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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


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TalkTalk Exec: Find Your North Star at Work

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Women need to find their purpose, a professional North Star, and create a personal board for themselves, according to Alex Tempest, director of partners at TalkTalk Business.
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Verizon: Beware Unknown Unknowns

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Chris Novak, director of the Verizon Enterprise Solutions Risk Team, explains that enterprises who don't conduct a thorough audit of their assets often leave some things unprotected because they don't know they exist. Many times these unprotected assets are part of corporate M&A activity but left unshielded they can become a hacker's playground, he tells Light ...
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ETSI's CTO Talks NFV, 5G & NGP

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Adrian Scrase, CTO at standards body ETSI, talks about the various initiatives and specifications developments related to NFV, 5G and NGP (next-generation protocols) that will underpin next-gen networks.
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Korn Ferry Consultant: How to Find, Cultivate & Be the Best Talent

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Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
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We Can Make the World More Sustainable

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GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Finding a New Way to Engage Customers & Drive Revenue

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Mobile revenues are declining. Digicel, a player in the Caribbean telecommunications/entertainment space, has found a new way to engage customers and drive revenue. John Quinn, CTO of Digicel, shared with us its story at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016)
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Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?

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Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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BTís Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016

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A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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ITU: The Broadband Is Our Future

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At Ultra-broadband Forum, Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of ITU, discussed how important it is for countries, companies and everybody to be working together to help to build the broadband and digital economies (UBBF2016).
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Tackling 5G in Dallas

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Here are our highlights of the 5G North America show in Dallas, Texas with Light Reading's Dan Jones.
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Cox Prepping for Virtualization Trials

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In this video interview, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses MSO's plans to test managed business services in early 2017 and tackle Distributed Access Architectures.
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Drivers & Potential of NGP

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ETSI has created an Industry Specification Group to work on Next Generation Protocols (NGP ISG), looking at evolving communications and networking protocols to provide the scale, security, mobility and ease of deployment required for the connected society of the 21st century. The NGP ISG will identify the requirements for next generation protocols and network ...
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