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North KC Says Free Gigabit for All
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
The city turns over operation of its municipal fiber network to a local data center with the caveat that residents will get free gigabit services for the duration of the 10-year deal.
CenturyLink Pushing Faster Service Cycles
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Having integrated its network and cloud operations, the telco is working to make its network as agile as its cloud.
Ixia's New CEO to Telcos: Read Up On Cloud
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On her first day at the helm of Ixia, Bethany Mayer joins Sprint and Intel executives at LR's Women in Telecom breakfast to discuss how the industry is changing and how telcos can keep up.
Roku Hits 10 Million Mark – Now What?
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9/16/2014  |  2 comments
Roku has now shipped 10 million streaming media players since 2008. Where does it go from here?
Putting Your SDN Knowledge to the Test
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9/16/2014  |  1 comment
The ONF is developing standards that will let you go to school on SDN and then test for certification to prove what you know.
Devicescape Preps Auto WiFi-to-Cellular Software
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Devicescape says a carrier in the US will launch its new adaptive network selection software this fall to help get users onto its massive amenity WiFi network.
Cavium Claims Ethernet Switch Breakthrough
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9/16/2014  |  1 comment
Chip vendor moves into the Ethernet switch market with a product set designed for the SDN data center market, issuing a challenge to market leader Broadcom.
Entropic Explores Possible Sale
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
With revenues sagging and more softness expected in the fourth quarter, chipmaker hires investment banker to evaluate its 'strategic alternatives' for enhancing shareholder value.
New NFV Forum Focused on Interoperability
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9/16/2014  |  9 comments
ATIS group carving out 'unique' space in which to define services and create a service catalog for carriers to share NFV services and functions.
Eurobites: Orange Agrees €3.4B Jazztel Buy
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spirent buys Mobilethink; Nokia entrenches in Nigeria; Virgin Media digs trenches, skinny-style; Phones 4u fallout.
OTT: Friend or Foe?
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Most broadband operators are on a collision course with OTT players.
Telefónica Pushes for Open NFV Agreement
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9/16/2014  |  2 comments
Spanish network operator pushing telecom industry to agree on open NFV infrastructure and management layer.
Connecticut Cities Crowdsource Gigabit Nets
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9/15/2014  |  8 comments
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
AT&T: We'll Bundle Fixed Wireless & DirecTV
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9/15/2014  |  10 comments
AT&T plans to bundle DirecTV's satellite TV service with its own fixed wireless broadband service if the proposed merger goes through.
Brocade Buys NFV Management Smarts
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade continues to craft its service provider NFV offerings with the addition of network visibility and analytics tech.
HBO Braces to Battle Netflix in Europe
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
HBO Europe aims to integrate its HBO GO streaming video service with existing pay-TV set-tops by inking a deal with ActiveVideo Networks for cloud-based distribution.
Adtran: We're In at TeraStream
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
Access and optical vendor says it's going to be part of Deutsche Telekom's software-defined network and has embraced Netconf and Yang for its new OSS.
Google Working With FAA on US Drone License
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9/15/2014  |  3 comments
Google is staffing up its Titan Aerospace operation as it looks to test solar drones in the US.
Eurobites: Germany Wants Answers on Network Snooping
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues signs Netflix deal; TDC buys Norwegian cable operator; UK operators send Scots a warning.
Glimpsing the Self-Driving Car
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9/12/2014  |  20 comments
Objects in the rear-view mirror may be farther away than they seem, but autonomous vehicles are part of the future of transportation.
JDSU Spinoffs Look M&A-Ready
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Analysts see the optical vendor's spinouts as likely candidates for consolidation.
AT&T to Launch WiFi Calling in 2015
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9/12/2014  |  17 comments
Despite its big investment in WiFi, AT&T's Ralph de la Vega doesn't see as big a need for WiFi calling as its competitors.
Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/12/2014  |  9 comments
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.
Poll: G.fast Yet to Convince
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
SMW Pics: Monkeying With Mobility
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9/12/2014  |  5 comments
Welcome to the weird: some glimpses of CTIA's Super Mobility Week.
Meet the Small Cell Forum's New Chairman
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's Dr. Alan Law talks to Light Reading about virtualization, backhaul, SON and more after being appointed chairman of the Small Cell Forum.
Ericsson Buys Cloud Video Firm for $95M
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Ericsson is adding to its video delivery capabilities with the acquisition of cloud-based video storage and content delivery specialist Fabrix Systems.
