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Telecom Sector 'Its Own Worst Enemy' – Kroes
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10/2/2014  |  4 comments
Neelie Kroes ends her tenure as the European Commission's vice president for the Digital Agenda with a blistering attack on Europe's telecom operators and advises them on the future.
Synacor Slashes Staff, Disses Dissidents
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10/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Multiscreen video specialist is laying off 20% of its workforce as it fends off demands from dissident shareholders for the resignation of its chairman and the sale of the company.
AT&T NetBond Getting Amazon Ties
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10/2/2014  |  2 comments
By 2015, AT&T customers will be able to get an integrated solution that includes on-demand VPN access and Amazon's cloud.
Windstream BOBs for Fixed Wireless Broadband
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10/1/2014  |  Post a comment
The telco continues to expand its broadband offerings for businesses with the acquisition of fixed wireless provider Business Only Broadband.
GTT Acquires More Cloud Prowess
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10/1/2014  |  Post a comment
The global network operator scoops up US-focused UNSi for $40 million.
OSS Is Key to SDN, NFV Strategies
Shades of Ray  | 
10/1/2014  |  4 comments
Corporate culture and the back office should be the first considerations for network operators with SDN and NFV aspirations.
Comcast Cloud DVR Takes Flight
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10/1/2014  |  3 comments
Comcast is granting all X1 customers with cloud DVR services the ability to download or stream any recorded program for viewing on any mobile device inside or outside the home.
Nokia Joins Ericsson in Updating T-Mobile LTE
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10/1/2014  |  5 comments
Nokia Networks will be working alongside Ericsson to upgrade T-Mobile to LTE-Advanced, expand VoLTE and improve WiFi handoff.
TeliaSonera Snaps Up Cloud Minnow
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10/1/2014  |  1 comment
Adds to its enterprise and cloud operations with the acquisition of hosting and cloud services specialist iPeer.
Cisco Paints IoT Into the Big Data Picture
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10/1/2014  |  5 comments
Cisco updates its Data Virtualization middleware to include self-service portals and an SDK for startups to connect to the 150 data sources it can access.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Closes Enterprise Unit Sale
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10/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica finally closes E-Plus acquisition; Ericsson buys smart grids specialist; Tieto layoffs in Finland and beyond.
Can India Take Fiber to the Masses?
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10/1/2014  |  1 comment
India has an ambitious plan to take high-speed fiber broadband to the country's extensive population, but progress is slow.
Pica8 Raises $12.5M, Strengthens Japan Ties
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10/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Investment from VantagePoint, Cross Head and Pacific Venture Partners brings the total to more than $20 million.
Cable Preps for DOCSIS 3.1 Debut
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9/30/2014  |  1 comment
CableLabs is gearing up for certification testing of new D3.1 cable modems and broadband gateways next spring, while Comcast is eyeing service trials in the second half of 2015.
Is Redbox Instant Shutting Down?
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9/30/2014  |  21 comments
Redbox Instant by Verizon isn't signing up any new customers, and rumor has it the service will shut down entirely on October 1.
Eurobites: EU Gets Tough on Net Neutrality
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9/30/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Tele Columbus plans IPO; AlcaLu teams up with Accenture; data sonification -- can you dig it?
What China Mobile Wants From 5G
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9/30/2014  |  3 comments
With 4G still to deliver so much, the world's largest mobile operator wants more than just another industry standard when it comes to 5G.
Telco IT Can Unlock OTT Profits – AsiaInfo
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9/30/2014  |  1 comment
Europe's operators are leaving massive potential profits on the table because they're not using their IT systems effectively to partner with OTT players, reckons vendor AsiaInfo.
Open NFV Group Uncloaks Its Platform Plan
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9/30/2014  |  4 comments
Months after it was first publicly discussed, the Open Platform for NFV project unveils its plans for an open source NFV infrastructure.
CenturyLink Opens Hosting Site in China
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  1 comment
Working through partners, US carrier creates hosting presence in Shanghai data center, inside China's firewall.
The Perennial Need for Speed
UBB Forum News  | 
9/29/2014  |  2 comments
Will connection speed always be the key metric used to measure the attractiveness of a broadband service?
Bit Parts: Google Invests in Chinese Transceiver Firm
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  2 comments
Google puts money into InnoLight; Rockley is hiring; Oplink shareholders still aren't happy.
SoftBank Eyes a DreamWorks Buy – Report
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9/29/2014  |  7 comments
With its dream of a T-Mobile buy squashed, Sprint's owner is reportedly mulling an acquisition of movie studio DreamWorks instead.
GVTC Beats Gig Giants to San Antonio Area
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9/29/2014  |  4 comments
The Texas co-op turns up a gigabit-ready network that passes 43,000 potential customers.
Backhaul Strategies: Looking to 2015
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/29/2014  |  1 comment
The challenges associated with small cell deployments, the impact of virtualization, and the demand for dark fiber are just some of the topics to be debated at the upcoming Backhaul Strategies conference in New York City.
RGB Opens Up Transcoding Market
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9/29/2014  |  Post a comment
RGB Networks is announcing the RipCode Transcoder – an open source transcoding initiative – and inviting cable operators and other vendors to join in the effort.
Defining the Digital Service Provider
Column  | 
