Arris may be in favor of the NCTA-backed "Ditch the Box" counter-proposal over the FCC's "Unlock the Box," but the company's CEO told investors during its second-quarter earnings call that there's plenty of life left in set-top boxes.
Infinera may have seen second quarter revenues increase in the second quarter, but the optical company is facing softness in the North American market as Tier 1 telcos and other carriers are taking more time with long-haul and metro equipment procurement decisions.
Ericsson said today it has renewed parts of its managed services partnership with Sprint, extending portions of a 7-year, $5 billion contract that was set to expire in September.
The Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) and The Linux Foundation have spun off the "Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center" (CORD) initiative into its own, new open source project, and Google, Samsung Electronics and Radisys are joining the CORD and ONOS Projects as new partners.
Juniper Networks saw service provider sales uptick slightly quarter-over-quarter, but the overall market is in transition-- reflecting a trend the vendor is seeing with its Tier 1 customers.
Two UK-based research institutes announced a partnership to develop technologies for future "smart cities" that could be used as standard approaches across the UK.
Midco has wrapped up the buildout of a 106-mile, $5 million fiber network expansion from Williston to Bismarck and Minot, North Dakota, bulking up the number of locations it can serve and ensuring greater redundancy to prevent outages in the event of a fiber cut.
CenturyLink has set a goal to reduce power consumption on its public switched telephone network by nearly 22,000 megawatt-hours a year, reducing greenhouse gas emissions as more customers migrate to VoIP and mobile voice services.
Even executives at Qualcomm, which is trying to drive 5G as fast as it can, may need to adjust their expectations due to the speed at which the industry is moving to the next generation of wireless.
Facebook's Connectivity Lab announced a big milestone toward its goal of providing internet to the unconnected: The first full-scale test flight of Aquila, its high-altitude unmanned aircraft.