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2012-01-03 07:00:00

ViXS Enables Expansive Distribution of Premium Content on ViXS' True Mobility Platform using DLNA CVP/RUI TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc. today announces support for DLNA features to enable service providers to provide a richer multi-screen experience based on ViXS' XCode True mobility platform. Consumers want to watch premium content such as movies and network television programming on devices such as tablets, smartphones and game consoles. DLNA provides the...

2011-12-15 07:00:00

Greg Bathrick and J. Rao Cherukuri named Distinguished Fellows, while Thomas Haag is inducted into the Forum's Circle of Excellence MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Broadband Forum is only as strong as its membership, and this past week, the Forum recognized the contributions of three top contributors, who have provided significant steer to the work of the Forum. Announced at the Broadband Forum's Q4 meeting in Marina del Rey, California, the...

2011-12-15 03:05:00

BEIJING, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ZENS, the First European brand supporting the global Qi wireless charging standard, today announced its launch of the first Qi Apple iPhone products in China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/CN23326 ) "ZENS has always been committed to changing our lives with innovative thinking and technologies. China is the largest mobile terminal market in the world. ZENS will provide the top-quality Qi wireless charging experience to...

2011-12-08 11:49:00

News Highlights Broadband Forum's new Technical Report 221 (TR-221): - Empowers operators to combine TDM, ATM, Ethernet and IP services over a converged backhaul network using standard MPLS - Allows for easy migration to 4G/LTE, supporting explosive growth in mobile data traffic LONDON, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announced today at the LTE/EPC and Converged Mobile Backhaul conference in London, the Broadband Forum has published its new "Technical Specification for...

2011-12-01 11:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF's) upcoming adoption, E-Access, will be used to address issues left behind by its last adoption of a "Phase One" External Network-to-Network Interconnection (ENNI) standard that was meant to ensure smoother interoperability, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Insider (www.heavyreading.com/insider), a paid research service of Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com). Ethernet...

2011-11-30 07:55:00

DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Facts: MEF awards AT&T* "Service Provider of the Year" for carrier Ethernet services and Best Business Ethernet Service for second consecutive year; AT&T also won Best Marketing for Ethernet Services. AT&T had the top aggregate score across three categories: Best Ethernet Service, Best Marketing, and Best Wholesale Ethernet as well as top score for service coverage. Second consecutive year AT&T has been designated...

2011-11-16 09:39:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To address rising concerns about privacy on the Web, W3C has published two first drafts for standards that allow users to express preferences about online tracking: Tracking Preference Expression (DNT), which defines mechanisms for users to express cross-site tracking preferences and for sites to indicate whether they honor these preferences. Tracking Compliance and Scope, which defines the meaning of a "Do Not Track" preference and...

2011-11-16 07:00:00

New Subgroup Focuses Specifically on Envelope Tracking to Reduce Power Consumption PISCATAWAY, N.J., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIPI Alliance today announced it has chartered the Analog Control Interface (ACI) Working Group and Envelope Tracking (ET) Subgroup to address the growing high data rate demands for mobile devices. The ACI Working Group will develop control interface specifications for analog chip-to-chip connections. The ET Subgroup will specifically...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

Seven products have now passed the new Broadband Forum G-PON ONU Certification Program and achieved full Certification, speeding the arrival of superfast broadband on a global scale News Highlights: -- Seven products from seven vendors have achieved certification against the Broadband Forum's G-PON ONU Certification Program, with more expected shortly -- Enrollment in the certification program is now open(1) to G-PON ONU products with Ethernet interfaces and is based on the Broadband...

2011-10-25 02:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced it has extended its global reach to include its first office in South America. The Open Group's new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil and presence in the region will allow IT professionals throughout South America to more easily participate in the consortium's development of vendor-neutral IT open standards and certification programs. The Open Group's new South American office and member network increase the...