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Intelsat Adds Broadband, Video Service Coverage to EMEA, Asia
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Intelsat EpicNG's broadband connectivity now available across five continents, serving enterprise, wireless telecommunications, mobility, government and Internet of Things applications.
Eurobites: Intelsat Launch Boosts Connectivity in Africa, Middle East
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hull gets a gigabit; Ooredoo's new man in Algeria; LoopUp valued at £40 million in IPO; Orange denies Vivendi deal.
Rio Sees Olympian Growth in Mobile Traffic
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8/24/2016  |  1 comment
Mobile data usage has soared in the six years between the soccer World Cup in South Africa and this year's Olympics in Rio, according to Syniverse.
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Encrypted Messaging Services
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8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openet targets wholesale market; Nokia rolls out 4G in Myanmar for Ooredoo; Opera offers VPN for Android; Inea offers 1Gbit/s Internet in Poland.
CCI Launches 1 Gig Service in Roseville, CA
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Faster Internet service now available in three CCI locations, including Kansas City and Houston.
Huawei's FastConnect FAT Wins the Annual Red Dot Award for Design Concept
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
The innovative ergonomic design of the FastConnect connector provides a unique spatial layout, which facilitates installation and removal of drop cables and ensures a proper bending radius.
Adtran Brings Mosaic Architecture to Life With Cloud Platform
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Adtran's new Mosaic Cloud Platform provides control and orchestration capabilities for its Mosaic Software Defined Access (SD-Access) architecture.
China Telecom Sees Sales Rise on 4G Take-Up
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8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Operator flags growth in mobile and fixed broadband businesses but remains a long way behind market leader China Mobile.
Rocket Fiber Lights Up Detroit With Gigabit
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8/22/2016  |  6 comments
Detroit has its problems, for sure, but today 10 Gigabit access is not one of them thanks to a startup service provider called Rocket Fiber.
Gigabites: New Map Pinpoints 500+ Gig Sites
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8/19/2016  |  3 comments
Viavi's new Gigabit Monitor mapping tool is valuable, but far from complete.
Eurobites: Ericsson Chairman in the Firing Line
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8/19/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Volvo and Uber team up on self-driving cars; BT tries out long-range VDSL; Virgin Media to raise fees, again.
US Ignite Sets Stage for Smart Cities
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
From its Smart Gigabit Communities initiative to the new Advanced Wireless Consortium, US Ignite is in all the right places to make smart city dreams come true.
Russia's MTS Sees Profits Halve, Cuts Guidance
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Operator blames growing competition and a tough macroeconomic environment for a decline in profits, but continues to report sales growth.
Eurobites: BT, Nokia Buddy Up on 5G
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8/18/2016  |  3 comments
In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.
BT, Ofcom & the Battle of Britain
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8/18/2016  |  2 comments
The structural separation of BT would not have propelled the UK up international broadband charts: To achieve that, regulators need to look at fresh ways of bolstering infrastructure-based competition.
Slow Roll Builds for DOCSIS 3.1
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8/17/2016  |  6 comments
The DOCSIS 3.1 deployment plans are piling up.
Comcast to Power WiFi for Houston's NRG Stadium
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast adds NRG to a growing list of stadium WiFi clients.
Eurobites: Ericsson Offloads 2G, 3G R&D Staff
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8/17/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Intel gives up ARM wrestling; Telenor plans AI lab; Nokia boasts 100G success; Inmarsat extends Fleet Xpress.
AT&T Launches GigaPower in Cleveland & Sacramento
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8/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second available on the AT&T GigaPower and AT&T Business Fiber Networks.
5G: The Most Nebulous Telco Term Ever?
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8/16/2016  |  8 comments
Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.
Eurobites: BT Attacks 'Orwellian' Rivals
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8/16/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Sky launches superfast broadband; HMD Global recruits Rantala as CMO; EU proposes spectrum-licensing changes; Argela demos network slicing.
Verizon, SK Telecom Extend 5G Partnership
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8/16/2016  |  10 comments
US and South Korean operators flag new alliance aimed at accelerating the development of 5G technology.
TPG's Slice of the Cable Market Still Small
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8/15/2016  |  4 comments
While they operate in attractive markets, RCN and Grande Communications have fewer than 600,000 residential customers altogether.
Viavi Deploys Gigabit Monitor
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Global Gigabit Monitor maps out wireline and wireless installations that deliver Internet 159 times faster than the global average.
How CSPs Are Competing in Rio
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8/15/2016  |  2 comments
With the Summer Olympics now halfway over in Brazil, CSPs and other tech providers are competing fiercely for their own gold, silver and bronze medals.
