GroupM, Horizon Media and Starcom MediaVest Group first to trial breakthrough platform.
Multi-service operator in Upper Midwest uses platform to power bandwidth to support triple play services growth.
Operator's new facility opening next month in Elk Grove Village, Ill., will use Ciena 6500 to connect to data center in downtown Chicago.
CommScope to showcase new optical solution for cable networks at INTX.
TL 9000 category code 4.2.1 quality certification is in the bag.
Patrick Joggerst jogs over from BroadSoft.
Acquisition expected to strengthen Crown Castle's position in small cell networks by more than doubling Crown Castle's fiber footprint available for small cell deployments.
BaseKit expands Globe myBusiness marketplace with its website building platform.
Beefs up Amdocs' customer base, particularly in Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
Customers can instantly watch up to 300 live channels at launch.
Bharti Airtel Limited today announced its audited consolidated IFRS results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended March 31, 2015.
US Telecom and the European telecom organization ETNO have teamed up to call for positive 'pro-investment' Internet regulations on both sides of Atlantic.
Telefónica has chosen NetCracker as part of a billing system overhaul of its telecom operations in seven LATAM countries.
Strong performance of iPhone, Mac & App Store drives 27% revenue growth.
Mobile subscribers and mobile operators hold different views on acceptable levels of customer care response, finds survey commissioned by Astellia.
Oracle is introducing a new Evolved Communications Application Server aimed at helping network operators more easily offer mobile voice services in a virtual world.
New PiXiE Player Decoder from Path 1 is now integrated with bitmovin's bitdash™ Suite of MPEG-DASH clients.
Kudelski Group and the Walt Disney Company sign patent license agreement.
Zhone Technologies today announced that Canadian operator SaskTel will deploy its MXK platform to replace its legacy voice network and offer VoIP and triple play services.
Envivio cuts through standards confusion to lead the march to 4K TV and future ultra high-definition video delivery.
Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions introduces hosted voice for hospitality.
NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT redefines video content security by integrating, in a single client, Conditional Access and Digital Rights Management functionality.
Cablevision is first cable or satellite provider to announce plans to distribute Hulu.
Scandinavian carrier claims a regional first with certification for Ethernet retail services, and is among few at the global wholesale level.
Interoute opens new Singapore PoP to meet growing customer demand.
Carrier adds over 1 million branded postpaid net additions for the eighth quarter in a row and reports its lowest-ever postpaid churn.
Verizon today unveiled a comprehensive SDN strategy that the company is rolling out to speed new service delivery, beginning later this year.
Swisscom has completed the transformation of its service provider IT systems that will support its All IP strategy and is now in virtualization discussions with NEC and NetCracker.
CenturyLink continues to expand its reach, partnering with an Australian data center company to enable it to offer managed IT services.
Modulator drivers aimed at CFP2 coherent modules for 100G metro network applications.
Nagra enables Canal+ Group in France to deploy multiscreen TV services on more than 1 million Android devices.
ThinkAnalytics, developer of the world's most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, today announced that it now serves over 20 million OTT subscribers worldwide, a figure that has doubled in the last 12 months.
Andrew McDonald will serve as senior vice president of product management for the service orchestration player.
New all-in SIM provides unlimited data, minutes and texts for just £12 a month.
Huawei unveils the industry's largest petabit core router.
Huawei's carrier business shifts its focus from "product driven + service as support" to "product driven + service driven."
Huawei presents methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption.
Digital business distribution on demand through Huawei Digital inCloud.
HKT and Huawei demonstrate world's first LTE-A 450Mbps solution in Hong Kong.
Altice aligns with Cisco to deliver advanced consumer and business services with multi-gig bandwidth capacity.
Fiber optic network providers Lightower and Fibertech are merging in a deal that creates a denser footprint in the highly populated Northeastern and Central US.
The MEF has organized large Ethernet carriers in an initiative to use interoperability testing and rapid feedback to create a common way to interconnect Ethernet services.
A new Metro Ethernet Forum program lets smaller wholesale carriers participate in its E-Access and E-Transit certification without joining MEF.
Juniper's net revenues were down but separate of one-time items, revenues and earnings beat expectations of financial analysts.
AWS is a $5 billion business.
Cablevision is packaging Internet service with a digital antenna for off-air channels to target cord-cuttings unwilling to pay higher prices for cable TV.
