Tag: cable

Cable Deals will console Sprint for failed TMO merger

So the engagement between Sprint and T-Mobile USA is off again, and until the next time they dance around one another, Sprint is focusing...

Court decision threatens Liberty Global’s homespot plans in Germany

A court in Cologne, Germany has raised a serious concern about the use of homespots across Europe, and certainly the rest of Germany, deciding...

Ruckus plus Brocade IP division could attract Arris, Cisco, Nokia, others

Broadcom, Ltd bought Brocade Communications Systems for $5.9 billion, giving the company a strong offering in networking storage business.While Brocade has a broader networking...

Comcast goes mobile and Liberty joins MuLTEfire

The boundaries between the mobile operators and the cable providers are blurring in many countries, but nowhere more clearly than in the US, where...

CableWiFi Alliance survives US consolidation

Three of the five Alliance members have been acquired but this should make the hotspot roaming platform, now 500,000-strong, more powerful The CableWiFi Alliance has...

FreedomPop set to record first ever profit, has eyes on second...

The disruptive WiFi-first models of SIM-only MVNOs come with some major benefits for both consumers and network operators, but these services have struggled to...

Cisco, Juniper and Arris wrongfooted by Nokia’s cable acquisition

The lines between mobile and fixed-line networks are blurring. Operators are racing for mergers and partnerships which will allow them to support fixed/mobile and...

Charter deal creates new WiFi powerhouse

Charter Communications’ $66bn acquisition of fellow US cablecos Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Bright House Networks is likely to result in a new wireless...

US cablecos poised to fulfil their wireless potential at last

The story of cable WiFi is, so far, one of fascinating potential rather than actual achievement. In the US, the major cablecos are investing...

Cablecos get ready for wireless primetime

The disruptive potential of the WiFi-first (and even WiFi-only) models have already been seen in early deployments by start-up MVNOs such as Republic Wireless,...