Cisco rolls out line card upgrade for its flagship CMTS device as it gears up to introduce its new, long-awaited CCAP chassis early next year.
Dell Networking names a SaaS operator as its first open networking customer, and looks toward eventual carrier wins.
The association's newly created position of CEO goes to a Washington insider/telecom outsider, while the direction of the group remains in question.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE turns on its TV service; Oi CEO steps down; Amazon's tax arrangements come under EC scrutiny.
Orchestration system can now enable end-to-end service deployment and management on the two most commonly deployed routers in telecom networks.
Phone booths are not the only street furniture in NYC equipped with wireless radios these days.
A startup chip manufacturer is combating the gigabit networks din with its own momentum in the copper-enhancing G.fast sector.
Sony and Dish are confronting the same dilemma that every other pay-TV provider has faced: how to keep subscription fees down while still offering enough content to keep viewers happy.
Cox will roll out 1-Gig service first in Phoenix later this month, followed by launches in Las Vegas and Omaha, as it seeks to parry similar rollouts by CenturyLink in those markets.
Aggregation and edge transport networks are undergoing a wave of innovation.
The months-old Thread Group, supported by Google and many big vendors, opens membership and sees first tests of silicon.
Light readers believe that fiber will always have an edge on wireless when it comes to broadband speeds.
Share price plummets and market weakness, especially in US and China, puts the brakes on test vendor's sales growth.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spirent profits warning hits share price; Nokia does live VoLTE for du; BSkyB's takeover plans please shareholders.
Apple and low-cost rivals put pressure on Samsung's smartphone business, but the company is planning a response with new models and offers.
Messaging security vendor sees an opportunity to steal market share from Infloblox, Nominum and others as it tweaks its security platform for DNS.
AT&T is warning customers that an employee illegally accessed personal data back in August, and is offering a year of free credit monitoring to those affected.
Ad company Titan has reportedly installed 500 Gimbal beacons, which can pinpoint the location of Android and iPhones, in midtown and downtown Manhattan.
Edge-based analysis of events enhances security solutions without the need to transport video.
The chip vendor feels the pain that its equipment vendor customers are feeling from carriers.
FCC chair promises Comptel crowd that interconnection won't be a victim of the move to all-IP, but urges an industry solution first.
Norwegian operator Broadnet believes the broadband sector is hampered by regulation from the 1980s.
Confirming earlier rumors, the online movie rental service Redbox Instant by Verizon will shut down on October 7.
Wholesale Ethernet marketplace provider grows fiber footprint in mid-America and adds a major national customer.
Telcos need to think more strategically about the types of technologies in which they invest, says a Telecom Italia executive.
Backhaul specialist now offers Ethernet and wavelength services across southeastern US footprint.
Big data analytics startup says it's good to be late to this market and plans to use its series B funding to expand its sales, marketing and engineering teams.
It's clear to me that the communications industry is divided into two types of people, and only one is living in the real world.
Former Alcatel-Lucent chief Pat Russo set for major role at HP's enterprise business.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French startup has grand designs on IoT; Deutsche Telekom does CRM deal; domestic strife for Telefónica.
CenturyLink exec James Feger explains how his company is trying to bring more cloud-like characteristics to its network operations.
Most consumers don't know what a gig is and thus many have no interest in paying extra to get gigabit service.
Instead of accepting mounting cost hikes from major content providers, more small broadband ISPs are reshaping their business models.
CEO Marcello Claure makes good on workforce reduction promises; Sprint will take a $160M hit in the fall quarter related to the cuts.
In a fresh filing with the US Justice Department, Consumers Union is prodding regulators to halt Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
A list of 10 considerations for municipalities pondering building their own broadband networks.
Adtran cites weaker-than-expected European and enterprise sales, but points toward promising signs of growth in 2015.
Revenue sharing is chief barrier to operator-OTT partnerships, finds panel.
Sprint abstains, but Dish is in to bid on the FCC's November auction of repurposed federal airwaves.
Fiber investments will go ahead no matter what happens with net neutrality regulations, according to the views of the Light Reading community.
Video streaming device maker says viewers are seeing their streaming video as the main source of TV programming.
With competitive pressures increasing, telcos need to build on the advantages of owning and running their own data centers.
As drones zoom above the crowds, Hong Kong protestors have been making the most of their mobile broadband connections.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone Qatar buys state-owned broadband network; mobile data explodes in France; AlcaLu upgrades DE-CIX.
Jeff Gardner tells independent telcos to hire new talent whose view of the industry's future isn't shaded by its past.
Dominick Delfino, formerly of Cisco, and Big Switch's Guido Appenzeller will help VMware build its networking business.
More than 1,400 votes were cast and the verdict is in – data centers should be part of a telco's owned and operated facilities.
Small cable companies are looking at getting out of the pay-TV business altogether in favor of offering a dumb pipe for online video and other broadband services.
Big US telco aims to launch next-gen 'Kinetic' service, featuring multiscreen video and whole-home DVR, over its fiber network in Lincoln, Neb. early next year.
The future success of fixed broadband services depends as much on the service provider IT capabilities as new network hardware.
Are we about to see the start of true fiber-based broadband access competition in the UK?
Verizon's plan to slow speeds for its heaviest LTE unlimited users was supposed to go into effect Wednesday, but the carrier is canceling it after pressure from the FCC.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange does a deal with Netflix in France; Kroes tells it straight; Rovio cuts jobs; Sol Trujillo? Who's he?
Neelie Kroes ends her tenure as the European Commission's vice president for the Digital Agenda with a blistering attack on Europe's telecom operators and advises them on the future.
Multiscreen video specialist is laying off 20% of its workforce as it fends off demands from dissident shareholders for the resignation of its chairman and the sale of the company.
By 2015, AT&T customers will be able to get an integrated solution that includes on-demand VPN access and Amazon's cloud.
The telco continues to expand its broadband offerings for businesses with the acquisition of fixed wireless provider Business Only Broadband.
The global network operator scoops up US-focused UNSi for $40 million.
Corporate culture and the back office should be the first considerations for network operators with SDN and NFV aspirations.
Comcast is granting all X1 customers with cloud DVR services the ability to download or stream any recorded program for viewing on any mobile device inside or outside the home.
Nokia Networks will be working alongside Ericsson to upgrade T-Mobile to LTE-Advanced, expand VoLTE and improve WiFi handoff.
Adds to its enterprise and cloud operations with the acquisition of hosting and cloud services specialist iPeer.
Cisco updates its Data Virtualization middleware to include self-service portals and an SDK for startups to connect to the 150 data sources it can access.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica finally closes E-Plus acquisition; Ericsson buys smart grids specialist; Tieto layoffs in Finland and beyond.
India has an ambitious plan to take high-speed fiber broadband to the country's extensive population, but progress is slow.
Investment from VantagePoint, Cross Head and Pacific Venture Partners brings the total to more than $20 million.