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Bharti's $9B Network Splurge in India
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11/30/2015  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator is to embark on a major network upgrade as mobile broadband competition intensifies.
Eurobites: Virgin Slams BT State Aid
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11/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ADVA bags optical monitoring team; Orange in African energy deal; BT offers link to HP cloud.
China Mobile Picks Up TieTong Assets for $5B
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11/30/2015  |  Post a comment
A full merger between China Mobile and China Tietong represents another step forwards in China's broadband strategy.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Team on Enterprise Cloud
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11/27/2015  |  5 comments
Also in today's 'Black Friday' regional roundup: Turkcell bids for TeliaSonera's stake in Fintur; Polkomtel trials voice-over-WiFi with Nokia; Cosmote achieves 500Mbit/s LTE; Altice lands rights to English Premier League.
Helping Streaming Video Steam Ahead
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11/27/2015  |  2 comments
Adding virtualized local content delivery capabilities to broadband networks would bring content closer to consumers and boost OTT quality.
CityFibre Adds Glasgow to Gigabit Cities List
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11/26/2015  |  Post a comment
CityFibre will commence its deployment in Glasgow city center early in 2016.
How to 'Get Rich Slowly' the enet Way
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11/26/2015  |  1 comment
Alternative fiber network operator in Ireland has a 'get rich slowly' approach to building out its wholesale fiber network.
Eurobites: Glasgow Gets the Gigabit Treatment
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11/26/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS launches 3G in Kiev; Ericsson opens its 5G Garage; OTE looks to raise €350 million on debt market; Israeli big data startup bags $15 million in Series A.
Broadband Forum Brings Fiber Closer to Home
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11/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Ultrafast opens the door to new Broadband 20/20 services and significant revenue growth.
DT Preps Fast Hybrid Routers Beyond Germany
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11/25/2015  |  2 comments
Deutsche Telekom is looking at introducing its hybrid routers in markets outside Germany, where it also operates both fixed and mobile networks.
Eurobites: Orange Fine-Tunes IoT Vision
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11/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media fears repercussions of BT/EE merger; French auction bid details; fiber-to-the-second-home?
Telefónica's Fiber Fix
Morris Lore  | 
11/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Telefónica faces both a surge in infrastructure-based competition and more intrusive regulations.
Frontier Gives Telco TV a Boost
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11/24/2015  |  6 comments
Frontier intros IPTV service in Durham, N.C. for customers on both its copper and fiber-to-the-home networks.
DT's $1.1B Vectoring Plans Thrown Into Doubt After New Ruling
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11/24/2015  |  5 comments
Draft regulations appear to have left Deutsche Telekom's latest vectoring plans in disarray.
Across Continents, Comcast & Liberty Align
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11/23/2015  |  2 comments
Comcast and Liberty Global share CPE strategies.
Optical Options for FTTH/B: Broadband Special Report Part 2
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11/23/2015  |  1 comment
With the proliferation of fiber-optic broadband technologies for FTTH and FTTB deployments, operators face tough decisions when upgrading their networks to meet future needs.
Zayo Sees the Light in Europe's Dark Fiber
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11/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The acquisitive "bandwidth infrastructure" player sees a bright future in providing dark fiber services to Europe's mobile operators.
Gigabites: Windstream Winds Up Gigabit Plans
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11/20/2015  |  1 comment
Windstream is light on details, but says it will launch its first gigabit market in December.
Eurobites: Telefónica Casts Doubt on Spanish Fiber Rollout
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11/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TeliaSonera connects cars; Ericsson connects ships; AlcaLu connects Cape Town.
Integration Key to Building 'White Cloud'
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11/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Orange exec Christos Kolias tells Light Reading audience that white boxes hold great promise but there are major integration challenges to address.
AT&T Tests Data-Divulging Discounts for Digital Life
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11/17/2015  |  7 comments
Executive director of AT&T's Digital Life says trials on offering discounts to those home owners that opt in to share their data were well received and likely will be an option going forward.
Procera Launches eVolution Virtual Probe
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11/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Procera's virtual probe is a real-time big data source for network intelligence that runs in VMware or KVM virtualization environments on COTS hardware.
DT Eyes Gigabit in Germany
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11/16/2015  |  2 comments
Deutsche Telekom has recently warmed to, but could recent technology developments persuade it to make a firmer commitment?
Eurobites: Openreach CEO to Step Down
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11/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson denies Cisco M&A rumors; Vivendi wants bodies on Telecom Italia board; Yandex takes Google case to EU.
Gigabites: 10-Gig Is the New Gigabit
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11/13/2015  |  7 comments
Rocket Fiber in Detroit is beta testing a new residential broadband service with speeds up to 10 gigabits per second.
