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Cleveland Businesses to Get Fat Pipe
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11/21/2014  |  1 comment
The city gets government funding to upgrade a municipal network to help support existing businesses and attract new ones.
Last Chapter (11) for Aereo
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11/21/2014  |  7 comments
Five months after halting operations, online video streaming company Aereo has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, seemingly putting its story to bed.
Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
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11/21/2014  |  11 comments
Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers Sale
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11/21/2014  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's traffic jam-buster; Scilly Isles get fibered up.
Xfinity Home App Now On Comcast's X1 TV
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11/20/2014  |  1 comment
The Comcast Xfinity Home app is now available on the TV screen for X1 subscribers.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
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11/20/2014  |  6 comments
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.
Huawei Intros SuperVector Prototype
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Improves bandwidth three times compared to VDSL2 vectoring, claims vendor.
Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
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11/19/2014  |  3 comments
Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.
Comcast Takes Ethernet Everywhere
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11/19/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast is readying a new Ethernet @Home service that will extend Ethernet connectivity from office locations to teleworkers at home.
More Cable Operators Go Gigabit
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11/19/2014  |  5 comments
MidContinent Communications and Wave Broadband have joined the growing cable stampede to roll out gigabit services for broadband customers.
Sigma Systems Powers Orange's Homelive
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Orange Homelive allows consumers to adjust settings and to control remotely all connected home appliances.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
Bell Labs Chief Slams 'Toy' Networks
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11/19/2014  |  21 comments
Web giants are trivializing networks with their drone and balloon plans, says Marcus Weldon.
Grande Unfazed in Crowded Gigabit Market
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11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Even as many larger entities ready their networks to deliver gigabit speeds to Austin, Grande Communications remains confident.
RCN Takes Aim at TWC in NYC
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
RCN plans to boost its top speed tier in New York City to 330 Mbit/s, nudging out Time Warner Cable's new maximum speed tier of 300 Mbit/s.
KPN Buys Remaining 40% of Reggefiber
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Acquisition price of fiber network operator agreed at €610 million.
Bleeding Continues for US Pay-TV Operators
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11/18/2014  |  2 comments
In its latest report, Leichtman Research Group finds that US pay-TV providers lost 150,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, making it the industry's worst Q3 evaaahhh.
Consolidated Launches 1-Gig in Kansas City
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Independent telco Consolidated Communications is the latest to announce 1-Gig residential Internet access service in Kansas City, over an FTTH network it has been building for seven years.
CenturyLink, Infinera Take Terabit Link to SC14
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink is using Infinera's DTN-X platform to deliver 1 Tbit/s of super-channel transmission capacity to the annual Super Computing 2014 conference in New Orleans.
New Streaming Video Group Emerges
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Content providers, service providers and vendors form the Streaming Video Alliance to tackle tech issues affecting online video delivery together.
TWC Completes TWC Maxx Rollout in LA & NYC
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Various enhancements now available to more than 7 million households in these areas.
Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
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11/14/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...
Cox Whips Up Western WiFi
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11/14/2014  |  4 comments
Cox announces the deployment of more than 500 WiFi hotspots in the Phoenix area, just weeks after launching 1-Gig broadband service in its Arizona stronghold.
AlcaLu Gets Jiggy With Another Chip Firm
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11/14/2014  |  1 comment
Partnership program extends to yet another chip firm as Alcatel-Lucent looks to further extend its virtualization strategy.
Eurobites: BT Plans to Close Wholesale Division
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks ups its margin targets; Bouygues Telecom flatlines; UK 4G speeds surveyed.
Sony Goes OTT With PlayStation Vue
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11/13/2014  |  5 comments
Sony has unveiled its long-awaited OTT service, PlayStation Vue, but several key details, including pricing, are still missing.
AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
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11/13/2014  |  3 comments
The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.
Liquid Telecom Expands With Alcatel-Lucent Gear
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Liquid Telecom chooses Alcatel-Lucent to provide DWDM and GPON equipment for fiber expansion in Kenya and Uganda.
G.fast Is Here: Lantiq & Sckipio CEOs In Conversation
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
David Baum (CEO Sckipio) and Dan Artusi (CEO Lantiq) talk about joint efforts and the industry's first end-to-end solution for G.fast enabling ultrafast Internet.
Google Fiber Means Business in KC
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11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Google unit revs up commercial services effort in Kansas City area with new fiber-access program designed to deliver gigabit speeds for small businesses.
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
Cisco's Chambers: Title II Net Neutrality Talk Already Hurting
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11/12/2014  |  23 comments
Title II common carrier classification for service providers would slow down broadband buildout at a time when the US is just catching up, says Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers.
Small ISP Expands Seattle Gigabit Network
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11/12/2014  |  3 comments
CondoInternet moves beyond its business and MDU roots to expand its FTTH network to more Seattle residents.
Wheeler: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
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11/12/2014  |  21 comments
Reports suggest FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would like a more nuanced approach to net neutrality than the one that President Obama has proposed.
WOW Intros Netflix Access via Ultra TV
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Agreement between WOW and Netflix will simplify the Netflix viewing experience for Ultra TV customers.
Play It Again! thePlatform Turns TV Into VoD
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
thePlatform has launched mpx Replay, a solution for transforming linear TV content into a multiscreen VoD asset for cable delivery immediately after broadcast.
Nuage Looks to Help Carriers Drive Downmarket With SDN
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Virtualized Network Services lets service providers connect small offices without needing to configure expensive proprietary equipment.
Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
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11/12/2014  |  11 comments
In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and – guess what? It claims it's already in pole position…
Eurobites: Colt to Buy Asia-Pac Stablemate
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica slows revenue decline; Deutsche Telekom launches investment mega-fund; ETNO plants a flag.
Comms in Space! Musk Plans Micro-Satellites, Google Leases NASA's Moffett Field
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11/11/2014  |  6 comments
Elon Musk confirms fleets of tiny satellites as SpaceX's high-altitude Internet connectivity play, while Google rents Hangar One from NASA.
Jackson Energy Goes Gigabit With Adtran
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11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) chooses Adtran's advanced Gigabit service architecture to deliver next-generation broadband across large public FTTH network.
Applying 5 Simple 'Rules' to SDN & NFV
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11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
We can take these five rules and apply them to SDN and NFV to see if these two technologies make sense for cable, starting with Rule 1 in this post.
Utility-Backed Gigabit is Going to Jackson
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11/11/2014  |  2 comments
Jackson Energy Authority upgrades its FTTH network to bring a gig to residents – and, it hopes, more business investment to Jackson.
Eurobites: Vodafone Unveils UK Quad-Play Plans
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11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Oi rejects dos Santos bid; happy TalkTalk; KPN ditches set-top box.
Senators Move to Keep CableCARD Alive
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11/10/2014  |  2 comments
Sen. Richard Blumenthal has joined Sen. Ed Markey in arguing that the CableCARD mandate should not be eliminated as part of the reauthorization of the STAVRA bill.
Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Stuns Industry
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11/10/2014  |  20 comments
Making his stand quite clear, President Obama urged the FCC to adopt strong net neutrality rules for both wireline and wireless providers, including the highly contentious Title II regulations for broadband service.
Sandvine Unveils Africa Internet Trends
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11/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Data was collected as part of Sandvine's Global Internet Phenomena program.
Eurobites: Telefónica Looks to Offload China Stake
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11/10/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone under pressure from activist hedge fund; Germany's termination fees plan face EC scrutiny; BT in broadband marketing offensive.
Suddenlink: We Still Love Video
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11/7/2014  |  12 comments
Despite its dump of Viacom channels and bigger emphasis on broadband, Suddenlink insists that it remains committed to the pay-TV business.
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Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

