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UK 'Open' Smart City Shows Faith in SDN
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2/27/2015  |  4 comments
'Open programmable city' initiative in Bristol, UK, has SDN-enabled switches from optical vendor Polatis at its core.
Orange Trials NFV With Nokia
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2/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Orange and Nokia Networks claim to have achieved one of the first voice calls in a fully virtualized IMS experimental environment.
Eurobites: Ericsson Bites Apple Over Patents
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2/27/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Nokia team up for telco cloud; eircom revenues fall 4% in second quarter.
Ericsson Sues Apple for Patents Infringement
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2/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor files nine complaints against Apple, asserting 41 patents relating to various aspects of Apple's iPhones and iPads.
EE to Trial 400 Mbit/s 4G, eMBMS at Wembley
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2/27/2015  |  1 comment
UK's biggest 4G operator to conduct trials of superfast and broadcasting technologies at Wembley Stadium.
Orange's Libon Adds WiFi Calling
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Libon previews new ‘Reach Me’ feature enabling high-quality, reliable calls over WiFi to complement mobile coverage.
Polkomtel Deploys Diameter Signaling Controller From BroadForward
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Polkomtel goes live with LTE roaming service powered by the BFX Interface Gateway from BroadForward, delivered by Infradata.
Eurobites: Colt Hurt by Fall in Voice Revenue
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google combines European subsidiaries; O2 launches browser version of Tu Go; speedy 5G.
T-Mobile US Spurs Growth at Deutsche Telekom
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Europe's biggest operator had its US business to thank for sales and earnings growth in 2014, with all other units reporting revenue declines.
Jibe Hub, Fring Alliance & More RCS Action at MWC
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2/26/2015  |  2 comments
Jibe will be demonstrating RCS interoperability with DT, KPN, Vodafone, Sprint and Telefonica, as RCS slowly starts to get deployed across the globe.
Gemalto Denies Spy Agencies Stole Encryption Keys
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Dutch chipmaker admits US and UK intelligence agencies probably hacked into its network but denies they stole encryption keys.
Telstra Global Deploys Metaswitch IP Voice Gear
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2/25/2015  |  1 comment
Metaswitch upgrades Telstra Global's TDM and IP voice network.
Telefónica Upbeat Despite Slump in Profits
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2/25/2015  |  3 comments
Hit by currency weakness in Venezuela and restructuring costs in Germany, Spain's incumbent is confident this year will be much brighter.
Is DT About to Blow Our SDN Socks Off?
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2/25/2015  |  7 comments
It's Deutsche Telekom's Capital Markets day on February 26 & 27, and I'm expecting some big news around its SDN and NFV strategy.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
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2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Eurobites: VimpelCom Faces Tough 2015
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice's ambition; Bouygues Telecom sees revenues slide; controlling drones by brainwaves.
TeliaSonera Unit Eyes Metro 100G Decision
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
TeliaSonera International Carrier is getting ready to make vendor choices for upcoming metro 100G deployments.
Huawei Promises 4.5G & LTE-M in 2016
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
Ahead of MWC, vendor pitches details of next step from LTE-A, unveils its LTE-M strategy for cellular IoT, talks up new video optimization capabilities and unveils a digital-friendly BSS.
DT Expands Its Vectoring Commitments
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2/24/2015  |  1 comment
Announcing new coverage targets for its vectored broadband service, German incumbent Deutsche Telekom is looking to 'super-vectoring' to fend off its cable rivals.
Arris Adds Global Flavor to RDK
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2/24/2015  |  1 comment
RDK Management is adding new support for Europe's DVB pay-TV technology standard to its software stack, thanks to development contributions from Arris.
Ukraine 3G Auction Raises Less Than $300M
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2/24/2015  |  1 comment
Three mobile operators each secure the same amount of spectrum in Europe's last 3G auction.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hit by E-Plus Costs in Q4
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2/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica broadens cyber security offer; Danish gig for ADVA unit; Ericsson in WebRTC project.
ZTE's Pre5G Offers a Path Across FDD Divide
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2/24/2015  |  Post a comment
The Chinese vendor is banking on a high-speed TDD technology for European success.
Alcatel-Lucent Integrates Siklu for Millimeter Wave Backhaul
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Adding millimeter wave radios bolsters Alcatel-Lucent high-capacity backhaul offering.
