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Zayo's Fiber Diet
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8/1/2013  |  1 comment
Having taken a breather from its acquisition spree in the US, Zayo could kick-start some infrastructure consolidation action in Europe
NSN: The Recovery Looks Real
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7/18/2013  |  1 comment
Some good news for its Finnish parent – Nokia Siemens Networks is on a margin roll
Turning Copper into Gold
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7/17/2013  |  7 comments
Telefónica to boost its broadband lines in LatAm with DSL management the from ASSIA
Why Is NSN Only Worth $4.4B?
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7/1/2013  |  6 comments
According to the value of Nokia's takeover deal, Nokia Siemens Networks is worth less than $5B
Is There Any Hope for Europe?
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6/27/2013  |  5 comments
As APAC and North America forge ahead, Europe seems stuck in yesteryear
Shotgun Scenario for Subsea Operators
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6/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Submarine network operators are tapped whether they like it or not, suggests report
British Spooks Tap the Global Net
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6/21/2013  |  4 comments
And you thought the NSA was up to no good with Prism?
TiMetra at Heart of AlcaLu's Shift
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6/20/2013  |  9 comments
Would Alcatel-Lucent even have a company to turn around if it hadn't bought TiMetra in 2003?
Is NSN Ready to Be Sold?
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6/14/2013  |  2 comments
Speculation suggests Siemens has been touting its telecom systems joint venture Nokia Siemens Networks to private equity firms
On Your Toes, Coriant!
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6/13/2013  |  Post a comment
European optical transport vendor now has a rival vendor for company in TeliaSonera's regional network
Prism in a Big Data World
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6/10/2013  |  11 comments
Debate around the Prism revelations is far-reaching, but how shocking are these developments?
Security Concerns Cling to Huawei
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6/6/2013  |  4 comments
Redacted UK security report raises further concerns about Chinese vendor's perceived state links
Policy Is NFV's Pacesetter
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5/29/2013  |  2 comments
The policy control players are setting the network functions virtualization (NFV) pace and scrambling for kudos
NSN & Intel Get Edgy
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5/23/2013  |  3 comments
A combination of liquid applications and virtualization power could be interesting.
Joyeux Anniversaire Ethernet
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5/22/2013  |  Post a comment
Ethernet is 40 years old and some European service provider execs are crashing the party
Telefónica + Samsung: Digital Dream Team?
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5/17/2013  |  2 comments
It's not the end game, but a new accord between Telefónica Digital and Samsung is showing the way for traditional telcos
MW13: What CIOs Really Want
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5/16/2013  |  Post a comment
There's a particular application enterprise CIOs would like to see on their comms menu, says Colt exec
MW13: QUICK – FREE STUFF!!
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5/14/2013  |  1 comment
Has the Surface Tablet ever been this popular?
MW13: Microsoft's Fab Freebie
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5/13/2013  |  4 comments
Is this the biggest industry event giveaway of all time?
BT's Got Balls
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5/9/2013  |  5 comments
UK incumbent's sports content strategy has all the makings of an 'own goal'
Five 'Nice' Thoughts
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5/7/2013  |  1 comment
Ahead of the annual Management World event in Nice, France, we ask: What would be good to see at the SPIT sector's major jamboree?
Intel Adds to Its SDN Arsenal
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5/2/2013  |  1 comment
The chip giant has gained some seasoned telecom API smarts with a strategic acquisition in Northern Ireland
Breznick's Back on Cable Duty
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5/1/2013  |  5 comments
Former Light Reading Cable editor is back in the hot seat, covering MSO and video developments
Euroblog: Combes Clearout?
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4/25/2013  |  2 comments
Is AlcaLu's new CEO about to start a technology garage sale?
NSN Maintains Momentum
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4/18/2013  |  Post a comment
Keeps itself in profit even though Q1 sales are down
Running Down RAN Costs
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4/11/2013  |  1 comment
Sometimes the simple ideas are the best
Might NSN Become NNN?
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4/4/2013  |  4 comments
The next few months will likely see some changes in ownership structure at Nokia Siemens Networks
Farewell Then, Ben
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3/28/2013  |  2 comments
At Alcatel-Lucent, the name plate on the CEO's door is being replaced
This Virtual World
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3/22/2013  |  Post a comment
The potential impact of network functions virtualization (NFV) and SDN is a catalyst for technology suppliers and technology thinkers alike
Time for a Change
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3/21/2013  |  7 comments
