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Time Warner Cable Launches WiFi in San Diego
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Southern California network of more than 17,000 hotspots expected to grow rapidly in coming months.
Atlantic Broadband Grabs Gigabit Torch
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Jumping into the Gigabit Cities fray, the 13th-largest US cable operator has launched 1-Gig service in the greater Miami area.
FourthWall Plays Doctor With Set-Top Data
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
FourthWall Media introduces Precision Diagnostics as a tool for leveraging set-top data in performance management.
Former Qualcomm Exec to Head Google Fiber
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9/17/2014  |  7 comments
The appointment of Dennis Kish to replace Milo Medin as head of Google's gigabit network effort raises questions about the network operations experience of its leadership.
Alcatel-Lucent, Globe Telecom Sign LTE deal in the Philippines
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's LTE TDD and LTE-FDD technology to be deployed on the islands of Visayas and Mindanao for voice and data services, including high-speed Internet access.
Eurobites: Sky Deutschland Rejects BSkyB Bid
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9/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jazztel shares spike to be investigated; Uber unbanned in Germany; Berne-Wankdorf latest.
North KC Says Free Gigabit for All
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9/16/2014  |  8 comments
The city turns over operation of its municipal fiber network to a local data center with the caveat that residents will get free gigabit services for the duration of the 10-year deal.
Roku Hits 10 Million Mark – Now What?
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9/16/2014  |  5 comments
Roku has now shipped 10 million streaming media players since 2008. Where does it go from here?
Entropic Explores Possible Sale
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9/16/2014  |  2 comments
With revenues sagging and more softness expected in the fourth quarter, chipmaker hires investment banker to evaluate its 'strategic alternatives' for enhancing shareholder value.
Huawei Releases Global Connectivity Index
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Study finds that country connectivity correlates with GDP, with Germany topping rankings.
Eurobites: Orange Agrees €3.4B Jazztel Buy
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spirent buys Mobilethink; Nokia entrenches in Nigeria; Virgin Media digs trenches, skinny-style; Phones 4u fallout.
OTT: Friend or Foe?
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Most broadband operators are on a collision course with OTT players.
Connecticut Cities Crowdsource Gigabit Nets
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9/15/2014  |  9 comments
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
AT&T: We'll Bundle Fixed Wireless & DirecTV
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9/15/2014  |  10 comments
AT&T plans to bundle DirecTV's satellite TV service with its own fixed wireless broadband service if the proposed merger goes through.
HBO Braces to Battle Netflix in Europe
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
HBO Europe aims to integrate its HBO GO streaming video service with existing pay-TV set-tops by inking a deal with ActiveVideo Networks for cloud-based distribution.
Adtran: We're In at TeraStream
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
Access and optical vendor says it's going to be part of Deutsche Telekom's software-defined network and has embraced Netconf and Yang for its new OSS.
Google Working With FAA on US Drone License
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9/15/2014  |  5 comments
Google is staffing up its Titan Aerospace operation as it looks to test solar drones in the US.
Calix Powers Russellville's Gigabit Service
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Calix whips out its E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform and 700GE optical network terminals for its new residential and business gigabit fiber network in Russellville, Ky.
Eurobites: Germany Wants Answers on Network Snooping
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues signs Netflix deal; TDC buys Norwegian cable operator; UK operators send Scots a warning.
Poll: G.fast Yet to Convince
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Eurobites: Vodafone on M&A Alert
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HBO deploys StreamCast platform; Romania turns magenta; Norway cuts termination rates.
Best for Backhaul
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Will optical fiber represent the best option for mobile backhaul as LTE traffic continues to grow?
Comcast, Liberty Global Ink Big WiFi Pact
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9/11/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast and Liberty Global have signed a WiFi network-sharing agreement that will allow subscribers of each service to access the other's WiFi hotspots for free.
Introducing 'The New IP'
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9/11/2014  |  30 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
AlcaLu's Combes: 'We Are Now Back on Track'
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9/11/2014  |  1 comment
While continuing to focus on service providers, Alcatel-Lucent is also looking to expand into new markets.
Brighter Outlook For Dark Fiber in 4G Era
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Backhaul capacity needs have fuelled the dark fiber market once more.
Celeno Launches Upload Manager to Optimize WiFi Networks
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
New upload manager enables management of both uploading and downloading data.
Roku Pursues Pay-TV Providers
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9/10/2014  |  3 comments
Roku is targeting the service provider market with a new 'Roku Powered' licensing solution.
RacoWireless Opens App Store for the IoT
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9/9/2014  |  1 comment
Company continues its expansion from connectivity provider to application enabler with the launch of its Application Marketplace.
Broadcom Debuts New HEVC SoCs
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9/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Broadcom is introducing hybrid chipsets with High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) compression technology and support for MoCA 2.0.
