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Sprint Bags Another $3.1B in Financing
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Sprint has grabbed more than $5 billion in financing as it tries to cut costs while adding 4G depth and coverage to its network.
Gigabites: Google Gigs Out in Nashville
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Does four buildings a gigabit deployment make?
Amazon & Other 'Big 4' Cloud Providers Crushing Competitors
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4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Microsoft, IBM and Google are catching up, but Amazon has an enormous lead in cloud infrastructure market share. And the other 20 contenders are falling behind.
TWC Sees IP Video Progress
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
TWC Chairman & CEO Rob Marcus says early feedback from the MSO's trial of an IP-only TV service in New York is 'encouraging.'
AT&T Expert on the Key Pillars of UC
LRTV Interviews  | 
4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Vishy Gopalakrishnan, AVP of product marketing at AT&T, talks about the three developments that are making unified communications and collaboration secure and reliable for enterprise users.
WiCipedia: Woman Cards & Bitch Switches
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/29/2016  |  10 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Cell C's CEO under fire for radio show comments; Clinton plays the woman card; Intel discusses diversity backlash; and more.
Asia's Answer to Netflix Courts Telco Partners
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
iflix is teaming up with some of the world's biggest operators as it pitches its online video service at emerging-market consumers.
Eurobites: Q1 Core Profits Down at Telefónica
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4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica upgrades metro networks with Huawei; Telenor execs cleared over Uzbekgate; MTS offers towers for rent.
Rovi Reels in TiVo for $1.1B
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4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Wedding complete. Rovi will take TiVo's name.
Juniper's 'Disappointing' Q1 Dogged by Slow Telco Spending
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
As telco capex spending falters, Juniper is focusing on SDN and greater diversification in a bid to drive new revenue streams through the rest of 2016.
Lucky 13 Sign Up for NIA's Next Interop
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Thirteen companies representing hardware, software and test/assurance interests will participate in the interop, which will evaluate service chaining in an NFV infrastructure (NFVi).
Amazon AWS Reports $2.6B Quarterly Revenue, Up a Colossal 64%
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
The dominant cloud vendor says it's on track for $10 billion annual run rate.
TiVo Shares Rise as Rovi Delays Earnings
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Is a deal imminent?
Rutledge Sets Stage for New Charter
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Charter gained broadband and video subs in the first quarter.
Virtualization Powers Automation at Upskill U
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Dr. Stefan Vallin, Cisco, teaches Virtualization: Automation at Upskill U on Friday at 1 p.m. ET.
Cypress Buys Broadcom IoT Wireless Unit
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
As Cypress drops $550 million to get WiFi, Bluetooth and Zigbee for embedded applications, CEO TJ Rodgers drops the news he's relinquishing the CEO title.
FCC Poised to Re-Regulate Wholesale Access
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4/28/2016  |  7 comments
Agency seeks industry input on rulemaking that would control pricing of the last mile links sold by incumbents in non-competitive areas.
Comcast Nabs DreamWorks for $3.8B
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Comcast races rivals with DreamWorks buy.
TWC Goes Out With a Bang
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In what's very likely its last earnings report, Time Warner Cable notches healthy subscriber and revenue gains across the board.
Comcast Takes a (Tera)Byte Out of Caps
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4/28/2016  |  4 comments
Usage-based pricing is controversial for fixed-line broadband services, but Comcast's new 1TB data cap should be ample for most.
LRTV Report: Mobile Core Innovation
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear from multiple industry experts from Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom, Heavy Reading, Huawei, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, NEC and many more about developments in the mobile core as operators virtualize their IMS and evolved packet core systems and prepare for a 5G world.
LoRa Alliance Defends Tech Against Sigfox Slur
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4/28/2016  |  5 comments
Responding to recent criticism, the LoRa Association has insisted its technology is not owned by Semtech and has a much bigger addressable market than Sigfox.
Eurobites: Hong Kong Operator Buys Europe's Linx Telecom
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ESA, Viasat launch High Capacity Satellite Initiative; IoT collaboration in Belgium; Virgin Media's FTTP pledge; Telekom Austria's Q1; EE joins LTE Broadcast group.
VMware Cloud Boss Skedaddles
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Two co-general managers replace Bill Fathers heading up the vCloud Air business.
Welcome to Light Reading Enterprise Cloud
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4/28/2016  |  2 comments
Light Reading brings you the latest news, information and insights about clouds for the enterprise. Yes, the enterprise.
Ultra-Broadband Summit, Hong Kong
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4/27/2016  |  56 comments
We're in Hong Kong for the first leg of the Ultra-Broadband Summit World Tour.
Twitter Fire Hose Now a Video Tsunami
MariNation  | 
4/27/2016  |  3 comments
Twitter's video push is changing broadband dynamics.
Apple: Cloud Shines Light in Financial Gloom
Wagner’s Ring  | 
4/27/2016  |  2 comments
While everything else declined, cloud services grew revenue briskly in Apple's most recent quarterly earnings.
