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Euronews: Swisscom Boasts LTE Roaming
News Analysis | 6/20/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Microsoft sniffs around Nokia; Dutch backbone boost from Huawei; Iliad's femtocell for the home

Dish Throws in the Towel on Sprint Buy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/19/2013

Says it will focus its efforts on fighting Sprint for Clearwire instead

LG Woos Hotels With Free EPGs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/19/2013

CE giant seeks to make further inroads in hospitality TV market with offer

Cable Is Key to 'New' Alcatel-Lucent
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/19/2013

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes highlights cable's growing importance as he outlines the vendor's new strategy

Alcatel-Lucent Builds Future Around IP
News Analysis | 6/19/2013

New CEO Michel Combes introduces his 'Shift Plan' to revitalize the vendor, with Basil Alwan's IP division at the heart of everything

BT Appoints New CEO
News Analysis | 6/19/2013

BT Retail chief to take top job as Ian Livingston quits to become government minister

Euronews: Does Huawei Have Designs on Nokia?
News Analysis | 6/19/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: AlcaLu unveils its Shift Plan; Vodafone ups Kabel Deutschland offer; Orange launches 4G in Spain, Joyn services in France

Sigma Systems Signs Suddenlink
News Analysis | 6/18/2013

OSS vendor lands seventh-largest US MSO for launch of business services fulfillment product

Android OS: A Crucial Yet 'Dull' Update Coming?
Jonestown | 6/18/2013

Analyst Richard Windsor suspects Google will make the hardware requirements less costly for Android 5.0 so it can grab more low-end market share in 2014

Transport Vendors Pitch Platform Progress
News Analysis | 6/18/2013

Optical and Carrier Ethernet vendors such as Accedian, ADVA, Coriant, Telco Systems and Transmode have product enhancements and – gasp – they're not all about SDN!

Cable EPON Gear Makes the Grade
News Analysis | 6/18/2013

CableLabs qualifies first eight EPON products for cable operators under DPoE specs

Sprint Dishes Out a Lawsuit Over Clearwire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/18/2013

Sprint suit says Dish's bid for Clearwire violates investor rights

C-Spire Picks Devicespace for Wi-Fi Reach
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/18/2013

Regional operator will tap into Devicescape's 12 million-strong amenity Wi-Fi hotspot network

Coriant Boasts 'SDN-Plus' System
News Analysis | 6/18/2013

Optical network management system goes beyond software-defined networking (SDN), says CEO

Euronews: Liberty Enters Kabel M&A Fray
News Analysis | 6/18/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Orange board backs Richard; HTC vets launch new mobile brand; Qatar invests in fiber rollout

Thinking Inside the Box
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/17/2013

Visible World, FourthWall Media team to put addressable ads on more cable set-tops

Samsung's LTE-Advanced Bravado Is Premature
Que Sera Sarah | 6/17/2013

Says its next Galaxy smartphone will support LTE-Advanced, but its speeds – and network options – fall short

Broadband: It's All Hot Air for Google
Jonestown | 6/17/2013

Google's broadband balloon ambitions, which have been years in the making, finally get off the ground with 'Project Loon'.

Sprint's Summer of 4G LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2013

Sprint adds 22 new LTE markets to hit 110 towns & cities with its new 4G network

Ruckus Seeks Cable Love
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2013

Wireless vendor unveils new outdoor access point for cable Wi-Fi deployments

Cisco Brings SON Innovation to Israel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2013

New innovation center will test Cisco's self-optimizing heterogeneous network with local telco Pelephone

Cable Operators Show Them the Money
News Analysis | 6/17/2013

Cable operators use cash incentives to cut off content deals with OTT rivals

Finding T-Mo 2: Manhattan Data Transfers
Jonestown | 6/17/2013

T-Mobile appears to be tuning up its LTE network in Manhattan ahead of an expected summer launch

LTE RF: Complicated by Design
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2013

The complexity of LTE means more costs, less room for antenna vendors, Heavy Reading finds

Euronews: Did AT&T Prep Telefónica Bid?
News Analysis | 6/17/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: New boss at TeliaSonera; Orange CEO gets some support; Neelie talks pasta; 400G news

Chip Vendors Chase NFV
News Analysis | 6/14/2013

And the network functions virtualization effort could use the help from the chip community, one carrier rep says

AT&T Nudges Prepaid Customers to LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/14/2013

New GoPhone prepaid plans include more LTE data for less

ESPN Exits the Third Dimension
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/14/2013

Sports programmer plans to pull plug on pricey 3D network by year's end

Is NSN Ready to Be Sold?
EuroBlog | 6/14/2013

Speculation suggests Siemens has been touting its telecom systems joint venture Nokia Siemens Networks to private equity firms

