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Huawei Explores ROADS to New Growth With Carriers & Partners
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
The Mobile World Congress 2017 opened today in Shanghai. As a platinum sponsor, Huawei is participating in the event under the theme of 'Open ROADS to New Growth.'
AT&T Sets XGS-PON Trial for 2017
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Move to test symmetrical 10-Gig XGS-PON is part of carrier's Open Access Strategy.
AT&T Launches 5G Trial With DirecTV Now in Austin
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Launches second trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.
Calix Boosts Cloud-Based Customer Support
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor adds Calix Support Cloud to Calix Cloud services, offering broadband service providers major new tools to assist CSRs.
Silver Peak & China Telecom Announce Global Partnership
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
China Telecom partners with Silver Peak to deliver managed SD-WAN services to multinational enterprise customers.
Discovery Communications & TIM Team on Official Olympic Mobile Broadcasting Service
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6/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Italy's biggest telco operator to make 2018-2020 Olympic Games available to mobile, broadband and ultrabroadband customers.
Trend Micro Launches New $100M Venture Fund
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6/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Trend Micro Incorporated announced the launch of a corporate venture fund to explore emerging technology markets.
WOW Expands 1-Gig Service Footprint
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6/27/2017  |  Post a comment
WOW Internet, Cable & Phone announced edge out expansion to communities in North Ridgeville and Parma Heights, Ohio.
US Ignite Announces 5 New Smart Gigabit Communities
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6/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Smart Gigabit communities program network of 19 cities leverages advanced infrastructures for economic advantage in multiple local economies.
NTT Plala Selects Synchronoss
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6/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Kontron Merging With S&T
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6/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Kontron brand will be retained post-merger.
GTT to Buy Global Capacity
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6/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Cash and stock deal valued at about $163 million will combine GTT's cloud connectivity services with Global Capacity's network connections.
Windstream Joins ONAP
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6/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Network operator becomes first major US carrier to join open source group founded by AT&T and others to address orchestration and more.
ETSI Completes LTE Mission-Critical Push to Talk Interop Tests
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6/26/2017  |  1 comment
TCCA to deliver vendor certification process for LTE mission-critical products and applications.
Verimatrix Buys MiriMON Technology & Development Team
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6/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Real-time collection of secure data at the device level recognized as key to analytics competitive differentiation.
Telus, Huawei Boast 3GPP-Oriented 5G Pilot
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6/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Canadian operator Telus and Chinese vendor Huawei have deployed a 3GPP-oriented network at the operator's '5G Living Lab' facility.
AT&T Hosts Teen Cybersecurity Training Camps
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T is teaming up with the Air Force Association to host "CyberCamps" to teach teens basic cybersecurity skills and promote STEM fields.
du Runs 700MBit/s Massive MIMO Trial
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
In preparation for the 5G future, du becomes the first telco in the UAE to perform massive MIMO field trial.
Comcast Business Finalizes Fiber Network Expansion in New Haven
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Nearly $1.7 million investment to expand high-performance network provides Connecticut businesses with Ethernet, Internet, WiFi, voice and video services.
NCTI Announces New Strategic Partnerships
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Agreements with Warriors4Wireless and The Learning Alliance will bolster the company's programs that augment operators' current training and development programs.
Huawei & IDC Jointly Issue Cloud Enterprise Communications White Paper
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Paper conveys the evolution trends of cloud enterprise communications, market space, application value, and other key information on the industry.
Low Latency Underpins Carrier's Ability to Compete & Succeed in Vertical Markets – Ovum
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Report points out that low latency networks have become the first choice of more and more enterprise customers.
Coriant Lowers DCI Power
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6/21/2017  |  1 comment
Coriant sets industry benchmark for low power consumption with ultra-green 400G Groove solution.
GTT Buys Perseus for $37.5 Million
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Acquisition will strengthen GTT's standing with financial and eCommerce companies.
Lightower Focusing on East Coast Cable Landings
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Company pledging to increase fiber connectivity to cable landing stations on the US Eastern Coast.
Calix Claims G.fast Certification First
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Company claims first two end-to-end solutions to meet Broadband Forum's new G.fast certification requirements.
Huawei Launches New Metro MS-OTN Product to Enable OTN-to-CO Simplified Optical Networks
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
New solution intended to simplify optical networks, enabling carriers to meet growing bandwidth demand driven by video and mobile data services.
nbn Selects Coriant CloudWave Optics
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Australian network scales up with Coriant.
EdgeConneX, Megaport Expand US Partnership
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Companies team to offer elastic inter-connectivity services in three more of EdgeConneX's US markets.
ZTE Launches E-OTN Solution for Faster 5G Deployment
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
