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Ericsson Creates Cloud & IP Unit
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4/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Creates two business units from its current Networks division as it eyes up the telco cloud and NFV/SDN markets.
Eurobites: BT Boasts Encryption Breakthrough
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4/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ADVA revenues up; way cleared for Slim's Austrian takeover; Ericsson shuffles its units; Nokia hangs on to Indian plant.
AT&T U-verse Gains Broadband, Video Subs
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4/24/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T's fiber-rich platform starts off year strong with healthy broadband and video subscriber gains in Q1, opening up lead on Verizon FiOS.
AT&T Adds Amdocs, Juniper to Cloud Roster
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4/23/2014  |  2 comments
Vendors join Ericsson, Tail-f, Metaswitch, and Affirmed Network in the carrier's Domain 2.0 supplier program designed to speed its move to SDN and NFV.
Huawei Boss Tells Handset Team to Sober Up
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4/23/2014  |  3 comments
Huawei's devices business is growing fast and making an impact, but founder Ren Zhengfei has voiced concerns about complacency.
Ericsson Looks to Future as Q1 Sales Slump
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4/23/2014  |  2 comments
First-quarter revenues dip as network rollout projects in US and Japan tail off, but margins are better and sales are set to pick up in H2.
Eurobites: M&A Speculation Circles Colt
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4/23/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson reports Q1; Orange lines up man from the ministry; Spirent profits up; Russia's Zuckerberg does a runner.
Juniper Rides Service Provider Revenue Growth
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4/22/2014  |  2 comments
Amid restructuring and employee defections, the vendor has a lot to be happy about in the service provider sector.
AT&T Joins OTT Video Parade
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4/22/2014  |  2 comments
After losing out in a joint bid to gobble up Hulu last year, AT&T and The Chernin Group have joined forces again to invest more than $500 million in over-the-top video services.
AT&T Gets 81% of Subs Off Unlimited Data
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4/22/2014  |  4 comments
Next and Mobile Share plans are taking off for the carrier, helping it migrate its customers away from subsidies and unlimited data plans.
Fan TV Scores With TW Cable
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4/22/2014  |  1 comment
Fan TV is officially breaking into the cable business through a deal with Time Warner Cable that will bring the vendor's user interface to TWC video subscribers.
Comcast Finds Sweet Spot With X1
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4/22/2014  |  3 comments
The US MSO reports video subscriber gains for the second straight quarter, thanks largely to its next-gen IP video platform and cloud-based guide.
Infinera Earnings & Metro Expectations on Tap
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4/22/2014  |  3 comments
Infinera, reporting first quarter earnings Wednesday, is likely to face questions about its 100G metro market plans.
Equinix, Microsoft Team on Azure Connection
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4/22/2014  |  3 comments
By locating AzureExpress in 16 Equinix data centers globally, Microsoft is offering direct connections between public and private clouds.
What's the Magic of Private Equity?
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4/22/2014  |  12 comments
With Coriant the most recent example, private equity investments look set to play an increasing role in the telecom sector.
Big Switch Poaches Sales VP From Juniper
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4/22/2014  |  10 comments
Shaun Page, a 13-year Juniper vet, joins the bare-metal SDN vendor.
Eurobites: Colt Cuts Back on Carrier Voice Deals
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4/22/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR talks network-sharing with Vodafone; Liberty Global gets Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification; the future's not Orange.
Verizon Offers Industry-Specific Security Advice
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4/22/2014  |  2 comments
Using its annual Data Breach Investigative Report, Verizon tells 18 different industries what they most need to fear – and protect against.
OpenPeak Signs AT&T's Hill as Prez for Biz Climb
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4/21/2014  |  Post a comment
OpenPeak has signed on AT&T's Chris Hill as president to help handle its 'rapid growth phase.'
Juniper's Q1 Hints at Next Steps in Op Plan
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4/21/2014  |  4 comments
Juniper Networks prepares to report first-quarter financial results Tuesday as its Integrated Operating Plan proceeds.
AT&T Turns Up Gig Heat in 21 New Metros
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4/21/2014  |  11 comments
AT&T says it now has Gigabit plans for up to 100 towns and cities in the US, with some deployments expected to start in 2014.
Nokia Sale to Microsoft Expected to Close This Week
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4/21/2014  |  8 comments
After a delay, the $7.36B sale of Nokia's device business to Microsoft is expected to close on April 25.
Arris Brings SeaWell Into the Fold
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4/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Arris acquires SeaWell Networks for its portfolio of IP video, multiscreen, and ad insertion solutions.
NTT Opens a WebRTC Chat Room
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4/21/2014  |  5 comments
Operator trialing a WebRTC-based chat room it says is free, open to anyone, and secure through web-based peer-to-peer communications.
Juniper Gives OpenDaylight Some Loving
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4/21/2014  |  4 comments
Juniper submits the OpenContrail Plugin to OpenDaylight as a possible standard.
FCC Chief: Keep Spectrum Open for Smaller Carriers
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4/20/2014  |  7 comments
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler blogs that competition will improve by giving smaller carriers access to some 600 MHz spectrum in 2015's Incentive Auction.
TWC & Charter Embrace Next-Gen WiFi
