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AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
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7/3/2015  |  1 comment
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Getting Massive at DoCoMo's 5G Lab
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6/1/2015  |  Post a comment
NTT DoCoMo is testing a number of 5G technologies in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2015
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5/29/2015  |  1 comment
Which of these individuals deserve to be inducted into the Light Reading Hall of Fame in 2015? You can select more than one name.
Will Ericsson Join the M&A Arms Race?
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5/29/2015  |  4 comments
Reports suggest Ericsson might respond to the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by Nokia with a major deal of its own – but would that make sense?
Alcatel-Lucent Wins Optical Deal in China
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5/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent provides advanced fiber-optic technology for China railway authorities to harness speed of light in train operations.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Trials 400G in Czech Republic
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5/26/2015  |  10 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone shareholders like the sound of a merger with Liberty; German spectrum auction imminent; TeliaSonera makes IoT investment.
Carmakers Closing in on Nokia HERE – Report
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5/21/2015  |  4 comments
Reuters reports that Mercedes, Audi, BMW and General Atlantic are getting closer to making a bid for Nokia's HERE mapping division, but they'll have competition.
Will Investing in SDN & NFV Be Worth It?
Shades of Ray  | 
5/21/2015  |  6 comments
This is the big question facing all operators – SDN and NFV look like they could be very beneficial in many ways but can a massive transformation be justified?
Europe's Operators Could Save €39B From SDN & NFV Deployment
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5/21/2015  |  Post a comment
A report from Arthur D. Little and Bell Labs concludes that Europe's fixed and mobile operators could save a collective €39 billion from SDN/NFV network deployments.
Alcatel-Lucent Unifies IP & Optical Networks
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Unifies service automation and real time network control with SDN.
Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Sterling Perrin speaks to Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, about the new Carrier SDN-enabling Network Services Platform and the operator challenges it solves.
Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, talks about requirements and benefits of Carrier SDN during the keynote address at the Light Reading Carrier SDN event May 2015.
AlcaLu Bridges Optical & IP Networks With SDN
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5/20/2015  |  5 comments
Claims to be first to manage both kinds of networks with multivendor support.
Eurobites: DT Takes Full Control of Slovak Telecom
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5/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT wants EE acquisition fast-tracked; Swedish startup launches mobile money gizmo; AlcaLu partners with KT on 5G; Nokia offers LTE-in-a-box.
Eurobites: TalkTalk Raises Growth Forecast
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5/14/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Technologies cuts jobs; Orange under competition scrutiny in France; AlcaLu sells optical plant.
NetNumber Joins AlcaLu's Cloudband NFV Ecosystem
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5/13/2015  |  Post a comment
NetNumber joins Alcatel-Lucent Cloudband™ Ecosystem program to help accelerate NFV transformation.
Alcatel-Lucent Claims Subsea Optical Record
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5/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent achieves submarine cable breakthrough with record transmission distance of more than 610km for unrepeatered system.
Nuage Connects Dots Between SDN & Fabrics
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5/13/2015  |  1 comment
The new Virtualized Services Assurance Platform helps correlate flaws on the SDN software overlay and networking fabric underlay.
Alcatel-Lucent Outperforms Rivals in Q1
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5/7/2015  |  1 comment
Shares in Alcatel-Lucent rose in early-hours trading after the French equipment maker appeared to outperform its chief European competitors.
Alcatel-Lucent Extends Ultra-Broadband Reach of Cable Operators
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent introduces new product to extend the ultra-broadband reach of cable operators.
Market Woes Drag Vendors Down
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5/1/2015  |  3 comments
Amid lingering concern about Nokia's all-stock bid for Alcatel-Lucent, shares in Western vendors have taken a pounding after some disappointing results.
Nokia's Suri Defends AlcaLu Deal Against Critics
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Nokia boss insists there will be no repeat of past merger mistakes as company's stock plummets on disappointing first-quarter results.
Nokia Slumps on Networks Malaise
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4/30/2015  |  5 comments
Shares in the Finnish equipment maker fell sharply in early-hours trading after its main networks business floundered in the first quarter.
A Guide to Optical's Summer of Love
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4/29/2015  |  4 comments
Who's buying and who's selling as optical sector consolidation takes off?
Verizon Builds Key Vendors Into SDN Strategy
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4/28/2015  |  14 comments
Network operator plans to converge its wireless and wireline operations with the aid of AlcaLu, Cisco, Nokia, Ericsson and Juniper.
Verizon Outlines SDN Strategy
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Verizon today unveiled a comprehensive SDN strategy that the company is rolling out to speed new service delivery, beginning later this year.
China Unicom Loses 4 Million Customers
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4/23/2015  |  4 comments
China's second-biggest mobile operator is hemorrhaging subscribers and grumbling about a new tax regime.
Ericsson Sinks on North American Slowdown
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Favorable currency movements flatter results as Swedish equipment maker is hit by a fall in business in its biggest regional market.
Adtran Loses Out at AT&T
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4/22/2015  |  2 comments
Vendor confirms it no longer has a role at 'domestic Tier 1 program' as it reports its Q1 numbers.
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The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
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Making Business Sense of SDN

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Results of a Brocade-sponsored survey show that CSPs have a clear sense of SDN use cases but are wrestling with the business case. Sterling Perrin of Heavy Reading looks behind the numbers.
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NFV Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

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Forget the usual ten-year cycle for new technologies – NFV will be a core part of CSP networks in five years, based on results of a Brocade-sponsored survey, says Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell.
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The New IP Gains Traction With CSPs

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Roz Roseboro of Heavy Reading analyzes results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade showing that CSPs are getting serious about making the transition to the New IP era.
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It's (Real) Time for Analytics

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Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges looks at how CSPs say they plan to use analytics to deploy new services in real time as part of The New IP, based on results of a survey sponsored by Brocade.
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IoT in Action

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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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