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Cleveland Businesses to Get Fat Pipe
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11/21/2014  |  2 comments
The city gets government funding to upgrade a municipal network to help support existing businesses and attract new ones.
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
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11/21/2014  |  2 comments
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North American market, and it's banking on its software experience to make a difference.
Last Chapter (11) for Aereo
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11/21/2014  |  3 comments
Five months after halting operations, online video streaming company Aereo has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, seemingly putting its story to bed.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers Sale
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11/21/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's traffic jam-buster; Scilly Isles get fibered up.
Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
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11/21/2014  |  2 comments
Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s throughput and deliver some 5G-like capabilities well ahead of 2020.
Intel Chief Defends Huge Mobile Losses
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11/21/2014  |  3 comments
CEO Brian Krzanich says losses at its mobile group were necessary to gain market share, and talks up data center and IoT growth opportunities.
OIF Advancing Transport SDN Agreements
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
New project will secure industry agreement on implementation ahead of standards to keep transport SDN moving forward.
Xfinity Home App Now On Comcast's X1 TV
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11/20/2014  |  1 comment
The Comcast Xfinity Home app is now available on the TV screen for X1 subscribers.
Google, AT&T, BT Unite on Network Data Models
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11/20/2014  |  7 comments
Informal collaboration in OpenConfig group with Microsoft yields key draft standard on BGP protocol and policy model, laying ground for future efforts.
Calient Controller Aims to Tame 'Elephant' Flows
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Controller allows super-sized data center traffic flows to be switched over optical topology.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
Verizon Advances SDN Strategy With Bare-Metal Bet
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11/20/2014  |  3 comments
The company is in the early days of significant proof-of-concept trials with Pica8 and Cumulus.
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.
IoT Analytics Still Uncharted Territory
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Light Reading's live chat with the TM Forum suggests operators see the value in IoT analytics, but they are still working through the basic challenges of big data before they can get started.
Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
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11/19/2014  |  3 comments
Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.
Comcast Takes Ethernet Everywhere
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11/19/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast is readying a new Ethernet @Home service that will extend Ethernet connectivity from office locations to teleworkers at home.
RAD Pushes Distributed NFV Forward
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
A year after launching its strategy, equipment vendor sees progress on making the premises the first beachhead for NFV.
Koch to Acquire Embattled Oplink
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11/19/2014  |  1 comment
Amid battles with two activist shareholders, Oplink sells out to Koch, will be managed by Molex.
More Cable Operators Go Gigabit
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11/19/2014  |  5 comments
MidContinent Communications and Wave Broadband have joined the growing cable stampede to roll out gigabit services for broadband customers.
Eurobites: Russia's MegaFon Plans 5G Trial in 2018
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11/19/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jolla crowdsources a tablet; net neutrality wobble in EU; Israeli market opens up.
Bell Labs Chief Slams 'Toy' Networks
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11/19/2014  |  21 comments
Web giants are trivializing networks with their drone and balloon plans, says Marcus Weldon.
FCC's AWS-3 Auction Tops $14B
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11/18/2014  |  3 comments
The FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction busts through its $10B reserve.
Grande Unfazed in Crowded Gigabit Market
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11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Even as many larger entities ready their networks to deliver gigabit speeds to Austin, Grande Communications remains confident.
Mavenir's Stoke Buy: Cheap at Twice the Price?
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11/18/2014  |  5 comments
Mavenir is shelling out just less than $5 million in cash and debt for Stoke, a company that grabbed $92M in VC funding in under a decade.
RCN Takes Aim at TWC in NYC
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
RCN plans to boost its top speed tier in New York City to 330 Mbit/s, nudging out Time Warner Cable's new maximum speed tier of 300 Mbit/s.
Verizon Aims Big Data at Data Threats
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11/18/2014  |  1 comment
New analysis tools will comb customer usage logs for threat possibilities and give enterprises ability to search their own data usage too.
Did Nokia Really Just Launch a Tablet?
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11/18/2014  |  5 comments
Yes and no. The Finnish company is getting back into the consumer devices market by proxy with a tablet that signals a smart use of its patents, a move signaled by the CEO last week.
More Executive Shake-Ups at Sprint
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11/18/2014  |  3 comments
New CEO Marcelo Claure is continuing his C-level shake-up, welcoming executives to newly created positions and saying goodbye to those deemed responsible for its 'Framily' failure.
The Many Faces of 5G
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
An NYU Wireless expert expects 5G to support multiple radio interafces while maintaining some captability with existing 4G technology.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
Bleeding Continues for US Pay-TV Operators
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11/18/2014  |  2 comments
In its latest report, Leichtman Research Group finds that US pay-TV providers lost 150,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, making it the industry's worst Q3 evaaahhh.
'Top 3' Hackers Take Comcast/NBCU Prize
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11/17/2014  |  4 comments
Comcast and NBCU have closed out their second hackathon with the grand prize going to the team behind a new application called 'Top 3 I Want To See.'
Geek Alert: CenturyLink, Infinera Take Terabit Network to SC14
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Telecom service provider leverages new ultra-long-haul network to deploy multiple 100-Gig wavelengths to SC14 network in New Orleans.
Nokia Ups Guidance But Investors Take Fright
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11/17/2014  |  6 comments
Nokia is confident that it can develop its Networks business and win market share, but talk of a 'flattish' market causes jitters.
Eurobites: BT Rules Out Global Services Sale
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei does deal on small cell sites; Telkom profits slump; France becoming R&D magnet.
Subsea Market Lures New Cast of Characters
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11/14/2014  |  8 comments
Google and its Web cohorts appear increasingly set to join the ranks of submarine cable investors.
New Streaming Video Group Emerges
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Content providers, service providers and vendors form the Streaming Video Alliance to tackle tech issues affecting online video delivery together.
Cox Whips Up Western WiFi
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11/14/2014  |  4 comments
Cox announces the deployment of more than 500 WiFi hotspots in the Phoenix area, just weeks after launching 1-Gig broadband service in its Arizona stronghold.
AlcaLu Gets Jiggy With Another Chip Firm
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11/14/2014  |  1 comment
Partnership program extends to yet another chip firm as Alcatel-Lucent looks to further extend its virtualization strategy.
Eurobites: BT Plans to Close Wholesale Division
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks ups its margin targets; Bouygues Telecom flatlines; UK 4G speeds surveyed.
Mavenir Buys Stoke for Security, Small Cell
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The buy also gets Mavenir high-profile Asian customers like NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank.
Sony Goes OTT With PlayStation Vue
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11/13/2014  |  5 comments
Sony has unveiled its long-awaited OTT service, PlayStation Vue, but several key details, including pricing, are still missing.
AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
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11/13/2014  |  3 comments
The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.
Nokia, HP Stack Their Cloud NFV Bets
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11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Nokia and HP are pursuing a carrier-grade cloud solution using Nokia's NFV tech and HP's OpenStack platform.
ONF Expands OpenFlow Compliance Testing
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
The ONF is looking to make it easier for carriers to find OpenFlow-compliant hardware and software, as well as help labs make money.
Google Fiber Means Business in KC
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11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Google unit revs up commercial services effort in Kansas City area with new fiber-access program designed to deliver gigabit speeds for small businesses.
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
Cisco Busts Slump Despite Carrier Slowdown
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11/12/2014  |  1 comment
Cisco saw 1% year-over-year revenue growth, but carrier revenue is still down 10%.
Cisco's Chambers: Title II Net Neutrality Talk Already Hurting
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11/12/2014  |  23 comments
Title II common carrier classification for service providers would slow down broadband buildout at a time when the US is just catching up, says Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers.
CEM Becoming Big Data Analytics Star
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
As companies attempt to become more customer-focused, CEM is becoming the most requested use of analytics platforms, Amdocs and others say.
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The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration

