Juniper Networks' 6 percent gain in the service provider router and carrier Ethernet switch revenue market during the first quarter was promising, a Synergy report said, at a time when the overall market segment declined 6 percent.
Cisco posted strong gains in revenue from cable operators and other service providers for the quarter ending April 27, driven in part by sales of Wi-Fi gear and its Videoscape set-top software platform.
Cisco reported that while its bread-and-butter next-generation routing revenues remained flat, switching and service provider video revenues rose 2 and 30 percent to $3.6 billion and $1.3 billion, respectively, in fiscal Q3 2013.
DukeNet Communications, a regional fiber-centric provider, has completed its core network upgrade to 100G, enabling it to deliver both 40G and 100G wavelength services to carrier and enterprise customers throughout its service area.
Due to the move to IP network architecture and because of its recent acquisitions in the mobile industry, research firm Strategy Analytics is warning that Cisco Systems could grow into a major player in the wireless network equipment space, challenging the likes of Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks and Alcatel-Lucent.
Even as doomsayers continue to predict the demise of the much-hated set-top box, video newcomer Amazon is working feverishly to build and introduce a device this fall.
Cisco Systems, which announced earlier this month that it will acquire small cell vendor Ubiquisys, is positioning itself as the un-macrocell provider when it comes to extending coverage and capacity. Cisco doesn't hold any grudges against macrocells, the company just thinks small cells are where the future action will be.
Comcast said Friday that it launched a new Xfinity Home Gateway that can deliver speeds of up to 270 Mbps by using the 5.0 GHz radio frequency.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt and Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries are among the top industry executives who will speak at The Cable Show convention in June, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Thursday.
Amazon is developing a streaming set-top that could challenge Apple TV, Roku, Boxee and other over-the-top video players, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing anonymous sources.