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Cable Subs Hungary for YouTube
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9/18/2014  |  2 comments
In initial results, about half of UPC Hungary cable subscribers watch YouTube through their set-top boxes and many of them keep coming back for more.
AT&T Launches New Business Fiber Service
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T gets more aggressive in courting SMBs with new fiber-to-the-building services at speeds up to 300 Mbit/s.
Cable Show Drops the Cable
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9/18/2014  |  1 comment
Rebranding itself as the 'Internet and Television Expo,' The Cable Show is is inviting digital media, telecom, and satellite TV companies to join the party.
Eurobites: EU May Free Up Fixed-Line Charges
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9/18/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson unplugs its modems division; rescue plan for Phones 4u; BT and TalkTalk row on.
Time Warner Cable Launches WiFi in San Diego
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Southern California network of more than 17,000 hotspots expected to grow rapidly in coming months.
Atlantic Broadband Grabs Gigabit Torch
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9/17/2014  |  3 comments
Jumping into the Gigabit Cities fray, the 13th-largest US cable operator has launched 1-Gig service in the greater Miami area.
FourthWall Plays Doctor With Set-Top Data
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9/17/2014  |  1 comment
FourthWall Media introduces Precision Diagnostics as a tool for leveraging set-top data in performance management.
Former Qualcomm Exec to Head Google Fiber
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9/17/2014  |  7 comments
The appointment of Dennis Kish to replace Milo Medin as head of Google's gigabit network effort raises questions about the network operations experience of its leadership.
Eurobites: Sky Deutschland Rejects BSkyB Bid
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9/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jazztel shares spike to be investigated; Uber unbanned in Germany; Berne-Wankdorf latest.
North KC Says Free Gigabit for All
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9/16/2014  |  8 comments
The city turns over operation of its municipal fiber network to a local data center with the caveat that residents will get free gigabit services for the duration of the 10-year deal.
Roku Hits 10 Million Mark – Now What?
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9/16/2014  |  5 comments
Roku has now shipped 10 million streaming media players since 2008. Where does it go from here?
Entropic Explores Possible Sale
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9/16/2014  |  2 comments
With revenues sagging and more softness expected in the fourth quarter, chipmaker hires investment banker to evaluate its 'strategic alternatives' for enhancing shareholder value.
Entropic to Explore Strategic Alternatives
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor updates financial guidance for third quarter.
Eurobites: Orange Agrees €3.4B Jazztel Buy
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spirent buys Mobilethink; Nokia entrenches in Nigeria; Virgin Media digs trenches, skinny-style; Phones 4u fallout.
Connecticut Cities Crowdsource Gigabit Nets
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9/15/2014  |  9 comments
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
AT&T: We'll Bundle Fixed Wireless & DirecTV
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9/15/2014  |  10 comments
AT&T plans to bundle DirecTV's satellite TV service with its own fixed wireless broadband service if the proposed merger goes through.
HBO Braces to Battle Netflix in Europe
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
HBO Europe aims to integrate its HBO GO streaming video service with existing pay-TV set-tops by inking a deal with ActiveVideo Networks for cloud-based distribution.
Eurobites: Germany Wants Answers on Network Snooping
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues signs Netflix deal; TDC buys Norwegian cable operator; UK operators send Scots a warning.
Anevia, AWS Team on Cloud Video
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9/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Anevia and Amazon Web Services team up to provide cloud-based video delivery capabilities.
Ericsson to Buy Fabrix Systems
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson agrees to acquire provider of cloud storage and network delivery for video applications.
Ericsson Buys Cloud Video Firm for $95M
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Ericsson is adding to its video delivery capabilities with the acquisition of cloud-based video storage and content delivery specialist Fabrix Systems.
Eurobites: Vodafone on M&A Alert
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HBO deploys StreamCast platform; Romania turns magenta; Norway cuts termination rates.
IBC 2014: New Video Tech on Tap From Arris, Cisco, Pace & More
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
As the big IBC trade show kicks off in Amsterdam, Cisco, Arris, Pace, Ericsson, Alcalu and other major video tech suppliers show off their latest gear and software.
Comcast, Liberty Global Ink Big WiFi Pact
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9/11/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast and Liberty Global have signed a WiFi network-sharing agreement that will allow subscribers of each service to access the other's WiFi hotspots for free.
Rovi Debuts Cloud-Based Multiscreen Guide
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Rovi is debuting a new cloud-based HMTL5 program guide for multiscreen video services at the IBC show in Amsterdam.
Verizon Plans Mobile TV Service in 2015
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9/11/2014  |  5 comments
CEO Lowell McAdam says the carrier will have a uniquely mobile video service in the first half of 2015 as it works out deals with major content providers.
ActiveVideo Joins Cable's RDK Club
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
ActiveVideo is joining the RDK community and extending the reach of cable's standardized IP video software stack into the cloud.
Introducing 'The New IP'
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9/11/2014  |  31 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
AlcaLu's Combes: 'We Are Now Back on Track'
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9/11/2014  |  1 comment
While continuing to focus on service providers, Alcatel-Lucent is also looking to expand into new markets.
Adobe Extends DRM Across TVE Screens
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9/10/2014  |  1 comment
Adobe Primetime expands its content security coverage to set-top boxes and major web browsers, as well as premium HD and 4K video and RDK deployments.
