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Pics: DAS in the Deep Sea (Aquarium)
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8/14/2014  |  7 comments
Fish with antennas? Scary! Relax – it's just Connectivity Wireless Solutions making the case for DAS.
Pics From Comic-Con -- Honest!
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7/30/2014  |  14 comments
Light Reading takes Comic-Con -- even technology editors need a break!
Pics: Cisco's IoT Fog Rolls Into Chicago
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7/23/2014  |  5 comments
Cisco and friends visit the Windy City to stake their claim in the Internet of Everything.
Photo Gallery: The Big Telecom Event Does the Loco-Motion
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7/3/2014  |  8 comments
By day, we shared insights about the telecom industry. By night, we rocked out to the musical stylings of Wartoad.
Leading Lights Winners: The Pictures
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6/25/2014  |  4 comments
There were 16 Leading Lights awards winners this year – see who picked up the trophies.
Pics: Sprint's Day at the Broadcast Museum
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6/24/2014  |  2 comments
Snaps from Sprint's visit to Chicago where it showed off its first 8T8R basestations, launched nationwide HD voice calling, announced a partnership with Under Armour, and more.
More Pictures From BTE
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6/20/2014  |  3 comments
More snaps from the Big Telecom Event in Chicago.
BTE Day 1: The Big Pictures
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6/17/2014  |  2 comments
The inaugural Big Telecom Event is underway in Chicago, and the keynotes, show floor, and sessions have been bustling all day.
Slide Show: Genband's Real-Time Perspectives
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6/12/2014  |  3 comments
Genband's second annual gathering in Orlando was full of snazzy presentations, power points, panels, and other Cheap Tricks.
TMF Live! Pics Pt II: Soft on the Inside
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6/6/2014  |  7 comments
More pictures from the TM Forum's event in Nice, France.
TMF Live! Pics: Have a Nice Day
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6/4/2014  |  3 comments
There's a telecom show in Nice, France, but the best pics are to be had away from the booths...
Cisco Live Pics: The Full Malkovich!
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5/27/2014  |  8 comments
The Cisco community hashed out the latest advances in networking technology in San Francisco. We were there with our cameras.
Slide Show: Mobile Network Security Strategies London
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5/22/2014  |  2 comments
Following success in New York, the Mobile Network Security Strategies conference debuted to London.
Metaswitch Forum in Pictures
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5/19/2014  |  4 comments
Metaswitch held its annual forum for its telecom customers, highlighting its new software-driven focus.
UTC Telecom 2014: Socket to Me
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5/12/2014  |  7 comments
Who would you find at a Utilities Telecom Council event? A Light Reading editor with a camera, for one...
Slide Show: Moto Mobility's New Chicago Digs
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4/22/2014  |  11 comments
There's a lot of Google influence and no sign of Lenovo in Moto's new 75,000-square-foot headquarters in downtown Chicago.
Photos: Cable Next-Gen Technologies 2014
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4/7/2014  |  7 comments
A record-breaking crowd flocked to Denver for our annual information-packed, tech networking schmoozeria in late March.
Interop in Pics: Connecting Besiness Opportunition
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4/7/2014  |  10 comments
Photos from the best of the Interop conference in Las Vegas. We don't know what the phrase in the headline means either.
CCA 2014: Competitive Carriers Remember the Alamo
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3/28/2014  |  14 comments
This week's CCA Expo in San Antonio, Texas, brought carriers and service providers together for duopoly bashing, advocacy for regulatory changes, Tex-Mex, goofy hats, and the Alamo.
Oracle's Visions of Industry
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3/27/2014  |  5 comments
Join us in the real windy city for a visit to the Oracle show.
See Comptel Plus 2014 in Pictures: Springtime in Vegas
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3/21/2014  |  5 comments
Thousands escape the cold hard winter to bask in the Vegas sunshine, do some interconnection deals, and debate the future of competition
OFC 2014 in Pictures: Can Haz Coffee?
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3/13/2014  |  1 comment
Warning: This photo gallery from OFC 2014 conference contains a gratuitous photo of a puppy and kitten.
OMG... It's OFC! Part 1
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3/10/2014  |  8 comments
Pics from San Francisco as the Moscone Center prepares to host the optical crew.
ONS Day 1: Pac-Man Escapes From Alcatraz
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3/4/2014  |  19 comments
Pac-Man, green rice, and mysterious orange blogs were highlights of the Open Networking Summit. Also, people talked about networking.
MWC14: Day 3 – 5G & Retro Wheels
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2/27/2014  |  14 comments
The future and the past met head-on at MWC this time, with some firms pitching next-gen tech while sporting retro vehicles – check it out!
MWC14: Day 2 – Space Cats & Carrier Bonding
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2/26/2014  |  7 comments
Space cats, small cells, and LTE-Advanced – the very essence of Barcelona. Probably.
MWC14: Day 1 – Bustlin' Barcelona
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2/25/2014  |  14 comments
We came, we saw, we stood in line...
MWC14: The Arrival
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2/24/2014  |  20 comments
Light Reading is at Mobile World Congress! Check out some of the shots from the totally unofficial opening Sunday.
MWC Top 10: The Best of Barca
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2/18/2014  |  20 comments
Here are 10 of the best things about going to MWC in Barcelona.
Sprint Accelerator: Changing Carrier DNA
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2/14/2014  |  15 comments
Sprint's new Accelerator in downtown Kansas City is designed to bring healthcare innovation to the city and to show Sprint how an entrepreneur runs things.
The 5 Stages of Dropping Your Smartphone Down the Toilet
