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2012-03-20 22:20:21

More than 597 million subscribers now have broadband while IPTV records strongest growth quarter To see this release with full charts and graphs associated, please visit: http://www.broadband-forum.org/news/download/pressreleeases/2012/BBF_IP&TV_Presentation12.pdf News Highlights: -- 12.3% annual Broadband growth is largest increase in the last five years -- Russia is showing fastest advancement in both Broadband and IPTV, as part of an Eastern European surge, along with strong...

2012-03-13 09:47:00

DALLAS, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates reports over 60% of U.S. tablet owners use the device weekly to listen to music, and these consumer habits will drive deployment of home audio products with embedded networking technologies. The research firm's report Networked Audio Products: Market Update says audio product manufacturers will add networking in order to connect their products to popular mobile devices and streaming services such as iTunes and Pandora. (Logo:...

2012-03-06 08:30:00

MONTREAL, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) will be held in Montréal, from October 22 to 24, 2012, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. Every two years, the WCIT is organized in a different country under auspices of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) and it has become the world's leading information technology gathering, with prominent speakers, leading thinkers, and...

2012-03-05 08:00:00

QUEBEC CITY, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) announced today its participation at OFC/NFOEC 2012, March 6-8, 2012, in Los Angeles, California, where it will demonstrate the recent developments in its 40G/100G high-speed testing solution designed to help system manufacturers shorten time to market and network service providers roll out high-speed services. EXFO innovations on display At this year's event, EXFO will showcase the industry's most...

2012-01-30 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE(TM)) Consortium, an Open Group managed consortium, today announced the release of the FACE(TM) Technical Standard, which provides guidelines for creating a common operating environment to support applications across multiple Department of Defense avionics systems. The standard is designed to enhance the U.S. military aviation community's ability to address issues of limited software reuse...

2012-01-17 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc., (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has been honored with the "Service Provider of the Year" award for its Ethernet services in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) region by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), a global industry alliance. Level 3 also won the "Best Business Ethernet Service" award. The MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development,...

2012-01-16 06:00:00

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIPI Alliance today announced that 18 member companies representing the mobile device ecosystem will participate in its booth at the 2012 Mobile World Congress, February 27 to March 1 in Barcelona, Spain. In addition, the industry-leading mobile interface standards organization will announce two new specifications - a single-wire battery communications interface and a low-latency chip-to-chip interface. Demos and presentations will...

2012-01-13 10:59:00

ViXS Enables Expansive Distribution of Premium Content on ViXS' True Mobility Platform using DLNA Premium Video TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc. today announces support for Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA(®)) guidelines that will enable service providers to offer consumers a richer, multi-screen experience based on ViXS' XCode True mobility platform. Digital Transmission Content Protection over Internet Protocol (DTCP-IP) is utilized to securely...

2012-01-12 10:23:00

Now serving more than 581 million subscribers To see this release with full charts and graphs associated, please visit http://www.broadband-forum.org/news/download/pressreleeases/2011/BroadbandForumsGrowthSince2009.pdf News Highlights: -- Third quarter broadband figures achieve 2009 levels of growth-- Telecom operators increase market share as fiber shows strongest access growth rate -- Asia remains dominant region, with China nearly doubling its broadband subscriber numbers --...

2012-01-09 13:12:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of systems vendors shipping products with 100Gbit/s ports will more than double in 2012, as telecom equipment manufacturers accelerate the transition from 40G to 100G technologies, according to results of a new survey analyzed in the latest report from Heavy Reading Components Insider (www.heavyreading.com/commchip), a paid research service of Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com). 100G Components User Survey: 2012...