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Lumos 2014 Revenue Dips
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3/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Lumos revenue and EBITDA decline for the year, but total data segment revenue continued to grow in the fourth quarter.
Fluke Launches New Cabling Tech Suite
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New CenturyLink CTO in Major Overhaul
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3/4/2015  |  14 comments
To transform a legacy telco into an 'agile' IT services organization, Hussain is demolishing silos and creating a horizontal company structure.
Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech
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3/4/2015  |  1 comment
At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
NTT Making Aggressive Data Center Push
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Latest deal makes Japanese telecom giant third largest data center operator in Europe and extends reach of its one-stop global ICT strategy.
5G Use Cases, Pre-Standards Groups Proliferate
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3/3/2015  |  1 comment
Everyone wants to have a say in how 5G will develop, with many different groups outlining their visions of 5G and vowing to play nice with the other groups.
EXCLUSIVE: Cisco's Chambers on Reinvention
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3/3/2015  |  1 comment
Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Cisco Lab Test Validates New IP World
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
The results from tests undertaken by EANTC of Cisco service provider virtualization software show that the New IP world is very much here.
Validating Cisco's Service Provider Virtualization & Cloud Portfolio
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3/3/2015  |  2 comments
How independent test lab EANTC and Light Reading put Cisco's programmable service provider network through its paces in order to create and deliver business VPN services.
Charter Launches Separate Business Unit
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Charter Communications, Inc. today announced that Charter Business is now Spectrum Business. Spectrum Business leverages an advanced all-digital network to deliver reliable, full featured solutions to businesses of all sizes at an incredible value.
Casa Shows Off New Mobile Edge Solution
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Casa’s MobileEdge solution delivers unprecedented performance and enhanced security.
Oclaro Ramps Up CFP4 Production
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor moves toward volume production on CFP4 client-side transceivers for data center interconnect and carrier packet optical upgrades.
TE Connectivity Shows PON, Small Cell Gear at MWC
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Passive optical network platform, small cell baseband unit, DAS, Power over Ethernet and other solutions on display in Barcelona.
Brocade to Acquire Connectem for vEPC
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition of Mobile Virtual Evolved Packet Core Innovator expands Brocade’s New IP market opportunities.
Google Confirms Scaled-Down MVNO Plans
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3/2/2015  |  3 comments
Google SVP Sundar Pichai said at MWC that the software giant won't be a carrier at scale, but will work with its wireless partners to offer its service to innovate on communications.
Deutsche Telekom Turns On Pan-European IP
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Germany's incumbent carrier has burnished its reputation as an IP leader with the simultaneous launch of cloud-based services in three European countries.
The Three Cs of MWC15
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3/2/2015  |  1 comment
My visit to this year's Mobile World Congress is going to dominated by three Cs – cloud, cells and coffee.
UK 'Open' Smart City Shows Faith in SDN
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2/27/2015  |  4 comments
'Open programmable city' initiative in Bristol, UK, has SDN-enabled switches from optical vendor Polatis at its core.
Comcast Business Named Fastest Growing Ethernet Provider
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Expanded focus on data center and cloud connectivity, award-winning new Ethernet @Home service and customer momentum helped fuel second consecutive year as the fastest growing U.S. Ethernet provider.
HP in Talks to Buy Aruba – Report
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2/26/2015  |  1 comment
HP is believed to be in discussions to acquire WiFi networking vendor Aruba and could announce it at Mobile World Congress.
MEF Launches Lifecycle Service Orchestration Report
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The MEF has issued a report on what it is calling Lifecycle Service Orchestration, calling it a key enabler of dynamic service provisioning and delivery.
Telstra Global Deploys Metaswitch IP Voice Gear
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2/25/2015  |  1 comment
Metaswitch upgrades Telstra Global's TDM and IP voice network.
Is DT About to Blow Our SDN Socks Off?
Shades of Ray  | 
2/25/2015  |  7 comments
It's Deutsche Telekom's Capital Markets day on February 26 & 27, and I'm expecting some big news around its SDN and NFV strategy.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
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2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
New Ciena Products Target Web-Scale Evolution
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
New Ciena chipsets and a metro software architecture boost bandwidth and flexibility in optical networks to support web-scale applications.
Telstra Gains International CE 2.0 Certification
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2/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Certifications for international Ethernet products follow earlier Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certifications for domestic products.
Huawei Promises 4.5G & LTE-M in 2016
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
