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Ixia Delivers First 50 Gigabits Per Second, PAM4-Based 200 Gigabit Ethernet Technology Demonstration at OFC 2017
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3/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Ixia is demonstrating a groundbreaking 200 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) live at OFC 2017, The Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition.
Metaswitch Cloud Contact Center Empowers Service Provider Brand & Business Intelligence
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3/23/2017  |  Post a comment
New features bring significant business benefits to service providers and their enterprise customers.
Intel Adds 2 to Board of Directors
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3/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Omar Ishrak and Greg Smith join Intel's board of directors.
Juniper Launches New DCI System
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3/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Open Cloud Interconnect enables a diverse range of network operators to accelerate cloud service delivery, while simplifying network operations, claims the vendor.
Metaswitch Upgrades Its Unified Comms Platform
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3/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Webinar hosting, new room size options and COTS audio/video deployment widen the market for Metaswitch's Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) platform.
VeEX Shows Off at OFC
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3/22/2017  |  Post a comment
VeEX has been unveiling and demonstrating a range of test and measurement products at OFC 2017.
CenturyLink Is First Carrier to Deliver Broadband Services on CORD Platform
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3/22/2017  |  Post a comment
CORD deployment will bring faster delivery of services to homes and businesses.
Netcracker Provides End-to-End BSS & OSS Transformation Program to Telefónica
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Telefónica Business Solutions is using an end-to-end BSS/OSS stack from Netcracker to help it become a more automated and efficient service provider.
AT&T Trials 400GbE for Ultra-Fast Video Streaming
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3/21/2017  |  1 comment
400GbE connection established during first phase of trials.
Nistica Intros Grid-Flexible ROADM Node
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Nistica will offer differentiated black boxes to end customers via OEMs.
AT&T Introduces IoT Solution Powered by IBM Watson on the Cloud
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Companies combine their unique strengths in IoT, cognitive computing, global connectivity and cloud to help clients drive useful insights from data.
CenturyLink Joins NetApp Unified Partner Program
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink joined the NetApp Unified Partner Program offering NetApp storage solutions designed for enterprises and SMBs.
EXFO’s New Platform Enables All-in-One Spectral & Transport 100G Testing Solution
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3/20/2017  |  1 comment
The FTB-4 Pro offers the industry's smallest form factor and delivers unprecedented power, flexibility and scalability for tests in high-speed networks, data centers and R&D labs.
Fujitsu Enhances 1Finity for DCI
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Fujitsu Network Communications is advancing its family of high-performance data center interconnect (DCI) solutions with enhancements to its 1FINITY T100, a hyper-dense transponder, packaged together with the new 1FINITY T400, a 1 Tbps layer 1 aggregator.
Optical DCI Market Grows Nearly 50% in 2016
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Globally, optical data center interconnect (DCI) hardware revenue grew by nearly 50 percent in 2016 to reach $1.9 billion.
Sedona Adds Analytics to NetFusion
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
New release adds network analytics and reporting capabilities for service providers seeking a phased approach to network automation and SDN deployment.
Arris Debuts Latest Retail Voice Gateway
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
New Surfboard voice gateway from Arris includes 802.11ac WiFi and features an RDK-B software stack approved for use on Comcast's network.
ADVA Hits 600G for DCI
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Latest terminal device for ADVA FSP 3000 CloudConnect can transport 600 Gbit/s of data over a single wavelength.
Infinera Launches Instant Network
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Infinera introduces Instant Network, its next generation of software defined capacity (SDC) capabilities.
Ciena Offers Its Wavelogic Tech to Component Vendors
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Ciena is making its WaveLogic coherent technology available to Lumentum, NeoPhotonics and Oclaro.
Growing Ecosystem for 200 GbE & 400 GbE Transport to be Demonstrated at OFC
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3/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Acacia Communications, Optelian, Precise-ITC, Spirent and Xilinx to demonstrate the industry's first interoperability across the technology spectrum to support 200 GbE and 400 GbE connectivity over standardized OTN and DWDM at OFC 2017.
Interoute, Rancher Team on Managed Container Platform
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3/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Interoute has integrated its managed global cloud infrastructure with the Rancher container management platform.
NG-PON2 Forum Joins Broadband Forum
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
The Broadband Forum is integrating NG-PON2 Forum members into a new NG-PON2 Council.
Evolution Digital Renews With Tivo for eGuide
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Evolution Digital is bringing Tivo's new eGuide to its IP Hybrid eBox.
MetTel, VeloCloud, Ovum Report Shows Rising SD-WAN Demand
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
SD-WAN emerges as leading communications technology to support mobile, social, big data apps.
ADVA Adds Direct Detect Open Optical Layer for DCI
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Gear maker expands FSP 3000 CloudConnect Platform to include both complete and disaggregated solutions.
SDOs Team Up on PON Convergence
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
A number of standards development organizations (SDOs) are working to combine their efforts and encourage close cooperation on passive optical network (PON) technology developments.
Orange Taps Riverbed to Add SD-WAN
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
New functionality will be added to its existing hybrid network offering in the second half of 2017.
Outstanding Results for the First ETSI NFV Interoperability Test Event
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
ETSI has just released the results of its two-week NFV Plugtests event in Spain.
AT&T Secures NC Auto Part Maker
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T is providing AW North Carolina, a leading manufacturer of automatic transmissions, with security and mobility business services.
Fujitsu Works on 600G Coherent
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Releases 64 Gbaud LN modulator and a 64 Gbaud integrated coherent receiver for use in single-carrier 600Gbit/s coherent transmission applications.
Memphis Grizzlies Select Comcast Business
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Basketball team gets 3Gbit/s connection at FedExForum.
Innovium Raises $38.3M
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Ethernet switch-chip startup Innovium raises Series C funding to support its 12.8Tbit/s Teralynx family.
Adtran Tops 10 Million Vectoring Ports
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Broadband vendor Adtran has shipped more DSL and VDSL2 vectoring ports in North America than all other vendors combined.
Cedexis Appoints Ryan Windham New CEO
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Ryan Windham was hired as a vice president at Cedexis in 2016, and now moves into the role of CEO
Cable Eyes D3.1, MoCA Spectrum Conflict
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
SCTE/ISBE team up to help operators minimize the effects of spectrum overlap between DOCSIS 3.1 and Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) deployments.
Light Reading Appoints Craig Matsumoto as Editor-in-Chief
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Experienced and respected journalist returns to Light Reading to take the top editorial role at the expanding digital publishing group.
Vodafone Taps Nokia's Nuage for Ocean's SDN
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Nuage will provide the software-defined networking that links Vodafone's diverse data centers in a policy-driven cloud infrastructure.
ETSI Partners on NFC Service Management Standard
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Collaboration between ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum will ensure predictable behavior of an NFC service regardless of where it is hosted and other services being delivered.
Davidson Re-Joins Cisco in SP Unit
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Jonathan Davidson is leaving Juniper to rejoin Cisco, as part of its effort to rebuild its SP engineering team.
Globe Telecom Goes With Sandvine for Network Policy Control
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Opts for PTS 32000 platform.
Intel to Acquire Mobileye for $15.3B
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
The acquisition of the Mobileye's computer vision tech will enable Intel to develop automated driving solutions from cloud to car.
Turin to Be Italy's First 5G City, Says TIM
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Over 100 smart cells will be installed in the main streets and squares of the city as early as 2017.
Fujitsu Claims 100G Transceiver Breakthrough
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Fujitsu introduces what it says is the world's first 100G QSFP28 transceiver that offers guaranteed interoperability with existing ER4 optics.
Verizon Zero-Rates Fios Mobile App
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
The newest version of Verizon's Fios mobile app allows users to stream video without having it count toward monthly data caps.
Telestream to Buy IneoQuest
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
With this acquisition, Telestream says it will enable its customers to deliver the highest possible video quality to their viewers on any device.
Idea Cellular Offers Women Private Recharge
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Electronic recharge service lets women in India recharge their prepaid mobile phones at retailers without disclosing their mobile number for privacy and security.
Facebook's Server Refresh Benefits OCP
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3/8/2017  |  1 comment
Facebook is contributing four updated server designs to the Open Compute Project, to bring these benefits to the wider ecosystem.
Ooredoo Qatar Deploys 4.5G Pro With Nokia
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Nokia and Ooredoo Qatar have deployed Nokia 4.5G Pro technology to increase mobile data speeds to up to 800 Mbit/s for Ooredoo's customers in parts of Doha.
Telenor Backs Artificial Intelligence R&D Center
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
NTNU, Telenor and SINTEF open Norway's new powerhouse for artificial intelligence.
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CommScope – Meeting the Demands of Tomorrow's Networks

