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Aeroflex acquires Shenick, beefs up SDN testing capabilities

Aeroflex, a microelectronics and test and measurement equipment provider, is strengthening its software defined networking (SDN) capabilities by purchasing Dublin, Ireland-based Shenick Network Systems.

Verizon gives new FiOS triple-play customers two-year price lock

Verizon is looking to entice more FiOS Fiber to the Home (FTTH) subscribers by offering new triple-play customers the chance to lock their monthly rate for two years if they sign up for service before April 19.

Sizing up the cable industry in Q4 2013

The fourth-quarter earnings season is underway and  FierceCable  is tracking how the triple-play providers, programmers and online video providers fared during this period. 

Fibertech snaps up fiber-based small cell network build

Fibertech Networks has reached another milestone in its wireless backhaul service drive, activating an outdoor fiber-based metro small site for a wireless operator carrying commercial traffic.

Aereo reportedly hits capacity issues in Atlanta and Miami

Aereo reportedly has stopped accepting new customers in two other markets.

It's time to buy a Chromecast, but don't expect home-video nirvana

Half a year after introducing the Chromecast, Google has thrown open the gates to its $35 HDMI dongle, giving any app developer who meets its terms of service access to the TV. That could mean a huge step forward for consumers' ability to watch online video on HDTV sets, and it certainly means a big step forward in the ability of independent app makers to reach viewers. But I wonder who will take Google up on its open invitation.

Chromecast to get more content

Chromecast may be getting some new content very soon now that Google has opened the software development kit (SDK) to all developers.

Matt Bross re-emerges as chairman, CEO of Compass-EOS

Matt Bross has begun his latest adventure, taking on the chairman and CEO role at Compass-EOS, a next-gen router and icPhotonics vendor.

8X8 lights up cloud, collaboration services in UK, Europe

8x8 has begun offering its unified communication and collaboration services in the U.K. and broader European market, a move that was driven by its acquisition of  U.K.-based Voicenet Solutions  that now operates as 8x8 Solutions.

Marlin to merge Tellabs, Coriant operations, separate access division

Coriant and Tellabs are set to start new lives as their new owner Marlin Equity Partners is merging the two companies and forming one common leadership team.