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PICs Get the Laser Treatment
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1/26/2015  |  Post a comment
A revolutionary manufacturing process holds out the promise of transforming photonic integrated circuits.
ETSI Throws Weight Behind mWT
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1/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Standards body claims technology would deliver fiber-like capacity and lower operating costs.
Optical Is Hot in 2015
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1/23/2015  |  2 comments
Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
Smiths Group Signs $100M Deal With AT&T
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1/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Smiths Group refreshes its ongoing relationship with AT&T for six more years.
Infinera Strategy Pays Off, Stock Soars
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1/23/2015  |  5 comments
Optical vendor is adding sales, improving margins and growing a diversified customer base, a combination that has lit a fire under its share price.
Eurobites: Portugal Telecom Shareholders Approve Oi Deal
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1/23/2015  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange nurtures startups; Austrian spectrum row; will anyone download the bride-valuation app?
Hutchison Offers $13.9B for UK's O2
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1/23/2015  |  2 comments
Merger between Hutchison's 3 and Telefónica's UK subsidiary would create new mobile market leader.
Communicating With a Twist of Light
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1/22/2015  |  3 comments
Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) technologies could help relieve future bottlenecks in communications networks.
Eurobites: Telefónica Considered Qatari Stake Sale
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1/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU compromise on net neutrality; data-tapping back on the agenda; Tele2 in M2M deal.
Voxbone Boasts Major Growth in 2014
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1/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Voxbone signed up a number of major telco customers in 2014 and increased the volume of calls supported by its network by 29% to more than 4 billion.
Huawei Expects 2015 Revenues of $56B
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1/22/2015  |  4 comments
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says the vendor expects to see revenues grow by about 20% this year and admits to internal corruption challenges.
Virtual CPE: An Early Mover for Virtual Networks
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1/21/2015  |  3 comments
Gets results on a small scale before embarking on a big SDN or NFV network transformation.
Cisco Unveils Global Security Report
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1/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Organizations must adopt an 'all hands on deck' approach to defend against cyber attacks, says report.
SCTE & ANGA Team Up on Bursary Program
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1/21/2015  |  Post a comment
SCTE currently accepting entries for the ANGA COM 2015 bursary program.
Albis Technologies Teams Up With SPB TV at CSTB 2015
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1/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Albis Technologies teams up with SPB TV, provider of OTT, IPTV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multiscreen devices, at CSTB 2015.
Telecom Tops Other Sectors in Cisco Security Study
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1/21/2015  |  4 comments
The telecom sector leads other industries when it comes to the sophistication of security systems and executives' confidence in them.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands Nordics Services Deal
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1/21/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: probe into Orange/Jazztel deal resumes; LTE-Advanced in Kenya; more O2 sale rumors.
TalkTalk Business Targets SMEs With Voice & Data Package
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
New offering will provide businesses with anywhere from 8 to 60 ISDN-quality voice lines and up to 20 Mbit/s of Internet, delivered over the same connection.
Sky Opens Tie-Up Talks With O2 – Report
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1/20/2015  |  4 comments
The pay-TV giant appears keen on developing a mobile offering to ward off looming quad-play competition.
Bouygues Telecom Builds Multiscreen Service Using Envivio Gear
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Bouygues Telecom chooses Envivio Muse video-on-demand encoding software to power its multiscreen video services in a fully virtualized software environment.
Telstra Launches Global Media Switch Service
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra builds on its 2014 acquisition of Ooyala to develop an IP-based content delivery platform service.
Huawei Marine Boasts Successful Subsea Tests
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Announces successful completion of sea trials for its second-generation Repeater, RPT 1660 R2, and Branching Unit, BU 1650 R2.
T-Systems Looks to Restructuring for Recovery
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1/20/2015  |  8 comments
Deutsche Telekom's IT business has named the heads of three new divisions charged with turning around its performance.
Ericsson Starts Over With MediaFirst
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson stripped Mediaroom 'down to bare metal' before starting over with the new MediaFirst platform, set to debut commercially in the second quarter.
Inmarsat Opens Up to Apps Developers
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
New open technology strategy intended to give developer community freedom to use Inmarsat technologies to develop bespoke applications.
