SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network
LRTV Documentaries | 9/25/2014 | 1 comment
XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
Putting Broadband to Work
LRTV Documentaries | 9/24/2014 | Post a comment
High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
Sprint's Network Evolution
LRTV Documentaries | 7/24/2014 | Post a comment
Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
BTE Panel: Network of the Future
LRTV Documentaries | 7/2/2014 | Post a comment
Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
Innovation: Are You in the Zone?
LRTV Documentaries | 6/30/2014 | 3 comments
The seven members of the Big Telecom Event's Innovation Zone tell us why their product or service is unique, notable, and worthy of being in the zone.
Wartoad: Telecom Rock Gods
LRTV Documentaries | 6/30/2014 | 3 comments
A 'Behind the Music' rockumentary charting the decline and fall of the telco show circuit's biggest, and only, ever band.
Leading Lights 2014 Winners Video
LRTV Documentaries | 6/26/2014 | 1 comment
See what the winners of this year's Leading Lights awards had to say when we put them in front of a TV camera immediately after accepting their gongs at our gala dinner.
Big Names Dominate BTE
LRTV Documentaries | 6/17/2014 | Post a comment
Major names such as Cisco and Deutsche Telekom, and killer topics such as SDN, NFV and M&A, are the talk on Day 1 of the Big Telecom Event (BTE).
AT&T's Ed Amoroso on Mobile Security
LRTV Documentaries | 6/11/2014 | 2 comments
AT&T Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso outlines his vision for the future of mobile network security and discusses the topic with colleagues from AT&T Labs. This video was produced by AT&T and is available to the Light Reading community courtesy of AT&T.
NFV Dominates in Nice
LRTV Documentaries | 6/6/2014 | 1 comment
The management of networks that incorporate virtualized functions dominated discussion at this year's TM Forum event in Nice.
Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts
LRTV Documentaries | 4/16/2014 | 4 comments
US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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
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