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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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U.S.

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 onboard 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 the […]

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U.S.

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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Ericsson on the future of standardization

24 July 2014 by Kelly Hill

Ulf Ewaldsson, SVP & CTO of Ericsson, spoke with RCR Wireless News recently about the role of standards such as those established by 3GPP, TM Forum and others, and the implications of a changing telecom market for the use of and development of standards. The telecom industry and IT are increasingly merging. Telecom has had a traditionally strong, vertical emphasis […]

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U.S.

Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

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

Between August 2013 and April 2014, consumer familiarity with both fitness devices and smart watches was unchanged. In fact, the responses to these questions were almost identical.

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U.S.

Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit?

Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit?

22 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Many times when partnerships are announced between two companies at the end of a quarter, I think it’s a diversion – a “mega-corporate” Jedi mind trick.

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Reader Forum: Using cloud to tap into the lucrative SMB market

21 July 2014 by Liron Golan, Product Marketing Portfolio & Solutions Management, Amdocs

Ninety-nine percent of businesses worldwide are small- to medium-sized businesses, so it’s no surprise that this segment represents the fastest growing customer segment for service providers.

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Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance

Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance

21 July 2014 by Matt Goldberg, Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions, SevOne

Rolling out VoLTE technology today is exponentially more complex than deploying LTE service was only two to three years ago. Part of the challenge stems from the complexity of the application itself,

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U.S.

Reality Check: Top 10 telecom events of Q2

Reality Check: Top 10 telecom events of Q2

15 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

This week we will forego commentary on the events of the week (although I was tempted to write about BlackBerry’s recent attempt to be relevant with their square phone) to focus on 10 events that have shaped the second quarter and will impact the rest of the year.

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From Our Editors

CCI’s small cell growth; Alcatel-Lucent’s AT&T win (RCR Mobile Minute) 24 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Broadcom to cut 2,500 jobs 24 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Facebook’s Q2 shows major move toward mobile 24 July 2014 Sara Zaske

LatAm: América Móvil earnings hit by reform; Brazil, Argentina move 700 MHz auctions forward 24 July 2014 Roberta Prescott

#TBT: Fallout from DT’s $50B VoiceStream bid; Qualcomm sheds handset biz … 14 years ago this week 24 July 2014 Dan Meyer

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Commentary

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

Reality Check: A wireless network benchmarking breakdown 15 July 2014 by Dr. Paul Carter, CEO, Global Wireless Solutions

Reader Forum: 5 barriers to NFV – and how to tackle those challenges 14 July 2014 by Glenn Seiler, VP Product Management of Networking Solutions, Wind River

Reader Forum: Metro networks need to evolve to meet growing demand 14 July 2014 by Manish Gulyani, VP Product Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent

Analyst Angle: NFV, SDN – the evolution beyond virtualization 09 July 2014 by Monica Paolini, Founder and President, Senza Fili

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