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Gigabites: Amazon Truck Packs 100PB of Data
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12/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Amazon's Snowmobile service is designed to truck data around the country at a rate that's obscenely faster than data transfer on a gigabit broadband connection.
Level 3's Drew Sees Liability Issues in IoT Botnets
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12/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Neither consumers nor device manufacturers are motivated to act to halt IoT-based botnets, but ISPs likely are and they are going to need help.
WOW: Broadband Caps, Not 'If' but 'When'
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12/2/2016  |  Post a comment
WOW COO Cash Hagen paints broadband data caps as an inevitability.
Eurobites: Telefónica Fires Up Nokia's XGS-PON
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12/2/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: crystal ball gazing; more router hacks; Tunisian government to sell telecom stakes; Azure price hike.
Orange to Focus Polish ECOMP Trials on Residential vCPE
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12/2/2016  |  Post a comment
French service provider sheds light on ECOMP trials while AT&T cites evidence of growing service provider interest in the platform.
Amoroso: Expect Devastating US Cyber Attack
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12/2/2016  |  2 comments
Former AT&T security chief urges telecom security industry to speak up now and insist on greater understanding of what's at stake and more resources.
Verizon: Unknown Assets a Hacker's Playground
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
M&A activity in particular helps fuel security problems when 'unknown' network resources are left unprotected.
India's RJio Hits 50M Customers in 83 Days
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
RJio claims to have broken records for customer growth at a tech company, but it still seems unlikely to hit year-end targets.
KPN to Include LTE-M in IoT Mix in 2017
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12/1/2016  |  1 comment
KPN is building an IoT strategy based on investments in both LTE-M and LoRa.
Charter Planning Enterprise Push, Rebranding
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12/1/2016  |  1 comment
MSO plans to get more aggressive in fiber deployment as it builds a national brand for business services, executive says.
Altice FTTH Bill Could Hit Almost $9.6B in US
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12/1/2016  |  6 comments
Cable operator could face a huge bill to achieve its goal of connecting US homes to a high-speed FTTH network over the next six years.
ADVA Makes Anti-Appliance SD-WAN Play
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
New platform supports SD-WAN as a virtual network function, incorporating automatic service turn-up, embedded cloud and orchestration.
Eurobites: Ofcom Lays Into Landline Charges
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia phones licensing deal signed and sealed; AsiaInfo downsizes in Europe; Virgin's new box; Amazon eyes Italian power stations.
Video Vendor Edgeware Preps IPO
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12/1/2016  |  2 comments
Swedish video delivery system specialist is set to join the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange next week.
Experts: DOCSIS Won't Cut It in the Enterprise
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11/30/2016  |  1 comment
If cable is serious about moving upstream into the enterprise market, experts say they'll have to rethink how they architect their networks.
Zayo Continues Fiber Binge With $1.4B Bid for Electric Lightwave
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11/30/2016  |  1 comment
Fiber operator bulks up its US presence in a rapidly consolidating market environment.
M&A Reshapes Cable Biz Landscape
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11/30/2016  |  1 comment
Consolidation on both cable and telco sides is reshaping the competitive picture, creating new challenges all around.
Eurobites: Sky Launches Mobile Offer
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11/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria makes acquisitions in Belarus; National Lottery hacked; Höttges wants a NATO for Internet security; MTS bigs up its M2M chops.
Altice Plans FTTH for Entire US Footprint
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11/30/2016  |  6 comments
Europe-headquartered cable giant says it will be able to offer 10Gbit/s connections across its entire footprint by 2022.
Intel Grabs ARM Exec as New IoT Boss
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11/30/2016  |  3 comments
Chip giant lures ARM executive to take charge of its IoT operation.
5G in the City: China Mobile Plots 2017 Trials
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
China Mobile plans to test seven 5G basestations in up to five cities in 2017.
Huawei Boasts Shared Spectrum Breakthrough
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11/29/2016  |  3 comments
Vendor unveils its CloudAIR proposition that would enable spectrum to be shared dynamically across multiple radio access technologies -- but it's a way off and has its limitations.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Repels Malware Attack on Customers' Routers
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone counts BT's 'excess profits;' CityFibre targets business parks; Nokia soups up vectoring in Denmark; ship's anchor drags on Jersey's connectivity.
Megaport Takes Aim at AWS
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11/29/2016  |  3 comments
An Australian company is looking to challenge AWS in the market for cloud networking.
A10 Takes to the Cloud for App Delivery
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11/29/2016  |  2 comments
The company launches its first cloud-based application delivery controller.
Samsung Bows to Investors, Considers Revamp
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11/29/2016  |  4 comments
South Korean tech giant kicks off review that could lead to a restructuring and promises better dividend payments to shareholders.
Openreach Gets Chairman as Ofcom Berates BT
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11/29/2016  |  1 comment
UK incumbent takes steps to appease regulatory authorities with appointment of Openreach chairman, but Ofcom expresses unhappiness with BT's efforts on 'legal separation' so far.
Is LoRa Going Licensed?
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Running LoRa over licensed instead of unlicensed spectrum could hold major attractions and have big implications for other LPWA technologies.
AT&T Debuts DirecTV Now on New Video Platform
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11/28/2016  |  12 comments
AT&T bundled the launch of its DirecTV Now OTT service with a new video platform.
NYC Subway WiFi Project Is a New Year Wrap
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11/28/2016  |  1 comment
All 279 underground subway stations in NYC will be covered by Dec. 31, Transit Wireless tells us.
WOW Trials NFV for Business, Eyes Residential
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11/28/2016  |  3 comments
WOW's early field tests of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution are expected to lead to greater virtualization in support of WOW's business and residential services.
Samsung Under Mounting Pressure to Do Splits – Report
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11/28/2016  |  3 comments
South Korea electronics giant is coming under pressure from investors to split itself in two and take other steps to improve corporate governance.
Eurobites: BT Rivals Call for Curbs on Spectrum Ownership
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11/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: in-flight connectivity program completes test flight; spectrum-sharing in Russia; Openet gets virtualized.
Massive MIMO Key to 5G, Says SoftBank
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11/28/2016  |  3 comments
Japan's SoftBank is putting Massive MIMO technology at the heart of its 5G plans.
Eurobites: DT, Huawei Claim Another 5G First
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11/25/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: DOCSIS can score early gigabit goals, says Liberty Global; GoDaddy eyes HEG; Amazon in talks with Souq.com; 700MHz auction crosses Finnish line.
RJio Gears Up to Bring Digital Life to India
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11/25/2016  |  Post a comment
India's newest telco has a range of digital offerings in the pipeline.
Eurobites: Telenor Faces $105M Fine for Freezing Out Third Norwegian Operator
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11/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's Thanksgiving-ignoring EMEA regional roundup: EU set to approve Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition; business rates relief for UK fiber rollouts; TalkTalk offers new-look YouView.
Comcast Co-opts Cord-Cutters With Sling TV
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11/23/2016  |  4 comments
Comcast makes Sling TV part of the big bundle.
Telia Wants Driving Seat in Connected Car Biz
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11/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Telia's launch of connected car services for 'retrofits' could mark the Swedish operator's boldest move in a decade.
Eurobites: T-Systems, Huawei In Line for CERN Cloud Deal
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11/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin unimpressed by government broadband fund; Pushfor pulls in £1.2 million in funding; BT lands hybrid network deal.
VMware Doubles Down on Telco Market
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11/23/2016  |  1 comment
Hypervisor giant expands its focus on the communications service provider market and appoints Shekar Ayyar to lead the charge.
ARM's Race: Who Will Buy Applied Micro's Compute Unit?
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11/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Macom hasn't even consumed Applied Micro yet and already it's in the process of selling the latter's Compute unit, which makes X-Gene ARM processors. The question is, who might need it?
Tencent, Alibaba Pour $$ Into Barefoot
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11/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Two more of the most demanding data center customers in the world put money in the programmable switch startup.
AT&T Puts Finishing Touches on DirecTV Now
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11/22/2016  |  1 comment
AT&T is still adding content deals, solidifying its ad strategy and debating the practice of zero rating as it gets ready for the launch of DirecTV Now next week.
Google: Little Chance Today's Startups Become Tomorrow's Giants
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11/22/2016  |  1 comment
Google has played down the possibility that today's startups become technology giants in future, acknowledging they will probably be acquired first.
Eurobites: UK Govt Pledges £740M for 5G Trials, £400M for FTTP
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11/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Thorsten Dirks to quit in March; Altair opens IoT R&D center in Finland; IBM adds data centers in UK; remote smash and grab.
Vodafone Ireland to Launch NB-IoT in Jan 2017
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11/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's Irish subsidiary is racing to put NB-IoT networks in place.
Trump Team Appoints Net Neutrality Naysayers for FCC Transition
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11/22/2016  |  16 comments
Trump transition team picks ex-Verizon consultant and former Sprint lobbyist, both with a history of negative comments regarding net neutrality, to guide FCC policy ahead of presidency.
Tele2: Lack of Strategy Is Main IoT Barrier
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11/22/2016  |  1 comment
Tele2 has developed a 'winning formula' for IoT success, it claims, and it has nothing to do with technology.
Macom Buys Applied Micro for $770M
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11/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Why split the proceeds of a promising new data center interconnect product with Applied Micro when Applied Micro was so cheap?
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Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
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We Can Make the World More Sustainable

