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Euronews: Nokia Loses Market Share, Tries Metal
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: French govt plans 'smartphone tax'; Vodafone's nice surprise from Verizon; BT's late with its Ethernet

MW13: Major Vendors Set OSS Accord
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Good news for vendors and operators but not so great for everyone, it seems…

Overture Upgrades Ethernet Access Line
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

The company's platform for cell towers and metro rings gets a boost in capacity and software

Wireless Networks Look Ripe for Energy Savings
News Analysis | 5/13/2013

The GreenTouch consortium's ideas look great on paper, but when will hardware makers buy in and get the ball rolling?

MW13: Tekelec Warns of VoLTE Signaling Storm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2013

4G Voice is operators' single biggest concern when it comes to signaling, Diameter vendor suggests

Microsoft Eyes OTT Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2013

Company is reportedly exploring set-top options beyond the Xbox

Samsung: Inching Toward 5G?
Jonestown | 5/13/2013

Even before 5G is defined, Samsung says it has tested so-called 5G millimeter wave technology at 1-Gbit/s.

ABC Joins Live TV Streaming Parade
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2013

Network becomes first major broadcaster to start streaming live programming

Carrier Wi-Fi: Always Best Connected
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/13/2013

A new Light Reading initiative explores how – and why – network operators can scale and accelerate investment in Wi-Fi

MW13: Microsoft's Fab Freebie
EuroBlog | 5/13/2013

Is this the biggest industry event giveaway of all time?

That Big Data Sinking Feeling
Que Sera Sarah | 5/13/2013

Analyze this? Or analyze that? The operator back-office data deluge is generating more questions than answers

Euronews: BT Hints at 4G Push
News Analysis | 5/13/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia fined by antitrust body; ambulance-chasing in the UK; NSN scores with CEM at Zain

Infinera Snags One From NSN
News Analysis | 5/13/2013

As NSN's optical spinoff comes to life, it's greeted with the news that a European customer is buying 100G from Infinera

Photos: Interop Whirlwind Tour
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2013

When you've got less than 24 hours in Vegas, what do you do? Run around and snap photos, right?

YouTube Fires Up Subscription TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/10/2013

Who says you can't get à la carte TV service?

Policy Control: Preparing for a Virtual Makeover?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/10/2013

The policy control market is poised to more than double over the next five years, as operators put policy at the heart of their strategic thinking

Getting to Grips With Comverse
News Analysis | 5/10/2013

For CEO Philippe Tartavull, 2013 is all about getting Comverse back on track as a relevant, focused service provider IT giant.

AT&T Plans 4G Voice Launch This Year
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2013

AT&T's network president promises initial VoLTE market launches with 3G fallback in 2013

Euronews: BT's Results Prompt Shares Surge
News Analysis | 5/10/2013

Also in today's roundup: Spain's 4G race is on; Telecom Italia won't cede control of fixed-line network; antenna firm snapped up

Cyan's Not Blue Over NYSE Debut
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Recovers from early dip as it goes public and plans one helluva party

Interop Photos: SDN Keynote Frenzy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Well, maybe they went light on the 'frenzy' part. But they did shoot some hoops

BT's Got Balls
EuroBlog | 5/9/2013

UK incumbent's sports content strategy has all the makings of an 'own goal'

Hello Aio! AT&T Joins Prepaid MVNO Crowd
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

A growing list of new MVNOs with nonsensical names rides Tier 1 networks in the US

Cablevision Still Shaking Off Sandy
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

The MSO reports lower video and overall net revenues in first quarter

McCain Stirs Pay-TV Pot Again
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Veteran cable adversary pushes Senate bill to promote à la carte pricing

3G, 4G & Wi-Fi: AT&T Plans Small-Cell Threesome
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

AT&T wants Wi-Fi in every small cell it deploys in the near future but managing such a broadband ménage à trois is tricky, explains the operator's network operations president

Euronews: Telecom Italia Suffers Sales Slump
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Also in today's roundup: euNetworks borrows €45M; Ooredoo deploys Tata's IPX+ platform; Neelie's going nowhere!

