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Cisco Preps IoT Platform of Pillars & Products
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6/30/2015  |  3 comments
Cisco completes its IoT story with a six-pronged platform and 15 new products as it gets serious about cashing in on the huge connected devices opportunity.
Calix Enters NG-PON2 Race
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Calix has thrown its hat into the NG-PON2 ring as the next generation of fiber broadband looms into view.
United Goes All-In on Adtran for Gig Services
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Tennessee-based ILEC rolling out FTTH and VDSL to offer higher-speed services to Nashville suburbs and rural communities alike.
Adtran Adds United, Tallies 100+ Gig Deployments
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Tennessee-based United Communications is going all-Adtran and joins 100-plus other operators in deploying the vendor’s gear in offering gigabit services.
Eurobites: Activist Investor Takes Stake in AlcaLu
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6/30/2015  |  9 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt wants out of IT services; Orange smooths ruffled feathers in Israel; BT joins Wireless IoT Forum.
UTEL Develops Copper Test System to Fit Into FTTC Cabinets
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Improved equipment allows for faster recognition and repair of line faults.
Who's Feeding Fiber to LinkNYC Hotspots?
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6/29/2015  |  16 comments
LinkNYC will bring thousands of free public WiFi hotspots to the Big Apple, but who will provide the underlying fiber network?
BT Guilty of 'Under-Investment,' Says Sky
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6/29/2015  |  1 comment
Satellite TV company accuses BT of parsimony and renews calls for incumbent to be carved up.
Digicel Plans IPO to Fuel Growth
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6/29/2015  |  2 comments
Operator owned by Ireland's Denis O'Brien says proceeds will be used for expansion activities and paying off debts.
AT&T Launches GigaPower in Miami/Fort Lauderdale
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
New service will reach residential and small business locations in parts of Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Miami and surrounding communities.
Bell Canada Unveils Big Gig Plans
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6/26/2015  |  4 comments
Canada's largest phone company and broadband provider announces intent to roll out 1 Gig service throughout the eastern half of the country, starting this summer.
Intelsat Invests in OneWeb, Strikes Partnership
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Intelsat enters into commercial agreement with OneWeb, the venture planning to build, deploy and operate a low-earth-orbit Ku-band satellite constellation.
Altice Queries Bouygues' Motives in Rejecting €10B Bid
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6/26/2015  |  2 comments
Cable company defends its €10 billion bid for France's third-biggest mobile operator after being rejected earlier this week.
OneWeb's Satellite Plans Attract $500M From Big Names
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6/26/2015  |  2 comments
Qualcomm, Virgin, Intelsat, Bharti, Coca-Cola and more have all put funds behind ambitious low-earth-orbit satellite network.
Eurobites: Jazztel Shareholders Say Yes to Orange Bid
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6/26/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intelsat invests in OneWeb; CityFibre claims progress in Peterborough; Virgin Media buys in euro-soccer.
OneWeb Raises $500M Funding
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6/26/2015  |  1 comment
Satellite broadband startup OneWeb has raised $500 million of A-round funding from a group of leading international companies.
Bell Canada Unveils Gigabit Fibe Plans
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Bell Gigabit Fibe bringing the fastest Internet to Toronto residents with a billion-dollar+ network investment, creation of 2,400 direct jobs.
Average US Speeds Don't Qualify as Broadband
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6/25/2015  |  7 comments
Akamai's State of the Internet Report puts the average Internet speed in the US at 11.9 Mbits/s, far below the FCC's broadband threshold of 25 Mbit/s.
Comcast Nears Gaming Launch With EA
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6/25/2015  |  4 comments
A new on-demand service with EA game titles is headed to Comcast's X1 set-tops.
Eurobites: Proximus, Huawei in 1Tbit/s Trial
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARCEP investigates Orange/Iliad roaming deal; TeliaSonera's management shake-up; Vivendi ups stake in Telecom Italia.
AT&T Launches GigaPower in Chicago
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
U-verse and GigaPower come to residential and small business locations in parts of Chicago this summer.
TalkTalk Unveils Cut-Price Gigabit Service
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6/23/2015  |  4 comments
UK operator is set to offer gigabit broadband services at the same price as DSL when its fiber-based service goes live in the fall.
Virgin Media Kickstarts $4.75B UK Upgrade
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6/22/2015  |  2 comments
Manchester will this week become the first UK city to start benefiting from the cable operator's rollout of 152Mbit/s services to new premises.
Altice Confirms Bid for Bouygues Telecom
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6/22/2015  |  2 comments
Combination with Numericable-SFR would produce France's biggest mobile operator and leave country with just three mobile networks.
Eurobites: Mobile Subs Slide in Russia
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: bidding passes €4.7 billion in German spectrum auction; NokiaLu gets US approval; more broken broadband promises.
BT, EE Defend $19.9B Merger Plans
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6/18/2015  |  3 comments
Biggest UK fixed and mobile operators accuse their critics of erecting 'roadblocks' in the digital economy.
AT&T Open Sources Gigabit Networking Tools
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6/17/2015  |  3 comments
The carrier will share software and hardware specs to the Open Compute Project and OpenDaylight.
Broadband Forum Completes G.fast Plugfest
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Industry acclaims benefits of early plugfests as 14 vendors attend UNH-IOL's interoperability event.
Eurobites: Operators Brief Against OTT Crowd
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6/17/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson eschews M&A; AlcaLu's G.fast gateway; Now TV's Sky slot.
Title II Rules Take Effect
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6/15/2015  |  1 comment
The FCC's new Open Internet Order formally went into effect Friday after a federal appeals court rejected requests by the cable, telecom and wireless industries to stay the rules until their legal challenge is settled.
RJio to Launch 4G in December
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6/15/2015  |  2 comments
