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Ericsson Unveils 5G NR Radio
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8/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has announced the first commercial 5G New Radio (NR) radio plus a number of new additions to the Ericsson Radio System.
Dell EMC Acquisition to Close Sept. 7
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Chinese regulatory approval was the final hurdle to the creation of Dell Technologies.
VMware Adds Docker APIs to vSphere
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Also adding container registry and management console features.
VMware Ships OpenStack 3 With 'Mitaka' Support
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Upgrades its Openstack configuration to Mitaka, the latest version of the cloud management tool.
C&W Comms Bolsters Its IP Networks With Cisco, Ericsson
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable & Wireless partners with Ericsson and Cisco to enhance its Caribbean IP networks.
UXP Systems Raises C$8M
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
UXP Systems secures C$8 million to continue innovating digital identity for service providers. Industry leaders, including John Malone, invest to support continued growth and expansion of User Lifecycle Management platform.
Telenet to Upgrade Mobile Network With ZTE
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Telenet has announced its intention to invest €300 million over and above investments already announced earlier, with €250 million earmarked for the transformation of its mobile network.
France-IX, BICS Team Up to Better Connect Africa, Middle East
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
This strategic partnership enables networks in Middle East and Africa that peer on the France-IX Marseille or Paris Internet Exchanges to peer remotely in the other cities in a cost-effective and direct way.
Gilat Satcom Expands Fiber Metro Services in Ghana
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Upgrades its point-of-presence (PoP) located in the Rack Center Data Center in Accra.
Huawei Takes Seat on ZigBee Board
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei joins ZigBee Alliance at promoter level and accepts a seat on its Board of Directors.
Huawei Demos Application-Driven Network (ADN) Prototype
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
ADN prototype demonstrates the business value of auto-slicing and dynamic resource allocation according to requirements from applications and users.
Safaricom Deploys Flash Networks Tech
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Safaricom implements Flash Networks' Harmony 7.5 to improve network quality by providing their subscribers with faster mobile browsing.
SCTE/IBSE Secures Top CTOs for Cable-Tec Expo
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Tony Werner, Nokia's Marcus Weldon and Liberty Global's Balan Nair among speakers.
ZTE Boasts Successful 5G Tests
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
China officially begins 5G testing; ZTE completes phase-1 tests of key technologies.
Sprint & Samsung Demo 3-Channel Carrier Aggregation
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8/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Today at Soldier Field in Chicago, Sprint and Samsung provided a look at what's next for the Sprint LTE Plus Network with the first live U.S. demonstration of three-channel carrier aggregation on Sprint's network.
CenturyLink Brings Gig Service to New Colorado Community
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8/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Service provider teams with fiber company and developer to make sure every site in mixed-use development has gigabit options.
AT&T Teams with HBO for Streaming Service
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8/29/2016  |  Post a comment
New deal between AT&T and HBO includes distribution through AT&T's upcoming DirecTV NOW streaming service.
VMware Launches Cross-Cloud Architecture for Public, Private & Hybrid Clouds
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8/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Designed to make it easier to run software defined data center clouds by enabling customers to manage, govern and secure applications running across public clouds, including AWS, Azure and IBM Cloud.
Rackspace Going Private for $4.3B
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8/26/2016  |  Post a comment
The buyout will let the company focus on managed cloud services.
Brocade Reports $591M 3Q Revenue Up 7% YoY
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Ruckus Wireless acquisition helps drive growth.
Intelsat Adds Broadband, Video Service Coverage to EMEA, Asia
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Intelsat EpicNG's broadband connectivity now available across five continents, serving enterprise, wireless telecommunications, mobility, government and Internet of Things applications.
US Makes Up Nearly Half the Pay-TV Market
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
A new report by NAGRA details what innovations are boosting pay-TV success in North America.
Imagine Enhances Video Playout Solution
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Imagine Communications' Versio platform handles baseband, IP and hybrid playout scenarios.
Tybee Island, Ga., Deploys Adtran's ProCloud
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Tybee Island, Ga., is using ADTRAN's ProCloud Subscription Services to bundle enterprise network infrastructure and cloud-managed services and offer them as a simple monthly expense for businesses in its market.
Arris Appoints Bruce McClelland CEO
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Bob Stanzione will stay on as executive chairman.
SeaChange Continues Downward Spiral
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
The multiscreen video technology company continues to report disastrous quarterly results even as new CEO Ed Terino takes the helm.
