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Service Provider Panel: Partnering in the Digital Era
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5/22/2017  |  Post a comment
It's a new era of coopetition as telcos compete and partner with apps developers, cloud service providers and Internet content providers. This BCE 2017 panel explores the new attitudes among network operators, with voices from AT&T, EdgeConneX, Masergy and Zayo.
Agent of Change: A Q&A With AT&T's John Donovan
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5/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Carol Wilson talks with the man leading AT&T's transformation efforts about the challenge of change.
BCE Service Provider Panel: The New Business Realities
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5/18/2017  |  Post a comment
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.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2017
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5/15/2017  |  1 comment
Find out who made it into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
MLBAM: Live Sports Streaming Will Be Big
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
MLB Advanced Media EVP and CTO Joe Inzerillo explains why live sports streaming will take off over the next few years despite major technical challenges.
The Year of Fat & Skinny Bundles
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3/29/2017  |  Post a comment
In this fireside chat, Roku's Andrew Ferrone predicts that 2017 will be the year of multichannel OTT video bundles and spells out other trends in the OTT and pay-TV markets.
The ABC of OTT
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
At Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen conference in Denver, Ben Watkins, creator of Amazon Prime's Hand of God show, explained how producing content for an OTT platform differs from producing content for traditional TV.
No Regrets: Cox's Finkelstein on Fiber & More
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3/22/2017  |  Post a comment
At the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein examines the cable capex conundrum.
Cable Next-Gen: The 'Mile High' View From Denver
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3/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Alan Breznick kicks off the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver, casting his thousand-yard stare over cable's current competitive landscape.
What Does 5G Feel Like?
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3/6/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC, Nokia staged a demo intended to showcase the difference between a 4G and 5G network. Light Reading stepped into the virtual cockpit to see how just a few milliseconds of latency can affect the control of a remote control car.
Name That Acronym
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3/1/2017  |  6 comments
From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove
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2/15/2017  |  1 comment
Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'
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2/7/2017  |  Post a comment
Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
China Moves Towards Mixed Ownership of Telcos
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2/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Chinese authorities are promoting new ownership models in order to raise capital.
Facebook Gets Physical With Its Security Strategy
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1/31/2017  |  Post a comment
Facebook has introduced new measures that will enable users to secure access to their accounts using a physical 'key' application.
Twilight Star Authors AI Paper
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1/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Actress Kristen Stewart, best known for starring in the Twilight movies, has co-authored an academic paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a short film she has directed.
Apple, Qualcomm Lock Horns Over Licensing
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1/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Industry giants clash over licensing fees.
2020 Vision – Meet Us in Rome!
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10/6/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit is heading to the Eternal City, where the key leaders from the communications networking community will ask and answer the industry's toughest questions.
From Philly, With Love
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9/30/2016  |  5 comments
Join Alan Breznick, cable's answer to the Italian Stallion, as he runs through the highlights of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, lumbers along in Rocky Balboa's footsteps and searches for the perfect Philadelphia cheesesteak.
MEC Congress: The Key Takeaways
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9/22/2016  |  3 comments
Three key takeaways from the Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Congress in Munich, Germany.
OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
BCE 2016: Dell & the New World Order
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Dell's Jim Ganthier on how the very essence of enterprise is being affected by digital disruption – and how the cloud can help companies find a path forward.
BCE 2016: The CSP of the Future
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6/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Traditional telecom operators have been adopting new ways of doing business from the IT sector and emulating web-scale companies in their technology adoption. Are these strategies succeeding?
BCE 2016: Leadership Lessons
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6/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Pankaj Patel, soon to retire from Cisco after 30 years in telecom, shares a few leadership secrets with the BCE audience.
BCE 2016: Virtualization Realities
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6/16/2016  |  1 comment
AT&T's Toby Ford used his BCE keynote to update on the operator's virtualization journey – and to point out a few potential NFV pitfalls for others to avoid.
BCE 2016: How NIA Can Help With NFV
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia's Steve Vogelsang discusses the complexity of NFV and how the New IP Agency (NIA) can help hack a path through the virtualization jungle.
BCE 2016: Intel's Telco Cloud Journey
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Intel's Lynn Comp offers insights into the telco cloud transformation journey, which takes in the Trough of Disillusionment but thankfully the Slope of Enlightenment too.
BCE 2016: Reaching Out to Telecom
