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5 Things Cable Didn't Deliver This Holiday
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12/24/2014  |  3 comments
It's time to tally up the cable disappointments for 2014.
TDS Telecom Keeps Spreading Gigabit Cheer
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12/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier continues gigabit network expansion, introducing a 1 Gbit/s service in 19 markets across four states.
Vodafone Teams on Telehealth for Seniors
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12/24/2014  |  Post a comment
In-home sensors report on seniors' well-being to caregiver remotely, allowing seniors to remain at home and independent longer.
Eurobites: Sky, Telstra Invest in Elemental
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12/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN trials VoLTE; TeliaSonera's 4G takes over; Telefónica's fiber dominance in Spain.
Eurobites: EE Shows Off 3-Carrier Aggregation
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12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swedish M2M specialist being acquired by Sierra Wireless; BT takes its fiber to the basement; and Dutch FTTH operator reaches 2 million homes.
Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans
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12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
Huawei Lauds Standard
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12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei says it has played a pivotal role in the development of standards.
Bah, humbug
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12/22/2014  |  2 comments
Telecom Christmas Cheer silenced by capex cuts Will New Year improve?
Cox Starts All-Digital Rollout
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12/19/2014  |  3 comments
Cox launches switch to all-digital service in its first market as it seeks to clear more bandwidth for faster broadband speeds, greater on-demand offerings and more video channels.
Is Google Good for Gigabit?
The Gigabot  | 
12/19/2014  |  5 comments
Google Fiber delays the planned deployment of its gigabit network in its next nine metro targets, as other gigabit hopefuls step up.
Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
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12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 satellites lift off; Deutsche Telekom takes extra mobile security measures.
WOW Introduces Faster Internet Speeds for Businesses
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Rollout of 110 Mbit/s service kicks off in Chicago.
Tucows Buys Into Gigabit Services
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12/17/2014  |  5 comments
The Internet and mobile services company buys an ISP with hopes of adding gigabit services to its quiver.
1-Gig: Coming to a Small Town Near You
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12/17/2014  |  13 comments
A tiny town in Iowa enters the Gigabit Cities fray through a public/private partnership.
Consumers Largely Ignorant About Gig Internet, Says Pivot
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
New research from the Pivot Group shows 87% of American consumers don't know what gigabit services are, despite the recent hype.
Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good news for incumbent operator Telstra.
BT Offers $19.5B to Buy EE
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12/15/2014  |  3 comments
BT is in exclusive talks to acquire EE, the UK's largest mobile operator that is currently owned by Deutsche Telekom and Orange, for £12.5 billion.
Glaring Gaps in FCC's Merger Data
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12/15/2014  |  3 comments
The FCC has released a heavily redacted report on broadband subscriber counts both before and after the proposed deals among Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter.
Qualcomm to Invest $40M in Chinese Startups
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12/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm to invest an aggregate of $40M into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments fund.
FCC Sets 10 Mbit/s as New Connect America Fund Speed
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12/11/2014  |  Post a comment
The FCC is requiring any company applying for Connect America Fund money to serve rural areas to provide at least 10 Mbit/s downstream
Consolidated Enters KC Gigabit Fray
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12/11/2014  |  1 comment
Consolidated Communications is the latest gigabit broadband player in the Kansas City market.
Taking NFV to the People
Prime Reading  | 
12/11/2014  |  2 comments
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the conversation quickly turns to people.
Eurobites: Optimism Stages a Comeback
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12/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone signs small cells deployment deal with JCDecaux; Deutsche Telekom's IPO backlash; Sky's rethink on Now TV.
Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors
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12/11/2014  |  3 comments
Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
Are Utilities Really Gigabit Players?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/10/2014  |  7 comments
Many US utility companies today are caught in a crisis of identity, progression and even purpose.
Who Has 2020 Vision?
Shades of Ray  | 
12/8/2014  |  2 comments
A select group of industry executives has gathered in Iceland to discuss the future of networks, services, skills, strategies and the role of service provider IT. Chip Startup Raises $17M
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12/8/2014  |  1 comment
Fixed broadband access specialist banks a new round of funding as standards-based products head to the market.
Photos: Velkomin til Íslands!
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12/8/2014  |  6 comments
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland. G.ets G.reen Light
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12/5/2014  |  1 comment
Standard gets final approval, lining up a scrap for chip and system-level traction. Standard Gets Final Approval
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12/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Compliant chips and equipment in the hands of service providers.
