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UK Post Office scraps its MVNO after unsuccessful trial

The UK Post Office's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is shutting down, the beleaguered publicly owned company has said.

Report: 70% of operators plan to virtualise messaging platforms in next 4 years

A report commissioned by Xura and carried out by Heavy Reading found that 70 per cent of communications service providers plan to virtualise some or all of their messaging platforms in the next four years.

Zayo sees dark fiber dollars in content providers, data centers, and school districts

Zayo Group is seeing that its investment in dark fiber is becoming attractive not only for wireless operators, but increasingly for data center operators that need low latency routes in harder to reach locations.

Sprint confirms 5G demos at Copa soccer games in Santa Clara, Philadelphia in June

It's official: Sprint will conduct 5G demonstrations on June 3 and June 6 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and on June 9, 11 and 14 at Lincoln Field in Philadelphia.

Smit explains why Comcast won't chase Hulu outside its footprint

Three days after Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts surprised the pay-TV industry at INTX by revealing that the MSO has no plans to deploy streaming video services outside its footprint, cable division chief Neil Smit provided more color on the company's strategic thought process.

Charter pursuing Netflix, Hulu integration

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company, which just completed its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, is pursuing integration of OTT services like Netflix and Hulu.

Charter CEO: Now that we own TWC, we can use Verizon MVNO deal to offer nationwide wireless

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company can now potentially offer a nationwide wireless service because its Time Warner Cable acquisition gives it access to the same Verizon MVNO agreement as Comcast.

Verizon's Shammo: EIP take rate 'not getting there,' stuck at around 68%, below expectations

U.S. carriers are increasingly moving away from two-year contracts and subsidized handsets in favor of equipment installment plans and leased devices. But in Verizon's case, at least, customers aren't always following.

Google, Federated Wireless, others apply to fill role of SAS, ESC for 3.5 GHz

As expected, Google and Federated Wireless threw their hats into the FCC's Spectrum Access System (SAS) ring, joining several other entities in the aim to provide spectrum sharing capabilities for the 3.5 GHz band.

Verizon seeks to drive enterprise side of LTE-B

Much of the talk around LTE-B has been around its mobile video applications. Both Verizon and AT&T demonstrated as much during sporting events. But Verizon, which recently recruited a team of like-minded operators to rally for support of LTE-B in mid- and top-tier devices, sees a lot more applications for the technology.