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Time to Monetize Cable WiFi
Breznick Unbound  | 
8/31/2015  |  5 comments
Now that cable operators have built up their WiFi networks, they should start trying to make some money off of their promising wireless assets.
Nokia Preps JV Future in China
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8/28/2015  |  3 comments
To merge its China business with Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell to create a €4.5B business.
Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Prime Reading  | 
8/27/2015  |  2 comments
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's efforts to migrate to IP and secure critical infrastructure.
Eurobites: AlcaLu's Combes to Run Altice Ops
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Turkish delight at auction outcome; Cellcom mulls Golan bid; Swisscom launches WiFi calling; Ericsson extends ITV deal.
ZTE Profits Rise on China's 4G Boom
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8/26/2015  |  1 comment
China's number-two equipment maker reports a sharp increase in net profit amid a surge in spending on 4G network in China.
Eurobites: Vodafone, Hutch Buy Qualcomm's UK Spectrum
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8/26/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Nokia deploys small cells for Ooredoo; Serbia and Kosovo reach telecom rapprochement; Millicom hires Gordon; Huawei wins SBC deal with Telefónica.
Eurobites: BT Boasts 330 Mbit/s With G.fast Field Trial
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Dimension Data plans acquisitions; Huber+Suhner feels currency pain in H1; Liquid Telecom and MTN hook up in Africa; Telefónica boosts links to the Canary Islands.
Eurobites: Telefónica Refreshes Its Routers With AlcaLu
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8/19/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netflix raises European prices; DT exec gets a dig in at online advertising; BBC upgrades iPlayer.
SDN Rockets From Crazy to Essential
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/19/2015  |  5 comments
Previous technology innovations crawled along compared with adoption of SDN.
Eurobites: Ericsson Forges Global IoT Partnership
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NokaLu moves closer; Orange completes Jazztel acquisition; MTN/Telkom RAN deal blocked.
Verizon Revs Up Wireline Race With NG-PON2
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8/11/2015  |  8 comments
Verizon throws down the gigabit gauntlet with a new NG-PON2 field test and plans to issue an RFP for commercial rollout of the high-speed broadband technology later this year.
Qualcomm M&A Move Signals New Fixed Broadband Battle
News Analysis  | 
8/11/2015  |  2 comments
Acquisition of struggling fixed broadband chip vendor sets it against Broadcom and Intel in the battle to win business in the xDSL and G.fast device and infrastructure market.
Alcatel-Lucent Lands VoLTE Deal at China Mobile
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8/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Rapport will allow China Mobile to simplify and consolidate communications services on a single platform.
Nokia Networks Enjoys 'Terrific Rebound'
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7/30/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor receives a boost from improvements at its networks division but warns that pricing conditions remain challenging.
AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.
Making the Business Case for Cloud DVR – by Heavy Reading
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7/30/2015  | 
Eurobites: Nokia Gets EC Green Light for AlcaLu Acquisition
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: cable consolidation in northern Spain; Telekom Austria's new CEO; Rovi loses appeal against Virgin Media; UK broadband providers may have to fund 'final 5%'.
CEO Chat With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent
Between the CEOs  | 
7/24/2015  |  5 comments
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent, Vodafone Test TWDM-PON
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2015  |  8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky still complaining about BT's acquisition of EE; Nokia tests sub-6GHz 5G; Orange looks to exit Armenia.
Huawei's H1 Sales Grow 30% to $28.3B
News Analysis  | 
7/20/2015  |  2 comments
When it comes to revenue growth, China's biggest equipment maker remains the envy of its Western peers.
Ericsson's Stock Rises on Q2 Margin Improvements
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The Swedish vendor says restructuring remains on track but continues to depend on non-US business and favorable currency effects for sales growth.
TDD Heads for Prime Time
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
The lesser-known 4G technology looks set to become a much bigger deal following developments at this week's Mobile World Congress Shanghai tradeshow.
AlcaLu Deal Makes Us 'More Complete' Than Ericsson, Says Nokia CTO
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2015  |  4 comments
Hossein Moiin calls Ericsson's IP capabilities into question in advance of Nokia's $17.3 billion takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.
Nuage Signs China Mobile for Developer SDN
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7/13/2015  |  Post a comment
The Chinese operator will use Nuage's SDN technology for a private cloud DevOps architecture for internal apps.
China Mobile Deploys Nuage SDN for DevOps Private Cloud
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7/13/2015  |  Post a comment
