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As US 5G growth slows, winners and losers emerge

According to the financial analysts at BofA Global Research, Verizon had hoped to replicate its 4G success with an early bet on 5G. Did it work? 'It has not,' they wrote.

AT&T tests gaming traffic prioritization amid net neutrality debate

AT&T has dabbled in cloud gaming, most recently offering the Control Ultimate Edition game for free. But company officials are looking to new service plans rather than a consumer-facing gaming offering.

US cable ops seek streaming edge with Qwilt

Linked to a National Cable Television Cooperative agreement, Qwilt says over 100 US cable and broadband operators are to use open caching platform to boost streaming quality.

Plume CTO on why Amazon has the inside track on IoT brand loyalty

Plume's Bill McFarland on how home network data shows how IoT brands perform and why IoT support and management is a critical to broadband service strategies.

Netflix calls in Microsoft for ad support

Just a month after closing its acquisition of Xandr from AT&T, Microsoft has been named Netflix's 'global advertising technology sales partner.'

CableLabs unit and OpenVault connect on tech that squeezes more out of DOCSIS 3.1

OpenVault is the first to join a Kyrio-led partnership program focused on Profile Management Application (PMA) technology, which aims to boost DOCSIS network capacity by as much as 40%.

Eurobites: Swisscom tests 50G PON on live network

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia goes with Infovista for network testing; Synamedia buys Quortex; Zayo cuts ribbon on new subsea route.

Xperi/TiVo to explore Vewd's 'Operator TV' concept

Vewd's initial focus for smart TVs tailored for service providers is Europe, but the idea could be extended to multiple regions, including the US and Latin America, says Xperi's Geir Skaaden.

Vodafone consults the Oracle for on-prem OSS/BSS

UK-based group embarks on plan to migrate "mission critical" OSS/BSS systems onto Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 'dedicated regions' in main European data centers.

Eurobites: Orange extends Nokia's networks contract in Poland

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM gives cloud support to Salesforce; Telefónica Tech adds Netskope security; Yandex boss steps down.

DZS splashes out $25M for Assia assets

After closing a deal that covers Assia's CloudCheck and Expresse products, DZS says revenue tied to software and services is on pace to reach $50 million annually and climb to $100 million by 2025.

After Totogi, Royston wants to cloudify the entire telco stack

Danielle Royston still has a $1 billion fund at her disposal and is biding her time as the technology sector contracts.

Amdocs plugs another hole with $188M takeover of Mycom OSI

The acquisitive Israeli software vendor joins several big rivals that have already swooped on service assurance players.

What Ericsson's restructure is all about

The Swedish equipment maker is seeking improvements at underperforming units and setting up its enterprise stall.

DZS CEO predicts $1B market opportunity post acquisition

CEO Charlie Vogt said DZS will target more software and enterprise licensing deals as it finalizes its purchase of Assia's analytics assets.

Eurobites: Vodafone, Three UK 'in talks' over possible merger – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: former Ofcom boss joins Vodafone as non-exec; Three to close 3G network in 2024; why phones and beer don't mix.

Synchronoss swimming in losses but sees hope in cloud

The US telco software company is cutting back at its messaging and digital units after years of underperformance.

Harmonic sees 'fiber islands' surface among cable ops

Harmonic's cable access revenues almost doubled in Q1 as CableOS deployments grew to 6.1 million, with 77 operators signed up to their virtualized access network platform.

DZS buys a big piece of Assia

CEO Charlie Vogt says the deal, which includes Assia's CloudCheck Wi-Fi and Expresse data analytics products, will be 'accretive from day one.' The Wi-Fi piece will put DZS in closer competition with Plume, AirTies and Minim.

Vodafone Germany IT snafu preceded CEO's departure

The operator turned in a disappointing performance in Germany's fixed-line broadband market last year, with IT problems partly to blame.

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Ericsson closes Vonage acquisition Thursday, July 21, 2022
Plume expands exec team Tuesday, July 12, 2022
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DZS hires SVP of North America sales Tuesday, February 22, 2022
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