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Is Pai Filling FCC Role?
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1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
There are only three FCC Commissioners today, and rumor has it that one of them could soon be the new Chairman.
Is Cable One Beefing Up for Slaughter?
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1/20/2017  |  15 comments
Analyst muses whether NewWave deal is part of Cable One's strategy to be ultimately acquired by an even larger MSO.
TVkey Promises TV Service Sans Set-Top
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1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Big security for 4K video in a tiny little package.
Ailing Avaya Takes Cover From Bankruptcy
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1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Unified comms specialist says filing for Chapter 11 protection will help it restructure and better position it for life as a software and services player.
Eurobites: Davos Considers the Unconnected
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1/20/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues looks to add content; rogue web developer nabs personal data; Linkem gets €100 million investment.
IBM: AI Needs More Than Just Technology
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1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Algorithms and public data alone won't cut it – AI needs expertise and lots of industry-specific data to succeed in healthcare, finance and beyond, an IBM executive says.
Oracle Acquires Apiary to Bolster Cloud APIs
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1/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Oracle is expanding its cloud offering by acquiring Apiary, a startup with expertise designing and governing APIs.
Eurobites: Orange Ties Up Telematics With Viasat
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1/19/2017  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook to build data center in Denmark; Telenor predicts social media fatigue; Sky Deutschland signs back-up deal.
Oclaro's Numbers Will Send Optical Pulses Racing
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1/19/2017  |  3 comments
Fiscal second-quarter preliminary numbers are making optical components specialist Oclaro an even more enticing M&A target.
Adtran Reaps Rewards of Vectoring Ramp-Up at Deutsche Telekom
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1/19/2017  |  1 comment
Broadband equipment maker is on track for double-digit revenue growth in 2017, according to MKM Partners.
Netflix Lands in Nearly Half of US Households
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1/19/2017  |  5 comments
Another solid quarterly performance puts Netflix in nearly 50 million US households, and in 93.8 million households around the world.
Nokia CTO: 2017 Is the Year 5G Gets in the Field
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1/19/2017  |  8 comments
Checking in with Nokia's North American CTO on 'iconic projects' moving 5G forward in 2017.
Windstream Targets Mid-Market With SD-WAN
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1/19/2017  |  2 comments
Network operator chooses VeloCloud technology to launch hybrid MPLS-SD-WAN service with customer portal.
US Sues Oracle for Pay, Hiring Discrimination
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1/18/2017  |  2 comments
The Department of Labor alleges that Oracle pays white men more than its female and minority employees in the same positions and favors Asians in its recruiting.
EdgeConneX, Megaport Put Cloud on Edge
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Megaport's SDN interconnection platform is now part of EdgeConneX's edge data centers and a bigger cloud connection ecosystem.
Operators Gird Loins for Trumpageddon
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1/18/2017  |  3 comments
As the hordes descend on DC, AT&T and Comcast plan a wireless access boost.
Customer Capex Cuts Hit Technicolor
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
In a trading update on its 2016 financial performance, Technicolor noted that its Q4 revenues were hurt by capex declines at two large US customers.
Google Security Lessons for IT
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1/18/2017  |  6 comments
Google released a new paper on their infrastructure security: What's in it for IT managers looking for security help?
US Army Drafts IBM for Private Cloud
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
The US Army has signed a five-year pact with IBM to develop a secure private cloud facility, as well as other IaaS services.
Cable One Bids $735M for NewWave
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Cable One aims for around $1 billion in annual revenue with the acquisition of NewWave Communications.
A2P Messaging: A Telco Growth Opp in 2017?
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Software company Dialogue is planning a major international expansion to tackle the growing problem of 'gray routes.'
Eurobites: Velcom Virtualizes Core With ZTE
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE fined for over-billing; Vodafone cozies up in the frozen north; Oracle opens cloud accelerator.
China Mobile Adds Brocade to Its NFV Mix
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Giant Chinese operator is deploying a Brocade virtual function along with its Nuage SDN platform.
Qualcomm Abused Dominance, Say US Authorities
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Chipmaker denies squeezing out rivals and imposing unfair terms on handset makers, and says the FTC does not understand the mobile technology industry.
HPE Buys SimpliVity for $650M in Hyperconverged Cloud Play
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
HPE is looking to strengthen its leadership in the hybrid cloud infrastructure market, where it's already strong but losing ground.
Cisco Gains, Dell & HPE Lose on Cloud Infrastructure - Analyst
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco is gaining market share and revenue, Dell is losing both and HPE is losing market share in 3Q 2016 market estimates from International Data Corp.
TV's Paradox: No HDR Without 4K
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1/17/2017  |  8 comments
The pay-TV industry can't unbundle HDR technology from 4K Ultra HD TV, even though maybe it should.
