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Comcast Announces 2 Gigabit Residential Service & New Extreme 250 MBPS Tier in Calif.
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost. Changes will go into effect starting in May.
Commercial Drone Interest & Development Skyrockets, Heavy Reading Reports
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Commercial drone interest is growing, making room for new developments and applications, says Heavy Reading Insider.
Switch Component Makers Adapt to SDN & White Box Realities, Heavy Reading Finds
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Network operators are finding lowered capex/opex in the switch market after SDN and white box deployments, says Heavy Reading Components Insider.
T-Mobile Austria Chooses Openet for Virtualized Charging
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile Austria has chosen Openet's extensive solution set to support a converged and virtualized charging solution.
Colt Launches PrizmNet for Financial Services Firms
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Launch partners include NLX, Nasdaq, JPX and Aquis Exchange.
Tata Communications Launches Media Ecosystem
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Media Ecosystem combines traditional video contribution services with IP-based connectivity to create global media platform.
ARM Buys Wicentric & Sunrise Micro Devices
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Chip design firm swallows Bluetooth duo.
Wowza Unveils Latest Offerings
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Wowza Streaming Cloud and Wowza Streaming Engine Pro deliver high-quality, custom-branded live streaming to audiences of any size, on any device.
Qwilt Takes Open Video Caching for University of Alaska
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Qwilt solves online video problem for University of Alaska with open caching to effortlessly deliver streaming video to students.
S3 Group's StormTest Warning Center Gains Traction
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
S3 Group’s StormTest(R) Warning Center gains traction with pay-TV operators.
Amino Certified for YouTube on TV
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Viewers can now discover and watch favorite videos and channels via YouTube on TV.
Orange Buys Europe's Top Fleet Manager
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Orange Business Services today announced the acquisition of Ocean, Europe's largest fleet management service, to bolster the reach of its IoT offerings.
Kaltura 'Cracks Code' for HLS Streaming on Android Devices
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Kaltura "cracks the code" for reliable HLS video streaming on Android devices. First to market with dedicated open source Android HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) library.
Integra Extends Network to 3,000 Buildings
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Regional network operator grows significantly in four Western US markets and across its footprint follows recent shift to two business units.
Telecom Italia, Sky Launch Internet TV Service
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First quad-play in Italy, claim partners.
Index, Intel Back Skyport Systems
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Developer of Hyper-Secured Infrastructure closes a $30M Series B funding round led by Index Ventures.
Telstra Completes Acquisition of Pacnet
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Pacnet will be integrated into Telstra and the Pacnet brand progressively retired.
ADVA Announces ConnectGuard Security Suite
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA offers transport-layer security for data center interconnection and Ethernet-layer security as data protection at all levels becomes more critical.
FASTWEB Selects NetCracker for Service Transformation
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Italian service provider FASTWEB will use NetCracker to transform its OSS, enabling faster delivery of new services and better TCO.
Sandvine Launches Personalized Data Plan App
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier-branded smartphone app, in use by Smart Communications in the Philippines, lets mobile users personalize and change their service plan on the fly.
Telefónica Uses NEC for SMB Cloud Integration Services
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC becomes Telefónica's global integrator for SMB cloud services.
Mike Hayashi Joins Espial Board of Directors
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Former Time Warner Cable executive adds technical depth, industry relationships as Espial momentum continues to grow.
Atlanta Hawks Strike Deal With Comcast Business
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The Atlanta Hawks put full court press on new technology with Comcast Business.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
Adobe Powers New Sony OTT Service
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Sony and Adobe partnership powers a revolutionary multi-platform TV viewing experience.
ACA Appeals FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
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ACA asks court to reject FCC's classification of broadband ISPs as Title II providers.
Ikanos Launches Gigabit Speed Test
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Ikanos introduces Gigabit Speed Test, enabling carriers to accurately monitor the quality of their ultra-broadband service at subscribers' homes.
NCTA Appeals Net Neutrality Rules
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They believe they have a powerful and compelling case. Let's just see, shall we...
Televisa Internacional Launches File-Transfer Network With Thomson Video
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Latin America's largest media enterprise chooses Thomson Video Networks' playout solution to drive, via satellite, a server-to-server file transfer of video contribution feeds from Televisa Internacional (SSTI).
Deluxe and Xstream Team up for OTT services
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Deluxe OnDemand product suite includes a multiscreen-ready, studio-quality video catalog that integrates into the existing supply chain.
Harmonic Launches OTT Channel Delivery