The ZXMP M721 CX66A has high integration, large capacity, intelligence and energy-saving design with low deployment cost, says the vendor.
Sprint to Keynote at Light Reading's LTE Advanced Pro Breakfast at Mobile World Congress Americas
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
LTE-A Pro, Gigabit LTE and 5G up for debate and discussion at content-packed breakfast set for San Francisco, California, September 13.
Huawei Releases Mesh Backbone Network Solution
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Solution designed to enable operators to deliver ultra-high bandwidth, meeting the demands of enterprises, Internet content providers (ICPs) and cloud services.
Evolution Digital Reaches Agreement With GCI to Deploy eVUE-TV
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
GCI is the fifteenth operator to sign on for eVUE-TV
AT&T NetBond Adds AWS Direct Connect Bundles
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
NetBond for Cloud lets users bypass the public internet to sescurely connect to SaaS providers via AWS Direct Connect.
Cedexis Announces Integration With NGINX Plus
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
DevOps teams can now optimize application availability and latency in real time using monitoring data from the entire delivery path.
Charter's Rutledge to Keynote Cable-Tec Expo 2017
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Will share his views on the future of cable and how network innovation will be a significant contributor to business results.
NTT Takes SD-WAN Footprint to 190 Countries
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Japanese telecom giant says its global network is 100% software-defined enabling the largest SD-WAN footprint.
Arista Expands Universal Spine & Leaf Platforms
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6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Offers new software and hardware for the Arista R-Series platforms.
Huawei Unveils Mesh Backbone Network Solution at NGON 2017
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6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei has unveiled what it claims is the first commercial Optical Cross-Connect and Optical Transport Network (OXC+OTN) cluster mesh backbone network solution.
Enea, Marvell & PicoCluster Announce World's Most Compact OPNFV Pharos Lab
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6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
NFV PicoPod to enhance accessibility of NFV platforms and further advance development of ARM-based NFV software.
Gartner Forecasts Worldwide Cloud-Based Security Services to Grow 21% in 2017
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Cloud-based security services will be worth $9 billion in 2020.
Verizon Makes Hosted Services Pay-As-You-Go
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
New SDN-based service models gives enterprises greater flexibility.
Conviva Raises $40M in New Funding Round
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Video measurement company Conviva will use new funding to expand globally.
Radware Survey: C-Suite Trusts AI for Security
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Annual survey of top executives globally shows growing support for AI and machine learning over human skills.
TiVo Report Details OTT Viewing Trends
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
More 3,100 customers contributed to the survey.
Altice USA Debuts Premium Support Services
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Altice is now offering premium-level customer support packages to US subscribers.
MetTel Launches First IoT Single SIM
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6/15/2017  |  1 comment
Cloud-connected chip securely tracks products, connects devices and addresses real-time supply issues with largest network of 650+ carriers in 165 countries.
New Field Engineer Marketplace Aims to Solve Supply & Demand Engineer Gap
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6/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Available now as an app on the App Store and Google Play, the new on-demand workforce model connects service providers and freelance field engineers.
Nokia Unleashes Its FP4 Chip for IP Routing
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6/14/2017  |  1 comment
Nokia catalyzes the next chapter of the Internet, innovations deliver massive performance and heightened security needed for cloud and machine era.
Nokia & Technicolor Announce Immersive VR Content Creation Deal
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Nokia and Technicolor announce immersive VR content creation partnership.
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Masergy: It's Time for SD-WAN Options

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Paul Ruelas, director of network products for Masergy, explains how adding SD-WAN has changed the service mix for his company's customers. In some cases, the change is incremental, enabling more granular customer control. Masergy's newest version, SD-WAN Go, gives up some of those controls for a streamlined version targeting mid-sized customers with the most ...
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Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era

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5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
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VeEX at ANGA COM

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At ANGA COM 2017, Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX, updates Alan Breznick with VeEX's new products and technology. This includes VeSion cloud-based platform for network monitoring, AT2500-3G advanced spectrum analyzer and MTTplus-900 WiFi Air Expert module. He also comments on DOCSIS 3.1 deployment and Remote PHY technology.
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The Overall Objective Is to Win the Game

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SCTE•ISBE's Chris Bastian discusses Energy 2020's success to date and the importance of a flexible approach that allows for changes in specific strategies in order to reach significant milestones.
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CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
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Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

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At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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Putting Power on a Pedestal

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ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
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Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
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