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Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
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12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 satellites lift off; Deutsche Telekom takes extra mobile security measures.
Mobile-Edge Computing Group Gets Going
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia has hosted the inaugural meeting of the new ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (ISG).
Fiberail Rides Transmode to 100G
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Transmode enables Fiberail's 100G wholesale network in Malaysia.
Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good news for incumbent operator Telstra.
Cloud Expansion Paves Way for Partnerships
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12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Cloud enablement partnerships between traditional communications service providers and cloud specialists are set to proliferate in the coming years.
Eurobites: Nokia's HERE in Maps Deal With Baidu
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12/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks speeds up Sonera; Tele2 launches 4G in the Netherlands; Airtel sells off African towers.
Imagine Upgrades Rotana TV to File-Based HD
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12/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Existing platforms enhanced to provide comprehensive, high-quality playout and streaming options.
KVH Takes Its Elastic Data Center Service Beyond Japan
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12/12/2014  |  3 comments
Japanese data center services specialist has expanded its flexible data center interconnection services to Hong Kong and Singapore.
Qualcomm to Invest $40M in Chinese Startups
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12/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm to invest an aggregate of $40M into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments fund.
SDN Drives Codero's Flexible Hybrid Clouds
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12/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Hosting specialist's special mix of commercial technology and home-grown software allows its enterprise customers to mix-and-match cloud with bare metal servers.
Big Switch Launches Japanese Subsidiary
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12/9/2014  |  Post a comment
The Otemachi office follows sales of its SDN products to to Tier 1 mobile providers and Fortune 100 financial services firms in the region.
Eurobites: Telenor Strikes 5-Year Deal With Huawei
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12/9/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: faster uploads in Finland; Altice agrees to buy Portugal Telecom; Swisscom buys IT company.
Can Silicon Photonics Add Spark to Hardware?
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12/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei's latest R&D push on silicon photonics is a reminder that vendors still want to differentiate on hardware.
China Mobile, Ooredoo, Nokia Hit 4.1G With LTE-A
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar and China Mobile achieve 4.1Gbit/s speed with TDD-FDD carrier aggregation.
Veryx Takes CE 2.0 Revolution to South Korea
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Veryx speaking at MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Revolution seminar.
Reliance Comms Hands Ericsson a Major Managed Services Deal
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
First pan-India managed services deal for Ericsson.
CESR Vendor Focus Turns to Energy Efficiency
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Energy efficiency has long been vital to service providers because of its large and growing effect on their operating costs and earnings. G.ets G.reen Light
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12/5/2014  |  1 comment
Standard gets final approval, lining up a scrap for chip and system-level traction.
Huawei, Imec Team on Silicon Photonics
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12/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Imec partners with Huawei on the development of high-bandwidth optical data link technology.
Alcatel-Lucent, HP Strengthen Alliance
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Extending their existing partnership, HP is to integrate Alcatel-Lucent's IP and optical systems into its portfolio.
CASBAA Research Reveals Over 500 Million Multichannel TV Homes in Asia-Pacific
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Annual report reveals 61% of homes in Asia now receive multichannel TV.
Royal Thai Army & Radio Picks Tektronix
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Broadcaster will use Tektronix Sentry and Medius to analyze and monitor video and audio content and transmission quality on the front-end and at its DVB-T2 Tx stations.
China Approves Competitive Broadband Networks
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12/3/2014  |  2 comments
China commits to private broadband networks – but with limits.
NTT's 4G: Faster than a Speeding Shrimp?
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12/2/2014  |  11 comments
NTT DoCoMo loads up the crustacean cannon for a really blazing 4G ad.
Interview: Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
Poor Korea Choice
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12/2/2014  |  2 comments
In comedy terms
Sony has picked a wrong 'un
Dissing Kim Jong-un
Telcos Tap Into Cloud Platforms
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12/1/2014  |  2 comments
Fast-growing cloud service platform providers such as AppDirect bring telcos closer to their business customers.
CVC Buys 50% Stake in Arteria Networks
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11/28/2014  |  Post a comment
CVC invests in Japanese enterprise services specialist Arteria Networks and becomes a partner to Marubeni in the Asia-Pacific telecoms sector.
Could Li Ka-Shing Crash BT's M&A Party?
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11/28/2014  |  2 comments
Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-Shing is getting ready to start a mobile networks bidding war with BT, according to reports.
Huawei Preaches an 'Open' Gospel
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11/28/2014  |  4 comments
'We're committed to open source, ok?'
Alcatel-Lucent Offloads Optical R&D Staff to SM Optics
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Transfer of the R&D activity responsible for optical multi-service node (OMSN) platforms including the 1850 TSS product family and related network management systems.
Alcatel-Lucent, NetworkMining Team Up in APAC
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent Malaysia and NetworkMining sign cooperation agreement for APAC market.
ABI Predicts Cat 9/10 LTE Handset Shipments
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
A new forecast from ABI Research expects the number of smartphones with Category 9 or Category 10 LTE modems, which enable mobile broadband speeds in the downlink of up to 450 Mbit/s, to reach 64 million in 2019.
4K TV Shipments Surge After Slow Start
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11/27/2014  |  9 comments
Samsung and LG Electronics are leading the way as shipments of UltraHD TV sets spike around the world, and especially in China.
Why 5G Is a Different Beast
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11/26/2014  |  15 comments
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way of thinking about connectivity and air interfaces.
Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
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11/24/2014  |  12 comments
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach beyond Europe.
Huawei Launches Global NFV Open Lab
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11/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Lab intended to stimulate innovation and industry development for global telecom networks supporting NFV/SDN and cloud technologies.
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
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11/21/2014  |  6 comments
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North American market, and it's banking on its software experience to make a difference.
Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
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11/21/2014  |  15 comments
Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
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11/21/2014  |  8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
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11/21/2014  |  7 comments
Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s throughput and deliver some 5G-like capabilities well ahead of 2020.
Intel Chief Defends Huge Mobile Losses
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11/21/2014  |  8 comments
CEO Brian Krzanich says losses at its mobile group were necessary to gain market share, and talks up data center and IoT growth opportunities.
Telefónica Offers Secure Line to Equinix Cloud Exchange
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Telefonica partners with Equinix to offer connectivity to cloud service providers.
Netflix Still Dominates NA Downstream Traffic: Sandvine Report
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Facebook video autoplay causing major increase in average usage on fixed and mobile networks.
Telco Systems Boosts Backhaul for APAC Giant
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Telco Systems selected by a Tier 1 mobile network operator in Asia-Pacific as part of its large-scale network modernization that will deliver 4G/LTE services to an expanding subscriber base.
IaaS: The Telco Tool for Business Growth
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11/20/2014  |  5 comments
The complexity of cloud service sourcing will boost demand for infrastructure-as-a-service.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
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11/20/2014  |  7 comments
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.
Huawei Intros SuperVector Prototype
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Improves bandwidth three times compared to VDSL2 vectoring, claims vendor.
Huawei, SingTel Forge 5G Innovation Program
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
SingTel and Huawei sign MOU to launch 5G joint innovation program.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
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Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
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Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
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How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
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Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

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Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B

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TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
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