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Alcatel-Lucent Fires NG-PON2 Starting Gun
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10/21/2014  |  2 comments
Bullish predictions for NG-PON2 are coming from at least two of the fixed broadband sector's lead protagonists, with AlcaLu and Huawei both gunning for early market entry.
Net Insight Reshuffles Management Team
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Per Lindgren becomes SVP, strategy and business development, while Martin Karlsson is named new CTO.
Ooyala to Acquire Videoplaza
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Ooyalao plans to expand into video advertising market.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland Turns to Ericsson for VoLTE
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM salivates over Christmas device sales; VimpelCom sells African units; Virgin does fiber-to-the-monkeyhangers.
Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
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10/20/2014  |  4 comments
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
Adtran Appoints CTO for EMEA, Asia-Pac
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
New position created for Ronan Kelly at optical vendor.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland to Slash Jobs
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10/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Daisy Group buyout; Vodafone begins LTE-Advanced rollout in UK; cloud dampens SAP's outlook.
The Human Gain of the Smart Home
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10/20/2014  |  5 comments
Norway's Lyse Smart is showing how broadband-enabled applications can improve the lives of elderly people and provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional care home services.
SDN & NFV: No Going Back
Shades of Ray  | 
10/17/2014  |  2 comments
A threshold has been reached as the telcos commit to SDN and NFV – and that will be good news for some vendors and not such good news for others.
Eurobites: DT, Orange Back in EE Sale Talks
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10/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobile Edge Computing pow-wow; Telefónica uses Huawei's XG-PON in Spain; job losses likely at Ziggo.
iPad Air 2 Lets Users Switch Carriers Any Time
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10/17/2014  |  11 comments
A new Apple SIM chip lets customers pick a different carrier every time they sign up for a short-term wireless plan.
Google: Carriers & Cloud Providers Need to Cooperate
Wagner’s Ring  | 
10/16/2014  |  12 comments
Enterprises demand performance and security in cloud applications that require cloud providers and carriers to work together.
Colt Preps Next-Gen OSS for NFV, SDN
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
European operator already has virtualized functions up and running – now it's going to revamp its OSS.
Eurobites: Ericsson Strengthens Its Analytics Hand With Sentilla Buy
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10/16/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria claims G.fast breakthrough; Deutsche Telekom fined for margin squeezing; Ryder Cup boost for BSkyB.
Qualcomm to Acquire CSR
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Adds complementary product categories and channels to address growing Internet of Things and automotive opportunities.
Redknee Touts $10M EMEA Deal
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Tier 1 EMEA operator chooses Redknee for real-time billing and charging virtualization.
STB Revenues Up But Shipments Down
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable set-top boxes enjoy strong second quarter, posting sequential gains in both shipments and revenues, thanks to a 'refresh cycle' in North America and Europe.
Could Data Be the New 'Currency'?
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10/16/2014  |  11 comments
Telefónica highlights the potential for data to play a transactional role in digital lives.
Dell Dips Toe in Carrier NFV Market
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10/15/2014  |  1 comment
Introduced a package of its own and partner software running on PowerEdge servers.
Millennials Get Big Data: Survey
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Global study reveals that the vast majority of 18-30 year olds feel in control of their personal online data.
ETSI Group to Tackle Thorny Operations Issues
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10/15/2014  |  4 comments
Today's white paper from 30 operators engaged in NFV effort spells out interoperability and operations challenges that must be tackled next.
DT: New IP Era Heralds Revamp for Telcos
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Just putting old technology into virtual clothes isn't enough, says a Deutsche Telekom executive.
PlayStation TV Launches, Sans Netflix
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10/15/2014  |  7 comments
The new Sony PlayStation TV has launched in North America, but with no support for Netflix, Hulu or YouTube, its use as a media streamer seems limited.
Qualcomm, Intel Back Drones Code Project
Shades of Ray  | 
10/15/2014  |  2 comments
Open source is already rampant in comms networking developments, and now it's reaching into the emerging drones sector too, with Qualcomm and Intel on board.
Operators Set Course for NFV's Future
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10/15/2014  |  1 comment
Thirty operators have authored a new white paper to help set the roadmap for the future of NFV developments.
Eurobites: Qualcomm to Buy CSR for $2.5B
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: EU-China exports dispute draws to close; Telefónica in potential tax trouble; Irish tax loophole closed.
SDN Tests Go Swimmingly, Says OIF
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Interoperability testing among multiple carrier labs shows pre-standard SDN bear can meet most of the requirements for cloud-bursting.
Setting the SDN Agenda
Shades of Ray  | 
10/14/2014  |  2 comments
The SDN community is gathered in Germany for a few days of loving and loathing – so what's hot?
Nagra Enables Hybrid OTT & DTT Service for Vodafone Spain
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
QuickStart Hybrid offering will enable the rollout of OTT services and a DTT channel line-up.
AT&T Introduces AT&T Passport
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
When using the AT&T Passport app, customers can enjoy unlimited WiFi access at participating hotspots in select countries, including the UK, France, Germany, Japan and Mexico.
MobiTV Powers Network DVR for Deutsche Telekom
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
New cloud recorder allows customers to view personally recorded content on connected devices.
Ericsson Demos NFV With NTT Docomo
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson successfully demonstrates proof of concept of NFV with NTT Docomo.
AlcaLu Losing Key NFV Exec
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10/14/2014  |  1 comment
Dor Skuler is bidding adieu to Alcatel-Lucent having helped to make CloudBand one of the key NFV-enabling platforms in the industry.
Eurobites: Iliad Surges Following T-Mobile's Rebuff
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10/14/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe goes large on big data; KPN, China Mobile do VoLTE roaming; Apple to blame for Finland's woes, says PM.
BT, ADVA Show Off Transport SDN
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Demonstration in Düsseldorf virtualizes the connectivity network and integrates it into a bandwidth-allocation application.
Coriant Intros SDN, NFV Portfolio
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Coriant unveils its SDN and NFV capabilities plus a live service trial with a Tier 1 operator in Asia.
Europe-India Cable Upgrades With Ciena
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Pace Crashes Data Gateway Market
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
World's leading set-top maker rolls out three DOCSIS 3.0 wireless gateways in North America, taking on Arris, Cisco, Hitron, Netgear and other incumbent players.
Iliad Drops T-Mobile US Bid
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10/13/2014  |  7 comments
Zut Alors! French operator drops its bid for T-Mobile US after being rejected twice.
Iliad Ends Pursuit of T-Mobile US
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Iliad kills its plan to acquire T-Mobile US after its improved bid was rejected.
Telefónica UK Deploys Cellwize SON
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Cellwize SON deployed by Telefónica UK to enhance mobile network performance and quality of service for UK subscribers.
MTN Nigeria Deploys 100G With AlcaLu
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Network transformation will benefit a country with 275 mobile subscribers for every landline with an economy that relies on fast, dependable, high-capacity mobile broadband access.
StarHub Offers Cloud-Based Second Line Using fonYou
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Starhub launches new virtual mobile number service based on fonYou's carrier grade OMT-9000 service platform.
Eurobites: WiFi's Lightbulb Moment
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French bank teams with Twitter for money transfers; here comes the SON for O2; AlcaLu does 100G in Nigeria.
KT Plans NFV Shift With AlcaLu
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10/13/2014  |  6 comments
South Korean operator works with Alcatel-Lucent to introduce virtualized functions into its 'Gigatopian' network.
Alcatel-Lucent, KT Collaborate on NFV
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent teams up with South Korea's KT to accelerate the shift to NFV.
Nokia Networks Unveils $970M 4G Deal With China Mobile
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10/10/2014  |  7 comments
Nokia Networks has been delivering 4G equipment and services under the deal since Q1 of 2014.
Echostar Preps 'Sage' Smart Home
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10/10/2014  |  4 comments
Echostar is preparing its new Sage smart-home service for launch in early 2015.
The Big Bandwidth Question
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10/10/2014  |  1 comment
Will we ever have enough bandwidth?
Europe's Fiber Sell-Off
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10/10/2014  |  Post a comment
There's a lot of M&A activity in Europe being driven by demand for fiber assets.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 2

