Broadcom is a possible suitor in a deal that could close this week.
Separating fact and fiction in the brave new world of NFV.
Deal to merge CenturyLink and Level 3 operations would create a new behemoth in enterprise telecommunications.
New WaveLogic Ai hardware is designed to improve performance and lower cost-per-bit but also exposes link information to enable network automation.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo profits hit by foreign exchange movements; Tele2 completes acquisition of TDC Sweden; UK MPs call for national roaming.
Kate Kuehn, deputy CISO and head of security practice at BT Americas, shares how she went from taking phones apart to keeping networks intact and what she's learned along the way.
The seemingly unstoppable Chinese vendor looks surprisingly trim next to its traditional rivals. But is it?
While products are years away, carrier is trialing 400G in metro and long-haul networks next year to speed things up, including its open router platform.
Alphabet's decision to back away from further Google Fiber deployments is a familiar wireline story.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria, Net Insight increase revenues in Q3; EU gets heavy with WhatsApp; Orange connects tobacco giant.
This week in our WiC roundup: How the US presidency will affect women in tech; Icelandic women protest for gender pay equality; the downward trend of women in tech; and more.
Indian businessman Sunil Bharti Mittal has lashed out at the government's regulation of the telecom sector.
Internet giants are becoming increasingly dominant in the subsea capacity business.
Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat and Google CEO Sundar Pichai vowed that the company's investments in machine learning, cloud and broadband are worthwhile, as are its latest forays into hardware like the new Pixel phone and Google Home device.
CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications are negotiating a merger; if the two agree to a deal, it could be consummated as early as next week.
Apple announced a new Apple TV app today, and it has a lot in common with the Comcast X1 platform.
New networks feature parallel conduits with 288-count fiber strands each to satisfy need for 5G, cloud-RAN network of the future.
In another vote split right down the political aisle, the FCC today passed controversial new broadband privacy rules.
After reporting robust second-quarter results, Arris follows up with another strong quarter as broadband and video CPE sales jump once again.
Princeton Professor and returning Upskill U lecturer Nick Feamster addresses the security risks and benefits of open source software.
The smaller of China's two equipment vendors has reported healthy growth in sales and profits over the first nine months despite the tough operating environment.
Sprint's VP of Enterprise Sales Nelly Pitocco joins WiC on Wednesday, November 2, at 1PM ET to share how Sprint is tackling the three biggest pipeline pain points affecting women in comms.
Largest-ever semiconductor deal puts smartphone chipmaker in the automotive, IoT and near-field communications businesses.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia CFO resigns; business revenues shrink at KPN; ADVA revenues up 30.4% in third quarter.
Addressing current and future app demands while laying the foundation for mobile's next big network transition.
The right analogy can explain the complexity of OpenStack to folks who are unfamiliar with it. Or it can confuse them even more.
Sixteen vendors demonstrate they can run the same workload on different OpenStack distributions, cruelly depriving the audience of an opportunity to see more than a dozen people humiliate themselves onstage.
Spanish operator has made sharp reductions to dividend payments this year and next in an effort to deleverage organically.
Equipment vendor swings to net loss in third quarter amid difficult operating conditions.
Bharti Airtel has become one of the most digitally advanced companies in India.
Operators see the need for both traditional SDOs and forward thinking open source projects, but the trend is to focus more heavily on the latter.
New Calix E9-2 product supports NG-PON2 and combines OLT with network aggregation and service edge functions.
Comcast basks in the glow of X1 and its prescient decision to buy up NBC Universal more than five years ago.
Alphabet unit stops work in most of its early dozen 'potential fiber cities' and lays off staff as it evaluates how to proceed with gigabit rollouts in rest of US. CEO will step down.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor's Q3 dented by write-downs; EC probes Czech network-sharing agreement; UK MPs examine EE's 4G emergency services contract.
Wallenberg man will be expected to steer the turnaround of a business that has faced challenges on numerous fronts.
Equipment maker flags pricing pressure but sees a healthy rise in third-quarter revenues.
AT&T's Eric Boyer discusses the carrier's plans to boost both its wireline and wireless speeds by adding more fiber lines and getting ready for 5G.
