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Infonetics Bullish on Ethernet
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1/29/2004  |  Post a comment
Worldwide metro Ethernet equipment revenues will grow at more than 25% a year, it says
Report Sees Metro Ethernet Growth
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7/22/2003  |  Post a comment
Metro Ethernet's clearly rising, but Infonetics says some forms of it will be more popular than others
Carriers Light Up Long Haul
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3/19/2003  |  Post a comment
North American carriers have lit over 40 percent of key long-haul WDM connections, according to a PointEast Research report
Coax Still Rules Broadband
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3/10/2003  |  Post a comment
In-Stat says broadband links are booming in so-called planned communities in the US. But they're not made of fiber
Report: Internet Traffic Boom Redux
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3/3/2003  |  Post a comment
An IDC report forecasts that Internet traffic growth will double annually for the next five years
Report Vaunts VOIP
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2/21/2003  |  Post a comment
Sage Research says IP telephony is living up to expectations of cost cutting and increased productivity
Report: DSL Rules 'Triple Play' Market
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2/12/2003  |  Post a comment
Forget fiber! A new report says DSL will fuel the IP video services movement for the foreseeable future
IDC Predicts Metro Ethernet Boom
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1/13/2003  |  Post a comment
Says market will grow 39 percent annually, with Asia/Pacific remaining particularly strong
IPO Market Dead in 2002
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1/10/2003  |  Post a comment
Venture-backed telecom startups couldn't find their way to the public markets in 2002
Components to Rebound in 2003?
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12/10/2002  |  Post a comment
The components market has finally hit bottom and will grow 30% in 2003, according to Strategies Unlimited
Long-Haul Lag Lingers
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11/20/2002  |  Post a comment
The long-haul market is in dire straits and won't be picking up any time soon, according to Probe Research
Growthink: Funding Is Down
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11/12/2002  |  Post a comment
No kidding! But the connectivity segment took in more than a third of all VC funding in Q3
Internet Growth Slows
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11/12/2002  |  Post a comment
The growth in international Net connections has slowed, according to TeleGeography; demand may be another story
Wave Services: Is Growth for Real?
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11/11/2002  |  Post a comment
A flurry of announcements hints at an uptick in sales of wavelength services. Are we seeing a serious trend?
Home-Fiber Optimism
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11/8/2002  |  23 comments
New market study and Light Reading report say Fiber-to-the-Home deployments are on the rise
Next-Gen Sonet Growing
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10/8/2002  |  1 comment
Products designed to replace Sonet ADMs in metro transport networks are on the upswing, says IDC
ILECs' Missing Links
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9/9/2002  |  Post a comment
A new report says US networks are well connected and full of fiber. Getting to them is the problem
10-Gig Transceiver Market Set to Soar
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9/3/2002  |  Post a comment
Shipments will quadruple by 2005, driven initially by enterprise applications, some say **UPDATED 9/12/02 9AM**
Debt Weighs on Euro Carriers
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7/25/2002  |  Post a comment
The European service provider market is still growing but faces unique problems, according to recent reports
Optical MAN's Hope
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6/17/2002  |  Post a comment
In-Stat/MDR sees growth coming to the optical MAN market. That is, unless a silly thing like the economy intervenes
Broadband: Will It Bust a Move?
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6/13/2002  |  4 comments
Research from several worldwide telecom groups highlights broadband access as key to telecom's future
OSS Vendors Taken to Task
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6/13/2002  |  1 comment
Industry sources say OSSs are draining carrier resources. Is there hope for a better future?
Solution for the Fiber Glut: Turn It Off?
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6/13/2002  |  Post a comment
The industry is heading toward fewer carriers and possibly fewer networks to ease the capacity glut
Report: Slow Ramp for Optical Amps
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4/18/2002  |  Post a comment
A CIR report says deployment of metro optical amplifiers won't take off until 2005. Can startups wait that long?
RHK's Fat OSS
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4/12/2002  |  Post a comment
Says carriers will spend over $30B on OSS software this year -- and $50B by 2005. Are they for real?
IDC: Telco Data Boom Underway
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1/31/2002  |  Post a comment
Wireless and data access services are fueling worldwide telecommunications growth, says IDC report
Another Surge for Waveguides?
