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Comcast Preps Commercial Trials for IPv6
News Analysis | 4/15/2013

The cable giant is ready to have some consumers try their hands at IPv6

Liberty Global Gets Go-Ahead for Virgin Takeover
News Analysis | 4/15/2013

John C. Malone can now claim to have the largest cable operation in the world

ZTE Crunches 100G Costs
News Analysis | 4/15/2013

Chinese vendor develops in-house components to help drive down cost of 100Gbit/s transport systems

Dish Bids $25.5B for Sprint
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/15/2013

Dish puts in a bid for Sprint to try to head off the SoftBank merger

Euronews: Huawei Powers Wind's 4G
News Analysis | 4/15/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: MTS launches femtocell services; KT backs off from Maroc Telecom; UK spectrum auction probe

Sprint's Big City 4G LTE Gets Closer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2013

Sprint is finally expanding its 4G LTE footprint into more big cities in the US

Surveying the State of SDN
LRTV Interviews | 4/12/2013

What happens now that big vendors have caught on to software-defined networking? Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation, gives us his thoughts about the new landscape

Heins Cries Foul Over BlackBerry Stomping
News Analysis | 4/12/2013

Reports of zealous Z10 returns are 'false and misleading,' BlackBerry says, and it's taking the matter to the feds

Texting Goes to the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/12/2013

Operators are joining OTT vendors in decoupling texting from the smartphone

Arris Cleared for Moto Home Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/12/2013

DoJ approves Arris's game-changing acquisition of Motorola Home business from Google

Alvarion CEO Quits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2013

Turmoil continues at wireless broadband equipment vendor

Euronews: Research Network Finds the Fast Lane
News Analysis | 4/12/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Deutsche Telekom's improved offer for MetroPCS finds favor; Telefónica and KPN look at sharing German networks

Mobile Security Market Wobbles
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2013

Profit warnings from Fortinet and F5 Networks could be indicative of increased competition and US government spending cuts in mobile security

Running Down RAN Costs
EuroBlog | 4/11/2013

Sometimes the simple ideas are the best

'Free' TV Model Under Threat
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/11/2013

The Aereo dispute could be the catalyst that results in the end of 'free' TV

Avago Buying CyOptics for 40G/100G
News Analysis | 4/11/2013

A startup from Light Reading's early days finds a home after 13 years and a whole lot of fundraising

Adara Claims SDN First
News Analysis | 4/11/2013

SDN specialist throws down open-source controller gauntlet

Does Xbox Have a UI for Cable?
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/11/2013

There's talk of a user interface for set-top boxes in a new version of Microsoft's games console

Mobile Gets $421.8M in March Funding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2013

Mobile music, messaging, monitoring and health apps are favored by VCs in March

Euronews: DT Improves MetroPCS Offer
News Analysis | 4/11/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: AlcaLu powers DE-CIX Apollon Ethernet platform; KPN share sale gets green light; Ciena's new EMEA man

SDN Nirvana Still a Distant Dream (Part 1)
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/10/2013

Some key bottlenecks need to be resolved for SDN to be successful, so it remains more pipe dream than reality today

OpenFlow Group Refines Its Role in SDN
News Analysis | 4/10/2013

The Open Networking Foundation's executive director explains his group's plans for OpenFlow and SDN in the coming year, and how the ONF relates to OpenDaylight

Cox Cuts Its Carbon Emissions
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2013

Cable operator boasts improvements in energy efficiency at SCTE Forum

BlackBerry's Q10 Sees the Return of the Keyboard
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2013

BlackBerry's second BB10 phone gets a keyboard but no US launch date yet

AT&T's 4G LTE Summer Splurge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2013

AT&T launches six new LTE markets and plots 77 new towns and cities for summer 4G updates

Adobe Primetime Debuts With Comcast, NBC Sports
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2013

There's TV almost everywhere as Adobe customers intro some of its Primetime multi-screen technologies

