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Ericsson Strikes OSSii Deals With Cisco, Tektronix Communications
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2015

Ericsson strikes three-year deals with Cisco and NetScout's Tektronix Communications for the license of its OSS interfaces using guidelines set out under the OSS Interoperability Initiative (OSSii).

Ericsson Boasts Silicon Photonics R&D Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2015

European research project IRIS, backed by Ericsson and others, claims to have developed a silicon photonics switch designed for housing thousands of optical circuits on a single chip.

Avi Adds Security to Its ADC
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2015

Makes it easier for people who aren't security experts to access advanced security features.

Sling TV Lights Up on Fire Tablets
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2015

A Sling TV app is now available for Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablets.

Dish, Sinclair End Largest TV Blackout
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2015

Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group have settled their differences and intend to sign a new long-term agreement for content distribution. n.

Maxcom Deploys NetCracker's OSS
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2015

NEC and NetCracker are delivering additional OSS capabilities to Mexican operator Maxcom.

Charter Sued for TWC/BHN Acquisition Plans
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Lawsuit alleges Charter gave Liberty a sweetheart deal in proposed acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

Casa Systems Preps D3.1 Downstream Module
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Casa claims it has the cable industry’s first full DOCSIS 3.1 and integrated CCAP downstream card.

NTT Unveils Multi-Cloud Connect
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

New service supports hybrid clouds by enabling direct connections over private lines to multiple public clouds.

Ciena Boosts 5430 Capacity, Deploys With SK Telecom
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.

Huawei Helps BT Trial G.fast
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Huawei has provided a range of hardware and supporting software for BT's first field trial of fixed broadband access technology G.fast.

Ooredoo Qatar to Deploy Nokia Small Cells
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Operator will deploy Nokia Networks' small cells in outdoor and indoor hotspots across Qatar.

Huawei Wins SBC Deal at Telefónica
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Telefónica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.

MACOM Launches New GPON Transimpedance Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Optical components vendor unveils ultra high sensitivity transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for GPON customer premises equipment (CPE) units.

Twin Valley KS Goes Gigabit with Adtran
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2015

Kansas municipality joins Adtran's Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives campaign, using investment in gigabit technology to aid development.

Infinera Helps AJC Cable Recovery
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2015

Infinera's new Time-Based Instant Bandwidth helps the Australia-Japan Cable recovery from an outage.

Dell Unveils Its Datacenter Scalable Solutions
News Wire Feed | 8/24/2015

Dell has launched a business unit designed to meet the data center IT system needs of telcos, hosting firms and oil and gas companies.

Mirantis Lands $100M Funding Round
News Wire Feed | 8/24/2015

OpenStack specialist has secured a $100 million investment round and struck a technology development relationship with Intel.

Verizon Taps Mesosphere for Data Center OS
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2015

Commercial version of open source cluster manager Apache Mesos will be used to enable rapid scalability and support for faster apps rollout.

Enablence Gets New Funding, Adds Board Member
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2015

Optical components vendor has arranged a new $10 million financing package and has added a senior executive from ZTE to its board.

Rogers/Shaw Unlock Shomi for All Canadians
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2015

The Canadian OTT service Shomi is now available nationwide.

VeEX Pumps Up Its TX-Series Test Sets
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2015

VeEX has added a G.703 64K Codirectional Interface Testing option to its TX-Series test sets.

Adtran Brings Open APIs to Access World
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2015

Vendor says it is "unlocking" the single-vendor approach to broadband access networks and launching universal optical network terminals.

BT Deploys Cloudera Big Data Hub
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2015

BT has deployed Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub and Hadoop to speed up the processing of subscriber data.

HP Reports Fiscal Q3
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2015

Third quarter net revenue of $25.3 billion was down 8% from the prior-year period and down 2% on a constant currency basis.

Kudelski Improves H1 2015 Results
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2015

Group revenues and other operating income for the first half increased by CHF24.9 million to CHF425 million.

Metaswitch Unveils Calico 1.0
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2015

Metaswitch today announced Calico v1.0 , the production version of the cloud-based virtual networking platform it has been developing through open source.

