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Mirantis Charts Course Far Beyond OpenStack
News Analysis | 8/11/2016

Leveraging Kubernetes, Mirantis has an ambitious plan to pivot its business model to deliver a broad array of services.

Deutsche Telekom Depends on US for Growth
News Analysis | 8/11/2016

German telecom incumbent witnesses sales declines at all of its operating units outside the US in the second quarter.

China-EU Telecom Compact Stalls
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

A deal that would have given the EU better access to Chinese markets appears to have run aground.

Full Duplex Is a Go; Cable Aims for 10 Gig
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

The cable industry is ready to begin developing its specification for Full Duplex DOCSIS.

Is Wheeler's FCC Legacy Now in Doubt?
Rewired | 8/10/2016

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?

Health Questions About 5G Surface in US
Jonestown | 8/10/2016

Now that the FCC is fast-tracking 5G in the US, questions are being asked about health concerns.

Google Could Stitch 5G Into HetNet Future
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

Google is hunting for an engineer to test 5G and more for future heterogeneous networks.

Dish, ESPN & the Great Sports Unbundling
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

Sports networks are looking beyond the bundle.

France's SFR 'Experimenting' With NB-IoT, LTE-M
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

French operator says 3GPP-backed standard might 'complement' the Sigfox technology it is already using.

Level 3 Gives Cisco NSO Its Due
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

Service provider acknowledges role that Cisco's Network Service Orchestrator is playing in Level 3's SDN strategy.

Eurobites: DT Completes 'Pan-Net' Jigsaw
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDC feels the heat on its home turf; Russia investigates Apple over iPhone pricing; UK broadband advertising slammed (again).

Google Fiber May Go Wireless in the Valley – Report
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

Internet giant's broadband subsidiary is reported to be considering whether to use wireless technologies instead of fiber in parts of Silicon Valley.

TV Retrans Wars Impact Broadband Too
News Analysis | 8/10/2016

It's not just about TV.

Cambium Aims to Grow Share of Indian Market
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Cambium is aiming for another year of strong growth in India's fast-developing mobile broadband market.

Open Source Explodes Enterprise Procurement
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Startups can use the cloud to disrupt big enterprise vendors' relationships with customers.

Getting to Gigabit Gold
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

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.

NB-IoT: Setting the Pace in the Race to 5G
Column | 8/9/2016

LTE is evolving to support the Internet of Things as we head towards a massively connected 5G world.

Vodafone Hopes for Broadband Boost With Pricing Overhaul
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Service provider claims to have scrapped line-rental charges, but it may struggle to become a broadband force without a compelling content offering.

Adtran CEO: Broadband Boom Is Back
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

5G, IoT and virtualization all factor into another golden age ahead for faster broadband speeds.

Post Acquisitions, Charter Posts Solid Q2
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Charter is making good on promises of earnings growth.

Altice Boasts US Cable Progress
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Seeking to realize its American Dream, the French communications giant reported improved operating results for its new Cablevision and Suddenlink properties in Q2.

Upskill U on Open Source With OpenDaylight
Kelsey's Grammar | 8/9/2016

Phil Robb of OpenDaylight kicks off the Open Source series at Upskill U with 'Telcos & Open Source 101.'

Eurobites: Vodafone UK Ditches Line Rental Charge for Broadband Newbies & Upgraders
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook defends itself in Germany; Belgian MVNE wins private equity funding; apps will keep banks in check, says UK watchdog.

Google Buys Orbitera: Why You Should Care
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Orbitera is a platform for enabling the selling of enterprise software over the cloud, designed to beef up Google's multi-cloud strategy.

Altice Stock Soars After Profits Grow
News Analysis | 8/9/2016

Cable giant reports earnings growth thanks to US investments but continues to struggle in its main French market.

Not So Fast on Streaming
Column | 8/8/2016

The transition from broadcast TV to online isn't just about developing the right technology; it's about crafting the right business models.

Liberty Global Ramps Up Sub Growth
News Analysis | 8/8/2016

Despite Brexit and heavy debt, Liberty Global expects growth to accelerate as it wires more homes and rolls out faster broadband speeds and advanced video products.

Sigfox Customer Verisure Eyes NB-IoT
News Analysis | 8/8/2016

Security company is looking at using LPWA technologies besides Sigfox, but insists it is happy with the French IoT player's technology.

Hulu Drops Ad Model, Yahoo Laps It Up
News Analysis | 8/8/2016

Hulu is ending its free online video service, but Yahoo will distribute much of the same content on a new ad-supported video portal called Yahoo View.

