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Verizon Small Cells Ready to Rock in Chicago
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7/31/2015  |  6 comments
Carrier deploys 12 small cells in Chicago's Grant Park to prepare for the more than 124 terrabytes of mobile usage expected at this weekend's Lollapooloza.
China's Broadband Squeeze
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7/30/2015  |  3 comments
Broadband in China continues to lag behind other parts of the world despite some ambitious government plans.
T-Mobile Puts Low-Band to Work
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7/30/2015  |  5 comments
CTO Neville Ray wants half of all the smartphones T-Mobile offers to support low-band spectrum this year, and he hopes the next iPhone is one of them.
Nokia Networks Enjoys 'Terrific Rebound'
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7/30/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor receives a boost from improvements at its networks division but warns that pricing conditions remain challenging.
T-Mobile US Tops JD Power Customer Care Rankings
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Un-carrier customer care ranks highest in the industry, with T-Mobile in the top spot among full-service providers.
T-Mobile Ups Subscriber Outlook on $361M Q2 Profit
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile generated 2.1 million total net customer additions, marking the ninth consecutive quarter that T-Mobile has delivered over 1 million total net customer additions.
FreedomPop Gets a $10M Asian Infusion
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7/30/2015  |  3 comments
Axiata Group makes a $10M investment in the 'freemium' MVNO.
AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.
Telecom Italia Taps Startups for 8,000 Ideas
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7/30/2015  |  3 comments
Head of TI Labs says the carrier has gotten 8,000 ideas, supported 300 projects and invested $6 million since it opened its startup accelerator in 2009.
Ericsson's Tech for Good Could Be US-Bound
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7/29/2015  |  1 comment
The vendor's program to connect schools is bringing broadband to 22 countries, and the woman in charge says it could make its way to the US next.
Verizon Converts Energy to a Managed Service
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7/29/2015  |  3 comments
Carrier launches a smart grid-as-a-service platform for utilities looking to outsource their network modernization efforts.
Qualcomm Wants FCC to Stay Out of LTE-U Fray
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7/27/2015  |  6 comments
Qualcomm, T-Mobile and the CTIA again try to convince naysayers that LTE-U will coexist with WiFi, and that the FCC shouldn't get involved.
RJio to Launch Its Own 4G Devices Brand
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7/27/2015  |  7 comments
India's 4G upstart has unveiled plans to develop its own devices and become a major retailer of other companies' products.
Eurobites: OTT Feel for Sky's New Set-Top
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7/27/2015  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook promises Internet.org expansion; Orange increases stake in Morocco's Méditel; Altice eyes French broadcaster.
EE Boasts Record Margin in H1
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7/27/2015  |  1 comment
Network efficiency measures bolster profits margins for the UK's biggest mobile operator.
FWA to the Rescue Down Under
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7/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Australia's NBN project is seeing impressive results from its investment in TDD fixed wireless technology.
Can RJio Challenge India's Big 3?
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7/24/2015  |  5 comments
The new entrant has been making lots of noise about its forthcoming 4G launch, but how do its assets match up to those of its key rivals?
BT Split Could Spur Vodafone to Invest in Fiber – Colao
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vodafone boss takes aim at BT's G.fast plans as mobile operator's share price rises on service revenue improvements.
Cat Sense
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7/24/2015  |  1 comment
AT&T Expects Capex Reductions From SDN
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7/23/2015  |  2 comments
Capex will remain in the $18 billion range for 2015.
Digital Bridge, PE Firm Snag ExteNet for $1B
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7/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Investment company joins forces with PE firm to buy out ExteNet's existing investors in a deal that will net the DAS and small cell vendor more than $1 billion.
Verizon Builds Driverless Cars Their Own City
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7/23/2015  |  6 comments
Carrier joins consortium to study how cars can talk to other cars, pedestrians, infrastructure and more in mock city in Michigan.
ExteNet Reveals $1B Recapitalization Plan
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7/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Recapitalization will enable ExteNet to continue pursuing strategic deployment of outdoor and indoor distributed networks, including small cells.
Vodacom Revenues up on Smartphone Sales
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7/23/2015  |  1 comment
The South African operator has boasted a strong set of results due to customer growth and soaring interest in mobile data devices and offerings.
