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Arris Picks Up Ruckus & ICX Switch for $800M
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Deal puts the Ruckus Wireless business and ICX Switch, both part of Brocade which is being acquired by Broadcom, into Arris' hands for $800 million in cash.
Mastercard & Boingo Join Forces for Global Unlimited WiFi Access
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Service is now live for select HSBC Mastercard cardholders on four continents.
BT & Huawei Research 5G Network Slicing
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
BT and Huawei today announced new research into how "network slicing" -- a method of carving out specific "slices" of an IP-based network for dedicated purposes -- may be used to support services delivered over tomorrow's 5G networks.
Ciena Intros Waveserver Ai for DCI
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Latest packet-optical platform brings new capacity and power efficiencies to data center interconnect market.
Kontron, Canonical Team on Integrated OpenStack Platform
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Kontron aiming to simplify the evaluating, buying and deploying of production-grade OpenStack platforms.
Telefónica LatAM Uses Comarch OSS
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Comarch will support Telefónica in the transformation of its transport network in five Latin American countries.
EQT Infrastructure to Roll Up Lumos Networks for $950M
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Acquisition expected to be complete in the third quarter of 2017.
Evolution Digital Brings Conax Multi-DRM to eVUE-TV
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Agreement gives NCTC members access to multi-DRM technology.
MobiTV Earns $21 Million in New Funding
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
New funding will go toward helping pay-TV provider over IP video solutions.
Verizon Knocks $350M off the Price of Yahoo
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Verizon and Yahoo have officially amended the terms of their acquisition agreement, dropping the price for the telco to buy the Internet pioneer by $350 million. The deal is now worth $4.48 billion.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions Uses Ericsson for NFV Support
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson tapped by Verizon Enterprise Solutions to provide enabling support for NFV services.
Netcracker Unveils Cloud-Based Online Charging System
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Cloud-based OCS supports horizontal and vertical scalability across all layers.
Ericsson, Intel & Partners Launch 5G Innovators Initiative
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
5G Innovators Initiative brings together technology companies, industry leaders and academia to explore, test and innovate with 5G network and distributed edge technology in the US.
T-Mobile & Huawei Develop Wireless HBB Services
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile Austria signs five-year strategic cooperation agreement with Huawei regarding 4.5G-based E2E network upgrades.
MDS Expands Its Cost Management Portfolio
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Solution suite targets the largest costs and inefficiencies across wholesale charges, fraud, churn and revenue assurance.
Telefónica, Huawei Team Up on the Mobile Network Cloud
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Telefónica and Huawei are working together to promote the development of mobile network cloud features that optimize the radio interface.
Orange, Huawei Collaborate on 5G, Cloud
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Teams of both companies will work together on these technologies.
China Unicom Uses Ericsson Tech to Boost iQiYi Video Experience
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
China's biggest video streaming app teams up with Ericsson and China Unicom to optimize mobile network conditions.
Deutsche Telekom Unveils White Label Smart Home Solution
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
White label portfolio now available in Slovakia and Norway.
Lime, Canonical Kickstart Crowdfunding for LimeNET Development
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
LimeNET intended for use primarily as a mobile and IoT basestation.
Women Who Tech Gives $85K to Female-Led VR & AI Startups
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Competition hosted with Craig's List founder Craig Newmark awards three female virtual reality and artificial intelligence startup founders $85K worth of prizes.
Cobham to Demo 5G Testing Tools at MWC 2017
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Demonstrations include a 5G user equipment (UE) simulator with industry-first 10Gbit/s throughput testing capability.
ip.access Unveils New Small Cells
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
ip.access has increased support for Neutral Host Multi-Operator deployments with a range of new radio access point products.
Huawei Unveils GigaHome Offering
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei's smart home solution focuses on home gateways and supports flexible WiFi extension through multiple media, such as the CAT5 lines, power lines and wireless repeaters.
AT&T Teams with Broadcom on Hardware
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Direct collaboration with chipset maker intended to enable faster innovation at hardware level.
AT&T, Shentel Test Blue Danube MIMO
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor completed first commercial trials of its Massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system in licensed FDD LTE spectrum.
Two Small MSOs Adopt Alianza Cable VoIP Solution
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Service Electric Cablevision Inc. and Adams Cable adopt Alianza's Cable VoIP 2.0 solution.
Spirent Boasts First 200G Ethernet Test System
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Additional Ethernet speed is enabled by new 50G electrical interfaces, which allows the deployment of cost-effective 50G links from high performance servers to a new generation of switches and routers.
Verizon Buys Skyward
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Private company brings drone operations management to the Verizon IoT portfolio.
VTR Boosts VoD With ActiveVideo Service
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