MWC: Let the Madness Begin
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2/23/2015  |  10 comments
Are you all strapped in? Then let's talk 5G, NFV, IoT, security and anything else that rhymes with LTE… oh, and tapas…
Apple to Invest €1.7B in European Data Centers
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
State-of-the-art facilities in Ireland and Denmark will run on 100% renewable energy.
Eurobites: Apple Invests €1.7B in European Data Centers
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2/23/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in IoT alliance; Vodafone gets Deutsche Bank gig; termination rates slashed in Saudi Arabia; AlcaLu integrates Siklu.
Telekom Austria Builds Multi-Vendor NFV 4G Core
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2/23/2015  |  2 comments
Telekom Austria subsidiary Vip Mobile trials a virtual 4G service delivery stack for VoLTE services using technology from multiple specialist vendors.
Metaswitch NFV Customer -- Vip Mobile
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Metaswitch today announced that Vip Mobile, part of the Telekom Austria Group is the first to deliver VoLTE on a fully virtualized core network.
Qosmos Boasts Embedded DPI Success
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Qosmos remains the networking industry’s top choice for embedded DPI with North America representing strongest growth for the company. An active contributor to the standardization of future network architectures, Qosmos replied to numerous requests for demonstrations and Proof-of-Concepts during the year and is extending its SDN & NFV product portfolio.
Ericsson: Performance, Agility, Personalization All Matter
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The next generation of services isn't about more bandwidth alone but the ability to customize and bring things to market faster, exec tells New IP audience.
Telecom Italia to Invest €3B in Fiber to Spur Growth
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2/20/2015  |  3 comments
Italy's telecom incumbent is to ramp up investments in high-speed fixed and mobile networks.
Eurobites: Telekom Austria Tests Virtual CPE
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Gemalto investigates hacking claims; BT welcomes Euro support over pricing rules; T-Mobile Austria bundles Netflix; and more.
Virgin Media Business, Arqiva Team on 4G Small Cell Backhaul
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Virgin Media Business and infrastructure specialist Arqiva have joined forces to offer the UK's mobile operators a small cell site and connectivity package in multiple major cities.
NEC Touts Unified OSS for SDN
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC says it has developed configuration software that can be applied to multiple types of networks and which supports the implementation of SDN capabilities.
Telekom Austria Completes vCPE Trial
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Telekom Austria has put a virtual CPE set-up from NEC and its software subsidiary NetCracker through its paces.
Altice Bids €3.9B for Remaining Numericable-SFR Stake
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Numericable-SFR and Altice confirm they have submitted an offer to acquire all of the Numericable-SFR shares held by Vivendi.
Tele2 Launches 4G Offering for M2M
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
The European operator says its new 4G service will support more advanced M2M applications than 2G and 3G can handle.
Ericsson Revamps Its RAN With RBS 6000 Successor
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
As part of its pre-MWC news blast, Ericsson announces the successor to its highly successful base station and talks small cells, analytics, backhaul and more.
Arris Running Into Headwinds
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Big cable/telco equipment vendor ends 2014 on a high note but sees tougher times in 2015 because of telco capex cuts, media merger deals, rising US dollar and West Coast port issues.
Ericsson Offers App Experience Optimization
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor offers new service to help operators optimize their networks to meet the new demands of a fast-evolving app ecosystem.
Ericsson Evolves Its Media Delivery Network
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor adds MDN Cache, MDN Optimize and MDN Connect to its Media Delivery Network proposition.
Ericsson Offers Digital Telco Transformation
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor combines services, integration and OSS/BSS tools to offer a digital transformation package.
Ericsson Upgrades Its Analytics Engine
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson Expert Analytics 15.0 offers to predict and improve customer experience.
Ericsson Launches New Radio System
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
Ericsson Radio System offers a modular architecture that is designed for the migration towards 5G.
Ericsson Unveils Networks Software 15B
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor launches latest version of its network software system that manages its mobile infrastructure elements and aids virtualization.
Ericsson Unveils New Router Family
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
New Ericsson 6000 series of routers integrates radio and IP transport.
Deutsche Telekom Says Europe Risks Being 5G Flop
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2/19/2015  |  2 comments
Claudia Nemat, Deutsche Telekom's European boss, has issued a stark warning to Europe's technology players.
Samsung Buys LoopPay to Take on Apple Pay
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2/19/2015  |  3 comments
Takeover of contactless specialist by South Korea's tech giant issues a challenge to mobile wallet rivals.
Alcatel-Lucent Revamps Its 4G RAN Portfolio
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent introduces LTE radio access network portfolio to help operators make the transition to next-generation technologies.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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