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BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy
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5/25/2017  |  Post a comment
At Light Reading's BCE 2017, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K.
Site Demo: AT&T's IoT Flow Platform
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5/19/2017  |  Post a comment
At AT&T's R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel, project leader Eyal Segev talks about the operator's Flow platform and how it helps to prototype IoT applications.
BCE Service Provider Keynote: CenturyLink
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Aamir Hussain leads the Product Development and Technology organization at CenturyLink, which includes the company's information technology function.
CenturyLink CTO on Transformation
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
The 80-year-old telco has already gone through several transformations, including every time it made an acquisition, but its purchase of Level 3 coupled with changes in technology and customer expectations necessitates its biggest transformation yet.
Site Visit: AT&T's Tel Aviv R&D Center
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5/15/2017  |  1 comment
Nir Shalom, general manager and VP of application development at AT&T Israel, talks about the key service developments undertaken at the AT&T R&D facility in Tel Aviv.
Logtel CEO: Making Sense of IoT
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5/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Jacques Bensimon, founder and CEO of Tel Aviv-based training and consultancy Logtel, talks about the need to make IoT more than just a buzzword.
Tel Aviv: A Hub of Innovation
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5/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Dan Allen discuss the technology innovation, food and amazing sights they witnessed during a recent trip to Israel.
SVA: Pay-TV & OTT Must Come Together
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3/31/2017  |  2 comments
Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault explains why pay-TV and OTT providers should team up more to deliver a better online video experience over managed private networks.
Amazon Prime's Hand of God Creator on Producing for OTT
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3/28/2017  |  2 comments
Ben Watkins is the creator, writer and producer of Hand of God, a series on Amazon Prime. At Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen conference in Denver, he explained the advantages of producing for an OTT platform versus traditional TV.
InterDigital's Role in the 5G, IoT Era
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Alan Carlton, managing director and VP for Europe at InterDigital, talks about the company's role in 5G projects in Europe and the prospects for the company in the IoT market.
Lessons Learned From Digital Transformation
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Ravi Palepu, global head of Telco Solutions at Virtusa, talks about some key takeaways from telco digital transformation experiences during the past couple of years.
Equinix & Callr Highlight New Cloud Comms Opportunities
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3/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi and Callr CEO Taoufik Zagdoud explain how cloud architectures are enabling new business opportunities for competitive communications services providers.
OrbTV: EdgeConneX CTO on Prepping for 5G, IoT
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Don MacNeil, CTO, EdgeConneX, talks to Liz Coyne, managing editor, Light Reading, at Mobile World Congress about how edge data center operators are preparing for a future of 5G, IoT and more.
OrbTV: AT&T CMO & the 'Digital Mindset'
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T Business Solutions' chief marketing officer, Steve McGaw, sat down with Light Reading's CEO, Steve Saunders, at Mobile World Congress to talk about how CSPs need to get into the "digital mindset" in order to succeed in a cloud-based future.
OrbTV: AT&T's CMO Details $40B Spend
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Steve McGaw, chief marketing officer of AT&T Business Solutions, details out the 2016 and 2017 $40 billion capex outlay in part one of an interview with Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, at Mobile World Congress.
OrbTV: Orange & the NFV, SDN Opportunity
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Didier Duriez, senior vice president of Global Services and Solutions at Orange Business Services, talks to Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief at Light Reading, about the opportunities created by SDN and NFV, and the work it's doing with AT&T and its ECOMP MANO solution, which is now merged with OPEN-O and called ONAP.
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
OrbTV: NetScout's CTO on the 'Journey to the Cloud'
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sat down with Bruce Kelley, senior vice president and CTO of service provider at NetScout, and Jim McNiel, CMO of NetScout, to talk about the challenges service providers are facing on their journey to the cloud.
OrbTV: EE Talks Emergency Services & 5G
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Tom Bennett, director of network services and devices for EE, talks to Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading's editor-in-chief, about the service provider's approach to emergency services and the move to 5G.
OrbTV: ETSI Goes Sci-Fi With AI
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Luis Jorge Romero, director general of ETSI, sheds light on the organization's new AI group, and talks about the state of 5G standards.
OrbTV: IoT's Plusses & Minuses
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Samir Marwaha, vice president of products and services at NetScout, talks to Liz Coyne of Light Reading about the challenges and benefits of IoT for service providers.
OrbTV: DT's CTO on 5G Strategy
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, sat down with Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, group CTO of Deutsche Telekom, at Mobile World Congress to discuss the company's newly announced strategy, commitment and timeline for 5G.
OrbTV: Orange & the 'Human' Side of IoT
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Orange Business Services' Olivier Ondet talks to Steve Saunders of Light Reading and Steve Bell of Heavy Reading about privacy, security and monetization issues around IoT.
OrbTV: DT on Cyber Defense
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Max Röttgermann, product manager of IP Transit and DDoS Defense Live at Deutsche Telekom, talks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, about security breaches and technologies that service providers can implement to protect against attacks.
OrbTV: It's an MWC17 Wrap!
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3/9/2017  |  1 comment
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Enterprise Cloud News editor Scott Ferguson discuss some of the trends from this year's Mobile World Congress and attempt a spoof of the Oscars.
OrbTV: DT Updates on NFV Progress
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Axel Clauberg, vice president at Deutsche Telekom, gives Light Reading's Liz Coyne an update on the operator's NFV deployment, service launch dates and Pan-European Network.
OrbTV: EY on Demand for New Biz Models
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Holger Forst, global telecom assurance practice leader at EY, tells Light Reading's Steve Saunders that operators are not far enough along in their transformation journey and new business models are required to find and secure their position in the rapidly evolving ecosystem.
OrbTV: Small Cell Forum on Road to 5G
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
David Orloff, chairman of Small Cell Forum, talks to Liz Coyne of Light Reading about the work the organization is doing to enable hyper-dense, ultra-high capacity networks to support 5G and IoT.
OrbTV: ETSI NFV ISG Plugtest Results
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Diego Lopez, senior technology expert at Telefonica, and chair of ETSI NFV ISG, discusses the results of the organization's latest plugtest in Madrid.
Sprint's Tech COO on Gigabit LTE
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3/7/2017  |  1 comment
In a special guest appearance on OrbTV at MWC 2017, Günther Ottendorfer, COO of Technology at Sprint, talks about the three building blocks of Gigabit LTE, small cells, SD/NFV and more.
MWC17: A Big Year for Small Cells?
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3/7/2017  |  Post a comment
Small cells have been around a long time but have never been deployed on a very large scale to date, but a number of market drivers suggest that more widespread deployments could be on the horizon, says Nick Johnson from ip.access.
OrbTV: MWC Device Recap
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3/2/2017  |  2 comments
Light Reading Mobile Editor Dan Jones joins us in the studio for a recap of his favorite devices and consumer products from MWC.
Telefónica CTO on the Path to 5G
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3/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Telefónica CTO Enrique Blanco says his company is pushing strongly towards 5G but wants to adapt the network to the customer, and not the other way around.
Ericsson's CTO on 4G Innovation
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3/1/2017  |  1 comment
At MWC 2017 Ericsson CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks about the ongoing innovation in hardware and software that can enable Gigabit LTE as operators prepare for 5G.
OrbTV: Tata Goes Global for IoT
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Anthony Bartolo of Tata Communications explains how his company is seeking to meet the need for global connectivity in the IoT space.
OrbTV: Wireless Broadband Alliance Shares Its Smart City Vision
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Shrikant Shenwai, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance, explains how the Wireless Broadband Alliance is helping to shape the connectivity that will underpin tomorrow's smart cities.
OrbTV: Boingo's CTO on the Need for Convergence
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Derek Peterson, CTO of Boingo, talks about the convergence manifesto that was released just prior to MWC 2017.
OrbTV: Delving Into Tele2's IoT Strategy
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Rami Avidan, managing director of IoT at pan-European operator Tele2 talks to Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre and NetScout CMO Jim McNiel.
The Social Network: An Update on Facebook’s Telecom Infra Project
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3/1/2017  |  1 comment
Liz Coyne interviews Jay Parikh, Facebook's Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, about the Telecom Infra Project, an initiative to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure.
Scania's CEO on Making IoT Pay
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2/28/2017  |  1 comment
Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania, talks about how the introduction of IoT technology, developed with Ericsson, is helping the truck giant's business and that of its customers.
Ericsson's CEO on 5G, Trucks & More
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2017 Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm talks about early 5G developments, the importance of partnerships and more.
MWC 2017: Peering Into the Smart Home
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Telecoms.com news editor Jamie Davies is sensing greater optimism in the mobile industry and has spotted some interesting trends in the smart home sector.
MWC 2017: Digesting Day 1
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2/27/2017  |  1 comment
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com discuss some of the key themes from the first day of MWC 2017.
Software Trends in the Telecom Sector
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks with Telecoms.com Editorial Director Scott Bicheno about trends and developments in the telecoms software sector and what to expect at MWC 2017.
MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms
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2/20/2017  |  1 comment
5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Patrick Donegan, former Heavy Reading chief analyst, shares insight from his recent web-scale operators report.
Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Masergy's Ray Watson says agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the provider today.
Equinix: The Data Explosion
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talks about how the company is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for an IoT future.
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017 in Austin, Texas, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K. Catch up with all our BCE coverage at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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How the NIA Aims to Advance NFV

