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Sling TV Goes Hollywood
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Dish is adding AMC and IFC to its Sling TV channel line-up today and introducing a new 'Hollywood Extra' add-on package with content from EPIX networks and Sundance TV.
New CenturyLink CTO in Major Overhaul
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3/4/2015  |  1 comment
To transform a legacy telco into an 'agile' IT services organization, Hussain is demolishing silos and creating a horizontal company structure.
Mavenir, T-Mobile Confirm US RCS Launches
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3/4/2015  |  1 comment
2015 will be a big year as Mavenir says all four US operators will launch RCS, backing up statements a T-Mobile VP made about its plans.
Eurobites: Italy to Invest €6B in Better Broadband
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Telefónica's NFV coziness to continue; MTN profits rise on data growth; Deutsche Telekom to push Microsoft's Lumia.
Tektronix Expands File-Based QC Portfolio
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Exclusive licensing agreement with Digimetrics adds Aurora, Hydra and AutoFix software to Tektronix Automated Digital Video, audio file-based QC Solutions.
Harmonic Signs Up Fouhnet for DTH Headend
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Forthnet improves satellite bandwidth efficiency, video quality and reduces TCO with integrated harmonic solution.
Synacor & thePlatform Team for TV Everywhere
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
thePlatform’s mpx video publishing system to support Synacor’s advanced, end-to-end, multiscreen video solutions.
Wheeler: We'll Enforce Title II 'Case-By-Case'
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3/3/2015  |  11 comments
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler didn't add too much clarity to how Title II would be enforced during his MWC keynote, noting only that it'd be on a case-by-case basis.
Report Sees Cable Capex Heading South
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
In its latest report, Infonetics Research predicts that DOCSIS channel shipments will slip 7% in the first quarter, largely because of Comcast's pending takeover of Time Warner Cable, after a stellar 2014.
Pace Picks Up New Comcast Set-Top
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Pace has filed documents with the FCC showing a new gateway device designed for Comcast's next-generation X1 IP video platform.
DT's Höttges Says Hybrid Is 'Not Answer to Cable'
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Hybrid to address digital divide while German incumbent looks to 'super-vectoring' and G.fast for big bandwidth boost.
Internet Pioneers Decry Title II Rules
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3/2/2015  |  19 comments
VoIP pioneers Jeff Pulver, Bryan Martin and Daniel Berninger, and Telecosm author George Gilder say the FCC's move is bad for Internet innovation.
Charter Launches Separate Business Unit
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Charter Communications, Inc. today announced that Charter Business is now Spectrum Business. Spectrum Business leverages an advanced all-digital network to deliver reliable, full featured solutions to businesses of all sizes at an incredible value.
Broadcom Announces Upstream Diagnostic Analyzer for Cable
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadcom announces first upstream diagnostic analyzer technology for cable operators.
Broadcom Unveils Ultra HD Chips With MoCA 2.0 IP Interface
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadcom announces next-generation ultra HD Devices with MoCA 2.0 IP Interface.
Casa Shows Off New Mobile Edge Solution
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Casa’s MobileEdge solution delivers unprecedented performance and enhanced security.
FCC Demands Details on Cable Licensing Deals
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3/2/2015  |  1 comment
The FCC wants to know from programmers if Comcast and Time Warner Cable have used cash incentives in negotiations to lock online video rivals out of content licensing deals.
Grande Preps 1-Gig for San Antonio
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2/27/2015  |  3 comments
Getting the jump on its rivals again, the US competitive overbuilder plans to extend Gigabit service to a second large Texas market after launching similar service in Austin early last year.
Aereo Gets A Kick in the Ass(ets)
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2/27/2015  |  9 comments
In what should finally be its last chapter, Aereo auctions off its assets to TiVo, RPX Corp and Alliance Technology Solutions for the disappointing sum of less than $2 million.
The Title II Ruling: A 'Wow' Moment
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2/27/2015  |  5 comments
Thursday February 26, 2015 will stand out in the US communications calendar as an historic day following the reclassification of broadband and imposition of net neutrality rules.
Grande Communications Plans 1G deployment in San Antonio
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Grande Trumps Competition by Adding Power 200, 300, and 400 to Its High-Speed Internet Options Along with the Deployment of 1G in San Antonio.
Comcast Business Named Fastest Growing Ethernet Provider
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Expanded focus on data center and cloud connectivity, award-winning new Ethernet @Home service and customer momentum helped fuel second consecutive year as the fastest growing U.S. Ethernet provider.
FCC Clears Way for Muni Network Expansion
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2/26/2015  |  3 comments
The FCC pre-empts state laws in Tennessee and North Carolina, potentially opening the floodgates to municipal network expansion.
FCC Vote Shows Net Neutrality Strains
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2/26/2015  |  1 comment
In a historic move, the Commission adopts a Title II regulatory regime but agrees to forbear from many of the utility-style regulations that Title II embodies. Will that work? We'll see.
