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Alcatel-Lucent Fires NG-PON2 Starting Gun
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Bullish predictions for NG-PON2 are coming from at least two of the fixed broadband sector's lead protagonists, with AlcaLu and Huawei both gunning for early market entry.
Online Viewing Goes Over the Top
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10/21/2014  |  1 comment
Online TV viewing is way up, with game consoles and OTT devices topping the TV Everywhere charts, according to Adobe's latest Video Benchmark Report.
FiOS: New Subs Down, Upload Speeds Up
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
While video and data subs growth keeps slipping for Verizon's FTTP platform, FiOS is still making inroads against cable with higher data speeds and other new features.
Verizon: Multicast Is 'a Year Away'
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10/21/2014  |  1 comment
Verizon says it is ready to deliver mobile TV over LTE. It's just waiting for the devices and content providers to catch on.
CenturyLink Partners for Vegas Data Center
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10/21/2014  |  1 comment
Switch SUPERNAP offers gold-plated data center footprint in strategic partnership for expanding CenturyLink cloud and managed services.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland Turns to Ericsson for VoLTE
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM salivates over Christmas device sales; VimpelCom sells African units; Virgin does fiber-to-the-monkeyhangers.
Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
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10/20/2014  |  3 comments
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
CableLabs Slates DOCSIS 3.1 Testing
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
CableLabs schedules the first two D3.1 Interops for the first week of December and mid-January, but it's not clear yet which equipment vendors will participate.
Infinera Looks to Rise Above Capex Concerns
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10/20/2014  |  1 comment
Infinera is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings this week, potentially free of the capex drag other vendors have noted.
Sprint Cuts 452 Jobs at Kansas HQ
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10/20/2014  |  2 comments
Sprint cuts jobs at its HQ, with more layoffs expected.
Incognito Unveils New QoE Solution for CPE
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Launching its first major product update since last month's acquisition by Volaris Group, Incognito announced the Auto Configuration Server 3.0, a home networking management solution for broadband CPE.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland to Slash Jobs
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10/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Daisy Group buyout; Vodafone begins LTE-Advanced rollout in UK; cloud dampens SAP's outlook.
Samsung: Taste the 5G Rainbow!
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Samsung builds on millimeter wave radio tests with 7.5Gbit/s outdoor transmission, and tries to define some 5G 'pillars.'
Zayo Zooms Out of the IPO Gate
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10/17/2014  |  5 comments
The wholesale fiber network operator sees an active debut on the NYSE during a broad market rally.
Eurobites: DT, Orange Back in EE Sale Talks
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10/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobile Edge Computing pow-wow; Telefónica uses Huawei's XG-PON in Spain; job losses likely at Ziggo.
Google Debuts Android TV Player
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10/17/2014  |  4 comments
Aiming once again at the TV set, Google introduces the Nexus Player, which will compete in the growing media streaming market with boxes from Amazon, Apple and Roku.
iPad Air 2 Lets Users Switch Carriers Any Time
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10/17/2014  |  10 comments
A new Apple SIM chip lets customers pick a different carrier every time they sign up for a short-term wireless plan.
NYC Subway Wireless No Cure for Ebola Fears
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10/16/2014  |  8 comments
The MTA, Transit Wireless and major carriers came to Queens to unveil the next phase of the underground wireless projects, but some members of the press had other ideas.
CBS Takes OTT Plunge
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10/16/2014  |  10 comments
CBS launches an over-the-top subscription service for $5.99 per month with on-demand content, select live TV streams and advertising.
Cisco: Carrier IoT Role Still Taking Shape
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10/16/2014  |  3 comments
At an industry event exploring the Internet of Things, the specific role of network operators remains largely undefined.
Colt Preps Next-Gen OSS for NFV, SDN
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
European operator already has virtualized functions up and running – now it's going to revamp its OSS.
Meet The New IP Tee
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10/16/2014  |  2 comments
IP is the new black (T-shirt) -- find out how to get one of these for your own self.
Eurobites: Ericsson Strengthens Its Analytics Hand With Sentilla Buy
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10/16/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria claims G.fast breakthrough; Deutsche Telekom fined for margin squeezing; Ryder Cup boost for BSkyB.
Cisco Boasts NFV Trial With NTT DoCoMo
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10/16/2014  |  1 comment
Cisco does a POC NFV trial with NTT DoCoMo.
STB Revenues Up But Shipments Down
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable set-top boxes enjoy strong second quarter, posting sequential gains in both shipments and revenues, thanks to a 'refresh cycle' in North America and Europe.
Google's Nexus 6 'Phablet' Is LTE-A Ready
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10/15/2014  |  7 comments
Google's first phablet has a Qualcomm chipset that can support LTE-Advanced onboard. But how fast will downloads be?
Dell Dips Toe in Carrier NFV Market
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10/15/2014  |  1 comment
Introduced a package of its own and partner software running on PowerEdge servers.
HBO Will Go OTT in 2015
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10/15/2014  |  15 comments
At long last, HBO will launch its own standalone over-the-top video service in 2015, putting it in direct competition with Netflix, Hulu and other Internet video players.
ETSI Group to Tackle Thorny Operations Issues
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10/15/2014  |  4 comments
Today's white paper from 30 operators engaged in NFV effort spells out interoperability and operations challenges that must be tackled next.
DT: New IP Era Heralds Revamp for Telcos
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Just putting old technology into virtual clothes isn't enough, says a Deutsche Telekom executive.
PlayStation TV Launches, Sans Netflix
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10/15/2014  |  7 comments
The new Sony PlayStation TV has launched in North America, but with no support for Netflix, Hulu or YouTube, its use as a media streamer seems limited.
Aeris Launches IoT Marketplace
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10/15/2014  |  2 comments
A network operator aims to make it cheaper and easier to bring a broader range of IoT solutions to market.
Operators Set Course for NFV's Future
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10/15/2014  |  1 comment
Thirty operators have authored a new white paper to help set the roadmap for the future of NFV developments.
Eurobites: Qualcomm to Buy CSR for $2.5B
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: EU-China exports dispute draws to close; Telefónica in potential tax trouble; Irish tax loophole closed.
Facebook, Google in New Drone Race
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10/15/2014  |  6 comments
Near-space is the place for the solar drone communications ambitions of these two Internet giants.
SDN Tests Go Swimmingly, Says OIF
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Interoperability testing among multiple carrier labs shows pre-standard SDN bear can meet most of the requirements for cloud-bursting.
Netflix, Bright House Ink Interconnect Deal
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Netflix has signed yet another paid peering agreement with a major US broadband provider, this time striking a pact with Bright House Networks.
AT&T Grows Gigabit Goals
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The carrier steps up speeds in Austin and adds Chicago and Atlanta to its gigabit roster.
Samsung Aims for Super-Fast 60GHz WiFi in 2015
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Company says its first 60GHz WiGig products, due in 2015, will top 4Gbit/s speeds.
Aereo Seeks Pay-TV Operator Status
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10/14/2014  |  4 comments
Free broadcast TV over-the-air may end up becoming pay TV online, and Aereo could help make it happen through an FCC filing.
Eurobites: Iliad Surges Following T-Mobile's Rebuff
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10/14/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe goes large on big data; KPN, China Mobile do VoLTE roaming; Apple to blame for Finland's woes, says PM.
GSMA Issues Carrier-Backed IoT Guidelines
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
The association advises the industry about how to prevent billions of IoT devices from overloading mobile networks.
Pace Crashes Data Gateway Market
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
World's leading set-top maker rolls out three DOCSIS 3.0 wireless gateways in North America, taking on Arris, Cisco, Hitron, Netgear and other incumbent players.
Iliad Drops T-Mobile US Bid
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10/13/2014  |  7 comments
Zut Alors! French operator drops its bid for T-Mobile US after being rejected twice.
Netflix Shifts 4K Video to Premium Tier
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10/13/2014  |  4 comments
Netflix has moved all of its 4K content to a premium service tier priced at $11.99 per month.
Eurobites: WiFi's Lightbulb Moment
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French bank teams with Twitter for money transfers; here comes the SON for O2; AlcaLu does 100G in Nigeria.
KT Plans NFV Shift With AlcaLu
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10/13/2014  |  6 comments
South Korean operator works with Alcatel-Lucent to introduce virtualized functions into its 'Gigatopian' network.
NEC Slashes OpenFlow SDN Controller Pricing
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10/13/2014  |  3 comments
From $150,000 to $3,000 – that's a big price cut.
Nokia Networks Unveils $970M 4G Deal With China Mobile
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10/10/2014  |  7 comments
Nokia Networks has been delivering 4G equipment and services under the deal since Q1 of 2014.
Echostar Preps 'Sage' Smart Home
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10/10/2014  |  4 comments
Echostar is preparing its new Sage smart-home service for launch in early 2015.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 2

