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Cedexis Adds More Web Performance Tools
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6/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Cedexis announced a range of unique new capabilities and services that are immediately available to the thousands of websites that participate in the Cedexis Radar Community.
Rovi Lands KDDI in G-Guide Deal
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6/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Rovi's G-Guide will power the interface for KDDI subscribers on the service provider's Android-based IPTV set-top.
Mellanox Accelerates Ethernet/Infiniband Adapter
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6/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Mellanox Technologies announced a 10-, 25-, 40-, 50-, 56- and 100Gbit/s InfiniBand and Ethernet adapter, called ConnectX-5, that introduces offloading engines to improve adapter performance.
Orange, Telia Initiate TransportPCE Project in OpenDaylight
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Orange and Telia, along with AT&T, are driving the new TransportPCE project within OpenDaylight while Vodafone has joined ODL's User Advisory Group.
HPE Joins The OPNFV Pharos Project
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
HPE'S OpenNFV partners will be able to test their solutions on OPNFV architecture to ensure compliance.
Comcast Commits $9M+ in Virginia Fiber Expansion
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
The major expansion of its fiber network will take place over the next year.
Netflix Sees NA Traffic Share Decline
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Netflix's encoding optimizations results in North American traffic share decline.
Harmonic Powers Live TV & VOD OTT Services for DNA
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Finnish telecommunications operator DNA deployed a complete OTT solution from Harmonic for its DNA TV multiscreen service.
CenturyLink Unveils SD-WAN Service
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink has launched SD-WAN, a fully managed software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution.
Operators View OPNFV as Key to NFV Success, Finds Survey
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Survey conducted by Heavy Reading finds that 93% of network operators view OPNFV as important to the success of NFV and that the majority of operators plan to leverage its output.
Nokia Offers AirFrame for OPNFV Community
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia has offered up an AirFrame Data Center platform for the OPNFV community to use for testing.
Altice Closes On Cablevision
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Altice expands its US footprint with the acquisition of Cablevision.
Spirent Offers Portable Rec/Play System for GNSS
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Spirent announced a new portable record and playback system for testing positioning and navigation.
Samsung To Invest $1.2 Billion in U.S. IoT R&D
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Samsung's IoT investment will take place over four years.
Comcast Keys In on Hospitality Market with X1
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast is launching a hospitality industry trial with the X1 video platform in Philadelphia this summer.
UXP Systems Nearly Triples Sales in 2016
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Success fueled by growing operator demand for user lifecycle management.
Nokia CTO to Keynote SCTE/ISBE Expo
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia recently announced its intention to acquire cable vendor Gainspeed in a further commitment to the cable industry.
Zonoff Teams Up for Smart Home Services in Europe
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Partnership to create a managed smart home platform with diagnostic and troubleshooting capabilities.
Linksys Debuts Retail Modems
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6/16/2016  |  Post a comment
New DOCSIS 3.0 Linksys modems will compete with industry leader Arris at retail.
Rovi Teams With Revista on Metadata
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6/16/2016  |  Post a comment
New strategic alliance pairs Rovi with Brazilian metadata provider Revista Eletronica.
Orange Launches Mobile Money Between France & Africa
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Orange launches Orange Money in France to allow money transfers to three countries in Africa and within mainland France.
BT Targets 1M SMEs With FTTP
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Openreach today announced the first nine locations that will benefit from a new Fibre to the Premises product specifically designed for SMEs, offering ultrafast speeds of up to 1Gbps.
Light Reading & SCTE/ISBE Team Up for Energy 2020 Content Creation & Distribution
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
New partnership today is intended to help the cable industry achieve the cost reduction and environmental goals of SCTE/ISBE's Energy 2020 program.
Join Women in Comms, Intel, XO, Vodafone, Windstream & Zayo for Breakfast in Denver
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
'How Companies Can Marry Culture With Progressive Policies' is focus of fall breakfast.
GE Opens Digital Foundry in Paris
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Company opens new digital office in Europe, adding 250 new jobs; gives customers greater access to Predix ecosystem.
Lightpath Lights 8,000th NY Metro Location
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Fiber network now spans more than 8,000 lit locations and 6,500 route miles.
Verizon DMS Powers Hearst News Streaming
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Verizon Digital Media Services enables multiscreen delivery of video from 26 Hearst local news stations.
Albis-Elcon Launches Open Hardware- & Software-Based Set-Top Box
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
With SceneFlex, operators have the flexibility to select hardware, architecture, and operating system, as well as respective supply chain and logistics schemes.
CenturyLink Buys ElasticBox
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Startup acquisition adds multi-cloud management, allowing enterprises to orchestrate applications and services across a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Nokia Unveils Smart Home Solution to Support IoT
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia Smart Home solution connects residential customers to the Internet of Things.
KT Certifies Altair-Based IoT Modules
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
TechPLEX using Altair's FourGee-1160 Category 1 (CAT-1) chipset in three IoT modules that have been certified for use on KT's nationwide network.
Infinera Helps GÉANT Deploy SDN
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Research network will use Infinera's programmable and open packet optical software-defined networking (SDN) offering integrated with GÉANT's ONOS-based controller.
Nokia & China Mobile Sign €1.36B Frame Agreement
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia will aim to help mobile giant move to a flexible cloud network infrastructure.
ZTE Completes IMT-2020 5G Tests
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor completes IMT-2020 5G high-frequency communication and massive MIMO uplink tests.
VimpelCom Plans BSS Upgrade With Ericsson
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
As part of its digital transformation strategy, VimpelCom is revamping its business support system (BSS) systems in a deal with Ericsson valued at more than $1 billion.
Sprint Shares 1st Place for Network Performance in Chicago
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Sprint's network in Chicago shares 1st place rankings for overall performance, network reliability, call performance and text performance.
Orange Business Services Accelerates Cloud Services for Remote Users
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6/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Orange Business Services has integrated its acceleration service Enterprise Application Management (EAM) Riverbed into Business VPN Galerie to significantly improve the user experience for cloud users at remote sites.
MDS Targets Retail VNOs With BSS Tools
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6/10/2016  |  Post a comment
MDS develops strategy and product management, customer engagement and analytics, and insight and assurance tools for mobile virtual network operators from the retail sector.
VeEX Adds D3.1 Test Capabilities to CX300 CaTV Analyzers
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
VeEX has been showing off the new CX380s-D3.1 and CX350s-D3.1 handheld test sets at the ANGA show this week.
Nokia Report Examines Churn
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia's tenth Acquisition and Retention Study examines the main reasons why mobile customers select and leave operators: cost and billing, network quality, customer care and service and device portfolio.
MoCA Enters Broadband Access Market
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
MoCA is developing a specification targeting multiple dwelling units (MDUs), called MoCA Access.
Ericsson's ConsumerLab Reports on Wearables
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6/8/2016  |  1 comment
Personal safety gadgets to drive wearables market beyond health and fitness, says report.
WOW Expands Florida Footprint
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Invests $20 million to expand broadband footprint.
Huawei Launches Industry’s First 10Gbit/s HFC Access Platform
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6/8/2016  |  1 comment
Platform is industry’s first large-capacity solution to support 10G DOCSIS3.1 in cable as well as 10G PON in fiber, claims vendor.
TDC Denmark Launches DOCSIS 3.1 With Huawei
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
TDC plans to complete the DOCSIS 3.1 transformation of the entire network by the end of 2017.
Com Hem Acquires Boxer for SEK1.3B
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish cable operator enters the SDU market and expects to reach additional 800,000 SDUs via fiber. SDUs via fibre (homes passed) over the coming years
Midokura Announces $20M Series B Funding
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Brings the total kitty to $44 million.
NSFocus Launches Cloud Security Platform
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
NSFocus Cloud is designed to withstand the most extreme conditions and initial Cloud DDoS Protection Solution provides robust on-demand DDoS attack mitigation services
Cirba Automates Workload Placement Across Amazon, Microsoft, IBM Clouds
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Analytics determine the optimal hosting environment for workloads in hybrid cloud.
Accelerite Looks To Take Enterprises Crate-to-Cloud in 60 Minutes
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
The Accelerite CloudSense appliance is designed for enterprises looking to quickly and cost-effectively deploy an open source public or private cloud infrastructure.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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Energy 2020: Growing Services, Not Consumption

