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Cisco's router, security performance drive up profit to $11.8B, but switch business takes a hit

Cisco saw that growing demand for its routers and network security products were a key factor in driving up its fiscal second quarter revenues to $11.8 billion, but switches remained a weak spot.

CenturyLink says multiple parties are interested in its data center business

CenturyLink may have not made a final decision on whether it will sell all of its data centers or retain part of them, but a top company official confirmed a number of parties are interested in the assets.

Jarich: Sigfox, LoRa, Ingenu: Are today's LPWAN upstarts tomorrow's WiMAX?

WiMAX. Even if you've paid attention to the success it's had in aerospace applications, the term likely brings one thing to mind: failure. After being hyped as THE technology that would bring affordable mobile broadband to the masses, the WiMAX ecosystem spectacularly failed to deliver on its promises. It's not fair to say that the only people who made money on WiMAX were industry analysts and trade show planners…but it's not far from the truth. In other words, when something gets compared to WiMAX it's probably not a compliment.

Nokia posts solid quarter but warns of slowdown in 2016

Nokia posted a solid fourth quarter but warned investors that business will slow this year as LTE buildouts near completion in key markets such as the U.S., China and Western Europe.

AT&T, Nokia partner to offer private LTE to utilities

AT&T and Nokia are working together to offer U.S. utilities the chance to use a licensed LTE network, thereby avoiding interference they might encounter in unlicensed spectrum.

Calix says CAF-II revenues are 'substitutive' as Q4 2015 earnings decline 6 percent to $105M

Calix is anticipating that the Tier 1 and Tier 2 service providers that have accepted funds from the FCC's CAF-II program have started to see some spending activity amongst its largest customers as they begin network builds to bring broadband to rural areas of their footprints.

Google Fiber reveals Atlanta market pricing, replaces 'free' tier with $50, 100 Mbps option

Google Fiber is finally providing details about how it will price its 1 Gbps FTTH service in Atlanta, while adding some new elements to its broadband roster.

Comcast's 1 Gbps drive could shake up AT&T, Verizon broadband plans

Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?

RootMetrics: EE ranked fastest and Three most reliable UK operator in H2 2015

Latest RootMetrics report ranks EE as the top overall operator in the UK in the second half of 2015.

Mallinson: O2, Three UK merger could produce a dynamic marketplace

Objections by UK and EU regulators to the proposed merger of O2 UK and Three UK fail to take into account the new and expanding ways that innovation and competition may occur, and also wrongly equate rising ARPUs in markets where consolidation has taken place to consumer price increases alone.