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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.
Artemis's pCell Network Coming Soon Via Dish
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2/24/2015  |  3 comments
Startup promising to greatly improve LTE network performance will launch on Dish's spectrum in San Fran, as well as make its Hub available for indoor testing.
Alcatel-Lucent Integrates Siklu for Millimeter Wave Backhaul
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Adding millimeter wave radios bolsters Alcatel-Lucent high-capacity backhaul offering.
MWC: Let the Madness Begin
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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…
Eurobites: Telekom Austria Tests Virtual CPE
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Gemalto investigates hacking claims; BT welcomes Euro support over pricing rules; T-Mobile Austria bundles Netflix; and more.
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.
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 Launches New Radio System
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
Ericsson Radio System offers a modular architecture that is designed for the migration towards 5G.
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.
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.
Nokia & Partners Unveil Virtual Mobile Network
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Apply SDN to the entire backhaul, transport and core of an LTE network. Approved ETSI NFV Proof of Concept. Milestone in design and implementation of future mobile networks.
CityFibre Bolsters Leadership Team
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2/17/2015  |  Post a comment
UK fiber challenger beefs up its management.
Nokia Offers Virtual OSS, VNF Service
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2/17/2015  |  1 comment
Vendor's pre-MWC media blitz includes cloud-ready OSS and BSS, an NFV assessment service and enhancements to its Radio Cloud proposition, including Ethernet-based fronthaul.
Crown Castle Weighs Sale of Australian Unit
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2/16/2015  |  1 comment
The heavily indebted infrastructure company says a sale could be in the best interests of shareholders.
Nokia, Coriant Extend SON to Backhaul
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2/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Self-aware mobile backhaul system automatically adapts to changing network demand.
T-Mobile Poland Taps Accedian for Network Assurance
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2/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Accedian Networks provides T-Mobile Poland with V-NID performance monitoring solution for improved mobile backhaul network visibility.
SpiderCloud Banks $20M in Fresh Funding
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2/9/2015  |  7 comments
Company has now raised a total of $125 million to develop its enterprise small cell business.
MACOM to Net $127.8M From Stock Offer
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2/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Maker of components for optical, mobile and other uses will use proceeds to pay debt.
Verizon Sells Towers & Wireline Assets for $15B
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2/5/2015  |  10 comments
Frontier will buy Verizon's wireline assets in three states, while American Tower is acquiring most of the carrier's wireless cell towers.
pCell Promises to Fix Spectrum Crunch Now
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2/3/2015  |  2 comments
Startup says it's close to commercial deployments of a personal cell technology that uses interference between radio signals to boost LTE performance 25-times over.
US Ops Spend $32.5M to Bring 4G to Chicago's Subways
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1/30/2015  |  19 comments
T-Mobile teams with AT&T, Verizon and Sprint to build new DAS to connect Chicago's entire subway system to 4G LTE.
How 2 Meta-Trends Will Drive Telecom in 2015
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1/30/2015  |  5 comments
This year is expected to be a year of great market evolution across most telecom sectors, specifically in virtualization and Long Term Evolution (LTE).
Helping Millimeter Wave Achieve Its Potential
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1/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Millimeter wave technology holds tremendous potential for delivering ultra-high-speed wireless broadband, but so far the market has been more smoke than fire.
Amdocs, ip.access Team for Indoor Small Cells
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1/26/2015  |  2 comments
Pair promise faster time to market and lower costs with Amdocs as the systems integrator for ipAccess small cells.
ETSI Throws Weight Behind mWT
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1/26/2015  |  1 comment
Standards body claims technology would deliver fiber-like capacity and lower operating costs.
CityFibre Aims for BT's Wholesale Business
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1/22/2015  |  1 comment
Fiber upstart aims to carve out a position as a major infrastructure alternative to the UK's fixed-line incumbent.
The New Internet Space Race: Google's Final Frontier?
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1/21/2015  |  9 comments
Google is now backing or actively exploring three ways of delivering cheaper Internet connectivity to the world: satellites, drones and balloons.
Netrality Launches New US Carrier Hotels
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1/16/2015  |  2 comments
New player touting stability and greater affordability including elimination of monthly recurring interconnection fees.
Amerimar, Newby Launch Netrality, New Carrier Hotel Firm
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1/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Netrality owns and operates strategic carrier hotels in North America and has plans to acquire additional properties in Tier 1 and Tier 2 markets on the continent.
10G PON Technologies: Where Do They Make Sense?
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1/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Next-generation passive optical network (PON) pushes fiber closer to the edge.
Telecom Egypt Signs Wholesale Deals With Mobinil, Vodafone
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Agreements will see Telecom Egypt provide international communication and domestic transmission services.
DragonWave Reports Strong Q3
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Revenue for third quarter of fiscal year 2015 $47.3 million, compared with $37.9 million in second quarter of fiscal year 2015 and $22.2 million in third quarter of fiscal year 2014.
AT&T Kicks Off LTE Broadcast
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1/9/2015  |  7 comments
AT&T will host the first live, on-site demo of LTE Broadcast technology at the college football national championship game on January 12.
Coriant Claims Agile Networks Buildout
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1/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Coriant 8600 router and network management software get the call for planned fiber and wireless network in Ohio.
DASAN Networks USA Hires Industry Vet
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12/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Joseph Riotta, the new VP of Sales for the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, was previously at Verizon, Alcatel-Lucent and Fujitsu.
Small Cell Leaders: Where Are they Now?
Que Sera Sarah  | 
12/26/2014  |  1 comment
The past year validated our 2014 small cell movers and shakers list in a lot of ways, but it also saw several executives leave the small cell market, by choice or otherwise.
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.
LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
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12/22/2014  |  3 comments
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, are set to ramp up in the new year.
EE: The Road to 5G
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12/16/2014  |  2 comments
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.
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.
Cox Biz Looks Beyond SMBs
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12/4/2014  |  1 comment
Larger businesses and carrier services, including small cell backhaul, will get more attention in 2015, says SVP Steve Rowley.
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.
Has EE Solved the Rural Connectivity Challenge?
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12/2/2014  |  3 comments
UK mobile operator plans to reach connectivity-starved remote villages with wireless links that make use of its existing licensed spectrum assets.
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.
EE Unveils Its Micro Network Plan
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Unique micro network technology provides coverage to remote areas with no need for broadband or cables.
AlcaLu, Ooredoo Do 400G
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12/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor supplies African network operator with 400G optical technology to support 3G mobile services.
Why BT + EE Makes More Sense
Shades of Ray  | 
11/25/2014  |  5 comments
BT is talking to potential mobile M&A prey, and in my view EE makes more sense than O2 as a takeover target.
Telco Systems Boosts Backhaul for APAC Giant
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Telco Systems selected by a Tier 1 mobile network operator in Asia-Pacific as part of its large-scale network modernization that will deliver 4G/LTE services to an expanding subscriber base.
Nokia Lays Out Financial, Strategic Plans
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia has set out its key 2015 and long-term financial targets and outlined its operational and strategic priorities at its Capital Markets Day.
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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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.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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