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OIF Advancing Transport SDN Agreements
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
New project will secure industry agreement on implementation ahead of standards to keep transport SDN moving forward.
Calient Controller Aims to Tame 'Elephant' Flows
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Controller allows super-sized data center traffic flows to be switched over optical topology.
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
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11/20/2014  |  1 comment
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.
Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
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11/19/2014  |  3 comments
Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.
Calient Unveils Optical SDN Controller
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Calient Technologies announces OpenDaylight-based Optical Topology Management Controller to help reconfigure large data flows from packet to optical transport.
Koch to Acquire Embattled Oplink
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11/19/2014  |  1 comment
Amid battles with two activist shareholders, Oplink sells out to Koch, will be managed by Molex.
Windstream Upgrades With Overture
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Windstream upgrades with Overture's 6500 Multi-Service Ethernet Platform.
ECI Unveils Its SDN Framework
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
ECI Telecom has unveiled its SmartLight framework for SDN and NFV deployments, comprising several applications including an OpenFlow-based SDN controller.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
Grande Unfazed in Crowded Gigabit Market
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11/18/2014  |  1 comment
Even as many larger entities ready their networks to deliver gigabit speeds to Austin, Grande Communications remains confident.
R&E Nets Complete ANA-200G Ring
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Network spanning North Atlantic gets public demonstration at Supercomputing 14 this week.
Geek Alert: CenturyLink, Infinera Take Terabit Network to SC14
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Telecom service provider leverages new ultra-long-haul network to deploy multiple 100-Gig wavelengths to SC14 network in New Orleans.
Terabit in Action at SC14
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Terabit Demonstrator Project to be unveiled at SC14 in New Orleans.
CenturyLink, Infinera Take Terabit Link to SC14
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink is using Infinera's DTN-X platform to deliver 1 Tbit/s of super-channel transmission capacity to the annual Super Computing 2014 conference in New Orleans.
Subsea Market Lures New Cast of Characters
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11/14/2014  |  8 comments
Google and its Web cohorts appear increasingly set to join the ranks of submarine cable investors.
Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
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11/14/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...
AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
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11/13/2014  |  3 comments
The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.
Liquid Telecom Expands With Alcatel-Lucent Gear
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Liquid Telecom chooses Alcatel-Lucent to provide DWDM and GPON equipment for fiber expansion in Kenya and Uganda.
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!
Colt-KVH: A Hook-Up Bound to Happen
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11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
But what took them so long?
Small ISP Expands Seattle Gigabit Network
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11/12/2014  |  3 comments
CondoInternet moves beyond its business and MDU roots to expand its FTTH network to more Seattle residents.
Utility-Backed Gigabit is Going to Jackson
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11/11/2014  |  2 comments
Jackson Energy Authority upgrades its FTTH network to bring a gig to residents – and, it hopes, more business investment to Jackson.
Sri Lanka Telecom Builds 100G Network With Huawei
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11/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei worked with SLT to implement the NBN with new-generation OTN-based 100G DWDM solution.
Cyan Seeks Funding in SDN Squeeze
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11/7/2014  |  6 comments
Cyan needs a little money to get by as it waits for a number of SDN trials to turn into revenue.
Colorado Cities Green-Light Muni Broadband
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11/7/2014  |  3 comments
Local residents in seven Colorado communities vote to overturn the state's ban on municipal networks.
C&W Buys Columbus for $3B
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11/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Combination strengthens companies' plays in pay-TV, mobile, subsea and other areas, will leverage $1 billion capital investment program.
Cyan Q3 Revenue Falls Year Over Year
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11/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Angola Cables Takes South Atlantic Route
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11/5/2014  |  Post a comment
South Atlantic Cable System connecting Africa and Latin America will be built by NEC.
True Builds Metro Network With Alcatel-Lucent Gear
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11/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Four-year agreement with one of Thailand's leading telecommunications providers will supply IP and optical network upgrade to provide speeds of 100G and beyond across True's businesses in key regions.
AT&T to Fill Google's Gigabit Void in Kansas
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11/4/2014  |  17 comments
Google Fiber backs out of plans to deploy a gigabit network in Leawood, while AT&T steps up its plans in the market.
Eurobites: Nokia Revamps, AlcaLu Buys Subsea Specialist
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11/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad boss says 'non' to Bouygues buy; Com Hem revenues up; Tele2 beefs up M2M offer.
Bit Parts: NetScout, JDSU Hint at M&A Wave
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11/3/2014  |  Post a comment
NetScout buys some Danaher assets, and JDSU's spin-offs look ready to buy as more M&A is expected in the optical components arena.
Eurobites: Telefónica Eyes Slice of TIM Brazil?
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10/31/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary abandons data tax; KPN takes control of Reggefiber; EU does cyber-security drill.
Should Optical Suppliers Court Enterprises?
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
The emergence of an industrial enterprise customer for Infinera revives a long-standing question.
Gigabit Providers Not Focused on Apps – Study
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10/29/2014  |  4 comments
A survey of gigabit network operators suggests that some players are mostly focused on being fast and first.
Frontier's Gig Beats Google to Oregon
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10/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Carrier ups access to 1Gbit/s service in Portland, Ore., area after recent expansion to Durham, N.C.
Let's Not Kill SDN & NFV With Silos
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10/28/2014  |  11 comments
As it embraces SDN and NFV, the networking industry needs to ensure it doesn't create new silos and repeat the innovation-stifling mistakes of its past.
An IP Traveler in the Land of Optics
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
Give it up for the optical specialists who are more than mere 'plumbers.'
Carrier SDN & the Dream of Network Agility
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10/24/2014  |  1 comment
The cloud debate has moved on to the network capabilities needed to meet customers' demands, with SDN and NFV at the heart of discussions.
Eurobites: Born-Again Nokia Blooms in Q3
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10/23/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HERE's new boss; Orange slows decline; Telefónica's IoT Lego.
Infinera Beats Sector Blues With Revenue Jump, Bright Outlook
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10/22/2014  |  3 comments
Infinera met revenue guidance and beat estimates for the third quarter, while providing a positive outlook for Q4.
Vantage Makes Cloud Connection With Zayo
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Vantage teams with transport network operator Zayo to provide cloud connections to its data centers.
Calient Chooses Euro Sales Partner
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Sales Force Europe will help optical circuit switch vendor tap into service provider and data center opportunities in Europe.
Huawei Plans Greater Procurement Spend in Europe
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Expects to make direct purchases worth US$4.08 billion in Europe by 2015.
TeliaSonera IC Hooks Into Angola
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
TeliaSonera International Carrier strengthens connectivity in Western Africa.
Eurobites: Huawei Plans EU Procurement Surge
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10/22/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary's data tax; Transmode slumps; Lumia to lose the Nokia.
Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
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10/20/2014  |  4 comments
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
Infinera Looks to Rise Above Capex Concerns
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10/20/2014  |  1 comment
Infinera is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings this week, potentially free of the capex drag other vendors have noted.
ZTE Claims 400G Record
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor achieves single carrier 400G wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) signal transmission over 3000km.
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland to Slash Jobs
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10/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Daisy Group buyout; Vodafone begins LTE-Advanced rollout in UK; cloud dampens SAP's outlook.
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Huawei Highlights at BBWF 2014

