Former Vodafone and VEON executive is the new CFO at Sprint.
SM Optics has launched its Lightmode LM-1 micro ROADM, a disaggregated open line system solution.
Google takes on a bigger commitment the Linux Foundation, as competitor Microsoft gets chummy with open source.
The Justice Department gave its antitrust approval to Disney in its bid for 21st Century Fox. However, Disney needs to divest itself 22 regional sports networks.
Xu's MWC keynote expresses his hopes for 5G.
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New functionality and open APIs enable service providers to differentiate managed services offerings and enterprises to simplify network management.
More than 60 service providers across the US and Canada now power their suite of retail cloud communications products with Alianza's Cloud Voice Platform.
StudioLAB initiative is focused on using cutting-edge technologies to reimagine, design, and prototype the entertainment and production capabilities of the future.
Fresh from Collective, a multiscreen ad company.
Multi-vendor, multi-lab test supported by CenturyLink, China Telecom, SK Telecom and Telefónica aims for standard northbound interface.
Content supply chain optimization platform automates tasks, simplifies workflows and speeds up the time to market.
OpenFog Consortium's work is now an official standard, known as IEEE 1934.
New partnership enhances security automation and connectivity options for enterprise.
Updates include new releases of Calix Support Cloud and Calix Marketing Cloud put analytics at the fingertips of service providers.
Coriant Vibe X90 Programmable Packet Platform is first in Vibe series aimed at cost-efficient service aggregation from access to the core
SSE Enterprise Telecoms has deployed Infinera's XTM platform to build out a 'dark fiber-like' network across the UK.
Edgewater Networks revenue was $64 million in 2017 and $50 million in 2016, primarily derived from sales within the US.
The network covers from Sicily to Milan and Turin with Automatically Switched Optical Network (ASON) and 200Gbps capabilities.
Redesigned Open Cloud Exchange platform adds greater network customization options based on Ciena's Blue Planet orchestration software.
Telefónica has developed an Enterprise Private Network service based on its UNICA virtualization platform using technology from Ericsson.
German cable network operator deploys Telestream iQ monitoring and Vidchecker QC for QoS assurance over linear and ABR video platforms.
Parks Associates' OTT Video Tracker identifies consumer adoption of multiple OTT service subscriptions as key to future growth.
Mobile devices accounted for 58% of all videos watched globally, stabilizing at 1.8% growth, one of the smallest increases in 14 quarters.
Top priorities include managing the rollout of a more diverse range of video products and unlocking the full potential of advanced TV advertising.
Telefónica and ASTI Mobile Robotics are collaborating on industrial IoT product and business case developments.
The £538 million acquisition of CityFibre by the Connect Infrastructure consortium has closed and the UK fiber network operator has delisted from London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Huawei launched FusionCloud 6.3 during the Huawei Carrier IT Tech Forum, aiming to help carriers build a digital future with its 'One Cloud' and full-stack cloud services.
CEO Krzanich had a forbidden relationship but company adds it is 'off to an excellent start in the first half of the year and expects 2018 to be another record year.'
French optical systems vendor Ekinops says its FlexRate solutions have been deployed in 15 new customer networks in the past nine months.
Major Internet exchange operator has deployed Infinera's Cloud Xpress 2 optical transport system.
Entel and Huawei jointly completed commercial deployment of environmentally friendly macro base station TubeStar.
Altice USA today announced that Jean-Charles Nicolas has joined the company as senior vice president of Altice Mobile.
Your move, Comcast. The House of Mouse is offering $38 a share and giving 21st Century Fox shareholders the option to pick a cash or stock transaction.
The unnamed operator has been able to reduce costs by more than $102 million annually, claims Guavus.
Teleste chosen as a vendor for Integan's network upgrade project in Belgium.
Reinforces its portfolio of cybersecurity services.
More than 100 presentations and nearly 50 workshops.
Largest customers are starting to move from on-premises to cloud, says chairman and CTO Larry Ellison.
HPE is riding the IoT train.
The Hewlett Packard Enterprise service provides SD-WAN, WAN and wireless connectivity through a single pane of glass.
HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud delivers cloud-native operations, compliance, financial control and more for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Azure Stack.
Update on strategic plan progress also includes new vendor partners.
More than 200 HDTV channels including core bundles with sports, Latino and international programming, and add-on premium and music channels.
Service chaining to industry cloud-based security services underscores commitment to supporting multivendor security architectures.
Colt will be offering self-service and on-demand bandwidth services to multinational enterprises in the US.
New software solution offers network operators the ability to ensure lawful interception, geolocation and data retention legal compliance in multiple countries.
The operator and Nokia have trialed Cloud RAN technology in Poland to prepare for the eventual introduction of a distributed cloud architecture for 5G.
SK Telecom says it has successfully demonstrated data transmission using 5G SA (Standalone) using technology from Nokia.
The latest grandmaster flash from ADVA's Oscilloquartz.
200 safety sensors are being installed on 122nd, Hawthorne and Division as part of first major milestone in Portland's Smart City PDX initiative.
COM3000 brings more HD channels, including 4K, and a future-ready platform.
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center, located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, will include X1 in each of its 219 guest rooms when it opens this winter.
Google and the Chinese e-commerce platform will partner on retail solutions in Southeast Asia, the US and Europe.
Jeff Bewkes, former chairman and CEO of Time Warner, has agreed to remain with the company as a senior advisor during a transition period.
AT&T lays the groundwork for 5G and Smart Cities technologies with an agreement that provides for the deployment of thousands of small cells.
Ian Whiting, former Chief Commercial Officer of Ruckus, takes over as the company's new president.
The company has partnered with Hitron for a number of broadband networking products that will help its cable and telecom service provider customers deliver multi-gigabit access and in-home services.
Light Reading, along with its sister publications Telecoms.com (www.telecoms.com) and The Connected Car (www.theconnectedcar.com), received five – count 'em! – Hermes Creative Awards.
Solution designed for Tier 2 and Tier 3 system providers looking to upgrade legacy operations for competitive advantages.
And, Comcast adds: "We will also agree to litigate any action taken by the Department of Justice to block the transaction."
Targets cable MSOs, fiber-optic ISPs/network builders, telcos, mobile operators and hospitality systems integrators.
The ETSI Experiential Networked Intelligence Industry Specification Group (ISG ENI) has issued a set of documents covering use cases, a planned proof of concept and more.
Oracle continued its autonomous cloud platform roll-out with tools to streamline development of chatbots, data integration and API management services.
Part of a package of digital engagement tools for marketing, commerce and services.
Docker Enterprise Edition introduces new capabilities spanning application lifecycle, from desktop through production.
MaxLinear and Teamly Digital partner on MoCA 2.5-Based Hybrid Fiber-Coax Micronode.
Georgia cable provider going IPTV with innovative systems middleware.
VeEX and Effigis announce new partnership offering digital leakage and ingress solutions in the VeSion platform.
New platform includes Juniper Penta Silicon, a next-gen packet forwarding engine that delivers a 50% power efficiency gain.
T-BERD/MTS 5882 enables testing for emerging 5G and Remote PHY technologies, speeding install and troubleshooting in form factor 20% smaller than competitor, claims vendor.
Deployment will provide Türksat with new platform for CATV, OTT and IPTV delivery and live content processing.
New release offers more deployability features for virtual network automation platform.
GigaWave platform selected by marquee MSO as part of its next-generation Distributed Access Architecture.
Advanced capabilities provide cloud-first enterprises with the control to centralize and automate security policy governance and safely connect users directly to applications.
Intros National Calling capability enables in-country calling with local number presentation in 10 countries including US, UK, France, Germany and Australia – with more to follow.
Mavenir says its security platform, built with machine learning and 'big data' analytics capabilities, provides real-time network protection and fraud prevention.
Subscription revenue grew 69% in Pivotal's first quarter as a public company.
Combining Workday's cloud finance and human resources applications with Adaptive Insights financial planning capabilities to drive digital transformation.
Adds zones in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, signs ExxonMobil, Bausch + Lomb and Westpac Shift.
