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Rumor: Google to Add SDN Smarts to Android
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5/20/2013  |  2 comments
Industry talk suggests the next version of Android will include OpenFlow support
Cisco Feels Security Heat in China
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10/29/2012  |  Post a comment
Softbank Eyes Sprint Acquisition
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10/11/2012  |  8 comments
Huawei Mulls IPO
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10/5/2012  |  2 comments
Cisco Ready to Quit Load Balancers
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9/14/2012  |  6 comments
Cisco Talk Boosts Acme's Stock
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8/30/2012  |  Post a comment
Tekelec Back in M&A Mode
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5/30/2012  |  1 comment
Is Verizon an Infinera Customer?
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4/25/2012  |  3 comments
Cisco Puts STB Unit Up for Sale
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2/20/2012  |  2 comments
Huawei Buys Into Greek Vendor
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Allot in Takeover Talks With F5
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7/4/2011  |  1 comment
Telcordia's Suitor Identified
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5/26/2011  |  Post a comment
Is AboveNet for Sale?
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5/24/2011  |  5 comments
Telcordia Acquired?
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5/6/2011  |  1 comment
Reliance Aims for January BWA Launch
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4/25/2011  |  2 comments
Reliance, the only operator with pan-India BWA license, is planning to launch mobile broadband services in January 2012
AlcaLu Seeks Buyer for Enterprise Biz
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4/15/2011  |  5 comments
Pensions Hold Back NSN Deal
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4/13/2011  |  1 comment
ANDA Still on the Block
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4/12/2011  |  1 comment
Rumor: ANDA's About to Be Acquired
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3/2/2011  |  5 comments
Rumor: Microsoft Stuffs IPTV Group Into Xbox
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12/16/2010  |  3 comments
A move for the Mediaroom organization appears to signal the continuing rise of Xbox as a TV vehicle
Rumor: NSN Stake Sale Near
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12/16/2010  |  Post a comment
Rumor: T-MPLS Group Gets Shouted Down
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11/18/2010  |  28 comments
The debate over T-MPLS and MPLS-TP is alive and kicking, and sometimes yelling, as evidenced by a 12-minute argument at this week's IETF meetings
Rumor: Qualcomm to Shut FLO TV
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10/5/2010  |  1 comment
Rumor: India Coup for WiMax Camp
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9/14/2010  |  3 comments
Sources say Reliance Infotel has decided in favor of WiMax and is all set to sign network rollout deal with Samsung
Rumor: Tellabs Masters Its Domain at AT&T
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7/29/2010  |  Post a comment
Juniper is partnering with Tellabs in AT&T. But what will Tellabs stay in backhaul or move to the EPC?
Rumor: Juniper Enters AT&T Domain
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7/29/2010  |  7 comments
Rumor: BT Preps Femto Offer
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7/27/2010  |  1 comment
Rumor: Cisco Hunts for LTE Policy Control Smarts
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5/26/2010  |  1 comment
Analyst firm says Cisco is looking to build on Starent acquisition with a buyout of either Bridgewater or Openet for LTE policy control capabilities
Will Verizon Have a Q3 iPhone Launch?
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5/25/2010  |  4 comments
A JP Morgan Chase analyst believes that it is much more likely that Verizon & Apple will plot a CMDA iPhone launch for Q3 rather than June
Rumor: AT&T Rethinks Set-Top Chips
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5/25/2010  |  2 comments
Rumor: Giants Crash AT&T Femto Party
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4/26/2010  |  3 comments
Rumor: MTN Back on M&A Trail
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4/26/2010  |  1 comment
Rumor: Cisco's $1.5M Babies
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4/16/2010  |  17 comments
Rumor: The CDMA iPhone Rides Again
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3/30/2010  |  Post a comment
There's more chatter about a CDMA iPhone coming to Verizon sometime in the Fall
Rumor: Verizon's Got Another 100G
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3/23/2010  |  2 comments
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Verizon's Emmons: SDN Key to Cost-Effective Scaling

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For Verizon and other network operators to ramp up available bandwidth cost effectively, they need to move to SDN and agree on how to do that.
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Lack of Universal SDN a Challenge

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Heavy Reading Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how uncertainty about SDN standards and approaches may be slowing deployment.
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Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN

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Sterling Perrin speaks to Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, about the new Carrier SDN-enabling Network Services Platform and the operator challenges it solves.
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Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World

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Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, talks about requirements and benefits of Carrier SDN during the keynote address at the Light Reading Carrier SDN event May 2015.
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The Security Challenge of SDN

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CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
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NFV Elasticity – Highly Available VNF Scale-Out Architectures for the Mobile Edge

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Peter Marek and Paul Stevens from Advantech Networks and Communications Group talk about their NFV Elasticity initiative and the company's latest platforms for deploying virtual network functions at the edge of the network. Packetarium XL and the new Versatile Server Module: 'designed to reach parts of the network that other servers cannot reach.'
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Bay Area Spark Meetup 2015

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Developed in 2009, Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use and sophisticated analytics. This spring, Huawei hosted a meetup for Spark developers and data scientists in Santa Clara, California. Light Reading spoke with organizers and attendees about Huawei's code contributions and long-term commitment to Spark.
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The Transport SDN Buzz

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Sterling Perrin, senior analyst at Heavy Reading, speaks with Peter Ashwood-Smith of Huawei and Guru Parulkar of ON.Lab about the evolution of transport SDN and the integration of technologies.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is not the easiest of topics to take on board, so here's a Light Reading infographic, developed following conversations with the folks at HP, that helps make sense of where NFV is taking the industry.
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