IoT Security & Where Virtualization Fits In
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/9/2015 | 1 comment
As telecom operators dig deeper into the NFV and SDN worlds, they are finding that with more virtualization comes more security risks. That opens up opportunity for security improvements and new services.
What the Broadband Forum Did Next
Shades of Ray | 10/9/2015 | 4 comments
The Broadband Forum is adapting its focus to account for the impact that virtualization and programmable networking will have on access network topologies and operator business plans.
Winning With WiFi
Breznick Unbound | 10/8/2015 | 1 comment
MSO, SCTE and vendor experts will address how cable can optimize and monetize WiFi in a special LR breakfast panel at Cable-Tec Expo next week.
Need for Flexibility Helps FPGAs Forge Ahead
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/7/2015 | Post a comment
FPGA and ASIC usage grows in the telecom market. FPGAs and ASICs are widely used in networking and telecom systems, from complete SoC designs to simple connections between different interfaces on merchant silicon devices.
Making History With 5G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/7/2015 | 3 comments
The research and development (R&D) race is on for 5G, with many vendors working toward a common goal: developing the technologies that will become 5G and its industry standards.
The View From Huawei HQ
Shades of Ray | 10/6/2015 | Post a comment
Light Reading recently published an exclusive interview with Huawei's deputy chairman Eric Xu in English – now that interview is available in Chinese too.
Placing Bets on DOCSIS 3.1
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/2/2015 | Post a comment
Huawei joins a slew of equipment vendors seeking to make their mark in the North American cable space with products for both cable's new DOCSIS gigabit spec and CCAP.
How to Monetize WiFi (Part 1)
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/30/2015 | Post a comment
Now that cable operators have invested heavily in WiFi, the big question is how they can optimize and monetize their wireless networks most effectively.
Mentor Monday: Nokia's Jane Rygaard
Que Sera Sarah | 9/28/2015 | 2 comments
Talk not about technology, but about what technology can do for you if you want to get more women interested in comms, Nokia's head of partner marketing says.
Facebook: IPv6 Is a Real-World Big Deal
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/25/2015 | 5 comments
Facebook software engineer Paul Saab revealed that IPv6 now accounts for almost 50% of Facebook's 4G smartphone traffic in the US – and that's just the start of it.
NFV Everywhere? Actually, No
Rewired | 9/22/2015 | 1 comment
As Masergy discovered, even working aggressively to make the business case for NFV in virtual CPE doesn't mean it's the answer everywhere.
CEO Chat With Chris Ancell, XO Communications
Between the CEOs | 9/21/2015 | 1 comment
Steve Saunders caught up with XO Communications' Chris Ancell and heard his views on open standards, cloud, security, and more.
CEO Chat With Eric Xu, Huawei
Between the CEOs | 9/16/2015 | 5 comments
In a rare and exclusive interview, Eric Xu, Deputy Chairman and Rotating CEO of Huawei Technologies, talked to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about convergence, virtualization, industry politics, doing business in the US and economic success.
Scoring Big With Cloud DVR
Breznick Unbound | 9/11/2015 | 1 comment
Telefónica is enjoying great early results with its new cloud DVR service, helping it vault into the pay-TV market leadership in Spain.
NFV Experts Invade Dallas
Rewired | 9/9/2015 | 2 comments
AT&T, Verizon, NTT, Telefónica, CableLabs, Cox and Masergy are all bringing a real-world view of their NFV deployments to date to Dallas next week.
CEO Chat With Tom Stanton, Adtran
Between the CEOs | 9/9/2015 | 1 comment
Steve Saunders met up with Adtran's Tom Stanton and chewed the fat about monetizing NFV, reorganizing the company, doing the right thing and much, much more.
VoLTE Standoff in the UK
Morris Lore | 9/7/2015 | 2 comments
Three of the UK's four mobile network operators look at risk of missing September deadlines for the launch of VoLTE.
From The Founder
The comms industry is rallying to the cause of open, independent interoperability testing.
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