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CityFibre, TalkTalk & Sky to Speed Up York FTTH Rollout
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3/26/2015  |  Post a comment
CityFibre today announces that the Joint Venture with Sky and TalkTalk to build a city-wide, pure fibre-to-the-premises network in the City of York has successfully completed the first phase of its construction.
Eurobites: EC Plots Its Digital Single Market
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3/26/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica gets approval for GVT buy; Telecom Italia reconsiders Metroweb bid; Orange spectrum plans in Poland.
True or False, Telecom-Style
Rewired  | 
3/26/2015  |  4 comments
Rutberg's Rejeev Chand gets FCC's Clbyburn plus Google Fiber and DISH execs to play the true-false game, with interesting results.
Average US Broadband Speeds No Great Shakes
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3/25/2015  |  8 comments
Akamai's latest State of the Internet Report puts the average broadband connection speed in the US at 11.1 Mbit/s.
BT Backs G.fast for Backhaul
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3/25/2015  |  1 comment
British carrier really wants to sweat that copper plant and sees a real opportunity to use that asset for high-speed backhaul.
IoT Council, CityWorks Coalesce in Chicago
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3/25/2015  |  3 comments
Chicago aims to be the epicenter of IoT as both the Illinois Technology Association and Microsoft bring together separate public-private groups that want to play a role.
Accedian Takes Virtual CPE to the Minimum
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3/25/2015  |  Post a comment
'Bite-sized' devices support maximum flexibility at the edge and continue Accedian's history of service assurance.
MACOM Intros New 10G Burst Mode Laser Driver for NG PONs
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3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
MACOM introduces 10 Gbps burst mode laser driver with integrated limiting amplifier and clock and data recovery for next-generation passive optical network.
Euro Project Probes G.fast Role in Backhaul Networks
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3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
New Celtic-Plus project explores the potential to use copper lines powered by G.fast for High-speed backhaul applications.
Get Your Kicks at BTE: Enter Our 5-a-Side Soccer Tournament
Shades of Ray  | 
3/24/2015  |  3 comments
If you think you can show us some silky soccer skills this June, sign up for the Light Reading five-a-side soccer tournament that's taking place in the middle of the Big Telecom Event show floor in Chicago.
CityFibre Sees Backhaul Interest From O2, Vodafone
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3/23/2015  |  1 comment
The fiber network operator believes a merger between BT and EE will drive the UK's other mobile players into its backhaul embrace.
Google Fiber Tees Up Targeted Ads in KC
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3/23/2015  |  1 comment
Google Fiber's 27,000 video subscribers in the Kansas City metro area are about to get their first dose of targeted advertising from their new pay-TV provider.
NeoPhotonics Intros Dual-Rate 100G CFP4 LR4 Transceivers
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3/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Components vendors says its new dual-rate 100G pluggable transceivers have been developed for high-speed data center and telecom network applications.
NeoPhotonics to Demo 16x16 Multicast Switch at OFC
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3/22/2015  |  Post a comment
NeoPhotonics shows how it can offer modular multicast switches for the development of 'pay as you grow' metro network ROADMs.
Telecom Italia Forecasts Some Pain Relief
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3/20/2015  |  1 comment
The Italian incumbent expects sales to decline less sharply this year than last and hopes its investment plan will stabilize earnings next year.
Leading Lights Awards: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2015  |  1 comment
The deadline for the 2015 Leading Lights awards is March 27, so get your skates on if you think you could be a winner!
Eurobites: Ofcom Puts the Squeeze on BT
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3/19/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre completes Peterborough project; Morocco 4G auction raises $200; is it all over for Uber?
Gigabit Trend Grows in Eastern Oregon
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3/18/2015  |  10 comments
Eastern Oregon Telecom is deploying a fiber network past 8,000 homes and businesses, many of them rural.
Comcast Puts DOCSIS 3.1 Live in the Field
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3/18/2015  |  2 comments
Comcast is running its first field tests of the next-gen DOCSIS 3.1 broadband spec, with the aim of deploying D3.1 and the gigabit services it will enable broadly, starting in 2016.
A Graphical Glimpse of Gigabit Growth
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3/17/2015  |  1 comment
An infographic from WhichVoip shows some of the momentum around the US Gigabit Cities movement.
Cox's Athena to Virtualize Home Network
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3/17/2015  |  5 comments
New project builds on CableLabs' virtual CPE work to create personal cloud environments for customers to simplify home networks/services.
Eurobites: Orange Plans €15B Networks Upgrade
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei strengthens German ties; ETNO pushes for net partiality; Sky invests in OTT startup.
Cable Weighs Ways to Go Virtual
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Seeking to ease bandwidth pressures on their access networks, cable technologists are exploring various ways to virtualize headend equipment and network functions so they can expand capacity and cut costs.
Eurobites: Germany Invests €10B in Better Broadband
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3/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT/EE merger under scrutiny; Rostelecom's fixed-line loss; small is beautiful for UK's ISPs.
