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Private Cloud Is Very Popular Yet Nobody's Doing It
News Analysis  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
On-premises server component sales are declining, even in the face of strong demand for on-premises cloud, Intel said.
Will YouTube TV Hit OTT Sweet Spot?
Breznick Unbound  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Google unit spells out plans to launch its own OTT skinny bundle service for $35 a month but will face stiff competition in an increasingly crowded market.
All-Cloud Networks: Enabling Telco Business Success in the Cloud Era
News from Huawei  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei's end-to-end All-Cloud network, introduced at Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC17), demonstrates how telecom operators can evolve their networks to innovate and grow in the digital era.
All-Optical Switching Supports Full Mesh Backbone Networks to Achieve One-Hop Transmission Between DCs
News from Huawei  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei's OXC all-optical switching solution has large-capacity switching and multi-degree optical-layer grooming capabilities, which can better meet requirements on full mesh connections on backbone networks.
Ericsson's CTO on 4G Innovation
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2017 Ericsson CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks about the ongoing innovation in hardware and software that can enable Gigabit LTE as operators prepare for 5G.
Cable Ops Prep for Next-Gen Push
News Analysis  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
In a new study by SNL Kagan, more than 60% of cable operators plan to start virtualizing and distributing parts of their access networks over the next few years.
Amdocs CMO: We're Gonna Mint It in MANO
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Amdocs is very bullish about its revenue prospects from a productized version of the recently created open source management and orchestration (MANO) system ONAP.
OrbTV: Tata Goes Global for IoT
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Anthony Bartolo of Tata Communications explains how his company is seeking to meet the need for global connectivity in the IoT space.
OrbTV: Wireless Broadband Alliance Shares Its Smart City Vision
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Shrikant Shenwai, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance, explains how the Wireless Broadband Alliance is helping to shape the connectivity that will underpin tomorrow's smart cities.
Eurobites: Ericsson Brings 3G to Tanzania's Unconnected Millions
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT and T-Systems get closer; UK government trumpets new digital strategy; ARM has M&A ambitions.
VimpelCom to Pioneer 'Multivendor' NFV; Downbeat on 5G
News Analysis  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Emerging markets player wants to be at the forefront of developments in SDN and NFV but dismisses 5G talk as 'hype.'
OrbTV: Boingo's CTO on the Need for Convergence
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Derek Peterson, CTO of Boingo, talks about the convergence manifesto that was released just prior to MWC 2017.
This Is the New Fios TV From Verizon
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Timing is still unclear, but Verizon has quietly revealed how its current Fios TV service will transition to all-IPTV.
OrbTV: Delving Into Tele2's IoT Strategy
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Rami Avidan, managing director of IoT at pan-European operator Tele2 talks to Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre and NetScout CMO Jim McNiel.
VMware Wants to Lead CSPs to Enterprise Cloud
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Deploying NFV and IoT tools to help service providers deploy new revenue streams.
Name That Acronym
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/1/2017  |  4 comments
From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
AWS S3 Goes Down, Internet Snow Day Declared
News Analysis  | 
3/1/2017  |  4 comments
Eleven-hour outage hits S3 Storage, used by nearly 150,000 websites.
The Social Network: An Update on Facebook’s Telecom Infra Project
LRTV Interviews  | 
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Liz Coyne interviews Jay Parikh, Facebook's Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, about the Telecom Infra Project, an initiative to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure.
VMware Makes Major MWC Splash
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Virtualization giant seeking broader role as strategic partner to telecom industry on multiple fronts.
CEO Chat With Cisco's Chuck Robbins
Between the CEOs  | 
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By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 25 billion devices connected to the Internet. In this MWC 2017 interview with Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins provides an update on his company's vision, the exponential growth of the Jasper IoT network and service providers' disillusionment with virtualization technologies.
Uber Engineering SVP Out as Probe Continues
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2017  |  4 comments
As part of its efforts to clean up its culture, Uber has asked Amit Singhal to resign after learning he didn't disclose he left Google over allegations of sexual harassment.
AT&T Boasts 2-Year, $40B+ Spend
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2/28/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T highlights two-year, $40 billion-plus capex spend, with 40% going to expand portfolio of smart, agile, mobile and integrated business solutions.
Arris Brings D3.1 Modem to Retail
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2017  |  3 comments
After some initial delays, Arris is entering the emerging retail market for DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems, competing with Netgear and Linksys.
Cisco's Chuck Robbins Talks AppDynamics, Jasper at MWC
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins discusses Jasper a year after the acquisition, the recent AppDynamics deal, taxes, Trump and other topics.
Level 3 Antes Up on APAC Ethernet
