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Report: Intel Buying Altera?
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3/27/2015  |  1 comment
WSJ says that Intel is in the early stages of talks to buy Altera.
Idea, Airtel, Vodafone Splash Out on Indian Airwaves
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3/27/2015  |  1 comment
India's three biggest mobile operators spent heavily to renew licenses and amass 3G spectrum.
Carriers Are Bright Spot in BlackBerry Q4
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3/27/2015  |  2 comments
CEO Chen says that BlackBerry is getting the most retail support from carriers it's seen in years, but it's still struggling to turn around both its hardware and software businesses.
Nokia to Manage Vodafone's Australian Networks from India
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3/27/2015  |  5 comments
Finnish equipment supplier will look after the Australian mobile operator's networks through a deal valued at $200 million.
Bell Labs Launches Consulting Division
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3/26/2015  |  Post a comment
New specialized team collaborates with services providers and enterprises to understand and shape the future network.
Sprint Taps NetworkIP to Let MVNOs Call Internationally
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3/26/2015  |  Post a comment
NetworkIP's technology enables MVNOs on the Sprint network to add pay-as-you-go and/or unlimited international calling plans with support for blocking calls to specific countries.
AT&T Woos SMBs With Small-Scale WiFi
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3/26/2015  |  13 comments
New WiFi-small site service lets SMBs set up their own AT&T access points to offer free public WiFi to customers as competition for smaller enterprises heats up in the US.
Telefónica Pursues 4G-for-the-Masses Strategy
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3/26/2015  |  2 comments
The Spanish incumbent is avoiding some of the publicity-grabbing 4G moves of its rivals.
OFC: PMC Sierra Unveils OTN Fronthaul Solution
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3/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor targets Centralized Baseband RAN architectures in LTE networks with OTN-based solution for fronthaul networking.
India's Mega Spectrum Sale Garners $17.5B
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3/25/2015  |  2 comments
The world's biggest-ever sale of spectrum raises $17.5B for India's government.
Telefónica Aims High With Low-Band 4G Focus
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3/25/2015  |  2 comments
When it comes to 4G, Telefónica is prioritizing coverage and quality over dazzle.
IoT Council, CityWorks Coalesce in Chicago
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3/25/2015  |  3 comments
Chicago aims to be the epicenter of IoT as both the Illinois Technology Association and Microsoft bring together separate public-private groups that want to play a role.
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
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3/25/2015  |  1 comment
India's third-largest operator is slowly and steadily closing the gap with its bigger rivals.
BT Threatens Price War With New 4G Offer
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3/25/2015  |  1 comment
The UK fixed-line incumbent has marked its entry into mobile with the launch of a cut-price 4G service.
Eurobites: Ericsson Makes More 5G R&D Connections
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3/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT re-enters mobile with SIM-only deals; Hungary reconsiders telecom tax; CommProve lands African gig.
NTT LTE-A: How You Like Them Dumplings?
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3/24/2015  |  2 comments
NTT DoCoMo takes the airborne food cooking 4G LTE-Advanced analogy ad a step further into the absurd.
Telefónica Seals $15.2B O2 Sale to Hutchison
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3/24/2015  |  1 comment
If regulators approve the deal, a merger between 3 and O2 will create the UK's biggest mobile operator.
Google Hires Wall Street's Most Influential Woman as CFO
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3/24/2015  |  9 comments
Morgan's Stanley's Ruth Porat will replace Patrick Pichette as CFO, Google revealed Tuesday.
Cohere Technologies Raises $35M
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3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Cohere Technologies, which specializes in modulation techniques that unlock wireless network capacity, has raised $35 million in a C round of funding from investors including Australian operator Telstra.
Startup Cohere Raises $35M for 5G Modulation
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3/24/2015  |  5 comments
Australian operator Telstra will be among the first to test the company's OTFS technology that it says will help them add capacity for a 5G future.
Get Your Kicks at BTE: Enter Our 5-a-Side Soccer Tournament
Shades of Ray  | 
3/24/2015  |  3 comments
If you think you can show us some silky soccer skills this June, sign up for the Light Reading five-a-side soccer tournament that's taking place in the middle of the Big Telecom Event show floor in Chicago.
TE Connectivity Unveils, Demos FullAXS
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor announces and demonstrates new FullAXS Mini connector and cable assembly system and next-generation MXC optical connector.
Ooredoo Strikes International Connectivity Deals
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Ooredoo’s wholesale arm takes part in global undersea cable consortium, signs new agreement with PCCW Global for IPX services and offers 4G LTE roaming services with BICS.
Eurobites: BT Jumps Into Mobile With MVNO
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zain deploys small cells; Ethiopian operator uses AlcaLu's CEM; UK telcos push for cheaper mast rental.
EE Launches WiFi Calling on Samsung S6
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3/20/2015  |  Post a comment
EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced that Samsung's new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, are available with WiFi calling to pre-order on its superfast 4GEE network.
