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Verizon invests over $1.8B in New York state network, scales FiOS to 4M homes

Verizon told the New York Assembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions in a hearing this week that it invested over $1.8 billion in the state's wireline and wireless networks in 2014, refuting criticism that it has not lived up to its buildout commitments.

TeliaSonera and Ericsson plan launch of 5G services in Stockholm, Tallinn in 2018

TeliaSonera and Ericsson said customers of the Sweden-based operator in Stockholm in Sweden and Tallinn in Estonia will experience 5G services as early as 2018, as the two companies unveiled a new strategic partnership to drive the development of 5G.

Windstream, Time Warner Cable vie to build fiber network in Lexington, Ky.

Windstream and Time Warner Cable are among 12 companies that have expressed interest in building a fiber network throughout the city of Lexington, Ky., as a means to increase Internet speeds and expand overall broadband access.

Analysts: Apple's pursuit of Li-Fi would require entire new ecosystem

If Apple is contemplating the use of Li-Fi in future iPhones, as many outlets reported this week, it most likely would need to incorporate it into a range of devices – and probably create an entire new ecosystem to support it.

Kumu's SIC Technology improves Wi-Fi as well as LTE

The technology that Verizon Ventures is investing in via Kumu Networks is not only designed to make LTE work better, but its applications for Wi-Fi are equally important, especially for companies as dominant in Wi-Fi as Cisco.

NYU Wireless spearheads new testbed for mmWave spectrum

The NYU Wireless research center, which made a name for itself in millimeter wave (mmWave) technology research, will use funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build an advanced programmable platform for designing, prototyping and validating mmWave technologies.

Data center, enterprise campus upgrades will drive gigabit Ethernet sales, says research firm

The ongoing transition to higher Ethernet speeds in the data center and enterprise campus segment will drive Ethernet switch sales over the next five years, says Dell'Oro Group. According to the research firm, the majority of spending by data centers will be on 25 Gbps capable switches, while 2.5 and 5.0 Gbps will make its way into enterprise campus upgrades.

Report: Verizon helps invest $25M into Kumu Networks for 5G network tech

Mobile carriers and infrastructure companies are struggling to support ever-increasing data traffic on wireless networks, and as they prepare to transition to 5G they're betting on Kumu Networks to help them do so.

AT&T's Project VIP buoys its FTTB reach with 1M business locations added

AT&T has completed the buildout of fiber to 1 million additional business customer locations thanks to the fiber-to-the-building program that is part of its Project VIP initiative.

Adtran revenues slip 3.5% to $139M, but expects 1 Gig cable, telco spending to rise

Adtran reported that fourth-quarter company sales were $139 million, down year-over-year from $143 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. But the company says it will see a rise in cable operator and telco spending on 1 Gbps and related broadband networks in upcoming quarters.