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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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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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OPNFV Director Opens Up on Women in Tech

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Heather Kirksey, the director of the OPNFV, gets real about the gender disparity in open source and standards and discusses how we can change both the conversation and the gender dynamics.
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Symantec's Service Provider Security Strategy

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Didi Dayton explores Symantec's emerging enterprise security strategies for service providers. Highlights include 'killing the password,' self-defense, advanced analytics and adaptive response in a service provider architecture.
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Debating Network Evolution With Cisco's Cedrik Neike

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Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
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Vodafone: What's Good for Moms Is Good for Business

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Megan Doberneck, the general counsel for Vodafone Americas, discusses her company's progressive maternity policy, explains why promoting women in tech is good business and offers some some good advice for any women in the industry.
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NFV: Ready for Prime Time

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At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
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Tykes Talk Tech

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What does optical fiber look like? When will 5G arrive? What's the WiFi password at Ikea? Light Reading sat down with three 8-year-olds to answer some of the communications industry's most burning questions...
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Huawei Partners With TDC for World's First Early DOCSIS 3.1 Field Test

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In a move to enhance user experience, Denmark's TDC aims to become an early adopter of DOCSIS 3.1. In partnership with Huawei, TDC recently ran the world's first field tests on its coax network that reached speeds nearing 1 Gbit/s.
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Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
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