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Verizon Skinnies Down With FiOS
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4/17/2015  |  2 comments
New Verizon FiOS subscription packages will offer customers the flexibility to create skinnier pay-TV bundles.
Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.
Zuckerberg Defends Internet.org Against Indian Critics
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Facebook founder and CEO insists Internet.org does not violate net neutrality principles after Indian web companies quit the scheme.
Eurobites: Nokia Defends French Jobs Pledge
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM buys Bluetooth duo; French senate gets onto Google; O2 offers early-access TV.
2G to 5G: Wireless Becomes the Fourth Utility
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4/17/2015  |  2 comments
There is an impressive array of technology that is planned for the transition to 5G that will enable many new possible services.
The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
Startup Avni Lets Apps Soar Between Clouds
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Product is designed to let apps scale from and between private to public clouds.
Hutchison Courts MVNOs With Global MVNE
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Hue platform launched amid speculation that Google could be one of the new MVNE's first customers.
Leadership Change in Store for CESRs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent is close to taking carrier Ethernet switch/router market-share leadership away from Cisco.
Wheeler Pitches Net Neutrality, Incentive Auction
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2015  |  2 comments
In an impassioned speech at NAB Show, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urged US broadcasters to back Commission's new net neutrality rules and offer up frequencies for next advanced wireless spectrum auction.
Verizon Scores New OTT Content Deals
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4/16/2015  |  15 comments
Verizon has signed licensing deals with multiple sports networks for its upcoming mobile video service.
LPWA: A Threat to 'Wait & See' IoT Operators?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/16/2015  |  6 comments
Communications network operators need to formulate an IoT strategy and decide if Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology has a place in those plans.
ViaWest Lives Off the Edge
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Data center operator has been succeeding in second-tier markets away from the coastal big cities, but it's hungry for expansion.
S3 Forecasts StormTest Success
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
A dozen pay-TV providers are now in trials with StormTest Warning Center, the live-network testing system introduced by S3 Group late in 2014.
Telecom Italia Makes Quad-Play Move With Sky
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Italy's telecom incumbent hopes premium content from Sky will help it lure customers from its broadband rivals.
AT&T Makes Case for Open Source Sharing
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4/16/2015  |  4 comments
Unlike software vendors, network operators can't directly monetize their open source work, but it's still vital they contribute code, says AT&T.
ZTE Claims 5G Research Breakthrough
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor claims its pre-5G technologies have delivered a threefold increase in overload radio capacity.
Huawei P8 Launch: Cue Applause!
Shades of Ray  | 
4/16/2015  |  6 comments
The global launch of Huawei's P8 smartphone was stage-managed within an inch of its life – but it didn't need to be.
Huawei P8 Launch in Pics: It's Showtime!
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
Snaps from the global launch of Huawei's rival to the iPhone 6.
Eurobites: Nokia Promises R&D Jobs for France
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google defends Android; GSMA calls for flexibility on use of UHF spectrum; Ericsson connects solar-powered car.
AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
You Can't Spell 5G Without LTE
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
5G won't be a wholesale network changeover, which is a good thing, because 4G does a pretty good job already.
Will Nokia Appreciate AlcaLu's Nuage?
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Nuage is a big deal in SDN, with a strong product and significant customers. Will Nokia value the business?
AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
NTT Comm to Open Mega Data Center in India
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
NTT Communications announces expansion plans in India in collaboration with managed services subsidiary Netmagic.
Dish Embraces Netflix, Adds Rovi Voice
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Dish is innovating rapidly with the addition of whole-home Netflix access, a new Vevo app, and voice-control features to its pay-TV service.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
Shades of Ray  | 
4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
Live From Vegas, It's 4K TV
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2015  |  3 comments
Several vendors team up for the first live video broadcast of 4K over a cable system as the opportunities and challenges of Ultra HD dominate show talk at NAB convention.
Intel Buoyed by IoT Growth
