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Anite Picks a Fight in the Packet Core
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
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.
Eurobites: Iliad Slumps on T-Mobile Bidding Battle Fears
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8/1/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Belgacom holds steady and inks new deal with Vodafone; Turkcell ownership battle over.
French Fancy
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8/1/2014  |  1 comment
Bonjour T-Mobile
Etes-vous le 'uncarrier'?
On aime votre style
Iliad Offers $15B for a Stake in T-Mobile
News Analysis  | 
7/31/2014  |  7 comments
Merger prospects for the "Uncarrier" get interesting as the French operator throws its chapeau in the ring.
Does T-Mobile Need Sprint to Scale?
Jonestown  | 
7/31/2014  |  4 comments
CEO John Legere stresses T-Mobile has options, as Iliad's $15 billion bid for a stake in the operator proves.
T-Mobile Expands VoLTE, Gets Going with 700MHz 4G
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7/31/2014  |  1 comment
T-Mobile says that VoLTE is now live across its 4G footprint and it has 700MHz sites up, with compatible handsets expected in Q4.
Alcatel-Lucent Preps Submarine IPO, Expects Core Growth
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7/31/2014  |  5 comments
Vendor reveals plan to raise capital from an IPO of its submarine cables business as it reports Q2 financials, but investors are showing signs of nerves.
Nokia Networks Buys RAN Assets in Japan
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7/31/2014  |  4 comments
Improves its position with NTT DoCoMo with the planned acquisition of Panasonic's radio access networks business.
Sprint, T-Mobile: The Price War's On
Light Reedy  | 
7/30/2014  |  17 comments
T-Mobile lowering its family data pricing is forcing Sprint to respond, and could spark a true price war in the US.
Sprint Seeds Market with LTE-A Handsets
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7/30/2014  |  1 comment
Carrier is working with Qualcomm to get handsets to market that support 3x carrier aggregation, way ahead of network availability.
Sprint Earns $23M in Q2
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Sprint's subscriber loss narrowed to 220,000 in Q2 as it makes progress on Network Vision.
Eurobites: BlackBerry Buys German Security Firm
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Apollo's fat pipe; KPN reports sales decline but stock leaps; Test vendor Rohde & Schwarz buys a security specialist; and more!
VoLTE Gains Velocity: GSA
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2014  |  3 comments
Industry association says that 66 operators are investing in VoLTE, and that 92 different handsets can make 4G voice calls.
Phone Unlocking: Almost Legal, Still Not Easy
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7/28/2014  |  9 comments
But consumers shouldn't get too excited -- technical and monetary barriers to switching remain.
Getting 4G Ready for IoT
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7/28/2014  |  1 comment
Vodafone and other operators and vendors have now completed a study of how to support M2M with low-cost, low-power LTE.
Eurobites: Regulators Delve Into IoT
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7/28/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei teams up for the European soccer season; KPN trials VoLTE; Telecom Italia joins the drones brigade.
Verizon Applies 3G Throttling Policy to LTE
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2014  |  12 comments
Verizon's heaviest LTE data users who are still holding on to unlimited data plans will soon see their speeds throttled if they hop on a congested cell site.
Slim Postpaid Pickings for Sprint, T-Mobile
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7/25/2014  |  3 comments
AT&T and Verizon reported reduced churn and flat postpaid smartphone customer adds, which means Sprint and T-Mobile had fewer customers to poach in the quarter.
Eurobites: BSkyB Agrees $9.1B M&A Deal
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe still weighs on Vodafone revenues; EE on course for 6 million 4G customers by year's end.
Qualcomm Looks to Soften China Antitrust Blow
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7/25/2014  |  4 comments
Chipmaker's CEO builds bridges in China as the company faces a significant antitrust fine.
Telefónica Hands Spanish 4G Deal to Nokia Networks
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Three-year agreement includes complete upgrade of current network, 4G implementation.
Sprint's Network Evolution
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey
Light Reedy  | 
7/24/2014  |  7 comments
Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
Nokia Holds Steady in Q2, Raises Outlook
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7/24/2014  |  18 comments
Nokia's three remaining business lines, including Networks, unveil stable financial numbers for the second quarter and expect a positive second half of the year.
AT&T: Capex Freeze? What Capex Freeze?
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7/23/2014  |  7 comments
AT&T spends $6 billion on expanding its network in the second quarter.
AlcaLu, Fujitsu Help Build AT&T's Cloud Network
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7/23/2014  |  4 comments
AT&T says it expects to start deploying its ambitious software-defined cloud project later this year, and doesn't expect capex to shrink right off the bat.
Sprint Uses NetCracker's OSS for 4G Rollout
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Sprint agrees to multi-year agreement that will expand its use of NetCracker's OSS solutions to support its Sprint Spark enhanced LTE rollout.
Verizon's Multicast LTE Video to Arrive in 2015
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7/22/2014  |  3 comments
