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Procera sold to Francisco Partners for $240M

Procera Networks will soon begin a new life as the company, having signed an agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Francisco Partners for $240 million in cash. Under the terms of the...

Infinera's Fallon sees opportunities in cloud, data center interconnection services

The metro cloud and data center interconnection markets may be still relatively nascent, but Infinera said during its first-quarter earnings call that it is seeing momentum in both segments.

Tracking the performance of AT&T, Verizon and others in Q1 2015

Now that the first-quarter 2015 earnings-reporting season has begun,  FierceTelecom  is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.

The best and worst of NAB 2015

This year's gathering of the National Association of Broadcasters featured unprecedented support for over-the-top video strategies. From that OTT perspective, what were the highs and lows of this annual tradeshow? Which companies had a realistic grasp of the requirements of next-generation video, and which didn't?

Infonetics: Carrier router, switch market remained flat at $14.6B over carrier hesitation on SDN

Service providers' continual hesitation about how to implement software-defined networking (SDN) into their networks continued to be a drag on the service provider router and switch market as 2014 total revenue remained flat at $14.6 billion.

HBO No? Signup problems continue to plague some viewers

HBO's new standalone OTT service, HBO Now, launched two weeks ago, but some subscribers are still struggling to access the service due to a muddled signup process and vague or nonexistent help from HBO itself.

Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent combination to create 5G powerhouse, analysts say

Is Nokia Networks' $16.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent all about becoming a 5G powerhouse? Some analysts believe that's the case.

ZTE touts 5G breakthrough with MUSA technology

China's ZTE is claiming a 5G breakthrough with its new multi-user shared access (MUSA) technology, which the company said can triple overload capacity on wireless access networks.

Could the Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent deal drive Ericsson to broaden its portfolio with a Ciena, Infinera or Juniper buy?

Nokia has set off a new wave of consolidation in the telecom equipment market, reaching a deal to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion. That move is now fueling speculation that Ericsson will make a similar move to round out its portfolio with more wireline capabilities by making a run for either Ciena, Infinera or Juniper.

Photo tour of CableLabs provides a look into cable's future

Step right up … and take a look at what CableLabs is doing at its digs in Louisville, Colo. This is where the organization conducts tests to help its customers better understand the Wi-Fi services they hope to provide to their customers.