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Eurobites: Transmode Powers Liberty's 100G
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice-Oi deal gets EU approval; gigabits on trains; BT's cloud of clouds; ARM's up.
Verizon Reports Q1 Revenues of $31.98B
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier posted better than expected earnings per share at $1.02, despite missing on revenue projections in the first quarter.
What if the Comcast Merger Fails?
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4/20/2015  |  8 comments
Here are five short-term implications to consider if regulators block Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
Broadcasters Eye OTT Bonanza
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4/20/2015  |  1 comment
In the wake of OTT launches by CBS and HBO, industry experts see most, if not all, major broadcasters and programmers rolling out their own OTT services in the coming year.
Telenet Buys KPN's BASE in $1.4B Deal
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4/20/2015  |  1 comment
Liberty Global-owned cable operator aims to create a major fixed and mobile challenger to incumbent Belgacom.
DoJ May Sue to Block Comcast-TWC Merger
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4/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Bloomberg report says Justice attorneys are making a case that the massive merger would harm consumers and adversely affect video streaming competition.
Comcast Announces 2 Gigabit Residential Service & New Extreme 250 MBPS Tier in Calif.
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost. Changes will go into effect starting in May.
Verizon Skinnies Down With FiOS
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4/17/2015  |  4 comments
New Verizon FiOS subscription packages will offer customers the flexibility to create skinnier pay-TV bundles.
Wowza Unveils Latest Offerings
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Wowza Streaming Cloud and Wowza Streaming Engine Pro deliver high-quality, custom-branded live streaming to audiences of any size, on any device.
Qwilt Takes Open Video Caching for University of Alaska
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Qwilt solves online video problem for University of Alaska with open caching to effortlessly deliver streaming video to students.
S3 Group's StormTest Warning Center Gains Traction
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
S3 Group’s StormTest(R) Warning Center gains traction with pay-TV operators.
Amino Certified for YouTube on TV
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Viewers can now discover and watch favorite videos and channels via YouTube on TV.
Kaltura 'Cracks Code' for HLS Streaming on Android Devices
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Kaltura "cracks the code" for reliable HLS video streaming on Android devices. First to market with dedicated open source Android HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) library.
Wheeler Pitches Net Neutrality, Incentive Auction
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
In an impassioned speech at NAB Show, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urged US broadcasters to back Commission's new net neutrality rules and offer up frequencies for next advanced wireless spectrum auction.
Verizon Scores New OTT Content Deals
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4/16/2015  |  15 comments
Verizon has signed licensing deals with multiple sports networks for its upcoming mobile video service.
S3 Forecasts StormTest Success
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
A dozen pay-TV providers are now in trials with StormTest Warning Center, the live-network testing system introduced by S3 Group late in 2014.
Telecom Italia Makes Quad-Play Move With Sky
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Italy's telecom incumbent hopes premium content from Sky will help it lure customers from its broadband rivals.
Telecom Italia, Sky Launch Internet TV Service
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
First quad-play in Italy, claim partners.
Mike Hayashi Joins Espial Board of Directors
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Former Time Warner Cable executive adds technical depth, industry relationships as Espial momentum continues to grow.
Atlanta Hawks Strike Deal With Comcast Business
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
The Atlanta Hawks put full court press on new technology with Comcast Business.
Adobe Powers New Sony OTT Service
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Sony and Adobe partnership powers a revolutionary multi-platform TV viewing experience.
ACA Appeals FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
ACA asks court to reject FCC's classification of broadband ISPs as Title II providers.
Ikanos Launches Gigabit Speed Test
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Ikanos introduces Gigabit Speed Test, enabling carriers to accurately monitor the quality of their ultra-broadband service at subscribers' homes.
Dish Embraces Netflix, Adds Rovi Voice
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Dish is innovating rapidly with the addition of whole-home Netflix access, a new Vevo app, and voice-control features to its pay-TV service.
NCTA Appeals Net Neutrality Rules
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
They believe they have a powerful and compelling case. Let's just see, shall we...
Live From Vegas, It's 4K TV
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4/15/2015  |  3 comments
Several vendors team up for the first live video broadcast of 4K over a cable system as the opportunities and challenges of Ultra HD dominate show talk at NAB convention.
Televisa Internacional Launches File-Transfer Network With Thomson Video
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Latin America's largest media enterprise chooses Thomson Video Networks' playout solution to drive, via satellite, a server-to-server file transfer of video contribution feeds from Televisa Internacional (SSTI).
Deluxe and Xstream Team up for OTT services
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Deluxe OnDemand product suite includes a multiscreen-ready, studio-quality video catalog that integrates into the existing supply chain.
