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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts
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4/16/2014  |  4 comments
US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
Huawei, LG Deploy OTN for LTE-A CPRI Backhaul
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
CPRI-over-WDM/OTN solution enables pooled baseband processing for distributed basestations.
Ericsson's M&A Leader Resigns
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4/14/2014  |  6 comments
Ericsson SVP and strategy head Douglas Gilstrap, who guided M&A activities, is leaving, but Ericsson's M&A interests likely will stay.
Ericsson Strategy Head Gilstrap Heading Out
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
After five years guiding strategic development and M&A activities, Douglas Gilstrap set to leave in August.
Sprint Plots WiMax Shutdown, Backhaul Upgrade
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4/8/2014  |  8 comments
Sprint says that it will shutter its WiMax network by the end of 2015 as it upgrades its backhaul architecture.
ANPI, Indatel Link Services, Networks
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Coalition of rural fiber optic networks and advanced services company team up to deliver complete package for rural areas.
Frontier Pursues Broader Business Footprint
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4/7/2014  |  1 comment
Investment in upgrading Verizon properties starting to pay off for Frontier, as it prepares to add AT&T Connecticut footprint.
Xilinx: An 'All Programmable' Strategy
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4/3/2014  |  6 comments
Acquisition strategies don't work for everyone, but chipmaker Xilinx appears to have devised an M&A plan that has paid off.
UFD Building Business on Diversity
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4/1/2014  |  Post a comment
By avoiding the I-95 corridor between NYC and northern Virginia, United Fiber & Data is courting customers seeking new and reliable fiber routes.
Leading Lights Awards Deadline Extended
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3/31/2014  |  Post a comment
The deadline for submissions is now Monday April 7.
CCA 2014: Competitive Carriers Remember the Alamo
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3/28/2014  |  14 comments
This week's CCA Expo in San Antonio, Texas, brought carriers and service providers together for duopoly bashing, advocacy for regulatory changes, Tex-Mex, goofy hats, and the Alamo.
Rural Carriers: SoftBank Will Fund Your LTE
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3/27/2014  |  11 comments
Rural carriers can use Sprint's LTE network, and Sprint will fund deployments if the carriers can't afford to do it on their own, Sprint's new boss says.
Alcatel-Lucent Soars on $1B China Deal
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3/27/2014  |  1 comment
Major equipment deal with China Mobile gives AlcaLu's stock a boost.
Enter the Leading Lights Awards… NOW!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/26/2014  |  3 comments
Time is running out to be a part of this year's Leading Lights, the annual awards program run by Light Reading.
Scratch Wireless Eyes International Expansion
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3/26/2014  |  2 comments
Sprint MVNO wants to takes its infrastructure-free, WiFi-first model to other countries.
'Foreign' Tech Key to Cable Next-Gen Strategies
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3/26/2014  |  1 comment
Light Reading Live event in Denver digs into shift to all-IP and virtualization by cable industry, as well as new video strategies.
Sprint Loses Its Small Cell Guru
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3/25/2014  |  18 comments
Iyad Tarazi is leaving the company amidst more SoftBank shake-up.
The Case for Indoor Wireless Coverage
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3/21/2014  |  1 comment
The case for deploying small cells inside business premises is compelling.
Stephen Bye, The Network Guy
Light Reedy  | 
3/20/2014  |  9 comments
All eyes are on Sprint's CTO, the man behind Network Vision, as he looks to build out a market-leading LTE network from a patchwork of different spectrum holdings.
Stephen Bye: Sprint's Network Visionary
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3/19/2014  |  11 comments
Sprint CTO Stephen Bye has a huge network challenge ahead of him and a new demanding boss at the helm, but he just may be the man for the job.
Towerstream Proposes a Small-Cell Alternative
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3/19/2014  |  9 comments
New Towerstream subsidiary HetNets Tower says wireless operators can work with it for ready-made small-cell backhaul and public access deployment sites.
Aviat Launches Converged Microwave Router
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3/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Orders received from new customer in Russia and existing customer in South America.
AT&T Talks Small Cells, DAS in New Ads
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3/17/2014  |  26 comments
Rather than go after its competitors or further muddle the term 4G, AT&T is trying a new approach to advertising -- actually explaining how it's improving its network.
ONO Says Yes to Vodafone
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3/17/2014  |  4 comments
Vodafone strikes €7.2 billion deal to acquire Spanish cable operator to add to its European non-mobile assets.
OFC: Available Now – True 10G Stuff!
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3/13/2014  |  2 comments
There's lots of talk at OFC about the future of 400G, but for those who want real-world products, then there's plenty of 10G tech to touch.
