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Parks: One-fourth of U.S. broadband homes see value in home monitoring services

Value-added monitoring services may still be in the development stage, but recent research conducted by Parks Associates reveals that about 25 percent of U.S. households that have a broadband connection see utility in value-added monitoring services.

InfoVista acquires Ipanema Technologies, boosts WAN optimization capabilities

InfoVista has acquired Ipanema technologies, a move that will immediately increase its ability to address WAN optimization issues for service providers' business customers.

Nokia Networks paves way for 5G with 10 Gbps demo at Brooklyn 5G Summit

Nokia Networks and NYU Wireless kicked off their inaugural Brooklyn 5G Summit last year, and they're back this year with another installment, this time featuring a Nokia demo of a 10 Gbps system.

Free Mobile achieves 3G network target with 78% coverage

Free Mobile said it has achieved coverage targets set by French telecoms regulator Arcep for its 3G network after deploying 5,000 base stations, and claimed that the rollout of the network is the fastest in France.

Dell'Oro: Data centers to drive new Ethernet switch growth

The growth of data centers will be a boon for Ethernet switch vendors, says Dell'Oro Group in a new report.

AT&T: VoLTE needed to support voice roaming with CDMA carriers in 700 MHz band

AT&T Mobility said it will need to wait until it deploys Voice over LTE nationwide to support CDMA voice roaming on its 700 MHz spectrum.

SiBeam joins NYU Wireless as industrial-affiliate sponsor

Just in time for the Brooklyn 5G Summit, SiBeam, a pioneer in intelligent millimeter-wave technologies, has joined the NYU Wireless research center as an industrial-affiliate sponsor of fundamental research on 5G.

Rentrak, comScore, Nielsen size up OTT video audience trends

As more consumers are viewing online video services like Amazon, Hulu and Netflix on their TV screens, mobile smartphones or tablets, the question becomes: What are users' viewing behaviors?

Madden: Small cells are finally taking off

For the past three years, I've been saying that 2015 will be "the year when you will see small cells ramp up." Six months ago, I was getting pretty nervous because the firm orders had not come through and semiconductor backlog was weak. I felt like a weatherman predicting rain after a five-year drought... everyone wants to believe that it's true, but there is no evidence on the ground. Now, the drought is ending. Mobile operators have ended the endless field trials, and have moved toward reliance on small cells for network capacity and enterprise applications.

UPDATED: NTIA suspends funds for Los Angeles' public-safety LTE network

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) said it has halted payments for Los Angeles' LTE network for public-safety workers after regulators there voted to halt the construction of the network.