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TWC Moves Wireless Needle
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8/13/2013  |  Post a comment
Big US MSO chalks up more cell backhaul, WiFi hotspot gains
Intel Gets LTE-A Smarts With Fujitsu Buy
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8/13/2013  |  Post a comment
Intel buys Fujitsu unit to pump its RF smarts as it moves into the multi-mode LTE age
FCC to Enable Fast Streaming With New 60GHz Rules
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8/13/2013  |  1 comment
Fast video streaming could be just one application enabled by new FCC rules on 60GHz frequency band
New iPhone to Debut Sept 10?
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8/13/2013  |  Post a comment
Pricing is likely to be a key issue for the next iPhone as Apple is expected to unveil the '5S' in September
Answering the NFV Management Challenge
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8/12/2013  |  1 comment
Here's a look at one of the approaches being championed for the complexity issue of managing virtualization, this one from CloudNFV
Verizon Hunts for Wi-Fi Small Cell Smarts
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8/9/2013  |  2 comments
New job ad hints at native Wi-Fi calling in the future as well as deeper LTE and small cell integration
T-Mobile Adds 1.1M Subs
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8/9/2013  |  1 comment
With the Apple iPhone finally available in its stores and a less restrictive approach to customer contracts, T-Mobile expanded its customer base for the first time in four years
200 LTE Networks Now Live Worldwide
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8/8/2013  |  Post a comment
The GSA says 54 new commercial 4G LTE networks have been launched this year
LG's G2 Is Ready for LTE-Advanced
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8/7/2013  |  4 comments
Once the wireless operators are ready too, the G2 should be zipping on LTE-Advanced speeds
Lucky 13: AT&T Adds More 4G LTE
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8/7/2013  |  1 comment
AT&T is closing in on 400 updated 4G markets fast in its LTE summer splurge
FreedomPop Jumps on Sprint LTE
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8/6/2013  |  Post a comment
With 100,000 customers signed up, MVNO moves to LTE but is beaten to the punch on an all-IP handset
Tablet Fans Wait for New iPads to Arrive
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8/5/2013  |  1 comment
The tablet market slowed in Q2 with no new iPads to drive sales, says IDC. But overall outlook is positive for many players, including Windows 8.
Summer of LTE: 4G Blooms in UK & US
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8/5/2013  |  1 comment
AT&T adds more markets in the US as O2 in the UK gets ready to start 4G services in London and beyond
Leap Courts High-End to Combat Customer Loss
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8/2/2013  |  Post a comment
Operator struggles to hold on to customers as it waits for AT&T to acquire its Cricket-branded operation
Verizon Expands Financial Services Portfolio
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8/1/2013  |  Post a comment
Managed wireless ATM service latest offering targeting key customer segment
What's Next for AlcaLu-Qualcomm?
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8/1/2013  |  1 comment
AlcaLu says it wants three to five other partners, and Qualcomm needs to make a big mark in small cells, but where does that leave their current partners?
O2 Brings a Wi-Fi Ruckus to the Wharf
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7/31/2013  |  1 comment
Operator will deploy thousands of Wi-Fi access points indoors and out around London's Canary Wharf
Euronews: AlcaLu Cuts Deeper
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7/31/2013  |  Post a comment
Plus: Dante's pan-European upgrade; Netsize enables carrier billing in Britain; and more
Nextel Drags on Sprint as 4G Push Continues
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7/30/2013  |  3 comments
The third-ranked U.S. operator reported a net loss of $1.6B for Q2 as it lost more than 1 million monthly contract subscribers during the Spring quarter
T-Mobile to Speed 4G LTE With Wider Channels
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7/29/2013  |  7 comments
T-Mobile plots wider channels for 4G LTE in 90% of its top 25 markets later this year
Report: Qualcomm to Take Small Cell Stake in AlcaLu
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/29/2013  |  1 comment
Qualcomm’s bid to be big in small cells could extend to a major partnership with AlcaLu on Tuesday
Docomo Preps 150MB 4G LTE
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7/29/2013  |  8 comments
NTT Docomo pre-launches its latest speedy update to its 4G LTE network in Japan
Charter Goes Own Way on Wi-Fi
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7/26/2013  |  Post a comment
Major U.S. MSO rolls out separate, customized Wi-Fi router for broadband customers
BlackBerry Axes 250, Tablet Lead EVP Leaves
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/25/2013  |  1 comment
It's another round of layoffs for the struggling handset maker as it cuts 250 from its R&D department
Killer Apps Meet Killer Whale: ORCA Opens Up
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7/25/2013  |  1 comment
New approach from ATIS aims to simplify process of letting apps tap network resources, making money for network operators
White Spaces: The Slow Broadband Revolution
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7/25/2013  |  1 comment
Slow broadband is better than no broadband for his customers, says the CTO at the helm of pioneer TV White Spaces trials in California
Analytics Missing from Mobile App Management
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7/24/2013  |  4 comments
Many enterprises still don't have analytics on employee app usage, representing a big opportunity for MAM providers
4G LTE Grows (Above & Below)
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7/24/2013  |  5 comments
AT&T adds eight new 4G markets as Sprint expands in NYC Boroughs and the subway
Google's Nexus 7 to Traverse US LTE Networks
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7/24/2013  |  6 comments
New ASUS-built tablet will support LTE data from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile from the same model
