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OneWeb reportedly heads into bankruptcy and SpaceX might be next

OneWeb reportedly will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, an action that casts a cloud over rival Starlink, the satellite broadband initiative backed by Elon Musk's SpaceX.

Optiva CEO seeks a 'second life' for cloud BSS specialist

CEO Danielle Royston has an aggressive new plan for the cloud-based BSS vendor and growing customer support, but it involves extra investment and ongoing losses that might not suit all of the company's investors.

With Affirmed Networks purchase, Microsoft looks to plug 5G into Azure

The purchase of Affirmed Networks will allow Microsoft to sell software-powered, virtualized functions to mobile network operators, challenging the likes of Ericsson, Cisco and others.

Getting ready for the Uncarrier's big second act

In the past few years, T-Mobile has reinvigorated its business under the 'Uncarrier' brand. Now, as it nears the completion of its merger with Sprint, it's preparing for its next act.

Eurobites: Virus-led voice-call revival puts strain on UK networks

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: the COVID-19 fight goes on; OneWeb sends up more satellites; connected tractors; throttling Walt.

RDK-powered devices surpass 60M, up 20%

Open source platform for set-tops and gateways and other connected devices is seeing competition in the service provider field from Android TV and, increasingly, Amazon's Fire TV.

5G's economic value is driving international race, says Ericsson exec

Countries are competing against one another to be the first to adopt new-look 5G services, according to an executive for the Swedish vendor.

Nokia WINGs it with 5G IoT

Finnish vendor adds 5G capability to its Worldwide IoT Network Grid and enables it to be enhanced with multi-access edge computing (MEC) to support new IoT use cases.

Leading Lights awards deadline looms

UPDATED! Get your awards submission skates on! Entries for this year's Leading Lights awards need to be in by close of day, Friday, April 3.

Eurobites: BT reassures UK users over network resilience

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French operators could get tough with bandwidth-guzzlers; Proximus and Salt do their bit for the COVID-19 fight; ETSI's hackfest show goes on.

Is 5G industrial intervention needed?

The case for governmental involvement in the 5G sector remains unconvincing.

Eurobites: France says 'oui' to Huawei

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT boss catches COVID-19; Ofcom sets out spectrum auction rules; Orange lands Google cable in France.

Meet the senior leadership team for the 'New T-Mobile'

Sprint's John Saw, Deeanne King and Dow Draper are among the executives that will lead the new company created through the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint.

Podcast: CSG's Haifa El Ashkar on the 'perfect storm' for mobile industry disruption

CSG's Haifa El Ashkar explains the broad industry impact we can expect from the intersection of mobile identity, blockchain, eSIMs and IoT.

The new space race: Connecting your phone to a satellite

The space race of the 21st century pits Lynk against SpaceMobile to see which startup will be able to connect their satellites to existing cellphones on the ground.

Verizon, AT&T redraw smart city efforts

Smart city executives are leaving AT&T and Verizon. The reason? The FCC's new small cell rules eliminate the need for operators to push for smart city agreements.

Eurobites: UK mobile operators and government sign rural coverage deal

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE gets busy in Scotland; NGMN Alliance goes cloud-native; Disney does deal with Telefónica.

Microsoft, Cisco team up for IoT at the edge

Two massive software vendors have decided to combine their cloud computing and IoT offerings in order to take advantage of the trend toward edge computing.

Google Cloud tightens its ties to telecoms

Google Cloud fleshes out telco-focused strategy as it inks 5G edge services deal with AT&T, debuts telco-tailored version of Anthos apps platform and connects with Netcracker and Amdocs.

FCC OKs midband moves for 5G

Agency adopts rules to free up 280MHz of C-Band spectrum for a December 2020 auction, forms competitive bidding procedures for an auction of spectrum in the CBRS 3.5GHz band set to start in June.

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