PALO ALTO, Calif.--CENX launched its Ethernet Lifecycle Manager solution with a multimillion-dollar order from a Tier 1 service provider, which will use the platform across its 4G mobile backhaul network.
CDNs look like they're getting squeezed. On one side, broadband providers are building their own CDN capabilities or acquiring CDNs outright. On the other, the biggest content providers are deploying their own CDN-like infrastructure.
Comcast, the country's largest cable operator, has expanded its usage-based broadband billing trial to its Maine cable systems, according to a report in Multichannel News.
Netflix might be coming soon to your cable box. With the help of TiVo, the company has reached two groundbreaking agreements with cable operators overseas, and Netflix has already suggested those deals could serve as a foundation to build on domestically. But true integration between cable operators and Netflix is probably a long way off.
Wireless operators and vendors are lining up to virtualize the network via software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). The latest examples of this trend arrived this week with separate announcements from carrier AT&T and vendor Cisco Systems.
Huawei is trying to convince communications service providers to shift their managed services goals from simply reducing operating expenditures so they can instead target value creation from new service offerings.
The rollout of LTE networks worldwide is driving adoption of the Diameter signaling protocol, and Oracle Communications is predicting LTE Diameter signaling traffic will grow more than twice as fast as mobile data traffic in general through 2017.
Couldn't make it to Amsterdam this year for the annual IBC conference? Don't worry, Fierce has you covered. Our editors are on site digging up stories and reporting the latest from the international trade show.
Another day, another million-dollar or billion-dollar deal. At least that's how this week seemed, and it's not even over yet.
MLB Advanced Media, the new-media arm of Major League Baseball, will distribute a live stream online of an upcoming concert.