EE Gets Smart With Its LTE Assets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2013

'Catch us if you can!' says the UK's only 4G operator as it re-farms its 1800MHz spectrum to double its average LTE speeds

Euronews: Samsung Scores Irish 4G Deal
News Analysis | 4/10/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Colt targets SMEs; Deutsche Telekom gets VDSL2 green light; France Télécom boss in tax huff

Huawei Pins US 'Hero' Hopes on Jonas Brothers
Jonestown | 4/9/2013

Huawei is trying to get down with the kids by sponsoring a Jonas Brothers tour in the US. Yes, really!

Austin Gets Google's Next Fiber Gig
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2013

Google is taking its fiber broadband service to Texas – yeehaw!

Aereo Standoff Could Force Fox Behind Paywall
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2013

News Corp CEO says that Fox Network could go to a subscription model if Aereo continues to retransmit its shows in NYC

Huawei Trumps AlcaLu in 4G Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2013

Telecom NZ ignores incumbent Alcatel-Lucent in favor of Huawei for its LTE rollout, citing technical superiority

Euronews: ADVA Lands 100G Deal in Germany
News Analysis | 4/9/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Nokia and friends fight Android 'Trojan horse'; AlcaLu does vectoring in Tunisia; Vodafone goes with OpenCloud

Reliance Revamps Its Telco Assets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2013

India's Reliance Communications has struck a key partnership and is set to offload a major asset as it revamps its portfolio

Optimizing the Mobile Video Startup Space
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/8/2013

Mobile video optimization is attracting interest as startups help operators tackle their biggest challenge

Small Cells: Who's Buying?
Jonestown | 4/8/2013

Vendors still aren't seeing the money in the long, slow slog to deploying 3G and 4G small cells

WhatsApps' $1B Message
Jonestown | 4/8/2013

Google could be buying a company that operators hate with its rumored $1B deal for WhatsApp

3GPP Stands Firm on LTE-Advanced
News Analysis | 4/8/2013

Don't let marketing trickery sway you – the 3GPP defines LTE-Advanced as Release 10 onwards

Hulu Attracts $500M Bid
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2013

Former News Corp. president who helped to launch Hulu lowballs a bid for the online video service

Huawei Expects Relentless Growth
News Analysis | 4/8/2013

Global economic slowdown? That doesn't feature in Huawei's crystal ball

Ericsson Buys Microsoft's IPTV Unit
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2013

Ericsson bolsters its video/IPTV capabilities with purchase of Microsoft's Mediaroom business in a deal valued at more than $100 million

Euronews: Ericsson Accentuates the Positive
News Analysis | 4/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telefónica borrows BlackBerry money; Tele2 goes shopping; Nokia heads down Catwalk

OTT Charges: The China Syndrome
News Analysis | 4/8/2013

The fate of China's popular WeChat app will set the tone of the debate swirling around OTT service charges.

Cardless Conditional Access Systems on the Rise
News Analysis | 4/5/2013

Cardless content security options are growing for cable operators, according to new research from ABI

Euronews: Vodafone Thinks Bundles
News Analysis | 4/5/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia considers mobile M&A; Nokia closes Shanghai store; UK trial finds 4G TV interference not too bad

Mobile Video Goes on the Road
News Analysis | 4/4/2013

In-vehicle video is taking off, but quality requirements are causing some carmakers to consider Ethernet

Facebook Phone: It's an App, Stupid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2013

Zuckerberg & Co. attempt to drive more revenue with an Android phone that's one big Facebook app in your pocket

Two Stray Thoughts About Cisco & SDN
News Analysis | 4/4/2013

From the Ethernet Technology Summit, a couple of different ways to view how Cisco relates to SDN

