Mo Katibeh is now in charge of AT&T's capital budget 'including AT&T's aggressive fiber build expansion and nationwide 5G deployment,' the company confirmed to Light Reading.
Verizon, T-Mobile and others are building 5G in midband spectrum. That work is initially focused on macro cell towers. Small cells, on the other hand, might come into play later.
'Sports-first' OTT-TV service provider intends to kick off a beta of its free-to-play gaming within weeks, and its interactive sportsbook in Q4. FuboTV now expects to end 2021 with as many as 850,000 subscribers.
Although President Biden has hinted at a broadband future with 1Gbit/s speeds, new rules from his administration suggest speeds of 100 Mbit/s. And they acknowledge speeds of just 25 Mbit/s.
Verizon report on mobile device security reveals phishing attempts are on the rise; malware threats have slightly decreased.
Other qualified bidders for MobiTV's assets include TV2, RPX, Vobile and Streaming TV Acquisition. Update: TiVo has been outbid by Amino's $10 million bid for MobiTV's 'going concern' business combined with a $5 million bid from the Roku-RPX joint venture for MobiTV's IP/patent assets.
China has established a new state-owned satellite company that looks set to drive its national LEO broadband efforts.
With Japan's mobile market maturing, SoftBank Corp looks to pan-Asian data analytics, chat and driverless cars for other bets to boost its numbers.
The equipment maker could be turfed out of China's second 5G tender if Sweden's government does not reinstate Huawei and ZTE, according to a Chinese news report.
Korea's two biggest operators have both reported a double digit spike in Q1 operating profit, with signs their 5G investments may be starting to pay off.
The Finnish vendor adds another deal to its list of 5G contracts in the Americas.
Stanford University's Nick McKeown, recipient of the 2021 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, joins the podcast to discuss a career milestone and a very forward-looking 5G project that involves (hopefully not) crashing drones on purpose.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica teams up with Microsoft on 5G private networks; Samsung isn't going to Barcelona; Ericsson boosts indoor 5G.
Buckeye Cablevision is worried about what might happen if MobiTV's assets, which include software code that Buckeye licenses to deliver video services, were to change hands.
The US wireless industry collected a total of more than 7 million new postpaid phone customers during the past 12 months. Where are all these new customers coming from?
T-Mobile is urging the FCC to take Dish Network's 12GHz spectrum licenses away from the company and auction them for 5G. Billions of dollars could be at stake.
Dish Network is looking to cover portions of the Central and Western US via its new cell tower Master Lease Agreement (MLA) with UScellular.
Dissatisfied with NBN pricing, Australian telcos are making an end-run around the wholesale network with 5G fixed wireless.
China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom lose their appeal against delisting.
Virtual auction for MobiTV, a bankrupt provider of IP video services to a wide range of cable operators and telcos, is set for the morning of Tuesday, May 11.