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The Urgency of Commercial 5G Services
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4/26/2017  |  1 comment
The progress of 5G has been closely monitored in the industry. At the 2017 Brooklyn 5G Summit, the sense of urgency for a commercial 5G launch had started to surface among operators.
Infinera Introduces Instant Network
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4/20/2017  |  1 comment
Mike Capuano discusses the advancement from Instant Bandwidth to new Instant Network capabilities, which include Bandwidth License Pools, Moveable Licenses and Automated Capacity Engineering (ACE).
NYC Auto Show: Are We Smart Yet?
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4/18/2017  |  2 comments
The auto industry is facing some big transformations as electric vehicles, autonomous technology and connected cars are seen as the future of the industry.
Pardeep Kohli Discusses Network Transformation & the Market Opportunity for the 'New' Mavenir Systems
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4/13/2017  |  Post a comment
In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to capitalize on the benefits of IoT and 5G.
China Telecom NFV Infrastructure on RSD
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4/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Lynn Comp, senior director of market development of Intel, is joined by Chong Zhang, storage engineer at Inspur and Ou Li Yan, architect for technology strategies of China Telecom, for a discussion of what NFV brings.
Nokia's IMPACT Software Demo
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4/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Khamis Abulgubein of IoT market development at Nokia demonstrates IMPACT (intelligent management platform for all connected things), a software solution with a horizontal approach to managing any device on any application.
Nokia Introduces Virtual Service Router for More Rapid Service
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4/6/2017  |  Post a comment
James Cumming, product line manager for virtualized service routers at Nokia, demonstrates how the virtual router based off the Nokia ecosystem changes the network function experience.
The Keys to SD-WAN Success
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4/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Versa Networks CEO Kelly Ahuja talks about the key requirements for service provider-managed SD-WANs.
Intel & Cisco on Joint 5G Solutions
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Dave Ward, SVP and CTO of Cisco, is joined by Sandra Rivera, corporate VP and general manager of network platforms group of Intel, on the revolutionary 5G technology that changes networking and computing fundamentally.
Intel & ZTE’s Joint Effort in Network Experience Transformation
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Sandra Rivera, corporate vice president of Intel, is joined by Xiang Jiying, chief scientist at ZTE, to discuss the many collaborations which would lead to the next generation of processors that elevate network experience transformation.
EXFO Demonstrates Its 3D Analytics Concept
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
EXFO's Anssi Tauriainen shows how his company's 3D analytics concept can help visualize networks.
EXFO at MWC
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Philippe Morin talks about the major trends for service providers in network transformation.
Why Fiber Deep Makes Sense for Cable
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4/4/2017  |  Post a comment
In this video interview, Ciena's Glenn Calafati explains the benefits of a Fiber Deep strategy for cable operators.
The Computer Science Approach to Network Virtualization
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4/3/2017  |  Post a comment
The three biggest challenges facing the implementation of virtualization are interoperability, moving to a DevOps model and the complexity around management, according to Doug Tait, head of NFV Solutions for Oracle. In this video, he discusses the features of a 'well-enabled VNF' that Oracle has piloted with AT&T, China Mobile and Orange.
What Is MACOM's Role in Enabling the Upgrade From 100G to 400G Optical Connectivity?
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
MACOM's Vivek Rajgarhia, vice president and GM of Lightwave Networking Components, discusses MACOM's complete solution of innovative technologies and products that have achieved success in the PON access market, as well as in Long Haul, Metro and DCI networks with 100G to 400G technology.
Affirmed Networks Is Setting Up New Standards for IoT
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
As a market leader helping mobile operators embrace the benefits of virtualized networks, Affirmed Networks is seeing significant interest by service providers worldwide to deploy NFV-based networks as the foundation for IoT service delivery.
Xilinx Disruptive Technology Breakthrough for 5G Wireless
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Xilinx has integrated multi-giga-sample RF data converters into its 16nm MPSoCs devices for the industry's first All Programmable RFSoC, eliminating the need for discrete ADCs and DACs.
How Intel Is Powering the 5G Era
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3/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading tours a series of 5G "super demos" so see how Intel envisions the 5G-connected future. We take a look at a prototype connected BMW, a light pole with environmental sensors that provides 5G wireless to a smart home and a fully untethered virtual reality experience.
Source Photonics CEO Doug Wright Talks About the Future of Source Photonics
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3/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Source Photonics' CEO, Doug Wright, talks to Light Reading about how the company is continuously investing in its operations to meet not only its customers' current technology demands but also to deliver their next-generation technology needs.
Live Demo: DevOps in Service Chains & 5G Network Slices PoC
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3/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Executives from PoC collaborating companies – Patrick Waldemar, VP and Head of Technology at Telenor Research, John Healy, VP of the Datacenter Network Solutions Group at Intel, Vincent Spinelli, SVP of Global Sales and Marketing at RIFT.io, Mats Eriksson, CEO and co-founder of Arctos Labs, and Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds – review the drivers and key takeaways from the PoC, as well as performing a live demonstration.
Viavi at OFC 2017
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief Craig Matsumoto reports from the Viavi booth at OFC and gets an update on the 400G testing market from Tom Fawcett, VP and GM of LAB & Production. At this year's event, Viavi won three awards from Lightwave magazine and showcased an interoperability demo with Ethernet Alliance and Finisar.
Connecting the Entire Home With DOCSIS 3.1
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Hitron Technologies had the first cable modem certified for DOCSIS 3.1 and already has over 120,000 units in the field. Greg Fisher, CTO of Hitron, provides an update on his company's rollout of new gateways and why he thinks DOCSIS 3.1 will continue to drive value for operators into 2017 and beyond.
How Metrological Keeps Cable Customers on the Couch
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Metrological offers an open source solution that reduces the time it takes cable operators to integrate OTT content into the linear television viewing experience.
