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Mobile-Edge Computing Group Gets Going
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia has hosted the inaugural meeting of the new ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (ISG).
Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
ADB Deploys Tuner With Canal Digital
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Norway's Canal Digital Kabel-TV has gone live with ADB Multi-screen running on the ADB Wideband Tuner, an eight-tuner, hybrid cable HD DVR.
Eurobites: BT Preps Stock, Bonds Issue to Fund Mobile M&A
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Monsieur Iliad agrees to buy Orange Switzerland; UK government gets commitment on mobile coverage; Nokia Networks does Danish VoLTE.
Fiberail Rides Transmode to 100G
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Transmode enables Fiberail's 100G wholesale network in Malaysia.
Amino, PerceptionTV Examine OTT Challenges
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
New Amino and PerceptionTV white paper highlights challenges facing operators in delivering successful OTT multiscreen experiences.
Antik Receives IPTV License for Brazil Operation
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12/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Antik in Brasil will focus on delivery, customization and technical support for Antik IPTV products and wholesale services Antik develops in Central Europe.
Eurobites: Apple Suspends Online Sales in Russia as Rouble Collapses
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12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT braced to battle regulator; Dixons Carphone underlying profits up; France explores 700MHz possibilities.
EE: The Road to 5G
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12/16/2014  |  1 comment
Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
Xstream Launches MediaMaker Loading Dock
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12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Simplifies OTT and TVE content supply chain, says vendor.
2020 Vision Photos: Night Sight
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12/16/2014  |  3 comments
More pictures from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland.
Eurobites: Ericsson Claims LTE-A First
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12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT gets Sky Sports channels onto YouView boxes; Netflix rolls into Belgium; Ofcom's new boss.
Cloud Expansion Paves Way for Partnerships
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12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Cloud enablement partnerships between traditional communications service providers and cloud specialists are set to proliferate in the coming years.
BT Offers $19.5B to Buy EE
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12/15/2014  |  3 comments
BT is in exclusive talks to acquire EE, the UK's largest mobile operator that is currently owned by Deutsche Telekom and Orange, for £12.5 billion.
Sonera Boosts 4G Speed With Nokia Networks
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LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation on 1800 and 2600MHz frequency bands.
NAGRA Enables Be TV Deployment
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12/12/2014  |  Post a comment
NAGRA's end-to-end multiscreen TV solution, NAGRA MediaLive, enables Be TV to deploy a secure live and on-demand OTT streaming service nationwide on a variety of devices.
Calnex Intros 100GigE Test Tool for Synchronization
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12/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Calnex Paragon-100G supports testing of switches and routers in accordance with ITU-T G.8262 (SyncE) and IEEE 1588 (PTP) standards.
Eurobites: BT Mobile M&A Plot Thickens
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12/12/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in line for ZTE's Ethiopian business; SFR goes large on big data; Google in partial Russian pull-out.
Telekom Austria Plans NFV Boot Camp
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12/11/2014  |  3 comments
Telekom Austria's CTO is devising a training course that can help all of his company's staff prepare for the transition to NFV.
Taking NFV to the People
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12/11/2014  |  2 comments
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the conversation quickly turns to people.
Eurobites: Optimism Stages a Comeback
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12/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone signs small cells deployment deal with JCDecaux; Deutsche Telekom's IPO backlash; Sky's rethink on Now TV.
SDN Drives Codero's Flexible Hybrid Clouds
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12/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Hosting specialist's special mix of commercial technology and home-grown software allows its enterprise customers to mix-and-match cloud with bare metal servers.
Eurobites: Ericsson's Radio Dot Goes Live
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12/10/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia opens mobile security center in Berlin; AlcaLu's new EMEA man; KPN cuts jobs in business unit.
2020 Vision: A First View
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12/9/2014  |  3 comments
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland, unique Heavy Reading research shows that comms service providers are optimistic about the next five or so years.
ADVA Unveils Access Link Monitoring Solution
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12/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Offering responds to operators' demands for greater insights into their rapidly expanding fiber access networks.
2020 Vision Photos: First Light
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12/9/2014  |  10 comments
It's good news for insight-seeking telecom execs but bad news for puffins as Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit hits town.
Eurobites: Telenor Strikes 5-Year Deal With Huawei
