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Ireland's Data Dream
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1/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Host In Ireland president Gary Connolly tells Light Reading's Steve Saunders about the role Ireland is playing in hosting data for the world's largest organizations.
Looking Beyond DOCSIS 3.1
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1/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses where cable is heading with DOCSIS, SDN, NFV, software-based networking, 5G, open source and other new technologies.
SCTE Chief Sets Goals for 2016
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1/8/2016  |  Post a comment
In this video interview, SCTE President & CEO Mark Dzuban discusses DOCSIS 3.1 training, energy standards, virtualization and much more.
The Key Role of Analytics
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12/29/2015  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges explains why analytics tools and big data strategies are going to play an increasingly important role as communications service providers transform their businesses.
Getting to Grips With Mobile Edge Computing
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12/28/2015  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown and Light Reading's Carol Wilson discuss the potential of mobile edge computing.
DT Has High Hopes for the NIA
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12/24/2015  |  1 comment
Vendor-independent testing is a very important task for the New IP Agency (NIA) to perform, with interoperability as stage 1 in the overall cycle, says Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg.
Prepping for DOCSIS 3.1
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12/24/2015  |  1 comment
Alan Glynn, head of network engineering at Virgin Media Ireland, talks about the cable operator's plans for DOCSIS 3.1 trials in 2016.
DT's Journey to a New IP World
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12/22/2015  |  4 comments
Axel Clauberg, VP of Aggregation, Transport, IP & Fixed Access at Deutsche Telekom, talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris about the operator's ongoing migration to an all-IP network architecture and the introduction of SDN and NFV capabilities across multiple territories.
Colt Lauds NIA's NFV Evaluation
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12/18/2015  |  1 comment
At Light Reading's Executive Summit in Dublin, Nico Fischbach, director of Strategy, Architecture and Innovation at Colt, talks about the importance of the NIA's NFV evaluation program.
For Mediacom, Gigabit Means Business
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12/18/2015  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, Mediacom's Dan Templin discusses his company's rebranding efforts and moves into cloud-based, managed services.
Cisco Moves Forward With NFVi
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12/17/2015  |  Post a comment
At Light Reading's Executive Summit in Dublin, Cisco's senior director of Products & Solution Marketing, Sanjeev Mervana, talks about the impact of the recent independent evaluation of Cisco's NFV infrastructure (click here for the report).
Can Cable Ride Ethernet to Enterprises?
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12/17/2015  |  1 comment
Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects cable's Ethernet success and examines the challenges operators face in the enterprise market.
NFV Interop Test: Key Takeaways
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12/15/2015  |  1 comment
Light Reading's CEO and founder Steve Saunders talks about the recent groundbreaking NFV interoperability evaluation with Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre. The full test report is available now: Simply click on the following title, EXCLUSIVE! NFV Interop Evaluation Results .
Charter Sees Gold in Managed Services
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12/14/2015  |  Post a comment
With the fresh re-branding of its commercial services unit as Spectrum, Charter looks to build up its managed services portfolio for midsized and larger companies.
Putting NFV to the Test
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12/11/2015  |  1 comment
EANTC Managing Director Carsten Rossenhövel talks about the unique multivendor NFV interoperability test report that has just been published on Light Reading.
Cox Business Nears $2 Billion Revenue Goal
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12/11/2015  |  1 comment
Cox Business is closing in on its 2016 revenue target while prepping new services for both smaller firms and enterprises.
Pressure Growing on Cable Biz Services?
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12/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Wall Street analyst Craig Moffett says cable business services may have to grow even faster to make up for video losses and likely broadband growth slowdown.
TWC Biz Chief Has Enterprise in His Sights
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12/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Phil Meeks, EVP and COO of TWC Business Services, says mid-market, enterprise and carrier customers will generate over half of TWC's commercial revenues in 2016.
Dell Deep Dives on OPNFV
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12/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Dell's Wenjing Chu discusses the progress and long-term goals of OPNFV at Light Reading's White Box Strategies for CSPs event.
Colt: OSS Can Benefit From Microservice View
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11/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Malcolm Orr, senior platform architect at Colt, says OSSs don't have to be microservices themselves but need to adopt some of those principles.
Metro 100G In Demand
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11/2/2015  |  11 comments
Vodafone Germany's WDM Team Leader Jakob Pojda talks about the catalysts for metro 100G deployments and other trends in the optical transport market.
Winning Ways for WiFi
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10/23/2015  |  1 comment
SCTE's Steve Harris discusses how cable operators can optimize and monetize their WiFi networks.
G.fast Banter at BBWF
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10/21/2015  |  Post a comment
G.fast is the (only?) hot topic at this year's Broadband World Forum.
TWC's Cerbone Explains WiFi Moves
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10/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Time Warner Cable's Rob Cerbone spells out the MSO's WiFi strategy.
Looking Back at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo
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10/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's cable guy picks out the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo highlights.
Broadband Forum Embraces SDN & NFV
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10/9/2015  |  1 comment
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Robin Mersh and Kevin Foster from the Broadband Forum explain how the industry body is adapting to meet the SDN, NFV and cloud needs of the access network sector.
