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Euronews: EE Sees 4G Take-up Double in Q2
News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Orange's Polish unit replaces boss; Hungary gets to keep its telecom tax; Transmode's APAC boost

AT&T LTE to Be 'Substantially Complete' by Summer 2014
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2013

AT&T says wireless data is now a $22B-a-year business as it works to complete its 4G LTE deployment

Moto Gets a Performance-Driven Makeover at Google
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Plus, locks up Verizon as its exclusive Droid partner as it adds three new Droids to the family

FiOS 500 Leaves Cable in Dust
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Verizon's new 500Mbit/s service puts US MSOs back on defensive in broadband speed wars

iControl Fast-Tracks Android
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Cable home security and automation service unveils new program for Android app developers

Swisscom CEO Found Dead
News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Police suspect Carsten Schloter committed suicide

Euronews: KPN to Sell E-Plus for €8.1B
News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Telefónica to buy E-Plus, create Germany's largest mobile operator; KPN shrinks in Q2; Etisalat in line for Maroc stake; Acision appoints former Alcatel-Lucent exec as CEO

Sprint's Dual-LTE Future Looms: Help Wanted!
Jonestown | 7/22/2013

Sprint is looking for a self-optimization expert and a manager to help it design an LTE TDD network that can live in harmony with its existing 4G network

Cisco: Multimode Small Cells Coming Early 2014
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Head of Cisco's small cell group says it's trialing multimode small cells with more than one service provider

ZTE Suffers Sales Slip in First Half
News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Chinese vendor sees a dip in revenues but improves its margins and is pushing hard on 4G

What Now, Hulu?
Breznick Unbound | 7/22/2013

It's time for Hulu to grow up, scope out a strategy and stop making suitors jump through hoops

4G LTE: Room to Grow Globally
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Dell'Oro finds that LTE RAN revenues will grow in Europe and Asia-Pac while they level out in North America as the 4G balance shifts

Dish Cuts NimbleTV to the Quick
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Satellite TV provider rejects Nimble's plan to stream its programming over Web to broadband users

Euronews: EC's Mobile Plan Under Pressure
News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Mobistar cuts profits forecast; French regulator gives ARCEP all-clear on traffic management; Ivory Coast's Internet access ambitions

Huawei Sets Out Its 5G Stall
News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Chinese vendor has hundreds of developers focused on the next generation of wireless connectivity

Docsis 3.0 Strikes Bonanza
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/19/2013

Top cable Docsis spec drives strong growth in home broadband equipment shipments.

US Spectrum Outlook: Smooth Not Crunchy?
Jonestown | 7/19/2013

Verizon comments hint at rosier picture for the spectrum haves

Will 'Open' Be A Victim or Victor?
Rewired | 7/19/2013

IT-based organizations have helped bring the telecom industry into the world of cloud services and virtualization but can their open approach to solving problems tackle the tough OSS issues ahead?

NSN Gets Aggressive in China
Wireless Bits | 7/19/2013

Undercuts Huawei and ZTE in China Mobile 4G tender

TWC, CBS Fan Retransmission Flames
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/19/2013

Escalating fight over network licensing fees could hurt cable subscribers in major US markets

Euronews: Vodafone's Northern Exposure
News Analysis | 7/19/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: UK government takes closer look at Huawei cyber center; Swisscom in competition probe; NSN's in Iraq

Shades of VoLTE
Que Sera Sarah | 7/18/2013

When the US operators launch 4G voice, will it go beyond voice and text and will consumers care?

A Glimmer of Good News for Verizon Wireline
Rewired | 7/18/2013

Facing government spending cuts, a CPE sales drought and declining legacy transport sales, Verizon takes some comfort in consumer willingness to pay for higher broadband speeds

Arris Caps Off CCAP Trials
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/18/2013

Big equipment vendor announces general availability of E6000 CMTS device for CCAP use

Verizon Ups Spend for VoLTE & 4G Video Hogs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2013

Verizon is upping its expected wireless capex spend for 2013 as it adds LTE capacity to prep for 4G voice and video hogs

NSN: The Recovery Looks Real
EuroBlog | 7/18/2013

Some good news for its Finnish parent – Nokia Siemens Networks is on a margin roll