Kahuna Banks $45M
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2015

Mobile marketing specialist Kahuna has raised $45 million from Tenaya Capital, Sequoia Capital and SoftTech VC in a Series B round.

DLNA Unveils 3.0 Certification Program
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Expands DLNA Certification Program to give CE manufacturers more options for certifying their products based on how they plan to differentiate them in the market.

CenturyLink Debuts Prism TV on Gigabit Network
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Residents and businesses in some areas of Seattle can now subscribe to Prism TV, an interactive TV service delivered through CenturyLink's fiber network.

S3 Survey Shows Pay-TV Shift Toward Software
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Pay-TV providers' reliability and innovation is no longer driven by the physical plant, but rather by software code, finds survey.

Huawei, China Mobile, Qualcomm Verify 4G Uplink Data Compression
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Huawei and partners claim industry's first commercial verification of Uplink Data Compression (UDC), a TDD+ technology, on a LTE-TDD commercial network.

Huawei, Fortumo Team on Carrier Billing
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Huawei partners with Fortumo for direct carrier billing, especially in emerging markets.

IoT Verticals Offers Vast Opportunities for Vendors, Heavy Reading Reports
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Some vendors find revenue opportunities in the IoT market, pulling ahead in the market, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.

Colocation Gains Traction in the Enterprise Sector, Heavy Reading Reports
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Enterprises are driving the colocation market, which is expected to grow up to $36B in the next two years, says Heavy Reading Insider.

NBCUniversal Invests $200M in BuzzFeed
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2015

Comcast subsidiary takes a stake in the popular digital media company that has more than 200 million monthly unique visitors.

Fujitsu Unveils Disaggregated Architecture Offering
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

Blade-based 1Finity family spans packet-optical, transport, access, wireless, and employs SDN principles.

Ericsson Strikes Partnership With SK Holdings C&C
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

Ericsson and SK Holdings C&C to collaborate on the development of Internet of Things platforms for globally specialized services.

NetCracker Lands Deals Across Asia-Pacific
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

Contract wins in Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka for the SPIT vendor.

Nottingham Gets Gigabit From Hyperoptic
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

FTTP provider updates on gigabit network progress in English city.

Big Switch Introduces SDN Upgrades & New Pricing Model
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

Supports unified physical and virtual SDN for OpenStack, automation for VMware, support for 100G connectivity for monitoring, and elastic pricing for SDN.

AT&T Chooses Metaswitch Virtual SBC
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

AT&T says it will use Metaswitch's Perimeta virtualized session border controller to connect its 4G LTE networks with other carriers.

Metrological Unveils TV Apps Dashboard
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2015

New tools create customized app profiles based on viewing habits and automate billing.

Sprint Adds 'iPhone Forever' Offer
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2015

Carrier replicates T-Mobile's offer to let those customers without the latest iPhone upgrade at anytime in preparation for the upcoming Apple launch.

NEC Lands Deal at Oil Refinery in Kuwait
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2015

NEC to build telecommunications and security systems for large-scale oil refinery in Kuwait.

Bridge Alliance Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2015

The Bridge Alliance, a partnership of 36 mobile operators from Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, has appointed Eileen Tan as its new CEO.

Boku Acquires mobileview Italia
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2015

Acquisition of mobileview Italia extends Boku's carrier billing in Italy through direct connections with every major Italian carrier, covering more than 87 million mobile subscriptions.

2015 Global Services Forum Focuses on Re-Architecting Infrastructure and Operations for New Growth
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2015

Two full days of keynotes, panels and sessions in Zurich, Switzerland, delve into details on how service providers can transform to meet demands of evolving user experience and digital operations.

Ciena's Top Sales Exec Leaving
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2015

Philippe Morin, who joined Ciena five years ago when it bought Nortel's metro Ethernet unit, quits as SVP of worldwide sales with no successor named yet.

Comcast's NBC Invests $200M in Vox Media
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2015

NBCUniversal makes $200 million equity investment in Vox Media.

Tele Columbus Reports Q2 Growth
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2015

Revenues grew by 2.3% year on year to €54.3 million; normalized total operating performance increased by 7% year on year to €62.2 million.

