T-Mobile promises to pay early termination fees, and offer trade-in cash, to get families to switch from its US carrier rivals.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Belgian government nominates new Belgacom CEO; Channel Tunnel gets connected; Pace sets the, er, pace.
Verizon shows importance of application innovation with its Powerful Answers awards.
The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) says its working group on "Northbound APIs" is making real headway.
Dallas, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, and parts of DC could be first to get T-Mobile's 700MHz LTE network, its CTO tells Light Reading.
Korean video equipment vendor unveils RDK/HDMI streaming stick, new program guide, cloud DVR solution, and multi-tuner gateway.
Robots, bigger tablets, Segways, and wearable smart watches are all hot at this year's CES in Las Vegas.
Comcast, DirecTV, Netflix, Amazon, & M-Go all notch deals with Samsung to deliver UltraHD video to viewers.
Today's carriers want to keep their progress under wraps -- NFV and virtualization in general are the exception to that rule.
The API management giant is acquiring InsightsOne to go deeper into the network and add predictive intelligence to APIs.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDF goes 100G with Ciena in France; Telenor appoints new India boss; Brits fiddle in front of the box.
New plans let up to 10 people share a service plan with bulk discounts, with each member getting an individual bill and data plan.
Looking towards next month's Winter Olympic Games, NBC signs up as the first customer for Cisco's new cloud-based version of Videoscape platform.
Once the buyout of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone is complete, Verizon has a lot more converged services in store.
It's not just for nerds anymore.
Carrier's new Drive platform and studio signal its determination to dominate the in-car wireless ecosystem.
Carrier acquires 49 AWS spectrum licenses from Aloha Partners to expand its LTE coverage.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice plans IPO; Liberty Global closing in on Ziggo; BICS goes LTE roaming.
AT&T execs are getting ready for 4G voice over LTE in 2014, and they expect initial markets to be announced early this year.
China Mobile's ongoing 100G deployment is set to boost the financial health of several optical firms.
Carrier execs say half the population it will cover with Verizon's low-band spectrum is outside the range of channel 51 interference.
Silicon vendor doubles down with more powerful dual-core chips for xDSL, cable, and LTE gateways.
California startup stakes claim to growing home technology market with utility, retail, and service provider wins.
The 'uncarrier' will use the spectrum to improve its indoor and rural coverage and bolster its position in the low-band spectrum.
China Mobile has been dragged into the the ongoing fracas over TV licenses in Hong Kong.
Think we'd be seduced by the small cells hype? Get outta here!
Cloud TV platform specialist has developed a multi-platform advertising distribution system called AdCast.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei wins in the Netherlands; Google buys Bitspin; Telefónica denies Brazil deal.
Huawei's commitment to API exposure, policy management/analytics, and big data show that it's in tune with network operators' needs today.
Once called "the new Ethernet," Carrier Ethernet 2.0 still hasn't been widely adopted.
Chinese vendor claims more than 50 telcos deployed its latest core router in the second half of 2013.
Ruckus Wireless execs say Sprint's commercial WiFi service offering is just the start of grander plans in the enterprise.
New TV set that will debut at CES comes with integrated OTT video capabilities.
Also in today's regional news roundup: Mobile tower integration in Spain; M&A talk swirls around Vodafone; Vdio hits stop button; and more.
Chinese mobile vendor shuffles management to focus on operators, mobile devices, and the enterprise.
MKM report predicts Cisco and Juniper may acquire optical networking companies Infinera and/or Ciena to prepare for virtualization.
Now only authenticated subscribers and others prepared to pay get access to ABC content during the first week after a show's initial broadcast.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN develops RCS-based service; security breaches still high on the communications sector agenda.
Cable operators and other service providers are increasingly looking to monetize their new multiscreen video services through targeted ads. Will it work?
Alexander Graham Bell was one amazing guy. Without him, telecom wouldn't exist -- but Bell did a lot more in his life than simply invent the telephone.