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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
Steve Saunders provides an overview of white box networking and introduces a new "slim line" version of the OSI 7-layer model.
Flash Poll
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
Between the CEOs
Centec on Ethernet Switching

11|26|15   |   09:58   |   (0) comments

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

11|25|15   |   5.41   |   (0) comments

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

11|24|15   |     |   (9) comments

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

11|23|15   |   6.40   |   (0) comments

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

11|20|15   |   12:15   |   (2) comments

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

11|19|15   |   08:26   |   (0) comments

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

11|19|15   |   5:33   |   (1) comment

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

11|19|15   |   05:07   |   (0) comments

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

11|19|15   |   5.08   |   (0) comments

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

11|17|15   |   7.20   |   (0) comments

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

11|17|15   |   3:34   |   (0) comments

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.
LRTV Custom TV
Making Pay-TV User Experiences Millennial-Friendly

11|16|15   |   6:42   |   (0) comments

The unique challenge of reaching and engaging Millennials is driving pay-TV video experience transformation that can include higher quality UIs, viewing of multiple content streams at once and seamless transitions between handheld devices and the television.
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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Sprint to Get $1.2B From New Leasing Venture
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/23/2015
How Might Open Source Fail?
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/24/2015
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December 15, 2015
Virtualizing Cable Services
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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.
Cats with Phones
Can't Find the Phone on Thanksgiving? Click Here
Check under the cat! (hint: bottom right)
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.