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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/20/2015
Deutsche Telekom has unveiled details of another bout of restructuring at T-Systems as it looks to energize an IT business that is still failing to meet expectations.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/20/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Saudi Telecom hires new CEO as Q4 profits slump; ETNO seeks new director general; Envivio lands French multiscreen gig.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/16/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global hikes European prices; TeliaSonera sounds warning; UK and US play cyber war games.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2015
A major changing of the technology guard is imminent at Vodafone and Ericsson, with Johan Wibergh, head honcho at the equipment maker's networks division, set to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/14/2015
Bhaskar Gorti, Alcatel-Lucent's incoming president of IP Platforms, will have a general responsibility for his new employer's NFV strategy, including control of the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/14/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Egypt signs wholesale deals; Telefónica boosts VoIP with Zaark; AlcaLu reaches vectoring milestone.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/13/2015
Alcatel-Lucent announced a significant appointment late Monday, announcing that longtime Oracle Communications executive Bhaskar Gorti is its new President of IP ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/9/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDD LTE-A breakthrough in Finland; ARM's new money man; Dorset goes superfast!
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/8/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk buys Blinkbox; Belgacom homes in on the IoT; ZTE grabs some Dutch smart cities action.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/2/2015
Also in today's regional roundup: ADVA names a new CFO; Birdstep sells part of its mobile security business; Blinkbox could attract rival bids.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/16/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT gets Sky Sports channels onto YouView boxes; Netflix rolls into Belgium; Ofcom's new boss.
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Huawei Expects 2015 Revenues of $56B
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/22/2015
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says ...
Telecom Tops Other Sectors in Cisco Security Study
Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/21/2015
The telecom sector leads other industries when it comes to the sophistication of ...
Infinera Strategy Pays Off, Stock Soars
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/23/2015
Optical vendor is adding sales, improving margins and growing a diversified ...
Eurobites: Portugal Telecom Shareholders Approve Oi Deal
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/23/2015
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/21/2015
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India Targets $10.3B From Spectrum Auctions
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/7/2015
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Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Thomas , Senior Editor , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Graham Finnie from Heavy Reading about some of the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control.
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview

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Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
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What MEF Third Network Initiative Means for SDN & NFV

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss discusses the importance of the MEF Third Network initiative and why it's good news for SDN/NFV industry initiatives.
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Frank Miller: Distributed Solutions are the Best Build for the Future - Part II

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At SCTE, Frank Miller, Global CTO of MSO at Huawei, speaks about Cable 2.0 and its innovative future.
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