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Euronews: Vodafone Trials 2Tbit/s With Huawei
News Analysis  | 
1/23/2013  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: AlcaLu looks to raise $2.65B; Windows Phone has brighter outlook in Europe; KPN and FON make beautiful Wi-Fi together
The Big Deal About Small Outages
The Philter  | 
1/22/2013  |  9 comments
Network operators can overload you with data about upgrades. But ask about a network outage and the silence speaks volumes
NEC Lends Microsoft a Hand in SDN
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2013  |  1 comment
The company brings its OpenFlow strategy into a virtual switch, making friends with Microsoft in the process
Verizon's Copper Migration Will Be Slow Going
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/22/2013  |  6 comments
Verizon wants 300,000 customers off copper in 2013; can it speed up the process with 4G?
FCC Prods More Cities to Go Big With 1-Gig
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/22/2013  |  6 comments
Also: Most pay-TV subs still don't use TV Everywhere services; Blockbuster to close another 300 stores; WOW's got a new CFO
AT&T Faces Backlash Over U-verse Outage
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2013  |  15 comments
Customers vent their fury over major U-verse outage on social media and wonder why AT&T appears unconcerned that they have no Internet access, TV service or phone connection
Euronews: Ericsson Buy Beefs Up Services Offer
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2013  |  1 comment
In today's EMEA roundup: Ericsson to buy France's Devoteam; Telefónica gets Smart M2M; Comverse cuts jobs
Android's Chinese Challengers
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/22/2013  |  1 comment
Some major Android brands face serious competition from hungry Chinese rivals, reckons Ciqual, and we're not talking about Huawei and ZTE…
Huawei Expects 10%+ Growth in 2013
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1/21/2013  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor unveils more detailed 2012 numbers and sales guidance for this year
Euronews: NSN Looks to Raise €700M
News Analysis  | 
1/21/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's roundup: Telefónica cuts Czech jobs; Firefox phones move closer; Nokia launches 'print-your-own'
CDNs Can Still Go Virtual, OnApp Says
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/18/2013  |  Post a comment
The build-it-yourself CDN hasn't taken off before, but cloud-software provider OnApp thinks it knows why.
Is This a Turning Point?
EuroBlog  | 
1/18/2013  |  4 comments
France Telecom suggests it will be compensated by Google for Web giant's traffic volumes
100G Land Grab Is Well Underway
News Analysis  | 
1/18/2013  |  2 comments
Ciena has been the most vocal about its 100G wins lately, but Alcatel-Lucent might have something to say about that
Bango's Influence Just Got Bigger
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Direct-to-bill payments platform specialist is one to watch
Closing the Door on Motorola Home
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/18/2013  |  1 comment
Motorola Home is now considered 'discounted operations' – in the eyes of Google's accountants, anyway
Netflix: We're Not Seeking Special Treatment
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: NCTA prez says usage-based pricing keeps broadband costs in check; SCTE calls off 2013 Canadian Summit; Comcast X1 simplifies the remote
AT&T Warns of $10B Hit
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1/18/2013  |  5 comments
Pension charges, Superstorm Sandy and smartphone subsidies drag down AT&T's fourth-quarter financials by about $10 billion
Euronews: Ex-Nokia Chief Resurfaces
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1/18/2013  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA roundup: The return of Olli; Telenor backhauls with Huawei; Google finds new UK HQ; Free stays single
Comcast Gets 400G-Ready
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/17/2013  |  Post a comment
Comcast has upgraded most of its fiber backbone to 100G, and is using some software-upgradable interfaces from Ciena to blaze a future push to 400G
Sprint Teases 28 LTE Markets Coming 'Soon'
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/17/2013  |  1 comment
Sprint promises 28 new LTE markets 'coming soon' as it approaches 67 towns and cities with the new 4G
Capacity Matters in APAC
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1/17/2013  |  Post a comment
As one operator deploys 100Gbit/s, NEC trials a 1Tbit/s superchannel
Ex-Bresnan Brass Buy Back Into Cable
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/17/2013  |  Post a comment
Also: Blockbuster UK goes bankrupt; LOVEFiLM gets it on with NBCU; Suddenlink appoints commercial services president
Vendors Get a Piece of eAccess
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/17/2013  |  Post a comment
Mobile player eAccess has an interesting set of new stakeholders…
Euronews: AT&T Seeks European M&A
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1/17/2013  |  Post a comment
Could KPN and/or EE be in AT&T's sights? Also: Nokia outsources staff; Orange broadens its Horizons
TW Cable Slams Netflix's 'Super HD' Policy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/17/2013  |  4 comments
TWC says Netflix is 'seeking unprecedented preferential treatment from ISPs' by forcing them to join Open Connect in order to gain access to its highest-quality streams
Cisco Goes on Offense With SDN
News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  2 comments
Executives described more details of Cisco's SDN strategy, positioning the company on the offense in a plan to simplify IT
4G Gets Small in the USA
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  3 comments
C-Spire plots three more 4G markets as NSN reveals an LTE contract win with U.S. Cellular
Intune Waxes Lyrical Over Metro SDN
News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  5 comments
Irish packet-optical vendor says its platform development strategy means it's all set for wide area software-defined networking (SDN) architectures
Colt Spurs Femto-as-a-Service Offer
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  6 comments
Is Colt's new service model a FaaS-track for femtocells?
