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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/22/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU prepares for taxation clampdown on digital giants; EE offers Enhanced HD Voice; DT bets on Hybrid Brain.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/12/2017
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS sets up tech incubator program; Nokia cuts jobs in France; EXFO in talks to buy French optics specialist.
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/7/2017
Despite its origins as a best-effort networking technology, WiFi has evolved in recent years to take on many of the characteristics of its cellular rivals. Why? ...
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/8/2017
The final decision on the proposed AT&T and Time Warner merger has reportedly been delayed in the US capital this week.
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/3/2017
Arris is revving its engines in the wireless business, but can't make a move off the starting block until it completes a plan to acquire Ruckus, which must still ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/20/2017
Austin has big plans for the future. It's a well connected city -- in broadband terms -- with multiple gigabit providers, and it has several smart city initiatives ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/19/2017
Broadcom's proposed takeover of Brocade has been thrown into doubt after the companies said they were putting their plans on hold so that regulatory authorities have ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/17/2017
The boss of Ericsson's businesses in Europe and Latin America does not think the emergence of 5G technology will lead to a significant increase in operators' spending ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/17/2017
The fortunes of Chelsea, one of England's biggest soccer clubs, and Ericsson, one of the world's largest telecom equipment suppliers, could hardly look more different.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/13/2017
Sidewalk Labs, the independent company owned by Alphabet, is pressing forward with an effort to create so-called living laboratories for urban development. After ...
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John Isch, Practice Director, Network & Voice, Orange Business Services, 9/22/2017
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