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12/9/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: faster uploads in Finland; Altice agrees to buy Portugal Telecom; Swisscom buys IT company.
Can Silicon Photonics Add Spark to Hardware?
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12/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei's latest R&D push on silicon photonics is a reminder that vendors still want to differentiate on hardware.
Who Has 2020 Vision?
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12/8/2014  |  2 comments
A select group of industry executives has gathered in Iceland to discuss the future of networks, services, skills, strategies and the role of service provider IT.
China Mobile, Ooredoo, Nokia Hit 4.1G With LTE-A
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar and China Mobile achieve 4.1Gbit/s speed with TDD-FDD carrier aggregation.
OTE, Fon Roll Out 'Crowdsourced' WiFi
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12/8/2014  |  1 comment
Greek operator goes down the WiFi-hotspot-sharing route with Fon.
ESB Telecoms Builds DWDM Network With Coriant
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Improvements will help provide high-bandwidth services for the company's wholesale and enterprise customers.
Clouditalia Upgrades to 100G With Coriant
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Clouditalia expands nationwide network with Coriant 100G optical networking solution.
Eurobites: 4G Fires European Recovery
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDC looks at Com Hem; Nokia speeds up TDD-FDD LTE; big-name BT shareholder happy with mobile plans.
G.fast Chip Startup Raises $17M
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Fixed broadband access specialist banks a new round of funding as standards-based products head to the market.
Photos: Velkomin til Íslands!
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12/8/2014  |  6 comments
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland.
CESR Vendor Focus Turns to Energy Efficiency
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Energy efficiency has long been vital to service providers because of its large and growing effect on their operating costs and earnings.
G.fast G.ets G.reen Light
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12/5/2014  |  1 comment
Standard gets final approval, lining up a scrap for chip and system-level traction.
Eurobites: Orange Expects BT M&A Decision by Christmas
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12/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU probe into Orange's Jazztel bid; 4G in Kenya; Belgacom makes a difference in Brussels.
Huawei, Imec Team on Silicon Photonics
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12/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Imec partners with Huawei on the development of high-bandwidth optical data link technology.
ETSI NFV Group Sets Phase 2 Agenda
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12/4/2014  |  1 comment
The ETSI NFV Industry Specifications Group has met for the final time in its 'Phase 1' and has set some objectives for Phase 2.
Eurobites: Vodafone Squashes M&A Speculation
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: data privacy regulation debate; UK introduces Diverted Profits Tax; Finland cables up for data center market.
Alcatel-Lucent, HP Strengthen Alliance
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12/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Extending their existing partnership, HP is to integrate Alcatel-Lucent's IP and optical systems into its portfolio.
Black Arrow Snags Virgin Media
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12/4/2014  |  1 comment
Scoring its first European win, Black Arrow strikes deal with largest UK cable operator to insert ads in on-demand, multiscreen video programming.
Startup Aims to Be Europe's First Virtualized Telco
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12/4/2014  |  5 comments
Luxembourg carrier Join Experience looks to network virtualization to provide its customers with flexible service.
Telecom Italia, HP Team on Cloud Transformation
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Under the agreement, customers will be able to draw on the assets of both HP and Telecom Italia for management of their cloud migration.
Wire Pitches New Mobile Comms App
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12/3/2014  |  1 comment
People can use Wire for personal and group messaging, voice calling, sharing pictures, SoundCloud music and YouTube video sharing.
Sigfox Approves Axsem's SoC for IoT
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Axsem's ultra-low-power SoC receives Sigfox ReadyT certification.
TeliaSonera, Telenor to Merge Danish Operations
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
The new company will have a combined number of mobile subscriptions of around 3.5 million, with a combined mobile subscriber market share of approximately 40%.
Teleena Teams With Tweakker
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12/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Dutch MVNE Teleena has struck a strategic partnership with Spirent's cloud-based mobile device management unit, Tweakker.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
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Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
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Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
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How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
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Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

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Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B

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TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
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AT&T's New Security Strategy

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AT&T's Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso explains how his company is wrapping virtual security layers around micro network domains.
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