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Windstream Expands Long-Haul 100G
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Following Infinera deployment, Windstream moves on to second phase of expansion, about 4,100 route miles.
GVTC Beats Gig Giants to San Antonio Area
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  3 comments
The Texas co-op turns up a gigabit-ready network that passes 43,000 potential customers.
Backhaul Strategies: Looking to 2015
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/29/2014  |  1 comment
The challenges associated with small cell deployments, the impact of virtualization, and the demand for dark fiber are just some of the topics to be debated at the upcoming Backhaul Strategies conference in New York City.
Cisco Beefs Up Its Intercloud, Adds Telco Partners
News Analysis  | 
9/29/2014  |  3 comments
As it aims to create a 'cloud of clouds,' Cisco teams up with service providers and offers additional tools, services, and financing options.
Managing & Securing SDN & NFV
Column  | 
9/26/2014  |  5 comments
Once SDN and NFV are added to already complex wide area networks, management and security become even greater challenges for operators.
A Cultural Shift for an OTT World
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
Go With The Flow, Says Arpanet Founder
UBB Forum News  | 
9/25/2014  |  2 comments
One of the 'fathers' of the Internet says the global IP network's transport layer needs an overhaul.
Feeling Edgy? Join the Crowd
Rewired  | 
9/25/2014  |  2 comments
There's a lot happening at the network's edge, and it's worth watching.
Bunyan Selects Calix for GigaZone Project
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
GigaZone will leverage the 844G GigaCenters deployed in subscribers' homes via direct fiber connections to offer Internet speeds of up to 1 Gbit/s.
MEF Introduces 'Third Network' Vision
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
MEF is developing lifecycle service orchestration and APIs that encompass NFV and SDN to enable Network-as-a-Service.
US Ignite Cultivates Gigabit Apps
News Analysis  | 
9/25/2014  |  8 comments
Non-profit forges collaboration between network operators and technology developers to showcase the necessity of gigabit nets.
Broadcom Unveils Next Gen Ethernet Switch Chip
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
The StrataXGS Tomahawk family of switch chips deliver 3.2 Tbit/s of bandwidth and a range of control and management functions, including OpenFlow 1.3 for SDN.
MEF: New Initiatives Tied to Existing Standards Groups
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2014  |  6 comments
Its Third Network effort will build on close collaboration with the organizations developing NFV and SDN standards.
Eurobites: EU Roaming Charges Removal Cast Into Doubt
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK boss maps out revival plan; Google faces potential EU fine; Saudi mobile ventures run into sand.
Verizon Adds AWS to Private Secure Cloud Interconnect
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Verizon expands its private interconnected cloud service to the largest cloud service provider, AWS, to support broader use of hybrid clouds
Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
News Analysis  | 
9/23/2014  |  9 comments
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight and more with its own connectivity and orchestration APIs as part of its 'Third Network' strategy.
Orange Creates Business-Class Internet Service
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
New service offers high-performance, secure access to Internet-based cloud and web services.
Optical Could Be Next Bottleneck, Warns Alcatel-Lucent CMO
News Analysis  | 
9/22/2014  |  5 comments
Optical sector has been unfairly marginalized in the communications and needs to speed up its R&D cycles to keep pace, says Alcatel-Lucent CMO Tim Krause.
Huawei, China Telecom Claim Virtual CPE First
News Analysis  | 
9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The pair complete NFV vPCE tests aimed at simplifying deployment for business users in China.
CENX Reinvents Itself as Service Orchestrator
News Analysis  | 
9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Launched as an Ethernet exchange, CENX is now tackling service orchestration for SDN and NFV.
Ericsson Buys Majority Stake in Apcera
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Adds next-generation platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technology to Ericsson Cloud System.
Brocade Debuts OpenDaylight SDN Controller
News Analysis  | 
9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The open source Vyatta Controller is designed to give network operators the benefits of SDN without vendor lock-in.
Eurobites: Telefónica Preps NG-PON 1 Rollout
News Analysis  | 
9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad sets T-Mobile US bid deadline; Brocade staffs up for EMEA push; Netflix seeks Belgian partners.
Brocade Appoints APAC, EMEA Execs
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Eric Yu becomes Brocade's vice president for Greater China, Brian Levy senior director and head of technology, EMEA.
Brocade Launches Vyatta SDN Controller
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The SDN controller is designed to lead the way to the New IP era of agile networks.
Minnesota Gets Giant-Sized Gigabit Rollout
News Analysis  | 
9/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Paul Bunyan Communications commits to deploy gigabit services across a 5,000 square mile territory.
VeEX Rolls Out OTDR
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9/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Tester for FTTx, metro Ethernet, mobile backhaul and more will debut at ECOC and SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
Infinera Targets Data Center Connectivity Market With Metro Platform
News Analysis  | 
9/18/2014  |  2 comments
After years of speculation, Infinera finally unveils its market-ready PIC-based metro platform, and adds packet capabilities to its DTN-X platform too.
AT&T, IBM Team on Private Secure Cloud Connections
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T teams with IBM Cloud to extend secure private network to clients.
