The $34 billion deal will create a company with an 'owned' network that connects more than 350 metropolitan areas and links directly to approximately 75,000 on-net buildings.
New fully programmable coherent modem combines scale, automation and intelligence for a more flexible and efficient optical network.
Singapore's M1 has demonstrated potential commercial applications for NB-IoT and supporting 5G capabilities.
AT&T today announced a three-phased test of 400 Gigabit Ethernet services in 2017 with the intent to be first to offer the service.
Nokia CFO Timo Ihamuotila is leaving to take a new role in Switzerland and will be replaced from January 1, 2017, by Kristian Pullola, currently the vendor's Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller.
Verizon is acquiring Vessel for the company's talent and technology, but will shut down the consumer-facing subscription video service within days.
Infinera reported third quarter revenues of $185.5 million, down from $232.5 million during the same period a year earlier.
AT&T has enabled LTE-M technology on its first site in the San Francisco market to support its LTE-M Low-Power Wide-Area network pilot.
Time synchronization solution addresses the challenges in traditional GPS deployment, saving on total cost of ownership (TCO), achieving network-wide anywhere clock synchronization, and improving users' network experience.
At OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, 16 vendors showcased the same app running on multiple OpenStack public and private clouds.
IBM unveils new Watson-powered cognitive services for its Cloud Video technology.
YouTube driving video growth in Africa, is leading application in Asia and Middle East.
Enables media companies to monitor mission-critical APIs.
Huawei has announced an innovation initiative to enable Open APIs and a Platform Business Model for SDN, NFV and Cloud Services under the umbrella of TM Forum's Open API and platform programs, championed by Vodafone.
Swisscom is deploying Red Hat's OpenStack and virtualization tools to develop and deliver cloud services.
Business-critical workloads are running on larger deployments across diverse industries, according to a study from 451 Research.
Calix introduces its second-generation family of subscription services for network data analytics and subscriber experience assurance.
AXOS E9-2 Intelligent Edge System removes the constraints of traditional systems and extends the access edge, claims Calix.
Boston-based investment firm acquires majority stake in managed services provider, helping position Masergy for future growth.
It's not new and unknown threats that put businesses at risk but failure to protect themselves against the common forms of cyber attacks.
Qosmos software provides detailed real-time traffic visibility, which is a critical component for applications such as mobile traffic management, cybersecurity and network analytics.
Cash and stock deal will create converged media and communications giant.
Network will support 8 Tbit/s per fiber, with one fiber pair supporting 400,000 families with 20 Mbit/s bandwidth per family concurrently.
Vendor says it's the industry's first guide for developing Gigaband networks efficiently and cheaply.
MA5800 access platform has won the Best Fixed Broadband Innovation award at the Broadband Awards at BBWF 2016.
Pair win Best Innovation in Virtualization award for their IP and Optical SDN network.
New division combines Comcast Wholesale, thePlatform and This Technology.
Prototype provides a bandwidth of 3.8 Gbit/s at 50 meters and 2.4 Gbit/s at 70 meters over a single twisted pair, according to Huawei test report.
Innovative solution enables a single device to support a maximum of 384 subscriber lines.
Verizon has added OTT service provider Newsy to its list of Digital Media Services customers, powering both linear and on-demand video.
Millennial viewers are more likely than their baby boomer counterparts to dump TV shows if the content is too difficult to access.
Two early players in open source to join forces in promoting faster open source SDN deployment.
Operator teams up with real estate companies to build major center from ground up, next door to existing site of major interconnectivity.
Partnership intended to speed open source solutions for the telecom market.
Using Infinera gear, the network operator is expanding westward into major California, Nevada and Utah markets in first phase of major push.
SD-WAN provider lists AT&T, Sprint and TelePacific among its most recent service provider wins.
New online community is dedicated to tracking and analyzing the fast-moving Internet of Things sector.
Batelco is now able to support 500Mbit/s broadband access, providing ultra-broadband services for high-end users in the south of Bahrain.
Using Dynamic Time Allocation (DTA) technology, Adtran is claiming to double G.fast broadband speeds.
New capability added to its VoIP-based hosted offerings for enterprises and SMBs.
Digital Lightwave and Telebyte provided the test equipment for the industry's first cross-chipset interoperability demonstration, which was showcased at the recent Broadband World Forum.