Arris CEO: Cable Operators Urged Moto Home Buy
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Comcast might speed up rest of NBCU buy; US cable TV homes takes a dip; Cox lights up $250-million startup incubator
Alcatel-Lucent Wins $1B Deal in India
News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  1 comment
Major managed services deal covering fixed and wireless networks
Streaming Startup Tackles 'Netflix Problem'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  4 comments
With a Disney deal in tow, upLynk pitches a simplified TV Everywhere that stores one format in the cloud and relies on client devices for the heavy lifting
Euronews: AlcaLu Appoints New CTOs
News Analysis  | 
1/16/2013  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent has new tech leaders in Wireline and Wireless divisions; 100G success for Transmode; backhaul in Bulgaria
SDN Draws a Big Crowd
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/15/2013  |  Post a comment
Massive attendance for our research preview webinar shows that software-defined networking is THE network technology hot button in 2013
1800MHz: A Global 4G Band Emerges?
Jonestown  | 
1/15/2013  |  7 comments
6:00 PM -- 40% of all 4G LTE networks use 1800MHz – good news for global roaming, bad news for the US
Juniper's SDN Will Build Service Chains
News Analysis  | 
1/15/2013  |  3 comments
The company finally articulates an SDN plan, offering a vision of elastically scaling services running in the cloud
5 Challengers to Apple & Android
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/15/2013  |  5 comments
Smartphone OS hopefuls are lining up to challenge Apple and Google in 2013
SPIT Specialist Raises $150M
News Analysis  | 
1/15/2013  |  1 comment
Early in 2013, Service Provider IT (SPIT) firms are proving to be money magnets
Shaw Offloads Assets to Rogers
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/15/2013  |  Post a comment
Shaw calls time on its wireless ambitions; analysis of Comcast's Arris investment; Liberty Global strengthens Euro portfolio; and more
Euronews: Buyers Circle AlcaLu's Subsea Unit
News Analysis  | 
1/15/2013  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Orange and Baidu are browser buddies; French watchdog warns against mobile mergers
Comcast to Plow $150M Into Arris
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/15/2013  |  5 comments
A deal for 10.6 million shares will give Comcast and Google an equal 7.85% stake in Arris when its $2.35 million acquisition of Motorola Home is closed
Ex-Juniper Exec Now Running Brocade
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  1 comment
Lloyd Carney has sold companies to Oracle and IBM; maybe he can do something similar for Brocade
Former Nortel Execs Acquitted of Fraud
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  8 comments
Frank Dunn, Douglas Beatty and Michael Gollogly might not have managed Nortel well, but a judge says they didn't do it fraudulently
Who's on Board With Comcast's Set-Top Kit?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  6 comments
More than 50 suppliers – set-top vendors, chip makers, app developers, and integration/testing firms – have joined Comcast's expanding lineup of reference design kit licensees
Slideshow: Gadget Madness at CES 2013
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  5 comments
Last week's CES suggests the gadget economy is still strong, even if there was no 'must have' toy for 2013
Telco Analytics Firm Raises $30M
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  1 comment
With Tier 1 customers already under its belt, Big Data startup Guavus is looking to expand
Anti-Social TV: GetGlue Scraps Viggle Merger
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  1 comment
Also: Ex-Ericsson exec gets Com Hem CTO post; Big Data startup lands big bucks; Liberty's Horizon expands to Switzerland
Where AT&T Might Go With LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  3 comments
AT&T suggests LTE will be an excellent alternative to DSL with rural areas looking like prime candidates for future 4G broadband
iPhone 5 Is Top Euro Data Hog
Wireless Bits  | 
1/14/2013  |  7 comments
9:00 AM Smartphones have bigger mobile data appetites than tablets in Europe
Euronews: Ericsson, Huawei Win Big in Saudi
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: France Télécom – Orange details Africa plan; Kroes sets out pan-European stall; BT's smart iPhone app
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