Samsung Unveils Mobile Payment Service
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2015

Samsung announces the launch dates for its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay.

Qualcomm Closes $2.4B CSR Buy
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2015

Expands product lines and channels to accelerate growth in IoT and automotive sectors.

RIFT.io Raises $16M Series A Funding for NFV
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2015

Developing an open source platform for NFV for service providers and enterprises.

TDS Uses Adtran for Gig Service in New Hampshire
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2015

TDS Telecom today announced it will use Adtran's Gigabit Services Platform to bring fiber-to-the-home in its New Hampshire local service area.

AT&T Ups Revenue Forecast With DirecTV
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2015

With its acquisition of DirecTV complete, AT&T says it will achieve double-digit consolidated revenue growth this year and increased growth over the next three.

Encoding.com Intros Unlimited Plans for Cloud Services
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2015

Encoding.com Reserved Cloud offers an unmetered, single tenant pricing model.

Adtran Streamlines Virtual Network Functionality
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

VNF bundle delivers greater flexibility and efficiency for service providers' vCPE service strategies.

Videotron Launches Ultra-High-Definition Service
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Set-top box will enable Videotron customers who have purchased a UHD television set to begin viewing content in UHD format when the service launches.

SKY Television Expands Relationship With NetCracker
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

New Zealand pay-TV operator hopes to improve its billing and CEM.

Transmode Shareholders Approve Infinera Takeover
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Infinera's offer to the shareholders of Transmode is accepted by shareholders holding an aggregate of 26,536,929 shares, corresponding to approximately 95.8% of the total number of outstanding shares and votes in Transmode.

Windstream Continues 100G Expansion With Infinera
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Carrier continued to use DTN-X in its long-haul network as it extended 100G service to 12 new markets this year, with more to come.

Viavi CEO Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Just days after the spin-out, the former JDSU company appoints its Chairman Richard Belluzzo as interim president and CEO as Tom Waechter steps down.

Uninor Upgrades Its RAN With Huawei
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Uninor partners with Huawei for network modernization.

StarHub Launches OTT Streaming Service
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

StarHub Go to extend pay-TV reach with added flexibility.

WACS Upgrades With Huawei's 100G
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Huawei completes upgrades on the section from South Africa to Portugal and Portugal to UK of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) using Huawei Marine's 100G transmission solution.

Alepo Intros Managed Services & Support Center
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Alepo launches new Global Technical Assistance Center as well as a managed services portfolio.

Sogetel Deploys Transmode's TM-Series Gear
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Canadian operator deploys Transmode to extend its optical network infrastructure to enhance both reach and performance across Quebec.

Lumentum Sets Q4 Revenue Guidance
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

The company, which just spun off from JDSU, declines to report earnings for the most recent quarter, while setting an expectation for at least $205 million in revenue next quarter.

Adtran Outlines Support for SDN, NFV
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Access equipment vendor embraces open APIs and software-based service models to help network operators improve service agility, streamline operations and maximize ROI.

Symantec Sells Storage Business for $8B
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2015

Symantec has agreed to sell its Veritas information management business to investors led by The Carlyle Group for $8 billion in cash.

Adtran Powers More Than 200 Gigabit Communities
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Access equipment vendor's gear has enabled Gigabit broadband services to more than 200 communities as part of its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program.

Shentel to Acquire nTelos for $640M
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Sprint will get nTelo's customers and retail outlets when the deal closes.

Verizon Offers Enterprises VoIP-to-Mobile Calling
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Verizon VoIP-to-Wireless integration offers greater value for enterprise customers.

CENX Closes $12.5M Funding Round
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

CENX today announced a new round of funding, as it raised $12.5 million from existing and new investors, including BDC Capital, Mistral Venture Partners and VMware.

Telus Appoints New CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Darren Entwistle resumes role as President and CEO, Dick Auchinleck appointed independent Chair of the Board.

Alcatel-Lucent Lands VoLTE Deal at China Mobile
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Rapport will allow China Mobile to simplify and consolidate communications services on a single platform.

Ericsson Lands VoLTE, VoWiFi Deal at Telenor Sweden
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Telenor's customers will be able to enjoy HD voice over LTE, richer communication services and WiFi calling.

