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C Spire will make 1 Gbps broadband more profitable through service bundling

C Spire's plans to deliver 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP)-based services throughout Mississippi may seem risky to some industry watchers, but it intends to make it profitable by offering service bundles.

Gartner: IoT at least 5 years away from benefitting businesses

The Internet of Things (IoT) is between five and ten years away from becoming truly productive for businesses, according to the latest annual report on emerging technologies from the Gartner group.

Alcatel-Lucent rural U.S. LTE overlay contract may ease investors' concerns

Alcatel-Lucent appeared to address investors' concerns that its U.S. operation is too heavily reliant on large operators, with a deal to deploy an LTE overlay network for second-tier operator Pioneer Cellular.

OneM2M's initial specs release lays groundwork for global M2M standards

The oneM2M "candidate release of technical specifications," aimed at laying the groundwork for a global M2M service layer, is open for public comment until Nov. 1.

Mutualink touts its media cohesion framework for FirstNet use

Mutualink, whose interoperability platform is fully deployed in the nation's only operationally deployed public-safety LTE network, is pushing for use of its media cohesion framework  (MCF) as part of the LTE network being planned by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

Verizon's Shammo: 1M homes still need to be converted to fiber

Verizon Communications  is handling about 300,000 conversions from copper to fiber per year but it still has about 1 million homes left to convert to fiber before it wraps up its entire conversion plan that it has been working on for three years, said a top company executive today.  

tw telecom expands Ethernet service to Philly

tw telecom, which is  being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is expanding its Ethernet network to Philadelphia, giving local businesses access to the company's business Ethernet and intelligent network services. 

Mercatus Center study says U.S. broadband pricing is below global average

A new study for the Mercatus Center at George Washington University compared broadband costs around the world and found that Americans actually enjoy lower entry-level broadband connectivity costs when compared to the rest of the world. 

Ooyala acquired by Telstra, setting stage for global growth

Updated: Streaming video distribution provider Ooyala has been acquired by Australian telecom Telstra for an undisclosed amount. The company will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary, with its management and executive team remaining at its Silicon Valley headquarters.

GSA: 120 operators globally are investing in TD-LTE

Some 39 operators, equating to around 1 in 8 LTE operators, have commercially launched LTE TDD (TD-LTE) systems in 26 countries, according to latest figures from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).
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