BlackHat's Red Flags for CSPs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/8/2016

There was plenty of security-related food for thought for operators to chew over at this year's BlackHat event in Las Vegas.

Eurobites: Vodafone Trials DB-HSDPA in Spain
News Analysis | 8/8/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU weighs in on Spanish TV compensation scheme; Ofcom abandons Premier League probe; Alipay finds retail partners in Europe.

Apple Buys AI Startup Turi for $200M – Report
News Analysis | 8/8/2016

Deal could help Californian iPhone maker take on Facebook and Google in the nascent AI market.

AT&T Exec: It's Time to Stop Fearing Tech
Mentor Monday | 8/8/2016

AT&T's Chief Security Officer, Rita Marty, shares how she rises above fear and why the tech industry is a great place for women to work.

Russia's MTS Quits Uzbekistan
News Analysis | 8/8/2016

Sale of majority stake in UMS leaves Uzbek government in full control of the business.

How MSOs Can Snare Big Companies
Column | 8/5/2016

In this final installment, we explain what cable operators should know about the decision-making processes of mid-market and enterprise firms.

CenturyLink Bets on Gig, IPTV, OTT
News Analysis | 8/5/2016

Even with a troubling drop in broadband subscribers this spring, the big US telco is counting on faster data speeds and OTT video to propel future growth.

T-Mobile Aims to Match Verizon 4G Coverage, Not Big on Fixed 5G
News Analysis | 8/5/2016

T-Mobile not swayed by fixed 5G, keeps on truckin' with 4G network enhancements.

Is Cloud Provider Rackspace Going Private?
News Analysis | 8/5/2016

Investment firm Apollo Global Management is the favored suitor, according to reports.

Comcast Gears Up for Rio Games
News Analysis | 8/5/2016

Comcast's Matt Zelesko explains how the huge US MSO is preparing to deliver more than 6,000 hours of Olympics coverage to its video and broadband subscribers.

Upskill U Kicks Off Open Source Courses
Kelsey's Grammar | 8/5/2016

Upskill U launches a new series on the role of open source in cloud services, NFV and the white box network transformation.

WiCipedia: Gender-Blind VR & CEO Double Standards
WiCipedia | 8/5/2016

This week in our WiC roundup: Qualcomm pays up for unequal pay and treatment; virtual reality creates a level playing field; is there a double standard for female CEOs?; and more.

Eurobites: Virgin Adds 24K Customers in Q2
News Analysis | 8/5/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom sells stake in Metroweb; MTN still feeling effects of Nigerian mega-fine; British gin joint blocks mobile signals.

Cloud Drives Arista to Billion-Dollar Run Rate
News Analysis | 8/4/2016

And speaking of clouds: Arista is confident it can continue business as usual despite the cloud of Cisco litigation hanging over it.

Understanding Enterprise Needs
Column | 8/4/2016

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.

Electric Lightwave Takes Back Its Brand
News Analysis | 8/4/2016

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.

WOW Preps for Gig Service Too
News Analysis | 8/4/2016

Big US cable overbuilder prepares to become the latest service provider to launch gigabit service in its territories later this year.

Mediacom Revs Up for Gig Upgrade
News Analysis | 8/4/2016

Fifth-largest US MSO sees another steady increase in broadband subscribers in the second quarter as it prepares to launch gigabit service to homes this fall.

Kentik Scores $23M in Funding for Cloud Network Analytics
News Analysis | 8/4/2016

Designed for service providers and large enterprises to help them keep their networks humming.

Eurobites: Nokia Plans More Cost Savings
News Analysis | 8/4/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone/Liberty Global Dutch merger gets go-ahead; VimpelCom Q2 revenues slide 16%; EU swipes left on Tinder.

Is Hue an MVNE Trendsetter?
Morris Lore | 8/4/2016

As network operators evolve into supremely efficient infrastructure players, and OTTs monopolize all dealings with consumers, the MVNE may be on the ascendant.

Can Google Save African Broadband?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/4/2016

Google's fiber moves in Africa could point the way towards a better economic model for high-speed infrastructure.

Intel Funds Cloudy & IP/Optical Startups
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Intel Capital leads three rounds of funding totalling $25M for Velostrata, Sedona Systems and Panoply.io.

Facebook Opens 'Area 404' Hardware Lab
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Consolidates multiple labs from around the world for easy collaboration on networking, connectivity, VR and other projects.

Radcom Snags AT&T in VNF Win
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

AT&T announced it's using Radcom's service assurance software to support its move toward a virtualized, New IP network.

