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Tier 1 Deploys TEOCO for SD-WAN Assurance

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:35:00 EST

A Tier 1 operator in North America has deployed TEOCO's Helix Service Assurance solution to support its SD-WAN service.



Liberty Global Ratchets Up Capex Again

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:20:00 EST

Already spending heavily on network extensions and new equipment, especially in the UK, big European MSO aims to boost its capex even higher in 2018.



PON, 5G & the Case for Convergence

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:30:00 EST

5G may finally be driving the business case for fixed mobile convergence.



Will China React to Latest US Huawei, ZTE Slapdown?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:15:00 EST

The Chinese vendors now find their smartphones labelled as a security risk. But will this lead to reprisals?



Eurobites: Italian Operators Face Antitrust Probe

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:45:00 EST

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cuts jobs in Finland; Three Ireland earmarks funds for 5G; Deutsche Telekom extends edge computing R&D.



T-Mobile Injects AI Into Customer Service

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:00:00 EST

T-Mobile is deploying Tupl's ACCR tool, which utilizes AI, machine learning and automation, to expedite responses to customer help tickets.



Competition Heats Up for SDN/NFV Processing

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:00:00 EST

The shift to application and network virtualization by operators and CSPs requires a new generation of multicore processors that are being introduced by many vendors.



WiCipedia: Terrible People, #MeToo Venting & Magic Mike, Here We Come!

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:00:00 EST

This week in our WiC roundup: Another tech conference, another inappropriate after-party; views on math affect performance; equal pay schmequal pay; and more.



DT & Friends Build Edge Computing Testbed

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:45:00 EST

Deutsche Telekom, Crown Castle and Altiostar have built an edge computing testbed with low-latency vRAN technology.



Arista 4Q Revenue Up 42.7% YoY to $467.9M

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:50:00 EST

Full-year 2017 revenue up 45.8% to $1.6B, as the company implements its vision for software-driven cloud networking.



Ciena Intros Solutions to Ease Evolution to 5G

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:30:00 EST

New products for Ciena's Converged Packet Optical and Packet Networking platforms prepare operators to operate hybrid 4G/5G networks.



5G: The Density Question

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:07:00 EST

Double the density, double the fun!



IBM, Microsoft Duke It Out Over Chief Diversity Hire

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:35:00 EST

IBM alleges Microsoft's hire of its Chief Diversity Officer Lindsay-Rae McIntyre violates its non-compete agreement, but should improving diversity be a proprietary process?



Has Europe Switched to a Fiber Diet? Not Yet...

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:28:00 EST

The European region, including Russia, has experienced two years of 20%+ growth in FTTH/B connections but many markets still haven't really woken up.



Ruckus Gives Arris a Boost in Q4

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:10:00 EST

Only a month after the acquisition closed, Ruckus was already contributing to Arris's top-line growth.



CenturyLink CEO: Automation Key to Improved Customer Experience

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 EST

Glen Post pledges more automated and simplified products, processes and systems in future for a combined CenturyLink-Level 3.



Eurobites: Nokia Gets a Case of the Shakes Over Digital Health Market

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:15:00 EST

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media stands out for Liberty Global; Sigfox accentuates the positive; fiber's socio-economic benefits.



Juniper Expands Multicloud Line-Up

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:45:00 EST

Provides unified platform for branch, campus, data center and cloud.



Equinix Buys Infomart Dallas for $800M in Southwest Expansion

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:56:00 EST

Data center/interconnection specialist buys iconic Dallas facility to fuel its expansion in southwestern US.



Cisco Reports $11.9B 2Q Revenue, Up 3% YoY

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:39:00 EST

But the company took a big hit from charges related to the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.