities, the Chinese vendor can look forward to some home comforts this year.

OFC 2020 management: The show will go on

OFC 2020 is still happening, the show's management said, despite recent exhibitor pull-outs, which include Infinera, Viavi and Ciena.

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