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Russia's MTS Strikes Revenue-Sharing Deal With Google
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8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Russia's biggest mobile operator announced new strategic partnership with search-engine giant.
Eurobites: Google Denies EU Charges
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8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Liberty Global and Vodafone still in talks; Inmarsat launches new satellite; Telkom mulls Cell C takeover; ECI wins SDN deal in Sweden.
Why OT Is HOT for Telecom Vendors
Shades of Ray  | 
8/27/2015  |  1 comment
With vendors needing to diversify, the utility sector's immediate challenges with their operational technology (OT) frameworks offer a great opportunity to win new business.
Bouygues Chief Bitter Over Iliad's Inclusion
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
The boss of the French telecom operator remains critical of authorities for allowing Iliad to enter the mobile sector but is confident Bouygues can thrive in a four-player market.
ZTE's Euro Star Shines Brighter
Shades of Ray  | 
8/27/2015  |  1 comment
A global relationship with Telefónica helps its international cause.
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.
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.
Huawei Helps BT Trial G.fast
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei has provided a range of hardware and supporting software for BT's first field trial of fixed broadband access technology G.fast.
Ooredoo Qatar to Deploy Nokia Small Cells
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Operator will deploy Nokia Networks' small cells in outdoor and indoor hotspots across Qatar.
Huawei Wins SBC Deal at Telefónica
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telefónica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.
Global Services Forum Preview
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
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.
Hutchison Sees Earnings Soar in Europe
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Operator is outperforming bigger rivals in key markets despite its focus on mobile-only activities.
Clock Starts on DOCSIS 3.1
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The race for DOCSIS 3.1 deployments begins as CableLabs opens the door for product certifications.
Eurobites: BT Boasts 330 Mbit/s With G.fast Field Trial
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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.
Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
Faster-Than-Light Reading  | 
8/25/2015  |  1 comment
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
What Is Your Company's Gender IQ?
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8/25/2015  |  4 comments
Barbara Annis, founder of the Gender Intelligence Group, shares her insights on what it means to have a gender intelligent workplace, not just an equal one.
BICS Forecasts VoLTE Roaming Surge
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8/25/2015  |  1 comment
International carrier says VoLTE roaming service is commercially available and anticipates substantial growth in traffic during coming year.
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big bucks for driving turnarounds, M&A, continued relevancy or brand revivals.
Mentor Monday: TM Forum's Annie Turner
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8/24/2015  |  4 comments
The Forums' senior director of content shares her insights into the comms industry, including a case for laughing it off when you'd rather get angry.
Mirantis Secures OpenStack Kingpin Status With $100M Round, Intel Collaboration
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8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Mirantis lands its second $100 million funding round, adding Goldman Sachs to its backers, and brokers strategic development relationship with Intel.
Mirantis Lands $100M Funding Round
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
OpenStack specialist has secured a $100 million investment round and struck a technology development relationship with Intel.
Eurobites: BT Hits Out at AT&T, Verizon
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8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: BT wins more sports rights; Tele2 unveils new boss; GSMA appoints Bouverot successor; Vodafone Ireland ups data-center investments.
New Zealand's Spark Hails Earnings Growth
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Operator's profits are boosted by cost-cutting activities and success in the broadband and mobile sectors.
IoT Growth Depends on Vertical Focus
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8/21/2015  |  1 comment
As the Internet of Things (IoT) market expands, vendors should target specific vertical markets to maximize their business opportunities.
BT Deploys Cloudera Big Data Hub
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
BT has deployed Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub and Hadoop to speed up the processing of subscriber data.
Eurobites: GÉANT Builds SDN Testbed
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8/21/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Romania's RCS & RDS buys LTE TDD license; BT crunches big data with Cloudera; Vodafone quits Lebanon bid; Africa's Liquid launches Hai; EE upgrades TV offering.
Silence Like Diamonds – Episode 9: Hacking an Escape
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Yip and Markus find an unexpected ally.
XG-PON Is Alive in Europe… for Now
Shades of Ray  | 
8/20/2015  |  2 comments
The almost-forgotten optical broadband technology is alive and kicking in Spain, it seems.
Kudelski Improves H1 2015 Results
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Group revenues and other operating income for the first half increased by CHF24.9 million to CHF425 million.
Eurobites: Swisscom Mixes It With LTE
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8/20/2015  |  8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski H1 numbers up; CityFibre strikes wireless hub deal; Google struck by Belgian lightning.
Meet DirecTV's 4K Genie Mini
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
DirecTV is moving 4K forward... slowly... with the launch of its new 4K Genie Mini set-top.
Private Equity Firm Bites on Voxbone
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8/19/2015  |  2 comments
Virtual phone number specialist Voxbone sells majority stake to a private equity firm and prepares for accelerated expansion, including M&A.
S3 Survey Shows Pay-TV Shift Toward Software
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Pay-TV providers' reliability and innovation is no longer driven by the physical plant, but rather by software code, finds survey.
Huawei, Fortumo Team on Carrier Billing
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei partners with Fortumo for direct carrier billing, especially in emerging markets.
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.
Swisscom Touts Multi-Play Gains
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Swiss incumbent says sales of bundled products are more than compensating for the single-play decline but faces new competitive challenges at home and abroad.
Russia's MTS Upbeat on Sales as Profits Dip
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Russia's biggest mobile operator remains confident its sales will grow this year despite being hit by rising costs in the second quarter.
Ericsson Strikes Partnership With SK Holdings C&C
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and SK Holdings C&C to collaborate on the development of Internet of Things platforms for globally specialized services.
Nottingham Gets Gigabit From Hyperoptic
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
FTTP provider updates on gigabit network progress in English city.
Metrological Unveils TV Apps Dashboard
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
New tools create customized app profiles based on viewing habits and automate billing.
Share & Share Alike
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
The future of communications depends on technology licensing, according to Ericsson's Monica Magnusson.
AT&T's Spying Activities Risk Backlash
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8/18/2015  |  2 comments
Fresh revelations the operator helped the NSA to spy on the UN could prove damaging.
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.
Here's Who's Making the Big Bucks in Cable
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8/18/2015  |  5 comments
From top to bottom, here's a list of how much money cable and media executives earned in 2014.
Cable Execs Are Minting Money
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8/18/2015  |  2 comments
Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to $156 million in the case of one lucky CEO.
SKT Adopts Ericsson's Telco Cloud Platform
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8/17/2015  |  3 comments
South Korean operator is moving towards a deployment of Ericsson's HDS 8000 data center platform as part of its shift towards a software-defined cloud architecture.
Eurobites: Amazon Drones Could Launch First in UK
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8/17/2015  |  22 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Zegona buys Telecable; PT Inovação lands role in multiple 5G projects; Zen Internet joins BT G.fast trials; Virgin Media plans WiFi rollout; NEC lands critical infrastructure job in Kuwait; Ooredoo nabs ISP license in Maldives; Metrological launches software tools for pay-TV providers.
Boku Acquires mobileview Italia
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition of mobileview Italia extends Boku's carrier billing in Italy through direct connections with every major Italian carrier, covering more than 87 million mobile subscriptions.
2015 Global Services Forum Focuses on Re-Architecting Infrastructure and Operations for New Growth
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8/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Two full days of keynotes, panels and sessions in Zurich, Switzerland, delve into details on how service providers can transform to meet demands of evolving user experience and digital operations.
Infinera-Transmode Closing Imminent; Karl's in Charge... of Metro
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8/14/2015  |  3 comments
Infinera nears completion of its Transmode acquisition after the Swedish vendor's investors approved the deal.
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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

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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

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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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