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Telstra boosts strategic enterprise product push with Bridge Point acquisition

Australian operator Telstra's acquisition of channel partner Bridge Point continues a buying spree designed to boost its enterprise IT presence.

CenturyLink launches Cloud Development Center in Seattle

CenturyLink continues to aggressively chase the cloud and use the resources it gained when it acquired Tier 3.

Hastings addresses HBO competition: 'It's just one more channel'

With Time Warner Inc. announcing that HBO would launch as a standalone product in 2015, available for streaming without a pay-TV subscription, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was predictably asked about the move during his company's third-quarter earnings call Wednesday.

DoCoMo completes proof-of-concept NFV trials with 6 vendors

It appears that NTT DoCoMo's sphere of vendors capable of supplying network functions virtualization is getting bigger. The Japanese service provider announced it has completed proof-of-concept trials using the software and equipment of six vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC and Nokia Networks.

Fox Sports' Davies sounds off on 4K's impact today, tomorrow

Fox Sports' cameramen may be using 4K devices to zoom into replay during football games, but when it comes to 4K for broadcast, Michael Davies, senior vice president of field and technical operations at FoxSports, says it's a large investment that they are not "going to get into soon." 

HBO leaps into standalone OTT service, breaks the a la carte code

Time Warner investors were the first to hear the news from HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler: The premium subscription service, which currently offers an authentication-only streaming service, HBO Go, to cable subscribers, will launch a standalone over-the-top service in the United States next year.

Frontier gets final PURA approval for AT&T Connecticut wireline asset acquisition

Frontier Communications has cleared the last major hurdle in its pending purchase of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut as the State of Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has given its final approval of the acquisition.

Great job, online video! Don't get cocky

Online video players speaking at MIPCOM in Cannes this week made some tongue-in-cheek comments to TV industry executives. But there was a challenge within the statements by Netflix, Maker Studios, Sohu and others. The online video industry, they were saying, is no longer just an upstart disrupter. It's the king of the hill.

EE to agree deal to buy Phones 4U's MVNO business

EE is on the verge of agreeing a deal to buy Life Mobile, the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business of the now defunct UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4U.

Vodafone UK outguns EE on LTE roaming

Vodafone UK has extended LTE roaming to 23 destinations worldwide, after the operator added 19 new destinations to the existing locations of Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal.