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Verizon Drops Wireline Clues as Strike Ends
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5/31/2016  |  7 comments
Verizon turns its attention back to wireline.
Eurobites: EU Data Watchdog Dents Privacy Shield
News Analysis  | 
5/31/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange renews MVNO agreement with Belgium's Telenet; Microsoft accused of breaking promises in Finland; 4G networks in briefcases and rucksacks.
Getting Somewhere With TV Everywhere
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Vito Forlenza describes the progress his company is making with TV Everywhere and the challenges that remain.
AT&T Preps for Big Fiber Build
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/31/2016  |  7 comments
In the latest segment of this sponsored blog series, AT&T's Veronica Bloodworth explains how the company aims to extend its fiber links throughout its regions.
INTX Pics: Live From Boston
Slide Shows  | 
5/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Now in its second year of being known as the Internet & Television Expo, the once-sprawling Cable Show is trying to adapt to a new age.
Nothing's Going to Stop 4K
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5/27/2016  |  5 comments
Even with confusion about associated HDR technology and an aggravating political spat surrounding the preferred UHD streaming codec, the 4K market is set to grow in leaps and bounds.
Dish's HopperGO Is a Go
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5/26/2016  |  Post a comment
$99 cache-and-carry device is now available for Dish subscribers.
West Coast Gets Its First 10-Gig City
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5/26/2016  |  6 comments
Dayton, Oregon, goes 10-Gig with ISP OnlineNW and Adtran.
FCC: We'll Show You the Money, If...
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
FCC lays down rules for new rural broadband funding auction; $2 billion at stake.
AT&T Eyes Yahoo Too – Reports
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T might battle Verizon to buy Yahoo, according to reports.
Rogers Upskills on Adapting to Mobile Video Demand
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Upinder Saini, vice president of wireless product management at Rogers Communications, described the digital content differentiator as a solution to address the growing mobile video trend.
Cable Is Eyeing Its Retail Options
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5/25/2016  |  9 comments
Some of the biggest companies in cable are looking lustily at the retail market.
Leading Lights 2016 Highlights
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
OTTs Are Forcing Us to Get Better, Says Cox
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5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein says communications service providers need to earn trust and respect from customers attracted to OTT offerings.
Verizon Backpedals on Go90
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5/24/2016  |  8 comments
Verizon CEO admits Go90 was overhyped.
Altice Steps Closer to Cablevision Closing
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
The New York Public Service Commission is recommending approval of the Altice buyout of Cablevision, with conditions.
Eurobites: Unions Predict Up to 15,000 Nokia Job Losses
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone bigwig on his way; Swisscom fined over sports TV content arrangements; Spotify still losing money.
Women in Comms' Leading Lights Awards Winners Revealed
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/24/2016  |  2 comments
WiC congratulates the winners of our inaugural Leading Lights awards: Cisco's Yvette Kanouff, Zayo Group's Sandi Mays and startup Grid4C.
Leading Lights 2016: The Winners
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out which companies landed this year's Leading Lights awards.
Full Steam Ahead for Full Duplex DOCSIS
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5/23/2016  |  1 comment
CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney says the potential symmetrical multi-gig spec is 'looking incredibly strong' so far in the exploratory stage.
Eurobites: EU Splits on Data Regulation
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cuts jobs in Finland; Ericsson lands managed services deal in UAE; Virgin's FTTP push continues.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor
News Analysis  | 
5/21/2016  |  3 comments
Ten companies, including Amdocs, Huawei, NetCracker and Sigma Systems, have made it to the shortlist in the Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor category of the Leading Lights awards.
Cox Reveals Next Steps for D3.1, CCAP
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5/20/2016  |  1 comment
Cox is in the final stages of vendor selection for its DOCSIS 3.1 and CCAP rollouts.
Wheeler to Cable: Stop Saying No
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5/20/2016  |  5 comments
In his last appearance at INTX, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler implores the cable industry to return to its roots as a competitive innovator, not a regulatory barrier.
Eurobites: Be More European, EU Tells Streaming Services
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5/20/2016  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google still fighting on 'right to be forgotten' front; EU gets tough on profit-shifting; BT boss misses out on chunk of bonus.
Why I'm Heading to Austin for BCE
Shades of Ray  | 
5/20/2016  |  3 comments
I've got my travel coffee-making set already packed for the long trip from London to Austin, Texas: Here's a whole host of reasons why I should see you there.
