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Liquid Telecom Appoints Group Managing Executive
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5/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Former Seacom and Siemens man takes top job.
Cisco Rolls Out New CCAP Chassis
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5/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Playing comeback against Arris and Casa, Cisco finally launches its new cBR-8 CCAP box with announced deployments by Comcast and Numericable.
Comcast Readies D3.1 & RDK-B
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5/5/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast reveals new details on its DOCSIS 3.1 trial plans and RDK-B devices.
Cablecos Going Gaga Over Gigabit
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5/5/2015  |  3 comments
Cox and Comcast reveal new gigabit plans at INTX.
The Trouble With Drones...
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Not everyone's convinced drones are going to be the answer to all our connectivity needs.
Eurobites: Swisscom Claims G.fast First
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5/5/2015  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allot revenues up 4.4%; EU takes its time over Apple/Amazon tax probe; Abertis lists masts business.
Swisscom Takes G.fast Step
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Swisscom has connected customers to G.fast-enabled broadband services.
Alcatel-Lucent Extends Ultra-Broadband Reach of Cable Operators
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent introduces new product to extend the ultra-broadband reach of cable operators.
Public-Private Partnerships & the Gigabit City
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5/1/2015  |  3 comments
As the quest toward the Gigabit City continues, it is becoming clearer that public-private initiatives may be the key to success.
TWC Enjoys Victory Lap in Quarterly Results
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5/1/2015  |  2 comments
Strengthening its case for remaining independent or commanding a higher takeover price, the No. 2 US MSO racks up its best subscriber gains ever in first quarter.
CommScope Preps EPON Box for Cable
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
CommScope to showcase new optical solution for cable networks at INTX.
Arris Braced for Continuing M&A Headwinds
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Big cable/telco equipment vendor now expects market sluggishness to last longer this year, after the collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger last week.
Hong Kong's Kick-Ass Telco
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4/30/2015  |  3 comments
Hong Kong's HKBN is thriving by taking an unorthodox approach.
Crown Castle to Pay $1B for Sunesys
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition expected to strengthen Crown Castle's position in small cell networks by more than doubling Crown Castle's fiber footprint available for small cell deployments.
Crown Castle Bids $1B for Sunesys Fiber Assets
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Infrastructure company makes latest takeover move in anticipation of soaring demand in the small cells market.
US, European Telco Groups Team on Internet Regs
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4/29/2015  |  Post a comment
US Telecom and the European telecom organization ETNO have teamed up to call for positive 'pro-investment' Internet regulations on both sides of Atlantic.
Eurobites: 100G Rollouts Boost Transmode's Q1
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4/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone/Liberty merger talk resurfaces; Telefónica raises prices in Spain; eCall system becomes a reality.
SaskTel Deploys Zhone MXK for Triple Play
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Zhone Technologies today announced that Canadian operator SaskTel will deploy its MXK platform to replace its legacy voice network and offer VoIP and triple play services.
Eurobites: Orange Sees End to Price War
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BlackBerry considers closure of Swedish office; Sky Italia receives rebuff from Mediaset; TeliaSonera updates on its workers in Nepal.
Adtran Is Developing White Box GPON Tech
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4/24/2015  |  14 comments
Access vendor has a slimmed-down GPON product for the virtualized network in R&D.
Eurobites: Metroweb Spurns Telecom Italia Advances
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4/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 adds VoLTE; Telefónica's Canal+ buy cleared; Virgin Media makes workers stand up for six months!
Eurobites: Big 3 Push for German Spectrum
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN sees data revenue growth; Mobistar Q1 core profits up 6.8%; BT misleads on superfast broadband.
Adtran Loses Out at AT&T
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4/22/2015  |  2 comments
Vendor confirms it no longer has a role at 'domestic Tier 1 program' as it reports its Q1 numbers.
Getting It Right: Utah, CenturyLink & Gig Nets
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4/22/2015  |  4 comments
By becoming the anchor tenant, the Utah Education and Telehealth Network is helping spur gigabit networks across Utah.
Telekom Austria Cutbacks Fuel Profit Growth
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4/22/2015  |  1 comment
Austria's incumbent operator managed to burnish its bottom line despite setbacks across most of its markets.
Eurobites: Nokia's HERE Locates Potential Buyers
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4/22/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone eyes Altice cast-off; Slovakia hopes for $1.1 billion from IPO; Huawei gets Irish FTTH gig.
Adtran Reports Q1 Dip
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4/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Revenue lower than expected due to currency fluctuations and cancellation of planned domestic Tier 1 contract.
Comcast Takes Its Gig to South Florida
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4/21/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast is expanding its 2-Gigabit broadband service to parts of southern Florida in May.
What if the Comcast Merger Fails?
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4/20/2015  |  13 comments
Here are five short-term implications to consider if regulators block Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
CenturyLink Builds Terabit Network for Utah Schools
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4/20/2015  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink helps UETN deliver 1 terabit of combined bandwidth to more than 1,400 Utah schools and colleges.
Comcast Announces 2 Gigabit Residential Service & New Extreme 250 MBPS Tier in Calif.
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost. Changes will go into effect starting in May.
Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.
2G to 5G: Wireless Becomes the Fourth Utility
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4/17/2015  |  3 comments
There is an impressive array of technology that is planned for the transition to 5G that will enable many new possible services.
Telecom Italia Makes Quad-Play Move With Sky
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Italy's telecom incumbent hopes premium content from Sky will help it lure customers from its broadband rivals.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
ACA Appeals FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
ACA asks court to reject FCC's classification of broadband ISPs as Title II providers.
Ikanos Launches Gigabit Speed Test
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Ikanos introduces Gigabit Speed Test, enabling carriers to accurately monitor the quality of their ultra-broadband service at subscribers' homes.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
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4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
NCTA Appeals Net Neutrality Rules
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
They believe they have a powerful and compelling case. Let's just see, shall we...
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Eurobites: Facebook Brings Internet-Lite to Europe
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels goes after Google over Android; Telefónica chooses NEC for cloud support; FTTH in Zimbabwe.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
AT&T GigaPower Reaches Atlanta Area
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower launches today in Atlanta, Sandy Springs and surrounding areas.
CLECs Feasting on Data Center Growth
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Interconnecting data centers and connecting enterprises to the cloud are two bastions of current CLEC growth and expansion.
Eurobites: Mystery Bid in for Telekom Slovenije
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Germany upgrades mobile backhaul with Coriant; Swisscom's next-gen teletext; DataSift loses Twitter feed.
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
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4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
Google's Medin Urges Competition-Friendly Net Policies
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Federal, state and local governments could be doing much more to help competitive access networks, and the CLECs should be pushing them to do it.
Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
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4/14/2015  |  7 comments
Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.
Senator Proposes New 'Title X' for Net Neutrality
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4/13/2015  |  8 comments
Bill Nelson, ranking Democrat on Commerce, Science and Transportation committee, says a new Title X is needed to replace current FCC ruling.
Lantiq Intros 8-port FTTdp Chipset
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Offers data rates of up to 300 Mbit/s per VDSL line.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
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Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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Ciena CEO: The Web-Scale Revolution

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders goes head-to-head with long-time Ciena CEO Gary Smith to discuss the impact of the web-scale players, the New IP and 'white box' networks.
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Cox Eyes Cloud-Based Home Networks

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Cox's Jeff Finkelstein explains how moving services to the cloud will let cable deliver services faster and eliminate constant hardware replacements.
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CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

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Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

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In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

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In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders goes head-to-head with long-time Ciena CEO Gary Smith to discuss the impact of the web-scale players, the New IP and 'white box' networks.
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