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Verizon FiOS Slows Down Again
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4/24/2014  |  2 comments
Verizon’s fiber-fed network signs up many fewer video and broadband subs in Q1 as FiOS starts to saturate its market.
TWC Cuts Video Losses, Boosts Data Gains
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4/24/2014  |  1 comment
No. 2 US MSO reports lowest quarterly video sub losses and highest broadband sub gains in years in first-quarter earnings.
FCC Announces Connect America II Funding
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4/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Phase II will spend $9B to connect five million more rural residents to broadband networks by subsidizing broadband providers over the next five years.
FCC's 'Middle Ground' Already Under Attack
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4/24/2014  |  22 comments
Net neutrality proponents claim Wheeler has betrayed the free and open Internet by advancing plans to allow premium broadband services.
AT&T U-verse Gains Broadband, Video Subs
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4/24/2014  |  1 comment
AT&T's fiber-rich platform starts off year strong with healthy broadband and video subscriber gains in Q1, opening up lead on Verizon FiOS.
Keymile Appoints Trautmann as Central Europe Head
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4/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Former Sandvine man appointed executive director of Central Europe.
ZTE Wins GPON Deal From China Mobile
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4/23/2014  |  Post a comment
China Mobile selects vendors including ZTE in annual tender for GPON equipment.
TeliaSonera Reports Q1
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4/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Nordic operator sees first-quarter revenues slip 2.5% year-on-year.
AT&T Joins OTT Video Parade
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4/22/2014  |  2 comments
After losing out in a joint bid to gobble up Hulu last year, AT&T and The Chernin Group have joined forces again to invest more than $500 million in over-the-top video services.
Fan TV Scores With TW Cable
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4/22/2014  |  1 comment
Fan TV is officially breaking into the cable business through a deal with Time Warner Cable that will bring the vendor's user interface to TWC video subscribers.
TWC Hits 10,000 Hotspots in NYC
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4/22/2014  |  Post a comment
TWC WiFi now spreads from Koreatown to the West Village, the Rockaways to Midland Beach, and Red Hook to Harlem.
What's the Magic of Private Equity?
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4/22/2014  |  12 comments
With Coriant the most recent example, private equity investments look set to play an increasing role in the telecom sector.
Who's Ready to Play Broadband?
Rewired  | 
4/21/2014  |  27 comments
AT&T's ready, Google's ready, but are the municipalities they want to serve ready to play -- and bring along access rights and other free stuff?
AT&T Turns Up Gig Heat in 21 New Metros
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4/21/2014  |  11 comments
AT&T says it now has Gigabit plans for up to 100 towns and cities in the US, with some deployments expected to start in 2014.
Comcast, Charter Talking Turkey?
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4/21/2014  |  3 comments
Two large US MSOs are reportedly discussing the sale of at least 3 million cable subscribers to Charter if Comcast's proposed buyout of Time Warner Cable goes through.
Arris Brings SeaWell Into the Fold
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4/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Arris acquires SeaWell Networks for its portfolio of IP video, multiscreen, and ad insertion solutions.
FTTH in Latin America – Really?
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4/18/2014  |  3 comments
A new industry report suggests that the market for fixed broadband services in Latin America is about to grow dramatically, driven by fiber access, but I don't see it.
TWC & Charter Embrace Next-Gen WiFi
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4/18/2014  |  6 comments
Both large US MSOs move to offer higher-levels of WiFi service to customers as they boost broadband speeds and expand their hotspot coverage.
Cox Bets on Smart Homes in Vegas
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4/17/2014  |  8 comments
Cox expands smart home services into Las Vegas as broadband providers continue love affair with home security and automation.
ZTE Reports Q1 Rise in Revenues, Profits
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4/17/2014  |  Post a comment
ZTE's first quarter revenues increased by 5.5% to RMB19.5 billion, while net profit climbs more than 200% to RMB622 million.
Lightpath Announces 7,000 Lit Locations
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4/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Fiber network now connects more than 7,000 locations and spans more than 5,800 fiber route miles.
Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts
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4/16/2014  |  4 comments
US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
Mohu Turns Over New Leaf for OTA TV
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4/15/2014  |  9 comments
Mohu introduces new Leaf Metro antenna and promises a device that will combine OTA and web-based video content.
Eurobites: BT's Rivals Go Ultrafast in York
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4/15/2014  |  11 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's appetite for superfast; broadband Bolognese; the Nokia tablet that never was.
SCTE Seeks Corporate Buddies
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable tech group launches corporate alliance program to hike membership and deliver more customized training and education for cable employees.
Eurobites: Sawiris Eyes Telecom Italia Investment
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4/14/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional news roundup: BT challenges 'margin squeeze' note; eircom considers IPO; European Commission targets mHealth.
