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Unshackled From the SGX, euNetworks Pushes Forward

We have one last earnings report for the first quarter left to look at.  The pan-European fiber operator euNetworks may no longer be listed on the Singapore exchange, but are still reporting their numbers.  And it was a pretty strong quarter, with revenues and EBITDA both up sequentially for the third consecutive quarter.  Here are their […]

Cork Prepares For Some Real Connectivity

Ireland has emerged as one of 2015's bandwidth growth spots, and the city of Cork is readying itself for a new era where it is no longer a backwater you have to get to via both London and Dublin. While we were all at Memorial Day picnics, they were hosting an event for no less […]

TWC Says Yes to Charter

Charter has kicked off the summer season by finally getting the answer it has been seeking for some time now. Time Warner Cable has agreed this morning to be purchased for $56.7B in cash and stock, a sum which values the larger company at $78.7B. They also reaffirmed their separate deal with Bright House Networks. […]

AT&T to Acquire More 700 MHz Spectrum from East Kentucky Network

AT&T’s hunger for spectrum is undamped. Although the spectrum auction has just ended and the carrier gained some premium licences in targeted areas, it has recently announced plans to acquire three lower 700 MHz C-block licences. According to two filings with the FCC, AT&T is ready to shell out a yet undisclosed amount to East Kentucky [...]

Dish Network Poised to Make a Big Splash in the Wireless Market

For several years now Dish Network, the nation’s second largest satellite television provider, has been hoarding wireless spectrum resources, confounding and frustrating the wireless industry not only by stealing said spectrum away from established wireless companies, but by offering little to no concrete indication of what it plans to do with its stockpile as well. But [...]

Ofcom’s Strategic Review: the views of the Communications Consumer Panel

On 12 March 2011, Ofcom launched a Strategic Review of Digital Communications by publishing terms of reference and inviting comments on these. As this invitation to comment is not a formal consultation, Ofcom is not publishing the submissions which it receives. However, CommsWatch has already published the detailed submission made by the Consumer Forum for […]

Ofcom’s Strategic Review: the views of the trade union Prospect

On 12 March 2011, Ofcom launched a Strategic Review of Digital Communications by publishing terms of reference and inviting comments on these. As this invitation to comment is not a formal consultation, Ofcom is not publishing the submissions which it receives. However, CommsWatch has already published the detailed submission made by the Consumer Forum for […]

Industry Spotlight: Alpheus Communications’ CEO Scott Widham

Texas is one of the country’s biggest and fastest-growing markets in general, and that goes for bandwidth and Internet infrastructure as well.  As one of the few remaining independent, regional fiber operators in the Southwest, Alpheus Communications has a unique perspective on that market.  Alpheus is owned by the Gores Group today, and has its […]

Free Webinar on Portuguese Broadband Usage and Satisfaction

On Tuesday May 26th 11 AM CET, Diffraction Analysis will present the high-level results of a study undertaken with the FTTH Council Europe on the Portuguese Market. This is a Free Webinar which you can join by registering here. The results of the study will be presented by Benoît Felten, CEO of Diffraction Analysis and […]

BlackBerry to Lay Off Undisclosed Number of Employees from Device Business

BlackBerry has announced another wave of layoffs targeting employees in its device business, including those focused on development of software and applications, reports the Wall Street Journal. The announcement comes after the company had reportedly been on a hiring spree after the most definitive evidence that the company’s turnaround was on track was reported last [...]

Huawei Poised to Dominate IoT

One of the most vilified Chinese companies in North America is quickly becoming a dominant player in the growing Internet of Things, as the world’s largest telecom hardware provider, Huawei, is leveraging its global market power to establish itself as the default choice for providing a unified IoT ecosystem, but in a surprising twist, not [...]

Next-Gen Antenna will Revolutionize the Wireless World

As the Internet of Things stands poised to dominate our lives in the coming years, researchers at the University of Manchester have found a way to radically redefine a key component in making our connected everything future a reality: the radio antenna. While you undoubtedly think of metal wires in regards to the radio antenna, [...]

[Fix] Trados Error: The file you are opening does not contain any bilingual segments

This problem occasionally happens when you are trying to open and work with Word files in SDL Trados Studio 2011/2014. After you select your file, Trados displays an error window, with either “The file you are opening does not conta...

Will the real John Whittingdale stand up please?

The appointment of John Whittingdale as the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport came as a surprise to everyone – including him. So what can we expect from the man who has chaired the Culture Select Committee for 10 years? How worried should the BBC be? In a profile in today’s “Guardian”, […]

25% Mothers in Pakistan are active on Internet through Mobile – Mother’s Day Survey

UC Browser, having around 28% market share in Pakistan as of the end of April 2015 as per StatCounter, has released results of their special online survey held on the Mother’s Day. UCWeb conducted the survey using its flagship product UC Browser along with other social media channels. Show More Summary

[Fix] Trados Studio 2011/2014 Name cannot begin with the ‘”‘ character, hexadecimal value 0x22. Row 1, position 144

Some translators reported the error message “Name cannot begin with the ‘”‘ character, hexadecimal value 0x22. Row 1, position 144? occasionally shows up when they are trying to save target.doc files from SDL Trados Studio 2011/2014. The problem is…

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Comcast Expands Its Gigabit Pro Offering

Tech news this week includes Comcast service expansion, Verizon being sued again, IoT market growth and a cheap, throw-away phone innovation.

2015 Regulatory Fees Proposed: Stability Reigns (At Least For Now)

Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, the FCC has released its proposed regulatory fees for 2015. Now we all have something to mull over during all those boring parades, fireworks shows, baseball games and cook-outs. Lucky us! As...Show More Summary

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