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At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
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Huawei Highlights at BBWF 2014

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Broadband World Forum is one of the world's largest telecoms, media and technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. BBWF is an exciting place to meet the entire industry under one roof and identify the latest in network innovation, service optimization and customer ...
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How Will BCMS Stimulate Margin for Broadband Operators?

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In BBWF 2014, Liu Shuqing emphasizes the value of FMC 2.0 based full service experience by throwing light on the BCMS solution. The underlying principle of this innovative technique is to create network robustness and driving network from connection oriented to ACE – BAND oriented infrastructure, in which applications, cloud, and user experiences will be an asset ...
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SingleFAN3.0: Better Connected Experience

11|19|14   |   3:06   |   (1) comment


At the BBWF 2014, David Hu, the VP of Huawei Access Network Product Line, talked about the future of access networks – SingleFAN3.0: faster broadband, wider coverage, and smarter connection.
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Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud

11|19|14   |   09:09   |   (0) comments


Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
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FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics

11|19|14   |   1:56   |   (1) comment


The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
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Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs

11|19|14   |   3:01   |   (2) comments


It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
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Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview

11|17|14   |   9:32   |   (0) comments


Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
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Telecom Analytics Grows Up

11|14|14   |   1:15   |   (4) comments


The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
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Huawei Compass

11|14|14   |   3:17   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Shuo Yang, Huawei Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect introduced Huawei Compass, the software tool for solving customers' problems on the journey of OpenStack Cloud.
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Huawei's Cloud Strategy in European Region

11|14|14   |   2:56   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dr. Gotz, CTO of Huawei IT in European Region introduced Huawei's cloud strategy in European region.
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Huawei's Contribution on OpenStack

11|14|14   |   5:58   |   (0) comments


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dennis Gu, Huawei Chief Architect of Cloud Computing introduced the relationship between OpenStack and cloud computing, and Huawei's contribution on OpenStack.
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