Reliance Jio Selects 4G Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/14/2013

Sources suggest Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Samsung have been chosen for Reliance Jio's major LTE TDD rollout

ZTE, Marvell Break New VoLTE Ground
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/14/2013

Marvell's chips support landmark TDD-based 4G voice call set up by ZTE over China Mobile's network

Euronews: EU Probes Google's Android Deals
News Analysis | 6/14/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Roaming charges get death sentence; Finland debut for Jolla smartphone; survey finds LTE anxiety

Is TV Everywhere Going Nowhere?
News Analysis | 6/13/2013

Most US consumers still don't know they can get multi-screen video

Clearwire Board Flip-Flops for Dish Over Sprint
News Analysis | 6/13/2013

Now says the satellite TV operator's bid represents a 29% premium over majority owner Sprint's bid

Upstart Instart Logic Aims for Akamai
News Analysis | 6/13/2013

A new CDN player claims to serve pages and apps twice as fast as incumbents, even over wireless

Carrier CTO Sees 100G Tipping Point
News Analysis | 6/13/2013

The deployment of 100GigE ports on routers is about to become affordable, according to a European carrier executive

On Your Toes, Coriant!
EuroBlog | 6/13/2013

European optical transport vendor now has a rival vendor for company in TeliaSonera's regional network

Euronews: Samsung Sets Up in Nokia's Backyard
News Analysis | 6/13/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: French minister questions Richard's future; AlcaLu lands London-Moscow link; Numericable IPO in the offing

Comcast Tightens Its Cloud Embrace
News Analysis | 6/12/2013

The MSO's cloud-based IP video services will launch later this year

Cyan Builds an SDN Club
News Analysis | 6/12/2013

Friendly SDN companies agree to interoperate, but the list is missing some big names. Lots of them, actually.

Sprint Gives Dish One More Shot
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/12/2013

The saga heats up as Sprint gives Dish one more chance to improve on Softbank's sweetened offer

Jinni Powers Comcast X2 Recommendations
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/12/2013

Jinni's search technology wins another cable convert in Comcast

Mediacom Opens Its TiVo Account
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/12/2013

Eighth-largest US cable operator and long-time Motorola STB customer Mediacom is rolling out TiVo's next-gen platform

NSN Unveils Its 'Technology Vision'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/12/2013

Outlines 'six pillars' to meet the needs of mobile operators between now and 2020

Euronews: Vodafone Confirms Kabel Bid
News Analysis | 6/12/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Google buys Israeli map app firm; UK spooks go after Skype; Colt shrinks its energy bill

Data Center Owners Doubt SDN
Que Sera Sarah | 6/12/2013

Chicago's newest data center operators aren't buying the SDN hype – at least not yet

'X' Marks Cisco's New Core-Router Upgrade
News Analysis | 6/11/2013

No, it's not the zippy new CTR platform, but it's a step up

Cable Embraces Big Data
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/11/2013

Cable Show vendors and panels bring industry focus to the Big Data issue

Comcast Turns Homes Into Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/11/2013

MSO also launches new home control and energy management services

Euronews: Prism Prompts EU Data Rethink
News Analysis | 6/11/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Stephane Richard is Out of Office; UK broadband program in for a pasting; ousted Nokia managers find new role

Arris Shows Off New Mojo
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/11/2013

Company executives spell out product strategies for combined Arris-Motorola portfolio

Icontrol Rubs Its Touchstone
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/11/2013

Vendor unveils new self-install solution for home networking and control that's at the heart of Comcast's new service.

Apple iTunes Radio Brings the Beat to LTE
Que Sera Sarah | 6/10/2013

And the heat, too, as the streaming music service is bound to test the limits of operators' new LTE networks

AT&T Lures Sprint Subs With PTT iPhone App
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2013

AT&T offers an enhanced push-to-talk iPhone app as Sprint's iDEN shutdown date approaches

Prism in a Big Data World
EuroBlog | 6/10/2013

Debate around the Prism revelations is far-reaching, but how shocking are these developments?

Cable Show 2013: Hot Tech Topics
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2013

Gateways, X1, RDK, CCAP and HTML5 will be under the spotlight at the annual cable confab in Washington DC

Next-Gen Challenges of LTE RF Design
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/10/2013

Current challenges add up to major, emerging, long-term opportunities for antenna vendors and other RF companies

Euronews: Deutsche Telekom Embraces OTT
News Analysis | 6/10/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: BT tackles BYOD; Dutch deal for Openet; Ericsson notches UK managed services win

Zenverge Plugs Into RDK
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2013

Silicon firm boasts quad-stream video transcoding for reference development kit (RDK) IP-enabled devices

Insert This!
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2013

This Technology adds adverts to alternate linear IP video streams

LG Shows Off Its Cable Credentials
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2013

Major consumer electronics vendor plans splashy Cable Show debut with set-tops galore

Oclaro Makes Changes at the Top
News Analysis | 6/7/2013

Alain Couder is out as CEO, as the optical components vendor continues to try to steady the ship

ZTE Boasts 400G Breakthrough
News Analysis | 6/7/2013

Chinese vendor says it's not just how far a signal goes, but how fat the pipe is too – although both claims might be challenged...