Euronews: Nokia Still in Dire Straits
News Analysis | 7/18/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Ericsson Q2 fails to impress investors; Numericable faces EU probe; Russian operators stop selling iPhone

Ericsson Gets the Margin Jitters
News Analysis | 7/18/2013

As Q2 revenues flatline and margins inch up, Ericsson's stock gets squeezed by impatient investors

Apigee Aims to Help Operators Monetize APIs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2013

New Monetization Services platform applies flexible, real-time billing to APIs

In Response to Leap's New Plans – Cricket's
Que Sera Sarah | 7/17/2013

Cricket introduced cheap new Phone Payment Plans, but it's hard to get too excited given AT&T's plans for the prepaid provider

Turning Copper into Gold
EuroBlog | 7/17/2013

Telefónica to boost its broadband lines in LatAm with DSL management the from ASSIA

Google, Apple Pitch Pay-TV Services
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/17/2013

Google reportedly plots online TV service while Apple plugs premium, ad-skipping service

Apple HLS, HTML5 Stream to Top
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2013

VoD, OTT video and remote programming rank as most required IP set-top apps

Mobile VoIP: No Profits, Big Problems
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2013

The 550% growth in mobile VoIP is hurting mobile operators, even though the OTT providers aren't seeing much revenue

When is a 4G LTE Market Really Covered, Anyway?
Jonestown | 7/17/2013

Expect to see plenty more releases about expanded 4G coverage and enhanced capacity in already-live markets in the US as operators prep for the next phases of LTE

Cyan Edges Out Xtera at Buckeye
News Analysis | 7/17/2013

Packet-optical and SDN in, TDM out at regional US operator

Euronews: Skype Avoids Russian Regulation
News Analysis | 7/17/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Malone pulls out of Kabel Deutschland battle; TeliaSonera takes Q2 dip; scientists put the 'pee' into 'phone'

RACO Uses M&A to Beef Up Its M2M Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Melds location tracking software with network connectivity via Position Logic acquisition; plots more M&A to come

AT&T's Next to Shorten Wait for Device Upgrades
News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Responds to T-Mobile's JUMP offer with new subsidy-free plans that let customers upgrade once a year

Buckeye Cable Embraces IPv6
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Mid-sized Midwest cable operator becomes the latest MSO to start the IPv6 transition

June Mobile VC: $795M in Funding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Twilio, Snapchat and Affirmed top the charts for June's mobile VC action, according to the latest report from Rutberg & Co.

Euronews: AlcaLu Claims Subsea Speed Record
News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: France Telecom's marine unit turns Orange; Deutsche Telekom's VDSL plans; Telecom Italia spinoff stalls

Smaller US Operators to Become Spectrum Snacks?
Jonestown | 7/15/2013

Which US regional operator will be the next to get snapped up, and how far can such M&A change the competitive environment now?

Set-Top Shipments Will Keep Soaring
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/15/2013

IHS predicts that global STB shipments will hit record highs in 2015 before receding.

AT&T's Leap Bid: Stickin' It to T-Mobile?
Que Sera Sarah | 7/15/2013

AT&T says it wants to acquire Leap for its spectrum and prepaid business but if it hurts T-Mobile, all the better

Hulu Still Flirts With Time Warner Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/15/2013

Hulu's owners reportedly seek to sell stake to TWC, while Comcast comes out sitting pretty

Euronews: NSN Makes CDN Pact
News Analysis | 7/15/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Alvarion agrees to receiver; WeDo scores in Egypt; Firefox phone for Poland; BSkyB challenges 'Skylink' moniker

Tellabs CFO Roundabout Gets Another Spin
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2013

The swinging door opens for Larry Rieger after closing on Tom Minichiello as the networking company gets yet another CFO

New Group Ties NFV to the Cloud
News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Promising demos by fall, CloudNFV claims specific deployment advantages for network operators

AT&T to Acquire Leap Wireless for $1.19B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Plans to leverage Leap's complementary spectrum and shore up its presence in the prepaid market

Sprint's LTE TDD Future to Boost Current Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2013

