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Comcast Business Brings Gigabit Ethernet to Baltimore Space
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5/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Gigabit Ethernet agreement will power award-winning Baltimore incubator for technology and entrepreneurship.
Catel Deploys Amino IPTV Devices in Argentina
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Catel deploys Amino IPTV devices in second wave of Argentinian IPTV rollout.
TV Panel Shipments to Reach Record of 265 Million Units
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4K TV panel shipments to reach 40 million units this year, with 15 percent penetration.
Accedo Partners With Xstream
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Xstream, the global market leader in TV application solutions, today announced that they are entering a strategic partnership.
New Nakina Platform Targets SDN/NFV Security
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Nakina intros a network auditing platform that combines network configuration scanning, identity access management, and data analytics.
Sigfox Lands IoT Deal With Cofely
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Subsidiary of ENGIE integrates Sigfox solution to expand services it provides for buildings.
Telefónica España Offers Home Security Services
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An agreement with Securitas Direct leads to the launch of a pioneering new service to secure homes in a smarter way.
Ericsson Opens Cloud Lab
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5/28/2015  |  1 comment
Telecom operators and Ericsson can jointly develop proof of concepts and execute trials for new use cases and cloud services.
Pica8 Simplifies VXLAN, Network Virtualization
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Midokura and VMware extend Pica8's network operating system for white box VXLAN environments using OVSDB.
MEF Says CE Certification Up 350%
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
The Metro Ethernet Forum says the number of Carrier Ethernet Certified Engineers has risen by 350% in two years.
Suddenlink Signs On Hulu
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Customers will get seamless access to Hulu later this year.
Fortinet to Buy Meru Networks for $44M
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition complements Fortinet's secure wireless vision and enterprise growth focus.
ECI Extends Elastic Vision to DCI
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
New ElastiCloud data center and cloud networking solution will be on display at NANOG, June 1-3 in San Francisco.
TiVo Buys Cubiware
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Digital TV technology specialist says the move will help it expand into new emerging markets.
EMC, VMware Join OPNFV Project
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Two more join open source project focused on accelerating the evolution of NFV.
StarHub Demos 600Mbit/s LTE-A With Nokia Networks
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Southeast Asia's first 4X4 Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) trial to demonstrate 600Mbit/s data transmission speeds.
Ruckus Loses CTO, Launches CloudManager
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5/27/2015  |  Post a comment
William Kish plans to explore new technology areas after 11 years in wireless networking at Ruckus.
BTG Launches Private Cloud Partner Program
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Breakthrough Technology Group launches a private cloud platform aimed at value-added resellers including telecom service providers who want to target the SMB market.
EMC to Buy Virtustream for $1.2B
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5/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Virtustream to form EMC's Managed Cloud Services business, which aims to offer a comprehensive hybrid cloud portfolio.
AquaComms Closes Financing for Transatlantic Cable
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5/26/2015  |  Post a comment
$300 million project being built with TE SubCom is scheduled to be ready for service by the end of this year.
Alcatel-Lucent Wins Optical Deal in China
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Alcatel-Lucent provides advanced fiber-optic technology for China railway authorities to harness speed of light in train operations.
Huawei Wins MCT Subsea Network Deal
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MCT cable system will provide connectivity between Cherating in Malaysia and Rayong in Thailand.
Charter to Merge With Time Warner Cable, Acquire Bright House Networks
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Complex deal that brings together three cable operators will result in the creation of a company serving 23.9 million customers in 41 states.
Small Cell Forum, ETSI Complete Remote LTE Plugfest
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Twelve of the Forum's member companies worked with ETSI to remotely test and address the key issues with LTE small cells.
Huawei Launches Big Data Security Solution
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Protects the core information assets of enterprises from APT attacks by providing fully-connected network protection covering cloud, pipe and devices.
NTT Communications Joins OpenStack Foundation
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NTT hopes to accumulate OpenStack knowhow by contributing to the development of open source cloud technologies.
100G Reaches the Availability Tipping Point, Heavy Reading Finds
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Many companies now ship 100G ports, and about half of all vendors expect to ship 400G ports by mid-2017, says Heavy Reading Components Insider.
Huawei Unveils Its Agile Campus 3.0 Tech
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei's Agile Campus 3.0 Solutions include an Ethernet Network Processor (ENP)-based Wi-Fi acceleration algorithm and Wi-Fi soft handover technology.
Huawei Unveils Cloud Fabric 3.0
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei's cloud service-oriented Cloud Fabric 3.0 Architecture leverages SDN technology to support fast service innovation and implementation.
Cable & Wireless Takes Coriant to the Caribbean
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5/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor's hiT 7300 to be used in Barbados and Jamaica for 100G and beyond.
Brocade Reports $547M 2Q 2015 Revenue
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IP networking revenue up, storage down.
7 Service Providers Tap Accedian for vCPE
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The NFV-powered virtual customer premises equipment assures performance of hybrid cloud connections while reducing costs and increasing revenue.
Comcast, Level 3 Ink Interconnection Deal
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The largest US broadband ISP agrees to terms for delivering content, especially video content, with one of Netflix's major backbone providers
Sling TV Adds Android TV/Google Nexus Player
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Sling TV releases app for Android TV, including Google's Nexus Player.
ETRI Uses UBIqube for Cloud Serviecs Orchestration Project
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South Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) is using UBIqube's MSActivator Framework for its Lifecycle Service Orchestration development project.
Sigfox, T-Mobile Team on IoT Network in Czech Republic
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5/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Three-month pilot operation with T-Mobile-managed installation in Prague.
Europe's Operators Could Save €39B From SDN & NFV Deployment
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A report from Arthur D. Little and Bell Labs concludes that Europe's fixed and mobile operators could save a collective €39 billion from SDN/NFV network deployments.
Microsoft Debuts OTA Tuner for Xbox One
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Over-the-Air TV tuner available now for Xbox One in the US and Canada.
Comcast Doubles PBS Programming in VoD Library
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PBS and Comcast partner to double current season in-demand programming.
Midokura Boosts Network Visibility & Analysis
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Adds OpenStack Kilo and Docker Support to Midokura Enterprise MidoNet.
MegaPath Unveils New Channel Sales Model
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Managed services provider MegaPath continues its transformation, unveiling a new sales and service delivery model for its channel partners.
C Spire Taps NetCracker for Converged Billing
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US wireless operator uses NetCracker to combine its prepaid and postpaid billing services into one platform.
Sckipio, iPhotonix Team on G.fast NFV
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Partnership will enable the iPhotonix Virtual Network (iVN) to fully interoperate with Sckipio's G.fast solution.
Amino Acquires Cloud TV Player Booxmedia
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition intended to bolster Amino's TV Everywhere capabilities.
WIN Does 100G With Ekinops
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WIN, the all-fiber Wisconsin Independent Network, has selected Ekinops for its first 100G deployment.
Alcatel-Lucent Unifies IP & Optical Networks
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Unifies service automation and real time network control with SDN.
Ciena Waveserver Targets Data Center Interconnect
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New Waveserver platform and Emulation Cloud prototyping environment are aimed at the unique infrastructure and IT requirements of web-scale companies.
MediaMelon Introduces New Streaming Approach
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5/19/2015  |  Post a comment
New video streaming technology reduces streaming bitrates by 30-45% while improving video playback quality.
ZCorum, Alianza Team on VoIP Solution
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5/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Strategic partnership provides broadband operators with easy-to-manage, success-based next-gen VoIP solution.
Colt Adds Infinera to European Supercore
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European operator deploys DTN-X to allow Instant Bandwidth capabilities for Colt customers, including carriers, cloud providers and enterprises.
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From The Founder
Last week I dropped in on "Hotlanta," Georgia to moderate Light Reading's inaugural DroneComm conference – a unique colloquium investigating the potential for drone communications to disrupt the world's telecom ecosystem. As you will see, it was a day of exploration and epiphany...
Between the CEOs
Affirmed Networks CEO: Digging Into NFV

