The Municipal Menace?
The Utilitarian | 7/22/2014 | 17 comments
New federal legislation raises questions about states' rights and the role of municipalities and utilities in broadband competition.
Verizon Rewards Customers for Their Data
Light Reedy | 7/21/2014 | 6 comments
New rewards program offers points for online interactions, but requires customers to sign up for Precision Market Insights, Verizon's program to sell customer data to advertisers.
Lifting the Cloud Over SDN
Column | 7/21/2014 | 5 comments
Defining SDN realistically will help carriers cut through the hype, says Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's Nuage Networks.
The Big Telecom Switch
Column | 7/9/2014 | 12 comments
There's been a significant switch at the top of the telcos' list of priorities – monetizing networks has edged building networks from the top of the pile.
Cable & OTT: Do We Hear Wedding Bells?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/3/2014 | 5 comments
Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking up an unusual friendship, yet this unexpected pairing may lead to profitability for both sides, once some significant challenges are hurdled.
Can Google Get TV Right?
Breznick Unbound | 6/26/2014 | 14 comments
In yet another attempt to conquer the TV set, Google is launching its Android TV operating system for the big video screen. But will it succeed where other attempts have failed?
LTE & EPC Drive ATCA
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/25/2014 | 2 comments
The rapid rollout of LTE is driving demand for ATCA-based systems to support the EPC, IMS and many related applications.
Open NFV: The World Cup of Confusion?
Rewired | 6/24/2014 | 5 comments
The move of NFV management and orchestration to an open source model seems inevitable, but how it happens is as transparent as the World Cup refs' game time calculations.
WhatsUp With mVoIP?
Column | 6/24/2014 | 4 comments
Mobile operators need a strategy to deal with the demise of traditional voice and the rise of mobile voice-over-IP (mVoIP), and that includes working with the OTT players.
Spam in the White City
Light Reedy | 6/19/2014 | 11 comments
Tax season brought a huge wave of banking phishing scams to Chicago, Cloudmark says, urging operators to do more to protect against it – and talk more about it.
Hot Stuff at BTE
Shades of Ray | 6/18/2014 | Post a comment
The range and depth of topics discussed at the Big Telecom Event has been almost overwhelming.
WiFi Gets Around
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/13/2014 | 4 comments
WiFi roaming isn't just for cellular offload anymore – MSOs and enterprise customers are also moving toward WiFi networks for cost savings across the board, especially for international roaming.
Cisco VNI: Make Way for HD & 4K Video
Breznick Unbound | 6/11/2014 | Post a comment
In the latest edition of its Visual Networking Index (VNI) study, Cisco forecasts that HD and Ultra HD video will account for nearly two-thirds of all IP video traffic by 2018.
Can ZOOM See Daylight?
Rewired | 6/4/2014 | 3 comments
The TM Forum is actively seeking industry input to its ZOOM project to enable NFV orchestration, but what if it went truly open source?
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