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Sprint's Claure heads to Japan to get Son's sign-off on network densification plan

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure left for Japan yesterday to meet with SoftBank CEO and Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son to discuss Sprint's network densification project. According to one Wall Street research firm, Sprint may soon boost its capital expenditures for 2015 once Son signs off on the plan.

The world's top 10 smartest cities- and what makes them so smart

By Phil Goldstein The trend toward "smart cities" has been ongoing for the past several years, but it is expected to accelerate in the years to come as wireless connectivity becomes...

Verizon snaps up AOL for $4.4B, locking in mobile video, advertising tech

Wondering how far Verizon will go to build an online video empire focusing on its wireless division? Wonder no more: The carrier is buying AOL for $4.4 billion in an all-cash deal that will give Verizon access to the Web company's video and programmatic advertising technologies.

Does your company have Fierce 15 spirit?

For the first time, FierceOnlineVideo is selecting companies for the Fierce 15, which recognizes the most interesting and innovative startups in the online video industry.

Service providers signal large-scale NFV deployments are coming, says Dell'Oro

It may still be early days for network functions virtualization (NFV), but it's clear that service providers are moving to deploy it on a large scale.

Cisco, Intel collaborate on NFV/SDN

Cisco is joining more than 130 vendors and service providers in the Intel Network Builders ecosystem, several of which demonstrated solutions at the NFV World Congress event in San Jose, Calif., last week.

Beecham Research: IoT security hampered by lack of standardisation

Internet of Things (IoT) security is being compromised by a lack of standardisation in the sector, leaving users open to the risk of cyber attack Beecham Research warned.

Safaricom picks Ericsson for network upgrade

Ericsson signed a multi-year agreement with Safaricom to upgrade the Kenya-based operator's mobile broadband network through the addition of Wi-Fi access points and the improvement of the microwave backhaul network.

Huawei director says demand for self-driving cars will set standards for 5G

As the industry pulls together specifications for 5G networks, Huawei director Ryan Ding says controlling autonomous vehicles will be a key task, according to Global Telecoms Business.

Gogo CEO: Texting is the new talk on planes

Saying "talking is becoming a thing of the past," Gogo Wireless CEO Michael Small told investment analysts in a first-quarter earnings call that its Talk and Text product is generating "substantial" business on the business aviation side.