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Dish, Sinclair End Largest TV Blackout
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8/27/2015  |  1 comment
Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group have settled their differences and intend to sign a new long-term agreement for content distribution. n.
Maxcom Deploys NetCracker's OSS
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC and NetCracker are delivering additional OSS capabilities to Mexican operator Maxcom.
Charter Sued for TWC/BHN Acquisition Plans
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Lawsuit alleges Charter gave Liberty a sweetheart deal in proposed acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Casa Systems Preps D3.1 Downstream Module
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Casa claims it has the cable industry’s first full DOCSIS 3.1 and integrated CCAP downstream card.
NTT Unveils Multi-Cloud Connect
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
New service supports hybrid clouds by enabling direct connections over private lines to multiple public clouds.
Ciena Boosts 5430 Capacity, Deploys With SK Telecom
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.
Huawei Helps BT Trial G.fast
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei has provided a range of hardware and supporting software for BT's first field trial of fixed broadband access technology G.fast.
Ooredoo Qatar to Deploy Nokia Small Cells
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Operator will deploy Nokia Networks' small cells in outdoor and indoor hotspots across Qatar.
Huawei Wins SBC Deal at Telefónica
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telefónica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.
MACOM Launches New GPON Transimpedance Amplifier
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Optical components vendor unveils ultra high sensitivity transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for GPON customer premises equipment (CPE) units.
Twin Valley KS Goes Gigabit with Adtran
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Kansas municipality joins Adtran's Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives campaign, using investment in gigabit technology to aid development.
Dell Unveils Its Datacenter Scalable Solutions
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Dell has launched a business unit designed to meet the data center IT system needs of telcos, hosting firms and oil and gas companies.
Mirantis Lands $100M Funding Round
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
OpenStack specialist has secured a $100 million investment round and struck a technology development relationship with Intel.
Verizon Taps Mesosphere for Data Center OS
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Commercial version of open source cluster manager Apache Mesos will be used to enable rapid scalability and support for faster apps rollout.
Enablence Gets New Funding, Adds Board Member
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Optical components vendor has arranged a new $10 million financing package and has added a senior executive from ZTE to its board.
Rogers/Shaw Unlock Shomi for All Canadians
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
The Canadian OTT service Shomi is now available nationwide.
VeEX Pumps Up Its TX-Series Test Sets
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX has added a G.703 64K Codirectional Interface Testing option to its TX-Series test sets.
Adtran Brings Open APIs to Access World
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor says it is "unlocking" the single-vendor approach to broadband access networks and launching universal optical network terminals.
BT Deploys Cloudera Big Data Hub
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
BT has deployed Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub and Hadoop to speed up the processing of subscriber data.
HP Reports Fiscal Q3
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8/20/2015  |  1 comment
Third quarter net revenue of $25.3 billion was down 8% from the prior-year period and down 2% on a constant currency basis.
Kudelski Improves H1 2015 Results
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Group revenues and other operating income for the first half increased by CHF24.9 million to CHF425 million.
Metaswitch Unveils Calico 1.0
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Metaswitch today announced Calico v1.0 , the production version of the cloud-based virtual networking platform it has been developing through open source.
Kahuna Banks $45M
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Mobile marketing specialist Kahuna has raised $45 million from Tenaya Capital, Sequoia Capital and SoftTech VC in a Series B round.
DLNA Unveils 3.0 Certification Program
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Expands DLNA Certification Program to give CE manufacturers more options for certifying their products based on how they plan to differentiate them in the market.
CenturyLink Debuts Prism TV on Gigabit Network
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Residents and businesses in some areas of Seattle can now subscribe to Prism TV, an interactive TV service delivered through CenturyLink's fiber network.
S3 Survey Shows Pay-TV Shift Toward Software
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Pay-TV providers' reliability and innovation is no longer driven by the physical plant, but rather by software code, finds survey.
Huawei, China Mobile, Qualcomm Verify 4G Uplink Data Compression
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei and partners claim industry's first commercial verification of Uplink Data Compression (UDC), a TDD+ technology, on a LTE-TDD commercial network.
Huawei, Fortumo Team on Carrier Billing
