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Huawei Releases Global Connectivity Index
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Study finds that country connectivity correlates with GDP, with Germany topping rankings.
Huawei's Rollercoaster Week
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9/11/2014  |  6 comments
I don't think there's another company like this in the communications industry…
Qualcomm Paves Way for Sub-$100 4G Phones
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9/11/2014  |  4 comments
Qualcomm sparks up low-end LTE market with new chipset.
Huawei Lands Managed Services Deal With MTN
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
South African group awards five-year contract to Chinese vendor.
Introducing 'The New IP'
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9/11/2014  |  28 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
Eurobites: Spain's Jazztel Tunes In to Yoigo
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple Pay heading for Europe; CEO investigated for insider trading; Huawei lands managed services deal with MTN.
Nokia Networks Offers OSS-as-a-Service
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
You want your Operations Support Systems (OSS) as a service? Nokia Networks has that.
Digital Realty Connects Data Centers
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Digital Realty is connecting its data centers worldwide, part of an ongoing transition from providing buildings and power to delivering connectivity.
Offshore Bandwidth Sparks Africa Fiber Boom
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Africa is starting to see the knock-on effects of having greater international connectivity via multiple subsea cables.
Eurobites: Could Netflix Crash Europe's Networks?
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9/5/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom launches hybrid DSL/LTE router; Swedes give finger sensor to Huawei; French broadband update.
Handset Vendors Battle for Limelight
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9/5/2014  |  6 comments
With the shadow of Apple's upcoming announcement hanging over them, mobile device vendors such as Samsung, Microsoft, Huawei and Motorola have been unveiling new devices.
NTT, NEC, Fujitsu Test 400G Over 10,000km
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
NTT, NEC, and Fujitsu take a step towards the commercialization of long-distance 400Gbit/s optical transmission technology following successful tests.
Nokia Networks Offers WiMax-to-LTE Migration
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9/4/2014  |  1 comment
Vendor promises smooth migration from WiMax to TD-LTE-Advanced and up to four-fold improvement in speed and capacity while reducing the latency by half.
Nokia Networks, China Telecom Boast FDD-TDD Carrier Aggregation
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9/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Pair claim world first in FDD-TDD convergence including a commercial user device chipset.
Ericsson Suffers IPTV Evolution Pains
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9/2/2014  |  7 comments
Ericsson's evolution of the Mediaroom IPTV system it acquired from Microsoft has caused uncertainty in the market, and has already resulted in the defection of a major European operator customer.
Ericsson-LG, SKT Team on 5G, NFV R&D
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9/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson-LG and SKT seek collaboration in various areas to innovate next-generation network technologies including NFV, cloud and SDN.
Envivio Powers First Cloud Video Service in China
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8/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable network operator in Beijing to offer multiscreen video services using a cloud offering to potentially reach 3 million video subscribers.
Telstra, Telkom Indonesia Form Enterprise Services JV
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8/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Joint venture will target Indonesian enterprises, multinationals and Australian companies operating in Indonesia.
NEC Wins Deal to Build SEA-US Subsea Cable
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8/29/2014  |  Post a comment
A consortium of seven global telecommunications companies agreed today to cooperate in the construction and operation of a new submarine cable system that directly connects Southeast Asia and the US.
Nokia's Maps Land on Samsung Devices
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8/29/2014  |  30 comments
Nokia HERE will be the exclusive navigation provider for Samsung Gear devices with both an Android app and a new Tizen app.
Who Has Done the Ice Bucket Challenge?
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8/28/2014  |  8 comments
The 'Ice Bucket Challenge' has been sweeping the world -- so who in the telecom sector has done it?
WBA Adds AlcaLu, 13 Others to WiFi Group
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America all represented in group.
Chunghwa Trials 4K With Broadpeak
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom to conduct trial delivery of 4K content with Broadpeak HEVC server technologies.
China Mobile to Form Content JV
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Planned spin-off is another sign of change in the Chinese telecom industry.
OIF/ONF Efforts Could Speed Transport SDN
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Prototype tests across four carriers' labs will advance work on specifications to enable deployments.
Eurobites: Transmode to Cut Jobs
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8/26/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AT&T/Vodafone rumor returns; Swisscom offers WiFi option for mobile; Huawei's small cells in Iceland.
Vodafone Australia Taps Ericsson for IP Transition
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson signs its second major Australian deal in a week, landing a contract to upgrade the core network of Vodafone Hutchison Australia to support IMS and VoLTE.
ZTE Rides China 4G Rollout to Higher Profits
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Despite falling handset sales, ZTE results rise due to massive 4G spending by the Chinese.
Eurobites: Telenor Admits Child Labor Link
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8/20/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's HERE unit seeks new CEO; TeliaSonera network-shares in Finland; Kate Bush latest.
Telstra Unveils Cloud Collaboration Service
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8/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Asian operator launches cloud-based unified communications service.
SDN at Heart of Telstra-Ericsson Deal
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8/18/2014  |  1 comment
New optical pact includes Ciena's packet-optical equipment with focus on building optical network that can deliver new services faster.
Telstra Picks Ericsson, Ciena for Optical, SDN/NFV
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8/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Australian telco continues existing supplier relationship with Ericsson, adds packet-optical platform from Ciena.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Stalks Cable Prey
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8/18/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: mobile moves in Norway; Telecom Italia prepares Brazilian bid; paying homage to Simon.
Telstra Acquires Ooyala
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8/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Telstra to acquire Ooyala to build personalized cloud-based TV and video platform company.
Microsoft Does About-Face, Debuts $25 Phone
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8/11/2014  |  14 comments
Nokia's new parent is still figuring out its mobile story, as it launches a new low-end phone weeks after saying it was done with low-end phones.
Google's Game for Another Subsea Project
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8/11/2014  |  9 comments
Google gains another fiber investment as it's being counted among investors in the FASTER submarine cable project.
FASTER Subsea Partners Tap NEC for New Cable
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Six-member consortium includes China Mobile, Google, China Telecom Global, KDDI, SingTel and Global Transit.
Huawei Boasts Smartphone Sales Growth
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8/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Smartphone shipments up 62% year-on-year, with total device shipments of 64.21 million units.
SingTel Deploys NetCracker OSS
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8/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Netcracker chosen to improve Singtel's back-end systems.
China Mobile Deploys Huawei's LTE TDD 8T8R AAU
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8/5/2014  |  Post a comment
New unit simplifies installation and has improved the cell edge download rate by 55% in field tests, says vendor.
China Fiber-Maker Preps IPO
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8/5/2014  |  2 comments
China's biggest fiber cable manufacturer has applied for a listing on the Hong Kong Exchange.
Procera Offers RAN Management Via the SIM
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8/4/2014  |  1 comment
DPI vendor is tackling cell site and customer management with a RAN optimization app for SIM cards.
Nokia Networks Boasts Quality 4G Results in China
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia Networks claims its LTE TDD networks have been delivering the best results in quality assessment tests in China.
Asian Carriers Court Takeover Bids
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8/1/2014  |  4 comments
Wholesale operators GCX and Pacnet are both being eyed up by the same Chinese-backed firm.
DASAN Lands FTTH Deal in Vietnam
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7/31/2014  |  1 comment
DASAN Networks wins GPON equipment contract with network operator Viettel.
Alcatel-Lucent Preps Submarine IPO, Expects Core Growth
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7/31/2014  |  6 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.
Nokia Networks Buys RAN Assets in Japan
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7/31/2014  |  5 comments
Improves its position with NTT DoCoMo with the planned acquisition of Panasonic's radio access networks business.
Singapore's IDA Preps HetNet RFP
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7/31/2014  |  3 comments
As Singapore readies a wireless HetNet RFP for its Smart Nation network, its trial starts with a crackdown on rule-breakers.
NBN Expands Services Deal With Ericsson
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
NBN has extended and expanded its professional services deal with Ericsson to cover its fixed wireless and satellite service systems across regional and rural Australia.
VoLTE Gains Velocity: GSA
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7/29/2014  |  3 comments
Industry association says that 66 operators are investing in VoLTE, and that 92 different handsets can make 4G voice calls.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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The Inaugural Optical Innovation Forum in Nice