9/29/2014  |  4 comments
Communications service providers need to become digital service providers, but what exactly does that entail?
Cisco Beefs Up Its Intercloud, Adds Telco Partners
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  3 comments
As it aims to create a 'cloud of clouds,' Cisco teams up with service providers and offers additional tools, services, and financing options.
OpenDaylight Releases Major 'Helium' Upgrade
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9/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Designed for developers and users who want to start testing and managing SDN in production environments.
Eurobites: EC to Charge Apple With Illegal Tax Deals in Ireland
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trujillo eyes Telecom Italia stake; TeliaSonera's Eurasian troubles; Belgacom streams Netflix.
Telecom Italia Looks Vulnerable
Shades of Ray  | 
9/29/2014  |  4 comments
European telco primed for unsolicited bids as its strategy falters.
Bridging the Digital Divide
Column  | 
9/29/2014  |  1 comment
Here are some ideas for how cable operators can help low-income households connect to pay-TV and broadband services.
Exalt CEO: Company Lives On Following Management Buyout
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  3 comments
Exalt's CEO explains that the company's HQ was shut down for a short time as management bought out the company from its VC backers.
Comcast Turns Off Streampix
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9/26/2014  |  7 comments
Citing minimal interest from its pay-TV customers, Comcast is discontinuing its Streampix OTT wannabe video service.
BT Takes a Step Closer to G.fast
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
BT has undertaken further trials of G.fast and is opening up a new R&D lab to focus on such developments.
Managing & Securing SDN & NFV
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9/26/2014  |  5 comments
Once SDN and NFV are added to already complex wide area networks, management and security become even greater challenges for operators.
A Cultural Shift for an OTT World
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
Intel Invests $1.5B to Boost Its Mobile Assets
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9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Chip giant continues its wireless M&A push with a $1.5 billion investment in China.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Get Closer
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: VoLTE in Poland; Orange's network-sharing complaint rejected; cloud concerns.
New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/26/2014  |  1 comment
As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?
UBB Forum News  | 
9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
Go With The Flow, Says Arpanet Founder
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9/25/2014  |  2 comments
One of the 'fathers' of the Internet says the global IP network's transport layer needs an overhaul.
Spectrum Muddle at the 5G Huddle
News Analysis  | 
9/25/2014  |  1 comment
Everyone agrees 5G needs new spectrum – but which bands should be used? And how?
Facebook Pokes Around LTE Direct
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9/25/2014  |  25 comments
The social network wants to use operators' LTE spectrum to create personalized, localized mobile services for their user base.
Feeling Edgy? Join the Crowd
Rewired  | 
9/25/2014  |  2 comments
There's a lot happening at the network's edge, and it's worth watching.
Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/25/2014  |  11 comments
Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
US Ignite Cultivates Gigabit Apps
News Analysis  | 
9/25/2014  |  9 comments
Non-profit forges collaboration between network operators and technology developers to showcase the necessity of gigabit nets.
Brocade CEO: Hybrid Public-Private Cloud Makes Sense for Businesses
News Analysis  | 
9/25/2014  |  1 comment
People who claim the major consumer cloud players will swallow all enterprise data too 'don't have passports,' says Brocode CEO.
Eurobites: BT Opens Next-Gen Broadband Lab
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone develops 5G in Dresden; Serbian operator dips a toe in Clearwater; YouView bags Cisco brains.
HP Launches SDN App Store
News Analysis  | 
9/25/2014  |  1 comment
The IT giant is working with partners on apps for security, management, and network optimization.
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Innovating Access Technology With G.fast

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Exploring the potential of G.fast technology from the point of view of the Broadband Forum, Huawei – and an end-user.
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A Cultural Shift for an OTT World

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Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
LRTV Documentaries
New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide

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As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
UBB Forum News
Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?

9|25|14   |   02:01   |   (0) comments


As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
LRTV Documentaries
Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley

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Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
LRTV Documentaries
SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network

9|25|14   |   3:47   |   (1) comment


XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
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The OTT Conundrum

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What is holding back prosperous partnerships between telcos and the OTT players?
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Putting Broadband to Work

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High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
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Light Reading's Women in Telecom Recap

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Our first Women in Telecom breakfast was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us in London for the next event on November 6.
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Monetizing Ultra-Broadband

9|24|14   |   01:43   |   (2) comments


Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

9|19|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

9|19|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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