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Comcast Hits Gas Pedal on X1
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  Post a comment
Giant U.S. MSO accelerates X1 rollout as it continues to bleed video subs
O2 Brings a Wi-Fi Ruckus to the Wharf
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  1 comment
Operator will deploy thousands of Wi-Fi access points indoors and out around London's Canary Wharf
NFV in the Cloud: It's Complicated
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  7 comments
Multiple organizations are working to address the management challenges that will help deliver network functions virtualization (NFV) in the cloud, but their efforts are just beginning
Cable Fears Congestion, Not Cord-Cutting
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  2 comments
New survey suggests cable operators will combat surge in OTT video with usage caps, fair-use policies
100G Action Spurs Optical Optimism
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  2 comments
Needham analyst Alex Henderson bumps his Ciena price target by 27 percent and reiterates strong ratings for Infinera and NeoPhotonics, but it's not a full sector endorsement
Euronews: AlcaLu Cuts Deeper
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  Post a comment
Plus: Dante's pan-European upgrade; Netsize enables carrier billing in Britain; and more
Cable Model Needs Urgent Fix
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  2 comments
Two veteran MSO execs call on cable operators and programmers to fix cable's broken business model
Isis Preps Nationwide NFC Rollout
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  5 comments
Following trials in Austin and Salt Lake City, operator-led joint venture will take NFC payments across the U.S. sometime this year
Qwilt Banks $16M in New Funding
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/31/2013  |  1 comment
Online video startup raises another $16 million as it continues pursuit of cable deals
Cloudifying the Telco Network
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/30/2013  |  1 comment
Bringing the cloud into the network will require profound mindset, skillset and process change, as well as the introduction of multiple new technologies
Comcast Unit Hits HD Jackpot
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  Post a comment
Comcast division opens up space for extra TV channels for cable indies through video compression technology that uses less bandwidth
Netflix Not A Network Killer?
Breznick Unbound  | 
7/30/2013  |  5 comments
TiVo study finds that Netflix homes watch as much traditional TV as everybody else
SK Telecom Adds 300K LTE-Advanced Subs
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  4 comments
Says it will add 32,000 base stations, new pricing and services as it continues to grow its advanced 4G network
Nextel Drags on Sprint as 4G Push Continues
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  3 comments
The third-ranked U.S. operator reported a net loss of $1.6B for Q2 as it lost more than 1 million monthly contract subscribers during the Spring quarter
Euronews: NSN Tests Cloud-based VoLTE
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  1 comment
Plus: BT restructures retail unit; AlcaLu reports losses, confirms Qualcomm investment
TWC Rethinks Its Broadband Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  4 comments
Second largest U.S. cable operator looks to raise modem fees for third time in a year and cap broadband usage again
AlcaLu's Small Cell Menu: Stake and Chips
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  5 comments
Partnership with Qualcomm sees the wireless chip vendor invest in joint R&D and buy a small stake in Alcatel-Lucent
Charges Slam AlcaLu's Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2013  |  3 comments
Net loss of almost $1.2 billion will grab the headlines but revenues and margins are up slightly, the stock is on the rise and Qualcomm is on board as an equity partner
T-Mobile to Speed 4G LTE With Wider Channels
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  7 comments
T-Mobile plots wider channels for 4G LTE in 90% of its top 25 markets later this year
Report: Qualcomm to Take Small Cell Stake in AlcaLu
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  1 comment
Qualcomm’s bid to be big in small cells could extend to a major partnership with AlcaLu on Tuesday
Clouding Up the NFV Transition
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  7 comments
Virtualization without the cloud lacks value, but getting to the cloud could mean painful delays for NFV
Court Deals Broadcasters Dish DVR Blow
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  3 comments
Dish gets a win as a major US court of appeals rules that its Hopper ad-stripping technology doesn't break the law
Knocking on the M-commerce Door
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/29/2013  |  Post a comment
Telcos are slowly finding ways to introduce mobile banking and mobile commerce into their services strategies and operations
Docomo Preps 150MB 4G LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  8 comments
NTT Docomo pre-launches its latest speedy update to its 4G LTE network in Japan
SpiderCloud: Cisco 'Naïve' on Small Cells
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  13 comments
Multimode small cell network management is anything but simple, states enterprise small cell systems vendor
Euronews: Does Slim Want All of KPN?
