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Alcatel-Lucent Forges Street Furniture Partnership
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
JCDecaux and Alcatel-Lucent join forces to speed up the rollout of connected street furniture.
Alcatel-Lucent, Accenture Form Customer Care Unit
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Pairing hopes to help large enterprises implement ultra-broadband solutions.
Tele Columbus Announces IPO
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Tele Columbus expects the primary proceeds from the offering to be not less than €300 million.
Eurobites: EU Gets Tough on Net Neutrality
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9/30/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Tele Columbus plans IPO; AlcaLu teams up with Accenture; data sonification -- can you dig it?
Telco IT Can Unlock OTT Profits – AsiaInfo
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Europe's operators are leaving massive potential profits on the table because they're not using their IT systems effectively to partner with OTT players, reckons vendor AsiaInfo.
The Perennial Need for Speed
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9/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Will connection speed always be the key metric used to measure the attractiveness of a broadband service?
Defining the Digital Service Provider
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9/29/2014  |  3 comments
Communications service providers need to become digital service providers, but what exactly does that entail?
Cisco Beefs Up Its Intercloud, Adds Telco Partners
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9/29/2014  |  3 comments
As it aims to create a 'cloud of clouds,' Cisco teams up with service providers and offers additional tools, services, and financing options.
Eurobites: EC to Charge Apple With Illegal Tax Deals in Ireland
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9/29/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trujillo eyes Telecom Italia stake; TeliaSonera's Eurasian troubles; Belgacom streams Netflix.
Telecom Italia Looks Vulnerable
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9/29/2014  |  4 comments
European telco primed for unsolicited bids as its strategy falters.
BT Takes a Step Closer to G.fast
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
BT has undertaken further trials of G.fast and is opening up a new R&D lab to focus on such developments.
Managing & Securing SDN & NFV
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9/26/2014  |  5 comments
Once SDN and NFV are added to already complex wide area networks, management and security become even greater challenges for operators.
A Cultural Shift for an OTT World
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9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
Intel Invests $1.5B to Boost Its Mobile Assets
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9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Chip giant continues its wireless M&A push with a $1.5 billion investment in China.
NTT Electronics Ships 20nm Low-Power Coherent DSP
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
CMOS Integrated Circuit (IC) with enhanced digital coherent processing core designed for production of smaller 100G Coherent pluggable transceivers.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Get Closer
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: VoLTE in Poland; Orange's network-sharing complaint rejected; cloud concerns.
Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
Go With The Flow, Says Arpanet Founder
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9/25/2014  |  2 comments
One of the 'fathers' of the Internet says the global IP network's transport layer needs an overhaul.
Spectrum Muddle at the 5G Huddle
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9/25/2014  |  1 comment
Everyone agrees 5G needs new spectrum – but which bands should be used? And how?
Eurobites: BT Opens Next-Gen Broadband Lab
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone develops 5G in Dresden; Serbian operator dips a toe in Clearwater; YouView bags Cisco brains.
Putting Broadband to Work
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9/24/2014  |  Post a comment
High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
5G: So Where's the US?
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9/24/2014  |  12 comments
At an event in London, the Europeans were wondering what role the US will play in the development of 5G.
Monetizing Ultra-Broadband
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9/24/2014  |  2 comments
Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
NFV Can Enable the Smart Home – Telecom Italia
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9/24/2014  |  1 comment
Network functions virtualization can make remote management of the smart home a reality for communications service providers, says Telecom Italia executive.
Huawei Calls For Pro-Broadband Policies
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9/24/2014  |  1 comment
Huawei demands more investment-friendly ultra-broadband regulation from governments around the world.
Eurobites: EU Roaming Charges Removal Cast Into Doubt
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9/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK boss maps out revival plan; Google faces potential EU fine; Saudi mobile ventures run into sand.
Energy Bill Shocks Orange Into Action
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9/24/2014  |  4 comments
French giant is addressing its power consumption, and improving its customer experience, as its annual power bill trajectory takes it towards $1 billion by 2020, says executive.
TWC Not Ready for Community WiFi
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9/24/2014  |  3 comments
Unlike proposed merger partner Comcast, Time Warner Cable has no plans to deploy home hotspots to increase the reach of its WiFi network.
5G By 2020: Too Much, Too Soon?
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9/23/2014  |  3 comments
Is 2020 a realistic deadline for 5G? Not everyone thinks so...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Adds to Small Cell Backhaul Mix
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 1,700 jobs lost at Phones 4u; BT signs solar-power deal; Google goes Dutch.
Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
