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Mike Robuck
Content posted in March 2016
Hu Rotates In as New Huawei CEO
Mike Robuck  
3/31/2016   12 comments
Ken Hu takes over the reigns as Huawei's CEO for the next six months.
Fullscreen Targets April 26 Launch of SVOD Service
Mike Robuck  
3/30/2016   16 comments
Fullscreen will launch its $4.99 per month ad-free video service next month with AT&T's help.
Google Fiber: Phone Home
Mike Robuck  
3/29/2016   36 comments
For $10 a month, Google Fiber will soon offer Fiber Phone.
SDN, NFV Key to Managed Security Services
Mike Robuck  
3/29/2016   9 comments
Virtual CPE is working in tandem with NFV and SDN to give managed security services a big boost.
Etisalat Misr, Huawei Bring Gig Backhaul to Egypt
Mike Robuck  
3/29/2016   5 comments
The two companies say super dual-band microwave deployment in Egypt is the world's first.
March Madness Caption Contest
Mike Robuck  
3/25/2016   90 comments
Post comments on this photo and win a $50 Amazon card.
Huawei Advances SDN Tech With 'TIP'
Mike Robuck  
3/24/2016   3 comments
Huawei's Transport Innovation Platform is a new service that leverages an ONOS-based SDN controller.
Google Casts Wider Net With Chromecast Rebrand
Mike Robuck  
3/22/2016   34 comments
Google is changing the name of its Chromecast app to reflect a wider-range of use cases.
Amazon Adds Comcast Bundles to Shopping Cart
Mike Robuck  
3/21/2016   31 comments
Several Comcast bundles are now available for purchase on
TT Poll: CSPs Should Use Their Own Teams for NFV
Mike Robuck  
3/21/2016   15 comments
Poll results say that communications service providers should use their own teams to blend NFV solutions from best-of-breed vendors.
Cable Gears Up for Next Phase of SDN
Mike Robuck  
3/17/2016   30 comments
Software-defined network and network virtualization are top of mind for cable operators, but there's plenty to consider.
ON.Lab's Parulkar: Vendors 'Gaming' Open Source Standards
Mike Robuck  
3/17/2016   9 comments
Open source standards bodies and communities need to come together to keep open source industry truly 'open.'
CeBIT: Huawei Debuts IoT Lighting Platform
Mike Robuck  
3/16/2016   10 comments
Connected City Lighting Solution uses GIS to manage city streetlights.
Sony Extends Reach of OTT Service Across the US
Mike Robuck  
3/14/2016   17 comments
Sony has upped its OTT game by offering its PlayStation Vue service in 203 additional market areas across the nation.
A Tale of 2 Polls
Mike Robuck  
3/11/2016   14 comments
A comparison of the most recent Telco Transformation poll with one from the Digital Operations Transformation Summit in Barcelona yielded some interesting results.
SCTE's Bastian Talks Trends at Cable Next-Gen
Mike Robuck  
3/11/2016   5 comments
SCTE's CTO and SVP says DOCSIS. 3.1 is on the fast track for all cable operators.
Moving on Up: Cable Eyes Enterprise Sector
Mike Robuck  
3/10/2016   110 comments
Cable operators, such as Charter, are taking their business services talents to the enterprise space.
Telecom Italia Exec Admits to Virtualization Growing Pains
Mike Robuck  
3/9/2016   8 comments
Despite growing pains, Telecom Italia is still interested in digital transformation.
AT&T Masters Amen Corner in 4K
Mike Robuck  
3/9/2016   6 comments
AT&T will debut the new DirecTV 4K channel in April and cover the Masters live in 4K.
Skype Pulls Plug on Smart TV App
Mike Robuck  
3/8/2016   95 comments
Advent of smartphones makes Skype smart TV app obsolete.
Google Drops Invites for Project Fi
Mike Robuck  
3/7/2016   43 comments
Google no longer requires invitations for its WiFi first service.
Asia Pacific Gears Up With NFV/SDN
Mike Robuck  
3/7/2016   5 comments
A new report says that 64% of enterprises across 14 markets in the Asia Pacific region are in various deployment stages for virtualized network functions.
Poll: No Votes for White Box Networking
Mike Robuck  
3/4/2016   20 comments
The biggest impact on service providers' businesses over the next decade will be 5G, according to the latest Telco Transformation poll.
Huawei Aces Firewall Test
Mike Robuck  
3/3/2016   10 comments
Huawei, other vendors score 'recommended' rating on NSS Lab's firewall test.
Facebook Draws Antitrust Scrutiny in Germany
Mike Robuck  
3/2/2016   23 comments
Facebook joins Google and Microsoft in being named in an antitrust investigation.
Deutsche Telekom Hits Pause on T-Mobile Sale
Mike Robuck  
3/1/2016   11 comments
Reuters reports that Deutsche Telekom is putting the sale of T-Mobile on hold due to upcoming spectrum auction.
NTT Communications Beefs Up Enterprise Cloud
Mike Robuck  
3/1/2016   7 comments
NTT cozies up to OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and adds bare metal option to cloud service.

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