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1/11/2002  |  Post a comment
Report says planar waveguide circuits will show 40 percent growth rates through 2006
Report Predicts Chip Rebound
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10/23/2001  |  Post a comment
Optical Oracle identifies the companies that'll be first to recover from the current inventory overhang
Optical Signaling: Slow but Sure
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10/16/2001  |  Post a comment
A recent Light Reading Webinar poll reveals that optical signaling is a vital, but slowly moving, bandwagon
VCs Pumped $3B into Metro Networks
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9/27/2001  |  Post a comment
Ethernet rules in the metro networking market. Unfortunately, much of the $3 billion in VC capital will disappear
Optical Ethernet Rules
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9/27/2001  |  Post a comment
Optical Oracle says Ethernet is the brightest spot on the optical horizon, especially for young guns
Optical Crossconnects Surging
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9/5/2001  |  Post a comment
KMI Corp. says the market will reach $6.3 billion by 2006, when all-optical crossconnects will overtake OEO gear
Next-Gen Optical: Bucking the Slump
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9/3/2001  |  Post a comment
Slowdown? Intelligent optical networking gear sold like hotcakes from 2000 through the first half of 2001
Components Continue Slide
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8/28/2001  |  Post a comment
Optical Oracle survey says turnaround won't happen for three to four quarters, but highlights high-growth areas
Router Numbers Support Cisco
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8/27/2001  |  1 comment
Cisco took 5 percent of the core router market back from Juniper in the second quarter, says Infonetics
Ethernet vs Sonet
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8/24/2001  |  Post a comment
Yankee report says metro Ethernet is coming but asks: when, where, and how?
Integrated Optics: $2.6 Billion by 2005?
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8/22/2001  |  Post a comment
CIR says the market will take off in 2003 and early entrants will reap rewards
Dell'Oro: Transport Market Down 23%
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8/10/2001  |  Post a comment
Worldwide DWDM and Sonet/SDH equipment revenues won't begin recovery until 2003
Report: Next-Gen Gear Replacing Sonet
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7/27/2001  |  Post a comment
Frost & Sullivan says the market for traditional Sonet/SDH gear is giving way to next-generation optical systems
Optical Funding: Down but Not Out
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7/18/2001  |  Post a comment
What's hot: IP services and edge access. What's not: optical switching and components. So says the Optical Oracle
Tunable Lasers: Poised for Takeoff?
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7/6/2001  |  Post a comment
A recent report says tunable lasers will comprise roughly 26 percent of all lasers manufactured worldwide by 2005
M&A Activity Continues to Crawl
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7/5/2001  |  Post a comment
Stock market stability and steady corporate earnings are needed before the M&A deal frenzy can begin again
Report: DWDM Slump Temporary
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6/20/2001  |  Post a comment
ElectroniCast says the market for DWDM filters will grow more than 20 percent yearly for the next decade
Metro's Future Is Tied to Ethernet
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6/20/2001  |  35 comments
Results of a Light Reading poll indicate widespread belief that Ethernet will dominate metro networks
Carriers at Risk
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6/12/2001  |  Post a comment
A new study by Light Reading's Optical Oracle shows some carriers may be strangled by their own long-haul links
VCs Turn Back the Clock
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5/10/2001  |  Post a comment
Report says VC funding is back to the same level it was at in 1999 -- but optical is still hot
Transatlantic Bandwidth: Mixed Message
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4/25/2001  |  Post a comment
Huge amounts of cable capacity are unused, but that's business as usual, says TeleGeography
European DWDM Sales Triple
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4/12/2001  |  Post a comment
RHK's latest report shows sales reaching $1.745 billion in 2000, with Nortel the overall leader
Intelligent Hardware: 'An $8.5B Market'
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3/29/2001  |  Post a comment
The market for intelligent optical devices is set to grow 59 percent, according to a report from Infonetics
Report: Juniper Still Gaining On Cisco
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3/9/2001  |  Post a comment
Juniper's still eating into Cisco's share of the core router pie; Avici has shown up for orts UPDATED 2/23 3:00pm EST
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.'
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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