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Intel Kills Off Its Smartphone Chip Lines
News Analysis  | 
4/30/2016  |  4 comments
As part of its restructuring program, Intel has canceled its smartphone chip programs.
Sprint Bags Another $3.1B in Financing
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Sprint has grabbed more than $5 billion in financing as it tries to cut costs while adding 4G depth and coverage to its network.
Gigabites: Google Gigs Out in Nashville
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  1 comment
Does four buildings a gigabit deployment make?
TWC Sees IP Video Progress
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  5 comments
TWC Chairman and CEO Rob Marcus says early feedback from the MSO's trial of an IP-only TV service in New York is 'encouraging.'
AT&T Expert on the Key Pillars of UC
LRTV Interviews  | 
4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Vishy Gopalakrishnan, AVP of product marketing at AT&T, talks about the three developments that are making unified communications and collaboration secure and reliable for enterprise users.
WiCipedia: Woman Cards & Bitch Switches
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/29/2016  |  13 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Cell C's CEO under fire for radio show comments; Clinton plays the woman card; Intel discusses diversity backlash; and more.
Asia's Answer to Netflix Courts Telco Partners
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  5 comments
iflix is teaming up with some of the world's biggest operators as it pitches its online video service at emerging-market consumers.
Eurobites: Q1 Core Profits Down at Telefónica
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica upgrades metro networks with Huawei; Telenor execs cleared over Uzbekgate; MTS offers towers for rent.
Rovi Reels in TiVo for $1.1B
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  7 comments
Wedding complete. Rovi will take TiVo's name.
Juniper's 'Disappointing' Q1 Dogged by Slow Telco Spending
News Analysis  | 
4/29/2016  |  2 comments
As telco capex spending falters, Juniper is focusing on SDN and greater diversification in a bid to drive new revenue streams through the rest of 2016.
Lucky 13 Sign Up for NIA's Next Interop
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Thirteen companies representing hardware, software and test/assurance interests will participate in the interop, which will evaluate service chaining in an NFV infrastructure (NFVi).
TiVo Shares Rise as Rovi Delays Earnings
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Is a deal imminent?
Rutledge Sets Stage for New Charter
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  2 comments
Charter gained broadband and video subs in the first quarter.
Virtualization Powers Automation at Upskill U
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Dr. Stefan Vallin, Cisco, teaches Virtualization: Automation at Upskill U on Friday at 1 p.m. ET.
Cypress Buys Broadcom IoT Wireless Unit
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
As Cypress drops $550 million to get WiFi, Bluetooth and Zigbee for embedded applications, CEO TJ Rodgers drops the news he's relinquishing the CEO title.
FCC Poised to Re-Regulate Wholesale Access
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  8 comments
Agency seeks industry input on rulemaking that would control pricing of the last mile links sold by incumbents in non-competitive areas.
Comcast Nabs DreamWorks for $3.8B
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  3 comments
Comcast races rivals with DreamWorks buy.
TWC Goes Out With a Bang
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
In what's very likely its last earnings report, Time Warner Cable notches healthy subscriber and revenue gains across the board.
Comcast Takes a (Tera)Byte Out of Caps
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  4 comments
Usage-based pricing is controversial for fixed-line broadband services, but Comcast's new 1TB data cap should be ample for most.
LRTV Report: Mobile Core Innovation
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear from multiple industry experts from Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom, Heavy Reading, Huawei, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, NEC and many more about developments in the mobile core as operators virtualize their IMS and evolved packet core systems and prepare for a 5G world.
LoRa Alliance Defends Tech Against Sigfox Slur
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  5 comments
Responding to recent criticism, the LoRa Association has insisted its technology is not owned by Semtech and has a much bigger addressable market than Sigfox.
Eurobites: Hong Kong Operator Buys Europe's Linx Telecom
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ESA, Viasat launch High Capacity Satellite Initiative; IoT collaboration in Belgium; Virgin Media's FTTP pledge; Telekom Austria's Q1; EE joins LTE Broadcast group.
Ultra-Broadband Summit, Hong Kong
Slide Shows  | 
4/27/2016  |  58 comments
We're in Hong Kong for the first leg of the Ultra-Broadband Summit World Tour.
Twitter Fire Hose Now a Video Tsunami
MariNation  | 
4/27/2016  |  5 comments
Twitter's video push is changing broadband dynamics.
