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TalkTalk Expands IPTV Service Offering With Harmonic Solutions
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
UK broadband provider chooses headend solution from Harmonic to help deliver its IPTV services.
Eurobites: AlcaLu Improves Margins, Cuts Losses in Q3
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes 'European Internet'; Ericsson certifies NFV; BT's second-quarter revenues slip.
HbbTV Momentum Continues to Grow
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
Within the last 12 months the HbbTV Association has achieved membership growth of 25%.
Ericsson, TIBCO Form OSS/BSS Partnership
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10/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Tibco software will be included in Ericsson's portfolio of OSS/BSS software and consulting services.
The Next-Gen Network Disconnect
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10/29/2014  |  2 comments
There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
G.fast: Niche or Not?
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
There's plenty of activity in the emerging G.fast broadband technology sector, but will it come to anything?
Eurobites: Numericable Funds SFR Buy With $4.7B Rights Issue
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10/29/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson teams with Tibco; Telenor numbers on the up; BSkyB invests in 'young millennials' content.
Getting TV Everywhere in Gear
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Here are some steps that service providers could take to boost the reach, awareness and success of their multiscreen video ventures.
NFV Just Made OSS Hot
Shades of Ray  | 
10/28/2014  |  4 comments
For decades, OSS has been a back-office issue; now it's at the heart of telco transformation strategies.
Let's Not Kill SDN & NFV With Silos
Column  | 
10/28/2014  |  10 comments
As it embraces SDN and NFV, the networking industry needs to ensure it doesn't create new silos and repeat the innovation-stifling mistakes of its past.
Eurobites: Boffins Unveil 7-Core Fiber
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Italian carrier consolidation on hold; KPN's numbers slide further; Gigabit broadband in France and Ireland; and more!
Etisalat Egypt Deploys ariesoGEO
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Mobile operator will use OSS tool to identify optimum locations for engineering investments and resource allocation.
eircom Plans 1 Gbit/s FTTH
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Irish incumbent enters the next stage of its access network evolution and plans trials for high-speed rural broadband services.
Tele2, Cubic Telecom Team Up for M2M
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Tele2 and cloud services specialist Cubic Telecom have struck a strategic partnership to provide global M2M/IoT solutions to companies in the PC OEM and automotive sectors.
Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets on that market.
Pics: Düsseldorf Delights for SDN Congress
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
The city on the Rhine turned out to be a great spot for the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress.
Rohde & Schwarz Holds Firm in Fiscal Year
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Rohde & Schwarz stable amid restrained economic conditions.
Rohde & Schwarz Tests 5G Airwaves
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Rohde & Schwarz presents test setup for mm-wave applications at the 5G Global Summit in South Korea.
Eurobites: Vodafone Probes ONO on Tax 'Fraud'
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10/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Numericable numbers crunched by SFR takeover; UK safety alert over drones; Ericsson lands Telenor deal.
An IP Traveler in the Land of Optics
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
Give it up for the optical specialists who are more than mere 'plumbers.'
How Home Hotspots Could Hit Hurdles
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10/27/2014  |  2 comments
Home-based WiFi hotspots are getting hotter, but the potential impact of the public hotspots on the performance of the accompanying private hotspots has been largely ignored.
Net Insight Seals €1.7M Deal With Rai Way
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10/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Italian network services provider chooses Net Insight's transport solution for media, IP and broadcast networks.
Juniper Plans More Job Cuts
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10/24/2014  |  2 comments
Financial pressures herald further cost-cutting at Juniper, and that means more jobs will go.
Data Center Transformation: A Necessity for Telecom Operator Success
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/24/2014  |  2 comments
Telecom operators are deploying new technologies in their data center environments to reduce costs and increase revenues.
Eurobites: Will EC's New Broom Sweep Away Regulation?
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10/24/2014  |  8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's Q3; BT shares down following Morgan Stanley downgrade; Deutsche Telekom's M2M drive; royal tweeting.
Carrier SDN & the Dream of Network Agility
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/24/2014  |  1 comment
The cloud debate has moved on to the network capabilities needed to meet customers' demands, with SDN and NFV at the heart of discussions.
Global Reach Helps Ericsson Grow in Q3
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10/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Sales in North America are down as the telcos conserve cash, but other markets help Ericsson increase its revenues and margins in the third quarter.
Virtual Mobile Core – Why? And When?
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10/24/2014  |  Post a comment
When might operators put their NFV strategies into action in the mobile core? And what's in it for them?
Meet the Phantom Network for NFV
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2014  |  6 comments
A new deployment and network verification model is about to emerge thanks to NFV, and it's one that could alter the timeline of virtualization.
Nokia Reports Improved Sales, Margins in Q3
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10/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Revenues are up 13% year-on-year to €3.3 billion and gross margins improve further as the 'new' Nokia continues its financial recovery.
Eurobites: Born-Again Nokia Blooms in Q3
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10/23/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HERE's new boss; Orange slows decline; Telefónica's IoT Lego.
Brocade Wants to Be Red Hat of OpenDaylight
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2014  |  3 comments
But Red Hat is already the Red Hat of ODL.
Kroes Decries Divided Europe
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Outgoing EC digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes invokes Elvis Presley, delivers her final speech to Europe's telcos and gives them a right old roasting.
Calient Chooses Euro Sales Partner
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Sales Force Europe will help optical circuit switch vendor tap into service provider and data center opportunities in Europe.
Technicolor Reports Q3 Revenues
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Q3 revenues down 3.1% due to low DVD volumes in the quarter.
Huawei Plans Greater Procurement Spend in Europe
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Expects to make direct purchases worth US$4.08 billion in Europe by 2015.
Openet, OpenCloud Deepen Their Ties
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
New agreement enables Openet to resell OpenCloud's products.
TeliaSonera IC Hooks Into Angola
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
TeliaSonera International Carrier strengthens connectivity in Western Africa.
Eurobites: Huawei Plans EU Procurement Surge
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary's data tax; Transmode slumps; Lumia to lose the Nokia.
Why LTE Isn't a No-Brainer for Utilities – Yet
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Because of difficulty acquiring spectrum, many utilities are forgoing LTE, and turning to legacy technologies such as CDMA and WiMax.
A Legacy Worth Saving
Column  | 
10/22/2014  |  2 comments
Operators can cut the cost and complexity of extending legacy services to all-IP environments.
Alcatel-Lucent Fires NG-PON2 Starting Gun
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10/21/2014  |  4 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.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

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Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

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SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

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Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With YuLiao

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Yu Liao, chairman of the Chinese Association for Renewable Energy in Germany, discusses the role that ICT solutions play in helping to grow renewable energy resources in Germany.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview

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Sifang has been working with Huawei on several projects. JingTao Wu, Assistant President of Beijing Sifang Automation Co. Ltd., believes that the cooperation with Huawei can facilitate Sifang's process of internationalization.
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A Better Connected Smart Grid: Powering Laos

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Representatives of Electricite Du Laos (EDL), a state-owned corporation, discuss the importance of ICT solutions in serving their country's energy needs.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Junwei Lu

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Professor Junwei Lu of Griffith University Australia describes his work with micro grid technology and the future of the power industry.
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The Next-Gen Network Disconnect

10|29|14   |   01:23   |   (2) comments


There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
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Grow Your VPN Service Revenue

10|27|14   |   4:00   |   (0) comments


Watch how CSP product managers can better differentiate and maximize the value of their Internet, VPN and cloud services for business services customers, by adding premium application performance visibility to their data services.
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