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Comcast Hits Gas Pedal on X1
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Giant U.S. MSO accelerates X1 rollout as it continues to bleed video subs

O2 Brings a Wi-Fi Ruckus to the Wharf
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Operator will deploy thousands of Wi-Fi access points indoors and out around London's Canary Wharf

NFV in the Cloud: It's Complicated
News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Multiple organizations are working to address the management challenges that will help deliver network functions virtualization (NFV) in the cloud, but their efforts are just beginning

Cable Fears Congestion, Not Cord-Cutting
News Analysis | 7/31/2013

New survey suggests cable operators will combat surge in OTT video with usage caps, fair-use policies

100G Action Spurs Optical Optimism
News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Needham analyst Alex Henderson bumps his Ciena price target by 27 percent and reiterates strong ratings for Infinera and NeoPhotonics, but it's not a full sector endorsement

Euronews: AlcaLu Cuts Deeper
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Plus: Dante's pan-European upgrade; Netsize enables carrier billing in Britain; and more

Cable Model Needs Urgent Fix
News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Two veteran MSO execs call on cable operators and programmers to fix cable's broken business model

Isis Preps Nationwide NFC Rollout
News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Following trials in Austin and Salt Lake City, operator-led joint venture will take NFC payments across the U.S. sometime this year

Qwilt Banks $16M in New Funding
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/31/2013

Online video startup raises another $16 million as it continues pursuit of cable deals

Cloudifying the Telco Network
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/30/2013

Bringing the cloud into the network will require profound mindset, skillset and process change, as well as the introduction of multiple new technologies

Comcast Unit Hits HD Jackpot
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/30/2013

Comcast division opens up space for extra TV channels for cable indies through video compression technology that uses less bandwidth

Netflix Not A Network Killer?
Alantown | 7/30/2013

TiVo study finds that Netflix homes watch as much traditional TV as everybody else

SK Telecom Adds 300K LTE-Advanced Subs
News Analysis | 7/30/2013

Says it will add 32,000 base stations, new pricing and services as it continues to grow its advanced 4G network

Nextel Drags on Sprint as 4G Push Continues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/30/2013

The third-ranked U.S. operator reported a net loss of $1.6B for Q2 as it lost more than 1 million monthly contract subscribers during the Spring quarter

Euronews: NSN Tests Cloud-based VoLTE
News Analysis | 7/30/2013

Plus: BT restructures retail unit; AlcaLu reports losses, confirms Qualcomm investment

TWC Rethinks Its Broadband Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/30/2013

Second largest U.S. cable operator looks to raise modem fees for third time in a year and cap broadband usage again

AlcaLu's Small Cell Menu: Stake and Chips
News Analysis | 7/30/2013

Partnership with Qualcomm sees the wireless chip vendor invest in joint R&D and buy a small stake in Alcatel-Lucent

Charges Slam AlcaLu's Q2
News Analysis | 7/30/2013

Net loss of almost $1.2 billion will grab the headlines but revenues and margins are up slightly, the stock is on the rise and Qualcomm is on board as an equity partner

T-Mobile to Speed 4G LTE With Wider Channels
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/29/2013

T-Mobile plots wider channels for 4G LTE in 90% of its top 25 markets later this year

Report: Qualcomm to Take Small Cell Stake in AlcaLu
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/29/2013

Qualcomm’s bid to be big in small cells could extend to a major partnership with AlcaLu on Tuesday

Clouding Up the NFV Transition
News Analysis | 7/29/2013

Virtualization without the cloud lacks value, but getting to the cloud could mean painful delays for NFV

Court Deals Broadcasters Dish DVR Blow
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/29/2013

Dish gets a win as a major US court of appeals rules that its Hopper ad-stripping technology doesn't break the law

Knocking on the M-commerce Door
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/29/2013

Telcos are slowly finding ways to introduce mobile banking and mobile commerce into their services strategies and operations

Docomo Preps 150MB 4G LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/29/2013

NTT Docomo pre-launches its latest speedy update to its 4G LTE network in Japan

SpiderCloud: Cisco 'Naïve' on Small Cells
News Analysis | 7/29/2013

Multimode small cell network management is anything but simple, states enterprise small cell systems vendor

Euronews: Does Slim Want All of KPN?
News Analysis | 7/29/2013

Carlos Slim terminates deal that limits his stake in Dutch incumbent, plus 4G integration in Russia and more

Falling ASPs Foretell a Smartphone Shakeup
Que Sera Sarah | 7/26/2013

Declining ASPs, new pricing plans and shifts in market share are paving the way for some changes in the mobile hierarchy.

