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Ciena Sales Lower Than Expected
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9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Fiscal third-quarter revenue misses guidance range due to customer deployment delay, while earnings per share increases.
Ciena Names Locoh-Donou COO
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Long-time Ciena employee will take over responsibility for Ciena's Global Field Organization.
GigOptix Revamps Structure, Appoints Telecom & Wireless Execs
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GigOptix names Dr. Koichi Murata director of telecom marketing, and Anthony Jackson director of wireless and RF product marketing.
II-VI Unveils OTDR+ for Embedded Network Monitoring
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Suite of Optical Time Domain Reflectometry (OTDR) solutions for embedded network monitoring applications.
Nagra & MStar Enable Pay-TV Services for 4K UHD TVs
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The joint NAGRA/MStar solution will be available to TV vendors in 2015, with TV vendors planning to bring the first models to market in 2016.
Hilton San Francisco Union Square Upgrades With Comcast Fiber
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9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
With the upgrade, Hilton San Francisco Union Square has moved from two Internet circuits of 500 Mbit/s to two dedicated 1Gbit/s circuits, upgradable to 10 Gbit/s.
thePlatform Powers OTT for CONtv, Dove Channel
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thePlatform lands Cinedigm as new client, supporting OTT delivery of CONtv and the new family-oriented Dove Channel.
Sprint Calls for Next Round of Mobile Startups
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Applications are now open to all types of mobile technology startups worldwide for 2016 Sprint Accelerator.
ADB Launches TV Connected Solutions
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Launches ConnectedOS platform for managing connected devices and IoT applications.
Singtel Deploys ThinkAnalytics
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ThinkAnalytics enhances Singtel TV with personalized content recommendations.
Supercanal Chooses Conax DRM for TV Everywhere
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Conax enters contract with Supercanal, Argentina's third-largest cable TV operator.
Mexico MVNO QBoCel Deploys FTS Billing & Policy Control Tech
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FTS expands MVNO business with significant Latin American deal.
Integra Telecom Names New CEO
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Marc Willency is in the building.
RF MEMS Developer Raises $36M
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Strategic investment expands RF MEMS product line to address key radio performance bottlenecks in coming LTE devices.
Ericsson, Altair Demo LTE Cat-1 Power Save Mode for IoT
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Demo designed to illustrate LTE's Release 12 Power Save Mode (PSM) attributes of Altair's FourGee-1160 Cat-1/0 chipset within an Ericsson-populated infrastructure.
Open Source CloudRouter Goes to Production
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Designed for carrier-grade stability and security, for network operators looking to get started with SDN.
Hulu Goes Ad-Free
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9/2/2015  |  1 comment
Hulu is introducing an ad-free version of its streaming service for $12 per month, an extra $4 over the standard monthly fee.
Metaswitch Appoints New CEO
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Metaswitch is bringing former Broadcom and Cadence executive Martin Lund in as its new CEO, to lead the company in the virtualization era. Former CEO John Lazar remains as board chairman.
Amazon Prime Brings Video Downloads to iOS, Android
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Amazon is giving Prime users mobile, downloadable access to a catalog of Amazon Prime videos.
Cox Takes VoD Library to Retail TiVos
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Cox's On Demand content is now available for joint subscribers using TiVo Roamio and TiVo Premiere DVRs.
Thomson Video Networks, Expway Demo HEVC With LTE Multicast
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Combines the compression performance of live HEVC video with the efficiency of LTE multicast distribution technology.
Verizon Creates Data Breach Prevention App
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Designed for Splunk analytics software, the new app puts the annual Data Breach Investigation Report into action for enterprises.
ABOX42 Unveils New HEVC Set-Tops With Broadcom
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
M40-Series SmartSTB based on Broadcom's latest Ultra High Definition high performance 10,000 DMIPS system-on-a-chip.
Envivio Breaks Ground With Virtual Video Headend
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Video providers will be able to deliver traditional TV and multiscreen services from a single encoder.
GreenPeak Marks 100M Milestone With ZigBee Chips
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GreenPeak celebrates over 100 million ZigBee chips delivered to the smart home market.
Adtran Builds on Network Virtualization With Open APIs
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Programming interface makes it easier for service providers and third-party developers to customize application and service offerings.
Estonia's Starman Selects S3 Group
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S3 Group selects StormTest Warning Center for live network testing of its video services.
Credo Semiconductor Raises $8M
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Walden International leads Series A round for developer of Serializer-Deserializer (SerDes) interconnect solutions for data centers and enterprise networks.
Epsilon Boosts Its Metro Capacity in Singapore
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9/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Epsilon has added fiber routes in Singapore to hook up to more data centers and bolster its infrastructure-as-a-service offering.
Anvato Powers Live OTT With Dynamic Ad Insertion
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9/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Anvato powers live TV Everywhere offerings for Scripps Networks Interactive brands HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel, and DIY Network.
US Pay-TV Cord-Cutting Fears Validated by Subscriber Losses
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9/1/2015  |  Post a comment
According to IHS, Q2 2015 is the first time non-cable pay-TV operators lost video subscribers, since satellite operators entered the pay-TV business in the early 1990s.
Infinera Nabs EMEA Sales Exec From Ciena
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9/1/2015  |  1 comment
Nick Walden joins Infinera as senior vice president of EMEA after playing similar role at Ciena.
Vubiquity Acquires Juice Worldwide
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Latest step in Vubiquity's mission to expand its premium content services and global distribution capabilities.
Thoma Bravo Acquires DigiCert
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Thoma Bravo adds to its communications networking-related portfolio with the acquisition of a majority stake in IoT security specialist DigiCert.
EXFO Hires Philippe Morin as COO
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Leaves Ciena in October.
Ericsson Releases IoT Networks Software 16B
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New software supports low-cost devices, extends battery life, improves deep indoor and rural coverage and offers service prioritization.
Ericsson Releases Networks Software 16A
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Features new suite of LTE software upgrades targeting the indoor space.
Ericsson Strikes OSSii Deals With Cisco, Tektronix Communications
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8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson strikes three-year deals with Cisco and NetScout's Tektronix Communications for the license of its OSS interfaces using guidelines set out under the OSS Interoperability Initiative (OSSii).
Ericsson Boasts Silicon Photonics R&D Breakthrough
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8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
European research project IRIS, backed by Ericsson and others, claims to have developed a silicon photonics switch designed for housing thousands of optical circuits on a single chip.
Avi Adds Security to Its ADC
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8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
Makes it easier for people who aren't security experts to access advanced security features.
Sling TV Lights Up on Fire Tablets
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8/31/2015  |  1 comment
A Sling TV app is now available for Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablets.
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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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  |  1 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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WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.
Huawei Helps BT Trial G.fast
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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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Telefónica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.
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Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role

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Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
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Nominum on Leveraging the Power of DNS to Deliver Superior Subscriber Experiences

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Nominum CEO Gary Messiana talks about the challenges service providers face in competing for a much more sophisticated customer, a customer that has heightened expectations for more personalized and compelling digital experiences. Providers are focusing their efforts on delivering higher value subscriber services, retaining their existing customers and increasing ...
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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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Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.
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