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Carrier extends dynamic service capability and hybrid cloud support to three APAC cities: Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.
Inter-Carrier APIs Get Major Push
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
New effort led by MEF and TM Forum, and pushed ahead by AT&T, Colt and Orange, aims at universal set of inter-carrier APIs for service orchestration.
SaaS Is Looking Trendy... Again
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/28/2017  |  1 comment
Software-as-a-service is coming to the fore in 2017.
Vodafone CTO 'Worried' About 5G mmWave Hype
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2017  |  3 comments
Due to concerns around cost and propagation characteristics, European operators are likely to focus their 5G efforts on sub-6GHz frequencies.
AT&T Has FirstNet Public Safety Deal in the Bag – Sources
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2017  |  2 comments
FirstNet is – finally – coming soon, and AT&T will build it, sources say.
Scania's CEO on Making IoT Pay
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/28/2017  |  1 comment
Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania, talks about how the introduction of IoT technology, developed with Ericsson, is helping the truck giant's business and that of its customers.
4.5G Evolution – Where Technology Meets Business Growth
News from Huawei  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
More than 100 carriers have deployed 4.5G commercial or trial networks around the globe.
Equinix Taking Storage to the Edge
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2/28/2017  |  3 comments
Equinix is beefing up the storage capabilities at the edge of its network to serve Internet of Things and other applications requiring fast performance.
Cisco CEO: Trump Changes Won't Affect Our M&A Strategy
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
But Cisco may be atypical in its M&A strategy compared to service providers and others.
Facebook TIPs Fiber Scale, Builds Connected World
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Facebook unveiled the latest steps in its '10 Year Plan' to connect the world and provide a better user experience for services like video.
Eurobites: Proximus Brings 4.5G to Belgium
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT could lose a bundle from the unbundled; Honda to launch connected car services in Europe; new face at CityFibre; TalkTalk revamps mobile TV offer.
Let's Get 5G Up & Running
News from Huawei  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Together, we need to actively embrace new technology, new business modes, and new applications to fully prepare for the arrival of the 5G era.
Pushing the Limits of Spectrum to Unleash Network Potential
News from Huawei  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei's 'All Cloud' mobile network strategy receives widespread industry recognition.
US Ignite Unites Telecom With Smart Cities
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Once again, US Ignite is partnering local governments with telecom companies, this time for new funding pursuits.
SAP Floats Apple Partnership, New Cloud Services
News Analysis  | 
2/28/2017  |  1 comment
iPhones and iPads are SAP's first-choice mobile platform, as the company extends its cloud platform with new capabilities.
DT CTO: Costs Must Fall or 5G 'Won't Work'
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A senior executive at Deutsche Telekom says that 5G costs must fall significantly if rollout is to prove economical.
Huawei Launches Next-Gen Indoor Mobile Broadband Solution, LampSite 3.0
News from Huawei  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
New indoor coverage solution accelerates digital transformation and unleashes the potential of indoor digital economy.
NFV to NFC: Operators Must Prepare a Future-Ready Cloud
News from Huawei  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei is committed to the introduction of cloud technology and extension to the basic network of various fields.
Huawei All-Flash Storage, Accelerating Mission Critical Business for Carriers
News from Huawei  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Flash memory used to be considered a differentiated competitive advantage, but now it is a must-have in cloud data centers.
MWC 2017: Cloud, Connectivity & Men Wearing Scarves Indoors
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading Enterprise Cloud editor Mitch Wagner says network operators are starting to focus on what they're good at, connectivity, to help their enterprise customers move to the cloud. He also has a concern about how many men are wearing scarves indoors.
Ericsson's CEO on 5G, Trucks & More
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2017 Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm talks about early 5G developments, the importance of partnerships and more.
MWC 2017: Peering Into the Smart Home
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Telecoms.com news editor Jamie Davies is sensing greater optimism in the mobile industry and has spotted some interesting trends in the smart home sector.
Telefónica's Blanco: 5G NR 'Acceleration' Is 'Big Mistake'
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2017  |  7 comments
Telefónica's CTO says operators risk messing up the 5G business case if they close the radio specifications too soon.
SAP Exec Trash-Talks Oracle: 'I Have Not Seen Them'
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2017  |  Post a comment
SAP says Oracle is behind the times in the cloud, mirroring criticisms Oracle has leveled at SAP.
AT&T Sees MWC Through Indigo Glasses
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2017  |  4 comments
Network operator touts progress of Network 3.0 Indigo toward bringing faster mobile speeds and greater virtualization to its operations.
Cloudflare Bleeds Bad News – & Good
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2017  |  7 comments
A slip of the fingers brings privacy concerns for millions and lessons in how to handle a security incident.
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From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Elisa: Mobile Video Is Adding a Platform for All Digital Services