French Stock Market Authority Approves Nokia Acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
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11/12/2015  |  Post a comment
The French stock market authority has approved Nokia's public exchange offer for the securities of Alcatel-Lucent.
AlcaLu's Weldon Lands Nokia CTO Role
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11/12/2015  |  8 comments
Marcus Weldon will be the CTO of Nokia and continue as the President of Bell Labs once the Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent acquisition is complete.
Telefónica Tears Up the R&D Rule Book
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11/11/2015  |  6 comments
Tier 1 operator claims massive efficiencies from a new global approach to new product and technology R&D, starting with a new ONT that can be used for FTTH rollouts across Europe and Latin America.
Telefónica Global Tech Team Develops Home Gateway
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11/10/2015  |  Post a comment
New Home Gateway Unit (HGU) is the first produced from Telefónica's Global Device Development Centre using a new working model based on global specialist tech units.
Battle for the Home Network? It's On
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11/10/2015  |  6 comments
As broadband speeds rise, a shake-out looms in the home networking market.
Gigabites: Comcast Makes Gig Service a Community Affair
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11/6/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast takes on more MDU customers with the option to offer gigabit broadband.
YouTube Makes VR a Reality
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11/5/2015  |  7 comments
YouTube's Android app offers support for virtual reality, even as Google and The New York Times kick off a new series of VR news stories.
5G: Verizon's New Home Invasion?
Jonestown  | 
11/5/2015  |  10 comments
Verizon is getting creative with 5G, Light Reading hears, and examining new ways to deliver broadband to the home.
Eatel Offers a Gig in Louisiana Parishes
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11/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Eatel is introducing residential gigabit services in Louisiana with the help of Adtran.
Eurobites: Orange Sets Out Spanish FTTH Vision
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11/5/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional rollout: Deutsche Telekom soars in Q3; Cellcom Israel agrees to buy Golan Telecom; Finnish emojis.
Eurobites: Virgin Sticks 300 Mbit/s Up to BT
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11/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: trouble in Uzbekistan; surveillance laws revamped in UK; Vivacom boss slams EU 'hodgepodge.'
Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 Day 2
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11/3/2015  |  27 comments
Further pictorial coverage from the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong.
Intel's Sckipio Investment Could Pave Way for Takeover
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11/3/2015  |  1 comment
Sckipio plans to use funding from Intel Capital to make improvements, allowing operators to use the technology over much longer distances.
Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015
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11/2/2015  |  27 comments
UPDATED! Find out which top level industry executives graced this year's Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Hong Kong and the hot topics they discussed during the first day of the event.
Metro 100G In Demand
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/2/2015  |  11 comments
Vodafone Germany's WDM Team Leader Jakob Pojda talks about the catalysts for metro 100G deployments and other trends in the optical transport market.
SK Telecom to Buy Stake in Cable Operator
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11/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Upon acquisition of stake in CJ Hellovision, the company will merge SK Broadband and CJ Hellovision to create a next-generation media platform company.
Gigabites: NC Cities Issue New Gig RFP
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10/30/2015  |  1 comment
Gigabit fever is spreading in North Carolina.
Life on the Edge: A Competitive Cornucopia
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10/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Business models of all types are springing up at the network's edge as data center interconnectivity becomes a driving force.
Vodafone UK Looking Into 1Gbit/s 4G
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10/30/2015  |  1 comment
Just days after EE announced plans for 1Gbit/s 4G trials, Vodafone has revealed it is also exploring the 4G gigabit possibilities.
Google's Internet Balloon Project Takes Flight
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10/30/2015  |  7 comments
Project Loon is getting off the ground in Indonesia.
Arris Needs Pace to Help Recoup Telco Losses
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10/29/2015  |  2 comments
Slumping telco sales continue to hurt Arris earnings.
BT May Offer Sports on EE Devices – CEO
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10/29/2015  |  1 comment
Flagging its best TV performance ever, BT is examining opportunities to provide sports content to EE customers once its just-approved takeover goes through.
Edgeware Signs Up Cincinnati Bell
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10/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Video Consolidation Platform delivers advanced network-based VoD and time-shift services, including catch-up and start-over TV.
Comcast Business Extends Fiber Network in California
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10/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Business tenants in San Ramon now have a new choice for scalable, high-performance Ethernet, Internet, WiFi and advanced voice services to improve their operations
EE Confirms 1Gbit/s 4G Trials in 2016
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10/28/2015  |  1 comment
The UK's biggest mobile operator will trial a gigabit-speed 4G service next year that could appeal strongly to business customers.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
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Between the CEOs
Centec on Ethernet Switching

