Telefónica finally manages to offload its El Salvadoran mobile business, after a scotched 2019 deal, but gets less than half last time's sale price.
Internet companies have done operators a massive favor by serving up the apps that consumers demand, but operators still think the app developers should pay.
Vodafone Group and Aditya Birla Group may infuse $400 million in Vodafone Idea to support the company clearing off dues and growth, it's been reported.
The Dutch incumbent has seen a fall in maintenance costs and improvement in customer spending in areas where fiber has been deployed.
While 64% of companies say they are using AIOps, ZK Research's Zeus Kerravala says many AIOps services are missing a key component – artificial intelligence.
Huawei is drilling down further into enterprise with the formation of four new business teams to target emerging segments.
Reports suggest that the 3,000 towers used by Telenet could be flogged off for up to €600m.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia ships application containers; Arcep vindicated in French 5G spectrum rumpus; Vodafone comes up short on advertising standards.
Armed with a $300 million from an 'F' round led by Japan's SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Plume intends to target companies that can broaden the smart home software specialist's cloud, data and AI capabilities, Plume CEO Fahri Diner says.
Going well beyond core speeds and feeds, the expanded use of artificial intelligence and machine learning will help cable operators stay a step ahead of anomalies and fix them before customers notice, says Cox's Kevin Hart.
India's state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is finally moving closer to bring 4G services to its subscribers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hiber hooks up with Inmarsat; Forsway develops satellite-assisted 5G; AT&T taps Ericsson for 5G network expansion.
As Facebook and Alphabet up their cable-laying game, NEC bags a contract to build a half petabit per second cable between the US and Europe.
DZS says the Plume deal paves a path to more recurring revenue and establishes a way for it to manage and orchestrate the core, access and in-home networks, and provide partners with a new option for premium whole-home services.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU looks into Teams complaint; more connectivity equals fewer trucks; Finland wants to watch Finnish telly.
FCC has authorized another $163M for RDOF covering 42 providers, and vows that a 'clean up' of the process is moving ahead as dozens of winning bidders opt not to pursue buildouts in 5,000-plus census blocks.
DT is tapping the open source Reference Design Kit as its global software platform for broadband gateways.
A small business owner in the Bronx who was forced to close shop for months during the early stages of the pandemic alleges that the operator did not honor its commitment to the FCC's 'Keep Americans Connected' pledge.
Leading operators say they want cloudier RANs, but the economic case for it remains as hazy as ever.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VodafoneZiggo tries on Red Hat; Google rivals search for answers from EU; Colt touts 400GE service.