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Top TIA Moments
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2/9/2007  |  Post a comment
Here's a list of our most memorable TIA moments from the last 12 months
3G Base Stations Hit Home
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2/2/2007  |  Post a comment
A new category of ultra-low-cost home base-station equipment could be about to redefine the cost structure of 3G services
Will New England Ever Have a Cisco?
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1/26/2007  |  12 comments
Boston VCs rarely show real courage, and pull out of companies too quickly, while Silicon Valley will stick with a company
PBT's Ethernet Appeal
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1/19/2007  |  Post a comment
PBT is sufficiently different from IP/MPLS to make it worthy of consideration for use as a transport technology within metro networks.
Outlook 2007
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1/11/2007  |  Post a comment
Could consolidation trump everything this year, and make telecom a battlefield?
IMS Apps in Anarchy
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1/5/2007  |  1 comment
Resolving issues in the IMS applications layer will be key to making real progress on IMS in 2007.
Why Size Should Matter to the ITU
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12/8/2006  |  Post a comment
In a shrinking industry, does anyone really need a Telecom World tradeshow?
IPTV: Inactive or Interactive?
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11/17/2006  |  Post a comment
Content providers have loads of ideas on how to make IPTV more interactive – someone should listen to them
SDP & SOA: Progress Report
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11/10/2006  |  Post a comment
Operators need a fast and flexible way to glue together the many processes and systems that support service delivery.
IPTV's Partner Channel
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11/3/2006  |  Post a comment
Now is a crucial time for IPTV content delivery infrastructure vendors to decide which partners to side with.
It's a Small U-Verse
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10/27/2006  |  Post a comment
AT&T touts the uptake of its U-verse IPTV service when reporting its third-quarter results
AT&T: We're Sticking With FTTN
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10/20/2006  |  Post a comment
Carrier says its FTTN plans are solid and its new HDTV trials are going well
Ethernet Service Provider of the Year Finalists
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10/17/2006  |  Post a comment
Awards will be announced at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo in New York City on Wednesday, October 25
Going Private, Cable's New Weapon
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10/13/2006  |  1 comment
Hoping the second time is a charm, the Dolans have made another bid to take Cablevision Systems Corp. private
Cable Has Plenty of Capacity
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10/5/2006  |  Post a comment
HFC networks have plenty of capacity, but most of their spectrum is clogged with analog cable TV channels
ION & On & On
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
Bill the Web builder remembers Sprint's ION service and his brief stop in bandwith nirvana
Packing 'Em In With PacketCable
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9/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Cable companies made some smart tech choices for voice
Bundles of Joy: Playing Lowball
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9/12/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the communications biz bundling itself to death?
Broadband Traffic Cop Needed
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9/1/2006  |  Post a comment
Deep packet inspection has emerged as the go-to tool to fight P2P traffic inflation.
Hunting Project Lightspeed
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9/1/2006  |  Post a comment
Here's how to tell if U-verse is coming to your 'hood
Stalking Verizon FiOS in the Jersey Jungle
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8/25/2006  |  1 comment
Our intrepid team tracks down the fearsome FiOS in its natural habitat – New Jersey
Security, the Perfect Birthday Gift
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8/18/2006  |  Post a comment
The PC is much more powerful than it was 25 years ago, and way more vulnerable to attack
Huawei: File Under Travelogue
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8/4/2006  |  1 comment
Just sit right back, and you'll hear a tale – a tale of a fateful trip to Huawei HQ in Shenzhen, China
Cable's VOIPal Blade
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8/2/2006  |  Post a comment
Cable VOIP growth should continue to accelerate throughout the rest of this year and into 2007.
Cellular Looks to Converged Access Networks
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7/28/2006  |  Post a comment
Cellular operators must rethink the role of leased-line transmission as they seek more cost-effective backhaul
Startup Shortage
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7/20/2006  |  Post a comment
How much user-generated content do we need?
XML Networking's Carrier Appeal
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7/14/2006  |  Post a comment
As companies of all types rush to adopt SOA and build applications based on Web services, the growth of the XML market is undeniable
XML Networking's Carrier Appeal
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7/14/2006  |  Post a comment
As companies of all types rush to adopt SOA and build applications based on Web services, the growth of the XML market is undeniable
Saved by the Watermark
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7/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Enterprises must prepare for the realities of a blog-driven, NDA-riddled business world.
FTTH Hits Mainstream
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6/30/2006  |  3 comments
Fiber has arrived, but service providers and vendors will need to adapt to very different approaches being taken around the world.
Backdating Blues
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6/21/2006  |  Post a comment
The backdating issue isn't going away. Get used to it.
Grids & Web Apps: Accidental Convergence
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6/13/2006  |  Post a comment
Grid computing and Web services represent two separate but concurrent trends, running into each other at an opportune time.
When Your Vendor Is Your Problem
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5/31/2006  |  Post a comment
Market dominance makes Symantec and Microsoft vulnerable, but also creates opportunity for improved security.
Net Neutrality Dollars and Sense
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5/26/2006  |  6 comments
Broadband operators stand to benefit if they can capture a slice of the value of content delivered over their networks.
Custom Trojans: The Next Big Thing
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5/19/2006  |  Post a comment
Zombies and bots are just the opening parries from an emerging form of malware.
MicroTCA Looks Like a Winner
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5/12/2006  |  Post a comment
MicroTCA systems pack significant functionality into a compact platform.
Microsoft, Divide Thyself
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5/2/2006  |  Post a comment
Windows' omnipresence is actually a disservice to Microsoft. Here's why.
IPTV MiddleWARs: Far From Over
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4/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Those thinking that Microsoft has sewn up the IPTV middleware space should think again.
Why Session Management Matters
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4/20/2006  |  Post a comment
The move to converged services based on IP networks requires nothing less than a complete rethinking of network design and management.
Can VOIP Unify the Enterprise?
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4/13/2006  |  Post a comment
A number of issues need to be resolved for unified communications to become an enterprise reality.
Here Comes AlcaLu
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4/4/2006  |  Post a comment
Lucent's gonna disappear? What are we all going to do?
MSOs to Fight IPTV With IPTV
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3/31/2006  |  Post a comment
Cable operators won't sit idly by while the telco IPTV threat mounts -- they'll fight back with own flavor of IPTV.
Battling Mobile Backhaul Costs
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3/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Reducing mobile backhaul costs will be the key to profitability for next-generation services.
IP Video: In the House
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3/16/2006  |  Post a comment
The IPTV battlefield isn't in the last mile anymore; it's in the last few feet within the home.
Enterprise Mobility's Long Memory
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3/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Wireless carriers have years of bad will and broken promises to mend
Carriers on IMS: Fear, Uncertainty & No Doubt
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3/3/2006  |  Post a comment
While telecom operators express fear and uncertainty about IMS, they remain convinced that it will be an integral part of their future
All Hail CESR!
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2/24/2006  |  Post a comment
Sales of carrier Ethernet switch/routers (CESRs) tripled in 2005. Yeah, they're for real.
Telcos vs. Cable: The Wrong War?
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
Like Vice President Dick Cheney, cable MSOs are shooting at the wrong target.
The DSL Gateway Dilemma
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2/10/2006  |  1 comment
How far do service providers want to get into your house?
IPTV's Middleware Mandate
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1/12/2006  |  Post a comment
IPTV middleware is necessary for telecom carriers that want to compete with today's cable television and on-demand video services


From The Founder
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

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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

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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.
LRTV Custom TV
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.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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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.
LRTV Custom TV
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

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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.
LRTV Interviews
Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

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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

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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.
LRTV Interviews
Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends

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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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