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Comcast Formally Ends Its Bid for TWC
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4/24/2015  |  15 comments
Comcast has officially terminated its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.
Eurobites: Metroweb Spurns Telecom Italia Advances
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4/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 adds VoLTE; Telefónica's Canal+ buy cleared; Virgin Media makes workers stand up for six months!
Juniper Sees Second-Half Optimism
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Cost-cutting and cable/cloud customers help vendor exceed analyst expectations despite revenue slide.
CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization
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4/23/2015  |  1 comment
Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
Cablevision 'Cord Cutters' With New Package
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Cablevision is packaging Internet service with a digital antenna for off-air channels to target cord-cuttings unwilling to pay higher prices for cable TV.
Comcast Reportedly Dropping $45B TWC Bid
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4/23/2015  |  7 comments
Sources tell Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal that Comcast is prepared to walk away from its bid to buy TWC after pressure from the DOJ and threat of an FCC trial.
Arris & Pace: More Than Just a Set-Top Deal
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Arris wants Pace for more than just its set-tops.
5 Things to Know About Today's WiFi
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The Wi-Fi Alliance talks up the global progress of 5Ghz dual-band WiFi devices.
Arris to Acquire Pace for $2.1B
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4/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Arris has announced it intends to acquire competitor Pace in a deal worth $2.1 billion in stock and cash.
Comcast Merger May Hinge on Hulu
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4/22/2015  |  11 comments
If Comcast had a role in the decision not to sell Hulu in 2013, it could affect approval of Comcast's current bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.
Procera Agrees to $240M Sale to PE Firm
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4/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor signs a definitive agreement to be acquired by Francisco Partners Management, a tech-focused private equity firm, in an all-cash transaction valued at $240 million.
Eurobites: Nokia's HERE Locates Potential Buyers
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4/22/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone eyes Altice cast-off; Slovakia hopes for $1.1 billion from IPO; Huawei gets Irish FTTH gig.
Sequans Routes LTE Broadcast to WiFi Devices
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4/21/2015  |  2 comments
LTE chipmaker says its LTE-to-WiFi platform, in partnership with middleware provider Expway, has been tested by Verizon and other operators and is commercially ready today.
Verizon Reports Q1 Revenues of $31.98B
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier posted better than expected earnings per share at $1.02, despite missing on revenue projections in the first quarter.
Comcast Takes Its Gig to South Florida
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4/21/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast is expanding its 2-Gigabit broadband service to parts of southern Florida in May.
Sky Boasts Record Customer Growth
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4/21/2015  |  1 comment
The pay-TV provider is prospering in every one of its European markets.
Verizon Focuses on Cashing in on LTE
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4/21/2015  |  5 comments
As its LTE traffic continues to grow while the company loses lower-end subscribers, Verizon is expecting more revenue to come from IoT and its planned mobile video offers.
Liberty Global Deploys Transmode's Metro 100G Gear
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
New metro and regional 100G deployments are designed to handle the increased capacity needed to support increased network traffic across the group's activities.
Eurobites: Transmode Powers Liberty's 100G
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4/21/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice-Oi deal gets EU approval; gigabits on trains; BT's cloud of clouds; ARM's up.
Verizon Reports Q1 Revenues of $31.98B
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4/21/2015  |  1 comment
Carrier posted better than expected earnings per share at $1.02, despite missing on revenue projections in the first quarter.
What if the Comcast Merger Fails?
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4/20/2015  |  13 comments
Here are five short-term implications to consider if regulators block Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
Broadcasters Eye OTT Bonanza
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4/20/2015  |  1 comment
In the wake of OTT launches by CBS and HBO, industry experts see most, if not all, major broadcasters and programmers rolling out their own OTT services in the coming year.
Telenet Buys KPN's BASE in $1.4B Deal
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4/20/2015  |  1 comment
Liberty Global-owned cable operator aims to create a major fixed and mobile challenger to incumbent Belgacom.
DoJ May Sue to Block Comcast-TWC Merger
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4/20/2015  |  4 comments
Bloomberg report says Justice attorneys are making a case that the massive merger would harm consumers and adversely affect video streaming competition.
