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Eurobites: Huawei Plans EU Procurement Surge
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10/22/2014  |  Post a 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
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
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.
Ooyala to Acquire Videoplaza
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Ooyalao plans to expand into video advertising market.
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.
ZTE Claims 400G Record
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor achieves single carrier 400G wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) signal transmission over 3000km.
SK Telecom, Samsung Team Up on 5G R&D
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Sign an MOU for joint research on 5G technology to conduct related tests and service development.
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.
Pacnet Picks BTI for Data Center Interconnection
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier uses BTI 7800 Series to interconnect data centers in Hong Kong and Tokyo at 200G per slot.
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.
ETSI Group to Tackle Thorny Operations Issues
News Analysis  | 
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.
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.
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?
Samsung Aims for Super-Fast 60GHz WiFi in 2015
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Company says its first 60GHz WiGig products, due in 2015, will top 4Gbit/s speeds.
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.
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.
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.
NTT Docomo Completes NFV Trial With Multiple Vendors
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Docomo trials NFV using multi-vendor virtualization systems.
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
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.
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.
NEC Slashes OpenFlow SDN Controller Pricing
News Analysis  | 
10/13/2014  |  3 comments
From $150,000 to $3,000 – that's a big price cut.
Nokia Networks Unveils $970M 4G Deal With China Mobile
News Analysis  | 
10/10/2014  |  7 comments
Nokia Networks has been delivering 4G equipment and services under the deal since Q1 of 2014.
The Big Bandwidth Question
UBB Forum News  | 
10/10/2014  |  1 comment
Will we ever have enough bandwidth?
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile Form Connected Car Venture
News Analysis  | 
10/10/2014  |  2 comments
Also: Liberty cleared for Ziggo M&A; EC deregulates fixed line telephony; Hyperoptic to fiber up more UK cities; Ericsson wins managed services deal.
China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom to Form Connected Cars JV
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10/10/2014  |  Post a comment
China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for the connected cars market.
Coriant Wins Deals in Brazil, Taiwan
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10/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom and TIM Brasil join the Coriant club.
NEC Wins AAE-1 Subsea Extension Deal
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10/9/2014  |  Post a comment
NEC to build Hong Kong extension to the Asia-Africa-Europe 1 submarine cable system.
Alcatel-Lucent Opens Customer Network Center in Tokyo
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10/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Dedicated facility gives Alcatel-Lucent customers hands-on experience with advanced technologies to create new services and virtualized network functions.
BT, Huawei Boast 3Tbit/s Transmission Trial
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10/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Speed achieved over a fully managed core Flexgrid optical network.
The Promise of Next Generation Metro WDM Access
UBB Forum News  | 
10/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendors and operators are working on a new optical transport standard for fronthaul and backhaul deployments.
Pacnet Appoints China CEO
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10/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Michael Xu appointed CEO of Pacnet's equity joint venture in China, Pacnet Business Solutions (PBS), with immediate effect.
Eurobites: EC, China Close to Deal in 'State Subsidies' Dispute
News Analysis  | 
10/9/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei and BT claim 3 Tbit/s over fiber link; Orange considers IPO for Africa, Middle East units; tablets turf TV out of UK kids' bedrooms.
Ciena Wins AAG Subsea Deal
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10/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Trans-Pacific submarine cable consortium will deploy vendor's GeoMesh platform.
NTT Offers On-Demand Services Via Portal
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10/8/2014  |  Post a comment
NTT updates its Enterprise Cloud customer portal to include on-demand cloud-connected Internet and VPN circuits so customers can order or change their connected circuit bandwidth.
100G Set as P-OTS Battleground in Edge Networks
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Aggregation and edge transport networks are undergoing a wave of innovation.
Ericsson, Singtel, Qualcomm Boast FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation First
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
LTE Advanced FDD/TDD carrier aggregation achieved on commercial hardware and software for SingTel with data speeds up to 260 Mbit/s.
Telstra Reaches Into India With Tata NNI Agreement
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
NNI will utilize Tata Communications' 116 points of presence (PoPs), extending Telstra's reach to Tier 2 and Tier 3 Indian cities such as Jaipur, Surat and Trichy.
Spirent Slammed by Slowdown
News Analysis  | 
10/7/2014  |  2 comments
Share price plummets and market weakness, especially in US and China, puts the brakes on test vendor's sales growth.
Pressure Grows on Samsung in Q3
News Analysis  | 
10/7/2014  |  2 comments
Apple and low-cost rivals put pressure on Samsung's smartphone business, but the company is planning a response with new models and offers.
Hillcrest Brings Motion to Skyworth Smart TVs
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Leading TV brand in China will use Hillcrest's patented motion software in its new line of Smart TVs.
HP to Split Into Two Companies
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will offer technology infrastructure, software and services for the 'New Style of IT', while HP Inc. will be the leading personal systems and printing company.
Money Talks In OTT Discussions
UBB Forum News  | 
10/3/2014  |  2 comments
Revenue sharing is chief barrier to operator-OTT partnerships, finds panel.
Drones & Smartphones Power Hong Kong Protests
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2014  |  6 comments
As drones zoom above the crowds, Hong Kong protestors have been making the most of their mobile broadband connections.
SoftBank Invests $250M Into Legendary
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10/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Companies will form joint venture to maximize value of Legendary's intellectual property and content worldwide.
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Using Service Quality to Drive WiFi Monetization

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Live from the SCTE conference: Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick explores the forces shaping the WiFi opportunity in an interview with CableLabs' Justin Colwell and Amdocs' Ken Roulier.
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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

10|21|14   |   10:15   |   (0) comments


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

10|16|14   |   6:16   |   (0) comments


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

10|16|14   |   6:35   |   (0) comments


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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