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Facebook Lauds Terragraph Cost Savings
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5/24/2016  |  1 comment
Social networking giant claims its 60GHz technology will make alternative connectivity solutions look uneconomical.
CityFibre Aims High in BT Battle
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
CityFibre might be small but its efforts to create an infrastructure rival to BT are beginning to bear fruit.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Wireless Service (3G, 4G, Carrier WiFi)
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5/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Sprint, Boingo, M1, Parallel Wireless and Hutchison are in the running for the award for creatively extending wireless service offerings.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best Deal Maker
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
ADVA, Amdocs, Cisco/Ericsson, CommScope, Infinera, Netscout and Nokia are the seven finalists in this awards category.
RJio Bulks Up on Fiber to Aid 4G
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
RJio hopes to turn a fiber lead over its rivals into a 4G advantage.
Allied Fiber Caught in Financial Battle
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Senior investor moves to force three subsidiaries into voluntary bankruptcy, planning to sell fiber and colocation assets.
Analysts More Than Bullish on Comcast MVNO
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4/22/2016  |  5 comments
Analysts believe Comcast has the power to seriously disrupt the wireless market.
Boingo Cultivates a New Spirit
Mentor Monday  | 
4/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Boingo CTO Derek Peterson and VP Lauren de la Fuente give a glimpse into the WiFi provider's culture and share advice for men and women in the industry.
Eurobites: EU Approves Rejigged Data Rules
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4/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: doubt cast on Privacy Shield; Deutsche Telekom settles with workers; Orange Egypt turns to NEC for LTE backhaul.
KT, NEC Test 5G Backhaul System
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4/8/2016  |  Post a comment
KT and NEC have successfully tested a 5G backhaul solution utilizing E-band spectrum.
Eurobites: 15,000 Telecom Italia Jobs at Risk
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4/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone hails wireless backhaul breakthrough; Hutchison offers more concessions on O2 deal; Safaricom strikes broadband deal with Kenya Power.
Be a WiC Leading Light, Like Hedy Lamarr!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/5/2016  |  3 comments
There's only a few days left to vote for the year's most inspiring woman in comms, female tech pioneer of the year and female-led startup to watch.
Mitel, DragonWave Collaborate on 5G
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3/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Joint initiative focused on advancing the development of 5G networking.
Vodafone India to Buy YOU Broadband for $60M – Report
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3/30/2016  |  1 comment
A takeover of YOU Broadband would bolster Vodafone's fixed-line capabilities and could help to support its introduction of 4G services.
Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray  | 
3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.
RAD Secures Patent for Its Pluggable Packet Master Clock
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3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Patent covers the embedding of a primary reference time clock and an IEEE 1588 Grandmaster clock inside a small form factor pluggable (SFP) device.
Eurobites: Etisalat Tests Microwave Backhaul in Egypt
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3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Etisalat appoints new group CEO; Orange puts Brahmaputra to the test; OTT trends in France and the UK.
Accedian FlowBROKER Transforms QoE Assurance
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3/24/2016  |  Post a comment
At Mobile World Congress 2016, Accedian explores the limitations of network core-based deep packet inspection (DPI) and quality of experience (QoE) analyzers, and shares how its FlowBROKER distributed packet capture solution helps operators resolve performance issues more quickly, and automate network resource control and planning in preparation for 5G, by detecting issues in the RAN and backhaul network. Plus: A response to Accedian winning the GLOMO Award for Best Mobile Technology Enabler.
Leading Lights Deadline Looms
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3/21/2016  |  2 comments
Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.
Infinera Claims Fronthaul Coup in Hong Kong
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3/9/2016  |  2 comments
Hutchison Global Communications deploys vendor's fronthaul transport gear to offer wholesale services to Hong Kong's mobile operators.
Eurobites: KPN Plots Savings Roadmap
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3/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cosmote tries Hauwei's Super Dual Band technology; TalkTalk has a rethink; Virgin carries weather data for Met Office.
Casa Goes to the (Wireless) Edge
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2/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Delving deeper into the wireless space, Casa Systems unveils two new edge products to help mobile providers deliver better service to customers and deploy small cells.
SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom Join Forces
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2/23/2016  |  Post a comment
South Korean and German operators will collaborate on IoT and media and work to standardize 5G and network IT infrastructure.
T-Mobile Joins 5G Trial Races With Ericsson
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2/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Carrier will begin evaluating 5G technologies and develop a pre-standards based 5G test system for lab and field trials in the US in the second half of 2016.
Facebook TIPs Telcos Towards Open Source Networks
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2/22/2016  |  2 comments
Intel and Nokia will contribute reference designs around access, backhaul and core, and management for operators such as Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom to deploy.
SK Telecom, DoCoMo, Verizon, KT Form 5G Alliance
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2/22/2016  |  Post a comment
5G Open Trial Specification Alliance will develop a common, extendable platform for different 5G trial activity around the world, focused on technical fundamentals.
Verizon Bags XO for $1.8B
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2/22/2016  |  11 comments
Acquisition immediately bulks up Verizon's fiber optic footprint both nationally and in major metro markets and will help densify its wireless network.
