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Orange prepares mobile and fixed tariff price rises in Spain

Orange announced plans to increase the cost of its mobile and fixed line services in Spain, meaning the market will be the latest to see consumer price increases following consolidation in the number of operators.

du says vCPE trial is first in UAE

du said it moved a step closer to deploying virtualised customer premises equipment (vCPE) after successfully trialling network functions virtualisation (NFV) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Navy research could make wireless networks faster, increase capacity

Wireless networks in the future could be larger, faster and better able to accommodate more users thanks to research conducted by the Office of Naval Research.

Consolidated's Udell: Over 50% of our customers can get 100 Mbps broadband speeds

Consolidated Communications may be an advocate of fiber-based 1 Gbps broadband, but in the near-term it continues to see rapid subscriber uptake for existing speed tiers, particularly 100 Mbps.

TDS brings 1 Gig service to additional N.H., Indiana markets

TDS Telecom is continuing its aggressive 1 Gbps FTTH expansion plan, announcing that it is bringing service to two new towns in New Hampshire and one town in Indiana.

Juniper Research: 5G service revenues forecast to exceed $65B globally by 2025

5G expected to represent about  7 per cent of all operator-billed service revenues by 2025.

Wheeler: Transparency critical in IP, copper network transition

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is not opposed to ILECs transitioning off their TDM networks and shutting down aging copper in lieu of fiber, but he said it should be done responsibly.

Backhaul to drive $8.5B market for edge routers by 2019

Sales of edge routers used for mobile backhaul will outpace growth of routers used for other applications, helping to boost the service provider edge router market to $8.5 billion by 2019, according to Dell'Oro Group.

Windstream to bring 50 Mbps speeds to nearly 1M new locations

Windstream is accelerating its consumer DSL profile with plans to launch 50 Mbps speeds to nearly 1 million locations, including 380,000 existing customers.

Qualcomm snaps up Ikanos for $47M, expanding home gateway, IoT presence

Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of wireless technologies provider Qualcomm, is acquiring chipmaker Ikanos Communications in an all-cash transaction valued at about $47 million. The purchase will boost Qualcomm's presence in the home gateway segment of the carrier fixed-line market.