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Cisco shifts next-gen cable amp business to ATX Networks

ATX is set to build Cisco GainMaker-compatible amps and take over a key piece of the cable access market as Cisco puts more focus on software and remote PHY devices for cable's pivot to distributed and virtualized networks.

Bruce McClelland resurfaces as CEO of Ribbon Communications

Former Arris and CommScope exec comes aboard following recent departure of former Ribbon CEO Fritz Hobbs and Ribbon's merger with ECI.

Nokia buys Elenion to target new markets with optical tech

Nokia is buying Elenion Technologies in a move to leverage silicon photonics technology into new markets.

Deutsche Telekom CEO warns coronavirus is hitting networks supply chain

The German operator's boss warns of possible disruption caused by the disease while pushing for tougher penalties in Germany if foreign vendors breach security rules.

Deutsche Telekom hails best year ever as hopes soar for US merger

As the German operator turns 25, its performance under current management is something peers will envy.

Common Networks guns for a gig

Wireless ISP says its new Peregrine-branded rooftop hardware, equipped with 802.11ay technology, will enable it to deliver faster speeds over 60GHz links.

Vodafone's Tenorio takes top seat at TIP

Vodafone Group's head of network strategy and architecture takes over as chairman of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) from former Deutsche Telekom exec Axel Clauberg.

Eurobites: Three chooses CityFibre for backhaul beyond London

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange collaborates with Telxius on Google's subsea project; Ericsson and Audi test URLLC; BT gets flexible on TV.

Test vendors unveil 5G tools for telcos

With 5G deployments now well underway in dozens of markets, Viavi and Rohde & Schwarz have some new 5G test tools for operator field technicians.

Liberty Global sizing up partnerships to expand reach of Virgin Media's network

Cable op is 'examining all options,' including financial and network partners, as UK-based Virgin Media looks to extend its network to an additional 7 million to 10 million more homes.

Eurobites: Iliad chooses Nokia for 5G rollout in France, Italy

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three struts its 5G stuff on London catwalks; Virgin Media's Q4; Telekom Slovenije and Iskratel target Industry 4.0.

Huawei accused of 'racketeering' in latest US attack

Chinese vendor stole intellectual property from six US technology companies and used this for commercial advantage, alleges the Department of Justice.

Altice USA makes mobile, gigabit, M&A waves

Fourth-largest US cable op enjoys first big wireless quarter and swings deal for smaller New Jersey cableco while rolling out 1-Gig service and reports otherwise mixed Q4 results.

SoftBank's Son is losing his shine

Losses at the Japanese billionaire's Vision Fund raise questions about his entire investment strategy.

Cisco CEO says customers are waiting but the catalysts are there

The waiting is the hardest part. Cisco CEO highlights the opportunities ahead while the networking vendor guides revenue down for next quarter.

Coronavirus to hit China 5G rollout, fiber supply

The outbreak of coronavirus looks set to have an impact on 5G and fiber rollout in China.

ExteNet adds speed, automation to optical network

ExteNet teams with LightRiver for faster metro core network, in part for 5G.

MWC2020: AT&T, Cisco, Facebook and Sprint are latest to cancel

Find out about the latest companies to have announced they won't be at this year's Mobile World Congress.

Eurobites: KKR sells Deutsche Glasfaser for €2.8B

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global rolls out Plume's 'intelligent WiFi;' EE offers free BritBox trial; German lawmakers aren't ruling out Huawei.

CableLabs, Altran team to take open source to the edge

'Project Adrenaline' initiative takes a cable-first approach, but broader aim is to develop a general purpose edge computing platform that can be applied to multiple industries and network types.

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