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BT Joins Virgin in Streaming Netflix
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
BT Group has announced a partnership with Netflix to offer the streaming service as an add-on to its YouView Internet TV package.
aioTV Aggregates OTT Streaming Services
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Announces first toolsets to 'fully unify' access of multiple OTT streaming video services into an integrated program guide.
TalkTalk Expands IPTV Service Offering With Harmonic Solutions
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
UK broadband provider chooses headend solution from Harmonic to help deliver its IPTV services.
UTStarcom Partner aioTV Secures Second Critical US Patent
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Second patent for delivery of video content from multiple platforms to subscribers.
Sandvine Bags Another Virtual Series Customer
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Michigan-based operator of fixed and mobile wireless Internet access service goes shopping with Sandvine.
Charter Gains on Digital, Broadband Upgrades
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Charter reports robust revenue growth in third quarter, thanks to all-digital system conversions and strong broadband sub gains.
WOW! Business Reaches Channel Sales Agreement
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
CNSG to join new WOW! business partner alliance program.
Wheeler Gets Down With OTT
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10/29/2014  |  18 comments
The FCC has issued an NPRM, stating that it will look at redefining multichannel video programming distributors so that the category also covers Internet video providers.
HbbTV Momentum Continues to Grow
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
Within the last 12 months the HbbTV Association has achieved membership growth of 25%.
The Next-Gen Network Disconnect
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10/29/2014  |  2 comments
There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
Gigabit Providers Not Focused on Apps – Study
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10/29/2014  |  3 comments
A survey of gigabit network operators suggests that some players are mostly focused on being fast and first.
G.fast: Niche or Not?
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
There's plenty of activity in the emerging G.fast broadband technology sector, but will it come to anything?
Eurobites: Numericable Funds SFR Buy With $4.7B Rights Issue
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson teams with Tibco; Telenor numbers on the up; BSkyB invests in 'young millennials' content.
Getting TV Everywhere in Gear
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10/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Here are some steps that service providers could take to boost the reach, awareness and success of their multiscreen video ventures.
Bright House Joins Broadband Speed Wars
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10/28/2014  |  1 comment
Bright House Networks will boost maximum download speeds as high as 150 Mbit/s in December and 300 Mbit/s early next year, as it enters the new broadband speed wars.
Can Amazon Light a Fire [Stick] Under Cable?
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Will the launch of Amazon's Fire TV Stick prompt the cable industry to take a closer look at the tiny set-top form factor before it's too late?
Frontier's Gig Beats Google to Oregon
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier ups access to 1Gbit/s service in Portland, Ore., area after recent expansion to Durham, N.C.
Eurobites: Boffins Unveil 7-Core Fiber
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Italian carrier consolidation on hold; KPN's numbers slide further; Gigabit broadband in France and Ireland; and more!
U-verse Growth Slows, but Still Gaining
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10/27/2014  |  5 comments
AT&T’s fiber-fed platform records slower growth again in third quarter, but still gains on competitors, while GigaPower accelerates.
Frontier Launches 1-Gig Speeds to Oregon
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Frontier follows up its launch of 1-Gig in Durham, N.C., by announcing 1-Gig service in a number of Oregon cities.
Roku Prepping for IPO – WSJ, NYT
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10/27/2014  |  5 comments
Roku may be gearing up to file confidentially for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $150 million for the media streaming player.
Eurobites: Vodafone Probes ONO on Tax 'Fraud'
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Numericable numbers crunched by SFR takeover; UK safety alert over drones; Ericsson lands Telenor deal.
How Home Hotspots Could Hit Hurdles
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10/27/2014  |  2 comments
Home-based WiFi hotspots are getting hotter, but the potential impact of the public hotspots on the performance of the accompanying private hotspots has been largely ignored.
Net Insight Seals €1.7M Deal With Rai Way
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10/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Italian network services provider chooses Net Insight's transport solution for media, IP and broadcast networks.
Comcast Coasts on X1, Data, Business Services
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10/24/2014  |  1 comment
Comcast cuts video sub losses in traditionally poor third quarter, while scoring big broadband, WiFi and business services gain.
Roku Raises $25M, But for What?
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10/23/2014  |  10 comments
Roku has raised another $25 million in private equity funds, but how will it use the money in the increasingly competitive media streaming market?
AT&T: Merger Review Halt Won't Hurt Us
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10/23/2014  |  18 comments
Despite the FCC stopping the clock on review, AT&T says it's still confident that the Commission will approve its DirecTV buyout in the first half of 2015.
Verizon Crafting OTT Business Models
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10/23/2014  |  3 comments
As HBO and CBS move ahead with their à la carte plans, Verizon is working with content providers to hammer out a business model for its planned OTT service.
