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Gigabit Europe in Pics
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9/30/2015  |  2 comments
Beer, broadband and supersized snacks: Photos from Light Reading's first Gigabit Europe event and Oktoberfest
WiC Pics: Speak Up & Wear Fabulous Shoes
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9/17/2015  |  5 comments
Top female leaders from Intel, AT&T, Verizon and GenBand share their experiences, perspectives and advice for women in the industry, who convened in Dallas this week.
NASA Takes UHD to the Final Frontier
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9/16/2015  |  6 comments
Take a photographic peek at a recent National Press Club event featuring NASA astronauts – including twin brothers Captains Scott and Mark Kelly – and stunning Ultra HD footage from space.
Pics: A Tour of Chattanooga's Gigabit City
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8/10/2015  |  6 comments
From its gigabit smart grid to its wealth of 3D printing companies to the best tech camp ever, Chattanooga is a hotbed for innovation.
GM Goes 'All In' on 4G Connected Cars
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8/7/2015  |  10 comments
GM brings two connected Corvettes with Apple CarPlay to Chicago and talks up the success of LTE via its partnership with AT&T.
OpenDaylight Summit in Pics: Behold, the Beard Is Resplendent
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8/3/2015  |  4 comments
The conference was splendid. Accommodations were not.
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's C-RAN!
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7/17/2015  |  2 comments
C-RAN is a complicated topic, and all these technical terms can get pretty confusing. We're bringing it back to the literal for Cloud-RAN month.
Light Reading Goes to Comic-Con 2015!
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7/14/2015  |  8 comments
Slacker Batman, a cross-dressing Han and Leia and one authentic superhero were the stars of Comic-Con 2015. Light Reading was there.
Vodafone: NYC, Are You Experienced?
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7/9/2015  |  6 comments
Vodafone opens a customer experience center in NYC and talks IoT, PoPs and more.
The Wild Side of Telecom: Fun Times at BTE
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6/19/2015  |  6 comments
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event was full of keynotes and demos, but we also managed to fit in a concert, ping pong tournaments and drones. And you thought we were all work and no play.
ONS2015 in Pics: Keep Pouring Work Juice!
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6/18/2015  |  2 comments
Stuffed with SDN knowledge, food, coffee and beer.
Breakfast of Champions: Women in Tech at BTE
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6/16/2015  |  2 comments
An inspiring panel of speakers made Light Reading's fourth Women in Tech breakfast, held at the recent Big Telecom Event, an occasion to remember.
Our Windy City Diaries: Sightseeing at BTE
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6/12/2015  |  9 comments
Chicago has no shortage of sites to be seen. While attending the Big Telecom Event, we explored the streets and took some photos, for your benefit, of course.
The Best of BTE: Highlights From the Show
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6/10/2015  |  7 comments
The Big Telecom Event offered everything you would expect from a world-class conference, including engaging speakers, fun demos and tons of booth swag.
The Intersection of Technology & Taxidermy: Leading Lights at the Field Museum
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6/9/2015  |  10 comments
At the intersection of technology and taxidermy, you'll find the Leading Lights Awards.
10 Telecom Greats & Their Doppelgängers
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6/8/2015  |  3 comments
We've paired these telecom legends with their slightly more recognizable lookalikes. We dare you to tell the difference.
Huawei Open Digital Telco Summit
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6/1/2015  |  18 comments
Huawei Technologies gathered industry leaders, industry analysts and the media at the the B4 Plaza Hotel in Nice, France, to outline the future of digital communications -- here's what happened.
10 Alternate Uses for Tablets
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5/22/2015  |  63 comments
Not sure what to do with your not-so-popular tablet anymore? We have some ideas for you...
DroneComm 2015: Pics Above the Clouds
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5/12/2015  |  10 comments
A slide show from Light Reading's first ever commercial drone event in Atlanta.
A Guide to
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5/11/2015  |  5 comments
Light Reading's quick primer on fixed broadband access technology
Pics: Women in Tech & Cable Meet in Chicago
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5/7/2015  |  5 comments
Snaps from Chicago where women from Microsoft and the Women in Cable Telecom both held events to promote women in the industry and the good work they are doing for others.
No Service, No Problem: 5 Places That Want to Be Unconnected
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5/1/2015  |  21 comments
Take a walk on the unconnected side with a slideshow of five of the most technologically remote places in the US.
Huawei P8 Launch in Pics: It's Showtime!
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
Snaps from the global launch of Huawei's rival to the iPhone 6.
10 Ways 5G Will Change Your Life
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4/3/2015  |  25 comments
The emergence of 5G around 2020 will bring new tech inventions galore, from flying cars to talking animals to holographic phone calls. Not to mention faster download speeds.
Pics From OFC: Blinded by the Light
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4/2/2015  |  3 comments
This year's Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) Conference and Exposition took place in the welcome heat of Los Angeles -- check out our pics from the show.
Juniper Pics: Ice Cream Makes Everything Better
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3/27/2015  |  6 comments
Whether Juniper truly has its act together remains to be seen, but it undeniably proved it has delicious snacks.
OCP Summit 2015 in Pics: 'His Beard Is So Majestic'
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3/20/2015  |  Post a comment
See OCP Foundation President and Chairman Frank Frankovsky's majestic beard, and CEO Corey Bell's magnificent sweater.
Pics: Meet 'Big Bertha' at Juniper's Data Center Lab!
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3/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Juniper uses its POC Lab to put its gear through its paces and win customers.
10 Unusual Places to Stick a Small Cell
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3/16/2015  |  17 comments
We know all the expected places that small cells are being placed these days, but where should they really go? In this slideshow, we go beyond the lamppost and explore ten of the most unusual places where we think small cells should be hanging out.
MWC 2015: Virtual Reality Bites!
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3/3/2015  |  6 comments
The GSMA estimates 90,000 attendees for this year's packed show, and that makes for one big cab line!
MWC15: Welcome to Barcelona!
