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TWC Broadband Subs Soar, Video Slumps
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10/31/2014  |  3 comments
The No. 2 US MSO continues to shed video subscribers by the bucket even as it scores bigger broadband sub gains, putting a drag on earnings.
Net Neutrality: Latest Proposal Will Make Everybody Unhappy
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10/31/2014  |  9 comments
It's hard to unite carriers and net neutrality advocates, but FCC head Tom Wheeler is reportedly working on a plan that'll do it.
Imagine Communications Acquires Kudelski Unit
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10/31/2014  |  Post a comment
Investment strengthens advertising business systems portfolio in key market segments and accelerates development of next-generation advertising management platforms.
Eurobites: Telefónica Eyes Slice of TIM Brazil?
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10/31/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary abandons data tax; KPN takes control of Reggefiber; EU does cyber-security drill.
Broadband Battles
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10/31/2014  |  Post a comment
This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
Sandvine Bags Another Virtual Series Customer
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Michigan-based operator of fixed and mobile wireless Internet access service goes shopping with Sandvine.
Eurobites: AlcaLu Improves Margins, Cuts Losses in Q3
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes 'European Internet'; Ericsson certifies NFV; BT's second-quarter revenues slip.
Charter Gains on Digital, Broadband Upgrades
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10/30/2014  |  1 comment
Charter reports robust revenue growth in third quarter, thanks to all-digital system conversions and strong broadband sub gains.
Wheeler Gets Down With OTT
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10/29/2014  |  18 comments
The FCC has issued an NPRM, stating that it will look at redefining multichannel video programming distributors so that the category also covers Internet video providers.
HbbTV Momentum Continues to Grow
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
Within the last 12 months the HbbTV Association has achieved membership growth of 25%.
CenturyLink, Chinese Carriers Choose AlcaLu Core Routers
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10/29/2014  |  2 comments
Major upgrade to CenturyLink's IP backbone will be based on the XRS 7950, which is also featuring in the core network plans of all three major Chinese carriers.
Verizon-Backed Site Bans Stories on US Spying, Net Neutrality
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10/29/2014  |  10 comments
Stories about drag queens are OK, though.
The Next-Gen Network Disconnect
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10/29/2014  |  2 comments
There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
Major Chinese Operators Choose Alcatel IP Router
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent awarded bids for its ground-breaking IP core router by China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile.
CenturyLink Upgrades IP Core With Alcatel
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10/29/2014  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink today announced an upgrade of its core IP network using Alcatel-Lucent's 7950 XRS core routers.
Gigabit Providers Not Focused on Apps – Study
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10/29/2014  |  4 comments
A survey of gigabit network operators suggests that some players are mostly focused on being fast and first.
G.fast: Niche or Not?
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
There's plenty of activity in the emerging G.fast broadband technology sector, but will it come to anything?
Bright House Joins Broadband Speed Wars
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10/28/2014  |  1 comment
Bright House Networks will boost maximum download speeds as high as 150 Mbit/s in December and 300 Mbit/s early next year, as it enters the new broadband speed wars.
Can Amazon Light a Fire [Stick] Under Cable?
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Will the launch of Amazon's Fire TV Stick prompt the cable industry to take a closer look at the tiny set-top form factor before it's too late?
Frontier's Gig Beats Google to Oregon
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier ups access to 1Gbit/s service in Portland, Ore., area after recent expansion to Durham, N.C.
Eurobites: Boffins Unveil 7-Core Fiber
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Italian carrier consolidation on hold; KPN's numbers slide further; Gigabit broadband in France and Ireland; and more!
eircom Plans 1 Gbit/s FTTH
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Irish incumbent enters the next stage of its access network evolution and plans trials for high-speed rural broadband services.
U-verse Growth Slows, but Still Gaining
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10/27/2014  |  6 comments
AT&T’s fiber-fed platform records slower growth again in third quarter, but still gains on competitors, while GigaPower accelerates.
Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets on that market.
Frontier Launches 1-Gig Speeds to Oregon
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Frontier follows up its launch of 1-Gig in Durham, N.C., by announcing 1-Gig service in a number of Oregon cities.
Roku Prepping for IPO – WSJ, NYT
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10/27/2014  |  5 comments
Roku may be gearing up to file confidentially for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $150 million for the media streaming player.
How Home Hotspots Could Hit Hurdles
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10/27/2014  |  3 comments
Home-based WiFi hotspots are getting hotter, but the potential impact of the public hotspots on the performance of the accompanying private hotspots has been largely ignored.
Net Insight Seals €1.7M Deal With Rai Way
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10/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Italian network services provider chooses Net Insight's transport solution for media, IP and broadcast networks.
Comcast Coasts on X1, Data, Business Services
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10/24/2014  |  1 comment
Comcast cuts video sub losses in traditionally poor third quarter, while scoring big broadband, WiFi and business services gain.
Roku Raises $25M, But for What?
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10/23/2014  |  12 comments
Roku has raised another $25 million in private equity funds, but how will it use the money in the increasingly competitive media streaming market?
AT&T: Merger Review Halt Won't Hurt Us
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10/23/2014  |  19 comments
Despite the FCC stopping the clock on review, AT&T says it's still confident that the Commission will approve its DirecTV buyout in the first half of 2015.
Adtran Unveils Gigabit Access Router
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10/23/2014  |  Post a comment
NetVanta 56660 integrates Layer 2 and Layer 3 capabilities in a single box for service providers' enterprise Carrier Ethernet accounts.
Verizon Crafting OTT Business Models
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10/23/2014  |  3 comments
As HBO and CBS move ahead with their à la carte plans, Verizon is working with content providers to hammer out a business model for its planned OTT service.
Because CableCARD Never Dies
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
TiVo wants the FCC to uphold its CableCARD mandate, even as it seeks a STB rule waiver and Verizon tries to get the entire mandate overturned.
Adtran Gets Its CE 2.0 Badge
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Expands applications beyond FTTH Gigabit broadband service aggregation to include business Ethernet and small cell backhaul markets.
Technicolor Reports Q3 Revenues
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Q3 revenues down 3.1% due to low DVD volumes in the quarter.
Eurobites: Huawei Plans EU Procurement Surge
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary's data tax; Transmode slumps; Lumia to lose the Nokia.
TWC Joins DVR Wars in NYC & LA
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10/21/2014  |  4 comments
Time Warner Cable is introducing an upgraded "Enhanced DVR" service in its NYC and LA markets as part of its broader TWC Maxx initiative.
Alcatel-Lucent Fires NG-PON2 Starting Gun
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10/21/2014  |  4 comments
Bullish predictions for NG-PON2 are coming from at least two of the fixed broadband sector's lead protagonists, with AlcaLu and Huawei both gunning for early market entry.
Online Viewing Goes Over the Top
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10/21/2014  |  3 comments
Online TV viewing is way up, with game consoles and OTT devices topping the TV Everywhere charts, according to Adobe's latest Video Benchmark Report.
FiOS: New Subs Down, Upload Speeds Up
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10/21/2014  |  2 comments
While video and data subs growth keeps slipping for Verizon's FTTP platform, FiOS is still making inroads against cable with higher data speeds and other new features.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland Turns to Ericsson for VoLTE
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM salivates over Christmas device sales; VimpelCom sells African units; Virgin does fiber-to-the-monkeyhangers.
CableLabs Slates DOCSIS 3.1 Testing
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
CableLabs schedules the first two D3.1 Interops for the first week of December and mid-January, but it's not clear yet which equipment vendors will participate.
Incognito Unveils New QoE Solution for CPE
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Launching its first major product update since last month's acquisition by Volaris Group, Incognito announced the Auto Configuration Server 3.0, a home networking management solution for broadband CPE.
Adtran Appoints CTO for EMEA, Asia-Pac
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
New position created for Ronan Kelly at optical vendor.
The Human Gain of the Smart Home
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10/20/2014  |  6 comments
Norway's Lyse Smart is showing how broadband-enabled applications can improve the lives of elderly people and provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional care home services.
Eurobites: DT, Orange Back in EE Sale Talks
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10/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobile Edge Computing pow-wow; Telefónica uses Huawei's XG-PON in Spain; job losses likely at Ziggo.
Google Debuts Android TV Player
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10/17/2014  |  7 comments
Aiming once again at the TV set, Google introduces the Nexus Player, which will compete in the growing media streaming market with boxes from Amazon, Apple and Roku.
WOW! Business Enters Maryland Market
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Regional operator to offer Internet, voice, data and cloud services to businesses in Annapolis and other communities in Anne Arundel County.
CBS Takes OTT Plunge
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10/16/2014  |  10 comments
CBS launches an over-the-top subscription service for $5.99 per month with on-demand content, select live TV streams and advertising.
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Interview With Rick Talbot, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

