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Eurobites: Future's Not Bright for Orange Brand in UK
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1/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu deploys GPON network in South Africa; snub for Spanish regulator over Orange/Jazztel deal; 'snoopers' charter' fears revived in UK.
Ciena, Cisco Tipped for Verizon Metro 100G
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1/20/2015  |  3 comments
Ciena was long thought to be favored but now Cisco is also seen as a winner, according to analyst reports.
ZTE Doubles Profit but Falls Further Behind Huawei
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Judging by the fall in the Chinese company's share price, investors had been hoping for a better performance in 2014.
Etisalat Expands NFV Deal With AlcaLu
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Middle East operator to deploy Alcatel-Lucent's virtual radio network controller in additional territories.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Ups Capex Ante
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VimpelCom's Renee walks away; 'roam like at home' a step closer; AlcaLu claims subsea breakthrough.
Video Streaming: Broadcasting the IP Video Revolution
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent details the formats and protocols used for streaming IP video, which is gaining in popularity.
Alcatel-Shanghai Bell Launches Probe Following Corruption Claims
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1/19/2015  |  2 comments
Senior Alcatel-Shanghai Bell executive accuses colleagues of corruption before disappearing in mysterious circumstances.
China Telecom Names Five LTE FDD Suppliers
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1/16/2015  |  1 comment
China's third-biggest mobile operator awards most of planned work to Huawei and ZTE.
Bell Labs Updates Energy Consumption Tool
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1/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Bell Labs releases updated version of its G.W.A.T.T. application, a tool intended to help operators plan for the energy consumption and efficiency of their networks.
Ericsson's Wibergh to Replace Pusey as Vodafone CTO
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1/15/2015  |  2 comments
Ericsson CEO Vestberg to take charge of networks business as Wibergh takes key role at giant mobile operator.
Gorti to Pull the NFV Strings at Alcatel-Lucent
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1/14/2015  |  7 comments
Alcatel-Lucent's incoming President IP Platforms, Bhaskar Gorti, will have overall control of the vendor's NFV strategy, including CloudBand, but is he the right person for that role?
Alcatel-Lucent Boasts Vectoring Milestone
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Proximus celebrate milestone of 10 million VDSL2 vectoring line shipments and first year of successful deployment in Belgium.
Eurobites: Sunrise IPO on Horizon
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1/14/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Egypt signs wholesale deals; Telefónica boosts VoIP with Zaark; AlcaLu reaches vectoring milestone.
AlcaLu Hires Oracle Big Hitter
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1/13/2015  |  6 comments
Longtime Oracle Communications executive Bhaskar Gorti has joined Alcatel-Lucent as the head of IP Platforms and takes responsibility for NFV.
Cisco: Software, Cloud to Be 'Main Focus'
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1/13/2015  |  4 comments
Having made its fortunes in hardware, Cisco is now planning to revamp its strategy and plan a future based on software and cloud developments.
Huawei Puts Its Rivals to Shame
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1/13/2015  |  4 comments
Unaudited 2014 financials from the Chinese equipment maker show it is going from strength to strength while others flatline.
Sprint Signs $1.8B in Vendor Financing Deals
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1/7/2015  |  7 comments
Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Networks and Samsung all chip in to help Sprint accelerate its Spark LTE network rollout.
Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell Gets New CEO
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1/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent appoints Luis Martinez-Amago as CEO of its flagship company in China.
Eurobites: Ericsson Brings LTE-U to Small Cells
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1/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: a cloud for mariners; Kabel Deutschland taps Cisco knowhow; AlcaLu's man in Shanghai.
AlcaLu Ups Its Cable Game
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1/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Vik Saxema, CTO for Cable & Media at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the vendor's developments for the cable operator market, including virtual CPE.
Kordia Spies SDN Efficiencies
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12/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Drew Gilpin, head of sales and marketing at New Zealand telco Kordia, sees SDN as a way to achieve a more efficient use of capital.
Ciena Seen as Verizon 100G Metro Favorite
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12/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Analysts suggest existing Verizon supplier Ciena is favorite to win a 100G metro spot at Verizon, but several vendors are in the running.
Small Cell Movers & Shakers: Update
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12/26/2014  |  Post a comment
It's been a year of major change for small cells and those championing them, so we're looking back on 2014's movers and shakers to see who's moved and who's still shaking.
LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
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12/22/2014  |  3 comments
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, are set to ramp up in the new year.
Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
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12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 satellites lift off; Deutsche Telekom takes extra mobile security measures.
Telecom Faces Virtualization Pricing Issue
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12/15/2014  |  4 comments
The rise of virtualization shifts value from hardware to software but the business models for pricing that are far from clear.
Eurobites: BT Mobile M&A Plot Thickens
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12/12/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in line for ZTE's Ethiopian business; SFR goes large on big data; Google in partial Russian pull-out.
Eurobites: Ericsson's Radio Dot Goes Live
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12/10/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia opens mobile security center in Berlin; AlcaLu's new EMEA man; KPN cuts jobs in business unit.
G.fast G.ets G.reen Light
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12/5/2014  |  1 comment
Standard gets final approval, lining up a scrap for chip and system-level traction.
Eurobites: Vodafone Squashes M&A Speculation
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: data privacy regulation debate; UK introduces Diverted Profits Tax; Finland cables up for data center market.
Alcatel-Lucent, HP Strengthen Alliance
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Extending their existing partnership, HP is to integrate Alcatel-Lucent's IP and optical systems into its portfolio.
The Unprotected Connected
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Mobile malware is becoming an increasing threat to smartphone users.
Verizon Taps SpiderCloud for Dual-Band 4G Small Cells
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12/2/2014  |  2 comments
Vendor will provide its dual-mode LTE small cell system for Verizon's enterprise customers and public venue deployments.
Interview: Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
AlcaLu Virtualizes Mobile Malware Security
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12/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor's rebranded mobile malware software, Motive Security Guardian, is now being offered in the cloud.
AlcaLu, Ooredoo Do 400G
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12/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor supplies African network operator with 400G optical technology to support 3G mobile services.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
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12/1/2014  |  1 comment
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.
Eurobites: Vodafone Chews Over Liberty Merger
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12/1/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice confirms offer for Portugal Telecom; Orange tests three-carrier aggregation in Poland; AlcaLu's 400G job in Algeria.
AlcaLu Attacks Malware With Motive Security Guardian
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12/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's Motive to deliver virtualized security solution intended to help service providers ensure a safe 'ultra-broadband' customer experience.
Alcatel-Lucent Offloads Optical R&D Staff to SM Optics
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Transfer of the R&D activity responsible for optical multi-service node (OMSN) platforms including the 1850 TSS product family and related network management systems.
Alcatel-Lucent, NetworkMining Team Up in APAC
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent Malaysia and NetworkMining sign cooperation agreement for APAC market.
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary
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11/25/2014  |  1 comment
Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
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11/21/2014  |  8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
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11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
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.
Bell Labs Chief Slams 'Toy' Networks
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11/19/2014  |  21 comments
Web giants are trivializing networks with their drone and balloon plans, says Marcus Weldon.
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils New Edge Router
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's new compact, high-performance edge router drives down operator costs, even as data demands grow.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
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.
Nokia Ups Guidance But Investors Take Fright
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11/17/2014  |  6 comments
Nokia is confident that it can develop its Networks business and win market share, but talk of a 'flattish' market causes jitters.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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