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Affirmed & Elephant Talk Build a Virtual EPC
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks is lending its NFV cloud to Elephant Talk's SDN software to make a fully virtualized evolved packet core for operators in Europe and the Middle East.
Congress, FCC Prep Net Neutrality, OTT Action
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Congress and the FCC are shoring up their positions on net neutrality and the definition of a TV distributor before 2014 comes to a close.
LTE Small Cells Set To Be Big in 2015
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, are set to ramp up in the new year.
Eurobites: EE Shows Off 3-Carrier Aggregation
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swedish M2M specialist being acquired by Sierra Wireless; BT takes its fiber to the basement; and Dutch FTTH operator reaches 2 million homes.
Testing of NFV Requires Industry to Mature
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
New streamlined methodologies for data processing, analysis and storage are needed for testing virtualized network functions.
Thread Connects With UL for IoT Testing
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  1 comment
Internet of Things networking protocol group Thread Group names UL its go-to outfit for IoT product testing.
Verizon Reminds Us That 200G Exists
DOS Attack  | 
12/22/2014  |  2 comments
Verizon quietly rolls out 200G on a single route, meeting its timetable and highlighting the next step beyond 100G.
Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans
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12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
Telstra Woos Pacnet
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  1 comment
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian incumbent's international assets and deliver some SDN experience.
T-Mobile to Pay $90M for Cramming Crimes
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  6 comments
There's a whole lotta cramming going on as T-Mobile agrees to pay $90M for unjust billing practices, following AT&T's $105 million settlement and Sprint's ongoing lawsuit.
Google Steering Android Towards Cars – Report
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  8 comments
The Android M release is reportedly aimed at putting a Google OS in every dashboard.
Cox Starts All-Digital Rollout
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  3 comments
Cox launches switch to all-digital service in its first market as it seeks to clear more bandwidth for faster broadband speeds, greater on-demand offerings and more video channels.
Is Google Good for Gigabit?
The Gigabot  | 
12/19/2014  |  2 comments
Google Fiber delays the planned deployment of its gigabit network in its next nine metro targets, as other gigabit hopefuls step up.
HDR: The Next Big Video Thing
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  1 comment
4K TV is so 2014. It's all about High-Dynamic Range (HDR) television for 2015.
OpenDaylight Establishes Security Team
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  2 comments
The open source SDN organization has formed a dedicated team following disclosure of a serious security flaw that remained unaddressed for four months.
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
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12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 satellites lift off; Deutsche Telekom takes extra mobile security measures.
IoT: The Future Is Bright for Operators
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/19/2014  |  3 comments
Network operators have a unique opportunity to develop and profit from IoT-as-a-service propositions.
Apple Global SIM Could Drive Connected Cars
Jonestown  | 
12/18/2014  |  5 comments
Maybe the point of Apple Global SIM goes beyond offering consumers a brief whiff of choice when using their shiny new iPad.
Comcast Launches 4K Streaming Service
News Analysis  | 
12/18/2014  |  10 comments
Barely beating its self-imposed year-end deadline, Comcast is introducing a 4K video streaming service for TV viewers, starting with select NBC and USA Network shows.
Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
US Carriers, You're Going to Cuba!
Wagner’s Ring  | 
12/18/2014  |  8 comments
President Obama opened the door to American business in Cuba, including telcos.
Eurobites: BT Preps Stock, Bonds Issue to Fund Mobile M&A
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Monsieur Iliad agrees to buy Orange Switzerland; UK government gets commitment on mobile coverage; Nokia Networks does Danish VoLTE.
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water...
Jonestown  | 
12/18/2014  |  4 comments
The US Navy has a robot spy shark drone. Yep, you read that right.
Equinix Speeds Cloud Provisioning via APIs
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
In addition to adding IBM SoftLayer to its roster of hyper-scale cloud connections, Equinix Cloud Exchange now offers APIs for real-time turnup.
FCC Mid-Band Auction to Roll On Into 2015?
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  3 comments
The AWS-3 auction now stands at $44.23B as new bids trickle in.
Tucows Buys Into Gigabit Services
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  5 comments
