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Amazon acquires eero

Amazon has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire eero. eero’s home mesh WiFi systems blanket every room of a customer’s home in reliable WiFi.  “We…

Plume launches smart home bundle with TalkTalk

Plume, the Silicon Valley based creator of self-optimising Adaptive WiFi, has announced its availability in the UK through an invitation-only offering with TalkTalk. The Plume membership offered specifically for TalkTalk…

Virgin Media multi-gig home broadband trials

Virgin Media multi-gig home broadband trials

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is trialling what it says is the UK’s fastest home broadband after successfully testing a connection offering speeds of more than 8Gbps to homes in…

ARRIS stockholders approve CommScope acquisition

Stockholders of entertainment and communications technologist ARRIS International have voted by the requisite majorities to approve all matters presented regarding the proposed $7.4 billion (€6.45bn) acquisition by network infrastructure solutions…

AirTies to acquire Technicolor’s Wireless Doctor

AirTies, a provider of managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions to global service providers, has revealed plans to acquire Technicolor’s in-home Wi-Fi Management software business, a.k.a. Wireless Doctor, and related personnel, subject…

Nokia, Open Fiber bridge Italy’s digital divide

Open Fiber, the sole wholesale-only player in the Italian broadband market, has selected Nokia for a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout that will bring ultra-broadband services to the small towns and rural…

Data: Broadband usage continued acceleration

Data: Broadband usage continued acceleration

Broadband usage in Europe and the United States continued to accelerate at similar paces throughout 2018 and Amazon made substantial year-end inroads into consumers’ device ecosystems, according to broadband industry…

Cable industry unveils 10G vision

Cable industry unveils 10G vision

Cable industry trade bodies NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, CableLabs and Cable Europe have used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to introduce their vision for…

Kbro chooses Alticast’s AltiPlatform

Alticast, an end-to-end media solutions provider, has announced that Kbro, one of Taiwan’s largest broadband and cable TV service providers, has selected Alticast’s AltiPlatform as the middleware solution to seamlessly…

BT bans Huawei from 5G core

BT bans Huawei from 5G core

BT has said it will not use Huawei equipment within the core of its 5G mobile network when it is rolled out in the UK. It still plans to use…

BT launches Complete Wi-Fi

BT launches Complete Wi-Fi

BT Plus now comes with a ‘Complete Wi-Fi’ guarantee – ensuring customers get strong wi-fi signal in every room of their home With its Complete Wi-Fi, BT guarantees customers wall-to-wall…

BT study: 43% believe poor wi-fi restricts home life

BT has released a study into modern families and how they use technology in their homes. The study on British families and the homes they inhabit has uncovered the full…

Huber+Suhner boosts railway broadband

Huber+Suhner boosts railway broadband

With consumer needs for on-board connectivity changing the landscape of rail across the world, Huber+Suhner has developed its five-port antenna to aid passenger experience and enable them to work, play…

Wi-Fi 6 chipset shipments to break 1bn unit barrier by 2022

Wi-Fi 6 chipsets are forecasted to break the 1 billion annual shipments barrier by 2022 just three years after the first commercial deployments expected for 2019, according to ABI Research.…

CommScope confirms $7.4bn ARRIS acquisition

CommScope confirms $7.4bn ARRIS acquisition

Following recent speculation that such a deal was imminent, communications networks infrastructure solutions provider CommScope has agreed to acquire entertainment and communications technologist ARRIS International, in an all-cash transaction for…