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Win a Genuine Telecom Artifact at This Year's Leading Lights Awards
Shades of Ray  | 
2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
There's a skeleton in the Leading Lights closet this year…
Nokia, AlcaLu Steady Ship on Costs Before Tie-Up
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2/11/2016  |  1 comment
Nokia warns of tough conditions ahead but reports good progress on efficiency measures, as does Alcatel-Lucent.
Amazon, AsiaInfo Team Up to Disrupt the Telco Back Office
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2/11/2016  |  3 comments
BSS challenger AsiaInfo has ported its entire billing, analytics and CRM suite into Amazon's public cloud in the belief that the telco back office of the future will be run on a software-as-a-service model, even for Tier 1s.
Nokia Reports Q4, Full Year 2015 Results
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia reports fourth quarter revenues of €3.6 billion, up 3% year-on-year, and full year revenues of €12.5 billion, up 6% year-on-year.
AsiaInfo Unveils Cloud Core BSS
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Vendor makes its entire Veris BSS suite available on Amazon's public cloud.
Cisco's Open Source Moves Not All Altruistic
MariNation  | 
2/10/2016  |  2 comments
Remote PHY is good for Cisco's CCAP business, so why not use open source to give the technology a boost?
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
News Analysis  | 
2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
Cisco Open Sources Remote PHY Device
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
New "OpenRPD" now part of open source environment hosted by CableLabs.
CableLabs Spawns Startup Accelerator
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2/10/2016  |  1 comment
It's not your typical startup incubator.
Eurobites: Denmark Dents Telenor's Q4
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria Q4 boosted by domestic market; MTN Nigeria chooses Gemalto for authentication; ADVA's 100G in Estonia.
Validating Nokia's IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs
Prime Reading  | 
2/9/2016  |  2 comments
Two of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) have been put through their paces by independent test lab EANTC – here are the results.
EANTC Tests Nokia IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs for Real World Deployment
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2/9/2016  |  1 comment
Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC.
Wind River Introduces NFV Platform to Accelerate Cost-Effective Virtual CPE Deployments
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Also enhancing Titanium Server portfolio to accelerate performance, improve scalability and simplify commissioning.
Wind River Launches New vCPE Server
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Designed to give service providers and their customers the benefits of virtualized customer premises equipment with five nines of uptime.
CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters
Between the CEOs  | 
2/8/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
IP Live Production: Evolution or Revolution?
Column  | 
2/8/2016  |  1 comment
One thing is certain: the coming technology changes will affect everyone to varying degrees, including content providers, service providers and equipment makers.
Cisco Buys IoT Cloud Provider Jasper for $1.4B
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Jasper delivers a global, cloud-based IoT service platform for enterprises and service providers.
Startup NFWare Takes Aim at Cisco, Juniper
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2/3/2016  |  2 comments
A ten-person, two-year-old NFV startup has found itself competing against the giants of Cisco, Huawei and Juniper for service provider business.
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Jasper Technologies for IoT
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Jasper provides a cloud platform to allow enterprises and service providers to connect and manage IoT devices.
NIA's Latest NFV Test Program Opens for Business
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2/3/2016  |  1 comment
The second phase of the New IP Agency's independent evaluation program, focused on VNF Management, is signing up participants.
Versa, EMC Validate 'vCPE in a Box' Offer
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Versa tested and validated the interoperability of its FlexVNF software on EMC's NFVi platform.
CEO Chat With Mike Aquino
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
Viavi Reports Fiscal Q2
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2/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Revenues of $232.1 million are up by 2.5% compared with a year ago and operating margins have improved.
US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
Prime Reading  | 
2/2/2016  |  4 comments
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of Things, but both want to play a pivotal role in what's expected to be a multi-billion dollar industry.
Telefónica Steps Closer to Transport SDN
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2/2/2016  |  4 comments
Spanish giant has conducted a field trial of a programmable packet-optical network with live traffic in Peru.
Midokura Beefs Up OpenStack Tools for Network Virtualization
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2/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Midokura Enterprise MidoNet 5.0 is scalable virtualization software designed for IaaS clouds; the new version adds tools for OpenStack operators.
Frontier Picks Viavi Testing Solutions
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2/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Frontier intends to deploy Viavi's EtherAssure throughout its network to provide end-to-end services activation testing and ongoing performance management.
Equinix Looks to Future-Proof Network Through Open Computing
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2/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Equinix sees joining the fledgling OCP Telco Project as a way of ensuring vendor interoperability for emerging networking technologies.
RJio's Big Small Cells Vision
News Analysis  | 
1/31/2016  |  1 comment
RJio has announced plans for a major investment in small cell technology.
Curing America's China Syndrome
Column  | 
1/29/2016  |  22 comments
It's time for our industry to call BS on the US government's position on Chinese telco manufacturers.
Bell Canada Deploys Nokia's Core Router
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1/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia and Bell Canada launch terabit-speed metro network performance to support consumer and business customers.
