At Mobile World Congress, which single network technology development did Alcatel-Lucent most want to discuss?
Major carrier plans a near 50% hike in annual spending, with LTE TDD getting a healthy chunk
Aereo streams its 'no cable required' tagline into the video world. Will consumers tune in to the message?
The latest in user interface upgrades means you no longer even need to touch the screen to make stuff happen
Also: Hulu CEO IDs his (possibly temporary) successor; Invidi inks a Comcast deal; vandals target Suddenlink; FiOS TV expands its streaming slate
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telefónica, NSN test FlexiGrid; Bouygues gets green light on 4G plan; and why Americans keep crashing
Forget Pi Day. Let's talk about optical milestones and the legacy of Nortel
Also: Netflix gets social, Europe's Wi-Fi future, and much, much more
The FCC reveals just why MetroPCS's LTE is so slow and why the merger with T-Mobile gives it a fighting chance with 4G
The Lightwire acquisition has already been applied to Cisco's next generation of ASICs
The Chinese vendors hike their intellectual property investments and ask everyone to play nice with patents
Also in today's cassock-free EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia's spin-off won't; hedge fund boss slams Vodafone; AlcaLu does 4G in Galicia
Netflix, what you got? 'Watchathon Week' will serve up 3,500 TV episodes from 30 programmers as Comcast tries amp up VoD usage on set-tops and mobile devices
Unfortunately, it's not too surprising that many European enterprises aren't best pleased with their service providers
All the pieces to shrink 100G interfaces are on the way, including some line-side CFP2 modules that will be shown at OFC/NFOEC
Europe's cable operators have the specifications and the will to enable Wi-Fi roaming, says Cable Europe Labs chief
Also: ThinkAnalytics muscles up for US push; Synacor inks China JV; Vevo sets sights on cable deals; more grist for the Apple TV rumor mill
Also in today's EMEA roundup: No takers for ST-Ericsson; Telefónica cuts back on pay and conditions; Ericsson scores in Africa; Bezeq does 100G
Brace yourself for a bevy of 400G papers at OFC/NFOEC, including one that promises to send signals halfway around the world
One outcome of the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger could be a price war between the new company and Sprint
FCC & DoJ sign off on merger, clearing way for another national 4G LTE build-out in the US
Set-top vendor says it intends to 'lead the market' with a more advanced version of an Ethernet-connected DTA that cable can sell at retail
Four new focus areas for NGMN Alliance highlight the key challenges facing mobile network operators in 2013
Also: Analyst expects a Charter turnaround; Aereo to broadcasters – prove how we're hurting you; Avail-TVN's new name; Cablevision CFO adds duties
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telenor collects coupons firm; HP/Autonomy row hots up; TeliaSonera wins Turkcell case
News of two investigations into Autonomy's financial statements changes nothing, notes analyst
Packing silicon photonics on a chip, startup CompassEOS claims it's radically simplified (and shrunk) the core router. Now, can it escape the core-router-startup curse?
We probably won't see any fruits of the Ensemble OSA plan this year, but Overture still wants the world to know it's working on the SDN thing
Netflix's ISP rankings add seven countries, and, once again, Open Connect members tend to secure the pole position for video streaming speed
Also: Reviewer gives Dish Hopper DVR the edge over Comcast's X1; Titan preps cable's upstream for Docsis 3.1; VOO and SeaChange get Cable Congress kudos
In its latest 4G survey, RootMetrics finds AT&T wins for LTE speed, while Verizon beats all on size
At Mobile World Congress, which single network technology development did NEC most want to discuss?
Broadcom's latest DTA chipset aims to help major US MSOs ship encrypted live TV streams to Boxee boxes, smart TVs and other IP-connected retail video devices
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia loses €1.6B; Croatian operator buys satellite TV firm; South Africa hooks up to Amsterdam
A deal with Arbor Networks should sound pretty familiar to followers of Alcatel-Lucent
A look back at one of the optical companies that gave Light Reading its start -- and that filed for liquidation Thursday
Comcast pumped out 2.4B hours of VoD in 2012, but that number, and the rate of VoD growth, could improve if it fixed its legacy user interface problem
Accenture executive believes the business services market offers an untapped market for Europe's cable operators
Also: European cable shows love for Comcast's RDK; HEVC to be big on smartphones first; Google Fiber does 3DTV; QuickPlay pitches 'off-the-shelf' TV Everywhere platform
Swedish giant saw its network equipment market share dip last year
Also in today's EMEA roundup: EU collusion probe called off; courts catch up with streaming service; Internet hubs pair up
Mobile network planning, optimization and analytics specialist Arieso gives JDSU a smarter set of tools in a small-cell, 4G world
OneAPI may provide developers a reason to build apps and content for networks, not just mobile operating systems
Embedded system vendor has found the going tough in the emerging mobile security gateway sector
MetroPCS is using its longtime LTE supplier for a 4G core upgrade aimed at giving better voice and video chat features
Also: Rovi and Hulu pass the peace pipe; Aurora takes over a piece of Harmonic; FreedomPop puts some pressure on cable ISPs
Slightly better fiscal first-quarter sales and much improved margins give Ciena an early lift
Ex-Cisco exec Murali Nemani joins ActiveVideo at an opportune time. But is his role to drive growth or help the cloud TV specialist attract a suitor?
