Cisco and Partners to Start 5G Trial in Rural Areas of the UK

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Cisco and it's partners aim to create a UK government funded complete end-to-end rural 5G testbed system for trials of new wireless and networking technologies, spectrum sharing, new applications and services with a focus on testing and demonstrating approaches for ensuring that 5G connectivity is accessible and affordable in hard-to-reach rural areas. 

Orange Slovakia Selects Cisco ASR 5000 Series for LTE Packet Core

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Cisco ASR5000

Mobile operator Orange Slovakia has chosen the Cisco's ASR 5000 Series elastic evolved packet core for its recently launched 4G long-term evolution (LTE) network. With Cisco solution, Orange Slovakia aims to transform its architecture and seamlessly migrate mobile data traffic from existing 2G and 3G networks.

Zain KSA to Invest $1.2 Billion in Network Infrastructure

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Zain KSA Reload Group

Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has signed network expansion and upgrade agreements worth US $1.2 billion with five technology companies: Huawei, Nokia, NEC, Cisco, and Alcatel Lucent. The agreements aim to enhance Zain KSA’s customer experience and to improve and expand Zain’s network capacity, coverage and speed.

DOCOMO Verifies NFV Feasibility with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC

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NTT DOCOMO announced that it has completed proof-of-concept (PoC) trials verifying the feasibility of network functions virtualization (NFV) while working separately with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC. The company has been collaborating with the three vendors on this feasibility verification since November 2013.

Cloudberry Mobile Introduces New Managed Service Offering Based on Cisco Small Cell Solutions

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London, UK & Oslo, Norway - November 11th, 2013 - Cloudberry, the leader in small cells as a managed service, today announced that their new managed service offering, which makes small cells affordable for any operator, is running 100 percent on Cisco.

Cisco to Acquire Small-cell Provider Ubiquisys

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Ubiquisys Small Cell

Cisco plans to acquire U.K. based Ubiquisys, a provider of 3G and 4G LTE small-cell technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay approximately $310 million in cash and retention-based incentives to acquire the entire business and operations of Ubiquisys.

Nokia Siemens Networks, Cisco, Harris complete initial phase 3 testing of public safety LTE broadband network

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Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia Siemens Networks, Cisco and Harris Corporation have completed the initial section of the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program phase 3 LTE Demonstration Network Test Plan.

Cisco Voice and Video over LTE (V2oLTE) Solution

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Dale Boehm, Cisco Product Marketing Manager, MITG, talks about benefits and differentiators of Cisco V2oLTE solution -- a comprehensive solution that provides continuity between IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and circuit-switched domains.

Optimizing the 3G & 4G Mobile Internet Experience

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Mobile operators and their suppliers face major challenges in improving the mobile broadband user experience, given the current lack of intelligence at device or application level. Most operators are limited to network-centric metrics for coverage and connectivity, and there is no consensus on best practices for user-centric mobile analytics.

du selects Cisco to build mobile broadband network

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UAE telecommunications service provider du is deploying a nationwide mobile broadband network and has selected Cisco's mobile Internet solution to deliver high-speed 4G LTE mobile data services to its customers. du will use the Cisco ASR 5000 Series as its mobile Internet evolved packet core (EPC) platform to provide greater network performance and intelligence.

Bell Mobility selects Cisco ASR 5000 to deliver 4G and LTE service

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Mark Kummer, VP, Service Provideri Operations for Cisco Canada comments on Bell Mobilityi selecting the Cisco ASR 5000 Series Mobile multimedia core platform to deliver 4G and LTEi mobile services in its

NEC and Cisco join hands to build LTE networks

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NEC and Cisco have entered in to a strategic relationship in the construction and sale of commercial LTE networks for service providers.

Push/Pull Business Models

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Cisco IBSG experts discuss an interesting new business model that can help create significant incremental value for service providers with the successful implementation of a "Service Provider Push"

Femtocells: Implementing a Better Business Model To Increase SP Profitability

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Femtocell offerings have been based on what the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) calls the “Consumer Pull” model.

Telenor Deploys LTE with the Cisco ASR 5000

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Telenor uses the Cisco ASR 5000 to provide mobile services over LTEi to its customers throughout Norway.