10|21|14   |   8:51:00 AM   |   (0) comments


ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 1

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SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 2

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ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 1

10|21|14   |   10:15   |   (0) comments


SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
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Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling

10|17|14   |   7:56   |   (0) comments


Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
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Holland's Imtech Traffic & Infra Discusses Huawei's ICT Solution and Services

10|16|14   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Dimitry Theebe is from the business unit at Imtech Traffic & Infra which delivers communications solutions for transportations. His partnershp with Huawei began about a years ago. In this video, Theebe speaks more about this partnership and what he hopes to accomplish with Huawei.
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Huawei's Comprehensive Storage Solutions Vital for SVR

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SVR Information Technology provides cloud services for academic and special sectors. With Huawei's support, SVR and Yildiz Technical University has established Turkey's largest and most advanced High Performance Computing system. CSO Ismail Cem Aslan talks about what he hopes Huawei's OceanStor storage system will bring for him.
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Mexico's Servitron's Impression of Huawei at CCW 2014

10|16|14   |   6:35   |   (0) comments


Servitron is a network operator in Mexico that has been in the trunking industry for the past 20 years. Its COO, Ing. Ragnar Trillo O., explains at Critical Communications World 2014 that his company has been interested in the long-term evolution of LTE technology and its adoption for TETRA.
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Building a Better Dubai

10|16|14   |   2:06   |   (0) comments


Abdulla Ahmed Al Falasi is the director of commercial affairs, a telecommunications coordinator for the government of Dubai. Their areas of service span across multiple industries, including police, safety, shopping malls and more. In this video, Abdulla talks about his department's work with Huawei.
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Huawei Lights Up Malaysia Partner Maju Nusa

10|16|14   |   1:59   |   (0) comments


Malaysia's Maju Nusa is an enterprise partner to Huawei in networking, route switches and telco equipment. At this year's Critical Communications World in Singapore, CTO Pushpender Singh talks about what Huawei's eLTE solutions mean to his company and for Malaysia.
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Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks

10|15|14   |   2:19   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
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Exploring the Future of Cable Access

10|15|14   |   6:23   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Brett Wingo looks at where cable access architectures are heading, discussing the impact of DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, Remote PHY, SDN, virtualization of cable networks and related technologies.
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