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With its new strategy of "Accelerate new services business," Elisa is finding success in mobile video business based on two main factors: new business design and best video experience, and achieving fast business success with the highest DOU in the world. Furthermore, video is adding a platform for all digital services.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Evolving to All Cloud Network

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All Cloud is a key measure for carriers to achieve digital transformation and upgrade their network infrastructure in terms of networks, services and operations. Digital transformation will create systematic strengths in pooled hardware resources, distributed software architecture and automated operation, which will enable comprehensive resource scheduling and ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
IoT Platform Enables Carriers to Expand IoT Services & Ecosystem

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The huge potential of the IoT market is attracting enterprises, hoping to seize the opportunity by building up IoT platforms and ecosystem. There are hundreds of IoT platform players in what is a fierce market and Huawei is one of them. Julian Waston, Senior Principal Analyst of IoT from IHS Markit, gives his views on the trends in IoT platforms, and explains how ...
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Ericsson's CTO on 4G Innovation

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At MWC 2017 Ericsson CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks about the ongoing innovation in hardware and software that can enable Gigabit LTE as operators prepare for 5G.
LRTV Interviews
OrbTV: Tata Goes Global for IoT

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Anthony Bartolo of Tata Communications explains how his company is seeking to meet the need for global connectivity in the IoT space.
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OrbTV: Wireless Broadband Alliance Shares Its Smart City Vision

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Shrikant Shenwai, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance, explains how the Wireless Broadband Alliance is helping to shape the connectivity that will underpin tomorrow's smart cities.
LRTV Interviews
OrbTV: Boingo's CTO on the Need for Convergence

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Derek Peterson, CTO of Boingo, talks about the convergence manifesto that was released just prior to MWC 2017.
LRTV Custom TV
OrbTV: NetScout's Chief Architect on Big Data

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Greg Mayo, NetScout's Chief Architect, talks about the role of big data analytics in helping carriers to understand what's happening on their networks.
LRTV Interviews
OrbTV: Delving Into Tele2's IoT Strategy

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Rami Avidan, managing director of IoT at pan-European operator Tele2 talks to Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre and NetScout CMO Jim McNiel.
LRTV Custom TV
OrbTV: Hot Trends on Day 2 at MWC

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IoT, 5G and the evolution of 4G are just some of the hot topics under the spotlight as Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre talks with Netscout CMO Jim McNiel on Day 2 of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
LRTV Documentaries
Name That Acronym

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From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
LRTV Interviews
The Social Network: An Update on Facebook’s Telecom Infra Project

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Liz Coyne interviews Jay Parikh, Facebook's Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, about the Telecom Infra Project, an initiative to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure.
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By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 25 billion devices connected to the Internet. In this MWC 2017 interview with Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins provides an update on his company's vision, the exponential growth of the Jasper IoT network and service providers' disillusionment with virtualization technologies.
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