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Large-Scale IP Subscriber and Service Management
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8/28/2002  |  Post a comment
Subscribers aren't just looking for basic connectivity anymore, so service providers will have offer new services and greater control over service delivery
Optical Metro Networks and Beyond
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7/24/2002  |  Post a comment
A look at why optical networking has hit a 'dead zone' and what carriers and service providers can do to prepare themselves for life afterwards
Why Embedded Java is Integral to the Next Wave
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7/16/2002  |  Post a comment
It's tailor-made for enabling differentiated network services and the network element platform lifecycle
Optical Channel Performance Monitors
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3/28/2002  |  4 comments
OCPIs operate in the optical layer to monitor the health of the individual wavelengths in a DWDM network
Optimizing Resources for Optical Transport & DWDM Measurements
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3/25/2002  |  Post a comment
Optimize the value chain with more portable, compact, and modular units combining Sonet/SDH and optical analysis
1310nm VCSELs: Enabling the Conversion to Light
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3/11/2002  |  Post a comment
The 1310nm VCSEL is the key to building the optical network of the future at a cost that ensures sustainable capacity expansion and profitability
The Path to MPLS
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1/29/2002  |  Post a comment
Protecting existing service revenue and capital investments while migrating to high-availability multiservice networks
MPLS in Optical Networks
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1/25/2002  |  Post a comment
An analysis of the features of MPLS and generalized MPLS and their application to optical networks, with reference to the Link Management Protocol and Optical UNI
The Transparent Network
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1/1/2002  |  1 comment
An innovative solution to the big cost issues
Athermal Performance of Bulk Grating Wavelength Division Mux/Demuxes
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11/12/2001  |  Post a comment
Performance advantages include low insertion loss, low ripple, channel-to-channel uniformity, low polarization-dependent loss, and a wide effective temperature range
High-Performance, Low-Cost Photonic ICs
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8/31/2001  |  Post a comment
The extraordinary increase in bandwidth that will be required in the future will demand low-cost, high-performance photonic ICs
The Right Way to Build MANs
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8/12/2001  |  4 comments
MAN service providers can now bridge the gap between LANs and the backbone network with new technology to support bandwidth-intensive applications and services
Mux/DeMux Optical Specs and Measurements
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7/24/2001  |  Post a comment
Makes recommendations for identifying the proper wavelength mux/demux technology that will optimize DWDM system design
40-Gbit/s Solution Eliminates the Dilemma
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6/14/2001  |  Post a comment
Minimize the investment in capacity by deploying technologies that make more efficient use of the existing fiber network
The Service Edge Router
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4/19/2001  |  Post a comment
Enabling a streamlined packet service network
Packet Ring Technology
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4/5/2001  |  14 comments
The future of metro transport for coping with mounting traffic loads
Building 10-Gig/DWDM MANs
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10/27/2000  |  3 comments
10-Gbit/s Ethernet over DWDM fiber offers the advantages of speed, flexibility, scalability, and technical simplicity for metro networks
Metropolitan Optical Networks
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6/23/2000  |  Post a comment
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From The Founder
Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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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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Ireland's Data Dream

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Host In Ireland president Gary Connolly tells Light Reading's Steve Saunders about the role Ireland is playing in hosting data for the world's largest organizations.
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Brocade Keynote: Transitioning to the New IP

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At 2020 Vision in Dublin, Andrew Coward, VP of Service Provider Strategy at Brocade, presents the transition to the New IP.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
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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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 G.fast for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.