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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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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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AT&T: Creating Dynamic Networks to Meet Business Needs

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As enterprises need more dynamic networks, service providers need to deliver on-demand, virtual services to meet those needs. AT&T is creating a networking fabric to mix-and-match SDN technologies for enterprise customers, says Roman Pacewicz, AT&T senior vice president for offer management and service integration, in an interview at Light Reading's
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EdgeConneX on Industry Headwinds & Tailwinds

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017, EdgeConneX CTO Don MacNeil discussed the value of partnerships in the digital world.
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4 Steps Toward a Higher Network IQ

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At the Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, EXFO CEO Philippe Morin explains how sensors and analytics can boost a network's intelligence and enable on-demand customer experiences. Find more BCE 2017 coverage here.
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BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017 in Austin, Texas, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K. Catch up with all our BCE coverage at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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How the NIA Aims to Advance NFV

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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale

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For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.
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Ethernity Network Delivers Instant Offloading of Network Functions With All-Programmable Intelligent NIC

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David Levi, CEO of Ethernity Networks, explains that programmability of the hardware makes the company's All-Programmable Intelligent NIC uniquely beneficial for communications service providers that need advanced data appliances with agile support of virtualization. Utilizing the company's patented network processing technology, Ethernity offers data path ...
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BCE 2017: Vodafone Gets Obsessed With Cloud-Native

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Vodafone's Matt Beal updates us on Project Ocean and explains why simple virtualization isn't enough of a goal for network transformation. Catch up with other BCE 2017 keynotes and news at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation

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In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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Order From Chaos: The Steve Saunders BCE Keynote

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Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability testing.
Think of this as the video sequel to the recent columns he's written about NFV and the prospect of a telecom app store. (See

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Service Provider Panel: Partnering in the Digital Era

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Coopetition has always been part of telecom, but the ecosphere now includes data centers, vendors, apps developers, cloud service providers and Internet content providers. This BCE 2017 panel explores the new attitudes among network operators as to the value and variety of ...
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Site Demo: AT&T's IoT Flow Platform

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At AT&T's R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel, project leader Eyal Segev talks about the operator's Flow platform and how it helps to prototype IoT applications.
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TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
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