Top Tips for FTTH Operators
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10/8/2015  |  1 comment
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
M-net Calls for FTTx Unity
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10/8/2015  |  Post a comment
At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
JT Offers Some Gigabit Lessons
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10/7/2015  |  1 comment
Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source
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10/6/2015  |  Post a comment
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
Network Security in a Gigabit World
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10/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
Gigabit Europe Takeaways
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10/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
BT Updates on G.fast Plans
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10/2/2015  |  2 comments
Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's G.fast trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
CityFibre's Gigabit Vision
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10/1/2015  |  1 comment
Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
Gigabit Europe: Day 1 Takeaways
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9/29/2015  |  6 comments
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris sup a beer and discuss some of the key takeaways from the first day of Gigabit Europe 2015.
Gigabit in Europe
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9/29/2015  |  Post a comment
At the Gigabit Europe 2015 event in Munich, Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie talks about the availability of gigabit broadband in Europe.
Why the World Is About to Change
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9/16/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading's Steve Saunders and Ray Le Maistre discuss some of the hot talking points from day 2 of the Global Services Forum in Zurich, where discussions have ranged from ICT transformation to the global impact of next-gen communications.
Tackling Telco Transformation
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9/15/2015  |  2 comments
What are the hot topics of debate on the first morning of the Global Services Forum 2015? Light Reading's Steve Saunders and Ray Le Maistre discuss.
Dare to Disrupt Yourself
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9/10/2015  |  1 comment
Telecom Italia's Gabriela Styf Sjöman, VP of Engineering & Telecom Italia Group Labs, talks about the need for internal disruption and innovation at telcos, OSS transformation, service quality perception and more!
The Business Case for Ultrabroadband
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9/8/2015  |  1 comment
At the UBB Forum in Madrid, Light Reading's Steve Saunders and Ray Le Maistre discuss some of the potential ways network operators can drive revenues from fast fixed-broadband services.
Intel's Sandra Rivera Weighs In on WiC
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Sandra Rivera, VP and GM of Intel's Network Platforms Group, discusses why diversity is good for business and how Intel is tackling the multi-level problem of gender imbalance in the communications industry.
Guavus Takes Analytics on the Road
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7/6/2015  |  4 comments
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina tells Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders how the analytics tools developed for telcos are applicable to the transportation industry.
Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
NFV: Ready for Prime Time
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6/23/2015  |  1 comment
At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
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6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
Mellanox CEO: Dealing With the Data Storm
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Mellanox CEO Eyal Waldman talks about his company's push into the 100GigE switch market at a special launch event in New York City.
Tata Talks Innovation at BTE
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
At BTE in Chicago, Dave Ryan, Tata Communications' executive VP of the Americas Region, discusses the need for innovation in the large enterprise services sector.
Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II
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4/23/2015  |  1 comment
In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I
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4/23/2015  |  3 comments
In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
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.
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Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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EANTC Tests Nokia IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs for Real World Deployment

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Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC. The results set a new industry benchmark for outstanding performance, scalability, resiliency and manageability. Nokia VNFs are ready for telco cloud deployment, so that service providers can accelerate mobile, business and ...
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CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
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The Composable Telco

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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Quad Channel Modulator Driver with 46 Gbaud Capability from MACOM

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MACOM's MAOM-003427 is the industry's first surface-mount modulator driver with 46 Gbaud capability to support next generation 200G and 400G applications.
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Video Infographic: Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure

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We all know that the network of the future will be virtual, but when will virtual become a reality? This video infographic covers the four key areas in which Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, tested Cisco's NFV infrastructure: performance, reliability, multi-service capabilities and single pane of glass management.

For the full report, see

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CEO Chat With Phil McKinney, CableLabs

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At CES in Las Vegas, we met with Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs. Phil provides an update on the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, his views on the future of open source and how consumer interest in virtual reality could affect network traffic.
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Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and G.fast for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.