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Simplifying the 5G standards process

5G may be the talk of the town in the wireless industry as its next-generation technology, but a host of diverse technologies could make the standardization process more complex. FierceWirelessTech has a special report on how standards bodies like the ITU, 5GPPP and NGMN are addressing this new tech.

AT&T: U.S. businesses suffered 43M security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent

AT&T said in a new report that businesses experienced about 43 million security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent from 2013. That equals 117,000 attacks daily, the service provider said.

Broadband Forum unveils Broadband 20/20 vision, sets focus on NFV, SDN, IoT trends

Broadband Forum has set out its new Broadband 20/20 vision, an initiative that it says will focus on how to develop new specifications around NFV, SDN, ultra-fast access, IoT (Internet of Things) and eventually 5G wireless for broadband providers.

Comcast says it is ready to tackle the IPv4 to IPv6 transition

Comcast is aware that the last of the IPv4 addresses have been doled out by the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN), but the cable MSO says it is ready to make the move to IPv6 addressing.

AT&T, CSC join forces to take on the hybrid cloud management opportunity

AT&T and CSC have jointly crafted a new solution to help enterprise customers manage workloads across hybrid cloud network environments.

Frontier adds all Nest automation products in bid to strengthen broadband customer bond

Frontier has taken another step forward in its home automation drive, announcing support for Nest's Nest Cam and Nest Protect for qualifying broadband customers.

NTCA: Affordable video content will drive competition, broadband investment in rural markets

The NTCA (National Telephone Cooperative Association) says in a FCC filing that the ability for smaller telcos to get access to competitively-priced video content in rural areas will drive competition and new broadband investments.

Getting inside how Rentrak, comScore, Nielsen are tracking OTT user behavior

It's clear that more viewers are turning away from cable and satellite to view TV programs and movies via an online video service provider, but as the OTT video market continues to evolve, there are a number of questions about user behaviors.

UPN lights 100th cell site with dark fiber, sees ongoing small cell backhaul growth

Unite Private Networks has extended dark fiber services to its 100 th cell site in Iowa for a large wireless operator.

Likelihood of cord cutting varies depending upon demographics, content appeal

When it comes to cutting the cord, many analysts fail to look at different demographic groups and importance of content to the subscriber to determine the likelihood they will cut the cord, and how much, if any, savings will be accrued.