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What's Next for the New AT&T?
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7/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Now that AT&T has finally closed its $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV, what will it do with its new satellite TV prize?
Interoperability: Harmony in the Network
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Interoperability is the 'glue' that holds communications networks together, and it's as important as ever as new technologies such as enter the market.
AT&T Closes Acquisition of DirecTV
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Becomes largest pay-TV provider in the world.
FCC Formally Approves AT&T/DirecTV Deal
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
As part of the merger, the combined company will be required to expand its deployment of high-speed broadband Internet access service to 12.5 million customer locations.
FWA to the Rescue Down Under
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7/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Australia's NBN project is seeing impressive results from its investment in TDD fixed wireless technology.
Can RJio Challenge India's Big 3?
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7/24/2015  |  3 comments
The new entrant has been making lots of noise about its forthcoming 4G launch, but how do its assets match up to those of its key rivals?
Gigabites: Wall Street Cheers EPB's Gig
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7/24/2015  |  3 comments
EPB's gigabit service in Chattanooga is more than a public relations success story; it's also a money-maker.
BT Split Could Spur Vodafone to Invest in Fiber – Colao
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vodafone boss takes aim at BT's plans as mobile operator's share price rises on service revenue improvements.
Eurobites: Nokia Gets EC Green Light for AlcaLu Acquisition
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: cable consolidation in northern Spain; Telekom Austria's new CEO; Rovi loses appeal against Virgin Media; UK broadband providers may have to fund 'final 5%'.
AT&T U-verse TV Hits the Skids
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7/24/2015  |  9 comments
AT&T’s fiber-fed platform loses video customers for the first time as the company drops price discounts and focuses more on high-end customers and profitability.
Verizon Builds Driverless Cars Their Own City
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7/23/2015  |  5 comments
Carrier joins consortium to study how cars can talk to other cars, pedestrians, infrastructure and more in mock city in Michigan.
Comcast Plots First DOCSIS 3.1 Trials
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7/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Comcast plans to test the new cable broadband spec in pilot markets this fall as it places even greater emphasis on broadband products and services.
RJio Prepares for Take-Off
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7/22/2015  |  1 comment
Plotting its launch of 4G services in December, RJio is busy adding new technology capabilities to its résumé.
Huawei Working Hard for Rural Success
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7/22/2015  |  11 comments
Aggressive sales strategy starting to gain traction as world's largest GPON maker focuses on the many hundreds of smaller rural players.
Midco Deploys Cisco's cBR-8 CCAP
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Midcontinent improves network capacity with Cisco's converged broadband access platform.
Wheeler Blesses AT&T-DirecTV Deal
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7/22/2015  |  2 comments
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is seeking Commission approval of AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion deal to buy DirecTV with several major conditions.
FCC Green-Lights AT&T/DirecTV Merger
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gives the deal his blessing.
Tele2 Earnings Suffer on Dutch 4G Costs
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Pan-European operator blames broadband woes and expenditure in the Netherlands for an earnings slide, as sales rise on mobile customer growth.
Eurobites: Telefónica Offloads Towers to DT
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7/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT boss threatens legal action over proposed Openreach split; BT's trials; Tele2 does broadband deal with KPN.
Avago Looking to Acquire Marvell – Rumor
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7/17/2015  |  6 comments
Light Reading has learned that Avago is looking to acquire Marvell, fresh off the semiconductor vendor's other acquisitions of Broadcom, Emulex and LSI.
BT Unveils UHD TV Prices in Challenge to Sky
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7/17/2015  |  7 comments
The UK telecom incumbent hopes to lure customers from Sky with a competitively priced UHD TV service it claims is Europe's first.
Comcast Powers Florida Businesses With Multi-Gigabit Comcast Ethernet
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment's data center utilizes Comcast's Ethernet to connect to its customers with high reliability and performance to support large file transfers and bandwidth-intensive applications.
Gigabit Europe: Where Beer & Broadband Come Together
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
Munich will host a classic combination of broadband, business cases and beer during this year's Oktoberfest.
Eurobites: Qualcomm Probed by EC Over Sales Tactics
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7/16/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: some call them TIM; CityFibre makes progress in Aberdeen; BT accused of phone-box neglect.
Tele Columbus Bulks Up With $775M Acquisition
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
Germany's third-largest cable operator buys the number four player, PrimaCom, to gain scale and help ward off unwelcome bids.
Ofcom Could Still Make BT Do Splits
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
The UK's regulator has indicated that it is still pondering a break-up of BT in order to improve conditions in the broadband sector.
Israeli Satellite TV Service Provider Joins MoCA
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Yes joins MoCA as associate member.
