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Top TV Trends Heading Into IBC
MariNation  | 
8/31/2016  |  1 comment
What was previously big is only getting bigger.
Nokia Technologies President Quits
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8/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia changes composition of the Nokia Group Leadership Team.
Digital ID Specialist UXP Raises Another C$8M
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8/31/2016  |  1 comment
Further financial backing led by cable guys John Malone and John Risley.
New AirTies WiFi System Built for 4K
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8/31/2016  |  Post a comment
AirTies is launching the next generation of its WiFi mesh solution with support for wireless speeds up to 2 gigabits per second.
Neulion Teams with Nokia on VR
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8/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Deal pairs Nokia virtual reality camera and player SDK with Neulion video encoding and delivery services.
Eurobites: Nokia Patents President Jumps Ship
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8/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia opens mmWave testing lab; Telenet upgrades mobile network with ZTE; Telefónica reconsiders infrastructure unit IPO.
France's Bouygues, Iliad Gain From Bigger Rivals' Pain
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8/31/2016  |  1 comment
France's two smallest network operators are profiting at the expense of Orange and Numericable-SFR.
Ericsson Kickstarts 5G RAN Arms Race
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8/31/2016  |  2 comments
Thought commercial 5G network products were years away? Not according to the Swedes…
Ericsson Unveils 5G NR Radio
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8/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has announced the first commercial 5G New Radio (NR) radio plus a number of new additions to the Ericsson Radio System.
Could FreedomPop Unshackle VimpelCom?
Morris Lore  | 
8/30/2016  |  1 comment
Mikhail Fridman's $50 million investment in a plucky MVNO could spur digital and cultural transformation at his telecom business.
Telenet to Upgrade Mobile Network With ZTE
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Telenet has announced its intention to invest €300 million over and above investments already announced earlier, with €250 million earmarked for the transformation of its mobile network.
France-IX, BICS Team Up to Better Connect Africa, Middle East
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8/30/2016  |  Post a comment
This strategic partnership enables networks in Middle East and Africa that peer on the France-IX Marseille or Paris Internet Exchanges to peer remotely in the other cities in a cost-effective and direct way.
Eurobites: Russian Billionaire Pumps $50M Into FreedomPop
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8/30/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU wants Ireland to wrestle $13 billion in back taxes off Apple; Iliad in talks with Vivendi over Canal+ deal; 4G in Egypt.
The Return of Offload: Sticking Plaster or Preventative Medicine?
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8/29/2016  |  Post a comment
'WiFi offload' became something of a dirty term for a while, but Devicescape CEO Dave Fraser thinks 4G service providers are having to re-think their position.
Making Mentoring a Priority
Mentor Monday  | 
8/29/2016  |  4 comments
Mentoring has been key to the career of Ciena's Keri Gilder, and now she is making sure its value forms part of the company's DNA.
Is There No Stopping Huawei?
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2016  |  8 comments
The Chinese equipment behemoth is sprinting ahead of its rivals.
Eurobites: Ericsson Eases Estonia's Public Sector Into the Cloud
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8/26/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE does deal with Apple Music; Vivendi looks to cut costs at pay-TV unit; TV content rights shake-up in the offing across EU.
The State of Gigabit Broadband
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8/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Everyone's talking about gigabit broadband, but where in the world would you find such a service?
WiCipedia: Should Men Be Included? & Olympians Face Discrimination
WiCipedia  | 
8/26/2016  |  11 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Should men attend women's conferences?; women still minority in finance and advertising; sexism at Rio Olympics; and more.
ZTE Gains Ground on Ericsson, Nokia in H1
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Chinese equipment vendor reports growth in sales and profits while its big Western rivals struggle.
Intelsat Adds Broadband, Video Service Coverage to EMEA, Asia
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Intelsat EpicNG's broadband connectivity now available across five continents, serving enterprise, wireless telecommunications, mobility, government and Internet of Things applications.
US Makes Up Nearly Half the Pay-TV Market
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
A new report by NAGRA details what innovations are boosting pay-TV success in North America.
Eurobites: Intelsat Launch Boosts Connectivity in Africa, Middle East
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hull gets a gigabit; Ooredoo's new man in Algeria; LoopUp valued at £40 million in IPO; Orange denies Vivendi deal.
Operators Launch WiFi Roaming Project
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8/25/2016  |  1 comment
Initiative aims to bring free public international WiFi roaming to cities around the world.
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Encrypted Messaging Services
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8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openet targets wholesale market; Nokia rolls out 4G in Myanmar for Ooredoo; Opera offers VPN for Android; Inea offers 1Gbit/s Internet in Poland.
T&M Enables, Is Changed By, NFV – Report
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8/24/2016  |  3 comments
Just as the move to NFV is transforming operators, it is transforming T&M vendors, who find themselves having to respond to the challenge of virtualization.
Eurobites: Elisa, Huawei Claim 4G Breakthrough
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8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 ups its IoT game with Kombridge acquisition; MegaFon teams up with Mastercard for mobile payment card; Deutsche Telekom adds Qivicon partners.
Kontena Launches Container Platform, Banks Seed Funding
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
The container platform is intended to provide an easier alternative to the likes of Docker, Kubernetes and Heroku.
The NB-IoT Train Is Coming
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8/22/2016  |  3 comments