Aereo Sets Chromecast Debut After Court Date
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4/11/2014  |  9 comments
Aereo plans to go live with Chromecast support on May 29, more than a month after the company will present its case against broadcasters to the Supreme Court.
Adobe & thePlatform Tie TVE Knot
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4/10/2014  |  1 comment
Comcast-owned media publishing unit teams up with Adobe to pitch multscreen video service packages to pay-TV and content providers.
New Alliance Advances Single US Rural Network
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
Indatel brings the bandwidth, and ANPI brings the services, in an effort to move to a seamless network of rural broadband providers.
AT&T's Going to Carolina With 1 Gig
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4/10/2014  |  29 comments
AT&T seeks to expand its 1-Gig fiber service to six North Carolina cities, as well as boost coverage in Austin, Texas.
Amid Hearings, Comcast Ups Speeds/Hotspots
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
Comcast announces higher Internet speeds and more WiFi hotspots amid Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
What Cisco Wants in a Carrier Partner
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4/10/2014  |  4 comments
Global reach, hybrid cloud support, and bandwidth to support the coming Internet of Everything.
Eircom Rolls Out VDSL2 Vectoring With Huawei
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4/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Irish incumbent has upgraded most of its 3,000 street cabinets with VDSL2 vectoring technology to enable broadband downstream speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s.
China's Innovation Deficit
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4/9/2014  |  24 comments
There are plenty of technology startups in China, but none of them are in telecom systems.
Huawei Announces Senior Management Appointments
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4/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei announces the appointment of its Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, President of Products & Solutions, Vice President of the Carrier Business Group (BG), and Vice President of the Enterprise BG.
ANPI, Indatel Link Services, Networks
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Coalition of rural fiber optic networks and advanced services company team up to deliver complete package for rural areas.
Google Casts a Wide Wireless Net
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4/8/2014  |  30 comments
Google's wireless ambitions might be more than a US MVNO. The search firm appears to be tackling everything from WiFi extensions to Internet delivered via balloons.
NGD Hooks Up Data Center With Openreach
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Openreach selected by Next Generation Data to provide further high-speed connectivity to its NGD Europe mega data center in South Wales.
The Digital Lifestyle Goes Corporate
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4/8/2014  |  2 comments
Service providers are being challenged to enable a digital lifestyle for their corporate clients as well as residential customers.
Will Google Fight Fire With Android TV?
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4/7/2014  |  4 comments
On the heels of Amazon's Fire TV launch last week, Google appears to be preparing its own Android TV product.
Frontier Buffaloes Social Media
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4/7/2014  |  16 comments
Frank the Buffalo is the popular face of Frontier on Facebook and elsewhere, even if his no-BS promise left some customers cold.
Photos: Cable Next-Gen Technologies 2014
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4/7/2014  |  7 comments
A record-breaking crowd flocked to Denver for our annual information-packed, tech networking schmoozeria in late March.
Frontier Pursues Broader Business Footprint
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4/7/2014  |  1 comment
Investment in upgrading Verizon properties starting to pay off for Frontier, as it prepares to add AT&T Connecticut footprint.
Freescale to Buy Mindspeed Unit from MACOM
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Addition of ARM-based, multicore product family for networking equipment extends Freescale's presence and reach in multiple high-volume segments.
Bye Bye OCAP, Hello RDK
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4/4/2014  |  1 comment
Deciding that it's time to leave OCAP behind, the cable industry is increasingly turning to RDK to take its place.
Canadian Operator Sends SOS Over OSS
Shades of Ray  | 
4/4/2014  |  8 comments
Independent Canadian operator Eeyou Communications Network needs some advice about OSS and BSS for a small fiber network operation.
Could Europe's Net Neutrality Legislation Cause a Comms Car Crash?
Shades of Ray  | 
4/4/2014  |  15 comments
The European Union parliament is one step away from introducing a set of mobile roaming and net neutrality rules that are contradictory and potentially disastrous, argues one seasoned industry analyst.
Adtran Lowers Q1 Revenue Expectations
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Adtran is citing slower domestic sales to Tier 2 and 3 carriers for a Q1 revenue droop.
Amazon Joins Video Streaming Wars
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4/3/2014  |  9 comments
In a long-awaited move, Amazon launches media streaming set-top to take on Apple TV, Roku, and Google's Chromecast in growing media streaming market.
Xilinx: An 'All Programmable' Strategy
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4/3/2014  |  6 comments
Acquisition strategies don't work for everyone, but chipmaker Xilinx appears to have devised an M&A plan that has paid off.
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Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness

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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV

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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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