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Hassan Ahmed, CEO of Affirmed Networks, is making some big claims for his NFV startup. I sat down with him at the Light Reading HQ in New York City to get the skinny on what this Acton, Mass.-based startup is up to.
LRTV Documentaries
Cable Eyeing SDN for Headend, Home Uses

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CableLabs is looking at virtualizing CMTS and CCAP devices in the headend, as well as in-home devices, says CableLabs' Karthik Sundaresan.
LRTV Documentaries
Verizon's Emmons: SDN Key to Cost-Effective Scaling

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For Verizon and other network operators to ramp up available bandwidth cost effectively, they need to move to SDN and agree on how to do that.
LRTV Documentaries
Lack of Universal SDN a Challenge

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Heavy Reading Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how uncertainty about SDN standards and approaches may be slowing deployment.
LRTV Custom TV
Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN

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Sterling Perrin speaks to Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, about the new Carrier SDN-enabling Network Services Platform and the operator challenges it solves.
LRTV Custom TV
Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World

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Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, talks about requirements and benefits of Carrier SDN during the keynote address at the Light Reading Carrier SDN event May 2015.
LRTV Documentaries
The Security Challenge of SDN

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CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Elasticity – Highly Available VNF Scale-Out Architectures for the Mobile Edge

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Peter Marek and Paul Stevens from Advantech Networks and Communications Group talk about their NFV Elasticity initiative and the company's latest platforms for deploying virtual network functions at the edge of the network. Packetarium XL and the new Versatile Server Module: 'designed to reach parts of the network that other servers cannot reach.'
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Bay Area Spark Meetup 2015

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Developed in 2009, Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use and sophisticated analytics. This spring, Huawei hosted a meetup for Spark developers and data scientists in Santa Clara, California. Light Reading spoke with organizers and attendees about Huawei's code contributions and long-term commitment to Spark.
LRTV Custom TV
The Transport SDN Buzz

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Sterling Perrin, senior analyst at Heavy Reading, speaks with Peter Ashwood-Smith of Huawei and Guru Parulkar of ON.Lab about the evolution of transport SDN and the integration of technologies.
LRTV Custom TV
Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
LRTV Custom TV
Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
On May 29th 1 PM ET, Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, will be drilling into the "pains and gains" of NFV with Saar Gillai, SVP & GM for NFV at Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) (HP). He has defined a four-step NFV model describing a sequence of technology innovation. It's a must-read doc for any network architect looking to get to grips with their NFV migration strategy. Join us for the interview, and the chance to ask Saar your NFV questions directly!
Hassan Ahmed, CEO of Affirmed Networks, is making some big claims for his NFV startup. I sat down with him at the Light Reading HQ in New York City to get the skinny on what this Acton, Mass.-based startup is up to.
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