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Kyung: At $9 per GB, mobile internet is a 20-60x premium to fixed internet

The ratio of service revenue pulled in by U.S. mobile operators is over twice that of fixed cable operators. Based on these revenue and traffic loading stats, it is clear that consumers value mobility. They seem more than willing to pay a premium for mobile access versus (Wi-Fi and) fixed access. So, what is this  mobility premium?

Arris and Cisco cable access sales up almost 50% in Q1, research group says

After struggling in 2015, vendors of cable access equipment saw the category spike as much as 50 percent in the first quarter, with operators committing to aggressive orders of DOCSIS 3.1-compatible gear.

Cisco, Neul join MulteFire Alliance

While the MulteFire Alliance is hosting an Open Day and Technical Workshop in Beijing today, the organization has announced that Cisco and Neul, a subsidiary of Huawei, have joined the alliance.

HPE maintains lead over Cisco in the cloud infrastructure market, says analyst firm

HPE, Cisco and Microsoft are enjoying a comfortable lead in the cloud infrastructure market-- one that includes private cloud hardware, public cloud hardware and cloud infrastructure.

Cisco's famed 'spin-in' team departs, hinting at internal turmoil

A week after a management shakeup at Cisco, four key product development executives are resigning, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing an internal memo circulated by the company's CEO Chuck Robbins. Senior Vice Presidents Mario Mazzola, Prem Jain, Luca Cafiero and Soni Jiandani are departing in the wake of a reorganization that shifted all but Jiandani into adviser roles.

Cisco predicts internet traffic will triple by 2020

The addition of 1 billion new users and 10 billion new connected devices will triple the amount of data being passed through the Internet by 2020, Cisco predicts.

Public Wi-Fi hotspots to grow to 432M globally by 2020, suggesting possible threat to carriers

For years, the growth of wireless carriers has been so rapid that cellular data providers have been worried about hitting the limit on spectrum availability, leading them to implement now-regular limits on monthly data consumption. But a surge in Wi-Fi hotspots that Cisco projects in its latest Visual Networking Index Forecast could have a more pronounced impact as internet traffic gets offloaded back onto Wi-Fi networks.

Ciena expects Verizon 100G metro optical revenues to ramp in 2017

A top Ciena executive says that it will see revenues with Verizon's ongoing 100G metro network rollout to start ramping up between 2017 and 2018 as the telco equips more metro areas with Ciena gear.

Cisco's Q3 switching, routing revenues dip on softer service provider spending

Cisco is seeing the effects of its service provider customers' cautious spending habits as third-quarter sales in its switching and routing division sales slid 3 percent and 5 percent to $3.45 billion and $1.9 billion, respectively.

Cisco, Roku partner to put VideoGuard security on Roku devices

Cisco and Roku announced a collaboration that will bake the Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere video service protection solution into Roku streaming players and Roku TVs.