AT&T Eyes 500K More Customers in Q2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/7/2013

Carrier accelerates its LTE rollout schedule and revamps its prepaid plans as it forecasts adding half a million postpaid wireless subs this quarter

Can Telcos Deliver 'Smart City as a Service'?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/7/2013

Smart city projects and programs have several different drivers, sources of funding and outcomes

No End to Mobile Mania
News Analysis | 6/7/2013

Industry experts expect the use of connected mobile devices to keep soaring

Euronews: Telefónica Forms Mobile Security Unit
News Analysis | 6/7/2013

Also in this roundup: Huawei cites British political support; LTE-Advanced and LTE action across Europe; more Free pressure in France

Ciena Soars as 100G Boosts Its Top Line
News Analysis | 6/6/2013

Transport equipment vendor's stock jumped more than 17 percent following its fiscal second-quarter report but it's still in the red

ActiveVideo Tightens Its Cable Ties
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/6/2013

Vendor snares new and expanded MSO deals with cloud-based video platform

Security Concerns Cling to Huawei
EuroBlog | 6/6/2013

Redacted UK security report raises further concerns about Chinese vendor's perceived state links

Vubiquity & TiVo Play Ball
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/6/2013

Agreement will see Vubiqiuity's VoD streaming service added to TiVo boxes

Euronews: $1B M&A Deal Raises Concerns
News Analysis | 6/6/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: EE introduces 4G shared data tariffs; Telecom Italia merger on back-burner; investor rage in Saudi

Guavus Nabs Cable 'Pipeline'
News Analysis | 6/6/2013

Data analytics firm purchases platform offering IPDR data for cable operators

Ring Ma Bell: AT&T Continues 4G Summer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/5/2013

AT&T continues its summertime push with 4G LTE, extending its footprint to 261 markets

Rogers Bridges Digital Divide
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/5/2013

Big Canadian MSO launches pilot broadband program for low-income families

Euronews: Tension Rises Over UK Security Report
News Analysis | 6/5/2013

Also: Orange ups its customer care commitments; Vodafone linked to German cable network bid; Viber barred in Saudi

Quantenna Quickens Intel Gateways
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/5/2013

Semiconductor specialist puts its fastest Wi-Fi chipset in Intel's video gateways

Verizon Re-ups Mobile Deal With NFL
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2013

Verizon and the NFL ink a multiyear deal extension to stream all NFL games live to mobile devices beginning in 2014

Big Switch Pulls Back from OpenDaylight
News Analysis | 6/4/2013

A rift forms in the big, happy group. Who could have predicted that?

Next Up: FreedomPop Vox
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2013

For its next trick, FreedomPop plots a free voice and data plan for Android phones, as its CEO envisages the leap to LTE

Casa Gets French Kiss
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/4/2013

Vendor wins CMTS contract and CCAP nod from Numericable

Broadcom Unveils 1.6G Gateway Chip
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/4/2013

New system-on-a-chip sets the bar high for next generation hybrid cable gateway functionality

Euronews: 4G Gives EE a Capital Edge
News Analysis | 6/4/2013

Also: NSN boasts RAN crown; Ooredoo turns on its LTE services; Telenor encourages mobile data roaming; Ericsson's stat attack; Virgin Media's executive shuffle; Casa's French fancy

T-Mobile Adds More MDM to Its Business Case
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2013

Carrier leans on partners to build out its enterprise offerings

Israel to Put the Kibosh on Carrier Wi-Fi Offload?
Que Sera Sarah | 6/3/2013

Regulation to block carriers from using public Wi-Fi could cripple future Wi-Fi integration strategies

Hulu Brings in Billion-Dollar Bids
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/3/2013

Hulu has got new billion-dollar offers on the table for its online video service

Euronews: Vodafone Ups UK Capex by 50%
News Analysis | 6/3/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telefónica looks at sale of Irish unit; Nokia's tax downer in India; NSN to close Calcutta plant

Finding T-Mo: More Magenta 4G Signals Appear
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2013

Now T-Mobile's LTE network shows up in the heart of Texas, Philly and Seattle ahead of an official launch

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