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New York judge halts $15/month broadband, handing victory to telecom industry

Although a New York judge issued an injunction against legislation requiring $15 per month broadband, the issue is still very much undecided.

Cable access market rises on back of new hardware deployments – Dell'Oro

Deployments of distributed access architecture (DAA) equipment are also showing signs of life, but suppliers of DOCSIS CPE could be in for more pain as chip shortages persist.

US telecom groups warn of network construction delays from chip shortages

'The minimum delay reported by members was generally three to four weeks,' NTCA told the FCC. Some network operators report 'not being able to obtain the equipment for the 2021 construction season.'

Wi-Fi 6E poised to pave a 'VIP lane' for service providers

Tapping into the 6GHz band with Wi-Fi 6 will enable service providers to free up the 5GHz band and pursue a new wave of high-bandwidth, low-latency apps and services, CommScope exec says.

Intel wants to high-five SiFive – reports

US chip giant said to have offered $2 billion to get its hands on chip-designer startup.

Reshoring: TSMC seeks offshore options

Asia's most valuable company, TSMC, is weighing construction of an advanced chip-making plant in Kumamoto, western Japan.

A battle royale is forming in private wireless networking

A wide range of companies – from mobile network operators to cloud computing companies to startups – are colliding in their pursuit of the private wireless networking opportunity.

WiCipedia: Working from home isn't for everyone

This week in our WiC roundup: Working from home does not work for everyone; the biggest diversity trends; women in engineering experience daily microaggressions; and more.

Eurobites: Drahi to push for Openreach spin-off – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Carrier highlights pandemic security spike; 5G gaming-by-the-sea; AWS to plant data centers in Israel.

Rakuten network wins plaudits but could need a 'Hail Mary' deal

It performs well in a comparison with other international 4G networks, but one analyst says the loss-making Japanese firm desperately needs a deep-pocketed investor.

NBCU to deliver live coverage of Tokyo games in 4K HDR

Programmer's first live primetime coverage of the Olympic games in the eye-popping format will be complemented by live 4K HDR coverage on NBCU's Golf Channel and the Olympic Channel.

Skepticism of Dish's 5G plans is justified – analysts

'Selling to enterprises is very difficult, and we don't know why anyone would work with Dish, which has no experience in building networks or working with enterprises,' argued the financial analysts at J.P. Morgan.

Open RAN groupie Airspan shows progress ahead of IPO

Airspan reported a 67% year-over-year increase in its revenues to $45.9 million and a 42% year-over-year increase in its gross profit to $20.9 million ahead of its planned debut as a public company.

Biden's billions a throwback to Cold War innovation

The Biden administration's plans to tip tens of billions into new tech to counter China is a throwback to the Cold War – not necessarily a bad thing.

Starlink courting airlines for in-flight Internet connectivity deals

SpaceX exec says Starlink's aviation product is in development and talks are now underway with 'several' airlines, moves that are sure to amp up competition with satellite broadband companies such as Viasat.

TikTok tale ticks to Biden finale, second season

Biden overturns Trump's TikTok and WeChat bans, but his new review on how Chinese companies use US data may see them die another day.

Podcast: The Divide – INDATEL and Connected2Fiber on monetizing 'fiber to the farmhouse'

This week: Ben Edmond, founder and CEO of Connected2Fiber, and Mel Wagner, CEO of INDATEL, on the economic challenges of rural broadband and how Connected2Fiber is helping operators plan and monetize their networks.

Bring me wine and let robots run the BT network

Regarding people as a problem, BT's chief network architect is determined to automate as much as he possibly can over the next decade.

Details of Verizon's C-band buildout begin trickling out

Verizon may not get early access to the B and C Block portions of its C-band holdings. However, it plans to add CBRS capabilities to its network as part of its C-band buildout.

Altice snags 12.1% stake in BT

Biggest single shareholders in UK incumbent are now French and German.

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