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AT&T Sues Cox for Infringing Patents
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T takes the cable operator to court over unlicensed use of eight IP voice and quality management patents.
EXFO Kit Monitors Virtualized Networks
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8/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Xtract platform designed to address challenges of managing increasingly virtualized infrastructures.
UC Another Piece of New MegaPath Puzzle
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2014  |  4 comments
Robust UC offering intended to give MegaPath a competitive advantage, but it's just the latest in a series of changes and upgrades.
GVTC Takes Gigabit to School
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2014  |  3 comments
The Texas carrier, which is also building a gigabit FTTH network, is equipping Boerne Independent School District to be able to integrate technology into its curriculum.
Eurobites: BT Adds Ciena to Ethernet Roster
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: MTN tests Transport SDN; 2.4Tbit/s WDM with Huawei; Bluetooth chip specialist CSR rejects takeover bid; and more.
BT's Openreach Deploys Ciena Gear
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8/28/2014  |  Post a comment
BT's access network division is using Ciena's packet networking solutions to support the evolution of its Ethernet access services.
FirstLight Expands Enterprise Play With G4 Buy
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
The acquisition of G4 gives the carrier a fourth New England data center and an entree into enterprise sectors.
FirstLight Fiber to Buy G4 Communications' Assets
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
New York-based regional fiber optic network operator FirstLight is acquiring G4, a New Hampshire broadband ISP.
AT&T, VMware Team on Cloud Connectivity
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
New offering will allow AT&T customers to use their Virtual Private Networks to connect to VMware's hybrid cloud platform.
WDM Gets Edgy
UBB Forum News  | 
8/27/2014  |  1 comment
The ultra-broadband era is driving fiber and WDM to the edge of the network.
Eurobites: Transmode to Cut Jobs
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AT&T/Vodafone rumor returns; Swisscom offers WiFi option for mobile; Huawei's small cells in Iceland.
Optical Vendors Optimistic Despite Shrinking Market
DOS Attack  | 
8/26/2014  |  1 comment
Optical transport vendors are finding growing business opportunities with web content firms even as their overall market shrinks.
Frontier Sees WiFi as SMB Differentiator
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2014  |  13 comments
Based on initial deployment in North Carolina, Frontier sees a new role for WiFi as part of an SMB service bundle that can be monetized.
MegaPath Launches Managed UC Services
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8/25/2014  |  1 comment
Solution Delivers Full-Featured Telephony Experience with Voice. New service includes voice, IM, presence, video, and SMS text across both desktop and mobile devices.
Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  1 comment
Both service providers gain Ethernet-port market share in the latest US rankings by Vertical Systems Group, climbing to sixth place and eighth place, respectively.
Brocade: Revenue Up Despite Soft Carrier Demand
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2014  |  3 comments
Important products were delayed, and carriers are waiting.
VeEX – Live from the Show
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8/21/2014  |  Post a comment
An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
Finland's Corenet Taps ECI Telecom
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8/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Service provider deploys Apollo packet-optical system to support data center, cloud connectivity.
Vodafone Australia Taps Ericsson for IP Transition
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson signs its second major Australian deal in a week, landing a contract to upgrade the core network of Vodafone Hutchison Australia to support IMS and VoLTE.
Holistic IP Transformation
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
The migration to an all-IP network starts with a solid, real-world execution plan
Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems
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8/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
Intel ARMs Itself for IoT, SDN Opportunities
DOS Attack  | 
8/18/2014  |  1 comment
Intel buys ARM processor assets to make it better equipped for the future of mobile equipment and SDN-enabled data center gear.
PEG Brings 100G Backhaul to Rural Markets
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2014  |  1 comment
The backhaul network operator has built a 100G route from Dallas to Jackson, Miss., to provide more capacity for all kinds of rural service providers.
Comcast Business Extends Fiber Network
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8/14/2014  |  Post a comment
New Haven County communities get a slice of the Ethernet services action.
Cisco to Ax Up to 6,000 Jobs, But It's Excited About SDN
News Analysis  | 
8/13/2014  |  4 comments
Cisco announced up to 6,000 layoffs as it barely stopped its quarterly revenue decline. But the SDN business is looking good.
Cisco Halts Revenue Decline – Barely
News Analysis  | 
8/13/2014  |  8 comments
But revenue for 2014 was $47.1 billion, down 3%.
Cisco Earnings: What to Watch For
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/13/2014  |  3 comments
Following three consecutive quarters of revenue decline, Cisco might shake things up.
Granite Still Reaping POTS Revenue
News Analysis  | 
8/12/2014  |  1 comment
In the gigabit, all-IP era, many major multi-location businesses still need POTS lines and basic broadband.
Mystery Customer Deals Big Order for Cyan
News Analysis  | 
8/12/2014  |  3 comments
Cyan CEO Mark Floyd says Cyan has one of its biggest orders ever on the horizon.
Cyan Reports Q2 Revenue Uptick
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Cyan surpassed its second quarter revenue guidance and reported a lower net loss.
XO Communications Expands AWS Direct Connect Capabilities
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
XO makes it possible for smaller companies to have secure dedicated connections to AWS cloud via lower-speed services.
Gigabit Is the New Black
The Utilitarian  | 
8/8/2014  |  9 comments
The continuing rollout of gigabit networks across the country stands in stark contrast to the average Internet access speeds in US states.
BT Uses Metaswitch's Virtual SBC
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8/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Metaswitch supplies its virtual Perimeta Session Border Controller to support the new BT One Phone service.
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Prime Reading  | 
8/7/2014  |  3 comments
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even been coined.
Valley Vet Joins Metaswitch Board
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8/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Steve Mullaney gets a seat at the top table.
CenturyLink to Expand Gigabit Service to 16 Cities
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8/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Seattle are among the cities getting the gigabit treatment.
Bolt Taps ETI for Software Platform
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8/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Bolt Fiber Optic Services will use ETI's Overture software suite for operations and customer care functions, and to turn its video headend into a multi-tenant platform.
Level 3 CTO Jack Waters: Network Integration Guru
Prime Reading  | 
8/5/2014  |  6 comments
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's plenty ready for the tenth, and for things like SDN and NFV.
Comverse Buys Some WebRTC Smarts
News Analysis  | 
8/5/2014  |  1 comment
SPIT giant acquires Spanish rich communications and WebRTC gateway specialist Solaiemes.
Verizon's Elby to Head Infinera's Cloud Team
News Analysis  | 
8/5/2014  |  7 comments
Top technologist will boost Infinera data center work, and is the second leading exec to leave Verizon for the vendor world in recent months.
Can Level 3 Execute the Perfect Merger?
Rewired  | 
8/5/2014  |  5 comments
One early indication of whether the tw telecom deal will bear the hoped-for fruit will be how its dynamic bandwidth capacity is handled.
Mellanox, ProLabs Team to Target EMEA, US
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Mellanox and ProLabs partner to bring Mellanox components to EMEA and the US.
SDN's Progress Is Worth Debating
DOS Attack  | 
8/4/2014  |  12 comments
A Juniper Networks poll finds a little more than half the companies surveyed have SDN deployment plans, while the rest have none.
GVTC Eyes a Gigabit Future
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
A telco co-op in Texas readies a gigabit network in its region north of San Antonio to prep customers for all service eventualities.
Data Center Virtualization: Tough for Carriers, Tougher for Vendors
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Carriers are taking the lead for data center virtualization, leaving vendors to catch up, say Heavy Reading analysts Roz Roseboro and Jim Hodges.
Arris Lands CCAP Deal in Poland
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Multimedia Polska is deploying the Arris E6000 router.
Anite Picks a Fight in the Packet Core
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2014  |  2 comments
Test system vendor extends its portfolio from the wireless handset and radio access network to the evolved packet core (EPC), taking on some entrenched incumbents in the process.
Verizon Taps CA Exec to Head Enterprise Sales
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
George Fischer previously headed CA's global sales operations
Asian Carriers Court Takeover Bids
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2014  |  4 comments
Wholesale operators GCX and Pacnet are both being eyed up by the same Chinese-backed firm.
Anite Launches LTE Packet Core Test Tool
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Triton product addresses network signalling and data performance verification requirements in the evolved packet core of 4G networks.
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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

