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DoCoMo's 2020 Vision for 5G
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4/24/2014  |  3 comments
NTT DoCoMo's CTO says there's still a lot of work to be done to create a 5G standard, but he has some expectations of what the next generation of wireless will be.
Ericsson CEO's New Business Logic
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4/24/2014  |  1 comment
A different approach is needed for the cloud and IP sector, Ericsson's CEO says as he splits his networks division in two.
Verizon Loses Its Postpaid Net Add Crown
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4/24/2014  |  3 comments
Competitive pressure dented Verizon's 3G and basic phone categories, but its financials remain strong in its first quarter after the Verizon Wireless spinoff.
Verizon Profit Climbs in First Independent Quarter
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4/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Operating revenues in Q1 2014 $30.8B, up 4.8% year-on-year.
Ericsson Creates Cloud & IP Unit
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4/24/2014  |  8 comments
Creates two business units from its current Networks division as it eyes up the telco cloud and NFV/SDN markets.
TeliaSonera Reports Q1
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4/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Nordic operator sees first-quarter revenues slip 2.5% year-on-year.
Ericsson Looks to Future as Q1 Sales Slump
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4/23/2014  |  2 comments
First-quarter revenues dip as network rollout projects in US and Japan tail off, but margins are better and sales are set to pick up in H2.
Eurobites: M&A Speculation Circles Colt
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4/23/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson reports Q1; Orange lines up man from the ministry; Spirent profits up; Russia's Zuckerberg does a runner.
Ericsson Reports Q1
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4/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson reports a 9% year-on-year decline in revenues but better margins.
AT&T Gets 81% of Subs Off Unlimited Data
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4/22/2014  |  13 comments
Next and Mobile Share plans are taking off for the carrier, helping it migrate its customers away from subsidies and unlimited data plans.
AT&T Adds 625K Postpaid Subs in Q1
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4/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Wireless revenues up 7% on best first quarter net postpaid adds in five years.
The Hungry, Hungry Cloud
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4/22/2014  |  33 comments
The data centers that float the world of cloud computing consumed 30 billion watts of power in 2012 – as much power as is produced by 30 nuclear power stations – and the cloud keeps growing.
NTT Opens a WebRTC Chat Room
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4/21/2014  |  5 comments
Operator trialing a WebRTC-based chat room it says is free, open to anyone, and secure through web-based peer-to-peer communications.
Juniper Veteran Is New Kumu Networks CEO
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4/17/2014  |  7 comments
RK Anand -- the 12th hire at Juniper way back when -- takes on a new role as CEO with the radio rule-breakers at Kumu Networks as they eye small cells and much more.
ZTE Reports Q1 Rise in Revenues, Profits
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4/17/2014  |  Post a comment
ZTE's first quarter revenues increased by 5.5% to RMB19.5 billion, while net profit climbs more than 200% to RMB622 million.
Volvo: AT&T HSPA+ Can Drive My Car
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4/16/2014  |  18 comments
AT&T racks up another connected car customer in Volvo, which will embed HSPA+ via the carrier's single SIM platform in future car models in the US and Canada.
BlackBerry Invests in Healthcare IT Startup
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4/15/2014  |  22 comments
The struggling handset maker sees a future in secure communications for the healthcare industry.
Skyfire Analyzes Mobile Video Congestion
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Opera's Skyfire adds video analytics dashboard to Rocket Optimizer platform.
Huawei, LG Deploy OTN for LTE-A CPRI Backhaul
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
CPRI-over-WDM/OTN solution enables pooled baseband processing for distributed basestations.
Ericsson's M&A Leader Resigns
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4/14/2014  |  6 comments
Ericsson SVP and strategy head Douglas Gilstrap, who guided M&A activities, is leaving, but Ericsson's M&A interests likely will stay.
Ericsson Strategy Head Gilstrap Heading Out
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
After five years guiding strategic development and M&A activities, Douglas Gilstrap set to leave in August.
T-Mobile Petitions Operators to Kill Overages
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4/14/2014  |  15 comments
Final 'uncarrier' move of the month has T-Mobile doing away with data overage charges and petitioning its competitors to do the same.
T-Mobile Drops LTE iPad Prices to WiFi Levels
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4/11/2014  |  12 comments
The "uncarrier" drops prices on its LTE iPads to WiFi levels and offers 1.2 GB of free LTE data each month for the rest of the year.
Eurobites: Telenor Counters Heartbleed Threat
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4/11/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: O2 UK boasts of 4G uptake and network modernization; Telefónica offers concessions to seal E-Plus deal; Ericsson to continue doing business in Iran; and more.
O2 UK Talks 4G, RAN Modernization
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4/11/2014  |  Post a comment
O2 UK's 4G service reaches a third of the UK population indoors as the operator announces a nationwide network modernisation programme.
