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Big Year Looming for AT&T Biz Services?
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8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
The aggressive transformation of AT&T puts the company in position to land more multi-national corporation business, says one analyst.
T-Mobile CEO Plays Data Traffic Cop
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8/31/2015  |  22 comments
John Legere says he will go after those customers who abuse unlimited data plans by exploiting loopholes in tethering, kicking them off unlimited if need be.
New Apple TV: More $$, Not Content – Report
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8/31/2015  |  3 comments
New Apple TV hardware is rumored to cost at least twice as much, even with no Apple TV service on board.
DSTAC: 2 Opposing Views on the Future of TV
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8/31/2015  |  3 comments
The final DSTAC report reveals two fundamentally different views of how pay-TV services should evolve in the Internet era.
New Roads Lead to Roam
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8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
Price cuts and new players are changing the roaming game.
Ciena 5430 Makes Massive Capacity Jump
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8/28/2015  |  1 comment
Ciena upgrades its 5430 switch with several enhancements, including a capacity boost to 15 Tbit/s.
Russia's MTS Strikes Revenue-Sharing Deal With Google
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8/28/2015  |  2 comments
Russia's biggest mobile operator announced new strategic partnership with search-engine giant.
Lumentum Looks to Be a Buyer
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8/28/2015  |  1 comment
Despite past speculation about selling to Finisar, JDSU spinoff Lumentum could prove to be an acquirer.
Airtel Gets 4G Ammunition With Augere Acquisition
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8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator is fortifying its 4G position through takeover activity.
Gigabites: Connecticut Fights the Gig Fight
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8/28/2015  |  1 comment
The CT Gig Project in Connecticut is getting pushback from local ISPs, and rural providers around the country are stepping up their gigabit game.
Nokia Preps JV Future in China
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8/28/2015  |  3 comments
To merge its China business with Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell to create a €4.5B business.
LTE-U Is Nicer to WiFi Than WiFi – Qualcomm
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8/28/2015  |  4 comments
The chipmaker, along with Verizon, is making a big push to show that it's tested LTE-U and found it ready to coexist with WiFi.
Eurobites: Google Denies EU Charges
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8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Liberty Global and Vodafone still in talks; Inmarsat launches new satellite; Telkom mulls Cell C takeover; ECI wins SDN deal in Sweden.
T-Mobile Joins CCA's Rural Roaming Hub
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8/27/2015  |  6 comments
T-Mobile agreed to work with rural carriers on LTE roaming in the US, a year and a half after the CCA's other large member, Sprint, signed on.
CenturyLink Gets $500M for Rural Broadband
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8/27/2015  |  2 comments
Network operator will have to reach 2.3 million rural customers in 33 states by 2020 in exchange for Connect America Funding, says FCC.
Cox Lights Up Flare Kids App
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8/27/2015  |  5 comments
Cox goes over the top with new Flare Kids app.
Equinix Drives Hybrid Trend to Colo Growth
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Enterprises and service providers alike are looking to colocate more within the data center to support hybrid clouds.
The Woman Behind Sprint's Chicago Shakeup
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8/27/2015  |  2 comments
Tracy Nolan, Sprint's new GM of Illinois and Wisconsin, has been charged with making Chicago Sprint's microcosm of success work for the rest of the US.
Bouygues Chief Bitter Over Iliad's Inclusion
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
The boss of the French telecom operator remains critical of authorities for allowing Iliad to enter the mobile sector but is confident Bouygues can thrive in a four-player market.
Eurobites: AlcaLu's Combes to Run Altice Ops
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Turkish delight at auction outcome; Cellcom mulls Golan bid; Swisscom launches WiFi calling; Ericsson extends ITV deal.
Dell Targets $6B Telco Data Center Sweet Spot
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8/26/2015  |  3 comments
Dell has identified an underserved data center market that it believes is worth $6 billion and has developed a specific portfolio -- that's a model that suits the New IP age.
Hulu Brings Next-Gen Ad Platform to TV
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8/26/2015  |  3 comments
Hulu has launched a private programmatic ad exchange to boost data-driven advertising efforts.
Verizon Hums a Driving Tune
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8/26/2015  |  17 comments
Verizon officially launches its aftermarket car device and subscription service to bring connectivity to any car on the open road.
ZTE Profits Rise on China's 4G Boom
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8/26/2015  |  1 comment
China's number-two equipment maker reports a sharp increase in net profit amid a surge in spending on 4G network in China.
Sinclair Goes Dark for Dish
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Sinclair stations have gone dark for Dish subscribers in what is being called the largest TV blackout in American history.
Uninor Must Adapt to Survive
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telenor's Indian subsidiary risks being left behind as Indian consumers gravitate towards higher-speed data services.
Eurobites: Vodafone, Hutch Buy Qualcomm's UK Spectrum