Because CableCARD Never Dies
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
TiVo wants the FCC to uphold its CableCARD mandate, even as it seeks a STB rule waiver and Verizon tries to get the entire mandate overturned.
Tech Women Head for Rocky Mountain
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Leading women in technology will gather at 7th Annual Rocky Mountain WICT Tech It Out conference.
Using Service Quality to Drive WiFi Monetization
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Live from the SCTE conference: Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick explores the forces shaping the WiFi opportunity in an interview with CableLabs' Justin Colwell and Amdocs' Ken Roulier.
Technicolor Reports Q3 Revenues
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Q3 revenues down 3.1% due to low DVD volumes in the quarter.
Eurobites: Huawei Plans EU Procurement Surge
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary's data tax; Transmode slumps; Lumia to lose the Nokia.
TWC Joins DVR Wars in NYC & LA
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10/21/2014  |  4 comments
Time Warner Cable is introducing an upgraded "Enhanced DVR" service in its NYC and LA markets as part of its broader TWC Maxx initiative.
Alcatel-Lucent Fires NG-PON2 Starting Gun
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10/21/2014  |  4 comments
Bullish predictions for NG-PON2 are coming from at least two of the fixed broadband sector's lead protagonists, with AlcaLu and Huawei both gunning for early market entry.
Online Viewing Goes Over the Top
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10/21/2014  |  3 comments
Online TV viewing is way up, with game consoles and OTT devices topping the TV Everywhere charts, according to Adobe's latest Video Benchmark Report.
FiOS: New Subs Down, Upload Speeds Up
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10/21/2014  |  2 comments
While video and data subs growth keeps slipping for Verizon's FTTP platform, FiOS is still making inroads against cable with higher data speeds and other new features.
Verizon: Multicast Is 'a Year Away'
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10/21/2014  |  3 comments
Verizon says it is ready to deliver mobile TV over LTE. It's just waiting for the devices and content providers to catch on.
Suddenlink Picks NuTEQ for Call Routing & Management System
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Crosstel Call Routing Management System chosen by seventh-largest cable operator in US.
Net Insight Reshuffles Management Team
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Per Lindgren becomes SVP, strategy and business development, while Martin Karlsson is named new CTO.
Ooyala to Acquire Videoplaza
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Ooyalao plans to expand into video advertising market.
SeaChange Names New CEO
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Digital media veteran Jay Samit gets top job.
Distributed Access Architectures – 2
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
Distributed Access Architectures – 1
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
The WiFi Road to Riches – 2
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
The WiFi Road to Riches – 1
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland Turns to Ericsson for VoLTE
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM salivates over Christmas device sales; VimpelCom sells African units; Virgin does fiber-to-the-monkeyhangers.
CableLabs Slates DOCSIS 3.1 Testing
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
CableLabs schedules the first two D3.1 Interops for the first week of December and mid-January, but it's not clear yet which equipment vendors will participate.
Incognito Unveils New QoE Solution for CPE
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Launching its first major product update since last month's acquisition by Volaris Group, Incognito announced the Auto Configuration Server 3.0, a home networking management solution for broadband CPE.
SDN & NFV: No Going Back
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10/17/2014  |  2 comments
A threshold has been reached as the telcos commit to SDN and NFV – and that will be good news for some vendors and not such good news for others.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

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Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

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SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

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Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With YuLiao

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Yu Liao, chairman of the Chinese Association for Renewable Energy in Germany, discusses the role that ICT solutions play in helping to grow renewable energy resources in Germany.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview

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Sifang has been working with Huawei on several projects. JingTao Wu, Assistant President of Beijing Sifang Automation Co. Ltd., believes that the cooperation with Huawei can facilitate Sifang's process of internationalization.
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A Better Connected Smart Grid: Powering Laos

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Representatives of Electricite Du Laos (EDL), a state-owned corporation, discuss the importance of ICT solutions in serving their country's energy needs.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Junwei Lu

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Professor Junwei Lu of Griffith University Australia describes his work with micro grid technology and the future of the power industry.
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The Next-Gen Network Disconnect

10|29|14   |   01:23   |   (2) comments


There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
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Grow Your VPN Service Revenue

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Watch how CSP product managers can better differentiate and maximize the value of their Internet, VPN and cloud services for business services customers, by adding premium application performance visibility to their data services.
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