TPG Capital to Buy RCN Telecoms, Grande Communications
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
TPG Capital is to acquire RCN Telecommunications and Grande Communications for $2.25 billion to create a combined high-speed data services provider.
A Hot Time in Huntsville
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8/15/2016  |  2 comments
Adtran's annual media and analyst event focused on network and business changes required to meet the demands of an 'Uber-like' customer experience.
Gigabites: Farm Towns Find Fiber
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8/12/2016  |  6 comments
Old Macdonald had a gigabit.
CSPs Shift SMB Mindset From Capex to Opex
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8/12/2016  |  1 comment
Rather than selling services to SMBs that rely heavily on capex, CSPs are shifting the model to opex through network-as-a-service models.
Can DT, Regulators Find Common FTTH Ground?
Morris Lore  | 
8/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Market and economic realities could drive the German operator to reach an agreement with regulators on the rollout of FTTH.
Eurobites: Nokia Gets the Nod on China Telecom 4G Rollout
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8/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russia fines Google over Android antics; Sky invests in TV rights tool; France takes on encrypted messaging services.
AT&T Brings 1Gbit/s Speeds to St. Louis
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8/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second available on the AT&T GigaPower and AT&T Business Fiber Networks.
Adtran Gets Attuned to Customer Needs
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8/11/2016  |  Post a comment
The demands of today's end users are forcing service providers to step up their game when it comes to network agility and seamless operations.
Eurobites: 3 Group Europe Revenues Slip in H1
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8/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NTT expands IP network with German PoPs; OTE sees mobile revenues slide in H1; BT not out of woods yet on Openreach.
Deutsche Telekom Depends on US for Growth
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8/11/2016  |  5 comments
German telecom incumbent witnesses sales declines at all of its operating units outside the US in the second quarter.
Is Wheeler's FCC Legacy Now in Doubt?
Rewired  | 
8/10/2016  |  7 comments
FCC Chairman has been among the most aggressive ever in pushing his competition agenda, but is he running out of time to finish the job?
Adtran's A5000 Hits 50,000 Shipped; Paves the Way for 100G
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8/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Ships 50,000th Total Access 5000 (TA5000), making it the most widely deployed multi-service access node (MSAN) in North America.
Adtran Boosts Cloud-Managed Services Portfolio
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8/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Gigabit routers, IP business gateways and Session Border Controllers are now part of Adtan's ProCloud portfolio.
Adtran Intros Tunable Optics for NG-PON 2
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8/10/2016  |  Post a comment
New Subscriber Edge Tunable optical transceivers will better enable multi-wavelength access networks.
Google Fiber May Go Wireless in the Valley – Report
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8/10/2016  |  9 comments
Internet giant's broadband subsidiary is reported to be considering whether to use wireless technologies instead of fiber in parts of Silicon Valley.
MaxLinear Debuts MoCA 2.5 IC
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Supporting over 2.5 Gbps of MAC throughput, the MxL3710 is the world's first multi-gigabit, single chip, coax home networking solution.
Getting to Gigabit Gold
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Adtran kicked off its annual press and analyst event today with a keynote from CTO Kevin Schneider who focused on innovation, and the technological drivers behind innovation that will help service providers get to gigabit gold.
Vodafone Hopes for Broadband Boost With Pricing Overhaul
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Service provider claims to have scrapped line-rental charges, but it may struggle to become a broadband force without a compelling content offering.
Adtran CEO: Broadband Boom Is Back
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
5G, IoT and virtualization all factor into another golden age ahead for faster broadband speeds.
Altice Boasts US Cable Progress
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8/9/2016  |  1 comment
Seeking to realize its American Dream, the French communications giant reported improved operating results for its new Cablevision and Suddenlink properties in Q2.
MaxLinear Bows Multi-Gig MoCA 2.5 Chip
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
New chip solution from MaxLinear should enable faster in-home networking speeds.
WOW Launches Gig Service in 5 Markets
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
WOW is using DOCSIS in four markets and fiber-to-the-home in one to launch gigabit service.
Cisco Launches Full Duplex Silicon Design
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Full Duplex DOCSIS technology is expected to improve symmetrical capacity of cable networks.
Eurobites: Vodafone UK Ditches Line Rental Charge for Broadband Newbies & Upgraders
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook defends itself in Germany; Belgian MVNE wins private equity funding; apps will keep banks in check, says UK watchdog.
Altice Stock Soars After Profits Grow
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable giant reports earnings growth thanks to US investments but continues to struggle in its main French market.
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