New Open Networking switches match 1 GE to 100GE switching with flexible OS options for emerging multi-rate data center architectures.
The Icelandic service provider, which should in no way be confused with the Hollywood starlet, interconnects data centers using Ekinops' energy-efficient gear.
Optical vendor hits estimates again in first quarter 2015, and eyes a strong second quarter.
New growth strategy mainly focuses on three different next-generation platforms.
Carrier added 410,000 postpaid customers and 684,000 connected cars in the first quarter.
Vodafone in Spain and Italy is joining forces with Fon to build what it says will be the largest WiFi network in both countries.
Wedge Networks teamed with test vendor Spirent to demonstrate the performance of its NFV-based security for cloud services.
Vendor signs a definitive agreement to be acquired by Francisco Partners Management, a tech-focused private equity firm, in an all-cash transaction valued at $240 million.
Revenue lower than expected due to currency fluctuations and cancellation of planned domestic Tier 1 contract.
Vendor continues to make the most of emerging optical transport opportunities by nudging past Q4 2014 revenue and soundly beating Q1 2014 revenue.
WiFi-first Sprint MVNO says it will refund customers the cost of their unused data each month.
Carrier posted better than expected earnings per share at $1.02, despite missing on revenue projections in the first quarter.
First-quarter summary for TeliaSonera.
Net sales grow by 6% to SEK6.51 billion, driven by strong performance in mobile end user service revenue, which grew by 10%.
New metro and regional 100G deployments are designed to handle the increased capacity needed to support increased network traffic across the group's activities.
Alcatel-Lucent today launches a new cloud-based software platform aimed at service providers and large enterprises that breaks communications and collaboration into virtualized functions for easier deployment.
Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone Group and MTN Group to interconnect their mobile money services.
Carrier posted better than expected earnings per share at $1.02, despite missing on revenue projections in the first quarter.
In the latest acquisition for its CenturyLink Cloud, the carrier is integrating the management of multiple databases through a single API
Korea-Japan Cable Network, owned by KT, SoftBank and others, will move to 100G by using GeoMesh architecture.
Ericsson is combining its managed services with Intel's security portfolio to provide enterprises with a full suite of managed security services.
CenturyLink helps UETN deliver 1 terabit of combined bandwidth to more than 1,400 Utah schools and colleges.
NFV security solution is part of ECI's LightSec product suite.
Huawei's 2015 Global Connectivity Index report provides benchmarking related to the digital economy transformation in countries around the world.
The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost. Changes will go into effect starting in May.
Commercial drone interest is growing, making room for new developments and applications, says Heavy Reading Insider.
Network operators are finding lowered capex/opex in the switch market after SDN and white box deployments, says Heavy Reading Components Insider.
T-Mobile Austria has chosen Openet's extensive solution set to support a converged and virtualized charging solution.
Launch partners include NLX, Nasdaq, JPX and Aquis Exchange.
Media Ecosystem combines traditional video contribution services with IP-based connectivity to create global media platform.
Chip design firm swallows Bluetooth duo.
Wowza Streaming Cloud and Wowza Streaming Engine Pro deliver high-quality, custom-branded live streaming to audiences of any size, on any device.
Qwilt solves online video problem for University of Alaska with open caching to effortlessly deliver streaming video to students.
S3 Group’s StormTest(R) Warning Center gains traction with pay-TV operators.
Viewers can now discover and watch favorite videos and channels via YouTube on TV.
Orange Business Services today announced the acquisition of Ocean, Europe's largest fleet management service, to bolster the reach of its IoT offerings.
Kaltura "cracks the code" for reliable HLS video streaming on Android devices. First to market with dedicated open source Android HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) library.
Regional network operator grows significantly in four Western US markets and across its footprint follows recent shift to two business units.
First quad-play in Italy, claim partners.
Developer of Hyper-Secured Infrastructure closes a $30M Series B funding round led by Index Ventures.
Pacnet will be integrated into Telstra and the Pacnet brand progressively retired.
ADVA offers transport-layer security for data center interconnection and Ethernet-layer security as data protection at all levels becomes more critical.
Italian service provider FASTWEB will use NetCracker to transform its OSS, enabling faster delivery of new services and better TCO.
Carrier-branded smartphone app, in use by Smart Communications in the Philippines, lets mobile users personalize and change their service plan on the fly.
NEC becomes Telefónica's global integrator for SMB cloud services.
