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Salary Survey Report 2014
Prime Reading  | 
7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that good times are here again, as salaries are high and optimism is even higher.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Türk Telekom
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google not off the antitrust hook yet; TalkTalk telly on the up; Microsoft's cheaper Lumia.
Comcast Seeks More X1 Magic
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
After cutting video sub losses in the traditionally poor second quarter, Comcast is seeking greater returns from its next-gen IP video platform.
Asus, Quantenna Bring Gigabit WiFi Home
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7/22/2014  |  1 comment
Asus launches first Wave 2 802.11ac WiFi router with Quantenna chipset, offering wireless speeds of up to 1.73 Gbit/s.
FiOS: Slower Sub Growth, Faster Upload Speeds
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2014  |  12 comments
Verizon FTTP platform sees video and data sub growth continue to slip as FiOS reaches the limit of its network buildout.
Verizon Reports Q2 Sales Up 5.7% at $31.5B
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Delivers sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit operating income and earnings growth.
Blog Wars: Verizon, Level 3 Duke it Out
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2014  |  7 comments
Dueling blogs actually agree on the problem causing Netflix traffic to slow but – shockingly – disagree on the solution.
The Municipal Menace?
The Utilitarian  | 
7/22/2014  |  12 comments
New federal legislation raises questions about states' rights and the role of municipalities and utilities in broadband competition.
Eurobites: Netflix to Take Euro Hit in Q3
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica passes M2M milestone; Vodafone offers small cells to rural folk; XMOS attracts $26.2 million Series D funding.
Arris Taps Wurl for New OTT Platform
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Arris has partnered with startup company Wurl to introduce Arris Market, a new TV app platform.
VeloCloud Reimagines Enterprise WAN
News Analysis  | 
7/21/2014  |  3 comments
VeloCloud offers a cloud-based WAN service for delivering enterprise-grade service over regular broadband lines.
C Spire Picks Amino's Platform for IPTV Rollout
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
C Spire will deploy Amino's Live Advanced Media Centre and A140 devices as part of a triple-play offering.
Verizon FiOS Boosts Upload Speeds
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Verizon will shift qualifying current residential customers to higher upload speeds for free over next few months.
VeloCloud Unveils Cloud WAN Solution
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Startup promises to improve branch office WAN experience over any line via cloud solution.
Eurobites: Netflix Takes 1Tbit/s in Paris
News Analysis  | 
7/21/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Fiber-sharing in Portugal; Algerian gig for Nokia Networks/Juniper; GTS debuts unified comms; BSkyB focuses on content.
Net Neutrality Fight Peaks at FCC Deadline
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2014  |  9 comments
With the comment deadline looming, interconnection agreements are at the heart of several fillings with the FCC on its Open Internet NPRM.
Will Santa Fe Strategy Be a Message to Munis?
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2014  |  9 comments
A municipal fiber network project in New Mexico is rife with controversy, from how it was awarded to the strategy it's following to whether the city needs to be involved at all.
Eurobites: Google Fiber Eyes UK
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson Q2 margin boost; EE, Huawei trial 4G broadcasting; Orange's new subsea link.
AlcaLu's Bell Labs Opens Video R&D Lab in UK
News Analysis  | 
7/17/2014  |  1 comment
Cambridge is home to a new video-centric R&D lab formed by Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs.
Aereo's Cable Status Denied by Copyright Office
News Analysis  | 
7/17/2014  |  5 comments
The US Copyright Office has told Aereo that it doesn't believe the streaming video company qualifies as a cable operator.
Bell Labs Opens UK Video Research Facility
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7/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Bo Olofsson heads up new Bell Labs team in Cambridge.
Eurobites: TeliaSonera Suffers in Spain
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7/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transmode Q2 profits halved; Hutchison, VimpelCom discuss Italian merger; BT targets SMBs with One Phone.
Comcast, TiVo May Ditch the CableCARD
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2014  |  4 comments
Comcast and TiVo are working on a joint solution that would give retail set-tops access to Comcast interactive services without a CableCARD.
Comcast Rolls Xfinity Connect Updates
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7/16/2014  |  1 comment
Comcast continues to upgrade its mobile voice services with updates to Xfinity Connect that include in-app voicemail transcripts, an updated user interface, and more.
Eurobites: Ex-Nokia Staff Fear Microsoft Axe
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Portugal Telecom/Oi merger back on track; Anritsu gets BT gig; Carphone Warehouse plans MVNO.
Incognito Updates Bandwidth Activity Reporter
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7/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Improved interface and more.
Eurobites: Carlos Slim Lands Telekom Austria
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7/15/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Com Hem profits up; Telefónica cozies up to Huawei; former Gowex boss could face long stretch.
AT&T's OTT Venture Buys Creativebug, Calls Itself Otter Media
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7/15/2014  |  6 comments
AT&T and Chernin Group splashes $10M on artsy-crafty Creativebug, names OTT JV Otter Media.
Comcast Sweeps Up PowerCloud
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2014  |  5 comments
Reports suggest Comcast has purchased PowerCloud Systems, maker of the Skydog WiFi router and management software.
Small UK Firms Left Stranded by ISPs – Report
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2014  |  1 comment
It's not just in rural areas where British small businesses are being disadvantaged by poor broadband services, finds a scathing report.
YouTube Seeks More Premium Content
