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Seattle Warms Up for a Gig
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11/26/2014  |  Post a comment
A city once scorned by a public/private partnership gone sour is re-exploring its option for bringing gigabit services to its residents.
Comcast X1 DVR Goes on the Blink
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11/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Comcast X1 users suffer a DVR outage.
Opera Builds App Store for Carriers
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11/26/2014  |  1 comment
Operators looking for a new way to get a cut of mobile apps can white label the browser developer's subscription app store and offer unlimited downloads for a weekly fee.
Eurobites: EU Mobilizes Billions for Broadband
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11/26/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT M&A developments at home and abroad; carrier aggregation in Austria; Vodafone overly generous with journalists' data.
Why 5G Is a Different Beast
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11/26/2014  |  2 comments
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way of thinking about connectivity and air interfaces.
New Juniper CEO Can Be Thankful for $14.5M
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11/25/2014  |  6 comments
Rami Rahim's compensation package is smaller than his predecessor was eligible for.
Amazon Eyes Ad-Supported Video – NY Post
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11/25/2014  |  9 comments
According to the New York Post, Amazon is developing a new ad-based online video service.
Eurobites: Rights Issue Raises €997M for Telekom Austria
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11/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli firm claims battery breakthrough; ADVA encrypts in Luxembourg; why 'live' is nearly dead.
Poll: SDN, NFV Make Analytics Critical to OSS
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11/25/2014  |  1 comment
More than half of the respondents in Light Reading's poll suggest operators' move to SDN and NFV will make data analytics more critical in the OSS layer.
Broadband Reigns Supreme for Cable
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11/25/2014  |  2 comments
Showing no signs of slowing down, broadband subscriber growth surged again in the third quarter for US cable companies, even as their video customer counts slipped again.
Brocade: Vyatta Controller 'Use Cases Are Crystallizing'
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11/25/2014  |  1 comment
The 'New IP' helped drive a solid quarter for Brocade, which is seeing traction for its Vyatta controller.
OPNFV Does Telecom/Open Source 'Mind Meld'
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11/24/2014  |  1 comment
This time, it's not something out of Star Trek – it's the real-world challenge of melding two realms together on the fly.
$35B+ Spectrum Auction Dings Verizon, Shines Dish
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11/24/2014  |  9 comments
The FCC's AWS-3 mid-band spectrum auction now stands at $35.1 billion and is starting to affect financial ratings.
Ericsson & IBM: The Many Phases of 5G
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11/24/2014  |  2 comments
Ericsson and IBM announce plans to work on phased-antenna arrays in anticipation of 5G arriving in 2020.
Congress Ends CableCARD Mandate
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11/24/2014  |  2 comments
Both houses of Congress have passed the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization Act, which includes a rider that will end the CableCARD mandate.
Eurobites: BT in Talks to Buy O2
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11/24/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT's rivals get onto Ofcom; Netflix sued in France; T-Systems orchestrates data from the cloud.
Operators Should Block Ads to Get Their Cut, Startup Says
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11/24/2014  |  9 comments
Israeli-based Shine wants to help operators block advertisers to get a cut of their revenues, which it says is legally sound and economically justified.
Cleveland Businesses to Get Fat Pipe
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11/21/2014  |  1 comment
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  |  8 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  |  6 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  |  4 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  |  7 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  |  6 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.
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From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

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Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
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Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

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Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
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Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
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Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
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Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
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FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
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Building an Agile Stadium

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
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Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
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Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
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Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
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CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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Amsterdam ArenA as an Agile Campus

11|24|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


The Amsterdam ArenA, home of the Ajax soccer team, can be a crowded space. ArenA has partnered with Huawei to work on bringing ample bandwidth to 53,000 people at the same time.
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