MWC14: DT's Leaning Tower of M2M
LRTV Documentaries | 3/5/2014 | 7 comments
Deutsche Telekom's Smart City initiative is designed to bring connectivity to traffic lights, parking meters, and other city staples, starting in Pisa, Italy.
MWC14: Analytics Holds the Key
LRTV Documentaries | 3/4/2014 | 2 comments
Mobile operators can deploy all the cutting-edge technologies going, but they'll be wasting their investments if they can't extract and analyze data from their networks, devices, and OSS/BSS systems.
Where Are We With NFV?
LRTV Documentaries | 2/19/2014 | 1 comment
With NFV set to be a major topic at this year's Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading chief analyst Graham Finnie says it's a case of when, not if, carriers virtualize their network functions.
Public Access Small Cells: Off to a Slow Start
LRTV Documentaries | 2/12/2014 | 13 comments
With small cells set to be a hot topic at Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Patrick Donegan explains why the market for public access small cells hasn't yet taken off in the way that some had anticipated.
The Case for LTE-Advanced
LRTV Documentaries | 2/6/2014 | Post a comment
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Gabriel Brown talks about the early deployments of LTE-Advanced 4G and the advantages it can deliver to operators and their customers.
Mobile Security: The Snowden Fallout
LRTV Documentaries | 2/4/2014 | 1 comment
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Patrick Donegan talks about how mobile operators are reacting to customer privacy concerns post-Snowden and how they're dealing with potential network threats in an all-IP 4G world.
MWC: Pinning Down Hot SPIT
LRTV Documentaries | 2/3/2014 | Post a comment
SDN and NFV are set to dominate the service provider IT (SPIT) agenda at Mobile World Congress 2014, but there's a lot more hot stuff to check out.
LRTV Documentaries | 1/22/2014 | 1 comment
There's more data than ever that can be analyzed by the telcos, but that's easier said than done.
The Role of Identity Management
LRTV Documentaries | 12/11/2013 | 2 comments
Mike Wood of Verizon Enterprise Solutions talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the role of identity management in security strategies.
Cable's Business Boom
LRTV Documentaries | 12/4/2013 | 1 comment
The cable business services market has been growing rapidly in recent years, and there's still room for further expansion.
SDN Wakeup Call
LRTV Documentaries | 10/17/2013 | 3 comments
Deutsche Telekom has issued a wakeup call for its operator peers.
Leading Lights 2013 Highlights
LRTV Documentaries | 10/15/2013 | 2 comments
How entertaining was this year's Leading Lights awards dinner? Here's a quick review of the fun, frolics, and faces from the New York shindig.
What Does SDN Mean to You?
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2013 | 3 comments
We stopped a bunch of executives on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor and gave them 30 seconds to tell us what SDN means to them.
tw telecom Talks E-Access
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2013 | 1 comment
Mike Rouleau, senior vice president of tw telecom, discusses its aggressive E-Access rollout and ongoing plans for Ethernet expansion.
What's Hot at ESDN?
LRTV Documentaries | 10/2/2013 | 4 comments
Light Reading's Sarah Reedy and Carol Wilson chat about the hot topics at Ethernet & SDN Expo.
Hall of Fame 2013
LRTV Documentaries | 10/2/2013 | 5 comments
Five individuals have been inducted into the Light Reading Hall of Fame – find out who they are.
The SDN Business Case
LRTV Documentaries | 9/18/2013 | 7 comments
The business case for SDN and NFV deployments will be a key topic of debate at the Ethernet & SDN Expo event Oct 2-3.
SDN Heads for Ethernet Europe
LRTV Documentaries | 3/28/2013 | 1 comment
This year's Ethernet Europe event is set for some SDN (software-defined networking) and NFV (network functions virtualization) buzz
Should Hardware Vendors Fear SDN?
LRTV Documentaries | 11/14/2012 | Post a comment
Software defined networking presents some challenges for hardware vendors. We've discussed SDN's impact with execs from Contrail Systems, Extreme Networks, vArmour, Embrane and HP
4G World 2012: The Future of LTE
LRTV Documentaries | 11/2/2012 | Post a comment
Heavy Reading analyst Simon Stanley moderates a panel on what the next three years will look like, with execs from the 3GPP Project Coordination Group, Freescale Wireless Access Division and LSI
4G World 2012: Chicago Broadband Challenge
LRTV Documentaries | 11/2/2012 | Post a comment
John Tolva, the chief technology officer of the city of Chicago, discusses its RFI for Wi-Fi access to underserved areas, free access in public spaces and affordable access for the business community
Policy Management: Ripe for Change
LRTV Documentaries | 10/10/2012 | Post a comment
With the first wave of policy server deployments almost complete, vendors and service providers need to rethink their strategies to take full advantage of policy capabilities, says Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie
The Myths About SDN
LRTV Documentaries | 10/4/2012 | Post a comment
Software defined networking is a new concept for many. We've discussed it with some industry proponents from Contrail Systems, Extreme Networks, vArmour, Embrane and HP
The Importance of SDN
LRTV Documentaries | 9/28/2012 | Post a comment
Executives from Extreme Networks, Contrail Systems, HP, vArmour and Embrane discuss the real importance of software-defined networking and why service providers should care
Small Cell Backhaul Options Are Wide Open
LRTV Documentaries | 7/2/2012 | Post a comment
AT&T is insisting on fiber for its cell towers, but for small cells, it's back to the drawing board and everything is under consideration including microwave, other radio technology and even bonded copper
Cisco Talks SDN
LRTV Documentaries | 4/23/2012 | Post a comment
What problem is software defined networking even trying to solve? David Ward, from Cisco's CTO office, tells the Open Networking Summit how service providers could approach that question
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Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.