Photos: A Cloud Connect Fly-By
Slide Shows | 4/4/2013

A bird's-eye view of the goings-on at the Silicon Valley cloud fest

AT&T Has LTE Small Cells 'in the Lab'
News Analysis | 4/4/2013

AT&T's HSPA+ metrocells are getting ready for nationwide prime time, with the operator testing combo LTE/3G & Wi-Fi units in the lab

TWC Bids on NC's Next-Gen Network
News Analysis | 4/4/2013

TWC wants in on bid to turn NC's Research Triangle into a gigabit community

Might NSN Become NNN?
EuroBlog | 4/4/2013

The next few months will likely see some changes in ownership structure at Nokia Siemens Networks

Euronews: FT Gets Its Flotation Ducks in a Row
News Analysis | 4/4/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: FT pushes on with LTE rollout; Google gets creative with white spaces; new boss for SFR

Why the IEEE Picked 400G Over Terabit
News Analysis | 4/4/2013

It's a tough decision unless you start considering pesky details such as cost

Cisco: Ubiquisys Smoothes the Small Cell Path
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2013

Combining Wi-Fi and 3G, easing deployment with software smarts and a path to LTE were key deciding factors in Cisco's Ubiquisys buy

AT&T Expands to 175 4G LTE Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2013

Another 14 LTE markets join the AT&T roster

Aereo: Suited Up to Disrupt Pay TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/3/2013

The Web TV startup is making waves in the pay-TV industry, and its latest court victory gives it the legal precedence to disrupt the pay-TV model we've all come to know and tolerate

Alcatel-Lucent CTO States the Case for NFV
News Analysis | 4/3/2013

Sort of. NFV itself might be just about 'pointing to standards,' but the virtualization underlying it is crucial to telecom's future, Marcus Weldon argues

Cisco Buying Ubiquisys for $310M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2013

Cisco to buy Ubiquisys – not femto partner ip.access – for 3G & 4G LTE small cell portfolio

Euronews: VOD Slips Back After Verizon Denial
News Analysis | 4/3/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: European agencies gun for Google; Bahrain halts LTE auction; Swisscom on a 4G roll

4G LTE Capex to Decline Through 2014
Jonestown | 4/2/2013

As 4G needs shift from sheer coverage to capacity and performance, could we see optimization software emerge as a key area of spending?

What's Next for SDM?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/2/2013

Despite some documented technological setbacks, subscriber data management still offers numerous benefits for operators, including more effective data management

Cogeco Adds to Rovi's Roster
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2013

Program guide app specialist Rovi boasts success in Canada

AT&T Amplifies Its 4G Voice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2013

Carrier plans to support HD voice later this year as part of its VoLTE rollout

ACA Worries FCC Will Subsidize Cable Competitors
News Analysis | 4/2/2013

The cable industry doesn't like a proposed tweak to the definition of 'unserved' regions

Alcatel-Lucent Spins Up Its SDN
News Analysis | 4/2/2013

Spin-in Nuage Networks thinks it's outdone Nicira with an SDN product that focuses on Layer 3 and with intentions to scale beyond the data center

Euronews: Yoigo Sale a No-Go for TeliaSonera
News Analysis | 4/2/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Tele2 sells Russian unit; FT outsources African towers; Vodafone gets the hump in India

NTT Picks Radical Compass-EOS Router
News Analysis | 4/2/2013

The core-router hopeful has found a big-name friend. That's further than a lot of router startups get

Cisco Sees Daylight for SDN
Craig's A-List | 4/1/2013

Big vendors are reportedly banding together to unify SDN's approach but is it more about steering the conversation?

Consumer Reports Says Consumers Like to Bundle
News Analysis | 4/1/2013

Turns out those triple-play packages really do work, as Verizon and AT&T are no doubt happy to find out

Aereo Mulling Carrier Deals?
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/1/2013

TV startup Aereo is now reportedly mulling deals with carriers

MetroPCS Urges Shareholders to Vote for T-Mobile Merger
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/1/2013

MetroPCS urges shareholders to approve its T-Mobile merger as major representive firms advise against it

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