Cisco Banks on Sourcefire & Snort for Security
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7/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Cisco aims to become a major security player as Sourcefire buy gives it intrusion detection, mobile malware prevention and more
AT&T LTE to Be 'Substantially Complete' by Summer 2014
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7/23/2013  |  2 comments
AT&T says wireless data is now a $22B-a-year business as it works to complete its 4G LTE deployment
Moto Gets a Performance-Driven Makeover at Google
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7/23/2013  |  6 comments
Plus, locks up Verizon as its exclusive Droid partner as it adds three new Droids to the family
Cisco: Multimode Small Cells Coming Early 2014
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7/22/2013  |  6 comments
Head of Cisco's small cell group says it's trialing multimode small cells with more than one service provider
4G LTE: Room to Grow Globally
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7/22/2013  |  2 comments
Dell'Oro finds that LTE RAN revenues will grow in Europe and Asia-Pac while they level out in North America as the 4G balance shifts
Verizon Ups Spend for VoLTE & 4G Video Hogs
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7/18/2013  |  1 comment
Verizon is upping its expected wireless capex spend for 2013 as it adds LTE capacity to prep for 4G voice and video hogs
Apigee Aims to Help Operators Monetize APIs
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7/17/2013  |  5 comments
New Monetization Services platform applies flexible, real-time billing to APIs
Apple HLS, HTML5 Stream to Top
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7/17/2013  |  Post a comment
VoD, OTT video and remote programming rank as most required IP set-top apps
Mobile VoIP: No Profits, Big Problems
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7/17/2013  |  8 comments
The 550% growth in mobile VoIP is hurting mobile operators, even though the OTT providers aren't seeing much revenue
RACO Uses M&A to Beef Up Its M2M Play
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7/16/2013  |  1 comment
Melds location tracking software with network connectivity via Position Logic acquisition; plots more M&A to come
June Mobile VC: $795M in Funding
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7/16/2013  |  6 comments
Twilio, Snapchat and Affirmed top the charts for June's mobile VC action, according to the latest report from Rutberg & Co.
Tellabs CFO Roundabout Gets Another Spin
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7/12/2013  |  1 comment
The swinging door opens for Larry Rieger after closing on Tom Minichiello as the networking company gets yet another CFO
AT&T to Acquire Leap Wireless for $1.19B
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7/12/2013  |  8 comments
Plans to leverage Leap's complementary spectrum and shore up its presence in the prepaid market
Sprint's LTE TDD Future to Boost Current Vendors
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7/12/2013  |  30 comments
With its mergers closed Sprint will soon turn to LTE TDD, which is good news for Samsung, Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent
Sprint Fires Back at T-Mobile With Unlimited Guarantee
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7/11/2013  |  1 comment
New pricing plans lower the cost of data and guarantee it remains unlimited as long as customers stay with Sprint
FreedomPop Grabs $5M to Support Android Push
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7/11/2013  |  4 comments
FreedomPop adds funding to support phone launch by summer's end, eyes LTE before 2014
T-Mobile: Summertime & the LTE is Speedy
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7/10/2013  |  13 comments
116 markets are jumping and the towers are high, as T-Mobile says its LTE now covers 157 million Americans
Cox/Verizon Bundles Storm South
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7/10/2013  |  Post a comment
Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications extend cable/mobile packages to Gulf Coast
Softbank Closes on Sprint Acquisition
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7/10/2013  |  3 comments
The Softbank-Sprint-Clearwire saga is finally over as both deals officially close
Multimode Small Cells Get Stalled in Labs
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7/9/2013  |  10 comments
Operators are vying for multimode small cells, but the challenges are numerous as vendors look to pack 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi into one
Sprint Completes Clearwire Acquisition
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7/9/2013  |  1 comment
As expected, Sprint has completed its Clearwire merger, with SoftBank and more LTE now waiting in the wings
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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges speaks with Accenture's Larry Socher and Matt Anderson about what service providers must do to transform their business to get the benefits of SDN and NFV including: leveraging DevOps, introducing real-time OSS and implementing analytics.
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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve

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Many of the initial use case implementations are single-vendor and self-contained. The industry is still climbing the virtualization maturity curve, needing further clarity and stability in the NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and greater availability and choice of virtualized network functions (VNFs). Interoperability between NFVis and VNFs from different vendors ...
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Versa Networks' Kumar Mehta on SD-WAN Managed Services

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Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV

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Senior Juniper Networks executives talk to Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders about NFV developments and the recent independent evaluation by test lab EANTC of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution.
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CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
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