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Comporium Aims Gig at Businesses, Residents
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7/29/2014  |  4 comments
The carrier prepares to extend its Zipstream gigabit service to 15,000 residents in Rock Hill, S.C., while continuing to drive business development efforts in the region.
SDN Powers AT&T, IBM On-Demand Cloud Connections
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7/29/2014  |  Post a comment
New proof of concept builds on SDN-based API that allows traffic to burst on any layer of the network, on-demand.
AT&T to Launch Gigabit Network in Nashville
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7/29/2014  |  Post a comment
The company announces plans to add Nashville and other parts of Tennessee to the list of cities where it will roll out GigaPower service.
Get Carter: Oclaro Did, From Cisco
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7/29/2014  |  1 comment
Oclaro hires the general manager of Cisco's module transceiver group.
If Not Muni Networks, Then What?
Rewired  | 
7/28/2014  |  11 comments
Incumbents don't want cities and towns to build their own gigabit networks, but what's their alternative plan?
Anritsu Unveils OTN Field Tester
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
MT1000A supports OTN, Ethernet, Fibre Channel and Sonet/SDH testing at rates to 10 Gbit/s.
Muni Utilities Take Gigabit Fight to FCC
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7/28/2014  |  3 comments
Utilities in Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wilson, N.C. petition the FCC to let them expand their gigabit networks to surrounding communities.
Infinera Hints At Metro 100G Launch
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7/25/2014  |  3 comments
Is the photonic integrated circuit (PIC) specialist close to unveiling its long-awaited metro platform?
ADVA Reports Q2 Results
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Q3 revenues expected to range between €82 million and €87 million.
Hibernia Subsea Cable Build Begins
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Hibernia Networks and TE SubCom start manufacturing phase on Hibernia Express 100G submarine cable.
Infinera Reports Q2
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Revenue for the quarter was $165.4 million, compared to $142.8 million in the first quarter of 2014.
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey
Light Reedy  | 
7/24/2014  |  7 comments
Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
Are You Earning as Much as Your Peers?
Light Reedy  | 
7/24/2014  |  5 comments
The results of Light Reading's fourth annual Salary Survey tell us about the salaries, aspirations and job satisfaction of nearly 1,200 telecom professionals.
To TDS, TV Is a Gigabit Must-Have
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7/23/2014  |  5 comments
TDS Telecom turns up its second gigabit market, emphasizing its IPTV offering as a critical part of the package.
XO Taps Infinera for 100G Expansion
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
XO says it will use the Infinera DTN-X packet optical transport platform to deliver 100G services nationwide.
Salary Survey Report 2014
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7/23/2014  |  13 comments
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that good times are here again, as salaries are high and optimism is even higher.
The Municipal Menace?
The Utilitarian  | 
7/22/2014  |  17 comments
New federal legislation raises questions about states' rights and the role of municipalities and utilities in broadband competition.
Net Insight Boosts Q2 Revenues
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7/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Progress in North American market contributes to overall sales increase.
Verizon Preps for 100G Ethernet NID Era
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7/18/2014  |  4 comments
Verizon tests transmission between two 100G Ethernet NIDs, signaling likely future deployment.
Will Santa Fe Strategy Be a Message to Munis?
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2014  |  9 comments
A municipal fiber network project in New Mexico is rife with controversy, from how it was awarded to the strategy it's following to whether the city needs to be involved at all.
Eurobites: Google Fiber Eyes UK
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7/18/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson Q2 margin boost; EE, Huawei trial 4G broadcasting; Orange's new subsea link.
Light Reading Announces The Big Telecom Event 2015
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7/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Second annual event for the global communications sector triples in size and scope.
Verizon Tests 100G Ethernet NIDs
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7/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Verizon shows successful traffic management between two 100G Ethernet NIDs.
Anritsu Lands Optical Test Deal from BT
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7/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Anritsu will supply more than 1,000 units of the MT9090A Network Master under the contract, to measure the quality of fiber optic cable and connections in order to verify the installation.
Curvature Plans to Break the Hardware Replacement Cycle
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7/15/2014  |  4 comments
An evolving strategy of support and long-term maintenance leads to a name change to emphasize IT management.
