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).
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.
Makes it easier for people who aren't security experts to access advanced security features.
A Sling TV app is now available for Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablets.
Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group have settled their differences and intend to sign a new long-term agreement for content distribution. n.
NEC and NetCracker are delivering additional OSS capabilities to Mexican operator Maxcom.
Lawsuit alleges Charter gave Liberty a sweetheart deal in proposed acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Casa claims it has the cable industry's first full DOCSIS 3.1 and integrated CCAP downstream card.
New service supports hybrid clouds by enabling direct connections over private lines to multiple public clouds.
WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.
Huawei has provided a range of hardware and supporting software for BT's first field trial of fixed broadband access technology G.fast.
Operator will deploy Nokia Networks' small cells in outdoor and indoor hotspots across Qatar.
Telefonica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.
Optical components vendor unveils ultra high sensitivity transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for GPON customer premises equipment (CPE) units.
Kansas municipality joins Adtran's Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives campaign, using investment in gigabit technology to aid development.
Infinera's new Time-Based Instant Bandwidth helps the Australia-Japan Cable recovery from an outage.
Dell has launched a business unit designed to meet the data center IT system needs of telcos, hosting firms and oil and gas companies.
OpenStack specialist has secured a $100 million investment round and struck a technology development relationship with Intel.
Commercial version of open source cluster manager Apache Mesos will be used to enable rapid scalability and support for faster apps rollout.
Optical components vendor has arranged a new $10 million financing package and has added a senior executive from ZTE to its board.
The Canadian OTT service Shomi is now available nationwide.
VeEX has added a G.703 64K Codirectional Interface Testing option to its TX-Series test sets.
Vendor says it is "unlocking" the single-vendor approach to broadband access networks and launching universal optical network terminals.
BT has deployed Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub and Hadoop to speed up the processing of subscriber data.
Third quarter net revenue of $25.3 billion was down 8% from the prior-year period and down 2% on a constant currency basis.
Group revenues and other operating income for the first half increased by CHF24.9 million to CHF425 million.
Metaswitch today announced Calico v1.0 , the production version of the cloud-based virtual networking platform it has been developing through open source.
Mobile marketing specialist Kahuna has raised $45 million from Tenaya Capital, Sequoia Capital and SoftTech VC in a Series B round.
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.
Residents and businesses in some areas of Seattle can now subscribe to Prism TV, an interactive TV service delivered through CenturyLink's fiber network.
Pay-TV providers' reliability and innovation is no longer driven by the physical plant, but rather by software code, finds survey.
Huawei and partners claim industry's first commercial verification of Uplink Data Compression (UDC), a TDD+ technology, on a LTE-TDD commercial network.
Huawei partners with Fortumo for direct carrier billing, especially in emerging markets.
Some vendors find revenue opportunities in the IoT market, pulling ahead in the market, says Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider.
Enterprises are driving the colocation market, which is expected to grow up to $36B in the next two years, says Heavy Reading Insider.
Comcast subsidiary takes a stake in the popular digital media company that has more than 200 million monthly unique visitors.
Blade-based 1Finity family spans packet-optical, transport, access, wireless, and employs SDN principles.
Ericsson and SK Holdings C&C to collaborate on the development of Internet of Things platforms for globally specialized services.
Contract wins in Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka for the SPIT vendor.
FTTP provider updates on gigabit network progress in English city.
Supports unified physical and virtual SDN for OpenStack, automation for VMware, support for 100G connectivity for monitoring, and elastic pricing for SDN.
AT&T says it will use Metaswitch's Perimeta virtualized session border controller to connect its 4G LTE networks with other carriers.
New tools create customized app profiles based on viewing habits and automate billing.
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 to build telecommunications and security systems for large-scale oil refinery in Kuwait.
The Bridge Alliance, a partnership of 36 mobile operators from Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, has appointed Eileen Tan as its new CEO.
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.
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.
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.
NBCUniversal makes $200 million equity investment in Vox Media.
Revenues grew by 2.3% year on year to euro 54.3 million; normalized total operating performance increased by 7% year on year to euro 62.2 million.
Samsung announces the launch dates for its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay.
Expands product lines and channels to accelerate growth in IoT and automotive sectors.
Developing an open source platform for NFV for service providers and enterprises.
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.
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 Reserved Cloud offers an unmetered, single tenant pricing model.
VNF bundle delivers greater flexibility and efficiency for service providers' vCPE service strategies.
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.
New Zealand pay-TV operator hopes to improve its billing and CEM.
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.
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.
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 partners with Huawei for network modernization.
StarHub Go to extend pay-TV reach with added flexibility.
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 launches new Global Technical Assistance Center as well as a managed services portfolio.
Canadian operator deploys Transmode to extend its optical network infrastructure to enhance both reach and performance across Quebec.
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.
Access equipment vendor embraces open APIs and software-based service models to help network operators improve service agility, streamline operations and maximize ROI.
Symantec has agreed to sell its Veritas information management business to investors led by The Carlyle Group for $8 billion in cash.
Access equipment vendor's gear has enabled Gigabit broadband services to more than 200 communities as part of its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program.
Sprint will get nTelo's customers and retail outlets when the deal closes.
Verizon VoIP-to-Wireless integration offers greater value for enterprise customers.
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.
Darren Entwistle resumes role as President and CEO, Dick Auchinleck appointed independent Chair of the Board.
Rapport will allow China Mobile to simplify and consolidate communications services on a single platform.
Telenor's customers will be able to enjoy HD voice over LTE, richer communication services and WiFi calling.
Deutsche Telekom regional operator offers integrated rich communications service (RCS) and SMS messaging using technology from Jibe Mobile.
China Telecom has deployed Ericsson's LTE small cell technology in the provinces of Zhejiang and Guangdong.
Invites are out for the first independent NFVi-to-VNF interoperability evaluation.
Veteran cable exec to drive communications that support membership expansion.
A new study commissioned by XO shows the vast majority or enterprises plan to adopt multiple clouds in the coming year.
Strategic partnership involves the integration of Devicescape's Curated Virtual Network (CVN) into the iPass network of aggregated WiFi access points.
Acquisition of Network Business Systems intended to enhance GCI's capability to meet the technology needs of its Alaska businesses.
Ericsson is buying Guatemala-based Icon Americas, a consulting and systems integration specialist.
Vendor's 4-level Pulse Amplitude Modulation chipset supports both intra-data center and inter-data center cloud interconnect.
Carrier simplifies its wireless plans by doing away with service contracts and smartphone subsidies with four choices of data buckets.
Next-quarter revenue projected $208 and $212 million.
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.
UK operator TalkTalk deploys multiple CSG back office solutions.
US FCC passes rules to govern how incumbent carriers can transition to all-IP networks and retire their aging copper plant without harming competition.
Asia's largest sports company upgrades to latest streaming technology.
Qualcomm Atheros augments its networking portfolio with end-to-end fixed access broadband capabilities.
Deutsche Telekom reports double-digit growth for the second quarter of 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.
Joins organization as associate member.
Policy control specialist bags Dutch CEM firm.
Reza Taleghani has entered the building.
Record low Sprint platform postpaid churn of 1.56%.
Announces 'industry's first' DOCSIS 3.0 32x8 channel bonding modem to be commercially deployed in North America.
ADVA's Oscilloquartz unit brings on small form factor clock technology via Time4.
Cienas wraps Cyan and its previous Agility software business into a Blue Planet software division, headed by former Cyan president Mike Hatfield.
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.