Going Beyond 100G? Not So Fast…
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/10/2014 | 3 comments
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
Telefónica Walks the Digital Tightrope
Shades of Ray | 3/10/2014 | 11 comments
The Spanish giant has reorganized and given its Digital operation a more prominent, central role, but now it has a very fine balancing act to make sure it doesn't destroy its digital heritage.
MWC14: What Are Telcos For?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/5/2014 | 8 comments
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside – it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
No Mickey Mouse Deal for Dish
Breznick Unbound | 3/4/2014 | 6 comments
Sweeping, multiscreen video content rights pact between Disney and Dish Network sets the stage for both programmers and pay-TV providers to go over the top.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/27/2014 | 2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
Comcast-Netflix: It's Really All About TWC
Breznick Unbound | 2/26/2014 | 9 comments
Two Wall Street analysts contend that Comcast struck a sweetheart peering deal with Netflix now to clear the way for regulatory approval of its proposed $45.2 billion buyout of Time Warner Cable.
Libon Liberates Orange From RCS
Light Reedy | 2/25/2014 | 3 comments
Orange is smart not to place all its bets on RCS, but build a service that will work for all users, regardless of the network or OTT app being used.
What's Next for Charter?
Breznick Unbound | 2/14/2014 | 5 comments
After getting trumped by Comcast in its pursuit of TW Cable, Charter must go back to the drawing board if it still wants to boost its size significantly.
Salary Survey: What's It Worth to You?
Light Reedy | 2/12/2014 | 10 comments
Light Reading is now accepting responses to its fourth annual telecom industry salary survey, exploring hiring, firing, raises, job satisfaction, and opportunities in the space.
A Géant In Europe's Science Community
Column | 2/10/2014 | 2 comments
Dr John Chevers describes what he gets up to in the course of a week as chief business development officer at DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe).
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Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.