China Mobile Software Technology Company has deployed Nuage SDN technology in its DevOps private cloud architecture.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Claims 300G Record
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7/13/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobily announces new CEO; Huawei's 5G push in Europe; Telefónica bags La Liga matches.
Eurobites: Telefónica Signs NFV Pact With Alcatel-Lucent
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7/8/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre trumpets sales progress; Jolla restructures; WeDo throws a SHAPE.
Telefónica, Alcatel-Lucent Strengthen NFV Ties
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7/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Telefónica have signed a memorandum of understanding under which the companies will test NFV technologies following a successful trial of the vendor's virtual router.
AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
News Analysis  | 
7/3/2015  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has struck frame agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for fixed, mobile, IP, optical and NFV and SDN technology valued at up to US$1.3 billion.
Alcatel-Lucent Lands Deals at China Mobile, China Unicom
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7/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor signs frame agreements for broadband and cloud technologies with two major operators in China.
Lines Get Drawn in Road to 5G
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/1/2015  |  1 comment
The steady drumbeat of progress continues on as new groups are formed, R&D centers opened, timelines presented and strategies refined for making 5G a reality by 2020.
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.
Calix Enters NG-PON2 Race
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Calix has thrown its hat into the NG-PON2 ring as the next generation of fiber broadband looms into view.
Eurobites: Activist Investor Takes Stake in AlcaLu
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6/30/2015  |  9 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt wants out of IT services; Orange smooths ruffled feathers in Israel; BT joins Wireless IoT Forum.
Bell Canada Unveils Big Gig Plans
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6/26/2015  |  4 comments
Canada's largest phone company and broadband provider announces intent to roll out 1 Gig service throughout the eastern half of the country, starting this summer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Telcos vs. Amazon: The 'Third Network' Race
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2015  |  7 comments
Amazon and other hyperscale companies may soon compete with telcos to deliver virtualized network services.
Eurobites: Mobile Subs Slide in Russia
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: bidding passes €4.7 billion in German spectrum auction; NokiaLu gets US approval; more broken broadband promises.
Eurobites: Operators Brief Against OTT Crowd
News Analysis  | 
6/17/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson eschews M&A; AlcaLu's G.fast gateway; Now TV's Sky slot.
Operators, Vendors Advise FCC on LTE-U
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2015  |  4 comments
Service providers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Cablevision join vendors like Ruckus Wireless, Google, Broadcom and more to appeal to the FCC on rulings it will make on LTE-U.
Eurobites: AlcaLu, Sequans Combine on IoT for Orange
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Group looks at Yoigo; EU exempts mobile from social tariffs; Ericsson's mobile money move.
Eurobites: AlcaLu's Combes Heading to Altice – Report
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom gets tough on broadband speeds; German spectrum bids pass €3 billion; takeover trouble in Slovenia.
Eurobites: EE Tightens 4G Focus
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2015  |  2 comments
...with a 4G-connected video camera. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks teams with German university on 5G; TDC takes Mediaroom to Norway, with AlcaLu's help; trouble at Mobily.
US Cellular Seeking New 5G OFDM Waveform
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2015  |  3 comments
CTO of the Chicago-based operator says that 5G will require a new waveform, but one that's based on an evolved form of OFDM.
Time for Some New Acronyms for CRAN
Column  | 
6/8/2015  |  1 comment
There are many variants of the CRAN concept, but all have the potential to deliver major capex and opex savings in the network.
Eurobites: 'NokaLu' Clears Another Hurdle
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6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT puts a firewall in its cloud; Millicom buys Zanzibar Telecom; Huawei to train African students.
Eurobites: Orange Looks to North Africa
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6/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange backs out of Israeli relationship; AlcaLu's 100G powers Telecom Italia; eircom expands fiber footprint.
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CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

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Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

8|14|15   |   20:18   |   (1) comment


Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

8|14|15   |   09:39   |   (1) comment


Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

8|12|15   |   07:37   |   (0) comments


Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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