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AT&T's Chris Rice on Open Source & Standards
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6/6/2017  |  Post a comment
At BCE 2017 in Austin, AT&T executive Chris Rice discusses AT&T's journey into open source software but also explains why standards are still necessary.
ANGACOM: Best of the Wurst
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6/5/2017  |  2 comments
Join Alan Breznick for a breezy tour of the hot technology exhibits at ANGACOM, Europe's largest cable TV and broadband show, as well as Germany's hot culinary treats.
Yvette Kanouff Shares Cisco's Automation Equation
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5/31/2017  |  1 comment
Yvette Kanouff, senior vice president and general manager of the service provider business at Cisco, tells BCE attendees how the vendor is helping operators and enterprises automate their networks to be simpler, faster, scalable and self-healing.
Verizon's Ed Chan on the New World for Networks
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5/29/2017  |  1 comment
At BCE 2017, Verizon discusses the coming world of sensors and the smart edge, powered by new spectrum and faster fiber uploads.
4 Steps Toward a Higher Network IQ
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5/26/2017  |  Post a comment
At BCE 2017, EXFO CEO Philippe Morin explains how sensors and analytics can boost a network's intelligence and enable on-demand customer experiences.
BCE 2017: Vodafone Gets Obsessed With Cloud-Native
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5/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's Matt Beal updates us on Project Ocean and explains why simple virtualization isn't enough of a goal for network transformation.
BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation
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5/24/2017  |  Post a comment
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 here.
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.
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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.
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Charting the CSP's Future
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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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

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Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Gigabit LTE With Snapdragon 835

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At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Implementing Machine Intelligence With Guavus

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Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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Unlocking Customer Experience Insights With Machine Intelligence

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When used to analyze operational data and to drive operational decisions, machine intelligence reduces the number of tasks which require human intervention. Guavus invested in Machine Intelligence early. Learn about the difference between Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
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Masergy's NFV Journey

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Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

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Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

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Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
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Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

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Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

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By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends

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Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.
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