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ZTE Gains Ground on Ericsson, Nokia in H1
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Chinese equipment vendor reports growth in sales and profits while its big Western rivals struggle.
Intelsat Adds Broadband, Video Service Coverage to EMEA, Asia
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Intelsat EpicNG's broadband connectivity now available across five continents, serving enterprise, wireless telecommunications, mobility, government and Internet of Things applications.
Eurobites: Intelsat Launch Boosts Connectivity in Africa, Middle East
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hull gets a gigabit; Ooredoo's new man in Algeria; LoopUp valued at £40 million in IPO; Orange denies Vivendi deal.
Operators Launch WiFi Roaming Project
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2016  |  1 comment
Initiative aims to bring free public international WiFi roaming to cities around the world.
Axiata Profits Plunge on OpCo Woes
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Malaysian operator is struggling in a number of its most important country markets.
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Encrypted Messaging Services
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8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openet targets wholesale market; Nokia rolls out 4G in Myanmar for Ooredoo; Opera offers VPN for Android; Inea offers 1Gbit/s Internet in Poland.
The VoIP Dilemma of India's Telcos
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Is VoIP a threat or an opportunity for India's service providers?
Vodafone, Idea Exploring Merger – Report
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8/23/2016  |  1 comment
Vodafone and Idea Cellular are reported to be in talks about a potential merger of their operations.
Eurobites: Elisa, Huawei Claim 4G Breakthrough
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8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 ups its IoT game with Kombridge acquisition; MegaFon teams up with Mastercard for mobile payment card; Deutsche Telekom adds Qivicon partners.
China Telecom Sees Sales Rise on 4G Take-Up
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Operator flags growth in mobile and fixed broadband businesses but remains a long way behind market leader China Mobile.
The NB-IoT Train Is Coming
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8/22/2016  |  3 comments
Can LPWA technologies that use unlicensed spectrum withstand the arrival of NB-IoT?
InfoVista Bulks Up With $45M Acquisition of Ascom's Network Testing Unit
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8/22/2016  |  1 comment
French network performance assurance specialist is buying Ascom's TEMS unit in a $45 million deal that will nearly double its sales.
Forum Highlights Growth Opportunities for Asia Pacific Pay-TV Providers
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Research paper shows a dramatic innovation gap between operators in Advanced Asia and Emerging Asia instigated by a long-standing economic and technological divide.
Kudelski Reports Half-Year Results
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The Kudelski Group, a leading provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, announced today its 2016 half year results.
Rural China Props Up 2Q Smartphone Growth
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Emerging market demand for lower-cost devices fueled second-quarter growth in smartphone shipments, according to GfK.
DT, SK Telecom Plot 'Global' 5G Trials
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
German and South Korean operators to launch a 'transcontinental' 5G trial network.
DT, SK Telecom to Trial 'Transcontinental' 5G Network
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom are extending their 5G collaboration.
WiCipedia: Richest Women in Tech & Next-Level Hacker Sexism
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8/19/2016  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Forbes releases its Richest Tech Billionaires list; hackers win most sexist in tech award; pilots fight for maternity rights; and more.
Open Source Adoption by Telcos
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
To what extent are open source developments being embraced by telcos in their next gen network strategies?
M1 Deploys Nokia's Small Cells
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
M1 is deploying small cells and WiFi access points in high-traffic areas in what the operator is claiming is Singapore's first commercial nationwide HetNet rollout.
M1 Plans Nationwide NB-IoT Network with Nokia
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Singapore's M1 and Nokia have forged a strategic partnership to roll out a nationwide commercial NB-IoT (narrowband Internet of Things) network by the first half of 2017.
China Unicom Tests Ultra Low-Loss Fiber with Hengtong
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
World's first carrier-class 'large-effective area fiber' land optical cable project, in which Hengtong's ultra low-loss fiber was involved, has been checked and accepted by China Unicom in Xinjiang & Shandong, China recently.
SingTel Ups Its Stakes in AIS, Bharti Telecom
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Singtel is spending S$2.47 billion to boost its stakes in Thailand's AIS and India's Bharti Telecom.
Intel Gives Up ARM Wrestling
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8/17/2016  |  4 comments
The narrative about the battle between Intel Corp. and ARM Holdings took an unexpected twist today when Intel announced that it had licensed ARM. LG Electronics Inc. will be one of Intel's first customers.
China Unicom Upbeat Despite Falling H1 Profits
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8/17/2016  |  1 comment
China's smallest 4G operator flags an improvement in its business performance despite tumbling profits.
