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.
Flash Networks, a U.S.-Israeli provider of mobile Internet and optimization products, said it will acquire Mobixell Networks in a transaction slated to close by month's end.
Vdio, the video-streaming service from the people behind the music service Rdio, closed this week after concluding it could not "deliver a differentiated customer value proposition or a business model which is attractive to shareholders."
Tribune agreed to buy Sony's Gracenote division, which provides metadata for digital media. The unit will be run out of Tribune's media services group, which will pay $170 million to Sony.