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100G & Beyond
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12/6/2012  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading’s Sterling Perrin and Doug Junkins, CTO of NTT Communications, discuss the rapid rise of 100G transport and the drivers and requirements for a terabit transport future
Building Transport Networks for the Cloud
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10/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin and Colt's Mirko Voltolini discuss opportunities and challenges for network operators in the cloud era as well as some of the key enabling technologies for adapting transport networks to cloud demands
Make Way for Gateways
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6/4/2012  |  Post a comment
Seeking to deliver IP video services, cable operators are deploying cable multimedia gateways that convert QAM signals to IP signals in the home. In this video, cable operators and experts explain the benefits and challenges of using gateways
The Emerging 100GE Networking Era
Research Analyst Interviews  | 
2/23/2012  |  1 comment
Service providers are embracing 100GE and deployments will ramp as ecosystem development helps drive affordability
Deploying 100G Transport Networks
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2/10/2012  |  10 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sterling Perrin and representatives from Reliance Globalcom, Level 3, and XO talk about the benefits and challenges of deploying 100G today
VoLTE Is Near
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2/8/2012  |  Post a comment
Gabriel Brown of Heavy Reading gives his industry expert view on the timeline and challenges of voice over LTE
The ROADM Renaissance
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12/16/2011  |  3 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about the drivers, benefits and challenges of colorless, directionless, contentionless and flex spectrum ROADM networks
Looking to the Cloud
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12/13/2011  |  Post a comment
Scott Cain of BT provides a service provider view on cloud services
Transitioning to IPv6
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11/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Cable operators and service providers must find a solution to transition from IPv4 protocol to IPv6 protocol
Building a Better Road
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9/20/2011  |  14 comments
MPLS-TP is building the road to handle both legacy and packet-based traffic
UK Carriers Get Creative With Network Traffic
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8/10/2011  |  Post a comment
BT is embracing soaring data throughput by creating services to monetize the carriage cost, and making bold decisions about how to manage internal network infrastructure
Carriers Search for New Revenue as Bandwidth Use Soars
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8/9/2011  |  Post a comment
Data use on both fixed and mobile networks is skyrocketing, with no end in sight. Carriers must find new ways to build revenue in line with bandwidth usage
IP Laps TDM in the Network Race
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7/28/2011  |  Post a comment
Carriers see IP as the future of their networks, but in some cases, TDM will continue in a limited role for several years
Avoiding Traffic Jams (On Your Phone)
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7/15/2011  |  Post a comment
As mobile content continues to push bandwidth limits, operators are developing new ways to seamlessly move traffic to less stressed networks
Mobile Backhaul: Timing Is Everything
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6/30/2011  |  Post a comment
Migrating your backhaul timing to modern standards enables next-gen applications while significantly reducing costs

From The Founder
Steve Saunders provides an overview of white box networking and introduces a new "slim line" version of the OSI 7-layer model.
Flash Poll
Live Streaming Video
CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
Wagner’s Ring
The Business Case for Open Source

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Open source helps companies enhance infrastructure, undermine competitors' advantage and teach collaboration. But there are problems.
Between the CEOs
Centec on Ethernet Switching

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Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
LRTV Custom TV
Delivering Service Agility in the Virtualization Era

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Interview with Massimo Fatato, WW OSS Business Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Wagner’s Ring
How Might Open Source Fail?

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Open source, SDN, and NFV are looking inevitable – but performance, standards proliferation and regulatory capture could derail the movement.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Lifecycle Orchestration – a Fresh Vision for Telco

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Simon Osborne, CTO Comptel, and Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell reveal the business impacts of new SDN and NFV, and what the term service orchestration actually means. Together they define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and how the virtualized future will look for telecoms operators.
Between the CEOs
Cisco's Virtual Role in Saudi

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Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Leads With Kubernetes for Cloud PaaS

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Huawei is looking to Kubernetes as a key tool for building robust open source technologies for customers and partners, said Ying Xiong, chief architect of cloud platform at Huawei, in an interview with Light Reading West Coast Bureau Chief Mitch Wagner at the recent Kubecon conference.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
WiC in London: The Highlight Reel

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NetCracker's Mervat El Dabae headlines an inspiring morning in London with help from leading women from Vodafone, TalkTalk, Hyperoptics and Ciena.
LRTV Documentaries
Why Saudi's So Hot for New Tech

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Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
LRTV Custom TV
Why Data Models Deliver More Value Than Information Models

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Stefan Vallin argues that more automation is needed to manage end-to-end services and the hybrid networks they run on, and that data models are key to achieving this.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
SDN Management & Orchestration in the WAN

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Carol Wilson and Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu discuss CSPs' SDN service delivery and assurance requirements. Learn about a modular approach to building automated control, orchestration and management functions for the WAN that are policy- and analytics-driven.
LRTV Custom TV
Flash Networks: Optimizing for Radio Spectral Efficiency

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Today most optimization vendors only focus on optimizing voice or data. Ofer Gottfried, Flash Networks' CTO, shows how improving data throughput and maximizing spectral efficiency reduces capital and operating expenses while also providing a platform for user engagement.
Allot MobileTrends Report H2/2015 reveals how daily online behavior can be used to discover smarter ways to profile customers and propose valuable, real-time offers to them.
Hot Topics
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Facebook in Africa: Beauty or Beast?
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/27/2015
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
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Live Digital Audio

Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.