BAMTech Invests in Live Streaming of College Sports
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
BAMTech is investing money and technology in Silver Chalice Ventures to help the company deliver new live streaming products for college sports fans.
CCI Launches 1 Gig Service in Roseville, CA
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Faster Internet service now available in three CCI locations, including Kansas City and Houston.
Huawei's FastConnect FAT Wins the Annual Red Dot Award for Design Concept
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
The innovative ergonomic design of the FastConnect connector provides a unique spatial layout, which facilitates installation and removal of drop cables and ensures a proper bending radius.
Adtran Brings Mosaic Architecture to Life With Cloud Platform
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Adtran's new Mosaic Cloud Platform provides control and orchestration capabilities for its Mosaic Software Defined Access (SD-Access) architecture.
Viavi Intros InterferenceAdvisor
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Viavi stakes a claim to the longest product name launch of 2016 with a tool that could also double up as a mobile network assurance superhero.
TelePacific Uses Teoco for Call Routing Optimization
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
North American telecom provider will use Teoco's Acuité offering for optimal call routing of domestic and international calls.
Arista Expands to Next-Generation Telemetry
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Adding real-time telemetry to improve network resilience.
NBCU Closes on DreamWorks Acquisition
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Dreamworks purchase gives NBCU and parent company Comcast more ammunition to compete against ABC and its parent company Disney.
PLUMgrid Launches CloudSecure to Secure Containers, OpenStack Clouds
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
The software is designed to provide segmentation, multi-tenancy, security and analytics.
InfoVista to Acquire Ascom’s TEMS Business
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
InfoVista is buying Ascom's TEMS wireless networking monitoring unit to further expand its assurance and monitoring portfolio.
Forum Highlights Growth Opportunities for Asia Pacific Pay-TV Providers
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Research paper shows a dramatic innovation gap between operators in Advanced Asia and Emerging Asia instigated by a long-standing economic and technological divide.
Ericsson Sets Out 'TV as a service' Vision at IBC
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson will showcase a series of new TV and media solutions, launches and innovation concepts spanning its software portfolio including next-generation playout solutions, augmented reality enriched experiences and immersive sports technologies at IBC 2016.
Charter Surges in Ethernet Services
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8/19/2016  |  1 comment
Charter surges ahead of Verizon into third position due to its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.
Kudelski Reports Half-Year Results
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The Kudelski Group, a leading provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, announced today its 2016 half year results.
Discovery Channel Lands on Roku
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Roku users now get access to select Discovery Channel TV Everywhere programming.
DT, SK Telecom to Trial 'Transcontinental' 5G Network
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom are extending their 5G collaboration.
M1 Deploys Nokia's Small Cells
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
M1 is deploying small cells and WiFi access points in high-traffic areas in what the operator is claiming is Singapore's first commercial nationwide HetNet rollout.
M1 Plans Nationwide NB-IoT Network with Nokia
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Singapore's M1 and Nokia have forged a strategic partnership to roll out a nationwide commercial NB-IoT (narrowband Internet of Things) network by the first half of 2017.
Netflix App Coming to More Hotels
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
New agreement with hospitality company Enseo will expand Netflix reach to more hotel properties.
China Unicom Tests Ultra Low-Loss Fiber with Hengtong
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
World's first carrier-class 'large-effective area fiber' land optical cable project, in which Hengtong's ultra low-loss fiber was involved, has been checked and accepted by China Unicom in Xinjiang & Shandong, China recently.
OPNFV Forms End-User Advisory Group
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
New group includes leaders from major telecom service providers, to guide OPNFV's activities.
Verizon Goes Mobile for SMB Market
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
New One Talk service is mobile-first offering that integrates voice services for smaller businesses.
SingTel Ups Its Stakes in AIS, Bharti Telecom
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Singtel is spending S$2.47 billion to boost its stakes in Thailand's AIS and India's Bharti Telecom.
Cisco Laying Off 5,500 on Flat 2016 Revenue
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco today reported fourth quarter and fiscal year results for the period ended July 30, 2016.
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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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VeEX's Senior Director of Business Development, Perry Romano, explains how VeEX provides tools to help install, maintain, monitor and manage network infrastructure efficiently and effectively. The portfolio of products on display include the RXT-6000, MTTplus and TX300s.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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