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100G Set as P-OTS Battleground in Edge Networks
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Aggregation and edge transport networks are undergoing a wave of innovation.
Backhaul Strategies: Looking to 2015
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9/29/2014  |  2 comments
The challenges associated with small cell deployments, the impact of virtualization, and the demand for dark fiber are just some of the topics to be debated at the upcoming Backhaul Strategies conference in New York City.
Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
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9/12/2014  |  10 comments
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.
NFV Drives Telco Cloud Evolution – Nokia
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8/29/2014  |  5 comments
Network functions virtualization is the key catalyst underpinning telco data center transformation, believes Nokia Networks.
Testing Will Further Boost Mobile Market
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
The growth of the smartphone market is creating a new testing ground for vendors that must find a way to keep ahead of the game.
Testing Performance Is Key to Cloud Success
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8/20/2014  |  2 comments
As more and more applications move into the cloud, enterprises must ensure that those clouds are rigorously tested for performance.
Who's Doing Best in LTE-A?
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8/14/2014  |  Post a comment
As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions.
Cable's WiFi Video Attack
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8/12/2014  |  2 comments
Cable has been working on WiFi gateways to combine IP video and advanced Wi-Fi for the home.
Where to Put Your VNFs
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8/4/2014  |  6 comments
When it comes to virtual network functions (VNFs), Dell is convinced that the heavy lifting will need to be done in the 'cloud'.
Integrated Components Accelerate LTE
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7/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The latest highly integrated silicon components are enabling a massive acceleration of LTE worldwide.
WebRTC: A Double-Edged Sword for Telcos
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7/10/2014  |  2 comments
WebRTC has the potential to enable armies of developers to create their own real-time communications apps in previously unheard-of ways.
Uncovering More of the LTE-A Smorgasbord
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7/4/2014  |  1 comment
As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's LTE standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest bang for their buck.
Cable & OTT: Do We Hear Wedding Bells?
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7/3/2014  |  5 comments
Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking up an unusual friendship, yet this unexpected pairing may lead to profitability for both sides, once some significant challenges are hurdled.
IoT: More Things, More Challenges
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7/1/2014  |  2 comments
As M2M matures into the Internet of Things (IoT), the technology and network requirements are becoming much more complex.
LTE & EPC Drive ATCA
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6/25/2014  |  2 comments
The rapid rollout of LTE is driving demand for ATCA-based systems to support the EPC, IMS and many related applications.
MNOs Need to Get in the Driver's Seat
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6/20/2014  |  1 comment
The market for connected cars is growing rapidly, with an expected CAGR of 41.2% between 2013 and 2018.
WiFi Gets Around
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6/13/2014  |  4 comments
WiFi roaming isn't just for cellular offload anymore – MSOs and enterprise customers are also moving toward WiFi networks for cost savings across the board, especially for international roaming.
Telco Data Centers: Reinvention Starts Here
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5/23/2014  |  2 comments
Virtualized, SDN-enabled data centers may become telcos' key strategic asset in the next-gen telecom ecosystem.
Accelerating Packet-Optical Convergence
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5/22/2014  |  4 comments
Operators have shared their perspectives on IP and optical convergence, with network management and planning coming in for close scrutiny.
Who’s Afraid of OTT?
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5/19/2014  |  19 comments
OTT services are giving service providers sleepless nights, according to the early results of a poll.
Wanted: Wisdom of the Crowd (That’s YOU)
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5/13/2014  |  8 comments
We've got the questions, you've got the answers...
Cloud Helps Companies Face Disaster Head-On
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5/13/2014  |  2 comments
The disaster recovery market is facing challenges with quick IT growth, especially among mobile and other technologies.
Big Changes in Store for CDNs
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5/12/2014  |  1 comment
Verizon's acquisition of CDN provider EdgeCast is just one of several developments that will shake up the CDN sector.
Virtualization to Transform CPE
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5/5/2014  |  2 comments
Customer premises equipment (CPE) is set to change dramatically in the coming years through virtualization, a process that will change business models for telcos, helping them to reduce capex and opex.
Policy Revenues Climbing, but Hazards Loom
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4/30/2014  |  Post a comment
The policy and DPI market will double in size during the next five years, but new challenges are emerging as the market nears saturation.
Service Assurance Is Critical for NFV & SDN
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4/18/2014  |  3 comments
The success of NFV and SDN will depend on service assurance, big data, end-to-end orchestration, and a centralized catalog.
Core 100G Fuels Packet-Optical Switching Growth
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
The move to 100G in long-haul networks is driving the integration of DWDM transport and OTN switching, finds Heavy Reading.
The Digital Lifestyle Goes Corporate
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4/8/2014  |  2 comments
Service providers are being challenged to enable a digital lifestyle for their corporate clients as well as residential customers.
Suppliers Gear Up for Big Data Gold Rush
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Big data analytics is creating a multi-billion-dollar revenue opportunity for service providers.
The Rise of Virtual EPC
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3/26/2014  |  2 comments
The Evolved Packet Core (EPC) has emerged as one of the leading candidates for network functions virtualization (NFV).
Going Beyond 100G? Not So Fast…
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3/10/2014  |  17 comments
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
Telco Data Centers: Crisis Control
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3/7/2014  |  3 comments
Looking for a telco pain point? Seek no further than the data center...
Is 4K Ultra HD in Cable's Future?
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3/7/2014  |  6 comments
The expected arrival of 4K Ultra High-Definition TV (UHD) will present some significant challenges to cable providers.
MWC14: What Are Telcos For?
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3/5/2014  |  8 comments
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside – it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
Social Media & Customer Care: How Best to Integrate Them
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3/3/2014  |  4 comments
As telecom services become increasingly complex, telcos are moving toward the digital sector to improve real-time self-service (RTSS).
Finding the Value in Transportation Telematics
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2/28/2014  |  6 comments
Transportation and telecommunications are growing closer together.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
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2/27/2014  |  2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
Ready or Not, Here Comes 5G
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2/25/2014  |  13 comments
It may be years away from commercial deployment, but 5G is already showing up in long-term R&D plans.
No Easy Answers on FTTH Investment
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2/18/2014  |  4 comments
Will the fiber laggards think that playing catch-up is worth the expense? The jury's still out...
Going to MWC? Let Us Know!
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2/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Heading to Barcelona? So are we! Let's do lunch. Or breakfast. Or some damn thing.
Shedding Light on Heavy Reading
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2/4/2014  |  6 comments
Why Heavy Reading is at the heart of the 'reborn' Light Reading.
Coffee, Tea, or Network Security?
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1/27/2014  |  1 comment
A breakfast briefing during Mobile World Congress will focus on customer privacy concerns and network/data security.
Metro P-OTS 2.0 Has Arrived
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1/21/2014  |  Post a comment
The numbers from the latest tracker report show that the next generation of metro packet-optical technology is here.
100G Revenue Drives 400G Investment
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1/13/2014  |  2 comments
With revenue increasing for 100G optical modules and components, companies are starting to ramp investment in 400G.
How Heavy Reading Called Small Cells Right
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1/6/2014  |  6 comments
Think we'd be seduced by the small cells hype? Get outta here!
Huawei Is Striking the Right Notes
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1/3/2014  |  3 comments
Huawei's commitment to API exposure, policy management/analytics, and big data show that it's in tune with network operators' needs today.
AAN: A Vision for the Future
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12/23/2013  |  2 comments
As numerous changes occur in the network, a shift to application-aware networking (AAN) will be an answer to the rising challenges.
Cable's Search for Advanced Advertising Treasure
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12/20/2013  |  5 comments
Dynamic advertising insertion (DAI) is available in 30 million homes and expected to be in 40 million homes by the end of 2014.
Mobile Voice is Dead. Long Live Mobile Voice!
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12/19/2013  |  2 comments
Better mobile call quality has shown to drive longer call time.
Data Growth Spurs Policy Management Evolution
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12/18/2013  |  3 comments
Communications service providers (CSPs) are pursuing new monetization strategies in the policy management market.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 2

