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Cox Prepping for Virtualization Trials
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11/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses MSO's plans to test managed business services in early 2017 and tackle Distributed Access Architectures.
How EE Uses Analytics to Develop Its 4G Video Strategy
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11/9/2016  |  1 comment
Matt Stagg, head of mobile video and content at EE, explains the important role that analytics plays in developing high quality mobile video services.
Telefónica Talks FTTH in Spain
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Jose Lozano from Telefónica talks about fiber to the home (FTTH) market developments in Spain.
Why Fixed Access Is Key to Wireless Strategies
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11/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Federico Guillén, president of Fixed Networks at Nokia, explains why fixed broadband access networks are becoming increasingly important in a wireless world and talks about other key trends.
How 3GPP Is Preparing for 5G
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11/7/2016  |  2 comments
The imminent introduction of 5G requires a new framework and platform for the whole ecosystem that takes multiple verticals into account, explain Dino Flore, the 3GPP RAN Chairman, and Erik Guttman, Chairman of the 3GPP's Services and System Aspects Technical Standards Group (TSG SA).
Why Vendors Face a Procurement Pitfall
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10/17/2016  |  Post a comment
As telecom operators look to simplify their business, automate operations and become digital service providers, so their requirements and procurement processes are changing, and that provides a significant challenge for the vendor community, explain Ovum Associate Consultants Mark Newman and Jason Simpson.
Broadband Banter: G.fast Grows Up
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10/14/2016  |  1 comment
Ahead of the Broadband World Forum 2016 show in London, Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris chew the fat over the technology white knight of copper-line broadband, G.fast.
The Impact of the Web-Scale Giants
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10/5/2016  |  2 comments
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
Equinix: NFV Needs Business Process Standards
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10/4/2016  |  Post a comment
The data center operator is maintaining an open environment to support multiple connections, but business processes to do that are lacking.
Level 3: Analytics Are Key for SD-WAN
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10/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Level 3's Dave Siegel discusses the company's wide use of analytics, including its importance in SD-WAN services.
CenturyLink: SD-WAN Customers Looking for Value Not Cost Savings
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9/30/2016  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's Eric Nowak says customers that launch SD-WAN aren't necessary looking to save money, but instead they are looking for more value from what they're spending.
Level 3 VP: Enterprises Need More for Less
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9/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Andrew Dugan, Level 3 group vice president of global technology and IT, says enterprises need more bandwidth and they need it faster and with greater security, but they want to spend less, if possible. They are looking to carriers to reduce their network complexity and help protect them from cyberattacks as well.
CenturyLink: SDN/NFV Pose New Interconnection Possibilities
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9/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Network operators should develop new APIs and business processes for reselling virtual assets to each other, says Bill Walker.
Level 3: Overcoming Terror of Being Supplier, Integrator & Developer
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9/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Travis Ewert of Level 3 Communications says there is terror in becoming supplier, integrator and developer, but it can be overcome and be cost effective.
AT&T: Reusable Functions Next NFV Key
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9/27/2016  |  Post a comment
The next generation of NFV has to break functions down into reusable software chunks, making everything much more cloud-like.
Masergy on Security: Attackers Gaining Upper Hand
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9/27/2016  |  3 comments
Masergy's Ray Watson says attackers are gaining the upper hand in security because of the growth of virtualization.
Verizon Takes Next Step on Biz Virtualization Journey
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9/26/2016  |  2 comments
Victoria Lonker, director of Product and New Business Innovation at Verizon, talks about where Verizon is with delivering virtualized services to business customers.
Global Services: The $40B Face-Off
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9/26/2016  |  1 comment
More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
Peering Into the Digital Future
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9/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Nick Thomas, practice leader of digital media at Ovum, talks about how digital transformation in the technology, media and telecom sectors will enable the development of a new range of applications and services for enterprises and consumers and how the upcoming Digital Futures event in London will examine the implications of the emergence of those services.
CenturyLink Goes Beyond Managed WiFi
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
AT&T Launches Network Functions on Demand
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7/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Roman Pacewicz, Senior Vice President, Offer Management & Service Integration, AT&T Business Solutions, discusses the operator's launch of its Network Functions on Demand service.
Enterprise Pitch for Ciscosson
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7/14/2016  |  Post a comment
After seven months of near silence, Cisco and Ericsson executives shared details on their extensive partnership.
Enterprise Market Fuels Small Cell Growth
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7/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Small Cell Forum's Sue Monahan explains how the enterprise and urban markets are particularly powering small cell growth now.
How Open Source Can Help Telcos Evolve
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7/4/2016  |  2 comments
Open source developments, such as the OPEN-Orchestrator (OPEN-O) Project that is developing software for service orchestration over NFV, SDN and legacy network infrastructure, can play a key role in the evolution of telco strategies, says Marc Cohn of the Linux Foundation.
Rogers: Millennials Prefer Mobile Video
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7/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Rogers' Upinder Saini explains how millennial viewers favor mobile devices over big TVs and non-conventional TV content over broadcast and cable networks.
Comcast: Prepping Next-Gen Video Services
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, Comcast's Elad Nafshi outlines where MSO stands with cloud DVR, OTT video, college and gigabit services.
DT: Agile Does Not Mean Chaos
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg says Agile methodologies do not mean chaos for service providers and they play a key role in the transformation to New IP networks.
Cox: HFC Has a Long Life Ahead
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Jeff Finkelstein, executive director of access architecture for Cox, says fiber is hot but hybrid fiber-coax is still cool for cable.
Colt Talks Culture & Operations Transformation
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Nico Fishbach at Colt provides insight into the cultural and operational challenges of migrating to a next-generation network architecture.
EdgeConneX Marks 2 Major Firsts
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Portland facility marks one of first deployments of Amazon Direct Connect outside major metro area, and one of first with Megaport SDN fabric.
AT&T's Ford: ECOMP Getting Great Reception
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6/6/2016  |  3 comments
Telecom has responded with enthusiasm to AT&T's release of detailed information on its approach to revamping its operations systems for virtualization.
AT&T's Wolter: 5G Isn't Just Bigger, Better, Faster
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6/2/2016  |  Post a comment
The next generation of wireless technology represents a fundamental change that needs to accommodate all kinds of applications, radio technology and core network needs.
Getting Somewhere With TV Everywhere
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Vito Forlenza describes the progress his company is making with TV Everywhere and the challenges that remain.
Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Gamma Communications Managing Director David Macfarlane believes the unified communications (UC) market has reached a tipping point.
Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand
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5/17/2016  |  1 comment
Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity
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5/13/2016  |  1 comment
Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics.
Taking GigaPower to Market
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5/10/2016  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, AT&T's Jeremy Settle describes how his company is seeking to customize its gigabit service introductions for each new market.
Colt Exec Wants Nimble OSS, BSS
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5/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Nico Fischbach, the Strategy, Architecture and Innovation Director at international operator Colt, wants to see the OSS and BSS vendor community develop more nimble, agile systems rather than soup-to-nuts packages.
Delivering Business Services On-Demand
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5/9/2016  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, AT&T's Josh Goodell explains how AT&T is now delivering both Internet speeds and Ethernet services on-demand to commercial customers.
Courting the Apartment Crowd
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5/6/2016  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, AT&T's Adrian Cardwell details the changing dynamics of the MDU markets and explains how AT&T is pursuing apartment dwellers with GigaPower.
Demand Surges for On-Demand Ads
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5/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Ed Knudson, VP, Product and Strategy at Canoe Ventures, discusses the rising appeal of VoD ads and the challenges on inserting ads dynamically in live TV programming.
Testing When There's No 'There' There
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5/4/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading was at NFV World Congress in Santa Clara, Calif., where we bumped into Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds, a Swedish company that was established to answer that very question.
Ditching the Slash & the Orchestration Wars
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5/3/2016  |  2 comments
Open Networking Foundation Executive Director Dan Pitt on the progression of hurdles in SDN/NFV, and why it makes sense to just call it 'SDNFV.'
Verizon Puts Gray Boxes in the Shade
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5/2/2016  |  1 comment
When it comes to the white box trend, "gray" boxes, which have a slight proprietary twist, don't give service providers and end users the advantages they're seeking, according to Verizon's Vice President of Product and New Business Innovation Shawn Hakl.
AT&T Expert on the Key Pillars of UC
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Vishy Gopalakrishnan, AVP of product marketing at AT&T, talks about the three developments that are making unified communications and collaboration secure and reliable for enterprise users.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
Will NC Be First Gigabit State?
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4/15/2016  |  1 comment
Alan Fitzpatrick, co-founder of Charlotte Hearts Gigabit, spells out the state's progress in at least starting to wire nearly every major market for gigabit service.
AT&T's Big Plans for G.fast
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4/14/2016  |  2 comments
Eddy Barker, assistant VP of technical design & architecture for AT&T, outlines his company's intent to use new G.fast standard as well as next-gen PON to deliver gigabit service.
Going Gig Over Fiber & HFC
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4/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Matt Hayes, executive director of access engineering for Cox Communications, outlines Cox's plans to use both GPON over fiber and DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC to deliver 1-Gig speeds.
Fiber to the Beach House?
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4/13/2016  |  1 comment
MCNC President & CEO Jean Davis explains her group's quest to wire all of North Carolina with dark fiber for gigabit service, especially the state's rural and outlying areas.
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We Can Make the World More Sustainable