Verizon's long-awaited LTE multicast video capability will finally arrive in 2015, CFO says.
Verizon Reports Q2 Sales Up 5.7% at $31.5B
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Delivers sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit operating income and earnings growth.
Verizon Continues 4G LTE Capacity Spend in Q2
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7/22/2014  |  5 comments
Verizon spends $2.8B on wireless capex in Q2 2014 as it is now at more than 350 markets with additional XLTE capacity.
Anritsu Boasts eMBMS Advantage
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Anritsu's ME7834L Protocol Conformance Test (PCT) system now provides validated test cases across bands for the US market.
Huawei Unveils H1 Revenues
News Wire Feed  | 
7/21/2014  |  1 comment
Sales revenue reaches CNY135.8 billion, a 19% increase year-on-year.
Eurobites: Netflix Takes 1Tbit/s in Paris
News Analysis  | 
7/21/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Fiber-sharing in Portugal; Algerian gig for Nokia Networks/Juniper; GTS debuts unified comms; BSkyB focuses on content.
SK Telecom Trials 'Elastic Cell' With Ericsson
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7/21/2014  |  4 comments
South Korean operator aims to take a stepping stone to 5G with the planned 2016 deployment of cell-sharing mobile broadband connectivity.
GM: 10 Car Models on Road With AT&T's LTE
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2014  |  15 comments
The car maker is hoping to have up to 30 models with LTE onboard out by the end of 2014.
Ericsson's Network Boss Outlines Top Priorities
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7/18/2014  |  6 comments
Johan Wibergh, the vendor's networks head, tells Light Reading his thoughts on R&D, LTE, small cells, OSS/BSS, SDN, NFV, 5G, and more.
EE to Trial 4G Broadcast in Scotland
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7/18/2014  |  1 comment
In partnership with the BBC, Qualcomm and Huawei, UK mobile operator will trial eMBMS 4G broadcast services during the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Will Santa Fe Strategy Be a Message to Munis?
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7/18/2014  |  9 comments
A municipal fiber network project in New Mexico is rife with controversy, from how it was awarded to the strategy it's following to whether the city needs to be involved at all.
Huawei Helps Out in BBC, EE 4G Broadcast Trial
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
EE, the BBC, Qualcomm, and Huawei collaborate on trial for live TV streaming in Glasgow.
Ericsson Reports Q2
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Margins improve in second quarter for Swedish vendor.
Eurobites: Google Fiber Eyes UK
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7/18/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson Q2 margin boost; EE, Huawei trial 4G broadcasting; Orange's new subsea link.
Ericsson Leaps on Q2 Margin Boost
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7/18/2014  |  1 comment
Share price leaps as further customer investments in mobile network capacity helped Ericsson boost its margins in the second quarter.
Huawei Boosts H1 Revenues by 18%
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7/18/2014  |  4 comments
The inexorable sales rise continues…
60GHz: Private Companies & Startups
News Analysis  | 
7/17/2014  |  12 comments
A quick primer on the private and startup companies working on 60GHz applications like WiGig connectivity and gigabit wireless backhaul.
BT Embraces Small Cells for Mobile Push
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7/17/2014  |  4 comments
BT's back in the mobile game with a small cell-enabled fixed-mobile convergence service, but not with its own 4G spectrum just yet.
Light Reading Announces The Big Telecom Event 2015
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7/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Second annual event for the global communications sector triples in size and scope.
Telefónica: Safety Is Top Connected Car 'App'
News Analysis  | 
7/16/2014  |  6 comments
Operator's second annual connected car survey suggests safety apps are the main service drivers will pay for, but their appetite for connectivity is growing.
Orange Taps Apigee to Expose Its APIs
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2014  |  1 comment
Operator will use Apigee's API platform to connect with developers, monetize network resources, and build new services.
Time to Get Smart About SMB Services
Shades of Ray  | 
7/14/2014  |  5 comments
Can service providers afford to neglect small businesses in a FTTx, 4G world?
Small UK Firms Left Stranded by ISPs – Report
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7/14/2014  |  1 comment
It's not just in rural areas where British small businesses are being disadvantaged by poor broadband services, finds a scathing report.
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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.
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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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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

7|24|14   |   1:25   |   (7) comments

Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

7|18|14   |   5:38   |   (0) comments

With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

7|15|14   |   5:49   |   (0) comments

Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

7|9|14   |   3:41   |   (0) comments

Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

7|4|14   |   4:09   |   (0) comments

At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

7|4|14   |   4:48   |   (2) comments

Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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