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Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2015 - 2020
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco's latest VNI numbers suggest the world will be using 366.8 exabytes of data on smartphones and Internet of Things devices, up from 44.2 exabytes, in 2015.
2016: The State of Application Delivery
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1/15/2016  |  Post a comment
F5 explores enterprise attitudes toward the cloud in general, hybrid cloud in particular, and cloud's relationship to application delivery, security, and other issues.
Where Is the PSTN to All-IP Journey Going?
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12/1/2015  |  2 comments
Siemens breaks down three different approaches that may be part of an operator's roadmap to all-IP.
LTE: Q2 2015 Americas
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9/22/2015  |  1 comment
4G Americas and Ovum break down where the Americas stand in relation to the rest of the world when it comes to LTE coverage.
Expedient Looks to Educate on Disaster Recovery
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
IT managers are worried, they're not prepared for disaster. The bad news is they're not wrong. The good news is Expedient, a cloud, data center and managed services provider, has information to help.
NFV Cuts Costs Immediately – Study
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Network operators start seeing savings from NFV in the first year, according to a study by Affirmed Networks and ACG.
4 Digital Economy Eras
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7/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Equinix walks through the past four digital economy eras from computing to network to connected to today's interconneted world.
Mobile Subscriber Experience
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5/26/2015  |  1 comment
Procera has gathered facts, stats and customer experience feedback from a survey of 540 users from across the globe.
The 4 Stages of NFV
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5/15/2015  |  1 comment
Network functions virtualization (NFV) is not the easiest of topics to take on board, so here's a Light Reading infographic, developed following conversations with the folks at HP, that helps make sense of where NFV is taking the industry.
Women's Media Consumption Habits
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5/4/2015  |  4 comments
A study run by Insights in Marketing and commissioned by Meredith shows the devices, channels and ways in which women are consuming content.
5 Things to Know About Today's WiFi
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The Wi-Fi Alliance talks up the global progress of 5Ghz dual-band WiFi devices.
Security Scramble
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Network Instruments, a JDSU division, shares results from its 2015 State of the Network, a global survey on security.
No Storm in These Clouds
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3/30/2015  |  2 comments
RiverMeadow outlines why the hybrid cloud is here to stay.
A Graphical Glimpse of Gigabit Growth
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3/17/2015  |  6 comments
An infographic from WhichVoip shows some of the momentum around the US Gigabit Cities movement.
The Future of Broadband Tech
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2/17/2015  |  3 comments
Net neutrality, broadband services and the current outlook on data consumption, as presented by the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Cisco's Visual Networking Index
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2/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Cisco's yearly VNI report shows how the increasing number of smartphones is affecting global video traffic volumes.
Video Streaming: Broadcasting the IP Video Revolution
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent details the formats and protocols used for streaming IP video, which is gaining in popularity.
Could Hackers Take Over Your Home?
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1/12/2015  |  7 comments
Internet of Things gadgets promise to make your home smarter, but do they make it safer, or just open it up to more threats?
The Unprotected Connected
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Mobile malware is becoming an increasing threat to smartphone users.
Tin Cans to Broadband: The Evolution of VoIP
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11/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Irish Telecom outlines the rise of VoIP technology, including its adoption within businesses and their perception of its quality.
The World's 6 Most Extreme WiFi Hotspots
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10/6/2014  |  2 comments
WhoIsHostingThis.com presents six of the world's most extreme WiFi hotspots, enabling the most epic selfies you can imagine.
Global Connectivity: The Next Billion Users
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9/29/2014  |  4 comments
Half of the world's population will be connected to the Internet by 2017, but not just by smartphones and desktops.
The US Wireless Competitive Landscape
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Mosaik Solutions presents its 2014 maps of the wireless world in the US, including cable WiFi deployments, LTE network expansion and 600MHz auction boundaries.
A Moving Target: Great (Data) Expectations
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8/28/2014  |  2 comments
A survey conducted by Vasona Networks suggests that 72% of mobile users expect good performance all the time, and they'll blame the network operator when it's not up to par.
Management Needs in an Age of Network Change
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7/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Packet Design asks network professionals how they handle the cloud, SDN, and network management.
App-Centric Mobile Operators on the Rise
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7/15/2014  |  4 comments
Allot's latest MobileTrends Charging Report shows that value-based pricing plans are up from 35% in 2011 to 85% in 2014.
VoLTE in a Hybrid Network World
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5/27/2014  |  Post a comment
VoLTE is good for the customer and for the carrier, says Nokia.
WiFi Is Better Than Chocolate?
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5/14/2014  |  47 comments
Comcast Business survey indicates that WiFi is a better customer retention tool than candy, water, or free magazines.
SDN: Turn On or Turn Off?
