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SDN: More Than Just a Tremor
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10/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Network virtualization, software-defined networking … call it what you want, this is a big deal for telcos
Time for a New Experience
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10/21/2011  |  1 comment
Service providers need to get to grips with Customer Experience Management (CEM) and figure out what it means for them
BBWF 2011: Hot Techs on the Show Floor
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9/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Remind me, baby, of you! We don't want Teardrops in our BBWF eyes – we just want sizzlin' tech developments and some Womack & Womack on our iPad
Mind Your Language
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8/31/2011  |  Post a comment
ITIL looks set to become all the rage at progressive telcos
Brakes Stuck on Europe's FTTH Ride
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8/1/2011  |  2 comments
France Telecom's stats show the scope of Europe's FTTH challenge
Ericsson Signals New M&A Era
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6/15/2011  |  Post a comment
Telecom acquisition attention turns to SPIT (Service Provider IT)
It'll Be Cloudy in Dublin
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5/4/2011  |  5 comments
And not just meteorologically. Expect cloud services to loom large at the SPIT fest that is Management World
Europe's Back in Love With FTTH
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2/9/2011  |  1 comment
The FTTH Council Europe's annual event in Milan is bulging at the seams, though there are some notable absentees
What's Telcordia Worth?
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1/18/2011  |  1 comment
What might private equity owners get for the SPIT giant? And who might buy it?
Skype: In Numbers
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11/26/2010  |  5 comments
As its IPO looms, Skype's statistics, including its capex-to-revenue ratio, are worth a quick look
Software Sands Are Shifting
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5/27/2010  |  Post a comment
The service provider IT (SPIT) world's heading for a year of upheaval, if the signs at this year's Management World are anything to go by
Sun, Sand, SPIT & Software
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5/10/2010  |  1 comment
Ahead of the annual OSS fest on the French Riviera, a bunch of questions need answering
The Rush Toward SPIT
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3/4/2010  |  Post a comment
The deployment of Service Provider IT (SPIT) systems is going to be crucial for operators, but they need to put their skates on
Putting SPIT in Focus
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2/10/2010  |  1 comment
The deployment of non-traditional telco systems has emerged as an increasingly critical focus area for carriers the world over
Survival of the Smartest
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11/12/2009  |  Post a comment
Going it alone is hard to do in a next-gen world
The World Just Got More Interesting
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10/15/2009  |  1 comment
Some people thought ITU Telecom World was ready for the tradeshow graveyard, but the show retains a pulse that could still be beating in 2011
OSS: Turning Up the Heat
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9/17/2009  |  Post a comment
The telecom software sector is on fire and undergoing dramatic change
Looking for Broadband's Missing Link at BBWF
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9/3/2009  |  3 comments
If the broadband sector is going to 'deliver the promise,' we need some startup action
The Spoilers of War
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7/1/2009  |  Post a comment
European giants battle over Nortel assets, but what's the motivation?
OSS World Wakes Up
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5/7/2009  |  1 comment
The telecom software industry has been sparked into life again, but there's still a big bottleneck
Europe Set for IPTV Upheaval
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4/2/2009  |  Post a comment
It's IPTV, Jim, but not as we know it
Euro Carriers Grow Cojones
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1/29/2009  |  2 comments
European incumbents give the global recession the bird and boast of mobile and IPTV success, growth plans, and shareholder payback
Telefónica's New Battleground
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1/8/2009  |  Post a comment
The Spanish giant has stirred up the tightly knit European corporate services market with a major deal out of left field
Why Huawei Should Buy Nortel's MEN
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9/18/2008  |  20 comments
Huawei should buy Nortel's carrier Ethernet and optical assets if it's really serious about playing with the big boys
The Diary of Ben V., Age 56
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9/5/2008  |  Post a comment
I've got a new job, so it's time to make a 'to do' list
BT's FTTH Conceit
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7/21/2008  |  Post a comment
BT claims it could take fiber access to 1 million homes by early 2013, but it won't explain how it arrived at that magic number
Billing Loses Its 'Boring' Tag
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7/9/2008  |  Post a comment
Billing and boring used to be synonymous in the telecom lexicon – but not anymore
Ethernet Expo Europe: Switch/Router Update
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3/28/2008  |  Post a comment
More and more operators are using carrier Ethernet switch/routers to support high-performance business Ethernet and residential triple-play services
DT's 4G Folly
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3/12/2008  |  1 comment
German giant needs a reality check as it makes outlandish 4G promises
Eastern Promise
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11/21/2007  |  Post a comment
The Old Continent's big telecom players have an emerging market right on their doorstep: Central and Eastern Europe
Eurobites: IBC Roundup
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9/7/2007  |  Post a comment
Microsoft announces a new interop lab, and Thomson updates on its capabilities and customers, plus a million other vendor announcements
EuroBites: Le DSL
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7/13/2007  |  Post a comment
Summer fever has hit Europe as, along with the usual M&A activity, the crowded French DSL market looks set to welcome another player
EuroBites: So Sell Me!
