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Amdocs Spies Growth In India
Shades of Ray  | 
12/26/2014  |  Post a comment
CEO hopes to announce new telco customers in India in the coming year.
Top 5 Telecom Fiascos of 2014
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2014  |  3 comments
From the Sprint/T-mobile merger to net neutrality and the Cisco/Arista lawsuit, 2014 saw plenty of blunders for Light Reading's entertainment.
Small Cell Leaders: Where Are they Now?
Light Reedy  | 
12/26/2014  |  Post a comment
The past year validated our 2014 small cell movers and shakers list in a lot of ways, but it also saw several executives leave the small cell market, by choice or otherwise.
Top 5 Optical Trends for 2015
DOS Attack  | 
12/24/2014  |  1 comment
Software programmability, IP and optical integration, metro 100G and other key trends are worth watching in the transport sector in the coming year.
5 Things Cable Didn't Deliver This Holiday
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2014  |  5 comments
It's time to tally up the cable disappointments for 2014.
OPNFV Gaining Traction, But Doesn't Address Orchestration Issues
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Network functions virtualization (NFV) management and orchestration (MANO) is still early in development and will come to market slowly.
Surprise! The Cloud Has Security Advantages
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2014  |  1 comment
Security in the cloud may not be the bugaboo that it's made out to be for mobile carriers.
TDS Telecom Keeps Spreading Gigabit Cheer
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2014  |  1 comment
Carrier continues gigabit network expansion, introducing a 1 Gbit/s service in 19 markets across four states.
Vodafone Teams on Telehealth for Seniors
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2014  |  1 comment
In-home sensors report on seniors' well-being to caregiver remotely, allowing seniors to remain at home and independent longer.
Rockstar Group Unloads Patents for $900M
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2014  |  6 comments
Consortium that bought Nortel's patents, including Apple, Microsoft and Ericsson, has sold them to patent house RPX as its fight against Android comes to an end.
Amdocs CEO Interview
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/23/2014  |  2 comments
Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, NFV, acquisitions and much more in an exclusive video interview.
What’s in Store for RDK
Column  | 
12/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Next year promises to see more product innovation and more implementations of the cable industry's Reference Design Kit software across the globe
Eurobites: Sky, Telstra Invest in Elemental
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN trials VoLTE; TeliaSonera's 4G takes over; Telefónica's fiber dominance in Spain.
EE Talks Biz Transformation on Road to 5G
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/23/2014  |  Post a comment
EE's Director of Network Strategy David Salam discusses how data growth on its wireless network is driving business transformation and the move to 5G for the UK-based carrier.
A Drone for the Holidays? The FAA Wants a Word...
Jonestown  | 
12/23/2014  |  1 comment
The FAA has put out a holiday how-to video about the rules surrounding any shiny new drone for you get for Christmas.
AT&T Seeks Help on Culture Change Issues
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2014  |  1 comment
'Disruptive' vendors, open source community and academia all play a role in helping major telecom operator reshape its internal culture, says exec
Telstra Snaps Up Pacnet for $697M
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2014  |  1 comment
Australian operator to acquire subsea network and data center operator to boost its South-East Asia presence.
Google Has Self-Driving Prototype Ready
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  12 comments
Google unveiled its first complete prototype car for fully autonomous driving, shortly after reports suggest it's building a version of Android specifically for cars.
Affirmed & Elephant Talk Build a Virtual EPC
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks is lending its NFV cloud to Elephant Talk's SDN software to make a fully virtualized evolved packet core for operators in Europe and the Middle East.
Congress, FCC Prep Net Neutrality, OTT Action
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  3 comments
Congress and the FCC are shoring up their positions on net neutrality and the definition of a TV distributor before 2014 comes to a close.
LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  3 comments
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, are set to ramp up in the new year.
Eurobites: EE Shows Off 3-Carrier Aggregation
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swedish M2M specialist being acquired by Sierra Wireless; BT takes its fiber to the basement; and Dutch FTTH operator reaches 2 million homes.
Testing of NFV Requires Industry to Mature
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
New streamlined methodologies for data processing, analysis and storage are needed for testing virtualized network functions.
Thread Connects With UL for IoT Testing
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  2 comments
Internet of Things networking protocol group Thread Group names UL its go-to outfit for IoT product testing.
Verizon Reminds Us That 200G Exists
DOS Attack  | 
12/22/2014  |  4 comments
Verizon quietly rolls out 200G on a single route, meeting its timetable and highlighting the next step beyond 100G.
Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
Telstra Woos Pacnet
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2014  |  3 comments
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian incumbent's international assets and deliver some SDN experience.
T-Mobile to Pay $90M for Cramming Crimes
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  6 comments
There's a whole lotta cramming going on as T-Mobile agrees to pay $90M for unjust billing practices, following AT&T's $105 million settlement and Sprint's ongoing lawsuit.