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2014  |  1 comment
YouTube is once again talking to producers about creating more professional content for the streaming video platform.
Internet Giants Speak Up for Net Neutrality
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2014  |  6 comments
A group that includes Google, Facebook, and Netflix urges the FCC to establish new net neutrality rules to protect the open Internet.
Eurobites: DT 'Close' to T-Mob Deal With SoftBank
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Snowden slams UK government's data-access proposals; big data types need to tread carefully; Telekom Austria and KPN in LTE roaming agreement.
Opposition Mounts to Comcast/Time Warner, AT&T/DirecTV Mergers
News Analysis  | 
7/11/2014  |  8 comments
The FCC is soliciting public comment on the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger while opponents to that and the AT&T/DirecTV deal continue to voice concerns.
Big Names at SCTE D3.1 Symposium
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7/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Salinger and Cisco's Chapman just two of the names on the bill.
Eurobites: FreedomPop Heads to Europe
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7/11/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK operators welcome data law change; BT has its day in court, and bags a Special One; VDSL2 boost in France.
Pervasive Video Could Change Internet Fundamentals
Rewired  | 
7/10/2014  |  7 comments
The beauty of the early Internet was that it was distance-insensitive but as video takes over and the cloud grows, is that changing?
Cogeco Reports Q3, Abandons IPTV
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7/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Third-quarter revenue increased by $31.6 million, or 6.3%, to reach $536.1 million.
Is This Aereo's Back-Up Plan?
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2014  |  7 comments
Aereo is now arguing that since the Supreme Court has effectively ruled it a cable company, it should have the same rights as a cable operator to license broadcast content.
Calix Launches DOCSIS Provisioning of GPON
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2014  |  2 comments
Fiber access vendor also announces Grande Communications as the first cable customer for its new broadband product that enables 1-Gig download speeds.
Rovi Renews, Expands Patent License Agreement With Samsung
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Multi-year renewal for Samsung TV products expands global coverage.
ABOX42, Nordija Team Up for Advanced IPTV
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Set-top box maker and middleware provider get it on for interactive TV.
Comcast Trials Its 'Super DVR'
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2014  |  17 comments
By connecting three X1 DVRs together, Comcast users can get 'Super DVR' service with the ability to watch and record up to 15 shows at once.
The Big Telecom Switch
Column  | 
7/9/2014  |  12 comments
There's been a significant switch at the top of the telcos' list of priorities – monetizing networks has edged building networks from the top of the pile.
Eurobites: Orange Takes On Netflix
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu gets speedy on copper; Bosnian operator targets Austria; South African jobs strife.
Calix Helps Grande Turn Up Gigabit Fiber Services in Austin
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Grande Communications deploys E7 for Gigabit services and Compass Open Link Cable software for DOCSIS provisioning of GPON.
Slingshot Brings Netflix to New Zealand
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7/8/2014  |  2 comments
New Zealand ISP Slingshot makes Netflix and other restricted services widely available to subscribers by turning on its anti-geo-blocking feature as a default setting.
Netflix's Problem Is Its Transit Network – Report
News Analysis  | 
7/8/2014  |  35 comments
Internet veteran Peter Sevcik uses analysis of Netflix's own ISP Speed Index to show that broadband ISPs aren't at fault for video slowdown.
Eurobites: Telefónica Has a Marketing Brainstorm
News Analysis  | 
7/8/2014  |  8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu benefits from Project Spring; Monitise reports; smartphones as passion-killers.
FCC Picks Mega-Merger Review Teams
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7/7/2014  |  Post a comment
The federal regulatory agency chooses its teams to review proposed acquisitions by Comcast and AT&T
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Orange Tunisia Discusses Multi-Band Antenna With EasyRET Solution

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As new site acquisition becomes more difficult, Orange Tunisia has requested multi-band antenna to support UMTS and LTE innovation. Some things considered include reducing the cost of antenna maintenance and having high reliability antenna and EasyRET solution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
How Telefonica Spain Considers Antenna Selection for LTE Network Deployment

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Tony Conlan, Global CTO of RAN, Telefonica, shares his opinion on antennas in LTE network deployment: Tower space is the premier requirement on antennas; reliability is important to reduce OPEX; and EasyRET solution will be helpful for antenna maintenance.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
dtac Thailand: Multi-band Antenna & Capacity Solution for a Better MBB Experience

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With the development of LTE, tower space and load are limited for new antenna, but users' capacity requirements are growing fast. To provide a better MBB experience, Panya Vechbanyongratana from dtac Thailand shared his experiences and antenna requirements.
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BTE Panel: Network of the Future

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Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
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Redknee Supports BH Telecom With Redknee Unified

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Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO of Redknee, and Amir Orucevic, Director BH Mobile, discuss how the benefits of the Redknee Unified suite of products provide BH Telecom with innovation and leadership in the market, with the flexibility to launch services faster to the market, provide new and compelling promotions and pricing models, and combine services in order to drive ...
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