Qualcomm Restructures to Cut $1.4B in Costs
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7/22/2015  |  4 comments
Chipmaker announced a strategic realignment plan along with its third quarter earnings as competition and chipset woes forces it to cut costs.
Qualcomm Announces 3rd Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm Incorporated today announced results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 ended June 28, 2015.
RJio Prepares for Take-Off
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7/22/2015  |  1 comment
Plotting its launch of 4G services in December, RJio is busy adding new technology capabilities to its résumé.
T-Mobile Launches RCS Messaging
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7/22/2015  |  13 comments
Carrier is the first to offer RCS-powered messaging in the US, which it says will be a standard feature of all smartphones in the future.
Hunger Strike
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
The Evolution of Mobile Video Delivery
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Today's adaptive bitrate video (ABR) video protocol can respond well to changes in video, but still has limitations that operators need to overcome.
Qualcomm Faces Major Job Cuts – Reports
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
The chipmaker could also undertake a strategic review.
Poll: Savings Drive C-RAN Deployments
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/21/2015  |  2 comments
The capex and opex savings that C-RAN brings are by far the biggest reason to deploy the centralized, virtualized RAN system, the Light Reading community says.
Verizon Trumpets Network Densification Plans
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7/21/2015  |  11 comments
While its subscriber growth is still slowing, its churn is the lowest in three years, as Verizon continues to densify its LTE network.
Verizon Posts Q2 Profit of $4.23B
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Double-digit percentage growth in year-over-year quarterly earnings on an adjusted basis.
ZTE Expects H1 Net Profit Hike
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Revenue projected to increase 21.9% to RMB 45.94 billion in first six months as a result of strong FDD-LTE and wireline systems orders, in addition to new Smart City deployments.
Tele2 Earnings Suffer on Dutch 4G Costs
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Pan-European operator blames broadband woes and expenditure in the Netherlands for an earnings slide, as sales rise on mobile customer growth.
Cisco to Axe Half of Ubiquisys Staff – Rumor
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7/20/2015  |  3 comments
Cisco apparently plans to lay off more than half of the 150 staff it acquired through Ubiquisys as it restructures its small cell focus, Light Reading has learned.
Huawei's H1 Sales Grow 30% to $28.3B
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7/20/2015  |  2 comments
When it comes to revenue growth, China's biggest equipment maker remains the envy of its Western peers.
TeliaSonera Reports H1
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Net sales increase 8.7% year-on-year to SEK53.1 billion.
Ericsson's Stock Rises on Q2 Margin Improvements
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The Swedish vendor says restructuring remains on track but continues to depend on non-US business and favorable currency effects for sales growth.
Thumbs Are Key
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Gigabit Europe: Where Beer & Broadband Come Together
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
Munich will host a classic combination of broadband, business cases and beer during this year's Oktoberfest.
Nokia's Mobile Ticketing Alliance Is Here
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor's HERE mapping division and public and private sector partners are teaming up to create the Open Mobile Ticketing Alliance to develop global standards allowing people to buy public transit tickets from a single app across the globe.
Huawei, Shanghai Disney & China Unicom Strike 4.5G Agreement
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Plan to deploy the latest 4.5G networks at the Shanghai Disney Resort and introduce new services based on 4.5G.
TDD Heads for Prime Time
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
The lesser-known 4G technology looks set to become a much bigger deal following developments at this week's Mobile World Congress Shanghai tradeshow.
FCC Delays Incentive Auction Vote
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
The 600MHz TV spectrum auction in the US hits another bump in the road.
Boost Mobile Launches WiFi Hotspot Plans
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
With the launch of the Netgear Fuse, Boost Mobile is now offering a no-contract WiFi Hotspot plan for $25 per month for 1.5GB of LTE data or $50 for 10GB of LTE data.
Vodafone Survey Finds M2M ROI on the Rise
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7/15/2015  |  1 comment
Vodafone Americas says that 93% of companies deploying M2M in the Americas are seeing an ROI on M2M, within six months if they are also attaching it to the cloud and analytics.
Accedian Builds APAC Bridgehead at SK Telecom
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7/15/2015  |  7 comments
South Korean's deployment of Accedian's performance monitoring technology as part of an integrated mobile network assurance strategy is set to further raise the vendor's profile in Asia.
Patience Is a Virtue
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7/15/2015  |  1 comment
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Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
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The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
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CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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