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NEC Lands Hong Kong-to-Guam Subsea Cable Deal
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1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
The 3,900km Hong Kong Guam Cable System (HK-G) is scheduled to begin operation in January 2020.
Oclaro's Numbers Will Send Optical Pulses Racing
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1/19/2017  |  3 comments
Fiscal second-quarter preliminary numbers are making optical components specialist Oclaro an even more enticing M&A target.
Oclaro Reports Fiscal Q2 Prelims
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1/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Oclaro has published selected preliminary unaudited financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, ended December 31, 2016 – and they look good...
Cablevisión Argentina & Ciena Deploy 200G Network
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Cablevisión Argentina is laying the groundwork to meet the surging demands for high-speed Internet and video offerings.
Eurobites: Velcom Virtualizes Core With ZTE
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE fined for over-billing; Vodafone cozies up in the frozen north; Oracle opens cloud accelerator.
Italy's Retelit to Deploy Coriant's 100G Gear
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Will support end-to-end delivery of high-capacity, low-latency services on its recently expanded fiber optic infrastructure.
Eurobites: Subsea Boost for Ireland
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Stirling gets the gigabit treatment; Kudelski unit sues NFL; T-Mobile Netherlands' new CEO; Viaccess-Orca acquires BigHill.
Idaho Regional Optic Network Picks ECI's Apollo Packet-Optical Platform
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
IRON upgrades its network infrastructure with ECI's Apollo packet-optical transport solution.
Colt Aims to Ramp Up Asian Investments
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
UK-headquartered operator to roll out new networks in Hong Kong and Singapore, with other Asian cities to follow.
Eurobites: Nokia, Ooredoo Top 1 Tbit/s in Algerian Trial
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1/10/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT rivals claim success with spectrum-capping campaign; Magyar Telekom reorganizes; Sonera in jobs talks; Snap digs in in London.
Huawei's Network Sales Up Around 32% in 2016
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1/6/2017  |  4 comments
Network sales at the world's biggest equipment maker appear to have grown even faster last year than in 2015.
Infinera's SDN Software Joins OpenDaylight Program
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1/6/2017  |  Post a comment
The Infinera Xceed Software Suite (Xceed) is the first optical transport software-defined networking (SDN) solution to join the 'Powered by OpenDaylight' program.
Welcome, Capex Disclosure Season
Shades of Ray  | 
1/5/2017  |  3 comments
We're about to find out what the major players are planning to spend on their networks in 2017.
The More Things Change...
Rewired  | 
1/3/2017  |  10 comments
The telecom industry is in a period of rapid change, but then that's been true now for decades. The pace may change but the problems and even some of the solutions seem to repeat themselves.
Another Bumper Year: Huawei Sales Soar 32% to $74.8B
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12/30/2016  |  11 comments
Huawei expects to report revenues of 520 billion yuan, a 32% year-on-year increase, for the full year 2016.
Mentor Monday: Meet the First 65
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12/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Women may be underrepresented in the next-gen comms industry, but there's no shortage of smart, talented and inspiring ones making a difference. We've profiled 65.
Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms
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12/26/2016  |  1 comment
WiC has been profiling female movers and shakers in the next-gen comms industry for over a year now. Here are the first 65 to inspire, educate and encourage you.
Getting Hotter: Fog, LTE-A Pro, MANO, NB-IoT & SD-WAN
Shades of Ray  | 
12/23/2016  |  2 comments
The first few months of 2017 are likely to feature significant developments around a number of key technologies and industry developments.
Hengtong, Huawei Build Avassa Subsea Cable
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12/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Hengtong and Huawei successfully deliver Avassa Submarine Cable Project.
Eurobites: Vodafone & Nokia Team on NB-IoT R&D
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12/22/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Nokia's stock slumps; Telenet snaps up 'BeLux' cable assets; FTTH hits Africa; and the UK government manipulates broadband investment numbers.
SK Telecom Uses Coriant 100G on Subsea Link
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12/21/2016  |  Post a comment
SK Telecom is using Coriant's hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform on a submarine cable link to help deliver mobile broadband services to Ulleungdo Island.
NeoPhotonics Sells 10G Line to APAT
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12/20/2016  |  Post a comment
The optical component vendor is selling off its lagging 10G lines to focus on the next generation of faster networking products, even as the company is experiencing lower yields on those new products.
ECI Chosen to Provide New Optical Layer for the SURFNet Network
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12/19/2016  |  Post a comment
ECI today announced that it was chose to provide the optical layer for SURFNet, the Dutch National Research and Education Network.
Will Finisar Bid to Buy Oclaro?
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12/16/2016  |  1 comment
Finisar is building a warchest and analysts believe it'll fire an M&A bullet in Oclaro's direction.
CableLabs Eyes Next-Gen Tech Moves
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12/16/2016  |  Post a comment
CableLabs' Ike Elliott discusses the group's work on Full Duplex DOCSIS, distributed access architecture, low-power wireless networks, 5G and other projects.