BTI Supports Interxion Cloud Connect
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7/15/2014  |  Post a comment
BTI Systems brings its Cloud Networking Solution in support of Interxion's Cloud Connect service launch.
Vello Systems Lays Off 25%, Refocusing on Software
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7/15/2014  |  2 comments
The company is throwing its weight behind its networking-as-a-service platform.
MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence
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7/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
Eurobites: Carlos Slim Lands Telekom Austria
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7/15/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Com Hem profits up; Telefónica cozies up to Huawei; former Gowex boss could face long stretch.
Fujitsu Announces 100G CFP2 Transceiver
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Fujitsu's 100G CFP2 transceiver is due out in the fourth quarter.
The Big Telecom Switch
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7/9/2014  |  12 comments
There's been a significant switch at the top of the telcos' list of priorities – monetizing networks has edged building networks from the top of the pile.
Calix Helps Grande Turn Up Gigabit Fiber Services in Austin
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Grande Communications deploys E7 for Gigabit services and Compass Open Link Cable software for DOCSIS provisioning of GPON.
Missouri's Bluebird Flies With ADVA 100G
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7/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Seven-year deal brings 100G to service provider and enterprise customers along network's St. Louis to Kansas City route.
Alcatel-Lucent Wins 100G Deal in Colombia
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7/8/2014  |  Post a comment
UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones and Alcatel-Lucent deploy Colombia's first 100G ultra-broadband backbone network.
Coriant 7100 Lands Beijing Metro Deployment
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7/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Coriant's 7100 Nano system, acquired in the Tellabs deal, is selected for deployment by ISP Beijing Internet Harbor.
Reflex Gives SNAP12 a Boost
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7/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Reflex Photonics gives SNAP12 new twist with 120G performance and introduces an industrial temperature version.
China Mobile Deploys Ericsson's Fiber Fronthaul Solution
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7/7/2014  |  Post a comment
First commercial deployment of a C-RAN based architecture at China Mobile for TD-LTE services uses Ericsson's fiber fronthaul solution.
Eurobites: Etisalat Embraces 400G OTN
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7/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 sells Norwegian unit to TeliaSonera; Orange looks Spain-wards for future M&A action; Telefónica broadens pay-TV interests.
White Paper: Making Money with 10G While Waiting for 100G
Information Resources  | 
7/7/2014  | 
Today the demand for bandwidth from enterprise users and datacenter interconnect customers continue to increase. Operators are being asked to provide much more bandwidth, but at a cost per bit that is much lower than in the past. In order to provide such high speed services to customers, fiber optics must be used. In some cases, fiber is widely available, but in general there is a dearth of fiber to end users. This white paper details how operators must optimize their fiber infrastructure - whether owned or leased - to maximize revenue and ROI.
Zayo Files for IPO
News Analysis  | 
7/4/2014  |  3 comments
Wholesale services specialist Zayo files its IPO documents, but warns that profits are still some way off.
BTE Panel: Network of the Future
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Hon Kit Lam of Tata Communications discusses the subsea cable operator's recent 400G test with Huawei.
BTE Bits: A Packet-Optical Review
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7/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event featured plenty of packet-optical activity and discussion.
Sacofa Backhauls With Tejas Gear
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7/1/2014  |  Post a comment
State-backed Malaysian operator opts for Tejas Networks' PTN offering for mobile backhaul.
ADVA Touts Encryption for 100G Metro Optical Networks
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6/30/2014  |  9 comments
ADVA says Layer 1 encryption will help secure 100G metro optical networks.
Innovation: Are You in the Zone?
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6/30/2014  |  3 comments
The seven members of the Big Telecom Event's Innovation Zone tell us why their product or service is unique, notable, and worthy of being in the zone.
OIF, ONF Team Up on SDN Demo
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6/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Optical Internetworking Forum and Open Networking Foundation team on demo of SDN transport, highlighting how to overcome challenges.
Cracking the Transport SDN Challenge
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6/30/2014  |  8 comments
OIF and ONF team up on demo based in carrier labs that uses real-world experience to find out how to move OpenFlow into optical networks.
Wartoad: Telecom Rock Gods
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/30/2014  |  3 comments
A 'Behind the Music' rockumentary charting the decline and fall of the telco show circuit's biggest, and only, ever band.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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