Celeno Launches Upload Manager to Optimize WiFi Networks
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
New upload manager enables management of both uploading and downloading data.
Roku Pursues Pay-TV Providers
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9/10/2014  |  3 comments
Roku is targeting the service provider market with a new 'Roku Powered' licensing solution.
Eurobites: AlcaLu Unveils Virtual CDN Platform
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9/10/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Ericsson at IBC; Nokia Networks unveils telco cloud and OSS news; iPhone 6 heads for Europe; and more.
Ericsson Shows Off at IBC
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson unveils new video chip and demonstrates multiple video service delivery optimization capabilities, including LTE Broadcast, at the IBC show in Amsterdam.
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils Velocix Virtual CDN
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor applies NFV capabilities to its content delivery network (CDN) platform.
ActiveVideo Advances Low-Cost Virtual Set-Top
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9/9/2014  |  2 comments
Cloud-based video specialist teams with new Intel technology to offer proposed virtual STB framework for as low as $1 per subscriber in capex.
Broadcom Debuts New HEVC SoCs
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9/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Broadcom is introducing hybrid chipsets with High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) compression technology and support for MoCA 2.0.
Eurobites: Dante Demos Terabit Super-Channel
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9/9/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: EC won't let Google off the hook; Nokia Networks adds to its news pile; the Amazon Fire smartphone heads to Europe; and more.
ADB Unveils Its Smart Home Vision
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Range of applications for home security, home automation and energy management.
Q&A: Gainspeed's New CEO Rides IP Wave
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Light Reading interviews new Gainspeed CEO Krishnan Padmanabhan on the company's success to date and where it's headed next.
Eurobites: Dish Dials DT Over T-Mobile Bid
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9/8/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT under pressure over access to fiber assets; UK 'national roaming' plan pooh-poohed; Ericsson opens first Global ICT Centre.
Vodafone Sets High Speeds, 4K for Germany
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone plans to double Kabel Deutschland's maximum broadband speeds to 200 Mbit/s this fall and introduce Ultra HD set-top boxes next year.
Gigabit: What Is It Good For?
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9/5/2014  |  26 comments
The proliferation of gigabit networks has implications that extend far beyond high-speed home networks.
Retransmission Rising – No End in Sight?
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9/5/2014  |  2 comments
Broadcast networks ask affiliates for money, and affiliates turn around and increase retransmission fees for pay-TV operators. Comcast sits on both sides of the table, and costs continue to rise.
Web Content Storms Ethernet Market
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9/5/2014  |  3 comments
A new Heavy Reading report says the Web 2.0/content/media vertical market represents the most dynamic Ethernet segment.
Wheeler Urges More Broadband Competition
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9/5/2014  |  9 comments
In his latest speech, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said US consumers need more broadband choices and spelled out four policy goals for achieving that aim.
Planned Comcast-Charter Spinoff Will Be Called GreatLand
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
The name GreatLand Connections pays homage to the rich history and striking geographies of the diverse communities in which the company will operate.
StarTimes to Deploy Entropic's Advanced Analog Channel Stacking Switch in Africa
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
StarTimes can enable DBS operators to reduce satellite installation costs associated with deploying high-end DVR set-top devices.
Teleste Introduces Ethernet Over Coax WiFi Adapter
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
New MoCA 2.0 products will be on display at the International Broadcast Conference (IBC2014) in Amsterdam,
'You Will': 20th Century Telephony Predictions
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9/5/2014  |  15 comments
Videoconferencing and phones-on-your-wrist are two of the predictions in videos promoting phone innovations from 1993 and 1955.
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Network Solutions Help the Philippines Jump Ahead

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In the past, the Philippines has under-invested in technology. Now, the CEO of Softshell talks about how Huawei products help the Philippines jump ahead as the economy improves.
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VCS Observation for Safer Cities in the Netherlands

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Holland's VCS Observation has been operating for 22 years. Its main goal is to get cities safer. CEO Wim van Deijzen tells us some of the challenges his company faces and how Huawei is helping to overcome these challenges.
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A Conversation With Serbia's Ministry of Interior

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At HCC 2014, the Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia talks to us about his projects and corporation with Huawei. Solutions like Safe City and E-Government and services like cloud computing are just some of the areas his department is interested in.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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The Inaugural Optical Innovation Forum in Nice

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More than 170 attendees from network operators, service providers, analyst firms, and component companies from around the world convened in Nice in June for the inaugural Optical Innovation Forum, co-produced by Huawei and Light Reading.
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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

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Data centers are at the heart of key trends driving telecom -- network virtualization, the drive for increased agility, and the need to compete with OTT providers.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
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