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What's Up With WiFi?
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3/12/2015  |  3 comments
Wi-Fi Alliance CEO Edgar Figueroa talks about voice-over-WiFi and the upcoming introduction of Wi-Fi Aware, or Smart WiFi.
Ruckus CEO Talks Voice-Over-WiFi
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2015, Selina Lo, CEO of carrier WiFi systems specialist Ruckus Wireless, talks about voice-over-WiFi and the growing use of WiFi by cable operators.
NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision
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3/6/2015  |  1 comment
Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech
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3/4/2015  |  1 comment
At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015
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2/12/2015  |  2 comments
On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please register now by sending an email to registration@lightreading.com.
Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit
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2/3/2015  |  Post a comment
In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at the event.
Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP
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2/2/2015  |  Post a comment
In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
Cisco Talks Transformation
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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.
Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview
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1/16/2015  |  3 comments
Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
AlcaLu Ups Its Cable Game
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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.
Comlink Talks New Apps, Targets Healthcare
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12/30/2014  |  1 comment
Comlink COO John Summersett discusses his company's eight-state fiber network from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit.
Kordia Spies SDN Efficiencies
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12/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Drew Gilpin, head of sales and marketing at New Zealand telco Kordia, sees SDN as a way to achieve a more efficient use of capital.
Networks & IT: Now It's Strategic!
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12/29/2014  |  Post a comment
AT the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, cloud guru Joe Weinman talks about the strategic advantages that a combination of networks and IT can now deliver.
Amdocs CEO Interview
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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
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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.
Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
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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
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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
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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.
Interview: Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
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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.
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary
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11/25/2014  |  1 comment
Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
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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
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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.
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
BT's 'Third Way' for NFV
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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
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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!
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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.
Yang's Magnetic Force
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6/9/2014  |  Post a comment
The attraction to Netconf and Yang as tools for telco network management are growing stronger.
Securing EE's 4G Network
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Network Security in a 4G LTE World
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12/10/2013  |  3 comments
AT&T's chief security officer talks about the challenges facing network operators in an all-IP, 4G world.
What's Driving Cable Business Services?
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12/10/2013  |  1 comment
Light Reading's cable expert Alan Breznick talks to Carol Wilson about the momentum in the cable business services market.
Backhauling Small Cells
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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
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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.
John D'Ambrosia's Ethernet Wow Moments
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11/4/2013  |  1 comment
Dell's Chief Ethernet Evangelist John D'Ambrosia talks about the Ethernet wow moments that gained him a place in the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
TW Telecom’s Adam Saenger at Ethernet & SDN Expo
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10/28/2013  |  Post a comment
Saenger discusses tw telecom's innovation in the Ethernet space as both a service and distribution model.
RAD Announces D-NFV & Layer 3
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10/28/2013  |  Post a comment
CEO Dror Bin announces RAD's Distributed NFV solution.
Leading Lights 2013 Winners Video
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10/14/2013  |  1 comment
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
Ciena SVP & CTO Steve Alexander Interview
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10/13/2013  |  Post a comment
Steve Alexander, senior VP and CTO of Ciena, talks with Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges about today's evolving network.
Comcast Eyes Distributed Network
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10/7/2013  |  3 comments
Shamim Akhtar, senior director of network architecture and technology for Comcast, explains his view of the cable network's evolution.
One Source Finds Its Voice
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10/3/2013  |  Post a comment
One Source Networks chief marketing officer Gina Nomellini outlines her company's enterprise services expansion plans.
TWC Means Business
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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.
LG Brings Smarts to Cable
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6/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Consumer electronics giant seeks to crack cable market with smart TVs and set-tops galore
TV Everywhere Getting Somewhere?
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6/21/2013  |  Post a comment
While most US consumers still don't know they can get multi-screen video, the number who do know is rising
Verizon's Call for SDN Help
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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
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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
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
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Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures.
Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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