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AT&T's Lurie Promoted to CEO of Mobility
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  2 comments
Former M2M boss is now the new CEO of AT&T Mobility, with Ralph de la Vega taking on the carrier's newly formed Mobile and Business Solutions Group.
Google's Andromeda Relieves Cloud Strain
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  4 comments
Google's Andromeda infrastructure is designed to provide bare-metal performance and low latency to customers worldwide.
Rogers, Shaw Take Aim at Netflix
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  11 comments
In a joint venture operation, Canadian MSOs Rogers and Shaw are teaming up to launch a subscription video-on-demand service that will compete with Netflix in Canada.
Utilities to Pump $11.2B Into Smart Grid – Study
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  13 comments
A study from Navigant Research predicts that utilities will spend $11.2 billion on smart grid managed services by 2023.
Charter Internet Outages Blamed on DNS Problems
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  5 comments
Charter Communications experienced major Internet outages in several US markets over the weekend, based on what appears to have been a domain name server issue.
Verizon to Launch HD VoLTE in 'Coming Weeks'
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  14 comments
The wait is over – Big Red says it will have VoLTE available across its footprint in the coming weeks, bringing video calls and HD voice to compatible handsets.
IoT Startup Banking on WiFi Connectivity
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  9 comments
Electric Imp aims to connect devices in the home and industrial environments via WiFi radios to its own cloud for more customization and control.
Verizon Launches QR Code Security Solution
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  15 comments
New approach lets consumers register and then download QR code app that will more securely connect them to e-commerce and business sites.
Eurobites: Transmode to Cut Jobs
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AT&T/Vodafone rumor returns; Swisscom offers WiFi option for mobile; Huawei's small cells in Iceland.
VMware Laughs at Container & OpenStack Threats
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/26/2014  |  1 comment
Containers, OpenStack and networking hardware are competitive threats to VMware, which is embracing all three.
Optical Vendors Optimistic Despite Shrinking Market
DOS Attack  | 
8/26/2014  |  1 comment
Optical transport vendors are finding growing business opportunities with web content firms even as their overall market shrinks.
M2M's In Fashion: Wearables Play the US Open
Light Reedy  | 
8/25/2014  |  14 comments
The worlds of tennis, fashion and wearables collide as Ralph Lauren and OMsignal turn a polo into a sensor to track your every movement.
5G Hype: An Early Inflation
Jonestown  | 
8/25/2014  |  12 comments
Will 5G become a worthless term before the communications standard is even defined?
Frontier Sees WiFi as SMB Differentiator
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2014  |  13 comments
Based on initial deployment in North Carolina, Frontier sees a new role for WiFi as part of an SMB service bundle that can be monetized.
Scripps Takes Longer Clearleap for Multiscreen
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Scripps has renewed its contract with Clearleap, in a multi-year deal to provide multiscreen video processing and delivery services.
VMware Upgrades NSX, Beefs Up OpenStack Support
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2014  |  1 comment
VMware kicked off its VMworld user conference by announcing partnerships with vendors including Dell, as part of its effort to challenge Cisco.
Fiber Revival at Deutsche Telekom
UBB Forum News  | 
8/25/2014  |  10 comments
Investment in fiber broadband access has helped the German incumbent's domestic operation turn a corner.
Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  1 comment
Both service providers gain Ethernet-port market share in the latest US rankings by Vertical Systems Group, climbing to sixth place and eighth place, respectively.
OSS Changes Vital to Sprint's Network Vision
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  6 comments
Even as it builds out two new networks, Sprint is trying to move to a single inventory management system and leaning on NetCracker for help.
NTT DoCoMo, Huawei Prove LTE-U Works
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  4 comments
Joint trial shows that running LTE in unlicensed spectrum is an effective offload option for wireless operators, but will it supplant operators' existing WiFi strategies?
Ixia Hands Reins to NFV Star Mayer
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  3 comments
HP loses its NFV leader, Bethany Mayer, to Ixia, where she becomes president and CEO.
AT&T GigaPower Adds Cupertino, Jacksonville
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  7 comments
AT&T has announced expansion plans for its high-speed GigaPower Internet service to Cupertino, Calif., and Jacksonville, Fla., but details are limited.
Eurobites: Opera Gets Call From Microsoft
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands Irish RAN contract; Rocket fires up IPO; Mail.ru feels the heat in Russia.
T-Mobile: Small Cells? We're Dense Already
Jonestown  | 
8/22/2014  |  17 comments
CFO Carter Braxton says that T-Mobile's network was 'much more dense' from the buildout.
Brocade: Revenue Up Despite Soft Carrier Demand
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  3 comments
Important products were delayed, and carriers are waiting.
Sprint Drops Prices, But Also Speeds?
Light Reedy  | 
8/21/2014  |  14 comments
The fine print on Sprint's new $60 plan suggests it can prioritize other plans' traffic first – a letdown, and maybe even a net neutrality violation.
Comcast Streams Back to School
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2014  |  20 comments
Comcast has officially launched Xfinity on Campus, a free streaming TV service for colleges and universities.
Eurobites: Ukraine Crisis Hits MTS Hard
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Rostelecom profits down by a third; Kudelski gets Nagra H1 boost; mapping unit strife at Nokia.
Level 3 Does Big Data Differently
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2014  |  17 comments
Unlike other telecom operators, the carrier isn't leveraging its data center infrastructure to offer its own cloud services... yet.
CenturyLink Offers Private Clouds in Hybrid Management
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2014  |  Post a comment
New capability uses software and network management stack from acquisition Tier 3 scaled over CL's 57 data centers.
Verizon Beefing Up Network for VoLTE, Multicast Video
