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Jeff Baumgartner Altice USA Might Sell Lightpath Unit Cowen & Co.
Jeff Baumgartner  
2/15/2019   1 Comment
Altice USA is close to announcing it will explore the sale of its fiber-fueled Lightpath business, and such a transaction could bring in as much as $3 billion to $4 billion in pre-tax proceeds and give the company's stock a nice jolt, the financial analysts at Cowen and Co. said in a research report.
Jeff Baumgartner Big Programmers & Studios Bring Hammer Down on Omniverse
Jeff Baumgartner  
2/15/2019   2 comments
In another move tied to a bigger crackdown on alleged illegal streaming services, several major US studios and programmers have banded together to file a lawsuit against Omniverse One World Television, a company that, they allege, is "powering" an array of relatively inexpensive OTT-TV services illegally.
Jeff Baumgartner How Comcast/NBCU Is Connecting With Startups
Jeff Baumgartner  
2/15/2019  
Cable is a mature industry, but that doesn't mean it's not interested in learning about and cultivating new ideas and engaging with some of the startups that are trying to turn their dreams into a profitable realities.
Dan Jones 5G4REAL: MWC19, 5G Handsets & Some Frequency Queries
Dan Jones  
2/15/2019  
We're less than two weeks away from initial 5G handsets and prototypes arriving on the shores of sunny Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, but there's a good reason to look before you leap to a new handset on the next generation of wireless networks.
Eryn Leavens WiCipedia: 'It Takes One Misstep to Fall Off Your Pedestal'
Eryn Leavens  
2/15/2019  
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: A startup competition for black women in tech; the challenges of getting to the top and staying there; have a dude's name to get ahead; and more.
Iain Morris Huawei Sets Sights on 6G Stardom Amid 5G Strife
Iain Morris  
2/15/2019  
Getting to sleep when you're a rotating chairman can't be easy. But if it's not dizziness then what else keeps Huawei's Eric Xu awake at night?
Ray Le Maistre Cloud-Native Router Startup DriveNets Banks $110M, Takes On Cisco et al.
Ray Le Maistre  
2/15/2019   1 Comment
The telecom market has a history of router startups that pitted their wits against Cisco et al and limped their way to the network hardware graveyard.
Paul Rainford Eurobites: MTN Uganda CEO Deported
Paul Rainford  
2/15/2019  
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica improves its network visibility with Ixia; Telia's Uzbek fine fallout keeps falling out; DriveNets raises $110 million.
Ray Le Maistre Ray Dolan Dons a 5G Cap at Cohere
Ray Le Maistre  
2/14/2019  
Here's an interesting exec move just before MWC: Former Sonus Networks CEO Ray Dolan has been announced as the chairman and CEO at Cohere Technologies , which is pitching network operators with wireless access gear based on Orthogonal Time Frequency & Space (OTFS) technology.
Mitch Wagner Amazon Scuttles Planned New York H2Q
Mitch Wagner  
2/14/2019  
Amazon has abandoned its ambitious plans to build an additional headquarters in the Long Island City section of New York City, the company said in a blog post Thursday. The decision comes as Amazon faced local opposition to the plan.
Phil Harvey Podcast: AT&T, 5G & the Mirantis Incident
Phil Harvey  
2/14/2019  
Moody music, open source opinions, 5G speculation and a guest appearance by my cat, Rosie. What else would you want from a podcast?
Jeff Baumgartner Brightcove Buys a Streaming Rival for $15M
Jeff Baumgartner  
2/14/2019  
Brightcove and Ooyala, online video tech rivals that were used to throwing fists, are now joining hands.
Iain Morris Huawei Muscle Puts Ericsson, Nokia on 5G Back Foot in Europe Sources
Iain Morris  
2/14/2019  
Swapping Huawei for Ericsson or Nokia could seriously delay Europe's rollout of 5G networks because the European suppliers do not have the resources to cope, according to sources in the service provider community.
Mike Dano Ahead of 5G, Sprint Tweaks Backhaul & Spectrum Configurations
Mike Dano  
2/14/2019  
Sprint continues to plow ahead with plans to deploy 5G in a handful of markets in the coming months. And part of that effort appears to involve changes to its backhaul network (including canceling some of its existing backhaul contracts) as well as modifications its usage of the 2.5GHz spectrum band.
Jeff Baumgartner Google Fiber: A Timeline of the Good, the Bad & the Ugly
Jeff Baumgartner  
2/14/2019   2 comments
It might be hard to believe that almost a decade has slipped by since Google introduced what was then billed as an "experimental fiber network" that would not only deliver speeds of 1 Gbit/s to the home and explore new bandwidth-intensive services and applications, but also be "open" to other service providers.
Mike Dano Verizon, T-Mobile, Amazon Hint at CBRS 3.5GHz Ambitions
Mike Dano  
2/14/2019  
As the CBRS space continues to inch toward commercial launches, executives from Verizon Communications and T-Mobile recently reaffirmed their interest in deploying services in the band. And for Verizon at least, the company is considering initially using the spectrum as a way to increase capacity and speed up services for users.
Paul Rainford Eurobites: Prosecutors Name Former BT Execs in Global Services Fraud Probe
Paul Rainford  
2/14/2019  
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels busy on digital commerce, copyright laws; Nokia plans AI hubs; the app that tracks Saudi women.
James Crawshaw Virtualization Is Progressing, but What About Cloud & Automation?
James Crawshaw  
2/14/2019  
Communications service providers are about a fifth of the way towards their virtualization targets according to a recent Heavy Reading survey. The study, which polled representatives from 69 different CSPs, found the dominant market for NFV commercial deployments was enterprise communications with SD-WAN, cloud VPN and security, followed by mobile core with VoLTE and VoWiFi.
Mitch Wagner Google to Spend $13B on New Data Centers & Offices in US
Mitch Wagner  
2/14/2019  
Google plans more than $13 billion in investments this year in data centers and offices across the US, with major expansions in 14 states, CEO Sundar Pichai said Thursday.
Gabriel Brown Is There a 5G Edge Advantage for Mobile Operators?
Gabriel Brown  
2/13/2019  
Edge networking and edge cloud are closely associated with 5G. It will be either impossible or very difficult to deliver advanced low latency services without hosting application logic closer to the user than in today's centralized network cloud architectures. It's not an overstatement to say edge computing is inherent to 5G architecture.
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