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Infinera, EBlink Deliver Fronthaul Gear to Orange
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11/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Partnership plans to deliver both fiber and wireless-based solutions and to provide an end-to-end fronthaul architecture.
Meet the Queen of Laser Radio Tech
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11/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Christina Richards, AOptix's VP of Marketing, crossed the bridge from electrical engineering to marketing, and she shares her advice to women looking to do the same.
Zayo Sees the Light in Europe's Dark Fiber
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11/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The acquisitive "bandwidth infrastructure" player sees a bright future in providing dark fiber services to Europe's mobile operators.
Cox, Accedian Show Off Small Cell PoC
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11/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Cox Business Services and Accedian have devised a small cell deployment methodology devised for large scale rollouts.
Transit Wireless Subway Service Comes to the Bronx
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11/13/2015  |  4 comments
WiFi and cell service coming to initial Brooklyn stations and downtown Manhattan next.
'This Industry Will Be Won & Lost In the Next Three Years' – John Chambers
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11/10/2015  |  14 comments
Cisco executive chairman John Chambers explains the rationale behind the 'next-generation strategic partnership' with Ericsson – it's all about speed.
Vodafone Rules Out Emerging-Markets Spin-Off
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11/10/2015  |  Post a comment
UK-based operator says there is more value in remaining a single organization but hints it is still open to asset-swap talks with Liberty Global.
'Ciscosson' Aims for Future-Proof Partnership
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11/9/2015  |  2 comments
New partners Cisco and Ericsson will need to persuade customers they are committed to a long-term relationship and not just a brief encounter.
5G: Verizon's New Home Invasion?
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11/5/2015  |  10 comments
Verizon is getting creative with 5G, Light Reading hears, and examining new ways to deliver broadband to the home.
Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 Day 2
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11/3/2015  |  27 comments
Further pictorial coverage from the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong.
ADVA Shrinks Its Grandmaster Clock
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11/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Synchronization device can be deployed in the most space-restrictive environments.
Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015
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11/2/2015  |  27 comments
UPDATED! Find out which top level industry executives graced this year's Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Hong Kong and the hot topics they discussed during the first day of the event.
Metro 100G In Demand
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11/2/2015  |  11 comments
Vodafone Germany's WDM Team Leader Jakob Pojda talks about the catalysts for metro 100G deployments and other trends in the optical transport market.
Vodafone UK Looking Into 1Gbit/s 4G
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10/30/2015  |  1 comment
Just days after EE announced plans for 1Gbit/s 4G trials, Vodafone has revealed it is also exploring the 4G gigabit possibilities.
Nokia Already Boosted by AlcaLu, Says Suri
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10/29/2015  |  1 comment
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri claims the new certainty of a tie-up with Alcatel-Lucent is opening up fresh opportunities for the Finnish vendor.
Verizon: Cloudy With a Chance of Radios!
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10/27/2015  |  2 comments
Verizon is pushing ahead with C-RAN plans, the company's EVP of Wireless Operations tells Light Reading.
The Need for Experience-Driven Backhaul
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/27/2015  |  Post a comment
As wireless applications continue to evolve, it's essential that network performance be aligned with the characteristics of current and future apps.
New Mobile Services Demand Backhaul Rethink
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10/13/2015  |  Post a comment
As more speed and capacity is built into the RAN to accommodate video growth and other new services, operators will need to rethink the principles of backhaul operation.
Huawei Hosts Inaugural Best Experience Mobile Backhaul Summit
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10/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei successfully hosted the first Best Experience Mobile Backhaul Summit in Bali.
Eurobites: CityFibre Hooks Up With Vodafone
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10/6/2015  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: GCHQ deploys Smurf army, says Snowden; Safe Harbor ruling could spell trouble for Facebook and others; Telenet/BASE deal comes under scrutiny.
Vodafone, Liberty Call Off Asset-Swap Talks
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9/28/2015  |  Post a comment
The failure of discussions about an exchange of assets leaves both service providers in dire need of alternatives.
Eurobites: Nokia Makes Friends With France
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9/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: data privacy developments; FreedomPop launches in UK; AlcaLu goes into Channel Tunnel.
T-Mobile Woos IoT Switchers With 4G Discount
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9/11/2015  |  6 comments
Carrier is working with Numerex on an IoT upgrade program that will price 4G network access fees at lower rates than the cost to ride 2G.
CommScope Adds Small Cells to DAS With Airvana Buy
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9/8/2015  |  11 comments