Ericsson's incoming CEO says the company must become more profitable but reveals little about his strategic vision.
AT&T execs say they would get a kick in the RAN to deploy 5G faster with Time Warner's video muscle onboard.
New Intel Sports Group will be responsible for developing partnerships with major sports leagues to use Intel technologies to create new immersive experiences for fans.
Meanwhile, as usual with Apple, carriers complain they can't even get new iPhone 7 models to sell.
Broadcasters can no longer rely on pulling audiences to the TV screen; they need to pursue their audiences on digital, wherever they are.
Cedexis and Varnish Software are aiming to help content owners create customized delivery networks by stitching together public clouds and CDNs in whatever combination makes the most sense for their business needs.
Some of the world's biggest businesses have strategic OpenStack deployments, but the market is tiny compared to proprietary public cloud giants like Amazon Web Services.
Researchers are using OpenStack to explore the basics of atomic physics, as well as looking ahead to build a vast telescopic array that will peer across the galaxy.
Sprint execs explain why the operator's capex is so low right now, while CEO says AT&T-TW deal makes Sprint more 'strategic.'
Why advanced data analytics are the future for streaming video services.
Competitive carrier looks to capture a bigger share of cloud connectivity market globally when incumbent players turn their focus elsewhere.
Arbor Networks' Gary Sockrider examines proactive countermeasures to DDoS attacks at Upskill U.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT to roll out NYC-style WiFi kiosks in London; Dubai, Huawei team up on airport data centers; the Internet of Pets.
An AT&T takeover of Time Warner could trigger a fall in network investments, according to Jefferies.
Managed service provider expects to leverage new investment to fund organic growth as well as possible acquisitions.
Even as attacks grow and cybercrime becomes commercialized, most attacks are known threats or their variants and can be prevented.
Aquantia is creating a 100Gbit/s all-electrical technology to deliver low latency for networking applications, notably data centers.
French incumbent's share price rises after it confirms a full-year target of growth in earnings.
Webcams appear to be at least partly to blame for taking down the Internet in parts of the US on Friday.
Salesforce's annual customer conference this year was like a comic book convention. In a good way.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has certified the first products under the new WiGig standard, which promises low-latency and multi-gigabit wireless broadband connectivity.
Marvell Technology has announced a set of Ethernet switches and transceivers designed to help data center operators move to 25 Gigabit Ethernet.
Despite last year's acquisition of DirecTV, AT&T is still losing video, broadband and mobile phone subscribers as it seeks to upgrade its distribution platforms.
T-Mobile execs talk about AT&T-TW, 4G, 5G and unlicensed spectrum on their Q3 earnings call.
AT&T will emerge as a giant straddling the telecom and media sectors if it can negotiate an $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.
AT&T and Time Warner executives see the soon-to-launch DirecTV OTT service as the first of many mobile, on-demand video offerings to come.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone launches SME cloud marketplace, trials Massive MIMO; new MTN CEO's start date brought forward; BT boss hits back at rivals over Openreach.
Network spending by operators and enthusiasm for new 4G services and smartphones could help India to achieve its mobile broadband ambitions.
Vodafone Americas Foundation Director June Sugiyama shares how the Foundation and startups it has funded are using technology to impact social change for women.
Republican presidential candidate leads list of opponents to AT&Ts proposed $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner.
The cloud provider was looking for something more open.
Salesforce says it helps telcos improve sales by getting a single view of customers across Internet, mobile, phone and in-person interactions.
The US telco giant has taken the boldest move into content ownership imaginable. If the deal goes ahead, nothing will be the same again.
Late Friday, AT&T and Time Warner were reported to have entered an agreement in principle for the former to take over the latter for $85 billion.
Who knew that gigabit service could lower your broadband bill?
An attack on the DNS service Dyn is making it tough to reach Twitter, Spotify, HBO Now, Reddit and other popular Internet sites and services.
PCCW hit by censorship flap at home as media business finds offshore growth.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange pushes IoT to the enterprise; connected car trials in UK; Sky looks to pre-register mobile customers; is music streaming too expensive?
A hands-on look at Layer3 TV.
Takeover of Time Warner would put AT&T in control of some of the most valuable media content in the world.