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei partners with Fortumo for direct carrier billing, especially in emerging markets.
IoT Verticals Offers Vast Opportunities for Vendors, Heavy Reading Reports
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Some vendors find revenue opportunities in the IoT market, pulling ahead in the market, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.
Colocation Gains Traction in the Enterprise Sector, Heavy Reading Reports
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Enterprises are driving the colocation market, which is expected to grow up to $36B in the next two years, says Heavy Reading Insider.
NBCUniversal Invests $200M in BuzzFeed
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Comcast subsidiary takes a stake in the popular digital media company that has more than 200 million monthly unique visitors.
Fujitsu Unveils Disaggregated Architecture Offering
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Blade-based 1Finity family spans packet-optical, transport, access, wireless, and employs SDN principles.
Ericsson Strikes Partnership With SK Holdings C&C
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and SK Holdings C&C to collaborate on the development of Internet of Things platforms for globally specialized services.
NetCracker Lands Deals Across Asia-Pacific
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Contract wins in Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka for the SPIT vendor.
Nottingham Gets Gigabit From Hyperoptic
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
FTTP provider updates on gigabit network progress in English city.
Big Switch Introduces SDN Upgrades & New Pricing Model
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Supports unified physical and virtual SDN for OpenStack, automation for VMware, support for 100G connectivity for monitoring, and elastic pricing for SDN.
AT&T Chooses Metaswitch Virtual SBC
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
AT&T says it will use Metaswitch's Perimeta virtualized session border controller to connect its 4G LTE networks with other carriers.
Metrological Unveils TV Apps Dashboard
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
New tools create customized app profiles based on viewing habits and automate billing.
Sprint Adds 'iPhone Forever' Offer
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier replicates T-Mobile's offer to let those customers without the latest iPhone upgrade at anytime in preparation for the upcoming Apple launch.
NEC Lands Deal at Oil Refinery in Kuwait
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC to build telecommunications and security systems for large-scale oil refinery in Kuwait.
Bridge Alliance Names New CEO
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The Bridge Alliance, a partnership of 36 mobile operators from Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, has appointed Eileen Tan as its new CEO.
Boku Acquires mobileview Italia
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition of mobileview Italia extends Boku's carrier billing in Italy through direct connections with every major Italian carrier, covering more than 87 million mobile subscriptions.
2015 Global Services Forum Focuses on Re-Architecting Infrastructure and Operations for New Growth
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8/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Two full days of keynotes, panels and sessions in Zurich, Switzerland, delve into details on how service providers can transform to meet demands of evolving user experience and digital operations.
Ciena's Top Sales Exec Leaving
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8/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Philippe Morin, who joined Ciena five years ago when it bought Nortel's metro Ethernet unit, quits as SVP of worldwide sales with no successor named yet.
Comcast's NBC Invests $200M in Vox Media
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8/14/2015  |  1 comment
NBCUniversal makes $200 million equity investment in Vox Media.
Tele Columbus Reports Q2 Growth
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8/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Revenues grew by 2.3% year on year to €54.3 million; normalized total operating performance increased by 7% year on year to €62.2 million.
Samsung Unveils Mobile Payment Service
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8/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Samsung announces the launch dates for its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay.
Qualcomm Closes $2.4B CSR Buy
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8/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Expands product lines and channels to accelerate growth in IoT and automotive sectors.
RIFT.io Raises $16M Series A Funding for NFV
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8/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Developing an open source platform for NFV for service providers and enterprises.
TDS Uses Adtran for Gig Service in New Hampshire
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8/13/2015  |  Post a comment
TDS Telecom today announced it will use Adtran's Gigabit Services Platform to bring fiber-to-the-home in its New Hampshire local service area.
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CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

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Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

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Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

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Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

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Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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