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Lumos employs Cisco for its Project Ark wireless backhaul initiative

Lumos Networks has taken the next step with its ambitious Project Ark fiber to the cell site (FTTC) initiative, announcing that it has selected Cisco's routers for its supporting IP/MPLS network.

Ericsson to use Mirantis' OpenStack software, while Cisco offers new twist on SDN

Ericsson has reportedly signed on to use OpenStack-based software from a Silicon Valley startup, while Cisco is pushing for industry adoption of its unique approach to software-defined networking (SDN).

AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel form Industrial Internet Consortium for IoT standards

AT&T, Cisco Systems, General Electric, IBM and Intel are coming together to form a new group to try to create standards for the sensors inside machines and sprouting up around cities as part of the Internet of Things.

Cisco makes $1B bet on the cloud

Cisco is making a bold bet to become a larger player in the burgeoning cloud market with plans to invest $1 billion to build what it calls a global Intercloud--a network of clouds.

Cisco confirms it is backing LTE RAN startup Altiostar

After months of rumors, Cisco confirmed that it has invested in stealth startup Altiostar Networks, which is reportedly working on a cloud-based radio access network (C-RAN) architecture for LTE.

Telstra accelerates into the cloud with Cisco technology

Telstra is accelerating into the cloud using Cisco technology. The Australian telco giant said it will use Cisco's global cloud platform to provision cloud and network services in real-time to improve speed, security and performance for its customers.

FirstLight Fiber employs Cisco ASR for core upgrade, aligns New England, upstate NY presence

LAS VEGAS-- FirstLight Fiber has completed the upgrade of its IP-based core, which it built both organically and through acquisitions such as  TelJet  in recent years to serve business and wholesale customers in upstate New York and northern New England.

Cisco's Russian unit faces SEC, Justice Department bribery investigation

Cisco said it is complying with a request from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that its Russian unit has engaged in bribery, reports  The Wall Street Journal.

Angelakis: Comcast has deployed 8 million wireless gateways

It's only been about 10 months since Comcast began deploying Xfinity Home Gateways from Cisco capable powering neighborhood hotspots, and the MSO has already installed 8 million of the devices in subscriber homes, CFO Michael Angelakis said Tuesday.

Cisco, CableLabs give cable operators testing ground for IPTV

Cable operators may still be testing the IPTV waters, but now they will have a place to try on services for size with a new IPTV Innovations Lab in Colorado. A key participant in this lab is Cisco, which is supplying its series of video and software products. Cable operator members such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications will be able to access the lab to develop pay-TV products that could be delivered on an all-IP platform, reports FierceCable.  Read more