Building a Secure DNS Architecture for NFV
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1/29/2016  |  Post a comment
There are important considerations for companies to keep in mind when moving Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure to an NFV implementation.
Cisco EVP Development Patel Says Sayonara
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2016  |  2 comments
Pankaj Patel, executive vice president and chief executive officer, bids Cisco adieu in the second half of 2016.
Amazon.com Announces Q4 Sales up 22% to $35.7B
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1/28/2016  |  Post a comment
AWS helped drive growth, with expansion in Asia/Pacific and new services going online.
CEO Chat With Mitel's Rich McBee
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1/28/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading's Steve Saunders discovers how Mitel CEO Rich McBee has steered his company from olde worlde voice player to convergence pioneer.
Juniper Buying BTI: Is That Enough?
Shades of Ray  | 
1/28/2016  |  3 comments
Juniper looks like it's on the offensive and defensive with the acquisition of data center interconnect (DCI) specialist BTI Systems but will it need to do more?
Mitel Unveils New Mobile Enterprise Tools
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1/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Mitel bolsters its mobile enterprise portfolio with new applications and cloud services.
MSOs: We're Not Building National Biz Net
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1/28/2016  |  2 comments
Charter and Cox execs say the efforts to link cable networks for business customers are routine automation efforts for buying and selling access.
Facebook Wins Big in Q4
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2016  |  2 comments
Beating analyst estimates again, Facebook reported sky-high earnings for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Sony Buys 4G IoT Chip Specialist Altair
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1/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Israeli LTE chip firm is being acquired for $212 million by Sony, which is planning to expand its IoT components portfolio.
Juniper Reports $4.9B 2015 Revenue, up 5%
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1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Quarterly revenues were $1.3 billion, up 20% year-over-year.
Global Capacity Expands Ethernet Nationally
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1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Expansion of Ethernet-over-copper solutions will deliver from 1 Mbit/s up to 100 Mbit/s access,including private line, VoIP and other services.
Major Telcos Join Facebook's Open Compute Project
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2016  |  3 comments
AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, EE, SK Telecom, and Verizon are among those joining the new Open Compute Project Telco Project launched today.
Metro Connect Bubbles With Optimism
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1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Competitive fiber players are excited about major new opportunities from data centers to edge computing, as well as continued cell tower backhaul.
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Prime Reading  | 
1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
Ericsson Shares Tumble Despite Profit Growth
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2016  |  9 comments
Profitability improvements at Ericsson do not appear to have assuaged investor concern about its emerging-market and IP networking prospects.
Ericsson Reports Q4, Full-Year Results
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1/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Helped by currency exchange fluctuations, Ericsson reports an increase in its fourth quarter and full year revenues for 2015.
VMware Announces 800 Layoffs, Executive Shake-Up
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2016  |  1 comment
As part of the decline in its on-premises computing business and shift to cloud and networking, the company is laying off 800 employees.
Juniper Flies Into DCI With BTI Acquisition
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1/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Juniper is jumping into the data center interconnect (DCI) market and adding to its cloud portfolio with its acquisition of BTI Systems.
New IP Agency Launches With Massive Industry Support
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1/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Service providers Deutsche Telekom, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable, XO Communications plus major IP vendors part of initial set of members.
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All Change in Video

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At this moderated panel at 2020 Vision in Dublin, Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader of Light Reading, sits down with Jeff Finkelstein, director of network architecture at Cox Communications, to discuss the rapidly changing video market.
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Garry Connolly, president of Host in Ireland, presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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What's Hot in Mobile Commerce?

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Claire Maslen, financial services relationship manager at the GSMA, talks about the development of the digital commerce sector and the types of relationships that mobile operators are developing to further their m-commerce strategies.
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EANTC Tests Nokia IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs for Real World Deployment

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Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC. The results set a new industry benchmark for outstanding performance, scalability, resiliency and manageability. Nokia VNFs are ready for telco cloud deployment, so that service providers can accelerate mobile, business and ...
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CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
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The Composable Telco

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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
Shades of Ray
MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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