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Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
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FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

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FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
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Building an Agile Stadium

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Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
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Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

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ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
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Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

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Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
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Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

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Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
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CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

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Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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Amsterdam ArenA as an Agile Campus

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The Amsterdam ArenA, home of the Ajax soccer team, can be a crowded space. ArenA has partnered with Huawei to work on bringing ample bandwidth to 53,000 people at the same time.
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Building a Gigabit Wireless Network

11|24|14   |   3:15   |   (0) comments


3W is dedicated to customer-centric services such as catering, incubator and PR. To do this requires a solid IT structure. In this video, 3W discusses how Huawei has helped to achieve its goals.
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The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration

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At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
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Huawei Highlights at BBWF 2014

11|20|14   |   3:40   |   (1) comment


Broadband World Forum is one of the world's largest telecoms, media and technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. BBWF is an exciting place to meet the entire industry under one roof and identify the latest in network innovation, service optimization and customer ...
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How Will BCMS Stimulate Margin for Broadband Operators?

11|19|14   |   6:52   |   (0) comments


In BBWF 2014, Liu Shuqing emphasizes the value of FMC 2.0 based full service experience by throwing light on the BCMS solution. The underlying principle of this innovative technique is to create network robustness and driving network from connection oriented to ACE – BAND oriented infrastructure, in which applications, cloud, and user experiences will be an asset ...
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