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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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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Pink Slips
2002 Top Ten: Technology Trends
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Technology Trends
2002 Top Ten: Photos
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Photos
2002 Top Ten: Fat Cats
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Fat Cats
2002 Top Ten: Most Popular Stories
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Most Popular Stories
2002 Top Ten: What Ifs
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
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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Razorsight Expert's Advice on Real-Time Analytics

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LRTV Interviews
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

11|25|14   |   09:09   |   (1) comment


Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
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Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

11|24|14   |   4:37   |   (0) comments


Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building an Agile Stadium

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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