Acquisition will bring together Airvana small cells with CommScope DAS, creating a company that covers all the connectivity bases indoors.
Verizon & Partners to Field Test 5G in 2016
Que Sera Sarah  | 
9/8/2015  |  4 comments
Carrier says it feels a 'tremendous sense of urgency to push forward on 5G' and is planning to field test the technology with partners next year.
Network Slicing Key to Nokia's 5G Framework
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9/2/2015  |  5 comments
Nokia pulls together a framework for a programmable 5G architecture with network slicing as the key element to make 5G more than just another network.
Ciena Boosts 5430 Capacity, Deploys With SK Telecom
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.
Eurobites: Vodafone, Hutch Buy Qualcomm's UK Spectrum
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8/26/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Nokia deploys small cells for Ooredoo; Serbia and Kosovo reach telecom rapprochement; Millicom hires Gordon; Huawei wins SBC deal with Telefónica.
5G-Focused Startup Siklu Gets $18M More
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Israeli millimeter wave startup focuses on 5G and GTTH.
Fujitsu Unveils Disaggregated Architecture Offering
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Blade-based 1Finity family spans packet-optical, transport, access, wireless, and employs SDN principles.
Verizon Revs Up Wireline Race With NG-PON2
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8/11/2015  |  8 comments
Verizon throws down the gigabit gauntlet with a new NG-PON2 field test and plans to issue an RFP for commercial rollout of the high-speed broadband technology later this year.
Qualcomm M&A Move Signals New Fixed Broadband Battle
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8/11/2015  |  2 comments
Acquisition of struggling fixed broadband chip vendor sets it against Broadcom and Intel in the battle to win business in the xDSL and device and infrastructure market.
Sprint Promises Better LTE on Lower Capex
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8/4/2015  |  3 comments
With help from SoftBank, Sprint will deploy thousands of new macro sites and tens of thousands of small cells to improve its network without upping capex.
ADVA Clocks an Acquisition, Eyes 2 More
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8/3/2015  |  1 comment
ADVA's timing unit absorbs a specialist in small form factor clock technology, but ADVA may have more deals in mind.
ADVA Acquires Time4 Systems
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8/3/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA's Oscilloquartz unit brings on small form factor clock technology via Time4.
Verizon Small Cells Ready to Rock in Chicago
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7/31/2015  |  10 comments
Carrier deploys 12 small cells in Chicago's Grant Park to prepare for the more than 124 terrabytes of mobile usage expected at this weekend's Lollapooloza.
AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.
Ericsson's Stock Rises on Q2 Margin Improvements
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The Swedish vendor says restructuring remains on track but continues to depend on non-US business and favorable currency effects for sales growth.
Accedian Builds APAC Bridgehead at SK Telecom
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7/15/2015  |  7 comments
South Korean's deployment of Accedian's performance monitoring technology as part of an integrated mobile network assurance strategy is set to further raise the vendor's profile in Asia.
SK Telecom Deploys Accedian's Monitoring Tech
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
SK Telecom is monitoring its multivendor mobile network using performance assurance tools from Accedian Networks.
Farewell to Longtime Tellabs Chief Birck
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7/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Mike Birck guided Tellabs for more than 30 years over a span of five decades.
BSNL Looks to WiFi for Revival
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7/13/2015  |  1 comment
India's state-backed mobile operator is hoping WiFi technology will help it to overcome cellular-related difficulties.
Waiting for Buhari: Can New Government Transform Nigeria Into Digital Economy?
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7/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Guy Zibi, managing director and chief analyst at Xalam Analytics, looks at the prospects for Nigeria under a new president.
Ruckus Intros Outdoor WiFi Bridge
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7/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Ruckus claims industry's first long-range, gigabit-class outdoor WiFi bridging system.
C-RAN Small Cell Notches a Stadium Win
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7/7/2015  |  3 comments
Regional carrier Nex-Tech Wireless replaced its DAS system at a Fort Hays stadium with Airvana's C-RAN small cell system for more affordable LTE coverage.
Calix Enters NG-PON2 Race
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Calix has thrown its hat into the NG-PON2 ring as the next generation of fiber broadband looms into view.
OneWeb's Satellite Plans Attract $500M From Big Names
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6/26/2015  |  3 comments
Qualcomm, Virgin, Intelsat, Bharti, Coca-Cola and more have all put funds behind ambitious low-earth-orbit satellite network.
AT&T Commits $3B More to Mexico
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6/25/2015  |  2 comments
The carrier is adding an additional $3 billion to its investment in Mexico as it accelerates plans to build out a North American Mobile Service area.
Indian Data Towers Market to Soar – Deloitte
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6/25/2015  |  1 comment
Growth in usage of data services will spur a dramatic increase in the number of dedicated mobile towers, according to new research.
RAD Data Lands Major Backhaul Deal
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Major pan-European operator expands deployment of RAD's service assured access solutions.
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How Might Open Source Fail?

