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March 18, 2010  6:58 PM

Alcatel-Lucent pushes envelope with Open API Service expansion



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, APIs, bundled APIs, Open API Service, open APIs, OTT, over-the-top, social applications, telecom service providers, third-party platforms

Alcatel-Lucent has expanded its Open API Service with a group of new "bundled APIs" that combine third-party and service provider elements to create functional building blocks with a more...

February 15, 2010  1:59 PM

GSMA developer program gets buy-in from multiple mobile operators



Posted by: Tom Nolle
application development, applications, GSMA, handset technology, mobile operators, Network equipment, OTT, over-the-top

The GSMA, three handset vendors, and 24 mobile operators have combined to create the Wholesale Application Community, a program that’s designed to create a uniform developer program and...


February 10, 2010  6:02 PM

Netflix raises key question: Is Internet video inherently non-neutral?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
bandwidth, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, ISPs, net neutrality, Netflix, next-gen content delivery and video, online video, OTT, over-the-top, QoS, Quality of Service

Netflix's recent public comments on net neutrality illustrate the public policy...


January 13, 2010  4:40 PM

Google’s Nexus One support problems spotlight opportunity for telcos



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Google, HTC, Nexus One, OSS/BSS, OTT, Red Hat, smartphone, smartphones, support, T-Mobile

Some early reports are saying that there are issues with supporting Google’s Nexus One smartphone, resulting in some users being shuttled between Google (who offers only...


September 25, 2009  1:12 PM

Does Gmail outage open the door for Operations as a Service?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
carrier services, Google, OTT, over-the-top

Google’s Gmail suffered yet another publicized outage, which is raising concerns not only about whether the Google system is really ready for serious use, but whether SaaS and cloud computing overall might be exposing enterprises to more risk than they bargained for.

Data on the paid...


September 9, 2009  4:42 PM

Service-layer evolution: Pushing for vendor support



Posted by: Tom Nolle
OTT, service layer architecture, service oriented network, standards, telecom networks

ATIS, a body driven primarily by the service providers, has announced its own initiative for what it calls the Service Oriented Network or SON. While nobody is positioning this explicitly as a repudiation of either the vendor support for the service...


February 4, 2009  1:29 PM

FCC could enter cable bandwidth management fray



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Broadband, Comcast, Cox, DOCSIS 3.0, FCC, net neutrality, OTT, over-the-top, Regulations, VoIP

Comcast has, as we had predicted, asserted to the FCC that its voice service is not carried over the Internet or Internet access infrastructure, and is therefore neither subject to their traffic management policies nor to the FCC’s four principles of net neutrality.

They’re right, of...


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