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Channels intended to provide video engineers with a valuable source of information related to video delivery infrastructure.
Brocade Investing $300M in India
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Opening state-of-the art development center in Bangalore and will invest $300 million in India over five years.
Nokia Puts HERE Up for Sale
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Nokia has initiated a review of strategic options for its mapping business.
AT&T GigaPower Reaches Atlanta Area
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower launches today in Atlanta, Sandy Springs and surrounding areas.
Pluribus Releases Netvisor Network Hypervisor Update
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Helps network operators gain benefits of SDN while retaining compatibility with existing networks.
Docker Secures $95M in Series D Funding
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Plans to use the funding for additional hiring.
Global Capacity Lights Metro Fiber Ring in Dallas
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Global Capacity is adding a new point of presence in Dallas and building a fiber ring to connect the new PoP to its existing PoP primary for data center interconnection.
Imagine Strikes IP Cloud Deal with Disney
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
First major network transition to cloud playout solution for enhanced revenue generation, efficiency and flexibility.
Anvato Introduces New Cloud DVR Capabilities
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Anvato Cloud DVR enables television broadcasters, networks and service providers to give viewers access to virtually any television content on any device.
This Technology Upgrades Alternate Content Solution
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
SwitchStream 3.0 introduces Audit Central, Event Dashboard and Map View features to give MVPDs and programmers verification reporting and control of alternate content events.
Verizon Digital Media Buys Custom Software From Disney
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Translate software ingests information from a broadcast traffic and playout management system, then 'translates' the traffic, routing and playout system data into the video platform.
CTS Telecom Deploys BTI's Carrier Ethernet Gear
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
BTI Systems propels CTS Telecom's transition to next-generation gigabit packet optical services.
Technicolor Offers HDR Grading Services & Software Licensing
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Company makes commitment to supporting High Dynamic Range content development and distribution across entertainment ecosystem.
Lantiq Intros 8-port FTTdp Chipset
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Offers data rates of up to 300 Mbit/s per VDSL line.
Ericsson Lands OSS Transformation Deal at Orange Polska
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Provision of systems integration, consultancy services and deployment of OSS Suite included.
Sprint Brings Handset Setup Direct 2 You
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4/13/2015  |  1 comment
Carrier says it will travel to a customer's home or agreed upon location to walk them through setting up a new Sprint phone and transferring the content from their old device.
Cyan Lands Indatel for 100G, Names Rural Customers
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Cyan today announced multiple wins for its packet-optical transport gear and SDN software including deployment of 100G services by Indatel, a national group of wholesale carriers.
Ecosystems Are Critical to NFV/SDN Success, Heavy Reading Finds
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Technology suppliers with strong partnerships and ecosystems will be best suited for success in the NFV and SDN markets, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.
Global Capacity Expands MPLS Nationally
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4/13/2015  |  1 comment
Global Capacity today announced a major expansion of its MPLS services over its One Marketplace backbone for wholesale customers.
Bandwidth Cloud-Based Call Routing Platform
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Bandwidth is moving its intelligent call-routing technology into the cloud, making it easier and less costly for a variety of voice service providers.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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Du Puts Its Faith in Huawei's Routers

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Adnan Masood, director of Enterprise MS Solutions Marketing at du, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator also known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, explains why his company chose to use Huawei's multifunctional AR routers as part of its managed enterprise services.
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Huawei Gets Active in the Data Center

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With enterprise users looking to maximize the use of their data center assets, Huawei’s Chief Architect & Technical Director of IT Data Center Solutions, Bruce Su, explains how the company's six-layer active-active data center solution is eradicating the need to deploy passive, redundant data center assets.
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Blue Consult & Huawei for a Better Solution

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Martin Rott, CEO, and Marc Metzler, head of sales virtualization, from Germany's Blue Consult discuss their collaboration with Huawei and TrendMicro to develop a secure, scalable IT platform that can meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise users.
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Beach Petroleum on eLTE & Mining

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Network systems integrator Jeremy Hamlyn explains how Huawei's secure packet-based trunking communications system, eLTE, can help remote communities and companies in the mining, oil and gas sectors, deploy efficient communications networks that are perfect for video and data as well as voice.
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