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GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Finding a New Way to Engage Customers & Drive Revenue

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Mobile revenues are declining. Digicel, a player in the Caribbean telecommunications/entertainment space, has found a new way to engage customers and drive revenue. John Quinn, CTO of Digicel, shared with us its story at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016)
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Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?

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Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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BT’s Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016

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A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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ITU: The Broadband Is Our Future

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At Ultra-broadband Forum, Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of ITU, discussed how important it is for countries, companies and everybody to be working together to help to build the broadband and digital economies (UBBF2016).
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Tackling 5G in Dallas

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Here are our highlights of the 5G North America show in Dallas, Texas with Light Reading's Dan Jones.
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Cox Prepping for Virtualization Trials

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In this video interview, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses MSO's plans to test managed business services in early 2017 and tackle Distributed Access Architectures.
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Drivers & Potential of NGP

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ETSI has created an Industry Specification Group to work on Next Generation Protocols (NGP ISG), looking at evolving communications and networking protocols to provide the scale, security, mobility and ease of deployment required for the connected society of the 21st century. The NGP ISG will identify the requirements for next generation protocols and network ...
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Huawei IP 2020 for Future Networks

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Future Networks should satisfy many requirements such as high throughput, extremely low latency, flexible mobility, intrinsic security, networking automation, and so forth. The Chief Architect of Huawei Future Networks addresses a holistic solution, i.e., IP 2020, to achieve these requirements for various future life scenarios (e.g., autonomous driving, tactile ...
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Digital Object Architecture

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Digital Object Architecture provides a basic information infrastructure that can facilitate interoperability between or among different systems, processes, and other information resources, including different identity management systems. Digital objects are networked objects that are named by digital object identifiers and instantiated by an infrastructure service ...
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BT's Openreach Has High Hopes for Long-Reach VDSL

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Peter Bell, Network Portfolio CIO at BT's access business Openreach, talks about the operator's trial of a new broadband access technology called Long Reach VDSL.
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