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Content posted in April 2013
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China Mobile Seeks 4G Small-Cell Advantage
News Analysis  | 
4/23/2013  |  1 comment
Operator plans dense 4G LTE TDD coverage, combining macro and micro cells to build a giant wireless Internet access network
Euronews: EE Reveals 4G Uptake
News Analysis  | 
4/23/2013  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: France Telecom's credit rating down a notch; Polish operator plans layoffs; KPN cancels dividend
California Beaming: White Spaces in Gold County
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/22/2013  |  7 comments
ISP in Gold County, California, claims first wide-scale commercial deployment of white-spaces networking technology
Reliance Global Unit Sale Imminent
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2013  |  1 comment
Private equity consortium set to acquire extensive global network and Ethernet services business
Will Merger Offers Slow Sprint's 4G Rollout?
Jonestown  | 
4/22/2013  |  2 comments
Even with the competing Dish & SoftBank merger offers, Sprint really needs to keep focused on deploying 4G LTE as fast as possible
SK Telecom, 4G Trailblazer
AsiaBlog  | 
4/22/2013  |  2 comments
Are you watching, Europe?
Charter Awarded Set-Top Waiver
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2013  |  1 comment
Two-year waiver gives Charter Communications some breathing space
SDN Switches Get a Wave of Support
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2013  |  2 comments
Software vendors and especially chip vendors are hoping to enable the next generation of Ethernet/OpenFlow switches, all in the name of SDN
FiOS Turns the Screw on Cable
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2013  |  12 comments
As the cable sector licks its 2012 wounds, Verizon is improving its FiOS take-up rate in existing fiber markets
Euronews: 4G Roaming Tried & Tested
News Analysis  | 
4/22/2013  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telefónica and Samsung up to something; mixed results in Saudi Arabia; 4G ignorance is bliss in UK
SDN Still Needs a Gathering Like ONS
Craig's A-List  | 
4/19/2013  |  3 comments
The Open Networking Summit has climbed the hype curve, but the conference should cling to its roots as a techie discussion forum for software-defined networking
Photos: Open Networking Summit 2013
Slide Shows  | 
4/19/2013  |  Post a comment
The SDN conference had a growth spurt this year, with bigger keynotes, fancier food and a whole lot more people
Can Wireless Networks Be More Consistently Reliable?
Jonestown  | 
4/19/2013  |  1 comment
After the bombings in Boston, questions are being raised about whether carriers should further harden cellular networks
M&A in the USA
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/19/2013  |  3 comments
Analysys Mason breaks down the mixed-up state of wireless M&A in the US
Arris Forms New Top Team
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
4/19/2013  |  1 comment
With the acquisition of Motorola Home completed, Arris has unveiled its new management team
Sprint's 4G LTE: To Live & Roam in LA
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/19/2013  |  1 comment
Sprint confirms 21 new 4G LTE markets up, now has 88 live towns and cities with the new tech online
Euronews: AlcaLu Closes In on Major FTTH Deal
News Analysis  | 
4/19/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: TeliaSonera sees sales, profits slip; Elisa likewise; Nokia shares slump in wake of Q1 results
China Mobile Terminates Taiwan M&A
AsiaBlog  | 
4/19/2013  |  Post a comment
Security concerns scupper China Mobile investment in Taiwanese operator
NSN Maintains Momentum
EuroBlog  | 
4/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Keeps itself in profit even though Q1 sales are down
China Mobile Awards 100G Deals
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Huawei reportedly among the main vendor winners
Big Switch Puts OpenDaylight to the Test
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  3 comments
How much of a meritocracy is OpenDaylight? Big Switch wants to find out, by submitting some of its proprietary code to the open-source pool
Ethernet Europe: The Wrap!
LRTV Interviews  | 
4/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading Senior Analysts Stan Hubbard and Patrick Donegan share their key takeaways from the Ethernet Europe 2013 event in Frankfurt
Verizon: We're No Spectrum Hoarders
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  1 comment
Verizon CFO says that the operator buys spectrum to use it, not to keep it from competitors
The Return of the Prodigal Saunders
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  16 comments
He's baaaaaaaaack!
