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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.

Pay-TV providers see opportunities in integrated OTT/set-top box devices

During this week's IBC Show in Amsterdam, TV Everywhere will be one of the hot topics of conversation on the trade show floor, but a number of smaller cable operators are now looking at converged devices that combine the functions of a set-top box/OTT streaming device.

Zayo teams up with the NBA to carry all of the 2014-15 season games

Zayo won a large coup for its growing long-distance fiber business, announcing that it will transport live broadcast and video feeds for all of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) games starting with the current 2014-15 seas...

MegaPath's Global Capacity sale poses new managed service opportunities, challenges

MegaPath's sale of its wholesale business to Global Capacity may not be the largest deal in the competitive service provider industry, but it's notable in that it allows it to become a managed and cloud services specialist.

JDSU splits optical, network services into two companies

JSDU said that it plans to separate its operations into two publicly traded companies: an optical component and commercial lasers company and a network and services company.

Verizon's McAdam: We set a high bar for further FiOS expansions

Verizon Communications is holding fast to its thesis that while it is on track to complete the buildout of FiOS to about 21 million premises, it will need a compelling reason to expand into new markets.

Wi-Fi Calling? It’s About Time

So T-Mobile’s latest campaign is to take better advantage of WiFi, quickly hopping on the bandwagon with the new iPhone’s capabilities in the unapologetically aggressive, quick-footed manner that T-Mobile has specialized in since John Legere took over. All I can say is that it’s about time somebody did. … [visit site to read more]

Metro Bytes: Tower Cloud, Level 3, FirstLight, US Signal

Here are a few quick-takes on news from the metro and regional fiber space: … [visit site to read more]

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 Brings LTE to Low-End Smartphones and Tablets

Qualcomm is known for dominating the premium and mid-range smartphone space, and MediaTek for taking care of the other end of the spectrum. This, however is about to change: MediaTek launched its premium LTE octa-core chipset recently, and since yesterday, Qualcomm is officially ready to supply LTE chipsets to low-end smartphone and tablet manufacturers. A [...]

Are Apple and Android Wrestling for Wrist Real Estate?

Although fashionably late to the wearables party there’s no question that Apple made a grand entrance into the burgeoning niche market on Tuesday with the unveiling of its Apple Watch. With the long-awaited arrival of Apple’s first wearable effort the entire market, which admittedly has struggled to gain traction, is about to get a lot [...]

The Maddening Schizophrenia of US Incumbents

I must confess to a particular fondness for those moments of synchronicity when different news items happen to collide in the same cycle, violently contradicting each other. This week is a great example. On Tuesday, Techzone 360 published a really interesting editorial entitled Shifting Towards Symmetry: The New Broadband Landscape. I strongly encourage you to […]

Google Makes It to Finish Line In White Space Coordinator Race, Again

Google joins Key Bridge Global LLC, Spectrum Bridge, Telcordia and, um, Google, in the ranks of “approved” database coordinators. Add one more (sort of) database coordinator to the “approved” list of white space database coordinators. Show More Summary

Members of Congress seek flexibility in FCC's rural broadband requirements

Over 40 members of Congress have asked the FCC to give service providers the flexibility they need to deploy high-speed broadband connections to more hard-to-reach communities under the upcoming Connect America Funding II (CAF II) program.

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