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Handset Vendors Battle for Limelight
Shades of Ray | 9/5/2014

With the shadow of Apple's upcoming announcement hanging over them, mobile device vendors such as Samsung, Microsoft, Huawei and Motorola have been unveiling new devices.

Eastern Europe's Flourishing Fiber Scene
UBB Forum News | 9/5/2014

Eastern Europe has some of the most advanced fiber broadband markets in the world. But why?

Motorola Mobility Revives Its Gadget Mojo
News Analysis | 9/5/2014

Motorola Mobility is very much back in the mobile devices fray with its latest launches, and the focus is consumer choice.

AT&T's Amoroso: To Battle New Threats, Mobilize Your People
News Analysis | 9/5/2014

New cyber threats are coming, but technology alone is not the answer.

Pics: Motorola's New Gadgets
Slide Shows | 9/5/2014

Motorola Mobility takes reporters behind the scenes as it launches two new smartphones, a Bluetooth and 'modern timepiece,' aka smart watch.

Cisco Pitches Vision for 'Internet of Everything'
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

Organizations will need "fast IT" to accommodate new business technology needs.

Ciena's Smith: Revenue Dip Short-Term
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

CEO remains convinced Ciena is well-positioned for the software-centric network transition -- now if only Wall Street would calm down.

Protest Group Preps Net Slowdown Day
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

On September 10, the nonprofit organization Fight for the Future is kicking off a day of online protest over net neutrality.

Eurobites: Orange Eyes Spanish Acquisitions
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's 5G test network; Switzerland's secure mobile login solution; towers joint venture for South Africa.

Calix Pushes Gigabit Further Indoors
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

The vendor's new GigaCenter platforms use advanced WiFi technology to help carriers better leverage and control gigabit speeds inside customers' homes.

Suddenlink Switches on Home Automation
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

Seventh-largest US MSO launches home automation service for broadband subscribers, three weeks after announcing gigabit network plans.

Ciena Ramps in Q3, Dampens Q4 Expectations
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

Fiscal third-quarter revenues of $603.6 million are up 12% from a year ago, but it warns of stickier Q4.

SDN: Secret Sauce to the Internet of Things
Column | 9/4/2014

The Internet of Things (IoT) will provide a major challenge for network operators, but SDN and NFV can help.

Taqua Acquires Kineto for VoWiFi Push
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

Taqua provides the mobile core while Kineto provides the device client for WiFi calling, making them well-suited to offer services to operators as one company.

Cisco Goes Hyper With New UCS Servers
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

New blade and modular servers are designed for an emerging category of apps that Cisco calls 'edge-scale computing.'

Nokia's NFV Strategy Starts With VoLTE
News Analysis | 9/4/2014

Nokia is making its first virtualized network function commercially available in the form of voice-over-LTE (VoLTE)

Isis Changes Name to Softcard
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

As it said it would in July, mobile wallet venture Isis has rebranded as Softcard.

Ciena Poised for Strong Quarter
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

Ciena is due to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday.

Pics: Verizon Innovation Generator
Slide Shows | 9/3/2014

Smart cities, smart washers and a gratuitous pizza shot from Verizon's East Coast Innovation Center.

Poll: Vectoring to Play Major Role
UBB Forum News | 9/3/2014

Poll results suggest vectoring will play a significant role in some broadband markets in the coming years.

US Pay-TV Penetration Falls From Peak
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

In its latest report, Leichtman Research Group finds that US pay-TV penetration has slipped from its peak four years ago, slipping to 84% of households.

Cisco Chips In on ItsOn's $20M Funding Round
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

Networking vendor contributes an undisclosed sum in ItsOn's Series C funding as the OSS/BSS company updates its Smart Services platform.

Nokia, Intel Open Apps Innovation Hub
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

Partners open apps innovation center in UK, where EE will test the Liquid Apps platform.

Icontrol, Indiegogo Team to Boost IoT
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

The maker of software for home automation and security partners with a crowdfunding site to lend more credibility to startups creating connected apps and devices.

Hey, FCC: Cedexis Has That Peering Data You Need
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

As the FCC takes a closer look at net neutrality and peering relationships, Cedexis will present a data model to the agency later this month for monitoring how traffic is directed across the Internet.

Eurobites: Scotland Gets a Gigabit City
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks gets busy for the fall; chip vendors fined euro 138 million by European Commission for cartel; AlcaLu does 100G in Spain.

What's the Real Cost of Network Downtime?
Column | 9/3/2014

With the high cost of achieving carrier-grade networks, is high availability good enough?

Genband Builds Out Its Mobile Strategy
News Analysis | 9/3/2014

UC company ties together its cloud, OTT, WebRTC and network gateway offers in a bid to market itself as a mobile-centric vendor.

AT&T's Kris Rinne to Retire
News Analysis | 9/2/2014

Rinne will retire at the end of November, to be replaced by Tom Keathley.

C Spire Goes Gigabit in Jackson
News Analysis | 9/2/2014

The service provider adds Mississippi's capital to its statewide roster of cities targeted for service on its gigabit fiber-to-the-home network.

Ericsson Suffers IPTV Evolution Pains
News Analysis | 9/2/2014

Ericsson's evolution of the Mediaroom IPTV system it acquired from Microsoft has caused uncertainty in the market, and has already resulted in the defection of a major European operator customer.

Nokia Networks Boasts CEM Advance
News Analysis | 9/2/2014

Infrastructure vendor is set to announce a series of portfolio enhancements as it builds up to Super Mobility Week, starting with an automated customer experience management system.

Verizon Smart Home Service Inches Closer
News Analysis | 9/2/2014

The appearance of a new Verizon home automation gateway, developed with Greenwave Systems, signals the imminent launch of a new smart home service.

Eurobites: EC Probes Facebook/WhatsApp Deal
News Analysis | 9/2/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica prepares to exit Telecom Italia; Nokia's in collaborative mood; eircom IPO latest.

Eurobites: Telefónica Gets EC Green Light on E-Plus Deal
News Analysis | 9/1/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad first-half revenues up, plus fresh T-Mobile bid speculation; Liberty Global sniffs around UK broadcaster; Vodafone protests net neutrality proposals.

Verizon, Cox Rank Tops With Business
News Analysis | 9/1/2014

Small and midsized firms both rate Verizon highest for overall service quality, while Cox takes the crown with large enterprises in the latest annual J.D. Power study.

AT&T Sues Cox for Infringing Patents
News Analysis | 9/1/2014

AT&T takes the cable operator to court over unlicensed use of eight IP voice and quality management patents.

G.fast: The Dawn of Gigabit Copper?
UBB Forum News | 9/1/2014

Beyond vectoring, there's yet further opportunity to squeeze more broadband life out of copper lines.

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