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AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
News Analysis | 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.
Lines Get Drawn in Road to 5G
Que Sera Sarah | 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.
Pay-TV STB Revenues Plunge
News Analysis | 6/30/2015 | 1 comment
IHS reports that global shipments of pay-TV set-tops generated lower revenues last year for the first time in a dozen years despite a slight rise in unit volume.
NetScout Preps Post-Acquisition Future
News Analysis | 6/30/2015 | 2 comments
NetScout will soon close its monster $2.6 billion acquisition of Danaher's network monitoring and security business, a move that will reshape its business and strategy.
Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV
LRTV Interviews | 6/30/2015 | 1 comment
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.
OneWeb Raises $500M Funding
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2015 | 1 comment
Satellite broadband startup OneWeb has raised $500 million of A-round funding from a group of leading international companies.
thePlatform Strives for Video Unity
News Analysis | 6/24/2015 | 2 comments
Comcast-owned online video publishing unit launches Unified Ingest Service to centralize all video and metadata files for legacy QAM set-top boxes and IP video devices.
Redknee Snaps Up Troubled BSS Vendor
News Analysis | 6/24/2015 | 8 comments
Redknee strikes another bargain deal and adds further to its BSS assets with the acquisition of Orga Systems, which had hit hard times, for just €38 million.
Oracle Unveils Four VNFs
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2015 | Post a comment
Oracle Communications has launched four products -- Session Border Controller, Converged Application Server, Services Gatekeeper and Policy Management -- as virtual network functions (VNFs).
From The Founder
Network architects aiming to upgrade their networks to support agile, open, virtualized services in the 21st century need to consider new criteria when choosing between technology suppliers.
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The NFV era is placing new demands on the developers and suppliers of network technology.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Casa Systems has been going from strength to strength over the last couple of years. In 2013, it became the first vendor to ship an integrated CCAP device -- the ...
Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.