Can LPWA technologies that use unlicensed spectrum withstand the arrival of NB-IoT?
Eurobites: Telia Carrier Puts Göjeryd in Charge
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Net Insight wins in Abu Dhabi; Square staffs up for Europe; Mediaset files suit against Vivendi; Pokémon GOes, but comes back.
Ciena Buoyed by 100G+ Metro Demand – Analyst
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2016  |  1 comment
Optical equipment maker is set for a strong run of results thanks to growing demand from a number of large US operators.
InfoVista Bulks Up With $45M Acquisition of Ascom's Network Testing Unit
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8/22/2016  |  1 comment
French network performance assurance specialist is buying Ascom's TEMS unit in a $45 million deal that will nearly double its sales.
InfoVista to Acquire Ascom’s TEMS Business
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
InfoVista is buying Ascom's TEMS wireless networking monitoring unit to further expand its assurance and monitoring portfolio.
Forum Highlights Growth Opportunities for Asia Pacific Pay-TV Providers
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Research paper shows a dramatic innovation gap between operators in Advanced Asia and Emerging Asia instigated by a long-standing economic and technological divide.
Ericsson Sets Out 'TV as a service' Vision at IBC
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson will showcase a series of new TV and media solutions, launches and innovation concepts spanning its software portfolio including next-generation playout solutions, augmented reality enriched experiences and immersive sports technologies at IBC 2016.
Kudelski Reports Half-Year Results
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The Kudelski Group, a leading provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, announced today its 2016 half year results.
Rural China Props Up 2Q Smartphone Growth
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Emerging market demand for lower-cost devices fueled second-quarter growth in smartphone shipments, according to GfK.
DT, SK Telecom Plot 'Global' 5G Trials
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
German and South Korean operators to launch a 'transcontinental' 5G trial network.
DT, SK Telecom to Trial 'Transcontinental' 5G Network
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom are extending their 5G collaboration.
Eurobites: Ericsson Chairman in the Firing Line
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8/19/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Volvo and Uber team up on self-driving cars; BT tries out long-range VDSL; Virgin Media to raise fees, again.
Russia's MTS Sees Profits Halve, Cuts Guidance
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Operator blames growing competition and a tough macroeconomic environment for a decline in profits, but continues to report sales growth.
Eurobites: BT, Nokia Buddy Up on 5G
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8/18/2016  |  3 comments
In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.
BT, Ofcom & the Battle of Britain
Prime Reading  | 
8/18/2016  |  2 comments
The structural separation of BT would not have propelled the UK up international broadband charts: To achieve that, regulators need to look at fresh ways of bolstering infrastructure-based competition.
Intel Gives Up ARM Wrestling
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2016  |  4 comments
The narrative about the battle between Intel Corp. and ARM Holdings took an unexpected twist today when Intel announced that it had licensed ARM. LG Electronics Inc. will be one of Intel's first customers.
Eurobites: Ericsson Offloads 2G, 3G R&D Staff
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Intel gives up ARM wrestling; Telenor plans AI lab; Nokia boasts 100G success; Inmarsat extends Fleet Xpress.
5G: The Most Nebulous Telco Term Ever?
Morris Lore  | 
8/16/2016  |  9 comments
Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.
Eurobites: BT Attacks 'Orwellian' Rivals
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Sky launches superfast broadband; HMD Global recruits Rantala as CMO; EU proposes spectrum-licensing changes; Argela demos network slicing.
Telstra Adds New PoPs to Its Global Network
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Telstra reinforces network leadership position in Asia-Pacific.
Technetix Unveils DOCSIS 3.0 Transponder Unit
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Technetix launches innovative DOCSIS 3.0 transponder unit.
ZTE Named as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure 2016
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
ZTE Corporation today announced that it has been named as a leader for its end-to-end long-term evolution solution in the new Gartner Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure 2016.
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Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of Huawei Connect, an integrated conference for the global ICT ecosystem taking place in Shanghai.
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CEO Chat: UXP's Gemini Waghmare

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders and UXP Systems CEO Gemini Waghmare discuss the strategic importance of digital identity for operators in the midst of transformation.
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F5 Virtual Network Function Integrations With Partner Orchestration Platform

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F5's Kishore Patnam, product manager for F5's service provider solutions, discusses why service providers are moving towards virtualization and how his clients are utilizing F5's solutions.
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CEO Chat: Intel's Alexis Black Bjorlin

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Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS

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Reinventing Operations for a Virtual, Software-Defined World

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges speaks with Accenture's Larry Socher and Matt Anderson about what service providers must do to transform their business to get the benefits of SDN and NFV including: leveraging DevOps, introducing real-time OSS and implementing analytics.
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Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned

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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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VeEX's Senior Director of Business Development, Perry Romano, explains how VeEX provides tools to help install, maintain, monitor and manage network infrastructure efficiently and effectively. The portfolio of products on display include the RXT-6000, MTTplus and TX300s.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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