Google Servers Land in Cuba
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12/13/2016  |  5 comments
Internet giant signs business deal with Cuban government to speed delivery of its content, but that's only a piece of Cuba's Internet problem.
Eurobites: Over-the-Top Services Under the Cosh
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12/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor under suspicion; fund managers don't like BT/Ofcom separation; Mediaset shares soar on Vivendi rumors.
Ex-AT&T Bigwig Margaret Chiosi Joins Huawei
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12/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Following a short post-AT&T hiatus, former AT&T Distinguished Network Architect and one of the founders of the ETSI NFV group joins Huawei.
Cisco Makes a Play for the Next-Gen Central Office
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12/12/2016  |  Post a comment
The evolution of the central office/local exchange has caught Cisco's attention in more ways than one, possibly with a fog networking future in mind.
Ciena Reports Fiscal Q4, Full Year
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12/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Ciena's fourth quarter revenues were up 3.5% year-on-year to $716.2 million, while full fiscal year revenues were up 6.3% to $2.6 billion.
Telecoms Sideswiped by the Digital Market Transition
Shades of Ray  | 
12/8/2016  |  7 comments
The telecoms sector has taken a hefty glancing blow in the past six months, hitting sales and confidence. And that made me think of John Chambers…
Cisco Launches New Products Aimed at Next Gen Central Offices
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12/6/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco launches new cloud-scale networking solutions designed to help operators transform their central offices.
Yahoo Japan Deploys Infinera's Cloud Xpress for DCI
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12/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Cloud Xpress enables Yahoo Japan to interconnect data centers with hyper-scale density.
Eurobites: Telefónica Fires Up Nokia's XGS-PON
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12/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: crystal ball gazing; more router hacks; Tunisian government to sell telecom stakes; Azure price hike.
Telefónica Trials Nokia's XGS-PON With 5G in Mind
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Telefónica prepares for 5G with successful test of Nokia's next-generation fiber technology XGS-PON.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Repels Malware Attack on Customers' Routers
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone counts BT's 'excess profits;' CityFibre targets business parks; Nokia soups up vectoring in Denmark; ship's anchor drags on Jersey's connectivity.
Macom Buys Applied Micro for $770M
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11/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Why split the proceeds of a promising new data center interconnect product with Applied Micro when Applied Micro was so cheap?
GÉANT Chooses Deepfield for Network Visibility and Analytics
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11/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Pan-European research network orovider GÉANT will use Singularity, Deepfield's big data platform.
Coriant Adds DCI Density, Flexibility
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11/18/2016  |  Post a comment
New open line system addition to its Groove product gives network operators new options for data center interconnect.
Infinera Intros the 'Meshponder'
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11/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Transport vendor says its new products are addressing the need for 'cloud scale' networks.
Infinera Unveils New DTN-X Platforms
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11/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Infinera says it's addressing the need for 'cloud scale networks' with its new portfolio additions.
Coriant Boosts Density, Flexibility in DCI Solution
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11/16/2016  |  1 comment
New one rack-unit form factor supports three times the density of previous products with wider variety of operations interfaces.
Join Women in Comms in 2017!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/16/2016  |  1 comment
Women in Comms and its 40 member companies are gearing up for an even bigger and better 2017, and we want YOU to join us on the path to gender equality in comms.
TE SubCom, Ciena Team on Subsea Networks
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11/16/2016  |  1 comment
TE SubCom and Ciena are partnering to provide submarine cable operators with a combined 'turnkey' offer.
CenturyLink, Infinera Team on 2.5T Connection
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11/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Pair delivers 2.5 terabits per second (Tbit/s) of super-channel transmission capacity to support SCinet at Utah conference.
Interoute Offers Dual Entry on SEA-ME-WE 5 Routes
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11/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Interoute now offers dual entry into Europe through France and Italy from the world's newest submarine cable, South East Asia–Middle East–Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5).
Nokia Lands DWDM, IP, Security Gateway Deal at Thailand's dtac
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
dtac picks Nokia to revamp end-to-end transport and IP core network to prepare for Carrier SDN.
GTT Grabs Hibernia Networks for $590M
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11/9/2016  |  4 comments
Acquisition brings low latency subsea networks to the GTT global IP backbone, along with video content network and other fiber assets.
Eurobites: Colt Commits to 100G Upgrade
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11/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom treads water in Q3; Ericsson extends Turkcell partnership; Privacy Shield faces French legal challenge.
Omantel Wholesale Links Africa to Asia
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11/2/2016  |  Post a comment
New cable systems will support trade between China and Africa with a redundant route that avoids the Indian Ocean and Singapore.
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Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's former chief analyst Patrick Donegan shared insight from the recent web-scale operators report, which featured research on how web-scale operators view the market, the best web-scale companies to ...
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Cisco's Cloud Scale Networking: Automation, Virtualization & Simplification

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Cisco's Sanjeev Mervana outlines the latest innovations in networking technology at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
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ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking

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Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
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