MWC's Millions: Hot-for-Profit in Barcelona
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2/18/2016  |  11 comments
The giant Mobile World Congress show is a real money-spinner for the GSMA, generating tens of millions in profits.
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
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2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
AOptix Finds a Buyer for Some Radio Tech
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2/10/2016  |  3 comments
Systems integrator partner of AOptix buys low-latency radio link tech for trading networks.
Exclusive: It's Lights Out for AOptix
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2/5/2016  |  1 comment
After 15 years in business, the hybrid radio/FSO provider has abruptly shut up shop and is selling off its assets.
Mobile Backhaul Performance Management – Challenges, Requirements, Benefits and ROI
Information Resources  | 
2/5/2016  | 
This whitepaper discusses in depth the current (and future!) underlying business and technical challenges network operations and engineering teams face when assuring the performance of their increasingly complex mobile backhaul networks. In particular, what requirements Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) need to meet, and how a next-generation network performance management solution can bring significant benefits to the business.
Case study: Ooredoo Tunisia | InfoVista’s Performance Insight Reduces OPEX and CAPEX of State-of-the-art IP Backhaul Network
Information Resources  | 
2/5/2016  | 
Ooredoo Tunisia, the leader in Tunisian mobile telephony, was able to bring 3G services to its customers only three months after receiving the license. As part of this achievement, the network team focused its engineering efforts on deploying a 10 Gigabit IP backhaul aggregation infrastructure.
US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
Prime Reading  | 
2/2/2016  |  4 comments
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of Things, but both want to play a pivotal role in what's expected to be a multi-billion dollar industry.
ZenFi Brings Dense Dark Fiber to NYC
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1/29/2016  |  Post a comment
New kind of edge network will enable content caching and compute processing to bloom at the neighborhood level for greater efficiency.
Are Huawei & ZTE About to Feel a Thaw in the Comms Cold War?
Jonestown  | 
1/28/2016  |  4 comments
A change of administration in Washington could signal fresh opportunities in the US for Huawei and ZTE.
MSOs: We're Not Building National Biz Net
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1/28/2016  |  2 comments
Charter and Cox execs say the efforts to link cable networks for business customers are routine automation efforts for buying and selling access.
Ericsson Shares Tumble Despite Profit Growth
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1/27/2016  |  9 comments
Profitability improvements at Ericsson do not appear to have assuaged investor concern about its emerging-market and IP networking prospects.
FirstLight Fiber Expands Further in New York
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1/26/2016  |  1 comment
FirstLight Fiber adds 36,000 route miles of fiber in three New York counties to expand its Ethernet, mobile backhaul and enterprise services for Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities.
Mobile Ops Investing in Kumu's Full Duplex
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1/22/2016  |  Post a comment
New funding round of $25M includes three major operators but isn't a sign the bandwidth doubling technology will be commercial any time soon.
TIM Tests Kumu's Full Duplex in Turin
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1/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Telecom Italia's mobile arm TIM says it successfully used Kumu's Full Duplex Relay technology in a small cell backhaul application in Turin.
Cisco, Wireless Ops Back $25M in Kumu Funding
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1/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco and three major telecom operators have joined the 'C' round of funding for Kumu Networks, which is claiming a breakthrough on Full Duplex wireless technology.
Ericsson Shares Drop on Analyst Downgrade
News Analysis  | 
1/15/2016  |  14 comments
Deutsche Bank flags concern about the company's IP routing business and risks posed by emerging markets.
Vodafone Awards LTE Deal to Nokia – Reports
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2016  |  2 comments
The Finnish vendor is still thriving in India, thanks partly to a new 4G deal with Vodafone.
ADVA Adds NFV Smarts With $35M Overture Acquisition
News Analysis  | 
1/13/2016  |  3 comments
Optical and Ethernet specialist ADVA says it is creating an 'NFV powerhouse' by acquiring Overture.
China Unicom, Telecom Flag Strategic Partnership
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1/13/2016  |  Post a comment
A strategic partnership between China's second- and third-biggest operators could help them close the gap with market leader China Mobile.
Telefónica Kickstarts Spinoff of Some Assets
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1/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Reuters reports that the Spanish service provider is creating a new unit that includes some of its towers, undersea cable and data center assets.
BT Names Clive Selley as New Openreach CEO
News Analysis  | 
1/11/2016  |  1 comment
Selley will replace Joe Garner before the end of March and takes over at a transitional time for BT and the Openreach business.
Nokia Confirms Leadership Team
News Analysis  | 
1/8/2016  |  5 comments
Nokia executives will take ten of the 13 top spots in the newly merged company.
CityFibre Takes On BT With $136M KCOM Acquisition
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12/14/2015  |  1 comment
Small UK altnet could become a bigger threat to BT following a $136M takeover of KCOM.
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NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real

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Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS, to support VoLTE and next-generation charging and policy control ...
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Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand

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Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
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ARM's OPNFV Action

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At the ARM booth at MWC 2016, Joe Kidder and Bob Monkman speak to Light Reading about OPNFV and their upcoming action.
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2

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Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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