NBN Takes DOCSIS 3.1 Down Under
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3/13/2015  |  Post a comment
NBN Co., Australia's government-backed broadband operator, plans to join Comcast, Liberty Global and Cox in rolling out DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC lines, starting early next year.
Bell Labs Prez: 40Gbit/s Copper on Horizon
Morris Lore  | 
3/12/2015  |  2 comments
Marcus Weldon says 10Gbit/s XG-FAST technology is not the end game for copper.
UET Merges Albis With Elcon
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3/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Company to team up with ELCON Systemtechnik, providing telecommunications service providers with comprehensive product portfolio that includes multimedia, access solutions and engineering services.
Net Neutrality Rules Pass on Interconnection
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3/12/2015  |  12 comments
Text of FCC Open Internet order spells out rules against blocking, throttling and paid prioritization but says agency isn't yet ready to regulate interconnection.
Suddenlink Sounds Alarm for Smart Homes
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3/12/2015  |  3 comments
Alarm.com is breaking into the cable market with a customer win for its smart home solution at US MSO Suddenlink Communications.
Eurobites: Ofcom Assesses State of the Digital Nation
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3/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu partners with startup hub; Ericsson goes to the Opera; euro-cablers buoyant; Nokia mapping on iOS.
Iliad Plans Next Assault on French Rivals
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3/12/2015  |  3 comments
The French telecom upstart is eyeing up a much bigger share of the country's mobile market than it currently serves.
AT&T Sees Brightest Future in the Enterprise
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3/11/2015  |  10 comments
CFO John Stephens says that AT&T will be a business services provider first with its combined wireline and wireless assets and recent acquisitions under its belt.
When Gigabit Communities Go Rogue
The Gigabot  | 
3/11/2015  |  3 comments
A private community in Florida takes broadband matters into its own hands and builds out a gigabit-speed network.
AT&T, Verizon CFOs Predict Title II Litigation
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3/11/2015  |  5 comments
AT&T and Verizon's CFOs reiterate their disdain for the FCC's new net neutrality regulation, noting that they need to see the documents, but warning litigation is bound to result.
MACOM Remains Laser-Focused on Semiconductors
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Following a frantic acquisition spree, MACOM has broadened its semiconductor offerings for the optical sector.
Eurobites: Italian Mobile Merger Moves Closer
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia revs up its fiber; Megafon upgrades network with Nokia; 'ice age' coming for Swiss watch industry.
Eurobites: Free's Price Drop Spooks Rivals
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3/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: major train WiFi project in Moscow; Zayo provides London link to Amazon Web Services; TIC targets fraud.
Netsocket's NFV Assets Salvaged by FTTH Vendor
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3/10/2015  |  3 comments
After acquiring Netsocket's NFV assets, iPhotonix is launching an integrated optical access and virtualization solution.
Orange Fosters Gigabit App Development
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3/9/2015  |  2 comments
The French operator operates a Silicon Valley lab with the goal of prompting more gigabit network application creation.
Bright House, TWC Press on Broadband Pedal
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3/9/2015  |  5 comments
Bright House Networks will boost its maximum download speeds to 300 Mbit/s in its Florida regions, while Time Warner Cable plans to do the same in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.
iPhotonix Acquires Netsocket NFV Assets
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
iPhotonix plans to launch optical access and NFV integrated solution.
Cable Extends US Broadband Dominance
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3/6/2015  |  6 comments
Still showing no signs of slowing down, broadband subscriber growth surged again last year for US cable operators, even as their video customer totals kept plunging.
Eurobites: MTS Income Hit by Bust Bank
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3/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: France gets taste for fiber; Telekom Austria poaches Ericsson exec; EE on recruitment drive.
Lumos 2014 Revenue Dips
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3/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Lumos revenue and EBITDA decline for the year, but total data segment revenue continued to grow in the fourth quarter.
Eurobites: Italy to Invest €6B in Better Broadband
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Telefónica's NFV coziness to continue; MTN profits rise on data growth; Deutsche Telekom to push Microsoft's Lumia.
DT's Höttges Says Hybrid Is 'Not Answer to Cable'
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3/3/2015  |  2 comments
Hybrid to address digital divide while German incumbent looks to 'super-vectoring' and G.fast for big bandwidth boost.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands 5-Country Orange Services Deal
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom begins move to New IP; CityFibre plans Edinburgh network; deadline set for Danish merger decision.
Internet Pioneers Decry Title II Rules
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3/2/2015  |  19 comments
VoIP pioneers Jeff Pulver, Bryan Martin and Daniel Berninger, and Telecosm author George Gilder say the FCC's move is bad for Internet innovation.
Broadcom Unveils Ultra HD Chips With MoCA 2.0 IP Interface
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadcom announces next-generation ultra HD Devices with MoCA 2.0 IP Interface.
TE Connectivity Shows PON, Small Cell Gear at MWC
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Passive optical network platform, small cell baseband unit, DAS, Power over Ethernet and other solutions on display in Barcelona.
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
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Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
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