Eurobites: Vodafone on M&A Alert
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HBO deploys StreamCast platform; Romania turns magenta; Norway cuts termination rates.
IBC 2014: New Video Tech on Tap From Arris, Cisco, Pace & More
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
As the big IBC trade show kicks off in Amsterdam, Cisco, Arris, Pace, Ericsson, Alcalu and other major video tech suppliers show off their latest gear and software.
Sprint's iPhone-Only Plans Got Apple's Blessing
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9/11/2014  |  6 comments
New CEO Marcelo Claure says he crafted new iPhone 6-specific smartphone plans with Apple CEO Tim Cook's help.
Comcast, Liberty Global Ink Big WiFi Pact
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9/11/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast and Liberty Global have signed a WiFi network-sharing agreement that will allow subscribers of each service to access the other's WiFi hotspots for free.
Huawei's Rollercoaster Week
Shades of Ray  | 
9/11/2014  |  6 comments
I don't think there's another company like this in the communications industry…
Rovi Debuts Cloud-Based Multiscreen Guide
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Rovi is debuting a new cloud-based HMTL5 program guide for multiscreen video services at the IBC show in Amsterdam.
Verizon Plans Mobile TV Service in 2015
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9/11/2014  |  5 comments
CEO Lowell McAdam says the carrier will have a uniquely mobile video service in the first half of 2015 as it works out deals with major content providers.
ActiveVideo Joins Cable's RDK Club
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
ActiveVideo is joining the RDK community and extending the reach of cable's standardized IP video software stack into the cloud.
Qualcomm Paves Way for Sub-$100 4G Phones
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9/11/2014  |  4 comments
Qualcomm sparks up low-end LTE market with new chipset.
Introducing 'The New IP'
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9/11/2014  |  28 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
Eurobites: Spain's Jazztel Tunes In to Yoigo
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple Pay heading for Europe; CEO investigated for insider trading; Huawei lands managed services deal with MTN.
AlcaLu's Combes: 'We Are Now Back on Track'
News Analysis  | 
9/11/2014  |  1 comment
While continuing to focus on service providers, Alcatel-Lucent is also looking to expand into new markets.
IMS at the Heart of AT&T's Internet of Things
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9/11/2014  |  6 comments
You remember IMS, right? Well it will help drive the connected car market and more.
Brighter Outlook For Dark Fiber in 4G Era
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Backhaul capacity needs have fuelled the dark fiber market once more.
JDSU to Split in Two
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
JDSU will split into two different companies along the line of its current optical and network and service enablement groups.
T-Mobile Turns Up VoLTE-to-WiFi Handoff
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile's seventh 'Un-carrier' industry shakeup was all about WiFi – seamless handoff, a router to prioritize voice, and a partnership with Gogo for free in-flight WiFi texting.
Pics: Hot Wheels & Hot Sauce at SMW
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9/10/2014  |  2 comments
CTIA's Super Mobility Week steps on the gas for day 2.
Driving Miss 4G: Execs Talk LTE Cars at CTIA
News Analysis  | 
9/10/2014  |  1 comment
Keynote panelists at Super Mobility Week agree that safety is the top priority in the fast-developing connected car sector.
SDN-Enabled IP and Optical Integration
UBB Forum News  | 
9/10/2014  |  3 comments
Virtualization has breathed new life into the IP+optical integration movement.
Carriers Test-Drive Connected Car Biz Models
News Analysis  | 
9/10/2014  |  2 comments
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are all taking different paths when it comes to billing for services in the connected car.
Adobe Extends DRM Across TVE Screens
News Analysis  | 
9/10/2014  |  1 comment
Adobe Primetime expands its content security coverage to set-top boxes and major web browsers, as well as premium HD and 4K video and RDK deployments.
Rackspace Could Help CenturyLink's Cloud, NFV Efforts – Analyst
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9/10/2014  |  5 comments
There are a number of ways Rackspace could be a useful addition to CenturyLink's portfolio, suggests Heavy Reading analyst.
Carriers Need to Rejoin Digital Value Chain
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9/10/2014  |  4 comments
Carriers are being left out of purchases made on mobile phones, but they have the opportunity to get back in the value chain for both physical and virtual buys.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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The Inaugural Optical Innovation Forum in Nice

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More than 170 attendees from network operators, service providers, analyst firms, and component companies from around the world convened in Nice in June for the inaugural Optical Innovation Forum, co-produced by Huawei and Light Reading.
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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

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Data centers are at the heart of key trends driving telecom -- network virtualization, the drive for increased agility, and the need to compete with OTT providers.
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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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