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Management of power requirements needs to be a key consideration as cable operators deploy new services, says Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee. In this video, Cooper discusses the importance of cable operators and technology partners ...
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Huawei & TDC First to Launch DOCSIS 3.1 Trial in Europe

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To meet the rising demands for high-speed broadband and to tackle fierce competition for 1.5 million household, TDC wanted to upgrade its network to use the latest technology. Using Huawei's DOCSIS 3.1 solution, TDC is now able to offer gigabit speeds to its customers.
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OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways

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MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
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Bringing Ultra Broadband to the South Pacific

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At Singapore's UBBS 2016 summit, Light Reading speaks to Lim Chee Siong, Huawei's CMO in the South Pacific Region.
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Juniper's NFV Platform

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A telco cloud is a key enabler for service providers to deliver virtualized services to their customers. Juniper has a differentiated approach with an open and comprehensive NFV platform to build the cloud of the future for multiple use cases.
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Infinera: The Glass Ceiling's Been Broken

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Shannon Williams, an engineer by trade and now the director of sales for Infinera's major accounts, draws confidence from being a female in a male-dominated industry and hopes other women will too as industry dynamics swing in our favor.
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RAD Demonstrates SD-WAN Functionality at BCE 2016

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In conjunction with Versa Networks, RAD demos a joint solution for SD-WAN implementation. The solution uses RAD's ETX-2i, a vCPE platform integrating a powerful IP and Carrier Ethernet NID/NTU with a field-pluggable x86 NFV module that runs Versa's FlexVNF for SD-WAN functionality. The demo implements SD-WAN over a simulated service provider footprint by deploying ...
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Radware on Virtualizing Network Security

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Radware's Michael O'Malley highlights the benefits for service providers of virtualizing network security.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei 2016 UBBS World Tour: Singapore

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Highlights from Huawei's UBBS World Tour event in Singapore.
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The FlowBROKER Solution

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During a demo at the Big Communications Event 2016, Accedian director of product line solutions Greg Spear demonstrates how the FlowBROKER distributed packet capture solution (part of Accedian's SkyLIGHT platform) can be used to troubleshoot and resolve QoE issues.

FlowBROKER is the industry's first lossless remote packet capture solution, which uses ...

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BCE 2016: Dell & the New World Order

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Dell's Jim Ganthier on how the very essence of enterprise is being affected by digital disruption – and how the cloud can help companies find a path forward.
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BCE 2016: The CSP of the Future

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Traditional telecom operators have been adopting new ways of doing business from the IT sector and emulating web-scale companies in their technology adoption. Are these strategies succeeding? A panel of experts at BCE considered the evidence...
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