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Gigabites: Google Fiber Fights for Pole Position
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2/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Don't laugh. It always comes down to pole attachments.
Eurobites: EE Bows Out With a Whimper
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2/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: private equity firms expected to bid for T-Mobile Netherlands; Orange selects startups; Nokia does G.fast in Japan.
AT&T Lights Fire Under 5G, Plans 2016 Trials
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2/12/2016  |  11 comments
AT&T is looking to grab a 5G lead over its international rivals, saying it will carry out field trials of 5G technologies in Texas this year.
Win a Genuine Telecom Artifact at This Year's Leading Lights Awards
Shades of Ray  | 
2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
There's a skeleton in the Leading Lights closet this year…
Nokia, AlcaLu Steady Ship on Costs Before Tie-Up
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2/11/2016  |  1 comment
Nokia warns of tough conditions ahead but reports good progress on efficiency measures, as does Alcatel-Lucent.
AT&T, Nokia Develop 'FAN' 4G Networks for Utilities
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T is combining its licensed spectrum with Nokia's LTE technology to offer secure Field Area Networks (FANs) that utilities can use in their active footprints.
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
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2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
Midco Joins DOCSIS 3.1 Parade
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Midsized US MSO becomes the latest cable operator to launch field trials of new gigabit-enabling broadband spec.
Calix Reports Q4
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Calix reported fourth quarter revenues of $105 million, down 5.9% from a year earlier.
MaxLinear, Celeno Develop Smart MoCA/Wi-Fi Extender Reference Solution
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
New MoCA/WiFi reference design lets operators reduce subscriber in-home connectivity issues and improve user experience by using MoCA as the wired backbone to deliver reliable whole-home WiFi coverage.
BT Trials C-RAN Over G.fast
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
BT partners with Cavium in C-RAN trials.
Eurobites: BT Runs C-RAN Over Copper With G.fast
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT offers top footy content for free; France goes after Facebook; small cells and bus stops.
Qualcomm Spills LinkNYC's Guts
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2/9/2016  |  4 comments
The kiosks going up in New York City that will provide free Wi-Fi are going to be chock full o' Qualcomm.
JDSU's Offspring Are Holding Their Own
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2/5/2016  |  1 comment
JDSU split into two to improve focus and agility of the optical components and assurance technology businesses, and it looks like the move paid off.
Cincinnati Bell Joins Weight Watchers Club
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2/5/2016  |  10 comments
Independent Ohio telco will become the latest US pay-TV provider to offer slimmed-down bundles to its subscribers next month.
Charter Plots Cloud Video, DOCSIS 3.1 Rollouts
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
As it anxiously awaits regulatory approval of its pending TWC and Bright House buyouts, Charter plots rollouts of cloud-based video guide and new broadband spec.
Will Starry's Big Broadband Ambition Fall to Earth?
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2/4/2016  |  4 comments
Conquering millimeter wave isn't Starry's biggest challenge.
Ericsson Enhances Multiple Product Lines
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor trumpets pre-MWC product tweaks.
Rise of the (Industrial) Machine
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/4/2016  |  3 comments
Enterprises crawl, walk, run into the Industrial Internet of Things as US service providers look to secure their role in this market worth potentially trillions of dollars.
US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
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2/2/2016  |  4 comments
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of Things, but both want to play a pivotal role in what's expected to be a multi-billion dollar industry.
Comcast Reveals First D3.1 Gigabit Cities
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2/2/2016  |  1 comment
Atlanta and Nashville get first dibs on D3.1-powered gigabit service, followed by Chicago, Detroit and Miami.
Vodafone & Liberty Go Dutch
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2/2/2016  |  2 comments
Speculation that the operators might join forces has been doing the rounds for a few years and now they're in talks to combine forces in the Netherlands.
Google Will Accelerate Fiber, Cloud in 2016
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2/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Google is devoting significant new capex to building out FTTH networks faster, in more cities, and is also challenging AWS in the cloud space.
DT Looks to XG.FAST as Ultra-Fast Option
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2/1/2016  |  Post a comment
German incumbent achieves speeds of 11 Gbit/s over short copper loops during trials with Nokia-owned Alcatel-Lucent.
Alphabet Is Serious About Google Fiber
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2/1/2016  |  28 comments
Here are three signs that Alphabet means business in consumer telecom.
BT Restructures, Boasts Best Quarter in 7 Years
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2/1/2016  |  Post a comment
UK fixed-line incumbent will have six business lines from April, it says, after reporting strong growth at its domestic broadband operation.