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ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 1

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SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
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Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling

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Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
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Holland's Imtech Traffic & Infra Discusses Huawei's ICT Solution and Services

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Dimitry Theebe is from the business unit at Imtech Traffic & Infra which delivers communications solutions for transportations. His partnershp with Huawei began about a years ago. In this video, Theebe speaks more about this partnership and what he hopes to accomplish with Huawei.
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Huawei's Comprehensive Storage Solutions Vital for SVR

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SVR Information Technology provides cloud services for academic and special sectors. With Huawei's support, SVR and Yildiz Technical University has established Turkey's largest and most advanced High Performance Computing system. CSO Ismail Cem Aslan talks about what he hopes Huawei's OceanStor storage system will bring for him.
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Mexico's Servitron's Impression of Huawei at CCW 2014

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Servitron is a network operator in Mexico that has been in the trunking industry for the past 20 years. Its COO, Ing. Ragnar Trillo O., explains at Critical Communications World 2014 that his company has been interested in the long-term evolution of LTE technology and its adoption for TETRA.
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Building a Better Dubai

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Abdulla Ahmed Al Falasi is the director of commercial affairs, a telecommunications coordinator for the government of Dubai. Their areas of service span across multiple industries, including police, safety, shopping malls and more. In this video, Abdulla talks about his department's work with Huawei.
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Huawei Lights Up Malaysia Partner Maju Nusa

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Malaysia's Maju Nusa is an enterprise partner to Huawei in networking, route switches and telco equipment. At this year's Critical Communications World in Singapore, CTO Pushpender Singh talks about what Huawei's eLTE solutions mean to his company and for Malaysia.
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Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks

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Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
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Exploring the Future of Cable Access

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Cisco's Brett Wingo looks at where cable access architectures are heading, discussing the impact of DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, Remote PHY, SDN, virtualization of cable networks and related technologies.
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Optimizing & Monetizing WiFi

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Cisco's Vince Pandolfi outlines the reasons for cable WiFi's rapid growth, lays out the issues with the technology and explains the new Cisco tools that can help operators monitor and improve their WiFi delivery.
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Emulex & Huawei Collaboration Mutually Beneficial

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US company Emulex collaborates with Huawei in areas such as blade servers and workload documentation. Mike Heumann of Emulex believes that Huawei has done incredibly well moving from a telecom company into servers and networks, working closely with customers to realize their needs.
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