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More than 170 attendees from network operators, service providers, analyst firms, and component companies from around the world convened in Nice in June for the inaugural Optical Innovation Forum, co-produced by Huawei and Light Reading.
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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

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Data centers are at the heart of key trends driving telecom -- network virtualization, the drive for increased agility, and the need to compete with OTT providers.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of Integrated Solutions on SoftCOM & NFV Monetization

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Libin Dai, Director of Integrated Solutions, Carrier Business Group, discusses Huawei's SoftCOM and NFV monetization. Huawei believes that NFV monetization should be service-driven rather than network-driven, and that operators should have network transformation, service transformation and a compatible and collaborative ecosystem in place in order to deploy NFV.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of US NFV Lab on CloudEdge & the Future of NFV

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Sean Chen, Director of US NFV Lab at Huawei, discusses Huawei's new approach to NFV in open collaboration. Huawei believes that through Proof of Concept tests, it could help operators learn and communicate with the industry more effectively. Sean believes that successful implementation of NFV should have its values reaching to end users and discusses how Huawei's ...
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Huawei's Highlights @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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At the Big Telecom Event in Chicago Huawei showcases its high-level strategy, the SoftCOM architecture, which helps operators reduce the cost of ownership of their network infrastructure and generate additional revenue in the ICT service environment. Huawei showcases over 30 pilot programs from across the globe, focusing on the industry-leading commercial ...
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