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China Telecom Sichuan Launches 4K TV
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2014

China Telecom Sichuan has launched a commercial 4K ultra-HD iTV network using Huawei technology.

Cable Operators Face Huge Jump in Energy Costs, Heavy Reading Finds
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2014

Cable is facing extreme energy costs if it does not adhere to the new changes called for by the new initiative Energy 2020, says Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider.

DASAN Networks USA Hires Industry Vet
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2014

Joseph Riotta, the new VP of Sales for the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, was previously at Verizon, Alcatel-Lucent and Fujitsu.

Big Vendors Are Set to Steal the NFV MANO Show, Heavy Reading Finds
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2014

NFV MANO is slowly coming to the market, and big vendors are ready to jump in with both feet, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.

NGMN Releases Early 5G Vision
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2014

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance has shared an Executive Version of its 5G White Paper -- just in time for the holidays!

AIS Thailand Deploys AsiaInfo's BSS
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2014

AIS Thailand has deployed AsiaInfo's Veris Billing platform to enable self-service account management for customers.

SeaChange to Acquire Timeline Labs
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2014

Acquisition adds social media analytics capabilities to SeaChange's portfolio of video delivery and management capabilities.

Telstra to Buy Pacnet
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2014

Telstra strikes deal to acquire Pacnet, which provides connectivity, managed services and data centre services to carriers, multinationals and governments in Asia-Pacific.

Windstream Taps Cyan for 100G Upgrade
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2014

Telco chooses long-time supplier Cyan to upgrade its regional and metro networks from 10G to 100G.

EE Tests 3-Carrier LTE-Advanced
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2014

EE, Qualcomm and Huawei have completed LTE Category 9 carrier aggregation interoperability testing, achieving download speeds of up to 410 Mbit/s.

Test Vendors Gear Up for the NFV Era, Heavy Reading Finds
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2014

As NFV becomes a reality, offering numerous benefits, test vendors quickly add it to their product portfolios, says Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider.

Sierra Wireless to Buy M2M Specialist for $90M
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2014

Sierra Wireless is buying Swedish M2M platform and services specialist Wireless Maingate for $90 million.

Huawei Lauds G.fast Standard
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2014

Huawei says it has played a pivotal role in the development of G.fast standards.

Averna Completes First DOCSIS 3.1 Interop
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2014

Successful participation in first Interoperability test of DOCSIS 3.1 products organized by CableLabs.

Synnex Notches Deal With TWC Business Class
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2014

Broadens cable footprint with Time Warner Cable Business Class distribution agreement.

SCTE Issues Call for Abstracts for SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2015
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2014

Submissions due February 17 for October event in New Orleans.

Verizon Uses Ciena Gear for First 200G Wave
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Network operator completes its first office application of Ciena's WaveLogic system and deploys initial 200G wavelength.

Mobile-Edge Computing Group Gets Going
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Nokia has hosted the inaugural meeting of the new ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (ISG).

US Cellular Enters Home Security Market
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

OnLook Digital System is a self-installed home automation and security system that can be managed via a smartphone, tablet or computer.

ADB Deploys Tuner With Canal Digital
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Norway's Canal Digital Kabel-TV has gone live with ADB Multi-screen running on the ADB Wideband Tuner, an eight-tuner, hybrid cable HD DVR.

Adobe Releases Video Report
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Kindle Fire and Samsung Galaxy are much more likely to be used to watch videos than are other mobile devices, claims new study.

Ericsson to Build SouthernLINC's LTE Network
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Ericsson to provide Evolved Packet Core, RBS 6000 multi-standard radio basestations and radio access network, along with full deployment services.

WOW Introduces Faster Internet Speeds for Businesses
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Rollout of 110 Mbit/s service kicks off in Chicago.

Windstream Hones REIT Strategy
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014

Windstream today announced that it will hold back just under 20% of the network assets it was planning to spin off into a Real Estate Investment Trust to sell over time to continue retiring its debt.

Fiberail Rides Transmode to 100G
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

Transmode enables Fiberail's 100G wholesale network in Malaysia.

Equinix Cloud Exchange Adds SoftLayer, APIs
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

The cloud exchange service offered by Equinix in nine of its data centers now speeds up provisioning through APIs and has direct connections to IBM subsidiary SoftLayer's cloud services.

Dish Makes Room for Netflix
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

Dish becomes first major US pay-TV provider to integrate Netflix.

Broadcom Introduces GPS-enabled Device for Satellite Outdoor Units
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

First satellite solution to combine GPS technology in subscribers' satellite outdoor unit, claims vendor.