Comcast Announces 2 Gigabit Residential Service & New Extreme 250 MBPS Tier in Calif.
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost. Changes will go into effect starting in May.
Verizon Skinnies Down With FiOS
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4/17/2015  |  13 comments
New Verizon FiOS subscription packages will offer customers the flexibility to create skinnier pay-TV bundles.
Wowza Unveils Latest Offerings
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Wowza Streaming Cloud and Wowza Streaming Engine Pro deliver high-quality, custom-branded live streaming to audiences of any size, on any device.
Qwilt Takes Open Video Caching for University of Alaska
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Qwilt solves online video problem for University of Alaska with open caching to effortlessly deliver streaming video to students.
S3 Group's StormTest Warning Center Gains Traction
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
S3 Group’s StormTest(R) Warning Center gains traction with pay-TV operators.
Amino Certified for YouTube on TV
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Viewers can now discover and watch favorite videos and channels via YouTube on TV.
Kaltura 'Cracks Code' for HLS Streaming on Android Devices
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Kaltura "cracks the code" for reliable HLS video streaming on Android devices. First to market with dedicated open source Android HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) library.
Wheeler Pitches Net Neutrality, Incentive Auction
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
In an impassioned speech at NAB Show, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urged US broadcasters to back Commission's new net neutrality rules and offer up frequencies for next advanced wireless spectrum auction.
Verizon Scores New OTT Content Deals
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4/16/2015  |  15 comments
Verizon has signed licensing deals with multiple sports networks for its upcoming mobile video service.
S3 Forecasts StormTest Success
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
A dozen pay-TV providers are now in trials with StormTest Warning Center, the live-network testing system introduced by S3 Group late in 2014.
Telecom Italia Makes Quad-Play Move With Sky
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Italy's telecom incumbent hopes premium content from Sky will help it lure customers from its broadband rivals.
Telecom Italia, Sky Launch Internet TV Service
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
First quad-play in Italy, claim partners.
Mike Hayashi Joins Espial Board of Directors
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Former Time Warner Cable executive adds technical depth, industry relationships as Espial momentum continues to grow.
Atlanta Hawks Strike Deal With Comcast Business
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
The Atlanta Hawks put full court press on new technology with Comcast Business.
Adobe Powers New Sony OTT Service
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Sony and Adobe partnership powers a revolutionary multi-platform TV viewing experience.
ACA Appeals FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
ACA asks court to reject FCC's classification of broadband ISPs as Title II providers.
Ikanos Launches Gigabit Speed Test
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Ikanos introduces Gigabit Speed Test, enabling carriers to accurately monitor the quality of their ultra-broadband service at subscribers' homes.
Dish Embraces Netflix, Adds Rovi Voice
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Dish is innovating rapidly with the addition of whole-home Netflix access, a new Vevo app, and voice-control features to its pay-TV service.
NCTA Appeals Net Neutrality Rules
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
They believe they have a powerful and compelling case. Let's just see, shall we...
Live From Vegas, It's 4K TV
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4/15/2015  |  3 comments
Several vendors team up for the first live video broadcast of 4K over a cable system as the opportunities and challenges of Ultra HD dominate show talk at NAB convention.
Televisa Internacional Launches File-Transfer Network With Thomson Video
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Latin America's largest media enterprise chooses Thomson Video Networks' playout solution to drive, via satellite, a server-to-server file transfer of video contribution feeds from Televisa Internacional (SSTI).
Deluxe and Xstream Team up for OTT services
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Deluxe OnDemand product suite includes a multiscreen-ready, studio-quality video catalog that integrates into the existing supply chain.
Harmonic Launches OTT Channel Delivery
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Channels intended to provide video engineers with a valuable source of information related to video delivery infrastructure.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Eurobites: Facebook Brings Internet-Lite to Europe
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels goes after Google over Android; Telefónica chooses NEC for cloud support; FTTH in Zimbabwe.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
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CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

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Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

4|23|15   |   08:19   |   (1) comment


In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

4|23|15   |   09:27   |   (3) comments


In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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