EdgeConneX and Vegas-IX team up to build the initial exchange facility in Las Vegas in the EdgeConneX data center there.
Upskill U surpasses 6,000 Students in six months; site named finalist in 2016 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards.
South Korea Broadband (SKB) becomes eighth customer to have commercially deployed Nokia's XGS-PON and TWDM-PON solutions.
New Quantenna chipset adds support for draft specification of new 802.11ax standard.
Partnership combines Celeno chips with NXP system-on-a-chip platforms for whole-home gigabit WiFi service.
WiFi specialist Quantenna has applied to list its stock on the NASDAQ exchange.
New agreement supports hybrid cloud deployments, offering access via Direct Connect or the Equinix Cloud Exchange.
Companies demonstrated 1.5km cell coverage in the lower C-Band and 5Gbit/s peak throughput for a single user in the high band.
Breakthrough lab trial demonstrated a total 65Tbit/s transmission using submarine grade dual band erbium doped fiber amplifiers.
ZTE presented its best of the breed solutions learned from its worldwide managed service engagement.
Colt is expanding its managed SD-WAN service to 13 countries across Europe using platform elements provided by Versa Networks.
Comes out of stealth mode, does stuff.
Level 3 Communications named Andrew Dugan CTO, and Atilla Tinic CIO, effective immediately.
National SD-WAN service based on VeloCloud platform will allow service provider to turn up services quickly and more flexibly.
Third-annual event focuses on 'Redefining the Communications Service Provider'; Rome provides historic backdrop for interactive event as industry undergoes historic change.
New offering applies assurance (KPIs/analytics) to drive automated control of IP/optical networks.
Service provider using orchestration software to automate the delivery of 10-Gig and 100-Gig Ethernet and wavelength services.
Oracle Cloud is now accessible via Verizon's SCI, a cloud connectivity service built on a private IP network.
CenturyLink today announced its delivery of gigabit Internet service to 14,000 multi-tenant units in 600 cities.
ETSI's Next Generation Protocols (NGP) group releases its first specification.
New capabilities aimed at helping network operators get new business services into the market more quickly.
Metaswitch announced that its virtual IMS software is now integrated into HPE's Helion OpenStack-based NFV orchestration platform
EXFO's service assurance solution will be integrated into NEX/Netcracker's NFV and SDN products.
US Federal Court has confirmed a jury verdict against Metaswitch for infringing seven GENBAND patents.
CSC will now offer AT&T FlexWare as its 'Virtual Edge' service.
New product has been engineered to address the challenges that face communications service providers looking to deploy NFV and service function chaining at a large scale.
Top female executives from Intel, Korn Ferry, TalkTalk and Orange will discuss ideas on how to retain and promote women at the middle management level in the comms industry.
Multi-year strategic alliance will focus on enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, IoT, security and more.
AT&T and IBM extend their existing relationship around cloud connections to include AT&T's new VNF-on-demand platform.
BT Sport has deployed Yospace's offerinf to monetize live channels across its online platforms.
Network-based solution will combine hybrid networking with multiple types of access.
Calix Compass cloud services promise operators greater visibility into customer service, marketing and network planning and operations.
On Sept 25, 2016, the contest award ceremony of the most competitive enterprises in China cable industry was held in Shanghai, and thousands of cable companies all around China attended the ceremony.
Using Salesforce Service Cloud with Marketing Cloud to consolidate sales, service and marketing, bridging on- and offline channels.
Networking vendor Adtran is taking its "Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives" program to Europe.
ETSI-based group's first release supports multiple VIMs as well as interoperability among key components including SDN controllers.
Move creates 50 new jobs in Ireland.
Middle East operator opts for Arris VIP4302W set-tops.
Intends to deliver Microsoft Cloud from French data centers starting next year.
New designation refers to VNFs that enterprises can turn up independently on a single Flexware device.
Solution allows operators to deploy gigabit-capable ultra-broadband over different forms of access media.
Axel Clauberg joins Upskill U curriculum advisors roster to offer guidance on global communications service providers' educational needs.
Agema Systems to unveil deep buffer white box switch at SDN World Congress 2016 to offer its best-in-class capabilities for hybrid and flow-based open networking platforms.