Eurobites: Dante Demos Terabit Super-Channel
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9/9/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: EC won't let Google off the hook; Nokia Networks adds to its news pile; the Amazon Fire smartphone heads to Europe; and more.
AT&T & Telefónica Extend Digital Life to Europe
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9/9/2014  |  1 comment
Telefónica plots trial in either Madrid or London.
Google Takes Fiber Fight to AT&T
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9/9/2014  |  1 comment
The arrival of Google Fiber has shaken up the US fixed broadband market and lit a fire under AT&T.
MegaPath Sells Networks to Focus on Services
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Global Capacity's parent company Pivotal Group pays $300 million to acquire MegaPath's network assets and operations personnel.
ADB Unveils Its Smart Home Vision
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Range of applications for home security, home automation and energy management.
Eurobites: Dish Dials DT Over T-Mobile Bid
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9/8/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT under pressure over access to fiber assets; UK 'national roaming' plan pooh-poohed; Ericsson opens first Global ICT Centre.
Vodafone Sets High Speeds, 4K for Germany
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone plans to double Kabel Deutschland's maximum broadband speeds to 200 Mbit/s this fall and introduce Ultra HD set-top boxes next year.
Offshore Bandwidth Sparks Africa Fiber Boom
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Africa is starting to see the knock-on effects of having greater international connectivity via multiple subsea cables.
Gigabit: What Is It Good For?
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9/5/2014  |  26 comments
The proliferation of gigabit networks has implications that extend far beyond high-speed home networks.
Wheeler Urges More Broadband Competition
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9/5/2014  |  9 comments
In his latest speech, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said US consumers need more broadband choices and spelled out four policy goals for achieving that aim.
StarTimes to Deploy Entropic's Advanced Analog Channel Stacking Switch in Africa
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
StarTimes can enable DBS operators to reduce satellite installation costs associated with deploying high-end DVR set-top devices.
Teleste Introduces Ethernet Over Coax WiFi Adapter
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
New MoCA 2.0 products will be on display at the International Broadcast Conference (IBC2014) in Amsterdam,
Eurobites: Could Netflix Crash Europe's Networks?
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9/5/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom launches hybrid DSL/LTE router; Swedes give finger sensor to Huawei; French broadband update.
Eastern Europe's Flourishing Fiber Scene
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Eastern Europe has some of the most advanced fiber broadband markets in the world. But why?
Protest Group Preps Net Slowdown Day
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9/4/2014  |  3 comments
On September 10, the nonprofit organization Fight for the Future is kicking off a day of online protest over net neutrality.
Calix Pushes Gigabit Further Indoors
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9/4/2014  |  1 comment
The vendor's new GigaCenter platforms use advanced WiFi technology to help carriers better leverage and control gigabit speeds inside customers' homes.
Suddenlink Switches on Home Automation
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9/4/2014  |  2 comments
Seventh-largest US MSO launches home automation service for broadband subscribers, three weeks after announcing gigabit network plans.
Suddenlink Introduces 'ConnectedHome'
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9/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Service offers remote home monitoring and controls.
Poll: Vectoring to Play Major Role
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9/3/2014  |  5 comments
Poll results suggest vectoring will play a significant role in some broadband markets in the coming years.
CityFibre Starts Gigabit Network Build in Aberdeen
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9/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Partnership between CityFibre and IFB intended to deliver major digital upgrade of one of the UK's biggest city economies.
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Network Solutions Help the Philippines Jump Ahead

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In the past, the Philippines has under-invested in technology. Now, the CEO of Softshell talks about how Huawei products help the Philippines jump ahead as the economy improves.
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VCS Observation for Safer Cities in the Netherlands

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Holland's VCS Observation has been operating for 22 years. Its main goal is to get cities safer. CEO Wim van Deijzen tells us some of the challenges his company faces and how Huawei is helping to overcome these challenges.
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A Conversation With Serbia's Ministry of Interior

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At HCC 2014, the Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia talks to us about his projects and corporation with Huawei. Solutions like Safe City and E-Government and services like cloud computing are just some of the areas his department is interested in.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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The Inaugural Optical Innovation Forum in Nice

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More than 170 attendees from network operators, service providers, analyst firms, and component companies from around the world convened in Nice in June for the inaugural Optical Innovation Forum, co-produced by Huawei and Light Reading.
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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

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Data centers are at the heart of key trends driving telecom -- network virtualization, the drive for increased agility, and the need to compete with OTT providers.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
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