VTR partnered with ActiveVideo in order to virtualize functionalities of cloud-based set-top boxes.
Ericsson Claims 5G Demo First
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor says it has implemented the first end-to-end 5G trial system as the common infrastructure for future 5G services.
Ericsson Boasts 5G Platform
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson believes it is first to market with a combined core and radio for 5G use cases and covering all frequency ranges.
Versa Announces Support for IPv4- & IPv6-based SD-WANs
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
SD-WAN vendor readies SD-WAN for Digital Transformation and IoT.
Calix Reports Q4 Sales Growth
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 was $131.8 million, an increase of 25.5% compared to $105.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Metaswitch Buys OpenCloud
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Metaswitch buys application server specialist for its VoLTE capabilities.
Comcast Business Invests $25M for High-Performance Ethernet in Boston, Cambridge
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Back Bay and financial district business communities benefit from scalable, advanced Internet and voice capabilities.
Nokia Pitches Its Broadband Gear at Mobile Operators
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Nokia evolves its broadband access gear to encompass mobile front haul and backhaul transport as well as consumer and enterprise services.
Infinera Launches Mobile Transport Products
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Infinera has added new products designed to deliver fronthaul and backhaul transport options for mobile operators.
RAD Announces vCPE White Box, Software
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
New software operating systems, white box to be unveiled at MWC.
T-Mobile US Adds 8.2M Subscribers in 2016
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile reports Q4 revenue up 23% at $10.2 billion.
Iskratel Launches Home Gateway
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Innbox G69 allows additional managed access points to be added to the home gateway, increasing the number of WiFi channels that can be accessed.
Riverbed Combines SD-WAN, Optimization
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
New Riverbed SteelConnect now supports complex enterprise environments, simplifying implementation of large-scale SD-WANs.
ADVA Intros Optical Network Hypervisor
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
New ADVA FSP Network Hypervisor works with open source and multiple commercial SDN controllers, to enable flexibility at optical layer.
AT&T Fiber Expanding to More Than 50 Metros by End of February
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2/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Gigabit Internet connection to customer locations arrives in parts of five new major metro areas.
New IP Agency Wins Platinum AVA Digital Award in Non-Profit Category
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2/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Not-for-profit independent initiative is a 2017 Platinum AVA Digital Award Winner.
Packerland Broadband Launches DOCSIS 3.1
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2/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Crystal Falls gets its gig.
Infinera Reports Q4, Full Year Financials
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2/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 was $181 million, down from $185.5 million in the third quarter and down from $260 million in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Trend Micro, NEC/Netcracker Team Up on NFV Security
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2/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Trend Micro joins forces with NEC and Netcracker to deliver integrated virtualized network security solution for carrier-grade NFV.
Ciena Intros Unified Network Management for its Packet-Optical Gear
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2/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Latest Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP) software offers unified network service management and planning.
Colt Connects Microsoft Azure to Its On Demand Platform
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2/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Allows customers to flex bandwidths up and down themselves via a portal, enabling them to dynamically meet additional bandwidth demands for cloud connectivity.
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Huawei's Pre-MWC Analyst Briefing 2017 Highlights

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Huawei shares its vision for this year's MWC.
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MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More

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Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
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MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms

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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets

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Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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Open Source NFV/SDN Automation

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove

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Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
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Dan Sahar of Qwilt on Open Edge Cloud Platform

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Dan Sahar, Qwilt's co-founder, sits down with Steve Saunders of Light Reading for a conversation about Qwilt's Open Edge Cloud platform and the new role of service providers in application and content delivery.
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ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'

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Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
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Nominum's Craig Sprosts on DNS & Cybersecurity Trends

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Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT security after a recent cyber attack that paralyzed several major ...
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