OpenStack Underpins Comcast Elastic Cloud
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Largest cable MSO also among largest users of OpenStack in carrier community with deployment in national and regional data centers.
Stick a Fork in It: The Charter Deals Are Done
News Analysis  | 
5/19/2016  |  2 comments
Everything you need to know about the new Charter now that the acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks are complete.
Eurobites: Orange Joins Board of LoRa Alliance
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski settles patents case with Yahoo; VoD win for 3 Screen Solutions in Germany; Post Office fails to deliver attractive mobile service.
Cisco Looks to Beat White Boxes Where They're Strongest
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Looks to solve the business problems that drive network operators to white boxes.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Private Company of the Year
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5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks, Masergy Communications, VeEX and Versa Networks are the four contenders for this title.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Video Service
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5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T/DirecTV, Cablevision and TWC earn places on this year's shortlist with new, IP-enabled streaming video services.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
News Analysis  | 
5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
You can plan to build the most astounding thingamabob, but if you can't verify its functionality as you build it, if you can't demonstrate the final product works as advertised, and if you can't assure it continues working the way it's supposed to once it's deployed? Good luck getting anyone to buy it. T&M is as critical an endeavor as any other in electronics.
Comcast Plans HDR Screenings for Rio Games
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5/17/2016  |  2 comments
The Olympics are getting an HDR upgrade.
Eurobites: Vodafone Returns to Growth
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad Q1 revenues up 6.6%; Liberty completes CWC acquisition; Nokia lands managed services deal in Ireland.
Comcast Boasts Global Plans for X1
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts wants to license X1 to the world.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding Transformation Strategy (Service Provider)
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T, China Unicom Tianjin, Colt, Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, Time Warner Cable and WOW are the seven finalists in the Outstanding Transformation Strategy category.
AT&T to Buy Streaming Expert QuickPlay
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5/16/2016  |  3 comments
QuickPlay already supports streaming video services from U-verse: With the acquisition, AT&T will control a key streaming vendor in advance of rolling out several new streaming services for DirecTV.
Sckipio Pitches G.fast Boost as Telco Weapon Against Cable
News Analysis  | 
5/16/2016  |  17 comments
The Israeli startup reckons a new bandwidth innovation will deliver a much-needed boost to copper.
Nokia Demos 10-Gig Over HFC
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5/16/2016  |  1 comment
Full Duplex technology makes another appearance in a Nokia proof-of-concept demo showing symmetrical speeds of up to 10 Gbits/s over a cable network.
Eurobites: O2 CEO Explores Management Buyout
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cattaneo plans deeper cuts at Telecom Italia; Sky and friends come up with Openreach plan; Google facing €3 billion fine from EU.
Ericsson WoWs Comcast With Wi-Fi on Wheels
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5/16/2016  |  1 comment
Ericsson is taking WiFi on the road.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Gigabit Broadband Service
News Analysis  | 
5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
And the award goes to...
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative SMB Service
News Analysis  | 
5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
New services from AT&T and Global Capacity enable SMBs to do more, especially in moving apps to the cloud.
Eurobites: Telefónica Presses Ahead With Dividend
News Analysis  | 
5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
...despite EU veto of 3 deal. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus reorganizes in Luxembourg; Ericsson smooths mobile commerce in Rwanda; Virgin offers fiber-to-the-business-unit in Leeds.
Meet the New Charter
News Analysis  | 
5/12/2016  |  4 comments
Your cheat sheet on Charter's acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Eurobites: Nokia, STC Light MulteFire
News Analysis  | 
5/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT does soccer deal with YouTube; Telenor makes board changes; VimpelCom's first quarter.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best Cable Product
News Analysis  | 
5/12/2016  |  Post a comment
The envelope please...
Hulu: We'll Have Our Cake, Eat It Too
MariNation  | 
5/11/2016  |  8 comments
Hulu plans to compete with its own customers, yet says it'll be good for business.
EXCLUSIVE: Sigma Lines Up Ontology Acquisition
News Analysis  | 
5/11/2016  |  1 comment
OSS/BSS specialist Sigma Systems is closing in on the acquisition of semantic search and data gathering specialist Ontology to further boost its appeal to network operators.
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