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Gigabites: Gig Service Zips Through Texas
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9/4/2015  |  1 comment
Suddenlink has launched gigabit service for seven new towns in Texas, but AT&T has cranked up the gigabit heat in the Lone Star State too.
DT Notches Up 1.5M Quad-Play Customers
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9/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Germany's biggest operator says customers are flocking to its new quad-play packages, but is the converged-services strategy a safe long-term bet?
Eurobites: Anite in OSS Tie-Up With Nokia
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9/4/2015  |  9 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: superfast flies in France; BT to update on G.fast trials; we need to talk about TalkTalk.
XG-PON Gets Asian Boost
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9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Singapore's M1 and Hong Kong's HKT have embarked on major broadband deployments using the XG-PON standard.
Hilton San Francisco Union Square Upgrades With Comcast Fiber
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9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
With the upgrade, Hilton San Francisco Union Square has moved from two Internet circuits of 500 Mbit/s to two dedicated 1Gbit/s circuits, upgradable to 10 Gbit/s.
Carolina Town Becomes First US 10-Gig City
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9/3/2015  |  11 comments
Salisbury, North Carolina is the first city in the US to debut broadband service with speeds up to 10 Gbit/s.
Eurobites: Things Get Hairy for Combes
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9/3/2015  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Free 1, Orange 0; Net Insight buys ScheduALL; du goes gigabit for gaming.
Comcast Puts a Price on Unlimited Data Plans
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9/2/2015  |  5 comments
Comcast is testing an Unlimited Data Option that lets users avoid overage fees for an extra $30 per month.
Adtran Builds on Network Virtualization With Open APIs
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Programming interface makes it easier for service providers and third-party developers to customize application and service offerings.
ADB Revamps, Reveals Its Soft Side
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9/1/2015  |  3 comments
Betting on the success of a new open-standards platform and touting its IoT credentials.
Eurobites: Iliad Puts Pressure on French Rivals
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9/1/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's silicon photonics breakthrough; Cameroon-Nigeria subsea link completed; eircom's profits up 3%.
Ex-AlcaLu Boss Tasked With Bolstering Altice
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9/1/2015  |  9 comments
Michel Combes has been confirmed as the new chief operating officer of Altice, where he already looks under pressure to boost efficiency.
Gigabites: Connecticut Fights the Gig Fight
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8/28/2015  |  1 comment
The CT Gig Project in Connecticut is getting pushback from local ISPs, and rural providers around the country are stepping up their gigabit game.
Nokia Preps JV Future in China
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8/28/2015  |  3 comments
To merge its China business with Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell to create a €4.5B business.
All Change in China?
Shades of Ray  | 
8/28/2015  |  6 comments
Management shuffles and a strategic acquisition suggest upheaval in China's service provider sector.
CenturyLink Gets $500M for Rural Broadband
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8/27/2015  |  2 comments
Network operator will have to reach 2.3 million rural customers in 33 states by 2020 in exchange for Connect America Funding, says FCC.
Bouygues Chief Bitter Over Iliad's Inclusion
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
The boss of the French telecom operator remains critical of authorities for allowing Iliad to enter the mobile sector but is confident Bouygues can thrive in a four-player market.
ZTE's Euro Star Shines Brighter
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8/27/2015  |  1 comment
A global relationship with Telefónica helps its international cause.
Eurobites: AlcaLu's Combes to Run Altice Ops
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Turkish delight at auction outcome; Cellcom mulls Golan bid; Swisscom launches WiFi calling; Ericsson extends ITV deal.
Casa Systems Preps D3.1 Downstream Module
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Casa claims it has the cable industry’s first full DOCSIS 3.1 and integrated CCAP downstream card.
Huawei Helps BT Trial G.fast
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei has provided a range of hardware and supporting software for BT's first field trial of fixed broadband access technology G.fast.
MACOM Launches New GPON Transimpedance Amplifier
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Optical components vendor unveils ultra high sensitivity transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for GPON customer premises equipment (CPE) units.
Twin Valley KS Goes Gigabit with Adtran
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Kansas municipality joins Adtran's Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives campaign, using investment in gigabit technology to aid development.
Clock Starts on DOCSIS 3.1
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The race for DOCSIS 3.1 deployments begins as CableLabs opens the door for product certifications.
Eurobites: BT Boasts 330 Mbit/s With G.fast Field Trial
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8/25/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Dimension Data plans acquisitions; Huber+Suhner feels currency pain in H1; Liquid Telecom and MTN hook up in Africa; Telefónica boosts links to the Canary Islands.
Verizon Uses Mesosphere to Manage Data Centers
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8/25/2015  |  5 comments
Telecom giant announces contract with startup to provide commercial version of Apache Mesos and enable faster services, innovation.
Australia's NBN Cost Blowout
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
The NBN political football has been kicked back into play.
China Unicom Loses Out to Rivals
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8/21/2015  |  1 comment
China's second-biggest mobile operator appears to be hemorrhaging customers and faring especially badly in the fast-developing 4G sector.
Gigabites: CenturyLink Expands Gig-Powered IPTV