With its mergers closed Sprint will soon turn to LTE TDD, which is good news for Samsung, Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent

Rovi Roves With Apple & Android
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Rovi lands second Canadian MSO for iPad app and gets DivX on Freescale Android chipset

Ericsson to Acquire APAC Integrator
News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Swedish giant to buy Thailand-based OSS-focused systems integrator to further boost its service provider IT (SPIT) capabilities

Euronews: Virgin Lands 4G Backhaul Deal
News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Ericsson buys more SPIT assets; Nokia banks on megapixels; Telecom Italia shares down on wholesale charges ruling

T-Mobile: Might As Well JUMP
Jonestown | 7/11/2013

Bullsh*t! Scatological fun with T-Mobile CEO John Legere trash-talking rivals and unveiling his new offers, but how worried should he be about Sprint?

Sprint Fires Back at T-Mobile With Unlimited Guarantee
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2013

New pricing plans lower the cost of data and guarantee it remains unlimited as long as customers stay with Sprint

US Rural Telcos Under Attack...Again
Rewired | 7/11/2013

There are a lot of holes in a new report that finds no reason to subsidize rural broadband

Qualcomm Chips Away at Carrier Wi-Fi
Que Sera Sarah | 7/11/2013

New connectivity engine coming to Qualcomm chips will improve network selection and Wi-Fi handoff

Service Assurance Challenges in SDN & Cloud Era
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/11/2013

Cloud providers need an assurance solution that can view all layers of the operation in real time, so that issues are resolved quickly

FreedomPop Grabs $5M to Support Android Push
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2013

FreedomPop adds funding to support phone launch by summer's end, eyes LTE before 2014

NSN's Learning Curve
Wireless Bits | 7/11/2013

CTO says vendor is seeking insight and inspiration from developer competitions

Tales of Tivli: Taking TVE to School
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/11/2013

Harvard grads seek to expand college-based TV and multi-screen video service to campuses throughout US

Euronews: BT Promises 300Mbit/s Broadband
News Analysis | 7/11/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: European telcos raided by EU antitrust police; Alvarion in lumber over $3M debt; euNetworks lands VPLS deal

T-Mobile: Summertime & the LTE is Speedy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2013

116 markets are jumping and the towers are high, as T-Mobile says its LTE now covers 157 million Americans

College IPTV Service Makes Grade
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Tivli raises $6.3 million from a group of investors, including HBO and Mark Cuban

Cox/Verizon Bundles Storm South
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications extend cable/mobile packages to Gulf Coast

What's Next for Genband?
News Analysis | 7/10/2013

With its CEO out, the chairman at the helm and legacy business slowing, Genband's future may not be public

Softbank Closes on Sprint Acquisition
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2013

The Softbank-Sprint-Clearwire saga is finally over as both deals officially close

SDN Pioneers Limit Risk to Maximize Payoff
News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Infonetics survey suggests where SDN and NFV will show up first – and last – in the public network

TV Middleware Rising to Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2013

New study sees most of growth coming from TV guide software, metadata and technologies

Euronews: Ciena Does 100G in Central Europe
News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Kroes outlines her vision (again); Vivendi considers SFR sell-off; Turkcell saga latest

Multimode Small Cells Get Stalled in Labs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Operators are vying for multimode small cells, but the challenges are numerous as vendors look to pack 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi into one

Genband CEO Quits, Joins Harris Broadcast
News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Charlie 'Rob Lowe' Vogt will take his prowess in M&A and background in IP transformations to the TV and broadcast industry

Broadcom Chips in EPON Support
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Chipmaker unveils first silicon for EPON gear that meets cable industry's DPoE standard

Sprint Completes Clearwire Acquisition
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2013

As expected, Sprint has completed its Clearwire merger, with SoftBank and more LTE now waiting in the wings

Sigma Systems Snaps Up Tribold
News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Consolidation in the service provider IT (SPIT) sector sees Sigma acquire product management specialist Tribold

Euronews: AlcaLu Brings 4G to Ghana
News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: BT adds fiber to Scotland; Zambian operators up before the beak

Sprint/Clearwire Merger Could Close July 9
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Sprint is steps away from the finish line in its bid to control 4G partner Clearwire