ZTE Predicts Better Margins, Profits for Q1
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4/10/2014  |  Post a comment
ZTE issues guidance for a significant year-on-year increase in net profit and is optimistic about its business prospects.
Apigee Puts InsightsOne Acquisition to Work
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4/10/2014  |  2 comments
Latest version of Apigee Insights combines InsightOne's predictive analytics capability with APIs for a deeper understanding of customer behavior, before and after it happens.
NTT Docomo Unveils New 3G, 4G Billing Plans
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4/10/2014  |  Post a comment
NTT Docomo introduces billing plans that enable residential and corporate customers to set and share monthly data quotas depending on their device type.
Mind the DAS! AT&T & Sprint Aboard Full NYC Subway Project
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4/9/2014  |  8 comments
AT&T and Sprint are committed to offering 3G & 4G service across all 277 NYC underground subway stations. Transit Wireless says it is still talking to T-Mobile & Verizon.
eMBMS: Revolutionary Technology or Alphabet Soup?
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4/9/2014  |  1 comment
Will eMBMS be the mobile broadbcast technology that takes off, or the latest in a line of flops?
China's Innovation Deficit
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4/9/2014  |  24 comments
There are plenty of technology startups in China, but none of them are in telecom systems.
U.S. Cellular to Expand 4G Services in 13 States in 2014
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4/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Operator will add more than 1,200 4G LTE cell sites.
Sprint Plots WiMax Shutdown, Backhaul Upgrade
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4/8/2014  |  8 comments
Sprint says that it will shutter its WiMax network by the end of 2015 as it upgrades its backhaul architecture.
C Spire's COO Sees the Percs in SPIT
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4/8/2014  |  1 comment
COO Kevin Hankins talks to Light Reading about the carrier's loyalty and rewards program and the opportunity in bridging the chasm between networks and IT.
Radisys, Broadcom Team on LTE TDD Small Cells
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Offering chosen by Z-Com for LTE TDD trial and deployments for Chinese mobile operator CMCC.
Amdocs Builds a PCRF for VoLTE
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4/8/2014  |  1 comment
Amdocs VoLTE Controller is designed to support the stringent feature requirements that enable an HD quality and differentiated VoLTE experience.
C Spire Lets SPIT Percolate
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4/8/2014  |  3 comments
C Spire's Percs reward program was a homegrown SPIT initiative, but the regional carrier's COO says there's more opportunity for it to blend the worlds of IT and networks.
EXFO Bolsters Brix With OSS Acquisition
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4/8/2014  |  4 comments
Canadian test vendor adds to its service assurance capabilities with the purchase of network performance management system specialist ByteSphere.
U.S. Cellular Will Pay Your ETF, Too
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
U.S. Cellular will pay early termination fee of anyone who ports their number from another carrier to take up new offerings.
Qualcomm Unveils New LTE-Advanced Chips
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4/7/2014  |  3 comments
Enter the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors.
Verizon Buys Cincinnati Bell's Spectrum for $210M
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4/7/2014  |  6 comments
Regional operator will refocus on its fiber business, discontinuing its wireless operations after the deal closes.
Cisco's Small Cell Boss Is Gone
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4/4/2014  |  14 comments
Cisco confirms that its small cell boss, the VP and GM of the service provider group, has left the company.
T-Mobile Not Stealing Customers… Yet
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4/3/2014  |  29 comments
The big four US operators managed to add 800,000 post-paid subscribers in the past three months, but the scales are tipping in T-Mobile's favor.
dtac Launches LTE With Ericsson
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Users in and around Bangkok should enjoy faster mobile broadband services and better network performance.
Successfully Managing the IP Transition Is a Tall Order
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
There are several things the FCC must do to make the IP transition successful for service providers and consumers alike.
SK Telecom Intros Unlimited LTE Data Plans
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Also launches optional plans offering unlimited data for lower price plan subscribers according to the user's data usage patterns.
Nujira Raises $20M
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Nujira raises $20 million in new funding to support the production ramp of its Coolteq chips.
OpenSignal: T-Mobile's LTE Is Fastest
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4/1/2014  |  14 comments
New research from the network watcher suggests T-Mobile's LTE may be the fastest, but consumers are spending more time on Verizon's 4G network.
Eurobites: BT to Enter Quad-Play Fray?
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4/1/2014  |  5 comments
Also on today's EMEA news smorgasbord: Openreach offers nationwide 100G; Telecom Italia sells HQ; startup banks on super-slow broadband.
Sprint to Spring Into NYC Subways Soon
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3/31/2014  |  22 comments
Transit Wireless says it is in "about 50" subway stations in NYC and expects to be in 77 by year-end as Sprint gets ready for the underground.
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Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness

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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV

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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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