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Anevia Teams With Cedexis for CDN Monitoring
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Agreement between the two companies sees Cedexis technology implemented by Anevia to enhance the quality-of-service monitoring capabilities of ViaMotion Plus.
4K TV Shipments Surge After Slow Start
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11/27/2014  |  1 comment
Samsung and LG Electronics are leading the way as shipments of UltraHD TV sets spike around the world, and especially in China.
AT&T to FCC: We Haven't Killed Broadband Rollout
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11/27/2014  |  4 comments
In a letter to the FCC, AT&T says it needs clarification before it can assess new high-speed broadband rollout projects, but that existing commitments are safe.
TiVo Makes More Cable Gains
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11/27/2014  |  3 comments
DVR pioneer enjoys another strong quarter of MSO subs gains and stabilizes retail subs losses as it surpasses 5 million total customers for the first time in its history.
Seattle Warms Up for a Gig
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11/26/2014  |  1 comment
A city once scorned by a public/private partnership gone sour is re-exploring its option for bringing gigabit services to its residents.
BlackArrow Appoints New CEO
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11/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Dean Denhart steps down from leading the company to make way for Nick Troiano.
Comcast X1 DVR Goes on the Blink
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11/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Comcast X1 users suffer a DVR outage.
Net Neutrality Even Mark Cuban Could Love
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11/26/2014  |  16 comments
Transparency trumps one-size-fits-all regulations.
Amazon Eyes Ad-Supported Video – NY Post
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11/25/2014  |  9 comments
According to the New York Post, Amazon is developing a new ad-based online video service.
Eurobites: Rights Issue Raises €997M for Telekom Austria
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11/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli firm claims battery breakthrough; ADVA encrypts in Luxembourg; why 'live' is nearly dead.
Broadband Reigns Supreme for Cable
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11/25/2014  |  3 comments
Showing no signs of slowing down, broadband subscriber growth surged again in the third quarter for US cable companies, even as their video customer counts slipped again.
Congress Ends CableCARD Mandate
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11/24/2014  |  2 comments
Both houses of Congress have passed the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization Act, which includes a rider that will end the CableCARD mandate.
Eurobites: BT in Talks to Buy O2
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11/24/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT's rivals get onto Ofcom; Netflix sued in France; T-Systems orchestrates data from the cloud.
Cleveland Businesses to Get Fat Pipe
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11/21/2014  |  1 comment
The city gets government funding to upgrade a municipal network to help support existing businesses and attract new ones.
Last Chapter (11) for Aereo
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11/21/2014  |  8 comments
Five months after halting operations, online video streaming company Aereo has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, seemingly putting its story to bed.
Happy Trails
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11/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Aereo embarks
On a brand new adventure:
Chapter 11
Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
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11/21/2014  |  13 comments
Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers Sale
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11/21/2014  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's traffic jam-buster; Scilly Isles get fibered up.
Xfinity Home App Now On Comcast's X1 TV
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11/20/2014  |  1 comment
The Comcast Xfinity Home app is now available on the TV screen for X1 subscribers.
Netflix Still Dominates NA Downstream Traffic: Sandvine Report
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Facebook video autoplay causing major increase in average usage on fixed and mobile networks.
Edgeware Partners With Mirada for Worldwide Multiscreen Delivery
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Joint solution already enabling four leading operators in Brazil, Mexico and Spain to add and scale new services.
Pay-TV Services Adoption Highest in UK
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Pay-TV service adoption higher in the UK and Germany than in Spain, research finds.
Comcast Business Unveils Ethernet-based Data Center & Cloud Services Program
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
New Ethernet-focused data center program adds efficiency and flexibility to business critical tasks.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
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11/19/2014  |  3 comments
Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.
Comcast Takes Ethernet Everywhere
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11/19/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast is readying a new Ethernet @Home service that will extend Ethernet connectivity from office locations to teleworkers at home.
Atlantic Broadband Launches Online Portal
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Portal enables customers to access their favorite shows, movies and sporting events via their laptop, Mac or PC anytime, anywhere.
More Cable Operators Go Gigabit
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11/19/2014  |  5 comments
MidContinent Communications and Wave Broadband have joined the growing cable stampede to roll out gigabit services for broadband customers.
Sigma Systems Powers Orange's Homelive
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Orange Homelive allows consumers to adjust settings and to control remotely all connected home appliances.
Eurobites: Russia's MegaFon Plans 5G Trial in 2018
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11/19/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jolla crowdsources a tablet; net neutrality wobble in EU; Israeli market opens up.
Grande Unfazed in Crowded Gigabit Market
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11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Even as many larger entities ready their networks to deliver gigabit speeds to Austin, Grande Communications remains confident.
RCN Takes Aim at TWC in NYC
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
RCN plans to boost its top speed tier in New York City to 330 Mbit/s, nudging out Time Warner Cable's new maximum speed tier of 300 Mbit/s.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
Bleeding Continues for US Pay-TV Operators
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11/18/2014  |  2 comments
In its latest report, Leichtman Research Group finds that US pay-TV providers lost 150,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, making it the industry's worst Q3 evaaahhh.
Sky Italia Goes Live With ContentWise Personalized Discovery Solution
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Will be deployed as part of a systems integration project managed by Ericsson.
'Top 3' Hackers Take Comcast/NBCU Prize
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11/17/2014  |  4 comments
Comcast and NBCU have closed out their second hackathon with the grand prize going to the team behind a new application called 'Top 3 I Want To See.'
New Streaming Video Group Emerges
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Content providers, service providers and vendors form the Streaming Video Alliance to tackle tech issues affecting online video delivery together.
Comcast Signs Up One of California's Largest School Districts
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) chooses Comcast Business Ethernet services to provide Internet connectivity and expanded bandwidth support for its personalized learning curriculum and applications.
Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx Tap Comcast for High-Speed Internet
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Comcast Business Partnership will provide Ethernet service for new training center in Mayo Clinic Square.
TWC Completes TWC Maxx Rollout in LA & NYC
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Various enhancements now available to more than 7 million households in these areas.
Cisco Unveils Voice-over-WiFi System
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Universal Wi-Fi Solution includes HDVX (High-Definition Voice Experience) technology that will, in essence, turn WiFi devices into phones.
Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/14/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...
Cox Whips Up Western WiFi
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11/14/2014  |  4 comments
Cox announces the deployment of more than 500 WiFi hotspots in the Phoenix area, just weeks after launching 1-Gig broadband service in its Arizona stronghold.
Eurobites: BT Plans to Close Wholesale Division
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks ups its margin targets; Bouygues Telecom flatlines; UK 4G speeds surveyed.
Sony Goes OTT With PlayStation Vue
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11/13/2014  |  5 comments
Sony has unveiled its long-awaited OTT service, PlayStation Vue, but several key details, including pricing, are still missing.
AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
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11/13/2014  |  3 comments
The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.
OhioHealth & TWC Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in central Ohio uses TWCBC technology to connect patients with physicians.
Comcast Introduces Voice-Guided TV User Interface
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
'Talking guide' features a female voice that reads aloud selections like program titles, network names and time slots as well as DVR and On Demand settings.
Google Fiber Means Business in KC
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11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Google unit revs up commercial services effort in Kansas City area with new fiber-access program designed to deliver gigabit speeds for small businesses.
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
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From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

11|25|14   |   09:09   |   (1) comment


Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
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Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

11|24|14   |   4:37   |   (0) comments


Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
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Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
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Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
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Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
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FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
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Building an Agile Stadium

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
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Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
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Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
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Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
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CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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