Amino, PerceptionTV Examine OTT Challenges
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

New Amino and PerceptionTV white paper highlights challenges facing operators in delivering successful OTT multiscreen experiences.

Antik Receives IPTV License for Brazil Operation
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

Antik in Brasil will focus on delivery, customization and technical support for Antik IPTV products and wholesale services Antik develops in Central Europe.

Consumers Largely Ignorant About Gig Internet, Says Pivot
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

New research from the Pivot Group shows 87% of American consumers don't know what gigabit services are, despite the recent hype.

CHR Divests Regulatory & Financial Units
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

BSS/OSS and managed services provider CHR Solutions has sold its business compliance and financial services operations to Moss Adams and will focus on its BSS/OSS/managed IT services for smaller telcos.

Sprint Renews Its Microsoft Partnership
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

Lumia 635 arrives across multiple Sprint brands beginning with Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile on December 23.

Big Switch Brings Bare Metal SDN to OpenStack Clouds
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

Big Switch Fabric gets Red Hat certification.

Plexxi Introduces SDN Starter Kits
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2014

Products intended to make it easier for companies to adopt SDN in a way that fits their networking environment.

Marriott Chooses Verizon for UCC
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2014

Marriott International becomes the first customer for Verizon's cloud-based UC package developed specifically for the hospitality industry.

Xstream Launches MediaMaker Loading Dock
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2014

Simplifies OTT and TVE content supply chain, says vendor.

Blonder Tongue Introduces New MPEG-2 HD Encoder
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2014

New encoder includes an IP output that is compatible with IPTV networks.

HP, Salesforce Join Verizon's Secure Cloud
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2014

Verizon Enterprise has now added HP and Salesforce to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service, enabling its customer to connect on-demand to six of the top cloud service providers securely for their mission-critical apps.

MRV Names Bonney President, CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2014

Mark Bonney replaces Dave Stehlin as the chief of optical supplier MRV.

Lightpath Appoints New SVP
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2014

David Kniffin joins LightPath as senior vice president and chief administration officer.

Sonera Boosts 4G Speed With Nokia Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2014

LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation on 1800 and 2600MHz frequency bands.

Windstream Names Thomas CEO, Gardner Resigns
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

REIT President Tony Thomas gets carrier's top job, long-time CEO Jeff Gardner to remain as advisor.

NAGRA Enables Be TV Deployment
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

NAGRA's end-to-end multiscreen TV solution, NAGRA MediaLive, enables Be TV to deploy a secure live and on-demand OTT streaming service nationwide on a variety of devices.

thePlatform Trumpets Support for Pay-TV Operators & Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Forrester Research report cites thePlatform as one of the vendors that plays prominently in the online video platform market.

Imagine Upgrades Rotana TV to File-Based HD
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Existing platforms enhanced to provide comprehensive, high-quality playout and streaming options.

CellTrust Raises $10.5M
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Closes $10.5M in Series A funding from Kayne Partners, the growth private equity group of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors.

Windstream Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Windstream has removed the 'interim' part of Bob Gunderman's title, making him their new CFO following the move to put the company's network assets into a REIT.

Telkom SA Intros Carrier Billing With Bango, Samsung
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Customers can now purchase apps and content from the Samsung Galaxy Apps store using their Samsung devices and charge it directly to their Telkom mobile bill or airtime.

Calnex Intros 100GigE Test Tool for Synchronization
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Calnex Paragon-100G supports testing of switches and routers in accordance with ITU-T G.8262 (SyncE) and IEEE 1588 (PTP) standards.

Qualcomm to Invest $40M in Chinese Startups
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Qualcomm to invest an aggregate of $40M into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments fund.

Jasper, Telecom Personal Team on IoT in Argentina
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

Telecom Personal and Jasper team to power mobile M2M and the Internet of Things in Argentina.

CenturyLink Acquires Big Data Firm Cognilytics
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2014

In its second acquisition within a week, CenturyLink has purchased Cognilytics, a company which provides analytics and big data services to enterprises.

FCC Sets 10 Mbit/s as New Connect America Fund Speed
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2014

The FCC is requiring any company applying for Connect America Fund money to serve rural areas to provide at least 10 Mbit/s downstream

Cisco Unveils Analytics Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2014

Connected Analytics for the Internet of Everything portfolio intended to help customers extract value from data generated by expanding ecosystem of connected people, processes, data and things.