Going All-In on SDN/NFV
Rewired | 7/26/2013

The virtualization of telecom requires an aggregated approach from the Heavy Reading team

Voice Crunch Elevates Alianza
News Analysis | 7/26/2013

Wholesale cloud voice offering targets cable, wireless, even small wireline operators

Charter Goes Own Way on Wi-Fi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/26/2013

Major U.S. MSO rolls out separate, customized Wi-Fi router for broadband customers

Time Warner Cable Names New CEO
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/26/2013

Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt will hand over to his COO when he retires at the end of the year

Euronews: Huawei, ZTE Share $1.6B Deal
News Analysis | 7/26/2013

Also across EMEA: BSkyB reminds BT what it's up against; Belgacom steadies its ship; Technicolor turns a profit; the EC shares its concerns about 4G coverage

T-Mobile Doubles MetroPCS Coverage
News Analysis | 7/26/2013

Low-cost, no-contract brand now in 30 markets, most with 4G LTE

Comcast Spreads X1’s Wings
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/25/2013

Comcast rolls out IP video guide throughout New England while TWC launches new Web portal

BlackBerry Axes 250, Tablet Lead EVP Leaves
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2013

It's another round of layoffs for the struggling handset maker as it cuts 250 from its R&D department

Killer Apps Meet Killer Whale: ORCA Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2013

New approach from ATIS aims to simplify process of letting apps tap network resources, making money for network operators

White Spaces: The Slow Broadband Revolution
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2013

Slow broadband is better than no broadband for his customers, says the CTO at the helm of pioneer TV White Spaces trials in California

Euronews: Telefónica Boasts Return to Growth
News Analysis | 7/25/2013

Also in today's EMEA results-fest: Orange takes an H1 dip, appeals against monster tax demand; BT steadies the ship as it prepares for huge sports channel launch

Chromecast Gives Google a Home Run
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/25/2013

Game over. Google wins. Probably

Infinera Predicts a Profitable Q3
News Analysis | 7/25/2013

Optical systems vendor gets close to break-even in Q2, with seven new DTN-X customers, and expects profits in the current quarter

Analytics Missing from Mobile App Management
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Many enterprises still don't have analytics on employee app usage, representing a big opportunity for MAM providers

4G LTE Grows (Above & Below)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2013

AT&T adds eight new 4G markets as Sprint expands in NYC Boroughs and the subway

Entone, LG Blend OTT With Live TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Companies team on new media streaming box that supports both OTT video and live TV services

Google's Nexus 7 to Traverse US LTE Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2013

New ASUS-built tablet will support LTE data from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile from the same model

Juniper Eyes SDN Sales, CEO Steps Down
News Analysis | 7/24/2013

As Kevin Johnson announces his retirement as Juniper CEO, the company hints at SDN-related revenues

North American SPs Lead Cloud Adoption
News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Razorsight CEO sees greater adoption of cloud-based analytics as LTE and virtualization take hold as well

AT&T U-Verse Catches FiOS
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/24/2013

AT&T's fiber-enabled TV service reaches 5 million video subs, matching Verizon's FiOS Video total

Cisco Banks on Sourcefire & Snort for Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Cisco aims to become a major security player as Sourcefire buy gives it intrusion detection, mobile malware prevention and more

Dan O'Shea Joins Light Reading
News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Renowned editor joins the team, bringing knowledge of optical, IP, Carrier Ethernet, baseball and craft beer

Huawei Juggernaut Rolls On
News Analysis | 7/24/2013

While rivals search for growth, Huawei announces H1 revenue increase of almost 11%

Euronews: EE Sees 4G Take-up Double in Q2
News Analysis | 7/24/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Orange's Polish unit replaces boss; Hungary gets to keep its telecom tax; Transmode's APAC boost