Comcast Can't Be Beat on Broadband
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4/27/2016  |  3 comments
Comcast continues to build on its US broadband lead.
Cable's Mobile Enterprise Challenges
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable operators have some key hurdles to overcome if they wish to fill the growing mobility needs of small and large businesses alike.
Eurobites: Ericsson Pumps IoT Accelerator
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4/27/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor adds customers in Asia; BT to trial broadband-only services; du, Polystar extend their analytics relationship; Game of Thrones puts Telia's network to the sword.
Telia Carrier Taps Infinera for California Expansion
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
New fiber route marks first deployment of Infinera's expanded metro 100G product line, including the newly integrated Transmode technology.
Digital Services Aren't Up to Snuff – Survey
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4/27/2016  |  3 comments
There's a lot of work to do to boost digital service experience, according to the results of an extensive survey of enterprise executives.
T-Mobile Sounds Off on Verizon 5G, LTE-U Frustrations
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4/27/2016  |  2 comments
Execs poke fun at Verizon's early 5G pilot being fixed, say LTE-A will be workhorse for years.
Comcast Sniffing Around DreamWorks – Report
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
The entertainment giant is considering adding DreamWorks Animation as a sister company to its Universal Pictures unit. The price might be north of $3 billion.
AT&T Still Optimistic as Video Subs Fall
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4/27/2016  |  1 comment
A loss of video subscribers in Q1 still has AT&T optimistic about full-year growth.
AT&T Sunsetting 2G, Expanding Mexico LTE
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4/27/2016  |  1 comment
AT&T will count down 2G by 2017, as it looks towards DirecTV and Mexico for new growth.
Dell & Aerohive Partner on Cloud-Based Enterprise Network Management
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Eventually enterprises will entirely offload wireless management to service providers, but the cloud service is a first step, Dell says.
Swiss Re Moves to Swisscom Cloud
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Swisscom is providing a development platform, runtime environment, databases and IT service management to increase agility for a global reinsurance provider.
Allied Fiber Caught in Financial Battle
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Senior investor moves to force three subsidiaries into voluntary bankruptcy, planning to sell fiber and colocation assets.
Charter Jumps Gun on TWC Restructuring
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4/26/2016  |  4 comments
Restructuring plans surface before Charter acquisitions are a done deal.
Verizon: Bad Guys Still Phishing for Data
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Annual Data Breach Investigations Report shows simplest attacks still lead to data breaches, pointing to need for multi-factor authentication.
Eurobites: Orange on the Up in Q1 (Just)
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE trials programmable network in Scotland; Nokia buys health wearables company; TalkTalk launches non-subscription video streaming service.
Zscaler Tailors Security to App, User
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
New approach lets enterprises spin up security alongside apps and services and move away from trying to secure the network perimeter.
What's Driving Mitel's $2B Polycom Acquisition?
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
The $2.5 billion merged business, combining cloud and on-premises video, calling and collaboration, will have to operate in a market that's tough and getting tougher.
Swisscom Taps PlumGrid SDN for OpenStack Cloud Services
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Swisscom is looking to increase flexibility and manageability for enterprise customers.
Vodafone, Huawei Open UK NB-IoT Lab
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone and Huawei are hoping to spur the development of NB-IoT through a new lab facility at the UK operator's Newbury headquarters.
Vodafone to 'Crush' LoRa, Sigfox With NB-IoT
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4/25/2016  |  1 comment
Vodafone's innovation director reckons there is no future for Sigfox and LoRa in an NB-IoT world.
Wheeler Recommends Charter Deals
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Wheeler says yes to New Charter.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
LRTV Interviews  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
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    Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
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    CEO Chat: Deepfield's Craig Labovitz

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    In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
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    Introducing MulteFire – Qualcomm at MWC 2016

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    MulteFire is the latest option for using LTE in unlicensed spectrum. As oppose to its close 'siblings', LAA and LTE-U, MulteFire operates solely in unlicensed spectrum, which enables it to offer the best of two worlds – LTE-like performance with WiFi-like deployment simplicity. In this interview, Sanjeev Athalye, Sr. Director, Product Management at Qualcomm ...
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    CEO Chat: Grant Van Rooyen of Cologix

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    Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.
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    ONS 2016 – Demonstration of Huawei's NetMatrix Multi-Vendor SDN Orchestrator

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    AT&T Wants to Own North Carolina

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    Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

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