J:COM Takes Casa Integrated CCAP
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
J:COM converges data and video services on Casa's integrated CCAP platform.
Eurobites: Ericsson Offloads 2G, 3G R&D Staff
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8/17/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Intel gives up ARM wrestling; Telenor plans AI lab; Nokia boasts 100G success; Inmarsat extends Fleet Xpress.
Intel Working With NEC, AT&T on NFV
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8/17/2016  |  1 comment
Intel announced separate collaborative projects with two enormous 5G partners, one with AT&T that involves packet processing optimization, and the other with NEC on C-RAN. Both collaborations are all about NFV.
China Unicom, ZTE Team Up on 5G, IoT R&D
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
China Unicom and ZTE have signed a strategic cooperation agreement on joint 5G and IoT innovation.
Nokia Boasts 100G Deal With China Mobile
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia says it has been awarded a major chunk of China Mobile's latest optical network construction program.
5G: The Most Nebulous Telco Term Ever?
Morris Lore  | 
8/16/2016  |  8 comments
Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.
Verizon, SK Telecom Extend 5G Partnership
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8/16/2016  |  10 comments
US and South Korean operators flag new alliance aimed at accelerating the development of 5G technology.
Telstra Adds New PoPs to Its Global Network
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Telstra reinforces network leadership position in Asia-Pacific.
ZTE Named as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure 2016
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
ZTE Corporation today announced that it has been named as a leader for its end-to-end long-term evolution solution in the new Gartner Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure 2016.
Alticast Approved for Certified Widevine Implementation Partner Program
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Alticast today announced that it has become a member of the 'Certified Widevine Implementation Partner Program,' a designation that is intended to expand content security options for pay-TV operators worldwide.
Viavi Deploys Gigabit Monitor
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Global Gigabit Monitor maps out wireline and wireless installations that deliver Internet 159 times faster than the global average.
How CSPs Are Competing in Rio
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8/15/2016  |  2 comments
With the Summer Olympics now halfway over in Brazil, CSPs and other tech providers are competing fiercely for their own gold, silver and bronze medals.
Cloud Lifts Rodan + Fields Towards $1B Revenue
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2016  |  5 comments
The consumer package goods company relies on the cloud to support its direct sales business model.
China Mobile, Ericsson Trial '5G Drone'
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and China Mobile have completed a '5G drone' prototype field trial.
Airtel Triggers 4G Price War in India
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8/12/2016  |  2 comments
India's biggest operator has triggered a price war at a difficult time for the industry.
Eurobites: Nokia Gets the Nod on China Telecom 4G Rollout
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8/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russia fines Google over Android antics; Sky invests in TV rights tool; France takes on encrypted messaging services.
China Mobile's 4G Boom Fuels Profit Growth
News Analysis  | 
8/11/2016  |  Post a comment
More than half of the operator's subscribers are now using 4G services, while smaller rivals are failing to close the 4G gap.
Eurobites: 3 Group Europe Revenues Slip in H1
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8/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NTT expands IP network with German PoPs; OTE sees mobile revenues slide in H1; BT not out of woods yet on Openreach.
China-EU Telecom Compact Stalls
News Analysis  | 
8/10/2016  |  1 comment
A deal that would have given the EU better access to Chinese markets appears to have run aground.
Cambium Aims to Grow Share of Indian Market
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8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Cambium is aiming for another year of strong growth in India's fast-developing mobile broadband market.
Eurobites: Vodafone Trials DB-HSDPA in Spain
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8/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU weighs in on Spanish TV compensation scheme; Ofcom abandons Premier League probe; Alipay finds retail partners in Europe.
Russia's MTS Quits Uzbekistan
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8/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Sale of majority stake in UMS leaves Uzbek government in full control of the business.
NEC & Netcracker Provide vEPC to ITRI in Taiwan
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8/4/2016  |  Post a comment
NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology have provided a vEPC solution via NEC Taiwan Ltd. to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a non-profit research institute working under the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan.
Is Hue an MVNE Trendsetter?
Morris Lore  | 
8/4/2016  |  Post a comment
As network operators evolve into supremely efficient infrastructure players, and OTTs monopolize all dealings with consumers, the MVNE may be on the ascendant.
ZTE Launches Project CSX to Crowdsource the Next Big Idea in Mobile
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8/3/2016  |  Post a comment
ZTE's member-led forum, Z-Community, will serve as the platform for ideas and feedback throughout the development process.
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