Google Steering Android Towards Cars – Report
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  12 comments
The Android M release is reportedly aimed at putting a Google OS in every dashboard.
Cox Starts All-Digital Rollout
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  3 comments
Cox launches switch to all-digital service in its first market as it seeks to clear more bandwidth for faster broadband speeds, greater on-demand offerings and more video channels.
Is Google Good for Gigabit?
The Gigabot  | 
12/19/2014  |  5 comments
Google Fiber delays the planned deployment of its gigabit network in its next nine metro targets, as other gigabit hopefuls step up.
HDR: The Next Big Video Thing
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  1 comment
4K TV is so 2014. It's all about High-Dynamic Range (HDR) television for 2015.
OpenDaylight Establishes Security Team
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  2 comments
The open source SDN organization has formed a dedicated team following disclosure of a serious security flaw that remained unaddressed for four months.
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 satellites lift off; Deutsche Telekom takes extra mobile security measures.
IoT: The Future Is Bright for Operators
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/19/2014  |  6 comments
Network operators have a unique opportunity to develop and profit from IoT-as-a-service propositions.
Apple Global SIM Could Drive Connected Cars
Jonestown  | 
12/18/2014  |  9 comments
Maybe the point of Apple Global SIM goes beyond offering consumers a brief whiff of choice when using their shiny new iPad.
Comcast Launches 4K Streaming Service
News Analysis  | 
12/18/2014  |  12 comments
Barely beating its self-imposed year-end deadline, Comcast is introducing a 4K video streaming service for TV viewers, starting with select NBC and USA Network shows.
Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
US Carriers, You're Going to Cuba!
Wagner’s Ring  | 
12/18/2014  |  9 comments
President Obama opened the door to American business in Cuba, including telcos.
Eurobites: BT Preps Stock, Bonds Issue to Fund Mobile M&A
News Analysis  | 
12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Monsieur Iliad agrees to buy Orange Switzerland; UK government gets commitment on mobile coverage; Nokia Networks does Danish VoLTE.
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water...
Jonestown  | 
12/18/2014  |  4 comments
The US Navy has a robot spy shark drone. Yep, you read that right.
Equinix Speeds Cloud Provisioning via APIs
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
In addition to adding IBM SoftLayer to its roster of hyper-scale cloud connections, Equinix Cloud Exchange now offers APIs for real-time turnup.
FCC Mid-Band Auction to Roll On Into 2015?
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  3 comments
The AWS-3 auction now stands at $44.23B as new bids trickle in.
Tucows Buys Into Gigabit Services
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  5 comments
The Internet and mobile services company buys an ISP with hopes of adding gigabit services to its quiver.
Sprint Turns Up 16 More 2.5GHz Markets
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  2 comments
Chief Network Officer John Saw celebrates the carrier's network milestones in 2014 as it prepares for another year in which many more improvements will be needed.
Deluxe Dives Into 4K Video
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  3 comments
Deluxe adds 4K features and capabilities to its video-on-demand platform as it seeks to carve out a big role in the emerging market for UltraHD programming.
1-Gig: Coming to a Small Town Near You
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  13 comments
A tiny town in Iowa enters the Gigabit Cities fray through a public/private partnership.
T-Mobile, BlackBerry Flirt With Reuniting
Light Reedy  | 
12/17/2014  |  19 comments
BlackBerry and T-Mobile are considering kissing and making up, but only if their CEOs can get along.
Boingo & TWC Share Hotspots for the Holidays
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Boingo and Time Warner Cable unveil a reciprocal Passpoint roaming agreement giving subscribers of both company's services seamless access to each other's WiFi hotspots.
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Integration Towards the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Era

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NFV offers communication service providers a way to drastically simplify their network by decoupling software and hardware. This makes an organization more agile and it also reduces operational expenses. Today we're talking to Huawei and current analysis about how an operator can build an NFV platform with specific focus on how they can capitalize on the ...
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Amdocs CEO Interview

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Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, global markets, acquisitions, NFV and the move to software virtualization, and more in a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with Light Reading.
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EE Talks Biz Transformation on Road to 5G

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EE's Director of Network Strategy David Salam discusses how data growth on its wireless network is driving business transformation and the move to 5G for the UK-based carrier.
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Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

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Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
LRTV Interviews
Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
LRTV Documentaries
EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

12|16|14   |   2:57   |   (1) comment


US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
LRTV Interviews
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
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Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

12|15|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
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