AT&T LTE to Be 'Substantially Complete' by Summer 2014
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2013

AT&T says wireless data is now a $22B-a-year business as it works to complete its 4G LTE deployment

Moto Gets a Performance-Driven Makeover at Google
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Plus, locks up Verizon as its exclusive Droid partner as it adds three new Droids to the family

FiOS 500 Leaves Cable in Dust
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Verizon's new 500Mbit/s service puts US MSOs back on defensive in broadband speed wars

iControl Fast-Tracks Android
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Cable home security and automation service unveils new program for Android app developers

Swisscom CEO Found Dead
News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Police suspect Carsten Schloter committed suicide

Euronews: KPN to Sell E-Plus for €8.1B
News Analysis | 7/23/2013

Telefónica to buy E-Plus, create Germany's largest mobile operator; KPN shrinks in Q2; Etisalat in line for Maroc stake; Acision appoints former Alcatel-Lucent exec as CEO

Sprint's Dual-LTE Future Looms: Help Wanted!
Jonestown | 7/22/2013

Sprint is looking for a self-optimization expert and a manager to help it design an LTE TDD network that can live in harmony with its existing 4G network

Cisco: Multimode Small Cells Coming Early 2014
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Head of Cisco's small cell group says it's trialing multimode small cells with more than one service provider

ZTE Suffers Sales Slip in First Half
News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Chinese vendor sees a dip in revenues but improves its margins and is pushing hard on 4G

What Now, Hulu?
Alantown | 7/22/2013

It's time for Hulu to grow up, scope out a strategy and stop making suitors jump through hoops

4G LTE: Room to Grow Globally
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Dell'Oro finds that LTE RAN revenues will grow in Europe and Asia-Pac while they level out in North America as the 4G balance shifts

Dish Cuts NimbleTV to the Quick
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Satellite TV provider rejects Nimble's plan to stream its programming over Web to broadband users

Euronews: EC's Mobile Plan Under Pressure
News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Mobistar cuts profits forecast; French regulator gives ARCEP all-clear on traffic management; Ivory Coast's Internet access ambitions

Huawei Sets Out Its 5G Stall
News Analysis | 7/22/2013

Chinese vendor has hundreds of developers focused on the next generation of wireless connectivity

Docsis 3.0 Strikes Bonanza
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/19/2013

Top cable Docsis spec drives strong growth in home broadband equipment shipments.

US Spectrum Outlook: Smooth Not Crunchy?
Jonestown | 7/19/2013

Verizon comments hint at rosier picture for the spectrum haves

Will 'Open' Be A Victim or Victor?
Rewired | 7/19/2013

IT-based organizations have helped bring the telecom industry into the world of cloud services and virtualization but can their open approach to solving problems tackle the tough OSS issues ahead?

NSN Gets Aggressive in China
Wireless Bits | 7/19/2013

Undercuts Huawei and ZTE in China Mobile 4G tender

TWC, CBS Fan Retransmission Flames
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/19/2013

Escalating fight over network licensing fees could hurt cable subscribers in major US markets

Euronews: Vodafone's Northern Exposure
News Analysis | 7/19/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: UK government takes closer look at Huawei cyber center; Swisscom in competition probe; NSN's in Iraq

Shades of VoLTE
Que Sera Sarah | 7/18/2013

When the US operators launch 4G voice, will it go beyond voice and text and will consumers care?

A Glimmer of Good News for Verizon Wireline
Rewired | 7/18/2013

Facing government spending cuts, a CPE sales drought and declining legacy transport sales, Verizon takes some comfort in consumer willingness to pay for higher broadband speeds

Arris Caps Off CCAP Trials
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/18/2013

Big equipment vendor announces general availability of E6000 CMTS device for CCAP use

Verizon Ups Spend for VoLTE & 4G Video Hogs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2013

Verizon is upping its expected wireless capex spend for 2013 as it adds LTE capacity to prep for 4G voice and video hogs

NSN: The Recovery Looks Real
EuroBlog | 7/18/2013

Some good news for its Finnish parent – Nokia Siemens Networks is on a margin roll