Entropic Cuts Staff Again
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Chip maker plans to lay off 70 employees as it restructures to focus on new markets

AT&T Joins Hulu Sweepstakes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Telecom giant reportedly teams with Chernin Group in bid as Hulu auction enters final phase

Netsocket Targets Cisco With SDN Pitch
News Analysis | 7/8/2013

The Chiaro core router code returns in a virtual guise as Netsocket offers up a software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) suite that targets Cisco territory

Euronews: ZTE to Run E-Plus Network
News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Carlos Slim says 'Shazam'; Nokia rating down another notch; BT joins cyberfight club

Comcast Makes Home Pass
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Big US MSO introduces automatic authentication for TV Everywhere use

Boxee Bids Adieu to Cloud DVR
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Streaming video startup will shut down network-based DVR service following Samsung deal

Cable Wi-Fi on a Hot Streak
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Heavy Reading report forecasts more than 250,000 MSO hotspots in the US by June 2014 but cites challenges ahead

Samsung Guidance Causes a Stir
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2013

The South Korean electronics giant is preparing to announce a record quarterly operating profit but there are concerns its handset business may have peaked

Big Data: Telcos Can Capitalize on Home Turf
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Communications service providers (CSPs) need to carefully consider how and where they store and analyze Big Data

Euronews: Vodafone Invests in Africa
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia/3 Italia merger talks break down; EC joins with Japan for networks research; more grief for UK broadband rollout

Cable STBs Buck the Trend
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/4/2013

Shipments of OTT media servers also climb in Q1 as emerging markets embrace digital video

Telcos Need Data Center Education
News Analysis | 7/4/2013

Carriers can learn from eBay that the Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) metric isn't a complete measure of data center efficiency

AT&T Eyes Big Data Revenues
News Analysis | 7/4/2013

'Ma Bell' gets set to make money from mining aggregated customer trends

Euronews: Telco Pain Continues in Spain
News Analysis | 7/4/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: NSN rewards Israeli innovation; Ekinops lands African contract; Huawei gets cozy with London university

Samsung Swallows Boxee
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Korean electronics giant strikes deal for Israeli streaming video upstart

As 4G Boosts Anite, Spirent Suffers
News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Demand for LTE testing tools gives Anite a boost but Spirent reports a tough H1

Is Apple TV the New Cable Channel?
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Speculation suggests Time Warner Cable's app is heading for a new platform

Euronews: More 4G Success for NSN
News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Three amigos do deal in Spain; EE doubles up 4G in UK; Nokia has candybar moment

A 4G LTE Summer Snapshot
Jonestown | 7/2/2013

AT&T is at 326 live LTE markets Tuesday, as Sprint and T-Mobile lag behind their larger rivals in this summer's 4G race

Behind Cable's Urge to Merge
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2013

Several key factors are fueling the fresh scent of cable consolidation in the air

Syniverse Gets Personal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2013

With newly acquired MACH on board, Syniverse plans to make roaming personal

Euronews: AlcaLu Boasts G.fast Trial
News Analysis | 7/2/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Net Insight gets busy; Telefónica fans Firefox flames; SPIT spend grows; Angolan ambitions

Huawei Snaps Up Ex-Nokia Exec
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2013

Huawei's latest consumer business appointment is Nokia's former head of global sales

Cox Flirts With Fanhattan
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Cable operator tests $35 online TV package that could suggest major changes afoot in video content delivery

Why Is NSN Only Worth $4.4B?
EuroBlog | 7/1/2013

According to the value of Nokia's takeover deal, Nokia Siemens Networks is worth less than $5B

Firefox vs Ubuntu: Pick Me!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Open source device operating system specialists are desperately courting the mobile industry

Altair Raises $25M for Single-Mode LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Startup is bulking up its supply of single-mode LTE chipsets as the wireless operators start pushing for them

Euronews: Ericsson Buys Media Services Firm
News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Nokia to take control of NSN; AlcaLu upgrades in Ukraine; France Telecom becomes Orange

Nokia to Take Full Control of NSN
News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Nokia is buying the 50% stake held by Siemens in their network infrastructure joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks

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