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ZTE Showcases 5G & Cloud Network Innovations for Digital Transformation
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2/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Telecos and enterprises need to accelerate cloud-based network virtualization deployments to support new service innovations as technologies such as 5G and IoT increase the pace of digital transformation for businesses, says Chinese vendor.
Nokia Announces 5G FIRST Solution
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2/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Nokia has unveiled what it says is an end-to-end 5G proposition, which it calls 5G FIRST.
ADVA Trialing Voyager Open Packet Optical Box in 9 PoCs
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2/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor announces first commercial tests of Voyager, the Facebook-designed open system, with both service provider and enterprise users.
Ericsson & Panasonic Join to Deliver Smart, Sustainable Energy Solutions
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2/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and Panasonic will join forces to bring Panasonic lithium ion batteries to Ericsson's energy-as-a-service solution, reducing total cost of ownership by 20%.
BT, Ericsson, King's College London Team Up on 5G R&D, Testing
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2/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson, BT and King's College London have forged a partnership to focus on the development of 5G projects in support of mission-critical services, commercial and consumer markets.
Deutsche Telekom Deploys NB-IoT Across Europe
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2/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom has rolled out its narrowBand IoT network across eight European markets.
Huawei Completes 5G Terminal Field Tests
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei conducts 5 Gbit/s tests with phone form-factor 5G terminals.
Huawei Tests 5G New Radio (NR) Tech in 3.5GHz Band
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei says it was the first to pass the recent field performance tests of 5G New Radio (NR) technology in the 3.5GHz band that were conducted by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) and a number of operators.
Ericsson Joins the New IP Agency (NIA)
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Leading vendor joins industry effort to advance and accelerate the development and benefits of network virtualization.
Verizon Launches Exponent as New Carrier Services Platform
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Aimed at carriers, Exponent includes IoT, Big Data and other new technologies as part of a wholesale services offering.
Casa Debuts Small Cell Tech at MWC
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
New products from Casa include expanded portfolio of small cells supporting WiFi and cellular connectivity, and a new small cell manager.
Open-O, ECOMP Combine to Create ONAP
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Two open source MANO efforts will now be combined into the Open Network Automation Platform, under the Linux Foundation.
Oracle, Tech Mahindra Partner on Managed VoLTE Service
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Techn Mahindra will use Oracle's virtualized IMS, other gear to deliver VoLTE-as-a-Service to wireless operators.
BOCO Adds Aria's AI to Its SDN Controller
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
BOCO is incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities from Aria Networks into its upcoming ONOS-based SDN controller.
ADVA Reports Record Annual Revenues
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Full year 2016 revenues are up 28% to €566.7 million, but ADVA's margins took a hit.
HPE, Red Hat Team on Storage, OpenStack for NFV
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
HPE expands its multi-stack strategy for NFV deployments with Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage.
Nokia Enhances Its 'Anyhaul' Portfolio
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Updates microwave, IP, optical, mobile and fixed access product lines to support next gen fronthaul and backhaul deployments.
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.
Mimosa Pitches Its 5G Fixed Wireless Solution
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Mimosa Networks launches a fixed wireless solution that includes 'advancements' in massive MIMO and antenna beamforming.
CenturyLink Deepens Ties to VMWare
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Service and cloud provider announces expansion of strategic relationship to VMware.
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  |  1 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.
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Huawei Will Accelerate the Spread of the Video Business

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What is the future of the booming video business? What changes will happen to the video industry chain in the future? Hunter Hu, VP of Huawei Video Product Line, shares his viewpoints and explains how Huawei can be an enabler and accelerate the spread of the video business.
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Frost & Sullivan's Jonas Zelba on Going Beyond Connectivity

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Telecom operators across the globe are trying to understand what can they offer beyond connectivity. Operators are already introducing new and innovative services but they are faced with challenges due to unclear business models. Jonas highlights that no one operator can offer all the services itself. Operators in the Middle East should look within their ecosystem ...
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IDC's Paul Black on Cloudification

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Paul Black from IDC shares his insights on how cloudification is expected to combile all aspects of digital transformation.
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Industry Expert Michael Howard Talks About Cloud Native

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Cloud Native is a really nice term and a lot of people are using it. But most of them have their own definition of what Cloud Native means. Michael Howard offers his take on the terminology.
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4.5G Evolution: Peter Zhou on Advanced MIMO Technologies & 5G Business Prep

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In the process of service transformation, operators need to catch three major opportunities and start deploying in 4.5G networks, such as video, household broadband access and digital transformation of vertical industries. 5G is coming. Operators don't need to wait for it to happen but should progressively deploy 4.5G networks by introducing 5G-oriented ...
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What WTTX Can Deliver

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Mohamed Madkour explains the benefits of WTTX while Dimitris Mavrakis discusses the challenges of delivering home broadband access.
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Huawei on Mobile Broadband

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Mohamed Madkour shares his vision on MBB for the next three years.
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Analysys Mason Talks About the Future of Digital Operations

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The future of digital operations has three key aspects: 1. Highly automated operations for both service and network; 2. Highly converged BSS/OSS for business and resources; 3. Highly merged management and control for real-time cloud native operations.
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Software Trends in the Telecom Sector

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks with Telecoms.com Editorial Director Scott Bicheno about trends and developments in the telecoms software sector and what to expect at MWC 2017.
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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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