Mega Media Deals Back on the Clock
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12/5/2014  |  1 comment
The regulatory review clock resumes on the Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV deals even as the public rhetoric heats up again over net neutrality concerns.
Eurobites: Vodafone Squashes M&A Speculation
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: data privacy regulation debate; UK introduces Diverted Profits Tax; Finland cables up for data center market.
C Spire Deploys Resolve Software for Gigabit Net
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Hopes to accelerate the time-to-resolution of incidents and to reduce the number of incidents that require support from the Network Operations Center.
China Approves Competitive Broadband Networks
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12/3/2014  |  2 comments
China commits to private broadband networks – but with limits.
CenturyLink Aims Gigabit at Businesses
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12/3/2014  |  1 comment
When it comes to Gigabit broadband, CenturyLink means business.
Cable Still Working on Biz Credibility
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Commercial services revenues are flowing for cable operators, but VIP customers in segments such as healthcare still need convincing that MSOs can deliver the business services they need.
Telecom Italia Awards Network Services Deal to Italtel
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Italtel assigned the project for specialist maintenance and refitting work on fixed and mobile network equipment over a three-year period.
Euskaltel Strikes Managed Services Deal With ZTE
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Spanish operator signs up for ten-year contract with Chinese vendor.
Interview: Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
Eurobites: Fitch Signals End of Euro Telecom Slump
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12/2/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Finland gets LTE in the 450MHz band; Sky prepares for possible M&A action; Millicom seeks new CEO.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
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12/1/2014  |  1 comment
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.
Swisscom Targets SMEs With Fixed/Mobile Service
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12/1/2014  |  Post a comment
'My SME Office' ensures out-of-office workers can still be reached: calls to the office are automatically put through to their smartphone or laptop.
Shaw, Cogeco Taking Care of Business
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11/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Two of Canada's largest cable operators ramp up their commercial services efforts as North American MSOs continue to pour resources into this rapidly growing sector.
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Rules in Limbo
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11/28/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Hutchison stokes the UK mobile M&A firestorm; Vivendi closes SFR sale; snapshot of French broadband market.
CCAP Drives Cable Capex
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11/28/2014  |  Post a comment
In its latest report, Infonetics Research finds that DOCSIS channel shipments nearly doubled on a year-over-year basis in the third quarter, thanks mainly to higher spending on CCAP gear.
AT&T to FCC: We Haven't Killed Broadband Rollout
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11/27/2014  |  11 comments
In a letter to the FCC, AT&T says it needs clarification before it can assess new high-speed broadband rollout projects, but that existing commitments are safe.
Seattle Warms Up for a Gig
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11/26/2014  |  2 comments
A city once scorned by a public/private partnership gone sour is re-exploring its option for bringing gigabit services to its residents.
Net Neutrality Even Mark Cuban Could Love
Wagner’s Ring  | 
11/26/2014  |  17 comments
Transparency trumps one-size-fits-all regulations.
Eurobites: EU Mobilizes Billions for Broadband
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11/26/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT M&A developments at home and abroad; carrier aggregation in Austria; Vodafone overly generous with journalists' data.
Eurobites: Rights Issue Raises €997M for Telekom Austria
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11/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli firm claims battery breakthrough; ADVA encrypts in Luxembourg; why 'live' is nearly dead.
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Integration Towards the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Era

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NFV offers communication service providers a way to drastically simplify their network by decoupling software and hardware. This makes an organization more agile and it also reduces operational expenses. Today we're talking to Huawei and current analysis about how an operator can build an NFV platform with specific focus on how they can capitalize on the ...
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Amdocs CEO Interview

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Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, global markets, acquisitions, NFV and the move to software virtualization, and more in a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with Light Reading.
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EE Talks Biz Transformation on Road to 5G

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EE's Director of Network Strategy David Salam discusses how data growth on its wireless network is driving business transformation and the move to 5G for the UK-based carrier.
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Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

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Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
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Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

12|15|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments

Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
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