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Alcatel-Lucent Lands Deals at China Mobile, China Unicom
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7/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor signs frame agreements for broadband and cloud technologies with two major operators in China.
Rogers Completes Purchase of Mobilicity, Shaw AWS Spectrum
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Canada's Rogers Communications has received all approvals needed for the acquisitions of both Mobilicity and Shaw's AWS wireless spectrum and has completed those deals.
Sprint Expands Retail Presence With Dixons
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Sprint and Dixons Carphone wil build and operate around 20 new Sprint third-party retail stores across the US.
OPNFV Adds Silver Members
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Altera, Brain4Net and CertusNet bring the roster to 60 member companies for the open source NFV platform development community.
Graham Holdings Spins Off Cable ONE
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
One share of Cable ONE common stock was distributed for every share of Class A and Class B common stock of Graham Holdings.
Level 3 Buys DDoS Mitigation Firm Black Lotus
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Level 3 Communications acquires privately held Black Lotus, a provider of global (DDoS) mitigation services, in an all-cash deal.
Cox Deploys Managed WiFi Service in Vegas Resort
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Cox Business/Hospitality Network deploys WiFi services to guest rooms and convention area at The New Tropicana Las Vegas.
MTN Launches IoT Platform With ZTE
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Includes global machine-to-machine (M2M) SIM card, providing customers with a blanket rate for M2M activity across MTN's African network.
Interoute Claims Transatlantic Cloud Service Bragging Rights
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Interoute cites test results that say its transatlantic cloud service delivers greater throughout and lower latency than Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure.
Socionext Touts Role in Record-Breaking Optical Trial
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Components vendor Socionext played an integral role in the recent record-breaking optical transmission field trial of 38.4 Tbit/s over 762 kilometers involving Orange, Coriant, Ekinops and Keopsys.
Union Wireless Deploys Interops VoWiFi
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Wyoming-based wireless operator will use Interop's cloud-based platform to bring WiFi calling to its iOS and Android customers.
RCN Launches 110Mbit/s Tier for Businesses
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Deploys 110Mbit/s Internet service across all of its business markets, including Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Lehigh Valley, Pa., New York City, and Chicago.
redIT Deploys Coriant 7100 Nano for DCI
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
IT services unit of KIO Networks expands on multitude of Coriant gear already in its network.
Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNS for $635M
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
OpenDNS provides cloud-based security as a service.
Gemalto Launches 100G Multi-Link Encryption
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Single unit enables 10x10G aggregate encryption for networks of service providers, data centers, enterprises.
Sprint Goes 'All-In' on New Pricing Plan
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Sprint promises to simplify pricing with new plan that charges $60 for service and $20 for the device with no hidden fees.
Bharti Airtel Expands Its 3G Networks With Nokia
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Nokia Networks inks four-year deal with Bharti Airtel India for 3G network rollout.
Chunghwa Expands 4G With Ericsson
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson supplies Chunghwa Telecom's entire core network and RAN in Taiwan's most populated areas, including Taipei city.
Wireless IoT Forum Unveils Founding Board Members
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Major operators and vendors join forces to promote wireless wide-area networking technologies for the Internet of Things.
Pica8 Powers French TOUIX SDN-Driven Internet Exchange
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
TOUIX is looking to OpenFlow to eliminate broadcast storms.
Infinera Enhances Offer to Transmode Shareholders
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera has added an all-cash alternative offer to lure Transmode shareholders, in addition to its original offer of a mixture of $350 million in cash and stock.
Adtran Adds United, Tallies 100+ Gig Deployments
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Tennessee-based United Communications is going all-Adtran and joins 100-plus other operators in deploying the vendor’s gear in offering gigabit services.
Masergy Launches NFV Platform, Premises-Based Virtual Router
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Competitive service provider Masergy today announced new services based on the NFV platform it has deployed from Overture, and will now offer router and firewall capabilities as software-based services.
UTEL Develops Copper Test System to Fit Into FTTC Cabinets
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Improved equipment allows for faster recognition and repair of line faults.
Alstom, Huawei Boast 4G Pilot Based on CBTC
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Live pilot test of 4G LTE multi-services based on Communications-based Train Control (CBTC), a railway signaling system based on wireless ground-to-train communication.
Telefónica, China Unicom Boast Savings From 4G Handset Procurement Deal
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Collaboration hopes to achieve economies of scale.
SK Telecom, Nokia Tackle 5G Core Network
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Successfully verify core technology for 'hybrid network architecture.'
OpenDaylight Ships Third Open SDN Release, 'Lithium'
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadens programmability of intelligent networks and support for virtualized and cloud environments.
AT&T Launches GigaPower in Miami/Fort Lauderdale