CommScope – Meeting the Demands of Tomorrow's Networks
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3/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Phil Sorksy, Vice President International at CommScope, discusses addressing the challenges faced by service providers today, and as future trends emerge.
Etisalat on NFV Journey
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3/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Etisalat is a service provider that prides itself on bringing innovative technologies to the markets it serves. It was one of the first operators to implement 3G and leads the pack in fiber penetration.
Driving Better Mobile Customer Experience While Transforming the Mobile Network
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading talked to George McGregor of Citrix about the NetScaler Mobile Gateway - an intelligent traffic management solution which can markedly improve the customer experience provided by mobile operators, even when traffic is encrypted.
Mastercard: What's Next for Mobile Payments?
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
We spoke to James Anderson, executive vice president of digital payments at MasterCard, about digital wallets to tokenization to robots and commerce-enabled IOT devices -- and how Mastercard is working to ensure that every one of its accounts is as digital as the people using them.
Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy
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3/21/2017  |  1 comment
Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money.
Mastercard: Payment From Every Device
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Kiki Del Valle, senior vice president of commerce for every device program at MasterCard, shares how Mastercard is bringing the future forward and delivering unique connected moments to consumers' daily lives.
Software-Driven Architecture for 5G & IOT
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
We present Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges's report from Mobile World Congress -- where operators and vendors are working to bring a variety of technologies together to make virtualization a reality in the era of 5G and IoT.
IoT & 5G Are Hot Trends, But What Is the Business Opportunity Now?
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Steve Bell and Wind River's Charlie Ashton discuss the role of virtualization in IoT and 5G and where to capitalize on the business opportunities today. They talk about some of the top use cases and the key requirements that need to be met to make the advent of IoT and 5G a reality.
Cloud-RAN: Cost Savings Strategy or Key Enabler for 5G & IoT Use Cases?
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Jim Hodges sits down with Wind River's Charlie Ashton to discuss the emerging importance of Cloud-RAN technology, what it means to the industry, and some key strategies for successful deployment.
What's New in vCloud NFV 2.0?
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
With vCloud NFV 2.0, CSPs will be able to deliver new and differentiated services on an agile, open and secure software-defined architecture today as they evolve their networks to support 5G and the Internet of Things.
AccelerComm First to 5G Polar Code IP
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
AccelerComm is a semiconductor IP-core company that provides patented turbo coding technology. In this video, they demonstrate their turbo decoder at Mobile World Congress.
P&O Ferrymasters on Video Conferencing Solutions
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
As one of the leading European providers of transportation and logistics services, P&O Ferrymasters share their solution for video conferencing.
ZTE MWC Highlights
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Highlights of ZTE's innovations, such as M-ICT and Massive MIMO 2.0/.
MulteFire Alliance Releases 1.0 Specification
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
MulteFire Alliance President Mazen Chmaytelli provides an update on the MulteFire Release 1.0 specification for LTE standalone operation in unlicensed and shared spectrum.
Power the Road to Digital Transformation With ZSmart 9
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
ZTEsoft is taking the lead in the process of helping CSPs' digital transformation.
Radisys' Open Solutions for SDN, NFV & 5G
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Radisys President and CEO Brian Bronson explains how Radisys is helping communications service providers deploy agile open service delivery networks to accelerate their 5G service rollouts and revenues.
Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2017
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Christian Müller from Rohde & Schwarz's mobile network testing unit introduces new products for cable and antenna testing at Mobile World Congress 2017.
Mahindra Comviva's Award-Winning Mobile Payment Solution
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2017 Mahindra Comviva and Ecocash Zimbabwe won a Glomo award for best mobile payment solution. Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore caught up with the winners at the show.
Modernizing the Packet Core for Cloud and 5G
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Jan Häglund, Ericsson's head of network analytics and control, discusses how the packet core must evolve to accommodate cloud-native applications and the rollout of 5G. At MWC, Ericsson's pavilion included solutions for network slicing, optimizing throughput and automating lifecycle management.
Parallel Wireless Pioneers Multi-Technology vRAN
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
In this video, Parallel Wireless Founder/CTO President Rajesh Mishra talks to Light Reading about how the company's multi-technology vRAN reduces the network cost/deployment complexity of today's networks and 5G.
LRTV Interviews DigitalRoute CTO Lars Månsson
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
DigitalRoute's CTO discusses how the company provides smart data integration to its customers.
Service Providers: Win Big in SD-WAN With Cisco
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Watch this video to learn how you can capture SD-WAN opportunities, as well as what is driving this technology. Service Providers who partner with Cisco are poised to succeed.
OrbTV: NetScout on Video QoS Challenges
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Mate Prgin, senior director of video strategy at NetScout, talks to Liz Coyne of Light Reading about the key challenges service providers face when delivering video QoS, including security and privacy.
Boosting NFV Solutions With Network Intelligence
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
The evolution towards virtual networks in the telecom environment is accelerating. Once a lab technology, NFV is now starting to become real in operators' infrastructures with vCPE as one of the first use cases. DPI and service chaining are important technologies to deploy smart, efficient infrastructures.
Kontron on Universal OpenStack-Based Virtualized Services
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
CSPs can start the migration path to virtualized services using the SYMKLOUD OpenStack Platform. It is the foundation to run any VNF-driven "open" services on common infrastructure.
New SD-WAN Offerings: Growing Service Provider Revenue & IT Agility
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Sunil Khandekar discusses the business trends and drivers behind service providers' SD-WAN offerings, and what they need to look for to build out an SD-WAN infrastructure.
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The Urgency of Commercial 5G Services