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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale

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For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.
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Ethernity Network Delivers Instant Offloading of Network Functions With All-Programmable Intelligent NIC

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David Levi, CEO of Ethernity Networks, explains that programmability of the hardware makes the company's All-Programmable Intelligent NIC uniquely beneficial for communications service providers that need advanced data appliances with agile support of virtualization. Utilizing the company's patented network processing technology, Ethernity offers data path ...
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BCE 2017: Vodafone Gets Obsessed With Cloud-Native

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Vodafone's Matt Beal updates us on Project Ocean and explains why simple virtualization isn't enough of a goal for network transformation. Catch up with other BCE 2017 keynotes and news at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation

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In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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Order From Chaos: The Steve Saunders BCE Keynote

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Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability testing.
Think of this as the video sequel to the recent columns he's written about NFV and the prospect of a telecom app store. (See

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Service Provider Panel: Partnering in the Digital Era

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Coopetition has always been part of telecom, but the ecosphere now includes data centers, vendors, apps developers, cloud service providers and Internet content providers. This BCE 2017 panel explores the new attitudes among network operators as to the value and variety of ...
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Site Demo: AT&T's IoT Flow Platform

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At AT&T's R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel, project leader Eyal Segev talks about the operator's Flow platform and how it helps to prototype IoT applications.
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Agent of Change: A Q&A With AT&T's John Donovan

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Carol Wilson talks with the man leading AT&T's transformation efforts about the challenge of change.
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BCE Service Provider Panel: The New Business Realities

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For virtualization to happen, the telecom industry first has to grapple with key functional aspects of SDN and NFV that need to be universal, such as onboarding of virtualized network functions and federation of software-defined networks.
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BCE Service Provider Keynote: CenturyLink

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Aamir Hussain leads the Product Development and Technology organization at CenturyLink, which includes the company's information technology function. He is an experienced senior technology executive with more than 25 years of proven success in the implementation of global technology operations, operationalization of complex technology, infrastructures and business ...
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TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
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