8|28|14   |   2:20   |   (2) comments


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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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of Integrated Solutions on SoftCOM & NFV Monetization

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Libin Dai, Director of Integrated Solutions, Carrier Business Group, discusses Huawei's SoftCOM and NFV monetization. Huawei believes that NFV monetization should be service-driven rather than network-driven, and that operators should have network transformation, service transformation and a compatible and collaborative ecosystem in place in order to deploy NFV.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of US NFV Lab on CloudEdge & the Future of NFV

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Sean Chen, Director of US NFV Lab at Huawei, discusses Huawei's new approach to NFV in open collaboration. Huawei believes that through Proof of Concept tests, it could help operators learn and communicate with the industry more effectively. Sean believes that successful implementation of NFV should have its values reaching to end users and discusses how Huawei's ...
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Huawei's Highlights @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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At the Big Telecom Event in Chicago Huawei showcases its high-level strategy, the SoftCOM architecture, which helps operators reduce the cost of ownership of their network infrastructure and generate additional revenue in the ICT service environment. Huawei showcases over 30 pilot programs from across the globe, focusing on the industry-leading commercial ...
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VeEX – Live from the Show

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An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
LRTV Custom TV
Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

8|19|14   |   5:19   |   (0) comments


Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

8|11|14   |   1:13   |   (0) comments


Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
LRTV Custom TV
A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

7|28|14   |   02:54   |   (0) comments


Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
LRTV Documentaries
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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