Chicago private equity company GTCR has agree to purchase Consumer Cellular, one of the nation's largest MVNOs with around 4 million customers.
A top IBM executive used a major fall virtual trade show to make his pitch for the cloud business of major telecom operators. Whether IBM will find traction remains to be seen.
This week: Light Reading's Mike Dano on a puzzling RFI from DoD, the possibility of nationalized 5G, and where the telco Rivada comes in.
'The Trump administration is going to keep its free market approach,' according to Larry Kudlow, an adviser to the president. At issue is a 5G network operated by the US military.
Singapore's mobile operator Singtel and ridesharing app Grab look to combine their users and set up a digital bank, if they can snag a license.
Latest move forms part of a package of measures to make life a bit fairer and easier for telecom customers in the UK.
Fast-growing semiconductor firm ups the data center ante with biggest-ever acquisition, a $35 billion all-stock deal, expected to close by end of 2021.
India's service providers want an auction – tech giants like Google, Facebook and ISPs want 5G E-band (71-76 GHz) and V-band (57-64 GHz) spectrum delicensed.
The new TVision service – arriving almost three years after the acquisition of Layer3 TV – features a mix of slimmed-down channel packages for multiple devices, including T-Mobile's own Android TV-powered 'Hub.'
Starlink, the satellite Internet provider from Elon Musk's SpaceX, isn't confirming any details, but emails touting its 'Better Than Nothing Beta program' offer some insights.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia clinches fixed access deal with POST Luxembourg; Sparkle and Mobileum team up on roaming security; Tele2 Russia calls on Anam for SMS smarts.
The Japanese government has begun a push to drive down mobile prices, estimated to cost up to three times more than other leading markets.
The Swedish vendor takes a big disaggregation step and dangles the prospect of an open RAN product set in future.
T-Mobile touts 20 million households covered, while AT&T said it will cover 1.1 million locations this year. And a new report on Verizon found the operator covers just 2 million homes.
Operator deals with enterprises will likely resemble managed services contracts.
Taiwanese firm on maneuvers to try and protect iPhone business from China's 'little Foxconn.'
High-speed Internet subscriber adds blow-out expectations in the third quarter. Cable One is also poised to make more M&A moves as it tees up a $500 million offering.
Bharti Airtel hopes its cloud-based omnichannel communications platform IQ, aimed at enterprise and SMEs, will grab India's lucrative cloud comms market.
As the EU rewrites its digital policy, tech companies ask for legal protections to moderate hate speech and illegal content more aggressively.
Just give it time, says the man from the ministry.