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FiOS: Slower Sub Growth, Faster Upload Speeds
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7/22/2014  |  2 comments
Verizon FTTP platform sees video and data sub growth continue to slip as FiOS reaches the limit of its network buildout.
Verizon Reports Q2 Sales Up 5.7% at $31.5B
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Delivers sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit operating income and earnings growth.
Blog Wars: Verizon, Level 3 Duke it Out
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7/22/2014  |  1 comment
Dueling blogs actually agree on the problem causing Netflix traffic to slow but – shockingly – disagree on the solution.
The Municipal Menace?
The Utilitarian  | 
7/22/2014  |  3 comments
New federal legislation raises questions about states' rights and the role of municipalities and utilities in broadband competition.
Arris Taps Wurl for New OTT Platform
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Arris has partnered with startup company Wurl to introduce Arris Market, a new TV app platform.
VeloCloud Reimagines Enterprise WAN
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7/21/2014  |  2 comments
VeloCloud offers a cloud-based WAN service for delivering enterprise-grade service over regular broadband lines.
C Spire Picks Amino's Platform for IPTV Rollout
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
C Spire will deploy Amino's Live Advanced Media Centre and A140 devices as part of a triple-play offering.
Verizon FiOS Boosts Upload Speeds
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Verizon will shift qualifying current residential customers to higher upload speeds for free over next few months.
VeloCloud Unveils Cloud WAN Solution
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Startup promises to improve branch office WAN experience over any line via cloud solution.
C Spire Rolls Out IPTV on Amino Platform
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
C Spire selects Amino's Live Advanced Media platform for IPTV rollout across its 1Gbit/s broadband and digital HD TV network.
Eurobites: Netflix Takes 1Tbit/s in Paris
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7/21/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Fiber-sharing in Portugal; Algerian gig for Nokia Networks/Juniper; GTS debuts unified comms; BSkyB focuses on content.
Vodafone, Portugal Telecom Strike FTTH Deal
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone Portugal and Portugal Telecom sign agreement to deploy and share fiber networks reaching 900,000 homes in Portugal.
Net Neutrality Fight Peaks at FCC Deadline
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7/18/2014  |  9 comments
With the comment deadline looming, interconnection agreements are at the heart of several fillings with the FCC on its Open Internet NPRM.
Will Santa Fe Strategy Be a Message to Munis?
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7/18/2014  |  9 comments
A municipal fiber network project in New Mexico is rife with controversy, from how it was awarded to the strategy it's following to whether the city needs to be involved at all.
Eurobites: Google Fiber Eyes UK
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7/18/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson Q2 margin boost; EE, Huawei trial 4G broadcasting; Orange's new subsea link.
Ethernet Wins Over RBSC's 'TDM Guy'
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7/16/2014  |  1 comment
RBSC brings Tahlequah, Okla., into the Gigabit Ethernet era.
Anritsu Lands Optical Test Deal from BT
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7/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Anritsu will supply more than 1,000 units of the MT9090A Network Master under the contract, to measure the quality of fiber optic cable and connections in order to verify the installation.
Thread Group Spins New IoT Networking Protocol
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7/15/2014  |  7 comments
A new home wireless networking protocol aims to make a self-healing mesh on the Internet of Things.
Jason Meyers Joins Light Reading Editorial Team
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7/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Experienced telecom industry editor joins award-winning online community to focus on utility communications, Gigabit Cities and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Celeno Debuts Home WiFi Software
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7/15/2014  |  5 comments
The chip developer's Wi-Fi Experience Manager gives service providers an option for letting consumers control bandwidth allocation.
Light Reading Appoints Utilities/IoT Editor
Shades of Ray  | 
7/15/2014  |  5 comments
Experienced telecom editor Jason Meyers has joined the Light Reading team to focus on some of the hottest emerging sectors in the industry.
Eurobites: Carlos Slim Lands Telekom Austria
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7/15/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Com Hem profits up; Telefónica cozies up to Huawei; former Gowex boss could face long stretch.
Utility Taps Its Own Power for FTTP
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7/14/2014  |  1 comment
Washington state's Pend Oreille PUD equips field installers with a kit that lets them tap into the electrical power supply safely at the customer's premises.
Time to Get Smart About SMB Services
Shades of Ray  | 
7/14/2014  |  3 comments
Can service providers afford to neglect small businesses in a FTTx, 4G world?
Small UK Firms Left Stranded by ISPs – Report
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7/14/2014  |  1 comment
It's not just in rural areas where British small businesses are being disadvantaged by poor broadband services, finds a scathing report.
FCC Commits $100M to Rural Experiments
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7/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The commission invites utilities, wireless operators and CLECs to apply for funds to bring broadband to underserved areas.
Internet Giants Speak Up for Net Neutrality
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7/14/2014  |  6 comments
A group that includes Google, Facebook, and Netflix urges the FCC to establish new net neutrality rules to protect the open Internet.
Eurobites: DT 'Close' to T-Mob Deal With SoftBank
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7/14/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Snowden slams UK government's data-access proposals; big data types need to tread carefully; Telekom Austria and KPN in LTE roaming agreement.
Eurobites: FreedomPop Heads to Europe
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7/11/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK operators welcome data law change; BT has its day in court, and bags a Special One; VDSL2 boost in France.
60GHz: A Frequency to Watch
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7/10/2014  |  13 comments
60GHz finally appears to be on the cusp of being a more widely used technology for super-fast short-range and wider area links.