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9/23/2014  |  9 comments
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight and more with its own connectivity and orchestration APIs as part of its 'Third Network' strategy.
Poll: Optical Fiber Best for Backhaul
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Almost half of our poll respondents opted for fiber as the best medium for mobile backhaul.
5G Threatens Mobile Sector Disruption
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9/23/2014  |  7 comments
The arrival of 5G looks set to disrupt both the services and vendor sectors of the mobile industry, according to industry experts in London.
Optical Could Be Next Bottleneck, Warns Alcatel-Lucent CMO
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9/22/2014  |  5 comments
Optical sector has been unfairly marginalized in the communications and needs to speed up its R&D cycles to keep pace, says Alcatel-Lucent CMO Tim Krause.
Ericsson Buys Majority Stake in Apcera
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Adds next-generation platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technology to Ericsson Cloud System.
Eurobites: Telefónica Preps NG-PON 1 Rollout
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad sets T-Mobile US bid deadline; Brocade staffs up for EMEA push; Netflix seeks Belgian partners.
Brocade Appoints APAC, EMEA Execs
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Eric Yu becomes Brocade's vice president for Greater China, Brian Levy senior director and head of technology, EMEA.
Eurobites: Telefónica Seals Brazilian Deal
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9/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SAP buys Concur; Phones 4u rescue plan fails; Huawei's Spanish signing.
Cable Subs Hungary for YouTube
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9/18/2014  |  3 comments
In initial results, about half of UPC Hungary cable subscribers watch YouTube through their set-top boxes and many of them keep coming back for more.
Huawei Commits to Services Investments
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei announces increased investment in professional services.
Telefónica Picks Huawei as OSS Partner in LatAm
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Unified approach to manage all network technologies for mobile, fixed and data services.
Fiber Sizzles in Spain as Orange Targets Jazztel
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
In Europe, Spain's the broadband market to watch currently.
Belgacom Deploys Cisco Mobile Packet Core
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco mobility offering to provide 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE connectivity for Belgian operator.
Eurobites: EU May Free Up Fixed-Line Charges
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9/18/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson unplugs its modems division; rescue plan for Phones 4u; BT and TalkTalk row on.
OIF, ONF List Vendors in Transport SDN Demo
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
Atlantic Broadband Grabs Gigabit Torch
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9/17/2014  |  4 comments
Jumping into the Gigabit Cities fray, the 13th-largest US cable operator has launched 1-Gig service in the greater Miami area.
Municipal Mania: Lessons From Europe
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9/17/2014  |  5 comments
Municipal fiber networks in Europe have had mixed success.
ADVA Participates in Global Transport SDN Demo
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
New hypervisor will have a place in international demonstration organized by OIF and ONF.
Eurobites: Sky Deutschland Rejects BSkyB Bid
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9/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jazztel shares spike to be investigated; Uber unbanned in Germany; Berne-Wankdorf latest.
Huawei Releases Global Connectivity Index
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Study finds that country connectivity correlates with GDP, with Germany topping rankings.
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A Cultural Shift for an OTT World

9|26|14   |   01:41   |   (3) comments


Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
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New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide

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As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
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Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?

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As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
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Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley

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Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
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SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network

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XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
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The OTT Conundrum

9|24|14   |   01:39   |   (0) comments


What is holding back prosperous partnerships between telcos and the OTT players?
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Putting Broadband to Work

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High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
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Light Reading's Women in Telecom Recap

9|24|14   |   0:55   |   (4) comments


Our first Women in Telecom breakfast was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us in London for the next event on November 6.
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Monetizing Ultra-Broadband

9|24|14   |   01:43   |   (2) comments


Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
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Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

9|19|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

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The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

9|19|14   |   4:35   |   (0) comments


The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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