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Infinera's Fallon: Industry focuses too much on AT&T, Verizon's spending patterns

While Infinera may still have room to grow in the optical market, CEO Tom Fallon is not worried about the spending patterns of AT&T and Verizon, but rather on how the broader industry is purchasing optical products.

RootMetrics: Sprint reclaims No. 3 spot from T-Mobile in overall performance thanks to call reliability improvements

According to the latest bi-annual report from network testing firm RootMetrics, Verizon Wireless continued to lead in overall performance with AT&T Mobility not far behind. However, thanks to improvements Sprint made in fixing blocked calls and texting reliability, Sprint leapfrogged back over T-Mobile US for third place overall. In RootMetrics' report for the first half of 2014, T-Mobile overtook Sprint for the No. 3 spot.

FCC's Wheeler: We must balance Internet openness with operators' return on investment in networks

BOULDER, Colo.--FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that the draft net neutrality proposal he circulated to commissioners last week will forgo sections of Title II of the Telecommunications Act that are a threat to network investment. In other words, "no rate regulation, no unbundling and no tariffs or new taxes," he said.

Infonetics: Service providers ramp up hybrid Cloud as a Service plans

Service provider interest in hybrid cloud continues to mount. According to a new Infonetics Research report, 82 percent of service providers surveyed said they plan on offering a hybrid cloud as a service (CaaS) by next year.

Nokia Networks: Necessary network management still possible under proposed net neutrality rules

The FCC's proposed new rules on net neutrality drew fiery protest from the likes of  AT&T and Verizon Communications, but whether the rules go through or not, operators' equipment vendors ultimately will have to play by the rules or risk consequences.

Business process redesign is essential to NFV/SDN success

Leading telecom operators began the network function virtualization (NFV) initiative several years ago in recognition of the need to reduce cost increases and increase revenue growth rates to sustain profitability. While much technical process on NFV and related SDN technology has been made, I believe business process redesign is needed to change the organization and people's jobs if the financial benefits are to be realized.

Report: UK businesses lose over £30M a week due to poor mobile signals

UK businesses are losing £32.7 million (€44 million/$439.8 million) a week as 43 per cent of employees spend an hour or more searching for reliable mobile phone signals to make work-related calls.

Telekom Austria teams with Eutelsat for '100%' broadband coverage

Telekom Austria is now offering high-speed satellite broadband services under the A1 brand in Austria to complement its fixed and mobile broadband coverage and serve locations that are otherwise difficult to reach.

Gartner: Mobile video to drive over 60% of data traffic in 2018

Mobile data traffic will continue to show double-digit growth in 2015, rising by 59 per cent according to Gartner.

DoCoMo completes outdoor Advanced-C-RAN verification

Now that NTT DoCoMo verified its Advanced C-RAN network in an outdoor commercial environment, it's free and clear to commercially deploy the technology with its LTE-Advanced network in March.