After clearing Chinese regulatory approval, the two companies are looking to combine to create an enterprise, hybrid cloud, mobile and security powerhouse.
Mikhail Fridman's $50 million investment in a plucky MVNO could spur digital and cultural transformation at his telecom business.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU wants Ireland to wrestle $13 billion in back taxes off Apple; Iliad in talks with Vivendi over Canal+ deal; 4G in Egypt.
The service provider market is moving to VMware and Dell's strengths, and the two companies intend to capitalize on that industry change as Dell acquires a controlling interest in VMware, CEOs Pat Gelsinger and Michael Dell said Monday.
The Chinese equipment behemoth is sprinting ahead of its rivals.
'Healthy product demand' for Ruckus's wares sent revenue up, but it wasn't enough to offset slumps elsewhere.
A new router based on the Broadcomm Jericho switch is designed for big enterprise and service provider networks.
Chinese equipment vendor reports growth in sales and profits while its big Western rivals struggle.
Just how big is Comcast's OpenStack commitment?
Cisco says Arista can't bring products into the US, as a result of ongoing intellectual property litigation by Cisco against Arista.
Adtran's Mosaic Cloud Platform adds control and orchestration capabilities to its Mosaic SD-Access platform so that service providers can orchestrate on-demand provisioning of services, applications and resources across the entire network.
Company moving down market to offer a wholesale version of services to small to midsized businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Xura, formerly known as Comverse, has been acquired by Siris Capital Group for $643 million.
German and South Korean operators to launch a 'transcontinental' 5G trial network.
From its Smart Gigabit Communities initiative to the new Advanced Wireless Consortium, US Ignite is in all the right places to make smart city dreams come true.
At Upskill U, Saikrishna Kotha with LinkedIn examines the role of open source in the white box network transformation.
In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.
Resumes a grim summer layoffs tradition.
Intel announced separate collaborative projects with two enormous 5G partners, one with AT&T that involves packet processing optimization, and the other with NEC on C-RAN. Both collaborations are all about NFV.
World's biggest maker of IP equipment is set to slash employee numbers as it plans for a software-defined future, according to a report.
Startup moves out of stealth mode with a new approach called Secure Vector Routing, built by a team of Acme Packet veterans.
Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Sky launches superfast broadband; HMD Global recruits Rantala as CMO; EU proposes spectrum-licensing changes; Argela demos network slicing.
US and South Korean operators flag new alliance aimed at accelerating the development of 5G technology.
Adtran's annual media and analyst event focused on network and business changes required to meet the demands of an 'Uber-like' customer experience.
Rather than selling services to SMBs that rely heavily on capex, CSPs are shifting the model to opex through network-as-a-service models.
The demands of today's end users are forcing service providers to step up their game when it comes to network agility and seamless operations.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NTT expands IP network with German PoPs; OTE sees mobile revenues slide in H1; BT not out of woods yet on Openreach.
A deal that would have given the EU better access to Chinese markets appears to have run aground.
FCC Chairman has been among the most aggressive ever in pushing his competition agenda, but is he running out of time to finish the job?
Service provider acknowledges role that Cisco's Network Service Orchestrator is playing in Level 3's SDN strategy.
Adtran kicked off its annual press and analyst event today with a keynote from CTO Kevin Schneider who focused on innovation, and the technological drivers behind innovation that will help service providers get to gigabit gold.
In this final installment, we explain what cable operators should know about the decision-making processes of mid-market and enterprise firms.
And speaking of clouds: Arista is confident it can continue business as usual despite the cloud of Cisco litigation hanging over it.
In the third part of this series, we look at how MSOs can align products and service offerings to meet mid-market and enterprise customer needs.
Fiber-optic network operator Electric Lightwave is re-asserting itself and its brand, becoming a totally separate business unit and resuming use of its title as the corporate brand.
Designed for service providers and large enterprises to help them keep their networks humming.
As network operators evolve into supremely efficient infrastructure players, and OTTs monopolize all dealings with consumers, the MVNE may be on the ascendant.
Network operator uses MEF framework to let its wholesale customers automatically qualify availability of AT&T Switched Ethernet services.
In this first installment of a four-part series this week, CMG Partners looks at how much commercial services have grown for cable over the past decade and why.
CTO leaves after 18 years at Level 3 to report to Zayo CEO and Chairman Dan Caruso, a former Level 3 executive.