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Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  7 comments
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.
IoT Analytics Still Uncharted Territory
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  4 comments
Light Reading's live chat with the TM Forum suggests operators see the value in IoT analytics, but they are still working through the basic challenges of big data before they can get started.
Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
News Analysis  | 
11/19/2014  |  3 comments
Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.
Comcast Takes Ethernet Everywhere
News Analysis  | 
11/19/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast is readying a new Ethernet @Home service that will extend Ethernet connectivity from office locations to teleworkers at home.
RAD Pushes Distributed NFV Forward
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11/19/2014  |  1 comment
A year after launching its strategy, equipment vendor sees progress on making the premises the first beachhead for NFV.
Koch to Acquire Embattled Oplink
News Analysis  | 
11/19/2014  |  1 comment
Amid battles with two activist shareholders, Oplink sells out to Koch, will be managed by Molex.
More Cable Operators Go Gigabit
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11/19/2014  |  5 comments
MidContinent Communications and Wave Broadband have joined the growing cable stampede to roll out gigabit services for broadband customers.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/19/2014  |  1 comment
The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
Eurobites: Russia's MegaFon Plans 5G Trial in 2018
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11/19/2014  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jolla crowdsources a tablet; net neutrality wobble in EU; Israeli market opens up.
Pics: Verizon's Chicago Destination Store
Slide Shows  | 
11/19/2014  |  6 comments
Verizon's hoping its new digs on Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue will become a destination for visitors wanting to relax, play and hopefully purchase wireless goodies.
Bell Labs Chief Slams 'Toy' Networks
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11/19/2014  |  22 comments
Web giants are trivializing networks with their drone and balloon plans, says Marcus Weldon.
Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/19/2014  |  2 comments
It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
FCC's AWS-3 Auction Tops $14B
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  3 comments
The FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction busts through its $10B reserve.
Grande Unfazed in Crowded Gigabit Market
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Even as many larger entities ready their networks to deliver gigabit speeds to Austin, Grande Communications remains confident.
Mavenir's Stoke Buy: Cheap at Twice the Price?
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  6 comments
Mavenir is shelling out just less than $5 million in cash and debt for Stoke, a company that grabbed $92M in VC funding in under a decade.
It's Groundhog Day! Security Lessons From the Bill Murray Movie
Column  | 
11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Automation saves you from repeating the same things over and over again.
RCN Takes Aim at TWC in NYC
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
RCN plans to boost its top speed tier in New York City to 330 Mbit/s, nudging out Time Warner Cable's new maximum speed tier of 300 Mbit/s.
Verizon Aims Big Data at Data Threats
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11/18/2014  |  1 comment
New analysis tools will comb customer usage logs for threat possibilities and give enterprises ability to search their own data usage too.
Did Nokia Really Just Launch a Tablet?
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  6 comments
Yes and no. The Finnish company is getting back into the consumer devices market by proxy with a tablet that signals a smart use of its patents, a move signaled by the CEO last week.
More Executive Shake-Ups at Sprint
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11/18/2014  |  3 comments
New CEO Marcelo Claure is continuing his C-level shake-up, welcoming executives to newly created positions and saying goodbye to those deemed responsible for its 'Framily' failure.
The Many Faces of 5G
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
An NYU Wireless expert expects 5G to support multiple radio interafces while maintaining some captability with existing 4G technology.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
Bleeding Continues for US Pay-TV Operators
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11/18/2014  |  2 comments
In its latest report, Leichtman Research Group finds that US pay-TV providers lost 150,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, making it the industry's worst Q3 evaaahhh.
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
'Top 3' Hackers Take Comcast/NBCU Prize
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11/17/2014  |  4 comments
Comcast and NBCU have closed out their second hackathon with the grand prize going to the team behind a new application called 'Top 3 I Want To See.'
Live Chat: Small Sensors, Big Data Analytics
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/17/2014  |  5 comments
Join us Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. EST for a live chat with TM Forum's Rebecca Sendel and Rob Rich about how operators are approaching big data analytics for the growing Internet of Things.
Geek Alert: CenturyLink, Infinera Take Terabit Network to SC14
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Telecom service provider leverages new ultra-long-haul network to deploy multiple 100-Gig wavelengths to SC14 network in New Orleans.
Nokia Ups Guidance But Investors Take Fright
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2014  |  6 comments
Nokia is confident that it can develop its Networks business and win market share, but talk of a 'flattish' market causes jitters.
Eurobites: BT Rules Out Global Services Sale
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei does deal on small cell sites; Telkom profits slump; France becoming R&D magnet.
Terabit in Action at SC14
Column  | 
11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Terabit Demonstrator Project to be unveiled at SC14 in New Orleans.
Subsea Market Lures New Cast of Characters
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  8 comments
Google and its Web cohorts appear increasingly set to join the ranks of submarine cable investors.
New Streaming Video Group Emerges
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Content providers, service providers and vendors form the Streaming Video Alliance to tackle tech issues affecting online video delivery together.
Telecom Analytics Grows Up
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/14/2014  |  4 comments
The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
'Job Security' Biggest SDN Security Challenge
Wagner’s Ring  | 
11/14/2014  |  15 comments
Shifting paradigms leave network operators scrambling.
Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/14/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...
Cox Whips Up Western WiFi
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  6 comments
Cox announces the deployment of more than 500 WiFi hotspots in the Phoenix area, just weeks after launching 1-Gig broadband service in its Arizona stronghold.
AlcaLu Gets Jiggy With Another Chip Firm
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  1 comment
Partnership program extends to yet another chip firm as Alcatel-Lucent looks to further extend its virtualization strategy.
Eurobites: BT Plans to Close Wholesale Division
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11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks ups its margin targets; Bouygues Telecom flatlines; UK 4G speeds surveyed.
Mavenir Buys Stoke for Security, Small Cell
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The buy also gets Mavenir high-profile Asian customers like NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank.
Sony Goes OTT With PlayStation Vue
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2014  |  5 comments
Sony has unveiled its long-awaited OTT service, PlayStation Vue, but several key details, including pricing, are still missing.
AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2014  |  3 comments
The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.
Bell Mobility's Analytical Makeover
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
With help from SevOne, the Canadian operator gained valuable visibility into its network. Now, it's tackling the challenge of internal silos.
Nokia, HP Stack Their Cloud NFV Bets
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Nokia and HP are pursuing a carrier-grade cloud solution using Nokia's NFV tech and HP's OpenStack platform.
ONF Expands OpenFlow Compliance Testing
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
The ONF is looking to make it easier for carriers to find OpenFlow-compliant hardware and software, as well as help labs make money.
Google Fiber Means Business in KC
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2014  |  1 comment
Google unit revs up commercial services effort in Kansas City area with new fiber-access program designed to deliver gigabit speeds for small businesses.
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
Cisco Busts Slump Despite Carrier Slowdown
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  1 comment
Cisco saw 1% year-over-year revenue growth, but carrier revenue is still down 10%.
Cisco's Chambers: Title II Net Neutrality Talk Already Hurting
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  23 comments
Title II common carrier classification for service providers would slow down broadband buildout at a time when the US is just catching up, says Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers.
CEM Becoming Big Data Analytics Star
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
As companies attempt to become more customer-focused, CEM is becoming the most requested use of analytics platforms, Amdocs and others say.
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