US Telecom: FCC's Move Has Global Implications
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2/26/2015  |  2 comments
Agency's chief, Walter McCormick, says reclassifying Internet access as a telecom service could open Pandora's box of international treaty rules.
FCC Adopts Title II Rules
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2/26/2015  |  10 comments
Acceding to Obama's public request, the FCC has adopted the reclassification of broadband service as a Title II telecom service over both fixed broadband lines and mobile networks.
Mavenir Launches VoWiFi for Cable
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Mavenir Systems, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, today announced the availability of its Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) solution for cable operators.
FCC Adopts Title II Internet Regs for Net Neutrality
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
As expected the FCC approved regulation of Internet access until Title II common carrier rules to implement net neutrality in a 3-2 vote.
Cablevision CEO Shrugs Off Title II
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
While other top US cable and telco executives fear the worst about the FCC's proposed Title II regulatory regime, Cablevision Systems CEO James Dolan is pretty blasé about it.
NaviSite Adds West Coast Data Center
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Time Warner Cable subsidiary NaviSite today opened a new data center in Santa Clara to add to its West Coast presence in response to increased demand for enterprise cloud and managed services.
T-Mobile US Spurs Growth at Deutsche Telekom
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Europe's biggest operator had its US business to thank for sales and earnings growth in 2014, with all other units reporting revenue declines.
Cablevision Mulls Going OTT
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2/25/2015  |  2 comments
Cablevision CEO James Dolan hints that the fifth biggest US MSO is mulling some type of slimmer broadband video service as it shifts its emphasis from conventional pay-TV delivery.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
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2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Is FCC Weighing Net Neutrality Changes?
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2/25/2015  |  9 comments
Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is rumored to have recommended last-minute tweaks to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality proposal that would water it down a bit.
Eurobites: VimpelCom Faces Tough 2015
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice's ambition; Bouygues Telecom sees revenues slide; controlling drones by brainwaves.
Comcast Weighs WiFi Plans
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2/25/2015  |  2 comments
Comcast officials are studying ways to monetize their WiFi assets as they continue to deploy millions of hotspots throughout the US.
Comcast Sweats Title II Rules
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2/24/2015  |  6 comments
While clearly not thrilled with the FCC's proposed Title II regulatory regime, Comcast executives seem resigned to it.
DT Expands Its Vectoring Commitments
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2/24/2015  |  1 comment
Announcing new coverage targets for its vectored broadband service, German incumbent Deutsche Telekom is looking to 'super-vectoring' to fend off its cable rivals.
Katura, IBM Power New Turner Cloud-TV Service
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2/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Turner’s new multi-screen TV Everywhere service debuted on February 22nd with the streaming of the Academy Awards ceremony.
Arris Adds Global Flavor to RDK
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2/24/2015  |  1 comment
RDK Management is adding new support for Europe's DVB pay-TV technology standard to its software stack, thanks to development contributions from Arris.
Dish Sheds Subs, Changes Up CEO
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2/24/2015  |  3 comments
Dish Network lost 63,000 video subscribers in Q4 after carriage battles with programmers, and CEO Joseph Clayton is retiring.
Artemis's pCell Network Coming Soon Via Dish
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2/24/2015  |  3 comments
Startup promising to greatly improve LTE network performance will launch on Dish's spectrum in San Fran, as well as make its Hub available for indoor testing.
Comcast to Open IoT Lab in Accelerator
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
The cable operator connects with Boulder accelerator Boomtown in an effort to foster application innovation for the IoT.
FCC Panel Debates CableCARD Successor
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
The first meeting of the FCC's Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee proves that creating a CableCARD successor will be anything but easy.
DirecTV Grudgingly Eyes OTT
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2/23/2015  |  2 comments
Although not thrilled about the profit potential of over-the-top video, DirecTV is exploring the option of launching its own Internet video service to compete in the broadband video space.
Did Arris Just Upend Cisco for Major Oz Deal?
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2/23/2015  |  2 comments
Arris is to play a critical role in expanding and upgrading HFC-based broadband services in Australia.
Cyber Security Expert Warns: You're Doing It Wrong
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2/23/2015  |  35 comments
Companies are clueless about cyber security, according to the CEO of the US Cyber Consequences Unit.
Arris Wins Major DOCSIS Deal at NBN Co.
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Australian government business enterprise chooses Arris to build its next-generation HFC broadband network.
Discovery CEO Threatens Cable With OTT
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2/20/2015  |  6 comments
Discovery CEO David Zaslav says he will consider creating a direct-to-consumer online video service if cable companies don't beef up their TV Everywhere efforts soon.
Ericsson: Performance, Agility, Personalization All Matter
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The next generation of services isn't about more bandwidth alone but the ability to customize and bring things to market faster, exec tells New IP audience.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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EXCLUSIVE: Cisco's Chambers on Reinvention

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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The Three Cs of MWC15

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My visit to this year's Mobile World Congress is going to dominated by three Cs – cloud, cells and coffee.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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