10|21|14   |   8:51:00 AM   |   (0) comments


ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 1

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SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 2

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ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 1

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SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
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Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling

10|17|14   |   7:56   |   (0) comments


Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
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Holland's Imtech Traffic & Infra Discusses Huawei's ICT Solution and Services

10|16|14   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Dimitry Theebe is from the business unit at Imtech Traffic & Infra which delivers communications solutions for transportations. His partnershp with Huawei began about a years ago. In this video, Theebe speaks more about this partnership and what he hopes to accomplish with Huawei.
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Huawei's Comprehensive Storage Solutions Vital for SVR

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SVR Information Technology provides cloud services for academic and special sectors. With Huawei's support, SVR and Yildiz Technical University has established Turkey's largest and most advanced High Performance Computing system. CSO Ismail Cem Aslan talks about what he hopes Huawei's OceanStor storage system will bring for him.
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Mexico's Servitron's Impression of Huawei at CCW 2014

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Servitron is a network operator in Mexico that has been in the trunking industry for the past 20 years. Its COO, Ing. Ragnar Trillo O., explains at Critical Communications World 2014 that his company has been interested in the long-term evolution of LTE technology and its adoption for TETRA.
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Building a Better Dubai

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Abdulla Ahmed Al Falasi is the director of commercial affairs, a telecommunications coordinator for the government of Dubai. Their areas of service span across multiple industries, including police, safety, shopping malls and more. In this video, Abdulla talks about his department's work with Huawei.
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Huawei Lights Up Malaysia Partner Maju Nusa

10|16|14   |   1:59   |   (0) comments


Malaysia's Maju Nusa is an enterprise partner to Huawei in networking, route switches and telco equipment. At this year's Critical Communications World in Singapore, CTO Pushpender Singh talks about what Huawei's eLTE solutions mean to his company and for Malaysia.
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Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks

10|15|14   |   2:19   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
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Exploring the Future of Cable Access

10|15|14   |   6:23   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Brett Wingo looks at where cable access architectures are heading, discussing the impact of DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, Remote PHY, SDN, virtualization of cable networks and related technologies.
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