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Sarah Thomas WiCipedia: Faulty Feminism, Worthy Women & Peculiar Perks
Sarah Thomas  
2/5/2016   3 comments
This week in our Women in Comms roundup: Bloomberg debates the merits of women's conferences; Europe's 1,000 woman boardlist goes live; Glassdoor outlines some unique job perks; and more.
Dan Jones Google's 5G Radio Ambitions Are Expanding
Dan Jones  
2/5/2016   5 comments
Even if wireless from solar-powered space planes garner public attention, Google's interest in 5G radio technology actually extends well beyond "Moonshot" drone projects.
Ray Le Maistre JDSU's Offspring Are Holding Their Own
Ray Le Maistre  
2/5/2016  
A few people held their breath when JDSU split into two companies in August last year, wondering what fate might befall optical components spin-out Lumentum and test/assurance-focused Viavi. Would they survive as independents or find themselves trapped and trampled in highly competitive markets?
Iain Morris Australia's 1800MHz Auction Raises $387M
Iain Morris  
2/5/2016  
Australian authorities have raised A$543.5 million ($387 million) from an auction of 1800MHz spectrum that wrapped up this week.
Alan Breznick Cincinnati Bell Joins Weight Watchers Club
Alan Breznick  
2/5/2016   2 comments
Add Cincinnati Bell to the roster of US pay-TV providers seeking to market skinny TV bundles to subscribers in an effort to stave off customer churn.
Gagandeep Kaur India Operators Lash Out at 700MHz Plans
Gagandeep Kaur  
2/5/2016  
Spectrum auctions in India are seldom devoid of controversy. The forthcoming 700MHz sale appears no different. With the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) setting an exorbitant fee of $1.69 billion per MHz as a minimum base price, the scene has been set for a bitter showdown between the industry and the government.
Paul Rainford Eurobites: Virgin Media Blesses 3/O2 Deal
Paul Rainford  
2/5/2016   1 Comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom declared Europe's top telecom brand; new CEO at Telenor Serbia; latest on Google's UK tax sop.
Dan Jones AT&T Wants to Start 5G Tests in Austin
Dan Jones  
2/4/2016   2 comments
AT&T is asking the FCC for a three-year license to test 5G wireless technology in Austin, Texas.
Alan Breznick Charter Plots Cloud Video, DOCSIS 3.1 Rollouts
Alan Breznick  
2/4/2016  
Still shooting for regulatory approval of its proposed Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks purchases by the end of March, Charter Communications is sorting out how to roll out its new cloud-based video guide and DOCSIS 3.1 technology throughout its footprint.
Carol Wilson EdgeConneX Finds Its Sweet Spot
Carol Wilson  
2/4/2016  
No company has gone further in redefining the network's edge than EdgeConneX, the Comcast Ventures-backed data center company that has been pushing its infrastructure play deep into the network, initially providing content storage mostly for MSOs.
Iain Morris Orange Reshuffles Its Euro Exec Pack
Iain Morris  
2/4/2016  
France's Orange is reshuffling its European leadership team, with changes set to come into effect on May 1.
Mari Silbey Will Starry's Big Broadband Ambition Fall to Earth?
Mari Silbey  
2/4/2016   4 comments
Lest you had any doubts about Chet Kanojia's broadband ambitions, let me put them to rest.
Mitch Wagner Cisco Looks to Jasper Acquisition to Transform Enterprises & Itself
Mitch Wagner  
2/4/2016   4 comments
With its $1.4 billion acquisition of IoT cloud provider Jasper Technologies, Cisco wants to help enterprises pivot from "static" product sales to recurring service contracts -- and help itself do the same.
Paul Rainford Eurobites: Liberty Gets Green Light on BASE Deal
Paul Rainford  
2/4/2016  
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobistar turns Orange; Nokia does analytics and drones; Swisscom's difficult year.
Ray Le Maistre Wanted by Ericsson: IoT Patent Pals
Ray Le Maistre  
2/4/2016   2 comments
Eager to further build its patent licensing business and help boost the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Ericsson is creating an independent body that will license standardized, patented technology from multiple contributing companies to any type of device manufacturer. (See Ericsson Develops Industry Patent Licensing Plan for IoT.)
Iain Morris Vodafone CEO: I Want a Piece of Openreach
Iain Morris  
2/4/2016   2 comments
Vodafone would aim to become an investor in Openreach, currently BT's access networks business, if it were spun off as an entirely separate company, CEO Vittorio Colao told analysts during an earnings call earlier today.
Sarah Thomas Rise of the (Industrial) Machine
Sarah Thomas  
2/4/2016   3 comments
The intersection of machines, connectivity and data analytics is creating huge opportunities for enterprises, but also for the service providers and various partners powering the so-called Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Iain Morris Hutchison Offers Major Concessions to Seal 3/O2 Deal
Iain Morris  
2/4/2016  
Canning Fok, the chairman of UK mobile operator 3, has promised his company will not raise prices for at least five years, invest GB pound 5 billion (US$7.3 billion) over the same period and offer improved wholesale arrangements to MVNOs if it is allowed to acquire O2.
Dan Jones Ericsson's 'Gigabit LTE' Will Benefit Current Smartphone Users Too
Dan Jones  
2/3/2016   4 comments
Ericsson Wednesday unveiled "gigabit LTE" hardware and software upgrades ahead of the Mobile World Congress show later this month, but the vendor says the new radio system will also benefit existing smartphone users.
Brian Santo Activist Investor Latches On to Marvell
Brian Santo  
2/3/2016  
An investment company with a track record of packaging distressed technology companies for sale revealed it has accumulated a significant minority stake in Marvell Technology.
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