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Anite Picks a Fight in the Packet Core
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Test system vendor extends its portfolio from the wireless handset and radio access network to the evolved packet core (EPC), taking on some entrenched incumbents in the process.
Eurobites: Iliad Slumps on T-Mobile Bidding Battle Fears
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8/1/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Belgacom holds steady and inks new deal with Vodafone; Turkcell ownership battle over.
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8/1/2014  |  1 comment
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Anite Launches LTE Packet Core Test Tool
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Triton product addresses network signalling and data performance verification requirements in the evolved packet core of 4G networks.
Apple Launches 'Massive' CDN -- Report
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7/31/2014  |  4 comments
The company has interconnect deals in place with Comcast and other ISPs and will likely spend $100 million this year.
Iliad Offers $15B for a Stake in T-Mobile
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7/31/2014  |  7 comments
Merger prospects for the "Uncarrier" get interesting as the French operator throws its chapeau in the ring.
Alcatel-Lucent Preps Submarine IPO, Expects Core Growth
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7/31/2014  |  5 comments
Vendor reveals plan to raise capital from an IPO of its submarine cables business as it reports Q2 financials, but investors are showing signs of nerves.
Cloudwatt Builds Snoop-Proof Cloud
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7/31/2014  |  1 comment
Take that, NSA! The French cloud provider is using OpenStack and Juniper's OpenContrail to build a cloud that can resist surveillance.
Eurobites: BT Boasts of FTTX Expansion
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7/31/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Spirent preps more M&A action as revenues rise; Telefónica suffers currency crunch; Colt's voice strategy hits sales.
Nokia Networks Buys RAN Assets in Japan
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7/31/2014  |  4 comments
Improves its position with NTT DoCoMo with the planned acquisition of Panasonic's radio access networks business.
Eurobites: BlackBerry Buys German Security Firm
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Apollo's fat pipe; KPN reports sales decline but stock leaps; Test vendor Rohde & Schwarz buys a security specialist; and more!
iHub Picks Genband for Global Unified Comms
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
UK hosted services firm iHub is the first European company to deploy Genband's NUViA cloud service to support the provision of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS).
Swisscom Boasts FTTX Milestone
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7/30/2014  |  2 comments
Extending fiber to homes, buildings and local street distribution points has taken the Swiss incumbent's 'ultra-fast' broadband subs numbers to more than 1 million.
Rohde & Schwarz Buys Security Specialist
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7/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Test system vendor Rohde & Schwarz has acquired German security system specialist gateprotect.
Eurobites: Liberty Merges Euro Operations
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7/29/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange to cut costs further as profits slide in H1; Nokia Networks teams up for wide-area 4G broadcast trial; Vodafone brings Chromecast to the UK high street.
Cloudwatt Deploys OpenContrail for SDN
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Cloudwatt tapped OpenContrail to improve network efficiency, innovation, and data control.
Telefónica Deploys AlcaLu Cloud DVR Tech
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's cloud-based DVR technology enables personal online recording and multiple TV features.
Eurobites: Regulators Delve Into IoT
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7/28/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei teams up for the European soccer season; KPN trials VoLTE; Telecom Italia joins the drones brigade.
Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch
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7/28/2014  |  7 comments
Smartphone giant apparently needs more time to build supporting ecosystem for its home-grown OS.
Alcatel-Lucent Invests in CounterTack
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent has joined a group of investors that have contributed to the $20 million Series B round of endpoint threat detection specialist CounterTack.
Eurobites: BSkyB Agrees $9.1B M&A Deal
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7/25/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe still weighs on Vodafone revenues; EE on course for 6 million 4G customers by year's end.
Telefónica Hands Spanish 4G Deal to Nokia Networks
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Three-year agreement includes complete upgrade of current network, 4G implementation.
Telefónica Launches Collaborative Security Community
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Sinfonier offers security researchers, intelligence analysts and developers free infrastructure and the capability to share information.
Telenor Reports Q2 Growth
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Four million new customers, continued revenue growth, an EBITDA margin of 36%.
