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Nokia Networks Buys RAN Assets in Japan
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7/31/2014  |  1 comment
Improves its position with NTT DoCoMo with the planned acquisition of Panasonic's radio access networks business.
Verizon, thePlatform Team Up on IP Video
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7/31/2014  |  Post a comment
Verizon Digital Media Services and Comcast's thePlatform are partnering to deliver an end-to-end IP video solution.
Singapore's IDA Preps HetNet RFP
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7/31/2014  |  Post a comment
As Singapore readies a wireless HetNet RFP for its Smart Nation network, its trial starts with a crackdown on rule-breakers.
Cavium Joins The SDN Chip Set With Xpliant Acquisition
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7/31/2014  |  Post a comment
Cavium snaps up stealthy silicon startup it previously funded.
Sprint Seeds Market with LTE-A Handsets
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier is working with Qualcomm to get handsets to market that support 3x carrier aggregation, way ahead of network availability.
Netflix Adds AT&T to Pay-to-Peer List
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7/30/2014  |  1 comment
In the latest net neutrality-related deal, Netflix has notched a paid interconnection agreement with AT&T.
Eurobites: BlackBerry Buys German Security Firm
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Apollo's fat pipe; KPN reports sales decline but stock leaps; Test vendor Rohde & Schwarz buys a security specialist; and more!
Swisscom Boasts FTTX Milestone
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7/30/2014  |  2 comments
Extending fiber to homes, buildings and local street distribution points has taken the Swiss incumbent's 'ultra-fast' broadband subs numbers to more than 1 million.
Is Windstream Boldly Setting a New Trend?
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7/29/2014  |  18 comments
Strategy separating services organization from network operations could catch on elsewhere and is already a big hit on Wall Street.
Comporium Aims Gig at Businesses, Residents
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7/29/2014  |  5 comments
The carrier prepares to extend its Zipstream gigabit service to 15,000 residents in Rock Hill, S.C., while continuing to drive business development efforts in the region.
Ericsson Goes Beyond Telecom with MetraTech Acquisition
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7/29/2014  |  9 comments
Vendor's acquisition was all about expanding its OSS for the IoT, which requires more flexibility, agility, and cost-effective platforms.
TV UIs In the Frame at CableLabs Conference
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7/29/2014  |  2 comments
Demos at the CableLabs Summer Conference next week will highlight immersive display technology, a location-based TV application, and RDK software solutions.
Bright House Launches VOD Ad Insertion
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7/29/2014  |  3 comments
Sixth largest US MSO picks BlackArrow to handle dynamic insertion of ads into VOD content, starting with Indianapolis market.
SDN Powers AT&T, IBM On-Demand Cloud Connections
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7/29/2014  |  2 comments
New proof of concept builds on SDN-based API that allows traffic to burst on any layer of the network, on-demand.
Eurobites: Liberty Merges Euro Operations
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7/29/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange to cut costs further as profits slide in H1; Nokia Networks teams up for wide-area 4G broadcast trial; Vodafone brings Chromecast to the UK high street.
Cisco Ships Its SDN Architecture -- Almost
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7/29/2014  |  6 comments
Cisco tosses its ACI hat in the SDN ring.
Get Carter: Oclaro Did, From Cisco
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7/29/2014  |  2 comments
Oclaro hires the general manager of Cisco's module transceiver group.
VoLTE Gains Velocity: GSA
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7/29/2014  |  3 comments
Industry association says that 66 operators are investing in VoLTE, and that 92 different handsets can make 4G voice calls.
No Crocodile Tears for AWS Just Yet
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7/28/2014  |  5 comments
Amazon Web Services' price cuts contributed to the parent company's bad quarter and stock plunge -- but there's still gold in its clouds.
Phone Unlocking: Almost Legal, Still Not Easy
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7/28/2014  |  9 comments
But consumers shouldn't get too excited -- technical and monetary barriers to switching remain.
Getting 4G Ready for IoT
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7/28/2014  |  1 comment
Vodafone and other operators and vendors have now completed a study of how to support M2M with low-cost, low-power LTE.
Sling Shoots for Chromecast Support
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7/28/2014  |  4 comments
Sling is lining up Chromecast support for the new retail Slingbox M1 and other recent Slingbox devices.
Cable Broadband Surpassing Video: Moody's
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7/28/2014  |  4 comments
In a new report, Moody's Investors Service projects that the US cable industry will have more broadband subscribers than video subscribers by next year.
Muni Utilities Take Gigabit Fight to FCC
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7/28/2014  |  3 comments
Utilities in Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wilson, N.C. petition the FCC to let them expand their gigabit networks to surrounding communities.