Euronews: Nokia Still in Dire Straits
News Analysis | 7/18/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Ericsson Q2 fails to impress investors; Numericable faces EU probe; Russian operators stop selling iPhone

Ericsson Gets the Margin Jitters
News Analysis | 7/18/2013

As Q2 revenues flatline and margins inch up, Ericsson's stock gets squeezed by impatient investors

Apigee Aims to Help Operators Monetize APIs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2013

New Monetization Services platform applies flexible, real-time billing to APIs

In Response to Leap's New Plans – Cricket's
Que Sera Sarah | 7/17/2013

Cricket introduced cheap new Phone Payment Plans, but it's hard to get too excited given AT&T's plans for the prepaid provider

Turning Copper into Gold
EuroBlog | 7/17/2013

Telefónica to boost its broadband lines in LatAm with DSL management the from ASSIA

Google, Apple Pitch Pay-TV Services
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/17/2013

Google reportedly plots online TV service while Apple plugs premium, ad-skipping service

Apple HLS, HTML5 Stream to Top
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2013

VoD, OTT video and remote programming rank as most required IP set-top apps

Mobile VoIP: No Profits, Big Problems
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2013

The 550% growth in mobile VoIP is hurting mobile operators, even though the OTT providers aren't seeing much revenue

When is a 4G LTE Market Really Covered, Anyway?
Jonestown | 7/17/2013

Expect to see plenty more releases about expanded 4G coverage and enhanced capacity in already-live markets in the US as operators prep for the next phases of LTE

Cyan Edges Out Xtera at Buckeye
News Analysis | 7/17/2013

Packet-optical and SDN in, TDM out at regional US operator

Euronews: Skype Avoids Russian Regulation
News Analysis | 7/17/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Malone pulls out of Kabel Deutschland battle; TeliaSonera takes Q2 dip; scientists put the 'pee' into 'phone'

RACO Uses M&A to Beef Up Its M2M Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Melds location tracking software with network connectivity via Position Logic acquisition; plots more M&A to come

AT&T's Next to Shorten Wait for Device Upgrades
News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Responds to T-Mobile's JUMP offer with new subsidy-free plans that let customers upgrade once a year

Buckeye Cable Embraces IPv6
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Mid-sized Midwest cable operator becomes the latest MSO to start the IPv6 transition

June Mobile VC: $795M in Funding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Twilio, Snapchat and Affirmed top the charts for June's mobile VC action, according to the latest report from Rutberg & Co.

Euronews: AlcaLu Claims Subsea Speed Record
News Analysis | 7/16/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: France Telecom's marine unit turns Orange; Deutsche Telekom's VDSL plans; Telecom Italia spinoff stalls

Smaller US Operators to Become Spectrum Snacks?
Jonestown | 7/15/2013

Which US regional operator will be the next to get snapped up, and how far can such M&A change the competitive environment now?

Set-Top Shipments Will Keep Soaring
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/15/2013

IHS predicts that global STB shipments will hit record highs in 2015 before receding.

AT&T's Leap Bid: Stickin' It to T-Mobile?
Que Sera Sarah | 7/15/2013

AT&T says it wants to acquire Leap for its spectrum and prepaid business but if it hurts T-Mobile, all the better

Hulu Still Flirts With Time Warner Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/15/2013

Hulu's owners reportedly seek to sell stake to TWC, while Comcast comes out sitting pretty

Euronews: NSN Makes CDN Pact
News Analysis | 7/15/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Alvarion agrees to receiver; WeDo scores in Egypt; Firefox phone for Poland; BSkyB challenges 'Skylink' moniker

Tellabs CFO Roundabout Gets Another Spin
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2013

The swinging door opens for Larry Rieger after closing on Tom Minichiello as the networking company gets yet another CFO

New Group Ties NFV to the Cloud
News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Promising demos by fall, CloudNFV claims specific deployment advantages for network operators

AT&T to Acquire Leap Wireless for $1.19B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Plans to leverage Leap's complementary spectrum and shore up its presence in the prepaid market

Sprint's LTE TDD Future to Boost Current Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2013

With its mergers closed Sprint will soon turn to LTE TDD, which is good news for Samsung, Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent

Rovi Roves With Apple & Android
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Rovi lands second Canadian MSO for iPad app and gets DivX on Freescale Android chipset

