Verizon Wireless reported the resolution of problems with its online portal that impacted thousands of customers and its own retail stores in certain parts of the country. The operator also announced that it has deployed XLTE, the brand name for LTE deployed over its AWS spectrum, to more than 300 markets.
T-Mobile US signed a long-term managed services agreement with Ericsson, which will supply the operator with its Service Agility package, including unified charging, billing, order management, product catalog and customer relationship management (CRM). The update will cover all branded T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street and its many related products including online video and second-screen apps, has signed on with RSG Media to use its Cross Platform Reporting service. The service monitors usage, revenue and royalties for its content across both linear and digital platforms.
Mobile deployments are driving growth in the policy management software market, which is expected to become a $2.5 billion market by 2018, according to Infonetics Research. Voice over LTE (VoLTE), in particular, "continues to be a major driver behind policy management growth as operators seek to ensure quality of service (QoS) for voice traffic," the firm said.
Spiking consumer demand for online video and a transition from viewing video primarily on desktop computers to mobile devices is straining the online video ecosystem, a venture capital firm director said Friday. But the problem created by OTT's popularity presents an opportunity for both wireless infrastructure and security providers.
For the first time since 2011, the number of Netflix viewers passed the number of viewers on Google-owned YouTube, a survey of 1,000 U.S. Internet users by RBC Capital Markets revealed. Hulu Plus trailed well behind the top two services.
Huawei is planning to start selling operational support systems directly to telcos and has acquired Australian OSS provider Fastwire as part of the new focus, according to a report.
How is NBC Sports getting its live coverage of the Winter Olympics to online video viewers? As the broadcaster completes the first week of its Winter Olympics coverage, we take a look at how viewers are getting their Games.
AT&T Mobility has developed an application-aware system designed to restrict customers from engaging in "non-permissible" bandwidth-intensive activities such as file sharing or movie downloading.
Broadening its OSS portfolio for LTE networks, JDSU has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trendium, including its employees and technology. Trendium provides intelligence software for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and big data monetization.