Arris Secures Motorola Home
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  1 comment
Arris becomes largest set-top provider in the US as it closes Motorola Home deal with Google
Reedy Returns to Light Reading
Wireless Bits  | 
4/18/2013  |  11 comments
After a few months away, Sarah Reedy is back on the Light Reading team
Verizon Promises Voice-Over-LTE in 2014
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  10 comments
That means 3G CDMA will start disappearing from Verizon 4G LTE devices sometime next year
Euronews: Nokia Devices Still on the Slide
News Analysis  | 
4/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei plans Euro recruitment; single EU telco market plan accelerated; KPN gets a Grip on Tibbr
Talkin' the Low-Down LTE Roaming Blues
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/17/2013  |  3 comments
There are currently more questions than answers when it comes to how operators will bill for LTE data roaming
C Spire Crafts Apps-Inspired Data Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/17/2013  |  2 comments
Openwave Mobility powers new video and tethering-based pricing plans, joins forces with Sandvine
Provo Next to Get Google's Gig
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
4/17/2013  |  1 comment
Google's 1 Gbit/s fiber service is coming to Provo, Utah as it plans to buy and upgrade a local network
Facebook Tunes In to TV Data
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
4/17/2013  |  Post a comment
Social networking giant will provide apps developers with broad range of TV/movies data using the Rovi Video solution
Time Warner Takes TV on the Road
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2013  |  2 comments
Time Warner Cable and Cablevision both proceed apace with their TV Everywhere developments
The Long Hello: Sprint's LTE Hunt in LA
Jonestown  | 
4/17/2013  |  1 comment
Sprint encourages users to hunt for signals from its new network in the City of Angels
Ethernet Europe: The People's Choice
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/17/2013  |  Post a comment
At the Ethernet Europe 2013 show in Frankfurt, we asked attendees what topics attracted them to the event and where they see the market going
Ethernet's Emerging Service Trend
EuroBlog  | 
4/17/2013  |  Post a comment
There's a lot of excitement among Carrier Ethernet service providers around the potential for bandwidth-on-demand offerings
Euronews: EC Pushes for Huawei/ZTE Probe
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2013  |  Post a comment
This despite vendors' reluctance to put their heads above the parapet. In other EMEA news: Interoute deploys Infinera's super-channels; Telkom coughs up; Ziggo revenues flat
Dish-Sprint Marriage Could Breed Mobile Video
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/16/2013  |  6 comments
It's about the bundle in the near term, but Sprint and Dish could build a powerful mobile video service
What OpenDaylight Really Wants to Do
Craig's A-List  | 
4/16/2013  |  1 comment
The coalition's chairman says all these companies plan to further the SDN cause and don't have a 'nefarious' angle
Ethernet Europe: Top 10 Takeaways
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2013  |  13 comments
Some key news, views and developments you should know about from this year's Ethernet Europe event in Frankfurt
One Problem With NFV
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/16/2013  |  6 comments
Operators want NFV to dramatically lower costs, but that's a tough proposition – maybe even an existential threat – for many vendors
What Big-Vendor Attention Means for SDN
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2013  |  3 comments
Now that the major players such as Cisco are full-blown SDN fanatics, what happens to the technology? And is vendor lock-in a danger?
Clear QAM Fades to Black
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
4/16/2013  |  Post a comment
Some major cable companies are now encrypting basic digital cable signals following the FCC lifting a ban last year
Ethernet a Go-Go
EuroBlog  | 
4/16/2013  |  Post a comment
Ethernet Europe is in full swing in Frankfurt – find out what's hot
Euronews: AlcaLu, Telefónica Go 100G & Beyond
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2013  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vodafone jobs go in Germany; Deutsche Telekom tweaks tariffs; Ofcom's take on 5G
App Development for Dummies (and Journalists)
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/16/2013  |  5 comments
There's a subtle difference, you know. A mobile-app startup opens its online platform to all, turning anyone and everyone into an app developer
Report: Verizon Bidding on Clearwire Spectrum
LR Mobile Rumors  | 
4/15/2013  |  2 comments
The WSJ says Verizon wants to lease 2.6GHz spectrum from Clearwire for up to $1.5B
Sequester Could Sock Verizon & AT&T
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/15/2013  |  1 comment
They're the top-ranked telecoms suppliers to the US government, so they could have the most to lose in the sequester
Altera Buys T-Pack From AppliedMicro
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2013  |  Post a comment
In an unusual little handoff, AppliedMicro is sending its OTN subsidiary to an FPGA team
Dish's Sprint Play: Broadband Everywhere
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
4/15/2013  |  5 comments
Enabling TV, video, broadband and wireless on one bill is the logic behind $25.5B Sprint merger bid, Dish CEO says
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