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Ericsson Suffers IPTV Evolution Pains
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9/2/2014  |  Post a comment
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  |  17 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  |  4 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.
Videocon Deploys Brocade Ethernet Fabric
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
India's Videocon deploys Brocade's Ethernet fabric in its data centers to address explosive traffic growth.
Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch
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7/28/2014  |  7 comments
Smartphone giant apparently needs more time to build supporting ecosystem for its home-grown OS.
Huawei, China Unicom Strike SDN Innovation Agreement
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7/25/2014  |  Post a comment
China Unicom Cloud Data Company and Huawei have signed a strategic cooperation agreement on 'SDN joint innovation.'
Qualcomm Looks to Soften China Antitrust Blow
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7/25/2014  |  4 comments
Chipmaker's CEO builds bridges in China as the company faces a significant antitrust fine.
Telenor Reports Q2 Growth
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Four million new customers, continued revenue growth, an EBITDA margin of 36%.
Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey
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7/24/2014  |  7 comments
Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
Nokia Holds Steady in Q2, Raises Outlook
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7/24/2014  |  21 comments
Nokia's three remaining business lines, including Networks, unveil stable financial numbers for the second quarter and expect a positive second half of the year.
Facebook: 30% of Users Are Mobile-Only
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7/24/2014  |  17 comments
Almost a third of users access Facebook exclusively via mobile devices, while mobile ads now generate 62% of ad revenues, compared with zero two years ago.
BSNL Boasts SAP-Certified Data Centers
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
BSNL Internet Data Centers in India, built and operated by Dimension Data are now 'SAP-Certified Providers of Hosting Services.'
Salary Survey Report 2014
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7/23/2014  |  18 comments
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that good times are here again, as salaries are high and optimism is even higher.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Türk Telekom
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7/23/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google not off the antitrust hook yet; TalkTalk telly on the up; Microsoft's cheaper Lumia.
Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
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7/22/2014  |  16 comments
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite consecutive quarters of sales slump.
AT&T Lands VPN Deal From K+S
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7/21/2014  |  Post a comment
International fertilizer and salt producer signs new agreement for VPN services.
Huawei Unveils H1 Revenues
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7/21/2014  |  1 comment
Sales revenue reaches CNY135.8 billion, a 19% increase year-on-year.
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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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VeEX – Live from the Show

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An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
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Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

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Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
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NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

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Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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