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Carmakers Closing in on Nokia HERE – Report
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5/21/2015  |  1 comment
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  |  4 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
Morris Lore  | 
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.
Eurobites: Nokia's HERE Locates Potential Buyers
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4/22/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone eyes Altice cast-off; Slovakia hopes for $1.1 billion from IPO; Huawei gets Irish FTTH gig.
AlcaLu Takes Virtual UC to the Cloud
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
New Rapport platform uses cloud-based software to deliver services or add capabilities to applications as virtualized functions that run on standard hardware.
AlcaLu Launches Cloud Platform for Virtualized IMS
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent today launches a new cloud-based software platform aimed at service providers and large enterprises that breaks communications and collaboration into virtualized functions for easier deployment.
Huawei Plots Public Cloud Service
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4/21/2015  |  2 comments
The Chinese equipment giant has unveiled plans for a public cloud service that could put it in competition with some of its customers.
Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.
Eurobites: Nokia Defends French Jobs Pledge
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4/17/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM buys Bluetooth duo; French senate gets onto Google; O2 offers early-access TV.
ZTE Claims 5G Research Breakthrough
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor claims its pre-5G technologies have delivered a threefold increase in overload radio capacity.
Eurobites: Nokia Promises R&D Jobs for France
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google defends Android; GSMA calls for flexibility on use of UHF spectrum; Ericsson connects solar-powered car.
You Can't Spell 5G Without LTE
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
5G won't be a wholesale network changeover, which is a good thing, because 4G does a pretty good job already.
AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
Will Nokia Appreciate AlcaLu's Nuage?
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Nuage is a big deal in SDN, with a strong product and significant customers. Will Nokia value the business?
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
Shades of Ray  | 
4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.
Nokia + AlcaLu: What the Analysts Say
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4/14/2015  |  17 comments
What do industry analysts think of the news that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are in merger talks?
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
Shades of Ray  | 
4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
Finnish Line for AlcaLu?
Haiku  | 
4/14/2015  |  1 comment
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Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
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4/14/2015  |  7 comments
Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.
5G: Generation Gap
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4/10/2015  |  9 comments
The standards rivalry that drove the development of 3G and 4G technologies is missing from the 5G picture.
Bell Labs' Weldon on Infinite Bandwidth
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4/9/2015  |  3 comments
By framing the problem correctly, research lab is focused on making bandwidth seem infinite even it if can't be.
Eurobites: Vivendi Bids for Orange's Dailymotion
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4/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu/Accenture tie-up bags Telefónica contract; Free Mobile OK on 3G; enter the DragonWave at STC.
Huawei Profits Soar on 4G, Smartphone Sales
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3/31/2015  |  6 comments
Domestic sales of TDD LTE equipment and the performance of its smartphone business fueled earnings growth at Huawei in 2014.
Eurobites: BT, Virgin Form Unlikely Alliance
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3/31/2015  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Alcatel-Lucent prepares for submarine unit IPO; EchoStar takes a stake in Kudelski's set-top box arm; Ericsson extends services contract with Telenor Denmark.
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Verizon's Emmons: SDN Key to Cost-Effective Scaling

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For Verizon and other network operators to ramp up available bandwidth cost effectively, they need to move to SDN and agree on how to do that.
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Lack of Universal SDN a Challenge

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Heavy Reading Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how uncertainty about SDN standards and approaches may be slowing deployment.
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Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN

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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.
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Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World

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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.
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The Security Challenge of SDN

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CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
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NFV Elasticity – Highly Available VNF Scale-Out Architectures for the Mobile Edge

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Peter Marek and Paul Stevens from Advantech Networks and Communications Group talk about their NFV Elasticity initiative and the company's latest platforms for deploying virtual network functions at the edge of the network. Packetarium XL and the new Versatile Server Module: 'designed to reach parts of the network that other servers cannot reach.'
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Bay Area Spark Meetup 2015

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Developed in 2009, Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use and sophisticated analytics. This spring, Huawei hosted a meetup for Spark developers and data scientists in Santa Clara, California. Light Reading spoke with organizers and attendees about Huawei's code contributions and long-term commitment to Spark.
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The Transport SDN Buzz

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Sterling Perrin, senior analyst at Heavy Reading, speaks with Peter Ashwood-Smith of Huawei and Guru Parulkar of ON.Lab about the evolution of transport SDN and the integration of technologies.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
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Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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