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GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Finding a New Way to Engage Customers & Drive Revenue

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Mobile revenues are declining. Digicel, a player in the Caribbean telecommunications/entertainment space, has found a new way to engage customers and drive revenue. John Quinn, CTO of Digicel, shared with us its story at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016)
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Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?

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Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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BT’s Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016

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A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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ITU: The Broadband Is Our Future

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At Ultra-broadband Forum, Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of ITU, discussed how important it is for countries, companies and everybody to be working together to help to build the broadband and digital economies (UBBF2016).
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Tackling 5G in Dallas

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Cox Prepping for Virtualization Trials

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In this video interview, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses MSO's plans to test managed business services in early 2017 and tackle Distributed Access Architectures.
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Drivers & Potential of NGP

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ETSI has created an Industry Specification Group to work on Next Generation Protocols (NGP ISG), looking at evolving communications and networking protocols to provide the scale, security, mobility and ease of deployment required for the connected society of the 21st century. The NGP ISG will identify the requirements for next generation protocols and network ...
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Huawei IP 2020 for Future Networks

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Future Networks should satisfy many requirements such as high throughput, extremely low latency, flexible mobility, intrinsic security, networking automation, and so forth. The Chief Architect of Huawei Future Networks addresses a holistic solution, i.e., IP 2020, to achieve these requirements for various future life scenarios (e.g., autonomous driving, tactile ...
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Digital Object Architecture

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Digital Object Architecture provides a basic information infrastructure that can facilitate interoperability between or among different systems, processes, and other information resources, including different identity management systems. Digital objects are networked objects that are named by digital object identifiers and instantiated by an infrastructure service ...
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BT's Openreach Has High Hopes for Long-Reach VDSL

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Peter Bell, Network Portfolio CIO at BT's access business Openreach, talks about the operator's trial of a new broadband access technology called Long Reach VDSL.
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