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Broadband Battles
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10/31/2014  |  Post a comment
This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
The Next-Gen Network Disconnect
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10/29/2014  |  2 comments
There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
CenturyLink Merges Cloud & Network
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10/6/2014  |  1 comment
CenturyLink exec James Feger explains how his company is trying to bring more cloud-like characteristics to its network operations.
Back Office Is Vital for Broadband Evolution
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10/2/2014  |  Post a comment
The future success of fixed broadband services depends as much on the service provider IT capabilities as new network hardware.
A Cultural Shift for an OTT World
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9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide
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9/26/2014  |  1 comment
As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley
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9/25/2014  |  11 comments
Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network
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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
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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
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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 Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
BTE Panel: Network of the Future
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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?
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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
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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
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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.
Leading Fights: Awards Carnage
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6/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Things got a little out of hand at Light Reading's Leading Lights awards in Chicago...
Big Names Dominate BTE
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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
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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
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6/6/2014  |  1 comment
The management of networks that incorporate virtualized functions dominated discussion at this year's TM Forum event in Nice.
Operators Take Network Security Seriously
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5/21/2014  |  Post a comment
The major mobile operators are taking network security seriously and even see it as a business opportunity.
BTE: Kind of a Big Deal
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5/6/2014  |  3 comments
The Big Telecom Event, or BTE, is a big deal for the whole industry, as well as for Light Reading.
Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts
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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.
Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video
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4/10/2014  |  7 comments
Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test
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4/8/2014  |  1 comment
Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture
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4/3/2014  |  8 comments
Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
MWC14: DT's Leaning Tower of M2M
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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
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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?
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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
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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.
Service Innovation: Crucial for Mobile Operators
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2/10/2014  |  7 comments
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading chief analyst Graham Finnie discusses one of the key challenges facing mobile network operators today – service innovation.
The Case for LTE-Advanced
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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
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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
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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.
Analyze This
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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
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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
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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
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10/17/2013  |  3 comments
Deutsche Telekom has issued a wakeup call for its operator peers.
Leading Lights 2013 Highlights
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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.
Light Reading: The Movie
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10/4/2013  |  20 comments
The fall and rise of Stephen Saunders...
What Does SDN Mean to You?
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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.
The Year of 100G?
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8/16/2013  |  6 comments
2013 was supposed to be the year of 100G. But is it really?
Welcome to the New Light Reading
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8/14/2013  |  4 comments
The telecom industry is changing -- and so is Light Reading
Time For A Change
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8/14/2013  |  3 comments
Light Reading has had a major revamp – check it out!
Ethernet Europe: The People's Choice
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4/17/2013  |  Post a comment
At the Ethernet Europe 2013 show in Frankfurt, we asked attendees what topics attracted them to the event and where they see the market going
NFV: Talk of the Town
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3/29/2013  |  Post a comment
Network functions virtualization (NFV), SDN's siamese twin, just can't be ignored
SDN Heads for Ethernet Europe
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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
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Interview With Rick Talbot, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

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At the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Rick Talbot shared his positive feedback about the holistic and open approach that Huawei adopts for SDN and NFV. He also found the open sharing at the event valuable as it features different perspectives from Huawei experts, telecom operators, industry analysts as well as security experts.
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Interview With David Snow, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

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David Snow talked about his understanding of Huawei and its SoftCOM strategy at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that Huawei's wide approach combining IT and CT expertise, introducing big data and analytics into solutions and contributing to the OpenStack community particularly resonate with him and make the company stand out in the industry.
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Interview With Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading

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Roz Roseboro commented on Huawei's data center capabilities and NFV solutions at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that in addition to covering all three key domains of compute, storage and networking, the company also emphasizes the importance of management capabilities and professional services, which are essential in making NFV a reality.
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Interview With Michael Howard, Co-founder & Principal Analyst, Infonetics Research

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Michael Howard talked about SDN, NFV, and OpenStack adoption at Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014. Particularly, he pointed out that Virtual Enterprise CPE is the top NFV use case that operators plan to invest in over 2014 and 2015 to deliver new enterprise services through virtualized functions.
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Interview With Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President, Current Analysis

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At Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Jerry Caron from Current Analysis said that orchestration and management are key to realizing SDN and NFV for global carriers, and the approach that Huawei is taking, with its FusionSphere Cloud OS at the core, is in the right direction to address the challenges.
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Broadband Battles

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This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

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Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

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SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

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Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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