Is your network built on 'the Old IP,' or are you part of 'the New IP' revolution?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple Pay heading for Europe; CEO investigated for insider trading; Huawei lands managed services deal with MTN.
While continuing to focus on service providers, Alcatel-Lucent is also looking to expand into new markets.
You remember IMS, right? Well it will help drive the connected car market and more.
Backhaul capacity needs have fuelled the dark fiber market once more.
JDSU will split into two different companies along the line of its current optical and network and service enablement groups.
T-Mobile's seventh 'Un-carrier' industry shakeup was all about WiFi – seamless handoff, a router to prioritize voice, and a partnership with Gogo for free in-flight WiFi texting.
CTIA's Super Mobility Week steps on the gas for day 2.
Keynote panelists at Super Mobility Week agree that safety is the top priority in the fast-developing connected car sector.
Virtualization has breathed new life into the IP+optical integration movement.
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are all taking different paths when it comes to billing for services in the connected car.
Adobe Primetime expands its content security coverage to set-top boxes and major web browsers, as well as premium HD and 4K video and RDK deployments.
There are a number of ways Rackspace could be a useful addition to CenturyLink's portfolio, suggests Heavy Reading analyst.
Carriers are being left out of purchases made on mobile phones, but they have the opportunity to get back in the value chain for both physical and virtual buys.
Roku is targeting the service provider market with a new 'Roku Powered' licensing solution.
Also in today's regional roundup: Ericsson at IBC; Nokia Networks unveils telco cloud and OSS news; iPhone 6 heads for Europe; and more.
Small cells aren't just for extending wireless networks indoors -- they're revolutionary, says Alcatel-Lucent CTO.
Can the CTIA re-boot with Super Mobility Week? Let's take a first look.
Company continues its expansion from connectivity provider to application enabler with the launch of its Application Marketplace.
Kris Rinne on AT&T's VoLTE upgrades, the future of multicast, and what she's hoping to do next.
The new iPhone 6 and big-screen iPhone 6+ will include VoLTE, VoWiFi and NFC, as well as the most LTE bands of any smartphone on the market.
Lowell McAdam says at the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress that autonomous cars could be on the roads in three to five years, with help from cities and the government.
Cloud-based video specialist teams with new Intel technology to offer proposed virtual STB framework for as low as $1 per subscriber in capex.
Carrier files suit alleging that the Chinese vendor and former T-Mobile supplier stole technology from smartphone testing robot in its headquarters.
Broadcom is introducing hybrid chipsets with High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) compression technology and support for MoCA 2.0.
The show was more exciting than it sounds, with cars that can measure your aggression level and carrier battles for M2M dominance.
Cloud asset M&A makes sense for telcos, but while it might make sense for Rackspace to be bought by an operator, does it have what CenturyLink really needs?
Vendor upgrades Z-Series platform and adds new SDN APIs in a bid for metro packet optical differentiation.
Also in today's regional roundup: EC won't let Google off the hook; Nokia Networks adds to its news pile; the Amazon Fire smartphone heads to Europe; and more.
Telefónica plots trial in either Madrid or London.
The arrival of Google Fiber has shaken up the US fixed broadband market and lit a fire under AT&T.
Ericsson joins Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Networks in announcing small cell plans, promising a multimode enterprise picocell with carrier aggregation shipping in Q1.
Global Capacity's parent company Pivotal Group pays $300 million to acquire MegaPath's network assets and operations personnel.
The semiconductor giant makes a big move to position its processors for data center gear, including network equipment.
Light Reading interviews new Gainspeed CEO Krishnan Padmanabhan on the company's success to date and where it's headed next.
It looks like there's a battle on for 4G small cell attention this week as Nokia Networks joins Alcatel-Lucent in the clamor for mobile operator attention.
Vendors have 3G, 4G and WiFi enterprise and residential small cells in trials, with plans to officially launch in January.
Take a look at a couple of the company's Western US facilities.
