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OIF, ONF List Vendors in Transport SDN Demo
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
AT&T Brings User-Defined Network to Austin Businesses
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AT&T says Austin businesses can soon get on its cloud and change network services and speeds in near real time.
Rethinking Rackspace as a Cloud Partner
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9/17/2014  |  3 comments
Cloud provider backs off M&A plans, but is that the last word?
Atlantic Broadband Grabs Gigabit Torch
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Jumping into the Gigabit Cities fray, the 13th-largest US cable operator has launched 1-Gig service in the greater Miami area.
Cisco to Buy Metacloud for Hybrid Clouds
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco snaps up 'OpenStack-as-a-service' startup Metacloud to help it expand its cloud capabilities.
FourthWall Plays Doctor With Set-Top Data
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FourthWall Media introduces Precision Diagnostics as a tool for leveraging set-top data in performance management.
Former Qualcomm Exec to Head Google Fiber
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9/17/2014  |  7 comments
The appointment of Dennis Kish to replace Milo Medin as head of Google's gigabit network effort raises questions about the network operations experience of its leadership.
Clouding the Edge for LTE-A and Beyond
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Is it smarter to centralize network intelligence for LTE-Advanced and 5G, or continue the Flat-IP 4G trend of pushing intelligence to the edge?
Orange: NFV Is the Green Data Center Choice
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Deploying NFV in the data center is more eco-friendly than replacing hardware, and it will help telcos comply with regulations, Orange Silicon Valley research scientist says.
Municipal Mania: Lessons From Europe
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Municipal fiber networks in Europe have had mixed success.
Brocade: There's Something About the Cloud
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As foreseen in the 1998 gross-out comedy, the cloud revolution – along with SDN, NFV and other big networking trends today – aren't linear.
NFV Lets NTT America Flex Its Networks
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
NFV helps NTT America provide specialized network services for enterprises.
How Virtualization Transforms Network Needs
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9/17/2014  |  2 comments
Performance, reliability and security considerations change in a virtual networked world.
Eurobites: Sky Deutschland Rejects BSkyB Bid
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9/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jazztel shares spike to be investigated; Uber unbanned in Germany; Berne-Wankdorf latest.
North KC Says Free Gigabit for All
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9/16/2014  |  8 comments
The city turns over operation of its municipal fiber network to a local data center with the caveat that residents will get free gigabit services for the duration of the 10-year deal.
CenturyLink Pushing Faster Service Cycles
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9/16/2014  |  5 comments
Having integrated its network and cloud operations, the telco is working to make its network as agile as its cloud.
Pics: LR's Women in Telecom Breakfast
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9/16/2014  |  8 comments
Light Reading's first Women in Telecom Breakfast brought out more than 75 women executives to network and discuss their role in the colliding worlds of IT and telecom.
Ixia's New CEO to Telcos: Read Up On Cloud
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9/16/2014  |  1 comment
On her first day at the helm of Ixia, Bethany Mayer joins Sprint and Intel executives at LR's Women in Telecom breakfast to discuss how the industry is changing and how telcos can keep up.
Roku Hits 10 Million Mark – Now What?
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9/16/2014  |  5 comments
Roku has now shipped 10 million streaming media players since 2008. Where does it go from here?
Putting Your SDN Knowledge to the Test
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9/16/2014  |  1 comment
The ONF is developing standards that will let you go to school on SDN and then test for certification to prove what you know.
Devicescape Preps Auto WiFi-to-Cellular Software
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9/16/2014  |  5 comments
Devicescape says a carrier in the US will launch its new adaptive network selection software this fall to help get users onto its massive amenity WiFi network.
Cavium Claims Ethernet Switch Breakthrough
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9/16/2014  |  3 comments
Chip vendor moves into the Ethernet switch market with a product set designed for the SDN data center market, issuing a challenge to market leader Broadcom.
Entropic Explores Possible Sale
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2014  |  2 comments
With revenues sagging and more softness expected in the fourth quarter, chipmaker hires investment banker to evaluate its 'strategic alternatives' for enhancing shareholder value.
New NFV Forum Focused on Interoperability
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9/16/2014  |  10 comments
ATIS group carving out 'unique' space in which to define services and create a service catalog for carriers to share NFV services and functions.
Eurobites: Orange Agrees €3.4B Jazztel Buy
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spirent buys Mobilethink; Nokia entrenches in Nigeria; Virgin Media digs trenches, skinny-style; Phones 4u fallout.
OTT: Friend or Foe?
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Most broadband operators are on a collision course with OTT players.
Telefónica Pushes for Open NFV Agreement
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9/16/2014  |  2 comments
Spanish network operator pushing telecom industry to agree on open NFV infrastructure and management layer.
Connecticut Cities Crowdsource Gigabit Nets
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9/15/2014  |  9 comments
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
AT&T: We'll Bundle Fixed Wireless & DirecTV
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9/15/2014  |  10 comments
AT&T plans to bundle DirecTV's satellite TV service with its own fixed wireless broadband service if the proposed merger goes through.