This week in our WiC roundup: Grace Hopper celebrates diversity; Girl Scouts are more than Thin Mint machines; how to thrive; and more.
Cloud growth highlighted a strong quarter for Microsoft, as its stock price hit an all-time high.
Sales and earnings declines amid weak market conditions have taken a heavy toll on the Swedish vendor.
The operator lost 36,000 phone customers in Q3.
Xilinx announced sales of $579 million in the second quarter of its fiscal 2017, up 10% from the second quarter of the prior fiscal year. Second quarter net income was $164 million.
AT&T exec says open source MANO platform will include common approach to basic functions to reduce friction for vendors and operators alike.
The broadband world is no longer just about faster connectivity - underpinning the distributed cloud is its key role now.
Nearly half of the Chinese operator's mobile customers are now using 4G services.
In the wake of Yahoo's huge data breach last month, the big US telco is weighing whether to renegotiate its pending $4.8 billion acquisition.
Comcast is far from being just a cable company anymore.
The emerging-markets operator is looking to a plethora of technologies to reinvigorate its business.
ETSI is undertaking a new study on license management in an NFV world which it hopes to complete by mid-2017.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 hit by Dutch impairment charge in Q3; UK local government body wants 'social' broadband tier; European surfers can't be anonymous.
Tata Communications' Rasool Kareem Irfan examines critical changes to data center security in the era of virtualization.
NTT is extending its Enterprise Cloud services to run private OpenStack as a service.
Juniper is refocusing on scalable networking hardware innovation, after a tumultuous - and sometimes comical - few years.
Data center poised to overtake client computing revenue for the chip giant.
Light Reading's Steve Saunders hears how A10 enables service providers to accelerate, secure and optimize their application delivery to drive down costs, enhance service availability, and better respond to customer requirements, so they can improve customer satisfaction, monetize their network, and grow revenues.
Google unit signs up CBS for its planned skinny bundle OTT service, slated to launch early next year, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Broadband equipment vendor urges operators to back open source platform initiatives or risk going out of business.
Rumor has it that Amazon may become an Internet reseller in Europe and bundle broadband access with Prime Video service.
Project Loon aims to connect 1 billion in rural areas using high altitude balloons, free space optics and tunable spectrum technology.
ETSI's CTO believes the difficulty of engaging with several vertical markets poses a risk to 5G development.
Components costs are forcing operators to look carefully at their broadband investment strategies.
Two groups merge into single effort on SDN, promising to combine standards and open source.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: top Ericsson shareholder wants to see some CEO action; Laird issues profit warning; Lufthansa bans Note 7; Telia launches VoLTE services in Norway.
Broad partnership promises upstream-first approach to speeding open source solutions into production.
New downtown data center debuts next door to existing facility, promising no-latency connections to 100-plus networks.
Millennials and their younger peers, Gen Z, expect more out of their network and more out of their work. Intel's Lynn Comp shares how the industry can prepare for this new generation of workers.
In the fourth and final installment of the Cable Upgrade series, Light Reading examines the early decisions cable operators face as they begin the transition to new virtualized networking systems.
Liberty Global said it has laid out roughly $760 million in cash to buy the third-largest cable operator in Poland.
UK fixed-line operator claims PON breakthrough and hints at future rollout plans.
AT&T's Rita Marty examines fundamental shifts in security strategies in light of virtualization at Upskill U.
New cloud-based app lets PBX and SIP Trunking customers also do more efficient customer service without the complexity and cost.
Swiss incumbent sees G.fast as a future-proof option outside more densely populated urban areas.
Australian wholesale operator says XG.FAST could figure in its FTTC plans.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia ties up with Netflix; Vodafone in Iranian exchange deal; ADVA launches fiber assurance device; German industry slow on the IoT uptake.
UNH-IOL is hosting the first major interoperability demo for G.fast this week at BBWF, with vendors including Calix and Huawei.
The rollout of 4G networks is spurring rivalry in the market for content and applications.
Netflix continues to grow and consumers can rest easy that no price hikes are planned for the near future.
IBM's so-called 'strategic imperatives' &ndash comprising cloud, analytics, mobile and security &ndash are growing, but not at a great enough rate to lift the company overall.