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Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
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Delivering Service Agility in the Virtualization Era

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Interview with Massimo Fatato, WW OSS Business Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Wagner’s Ring
How Might Open Source Fail?

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Open source, SDN, and NFV are looking inevitable – but performance, standards proliferation and regulatory capture could derail the movement.
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NFV Lifecycle Orchestration – a Fresh Vision for Telco

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Simon Osborne, CTO Comptel, and Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell reveal the business impacts of new SDN and NFV, and what the term service orchestration actually means. Together they define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and how the virtualized future will look for telecoms operators.
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Cisco's Virtual Role in Saudi

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Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
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Huawei Leads With Kubernetes for Cloud PaaS

11|19|15   |   08:26   |   (0) comments

Huawei is looking to Kubernetes as a key tool for building robust open source technologies for customers and partners, said Ying Xiong, chief architect of cloud platform at Huawei, in an interview with Light Reading West Coast Bureau Chief Mitch Wagner at the recent Kubecon conference.
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WiC in London: The Highlight Reel

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NetCracker's Mervat El Dabae headlines an inspiring morning in London with help from leading women from Vodafone, TalkTalk, Hyperoptics and Ciena.
LRTV Documentaries
Why Saudi's So Hot for New Tech

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Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
LRTV Custom TV
Why Data Models Deliver More Value Than Information Models

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Stefan Vallin argues that more automation is needed to manage end-to-end services and the hybrid networks they run on, and that data models are key to achieving this.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
SDN Management & Orchestration in the WAN

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Carol Wilson and Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu discuss CSPs' SDN service delivery and assurance requirements. Learn about a modular approach to building automated control, orchestration and management functions for the WAN that are policy- and analytics-driven.
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Flash Networks: Optimizing for Radio Spectral Efficiency

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Today most optimization vendors only focus on optimizing voice or data. Ofer Gottfried, Flash Networks' CTO, shows how improving data throughput and maximizing spectral efficiency reduces capital and operating expenses while also providing a platform for user engagement.
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Making Pay-TV User Experiences Millennial-Friendly

11|16|15   |   6:42   |   (0) comments

The unique challenge of reaching and engaging Millennials is driving pay-TV video experience transformation that can include higher quality UIs, viewing of multiple content streams at once and seamless transitions between handheld devices and the television.
Allot MobileTrends Report H2/2015 reveals how daily online behavior can be used to discover smarter ways to profile customers and propose valuable, real-time offers to them.
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Samsung to Sell Wireless Networking Unit?
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How Might Open Source Fail?
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/24/2015
Networking Shines in HP's Gloomy Final Earnings
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/25/2015
Hong Kong Moments
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
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Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.