Digital Realty is connecting its data centers worldwide, part of an ongoing transition from providing buildings and power to delivering connectivity.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT under pressure over access to fiber assets; UK 'national roaming' plan pooh-poohed; Ericsson opens first Global ICT Centre.
Vodafone plans to double Kabel Deutschland's maximum broadband speeds to 200 Mbit/s this fall and introduce Ultra HD set-top boxes next year.
Africa is starting to see the knock-on effects of having greater international connectivity via multiple subsea cables.
The carrier wants to provide everything from connectivity to cloud services to security in the connected car space, so it's trying its hand at mobile-centric car rentals.
The proliferation of gigabit networks has implications that extend far beyond high-speed home networks.
Broadcast networks ask affiliates for money, and affiliates turn around and increase retransmission fees for pay-TV operators. Comcast sits on both sides of the table, and costs continue to rise.
A new Heavy Reading report says the Web 2.0/content/media vertical market represents the most dynamic Ethernet segment.
In his latest speech, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said US consumers need more broadband choices and spelled out four policy goals for achieving that aim.
Carrier's new head of cloud and connected solutions says key is integration of cloud with network, security and applications – especially IoT.
Videoconferencing and phones-on-your-wrist are two of the predictions in videos promoting phone innovations from 1993 and 1955.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom launches hybrid DSL/LTE router; Swedes give finger sensor to Huawei; French broadband update.
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 has some of the most advanced fiber broadband markets in the world. But why?
Motorola Mobility is very much back in the mobile devices fray with its latest launches, and the focus is consumer choice.
New cyber threats are coming, but technology alone is not the answer.
Motorola Mobility takes reporters behind the scenes as it launches two new smartphones, a Bluetooth and 'modern timepiece,' aka smart watch.
Organizations will need "fast IT" to accommodate new business technology needs.
CEO remains convinced Ciena is well-positioned for the software-centric network transition -- now if only Wall Street would calm down.
On September 10, the nonprofit organization Fight for the Future is kicking off a day of online protest over net neutrality.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's 5G test network; Switzerland's secure mobile login solution; towers joint venture for South Africa.
The vendor's new GigaCenter platforms use advanced WiFi technology to help carriers better leverage and control gigabit speeds inside customers' homes.
Seventh-largest US MSO launches home automation service for broadband subscribers, three weeks after announcing gigabit network plans.
Fiscal third-quarter revenues of $603.6 million are up 12% from a year ago, but it warns of stickier Q4.
The Internet of Things (IoT) will provide a major challenge for network operators, but SDN and NFV can help.
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.
New blade and modular servers are designed for an emerging category of apps that Cisco calls 'edge-scale computing.'
Nokia is making its first virtualized network function commercially available in the form of voice-over-LTE (VoLTE)
As it said it would in July, mobile wallet venture Isis has rebranded as Softcard.
Ciena is due to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday.
Smart cities, smart washers and a gratuitous pizza shot from Verizon's East Coast Innovation Center.
Poll results suggest vectoring will play a significant role in some broadband markets in the coming years.
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.
Networking vendor contributes an undisclosed sum in ItsOn's Series C funding as the OSS/BSS company updates its Smart Services platform.
Partners open apps innovation center in UK, where EE will test the Liquid Apps platform.
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.
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.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks gets busy for the fall; chip vendors fined €138 million by European Commission for cartel; AlcaLu does 100G in Spain.
With the high cost of achieving carrier-grade networks, is high availability good enough?
UC company ties together its cloud, OTT, WebRTC and network gateway offers in a bid to market itself as a mobile-centric vendor.
Rinne will retire at the end of November, to be replaced by Tom Keathley.
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'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.
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.
The appearance of a new Verizon home automation gateway, developed with Greenwave Systems, signals the imminent launch of a new smart home service.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica prepares to exit Telecom Italia; Nokia's in collaborative mood; eircom IPO latest.
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.
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 takes the cable operator to court over unlicensed use of eight IP voice and quality management patents.
Beyond vectoring, there's yet further opportunity to squeeze more broadband life out of copper lines.