Oracle introduces new SDN service orchestration solution; PacketFront networks gets into the edge routing game

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom [email protected]nuagenetworks: Bell Labs study reveals how integrating IP & optical tech eases network capacity demands by 40 percent. Release | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Oracle has introduced a new network service orchestration solution that enables service providers to develop new services and reduce development costs. Article

> HP enterprise services Chief Technology Officer Andrzej Kawalec predicts that we will see a catastrophic cyber-attack in the next five years. Article

> New Zealand's communications minister Amy Adams has announced that there were 69,301 users on the government's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network. Article

> PacketFront Networks, a fiber to the home (FTTH) vendor, announced the MPC480 Edge Router platform. Release

Cable News
> Sling TV's rapid growth of programming choices, highlighted by the addition of AMC Networks this week, has made a lot of folks bullish on Dish Network's new OTT service. Article

> IP-video tech companies Harmonic Inc. and This Technology LLC have announced a partnership to help pay-TV operators and programmers deliver multiscreen content to specific regions. Article

Wireless News
> ARM Holdings, the British chipset design giant, posted a better than expected 25 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit. Article

> Despite growing smartphone sales, overall handset sales fell in 2014 due to a decline in feature phone sales and growing acceptance of equipment installment plans (EIP), according to a report from research firm Recon Analytics. Article

And finally… @ejiofor: IP/MPLS: Coming to a Village near you. Article