What's Driving the Need for Network Agility?
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2014  |  4 comments
Mobility, the cloud, and virtualization are turning carrier networks upside down.
Calix Launches DOCSIS Provisioning of GPON
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7/9/2014  |  2 comments
Fiber access vendor also announces Grande Communications as the first cable customer for its new broadband product that enables 1-Gig download speeds.
Eurobites: Orange Takes On Netflix
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7/9/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu gets speedy on copper; Bosnian operator targets Austria; South African jobs strife.
Calix Helps Grande Turn Up Gigabit Fiber Services in Austin
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Grande Communications deploys E7 for Gigabit services and Compass Open Link Cable software for DOCSIS provisioning of GPON.
Bell Labs Claims Copper Speed Record
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7/9/2014  |  15 comments
Alcatel-Lucent's research unit claims 10Gbit/s transmission over copper using an extension of the G.fast specifications.
Alcatel-Lucent Claims Copper Speed Record
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7/9/2014  |  1 comment
Bell Labs claims new broadband speed record of 10 Gbit/s using traditional copper lines and XG-FAST technology.
Netflix's Problem Is Its Transit Network – Report
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7/8/2014  |  35 comments
Internet veteran Peter Sevcik uses analysis of Netflix's own ISP Speed Index to show that broadband ISPs aren't at fault for video slowdown.
VTel Turns Up LTE, Gigabit Networks
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7/7/2014  |  Post a comment
The service provider is using LTE to provide broadband connectivity in rural Vermont and building out a FTTH network.
FCC Picks Mega-Merger Review Teams
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7/7/2014  |  Post a comment
The federal regulatory agency chooses its teams to review proposed acquisitions by Comcast and AT&T
YouTube Joins Netflix, Ranks ISPs
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7/7/2014  |  15 comments
Google is now ranking ISPs on their ability to deliver a high-quality YouTube experience.
South Korea Tops 4K TV List
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7/7/2014  |  1 comment
In a new 'State of the Internet' report from Akamai, South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong rank as the most 4K-ready nations, based on sustained broadband speeds.
SmartPCC: A Real-Time, Closed-Loop Profit Engine for MBB
Information Resources  | 
7/7/2014  | 
Global mobile broadband (MBB) data is expected to maintain an annual growth rate of 67% and increase by a factor of 13 between 2012 and 2017. However, the increase of revenue generated from MBB traffic is not expected to match the traffic growth. Therefore, operators are focusing on how to boost MBB revenue, improve customer experience, and maximize network utilization.
Gigaclear Secures Funding for Rural FTTH Rollout
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7/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Additional funding to drive target of 10,000 rural homes and businesses served by year-end.
Eurobites: Nokia Buys 3D Network Planning Tool
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7/3/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC approval for Vodafone/ONO deal; Vodafone plugs into Irish electricity network; Tele2 in M2M tie-up.
(Better) Power to the People
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7/3/2014  |  3 comments
Gainesville Regional Utilities deploys smart grid communications infrastructure in an effort to reduce outages and give customers more automation options.
BTE Panel: Network of the Future
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
FCC: Are You Being Served?
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7/2/2014  |  8 comments
With the start of Connect America Phase II, the FCC is accepting challenges on whether individual census blocks are being adequately served by existing broadband providers.
Eurobites: Orange Says 'Non' to Mergers
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica/E-Plus merger gets the EC green light; Anite profits nearly halved; Fon enters Romania.
Consolidated Gains Fiber, Cloud Focus With Enventis
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6/30/2014  |  3 comments
Consolidated spends $350 million to expand its network reach and give the combined carrier more business services savvy.
Dems Urge FCC Action to Protect Muni Nets
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6/30/2014  |  39 comments
Eight members of Congress are pushing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler to use agency power to protect the rights of municipalities to build broadband nets.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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Orange Tunisia Discusses Multi-Band Antenna With EasyRET Solution

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As new site acquisition becomes more difficult, Orange Tunisia has requested multi-band antenna to support UMTS and LTE innovation. Some things considered include reducing the cost of antenna maintenance and having high reliability antenna and EasyRET solution.
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How Telefonica Spain Considers Antenna Selection for LTE Network Deployment

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Tony Conlan, Global CTO of RAN, Telefonica, shares his opinion on antennas in LTE network deployment: Tower space is the premier requirement on antennas; reliability is important to reduce OPEX; and EasyRET solution will be helpful for antenna maintenance.
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dtac Thailand: Multi-band Antenna & Capacity Solution for a Better MBB Experience

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With the development of LTE, tower space and load are limited for new antenna, but users' capacity requirements are growing fast. To provide a better MBB experience, Panya Vechbanyongratana from dtac Thailand shared his experiences and antenna requirements.
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BTE Panel: Network of the Future

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Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
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Redknee Supports BH Telecom With Redknee Unified

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Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO of Redknee, and Amir Orucevic, Director BH Mobile, discuss how the benefits of the Redknee Unified suite of products provide BH Telecom with innovation and leadership in the market, with the flexibility to launch services faster to the market, provide new and compelling promotions and pricing models, and combine services in order to drive ...
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