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Wi-Fi, LTE worlds bump into each other in WIS panel debate

SAN MATEO, Calif.--Representing divergent views from the Wi-Fi and LTE industries, panelists from Ericsson, Qualcomm, Ruckus Wireless and CableLabs engaged in a lively debate at the Wi-Fi Innovation Summit here Wednesday about LTE-U/LAA and its impact on Wi-Fi. Or lack thereof, depending on your viewpoint.

Ericsson warns North American market will 'remain slow in the short term'

Ericsson reported continued weakness in the North American market in the first quarter as carriers continue to hold back on investing heavily in networks as they pay for spectrum licenses and other expenses. The Swedish vendor reported drops in net income and operating profit despite a jump in top-line sales that benefited from currency moves. Meanwhile, Ericsson's licensing revenue took a hit due to an ongoing patent dispute with Apple.

Procera sold to Francisco Partners for $240M

Procera Networks will soon begin a new life as the company, having signed an agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Francisco Partners for $240 million in cash. Under the terms of the...

Infinera's Fallon sees opportunities in cloud, data center interconnection services

The metro cloud and data center interconnection markets may be still relatively nascent, but Infinera said during its first-quarter earnings call that it is seeing momentum in both segments.

AllCity Wireless launches ÜberWi cloud-based Wi-Fi management platform

AllCity Wireless, which provides solutions for enterprise-class wireless broadband and Wi-Fi deployments, introduced ÜberWi, a cloud-based solution that allows businesses to manage and monetize their own Wi-Fi networks.

Multiscreen viewing reaches 'all-time high,' but mobile growth is splintering measurement

The number of multiscreen devices used within each household worldwide has reached the highest point yet, averaging two devices, such as a smartphone or tablet, per three-person home. And they're present in 28 percent of households across the globe, according to a new study released by Conviva. However, the quality of streaming video still varies widely.

Tracking the performance of AT&T, Verizon and others in Q1 2015

Now that the first-quarter 2015 earnings-reporting season has begun,  FierceTelecom  is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.

Huawei appoints new president for Western Europe

Huawei appointed Vincent Pang as president of operations in Western Europe, replacing Kevin Tao who is now taking on a new position at the equipment vendor's global headquarters in China.

The best and worst of NAB 2015

This year's gathering of the National Association of Broadcasters featured unprecedented support for over-the-top video strategies. From that OTT perspective, what were the highs and lows of this annual tradeshow? Which companies had a realistic grasp of the requirements of next-generation video, and which didn't?

Google's Loon refines processes, gets close to rolling out 'thousands' of balloons

Since launching a handful of balloons in New Zealand at its Project Loon launch in 2013, Google says it has flown millions of test kilometers around the world trying to learn what it will take to provide Internet connectivity with balloons.