The telecom sector is transforming – so is Light Reading
How Telcos Can Deal With OTT
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3/21/2013  |  3 comments
Telecom operators shouldn't fight the OTT players, they should make money from them
Euro Operators in the Doghouse
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3/13/2013  |  1 comment
Unfortunately, it's not too surprising that many European enterprises aren't best pleased with their service providers
HP/Autonomy: Nothing to Get Excited About
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3/12/2013  |  2 comments
News of two investigations into Autonomy's financial statements changes nothing, notes analyst
Beyond Cable's Tech Obsession
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3/5/2013  |  1 comment
For cable operators, the next step should be about more than just networks, speeds and screens
John Chambers, Comedian
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3/1/2013  |  1 comment
Cisco CEO reportedly displays a wicked sense of humor in Barcelona
What's NFV All About?
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3/1/2013  |  Post a comment
Why all the fuss about network functions virtualization (NFV)? Here is some background, a definition and some references to help focus the debate
MWC: The Network Blinked
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2/28/2013  |  1 comment
Network functions virtualization has been the underground networking trend at this year's Mobile World Congress
The 5G Landgrab
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2/22/2013  |  2 comments
Can we have just one 5G please?
V Is for Virtualization
EuroBlog  | 
2/21/2013  |  2 comments
Network functions virtualization will be a very real topic at Mobile World Congress
Is This the Device of the Year?
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2/18/2013  |  6 comments
Mobile World Congress will be awash with new smartphones and other mobile devices, but can they match the classics for voice communications?
Europe's Broadband Nightmare
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2/11/2013  |  13 comments
The digital dream of EC Commissioner Neelie Kroes has been shattered by clueless political pinheads
Alcatel-Lucent: Don't Blame Ben
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2/8/2013  |  18 comments
AlcaLu's board, not outgoing CEO Ben Verwaayen, is to blame for the vendor's current predicament
Ericsson Retains Its Crown – Barely
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1/31/2013  |  2 comments
A better than expected fourth quarter means the Swede is still telecom's biggest vendor by sales
Is This a Turning Point?
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1/18/2013  |  4 comments
France Telecom suggests it will be compensated by Google for Web giant's traffic volumes
Online Liberty Tested in France
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1/9/2013  |  2 comments
10:10 AM French ISP's ad-blocking strategy could be the start of a struggle between network operators and OTT players
SDN Added to Interop Test
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1/2/2013  |  3 comments
11:00 AM OpenFlow and Path Computation Element (PCE) will be part of EANTC's annual multivendor Carrier Ethernet/MPLS interoperability test
For Sail: Alcatel-Lucent's Subsea Business
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12/20/2012  |  4 comments
12:00 PM Reports suggest the company's cable-laying fleet is on its way to FT
BT's Hot for 4G
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12/20/2012  |  Post a comment
6:40 AM But what would it do with LTE?
Wayra Czechs In to Central Europe
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12/13/2012  |  Post a comment
10:15 AM Telefónica Digital's Wayra operation is opening a startup incubator in the Czech Republic
What 4G Players Want for Christmas
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12/12/2012  |  Post a comment
1:20 PM A stocking full of personalized data plans, it seems…
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CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Quad Channel Modulator Driver with 46 Gbaud Capability from MACOM

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MACOM's MAOM-003427 is the industry's first surface-mount modulator driver with 46 Gbaud capability to support next generation 200G and 400G applications.
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Video Infographic: Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure

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We all know that the network of the future will be virtual, but when will virtual become a reality? This video infographic covers the four key areas in which Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, tested Cisco's NFV infrastructure: performance, reliability, multi-service capabilities and single pane of glass management.

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CEO Chat With Phil McKinney, CableLabs

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At CES in Las Vegas, we met with Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs. Phil provides an update on the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, his views on the future of open source and how consumer interest in virtual reality could affect network traffic.
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Ericsson CTO on the Changing Telecom Market

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At CES 2015, CTO of Ericsson, Ulf Ewaldsson, sits down with CEO of Light Reading, Steve Saunders, to discuss the changing telecom market, the new partnership with Cisco and the future of the telecom industry.
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