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The Near Future Is Here
Slide Shows  | 
4/28/2017  |  4 comments
Virtual reality, AI, drones and more.
Pai Pleases Broadcasters With Dereg Pledge
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
In a speech at the NAB Show this week, new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pledged to eliminate outdated media regulations and revise the media cross-ownership rules.
Thales Splashes $215M on Guavus for Analytics
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  2 comments
Thales is looking to strengthen its analytics portfolio in aerospace, transport, space, security and defense, but Guavus will still serve its existing customer base of CSPs.
WiCipedia: BT Improves Ratio, Silicon Valley Realities & Girl Power
WiCipedia  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Russia and Thailand lead the way in women in tech numbers; BT tries to improve its ratio; girl power gets bloody; and more.
Comcast Reaches for Xfinity & Beyond
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Comcast preps to launch new smart-home app for Xfinity customers as it once again reports strong customer and revenue growth numbers in Q1.
Nokia Turnaround Gathers Pace, Shares Rise
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  2 comments
Finnish vendor reports margin improvements and stable sales at its mobile business despite difficult market conditions.
Orange Doffs Beret to Spanish Biz for Q1 Growth
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  Post a comment
French operator hails growth in sales and earnings thanks to a strong performance in Spain and less pain at home.
Eurobites: Swisscom Commits to IP Timeline
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Proximus stay friends in Belgium and Luxembourg; UK government angered by Twitter data block; Sky's OTT service launches in Ireland.
Net Neutrality, Here We Go Again
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
The FCC is reopening the issue of net neutrality, and it looks like Republicans and Democrats are about to face off again.
Grande Goes Gig, Busts Bundle
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Texas ISPs turn up gigabit Internet service in five markets, offering Internet only to the cord-cutting crowd.
Altice USA Preps for Home Hub Rollout
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  1 comment
Speaking at NAB, Altice USA chief Dexter Goei discusses MSO's plans for deploying combination set-top, modem and router boxes in customer homes.
How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
AT&T: TW Deal Will Light a Fire Under Video Biz
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  1 comment
Video was not a highlight for AT&T in Q1.
Eurobites: EU Officials Raid Telenor & Tele2 Over Competition Concerns in Sweden
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q1 revenues slip at KPN; Virgin Media adds channels for expats; Orange agrees wage deal with unions; Netflix et al could face increased European content requirement.
Netflix Set to Enter China
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  10 comments
Through a licensing deal with iQIYI in China, Netflix appears set to gain access to nearly 500 million potential new customers.
Utility Poles Pose Problems for 5G & More
News Analysis  | 
4/24/2017  |  Post a comment
New ideas surfaced at the FCC's first Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee meeting for solving the industry's pole attachment problem and accelerating broadband deployments.
WiC Leading Lights Finalists 2017: Hedy Lamarr Award for Female Tech Pioneer of the Year
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/24/2017  |  1 comment
This year's finalist list includes female founders, CEOs and women deeply entrenched in the technologies that are defining the future of communications.
Eurobites: BT Claims Victimhood in Italian Accounting Case
News Analysis  | 
4/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's six steps to the smart city; eir in TV sport play to mobile users; 3 has a bad weekend; more scary stuff about cybercrime.
New TV Standard Turns on Broadcasters
News Analysis  | 
4/24/2017  |  Post a comment
A new survey highlights the optimism among US broadcasters about the next-gen TV transmission standard, as well as their lack of knowledge and concerns about the new tech standard.
Cable-Powered Wireless Faces Tech Hurdles
Column  | 
4/21/2017  |  Post a comment
The technical challenges of going wireless aren't small.
Eurobites: T-Mobile Gets All-Clear on 'Data-Free' Music Streaming
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4/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spotify renews deal with indie labels; Orange Belgium's Q1; Virgin gives it some Voom; Finland's epic coffee fail.
Orange to Bring Virtual LiveBox to France in 2018
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2017  |  1 comment
Shifting intelligence deeper into the network and using dumber boxes will lead to service benefits for customers, says Orange CEO.
WiCipedia: Pinkification of Tech & Australia's Diversity Endeavor
WiCipedia  | 
4/21/2017  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Australia focuses on diversity needs; pinkification of tech discourages girls; Women in Comms' biggest event of the year is just around the corner; and more.
Pai Picks Up Deregulatory Pace
News Analysis  | 
4/20/2017  |  4 comments
Under the leadership of its new Republican chairman, the FCC has approved broad deregulation of the business data market and effectively loosened limits on TV station ownership.