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Broadband World Forum is one of the world's largest telecoms, media and technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. BBWF is an exciting place to meet the entire industry under one roof and identify the latest in network innovation, service optimization and customer ...
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How Will BCMS Stimulate Margin for Broadband Operators?

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In BBWF 2014, Liu Shuqing emphasizes the value of FMC 2.0 based full service experience by throwing light on the BCMS solution. The underlying principle of this innovative technique is to create network robustness and driving network from connection oriented to ACE – BAND oriented infrastructure, in which applications, cloud, and user experiences will be an asset ...
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SingleFAN3.0: Better Connected Experience

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At the BBWF 2014, David Hu, the VP of Huawei Access Network Product Line, talked about the future of access networks – SingleFAN3.0: faster broadband, wider coverage, and smarter connection.
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Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud

11|19|14   |   09:09   |   (0) comments


Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
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FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics

11|19|14   |   1:56   |   (1) comment


The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
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Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs

11|19|14   |   3:01   |   (2) comments


It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
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Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview

11|17|14   |   9:32   |   (0) comments


Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
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Telecom Analytics Grows Up

11|14|14   |   1:15   |   (4) comments


The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
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Huawei Compass

11|14|14   |   3:17   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Shuo Yang, Huawei Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect introduced Huawei Compass, the software tool for solving customers' problems on the journey of OpenStack Cloud.
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Huawei's Cloud Strategy in European Region

11|14|14   |   2:56   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dr. Gotz, CTO of Huawei IT in European Region introduced Huawei's cloud strategy in European region.
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Huawei's Contribution on OpenStack

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At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dennis Gu, Huawei Chief Architect of Cloud Computing introduced the relationship between OpenStack and cloud computing, and Huawei's contribution on OpenStack.
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Caroline Chappell on Open Cloud Trends

11|14|14   |   2:00   |   (0) comments


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Caroline Chappell from Heavy Reading shared her perspective of open cloud trends. She believes it's really important to all work as a community and establish stable core to OpenStack.
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