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, director of engineering for Facebook's network infrastructure, explains how the social media giant is reaching out to the telecom industry to help connect the world's unconnected.
BCE 2016: Owens on Collaboration
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6/10/2016  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink Chairman Bill Owens, who also sits on the board of Wipro and is executive chairman of Red Bison Advisory Group, talks at BCE 2016 about the importance of partnerships and collaboration and how the US should do more to embrace international innovation.
BCE 2016: Where AT&T's At With 5G
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Dave Wolter brings the BCE crowd up to speed with Ma Bell's 5G moves. (But, hey, it's about so much more than speed...)
BCE 2016: A Sea Change at Vodafone
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's group head of network virtualization, David Amzallag, takes a deep dive into Vodafone Ocean, the operator's transformation strategy.
BCE 2016: Focus on the Customer
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6/7/2016  |  1 comment
For Chris MacFarland, chairman and CEO of Masergy, it's all about the customer experience, and how to make it better.
BCE 2016: The New IP at Work
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6/6/2016  |  1 comment
Brocade's Kelly Herrell has seen the future of networking and it's all about everything – and he means everything! – as a service.
BCE 2016: DT on Digital Disruption
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6/3/2016  |  Post a comment
In his keynote at the Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas, Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg revisits the concept of the software-defined operator, and explains what the German giant is doing to turn New IP hype into reality.
BCE 2016: The New Comms World Order
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6/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders outlines the growing importance of the communications industry's transformation to the world's broader industrial and social development.
Leading Lights 2016 Highlights
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5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
Working From Home (Version 8.3.6)
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5/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Lester completes the tutorial for a new virtual reality application that allows him to work from home.
LRTV Report: Mobile Core Innovation
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear from multiple industry experts from Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom, Heavy Reading, Huawei, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, NEC and many more about developments in the mobile core as operators virtualize their IMS and evolved packet core systems and prepare for a 5G world.
So... What Do We Do Now?
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
NAB 2016 Highlights
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick climbs down from the slots to tell us about the latest news in broadcast technology at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.
The Technical Guy
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4/12/2016  |  1 comment
Sheila approaches her company's IT support director with a seemingly simple request, but Quilliam takes everything so 'technically'...
Tune In to Flozelia's EpsilonApps Demo
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4/1/2016  |  1 comment
In this live video tutorial, we present how to configure Flozelia's EpsilonApps, a groundbreaking tool for managing and provisioning virtualized network functions.
Level 3: Going Beyond Retraining
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3/31/2016  |  1 comment
Bringing "man and machine" together isn't just about retraining telecom folks to embrace IT skills, it's about carefully structuring organizational teams, says Travis Ewert, SVP of global network software development at Level 3 Communications. Those teams have to be able to embrace a variety of skills but also get direct exposure to customer need, and learn new ways of working together.
Equinix: IoT Requires New Software Innovation
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3/30/2016  |  1 comment
CTO Ihab Tarazi explains how Equinix is already moving to Open Compute Platform hardware and open source orchestration software in its multi-tenant data centers.
Inside Verizon's 1st Production SDN-NFV
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3/28/2016  |  2 comments
Verizon spent 18 months, working in rapid fashion, to turn up its first five production pods for its virtualized networks, deploying software-defined networking and network functions virtualization. Chris Emmons, director of network infrastructure planning, offers a look inside that effort and its challenges.
All Change in Video
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2/11/2016  |  1 comment
At this moderated panel at 2020 Vision in Dublin, Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader of Light Reading, sits down with Jeff Finkelstein, director of network architecture at Cox Communications, to discuss the rapidly changing video market.
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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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CenturyLink CTO on Transformation

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The 50-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.
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2017

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Find out who made it into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
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Site Visit: AT&T's Tel Aviv R&D Center

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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 and how the team there has adopted new ways of working.
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Act on Your Intelligence With Amdocs aia!

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Amdocs CMO Gary Miles explains how communications service providers can seize the AI opportunity with Amdocs real-time digital intelligence platform.
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Logtel CEO: Making Sense of IoT

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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.
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The Challenges of Mobile Banking Implementation

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Tel Aviv: A Hub of Innovation

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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.
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