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U.S. Cellular agrees to sell non-core towers for $159M

U.S. Cellular said it struck a deal to sell 595 towers to private tower company Vertical Bridge Holdings for around $159 million. The carrier has been trying for months to sell what it had termed "non-strategic" towers in areas outside of its core markets.

AT&T's Donovan: We'll deploy carrier aggregation where we can, based on spectrum availability

AT&T Mobility is going to deploy carrier aggregation technology where it can, depending on how much spectrum it has available to meld together, according to a senior company executive.

AT&T's Donovan: Satellite a fourth dimension to delivering linear video

Satellite, presumably via the acquisition of DirecTV, will add a fourth dimension to AT&T's video delivery portfolio, John Donovan, senior executive vice president of AT&T architecture, technology and operations, said during Barclays 2014 Global Technology Conference.

Cisco to acquire network security equipment maker Neohapsis

Cisco is acquiring network, cloud and app security provider Neohapsis and will fold it into its Cisco Security Services organization, the two companies announced.

Sizing up wireless operators' need for speed

Carriers sometimes tout the maximum speeds their networks can deliver to subscribers. T-Mobile US, for example, claims that customers are seeing real-world peak downlink speeds of up to 145 Mbps in markets where it has deployed at least 15x15 MHz of spectrum for LTE. But how do the carriers really stack up when it comes to maximum speeds?

Nokia opens mobile broadband security center in Berlin

Nokia this week opened the doors of its Nokia Security Center in Berlin, where the company will bring together mobile network operators, governments, academic institutes and other partners to develop and share know-how and expertise.

Cincinnati Bell's Fox: Our 1 Gbps service is about driving importance of broadband speeds

A top Cincinnati Bell executive said that while providing a 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service is a logical evolution of its broadband service regime, the service will initially resonate with a small part of its customer base.

Next Century Cities broadband coalition grows to 50 members

Next Century Cities, a coalition dedicated to improving broadband delivery in cities and towns, has grown to a total of 50 cities.

Dark fiber is back in vogue, especially for wireless backhaul

Dark fiber has re-emerged as the latest fashion trend in the wireline telecom industry, and is primarily targeted at wireless backhaul, enterprise customers and traditional carriers. For wireless carriers, dark fiber lets them maintain complete control over their service experience, meaning if they want to increase capacity, they can do it on their own timeline. Special report

Don't fear the reaper: Netflix, HBO competition may also be broadcasters' salvation

With traditionally linear TV companies now at the point where they must invest significantly more in IP video delivery, and no clear monetization strategy yet gelling, investors want to know if TV is still a good bet. It is--if broadcasters and networks can wrap their heads around OTT delivery.