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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.
The Future of Mobile Data
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8/30/2013  |  3 comments
WiFi speeds could exceed 120 Mbit/s by 2020, mobile analytics company WeFi suggests.
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Top Tips for FTTH Operators

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At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
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M-net Calls for FTTx Unity

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At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
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The Business Case Challenge for NFV

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Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, as service providers are finding flexible, programmable CPE solves a lot of logistics problems and reduces their cost. But even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge, says CTO Tim Naramore.
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JT Offers Some Gigabit Lessons

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Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
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AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source

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AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
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Network Security in a Gigabit World

10|6|15   |   05:52   |   (0) comments

Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
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Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity

10|5|15   |   07:30   |   (0) comments

Francisco-Javier Ramon Salguero, head of Telefónica's NFV initiative, admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, it is possible to create a services-driven network architecture. He explains how Telefónica's current trials and initiatives are aimed at doing that, and what his company and other carriers need to ...
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Gigabit Europe Takeaways

10|5|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
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Intel Urges Women to Take Advantage of Their Seat at the Table

10|5|15   |   4:27   |   (1) comment

Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
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BT Updates on Plans

10|2|15   |   03:16   |   (2) comments

Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
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Sonus Shakes Up SD-WAN

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Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approve to SD-WAN.
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CityFibre's Gigabit Vision

10|1|15   |   03:18   |   (1) comment

Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
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