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TDS Telecom Keeps Spreading Gigabit Cheer
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12/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier continues gigabit network expansion, introducing a 1 Gbit/s service in 19 markets across four states.
Windstream Taps Cyan for 100G Upgrade
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12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Telco chooses long-time supplier Cyan to upgrade its regional and metro networks from 10G to 100G.
Verizon Reminds Us That 200G Exists
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12/22/2014  |  4 comments
Verizon quietly rolls out 200G on a single route, meeting its timetable and highlighting the next step beyond 100G.
Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans
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12/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
Bah, humbug
Haiku  | 
12/22/2014  |  2 comments
Telecom Christmas Cheer silenced by capex cuts Will New Year improve?
OpenDaylight Establishes Security Team
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2014  |  2 comments
The open source SDN organization has formed a dedicated team following disclosure of a serious security flaw that remained unaddressed for four months.
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
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12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Mobile-Edge Computing Group Gets Going
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia has hosted the inaugural meeting of the new ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (ISG).
Windstream Hones REIT Strategy
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Windstream today announced that it will hold back just under 20% of the network assets it was planning to spin off into a Real Estate Investment Trust to sell over time to continue retiring its debt.
Tucows Buys Into Gigabit Services
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12/17/2014  |  5 comments
The Internet and mobile services company buys an ISP with hopes of adding gigabit services to its quiver.
1-Gig: Coming to a Small Town Near You
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12/17/2014  |  13 comments
A tiny town in Iowa enters the Gigabit Cities fray through a public/private partnership.
OpenDaylight Patches 'Serious Vulnerability' – After Four Months
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The Netdump security flaw, first reported in August, can allow an attacker to take over an SDN network.
HP's NFV Director Merges Physical, Virtual
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12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Support for both physical and virtual resources is important to carriers making the transition to NFV while supporting legacy physical assets.
2020 Vision Photos: Night Sight
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12/16/2014  |  3 comments
More pictures from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland.
MRV Names Bonney President, CEO
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12/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Mark Bonney replaces Dave Stehlin as the chief of optical supplier MRV.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
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12/15/2014  |  2 comments
Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
Lightpath Appoints New SVP
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12/15/2014  |  Post a comment
David Kniffin joins LightPath as senior vice president and chief administration officer.
Gardner's Departure a Cautionary Tale
Rewired  | 
12/12/2014  |  11 comments
Board of directors allegedly wanted faster pace of change from one of the telecom industry's change pacesetters.
Calnex Intros 100GigE Test Tool for Synchronization
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12/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Calnex Paragon-100G supports testing of switches and routers in accordance with ITU-T G.8262 (SyncE) and IEEE 1588 (PTP) standards.
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/12/2014  |  1 comment
Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
KVH Takes Its Elastic Data Center Service Beyond Japan
News Analysis  | 
12/12/2014  |  3 comments
Japanese data center services specialist has expanded its flexible data center interconnection services to Hong Kong and Singapore.
Taking NFV to the People
Prime Reading  | 
12/11/2014  |  2 comments
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the conversation quickly turns to people.
AT&T Adds Brocade, Ciena, Cisco to Its SDN, NFV Program
News Analysis  | 
12/10/2014  |  3 comments
AT&T has added three more names to the growing list of vendors engaged in its cloud/SDN/NFV program and reiterated that it expects its capex spend to go down as it build out its next-gen network.
Ciena Looks to Shake Off Capex Concerns
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12/10/2014  |  6 comments
Ciena will look to distance itself from carrier capex concerns as it reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings.
2020 Vision: A First View
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12/9/2014  |  3 comments
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland, unique Heavy Reading research shows that comms service providers are optimistic about the next five or so years.
Security Suffers From 'Not My Job' Mentality
News Analysis  | 
12/9/2014  |  14 comments
Security is the most important trend for future networks, according to Heavy Reading's 2020 Vision survey, but it requires organizational changes and a change in mindset.
Cyan to Net $46.6M in Notes Sale
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12/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Cyan looks to land some much-need financing through a $50 million notes offering.
Who Has 2020 Vision?
Shades of Ray  | 
12/8/2014  |  2 comments
A select group of industry executives has gathered in Iceland to discuss the future of networks, services, skills, strategies and the role of service provider IT.
Veryx Takes CE 2.0 Revolution to South Korea