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3/2/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading has arrived in Barcelona in time for some sightseeing and cocktails with 100 of our closest friends ahead of the big show.
10 Weirdly Useful IoT Devices
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2/24/2015  |  32 comments
There's no shortage of connected devices out there, yet somehow there's always room for more. Join us for a tour of 10 smart, slightly bizarre things that will make your life just a bit easier.
The New IP in Pics: It Must Be Art!
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Photos from the show where attendees learned about turning their networks into innovation and profit centers.
Pics From Poland: FTTH Conference
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2/11/2015  |  6 comments
The annual FTTH Council Europe event is in Warsaw, Poland, this year -- check out the pics from day 1.
CES Pics: Get Another Bite of the Gadget Cherry!
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1/21/2015  |  8 comments
A second look at the cars, phones and drones at CES.
Pics: AT&T's Foundry of Things
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1/16/2015  |  9 comments
AT&T's Texan gateway to the Internet of Things – in pictures.
Postcards From the Gigabit Village
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1/9/2015  |  3 comments
Sebewaing Light and Water recently deployed a fiber-to-the-home network to deliver gigabit services to its 1,800-person community.
CES Pics: Cars, Drones & Lines, Oh My!
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1/7/2015  |  22 comments
The connected car is king at CES, but there's plenty more to see, too.
2020 Vision Photos: Night Sight
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12/16/2014  |  4 comments
More pictures from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland.
2020 Vision Photos: First Light
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12/9/2014  |  11 comments
It's good news for insight-seeking telecom execs but bad news for puffins as Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit hits town.
Photos: Velkomin til Íslands!
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12/8/2014  |  6 comments
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland.
Pics: Verizon's Chicago Destination Store
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11/19/2014  |  6 comments
Verizon's hoping its new digs on Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue will become a destination for visitors wanting to relax, play and hopefully purchase wireless goodies.
Analyze This! Telecom Analytics World in Pics
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11/12/2014  |  13 comments
Check out a few pictures of the day's speakers, panels, crowds and, of course, food.
Pics From OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV
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11/7/2014  |  9 comments
We told you OSS was hot!! Pics of the crowds and speakers at the Light Reading OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV event in London.
Pics: Düsseldorf Delights for SDN Congress
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
The city on the Rhine turned out to be a great spot for the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress.
Pics: HTC Hits NYC With a Tiny Camera & Desire
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10/9/2014  |  6 comments
HTC cruises into New York City with execs and a couple of notable devices.
Photos: Qualcomm Takes Over San Francisco
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9/19/2014  |  15 comments
In its first year away from its hometown headquarters of San Diego, Qualcomm's Uplinq tackled everything from the Internet of Things to LTE Broadcast to adorable little robots.
Pics: LR's Women in Telecom Breakfast
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9/16/2014  |  9 comments
Light Reading's first Women in Telecom Breakfast brought out more than 75 women executives to network and discuss their role in the colliding worlds of IT and telecom.
SMW Pics: Monkeying With Mobility
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9/12/2014  |  6 comments
Welcome to the weird: some glimpses of CTIA's Super Mobility Week.
Pics: Hot Wheels & Hot Sauce at SMW
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9/10/2014  |  2 comments
CTIA's Super Mobility Week steps on the gas for day 2.
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Tail-f, Cisco & What the Future Holds

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Steve Saunders meets with Tail-f's Director of Technology, Carl Moberg, in Stockholm to discuss becoming part of Cisco, ETSI MANO, virtualization and the need to combine science and business in order to create opportunities for service providers.
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Broadband Forum Embraces SDN & NFV

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At Gigabit Europe 2015, Robin Mersh and Kevin Foster from the Broadband Forum explain how the industry body is adapting to meet the SDN, NFV and cloud needs of the access network sector.
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Top Tips for FTTH Operators

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At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
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M-net Calls for FTTx Unity

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At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
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The Business Case Challenge for NFV

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Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, as service providers are finding flexible, programmable CPE solves a lot of logistics problems and reduces their cost. But even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge, says CTO Tim Naramore.
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JT Offers Some Gigabit Lessons

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Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
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AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source

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AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
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Network Security in a Gigabit World

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Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
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Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity

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Francisco-Javier Ramon Salguero, head of Telefónica's NFV initiative, admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, it is possible to create a services-driven network architecture. He explains how Telefónica's current trials and initiatives are aimed at doing that, and what his company and other carriers need to ...
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Gigabit Europe Takeaways

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Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
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Intel Urges Women to Take Advantage of Their Seat at the Table

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Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
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BT Updates on Plans

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Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
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