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4/18/2014  |  6 comments
Both large US MSOs move to offer higher-levels of WiFi service to customers as they boost broadband speeds and expand their hotspot coverage.
Juniper Veteran Is New Kumu Networks CEO
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4/17/2014  |  7 comments
RK Anand -- the 12th hire at Juniper way back when -- takes on a new role as CEO with the radio rule-breakers at Kumu Networks as they eye small cells and much more.
Cox Bets on Smart Homes in Vegas
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4/17/2014  |  8 comments
Cox expands smart home services into Las Vegas as broadband providers continue love affair with home security and automation.
Heavy Reading: The Road to Virtual EPC
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4/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown predicts that widespread operator deployments of virtual Evolved Packet Core technology will mostly happen after 2016.
Lightpath Fiber Lights 7,000 NY Buildings
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4/17/2014  |  5 comments
Cablevision's commercial services unit lights up 7,000th building in NYC metro area, after adding more than 1,000 locations to its fiber network in the past year.
Eurobites: EU Bigwig Wants to Relax M&A Rules
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4/17/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operator makes a move on Crimea; Duma considers ban on foreign telecom kit; publishing boss turns guns on Google.
Ciena Pushing 200G for Subsea
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4/16/2014  |  1 comment
Ciena announced today that the Japan-US Cable Network consortium has completed a successful trial of Ciena's 16 QAM 200G technology on a 630 km segment of its network in California.
Nagra Secures Dish's TVE Future
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4/16/2014  |  4 comments
Dish and Echostar select Nagra's DECE-approved persistent rights management (PRM) technology to secure Dish Anywhere multiscreen services.
Volvo: AT&T HSPA+ Can Drive My Car
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4/16/2014  |  18 comments
AT&T racks up another connected car customer in Volvo, which will embed HSPA+ via the carrier's single SIM platform in future car models in the US and Canada.
Report: NFV/SDN Standards 'Myopic' on Service Management
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4/16/2014  |  12 comments
New Heavy Reading report says end-to-end service management needed for hybrid networks and current efforts focus only on virtualized services.
A10 Helps With 100G, IPv6 Transitions
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4/16/2014  |  1 comment
The company introduces its Thunder Series network appliances, designed to help carriers and enterprises make the transition to faster networks and more flexible address space.
Eurobites: Telefónica Bets on Mobile Ads
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4/16/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BSkyB teams up with Twitter; Ericsson in OpenStack deal; Glastonbury latest!
Zebra to Buy Moto's Asset Tracking Business for $3.5B
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4/15/2014  |  2 comments
Zebra claims the massive cash buy will position it well at the business end of the Internet of Things.
BlackBerry Invests in Healthcare IT Startup
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4/15/2014  |  22 comments
The struggling handset maker sees a future in secure communications for the healthcare industry.
TWC Reveals RDK Set-Top Plans
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4/15/2014  |  1 comment
Time Warner Cable announces development plans for its first IP set-top box using the RDK software platform
Mohu Turns Over New Leaf for OTA TV
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4/15/2014  |  9 comments
Mohu introduces new Leaf Metro antenna and promises a device that will combine OTA and web-based video content.
Deutsche Telekom Aims for Security Advantage
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4/15/2014  |  5 comments
Deutsche Telekom is looking to profit from the heightened awareness of data security issues post-Snowden.
Ruckus Takes On HP With Cloud WiFi Services
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4/15/2014  |  7 comments
New service moves the WiFi controller to the cloud and helps small businesses manage and monetize their WiFi access points.
Ubuntu Beefs Up OpenStack Support
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4/15/2014  |  4 comments
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS supports Icehouse, the latest version of OpenStack, with improved management features.
Eurobites: BT's Rivals Go Ultrafast in York
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4/15/2014  |  11 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's appetite for superfast; broadband Bolognese; the Nokia tablet that never was.
Metal Machine Music: Dedicated M2M Networks on Horizon
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4/15/2014  |  4 comments
Do connected cars, smart sensors, and fitness monitors need their own dedicated communications networks? Some are betting they do...
Mobile Apps Susceptible to Heartbleed, Too
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4/14/2014  |  14 comments
BlackBerry preps security updates for Android and iOS devices as Lookout warns consumers their mobile apps could be vulnerable.
SCTE Seeks Corporate Buddies
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable tech group launches corporate alliance program to hike membership and deliver more customized training and education for cable employees.
Ericsson's M&A Leader Resigns
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4/14/2014  |  6 comments
Ericsson SVP and strategy head Douglas Gilstrap, who guided M&A activities, is leaving, but Ericsson's M&A interests likely will stay.
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Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness

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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV

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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

4|10|14   |   04:17   |   (7) comments


Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

4|7|14   |   2:31   |   (0) comments


Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

4|3|14   |   07:11   |   (8) comments


Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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