Comcast Can't Be Beat on Broadband
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  5 comments
Comcast continues to build on its US broadband lead.
Cable's Mobile Enterprise Challenges
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable operators have some key hurdles to overcome if they wish to fill the growing mobility needs of small and large businesses alike.
Eurobites: Ericsson Pumps IoT Accelerator
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor adds customers in Asia; BT to trial broadband-only services; du, Polystar extend their analytics relationship; Game of Thrones puts Telia's network to the sword.
Telia Carrier Taps Infinera for California Expansion
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
New fiber route marks first deployment of Infinera's expanded metro 100G product line, including the newly integrated Transmode technology.
Digital Services Aren't Up to Snuff – Survey
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  3 comments
There's a lot of work to do to boost digital service experience, according to the results of an extensive survey of enterprise executives.
T-Mobile Sounds Off on Verizon 5G, LTE-U Frustrations
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  2 comments
Execs poke fun at Verizon's early 5G pilot being fixed, say LTE-A will be workhorse for years.
Comcast Sniffing Around DreamWorks – Report
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
The entertainment giant is considering adding DreamWorks Animation as a sister company to its Universal Pictures unit. The price might be north of $3 billion.
AT&T Still Optimistic as Video Subs Fall
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  1 comment
A loss of video subscribers in Q1 still has AT&T optimistic about full-year growth.
AT&T Sunsetting 2G, Expanding Mexico LTE
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2016  |  2 comments
AT&T will count down 2G by 2017, as it looks towards DirecTV and Mexico for new growth.
Allied Fiber Caught in Financial Battle
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Senior investor moves to force three subsidiaries into voluntary bankruptcy, planning to sell fiber and colocation assets.
Charter Jumps Gun on TWC Restructuring
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2016  |  5 comments
Restructuring plans surface before Charter acquisitions are a done deal.
Verizon: Bad Guys Still Phishing for Data
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Annual Data Breach Investigations Report shows simplest attacks still lead to data breaches, pointing to need for multi-factor authentication.
Eurobites: Orange on the Up in Q1 (Just)
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE trials programmable network in Scotland; Nokia buys health wearables company; TalkTalk launches non-subscription video streaming service.
Vodafone, Huawei Open UK NB-IoT Lab
Slide Shows  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone and Huawei are hoping to spur the development of NB-IoT through a new lab facility at the UK operator's Newbury headquarters.
Vodafone to 'Crush' LoRa, Sigfox With NB-IoT
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  2 comments
Vodafone's innovation director reckons there is no future for Sigfox and LoRa in an NB-IoT world.
Wheeler Recommends Charter Deals
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Wheeler says yes to New Charter.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
LRTV Interviews  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
WiC Welcomes 7 New Partners
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/25/2016  |  2 comments
WiC is proud to have Cisco, Hitachi Consulting, Infinera, Netcracker, Redknee, NetNumber and Open Networking Foundation joining our cause.
So... What Do We Do Now?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
GoT Fans Curse HBO (Not Right) Now
MariNation  | 
4/25/2016  |  7 comments
This is what it looks like when apps are the future of TV.
Verizon NFV Plan Pushes OpenStack Forward
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  2 comments
Details coming out at this week's OpenStack Summit focus on how the carrier and its vendors – Red Hat, Dell and Big Switch – are pushing open source.
'Women Who Code' CEO Paints Better Tech Pic
Mentor Monday  | 
4/25/2016  |  2 comments
Alaina Percival shares why she thinks it's a wonderful time to be a woman in the tech industry, despite what discouraging headlines might suggest.
Eurobites: EE Makes Pledges on 4G Coverage & Customer Service
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: M-Pesa passes customer milestone; Zain feels the heat in Q1; fancyphone startup targets London's moneybags.
Upskill U Goes Ivy League With Princeton Prof
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
4/25/2016  |  1 comment
Tune in to Upskill U to hear Princeton University's Nick Feamster present 'Virtualization: Network Design & Infrastructure' at 1PM ET on Monday, April 25.
Cable's Mobile Enterprise Opportunity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
With more and more businesses seeking mobility solutions, cable operators have the chance to carve out an even larger share of the commercial market.
RJio's 4G Hold-Ups May Benefit Incumbents
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  1 comment
India's existing players may be growing in strength while RJio dallies over the launch of 4G services.
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