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Podcast: Bundle Up, Everyone. Pay-TV Is a Cold, Cold Business
The Philter  | 
1/31/2019  |  Post a comment
The world of pay-TV is an unholy mess, and no one is better at keeping up with the players, plans and problems than Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner. In this podcast, Jeff joins Phil Harvey for a chat about how cable providers are using mobile, why adding Netflix to your set-top isn't a bad idea and what kind of subscribers aren't worth chasing.
Comment: thanks - Phil Harvey - 1/29/2019
US Pursues Criminal Charges Against Huawei
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2019  |  3 comments
The Department of Justice has unsealed two separate federal criminal cases against Huawei, accusing the vendor of stealing trade secrets and violating US sanctions.
Verizon Media Cuts Jobs, Has No Growth Plans to Share
The Philter  | 
1/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon Media cuts jobs and leans on the 23-year-old Yahoo brand as the most stable thing in its portfolio. What's next as 5G networks start covering the US? VM is mum about its 'plans for growth and innovation.'
Podcast: What in the 5G World Happened at CES?
The Philter  | 
1/16/2019  |  1 comment
There was a lot to see in Las Vegas last week, but was there anything said that we had never heard before? Phil Harvey and Mike Dano discuss the week's activities and parse each major carrier's 5G progress following CES 2019.
Huawei's CEO Denies Back Door Theory – Reports
News Analysis  | 
1/15/2019  |  5 comments
Press reports from Shenzen say that Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei has denied that his company has standing orders to install 'back doors' into its gear to allow the Chinese government to spy on Huawei customers.
Sandvine's Global Internet Phenomena: The Trends Shaping Networks Worldwide
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1/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Did you know that Netflix is almost 15% of all Internet downstream traffic worldwide? Or that Google services consume over 40% of all connections in Asia? Explore these data points and many more in Sandvine's 2018 Global Internet Phenomena report at https://www.sandvine.com/phenomena.
Huawei's Head of Sales in Poland Arrested
News Analysis  | 
1/11/2019  |  3 comments
An employee for French telecom operator Orange was arrested at the same time. Curiously, one report said the actions of the accused didn't have anything to do with Huawei at all.
Comment: Update - Phil Harvey - 1/11/2019
Comment: Verizon - Phil Harvey - 1/10/2019
CenturyLink CEO: Outage Could Have Been Bigger
News Analysis  | 
1/10/2019  |  6 comments
CenturyLink's President and CEO Jeff Storey, in a meeting with investors this week, said his company's December 2018 network event was minimized, in part, because of the carrier's network architecture and how it integrates acquisitions.
Podcast: Apple Warns Things Might Get Boring
The Philter  | 
1/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Apple isn't selling as many iPhones as it previously expected, but is that a reason to think the company is in big trouble?
Comment: update - Phil Harvey - 1/9/2019
Comment: Re: Perplexed - Phil Harvey - 1/7/2019
Comment: Re: Perplexed - Phil Harvey - 1/5/2019
ZTE's New Hire Doesn't Inspire
The Philter  | 
1/4/2019  |  5 comments
One of Trump's swamp creatures pledges to help ZTE repair its image problem in the US.
Comment: Rosie says... - Phil Harvey - 1/4/2019
Why CenturyLink's Network Suffered a Christmas Hangover
News Analysis  | 
1/2/2019  |  19 comments
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.


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