BT Reports Fiscal Q3
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2/1/2016  |  Post a comment
BT reported an increase in revenues and margins for the third fiscal quarter that ended Dec. 31 2015.
RJio's Big Small Cells Vision
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1/31/2016  |  1 comment
RJio has announced plans for a major investment in small cell technology.
enet Launches Rural Gigabit Network in Ireland
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1/29/2016  |  1 comment
Irish premier launches enet's 1Gbit/s rural FTTH project.
Bell Canada Deploys Nokia's Core Router
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1/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia and Bell Canada launch terabit-speed metro network performance to support consumer and business customers.
Gigabites: Starry-Eyed Ambition in Boston
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1/29/2016  |  4 comments
Not content to disrupt the TV industry, Aereo founder Chet Kanojia is back with Starry, a new company that plans to launch gigabit wireless Internet service.
TeliaSonera: Timing May be 'Wrong' for Eurasia Sale
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1/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish telecom incumbent recognizes difficulties of selling Eurasian assets in current conditions but says it needs to focus on its Nordic and Baltic operations.
FCC Still Bemoans Rural Broadband Gap
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1/29/2016  |  3 comments
Latest broadband deployment report shows more than half of rural Americans can't get the 25 Megs of broadband the feds say they need, even as rural telcos says FCC support is confusing and inconsistent.
ZenFi Brings Dense Dark Fiber to NYC
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1/29/2016  |  Post a comment
New kind of edge network will enable content caching and compute processing to bloom at the neighborhood level for greater efficiency.
Why Vodafone India Wants YOU Broadband
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1/28/2016  |  2 comments
Acquiring ISPs with fiber assets could make sense for India's mobile operators.
FCC: Rural Broadband Progress Slowing
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1/28/2016  |  11 comments
Latest broadband report shows 17% of rural residents still can't get broadband and the gap only narrowed by 3% next year.
Startup Starry Plans Nationwide Fixed Wireless Network
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1/28/2016  |  1 comment
Aereo founder is at it again.
TDC Targets Enterprise Market With Its Gigabit Upgrade
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1/28/2016  |  1 comment
Business services growth is just one of the benefits the Danish incumbent operator is expecting from the upgrade of its cable network to DOCSIS 3.1.
Global Capacity Expands Ethernet Nationally
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1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Expansion of Ethernet-over-copper solutions will deliver from 1 Mbit/s up to 100 Mbit/s access,including private line, VoIP and other services.
TDC Upgrades to Gigabit Broadband With Huawei
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1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei upgrades TDC's coaxial network so that it can deliver broadband speeds of up to 1 Gbit/s.
Eurobites: TDC Goes Gigabit With Huawei
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1/27/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia shoots, SCOREs; eir rises in second quarter; Orange forms biometrics partnership; Lycamobile in UK tax trouble.
FirstLight Fiber Expands Further in New York
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1/26/2016  |  1 comment
FirstLight Fiber adds 36,000 route miles of fiber in three New York counties to expand its Ethernet, mobile backhaul and enterprise services for Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities.
Liquid Telecom Plots West African Expansion
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1/25/2016  |  1 comment
African fiber operator wants to expand its network presence outside its core East African markets.
BT Monopoly Costs UK $15.7B Annually – Politicians
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1/23/2016  |  2 comments
UK's former state-owned monopoly should be carved up to spur broadband competition, say politicians.
Gigabites: The Big Apple Gets Gig WiFi
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1/22/2016  |  10 comments
LinkNYC kicked of an ambitious project this week to bring gigabit WiFi to New York City. The first hotspots are now live.
Allied Telesis Unveils Active Fiber Monitoring Technology
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1/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Patent-pending technology can detect when a cable is being tampered with, and will raise an alarm to warn of a possible security breach.
Adtran Boasts 60 G.fast Trials
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1/21/2016  |  5 comments
BT is its flagship trial partner but there are many others, according to the access equipment vendor.
Light Reading's Women in Comms Launches With 21 Members
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1/21/2016  |  1 comment
Intel, Dell, Boingo, Hyperoptic and TalkTalk among the 21 companies supporting Light Reading's newly formed non-profit dedicated to redressing the gender imbalance in the next-gen comms industry.
What's Next for CableLabs
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1/20/2016  |  4 comments
CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney reveals plans to hire at least 18 new staffers for his organization's innovation push after laying off 27 employees last Friday.
Debunking the Open Access Myths
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1/20/2016  |  32 comments
The lies, damned lies and statistics of real open access network operations.
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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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