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Arris' CEO Stanzione maintains that set-top boxes are still relevant

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 Q2 revenues rise to $259M, but issues cautious outlook on soft metro, subsea sales

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.

Sprint to take on some Ericsson employees as companies renew parts of network-outsourcing pact

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.

Google, Samsung, Radisys join CORD project

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 gets 'mixed message' from Tier 1 telcos on flat Q2 service provider revenue

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.

5GIC forms partnership to tackle smart cities

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 completes 106-mile North Dakota fiber extension, enhances redundancy

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 cuts PSTN power consumption by 37 percent by 'grooming' Class 5 switches

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.

Qualcomm CEO bullish about prospects for 5G

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 to enlist E-band spectrum for enormous flying drone Aquila

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.