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8/26/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Nokia deploys small cells for Ooredoo; Serbia and Kosovo reach telecom rapprochement; Millicom hires Gordon; Huawei wins SBC deal with Telefónica.
Sprint's Claure: '3 to 5 Years' to Turnaround
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8/25/2015  |  7 comments
Marcello is giving himself a limited time to turn Sprint around.
Cablevision Plays Up OTT in CBS Retrans Deal
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8/25/2015  |  1 comment
Cablevision will resell CBS All Access and the Showtime streaming service, thanks to a broad new retransmission consent deal with CBS.
Hutchison Sees Earnings Soar in Europe
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Operator is outperforming bigger rivals in key markets despite its focus on mobile-only activities.
Clock Starts on DOCSIS 3.1
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The race for DOCSIS 3.1 deployments begins as CableLabs opens the door for product certifications.
Eurobites: BT Boasts 330 Mbit/s With G.fast Field Trial
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8/25/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Dimension Data plans acquisitions; Huber+Suhner feels currency pain in H1; Liquid Telecom and MTN hook up in Africa; Telefónica boosts links to the Canary Islands.
Verizon Uses Mesosphere to Manage Data Centers
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8/25/2015  |  5 comments
Telecom giant announces contract with startup to provide commercial version of Apache Mesos and enable faster services, innovation.
What Is Your Company's Gender IQ?
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8/25/2015  |  4 comments
Barbara Annis, founder of the Gender Intelligence Group, shares her insights on what it means to have a gender intelligent workplace, not just an equal one.
BICS Forecasts VoLTE Roaming Surge
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8/25/2015  |  1 comment
International carrier says VoLTE roaming service is commercially available and anticipates substantial growth in traffic during coming year.
India's Dropped Calls Fiasco
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
An increasing number of dropped calls is aggravating relations between Indian authorities and the country's mobile operators.
Gogo Approved to Speed Up In-Flight WiFi
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8/24/2015  |  13 comments
But it will be at least 2016 before flyers will see the benefit as the zippier WiFi requires new hardware on planes.
Cross MediaWorks Acquires BlackArrow
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Cross MediaWorks is acquiring dynamic ad insertion specialist BlackArrow in a deal reported to be worth between $90 and $120 million.
Mentor Monday: TM Forum's Annie Turner
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8/24/2015  |  4 comments
The Forums' senior director of content shares her insights into the comms industry, including a case for laughing it off when you'd rather get angry.
Australia's NBN Cost Blowout
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
The NBN political football has been kicked back into play.
Mirantis Secures OpenStack Kingpin Status With $100M Round, Intel Collaboration
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8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Mirantis lands its second $100 million funding round, adding Goldman Sachs to its backers, and brokers strategic development relationship with Intel.
Eurobites: BT Hits Out at AT&T, Verizon
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8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: BT wins more sports rights; Tele2 unveils new boss; GSMA appoints Bouverot successor; Vodafone Ireland ups data-center investments.
China Unicom Loses Out to Rivals
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
China's second-biggest mobile operator appears to be hemorrhaging customers and faring especially badly in the fast-developing 4G sector.
Gigabites: CenturyLink Expands Gig-Powered IPTV
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8/21/2015  |  5 comments
CenturyLink is ramping up rollouts of its gigabit-powered Prism TV service, and momentum builds in gigabit cities around the country.
New Zealand's Spark Hails Earnings Growth
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Operator's profits are boosted by cost-cutting activities and success in the broadband and mobile sectors.
Roku Reigns in Streaming Market
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8/21/2015  |  5 comments
Roku beats out Google, Amazon and Apple in the streaming media player market.
Eurobites: GÉANT Builds SDN Testbed
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8/21/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Romania's RCS & RDS buys LTE TDD license; BT crunches big data with Cloudera; Vodafone quits Lebanon bid; Africa's Liquid launches Hai; EE upgrades TV offering.
New IP Drives Quarterly Growth at Brocade
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8/20/2015  |  3 comments
IP networking is smaller than Brocade's SAN business but it's growing fast, while the SAN business declined.
Google Lifting Network Veil
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8/20/2015  |  1 comment
In support of its efforts to be more open and collaborative, the company that set off the SDN movement is showing off more of how it builds data center networks.
Adtran Delivers a Faster Gigabit
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Using New IP strategies, Adtran is increasing the speed of gigabit deployments by up to tenfold.
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Against the odds, Huawei is growing its telecoms networking equipment business in the US -- that should be ringing some alarm bells for domestic vendors.
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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

8|14|15   |   20:18   |   (1) comment


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

8|14|15   |   09:39   |   (1) comment


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

8|12|15   |   07:37   |   (0) comments


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

8|3|15   |   6:01   |   (0) comments


Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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