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The progress of 5G has been closely monitored in the industry. At the 2017 Brooklyn 5G Summit, the sense of urgency for a commercial 5G launch had started to surface among operators.
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How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base

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Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
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Mobile Operators & Video

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Ovum's Ed Barton discusses the latest mobile operator strategies for mobile video.
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Infinera Introduces Instant Network

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Mike Capuano, vice president of marketing at Infinera, discusses the advancement from Instant Bandwidth to new Instant Network capabilities, which include Bandwidth License Pools, Moveable Licenses and Automated Capacity Engineering (ACE).
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Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up

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Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
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NYC Auto Show: Are We Smart Yet?

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The auto industry is facing some big transformations as electric vehicles, autonomous technology and connected cars are seen as the future of the industry. During the much-anticipated NY international auto show, there was an emergence of new technology and mobility service on the show floor. Aside from performance, brands like Lincoln, Hyundai, Honda, Mercedes and ...
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The Impact of Video

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David Mercer from Strategy Analytics discusses the impact of video on current strategies.
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Pardeep Kohli Discusses Network Transformation & the Market Opportunity for the 'New' Mavenir Systems

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In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to ...
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Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity

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Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
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Huawei at MWC 2017

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At Mobile World Congress 2017, the biggest mobile industry gathering of the year, Huawei showcased its new innovations and solutions with the theme "Open Road," which focuses on cloud, 5G, operation transformation, videos and consumer-oriented products. Its campaign has been recognized by three awards given by GSMA.
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China Telecom NFV Infrastructure on RSD

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Lynn Comp, senior director of market development of Intel, is joined by Chong Zhang, storage engineer at Inspur and Ou Li Yan, architect for technology strategies of China Telecom, for a discussion of what NFV brings.
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Nokia's IMPACT Software Demo

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Khamis Abulgubein of IoT market development at Nokia demonstrates IMPACT (intelligent management platform for all connected things), a software solution with a horizontal approach to managing any device on any application.
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