Eurobites: Regulators Delve Into IoT
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7/28/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei teams up for the European soccer season; KPN trials VoLTE; Telecom Italia joins the drones brigade.
Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch
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7/28/2014  |  7 comments
Smartphone giant apparently needs more time to build supporting ecosystem for its home-grown OS.
TiVo Criticizes CableCARD Coverage
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7/25/2014  |  8 comments
TiVo takes exception to the latest coverage of the CableCARD debate, following key US House vote to kill separable security mandate.
Verizon Applies 3G Throttling Policy to LTE
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7/25/2014  |  12 comments
Verizon's heaviest LTE data users who are still holding on to unlimited data plans will soon see their speeds throttled if they hop on a congested cell site.
Slim Postpaid Pickings for Sprint, T-Mobile
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7/25/2014  |  3 comments
AT&T and Verizon reported reduced churn and flat postpaid smartphone customer adds, which means Sprint and T-Mobile had fewer customers to poach in the quarter.
Eurobites: BSkyB Agrees $9.1B M&A Deal
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7/25/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe still weighs on Vodafone revenues; EE on course for 6 million 4G customers by year's end.
Qualcomm Looks to Soften China Antitrust Blow
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7/25/2014  |  4 comments
Chipmaker's CEO builds bridges in China as the company faces a significant antitrust fine.
Infinera Hints At Metro 100G Launch
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7/25/2014  |  3 comments
Is the photonic integrated circuit (PIC) specialist close to unveiling its long-awaited metro platform?
Startup Octoblu Wants to be An IoT Connector
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7/24/2014  |  6 comments
A startup emerges from stealth mode with an eye toward being a pre-standards connector on the Internet of Things.
U-verse Growth Slips But Still Strong
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7/24/2014  |  14 comments
AT&T's fiber-fed platform records slower growth in second quarter but still well outstrips pace of Verizon FiOS and other broadband pay-TV providers.
HP Looks to Conquer Carriers With NFV
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7/24/2014  |  3 comments
The company already servers carrier IT departments, but hopes network functions virtualization can drive onto carrier networks.
Eurobites: DT's Hungary Operation Cuts Jobs
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefnica doubles down on security; Nokia holds steady in Q2; "right to be forgotten" row continues.
Nokia Holds Steady in Q2, Raises Outlook
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7/24/2014  |  15 comments
Nokia's three remaining business lines, including Networks, unveil stable financial numbers for the second quarter and expect a positive second half of the year.
Facebook: 30% of Users Are Mobile-Only
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7/24/2014  |  17 comments
Almost a third of users access Facebook exclusively via mobile devices, while mobile ads now generate 62% of ad revenues, compared with zero two years ago.
Rabbit TV: We'll Pay Retrans Fees
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
In the wake of the Aereo court ruling, online video company Rabbit TV is offering to pay broadcasters retransmission fees to distribute their content over the web.
AT&T: Capex Freeze? What Capex Freeze?
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7/23/2014  |  7 comments
AT&T spends $6 billion on expanding its network in the second quarter.
To TDS, TV Is a Gigabit Must-Have
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7/23/2014  |  5 comments
TDS Telecom turns up its second gigabit market, emphasizing its IPTV offering as a critical part of the package.
IEEE Picks Up 25Gbit/s Ethernet Cause
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7/23/2014  |  1 comment
The IEEE starts a study group aiming to pursue a 25Gbit/s Ethernet standard for data centers.
AlcaLu, Fujitsu Help Build AT&T's Cloud Network
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7/23/2014  |  4 comments
AT&T says it expects to start deploying its ambitious software-defined cloud project later this year, and doesn't expect capex to shrink right off the bat.
Juniper Sells Security Unit, Feels Carrier Pinch
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Portfolio transformation sees sale of mobile security unit as Juniper braces itself for a dip in US telco spending.
House Votes to Kill CableCARD Mandate
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
In a bipartisan vote, the US House of Representatives passed the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Reauthorization Act of 2014 (STELA), which also aims to end the FCC's CableCARD mandate.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Trk Telekom
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7/23/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google not off the antitrust hook yet; TalkTalk telly on the up; Microsoft's cheaper Lumia.
Cisco Puts a Fog Over IoT
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7/23/2014  |  17 comments
Vendor is hoping fog computing will catch on in the industry, both in practice and in name.
Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
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7/22/2014  |  15 comments
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite consecutive quarters of sales slump.
Comcast Seeks More X1 Magic
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
After cutting video sub losses in the traditionally poor second quarter, Comcast is seeking greater returns from its next-gen IP video platform.
Cisco to Open 3 More IoT Innovation Labs
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7/22/2014  |  2 comments
Barcelona will open the doors to an IoT Innovation Lab in 2016 as Cisco hopes to play an integral role in future smart cities.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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