AT&T Launches New Business Fiber Service
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T gets more aggressive in courting SMBs with new fiber-to-the-building services at speeds up to 300 Mbit/s.
Belgacom Deploys Cisco Mobile Packet Core
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco mobility offering to provide 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE connectivity for Belgian operator.
Eurobites: EU May Free Up Fixed-Line Charges
News Analysis  | 
9/18/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson unplugs its modems division; rescue plan for Phones 4u; BT and TalkTalk row on.
OIF, ONF List Vendors in Transport SDN Demo
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
AT&T Brings User-Defined Network to Austin Businesses
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  1 comment
AT&T says Austin businesses can soon get on its cloud and change network services and speeds in near real time.
Former Qualcomm Exec to Head Google Fiber
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  7 comments
The appointment of Dennis Kish to replace Milo Medin as head of Google's gigabit network effort raises questions about the network operations experience of its leadership.
Brocade: There's Something About the Cloud
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
As foreseen in the 1998 gross-out comedy, the cloud revolution – along with SDN, NFV and other big networking trends today – aren't linear.
North KC Says Free Gigabit for All
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2014  |  8 comments
The city turns over operation of its municipal fiber network to a local data center with the caveat that residents will get free gigabit services for the duration of the 10-year deal.
Cavium Claims Ethernet Switch Breakthrough
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2014  |  3 comments
Chip vendor moves into the Ethernet switch market with a product set designed for the SDN data center market, issuing a challenge to market leader Broadcom.
Connecticut Cities Crowdsource Gigabit Nets
News Analysis  | 
9/15/2014  |  9 comments
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
Brocade Buys NFV Management Smarts
News Analysis  | 
9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade continues to craft its service provider NFV offerings with the addition of network visibility and analytics tech.
Adtran: We're In at TeraStream
News Analysis  | 
9/15/2014  |  1 comment
Access and optical vendor says it's going to be part of Deutsche Telekom's software-defined network and has embraced Netconf and Yang for its new OSS.
Brocade Buys Vistapointe NFV Assets
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade acquires network visibility and analytics technology assets from Vistapointe to enhance its NFV play.
Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/12/2014  |  10 comments
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.
Best for Backhaul
UBB Flash Poll  | 
9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Will optical fiber represent the best option for mobile backhaul as LTE traffic continues to grow?
Out With The Old (IP)
Haiku  | 
9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
If The New IP
Isn't like The Old IP
That is progress, right?
Introducing 'The New IP'
Column  | 
9/11/2014  |  32 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
CWDM4 MSA Touts 100G Data Center Spec
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Group develops common spec for using four 25 Gbit/s lines to carry 100G data center traffic.
SDN-Enabled IP and Optical Integration
UBB Forum News  | 
9/10/2014  |  4 comments
Virtualization has breathed new life into the IP+optical integration movement.
Eurobites: AlcaLu Unveils Virtual CDN Platform
News Analysis  | 
9/10/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Ericsson at IBC; Nokia Networks unveils telco cloud and OSS news; iPhone 6 heads for Europe; and more.
Hetnet Software Tackles IP Backhaul Automation, Virtualized EPC
News Wire Feed  | 
9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Hetnet Software to automate wireless IP network and virtualized packet core functions.
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Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
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A Cultural Shift for an OTT World

9|26|14   |   01:41   |   (3) comments


Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
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New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide

9|26|14   |   4:07   |   (1) comment


As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
UBB Forum News
Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?

9|25|14   |   02:01   |   (0) comments


As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
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Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley

9|25|14   |   3:09   |   (10) comments


Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
LRTV Documentaries
SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network

9|25|14   |   3:47   |   (0) comments


XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
UBB Forum News
The OTT Conundrum

9|24|14   |   01:39   |   (0) comments


What is holding back prosperous partnerships between telcos and the OTT players?
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Putting Broadband to Work

9|24|14   |   01:26   |   (0) comments


High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
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Light Reading's Women in Telecom Recap

9|24|14   |   0:55   |   (4) comments


Our first Women in Telecom breakfast was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us in London for the next event on November 6.
UBB Forum News
Monetizing Ultra-Broadband

9|24|14   |   01:43   |   (2) comments


Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

9|19|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

9|19|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

9|19|14   |   4:35   |   (0) comments


The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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