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Cleveland Businesses to Get Fat Pipe
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11/21/2014  |  2 comments
The city gets government funding to upgrade a municipal network to help support existing businesses and attract new ones.
Last Chapter (11) for Aereo
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2014  |  2 comments
Five months after halting operations, online video streaming company Aereo has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, seemingly putting its story to bed.
Happy Trails
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11/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Aereo embarks
On a brand new adventure:
Chapter 11
Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
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11/21/2014  |  9 comments
Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers Sale
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11/21/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's traffic jam-buster; Scilly Isles get fibered up.
Xfinity Home App Now On Comcast's X1 TV
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11/20/2014  |  1 comment
The Comcast Xfinity Home app is now available on the TV screen for X1 subscribers.
Netflix Still Dominates NA Downstream Traffic: Sandvine Report
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Facebook video autoplay causing major increase in average usage on fixed and mobile networks.
Edgeware Partners With Mirada for Worldwide Multiscreen Delivery
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Joint solution already enabling four leading operators in Brazil, Mexico and Spain to add and scale new services.
Pay-TV Services Adoption Highest in UK
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Pay-TV service adoption higher in the UK and Germany than in Spain, research finds.
Comcast Business Unveils Ethernet-based Data Center & Cloud Services Program
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
New Ethernet-focused data center program adds efficiency and flexibility to business critical tasks.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
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11/19/2014  |  3 comments
Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.
Comcast Takes Ethernet Everywhere
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11/19/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast is readying a new Ethernet @Home service that will extend Ethernet connectivity from office locations to teleworkers at home.
Atlantic Broadband Launches Online Portal
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Portal enables customers to access their favorite shows, movies and sporting events via their laptop, Mac or PC anytime, anywhere.
More Cable Operators Go Gigabit
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11/19/2014  |  5 comments
MidContinent Communications and Wave Broadband have joined the growing cable stampede to roll out gigabit services for broadband customers.
Sigma Systems Powers Orange's Homelive
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Orange Homelive allows consumers to adjust settings and to control remotely all connected home appliances.
Eurobites: Russia's MegaFon Plans 5G Trial in 2018
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11/19/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jolla crowdsources a tablet; net neutrality wobble in EU; Israeli market opens up.
Grande Unfazed in Crowded Gigabit Market
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Even as many larger entities ready their networks to deliver gigabit speeds to Austin, Grande Communications remains confident.
RCN Takes Aim at TWC in NYC
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
RCN plans to boost its top speed tier in New York City to 330 Mbit/s, nudging out Time Warner Cable's new maximum speed tier of 300 Mbit/s.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
Bleeding Continues for US Pay-TV Operators
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11/18/2014  |  2 comments
In its latest report, Leichtman Research Group finds that US pay-TV providers lost 150,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, making it the industry's worst Q3 evaaahhh.
Sky Italia Goes Live With ContentWise Personalized Discovery Solution
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Will be deployed as part of a systems integration project managed by Ericsson.
'Top 3' Hackers Take Comcast/NBCU Prize
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11/17/2014  |  4 comments
Comcast and NBCU have closed out their second hackathon with the grand prize going to the team behind a new application called 'Top 3 I Want To See.'
New Streaming Video Group Emerges
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Content providers, service providers and vendors form the Streaming Video Alliance to tackle tech issues affecting online video delivery together.
Comcast Signs Up One of California's Largest School Districts
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) chooses Comcast Business Ethernet services to provide Internet connectivity and expanded bandwidth support for its personalized learning curriculum and applications.
Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx Tap Comcast for High-Speed Internet
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Comcast Business Partnership will provide Ethernet service for new training center in Mayo Clinic Square.
TWC Completes TWC Maxx Rollout in LA & NYC
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Various enhancements now available to more than 7 million households in these areas.
Cisco Unveils Voice-over-WiFi System
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Universal Wi-Fi Solution includes HDVX (High-Definition Voice Experience) technology that will, in essence, turn WiFi devices into phones.
Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/14/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...
Cox Whips Up Western WiFi
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11/14/2014  |  4 comments
Cox announces the deployment of more than 500 WiFi hotspots in the Phoenix area, just weeks after launching 1-Gig broadband service in its Arizona stronghold.
Eurobites: BT Plans to Close Wholesale Division
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks ups its margin targets; Bouygues Telecom flatlines; UK 4G speeds surveyed.
Sony Goes OTT With PlayStation Vue
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11/13/2014  |  5 comments
Sony has unveiled its long-awaited OTT service, PlayStation Vue, but several key details, including pricing, are still missing.
AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
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11/13/2014  |  3 comments
The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.
OhioHealth & TWC Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in central Ohio uses TWCBC technology to connect patients with physicians.
Comcast Introduces Voice-Guided TV User Interface
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
'Talking guide' features a female voice that reads aloud selections like program titles, network names and time slots as well as DVR and On Demand settings.
Google Fiber Means Business in KC
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11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Google unit revs up commercial services effort in Kansas City area with new fiber-access program designed to deliver gigabit speeds for small businesses.
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
Cisco Busts Slump Despite Carrier Slowdown
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11/12/2014  |  1 comment
Cisco saw 1% year-over-year revenue growth, but carrier revenue is still down 10%.
Small ISP Expands Seattle Gigabit Network
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11/12/2014  |  3 comments
CondoInternet moves beyond its business and MDU roots to expand its FTTH network to more Seattle residents.
Wheeler: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
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11/12/2014  |  21 comments
Reports suggest FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would like a more nuanced approach to net neutrality than the one that President Obama has proposed.
Harmonic Invests in Cloud Companies
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Puts money into Encoding.com and VJU.
WOW Intros Netflix Access via Ultra TV
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Agreement between WOW and Netflix will simplify the Netflix viewing experience for Ultra TV customers.
Play It Again! thePlatform Turns TV Into VoD
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
thePlatform has launched mpx Replay, a solution for transforming linear TV content into a multiscreen VoD asset for cable delivery immediately after broadcast.
Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
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11/12/2014  |  11 comments
In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and – guess what? It claims it's already in pole position…
Eurobites: Colt to Buy Asia-Pac Stablemate
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica slows revenue decline; Deutsche Telekom launches investment mega-fund; ETNO plants a flag.
Canoe Floats Its 10 Billionth Ad
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11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Canoe Ventures has now dynamically inserted 10 billion ads into VoD programming.
Applying 5 Simple 'Rules' to SDN & NFV
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11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
We can take these five rules and apply them to SDN and NFV to see if these two technologies make sense for cable, starting with Rule 1 in this post.
Utility-Backed Gigabit is Going to Jackson
News Analysis  | 
11/11/2014  |  2 comments
Jackson Energy Authority upgrades its FTTH network to bring a gig to residents – and, it hopes, more business investment to Jackson.
Eurobites: Vodafone Unveils UK Quad-Play Plans
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11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Oi rejects dos Santos bid; happy TalkTalk; KPN ditches set-top box.
Senators Move to Keep CableCARD Alive
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11/10/2014  |  2 comments
Sen. Richard Blumenthal has joined Sen. Ed Markey in arguing that the CableCARD mandate should not be eliminated as part of the reauthorization of the STAVRA bill.
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The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration