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Phil Sorksy, Vice President International at CommScope, discusses addressing the challenges faced by service providers today, and as future trends emerge.
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AMS-IX & Huawei's OSN 902

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Huawei shows how its OSN 902 platform helps the Amsterdam Internet exchange to connect the world using multiplexing.
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Huawei's Smart Energy Innovation Center

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In Nuremberg, Huawei showcases its latest capabilities in the digitalization of Internet resources, network infrastructure and intelligence at its Smart Energy Innovation Center.
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OFC & Hyperscale: A Good Mix?

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Cloud and telecom players want different types of equipment for their networks, as the chatter at OFC reveals.
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Etisalat on NFV Journey

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Etisalat is a service provider that prides itself on bringing innovative technologies to the markets it serves. It was one of the first operators to implement 3G and leads the pack in fiber penetration. Now, Esmaeel Al Hammadi, Etisalat's SVP of Network Development, explains the operator's journey to virtualization, beginning with the network core, as well as the ...
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Huawei at CeBIT 2017: Day 3

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Light Reading reports from CeBIT 2017 in Germany, where Huawei is exhibiting on the application of technologies and key business verticals such as transportation, smart city, manufacturing, media and finance.
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No Regrets: Cox's Finkelstein on Fiber & More

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At the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein examines the cable capex conundrum.
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Cable Next-Gen: The 'Mile High' View From Denver

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Alan Breznick kicks off the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver, casting his thousand-yard stare over cable's current competitive landscape.
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Huawei at CeBIT 2017: Day 2

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Light Reading reports from CeBIT 2017 in Germany, where Huawei is exhibiting digital transformation solutions around IoT, smart data centers, OpenCloud ecosystem and its newly announced storage-as-a-service solution.
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Driving Better Mobile Customer Experience While Transforming the Mobile Network

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The Citrix NetScaler mobile gateway is an intelligent traffic management solution which can markedly improve the customer experience provided by mobile operators, even when traffic is encrypted. Critical network services can be consolidated and virtualized using NetScaler. Because of the unique architecture, NetScaler can be deployed on any hypervisor, on a ...
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Mastercard: What's Next for Mobile Payments?

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2017 marks the fifth consecutive year for Mastercard at Mobile World Congress and it was a great time to reflect on the amazing advances the payments industry has made as well as discuss "What's Next' in the digital commerce future. We spoke to James Anderson, executive vice president of digital payments at MasterCard, about digital wallets to tokenization to ...
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Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy

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Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money. Shamina Singh, executive vice president of sustainability and president of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, chats about how Mastercard is developing new ways to ...
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