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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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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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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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Flexible Deployment Approaches for the Gigabit Services Evolution

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For many operators, the gigabit evolution begins with the shift from DOCSIS 3.0 to DOCSIS 3.1. But that move represents a change not only in the protocol itself, but in the approach to architecting their entire DOCSIS delivery chain -- from the headend to the outside plant and home gateway components.

Jonathan Ruff, senior director of global technical ...

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Level 3 VP: Enterprises Need More for Less

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Andrew Dugan, Level 3 group vice president of global technology and IT, says enterprises need more bandwidth and they need it faster and with greater security, but they want to spend less, if possible. They are looking to carriers to reduce their network complexity and help protect them from cyberattacks as well.
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CenturyLink: SDN/NFV Pose New Interconnection Possibilities

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Network operators should develop new APIs and business processes for reselling virtual assets to each other, says CenturyLink's Bill Walker. That will enable them to build digital business portfolios that help them avoid becoming commodity transport providers.
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Level 3: Overcoming Terror of Being Supplier, Integrator & Developer

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At Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Travis Ewert of Level 3 Communications said there is terror in becoming supplier, integrator and developer, but it can be overcome and be cost effective.
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Introducing IoT World News

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Self-driving cars, medical sensors, smart cities... and refrigerators. In order to address the huge scope of IoT, KNect365 has created a unique online community that will help businesses to understand and monetize the opportunities that live within the IoT market. We look forward to welcoming you to IoT World News -- your gateway to a better connected future.
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AT&T: Reusable Functions Next NFV Key

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The next generation of NFV has to break functions down into reusable software chunks, making everything much more cloud-like.
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Masergy on Security: Attackers Gaining Upper Hand

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At Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Ray Watson, vice president of Global Technology at Masergy, says that because of the growth in virtualization, the threat landscape is shifting in favor of the attackers. As a result, service providers need to think beyond just defending the perimeter and take a more holistic approach to security.
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Verizon Takes Next Step on Biz Virtualization Journey

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At September's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Light Reading sat down with Victoria Lonker, director of Product and New Business Innovation at Verizon, to chat about where the carrier is with delivering virtualized services to business customers.
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Global Services: The $40B Face-Off

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More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
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MEC Congress: The Key Takeaways

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Three key takeaways from the Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Congress in Munich, Germany.
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Time to Shut Up About 'Dumb Pipes'

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Service providers can't compete with OTT players. It just isn't in their DNA. Instead, service providers need to embrace what they're good at -- providing reliable, secure connectivity.
Wagner’s Ring
Keeping Your Tech Career Going After 50

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How do you keep your career moving forward when you're past the half-century mark?
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During this show, we'll talk to Lynn Comp, Senior Director of Industry and Sales Enabling (ISE) in the Network Platforms Group at Intel, about why those challenges exist and how companies can overcome them. She'll provide insight into how Intel has worked to create a culture that supports work-life balance, and provide steps and guidance for other companies wishing to do the same. We will also leave plenty of time to get your questions answered live on the air.