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
New service will reach residential and small business locations in parts of Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Miami and surrounding communities.
Intelsat Invests in OneWeb, Strikes Partnership
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Intelsat enters into commercial agreement with OneWeb, the venture planning to build, deploy and operate a low-earth-orbit Ku-band satellite constellation.
Telkomsel Trials NFV-Based VoLTE, WiFi Calling
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Indonesian operator teams up with Huawei to demonstrate its 4G convergent communication service trial for WiFi Calling and VoLTE based on NFV technology in Jakarta.
Huawei Unveils SDN, NFV Solutions
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Solutions focus on innovative agile networks, open northbound and cloud-based infrastructure.
Telstra Strikes WiFi Deal With Fon
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Begin rollout of the Telstra Air WiFi network across Australia.
Huawei Demos Open Network Hypervisor
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei has successfully demonstrated its Open Network Hypervisor (OpenNH) solution during the Open Networking Summit 2015 in California.
OneWeb Raises $500M Funding
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6/26/2015  |  1 comment
Satellite broadband startup OneWeb has raised $500 million of A-round funding from a group of leading international companies.
Bell Canada Unveils Gigabit Fibe Plans
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Bell Gigabit Fibe bringing the fastest Internet to Toronto residents with a billion-dollar+ network investment, creation of 2,400 direct jobs.
ISPs Sign Energy-Saving Agreement
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Agreement covers 80 million homes, will save consumers money and energy.
Amazon First to Stream HDR Video
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6/25/2015  |  1 comment
Amazon Prime now offers episodes of its original series in high dynamic range at no additional cost to Prime members—marking the first video service to offer titles in this premium visual experience.
Juniper Introduces PTX1000: Compact, Fixed Configuration Core Router
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The 2RU router is built on the Converged Supercore architecture using Juniper's recently announced ExpressPlus chipset.
Overture Announces Pure-Play NFV Deployment
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Masergy deployed NFV at the edge of the network using solutions from Overture, Brocade, Fortinet and Intel.
Technicolor Intros Backwards-Compatible HDR Solution
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
High Dynamic Range (HDR) single-stream HEVC solution reference code now available for testing by MPEG and strategic partners.
Ericsson Reports on Comms Apps Usage
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson report charts growing use of communication apps.
ZTE, OFS Claim 400G Ultra-Long-Haul Record
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Researchers successfully set new record for 400G ultra-long-haul transmission based on 128.8-GBaud WDM signals over 10,130- and 6,078-kilometer TeraWaveTM fiber links.
Qwilt Lands $25M in Series D Funds
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Strategic round includes Cisco investments, disruptive and Eric Schmidt's innovation endeavors.
Dialogic, OpenCloud Team to Virtualize VoLTE
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Companies integrate Dialogic's virtualized MRF with OpenCloud's VoLTE services to deliver NFV-powered voice and video over LTE.
Alcatel-Lucent & CESNET Test 400G
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
AlcaLu's latest 400G demonstration involves research and education network infrastructure in the Czech Republic.
Anvato Adds Live-to-VoD Capabilities for TV Everywhere
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Anvato leader enhances distribution of live programming to create VoD assets in near real-time.
Proximus Trials 1Tbit/s With Huawei
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Belgian incumbent operator uses single OTN card from Huawei with transmission capabilities of 1 Tbit/s in trail on its backbone network.
Digitalk to Support Vodafone UK's MVNE Business
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Mobile virtual network enabler helps Vodafone host and integrate MVNO brands with its network.
AT&T Launches GigaPower in Chicago
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
U-verse and GigaPower come to residential and small business locations in parts of Chicago this summer.
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The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
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Making Business Sense of SDN

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Results of a Brocade-sponsored survey show that CSPs have a clear sense of SDN use cases but are wrestling with the business case. Sterling Perrin of Heavy Reading looks behind the numbers.
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NFV Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

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Forget the usual ten-year cycle for new technologies – NFV will be a core part of CSP networks in five years, based on results of a Brocade-sponsored survey, says Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell.
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The New IP Gains Traction With CSPs

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Roz Roseboro of Heavy Reading analyzes results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade showing that CSPs are getting serious about making the transition to the New IP era.
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It's (Real) Time for Analytics

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Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges looks at how CSPs say they plan to use analytics to deploy new services in real time as part of The New IP, based on results of a survey sponsored by Brocade.
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IoT in Action

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Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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