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Vodafone Demands More From NFV Vendors
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5/27/2016  |  3 comments
Industry alignment is needed on pricing models and VNF onboarding, notes Vodafone's Head of SDN and NFV David Amzallag in his BCE keynote presentation.
Opex Gloom Grows in New NFV Survey
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5/27/2016  |  2 comments
One tenth of operators do not expect NFV to lead to operating cost savings, up from just 2% six months ago.
Microsoft, Facebook Building Transatlantic Cable
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5/27/2016  |  1 comment
MAREA 'will be the highest-capacity subsea cable ever to cross the Atlantic,' Microsoft says.
Eurobites: BT, Huawei Hit 2 Tbits/s
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5/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Member states approve 700MHz proposals; 3 to trial ad-blocking technology; Ireland's privacy watchdog bares teeth at Facebook.
Leading Lights 2016 Highlights
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5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
Group Forms to Take On Intel in Data Centers
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5/25/2016  |  2 comments
AMD, ARM, Huawei, IBM, Mellanox, Qualcomm and Xilinx are collaborating on a spec for a single interconnect format for FPGA accelerators.
Accanto Appoints Former IBM Exec as CTO
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Network analytics firm bags Brian Naughton.
Eurobites: Microsoft Bails Out of Tampere
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 targets IoT; Perugia gets a gigabit; Isle of Wight hits warp speed on broadband.
DT: Telcos Must Escape Vendor Prison
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5/24/2016  |  16 comments
Operators are in a prison of vendors, according to Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg, and Facebook could help them break free.
Altice Steps Closer to Cablevision Closing
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
The New York Public Service Commission is recommending approval of the Altice buyout of Cablevision, with conditions.
Eurobites: Unions Predict Up to 15,000 Nokia Job Losses
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone bigwig on his way; Swisscom fined over sports TV content arrangements; Spotify still losing money.
Leading Lights 2016: The Winners
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out which companies landed this year's Leading Lights awards.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
Wind, 3 Eye Sale of Italian Assets – Report
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Companies said to be in discussions with a variety of players as they look to secure approval for their merger.
Eurobites: EU Splits on Data Regulation
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cuts jobs in Finland; Ericsson lands managed services deal in UAE; Virgin's FTTP push continues.
Ericsson Lands IT Services Deal At du
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has entered into a long-term partnership to manage and operate the IT infrastructure at Dubai operator du.
CityFibre Aims High in BT Battle
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
CityFibre might be small but its efforts to create an infrastructure rival to BT are beginning to bear fruit.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best New Product (Telecom)
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5/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Twelve companies, including ADVA, Ciena, Cisco and Nokia, made the shortlist for this year's best telecom product award.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor
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5/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ten companies, including Amdocs, Huawei, NetCracker and Sigma Systems, have made it to the shortlist in the Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor category of the Leading Lights awards.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Ethernet/Optical Service
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Colt and Hibernia made the shortlist in this year's Ethernet/Optical service category.
Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Gamma Communications Managing Director David Macfarlane believes the unified communications (UC) market has reached a tipping point.
Eurobites: Be More European, EU Tells Streaming Services
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5/20/2016  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google still fighting on 'right to be forgotten' front; EU gets tough on profit-shifting; BT boss misses out on chunk of bonus.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy (Vendor)
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
The security business is a stark reminder that the adage "a job well done need never be done again" can sometimes be absolutely and utterly false. Security has been and seemingly always will be a moving target, a cat-and-mouse game of measures and counter-measures.
Virgin Media Taps Salesforce for Improved Consumer Experience
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Entertainment and communications provider looking to join up sales channels, analytics, and mobile apps.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best Deal Maker
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
ADVA, Amdocs, Cisco/Ericsson, CommScope, Infinera, Netscout and Nokia are the seven finalists in this awards category.
Nokia Makes 'Elegant' Return to Handset Market, Says Device Industry Expert
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5/19/2016  |  4 comments
The new mobile handset partnership built around Nokia's brand suits all parties, says CCS Insight head of research and mobile device industry specialist Ben Wood.
Eurobites: Orange Joins Board of LoRa Alliance
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski settles patents case with Yahoo; VoD win for 3 Screen Solutions in Germany; Post Office fails to deliver attractive mobile service.
TSMC, ARM Look to Break Intel Data Center Hegemony
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The two previously said they would collaborate on the development of the next node in IC manufacturing (7nm FinFETs); the official announcement today reveals the two are aiming at Intel's near-monopoly on data center processing.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy (Service Provider)
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The finalists for this year's Most Innovative Security Strategy award are AT&T, BT, Level 3 and Masergy.
Nokia Plays It Smart With Major Mobile Devices Brand Deal
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5/18/2016  |  7 comments
