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The Next Step: VoLTE Interoperability

News this week includes VoLTE interoperability, an acquisition by BlackBerry to bolster BYOD security and quantum dot liquid crystal displays.

Hawaiian Telcom to serve as Hawaiki's submarine cable landing station

New Zealand-based Hawaiki Cable Limited, the owner and developer of Hawaiki submarine cable system, has chosen Hawaiian Telcom to be its landing partner in Hawaii.

Zayo adds Ajubeo to its cloud platform

Zayo continues to ramp up its cloud services connection ecosystem, announcing that it has added infrastructure-as-a-service provider Ajubeo to its Connect to the Cloud platform.

Verizon Wholesale serves up CDN capabilities for ISPs, online retailers

Verizon Wholesale is addressing service providers and ISPs that need to incorporate multimedia content into their service portfolios with the introduction of its new content delivery network (CDN) solution set.

Verizon's McAdam says it is plotting a move into the online video market

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam told investors on Thursday during the Goldman Sachs Communicopia conference in New York that it plans to enter the burgeoning online video services race.

Windstream's Gardner: Cable could become a threat in larger businesses

Windstream today may not see cable as a major competitor in the larger business space that it plays in today, but the pending multi-billion dollar merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable could pose new challenges.

CenturyLink's Ewing: We'll pass nearly 2.2M homes with IPTV by end of 2014

CenturyLink plans to pass an additional 300,000 homes with its Prism IPTV service this year. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference, Stewart Ewing, CFO and EVP of CenturyLink, told investors he expects to end the year with a total of 2.2 million homes passed.

Still no national roaming on mobile networks

Mobile operators have reportedly rejected calls by ministers to introduce ‘national roaming’, sharing networks in a bid to improve coverage in rural areas. The “Financial Times” quoted a source close to the government as saying: “There are reasons why it wouldn’t work from a technical and legal perspective. The letters outlined the complexity of it […]

The future of the Consumer Forum for Communications

Ofcom’s principal duty is to further the interests of citizens and consumers.  It is therefore important that it has a programme of engagement with groups representing consumers so that it can be as informed as possible about citizen and consumer interests. The Consumer Forum for Communications is a key part of this engagement strategy and […]

Vendor Roundup: Ericsson, Cyan, Infinera, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent

For this fall Friday let’s see what’s going on with the vendors: … [visit site to read more]

The Majority of Mobile Apps Request Access to Personal Data, Study Finds

The rapid adoption of smartphones is pushing up the popularity of mobile apps, but many of them seek access to large amounts of personal information without detailing how that information is being used, participants of the second annual global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Privacy Sweep have found. “Fortunately, there were few examples of apps collecting [...]

T-Mobile Expands Wi-Fi Calling at UnCarrier 7.0 Event

Lost in a torrent of tech news that has been all about Apple, T-Mobile quietly held an event of its own on Wednesday. Dubbed UnCarrier 7.0, the company announced the expansion of its existing Wi-Fi calling and text messaging service, a decision made, in part, because of Apple’s focus on the feature in the latest [...]

Offshore Bandwidth Sparks Africa Fiber Boom | Light Reading

Africa is starting to see the knock-on effects of having greater international connectivity via multiple subsea cables. Source: In developed market, the broadband debate focuses access because for the most part, that’s the last remaining hurdle to better connectivity. Show More Summary

Growing Mobile Management Sector Tries to Keep Up with Demand

BYOD and the proliferation of device types are just two of the contributing factors to a greater need for enterprise mobile management solutions.

AMS-IX USA takes aim at California's Bay Area data center market

AMS-IX has taken another step forward in its goal to become a larger competitor in the U.S. data center market by establishing a Point of Presence (PoP) in Digital Realty's 365 Main Street facility in San Francisco.

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