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2/12/2014  |  22 comments
We've all been there. We've all done it -- perhaps multiple times. Strangely, we never learn.
MWC: 10 Things That Could Melt Your Mind
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2/7/2014  |  36 comments
Here's some stuff that could make you barking mad in Barca.
Verizon's 4G Video Freeze Frame
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1/30/2014  |  13 comments
Verizon has set up a massive tent in a freezing New York City to show off its LTE multicast video capabilities.
The Smell-o-Phone Is Here... Kinda
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1/27/2014  |  13 comments
A new scent app for the iPhone raises a lot of fresh, and maybe not-so-fresh, questions.
CES 2014: Do Robots Dream of Electric Scooters?
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1/8/2014  |  4 comments
Robots, bigger tablets, Segways, and wearable smart watches are all hot at this year's CES in Las Vegas.
AT&T Developers Summit: More Than Apps
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1/7/2014  |  5 comments
It's not just for nerds anymore.
Top Trivia You Didn't Know About Alexander Graham Bell
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1/1/2014  |  8 comments
Alexander Graham Bell was one amazing guy. Without him, telecom wouldn't exist -- but Bell did a lot more in his life than simply invent the telephone.
Light Reading's Top 10 Mobile Regifting Ideas
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12/20/2013  |  23 comments
We run down the gently used wireless gear you just can't wait to pass along with holiday cheer this year.
Pics From Mobile Network Security Strategies
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12/12/2013  |  Post a comment
An AT&T keynote address dominated the proceedings at this year's Mobile Network Security Strategies event in New York -- see who was there!
Top 5 Things Not to Do During a Telecom Business Presentation
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12/11/2013  |  13 comments
Would you consider pulling any of the following stunts if you thought you could get away with it?
Pics From Future of Cable Business Services
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12/5/2013  |  5 comments
We whipped out our camera at the New York City event and took a few snaps -- check out who was there!
AlcaLu: A Walk in the Woods
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11/28/2013  |  22 comments
Foliage and 4G mix in New Jersey as Alcatel-Lucent talks tech.
Top 5 Ways Technology Would Have Made the 1st Thanksgiving Better
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11/27/2013  |  11 comments
If only the pilgrims had been hooked up to 4G LTE...
AT&T in NYC: Opening Up Orange
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11/26/2013  |  33 comments
AT&T shows off its new, open flagship store in NYC as it tries to get customers interested in devices, accessories, and fresh applications and services.
Top 5 Passive Aggressive Uses of Office Communication
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11/21/2013  |  23 comments
Passive aggression is not solely reserved for interpersonal relationships – it's abundant in work situations as well, albeit a little less obvious.
Top 5 Worst Tradeshow Experiences
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11/7/2013  |  24 comments
Tradeshows can be informative and cutting-edge. They can also be boring as hell.
Huawei Hits London
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11/6/2013  |  2 comments
Huawei brought its team, telco executives, and some dancers to the UK capital.
Tablet Hunting: New 4G iPads in Manhattan
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11/1/2013  |  8 comments
The major mobile operators' stores offered rather slim pickings if you were shopping for a new iPad on Friday.
Digital Disruption 2013: Snaps From San Jose
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10/31/2013  |  18 comments
What does Digital Disruption look like in pictures? Easy. There's panels and speakers (the digital) and zombies, flamenco dancers, and drinks galore (the disruption).
Top 5 Telecom-Inspired Halloween Costumes
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10/30/2013  |  4 comments
If a Sexy Ghost or Sexy Carlos Danger isn't your costume style, we've got a few telecom-inspired ideas that might just get you out the door and into that Halloween party this year.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of Integrated Solutions on SoftCOM & NFV Monetization

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Libin Dai, Director of Integrated Solutions, Carrier Business Group, discusses Huawei's SoftCOM and NFV monetization. Huawei believes that NFV monetization should be service-driven rather than network-driven, and that operators should have network transformation, service transformation and a compatible and collaborative ecosystem in place in order to deploy NFV.
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Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of US NFV Lab on CloudEdge & the Future of NFV

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Sean Chen, Director of US NFV Lab at Huawei, discusses Huawei's new approach to NFV in open collaboration. Huawei believes that through Proof of Concept tests, it could help operators learn and communicate with the industry more effectively. Sean believes that successful implementation of NFV should have its values reaching to end users and discusses how Huawei's ...
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Huawei's Highlights @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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At the Big Telecom Event in Chicago Huawei showcases its high-level strategy, the SoftCOM architecture, which helps operators reduce the cost of ownership of their network infrastructure and generate additional revenue in the ICT service environment. Huawei showcases over 30 pilot programs from across the globe, focusing on the industry-leading commercial ...
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VeEX – Live from the Show

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An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
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Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

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Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
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NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

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Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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