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Eurobites: NORMA Joins the 5G Fight
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Danish joint venture appoints CEO; Interoute throws down the gauntlet; Italian quartet face the music.
Interoute Claims Transatlantic Cloud Service Bragging Rights
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Interoute cites test results that say its transatlantic cloud service delivers greater throughout and lower latency than Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure.
Socionext Touts Role in Record-Breaking Optical Trial
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Components vendor Socionext played an integral role in the recent record-breaking optical transmission field trial of 38.4 Tbit/s over 762 kilometers involving Orange, Coriant, Ekinops and Keopsys.
redIT Deploys Coriant 7100 Nano for DCI
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
IT services unit of KIO Networks expands on multitude of Coriant gear already in its network.
Gemalto Launches 100G Multi-Link Encryption
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Single unit enables 10x10G aggregate encryption for networks of service providers, data centers, enterprises.
Infinera Enhances Offer to Transmode Shareholders
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera has added an all-cash alternative offer to lure Transmode shareholders, in addition to its original offer of a mixture of $350 million in cash and stock.
Ciena Adds New CPE to Its Agility Matrix
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Ciena has extended its Agility Matrix strategy to include CPE supporting virtual network functions.
Eurobites: Telefónica, China Unicom Double Up on Devices
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6/29/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Infinera enhances bid for Sweden's Transmode; Huawei claims LTE breakthrough on French trains; charging mobiles though movement.
Alcatel-Lucent & CESNET Test 400G
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
AlcaLu's latest 400G demonstration involves research and education network infrastructure in the Czech Republic.
Proximus Trials 1Tbit/s With Huawei
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Belgian incumbent operator uses single OTN card from Huawei with transmission capabilities of 1 Tbit/s in trail on its backbone network.
Eurobites: Proximus, Huawei in 1Tbit/s Trial
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARCEP investigates Orange/Iliad roaming deal; TeliaSonera's management shake-up; Vivendi ups stake in Telecom Italia.
Polatis Launches New Fiber Layer Protection Switch
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6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Polatis 6000n Protection Services Switch aims to be more economical alternative to protection switch modules as 100G proliferates.
Infinera Expands Cloud Xpress Family for High-Capacity Datacenter Interconnect
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera expands Cloud Xpress family for high-capacity datacenter interconnect.
BTI Sees Boom in 100G Ports
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
As of the first quarter, 20 of 21 customers have used BTI 7800 for 100G deployments.
Coriant, Orange Claim C-band Transmission Record
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Field trial involves a variety of modulation formats, including longest distance ever for 32 QAM and 64 QAM in a live environment.
Tiscali Picks Alcatel-Lucent's 100G
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Upgrade to optical transport network and submarine links will allow Tiscali to offer high-capacity services in response to meet existing subscriber demand and new public administration customers.
Transmode Launches Terabit Packet Transport Switch
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Transmode announces next generation of high-density and low-power Terabit Packet Transport Switch.
HUGO Upgrades With Xtera Repeater
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Xtera deploys repeater in subsea system connecting Porthcurno, Guernsey and Lannion.
Infinera Ups DCI to 100 Gigabit Ethernet
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera's 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of its Cloud Xpress data center interconnection product reflects growing 100GE market demand.
Eurobites: Bouygues Deal Decision Imminent
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC sets date for 'Nokalu' decision; Ericsson does LTE FDD/TDD carrier aggregation in Portugal; Glastonbury latest.
Infinera Unveils 100GE Cloud Xpress
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera expands on current 10G/40G options with 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of Cloud Xpress, and support for NETCONF, Yang and MACsec.
BTI Boasts 100G Cloudburst
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
BTI Systems experiencing surge in Metro 100G deployments powered by carrier and cloud provider demand.
Coriant Trials New Flexi-Rate Software With TSIC
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6/22/2015  |  2 comments
Coriant is set to unveil new optical layer software suite Tuesday that was used in a field trial with TSIC, Light Reading has learned.
ECI Unveils Apollo OPT 9900 Series
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
The Apollo 9900 series is the densest, most energy efficient, hybrid OTN/packet switch on the market today.
AIS Deploys 100G With Alcatel-Lucent
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent to support AIS in meeting demands of video-hungry smartphone users in Thailand with 100G optical transport network.
Ekinops Launches 200G DCI System
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
With a consumption of just under 130 watts per 200G, Ekinops claims it is now the most energy efficient equipment available on the market.
Eurobites: Vivendi to Up Stake in Telecom Italia
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6/22/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia does carrier aggregation in Saudi Arabia; ECI's new hybrid OTN/packet switch, re-living the chicken kiev years.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
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6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
RAD CEO: Dealing With Disruption
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6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
RAD CEO Dror Bin talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the communications networking industry and how RAD has evolved to meet the market's new demands.
Ciena Joins SARNET to Target SDN security
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Research initiative will have Ciena's 8700 PacketWave in labs as it looks to explore SDN's role in attack detection, defense.
Brisk Web Business Boosts ADVA's Outlook
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA increases its revenue and income outlook for the second quarter, noting increasing business with web companies.