The Internet and mobile services company buys an ISP with hopes of adding gigabit services to its quiver.
Sprint Turns Up 16 More 2.5GHz Markets
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  2 comments
Chief Network Officer John Saw celebrates the carrier's network milestones in 2014 as it prepares for another year in which many more improvements will be needed.
Deluxe Dives Into 4K Video
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  3 comments
Deluxe adds 4K features and capabilities to its video-on-demand platform as it seeks to carve out a big role in the emerging market for UltraHD programming.
1-Gig: Coming to a Small Town Near You
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  13 comments
A tiny town in Iowa enters the Gigabit Cities fray through a public/private partnership.
T-Mobile, BlackBerry Flirt With Reuniting
Light Reedy  | 
12/17/2014  |  19 comments
BlackBerry and T-Mobile are considering kissing and making up, but only if their CEOs can get along.
Boingo & TWC Share Hotspots for the Holidays
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Boingo and Time Warner Cable unveil a reciprocal Passpoint roaming agreement giving subscribers of both company's services seamless access to each other's WiFi hotspots.
Eurobites: Apple Suspends Online Sales in Russia as Rouble Collapses
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT braced to battle regulator; Dixons Carphone underlying profits up; France explores 700MHz possibilities.
OpenDaylight Patches 'Serious Vulnerability' – After Four Months
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The Netdump security flaw, first reported in August, can allow an attacker to take over an SDN network.
Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good news for incumbent operator Telstra.
HP's NFV Director Merges Physical, Virtual
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Support for both physical and virtual resources is important to carriers making the transition to NFV while supporting legacy physical assets.
First DOCSIS 3.1 Interop Test Complete
News Analysis  | 
12/16/2014  |  1 comment
Six vendors have successfully completed the first DOCSIS 3.1 interop test conducted by CableLabs.
T-Mobile Deploys 700MHz, Starts Data Rollover
News Analysis  | 
12/16/2014  |  3 comments
Along with announcing Data Stash, its plan to let customers rollover unused data, T-Mobile shares updates about its LTE network progress and mentions plans for a 2G shutdown.
EE: The Road to 5G
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/16/2014  |  1 comment
Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
NBC Goes Live Online, With a Catch
News Analysis  | 
12/16/2014  |  2 comments
NBC is launching a live stream of its linear content online, but it will only be available to viewers who subscribe to a pay-TV package.
2020 Vision Photos: Night Sight
Slide Shows  | 
12/16/2014  |  3 comments
More pictures from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland.
Eurobites: Ericsson Claims LTE-A First
News Analysis  | 
12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT gets Sky Sports channels onto YouView boxes; Netflix rolls into Belgium; Ofcom's new boss.
Cloud Expansion Paves Way for Partnerships
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Cloud enablement partnerships between traditional communications service providers and cloud specialists are set to proliferate in the coming years.
US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/16/2014  |  1 comment
US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
AT&T Touts SDN Push, Seeks Talent
Rewired  | 
12/16/2014  |  3 comments
Technology guru John Donovan pledges to make AT&T's network 75% software-defined by 2020.
BT Offers $19.5B to Buy EE
News Analysis  | 
12/15/2014  |  3 comments
BT is in exclusive talks to acquire EE, the UK's largest mobile operator that is currently owned by Deutsche Telekom and Orange, for £12.5 billion.
Thoma, Teachers Fund Win Riverbed's Hand
News Analysis  | 
12/15/2014  |  2 comments
Riverbed Technology ends a year of drama and acquisition offers by agreeing to be bought by a private equity firm and teachers pension plan.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/15/2014  |  2 comments
Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
Live TV Dominates on Twitter – Nielsen
News Analysis  | 
12/15/2014  |  3 comments
Most of the tweeting about TV viewing still takes place around live programming.
Glaring Gaps in FCC's Merger Data
News Analysis  | 
12/15/2014  |  3 comments
The FCC has released a heavily redacted report on broadband subscriber counts both before and after the proposed deals among Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter.
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Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

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Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
LRTV Interviews
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

12|15|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
LRTV Interviews
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
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Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

12|11|14   |   05:07   |   (3) comments


Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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