Worst of the Week: The Q2 blues

Worst of the Week: The Q2 blues

25 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

This week the domestic wireless market’s two heavyweights announced second quarter customer results, which for their respective shareholders appeared to be dy-no-mite!

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Europe: Vodafone finds silver lining in region’s Q1 losses

Europe: Vodafone finds silver lining in region’s Q1 losses

25 July 2014 by Sara Zaske

The U.K.-based Vodafone Group released its interim management report on July 25, showing that its service revenue declined 4.2% in the quarter ending June 30, the first quarter of the company’s fiscal year. While Europe continued to drag down that figure ― the region declined 7.9% this quarter compared to falling 9.1% the previous fiscal year ― […]

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EMEA: How many ways can you connect a car?

25 July 2014 by Claudia Bacco

As new markets emerge, new market participants also emerge. On the one hand it’s a good thing because a lot of players are coming on board to help solve the challenges at hand. On the flip side there can also be confusion and a lack of integration until things become over saturated, consolidation occurs and […]

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Software: AT&T adds Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu to cloud program

Software: AT&T adds Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu to cloud program

25 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

AT&T continues to bolster its User-Defined Network Cloud program, this week announcing the addition of Alcatel-Lucent and Fujitsu Network Communications to the program.

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FCC looks to generate more than $10B from AWS-3 spectrum auction

FCC looks to generate more than $10B from AWS-3 spectrum auction

24 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

The Federal Communications Commission rounded out rules for the upcoming AWS-3 spectrum auction, with reserved pricing for the 65 megahertz of total spectrum up for bid set at more than $10 billion. The auction will include a total of 1,614 licenses made up of 50 megahertz of paired licensed spectrum in the 1755-1780/2155-2180 MHz bands […]

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Reality Check: A wireless network benchmarking breakdown

Global Wireless Paul Carter

15 July 2014 by Dr. Paul Carter, CEO, Global Wireless Solutions

At its most basic definition, wireless network benchmarking refers to the process of evaluating operator network performance and comparing the quality of service against competitors.

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Reader Forum: 5 barriers to NFV – and how to tackle those challenges

Wind River Glenn Seiler

14 July 2014 by Glenn Seiler, VP Product Management of Networking Solutions, Wind River

Network functions virtualization has fast become of part of the road map for equipment vendors, operators and other suppliers in the industry. However, many see the transition from hardware- to software-based network functions as daunting and challenging.

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Reader Forum: Metro networks need to evolve to meet growing demand

Alcatel Lucent Manish Gulyani

14 July 2014 by Manish Gulyani, VP Product Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent

We live in a digital world where consumers and business alike are looking to improve the end-user experience. This can often mean breaking the status quo by finding new ways to achieve the end goal.

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Analyst Angle: NFV, SDN – the evolution beyond virtualization

Monica

09 July 2014 by Monica Paolini, Founder and President, Senza Fili

Slightly tired by the hype around network function virtualization and software-defined networking – and by the fact that everybody has to find some way to add these acronyms to their slide decks –

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Analyst Angle: How much data is T-Mobile US giving away with Music Freedom?

Iain Gillott - iGR

09 July 2014 by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR

When T-Mobile US made its announcement, the immediate question was “how much data are they giving away?” Obviously, music streaming services can use a lot of data in a day, depending on how many hours they are streaming.

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From Our Editors

IDC: NFV, SDN set to ‘revolutionize’ telecom space 28 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Ntelos CEO quits, Q2 results sag 28 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Verizon Wireless expands ‘network optimization’ to LTE network 25 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Verizon eyes ODAS, LTE optimization (RCR Mobile Minute) 25 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Infrastructure news: Carrier spending update 25 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

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Commentary

Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit? 22 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Reader Forum: Using cloud to tap into the lucrative SMB market 21 July 2014 by Liron Golan, Product Marketing Portfolio & Solutions Management, Amdocs

Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance 21 July 2014 by Matt Goldberg, Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions, SevOne

Reality Check: Top 10 telecom events of Q2 15 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Reality Check: Will wireless competition disappear? 15 July 2014 by Madan Jagernauth, Founder and President, FutureMobile Services

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