Hitting Reset on the Telco Mindset
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6/16/2015  |  5 comments
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event provided reminders of the cultural challenges for telcos as they move into cloud and data center networking.
ADVA Increases Q2 Guidance
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6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor ups revenue and profitability guidance based on increasing business from ICPs and Web 2.0 firms.
AT&T to Show Off Next-Gen Central Office
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6/15/2015  |  3 comments
AT&T has been working with a number of vendors to figure out how its central offices will evolve into extensions of its data center architecture.
ADVA Launches NFV Demarcation Products
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Combines demarcation of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and IP services in one network element.
O2 Picks Ciena for UK 100G Backbone
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier will use vendor's 6500 packet-optical platform and other products on 100G route connecting major UK cities.
Tata Talks Innovation at BTE
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
At BTE in Chicago, Dave Ryan, Tata Communications' executive VP of the Americas Region, discusses the need for innovation in the large enterprise services sector.
Calling All Women Startups! Intel Wants to Give You Money
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6/10/2015  |  4 comments
And Light Reading wants to help! We're proud to partner with Intel to identify and profile female and minority-led communications startups competing for the funding.
Koley: Google Open Sourcing Config Models
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6/9/2015  |  1 comment
In his second straight appearance at BTE, Google's Bikash Koley tackled the transport SDN challenge.
Leading Lights: The Highlight Reel
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6/9/2015  |  2 comments
Awards were given, drinks were downed, jokes were made and a good time was had by all! Here's a quick look back on Light Reading's own Night at the Museum for the 2015 Leading Lights awards in Chicago.
VeEX Adds Cable Expert Module to RXT Test Platform
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX adds the Cable Expert test module to its RXT modular platform.
MRV Unveils 100G Access Platform
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor looks to enable 100G Carrier Ethernet access capabilities in the last mile with OP-X1 platform.
Transmode Expands 10G Options
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Latest member of the EMXP family aims for high density, low power for 10G Ethernet switching for packet optical networks.
VeEX Enhances Ethernet, Optical Test Platform
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX enhances the UX400 with CFP2 and CFP4 modules designed for 100 Gigabit Ethernet and OTU4 test applications.
Leading Lights Awards 2015: The Winners
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6/8/2015  |  4 comments
We had 24 awards to hand out this year – find out who went home triumphant from our lavish awards dinner at the Field Museum in Chicago.
Coriant 100G Off to Arctic Archipelago
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6/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Norwegian research and education network UNINETT chooses Coriant to build 100G-capable subsea network between two sites on Svalbard archipelago.
Leading Lights 2015 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
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6/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Find out what helped five test vendors make this year's awards shortlist.
Leading Lights 2015 Finalists: Best New Product (Telecom)
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6/6/2015  |  Post a comment
It's always a hotly contested category and this year has been no exception, with nine impressive shortlisted entries.
BTE 2015: DCI's Here; Where's It Going Next?
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6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Join Heavy reading's Sterling Perrin for an discussion on the future of data center interconnect.
Ciena Revenue, Profit Jump in Q2
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6/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Highlights from fiscal second quarter include year-over-year revenue improvement of $61 million and more than doubling of non-GAAP net income.
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Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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OPNFV Director Opens Up on Women in Tech

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Heather Kirksey, the director of the OPNFV, gets real about the gender disparity in open source and standards and discusses how we can change both the conversation and the gender dynamics.
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Symantec's Service Provider Security Strategy

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Didi Dayton explores Symantec's emerging enterprise security strategies for service providers. Highlights include 'killing the password,' self-defense, advanced analytics and adaptive response in a service provider architecture.
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Debating Network Evolution With Cisco's Cedrik Neike

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Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
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Vodafone: What's Good for Moms Is Good for Business

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Megan Doberneck, the general counsel for Vodafone Americas, discusses her company's progressive maternity policy, explains why promoting women in tech is good business and offers some some good advice for any women in the industry.
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NFV: Ready for Prime Time

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At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
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Tykes Talk Tech

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What does optical fiber look like? When will 5G arrive? What's the WiFi password at Ikea? Light Reading sat down with three 8-year-olds to answer some of the communications industry's most burning questions...
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Huawei Partners With TDC for World's First Early DOCSIS 3.1 Field Test

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In a move to enhance user experience, Denmark's TDC aims to become an early adopter of DOCSIS 3.1. In partnership with Huawei, TDC recently ran the world's first field tests on its coax network that reached speeds nearing 1 Gbit/s.
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