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  1 comment
Carlos Slim terminates deal that limits his stake in Dutch incumbent, plus 4G integration in Russia and more
Falling ASPs Foretell a Smartphone Shakeup
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/26/2013  |  3 comments
Declining ASPs, new pricing plans and shifts in market share are paving the way for some changes in the mobile hierarchy.
Going All-In on SDN/NFV
Rewired  | 
7/26/2013  |  1 comment
The virtualization of telecom requires an aggregated approach from the Heavy Reading team
Voice Crunch Elevates Alianza
News Analysis  | 
7/26/2013  |  2 comments
Wholesale cloud voice offering targets cable, wireless, even small wireline operators
Charter Goes Own Way on Wi-Fi
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/26/2013  |  Post a comment
Major U.S. MSO rolls out separate, customized Wi-Fi router for broadband customers
Time Warner Cable Names New CEO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/26/2013  |  Post a comment
Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt will hand over to his COO when he retires at the end of the year
Euronews: Huawei, ZTE Share $1.6B Deal
News Analysis  | 
7/26/2013  |  5 comments
Also across EMEA: BSkyB reminds BT what it's up against; Belgacom steadies its ship; Technicolor turns a profit; the EC shares its concerns about 4G coverage
T-Mobile Doubles MetroPCS Coverage
News Analysis  | 
7/26/2013  |  2 comments
Low-cost, no-contract brand now in 30 markets, most with 4G LTE
Comcast Spreads X1’s Wings
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  1 comment
Comcast rolls out IP video guide throughout New England while TWC launches new Web portal
BlackBerry Axes 250, Tablet Lead EVP Leaves
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  1 comment
It's another round of layoffs for the struggling handset maker as it cuts 250 from its R&D department
Killer Apps Meet Killer Whale: ORCA Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  1 comment
New approach from ATIS aims to simplify process of letting apps tap network resources, making money for network operators
White Spaces: The Slow Broadband Revolution
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  1 comment
Slow broadband is better than no broadband for his customers, says the CTO at the helm of pioneer TV White Spaces trials in California
Euronews: Telefónica Boasts Return to Growth
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA results-fest: Orange takes an H1 dip, appeals against monster tax demand; BT steadies the ship as it prepares for huge sports channel launch
Chromecast Gives Google a Home Run
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  12 comments
Game over. Google wins. Probably
Infinera Predicts a Profitable Q3
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  2 comments
Optical systems vendor gets close to break-even in Q2, with seven new DTN-X customers, and expects profits in the current quarter
Analytics Missing from Mobile App Management
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  4 comments
Many enterprises still don't have analytics on employee app usage, representing a big opportunity for MAM providers
4G LTE Grows (Above & Below)
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  5 comments
AT&T adds eight new 4G markets as Sprint expands in NYC Boroughs and the subway
Entone, LG Blend OTT With Live TV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Companies team on new media streaming box that supports both OTT video and live TV services
Google's Nexus 7 to Traverse US LTE Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  6 comments
New ASUS-built tablet will support LTE data from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile from the same model
Juniper Eyes SDN Sales, CEO Steps Down
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  2 comments
As Kevin Johnson announces his retirement as Juniper CEO, the company hints at SDN-related revenues
North American SPs Lead Cloud Adoption
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Razorsight CEO sees greater adoption of cloud-based analytics as LTE and virtualization take hold as well
AT&T U-Verse Catches FiOS
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  2 comments
AT&T's fiber-enabled TV service reaches 5 million video subs, matching Verizon's FiOS Video total
Cisco Banks on Sourcefire & Snort for Security
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Cisco aims to become a major security player as Sourcefire buy gives it intrusion detection, mobile malware prevention and more
Dan O'Shea Joins Light Reading
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  14 comments
Renowned editor joins the team, bringing knowledge of optical, IP, Carrier Ethernet, baseball and craft beer
Huawei Juggernaut Rolls On
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2013  |  4 comments
While rivals search for growth, Huawei announces H1 revenue increase of almost 11%
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