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Expereo to Buy Border 6

There was some M&A in the managed network services space yesterday that's worth a look.  Netherlands-based Expereo has announced the acquisition of French-based Border 6.... [visit site to read more]

Nokia Introduces Petabit-class Router

Yesterday Nokia took the wraps off of its next generation routing platform and moved the conversation from the terabit to the petabit.... [visit site to read more]

How distinctive is the BBC?

Ofcom has today published research by Ipsos MORI on how audiences perceive the BBC’s distinctiveness. This is an extract from the executive summary: “Overall the BBC was thought to offer consistently high quality output across its many different services, providing content that participants personally valued. Show More Summary

Most, But Not All, Sing the Praises of Network Virtualization

Network virtualization is on the short list of most vital technologies being developed and implemented today.

How are adults using media?

Today Ofcom has published its annual Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes report, setting out the latest findings on the ways in which adults use,understand and create media, and how this has changed over time. Some of the headlines from this year’s report include: Older people are embracing smart and social technology. Four in ten of […]

Autonomous Vehicles: Electronic Superhighway Becomes More than a Metaphor

Autonomous vehicles are of interest to IT because work forces will have to be supported as the amount of work done from these vehicles grows.

Wednesday Bytes: Altice, CenturyLink, Infinera

Here are three interesting items worth a look: Altice is following through with plans for an IPO for its US cable and fiber assets. They hope to raise as much as $1.4B by selling some 46.6M shares for $27-31 per share, with the proceeds possibly going toward additional acquisitions. Altice USA consists of the Suddenlink […]

Verizon Closes Yahoo!, Launches Oath

The Yahoo! saga ended yesterday with the closing of the acquisition of the company by Verizon.  Well, the brand is still there of course, it's just not independent anymore and it has some new roommates.... [visit site to read more]

The arbitrariness of RLAH regulation

There is a certain level of arbitrariness to the RLAH (roam-like-at-home) regulation, taking effect 170615, looking at it from this perspective: Pricing of mobile services is extremely complex, containing all sorts of elements. Operators...Show More Summary

Autonomous car & driving: impacts

The autonomous car & autonomous driving will have far-reaching impact, assuming full autonomy (level 5): No more traffic congestion. Fewer accidents, albeit with liability issues. Less need for new infrastructure (including the hyperloop)?...Show More Summary

Peak 10 to Acquire ViaWest from Shaw

We have some data center consolidation to look at this morning.  Peak 10 has announced a definitive agreement to acquire ViaWest for $1.675B in cash.... [visit site to read more]

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