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5/12/2014  |  Post a comment
SDN is the flavor of the month for some, but for others it's not on the menu, according to a Network Instruments study.
5 Reasons Why You Need a Software-Defined Enterprise WAN
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4/30/2014  |  Post a comment
New SDN startup explains why virtualizing the enterprise WAN is the best way to optimize network resources.
The Rising Tide of DNS Threats
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4/16/2014  |  Post a comment
DNS attacks have risen 200% in the past year. Are you prepared?
A New Security Paradigm For a New Era Of M2M Apps
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4/3/2014  |  1 comment
Symantec shares a snapshot of how the M2M security model is evolving.
A Look Inside US Data Centers
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3/31/2014  |  4 comments
All you ever wanted to know -- and more! -- about data centers in the US.
The Case for Indoor Wireless Coverage
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3/21/2014  |  1 comment
The case for deploying small cells inside business premises is compelling.
Small Cells: Market Trends & Adoption
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3/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.
Mobile Usage Trends
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2/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Citrix looks at a day in the life of modern smartphone users, including what apps they use and when.
WiFi Data Offloading Soars in 2013
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2/12/2014  |  6 comments
Rapid growth in mobile data usage by consumers drove WiFi offloading to record heights in US last year.
Cisco VNI Mobile: FaceTime Study
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2/5/2014  |  1 comment
Cisco's latest Visual Networking Index (VNI) is out, and the data usage numbers are as staggering as ever.
Mobile Data Trends in Developing & Developed Markets
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1/22/2014  |  1 comment
LTE subscribers are consuming 10 times more data than 3G handset users, but only 0.1% of LTE users are driving more than 40% of all usage, a new JDSU study shows.
Igniting the Future: Sprint Spark
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1/9/2014  |  6 comments
Sprint explains what sparked the need for its tri-mode network and how it will improve upon past networks.
Biting the BSS Bullet
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12/16/2013  |  4 comments
The lack of real-time capabilities is hurting service providers, so a back office refresh is vital.
State of Security in the App Economy
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12/11/2013  |  7 comments
All of the top 100 paid Android apps, and 56% of the Top 100 paid Apple iOS apps have been hacked in 2013, Arxan finds.
Mobile in Latin America: A New Phase
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11/27/2013  |  Post a comment
Where the Latin American mobile market is now and where it's headed.
What Happens if You're IPv4 Only
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11/21/2013  |  7 comments
ARIN, the American Registry for Internet Numbers, explains the financial impact of not getting your IPv6 transition in order.
US Wireless ISPs: What's on Their Minds?
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11/13/2013  |  3 comments
More than 500 US WISPs tell Exalt Communications their concerns, hopes, and backhaul preferences.
LTE: Heating Up the Global Mobile Market
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11/6/2013  |  Post a comment
LTE is now a global phenomenon, with some markets evolving their 3G networks and others jump-starting from 2G to 4G LTE.
The OTT Opportunity for Operators
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10/16/2013  |  14 comments
The rise of OTT messaging apps is undeniable, but there is still a big opportunity for operators and SMS in emerging markets.
The Rise of 4G LTE
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10/11/2013  |  2 comments
The introduction of LTE services is having a dramatic impact on the mobile broadband market.
LTE Diameter Signaling Growth
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9/30/2013  |  2 comments
LTE diameter signaling traffic is growing more than twice as fast as mobile data traffic, according to Oracle's Tekelec.
How 4G Works
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9/25/2013  |  1 comment
A simple Sprint guide to how 4G LTE works.
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EANTC Tests Nokia IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs for Real World Deployment

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Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC. The results set a new industry benchmark for outstanding performance, scalability, resiliency and manageability. Nokia VNFs are ready for telco cloud deployment, so that service providers can accelerate mobile, business and ...
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CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
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The Composable Telco

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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Quad Channel Modulator Driver with 46 Gbaud Capability from MACOM

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MACOM's MAOM-003427 is the industry's first surface-mount modulator driver with 46 Gbaud capability to support next generation 200G and 400G applications.
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Video Infographic: Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure

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We all know that the network of the future will be virtual, but when will virtual become a reality? This video infographic covers the four key areas in which Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, tested Cisco's NFV infrastructure: performance, reliability, multi-service capabilities and single pane of glass management.

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CEO Chat With Phil McKinney, CableLabs

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At CES in Las Vegas, we met with Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs. Phil provides an update on the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, his views on the future of open source and how consumer interest in virtual reality could affect network traffic.
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