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100 Gbps, metro WDM will drive market to $63B by 2020, says research firm

Service providers' ongoing moves to replace legacy SONET gear to accommodate the growth of higher speed fixed broadband and data center interconnection will drive up WDM equipment shipments to $63 billion between 2016 and 2020.

Cable industry aims to shape 5G as CableLabs joins innovation center at University of Surrey

The standards around next-generation mobile technologies – 2G, 3G, 4G – typically were driven by mobile operators and their vendor partners, but CableLabs aims to change that with the next iteration, namely 5G technology.

Burst platform rolls out to Sinclair Broadcast stations

Sinclair Broadcast Group is deploying Burst, a mobile-first online video platform, to more than 50 markets where Sinclair owns television stations. The technology will allow its stations to deliver mobile video to broadcast, over-the-top, and other digital outlets.

IHS Markit: NFV market to be worth over $15B by 2020

The NFV market is expected to increase by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42 per cent from $2.7 billion in 2015.

Microsoft's new enterprise video service additive to its revenue-boosting Azure cloud division

Microsoft is seeing its investment in cloud services pay off as its Azure revenues for the fiscal fourth-quarter climbed 102 percent year over year. And one of the fruits of that success is a new enterprise video management system, Stream, which utilizes the Azure platform.

Ericsson CEO: Almost all our products are already virtualized, but industry moving slowly to SDN, NFV

Although carriers including AT&T and Telefonica have boasted of their progress toward virtualized, software-defined networks, the overall wireless industry remains in the very early stages of this transition, said Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg.

NFV software to drive rapid growth to $15B by 2020, research firm says

As large service providers like AT&T and Verizon move forward with their virtualization plans to simplify service delivery and activation, IHS Markit forecasts that the NFV market will scale from $2.7 billion today to $15.5 billion by 2020.

Over 24% of U.S. broadband households will have an IP camera by 2020, says research firm

Smart home applications may still be seen as a novelty, but in-home security is on the rise with Parks Associates forecasting that about 24 percent of U.S. broadband households will have an IP camera by 2020. The research firm added that over 50 percent will have a smart home controller and 26 percent will have a home security system.

Macro-economic uncertainty, Brexit to drive new cloud adoption, says research group

Britain's pending exit from the European Union and macro-economic uncertainty is creating a perfect storm to drive up shipments of cloud-based server units.

AT&T Western Electric arm's president Procknow passes away at 93

Donald Procknow, the former president of the AT&T Bell System-era manufacturing arm Western Electric, passed away at 93.