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Entrepreneur Forum & Carrier Perspectives – Summary of Telecom Council TC3, Part 2

September 25, 2012
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Introduction: Part 1 of this multi-part Summary of TC3 provided highlights of the Service Provider Innovation Forum held on September 12th. This second piece examines the panel session on Rich Communications Suite (RCS) and (more importantly) selected carrier innovation agendas, strategies and case studies.  The third article will look at telco innovation suggestions from market…

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Summary of Telecom Council TC3, Part 1- Service Provider Innovation Forum

September 24, 2012
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White Spaces Demo at NAB at Adaptrum

Introduction: Telecom Council Carrier Connections (TC3) – the Telecom Council’s annual summit- was held Sept 12-13, 2012 in Sunnyvale, CA. The event provides an opportunity for startups and application developers to interact with telecom carriers (telcos) and network operators. Telco representatives who manage innovation, from developer programs and labs facilities to venture investing, discussed many…

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Olympusat Aims to Be YouTube for the Enterprise

September 2, 2012
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C. Austin Powers, President Olympusat Telecom

  Olympusat Holdings, a long time provider of video distribution for family, faith, speciality and Spanish-language cable networks, recently announced that it is expanding its focus to include the enterprise market via its Olympusat Telecom division. Through a mix of partnerships that cover content ingest, asset management, encoding, ad insertion, hosting, distribution and last mile access, Olympusat Telecom…

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Sonus to acquire Network Equipment Technologies for $41.3M- a fraction of 1987 IPO price!

June 19, 2012
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Author’s Note:  This news item caught my eye, because NET was a rising star in the late 1980′s datacom world.  They were a leader in T1 Multiplexers from 1987 and an innovative provider of ATM and IP network equipment in the 1990s.  The company re-invented itself several times, but never regained the momentum it built up over 25…

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Energy 2.0 & Green Button in Spotlight at Connectivity Week 2012

June 8, 2012
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Connectivity Week

Introduction: The rationale, status and applications of Energy 2.0 as well as the Green Button (GB) initiative were key focus areas at the Connectivity Week conference, May 21-24, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. Smart grid applications and a reality check status report were also quite relevant. These are all summarized below. Cloud based smart grid…

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