Cisco Talks Transformation
LRTV Interviews | 1/20/2015 | Post a comment
In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
AlcaLu Ups Its Cable Game
LRTV Interviews | 1/1/2015 | Post a comment
Vik Saxema, CTO for Cable & Media at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the vendor's developments for the cable operator market, including virtual CPE.
Amdocs CEO Interview
LRTV Interviews | 12/23/2014 | 3 comments
Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, NFV, acquisitions and much more in an exclusive video interview.
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
LRTV Interviews | 12/19/2014 | Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
LRTV Interviews | 12/15/2014 | 2 comments
Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark
LRTV Interviews | 12/12/2014 | 1 comment
Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B
LRTV Interviews | 12/10/2014 | Post a comment
TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
LRTV Interviews | 12/1/2014 | 1 comment
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
LRTV Interviews | 11/21/2014 | 8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
LRTV Interviews | 11/19/2014 | Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
BT's 'Third Way' for NFV
LRTV Interviews | 11/11/2014 | 3 comments
BT's director of research and technology, Chris Bilton, taks about the 'third way' in which network operators can manage their next-generation assets in a world of SDN and NFV.
Colt Evolves Its OSS for SDN, NFV
LRTV Interviews | 11/10/2014 | 4 comments
With SDN experience already under its belt, Colt is looking to evolve its management systems to adapt to a hybrid environment of physical and virtual capabilities.
Let's Get Radical!
LRTV Interviews | 6/11/2014 | Post a comment
The telco sector needs to get radical and embrace a software-oriented approach to business, believes Redknee CEO Lucas Skoczkowski.
Securing EE's 4G Network
LRTV Interviews | 5/21/2014 | 2 comments
EE's director of technical security Peter Erceg talks about EE's approach to securing its LTE network, how it can benefit from that, and what vendors need to be doing to help operators.
MWC14: Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg
LRTV Interviews | 2/25/2014 | 5 comments
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talks about indoor coverage, the telco cloud, the Ciena relationship, and the World Cup in an interview at Mobile World Congress 2014.
Mediacom Builds on Backhaul Boom
LRTV Interviews | 12/16/2013 | Post a comment
Dan Templin, senior vice president at Mediacom Business, tells Light Reading's Dan Jones about the challenges and opportunities, including cellular backhaul, associated with the provision of services in rural US markets.
Mobile Security in a BYOD World
LRTV Interviews | 12/13/2013 | 2 comments
Michael Singer, associate vice president of mobile, cloud, and access management for AT&T's business solutions group, talks about the security challenges resulting from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.
Why Voice Still Matters
LRTV Interviews | 12/12/2013 | 7 comments
Comcast Business Services vice president John Guillaume explains to Light Reading's Sarah Reedy why voice is still such an important part of the cable operator's business services portfolio.
Backhauling Small Cells
LRTV Interviews | 12/5/2013 | 3 comments
Phil Meeks, COO and EVP at Time Warner Cable Business Services, explains how his company aims to attract new business.
Protecting Mobile Data
LRTV Interviews | 12/5/2013 | 5 comments
Protecting customer privacy is a growing challenge for mobile service providers, and it is among the legion of security issues they face.
TWC Means Business
LRTV Interviews | 10/2/2013 | Post a comment
Time Warner Cable's Satyanarayana Parimi talks Carrier Ethernet and cloud services on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor.
Verizon's Call for SDN Help
LRTV Interviews | 5/15/2013 | 1 comment
What would it really mean to push software-defined networking to the optical layer? Sterling Perrin & Craig Matsumoto discuss
Global Capacity Gets Proactive
LRTV Interviews | 5/8/2013 | Post a comment
Global Capacity's VP of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope discusses proactive network monitoring, unified Ethernet and TDM interconnects – and the 'original' Sabrina
The Benefits of NFV
LRTV Interviews | 5/7/2013 | 2 comments
Karl-Heinz Nenner from Deutsche Telekom talks about the operational efficiencies that operators are expecting from network functions virtualization (NFV)
Ethernet Europe: The Wrap!
LRTV Interviews | 4/18/2013 | Post a comment
Heavy Reading Senior Analysts Stan Hubbard and Patrick Donegan share their key takeaways from the Ethernet Europe 2013 event in Frankfurt
Surveying the State of SDN
LRTV Interviews | 4/12/2013 | Post a comment
What happens now that big vendors have caught on to software-defined networking? Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation, gives us his thoughts about the new landscape
Docsis: The Next Generation
LRTV Interviews | 3/21/2013 | Post a comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein outlines the anticipated benefits and drivers of Docsis 3.1, and explains how much bandwidth operators will need to free up during the initial deployment of the emerging, multi-gigabit platform.
Cox Amps Its Cable Plant
LRTV Interviews | 3/21/2013 | Post a comment
Cox's John Civiletto explains how the operator is getting the most out of its 1GHz network and what options still remain in Cox's bandwidth toolbox
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Alcatel-Lucent details the formats and protocols used for streaming IP video, which is gaining in popularity.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Weekly Executive Interview
Join us live for Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, Universal, Intel and Microsoft, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he has to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.