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  6 comments
Verizon CFO expects continuing capex spend on adding small cells & DAS, in part to support VoLTE handoffs with network density.
Apple Eyes VoLTE as 4G Voice Gets Real
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  6 comments
Apple is advertising for more voice-over-LTE help as Apple and Verizon finally get into launch mode with 4G voice services.
Netflix, TWC Sign Pay-to-Peer Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  2 comments
Netflix has signed a paid peering agreement with Time Warner Cable, to go along with direct interconnection deals already completed with AT&T, Comcast and Verizon.
A New Verizon App Store? Say It Ain't So
Light Reedy  | 
8/20/2014  |  11 comments
Verizon is reportedly working with an industry consortium to launch its own app store, but past efforts suggest it's not a smart move for the operator.
Cincinnati Bell Preps for 1-Gig
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Independent telco takes dead aim at local MSO rival Time Warner Cable with plans to launch Gigabit service early next month.
Line-Powered Phone Lines: A Hot Topic Again
Rewired  | 
8/20/2014  |  11 comments
In the mid-80s, there were hot debates about how to power phones over non-copper lines. Guess what? Those debates are back.
Could Google, Microsoft Help Iliad Win Over T-Mobile?
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  5 comments
Reports suggest Iliad is now asking Google and Microsoft to provide capital to make its bid for T-Mobile more appealing, while Cox takes its name out of the ring.
ZTE Rides China 4G Rollout to Higher Profits
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Despite falling handset sales, ZTE results rise due to massive 4G spending by the Chinese.
Testing Performance Is Key to Cloud Success
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/20/2014  |  1 comment
As more and more applications move into the cloud, enterprises must ensure that those clouds are rigorously tested for performance.
Eurobites: Telenor Admits Child Labor Link
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's HERE unit seeks new CEO; TeliaSonera network-shares in Finland; Kate Bush latest.
Telefónica Proves Brocade Router Performs for NFV
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2014  |  8 comments
Testing in Telefónica's lab shows Brocade Vyatta vRouter delivers 80Gbit/s performance, well suited to carrier NFV needs.
Spectrum Spats: Chatty Cars, Busy Broadcast Airwaves
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2014  |  8 comments
Wireless spectrum is a precious commodity, which is why the FCC and NAB are butting heads, and automakers and cable operators have the potential to, as well.
Simple.TV Lights Up DVR Guest Passes
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Simple.TV has introduced a new feature for its OTA TV digital video recorder that allows users to share recorded shows with up to five additional viewers.
Breakfast With... Pica8's Steve Garrison
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/19/2014  |  4 comments
Hard times are going to start around Christmas for many SDN startups.
Analyst: Ericsson, Oracle Top Shrinking SDP World
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2014  |  8 comments
Some vendors are departing the service delivery platform space and others are defining it in different ways, notes a new Infonetics report.
Eurobites: EU Warns Google Over 'Right to Be Forgotten' Opportunism
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2014  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's Croatian deal; Telefonica's Brazilian maneuver; EE tops UK study.
Sprint's New Family Plans Double Down on Data
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2014  |  7 comments
New family share plans undercut AT&T and Verizon on price and T-Mobile on data as Sprint promises more bold moves to come.
Take Time to Give Time
Column  | 
8/18/2014  |  2 comments
Don't let new technologies and whizz-bang gadgets keep you from respecting those speaking to you and giving them the full attention they deserve.
Icontrol Powers Smart Homes for Best Buy
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2014  |  1 comment
Best Buy's new PEQ home automation solution is powered by Icontrol, the same platform company behind numerous cable operators' smart home services.
For Cable, Broadband Is the New Video
Breznick Unbound  | 
8/18/2014  |  2 comments
As expected, US cable broadband subscribers pass cable video subs for the first time in latest report from Leichtman Research Group.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of Integrated Solutions on SoftCOM & NFV Monetization

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Libin Dai, Director of Integrated Solutions, Carrier Business Group, discusses Huawei's SoftCOM and NFV monetization. Huawei believes that NFV monetization should be service-driven rather than network-driven, and that operators should have network transformation, service transformation and a compatible and collaborative ecosystem in place in order to deploy NFV.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of US NFV Lab on CloudEdge & the Future of NFV

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Sean Chen, Director of US NFV Lab at Huawei, discusses Huawei's new approach to NFV in open collaboration. Huawei believes that through Proof of Concept tests, it could help operators learn and communicate with the industry more effectively. Sean believes that successful implementation of NFV should have its values reaching to end users and discusses how Huawei's ...
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Huawei's Highlights @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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At the Big Telecom Event in Chicago Huawei showcases its high-level strategy, the SoftCOM architecture, which helps operators reduce the cost of ownership of their network infrastructure and generate additional revenue in the ICT service environment. Huawei showcases over 30 pilot programs from across the globe, focusing on the industry-leading commercial ...
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VeEX – Live from the Show

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An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
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Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

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Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
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NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

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Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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