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NTCA survey: 85% of the telcos have long-term fiber deployment strategy

A survey from the NTCA-Rural Broadband Association found that rural Americans are seeing significant progress in getting access to high-speed broadband service.

GreenTouch offers vision for improving wireless network energy efficiency by more than 10,000X

GreenTouch says it has come up with new tools, technologies and architectures to improve the energy efficiency of communications networks for years to come, including new approaches that can boost energy efficiencies in mobile networks by more than 10,000 times.

Samsung, Korea's KT partner for GiGA LTE, combining LTE and Wi-Fi at up to 1.17 Gbps

Korean telecommunications firm KT has teamed with Samsung to combine Wi-Fi and LTE in a gigabit-speed mobile service called GiGA LTE. The service, which is now available for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices, offers download speeds of up to 1.17 Gbps, according to the Korea Herald.

Broadband Forum completes G.fast standard plugfest with 14 CPE, network equipment vendors

The Broadband Forum has wrapped up its G.fast equipment plugfest as part of its ongoing program to drive widespread G.fast certification.

IHS: Europe drags down mobile service market in 2014

EMEA mobile service revenues fell 14 per cent in 2014, the third straight year of declines according to IHS.

Alcatel-Lucent says smartphone users prefer self-service apps to operator helpdesks

Alcatel-Lucent revealed that smartphone users in four key global markets increasingly would prefer to access operators' customer service functions via a mobile application than a call centre.

Huawei vows to put Europe in vanguard for new digital industrial era

Huawei firmly put its backing behind Europe this week by underlining its partnerships with operators, car manufacturers and others, and placing an emphasis on research and development to help Europe establish a leadership position in future technological developments in business and industry.

Smile Communications brings good cheer to Ericsson with LTE managed services contract

Ericsson won its first LTE managed services contract in sub-Saharan Africa with a deal to operate Smile Communications' 4G networks in four countries in the region.

Report: Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile show significant voice quality improvements in test of VoLTE networks

Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile US' implementations of Voice over LTE demonstrate significant improvements in voice quality over legacy circuit-switched voice, with Verizon leading the way in terms of call quality, according to a new benchmarking test by network testing firm P3 Communications.

Philo leads traditional TV toward campus cord-cutters, and maybe OTT's future

What will linear TV of the future look like? With millennials' ambivalence when it comes to buying pay-TV bundles, traditional cable and satellite operators are struggling to find a middle ground to attract a younger generation. They may find that perfect medium on college campuses, where increasingly, operators like Comcast and AT&T have begun to offer over-the-top streaming packages.