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Comcast posts gains in Q2, including in high-speed data


  • Multichannel News
  • CNBC

Comcast reported net income of $1.99 billion for the second quarter, compared with $1.73 billion a year ago. Revenue was up 3.5% to $16.8 billion. Comcast slowed its video subscriber losses to a loss … Read More

Verizon attracts 1.4M wireless contract subs in Q2


  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Reuters

Verizon Communications outpaced expectations with second-quarter earnings of 91 cents a share, adding 1.4 million wireless contract customers and boosting sales 5.7% to $31.1 billion. The average size… Read More

Licensing revenue up, royalties down in ARM's Q2


  • Reuters
  • Bloomberg

ARM Holdings reported revenue in its second quarter rose 9% from a year ago to $309.6 million, as its licensing revenue increased 42% while royalty revenue was off by 2%. The drop in royalties reflect… Read More

Big Switch touts Cloud Fabric SDN controller


  • Network World
  • GigaOm

Big Switch Networks has announced a software-defined-networking controller, Big Cloud Fabric, that uses bare metal switches and offers customizable cloud "pods." Read More

Arris, Wurl team for OTT TV app platform


  • Light Reading

Arris has collaborated with Wurl, a Silicon Valley startup, to offer the Arris Market software to cable operators. The television application platform, which fits in with the Arris Whole Home Solution… Read More