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Microsoft fined over browsers; BT boasts more FTTX jobs; Inmarsat hit by LightSquared failure; hosted OSS in Germany
After an impressive 2012, revenue assurance specialist adds Asia/Pacific acquisition action to its growth plans
Device managment, tower services and cheap VoIP companies each pull in over $100M to top the list of Feb. funding from Rutberg & Co.
What were the hot topics at the London Cable Congress Show? M&A, TiVo, customer experience and wireless were in the mix
Also: RCN pitches the TiVo Stream for $4.95 per month; Cisco Videoscape invades Europe; more moves at Charter
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Virgin learns to love OTT services; Zen does business Ethernet; VimpelCom on the up
In this video, the Father of Ethernet talks about those good old days – and why it's good that PARC didn't stay that way
The Open Networking Summit has been the SDN place to be seen, but it's always a challenge for a conference to stay cool while growing
White-spaces spectrum is in the news again, thanks to Google and the IEEE, but what exactly will the technology do for us?
For cable operators, the next step should be about more than just networks, speeds and screens
A new program for lower-income families indicates Comcast might be planning to expand on its pre-paid consumer trials
What's the role of a group like PARC today? The Father of Ethernet gives us his opinion -- and reflects on how it all got started for Ethernet, 40 years ago.
The mobile packet core could be one of the first network segments affected by network functions virtualization, and that could present vendors with some tough choices
Also: Verizon CFO sees Redbox J.V. turning a profit in 2014; SCTE starts its paper chase; another OTT deal rains on Elemental
Collective revenues were up 5.5% in 2013 and cable broadband subs grew 8.4 percent – but is cable eating away at the telcos' market share?
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Nokia shares drop following Stoxx move; Pace results; NSN does CEM in the Lebanon
Sprint hits 67 markets with 4G LTE as it attempts to stay on track to cover 200 million people by the end of 2013
A coming 'Watchathon' promo, and the extension of Comcast's Queue app to the set-top box, aim to amp up Comcast's VoD numbers
EE's 1800MHz LTE network is so good, it signals the beginning of the end for 3G
Apple is rumored to be preparing a smart-watch for launch this year. No word yet on whether it will follow that with a jet pack or a flying car
We visited seven major network equipment companies at Mobile World Congress and asked them the same question – so what did Ericsson say?
Also: Xbox streams a movie premiere; Videotron defends its Netflix-like service; NCTA offers a history in cable capex spending
AT&T's wireless broadband strategy for 2013 and beyond got more filled out in Barcelona last week and not just with ham and tapas
Cable has realized that energy management is not a 'green' issue, but rather an increasingly important business issue
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Zain plans IPO in Iraq; Amdocs opens R&D hub with SingTel; ZTE's Bulgarian win; Tele2's rethink
The last 10 pics I could find in my camera from a week's worth of random walks around the Mobile World Congress show floor
Cisco CEO reportedly displays a wicked sense of humor in Barcelona
Here are a few more photos I've dug out of my camera from the walk around the sprawling Mobile World Congress show floor
From the new convention center in old Barcelona, here are a few snapshots from the week's activity at Mobile World Congress 2013
In the final not-so-quiet hours of the show, we were still frantically taking shots and dodging Androids
The TV station land grab is well underway as the FCC preps its incentive spectrum auction. SNL Kagan says $345 million in deals have gone down since 2011
Also: UPC Cablecom fends off Horizon TV complaints; Dish scores a hollow victory against Disney; Telefonica plays around with 4K TV
Why all the fuss about network functions virtualization (NFV)? Here is some background, a definition and some references to help focus the debate
Also in today's EMEA roundup: DT, FT won't see EE float away; Colt profits slip; Belgacom loses mobile subs; Kroes cross with German regulator