Ericsson to Acquire APAC Integrator
News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Swedish giant to buy Thailand-based OSS-focused systems integrator to further boost its service provider IT (SPIT) capabilities

Euronews: Virgin Lands 4G Backhaul Deal
News Analysis | 7/12/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Ericsson buys more SPIT assets; Nokia banks on megapixels; Telecom Italia shares down on wholesale charges ruling

T-Mobile: Might As Well JUMP
Jonestown | 7/11/2013

Bullsh*t! Scatological fun with T-Mobile CEO John Legere trash-talking rivals and unveiling his new offers, but how worried should he be about Sprint?

Sprint Fires Back at T-Mobile With Unlimited Guarantee
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2013

New pricing plans lower the cost of data and guarantee it remains unlimited as long as customers stay with Sprint

US Rural Telcos Under Attack...Again
Rewired | 7/11/2013

There are a lot of holes in a new report that finds no reason to subsidize rural broadband

Qualcomm Chips Away at Carrier Wi-Fi
Que Sera Sarah | 7/11/2013

New connectivity engine coming to Qualcomm chips will improve network selection and Wi-Fi handoff

Service Assurance Challenges in SDN & Cloud Era
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/11/2013

Cloud providers need an assurance solution that can view all layers of the operation in real time, so that issues are resolved quickly

FreedomPop Grabs $5M to Support Android Push
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2013

FreedomPop adds funding to support phone launch by summer's end, eyes LTE before 2014

NSN's Learning Curve
Wireless Bits | 7/11/2013

CTO says vendor is seeking insight and inspiration from developer competitions

Tales of Tivli: Taking TVE to School
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/11/2013

Harvard grads seek to expand college-based TV and multi-screen video service to campuses throughout US

Euronews: BT Promises 300Mbit/s Broadband
News Analysis | 7/11/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: European telcos raided by EU antitrust police; Alvarion in lumber over $3M debt; euNetworks lands VPLS deal

T-Mobile: Summertime & the LTE is Speedy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2013

116 markets are jumping and the towers are high, as T-Mobile says its LTE now covers 157 million Americans

College IPTV Service Makes Grade
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Tivli raises $6.3 million from a group of investors, including HBO and Mark Cuban

Cox/Verizon Bundles Storm South
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications extend cable/mobile packages to Gulf Coast

What's Next for Genband?
News Analysis | 7/10/2013

With its CEO out, the chairman at the helm and legacy business slowing, Genband's future may not be public

Softbank Closes on Sprint Acquisition
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2013

The Softbank-Sprint-Clearwire saga is finally over as both deals officially close

SDN Pioneers Limit Risk to Maximize Payoff
News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Infonetics survey suggests where SDN and NFV will show up first – and last – in the public network

TV Middleware Rising to Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2013

New study sees most of growth coming from TV guide software, metadata and technologies

Euronews: Ciena Does 100G in Central Europe
News Analysis | 7/10/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Kroes outlines her vision (again); Vivendi considers SFR sell-off; Turkcell saga latest

Multimode Small Cells Get Stalled in Labs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Operators are vying for multimode small cells, but the challenges are numerous as vendors look to pack 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi into one

Genband CEO Quits, Joins Harris Broadcast
News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Charlie 'Rob Lowe' Vogt will take his prowess in M&A and background in IP transformations to the TV and broadcast industry

Broadcom Chips in EPON Support
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Chipmaker unveils first silicon for EPON gear that meets cable industry's DPoE standard

Sprint Completes Clearwire Acquisition
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2013

As expected, Sprint has completed its Clearwire merger, with SoftBank and more LTE now waiting in the wings

Sigma Systems Snaps Up Tribold
News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Consolidation in the service provider IT (SPIT) sector sees Sigma acquire product management specialist Tribold

Euronews: AlcaLu Brings 4G to Ghana
News Analysis | 7/9/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: BT adds fiber to Scotland; Zambian operators up before the beak

Sprint/Clearwire Merger Could Close July 9
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Sprint is steps away from the finish line in its bid to control 4G partner Clearwire