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At the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Rick Talbot shared his positive feedback about the holistic and open approach that Huawei adopts for SDN and NFV. He also found the open sharing at the event valuable as it features different perspectives from Huawei experts, telecom operators, industry analysts as well as security experts.
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Interview With David Snow, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

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David Snow talked about his understanding of Huawei and its SoftCOM strategy at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that Huawei's wide approach combining IT and CT expertise, introducing big data and analytics into solutions and contributing to the OpenStack community particularly resonate with him and make the company stand out in the industry.
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Interview With Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading

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Roz Roseboro commented on Huawei's data center capabilities and NFV solutions at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that in addition to covering all three key domains of compute, storage and networking, the company also emphasizes the importance of management capabilities and professional services, which are essential in making NFV a reality.
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Interview With Michael Howard, Co-founder & Principal Analyst, Infonetics Research

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Michael Howard talked about SDN, NFV, and OpenStack adoption at Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014. Particularly, he pointed out that Virtual Enterprise CPE is the top NFV use case that operators plan to invest in over 2014 and 2015 to deliver new enterprise services through virtualized functions.
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Interview With Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President, Current Analysis

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At Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Jerry Caron from Current Analysis said that orchestration and management are key to realizing SDN and NFV for global carriers, and the approach that Huawei is taking, with its FusionSphere Cloud OS at the core, is in the right direction to address the challenges.
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Broadband Battles

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This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

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Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

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SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

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Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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