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By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/12/2014
Cisco has broken its revenue decline, reporting fiscal first-quarter 2015 revenue Wednesday of $12.2 billion, up 1% year-over-year. That's the good news.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/10/2014
As if Juniper wasn't already under enough pressure and scrutiny, Shaygan Kheradpir, who has been in the hot seat for less than a year, has quit with immediate effect ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/7/2014
Big data analytics company Intersec has bagged $20 million in series B funding, money it will use to expand into the US and further build out its big data software ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/6/2014
LONDON -- Light Reading's Women in Telecom Breakfast -- The focus on technology for technology's sake has held back the telecom industry from evolving and ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/4/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad boss says "non" to Bouygues buy; Com Hem revenues up; Tele2 beefs up M2M offer.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/22/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary's data tax; Transmode slumps; Lumia to lose the Nokia.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/20/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Daisy Group buyout; Vodafone begins LTE-Advanced rollout in UK; cloud dampens SAP's outlook.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/14/2014
DÜSSELDORF -- SDN & OpenFlow World Congress -- Alcatel-Lucent is losing one of its key NFV executives at the end of this year with the departure of Dor Skuler, vice ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/8/2014
The Telecommunications Industry Association has stepped outside telecom industry boundaries and recruited a longtime Washington, D.C. association leader to fill the ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/6/2014
HP is expected to announce a new corporate structure on Monday that would see former Alcatel-Lucent CEO Pat Russo play a major role in the vendor's enterprise ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/2/2014
VMware scored a couple of executive wins for its networking business, hiring Dominick Delfino, who was a top Cisco SDN executive, as well as Big Switch founder Guido ...
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Kevin Mitchell , Vice President, Marketing and Product, Alianza , 11/21/2014
In the past, service providers had two choices: build a network or white label ...
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Cogent's Steady Course in Rough Seas
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/20/2014
Cogent Communications' Founder and CEO Dave Schaeffer talks about the tough ...
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Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
Robert Clark, , 11/21/2014
Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers Sale
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/21/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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Monday, November 10, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Nokia Networks Appoints Chief Business Officer, Revamps Exec Team
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Adtran Appoints CTO for EMEA, Asia-Pac
Monday, October 20, 2014
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Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Monday, October 6, 2014
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Monday, October 6, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014
Guth Replaces O'Hara As Integra CEO
Monday, September 8, 2014
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Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
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LRTV Interviews
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration

11|21|14   |   04:29   |   (7) comments


At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
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Huawei Highlights at BBWF 2014

11|20|14   |   3:40   |   (1) comment


Broadband World Forum is one of the world's largest telecoms, media and technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. BBWF is an exciting place to meet the entire industry under one roof and identify the latest in network innovation, service optimization and customer ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
How Will BCMS Stimulate Margin for Broadband Operators?

11|19|14   |   6:52   |   (0) comments


In BBWF 2014, Liu Shuqing emphasizes the value of FMC 2.0 based full service experience by throwing light on the BCMS solution. The underlying principle of this innovative technique is to create network robustness and driving network from connection oriented to ACE – BAND oriented infrastructure, in which applications, cloud, and user experiences will be an asset ...
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SingleFAN3.0: Better Connected Experience

11|19|14   |   3:06   |   (1) comment


At the BBWF 2014, David Hu, the VP of Huawei Access Network Product Line, talked about the future of access networks – SingleFAN3.0: faster broadband, wider coverage, and smarter connection.
LRTV Interviews
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud

11|19|14   |   09:09   |   (0) comments


Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
LRTV Documentaries
FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics

11|19|14   |   1:56   |   (1) comment


The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
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Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs

11|19|14   |   3:01   |   (2) comments


It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
LRTV Interviews
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview

11|17|14   |   9:32   |   (0) comments


Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
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Telecom Analytics Grows Up

11|14|14   |   1:15   |   (4) comments


The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Compass

11|14|14   |   3:17   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Shuo Yang, Huawei Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect introduced Huawei Compass, the software tool for solving customers' problems on the journey of OpenStack Cloud.
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Huawei's Cloud Strategy in European Region

11|14|14   |   2:56   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dr. Gotz, CTO of Huawei IT in European Region introduced Huawei's cloud strategy in European region.
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Huawei's Contribution on OpenStack

11|14|14   |   5:58   |   (0) comments


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dennis Gu, Huawei Chief Architect of Cloud Computing introduced the relationship between OpenStack and cloud computing, and Huawei's contribution on OpenStack.
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