Comcast Plays Games With X1
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7/15/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast finally launches the long-awaited beta trial of a video game service with EA that streams to the MSO's X1 IP video set-tops.
TWC Maxxing Out 2 More Markets
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7/14/2015  |  3 comments
Time Warner Cable extends its network upgrade program to two more North Carolina metro areas as it continues to roll out all-digital and faster broadband services.
Study Backs Title II's Negative Impact
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7/14/2015  |  7 comments
Georgetown Center publishes what it calls an empirical look at the impact of regulation on broadband investment and concludes Title II rules will hurt.
Competify Campaign Hopes to Cure Broadband Blues
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7/13/2015  |  7 comments
Group including BT, Level 3, Sprint and XO launches campaign to encourage the FCC to adopt rules that would protect smaller broadband competitors against "huge Internet gatekeepers."
Comcast Trots Out Gigabit Pro… at a Price
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7/13/2015  |  5 comments
Comcast debuts testing of its new multi-gigabit service in a number of markets around the US but prices service much higher than rivals.
Suddenlink Goes Full Blast
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7/10/2015  |  4 comments
Suddenlink launches new 1 Gig service in its first four markets, rolling out service in sections of Missouri, North Carolina and Texas as part of Operation GigaSpeed.
Eurobites: Proximus to Roll Out IoT Network
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7/10/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone does deal with Mediaset on pay-TV content; Sky offers fiber for free (for a year).
GCI: Measuring Growth Factors in the Digital Economy
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7/10/2015  |  8 comments
The Global Connectivity Index (GCI), which ranks countries based on a wide range of financial and technology criteria, has identified a strong link between high GCI scores and GDP per capita.
Gigabites: Google Fiber Forges On
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7/10/2015  |  3 comments
In today's roundup of gigabit gobbets: Construction is underway for Google Fiber in several new towns, while smaller ISPs are taking up the gigabit gauntlet in regions ranging from Detroit to Brentwood, California.
CityFibre Flags Record Sales Month on York Network
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7/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Fiber infrastructure firm signs contracts covering 70 new connections in June.
Eurobites: Telefónica Signs NFV Pact With Alcatel-Lucent
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7/8/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre trumpets sales progress; Jolla restructures; WeDo throws a SHAPE.
AT&T Goes Extra Broadband Mile
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7/7/2015  |  7 comments
Seeking to clinch FCC approval of its DirecTV purchase, AT&T promises to deliver both gigabit and low-cost broadband service to more US homes.
DOCSIS 3.1 Enables Rapid Deployment of Gigabit Broadband
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7/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadcom SVP Rich Nelson offers a primer on DOCSIS 3.1.
Leading Lights 2015 Winners' Video
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7/7/2015  |  2 comments
Hear what the Leading Lights 2015 winners had to say after they picked up their awards in Chicago.
Eurobites: Cisco Aids French Digital Startups
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7/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allot disappoints; Proximus dismisses KPN takeover talk; UPC buys Irish broadcaster.
AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
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7/3/2015  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has struck frame agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for fixed, mobile, IP, optical and NFV and SDN technology valued at up to US$1.3 billion.
Eurobites: Orange Cleared of 'State Aid' Charge
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7/3/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bharti Airtel sells towers in Africa; EE hit by ₤1 million Ofcom fine; France and China get it on.
Alcatel-Lucent Lands Deals at China Mobile, China Unicom
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7/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor signs frame agreements for broadband and cloud technologies with two major operators in China.
AT&T-DirecTV Deal Nearing Approval
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7/2/2015  |  1 comment
Bloomberg reports that the US Justice Dept. is ready to sign off on AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV with no conditions, leaving just the FCC to act.
India Takes Digital Leap
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7/1/2015  |  1 comment
India's government launches an ambitious Digital India initiative aimed at digitally empowering Indian citizens.
What's a Gigabit Good For?
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7/1/2015  |  17 comments
Eight weeks in to getting gigabit Internet service over fiber-to-the-home, I still can't answer that question.
Cisco Preps IoT Platform of Pillars & Products
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6/30/2015  |  3 comments
Cisco completes its IoT story with a six-pronged platform and 15 new products as it gets serious about cashing in on the huge connected devices opportunity.
Calix Enters NG-PON2 Race
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Calix has thrown its hat into the NG-PON2 ring as the next generation of fiber broadband looms into view.
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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
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CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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Cambodia's TRC Discusses Its Plans for National Broadband

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In this video, Chakyra Moa, Chairman of Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), talks in in-depth with Heavy Reading about the Cambodia's current telecom market and TRC's goals and expectations for the future.
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5G Phone

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A man has an opportunity to purchase the world's first working 5G phone. Imagine the possibilities...
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