Former Time Warner Cable executive adds technical depth, industry relationships as Espial momentum continues to grow.
The Atlanta Hawks put full court press on new technology with Comcast Business.
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
Sony and Adobe partnership powers a revolutionary multi-platform TV viewing experience.
ACA asks court to reject FCC's classification of broadband ISPs as Title II providers.
Ikanos introduces Gigabit Speed Test, enabling carriers to accurately monitor the quality of their ultra-broadband service at subscribers' homes.
They believe they have a powerful and compelling case. Let's just see, shall we...
Latin America's largest media enterprise chooses Thomson Video Networks' playout solution to drive, via satellite, a server-to-server file transfer of video contribution feeds from Televisa Internacional (SSTI).
Deluxe OnDemand product suite includes a multiscreen-ready, studio-quality video catalog that integrates into the existing supply chain.
Channels intended to provide video engineers with a valuable source of information related to video delivery infrastructure.
Opening state-of-the art development center in Bangalore and will invest $300 million in India over five years.
Nokia has initiated a review of strategic options for its mapping business.
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower launches today in Atlanta, Sandy Springs and surrounding areas.
Helps network operators gain benefits of SDN while retaining compatibility with existing networks.
Plans to use the funding for additional hiring.
Global Capacity is adding a new point of presence in Dallas and building a fiber ring to connect the new PoP to its existing PoP primary for data center interconnection.
First major network transition to cloud playout solution for enhanced revenue generation, efficiency and flexibility.
Anvato Cloud DVR enables television broadcasters, networks and service providers to give viewers access to virtually any television content on any device.
SwitchStream 3.0 introduces Audit Central, Event Dashboard and Map View features to give MVPDs and programmers verification reporting and control of alternate content events.
Translate software ingests information from a broadcast traffic and playout management system, then 'translates' the traffic, routing and playout system data into the video platform.
BTI Systems propels CTS Telecom's transition to next-generation gigabit packet optical services.
Company makes commitment to supporting High Dynamic Range content development and distribution across entertainment ecosystem.
Offers data rates of up to 300 Mbit/s per VDSL line.
Provision of systems integration, consultancy services and deployment of OSS Suite included.
Carrier says it will travel to a customer's home or agreed upon location to walk them through setting up a new Sprint phone and transferring the content from their old device.
New Route Intelligence Platform lets its OTT voice customers save money based on data dips that direct smarter routing of voice calls
Cyan today announced multiple wins for its packet-optical transport gear and SDN software including deployment of 100G services by Indatel, a national group of wholesale carriers.
Technology suppliers with strong partnerships and ecosystems will be best suited for success in the NFV and SDN markets, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.
Global Capacity today announced a major expansion of its MPLS services over its One Marketplace backbone for wholesale customers.
Bandwidth is moving its intelligent call-routing technology into the cloud, making it easier and less costly for a variety of voice service providers.
Dark fiber provider Axiom Fiber Networks has established a point of presence at Netrality's new carrier hotel and meet-me room in New York City.
Competitive carrier Fatbeam announced two E-rate contracts for schools in Oregon and Washington and will build 58 miles of fiber to connect their wireless services.
Investment by two cable pioneers signals continued momentum for user management platform that enables the industry's transformation to digital services.
Numerous issues are hindering the development of mobile public-safety networks based on LTE technology, says Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider.
Small vendors and specialists may give big vendors a run for their money in the NFV market, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.
Vendors supports optical network and Ethernet service expansion announced by Indiana Fiber Network in February.
Offering more than 100 desktop apps for use in Amazon Workspaces virtual desktops, with new capabilities for provisioning and management.
Brings Amazon's own machine learning for predictive applications to all developers with no machine learning experience required.
As network operators deploy even more small cells, small cell backhaul demand will grow, says Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider.
Broadpeak's nanoCDN technology integrated with ATV1800 Quad Core Android TV box from Geniatech.
Offers live compression of UHD sources at up to 60 frames per second (FPS) and in 10-bit color.
Will present the latest features in its content protection portfolio, tVault, for Ultra-High Definition (UHD) video content.
The Open Platform for NFV group continues to build support, adding ADVA, Canonical and Stratus to its membership roles.
Apple iPhone owners will soon be able to make calls over WiFi on Sprint with a software upgrade to their devices.
Joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment for over-the-top video service across Asia.
Service will be delivered over Singapore's Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network.