Apple Seeks 5G Interoperability Know-How
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Apple is now searching for an engineer familiar with the 5G standardization process.

Why Serving Big Businesses Is Different
Column | 8/3/2016

As they seek to move upmarket in the commercial space, cable operators must find ways to address the unique needs and requirements of midsized and enterprise firms.

Check Point on Cybersecurity
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 8/3/2016

Aviv Abramovich talks to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about Check Point's efforts in cybersecurity and its partnership with CSPs.

Verizon Wireless Leadership a Dunne Deal
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Experienced UK wireless exec is crossing the pond, bringing an active Twitter account and a deep interest in consumer contact with him.

Time Warner Binges on Hulu
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Big entertainment conglomerate buys 10% stake in popular OTT video provider and makes Turner networks available for Hulu's upcoming live streaming service.

Eurobites: Nokia Lands German Managed Services Deal
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom touts LTE-A Pro performance; Schrems disses new data accord, CityFibre teams up.

LTE & IoT Boom Poses Challenges in Africa, Middle East
Column | 8/3/2016

Surging use of mobile data networks in Africa and the Middle East is forcing operators to think about backbone needs and IoT threats.

HPE Reorganizes Cloud Business as Boss Exits
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

HPE shuffles its cloud group as it reportedly considers going private.

AT&T Uses LSO to Automate Wholesale Ethernet
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

Network operator uses MEF framework to let its wholesale customers automatically qualify availability of AT&T Switched Ethernet services.

CORD Fuels Access Virtualization Push
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

As CORD becomes its own open source project and releases a major distribution, virtualized access gets closer to reality.

Frontier Eyes Second Half Rebound
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

Frontier aims to restore subscriber and revenue growth in the second half of the year after suffering both revenue and subscriber losses again in Q2.

Upskill U on CORD With the Open Networking Lab
Kelsey's Grammar | 8/2/2016

Guru Parulkar with the Open Networking Lab explains how and why telco central offices are being re-architected to mimic data centers.

400G Packet Processing Required
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/2/2016

Findings from our most recent multicore processor survey show how important these devices are in networking systems, giving us a look at what will be increasingly vital in 2017.

Juniper Buys Aurrion for Silicon Photonics
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

New technology will enable scaling of lower-cost solution to optical networking.

Eurobites: Nokia Takes LTE-A to Lebanon
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski settles patents spat with Apple; BBC closes iPlayer loophole; Telenor appoints new CFO.

Comic-Con 2016 in Pics: Jesus Loves Nerds
Slide Shows | 8/2/2016

Photos from a costume party with more than 100,000 of my closest friends.

AT&T Boosts Training for New IP World
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/2/2016

AT&T's John Palmer spells out the company's plans to upgrade the skills of nearly all its 280,000 employees as AT&T undergoes one of the most significant transformations in its 137-year history.

Washington State Sues Comcast for $100M+
News Analysis | 8/1/2016

Suit charges Comcast misrepresented the scope of its service protection plan, charged customers improper service call fees and used improper credit screening practices.

How Cable Means Business About Business
Column | 8/1/2016

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.

Waters Leaves Level 3 for Zayo
News Analysis | 8/1/2016

CTO leaves after 18 years at Level 3 to report to Zayo CEO and Chairman Dan Caruso, a former Level 3 executive.

Verizon Buys Big Into IoT With $2.4B Fleetmatics Deal
News Analysis | 8/1/2016

Verizon is bolstering its profile in the fleet tracking business, buying Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion.

Why Content Delivery's Future Is Predictive
Column | 8/1/2016

Media companies must rethink how they deliver content to meet the challenges raised by sweeping changes in consumer behavior.

Comic-Con 2016: Bountiful Batmen!
Slide Shows | 8/1/2016

Light Reading and its camera goes to the annual geek festival in San Diego.

Carrier Aggregation to Spur Small Cells Deployment for Airtel
News Analysis | 8/1/2016

And it's not the only Indian operator looking to exploit the technology's potential.

Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 8/1/2016

Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.

Eurobites: Liberty-Vodafone Dutch Merger Set for EU Approval – Report
News Analysis | 8/1/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia completes Gainspeed acquisition; Privacy Shield comes into operation; Virgin Media in fiber-laying farce.

Meet ECI Telecom's R&D Orchestra Conductor
Mentor Monday | 8/1/2016

Experience doesn't matter when you're building a team to develop technologies that don't exist yet, says Sigal Barda, VP of R&D for Cyber and NFV at ECI Telecom.

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