Ahead of MWC, vendor pitches details of next step from LTE-A, unveils its LTE-M strategy for cellular IoT, talks up new video optimization capabilities and unveils a digital-friendly BSS.
MWC: Let the Madness Begin
Shades of Ray  | 
2/23/2015  |  10 comments
Are you all strapped in? Then let's talk 5G, NFV, IoT, security and anything else that rhymes with LTE… oh, and tapas…
Telekom Austria Builds Multi-Vendor NFV 4G Core
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2/23/2015  |  2 comments
Telekom Austria subsidiary Vip Mobile trials a virtual 4G service delivery stack for VoLTE services using technology from multiple specialist vendors.
Aryaka Hires CFO With M&A, IPO Experience
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
WAN optimization provider picks former Chordiant and Tahoe Networks executive Kelly Hicks to lead financial strategy and operations.
The New IP in Pics: It Must Be Art!
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Photos from the show where attendees learned about turning their networks into innovation and profit centers.
Ericsson: Performance, Agility, Personalization All Matter
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The next generation of services isn't about more bandwidth alone but the ability to customize and bring things to market faster, exec tells New IP audience.
GTT Buys MegaPath's Managed Services Unit
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
GTT expands its managed services with the acquisition, while MegaPath continues to pare down.
Cisco's Ahuja: CSPs Need to Think Like Restaurateurs
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Enterprises and consumers care about getting the network services they've ordered, not the ingredients and recipe.
Virgin Media Business, Arqiva Team on 4G Small Cell Backhaul
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Virgin Media Business and infrastructure specialist Arqiva have joined forces to offer the UK's mobile operators a small cell site and connectivity package in multiple major cities.
NEC Touts Unified OSS for SDN
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC says it has developed configuration software that can be applied to multiple types of networks and which supports the implementation of SDN capabilities.
IP Storage Attracts Attention as Brocade Boosts Its Margins
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
New IP storage capabilities attracted analyst attention during Brocade's fiscal first quarter earnings call, which highlighted the vendor's improving sales and margins.
Network Services Key to SDN Strategies, Says AlcaLu's Alwan
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Basil Alwan, president of IP routing and transport at Alcatel-Lucent, says speedy configuration is a massive opportunity as services become decoupled from the infrastructure.
Telekom Austria Completes vCPE Trial
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Telekom Austria has put a virtual CPE set-up from NEC and its software subsidiary NetCracker through its paces.
Arista Revenue, Profit Soar in Q4
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
The data center networking vendor reported strong revenue and net income growth for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014, but issue soft guidance for Q1 2015.
Google: OpenConfig Grows, Goes Commercial
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2/19/2015  |  3 comments
Informal large carrier group focused on common data models is moving rapidly toward initial deployments.
Women in Telecom: Collaboration Critical to New IP
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2/19/2015  |  8 comments
Panelists at Light Reading's Women in Telecom discuss the technology and cultural changes that the New IP brings about, and why women have a big role to play in it.
Ericsson Revamps Its RAN With RBS 6000 Successor
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
As part of its pre-MWC news blast, Ericsson announces the successor to its highly successful base station and talks small cells, analytics, backhaul and more.
Ericsson Offers Digital Telco Transformation
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor combines services, integration and OSS/BSS tools to offer a digital transformation package.
Ericsson Unveils New Router Family
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
New Ericsson 6000 series of routers integrates radio and IP transport.
Deutsche Telekom Says Europe Risks Being 5G Flop
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2/19/2015  |  2 comments
Claudia Nemat, Deutsche Telekom's European boss, has issued a stark warning to Europe's technology players.
Cyan Claims Carrier Wins, Revenue Jumps
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2/18/2015  |  1 comment
Cyan reports growing revenue and two service provider wins for NFV orchestration.
Equinix Puts Infinera in Data Centers
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2/18/2015  |  1 comment
Data center and exchange operator deploys DTN-X in locations in Frankfurt, Toronto and Singapore.
Cyan Posts Q4 Revenue Jump
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2/18/2015  |  2 comments
After adjusting its revenue outlook upward, Cyan reports a revenue jump of 46% between the third quarter and fourth quarter of 2014.
ADVA to Demo Virtualized Mobile Backhaul at MWC
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA optical networking to demonstrate virtualization in radio access backhaul networks at Mobile World Congress. New programmable Ethernet access device key to deploying virtual network functions for mobile industry.
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Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo

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Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
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LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks

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We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
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NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision

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Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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