Telekom Albania Launches RCS With Jibe
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

Deutsche Telekom regional operator offers integrated rich communications service (RCS) and SMS messaging using technology from Jibe Mobile.

China Telecom Deploys Ericsson's 4G Radio Dot
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2015

China Telecom has deployed Ericsson's LTE small cell technology in the provinces of Zhejiang and Guangdong.

Light Reading Invites Leading Communications Networking Organizations to Take Part in the World's First-Ever NFV Interoperability Evaluation
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2015

Invites are out for the first independent NFVi-to-VNF interoperability evaluation.

SCTE Names Terry Maloney As VP, Marketing
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2015

Veteran cable exec to drive communications that support membership expansion.

XO Study: 86% of Enterprises Move to Hybrid Clouds
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2015

A new study commissioned by XO shows the vast majority or enterprises plan to adopt multiple clouds in the coming year.

Devicescape, iPass Forge WiFi Partnership
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2015

Strategic partnership involves the integration of Devicescape's Curated Virtual Network (CVN) into the iPass network of aggregated WiFi access points.

GCI Acquires Cloud Services Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2015

Acquisition of Network Business Systems intended to enhance GCI's capability to meet the technology needs of its Alaska businesses.

Ericsson Acquires Systems Integrator
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2015

Ericsson is buying Guatemala-based Icon Americas, a consulting and systems integration specialist.

Inphi Unveils PAM4 Chipset for DCI
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2015

Vendor's 4-level Pulse Amplitude Modulation chipset supports both intra-data center and inter-data center cloud interconnect.

Verizon Ditches Wireless Service Contracts
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2015

Carrier simplifies its wireless plans by doing away with service contracts and smartphone subsidies with four choices of data buckets.

Arista Reports $195.6M 2Q Earnings, Up 42% Year-Over-Year
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2015

Next-quarter revenue projected $208 and $212 million.

Network Operators Move to SDN – Survey
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2015

Some 82% of service provider respondents have either already deployed SDN, are now deploying SDN, or plan to evaluate it in 2015, according to an IHS survey.

TalkTalk Deploys CSG BSS Tools
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2015

UK operator TalkTalk deploys multiple CSG back office solutions.

FCC Passes IP Transition Rules
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2015

US FCC passes rules to govern how incumbent carriers can transition to all-IP networks and retire their aging copper plant without harming competition.

Imagine Communications Delivers OTT Architecture for World Sport Group
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2015

Asia's largest sports company upgrades to latest streaming technology.

Qualcomm to Acquire Chipmaker Ikanos
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2015

Qualcomm Atheros augments its networking portfolio with end-to-end fixed access broadband capabilities.

DT Offsets Q2 German Slowdown With US Growth
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2015

Deutsche Telekom reports double-digit growth for the second quarter of 2015.

Veniam Voted Winner at CableLabs Innovation Showcase
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2015

Scoops the 'best new innovative product idea most likely to succeed' within the cable industry at this year's CableLabs' Summer Conference Innovation Showcase.

SerComm Becomes Newest Member of MoCA
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2015

Joins organization as associate member.

Sandvine Acquires Momac for $7.7M
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2015

Policy control specialist bags Dutch CEM firm.

SoftBank's Brightstar Appoints a New CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2015

Reza Taleghani has entered the building.

Sprint Posts Q1 Revenue of $8B
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2015

Record low Sprint platform postpaid churn of 1.56%.

Hitron Deploys 'Gigabit' DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2015

Announces 'industry's first' DOCSIS 3.0 32x8 channel bonding modem to be commercially deployed in North America.

ADVA Acquires Time4 Systems
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2015

ADVA's Oscilloquartz unit brings on small form factor clock technology via Time4.

Ciena Closes Cyan Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2015

Cienas wraps Cyan and its previous Agility software business into a Blue Planet software division, headed by former Cyan president Mike Hatfield.

Huawei Wins Rump of China Mobile VoLTE Deployment
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2015

Huawei says it has been awarded the largest share of China Mobile's VoLTE (CM-IMS phase 2) project across 31 provinces and municipalities in China.

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