China Mobile Delays Key 4G Tender
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

China Mobile puts its 4G network equipment bid process on hold, and leaves vendors on tenterhooks, as it weighs rollout strategy

What Applications Will Want from SDN
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

An Interop panel takes a swing at what the application/network relationship will look like as software-defined networking takes hold

Wi-Fi Signs Don't Bode Well for Cisco
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

It's not as though Wi-Fi is Cisco's entire business, but Aruba and Ruckus's recent stumbles aren't exactly good signs

Open Compute Project Takes on Networking
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The open-source project that's trying to upend data-center hardware has turned its eye on the network. Cue dramatic music ...

For Guavus, Next Stop AT&T?
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Telecom analytics specialist is on a tear in North America, with AT&T possibly its next port of call

T-Mobile Plays LTE Catch Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The uncarrier says its on track to cover 100 million pops with LTE by mid-year, but it'll be playing catch up for awhile

Verizon CEO: Small Cells Coming in 2013
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Verizon Wireless CEO says that small cells will arrive on the operator's network later this year

TiVo Goes 'Psychographic'
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The company's advertising data unit combines set-top info with 'psychographic' data to enhance analytics

No, Wait ... Maybe Avago's Running Arista's 100G
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Either way, there's a spot of bad news for the optical components side

Comcast Shuts Premium Skype Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Top MSO becomes latest player to abandon paid video chat

Global Capacity Gets Proactive
LRTV Interviews | 5/8/2013

Global Capacity's VP of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope discusses proactive network monitoring, unified Ethernet and TDM interconnects – and the 'original' Sabrina

Euronews: TeliaSonera Wins Spanish 4G Race
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Q1s from Telefónica, Deutsche Telekom and Telekom Austra; former Murdoch man to head up Virgin Media

What's So Great About Open-Source IMS?
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The promise of Metaswitch's Project Clearwater lies not in making IMS software cheaper, but in repurposing that software to more powerful ends, one analyst claims

Mobile Users Yearn to Churn, NSN Finds
Que Sera Sarah | 5/7/2013

A survey of 8,700 global wireless users suggest they'll jump ship if data quality isn't up to par

Virtualization Takes the Stage at Interop
Craig's A-List | 5/7/2013

Cisco, Juniper and other more traditional Interop speakers might get overshadowed by the forces of virtualization

Suddenlink Scores Across-the-Board Gains
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2013

TiVo attraction helps operator add video subs in first quarter

Nokia on the Road to Hell?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/7/2013

Shareholders are asking the Windows Phone maker to choose a different road, but none are paved with gold.

Five 'Nice' Thoughts
EuroBlog | 5/7/2013

Ahead of the annual Management World event in Nice, France, we ask: What would be good to see at the SPIT sector's major jamboree?

AT&T's LTE: Surfin' USA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Ma Bell continues its weekly launches of LTE markets with five new LTE towns now live

Charter's Ups & Downs
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Major MSO reports higher Q1 revenues but loses more basic analog subscribers, reversing year-ago video gains

thePlatform Places Live TV Bet
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Comcast unit combines live and on-demand workflows in a single system

The Benefits of NFV
LRTV Interviews | 5/7/2013

Karl-Heinz Nenner from Deutsche Telekom talks about the operational efficiencies that operators are expecting from network functions virtualization (NFV)

Euronews: Coriant Goes Solo
News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Motorola Mobility's patents strategy in the spotlight; Liberty Global sees growth; T-Mobile Austria has its day in court

Non-Silicon Photonics Boost Arista's 100G
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Finisar is reportedly providing the laser arrays in Arista's highest-density 100G switch

Big Switch Recruits VP from Cisco
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Another member of Cisco's SDN team is off to seek greener pastures

Google Fiber Has a Shot as an Overbuilder
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Other overbuilders have tried and failed, but Google might have the right formula to succeed, a Wall Street firm says