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Chipmaker reports flat first-quarter revenues as sales of IoT products offset a slowdown in the computer market.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Eurobites: Facebook Brings Internet-Lite to Europe
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels goes after Google over Android; Telefónica chooses NEC for cloud support; FTTH in Zimbabwe.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
Infinera Expects to Nail Q1 Revenue Guidance
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  2 comments
On the heels of announcing a planned acquisition, Infinera prepares for what will likely be another positive earnings report.
PoCs Pave the Way for NFV
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  3 comments
Proof-of-concept trials help with technical implementation and build confidence in NFV.
CLECs Feasting on Data Center Growth
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Interconnecting data centers and connecting enterprises to the cloud are two bastions of current CLEC growth and expansion.
What's in the Air for 5G?
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  4 comments
There's some degree of agreement between Qualcomm and Nokia on an air interface for 5G, but there are still plenty of proposals on the table.
Arris, Charter Nab ActiveVideo for $135M
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Arris and Charter are forming a new joint venture with the purpose of acquiring set-top virtualization company ActiveVideo for $135 million.
How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.
Nokia + AlcaLu: What the Analysts Say
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  5 comments
What do industry analysts think of the news that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are in merger talks?
Eurobites: Mystery Bid in for Telekom Slovenije
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Germany upgrades mobile backhaul with Coriant; Swisscom's next-gen teletext; DataSift loses Twitter feed.
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
Shades of Ray  | 
4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
Twilio Adds WebRTC-Powered Video Support
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Cloud vendor adds much-awaited video support to its developer SDK, using WebRTC, SIP and more.
Google's Medin Urges Competition-Friendly Net Policies
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Federal, state and local governments could be doing much more to help competitive access networks, and the CLECs should be pushing them to do it.
Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  7 comments
Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.
Senator Proposes New 'Title X' for Net Neutrality
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2015  |  8 comments
Bill Nelson, ranking Democrat on Commerce, Science and Transportation committee, says a new Title X is needed to replace current FCC ruling.
Amazon Builds Studio Momentum for HDR
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4/13/2015  |  6 comments
Amazon joins Netflix in promising High-Dynamic Range (HDR) TV programming.
Qualcomm Urged to Spin Off Chips Unit
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2015  |  3 comments
An activist shareholder called Jana Partners believes Qualcomm's share price would benefit if the company hived off its chips business.
Cisco Ready for More SDN & Cloud Tests
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2015  |  1 comment
The recent independent test of its cloud and service provider virtualization systems has left Cisco keen for more third-party assessments.
Global Capacity Adds MPLS to Its Service Mix
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
With integration of Megapath's Layer 3 capabilities, Global Capacity now extends MPLS VPNs to 98% of US businesses.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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Du Puts Its Faith in Huawei's Routers

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Adnan Masood, director of Enterprise MS Solutions Marketing at du, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator also known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, explains why his company chose to use Huawei's multifunctional AR routers as part of its managed enterprise services.
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Huawei Gets Active in the Data Center

4|9|15   |   3:17   |   (0) comments


With enterprise users looking to maximize the use of their data center assets, Huawei’s Chief Architect & Technical Director of IT Data Center Solutions, Bruce Su, explains how the company's six-layer active-active data center solution is eradicating the need to deploy passive, redundant data center assets.
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Blue Consult & Huawei for a Better Solution

4|8|15   |   4:01   |   (0) comments


Martin Rott, CEO, and Marc Metzler, head of sales virtualization, from Germany's Blue Consult discuss their collaboration with Huawei and TrendMicro to develop a secure, scalable IT platform that can meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise users.
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Beach Petroleum on eLTE & Mining

4|8|15   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


Network systems integrator Jeremy Hamlyn explains how Huawei's secure packet-based trunking communications system, eLTE, can help remote communities and companies in the mining, oil and gas sectors, deploy efficient communications networks that are perfect for video and data as well as voice.
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