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Veryx speaking at MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Revolution seminar.
Comcast Unlocks Ethernet @Home
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12/8/2014  |  2 comments
Comcast has unveiled a new Ethernet @Home service that extends Ethernet services over HFC lines to employees working at home.
Vitesse Reports Q4, Full-Year Results
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Total net revenues $28.7 million, compared to $27.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 and $26.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013.
Photos: Velkomin til Íslands!
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12/8/2014  |  6 comments
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland.
CESR Vendor Focus Turns to Energy Efficiency
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Energy efficiency has long been vital to service providers because of its large and growing effect on their operating costs and earnings.
UNH-IOL Testing Ethernet for Connected Cars
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12/8/2014  |  1 comment
Interoperability testing expands for both the OPEN Alliance approach to single-pair Ethernet and what is likely to be new IEEE standards.
Who Does What: SDN Controllers
Prime Reading  | 
12/5/2014  |  7 comments
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which companies and open source projects have developed SDN controllers?
Aryaka ONE Builds Business-Class Internet Path
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
WAN optimization provider leverages the Internet to offer on-demand enterprise services platform.
Alcatel-Lucent, HP Strengthen Alliance
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Extending their existing partnership, HP is to integrate Alcatel-Lucent's IP and optical systems into its portfolio.
Ciena Amps Up Software Play, Attacks VNF 'Agility Gap'
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Ciena deepens its software strategy with offerings to help service providers sell VNFs on demand to enterprises.
So How Do You Test a Virtual Router?
Prime Reading  | 
12/3/2014  |  7 comments
When Brocade wanted its Vyatta virtual router put through performance tests, a different set of criteria needed to be drawn up.
UNH-IOL Expands Ethernet Interop Testing Support
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Now includes support for 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (40G/100G) including 25Gbit/s serial-lanes, Power over Ethernet (PoE), Backplane Ethernet and Automotive Ethernet.
Vendors Split Over New Ethernet Specs
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12/3/2014  |  7 comments
Industry attention on 2.5GBit/s and 5Gbit/s Ethernet is heating up, but the emergence of two vendor groups, one boasting Brocade and the other Cisco, threatens to slow down interoperability.
CenturyLink Aims Gigabit at Businesses
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12/3/2014  |  1 comment
When it comes to Gigabit broadband, CenturyLink means business.
Cable Still Working on Biz Credibility
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Commercial services revenues are flowing for cable operators, but VIP customers in segments such as healthcare still need convincing that MSOs can deliver the business services they need.
Verizon Taps SpiderCloud for Dual-Band 4G Small Cells
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12/2/2014  |  2 comments
Vendor will provide its dual-mode LTE small cell system for Verizon's enterprise customers and public venue deployments.
Interview: Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
US Cable Nears $10B in Business Service Revenues
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12/2/2014  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading prediction kicks off annual New York event for cable business services sector that highlights continued market growth and success.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
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12/1/2014  |  1 comment
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.
SDN Startup Raises $12 Million
News Analysis  | 
11/28/2014  |  2 comments
Staffed by Stanford alumni with OpenFlow development experience, Forward Networks is the latest SDN startup to emerge.
CVC Buys 50% Stake in Arteria Networks
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11/28/2014  |  Post a comment
CVC invests in Japanese enterprise services specialist Arteria Networks and becomes a partner to Marubeni in the Asia-Pacific telecoms sector.
Huawei Preaches an 'Open' Gospel
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11/28/2014  |  4 comments
'We're committed to open source, ok?'
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Integration Towards the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Era

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NFV offers communication service providers a way to drastically simplify their network by decoupling software and hardware. This makes an organization more agile and it also reduces operational expenses. Today we're talking to Huawei and current analysis about how an operator can build an NFV platform with specific focus on how they can capitalize on the ...
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Amdocs CEO Interview

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Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, global markets, acquisitions, NFV and the move to software virtualization, and more in a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with Light Reading.
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EE Talks Biz Transformation on Road to 5G

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EE's Director of Network Strategy David Salam discusses how data growth on its wireless network is driving business transformation and the move to 5G for the UK-based carrier.
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Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

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Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
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Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
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