OPNFV Alliance Adds New Members
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2014

Array Networks, Midokura, Ooredoo and Sonus Networks sign on to the group developing an open source platform for NFV.

Avi Networks Launches Cloud Application Delivery
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2014

The Hyperscale Distributed Resource Architecture (HYDRA) is intended to bring the benefits of hyperscale architecture to enterprises at any scale.

HP Expands NFV Solutions
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2014

New capabilities are designed to help communications service providers reduce capex while enhancing agility, innovation, and application and service delivery.

Ciena Meets Revenue Estimates, Reports Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2014

Vendor reports $591 million in revenue for fiscal fourth quarter, but surprises with a net loss for the quarter.

Avi Raises $33M, Unveils Cloud ADC
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2014

Avi Networks has launched its analytics-driven Cloud Application Delivery Solution and raised $33 million in funding.

Big Switch Launches Japanese Subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2014

The Otemachi office follows sales of its SDN products to to Tier 1 mobile providers and Fortune 100 financial services firms in the region.

ADVA Unveils Access Link Monitoring Solution
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2014

Offering responds to operators' demands for greater insights into their rapidly expanding fiber access networks.

Qwilt Launches NFV-based Caching & Acceleration Solution
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2014

Addresses the unique challenges of OTT video delivery for mobile service providers.

Clearleap Simplifies Live, Multiscreen Sports Viewing
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2014

Clearleap expands sports-centric functionalities for OTT, on-demand and live linear viewing.

Cyan to Net $46.6M in Notes Sale
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2014

Cyan looks to land some much-need financing through a $50 million notes offering.

RAD Expands D-NFV Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2014

RAD is adding 10 new partners to its Distributed NFV Alliance.

China Mobile, Ooredoo, Nokia Hit 4.1G With LTE-A
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar and China Mobile achieve 4.1Gbit/s speed with TDD-FDD carrier aggregation.

Veryx Takes CE 2.0 Revolution to South Korea
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Veryx speaking at MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Revolution seminar.

Silicon Image Launches IoT Unit, Attracts Qualcomm Cash
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Qualcomm invests $7 million in Silicon Image's new subsidiary, Qterics, for a 7% ownership interest.

Vitesse Reports Q4, Full-Year Results
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Total net revenues $28.7 million, compared to $27.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 and $26.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Reliance Comms Hands Ericsson a Major Managed Services Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

First pan-India managed services deal for Ericsson.

OTE, Fon Roll Out 'Crowdsourced' WiFi
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Greek operator goes down the WiFi-hotspot-sharing route with Fon.

ESB Telecoms Builds DWDM Network With Coriant
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Improvements will help provide high-bandwidth services for the company's wholesale and enterprise customers.

Clouditalia Upgrades to 100G With Coriant
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Clouditalia expands nationwide network with Coriant 100G optical networking solution.

CenturyLink Acquires DataGardens
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2014

Company provides software platform for cloud-based disaster recovery system.

G.fast Standard Gets Final Approval
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2014

Compliant chips and equipment in the hands of service providers.

Huawei, Imec Team on Silicon Photonics
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2014

Imec partners with Huawei on the development of high-bandwidth optical data link technology.

T-Mobile Brings Wideband LTE to San Diego
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

San Diego is the latest area to get up to a 50% increase in LTE mobile speeds from a Wideband LTE upgrade.

HP Channels Adara's SDN Smarts
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

Adara Comet and Adara Hercules now available through HP SDN App Store.

Juniper Introduces Open Compute Switch
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

The switch combines the Open Compute open hardware design with Junos OS.

Intel Steps Up OpenDaylight Commitment
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

Founding member goes Platinum.

PLUMgrid Forms SDN, NFV Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

Dasher Technologies, Datavision and Redapt bring expertise in system integration and network design for OpenStack cloud deployments to PLUMgrid partner ecosystem.

Aryaka ONE Builds Business-Class Internet Path
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

WAN optimization provider leverages the Internet to offer on-demand enterprise services platform.

Alcatel-Lucent, HP Strengthen Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2014

Extending their existing partnership, HP is to integrate Alcatel-Lucent's IP and optical systems into its portfolio.

Telco Systems Releases Its EdgeGenie Orchestrator
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Products intended to help service providers make a smooth transition to dynamic, optimized and cost-effective IT networks.

Ciena Launches Virtual Software Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Ciena launches Agility software division, looks to fill 'agility gap' helping service providers offer more customized access via virtualized software platform.

Digitalsmiths Offers New Analytics Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Seamless Insight gives service providers actionable visibility to optimize targeted content promotions that increase average revenue per user (ARPU) and improve viewer engagement.

