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Meerkat, aioTV, and Muvi amongst the top 15 startups in online video

FierceOnlineVideo is taking a look at the 15 hottest emerging players in the online video market in its first annual Fierce 15 feature. According to Sam Bookman, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, the pool of innovators in this industry segment contributing to the IP video ecosystem continues to grow. Perhaps not surprisingly, that made the job of choosing 15 compelling startups a challenge.

T-Mobile shutting off HSPA+ service on its AWS spectrum market by market

T-Mobile US is in the process of shutting down HSPA+/UMTS service on its 1700 MHz AWS-1 spectrum as it completes the transition to supporting those services on its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum.

CenturyLink asks FCC to allow TDM voice shutdown if alternatives are available

As CenturyLink moves forward with its transition from legacy TDM, the telco has asked the FCC in a new filing to grant requests to discontinue TDM voice services in areas where consumers have alternative services available.

Zayo upgrades domestic, international Ethernet backbone to 100G

Zayo has upgraded its Ethernet backbone from 10G to 100G, a move that it says will support the growing bandwidth needs of its retail and wholesale service provider customers.

Fatbeam acquires EMAN Networks' Spokane Valley network, gains 24.5 miles of fiber

Fatbeam, a regional fiber provider, is acquiring EMAN Networks' metro fiber network in the Central Valley area of Spokane, Wash., a move that will give it an additional 24.5 miles of metro fiber. By acquiring these assets, Fatbeam now has 301 miles of fiber network connecting 23 markets in the Pacific Northwest.

Sprint, Verizon small cell push will provide backhaul bounty for Lumos

Verizon and Sprint's ongoing move to small cells could provide a potential wireless backhaul windfall to Lumos Networks, a telco that's been aggressively expanding its fiber network in Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Enterprise SBCs poised for growth as VoIP gateways are replaced, IHS says

The enterprise session border controller (eSBC) market may have taken a sequential 11 percent hit in the first quarter of 2015, but an IHS report says that new growth is on the horizon. As more enterprises move to replace their VoIP gateways, IHS forecast that the eSBC segment will grow at a 6 percent compound annual growth rate from 2014 to 2019.

ITU outlines 5G roadmap towards 'IMT-2020'

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) established a roadmap for the standardisation of 5G technologies and confirmed that the IMT-2020 label will be applied to the next generation of mobile standards.

Nokia Networks, Zain KSA complete Saudi Arabia's first LTE carrier aggregation trial

Nokia Networks and Saudi Arabian operator Zain KSA said they have completed the first trial of LTE carrier aggregation in the Middle Eastern country, as part of a network upgrade project.

Vivendi tipped to raise Telecom Italia stake within next 2 days

Vivendi geared up to cement its position as Telecom Italia's leading shareholder with a plan to increase its holding to 14.9 per cent that could be executed in the next two days.