A judge has ordered Charter Communication’s Spectrum unit to pay $19.2 million to Windstream for lying to customers in order to trick them into switching from Windstream to Charter's Spectrum Internet service. Charter also faces a $5,279 penalty for shutting off service to hundreds of Windstream's resale customers. Ars Technica reports:
Satellite operator SES will be opening a new technology and operational hub worth $17 million, in Bristow, Virginia. SES is expected to generate 200 jobs at this new site by 2026.
MEF members HGC Global Communications (HGC), DCConnect Global, and QLC Chain under the auspices of MEF have successfully collaborated in their MEF Proof-of-Concept (PoC) that leverages MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) APIs with Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to create Smart Bilaterals for end-to-end ordering, billing and settlement of data services.
Aqua Comms DAC (“Aqua Comms”), the owner and operator of America Europe Connect-1 (AEC-1), America Europe Connect-2 (AEC-2) and CeltixConnect-1 (CC-1) today announced that it has been acquired by digital investment trust Digital 9 Infrastructure PLC (“D9”).
Cisco has a strategy to help communication service providers and web scale companies around the world connect, secure and automate their networks to deliver a stronger, more accessible internet to everyone, everywhere, regardless of geographic limitations.
Many rural communities are crying out for better broadband to support remote work, learning and telehealth demands, as well as a variety of precision agriculture needs which are key to securing the food supply chain. This fiber access platform is the latest ADTRAN solution designed specifically to address the challenging economics encountered when bridging the digital divide faced by our smaller rural communities.
T-Systems is expanding its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to manage the digital transformation of companies more quickly, efficiently and securely. At AWS re:Invent 2020, the companies announced a multi-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) Customers will benefit from faster cloud migration of applications, compute and storing solutions and enhanced security for T-Systems cloud solutions.
CSG has appointed Ken Kennedy as chief operating officer and president of its Revenue Management and Digital Monetization solutions unit. Previously president of technology and product, Kennedy has dedicated the last 15 years of his career at CSG to leading the company’s product management, engineering, and platform operations across CSG’s solutions portfolio.
Ericsson has filed a lawsuit against Samsung in the US, for their alleged violation of commitments related to royalty payments and patent licenses.
Cisco is planning to cut $1 billion in expenses – including layoffs – this quarter but the news didn’t prevent its shares from tumbling 5% Wednesday after disclosing earnings and revenues that had beaten Wall Street expectations.