• Nokia sees more money in cable than in VR - Rethink Technology Research

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    By Phil Hunter
    Published October 12, 2017
    Nokia's strategy has changed direction more often than the wind, but it now seems set on a clearer course towards dominance in access, software defined infrastructure and systems integration. The Finnish company after all began as a pulp mill in 1865 and only settled down into telecoms infrastructure and technology in the 1990s. This led to its entry and dominant position in the mobile industry during the early noughties, when it contributed significantly to the GSM, 3G and LTE standards.It became the world's largest...
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  • Israel telco Bezeq works with Sckpio on 2nd Generation G.fast - Rethink Technology Research

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    By Peter White
    Published October 12, 2017
    Israeli telco Bezeq said this week it will work with chip firm Sckipio, testing its latest G.fast chipset the SCK 23000 in 1 Gbps configurations. Sckipio said that its 23000 chipset can support speeds up to 2Gbps over short distances.This is a bit of a step up for Bezeq, which so far has 1.59 million broadband lines, out of the 2.1 million homes where it has a phone line installed. Those lines have yet to have vectoring switched on, even with VDSL and the fastest service it markets today is 100 Mbps, and its average...
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  • OTT Video News, Deals, Launches and Products - Rethink Technology Research

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    By Thomas Flanagan
    Published October 12, 2017
    Comcast has opened up its Xfinity WiFi hotspots to non-Xfinity customers in the wake of wildfires spreading across the North Bay, allowing residents and rescue teams to stay connected in the Napa and Sonoma County regions. A map of indoor and outdoor WiFi hotspots is available on the Xfinity website.
    UK recommendations software company ThinkAnalytics has been selected by Mexican operator Megacable to personalize experiences for its Xview pay TV subscribers - for live and VoD content on linear set tops, online and on...
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