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Key developments related to the 3G sector, including HSPA.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/31/2014
In yet another sign that it has turned a corner and is brimming with confidence, mobile network infrastructure specialist Nokia Networks has struck a deal by buy the ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/28/2014
The good news for those that wish to jump carriers or unlock their device when traveling abroad is they will no longer face fines of up to $500,000 and a jail ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/28/2014
Operators and vendors in the 3GPP are doing a lot of work to make LTE specifications more applicable to machine-to-machine (M2M) communications so that 4G can provide ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/25/2014
Back in 2011, Verizon began throttling its heaviest 3G data users in a bid to move them to its higher capacity LTE network, but now -- three years later -- it's ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/24/2014
In a week of turmoil for the Finnish technology sector, the new-look Nokia, which began its new life in late April, has provided some stability with the publication ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/22/2014
Verizon Communications is continuing to focus on spending to increase its 4G network capacity as users and data traffic migrate to its faster LTE network.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/22/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica passes M2M milestone; Vodafone offers small cells to rural folk; XMOS attracts $26.2 million Series D funding.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/18/2014
General Motors is expecting to have AT&T's 4G LTE connectivity available in up to 30 of its latest car models by the end of the year.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/18/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson Q2 margin boost; EE, Huawei trial 4G broadcasting; Orange's new subsea link.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/17/2014
BT today launched its first truly significant mobile service since it offloaded its cellular assets in 2001, but surprisingly the new assault on the wireless market ...
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Nokia Networks Buys RAN Assets in Japan
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/31/2014
Improves its position with NTT DoCoMo with the planned acquisition of Panasonic's ...
Singapore's IDA Preps HetNet RFP
Robert Clark, , 7/31/2014
As Singapore readies a wireless HetNet RFP for its Smart Nation network, its ...
Nokia Networks Buys RAN Assets in Japan
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/31/2014
Improves its position with NTT DoCoMo with the planned acquisition of Panasonic's ...
Eurobites: BlackBerry Buys German Security Firm
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/30/2014
Also in today's regional roundup: Apollo's fat pipe; KPN reports sales decline ...
Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/22/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite ...
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 7/2/2014
Hon Kit Lam of Tata Communications discusses the subsea cable operator's recent ...
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Stephen Bye: Sprint's Network Visionary
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 3/19/2014
Sprint CTO Stephen Bye has a huge network challenge ahead of him and a new ...
Why WiFi-First Works for Wireless
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 12/30/2013
Republic Wireless, Scratch Wireless, and other new entrants are showing there's ...
Top 6 Small Cells Movers & Shakers
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 12/3/2013
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LRTV Custom TV
A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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