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an industry leader in convergent news reporting on Broadband, Cable, Mobile, and Telecom industries providing strategic direction, business
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UFC and Aspera Team Up For Sports Content Delivery

UFC and Aspera Team Up For Sports Content Delivery | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced that the
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AVAYA Launches New Tools to Manager Customer Service

AVAYA Launches New Tools to Manager Customer Service | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
New Avaya Customer Experience Management solutions bring powerful new tools for mining and analyzing data, applications for expanding and
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4G LTE Service Revenue Set to Jump to $340 Billion by 2017

4G LTE Service Revenue Set to Jump to $340 Billion by 2017 | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
4G LTE service revenue is predicted to jump to $340 Billion in 2017 , up from $75 Billion this year, per Juniper Research, as LTE connected
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Defining Cable TV Industry Perceptions

Defining Cable TV Industry Perceptions | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Cable TV Industry perceptions can only be defined as backward thinking business metrics portraying an industry losing it competitive grip
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Cable Industry must redefine itself..

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Nevion and T-VIPS Complete Video Transport Merger

Nevion and T-VIPS Complete Video Transport Merger | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Nevion and T-VIPS, pioneers of media transport for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, have completed merger.
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Mobile: Bring Your Own Device to Work

Mobile: Bring Your Own Device to Work | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
BOYD, or (bring your own device to work) seems to be a critical tool for employees to get the most out of work productivity. The findings were released from a recent survey conducted by Samsung Mobile released at the CES 2013 Show in Las Vegas.
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Vitesse Offers Top 5 Predictions for 2013

Vitesse Offers Top 5 Predictions for 2013 | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Vitesse Semiconductor highlights their top five predictions for the network and communications industry for 2013.
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FreedomPop Home Internet Arrives in 2013: Apocalypse for Existing Broadband Providers

FreedomPop Home Internet Arrives in 2013: Apocalypse for Existing Broadband Providers | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom knows disruption. Skype was a tremendously disruptive product, leveraging peer-to-peer technology to carry voice, it continues to be an incredibly powerful force in disruption of voice applications.
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Broadband in the User Space - Predictions for 2013

Broadband in the User Space - Predictions for 2013 | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
If we contemplate broadband as a user space, predicting 2013 innovation and growth in that space, clearly becomes a wireless-mobile solution.
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The Need for Timing Synchronization Technology for 4G/LTE Networks

The Need for Timing Synchronization Technology for 4G/LTE Networks | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Mobile network operators are coping with coverage and capacity issues to meet the ever-increasing amount of mobile data and video traffic from smart phones and tablets.
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Should Wireless Carriers be required to Back-up Cell Towers?

Should Wireless Carriers be required to Back-up Cell Towers? | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Lets’ be realistic when we ask if government should act as “big brother” and require Wireless Industry carriers to back-up cell towers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
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Disruption, Leverage and MBaaS: Softbank is the Telco Platform of the Future

Disruption, Leverage and MBaaS: Softbank is the Telco Platform of the Future | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
If you look at the consolidated revenue chart, below, Sprint catapults the combined entity to almost double Softbank’s previous revenue to $80 Billion USD. This is an absolute revenue engine.
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Leverage: Sprint Softbank Japan and Sumo vs Judo

Leverage: Sprint Softbank Japan and Sumo vs Judo | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
You've probably seen the 20+ billion dollar deal that will leave Softbank of Japan owning 70 percent of U.S. telco Sprint. There are layers upon layers of rationale for any deal of that size, but here are some of the common themes.
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LTE, Small Cells Key to Mobile Growth Per Mobile World Congress

LTE, Small Cells Key to Mobile Growth Per Mobile World Congress | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Executives at Mobile World Congress discussed how LTE and small cells are playing a role in mobile infrastructure meeting bandwidth needs
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Comcast's Final Stake in NBCU: Vertical Integration Complete

Comcast's Final Stake in NBCU: Vertical Integration Complete | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Comcast's final acquisition of remaining NBCU stake makes for vertical integration concerns as the company moves to consolidate its position
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RST Global Brings Gigabit Fiber to North Carolina

RST Global Brings Gigabit Fiber to North Carolina | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
RST Global Communications brings Gigabit fiber to North Carolina targeting businesses and consumers with Internet technology for the future.
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How Politics Hinder Fast Broadband in America • BROADBAND CONVERGENT

How Politics Hinder Fast Broadband in America • BROADBAND CONVERGENT | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Current U.S. politics and business interests have combined to hind fast broadband in a lackluster economy. Recent comments by former President
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The Cable Industry’s Machiavellian Hold on Consumers

The Cable Industry’s Machiavellian Hold on Consumers | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
The Cable Industry has what could be characterized as a Machiavellian hold on consumers with its massive distribution system using opportunistic methods on outdated hardware.
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The Cable Industry has what could be characterized as a Machiavellian hold on consumers with its massive distribution system using opportunistic methods on outdated hardware.  Yes, the technology being used, the notorious set-top-box (STB) can only be described as throw-back to what cable executives wish were the way things used to be. The STB is rudimentary at best, allowing limited functionality and connectedness with today’s emerging technological innovations.

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Mobile Carriers and LTE: Top 5 Industry Predictions for 2013

Mobile Carriers and LTE: Top 5 Industry Predictions for 2013 | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Highlighting Mobile Carriers and LTE with top five predictions for network and communications industry for 2013.
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Safeguards to Prevent Massacre as a Tool for the Disturbed

Safeguards to Prevent Massacre as a Tool for the Disturbed | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
If we continue down our current path of having to deal with crises that are unimaginable, as with the recent Connecticut shootings, then we should at least implore some logic in initiating safeguards to prevent future episodes.
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Cisco Helps Cable Service Providers Get Closer to CCAP With New CMTS Modules

Cisco Helps Cable Service Providers Get Closer to CCAP With New CMTS Modules | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
As part of its ongoing Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) migration plan, Cisco announced today the availability of a new high-density line card and a new high-performance processing engine for its flagship Cisco® uBR10012 Universal Broadband ...
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Cisco does it again!........

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Shakeout in the MBaaS Mobile Backend-as-a-Service Space

Shakeout in the MBaaS Mobile Backend-as-a-Service Space | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Analysis of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service MBaaS space and the "Series A Crunch" Kii Cloud Stackmob Kinvey Parse well-positioned...
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Top Broadband Initiatives for President Obama

Top Broadband Initiatives for President Obama | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
Now that President Obama has been re-elected, it’s time to get down to business. We know that middle-class jobs are important for the economy to continue growing over the next four years.
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Hurricane Sandy? Lessons from Kii Cloud MBaaS the Cloud Backend that withstood Fukushima

Hurricane Sandy? Lessons from Kii Cloud MBaaS the Cloud Backend that withstood Fukushima | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
BuzzFeed began publishing section-by-section content to the blogging platform Tumblr. It also worked with Akamai, a content distribution network, so that some article pages would still load even if the core BuzzFeed site could not.
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Understanding America’s Second Rate Broadband and Solutions

Understanding America’s Second Rate Broadband and Solutions | BROADBAND CONVERGENT | Scoop.it
If we stop to ponder the reasons why America has a second rate broadband infrastructure, behind many other industrialize countries, we only have to look at our private business model.
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