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Eurobites: Orange Ties Up Telematics With Viasat
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1/19/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook to build data center in Denmark; Telenor predicts social media fatigue; Sky Deutschland signs back-up deal.
Adtran Reaps Rewards of Vectoring Ramp-Up at Deutsche Telekom
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1/19/2017  |  1 comment
Broadband equipment maker is on track for double-digit revenue growth in 2017, according to MKM Partners.
Tele Columbus Powers advanceTV With Espial
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
New Tele Columbus service includes 4K, unified search and mobile apps.
Customer Capex Cuts Hit Technicolor
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
In a trading update on its 2016 financial performance, Technicolor noted that its Q4 revenues were hurt by capex declines at two large US customers.
A2P Messaging: A Telco Growth Opp in 2017?
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Software company Dialogue is planning a major international expansion to tackle the growing problem of 'gray routes.'
ZTE Helps Velcom Build Fully Virtualized Core
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
All legacy core network components were migrated to a fully virtualized platform on OpenStack based NFV and standard hardware.
Adtran Reports Q4
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Adtran reports fourth-quarter revenues of almost $163 million, up from $139 million a year earlier.
Eurobites: Velcom Virtualizes Core With ZTE
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE fined for over-billing; Vodafone cozies up in the frozen north; Oracle opens cloud accelerator.
Italy's Retelit to Deploy Coriant's 100G Gear
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Will support end-to-end delivery of high-capacity, low-latency services on its recently expanded fiber optic infrastructure.
Masergy Hooks Up Huisman
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Netherlands-based Huisman has selected the company to connect its global locations via its hybrid WAN solution and Software Defined Platform.
Data Platform Startup Zeotap Raises $12.8M
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Berlin-based startup says its technology can help telcos to sell their customer data to advertisers.
Viaccess-Orca Acquires BigHill
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
French video security and delivery specialist Viaccess-Orca is acquiring Finnish mobile TV app startup BigHill.
Eurobites: Subsea Boost for Ireland
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Stirling gets the gigabit treatment; Kudelski unit sues NFL; T-Mobile Netherlands' new CEO; Viaccess-Orca acquires BigHill.
Nico Fischbach Leaves Colt, Joins Security Specialist Forcepoint
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1/17/2017  |  1 comment
One of the best known names and faces in the Carrier Ethernet and virtualization sectors has left Colt to join cybersecurity specialist Forcepoint.
Growing Pains Will Force Telcos to Shape Up
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1/17/2017  |  6 comments
In a no-growth future, service providers will need to focus more keenly on cost savings and efficiency gains.
China Mobile, Ericsson Strike IoT Agreement
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
The Ericsson Device Connection Platform will be used to manage Internet of Things connections and provide a unified service for global customers.
Eurobites: Ekholm Takes the Reins at Ericsson
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cornerstone negotiations; €1.4 million raised for voice-call app for deaf people; tumbleweed in London's Tech City; the Internet of Posh Shirts.
10 Key Tasks for Ericsson's New CEO
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1/16/2017  |  3 comments
Börje Ekholm started his new job as the CEO of Ericsson today – here are 10 things I'd like to see in his first 10 weeks at the helm of the Swedish giant.
Ciscosson Scores Telco Cloud Deal Down Under
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia to Transform Core, IP Networks With Ericsson & Cisco
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners land deal to virtualize the Australian operator's core and IP networks.
Börje Ekholm Becomes Ericsson CEO
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Ericsson's new CEO takes the reins.
Switching Redefined for the Virtual Network
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
As the industry moves toward virtualized solutions in data centers, developers are creating switches to help with the bandwidth backlog service providers are experiencing. As a result, vendors are putting more switch devices on the market than at any time in the past decade.
Big Year Ahead for Cable Network Capex
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1/13/2017  |  3 comments
Jefferies Analyst George Notter projects that MSOs will spend heavily to upgrade their aging access networks in 2017 for greater bandwidth capacity and higher broadband speeds.
Equinix: The Data Explosion
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talks about how the company is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for an IoT future.
DT, EE, Orange, Vodafone Open Up on 5G
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1/13/2017  |  2 comments
Four of Europe's biggest service providers share details of their evolving views about 5G technology and the 5G strategies they will pursue.
Eurobites: Cybercrime Iceberg Ahoy! – DT
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETSI lines up NFV interop tests in Spain; Telekom Austria teams up with Turner for cartoon channel distribution; EE bringing it all back home.
