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Verizon's cloud platform gets FedRAMP authorization from Health and Human Services

Verizon Enterprise Solutions' cloud computing platform strengthened its bond further with its government agency customers by gaining the authority to operate from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

Ericsson's Vestberg discusses software transformation, 5G aspirations and more

STOCKHOLM-- On a snowy day in Stockholm during Ericsson's Business Innovation Forum conference,  Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talked with FierceWireless Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about the company's transformation from a hardware to a software company, its sudden exit from the modem business and why he thinks 5G will be a reality in 2020. The following is an excerpt of their conversation.

FCC says programmers can't limit access to documents during merger reviews

The FCC has told top media conglomerates that they can't restrict access to individuals who want to see deal-related documents as part of ongoing pay-TV merger reviews. As reported in  FierceCable  citing a  Multichannel News  article, the FCC said that the programmers--which include Disney, Fox, Time Warner Inc. and Viacom--provide no real argument as to why they should deny 245 individuals access to the documents.

Level 3 adds Google's Cloud platform to its ecosystem

Level 3 has enhanced its growing presence as an enabler of cloud services by adding Google's Cloud Platform, which enables developers and enterprises to build, test and deploy applications on Google's infrastructure, to its Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem.

Vonage enhances business play with $114M Telesphere acquisition

Vonage has reached a deal to acquire communications-as-a-service provider Telesphere Networks for $114 million, another move in its ongoing mission to take a larger piece of the growing small to medium business (SMB) sector.

Ericsson: 50% of all mobile traffic will be video by 2020

STOCKHOLM--Ericsson's top executives painted a picture of the world in 2020 in which there will be 9 billion people on the planet, 9.1 billion mobile subscriptions and video traffic will dominate, accounting for at least 50 percent of all traffic on the network.

Carrier SDN and NFV market to reach $11B by 2018, report says

The global service provider software-defined networking and network functions virtualization market is projected to reach $11 billion in 2018, according to Infonetics Research.

Sizing up how Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and TracFone performed in Q3

As the third-quarter 2014 earnings season winds down,  FierceWireless  is taking a look at how the top U.S.-based wireless operators performed. In partnership with Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson, this new report takes a deeper dive look into how Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile US performed in the third quarter.

Nokia Networks wins contracts in Saudi Arabia and Channel Islands

Nokia Networks has won network contracts from Airtel-Vodafone in the Channel Islands and Mobily in Saudi Arabia.

ZTE scores separate managed service deals with KPN, Join Experience

ZTE revealed further progress in Europe after its local German subsidiary scored two managed services deals with operators in the Netherlands and Luxembourg.