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Where Is the PSTN to All-IP Journey Going?
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12/1/2015  |  1 comment
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 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.
4K Video is Coming: Are Operators Ready?
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9/12/2013  |  12 comments
Although 4K video is coming faster than many expected and the first UHD TVs are already in the stores, cable operators and other pay-TV providers may not be ready to implement it.
Ethernet Turns 40
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9/5/2013  |  2 comments
A timeline that celebrates the 40th anniversary of Ethernet.
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Steve Saunders provides an overview of white box networking and introduces a new "slim line" version of the OSI 7-layer model.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
Between the CEOs
Meet the Architect Behind LinkedIn

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Steve Saunders speaks with Saikrishna Kotha, who leads LinkedIn's data center infrastructure architecture strategy. With over 400 million users, it's Kotha's job to deliver agility and speed, but also act as a business strategist to develop new ways that LinkedIn can monetize its user base. According to Kotha, LinkedIn runs on a mix of white box and vendor ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Service Gateway Virtual Edition

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Allot's Jay Klein talks to Steve Saunders about its new Service Gateway Virtual Edition.
Wagner’s Ring
The Business Case for Open Source

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Open source helps companies enhance infrastructure, undermine competitors' advantage and teach collaboration. But there are problems.
Between the CEOs
Centec on Ethernet Switching

11|26|15   |   09:58   |   (0) comments

Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
LRTV Custom TV
Delivering Service Agility in the Virtualization Era

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Interview with Massimo Fatato, WW OSS Business Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Wagner’s Ring
How Might Open Source Fail?

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Open source, SDN, and NFV are looking inevitable – but performance, standards proliferation and regulatory capture could derail the movement.
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NFV Lifecycle Orchestration – a Fresh Vision for Telco

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Simon Osborne, CTO Comptel, and Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell reveal the business impacts of new SDN and NFV, and what the term service orchestration actually means. Together they define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and how the virtualized future will look for telecoms operators.
Between the CEOs
Cisco's Virtual Role in Saudi

11|20|15   |   12:15   |   (2) comments

Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
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Huawei Leads With Kubernetes for Cloud PaaS

11|19|15   |   08:26   |   (0) comments

Huawei is looking to Kubernetes as a key tool for building robust open source technologies for customers and partners, said Ying Xiong, chief architect of cloud platform at Huawei, in an interview with Light Reading West Coast Bureau Chief Mitch Wagner at the recent Kubecon conference.
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WiC in London: The Highlight Reel

11|19|15   |   5:33   |   (1) comment

NetCracker's Mervat El Dabae headlines an inspiring morning in London with help from leading women from Vodafone, TalkTalk, Hyperoptics and Ciena.
LRTV Documentaries
Why Saudi's So Hot for New Tech

11|19|15   |   05:07   |   (0) comments

Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
LRTV Custom TV
Why Data Models Deliver More Value Than Information Models

11|19|15   |   5.08   |   (0) comments

Stefan Vallin argues that more automation is needed to manage end-to-end services and the hybrid networks they run on, and that data models are key to achieving this.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Steve Saunders speaks with Saikrishna Kotha, who leads LinkedIn's data center infrastructure architecture strategy. With over 400 million users, it's Kotha's job to deliver agility and speed, but also act as a business strategist to develop new ways that LinkedIn can monetize its user base. According to Kotha, LinkedIn runs on a mix of white box and vendor hardware but has the DNA of a web-scale company.
Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
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Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.