MANO: A Key Virtualization Component
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
The management and orchestration of virtualized networks is one of the toughest challenges facing operators and their technology suppliers, so there are plenty of initiatives and vendors addressing it.
WiCipedia: Badasses, F Bombs & Deodorant
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1/13/2017  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Secret's 'Pitch' commercial advocates for female tech founders; Finnish girls are rejecting STEM; Bad Bitch cards replace your average deck; and more.
Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time.
Ericsson, China Mobile Collaborate on Cloud RAN
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson hoping for 'more technique fruitifications' from the joint effort.
Telenor Unveils Reorg, Shakes Up Top Team
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Changes afoot in executive management team and organizational structure at Norwegian group.
Colt Aims to Ramp Up Asian Investments
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
UK-headquartered operator to roll out new networks in Hong Kong and Singapore, with other Asian cities to follow.
Eurobites: All Change at Telenor's Top Table
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1/12/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT draws on Trend Micro security tech; Cato strengthens EMEA management; Telefónica targets gaming; Sunrise joins FreeMove.
EE: New Tech Is Mobile Revenue Savior
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1/12/2017  |  2 comments
UK mobile operator says revenues would be dropping more sharply were it not for the rollout of next-generation technologies.
Ericsson: 5G Heralds 'New' New Economy
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1/12/2017  |  11 comments
Ericsson CTO Ulf Ewaldsson suggests that what 5G promises today is just a glimpse of what it will enable tomorrow.
Eurobites: EC Doubles Down on Data Privacy
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1/11/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT streams basketball live on Facebook; Deutsche Telekom rolls out WiFi on shorter flights; Google locked in Italian tax talks; Orange connects Hertz rental cars.
SSW Brokers New Satellite Capacity Deal, Acquires French Service Provider
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1/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Specialist in rural and last-mile broadband agrees new commercial contract with one of its key suppliers of satellite capacity, SES Techcom Services,
Rackspace Picks Cotten as New Prez
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1/10/2017  |  1 comment
Jeff Cotten will lead global sales, international business and Rackspace's fastest-growing business segments.
5G: Another Next-Generation Disappointment?
Morris Lore  | 
1/10/2017  |  8 comments
The forthcoming 5G standard sounds impressive, but it seems unlikely to reinvigorate the telco business.
Eurobites: Nokia, Ooredoo Top 1 Tbit/s in Algerian Trial
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1/10/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT rivals claim success with spectrum-capping campaign; Magyar Telekom reorganizes; Sonera in jobs talks; Snap digs in in London.
5G & the Tech Decline of Europe
Morris Lore  | 
1/10/2017  |  2 comments
Pre-5G activity in Asia and the US does not mean Europe will lag on actual 5G rollout, but it points to the ebbing of European influence.
Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017
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1/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Nico Fischbach of Colt says having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key in 2017.
China Mobile Taps Nuage for Public Cloud SDN
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1/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Using the Nokia subsidiary's technology to connect 2,000 servers.
European Telcos Slam '5G' Efforts in Asia, US
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1/9/2017  |  12 comments
Leading European operators pour scorn on '5G' hype emanating from other parts of the world.
Eurobites: BT & Virgin Cement MVNO Relationship
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1/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia branded smartphone launched -- but only in China; KPN rebrands colocation services; Saudis lend support to Uber.
Eurobites: Investors Question Telecom Italia Media Deal
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1/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN beefs up its cybersecurity offer; Nokia helps deliver VR content in China; Danish police investigate New Year's Eve cable service outage.
Huawei's Network Sales Up Around 32% in 2016
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1/6/2017  |  4 comments
Network sales at the world's biggest equipment maker appear to have grown even faster last year than in 2015.
Nokia OZO Partners With Youku on VR Content
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Newly launched OZO Player SDK to be integrated into Youku's apps and online platform.
4.5G Sets High Bar for 5G
Morris Lore  | 
1/6/2017  |  5 comments
Could the success of 4.5G have a big influence on operators' 5G strategies?
M&A Prospects in T&M 2017
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1/5/2017  |  4 comments
Will test and measurement companies get infected with the M&A frenzy we've seen in other sectors?
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Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's former chief analyst Patrick Donegan shared insight from the recent web-scale operators report, which featured research on how web-scale operators view the market, the best web-scale companies to ...
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Cisco's Cloud Scale Networking: Automation, Virtualization & Simplification

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Cisco's Sanjeev Mervana outlines the latest innovations in networking technology at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
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ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking

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Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
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