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ADVA Q3 revenue rises 10% to $110M on strong enterprise sales

ADVA Optical Networking reported that third-quarter 2014 revenues rose 1.2 percent year-over-year to $110 million due to strong enterprise and transport sales.

Infinera's Fallon: Data center interconnection will drive 100G metro network opportunities

Infinera sees the next frontier for 100G optical networking taking place in the data center interconnection market segment, one that the company's leader says will be driven by the rise in server-to-server traffic to accommodate the growth of cloud and content services.

AT&T's U-verse gains help to ease legacy losses in Q3

AT&T's U-verse services drove up consumer wireline revenue growth 3 percent year-over-year to $5.7 billion and helped to cushion the blow of legacy consumer and business service losses.

Will ‘Un-obsolete’ Copper in Telco Networks?

It will be a while until equipment is serving end users. It will be a big deal, however, if the technology meets expectations.

Online video: Charting the struggles and failures

While YouTube, Hulu and Vimeo have enjoyed success in the online video market, other providers like Redbox and have not been as lucky. Samantha Bookman, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines why a number of players have tried and failed in this fast-paced, yet still young, market segment in a new special report. Show More Summary

Tracking Employees: The Technology Is the Easy Part

Do the benefits of tracking employees' whereabouts outweigh the possible privacy implications?

Integra adds DDoS mitigation service to its growing security service arsenal

Integra is bolstering its growing security portfolio by introducing a DDoS Mitigation Service that it says can automatically monitor network traffic to detect and mitigate distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threats at the network edge.

A Very Important Spectrum Auction Is on Tap for November

The Federal Communications Commission is slated on November 13 to begin taking bids for 1,614 licenses across 65MHz of spectrum.

Red light for white spaces

A new technology uses gaps in radio spectrum that exist in between frequency bands, called white space, to offer new wireless applications that will benefit consumers and businesses. Ofcom is progressing plans for the introduction of relevant new wireless technology in the UK – the first country in Europe likely to do so. Both public […]

Serial Petitioner Update: 15 is Not the Charm

More from our "Mother May I" file We have reported regularly on the plight of an applicant who has been denied 14 times in his efforts to get the FCC to grant the same two sets of applications. Given our previous attention to this, we...Show More Summary

Alcatel-Lucent acquires Optoplan, enhances submarine subsidiary's focus on oil and gas industry

Alcatel-Lucent has taken another step to enhance its submarine cable business Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) status in the oil and gas production industry segment by reaching a deal to acquire Optoplan, a provider of 4D permanent reservoir monitoring (4D PRM) solutions.

U.S. Control of ICANN Likely Ending

The details aren’t set yet, but needless to say, the matter is steeped in controversy.

Vodafone customer’s £15,000 billing nightmare after mobile phone theft

“A Welsh primary school teacher who had his mobile phone snatched while holidaying in Barcelona is facing financial ruin after being told by Vodafone that he must pay a £15,000 bill run up by the thief who used the phone to make expensive calls throughout the night. Osian Rhys Edwards called his mobile provider soon […]

Update: Deadline Extended for "TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form" Comments

In late September we reported on the FCC’s request for comments about its proposed “TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form”. That’s the form that the Commission plans to use when, after the incentive spectrum auctions, TV licensees put pen to paper and figure out what it’s going to cost to move to their repacked facilities. Show More Summary

Google Fiber Signups to Start in December

Tech news this week includes HBO streaming service, results of SDN testing, special privacy networks and Google Fiber in Austin.

Can you become addicted to the Internet?

There is a recent case in the United States of an intense user of Google Glass who is said by doctors to have become genuinely addicted to the Net – see story here.

FCC Further Tweaks Signal Booster Rules

Some rules relaxed while measures added to prevent interference to wireless networks Back in early 2013, the FCC took steps to help consumers deal with the dreaded cell phone phenomenon of dead spots by allowing the use of private signal boosters. Show More Summary

Google Unveils the Lollipop OS, Three Nexus Devices

Google's latest version of Android, Lollipop, promises enhanced security, battery life, and notifications.

Report: Telecom Capex to Grow 3% in 2014

Telecom operators around the world invested heavily in fiber optic and 4G LTE networks in 1H 2014 as they continued a transformation from voice- to data-centric infrastructure and services, according to a Carrier Economics report released...Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Be Officially Launched in Pakistan Today

Samsung will officially unveil the latest model of its flagship phablet, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 today. The launch event will be organized by JBnJaws Productions and hosted by Hamza Ali Abbasi and Ayesha Omer. The attendees will be able...Show More Summary

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