Verizon Ekes Out Fios Revenue Gains
News Analysis  | 
4/20/2017  |  1 comment
Despite the loss of 13,000 video subscribers, the big US telco sees overall Fios revenues climb 4.7% on a year-over-year basis in Q1.
Cable, Telecoms Spend Millions to Fete Trump
News Analysis  | 
4/20/2017  |  2 comments
And AT&T tops the list.
Eurobites: Orange Bank Is Open for Business
News Analysis  | 
4/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom issues duct-and-pole proposals; KPN invests in smart home system; Sky revenue up, but profit down; Liquid Telecom links up with Intelsat.
Time for a Telecom Reboot
From the Founder  | 
4/19/2017  |  45 comments
Either we perform a complete 'factory reset' on the way the telecom industry creates and deploys virtualization, or we face the consequences.
Three Ways for CSPs to Upgrade OSS/BSS
Column  | 
4/19/2017  |  Post a comment
As new ambitions demand next-gen support, IBB has identified three primary ways that CSPs can upgrade their OSS/BSS systems to deliver that support.
Calling All Women in Comms: Share Your Story!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/19/2017  |  1 comment
Take our quick survey about the realities of being a woman in the next-gen communications industry. We want to hear your stories, experiences and impressions.
Verizon's Fiber Spend Won't End With Corning
News Analysis  | 
4/19/2017  |  3 comments
Verizon needs a lot of fiber for future 5G rollouts, which leads to the age-old question: build it or buy it?
Verizon CEO Comments Feed Merger Frenzy
Rewired  | 
4/18/2017  |  4 comments
Lowell McAdam says cable merger no longer seems likely but is still open to other ideas – like a Comcast merger.
Netflix Nears Big Milestones
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2017  |  1 comment
With its latest subscriber gains, Netflix is approaching both the 100 million subscriber mark and the point where it will have more international customers than US customers for the first time.
Eurobites: Nokia Tests 10G XGS-PON in Finland
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky and Virgin Media consider advertising tie-up; Telefónica uses Huawei's SOCs; Google placates Russians; UK cybersecurity failings.
Comcast Ready for Clash With Hulu
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2017  |  20 comments
Untangling the tangled web of Comcast and Hulu.
Pay-TV Still Growing Globally
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2017  |  Post a comment
The latest version of informitv's Multiscreen Index finds that pay-TV providers are still adding subscribers despite cord-cutting in the US.
WiC 2017 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Inspiring Woman in Comms
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/17/2017  |  1 comment
Learn about five women who are inspiring others through their success, business acumen, outreach and advocacy in the next-gen comms industry.
Comcast Wins Spectrum – What's Next?
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2017  |  2 comments
A peek at what Comcast could do with its new wireless spectrum assets.
How Pivotal's PaaS Transformed Comcast
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Embrace the microservices! Comcast did, and its internal IT workings transformed in about a year, Pivotal says.
Netflix Leads US OTT Video Market But...
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Recent data from Comscore finds that nearly three out of every four OTT homes in the US have Netflix – to no one's surprise.
Cable Clashes With DOT Over Spectrum
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2017  |  1 comment
There's only so much wireless spectrum to go around.
PCCW's Viu TV Racking Up the Numbers
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2017  |  Post a comment
PCCW is enjoying success with its recently launched Viu TV service.
Eurobites: Elisa, Nokia Test 5G on 3.5GHz Band
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: WiFi on the buses in Barcelona; Virgin Media admits to Facebook shut-out; Vodafone argues with broadcasters in Germany.
Survey Says Future's Bright for Android TV
News Analysis  | 
4/12/2017  |  2 comments
Ovum reports clear skies for Android, surprising success with RDK and ominous signs for Roku.
Australia's TPG Rattles Telstra With $1.4B Mobile Move
News Analysis  | 
4/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Broadband operator sends shockwaves through the market with plans to build its own mobile network.
Altice's US Arm Files for IPO
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Altice starts IPO process as it nears 5 million customers in the US.
YouTube Rains on Cloud DVR Parade
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2017  |  5 comments
There's a reason cloud DVR is so hard to get right.
Eurobites: UK Broadband Customers Stung by 'Loyalty Penalties'
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: disaster recovery in the cloud; Nokia does NG-PON with NBN; BT reinvents the customer experience; EE recruits.
WiC Leading Lights: Meet the 2017 Finalists
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/10/2017  |  1 comment
Meet the 2017 finalists for Women in Comms' second-annual Leading Lights in the categories of Most Inspiring Woman in Comms and Female Tech Pioneer of the Year.
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