However, the Snapdragon X50 is not expected to arrive in devices until the first half of 2018.
Despite the abrupt departure of CEO Guy Laurence, the big Canadian conglomerate will still carry out his strategy of rolling out gigabit broadband and launching IP video service.
Fixed wireless broadband is the flavor of the month &ndash again &ndash but with a number of not-insignificant number of hurdles still to be overcome.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is building excitement, but still finding some barriers hard to overcome – specifically the need for very low-cost, power-frugal and ubiquitous networking. Enter low-power, wide-area (LPWA) networking, making powerful and inexpensive long-range networks for the IoT a reality.
Abrupt departure has Board Chair Alan Horn taking over temporarily, with ex-Telus CEO Joseph Natale expected to take over as CEO next year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and du stream VR video over '5G-ready' network; MegaFon reorganizes; Deutsche Telekom does unified communications deal.
Author of study on women at work advises companies to identify and nurture high-potential women and for women to 'own' their ambition and make their career intentions known.
As telecom operators look to simplify their business, automate operations and become digital service providers, so their requirements and procurement processes are changing, and that provides a significant challenge for the vendor community, explain Ovum Associate Consultants Mark Newman and Jason Simpson.
Former state-owned monopoly says transforming its legacy IT systems would be a 'nightmare.'
Market research company expects G.fast to account for about 3% of the global fixed broadband market by 2021.
vCloud Air service will now be available via Equinix Cloud Exchange or by Direct Connect, depending on the location.
Passengers may not carry on the devices or put them in checked baggage, as DoT issues total flight ban.
Salesforce, Twitter's last serious suitor, has dropped out of talks to acquire the messaging service.
A Huawei prototype shows DOCSIS 3.1 speeds that reach up to 25 Gbit/s.
Versa Networks scored another big customer win this week when Colt Technology Services announced it was using its gear to roll out the next phase of its SD-WAN services.
G.fast still has a lot to prove to its critics, but the capabilities of the technology are constantly improving, as a recent spate of vendor announcements shows.
Ahead of the Broadband World Forum 2016 show in London, Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris chew the fat over the technology white knight of copper-line broadband, G.fast.
You might think Amazon's Unlimited is just another me-too streaming music service. You'd be wrong. If successful, it will be a critical tool to help slice off a fat, juicy chunk of Google's $75 billion ad business.
A Hong Kong antenna specialist is making waves in the field of mobile edge computing.
Service provider focuses on shortening lead times for delivery of wavelength and Carrier Ethernet services over multi-vendor gear.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Huawei in urban 5G field test; Spotify's Ek takes control; UK banks right to feel insecure about cybersecurity.
In part three of our four-part series, a look at the development of software orchestration tools for virtualized cable networks.
This week in our WiC roundup: male techies don't follow women on Twitter; Trump stalks Hillary on stage; mansplaining gets defined; and more.
India's biggest operator launches a high-speed fixed broadband service amid growing competition from new entrant Reliance Jio.
NoteGate will have an even bigger impact on profits than the company had previously indicated.
These memes are smoking.
Salesforce.com revealed that it is working to integrate some of its applications with Google's, shortly after Microsoft announced the launch date for its Dynamics product.
Enterprises will be able to run VMware workloads on the Amazon public cloud, turning private clouds into hybrid clouds.
Verizon cuts call centers in New York and beyond.
Orange is going to put ECOMP, AT&T's NFV management system, through its paces in Poland, according to senior executive.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT-commissioned report doubts viability of third ultrafast network; Ericsson snaffles up content for mobile VoD service; Sky maintains growth in fiscal first quarter.
The rollout of 4G in India could precipitate the demise of 3G.
Sprint to enter the SD-WAN fray in partnership with VeloCloud.
Arris joins the vendor party for Charter's WorldBox set-tops.
Ericsson, BelAir, SpiderCloud and Vivato vets emerge with an AI-fueled take on the evergreen problem of making enterprise WiFi less of a hassle to deploy and manage.
As anticipated, Sprint wants to sell and lease back up to 14% of its network spectrum, to get more cash for funding the company.
The regional operator becomes the latest to test the possibility of delivering fast broadband to the home over a fixed wireless 5G connection.