Harmonic Launches OTT Channel Delivery
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Channels intended to provide video engineers with a valuable source of information related to video delivery infrastructure.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Eurobites: Facebook Brings Internet-Lite to Europe
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels goes after Google over Android; Telefónica chooses NEC for cloud support; FTTH in Zimbabwe.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
Arris, Charter Nab ActiveVideo for $135M
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Arris and Charter are forming a new joint venture with the purpose of acquiring set-top virtualization company ActiveVideo for $135 million.
Imagine Strikes IP Cloud Deal with Disney
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
First major network transition to cloud playout solution for enhanced revenue generation, efficiency and flexibility.
Anvato Introduces New Cloud DVR Capabilities
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Anvato Cloud DVR enables television broadcasters, networks and service providers to give viewers access to virtually any television content on any device.
This Technology Upgrades Alternate Content Solution
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
SwitchStream 3.0 introduces Audit Central, Event Dashboard and Map View features to give MVPDs and programmers verification reporting and control of alternate content events.
Verizon Digital Media Buys Custom Software From Disney
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Translate software ingests information from a broadcast traffic and playout management system, then 'translates' the traffic, routing and playout system data into the video platform.
Eurobites: Mystery Bid in for Telekom Slovenije
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Germany upgrades mobile backhaul with Coriant; Swisscom's next-gen teletext; DataSift loses Twitter feed.
Google's Medin Urges Competition-Friendly Net Policies
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Federal, state and local governments could be doing much more to help competitive access networks, and the CLECs should be pushing them to do it.
ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
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4/14/2015  |  1 comment
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center operator ViaWest is continuing to expand, confident that demand will follow.
Senator Proposes New 'Title X' for Net Neutrality
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4/13/2015  |  8 comments
Bill Nelson, ranking Democrat on Commerce, Science and Transportation committee, says a new Title X is needed to replace current FCC ruling.
Technicolor Offers HDR Grading Services & Software Licensing
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Company makes commitment to supporting High Dynamic Range content development and distribution across entertainment ecosystem.
Amazon Builds Studio Momentum for HDR
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4/13/2015  |  6 comments
Amazon joins Netflix in promising High-Dynamic Range (HDR) TV programming.
Global Capacity Adds MPLS to Its Service Mix
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
With integration of Megapath's Layer 3 capabilities, Global Capacity now extends MPLS VPNs to 98% of US businesses.
Eurobites: Ericsson Takes 5G on the Buses
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4/13/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia looking to offload HERE business; Spotify raises new finance; MTN eyes Nigerian operator.
John Malone Invests in UXP Systems
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Investment by two cable pioneers signals continued momentum for user management platform that enables the industry's transformation to digital services.
Malone Seeds Toronto Multiscreen Startup
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Cable industry bigwigs and partners John Malone and John Risley invest personal funds in UXP systems, a young firm specializing in multiscreen video user management.
Eurobites: Cell C Plans $660M LTE Investment
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transmode Q1 optimism; Slovenia bids expected; One Direction latest.
That 70s Show
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
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On a quest for rabbit ears
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Amazon Intros Machine Learning as a Service
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4/10/2015  |  2 comments
Also launches tools to streamline the deployment of apps to Amazon's WorkSpaces virtual desktop service.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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Du Puts Its Faith in Huawei's Routers

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Adnan Masood, director of Enterprise MS Solutions Marketing at du, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator also known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, explains why his company chose to use Huawei's multifunctional AR routers as part of its managed enterprise services.
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Huawei Gets Active in the Data Center

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With enterprise users looking to maximize the use of their data center assets, Huawei’s Chief Architect & Technical Director of IT Data Center Solutions, Bruce Su, explains how the company's six-layer active-active data center solution is eradicating the need to deploy passive, redundant data center assets.
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Blue Consult & Huawei for a Better Solution

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Martin Rott, CEO, and Marc Metzler, head of sales virtualization, from Germany's Blue Consult discuss their collaboration with Huawei and TrendMicro to develop a secure, scalable IT platform that can meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise users.
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