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Huawei befuddled by reports of total 5G ban in UK | Light Reading

2020-05-23 |

Huawei says reports the UK is poised to ban it from the country’s 5G market “don’t make sense” just weeks after the government allowed it to continue selling products at a restricted level. The Chinese equipment maker, deemed a security threat by US authorities and…

Segra expands fiber footprint by nearly 3,000 miles with NorthState deal

2020-05-23 |

Segra, one of the largest fiber infrastructure companies in the Eastern U.S., has bought NorthState for an undisclosed sum. The deal expanded Segra’s fiber footprint by close to 3,000 miles and gave it a bigger presence in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina.Under the…

HPE plans job cuts and reductions in executives’ salaries due to COVID-19

2020-05-23 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is picking up the pieces from a rocky Q2 due to supply chain issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. While HPE works its way through a backlog of orders, executives are headed for a pay cut and the workforce will be…

LICT Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

2020-05-22 |

Revenues increased to $30.0 million from $28.2 million EBITDA grew to $14.3 million from $13.3 million Earnings per share from operations climbed to $324 per share from $264 per share Sale of wireless partnership interest RYE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LICT Corporation (“LICT” or the “Company”; OTC Pink®:…

Intelsat launches cell backhaul platform for US mobile operators | Light Reading

2020-05-22 |

McLEAN, Va. Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today launched Intelsat CellBackhaul, an end-to-end managed service that helps Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) provide cost-efficient and rapid 4G and 5G broadband coverage to Americans everywhere, including those living, working and traveling…

Ingram Micro Earns Title of 2019 Juniper Partner of the Year

2020-05-22 |

Industry Leader Honored by Juniper for Outstanding Overall Performance, Driving New Business and Exceeding Annual Growth Goals IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Award–Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it was named a 2019 Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks. The win marks…

NeoPhotonics Announces Change of Format for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

2020-05-22 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$NPTN #NPTN–NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading developer and manufacturer of silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit-based lasers, modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced that it will be holding its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the…

Zayo Placed on Key UK Government Connectivity Procurement Mechanisms

2020-05-22 |

Placement allows Zayo to bid for UK Public Sector fiber connectivity LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. announced that it has been placed on two of the UK Government’s key procurement mechanisms for the provision of fiber connectivity. The placements, which have been awarded by the…

Telcos need to go full digital, eye new revenue streams: EY

2020-05-22 |

NEW DELHI: Telecom companies will look to transform from ‘digital-first’ to ‘digital-throughout’and build capabilities for new revenue streams emerging out of COVID-19 crisis, a new study said. According to consulting firm EY, telcos will leverage AI and automation programs, transformed digital customer experience, and building…

New solar cells extract more energy from sunshine

2020-05-22 |

SOLAR ENERGY has had a good crisis. In many parts of the world skies clear of pollution have helped photovoltaic power stations, which convert light into electricity, become more productive and reliable. Declining demand, meanwhile, has seen coal- and gas-fired stations taken offline. In Britain,…

Thoughts that the young are not much affected by SARS-CoV-2 look wrong

2020-05-22 |

Editor’s note: Some of our covid-19 coverage is free for readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. For more stories and our pandemic tracker, see our hubSOMETIME IN FEBRUARY or early March a six-month-old girl was admitted to a hospital in the Stanford area…

The risk of severe covid-19 is not uniform

2020-05-22 |

Editor’s note: Some of our covid-19 coverage is free for readers of The Economist Today, our daily The Trust Project

Nokia gears up for 400G with new WaveFabric Elements optical portfolio

2020-05-22 |

While large-scale 400 Gigabit Ethernet deployments won’t ramp until next year, Nokia is priming the pump with new additions to its optical portfolio.On Thursday, Nokia announced its new WaveFabric Elements portfolio, which is comprised of photonic chips, devices and subsystems, including the latest version of…

Nvidia reports revenue up 39% from last year

2020-05-22 |

Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the company’s event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesNvidia reported first-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday.The…

Cloud computing stocks are hitting an all-time high as coronavirus forces remote work, according to one measure

2020-05-22 |

Jeff Lawson, CEO, TwilioScott Mlyn | CNBCAn index of cloud stocks developed by venture-capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners reached new highs this week as  U.S. indexes still recover from the selloff that began in February. The BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index, established in 2013, is up about…

ABC News Live and National Geographic Join Forces for Global Live Streaming and Television Event, LAUNCH AMERICA: MISSION TO SPACE LIVE

2020-05-21 |

Two-hour Live Coverage of NASA and SpaceX’s Highly Anticipated Crewed Space Launch Streams on ABC News Live and Airs on National Geographic Wednesday, May 27 (3:00 – 5:00 PM ET) ABC News Live Continues Coverage Thursday Morning, May 28, as the Spacecraft Docks With the…

Top ten takeaways from the tower industry’s terrific teleconference | Light Reading

2020-05-21 |

The Wireless Infrastructure Association’s Connect (X) trade show happened this week, albeit in a virtual setting. The event is the biggest of the year for the executives in the US cell tower industry those charged with the physical task of building 5G. I spent most…

Spectra7 Announces US$750,000 Debt Settlement

2020-05-21 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX-V:SEV) (“Spectra7” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, announced today that it intends to issue an aggregate of 42,000,000 common shares at a deemed issuance price of Cdn.$0.025 per share…

Calix to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

2020-05-21 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced management will participate in the following virtual investor conferences during the second quarter of 2020: Craig-Hallum 17th Annual Institutional Investor Conference on May 27th Cowen 48th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on May 29th Details…

NTT Enhancing INDYCAR Fan Experience and Safety at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2020-05-21 |

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In preparation for the rescheduled 104th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, NTT Corporation (NTT) today announced enhancements to Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) that will accelerate smart technologies to improve the INDYCAR fan experience and safety when the Greatest Spectacle in Racing returns Sunday, Aug….