The Finnish giant has engineered a clever way to drive revenues from the mobile devices sector, without getting back into phone manufacturing, thanks to a major new licensing deal.
Nokia Signs Brand Licensing Deal With HMD
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5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia announces plans that will see the Nokia brand return to the mobile phone and tablet markets on a global basis.
Ingenu Revs Up IoT Rhetoric
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5/18/2016  |  5 comments
Ingenu is making a bold case for its RPMA technology in an increasingly competitive LPWA networks market.
Weightless Aims to Exert Gravitational IoT Pull
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5/18/2016  |  1 comment
The UK's Weightless hopes to be the organization that brings licensed and unlicensed IoT together.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
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5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
You can plan to build the most astounding thingamabob, but if you can't verify its functionality as you build it, if you can't demonstrate the final product works as advertised, and if you can't assure it continues working the way it's supposed to once it's deployed? Good luck getting anyone to buy it. T&M is as critical an endeavor as any other in electronics.
Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand
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5/17/2016  |  1 comment
Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
Eurobites: Vodafone Returns to Growth
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad Q1 revenues up 6.6%; Liberty completes CWC acquisition; Nokia lands managed services deal in Ireland.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding Transformation Strategy (Service Provider)
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T, China Unicom Tianjin, Colt, Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, Time Warner Cable and WOW are the seven finalists in the Outstanding Transformation Strategy category.
MulteFire Sparks WiFi Congestion Worries
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
MulteFire continues to provoke concern about the implications for WiFi and other unlicensed-spectrum technologies.
Nokia Bell Labs Boasts 10Gbit/s Symmetrical Using DOCSIS 3.1
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia Bell Labs claims world's first 10Gbit/s symmetrical data speeds over traditional cable access networks.
Sckipio Pitches G.fast Boost as Telco Weapon Against Cable
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5/16/2016  |  17 comments
The Israeli startup reckons a new bandwidth innovation will deliver a much-needed boost to copper.
Eurobites: O2 CEO Explores Management Buyout
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cattaneo plans deeper cuts at Telecom Italia; Sky and friends come up with Openreach plan; Google facing €3 billion fine from EU.
IoT's Place in the Future of Virtualization
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5/13/2016  |  2 comments
As the Internet of Things (IoT) market grows exponentially over the next few years, vendors will start focusing in on IoT platforms and the impact virtualization can have on the market, with rapid development and lower costs as main points of interest.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative IoT/M2M Strategy
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5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T, Ingenu, Kore Wireless and ZenFi are the four companies that make it on to our shortlist for Most Innovative IoT/M2M Strategy.
Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity
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5/13/2016  |  1 comment
Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics.
Eurobites: Telefónica Presses Ahead With Dividend
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5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
...despite EU veto of 3 deal. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus reorganizes in Luxembourg; Ericsson smooths mobile commerce in Rwanda; Virgin offers fiber-to-the-business-unit in Leeds.
BCE 2016: Live NFV Interop Demo Takes Center Stage
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5/12/2016  |  1 comment
More than 10 companies involved in 6 NFV interop demos on the show floor at the upcoming Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas, on May 24 and 25.
Orange CIO Faced Board Concern on Digitalization
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5/12/2016  |  3 comments
Orange's Group CIO has shared details of the company's digitalization strategy as it focuses on the Internet of Things and mobile banking opportunities.
Eurobites: Nokia, STC Light MulteFire
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5/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT does soccer deal with YouTube; Telenor makes board changes; VimpelCom's first quarter.
EXCLUSIVE: Sigma Lines Up Ontology Acquisition
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5/11/2016  |  1 comment
OSS/BSS specialist Sigma Systems is closing in on the acquisition of semantic search and data gathering specialist Ontology to further boost its appeal to network operators.
Eurobites: EU Vetoes O2/3 Combo
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5/11/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels studies Deutsche Telekom's vectoring plan; Nokia brings LTE-Advanced to Jeddah; Mobistar turns Orange.
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Leading Lights 2016 Highlights

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Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016

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Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2

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NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real

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Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS, to support VoLTE and next-generation charging and policy control ...
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 3

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Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand

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Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
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ARM's OPNFV Action

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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2

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Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity

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Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics and how Interoute can now enable a 'software-defined moment' for its customers.
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