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Mavenir aims to exploit cable Wi-Fi craze with VoWi-Fi calling solution

With cable companies increasingly focused on developing products and services to monetize their fast-growing Wi-Fi networks, Mavenir Systems is introducing a voice-over-Wi-Fi calling solution targeted to MSOs.

RDK announces support for popular Euro standard DVB

The Reference Design Kit (RDK) now has support for Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB), a popular pay-TV technology standard in Europe.

Comcast partners with Boomtown to launch IoT lab

Comcast Labs is getting together with startup accelerator Boomtown to build what they are calling one of the world's first Internet of Things labs.

Howard steps down as SCTE CTO, moves to new role as org fellow

Daniel Howard has stepped down from the role of chief technology officer of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and will assume a new position as an org fellow.

AT&T looks to challenge Google Fiber in Kansas City

AT&T made it official that Kansas City is the next stop in its ongoing fiber-to-the-premises journey, putting it in direct competition with Google Fiber and Consolidated Communications for fiber-based broadband service.

SeaChange and Concurrent partner up to bag video services client

Video tech companies SeaChange International and Concurrent Computer Corp. have teamed up to provide software and content delivery network technologies to what they term as a "leading North American video services provider."

Why the wireless biz loves SDN and NFV

While ambitious players in the wireless industry are contemplating future technologies like 5G, operators and vendors also are in the midst of a major evolution right now in how wired and wireless telecom networks are architected. This new paradigm is being driven by software and more specifically, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). FierceWirelessTech has a deep dive into these technologies here.

Living in an OTT bubble: Digital Entertainment World panels declare pay-TV bundles dead

If there was a unifying theory at Digital Entertainment World this week, it was that of Ralf Jacob, chief revenue officer for Verizon Digital Media Services: The check is already in the mail for bundled cable, satellite and telecommunications programming services, and we're about to see cord-cutting statistics shoot up like a media technology conference sushi buffet line.

Harmonic and This Technology team up to provide region-specific multiscreen solution

IP-video tech companies Harmonic Inc. and This Technology LLC have announced a partnership to help pay-TV operators and programmers deliver multiscreen content to specific regions.

AT&T expands 75 Mbps U-verse broadband offering

AT&T is giving more of its wireline customers the option to get its 75 Mbps U-verse broadband service tier, announcing that it has expanded the service in seven new markets. The service provider will begin offering the speed tier in Augusta, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Fla., and St. Louis, Mo. FierceTelecom has a complete look here.