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8/21/2015  |  5 comments
CenturyLink is ramping up rollouts of its gigabit-powered Prism TV service, and momentum builds in gigabit cities around the country.
Adtran Brings Open APIs to Access World
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor says it is "unlocking" the single-vendor approach to broadband access networks and launching universal optical network terminals.
XG-PON Is Alive in Europe… for Now
Shades of Ray  | 
8/20/2015  |  2 comments
The almost-forgotten optical broadband technology is alive and kicking in Spain, it seems.
Adtran Delivers a Faster Gigabit
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Using New IP strategies, Adtran is increasing the speed of gigabit deployments by up to tenfold.
Eurobites: Swisscom Mixes It With LTE
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8/20/2015  |  8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski H1 numbers up; CityFibre strikes wireless hub deal; Google struck by Belgian lightning.
A Peek at What's Behind Comcast's Momentum
MariNation  | 
8/19/2015  |  13 comments
Comcast hasn't let a little thing like the failed acquisition of Time Warner Cable keep it down.
Reliance JioCom in the Making?
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8/19/2015  |  1 comment
The ties between RJio and RCom appear to be getting stronger all the time.
China Telecom Hit by Taxes as 4G Subs Soar
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8/19/2015  |  1 comment
The smallest of China's three national mobile operators is struggling to maintain profit levels even though adoption of higher-speed services is taking off.
Swisscom Touts Multi-Play Gains
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Swiss incumbent says sales of bundled products are more than compensating for the single-play decline but faces new competitive challenges at home and abroad.
Google Debuts Smart WiFi Router OnHub
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8/19/2015  |  7 comments
Google is launching a new high-end retail WiFi router with bandwidth customization options, automatic updates and a mobile app for managing WiFi configurations.
Nottingham Gets Gigabit From Hyperoptic
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
FTTP provider updates on gigabit network progress in English city.
Eurobites: Ericsson Forges Global IoT Partnership
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NokaLu moves closer; Orange completes Jazztel acquisition; MTN/Telkom RAN deal blocked.
Eurobites: Amazon Drones Could Launch First in UK
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8/17/2015  |  23 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Zegona buys Telecable; PT Inovação lands role in multiple 5G projects; Zen Internet joins BT G.fast trials; Virgin Media plans WiFi rollout; NEC lands critical infrastructure job in Kuwait; Ooredoo nabs ISP license in Maldives; Metrological launches software tools for pay-TV providers.
Gigabites: 200 Gig Communities & Counting
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8/14/2015  |  4 comments
Infrastructure vendor Adtran is already powering gigabit services for more than 200 communities, and service providers are marking new gigabit milestones as well.
Eurobites: Ofcom Greases Wheels of BT/EE Deal
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8/14/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TeliaSonera and Telenor make concessions on planned Danish merger; Pernille Erenbjerg made CEO of Denmark's TDS; Amazon expands in Africa.
Happy Birthday, Einstein@Home
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8/14/2015  |  2 comments
Reflecting on the pivotal role this technology played in the history of computing on its 10th birthday.
A Critical Time for Critical Infrastructure
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8/13/2015  |  3 comments
Growing security threats are set to drive critical infrastructure operators to new investment and upgrades of their internal networks.
TDS Uses Adtran for Gig Service in New Hampshire
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8/13/2015  |  Post a comment
TDS Telecom today announced it will use Adtran's Gigabit Services Platform to bring fiber-to-the-home in its New Hampshire local service area.
Adtran Unveils VNF Package for vCPE
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8/12/2015  |  2 comments
Access equipment vendor joins the virtualization fray with a bundle of integrated virtual CPE functions and a commitment to open APIs for its hardware platforms.
Adtran Outlines Support for SDN, NFV
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8/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Access equipment vendor embraces open APIs and software-based service models to help network operators improve service agility, streamline operations and maximize ROI.
Adtran Powers More Than 200 Gigabit Communities
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8/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Access equipment vendor's gear has enabled Gigabit broadband services to more than 200 communities as part of its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program.
Verizon Revs Up Wireline Race With NG-PON2
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8/11/2015  |  8 comments
Verizon throws down the gigabit gauntlet with a new NG-PON2 field test and plans to issue an RFP for commercial rollout of the high-speed broadband technology later this year.
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Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
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Nominum on Leveraging the Power of DNS to Deliver Superior Subscriber Experiences

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Nominum CEO Gary Messiana talks about the challenges service providers face in competing for a much more sophisticated customer, a customer that has heightened expectations for more personalized and compelling digital experiences. Providers are focusing their efforts on delivering higher value subscriber services, retaining their existing customers and increasing ...
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CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

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Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

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Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

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Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

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Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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