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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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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.
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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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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

7|19|17   |   6:40   |   (1) comment


Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Gigabit LTE With Snapdragon 835

7|12|17   |     |   (1) comment


At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Implementing Machine Intelligence With Guavus

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Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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Unlocking Customer Experience Insights With Machine Intelligence

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When used to analyze operational data and to drive operational decisions, machine intelligence reduces the number of tasks which require human intervention. Guavus invested in Machine Intelligence early. Learn about the difference between Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

7|12|17   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Masergy's NFV Journey

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Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

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Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

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Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

7|6|17   |   6:37   |   (0) comments


At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
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Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

7|5|17   |   16:12   |   (0) comments


Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

7|5|17   |   6:00   |   (2) comments


By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends

7|4|17   |   12:59   |   (0) comments


Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.
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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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Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.