Customer service issues are costing Comcast a lot more than the FCC's $2.3M fine.
Ericsson is not in terminal decline, insists its acting CEO, but the vendor will struggle to escape its current downward spiral.
European operator says it has partnered with a major US operator to enable international, multi-network SDN-enabled flexible services that can be set up in minutes by one operator to run on another's network.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets smaller networks with management system; MTN invests in Iranian cab-hailing app; CityFibre gets cracking in Bracknell.
When it comes to company culture, Windstream focuses on the network and the people behind it, with an emphasis on the latter, its SVP of Carrier Operations Beth Lackey says.
Swedish vendor suffers steep falls in sales and earnings amid ongoing difficulties.
Getting a complete picture of individual customers turns out to be tricky.
The Cisco-backed startup has now raised around $170M in total.
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Broadcom announced immediate availability of its new family of 50G/100G Ethernet switches for use in data centers and in high performance computing (HPC) applications.
In part two of our four-part series, a look at the incremental steps that cable companies are considering on the path to network virtualization.
Plunging into Distributed Access Architecture with a virtualized, software-based product, Harmonic seeks to disrupt the reign of Arris, Casa and Cisco in cable's evolving CCAP market.
Dutch take on net neutrality makes the European Commission look like the telco's best friend.
Igneous is offering high-capacity leased storage servers located behind the company firewall, managed over the cloud.
Wireless technologies including free space optics look set to play a much bigger role in Equinix's plans.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 secures loan for 4G expansion; Sky invests in Caavo; CityFibre has plans for South Yorkshire; Google not facing EU tax probe, yet.
MVNO enabler taps Affirmed for 4G data differentation, VOIP, VoWiFi and – eventually – 5G.
Windstream to extend 39GHz last-mile fixed wireless broadband in up to 72 markets in the US.
Women often struggle to advance past middle management or end up leaving the workplace at that time, so WiC's 11th panel discussion in London next week will tackle how to get unstuck and keep moving up the corporate ladder.
German operator activates standardized NB-IoT network in Germany.
Open source orchestration effort aiming for broader end-to-end service approach that also addresses brownfield deployments.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zeetta lands Bristol gig; Facebook hands ammunition to tax critics; Huawei invests in Nigeria.
Facebook and Snapchat hold much stronger appeal in the fast-developing market for 'personal video capture,' according to analyst firm.
Interest in STEM is waning in the younger generation, especially amongst girls, a trend that Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, founder of Science from Scientists, hopes to reverse.
Search engine giant says it is does not want to be the world's ISP amid growing operator concern about its encroachment on their turf.
Netcracker launches new capabilities it says are designed to remove the NFV risks for its operator customers.
Metaswitch's virtualized IMS is now integrated into HPE's Helion orchestration platform, with the vendors hoping both get a boost.
The company is looking to redefine itself as a provider of services for enterprises moving to and managing clouds.
Oracle sets a final deadline for its offer after T. Rowe Price objects.
Westchester County plans to spend $750 million on gigabit broadband deployments throughout the cities of Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, White Plains and Yonkers.
AT&T and Amazon Web Services have planted flags in the ground that will shape the new landscape of collaborative partnerships for many years to come.
Telco looking to pay less for Yahoo following recent damaging revelations about the Internet company.
Charter follows Comcast in signing a deal to take a stake in Arris based on the cable company's purchase of Arris products and services.
Comcast's Ty Pearman and Saif Rahman tackle the challenges and benefits of DOCSIS 3.1 in a live session at Upskill U.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM gets its wrists slapped over emergency numbers; Spotify streams malware; K6 phone box feels the love.
This week in our WiC roundup: Melinda Gates focuses on women in tech issues; obscuring gender online article causes uproar; a new normal for how we view women; and more.
India's multi-band spectrum auction raises far less than authorities had been hoping.
This first story in a four-part series examines the evidence of a new cable network upgrade cycle taking place, and the reasons behind the industry's latest commitment to network investments.
Comcast is preparing two smart city trials to begin before the end of this month, with plans to expand to another 28 within the next two years. The networks will rely on LoRaWAN wireless technology from Semtech.