MSOs Poised to Profit from Small Cell Rollouts – Research
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3/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Seventy percent of mobile network operators (MNOs) willing to outsource backhaul.
Aviat Expands MTN Nigeria Deal
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3/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Aviat Networks signs expanded services contract with MTN Nigeria.
ADVA Buys Oscilloquartz SA
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3/11/2014  |  Post a comment
ADVA snaps up network synchronization specialist.
Euronews: Colt Deploys ADVA's 100G
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3/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Orange considers African retreat; Samsung tops 2013 Euro patents list; NSN tests HSUPA in Turin.
Infinera Lands Windstream DWDM Buildout
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3/10/2014  |  1 comment
Windstream will deploy the DTN-X in building its first national DWDM network.
Windstream Taps Infinera for National Buildout
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3/10/2014  |  9 comments
Using existing fiber, the carrier will build its first national DWDM network, reaching into major metro areas.
Poll: Backhaul Holds Up City Small Cells
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3/10/2014  |  7 comments
Thirty-five percent of Light Reading's nearly 700 poll takers tell us that backhaul is the biggest impediment to public access small-cell deployments.
Playing by the Rules: The Success of Unlicensed Spectrum
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3/7/2014  |  6 comments
The dizzying pace of change in unlicensed wireless spectrum isn’t slowing down.
John Saw to Become Sprint Network Boss
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3/6/2014  |  6 comments
The ex-Clearwire CTO will become network chief at Sprint as Bob Azzi retires. Sprint says its Network Vision and Spark schedules remain the same.
Leading Lights Awards: Could You Win?
Shades of Ray  | 
3/6/2014  |  13 comments
Is it really that time again already? It sure is…
Small Cells: Market Trends & Adoption
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3/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.
MWC14: What Are Telcos For?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/5/2014  |  8 comments
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside – it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
MWC14: Analytics Holds the Key
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/4/2014  |  2 comments
Mobile operators can deploy all the cutting-edge technologies going, but they'll be wasting their investments if they can't extract and analyze data from their networks, devices, and OSS/BSS systems.
AOptix Rejoins the Backhaul Bandwagon
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3/4/2014  |  1 comment
High-flier returns with some earthly backhaul.
WiFi: Small Cells' Trojan Horse?
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2/25/2014  |  8 comments
Ruckus Wireless CEO says equipping cities with WiFi is one of the quickest ways to get rights to deploy small cells on their infrastructure.
What the [Bleep] Is Fronthaul?
Jonestown  | 
2/21/2014  |  8 comments
If, like me, you were wondering what the hell "fronthaul" is... well, this is the simplest explanation I could pull together.
Momentum Mounts for Cable WiFi
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2/20/2014  |  4 comments
Cable companies have a lot to gain from the next-generation WiFi standards that will be demonstrated at Mobile World Congress next week.
Verizon Deploys AlcaLu's LTE Small Cells
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2/20/2014  |  6 comments
Verizon says it's deploying Alcatel-Lucent's small cells in indoor and outdoor locations as part of its HetNet strategy.
ADVA Adds Fronthaul for Mobile Versatility
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2/19/2014  |  Post a comment
New AnyCell system designed to future-proof fiber-to-the-tower deployments by wireless operators or mobile backhaul providers.
ADVA Launches AnyCell Fiber System
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2/19/2014  |  Post a comment
ADVA's new AnyCell system is designed to support CE backhaul and managed fronthaul requirements for maximum fiber-to-the-tower flexibility.
How Will Ciena + Ericsson Play Out?
Shades of Ray  | 
2/14/2014  |  4 comments
Could they be more than just friends with benefits?
Public Access Small Cells: Off to a Slow Start
LRTV Documentaries  | 
2/12/2014  |  13 comments
With small cells set to be a hot topic at Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Patrick Donegan explains why the market for public access small cells hasn't yet taken off in the way that some had anticipated.
Know Your Small Cell: Home, Enterprise, or Public Access?
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2/11/2014  |  33 comments
Small cells – they're not just one size fits all.
Tellabs Unveils Routers for Backhaul
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2/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Tellabs unveils new edge router portfolio optimized for LTE-Advanced networks at Mobile World Congress 2014.
Not Your Grandma's Carrier WiFi
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2/10/2014  |  6 comments
The challenges and opportunities around carrier WiFi are evolving as unlicensed spectrum starts to get more important.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at Mobile World Congress

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger speaks to Heavy Reading about the value of virtualization spanning from the data center to service provider networks to mobile devices.
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Analysts' Impressions of Huawei SoftCOM at ONS 2014

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After visiting the Huawei booth at ONS, Lee Doyle of Doyle Research gives his appraisal of Huawei's SoftCOM solution.
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