11|21|14   |   04:29   |   (7) comments


At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
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Huawei Highlights at BBWF 2014

11|20|14   |   3:40   |   (1) comment


Broadband World Forum is one of the world's largest telecoms, media and technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. BBWF is an exciting place to meet the entire industry under one roof and identify the latest in network innovation, service optimization and customer ...
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How Will BCMS Stimulate Margin for Broadband Operators?

11|19|14   |   6:52   |   (0) comments


In BBWF 2014, Liu Shuqing emphasizes the value of FMC 2.0 based full service experience by throwing light on the BCMS solution. The underlying principle of this innovative technique is to create network robustness and driving network from connection oriented to ACE – BAND oriented infrastructure, in which applications, cloud, and user experiences will be an asset ...
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SingleFAN3.0: Better Connected Experience

11|19|14   |   3:06   |   (1) comment


At the BBWF 2014, David Hu, the VP of Huawei Access Network Product Line, talked about the future of access networks – SingleFAN3.0: faster broadband, wider coverage, and smarter connection.
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Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud

11|19|14   |   09:09   |   (0) comments


Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
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FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics

11|19|14   |   1:56   |   (1) comment


The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
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Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs

11|19|14   |   3:01   |   (2) comments


It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
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Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview

11|17|14   |   9:32   |   (0) comments


Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
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Telecom Analytics Grows Up

11|14|14   |   1:15   |   (4) comments


The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Compass

11|14|14   |   3:17   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Shuo Yang, Huawei Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect introduced Huawei Compass, the software tool for solving customers' problems on the journey of OpenStack Cloud.
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Huawei's Cloud Strategy in European Region

11|14|14   |   2:56   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dr. Gotz, CTO of Huawei IT in European Region introduced Huawei's cloud strategy in European region.
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Huawei's Contribution on OpenStack

11|14|14   |   5:58   |   (0) comments


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dennis Gu, Huawei Chief Architect of Cloud Computing introduced the relationship between OpenStack and cloud computing, and Huawei's contribution on OpenStack.
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