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Open source, SDN, and NFV are looking inevitable – but performance, standards proliferation and regulatory capture could derail the movement.
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NFV Lifecycle Orchestration – a Fresh Vision for Telco

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Simon Osborne, CTO Comptel, and Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell reveal the business impacts of new SDN and NFV, and what the term service orchestration actually means. Together they define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and how the virtualized future will look for telecoms operators.
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Cisco's Virtual Role in Saudi

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Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
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Huawei Leads With Kubernetes for Cloud PaaS

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Huawei is looking to Kubernetes as a key tool for building robust open source technologies for customers and partners, said Ying Xiong, chief architect of cloud platform at Huawei, in an interview with Light Reading West Coast Bureau Chief Mitch Wagner at the recent Kubecon conference.
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WiC in London: The Highlight Reel

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NetCracker's Mervat El Dabae headlines an inspiring morning in London with help from leading women from Vodafone, TalkTalk, Hyperoptics and Ciena.
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Why Saudi's So Hot for New Tech

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Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
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Why Data Models Deliver More Value Than Information Models

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Stefan Vallin argues that more automation is needed to manage end-to-end services and the hybrid networks they run on, and that data models are key to achieving this.
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SDN Management & Orchestration in the WAN

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Carol Wilson and Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu discuss CSPs' SDN service delivery and assurance requirements. Learn about a modular approach to building automated control, orchestration and management functions for the WAN that are policy- and analytics-driven.
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Flash Networks: Optimizing for Radio Spectral Efficiency

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Today most optimization vendors only focus on optimizing voice or data. Ofer Gottfried, Flash Networks' CTO, shows how improving data throughput and maximizing spectral efficiency reduces capital and operating expenses while also providing a platform for user engagement.
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Making Pay-TV User Experiences Millennial-Friendly

11|16|15   |   6:42   |   (0) comments

The unique challenge of reaching and engaging Millennials is driving pay-TV video experience transformation that can include higher quality UIs, viewing of multiple content streams at once and seamless transitions between handheld devices and the television.
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Huawei Electric Power Summit 2015 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Huawei, together with Ethiopia's Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, hosted the Huawei Electric Power Summit 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event gathered industry experts and senior executives of global electric power companies to discuss emerging industry trends including: improvements in new energy conversion efficiency, reduction of line losses ...
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Mobily on Bringing Innovation to Saudi Arabia

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Mobily CEO Ahmad Farroukh talks to Steve Saunders about the realities of being a mobile operator in Saudi Arabia.
Allot MobileTrends Report H2/2015 reveals how daily online behavior can be used to discover smarter ways to profile customers and propose valuable, real-time offers to them.
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December 15, 2015
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
Mobily CEO Ahmad Farroukh talks to Steve Saunders about the realities of being a mobile operator in Saudi Arabia.
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Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.