Reliance Jio has announced plans to launch 4G services in December 2015.
AT&T to Show Off Next-Gen Central Office
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6/15/2015  |  3 comments
AT&T has been working with a number of vendors to figure out how its central offices will evolve into extensions of its data center architecture.
AT&T Launches Gigapower in Charlotte
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
U-verse with AT&T Gigapower launches today in Charlotte and surrounding areas.
Portland Leapfrogs Google's Gigabit Queue – Report
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6/15/2015  |  4 comments
A new report suggests Portland may be Google's next gigabit city.
Eurobites: Telekom Austria CEO Resigns
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6/15/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC approves German broadband aid; IoT center opens in France; making Cologne smarter.
Eurobites: AlcaLu's Combes Heading to Altice – Report
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6/11/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom gets tough on broadband speeds; German spectrum bids pass €3 billion; takeover trouble in Slovenia.
Comcast Business Offers 10Gbit/s Ethernet Services in Castle Rock
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6/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Expansion of network provides high-speed connectivity for Colorado businesses.
Cisco Announces New CCAP Win With Quickline
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6/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Quickline opts for Cisco cBR-8 evolved CCAP to deliver advanced broadband services.
BT, Allied Telesis Foresee Broadband Future
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6/10/2015  |  2 comments
At the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago, BT bigs up G.fast for copper-based broadband while Allied Telesis puts WDM-PON in play for the Gigabit community.
Vodafone UK Enters Quad-Play Fray
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6/10/2015  |  1 comment
Vodafone has added broadband service to its mobile offering as rivals plan major convergence moves of their own.
Calling All Women Startups! Intel Wants to Give You Money
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6/10/2015  |  4 comments
And Light Reading wants to help! We're proud to partner with Intel to identify and profile female and minority-led communications startups competing for the funding.
Smart Cities Need Long-Term Goals to Thrive
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6/10/2015  |  3 comments
Short-term political and investment considerations may be stifling the development of smart cities.
Eurobites: Vodafone UK Launches Fixed Broadband, Voice
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6/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT/EE moves to second stage of scrutiny; TeliaSonera buys a chunk of Spotify; OTE sheds more jobs.
Leading Lights: The Highlight Reel
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6/9/2015  |  2 comments
Awards were given, drinks were downed, jokes were made and a good time was had by all! Here's a quick look back on Light Reading's own Night at the Museum for the 2015 Leading Lights awards in Chicago.
Broadcom Claims First D3.1 Set-Top Design
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadcom announced a 'world's first' set-top reference design solution supporting DOCSIS 3.1, but it follows demonstrations of a D3.1 gateway from Comcast last month.
Leading Lights Awards 2015: The Winners
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6/8/2015  |  4 comments
We had 24 awards to hand out this year – find out who went home triumphant from our lavish awards dinner at the Field Museum in Chicago.
Procera Unveils QoE ScoreCard
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6/8/2015  |  1 comment
Packet inspection and subscriber experience vendor unveils a customer services scorecard that's all about quality of experience rather than connection speeds.
BTE 2015: Windstream CTO on GigE Trends
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6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Windstream CTO Randy Nicklas answers Light Reading's questions on gigabit Ethernet trends.
T-Mobile US Sale Fits DT's All-IP Game Plan
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6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile US has little place in Deutsche Telekom's strategic vision, and its sale could even help the German operator to realize its true ambitions.
BTE 2015: G.fast Is a Game-Changer, Says BT Exec
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6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Colin Bannon, the CTO at BT's Wholesale division, is pumped about the broadband performance potential of G.fast, as he'll explain at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
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Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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OPNFV Director Opens Up on Women in Tech

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Heather Kirksey, the director of the OPNFV, gets real about the gender disparity in open source and standards and discusses how we can change both the conversation and the gender dynamics.
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Symantec's Service Provider Security Strategy

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Didi Dayton explores Symantec's emerging enterprise security strategies for service providers. Highlights include 'killing the password,' self-defense, advanced analytics and adaptive response in a service provider architecture.
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Debating Network Evolution With Cisco's Cedrik Neike

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Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
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Vodafone: What's Good for Moms Is Good for Business

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Megan Doberneck, the general counsel for Vodafone Americas, discusses her company's progressive maternity policy, explains why promoting women in tech is good business and offers some some good advice for any women in the industry.
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NFV: Ready for Prime Time

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At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
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Tykes Talk Tech

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What does optical fiber look like? When will 5G arrive? What's the WiFi password at Ikea? Light Reading sat down with three 8-year-olds to answer some of the communications industry's most burning questions...
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Huawei Partners With TDC for World's First Early DOCSIS 3.1 Field Test

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In a move to enhance user experience, Denmark's TDC aims to become an early adopter of DOCSIS 3.1. In partnership with Huawei, TDC recently ran the world's first field tests on its coax network that reached speeds nearing 1 Gbit/s.
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