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Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
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10/29/2014  |  Post a comment
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility with predictable performance.
Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets on that market.
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.
Europe-India Cable Upgrades With Ciena
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
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.
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.
Pressure Grows on Samsung in Q3
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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.
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.
Can India Take Fiber to the Masses?
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10/1/2014  |  11 comments
India has an ambitious plan to take high-speed fiber broadband to the country's extensive population, but progress is slow.
5G: So Where's the US?
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9/24/2014  |  12 comments
At an event in London, the Europeans were wondering what role the US will play in the development of 5G.
New Wave of Subsea Builds Aids APAC's Expansion
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
China's needs and regional 4G data traffic growth drive fresh Asian capacity builds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
Jolla Strikes Deal With Snapdeal.com
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Finnish smartphone company partners exclusively with Snapdeal.com to enter Indian market.
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Hon Kit Lam of Tata Communications discusses the subsea cable operator's recent 400G test with Huawei.
Cyan Holdings Wins Smart Metering Deal in India
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7/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Consortium led by Larsen & Toubro selected by Tata Power Mumbai for the deployment of Cyan's CyLec Advanced Metering Infrastructure solution in India.
WhatsUp With mVoIP?
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6/24/2014  |  4 comments
Mobile operators need a strategy to deal with the demise of traditional voice and the rise of mobile voice-over-IP (mVoIP), and that includes working with the OTT players.
Global Cloud Xchange Plans New Mumbai-Singapore Link
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6/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Investment in India Cloud Xchange (ICX) cable to bridge gap and meet soaring bandwidth demands of new cloud-based applications and services.
Eurobites: Vodafone Xones Out of Silicon Valley
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6/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica closes pay-TV acquisition; Riedel hooks up to Viatel; Liquid Applications flow in Saudi.
ZTE Shows Off Its Soft Side
News Analysis  | 
6/2/2014  |  1 comment
Chinese vendor has a sizeable OSS/BSS presence and has been bolstering its software platform in an effort to attract new standalone business.
TE SubCom Upgrades SJC Cable
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5/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Upgrade to Southeast Asia-Japan Consortium Cable increases capacity of 6.5 Tbit/s on submarine link
Tata, Huawei Test 400G on Subsea Cable
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5/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Tata and Huawei conduct what is believed to be the first 400G trial on a 6,000 km subsea cable
NTT Docomo Exercises Tata Stake Sale Option
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4/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Will sell stake in Tata Teleservices when time is right.
Eurobites: Telenor Counters Heartbleed Threat
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4/11/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: O2 UK boasts of 4G uptake and network modernization; Telefónica offers concessions to seal E-Plus deal; Ericsson to continue doing business in Iran; and more.
VimpelCom Appoints New CTO
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3/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Yogesh Malik, previously at Uninor, appointed as Group CTO.
Bharti Expands i2i Submarine Cable With Ciena
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3/20/2014  |  Post a comment
i2i completes submarine network upgrade spanning from India to Singapore using Ciena's converged packet optical and network management solutions.
Could Tata Be Facebook's Next M&A Target?
Light Reedy  | 
3/6/2014  |  17 comments
Following its WhatsApp acquisition, a deal for the Indian telco Tata Communications could be just crazy enough to work for the social network.
Vodafone Spends £1.9B on Spectrum in India
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2/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone India awarded spectrum licenses in 11 telecom circles in the Indian government's 900MHz and 1800MHZ spectrum auction.
Euronews: EU Wants More Say Over the Internet
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2/13/2014  |  7 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss sees M&A ahead; Vodafone's Indian row will run and run; and so will Nokia's.
Beal's New Gig: Integrating Vodafone & Tata?
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2/3/2014  |  4 comments
Matt Beal's new job description could expand greatly if Vodafone is to acquire all of Tata's telecom assets, as rumored.
Magnaquest Lands BSS Deal With Cable Operator Manthan
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1/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Manthan Broadband Services signs a 10-year BSS deal with Magnaquest.
Subsea Surge: Telstra Upgrades 3 Routes
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1/20/2014  |  2 comments
Telstra Global uses Infinera's DTN-X to upgrade three submarine cable routes, the latest move in a rising tide of subsea upgrades.
Euronews: DT, SoftBank Back in Sprint Merger Talks
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1/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobistar wants to get its hands on cable networks; Subex wins in North Africa, Middle East; Telefónica looks to cut Czech unit jobs.
Telstra Taps Infinera for Subsea Upgrades
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1/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Australian telco Telstra is working with existing vendor partner Infinera for capacity upgrades on three submarine cable links.
Tejas Boasts Packet Transport Wins in Africa, Middle East
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1/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Tejas Networks selected for packet transport by multiple operators in Middle-East and North Africa.
Ocean Networks Hits on Virgin Subsea Route
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1/16/2014  |  3 comments
Ocean Networks has named a vendor and raised some funding for its submarine cable link between Hawaii and Ecuador.
Euronews: Germany Takes Stand on Snoops
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1/8/2014  |  7 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDF goes 100G with Ciena in France; Telenor appoints new India boss; Brits fiddle in front of the box.
Euronews: KPN Takes Control of FTTH Venture
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1/3/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional news roundup: Mobile tower integration in Spain; M&A talk swirls around Vodafone; Vdio hits stop button; and more.
Mobile VC Funding Hits $600M in November
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12/23/2013  |  9 comments
Mobli, a Mobile photo app startup, leads the mobile funding pack in November, Rutberg & Co reveals.
Euronews: Bezeq Upgrades With AlcaLu's Vectoring Tech
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12/13/2013  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU legal bigwig slams data retention directive; Telefonica's takeover of German KPN unit to be probed; major Russian mobile merger.
Euronews: Spain's ONO Mulls IPO
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12/11/2013  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Court upholds EU decision on Microsoft/Skype deal; Vodafone tests LTE-Advanced in Madrid; Keymile buys into smart grid smarts.
China Holds Key to LTE TDD
Shades of Ray  | 
11/26/2013  |  5 comments
With a 4G service launch imminent in China, 2014 will be a critical year for those that have backed the TDD flavor of LTE.
Boku Acquires India's Qubecell
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11/22/2013  |  Post a comment
One carrier billing company swallows another.
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Interview With Rick Talbot, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

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At the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Rick Talbot shared his positive feedback about the holistic and open approach that Huawei adopts for SDN and NFV. He also found the open sharing at the event valuable as it features different perspectives from Huawei experts, telecom operators, industry analysts as well as security experts.
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Interview With David Snow, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

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David Snow talked about his understanding of Huawei and its SoftCOM strategy at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that Huawei's wide approach combining IT and CT expertise, introducing big data and analytics into solutions and contributing to the OpenStack community particularly resonate with him and make the company stand out in the industry.
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Interview With Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading

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Roz Roseboro commented on Huawei's data center capabilities and NFV solutions at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that in addition to covering all three key domains of compute, storage and networking, the company also emphasizes the importance of management capabilities and professional services, which are essential in making NFV a reality.
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Interview With Michael Howard, Co-founder & Principal Analyst, Infonetics Research

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Michael Howard talked about SDN, NFV, and OpenStack adoption at Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014. Particularly, he pointed out that Virtual Enterprise CPE is the top NFV use case that operators plan to invest in over 2014 and 2015 to deliver new enterprise services through virtualized functions.
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Interview With Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President, Current Analysis

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At Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Jerry Caron from Current Analysis said that orchestration and management are key to realizing SDN and NFV for global carriers, and the approach that Huawei is taking, with its FusionSphere Cloud OS at the core, is in the right direction to address the challenges.
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Broadband Battles

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This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

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Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

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SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

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Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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