At the Brooklyn 5G Summit, Nokia Networks will show off 10Gbit/s speeds on above 6GHz spectrum to make the case for high-band 5G.
Net-Neutrality-in-a-Virtual-Box instantly enforces equal access for all broadband users.
Enterprise stackable Brocade ICX 7250 boasts industry's highest 10 GbE Ethernet port density of any switch in its class, to meet bandwidth needs of video and wireless traffic, Brocade says.
Provides stateful firewall, application visibility and control, advanced malware protection and next-generation intrusion prevention capabilities in a single device.
Designed to help protect against, respond to and recover from attacks.
Combines Plexxi SDN switching and control with PSSC high-performance compute servers and Cloudera enterprise software.
Orange and Vivendi enter exclusive negotiations for the acquisition by Vivendi of an 80% stake in Dailymotion.
NetCracker to provide single, pre-integrated OSS solution across 6 AMX Latin America telecom providers.
Jupiter Telecommunications selects casa systems C100G for country-wide deployment.
Multi-million dollar network enhancement will provide new choices for scalable, high-performance Ethernet, Internet, WiFi and advanced voice services.
Now featuring support for new formats, closed captions, multi-bitrate encoding and multi-track audio.
From 4K QC and analysis to new closed captioning and file-based monitoring solutions, Tektronix's broad portfolio addresses broadcasters' top challenges.
Cloud-based offering supported by Elemental video processing and Cisco UCS deployments.
UTStarcom today announced that the company has been awarded a significant three-year contract extension to support a major network enhancement for the largest national wireline carrier in India, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
A2Zlogix chooses Thomson Video Networks' ViBE™ VS7000 to demonstrate next-generation multi-screen applications.
Mexican operator is using SpiderCloud's dual-mode small cells for in-building coverage for its government, education and business customers.
AT&T is making expanding the Network on Demand capability of its managed Switched Ethernet Service to 100 cities, from its current six.
Expands global interconnection footprint to over 150 points of presence.
365 Data Centers is opening an Internet exchange in downtown Nashville to allow content companies, CDNs and others to connect directly to the Internet and not backhaul traffic hundreds of miles.
Former executive with NSN and others will now tout ECI's new elastic network strategy to European customers.
TWC delivers high-speed data, voice and video over the same port on Casa’s integrated CCAP platform.
Broadcasters can simplify the delivery of new video services with Alticast.
Infrastructure build in response to rapid business growth and demand for cutting-edge technology in East Bay, provides hundreds of businesses with high-speed Internet.
New research from Windstream and Ovum shows smart homes will hit the mass-market within the next three years.
Designed to improve performance of applications that handle market data feeds, social media feeds, order execution routing and big data analytics.
Next-generation codec supports real-time 4K video processing and increased channels capacity.
Allied Fiber named industry vet Michael Miller as its new president, to take over running day-to-day operations.
Focused on carrier-grade performance, scale and availability.
Vodafone Americas is set to open a Customer Experience Center in NYC to serve its 400 customers in the US.
NDTV 24x7 will use Amagi's Storm regionalization platform to insert regional ads in the Middle East on the channel's Asia-Pacific satellite feed.
Conax demonstrating next-generation multi-DRM offering and new joint partner solution at NAB 2015.
RDK Management partners with Metrological to build app environment for developers to remotely create and test applications for RDK-based devices.
Andreas Bechtolsheim to serve as acting chief financial officer.
Specialist in subscriber management for pay-TV makes its debut at this year's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show.
Sling TV will be the first live Internet TV service to offer linear and Video-On-Demand (VOD) content from HBO.
Frontier is upgrading the broadband service it delivers over the FiOS footprint it acquired from Verizon to symmetrical services up to 150 Mbit/s.
MegaPath has completed the sale of its managed services business to GTT, and will now focus on its cloud service offerings.
US telecom coop HTC is using Bandwidth's API portal to deliver VoIP services beyond its telco footprint to an under-served region, using a fiber network built with federal stimulus money.
Boom in fiber buildouts continues with steady growth from 10.9% in 2004.
EchoStar will become a shareholder in SmarDTV.
thePlatform chosen as central video management system for Stan and Shomi services.
Alepo announces a partnership with VIPNET to provide a complete BSS/OSS framework, including charging and billing, for the upcoming LTE network.
Vendor builds cloud-based open platform to enable industries to exploit IoT data.