TE Connectivity Reports Q3
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Net sales increased to $3.58 billion, up 4% on the previous year.
Turk Telekom Upgrades IP Core With Alcatel-Lucent
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Will help Turkish operator meet surging data and video demand.
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
Eurobites: DT's Hungary Operation Cuts Jobs
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica doubles down on security; Nokia holds steady in Q2; "right to be forgotten" row continues.
Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey
Light Reedy  | 
7/24/2014  |  7 comments
Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
Nokia Holds Steady in Q2, Raises Outlook
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7/24/2014  |  18 comments
Nokia's three remaining business lines, including Networks, unveil stable financial numbers for the second quarter and expect a positive second half of the year.
Facebook: 30% of Users Are Mobile-Only
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7/24/2014  |  17 comments
Almost a third of users access Facebook exclusively via mobile devices, while mobile ads now generate 62% of ad revenues, compared with zero two years ago.
Forum Touts UPnP+ for IoT Connectivity
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
UPnP+ demonstration for Cloud and IoT to take place at IBC 2014.
Salary Survey Report 2014
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7/23/2014  |  13 comments
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that good times are here again, as salaries are high and optimism is even higher.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Türk Telekom
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7/23/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google not off the antitrust hook yet; TalkTalk telly on the up; Microsoft's cheaper Lumia.
Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
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7/22/2014  |  16 comments
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite consecutive quarters of sales slump.
Thomson Video Networks Supports OTT Delivery
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
ViBE CP6000 contribution platform now offers advanced capabilities for broadcast-quality video transmission over unmanaged networks, including the open Internet.
Starhome Mach Analyzes Roaming Stats
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Operators are missing out on roaming revenues, says Starhome Mach survey.
Telefónica Boasts More Than 250 M2M Partners
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Telefónica's M2M Global Partner Programme now has 250 partners in Europe and the US.
Huawei, Xilinx Invest in XMOS
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
XMOS adds Bosch, Huawei, and Xilinx as strategic investors to complete $26 million investment round.
Expect Further Cuts at Microsoft Devices – Analyst
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7/22/2014  |  13 comments
Respected Finnish analyst predicts further downsizing at the former Nokia devices business and hints at resurgence of mobile startups in Finland.
Eurobites: Netflix to Take Euro Hit in Q3
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7/22/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica passes M2M milestone; Vodafone offers small cells to rural folk; XMOS attracts $26.2 million Series D funding.
AT&T Lands VPN Deal From K+S
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
International fertilizer and salt producer signs new agreement for VPN services.
Algérie Télécom Sources IP Gear from Nokia/Juniper
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia Networks and Juniper connect Algérie Télécom sites with all-IP technology.
GTS Central Europe Launches Unified Communications
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Announces new unified communications service that combines voice, messaging, and collaboration into one solution.
Eurobites: Netflix Takes 1Tbit/s in Paris
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7/21/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Fiber-sharing in Portugal; Algerian gig for Nokia Networks/Juniper; GTS debuts unified comms; BSkyB focuses on content.
SK Telecom Trials 'Elastic Cell' With Ericsson
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7/21/2014  |  4 comments
South Korean operator aims to take a stepping stone to 5G with the planned 2016 deployment of cell-sharing mobile broadband connectivity.
Vodafone, Portugal Telecom Strike FTTH Deal
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone Portugal and Portugal Telecom sign agreement to deploy and share fiber networks reaching 900,000 homes in Portugal.
EE to Trial 4G Broadcast in Scotland
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7/18/2014  |  1 comment
In partnership with the BBC, Qualcomm and Huawei, UK mobile operator will trial eMBMS 4G broadcast services during the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Huawei Helps Out in BBC, EE 4G Broadcast Trial
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
EE, the BBC, Qualcomm, and Huawei collaborate on trial for live TV streaming in Glasgow.
Jolla Strikes Deal With Snapdeal.com
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Finnish smartphone company partners exclusively with Snapdeal.com to enter Indian market.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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