Telecom Italia Forecasts Some Pain Relief
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3/20/2015  |  1 comment
The Italian incumbent expects sales to decline less sharply this year than last and hopes its investment plan will stabilize earnings next year.
ETSI Helps Small Cell Forum On Virtualization
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3/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The Forum will consider ETSI NFV use cases in its carrier requirements and recommendations for the virtualization of small cells.
Tag Team Takes On Apple Watch
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/19/2015  |  20 comments
Swiss giant Tag Heuer has teamed up with Google and Intel to take on Apple with a smartwatch of their own as the wearables category starts to heat up.
Leading Lights Awards: Only Days Left to Enter!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/19/2015  |  1 comment
The deadline for the 2015 Leading Lights awards is March 27, so get your skates on if you think you could be a winner!
India's Spectrum Sale Shatters Records
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3/19/2015  |  2 comments
Yet to wrap up, India latest frequency sale has already seen operators bid more than in the 2010 auction. Is the industry heading for another downturn?
China Mobile Profits Fall on 4G Spending
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3/19/2015  |  2 comments
China's biggest mobile operator has warned investors that competition in the 4G market will intensify in the months ahead.
Eurobites: Ofcom Puts the Squeeze on BT
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3/19/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre completes Peterborough project; Morocco 4G auction raises $200; is it all over for Uber?
T-Mobile Looks to Shake Up Mobile Market for Businesses
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3/18/2015  |  19 comments
Now T-Mobile takes aim at SMB wireless market in the US.
AT&T & Friends Form Rewards Program
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3/18/2015  |  7 comments
The carrier is joining forces with American Express, ExxonMobil, Macy's, Nationwide, Ride Aid, Direct Energy and Hulu to launch a loyalty program for their customers.
GSMA Opens a Mobile Marketplace
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3/18/2015  |  9 comments
Industry association has 1,300 companies signed up at launch.
Deviser Instruments Enters Wireless T&M Market
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3/17/2015  |  1 comment
Deviser Electronics joint venture enters the wireless test and measurement market with new handheld devices for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of wireless communication sites.
Fastback & Sub10 Merge for Millimeter Future
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3/17/2015  |  2 comments
Fastback and Sub10 look to create a high-frequency radio backhaul system for a 5G future.
Radisys to Power China Mobile's LTE-TDD Small Cells
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Nanjing Panda Electronics Co will use the vendor's TOTALeNodeB small cell software to power China Mobile's LTE network rollout.
SoftBank Takes JDSU Downtown to Improve Its Network
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3/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Japanese operator will use JDSU's ariesoGEO platform to improve its 3G and 4G LTE networks in downtown Tokyo.
Sprint Officially Unveils Workplace-as-a-Service
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3/16/2015  |  11 comments
Carrier's enterprise managed services bundle includes connectivity, unified communications via Lync, MDM and tech support.
Vodafone Claims to Beat German Rivals to VoLTE
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3/16/2015  |  3 comments
Germany's network operators are preparing to add VoLTE to their respective arsenals as they battle over mobile customers.
Chip M&A: What's Next for MACOM?
DOS Attack  | 
3/16/2015  |  1 comment
Semiconductor firm MACOM has been an acquirer in recent years, but will that continue as sector consolidation persists?
10 Unusual Places to Stick a Small Cell
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3/16/2015  |  16 comments
We know all the expected places that small cells are being placed these days, but where should they really go? In this slideshow, we go beyond the lamppost and explore ten of the most unusual places where we think small cells should be hanging out.
AT&T Sends Strong Signal in New Ads
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/16/2015  |  10 comments
New commercials boast that AT&T has the 'strongest 4G LTE signal strength,' as the big four US carriers shake up their marketing messages and marketing execs.
4G Devices Hit Affordability Mark in India
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3/16/2015  |  5 comments
As operators prepare to roll out their 4G networks, device costs are finally coming down.
LTE Reaches Half a Billion Users Worldwide
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3/13/2015  |  1 comment
Asia is now the global leader in LTE connections, but North America still wins on penetration, and its speeds are increasing too, according to several reports out this week.
3 UK to Launch VoLTE by September
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3/13/2015  |  1 comment
With three network operators plotting VoLTE launches, the UK's mobile market could soon be a hive of VoLTE activity.
Monitoring MWC With JDSU
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3/13/2015  |  Post a comment
At Mobile World Congress 2015, JDSU had a tool that showed how well Spain's four mobile operators were performing in near real-time in terms of signal strength and service availability on the MWC show floor.
Iliad Plans Next Assault on French Rivals
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3/12/2015  |  3 comments
The French telecom upstart is eyeing up a much bigger share of the country's mobile market than it currently serves.
AT&T Sees Brightest Future in the Enterprise
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3/11/2015  |  10 comments
CFO John Stephens says that AT&T will be a business services provider first with its combined wireline and wireless assets and recent acquisitions under its belt.
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
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Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
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