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6/29/2007  |  Post a comment
Some of Europe's governments have embarked on pre-summer sales, cashing in on their holdings in national operators
EuroBites: OSS Matters
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6/14/2007  |  3 comments
Service creation is the key to telecom success, and in the telecom world, the OSS sector is at the heart of those developments
Eurobites: A Song for Yoorup
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5/20/2007  |  Post a comment
The excitement of Europe's annual musical battle has failed to overshadow the region's gripping broadband-inspired news
Eurobites: Buying & Selling
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5/10/2007  |  Post a comment
Neuf beefs up its broadband base, Telenor buys again in Denmark, and Mobistar prepares to pull the acquisition trigger
Eurobites: M&A Hotbed
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4/11/2007  |  Post a comment
Political intrigue surrounds Telecom Italia's future, the Greeks want a new partner for the incumbent telco, and there are ISPs up for grabs
CeBIT: It's Showtime!
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3/14/2007  |  Post a comment
It's CeBIT, home to the annual Hannoverian hotel room dash, a 'schnitzel' every mealtime, and 26 halls full of high-tech gadgets
Eurobites: 3GSM in Color!
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2/27/2007  |  Post a comment
We took a camera to 3GSM – here's the evidence
Eurobites: No Let-Up on Euro M&A
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4/24/2006  |  Post a comment
All the latest merger and acquisition news and gossip from the Old Continent
Eurobites: Ethernet Probe
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4/20/2006  |  1 comment
The Light Reading Live! showboat is swinging into London town next week with Ethernet on the brain
Eurobites: What's Up With Wireless?
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2/24/2006  |  1 comment
The annual 3GSM World Congress shifted to Spain this year, so Eurobites, always fond of a siesta, decamped to Barcelona
Eurobites: M&A, IPO & KPN
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2/8/2006  |  Post a comment
IPOs abound in Russia and Italy, and KPN beats expectations but feels the heat
Eurobites: Light Me!
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1/18/2006  |  4 comments
The latest on Europe's fiber fixation, plus other European carrier news
Eurobites: Gossip Galore
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1/6/2006  |  3 comments
Is BT thinking of eating ITV? Is France Telecom possibly snacking on C&W? European M&A chatter heats up
Eurobites: A Private Affair
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12/21/2005  |  Post a comment
The M&A action is never ending in Europe, where private equity players are accelerating consolidation
Eurobites: Exit Strategies
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9/23/2005  |  4 comments
Some of Europe's POTS operators are looking for potty people with pots of cash
Eurobites: Russian Around
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8/22/2005  |  1 comment
We look at the latest Russian steps towards telecom privatization, and trot out other ageing puns as we review Europe's latest goings on
Eurobites: Access All Areas
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8/4/2005  |  Post a comment
Broadband gains are boosting the bottom lines of Europe's leading carriers
Eurobites: So Shrink Me
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7/22/2005  |  Post a comment
Will Europe's carrier consolidation ever end? The latest M&A news and gossip, plus Telecom Italia's IPTV trials
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