IHS reports that global shipments of pay-TV set-tops generated lower revenues last year for the first time in a dozen years despite a slight rise in unit volume.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt wants out of IT services; Orange smooths ruffled feathers in Israel; BT joins Wireless IoT Forum.
Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
BSS vendor CEO is planning even larger M&A deals to get his company closer to a $1 billion turnover.
Qualcomm, Virgin, Intelsat, Bharti, Coca-Cola and more have all put funds behind ambitious low-earth-orbit satellite network.
Vodafone has hired a former Amdocs and Alcatel-Lucent executive to develop a global SDN, NFV and cloud strategy in an effort to unify its next-generation network plans.
Redknee strikes another bargain deal and adds further to its BSS assets with the acquisition of Orga Systems, which had hit hard times, for just €38 million.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TeliaSonera, Telenor fight their corner; carrier aggregation in the Middle East; Telefónica's IoT buttons.
WiFi voice enabler Taqua has signed deals with resellers in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America as voice-over WiFi gains traction across the globe.
As carriers are partnering with a growing amount of third-party service providers, payments are the next logical step in growing these partnerships.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia does carrier aggregation in Saudi Arabia; ECI's new hybrid OTN/packet switch, re-living the chicken kiev years.
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
RAD Data CEO Dror Bin talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the communications networking industry and how RAD Data has evolved to meet the market's new demands.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia signals return to devices; MTS plans tech-neutral LTE; Ofcom simplifies switching.
Tetsuya Shoji has taken the helm at global cloud and connectivity services giant NTT Communications and he's promising a thrilling ride.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson eschews M&A; AlcaLu's G.fast gateway; Now TV's Sky slot.
The New IP Agency (NIA), which aims to simplify the currently baffling NFV ecosystem, was born at the Big Telecom Event (BTE).
...with a 4G-connected video camera. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks teams with German university on 5G; TDC takes Mediaroom to Norway, with AlcaLu's help; trouble at Mobily.
We had 24 awards to hand out this year – find out who went home triumphant from our lavish awards dinner at the Field Museum in Chicago.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: legal challenge to Telefónica's E-Plus acquisition; KPN gets down with the startups; Apple Pay for the UK?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT puts a firewall in its cloud; Millicom buys Zanzibar Telecom; Huawei to train African students.
Vodafone and Liberty may swap assets or team up in parts of Europe but say they are not talking about a merger.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange backs out of Israeli relationship; AlcaLu's 100G powers Telecom Italia; eircom expands fiber footprint.
Social networking giant signs up to TM Forum to expand Internet access in emerging markets.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: European IaaS attracts investors; MTN strike rumbles on; Ericsson lands BBC deal.