New Netgear headless media gateway packs a punch with high-powered transcoding, high-speed networking, and cloud-friendly features.
A Light Reading community poll suggests Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's devices and services will be the biggest game changer in the telecom industry this year.
Three service providers made very strong cases this year for their wholesale offerings.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Industry reacts to EC 'single market' proposals; Movistar demands less commitment; Viacloud's new CTO.
The cloud-based video vendor has snagged new or expanded deals with Liberty Global, Deutsche Telekom, KPN, and Ziggo.
There is a fine line between making services more convenient and sharing too much info with the wrong people.
DVR pioneer introduces cloud-based nDVR prototype with Harmonic at IBC show in Amsterdam.
Rostelecom deploys largest operator CDN to date, in hope of monetizing video over broadband.
New Comcast-TWC joint venture names Steve Heeb president, signs up S3 Group and itaas as first contractors.
This week's launch of two new iPhones was not a big hit in China.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vivendi considers shedding SFR; Vodafone hacked in Germany; Virgin Media deploys Ciena's packet-optical gear.
Our list of the private companies that showed innovation, ingenuity, and potential for disruption in 2013.
Prepare for a new Europe and a fair degree of carnage en route…
Genband wants to give service providers a video, chat, and text response to their OTT competitors.
We predict the devices you want, before you even knew you wanted them. Wait, did we just blow your mind?
The carrier upgrades several US long-haul routes, as well as a major European route, with 100G.
John Donovan says there's a perception gap on AT&T's wireless network performance as the first anniversary of the Project VIP upgrade plan approaches, while AT&T fumbles the anniversary of 9/11 with an ill-judged tweet.
Extensive testing of new 400 Gbit/s systems is critical for network operators if they are to save themselves from post-deployment performance and opex pressures.
Running down the candidates in the ever-changing world of innovative 4G services.
AT&T now has 39 lower 700MHz B block licenses covering 42 million people in 18 states.
NSA revelations show that Blackberry communications are not secure.
AT&T rolls out Arris video access points with embedded Quantenna chipset to all U-verse markets, replacing Cisco and Broadcom products.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: German mag reveals BlackBerry security flaws; EE strikes MVNO deal with Virgin Mobile; AlcaLu wins an Emmy!
The diminishing gap between wireline and wireless speeds will shape consumption of gigabit-class services faster than we may expect.
QuickFire Networks pitches a new, more powerful video server as the transcoding solution for UHD computing demands grow.
The iPhone 5C supports more LTE bands than any other smartphone in the world, Apple claims.
Regional carrier ups its 4G launches after spectrum sell-offs.
Arris boosts its TV Everywhere portfolio with a Sling-loaded media streamer addition.
Want to know how mobile usage will develop? Check out a university campus, says Actix.
Developers and telcos can together create a sustainable and profitable telecom application ecosystem; they've just been doing it wrong so far.
Find out who has made it to this year's Leading Lights awards shortlists.
Transit Wireless is gearing up to unwire another 40 NYC subway stations, starting in October. Here's how it's happening...
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telefónica secures infrastructure funding; AlcaLu goes multi-screen in Spain; Virgin trials Netflix; Brussels lays down the law on roaming charges.
Carrier wants to persuade insurance companies to sell their customers much more than insurance.
The user base for SK Telecom's new LTE-Advanced 4G service grew to over 350,000 in August.
The mobile core network is ripe for network functions virtualization (NFV) -- here's why.
An unofficial Comcast source says an Xfinity Games trial is now starting in Atlanta.
Join us Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. EST for a live chat with Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown about how LTE operators are evolving their networks and what it means to their customers.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: EE has more than 1 million 4G subscribers; AlcaLu does 3G femtocells in Germany; Sawiris's nose out of joint; Nokia draws on Microsoft funding.
Ericsson buys the thorn in its CDMA side.
German carrier taps ActiveVideo for landmark cloud TV trials.
Take a look inside the chipmaker's Uplinq conference where all the talk was about the Toq, augmented reality apps, and more.
Mobile operators in Hong Kong are seething over the regulator's plan to snatch back 3G spectrum, a plan they say will cost them and their customers dear.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vodafone focuses on Italy; investors size up Telecom Italia stake; Neul gets $5M Series B funding; Berlin gadget-fest.
We look at five iconic tech moments of yesteryear that will soon fade from public consciousness -- just like Nokia and twerking.
Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen says datacenter innovation leads to lower costs, which lets app developers get more creative.
TiVo software makes a love match with Entone hardware.
Chipmaker's Alcatel-Lucent investment aimed at using small cells to address an expected 1000% growth in capacity needs.
Lands a major deal in Europe that boosts its standing in the 4G market.
Most smartphone manufacturers now have near-field communication (NFC)-enabled smartphones commercially available.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: NSN goes Dutch with 4G; GSMA tells Europe to get a move on; how much competition is enough?
It's not its primary focus now, but Qualcomm isn't abandoning 3G network technologies as it looks to evolve for future networks.
Ma Bell has upped its total of 4G markets covered to 397 as it aims for 420 towns and cities and 270 million potential users by year's end.
The chipmaker wants to show its partners what's possible in wearable computing with new Toq watch, but its partners are already launching their own versions.
CEO says his company's strong 2013 financial performance is proof network operators are investing in packet-optical nets, not legacy gear.
In our latest community poll, Alcatel-Lucent emerged as the favorite to become the new No. 3 vendor in cable tech land.
Also: Samsung's smart watch is set for its German debut, Huawei extends its ARM deal, and Swisscom introduces direct carrier billing.
Regional carrier ditches its "Belief Project" brand along with several customer service perks from it.
A new LTE toolset is designed to give the complete picture by testing the device, network, and apps in the labs and in the field.
Did Stephen Elop just deliver the goods to Microsoft?
The fifth largest TV manufacturer partners up with Hillcrest for motion control technology.
Developers at Qualcomm's Uplinq conference hope the acquisition means more tightly integrated services for Windows Phone.
Acquiring Actix brings both RAN analytics and self-optimizing network technology for mobile operators into the Amdocs fold.
Here, Light Reading presents our choice for the 10 most absurd in-flight offerings du jour.
A snapshot of where we're at with 4G, as LTE-Advanced and VoLTE come into view.
Bill Burns gets the chop as test vendor looks for a new CEO to take it into new markets.
New after-market insurance offerings include disabling text messages when in transit.
The CBS blackout comes to an end for Time Warner subscribers as the two companies agree to a new content licensing deal.
One story dominates today's Euronews. Can you guess what it is yet?
Nokia is selling its mobile phones and services business to its partner for €5.44B, leaving it with NSN, its patents, and little else.
Sales of champagne set to rocket in City of London as Vodafone plans to hand over $84 billion to its shareholders.
UPDATED 1PM EST: Expect an M&A frenzy if Vodafone completes the sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless.
Plans three new tech facilities in Sweden and Canada to support R&D and customer testing.
Helping unite disparate voice, video, and messaging systems is something the cloud can do easily, say Cisco and IDC.
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Free Mobile boosts its profits; UAE operators suspend services; new CEO for Zain Saudi; NEC small-cell success in Russia.
Qualcomm's annual developer confab kicks off this week in San Diego, where everything from LTE-Advanced to WebRTC and augmented reality is on the agenda.