Enterprises will see end-to-end visibility of their premises-network-cloud ecosystems along with better cloud app security.
Web giant and network giant combining forces on cloud services, security and IoT.
US service provider is thought to be in advanced discussions with Equinix about a sale of data center infrastructure.
The understated launch of Google Wifi has potentially large implications.
Carrier believes most businesses will want a range of options and not simply pure-play OTT delivery of SD-WAN.
In light of virtualization and rapid technological changes in telecom, AT&T launched Workforce 2020 to reskill employees.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk fined for data breach; DT trumpets 'multi-IoT platform'; Combes questions France's commitment to capitalism; BT and Sky in network repairs rumpus.
Focused on scalability, resiliency and improved user experience for the popular open source cloud platform.
Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit is heading to the Eternal City, where the key leaders from the communications networking community will ask and answer the industry's toughest questions.
Samsung is busting into the AI assistant market, buying the startup created by the people that made Siri.
Telco resistance to OpenStack is crumbling, says AT&T's Sorabh Saxena, as companies realize there is no realistic alternative.
Three years after VMware said it should be able to clobber Amazon in the cloud, the two companies are partnering, according to a report.
There are still no final answers as to how they will manage their new virtualized networks alongside the legacy networks and OSS.
Rumors of Twitter and Netflix buyouts abound.
Network operator says its service will be different from the many on the market via multiple access types, integration into AT&T cloud.
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
The company hired its first CFO, often the sign that it's getting ready for an initial public offering.
Next on Upskill U, US Ignite's Joe Kochan examines the growth of smart cities underpinned by advanced networks and gigabit services.
There are differences in how men and women experience culture in the workplace, and Vodafone America's Megan Doberneck explains how to create one that benefits everyone.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT rivals seeks pensions advice; Orange gets approval for bank buy; Nokia looks to improve basestation efficiency with Eta acquisition.
India's operators are avoiding pricier spectrum bands in a government auction that could spur consolidation in the market.
Can Google take on Apple and Samsung with a smartphone that has an AI assistant at its heart and easy VR integration?
Open Source MANO group gets its first set of code out the door, tackling practical problems in a rapid-fire way.
Google unveiled its one-two TV punch with the launch of Google Home and the Chromecast Ultra.
The networking vendor extends its security platform to go beyond guarding the network edge to automate enforcing policies at the switch level
Swisscom needs more NFV firepower than HPE can deliver, according to industry sources.
The data center operator is maintaining an open environment to support multiple connections, but business processes to do that are lacking.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Microsoft rolls out its European cloud; Interoute provides airline support; Apple Pay reaches Russia.
Company says it's capitalizing on its integrated cloud architecture and underlying SDN to speed reach and quantity of enterprise services.
LR readers say that 2020 really is the date when actual, commercial 5G service will start.
Despite a commitment to technology neutrality, European regulators expect operators to focus their broadband efforts on a small selection of high-speed technologies.
Google Fiber closes on Webpass acquisition, taking on the startup company's fixed wireless technology and 'tens of thousands' of broadband customers.
The task of assigning Internet addresses officially passed from US government control to the private sector over the weekend, after one last hail-Mary legal maneuver by opponents to prevent the transfer was batted down.
Cloud4Wi believes many broadband providers will choose their technology partners to support new managed WiFi services within the next year.
Level 3's Dave Siegel discusses the company's wide use of analytics, including its importance in SD-WAN services.
The web-scale movement is global, but networking power in the near future will depend on local infrastructure, and that says a lot about who will win and who will lose in the next Internet era.
AT&T pulls back from offering Gigapower customers a chance to protect their privacy for a price, even as FCC considers making it mandatory.
Netrounds' Kaela Loffler shares how she went from measuring fungal lesions to virtualized service assurance and why comms is exactly where she wants to be.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky plugs virtual reality app; Facebook plans Danish data center; 100G upgrade for Libyan connection; CityFibre picks a partner in the Midlands.
The structural separation of BT could be as troubling as the prospect of Scottish independence in other parts of Europe.
Telefonica launched its new Open Cloud public cloud service and Cloud Server services in Chile, Brazil and Mexico thanks to a partnership agreement with Huawei that's focused on migrating IT services to the cloud.