Brocade Buys NFV Management Smarts
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade continues to craft its service provider NFV offerings with the addition of network visibility and analytics tech.
HBO Braces to Battle Netflix in Europe
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
HBO Europe aims to integrate its HBO GO streaming video service with existing pay-TV set-tops by inking a deal with ActiveVideo Networks for cloud-based distribution.
Adtran: We're In at TeraStream
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
Access and optical vendor says it's going to be part of Deutsche Telekom's software-defined network and has embraced Netconf and Yang for its new OSS.
Google Working With FAA on US Drone License
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9/15/2014  |  5 comments
Google is staffing up its Titan Aerospace operation as it looks to test solar drones in the US.
Eurobites: Germany Wants Answers on Network Snooping
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues signs Netflix deal; TDC buys Norwegian cable operator; UK operators send Scots a warning.
Glimpsing the Self-Driving Car
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9/12/2014  |  27 comments
Objects in the rear-view mirror may be farther away than they seem, but autonomous vehicles are part of the future of transportation.
JDSU Spinoffs Look M&A-Ready
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Analysts see the optical vendor's spinouts as likely candidates for consolidation.
AT&T to Launch WiFi Calling in 2015
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9/12/2014  |  17 comments
Despite its big investment in WiFi, AT&T's Ralph de la Vega doesn't see as big a need for WiFi calling as its competitors.
Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/12/2014  |  9 comments
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.
Poll: G.fast Yet to Convince
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
SMW Pics: Monkeying With Mobility
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9/12/2014  |  5 comments
Welcome to the weird: some glimpses of CTIA's Super Mobility Week.
Meet the Small Cell Forum's New Chairman
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's Dr. Alan Law talks to Light Reading about virtualization, backhaul, SON and more after being appointed chairman of the Small Cell Forum.
Ericsson Buys Cloud Video Firm for $95M
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Ericsson is adding to its video delivery capabilities with the acquisition of cloud-based video storage and content delivery specialist Fabrix Systems.
Eurobites: Vodafone on M&A Alert
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9/12/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HBO deploys StreamCast platform; Romania turns magenta; Norway cuts termination rates.
IBC 2014: New Video Tech on Tap From Arris, Cisco, Pace & More
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
As the big IBC trade show kicks off in Amsterdam, Cisco, Arris, Pace, Ericsson, Alcalu and other major video tech suppliers show off their latest gear and software.
Sprint's iPhone-Only Plans Got Apple's Blessing
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9/11/2014  |  6 comments
New CEO Marcelo Claure says he crafted new iPhone 6-specific smartphone plans with Apple CEO Tim Cook's help.
Comcast, Liberty Global Ink Big WiFi Pact
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9/11/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast and Liberty Global have signed a WiFi network-sharing agreement that will allow subscribers of each service to access the other's WiFi hotspots for free.
Huawei's Rollercoaster Week
Shades of Ray  | 
9/11/2014  |  6 comments
I don't think there's another company like this in the communications industry…
Rovi Debuts Cloud-Based Multiscreen Guide
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Rovi is debuting a new cloud-based HMTL5 program guide for multiscreen video services at the IBC show in Amsterdam.
Verizon Plans Mobile TV Service in 2015
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9/11/2014  |  5 comments
CEO Lowell McAdam says the carrier will have a uniquely mobile video service in the first half of 2015 as it works out deals with major content providers.
ActiveVideo Joins Cable's RDK Club
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
ActiveVideo is joining the RDK community and extending the reach of cable's standardized IP video software stack into the cloud.
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Network Solutions Help the Philippines Jump Ahead

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In the past, the Philippines has under-invested in technology. Now, the CEO of Softshell talks about how Huawei products help the Philippines jump ahead as the economy improves.
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VCS Observation for Safer Cities in the Netherlands

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Holland's VCS Observation has been operating for 22 years. Its main goal is to get cities safer. CEO Wim van Deijzen tells us some of the challenges his company faces and how Huawei is helping to overcome these challenges.
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A Conversation With Serbia's Ministry of Interior

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At HCC 2014, the Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia talks to us about his projects and corporation with Huawei. Solutions like Safe City and E-Government and services like cloud computing are just some of the areas his department is interested in.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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The Inaugural Optical Innovation Forum in Nice

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More than 170 attendees from network operators, service providers, analyst firms, and component companies from around the world convened in Nice in June for the inaugural Optical Innovation Forum, co-produced by Huawei and Light Reading.
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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

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Data centers are at the heart of key trends driving telecom -- network virtualization, the drive for increased agility, and the need to compete with OTT providers.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
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