Clearwire Board Says Sprint's the Only Way Out
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Clearwire urges its stockholders to accept Sprint's cash, ignoring Dish's bid and admitting it has few alternatives

Operators Cut AlcaLu Out of API Equation
News Analysis | 5/3/2013

Operators are still interested in APIs. They just don't need a vendor's help, Alcatel-Lucent says

CenturyLink Uses Omaha as 1Gig Test Bed
News Analysis | 5/3/2013

It's the third-largest US telco's first FTTP 1Gig network build, but it could set the stage for more to come

Euro Telcos Boast TV Gains
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2013

Landlines might not be popular and mobile margins are under pressure, but Europe's telcos are gaining TV customers

Euronews: Ericsson Offloads Power Cable Unit
News Analysis | 5/3/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: UK's Imagination sees shares fall; Belgacom first-quarter profits down €28M; funding round FeedsHenry $9M

Slide Show: The Genband Perspective
Slide Shows | 5/2/2013

Snapshots from Genband's conference in Orlando, featuring speakers, rock shows and surprises

Voice: The Old New Killer App?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/2/2013

Operators want to breathe new life into voice, but it will take more than better-quality calling

Intel Adds to Its SDN Arsenal
EuroBlog | 5/2/2013

The chip giant has gained some seasoned telecom API smarts with a strategic acquisition in Northern Ireland

SoftBank Gets the SEC Nod to Acquire Sprint
News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Sprint will vote on Softbank's takeover on June 12 and expects the deal to close by July 1

Cox Targets SMBs With Hosted Voice
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Expands its business services portfolio with hosted VoiceManager IP Centrex offering

Top 10 Perspectives From Genband
News Analysis | 5/2/2013

The top insights, opinions and quotables from Genband's Perspectives conference in Orlando

CBS Financials Fuel Aereo Angst
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2013

With its growth in retransmission revenues, no wonder CBS wants Aereo out of the picture

Samsung Finds Some Safety in the Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Device maker's enterprise platform is winning over enterprises that feared Android security and fragmentation

Euronews: Telekom Austria Lights 100G in Croatia
News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telekom Austria deploys voice core with ZTE; BT probed over broadband wholesale prices; BSkyB creates jobs

Former CTIA Head Could Be Next FCC Chief
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Tom Wheeler, former CTIA head and NCTA president, could soon add FCC to his collection of initials

Comcast Mines Business & Home Services
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Comcast could take home $3 billion haul in commercial services this year

SPIT Giants Make Q1 Gains
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Service provider IT (SPIT) big hitters Amdocs, Comverse and Asia-Info Linkage can all feel pleased with the start to 2013

What's the Next Mega-Mobile Merger in the US?
Jonestown | 5/1/2013

Sprint's three-horse merger and Verizon buying up Vodafone are likely next up in the M&A mania – what happens after that, though, gets murkier

Arista's On-Board Optics Boost 100G Density
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Who needs those pesky CFP-sized transceivers, anyway?

Comcast Suffers Q1 Video Subs Setback
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/1/2013

While triple-play gains and X1 progress look good for Comcast, the bad news is that its video subs attrition rate is on the rise again

Tata Adapts to New Network Era
LRTV Interviews | 5/1/2013

Henry 'The Dude' Bohannon at Tata Communications talks Carrier Ethernet, globalization, PBB, SDN and The Big Lebowski

T-Mobile Completes MetroPCS Merger
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2013

The combined company talks big about 'smoking fast' 4G in 90% of the top 25 metro areas in 2014

Breznick's Back on Cable Duty
EuroBlog | 5/1/2013

Former Light Reading Cable editor is back in the hot seat, covering MSO and video developments

Spirent Sticks With R&D Strategy
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Sales may have faltered but the test specialist is ramping up R&D spending in areas such as 4G and SDN to prepare for new business

Euronews: AlcaLu Tackles Its Debt Pile
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vivendi considers SFR flotation; Telefónica's data center launch; M2M in Germany

Photos: Disney Puts the Magic in Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2013

The happiest place on earth is also one of the most advanced in terms of a lot of hot topics in mobility

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