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Top Ten: Optical Networking Movers & Shakers
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3/23/2012  |  5 comments
With 100G, terabit and ROADMs on the rise, it's a busy time for optical networking. Here's who we see making it all happen
2011 Top Ten: Video Battles & Blunders
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1/2/2012  |  6 comments
In a lot of ways, 2011 wasn't a pretty year
2011 Top Ten: SPIT Hits
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12/30/2011  |  Post a comment
It’s been another eventful year in the Service Provider IT (SPIT) sector, with operator strategies and M&A action dominating proceedings
2011 Top Ten: Corporate Gloom & Doom
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12/28/2011  |  8 comments
The year had its share of layoffs, but the company topping our list had that extra special something
2011 Top Ten: NSN's Amazing Year
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12/27/2011  |  3 comments
Apparently there was one day in 2011 when nothing major happened at Nokia Siemens Networks, but we can't figure which day that was…
2011 Top Ten: India's Hot!
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12/21/2011  |  Post a comment
It's been another monumental year in India, which looks set to leap from 2G to LTE in little more than 12 months
2011 Top Ten: Cisco News Bites
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12/21/2011  |  2 comments
John Chambers's company gave us even more than usual to talk about in 2011
2011 Top Ten: Tablet Triumphs & Tragedies
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12/20/2011  |  4 comments
These in-betweener devices had a roller-coaster 12 months, from delays to discounts to the courtroom to the couch
2011 Top Ten: Huawei Mini-Dramas
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12/19/2011  |  5 comments
Never mind what Huawei actually sells. Here's how the company's mere existence came across in headlines
Top Ten Ways the iPad Is Changing Cable
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4/5/2011  |  3 comments
iPad apps are giving cable some cachet it's not accustomed to, but its impact on the industry is going far deeper than that
CES 2011: Top 10 Cool Things at CES
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1/11/2011  |  Post a comment
Our editors pick the products, demos and ideas they really liked at last week's 2011 International CES
2010 Top Ten: A Year of SPIT
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12/29/2010  |  Post a comment
This was the year that SPIT (service provider IT) took the telecom world by storm... so what did the industry cough up?
2010 Top Ten: Optical Trends to Watch
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12/29/2010  |  11 comments
Spoiler alert: Yes, 100G is on there
2010 Top Ten: Wireline Service Provider Trends
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12/28/2010  |  Post a comment
Wireline networks saw a huge move into cloud services, big demand from mobile backhaul, and an Ethernet revolution in 2010
2010 Top Ten: Net Neutrality & Broadband Policy Stories
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12/21/2010  |  1 comment
Here are the stories that got your blood pressure up this year in the area of net neutrality and broadband policy
Top 10 Movers & Shakers
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7/19/2010  |  6 comments
Light Reading presents its annual list of the top movers and shakers in telecom
2007 Top Ten: Share Shrinkers
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12/24/2007  |  Post a comment
No, Alcatel-Lucent doesn't top the list. Not even close
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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8/15/2007  |  10 comments
After BigBand and Infinera IPOs, it's time to refresh the Top Ten Private companies
Top 10 Emerging Mobile Markets
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3/15/2007  |  3 comments
A rundown of the top 10 emerging markets in mobile and how much they grew in 2006
Top Ten Telecom Stocks
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1/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Believe it or not, telecoms are now leading the market. Can it continue? Here are our picks...
Top Ten New Startups
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7/24/2006  |  7 comments
Fresh companies with fresh ideas and fresh funding
Top Ten Movers & Shakers in Telecom
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5/11/2006  |  8 comments
Light Reading picks the biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world
Top Ten Best New Services
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4/24/2006  |  13 comments
Our latest picks for the best new communications services
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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3/31/2006  |  12 comments
It's back, and four companies have been booted and replaced
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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7/25/2005  |  25 comments
They're hot, they've excelled, they're privately held: It's Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
Top Ten Private Companies
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2/3/2005  |  11 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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5/12/2004  |  36 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Telecom
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11/18/2003  |  67 comments
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Telecom
2002 Top Ten: Words of Wisdom
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Words of Wisdom
2002 Top Ten: Forecasting Follies
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1/7/2003  |  1 comment
2002 Top Ten Forecasting Follies
2002 Top Ten: Components Catastrophes
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1/7/2003  |  1 comment
2002 Top Ten Components Catastrophes
2002 Top Ten: Monkey Business
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Monkey Business
2002 Top Ten: Pink Slips
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2002 Top Ten Pink Slips
2002 Top Ten: Technology Trends
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2002 Top Ten Technology Trends
2002 Top Ten: Photos
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2002 Top Ten Photos
2002 Top Ten: Fat Cats
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2002 Top Ten Fat Cats
2002 Top Ten: Most Popular Stories
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2002 Top Ten Most Popular Stories
2002 Top Ten: What Ifs
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2002 Top Ten What Ifs
2002 Top Ten: Uses For Obsolete Networking Equipment
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Uses For Obsolete Networking Equipment
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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10/4/2002  |  110 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
50 Worst Company Names
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5/2/2002  |  96 comments
50 Worst Company Names
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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12/20/2001  |  126 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Top Ten Optical Stocks for 2001
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8/9/2001  |  214 comments
Top Ten Optical Stocks
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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6/14/2001  |  212 comments
Top Ten Private Companies REVISED 6/14
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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5/31/2001  |  33 comments
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
Light Reading's Top Ten Optical Stocks
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1/16/2001  |  33 comments
Top Ten Optical Stocks
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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12/12/2000  |  262 comments
The Top Ten Private Companies
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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4/5/2000  |  Post a comment
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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1/24/2000  |  Post a comment
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking


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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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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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