Facebook Gets Its Drone On
Shades of Ray | 7/22/2016 | 7 comments
The social media giant's solar-powered Aquila drone, designed to provide Internet access to remote locations, has taken to the skies – but why?
Is Dish Going Down the Drain?
News Analysis | 7/21/2016 | 6 comments
Despite gains from its Sling TV OTT service, Dish Network still reported a record loss of 281,000 subscribers in the second quarter.
ADVA Has a Growth Spurt but Margins Lag
Shades of Ray | 7/21/2016 | 1 comment
European vendor's momentum continues into 2016 as it reports impressive sales growth, only some of which comes from its Overture acquisition, but its profitability isn't keeping up.
Verizon's Next With VNFs
News Analysis | 7/21/2016 | 8 comments
The Verizon business unit rolls out three virtual network services on a managed, on-demand basis, offering total flexibility and deployment choices.
Mellanox Capitalizes on 25G Transition
News Analysis | 7/21/2016 | Post a comment
Mellanox turned in its fifth consecutive quarter in which it increased revenue, and during the company's call with analysts, CEO Eyal Waldman explained how new products are likely to help the company extend that run for the next quarter or two.
UFO Brings Hope to FTTH Altnets
Shades of Ray | 7/21/2016 | 2 comments
A fiber-to-the-home broadband trial in the city of York using CityFibre's network looks likely to lead to more competitive ultra-broadband services across the UK.
Verizon Readies Landmark NG-PON2 Trial
News Analysis | 7/20/2016 | Post a comment
In a blow to Nokia, Verizon has tapped Adtran and Ericsson/Calix for its upcoming NG-PON2 lab trial, which is expected to lead to commercial deployments with Fios business customers early next year.
Innovations: Cheap, Submicron Circuit Printing
News Analysis | 7/19/2016 | Post a comment
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo has developed a new means of printing circuitry onto a substrate that it promises is cheaper and easier than any other option available, while also making an order-of-magnitude leap in diminishing line widths to 0.8 micron.
IBM Cloud Gains Aren't Enough
News Analysis | 7/19/2016 | 2 comments
The cloud and cognitive computing business is up for IBM, but traditional IT continues its downward spiral, according to quarterly earnings reported Monday.
CSPs Face Double Threat From DDoS Trends - Report
News Analysis | 7/19/2016 | 1 comment
Communications service providers not only face an increasing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks -- they're also under threat from the web giants in the DDoS protection services market.
Facing the Internet TV Tsunami
Column | 7/18/2016 | 1 comment
As online video keeps pouring over both fixed and wireless networks, both content and service providers must adapt by adjusting their operations and business strategies.
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