India's Jio to Boost Networks With $4.4B Investment
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
India's newest operator is under growing pressure to improve the quality of its network services.
Data Platform Startup Zeotap Raises $12.8M
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Berlin-based startup says its technology can help telcos to sell their customer data to advertisers.
Eurobites: Subsea Boost for Ireland
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Stirling gets the gigabit treatment; Kudelski unit sues NFL; T-Mobile Netherlands' new CEO; Viaccess-Orca acquires BigHill.
Nico Fischbach Leaves Colt, Joins Security Specialist Forcepoint
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1/17/2017  |  1 comment
One of the best known names and faces in the Carrier Ethernet and virtualization sectors has left Colt to join cybersecurity specialist Forcepoint.
Qualcomm Study Predicts 5G Will Create 22M Jobs by 2035
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1/17/2017  |  7 comments
But how will these jobs be distributed globally?
Arris Bidding for Brocade Unit – Report
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1/16/2017  |  2 comments
Arris is reportedly bidding up to $1 billion for Brocade's networking equipment unit as part of its push into the wireless hardware market.
Eurobites: Ekholm Takes the Reins at Ericsson
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cornerstone negotiations; €1.4 million raised for voice-call app for deaf people; tumbleweed in London's Tech City; the Internet of Posh Shirts.
Ciscosson Scores Telco Cloud Deal Down Under
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
AI Jitters Kick Off 2017
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1/16/2017  |  1 comment
AI fears are mounting. Billionaires and philanthropists are investing $27 million in making AI ethical, while another report warns of the 'weaponizing' of the technology.
South Korea Seeks Warrant for Samsung Vice Chairman's Arrest
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1/16/2017  |  5 comments
South Korean investigators want to arrest Samsung's de-facto boss in a corruption probe.
Iridium Goes 'Phew' After SpaceX Gets Off Ground
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1/16/2017  |  2 comments
Satellite company can breath a sigh of relief after ten of its NEXT satellites successfully make it into low earth orbit.
Level 3 Bulks Up APAC Security
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1/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Three new scrubbing centers added to address steadily growing botnet threats originating in that region.
Is Paranoid the New Normal Security?
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1/13/2017  |  3 comments
Nyotron enters US with introduction of Paranoid endpoint protection platform.
Big Year Ahead for Cable Network Capex
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1/13/2017  |  3 comments
Jefferies Analyst George Notter projects that MSOs will spend heavily to upgrade their aging access networks in 2017 for greater bandwidth capacity and higher broadband speeds.
DT, EE, Orange, Vodafone Open Up on 5G
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1/13/2017  |  2 comments
Four of Europe's biggest service providers share details of their evolving views about 5G technology and the 5G strategies they will pursue.
Eurobites: Cybercrime Iceberg Ahoy! – DT
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETSI lines up NFV interop tests in Spain; Telekom Austria teams up with Turner for cartoon channel distribution; EE bringing it all back home.
Airtel Launches First Pan-India Payments Bank
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator is pushing fast into the mobile banking opportunity.
Who Needs a Gig? Verizon's Got 750 Mbit/s
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1/12/2017  |  4 comments
Verizon's new Fios Instant Internet service promises symmetrical broadband speeds of 750 Mbit/s, but the cost is more than most ISPs charge for full gigabit service.
Colt Aims to Ramp Up Asian Investments
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
UK-headquartered operator to roll out new networks in Hong Kong and Singapore, with other Asian cities to follow.
Viptela Names Ex-Cisco Exec as New CEO
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1/12/2017  |  3 comments
Former Cisco and VCE executive Praveen Akkiraju has taken the hot seat at SD-WAN specialist Viptela.
Eurobites: All Change at Telenor's Top Table
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1/12/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT draws on Trend Micro security tech; Cato strengthens EMEA management; Telefónica targets gaming; Sunrise joins FreeMove.
EE: New Tech Is Mobile Revenue Savior
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1/12/2017  |  2 comments
UK mobile operator says revenues would be dropping more sharply were it not for the rollout of next-generation technologies.
Ericsson: 5G Heralds 'New' New Economy
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1/12/2017  |  11 comments
Ericsson CTO Ulf Ewaldsson suggests that what 5G promises today is just a glimpse of what it will enable tomorrow.
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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's former chief analyst Patrick Donegan shared insight from the recent web-scale operators report, which featured research on how web-scale operators view the market, the best web-scale companies to ...
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Cisco's Cloud Scale Networking: Automation, Virtualization & Simplification

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Cisco's Sanjeev Mervana outlines the latest innovations in networking technology at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
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ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking

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Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
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