Entropic Cuts Staff Again
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Chip maker plans to lay off 70 employees as it restructures to focus on new markets

AT&T Joins Hulu Sweepstakes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Telecom giant reportedly teams with Chernin Group in bid as Hulu auction enters final phase

Netsocket Targets Cisco With SDN Pitch
News Analysis | 7/8/2013

The Chiaro core router code returns in a virtual guise as Netsocket offers up a software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) suite that targets Cisco territory

Euronews: ZTE to Run E-Plus Network
News Analysis | 7/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Carlos Slim says 'Shazam'; Nokia rating down another notch; BT joins cyberfight club

Comcast Makes Home Pass
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Big US MSO introduces automatic authentication for TV Everywhere use

Boxee Bids Adieu to Cloud DVR
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Streaming video startup will shut down network-based DVR service following Samsung deal

Cable Wi-Fi on a Hot Streak
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Heavy Reading report forecasts more than 250,000 MSO hotspots in the US by June 2014 but cites challenges ahead

Samsung Guidance Causes a Stir
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2013

The South Korean electronics giant is preparing to announce a record quarterly operating profit but there are concerns its handset business may have peaked

Big Data: Telcos Can Capitalize on Home Turf
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Communications service providers (CSPs) need to carefully consider how and where they store and analyze Big Data

Euronews: Vodafone Invests in Africa
News Analysis | 7/5/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia/3 Italia merger talks break down; EC joins with Japan for networks research; more grief for UK broadband rollout

Cable STBs Buck the Trend
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/4/2013

Shipments of OTT media servers also climb in Q1 as emerging markets embrace digital video

Telcos Need Data Center Education
News Analysis | 7/4/2013

Carriers can learn from eBay that the Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) metric isn't a complete measure of data center efficiency

AT&T Eyes Big Data Revenues
News Analysis | 7/4/2013

'Ma Bell' gets set to make money from mining aggregated customer trends

Euronews: Telco Pain Continues in Spain
News Analysis | 7/4/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: NSN rewards Israeli innovation; Ekinops lands African contract; Huawei gets cozy with London university

Samsung Swallows Boxee
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Korean electronics giant strikes deal for Israeli streaming video upstart

As 4G Boosts Anite, Spirent Suffers
News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Demand for LTE testing tools gives Anite a boost but Spirent reports a tough H1

Is Apple TV the New Cable Channel?
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Speculation suggests Time Warner Cable's app is heading for a new platform

Euronews: More 4G Success for NSN
News Analysis | 7/3/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Three amigos do deal in Spain; EE doubles up 4G in UK; Nokia has candybar moment

A 4G LTE Summer Snapshot
Jonestown | 7/2/2013

AT&T is at 326 live LTE markets Tuesday, as Sprint and T-Mobile lag behind their larger rivals in this summer's 4G race

Behind Cable's Urge to Merge
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2013

Several key factors are fueling the fresh scent of cable consolidation in the air

Syniverse Gets Personal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2013

With newly acquired MACH on board, Syniverse plans to make roaming personal

Euronews: AlcaLu Boasts G.fast Trial
News Analysis | 7/2/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Net Insight gets busy; Telefónica fans Firefox flames; SPIT spend grows; Angolan ambitions

Huawei Snaps Up Ex-Nokia Exec
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2013

Huawei's latest consumer business appointment is Nokia's former head of global sales

Cox Flirts With Fanhattan
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Cable operator tests $35 online TV package that could suggest major changes afoot in video content delivery

Why Is NSN Only Worth $4.4B?
EuroBlog | 7/1/2013

According to the value of Nokia's takeover deal, Nokia Siemens Networks is worth less than $5B

Firefox vs Ubuntu: Pick Me!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Open source device operating system specialists are desperately courting the mobile industry

Altair Raises $25M for Single-Mode LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Startup is bulking up its supply of single-mode LTE chipsets as the wireless operators start pushing for them

Euronews: Ericsson Buys Media Services Firm
News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Nokia to take control of NSN; AlcaLu upgrades in Ukraine; France Telecom becomes Orange

Nokia to Take Full Control of NSN
News Analysis | 7/1/2013

Nokia is buying the 50% stake held by Siemens in their network infrastructure joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks

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