CASBAA Research Reveals Over 500 Million Multichannel TV Homes in Asia-Pacific
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Annual report reveals 61% of homes in Asia now receive multichannel TV.

Royal Thai Army & Radio Picks Tektronix
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Broadcaster will use Tektronix Sentry and Medius to analyze and monitor video and audio content and transmission quality on the front-end and at its DVB-T2 Tx stations.

Telecom Italia, HP Team on Cloud Transformation
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Under the agreement, customers will be able to draw on the assets of both HP and Telecom Italia for management of their cloud migration.

Wire Pitches New Mobile Comms App
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

People can use Wire for personal and group messaging, voice calling, sharing pictures, SoundCloud music and YouTube video sharing.

Artesyn Pitches ATCA System at SDN/NFV Vendors
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Centellis 8840 integrates ATCA technology into a NEBS-ready platform that will accept 40G ATCA blades today and 100G blades when they are available.

UNH-IOL Expands Ethernet Interop Testing Support
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Now includes support for 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (40G/100G) including 25Gbit/s serial-lanes, Power over Ethernet (PoE), Backplane Ethernet and Automotive Ethernet.

Sigfox Approves Axsem's SoC for IoT
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Axsem's ultra-low-power SoC receives Sigfox ReadyT certification.

Freescale Buys Zenverge
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Addition of advanced HD media delivery technology helps Freescale improve security for IoT video applications.

TeliaSonera, Telenor to Merge Danish Operations
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

The new company will have a combined number of mobile subscriptions of around 3.5 million, with a combined mobile subscriber market share of approximately 40%.

C Spire Deploys Resolve Software for Gigabit Net
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Hopes to accelerate the time-to-resolution of incidents and to reduce the number of incidents that require support from the Network Operations Center.

Teleena Teams With Tweakker
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2014

Dutch MVNE Teleena has struck a strategic partnership with Spirent's cloud-based mobile device management unit, Tweakker.

Sprint Offers to Halve AT&T, Verizon Customers' Bills
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Sprint will provide unlimited talk and text to anywhere in the US while on the Sprint network, and match the customer's data allowance for half the cost they are currently paying for their monthly rate plan.

Customer Experience Key to WiFi Investment
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

In survey, 70% of survey respondents said key motivation for deploying carrier WiFi is to improve customer experience.

Ooredoo Launches LTE-A in Qatar With Nokia Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Nokia Networks combines 800MHz and 2.6GHz spectrum bands by upgrading the currently installed equipment with its carrier aggregation software.

Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.3B in 2014, Predicts IDC
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Worldwide smartphone growth forecast to slow 'from a boil to a simmer' as prices drop and markets mature, according to IDC.

NetNumber Joins ETSI NFV ISG
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

NetNumber to help define architecture specifications for the network infrastructure required to support virtualized functions.

Telecom Italia Awards Network Services Deal to Italtel
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Italtel assigned the project for specialist maintenance and refitting work on fixed and mobile network equipment over a three-year period.

Euskaltel Strikes Managed Services Deal With ZTE
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Spanish operator signs up for ten-year contract with Chinese vendor.

EE Unveils Its Micro Network Plan
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Unique micro network technology provides coverage to remote areas with no need for broadband or cables.

Swisscom Analyzes Social Media
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2014

Swisscom is turning to analyzing social channels with SAS to boost customer communication and engagement.

AlcaLu, Ooredoo Do 400G
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2014

Vendor supplies African network operator with 400G optical technology to support 3G mobile services.

Swisscom Targets SMEs With Fixed/Mobile Service
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2014

'My SME Office' ensures out-of-office workers can still be reached: calls to the office are automatically put through to their smartphone or laptop.

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Boasts New Members
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2014

AirTies, Aruba Networks, ATDI, Broadcom and Saankhya Labs are the latest members to join the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, with Broadcom and Aruba Networks being elected to its Board of Directors.

Gemalto Lands Role in Norway's NFC Payments Setup
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2014

Norway goes with Gemalto Trusted Service for mobile NFC payment commercial rollout.

Altice in Exclusive Talks to Buy Portugal Telecom
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2014

Altice's fully financed, binding offer values Portugal Telecom at an enterprise value of €7.4 billion.

AlcaLu Attacks Malware With Motive Security Guardian
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2014

Alcatel-Lucent's Motive to deliver virtualized security solution intended to help service providers ensure a safe 'ultra-broadband' customer experience.

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