At the annual General Shareholders Meeting, Telefónica chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete gave an overview of Telefonica’s 2017 financial results and identified the opportunities offered by the digital revolution.
SD-WAN (appliance + control and management software) revenue reached $162M in 1Q18, up 12% QoQ and 2.3x over 1Q17.
Second-largest cable operator in the US will begin offering Apple TV 4K to its customers.
Yves Padrines has entered the building.
Both cable and broadband TBC customers will have on-the-go access to live TV and to more advanced features later this year.
GiaX's HelEOS system is being trialed at a Tier 1 European cable MSO demonstrating 10Gbit/s symmetrical Ethernet throughput on existing coax in a hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) network.
Teleste reveals that its CATVisor Argus network management software (NMS) has been deployed by UPC, a leading telecommunications and media provider in Austria.
New Mexico-based colocation facility now provides more diversification and network services for businesses to connect to the cloud.
Announces renewal for portal, identity and email platforms with nation's fifth-largest cable operator.
Company also releases new insights and data about actual in-home WiFi usage and trends.
BT says customers will benefit from a global managed service that improves agility to deploy cloud and helps advance digital transformation programs.
Latest release of SteelCentral unifies APM and end-user experience monitoring solution.
Deploys Amino's MOVE multiscreen video platform to offer next-generation TV services as part of a rollout of its FTTH network.
Using the Cisco cBR-8 converged broadband router, SKBroadband hit a speed of 4 Gbit/s in downstream and 1 Gbit/s in upstream.
Now offers more than 415 networks in more than 20 languages.
Huawei, together with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), launched their collaborative research regarding the impact and power that information and communication technologies (ICT) have on the economy and society, at the fourth Huawei Asia-Pacific Innovation Day on June 6 in Bangkok.
InCoax to introduce In:xtnd fiber extension product family at ANGA COM.
Teleste's node is in operation in Telia's live network alongside Cisco's cBR-8 CCAP core.
Vodafone deploys Ciena technology to make its transport network more flexible to support the demands of its business customers.
Over the next three years, Huawei will invest $81 million in building OpenLabs, enabling cloud developers and cultivating ICT talent in the Southeast Asia region.
Huawei announces MoU with Thai government and $81 million investment in Southeast Asia's digital ecosystem.
Cisco joins a new round of investment, providing a total $115 million funding for Avi, which provides software-based application load balancing, security and analytics.
Oracle's new "Soar to the Cloud" solution is designed to help enterprises transition from on-premises applications to Oracle Cloud in as little as 20 weeks.
Comcast NBCUniversal is contributing $100,000 to Latinas in Tech, a non-profit organization with the mission to connect, support and empower Latina women working in the technology industry.
The Arista 7170 series is designed to provide advanced telemetry and security for programmable networks.
SAP C/4HANA extends the sales-only focus of legacy CRM to include data protection, marketing, commerce, sales and customer service.
Analytics startup Fast Link has launched its Netra Big Data Analytics systems for mobile and IoT network operators.
Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks as new FCC Commissioner.
Microsoft says the open source developer repository will continue to operate independently to provide an open platform for all developers in all industries.
Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Group have completed an NB-IoT roaming trial in Europe, setting pulses racing at the GSMA.
Telco Systems has entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) with an unidentified 'multinational semiconductor and software design company' with the aim of developing Universal Customer Premises Equipment (uCPE) networking devices that will run a suite of virtual network functions.
Red Hat Fuse 7 is containerized and also provides an online version for less specialized developers.
Dell saw six consecutive quarters of server revenue growth.
EQT VIII will partner with SUSE CEO Nils Brauckmann to continue to run the Linux and open source platforms company.
VITEC and ATX Networks partner to offer end-to-end content security for enterprise and sports venue IPTV deployments.
At ANGA COM 2018, Teleste will launch a new, DOCSIS 3.1 Remote PHY device for distributed access networks.
Ruckus E510 and M510 access points bring reliable WiFi to more locations, such as smart cities, stadiums and public transportation.
Orange Spain has completed the construction of a 200Gbit/s optical transport network that boasts total capacity of 19.2 Tbit/s using technology from Huawei.