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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/30/2016
Seeking the high-tech community's support, Hillary Clinton has come out with an activist federal technology policy that focuses on 5G, diversity, broadband and much ...
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Avaya Inc. and Inocybe Technologies have demonstrated a system that promises to support as many as 168,000 connected devices. The two companies ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/30/2016
Juniper Networks is the latest company to put its virtualization technology up for an independent evaluation with Light Reading and our test partner EANTC and the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 6/30/2016
It turns out that building a successful TV software business is hard, and as a general rule, cable set-top companies just aren't any good at it.
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SHANGHAI -- Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS) 2016 -- China Mobile has stamped its intentions on 5G, announcing one of the first 5G prototypes and affirming plans ...
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Spain's Telefónica appears to have scrapped plans for a short-term sale of its O2-branded UK subsidiary in the wake of the country's momentous referendum on ...
By Aditya Kishore, Principal Analyst, Diametric Analysis, 6/30/2016
SHANGHAI -- Mobile World Congress Shanghai -- Following an intense few years of LTE infrastructure investment, China Mobile CEO, Li Yue, listed his company's 4G ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/30/2016
The 3GPP has firmed up the schedule for delivering a new radio interface -- or rather, interfaces -- for broadband and Internet of Things (IoT) applications in June 2018.
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SHANGHAI -- Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS) 2016 -- MWC's Asian sibling opened its doors Wednesday morning and unleashed a torrent of 5G announcements and ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 6/29/2016
Red Hat's been busy, building out its enterprise application stack to include API management, updated Java middleware and container support and now improved analytics ...
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Big data analysis is becoming as crucial an element in the testing of network systems as physical tests, by solving baffling problems whose causes, in some cases, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/29/2016
Masergy and CenturyLink, two companies who pioneered virtual customer premises equipment, now have introduced new features as virtual network functions, beginning to ...
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The Future of Virtualization Index Report – Spring 2016
June 2016
The Future of Virtualization Indexes -- part of Light Reading's Virtuapedia initiative – track CSP progress in deploying virtualization. This report provides the findings of our second survey, based on data gathered in May 2016.
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DDoS Attacks: Opportunities & Threats for CSPs
June 2016
This report analyzes recent patterns and trends in the nature of DDoS attacks and their impact on CSPs. It explores the growing threats to network availability and security from ever more sophisticated attacks, and highlights the key requirements for protecting network infrastructure against DDoS attacks.
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400G Components Come Out of the Shadows
June 2016
This report examines 400G components, including what's driving demand and the solutions available. We are still early in the development of the 400G market, but we now have a critical mass of components becoming available for 400G so companies can start developing and deploying initial systems. This report explores the market and the applications of 400G components. Finally, the report profiles 19 vendors in the market.
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Evaluating Juniper's Cloud CPE Solution
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Light Reading commissioned independent test lab EANTC to evaluate Juniper's Cloud ...
DT's Pan-Net Picks Up the Pace
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ZTE Pre5G & 5G Solutions

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At 5G World London, ZTE demonstrated two types of equipment, including 128 antenna Pre5G Massive MIMO and 15GHz high-frequency base stations.
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Energy 2020: Technology Innovation to Fuel Power Efficiency

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Managing energy costs and consumption as cable operators deploy new services requires new levels of innovation from technology partners. In this video, Dave Fellows, co-founder and CTO of Layer3 TV and chief scientist of the SCTE/ISBE Energy 2020 program, discusses such ambitious objectives as achieving a second 500% increase in efficiency in outside plant ...
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Transitioning to Service Agile Networks

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Packet optical networks are transitioning from proprietary converged systems to open disaggregated platforms. This video will describe the Fujitsu 1FINITY disaggregated platform, explore how 1FINITY interoperates with the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE platform and explain how 1FINITY is designed for software control, like with Fujitsu Virtuora NC.
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Nokia's Advancement Plan: Bring Old Skills to New Roles

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Nokia's Sandy Motley advises women to change their mindsets; get aggressive about advancing their careers; develop strong, diverse support networks; and always bring forth learned skills to take on new challenges and different roles.
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CEO Chat: Cisco's Yvette Kanouff

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
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Comcast: Prepping Next-Gen Video Services

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In this LRTV interview, Comcast's Elad Nafshi outlines where MSO stands with cloud DVR, OTT video, college and gigabit services.
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Energy 2020: Creating Unique Standards for Cable's Unique Networks

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Cable's unique network requirements require a specific set of standards for operators to increase power efficiency, according to Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee, and Ian Oliver, managing director of the Trenchant Group and a member of the ...
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Masergy: 'Now Is the Time for NFV'

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Hear Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, talk about the advantages that enterprises can leverage using Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and how Masergy takes a unique approach to solving customers' problems. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
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Masergy Leads the Charge With NFV Capabilities

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Hear Tim Naramore, CTO at Masergy, talk about how focusing on solving specific customer challenges, providing self-service automation tools and being laser focused on the customer experience has enabled Masergy to be a leader in the NFV space. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
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Private Company of the Year - Affirmed Networks

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At BCE 2016, Steve Saunders speaks to Hassan Ahmed about Affirmed's success.
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Energy 2020: Growing Services, Not Consumption

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Management of power requirements needs to be a key consideration as cable operators deploy new services, says Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee. In this video, Cooper discusses the importance of cable operators and technology partners ...
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Huawei & TDC First to Launch DOCSIS 3.1 Trial in Europe

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To meet the rising demands for high-speed broadband and to tackle fierce competition for 1.5 million household, TDC wanted to upgrade its network to use the latest technology. Using Huawei's DOCSIS 3.1 solution, TDC is now able to offer gigabit speeds to its customers.
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