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New Netcracker suite lures 15 customers to the show

The 2020 update from the NEC subsidiary looks well timed, with 5G, the cloud and a microservices architecture all in mind.

Rakuten unwraps NEC's 5G core

NEC will supply Rakuten's 5G core. That's noteworthy considering Rakuten has emerged as a leading player in the global wireless industry's move to open, cloud-based network technology.

AT&T's Sponsored Data rises again for HBO Max

AT&T's smartphone customers won't incur data-usage fees when they watch content from HBO Max. That's likely an indication of AT&T's efforts to ensure the success of the offering.

Eurobites: Tele2 Sweden goes 5G roaming in Latvia

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK operators to be 'compensated' for Huawei strip-out; Italy pilots decentralized COVID-19 app; CityFibre poaches some of Ofcom's legal firepower.

Oracle looking to sell 5G core to network operators

Sensing a sizable opportunity, Oracle is joining the likes of Ericsson, Huawei, Microsoft, HPE and others in selling 5G core services to mobile network operators.

After R&D slog, Nokia's software biz is targeting juicier profits

The standalone software business of the Finnish vendor was a high-flyer in the first quarter. Despite coronavirus, it is confident of earnings growth this year.

Eurobites: Telecom Italia cozies up to Google via Noovle acquisition

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G fanfare in the Nordics; Orange Money adds channels; AWS gives its blessing to Telefónica's cybersecurity arm.

Cable travels tech-agnostic road to smart cities

There's no silver bullet solution for smart cities projects, so cable ops are utilizing a variety of technologies, including LoRaWAN, cellular, Wi-Fi and narrowband-IoT, to support those efforts.

ISPs ask Congress for a COVID-19 bailout

In what some analysts describe as a 'fatal flaw,' an FCC extension of a program designed to prevent network operators from canceling customers' service during the pandemic is driving certain ISPs to seek money from Congress.

Eurobites: Orange reopens phone stores in France

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Norway switches on 5G in Oslo; Nokia teams up with Microsoft on data center OS; UK broadband networks standing up to COVID-19, says Ofcom.

Synchronoss cuts 10% of workforce

CEO Glenn Lurie explained that the COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for the cost-cutting effort, but not necessarily the driving reason for it.

Royston resigns as Optiva CEO

Optiva said the board couldn't meet Ms. Royston's compensation requests.

Wall Street traders fight over milliseconds in mmWave transmission battle

A new cell tower transmitting in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum has sparked a disagreement among Wall Street traders looking to shave a few extra milliseconds off their transactions.

Canada's TeraGo embraces 5G in mmWave spectrum for fixed wireless

TeraGo in Canada has long offered fixed wireless services in millimeter wave spectrum. Now, though, it's planning to upgrade its network to 5G with Nokia.

What did the world do during quarantine? Watch more YouTube

A new report from Sandvine offers a cohesive look at how global lockdowns affected Internet traffic, essentially funneling it through fixed consumer broadband networks.

Loon nabs partnership with AT&T, but not necessarily revenues

Loon – the balloon-based Internet services company that spun out of Google's R&D division roughly two years ago – now has an agreement with AT&T. That might pave the way to revenues later.

Conversational AI means better bots, not just call center job cuts – CSG

Conversational AI has been a goal of carriers for several years but chatbots, dumb-bots and IVR systems have provided only artificial experiences without the intelligence.

Synamedia syncs up with Google Cloud

Partnership plays into Synamedia's move to an 'as-a-service' model for OTT video services as it looks to draw in new customers and help existing ones migrate part or all of their operations to the cloud.

Harmonic's CableOS momentum slowed by COVID-19

Harmonic ends Q1 with 27 commercial deployments covering 1.3 million modems for its software-powered, virtualized cable access platform, but rollout pace has decelerated during the pandemic.

IBM is becoming more cloud-centric

With Red Hat, IBM has the software, expertise and corporate philosophy it can adopt and sell to telcos to make every part of the company a cloud business.

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