Eurobites: UK Govt Pushes for Single EU Digital Services Market
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1/20/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Saudi Telecom hires new CEO as Q4 profits slump; ETNO seeks new director general; Envivio lands French multiscreen gig.
Etisalat Expands NFV Deal With AlcaLu
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Middle East operator to deploy Alcatel-Lucent's virtual radio network controller in additional territories.
UK ISPs Commit to Open Internet Code
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone complete the list of major UK ISPs signed up to the Open Internet Code.
Motive Adds Chromecast to TabletTV
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
TabletTV users will be able to send content to large-screen TVs.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Ups Capex Ante
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VimpelCom's Renee walks away; 'roam like at home' a step closer; AlcaLu claims subsea breakthrough.
AsiaInfo Lands New Euro Deal
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Chinese vendor expands its relationship with Telenor by landing a back office transformation deal with the operator's Hungarian operation and hints at further deals.
AsiaInfo Opens Center, Lands Deal in Hungary
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
AsiaInfo wins deal with Telenor Hungary and opens customer operations center near Budapest to support European expansion.
Hutchison in Talks to Buy UK's O2 – Report
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Merger between Hutchison's 3 and O2 would give rise to UK's biggest mobile operator by customer numbers.
O3B Founder Taps Virgin, Qualcomm for New Satellites
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1/16/2015  |  5 comments
Satellite startup is launching a new venture, funded by the Virgin Group and Qualcomm, to bring Internet connectivity to the unconnected via a huge satellite constellation.
Eurobites: Ofcom Appeals for 5G Input
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1/16/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global hikes European prices; TeliaSonera sounds warning; UK and US play cyber war games.
Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview
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1/16/2015  |  3 comments
Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
Balan Nair Named Co-Chair of SCTE 'Energy 2020' Program
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1/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Liberty Global exec joins Comcast's John Schanz at helm.
Sandvine Reports Q4 & Full-Year Growth
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1/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Annual revenue for fiscal 2014 increased by 16% to $123.4 million.
Eurobites: BT Faces New Rules on Access Charges
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1/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TeliaSonera must wait on Tele2 deal; Finns unsure about online eavesdropping; jamming in the name of road safety.
Ericsson's Wibergh to Replace Pusey as Vodafone CTO
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1/15/2015  |  2 comments
Ericsson CEO Vestberg to take charge of networks business as Wibergh takes key role at giant mobile operator.
Zayo Splashes $675M on Latisys Data Centers
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1/15/2015  |  2 comments
Network and data center operator continues its acquisition spree with a deal that adds facilities across the US and in London.
ETSI NFV Group Publishes Specifications
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
ETSI's Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Industry Specification Group (ISG) has completed its first phase with the publication of 11 NFV specifications.
Gorti to Pull the NFV Strings at Alcatel-Lucent
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1/14/2015  |  7 comments
Alcatel-Lucent's incoming President IP Platforms, Bhaskar Gorti, will have overall control of the vendor's NFV strategy, including CloudBand, but is he the right person for that role?
Telefónica & NEC Win Award for Virtualized Home Gateway Trials
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Trial intended to helping to reduce access broadband network costs while providing a platform to accelerate future service innovations.
Service Providers Jump on Cloud Mobility
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1/14/2015  |  1 comment
Communications service providers are looking to offer cloud services to any device, anywhere and at any time to boost their revenues from enterprise and SMB customers.
Ericsson Goes to Court Over Apple Licensing
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson takes legal action over licensing agreement with Apple for mobile devices.
Piksel Expands in EMEA, Appoints Execs
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Announces three new senior hires to advance commercial expansion in EMEA.
Alcatel-Lucent Boasts Vectoring Milestone
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Proximus celebrate milestone of 10 million VDSL2 vectoring line shipments and first year of successful deployment in Belgium.
Apple, Ericsson Clash on LTE Patents
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1/14/2015  |  10 comments
Swedish equipment giant retaliates after Apple says its licensing fees are unfairly high.
Eurobites: Sunrise IPO on Horizon
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1/14/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Egypt signs wholesale deals; Telefónica boosts VoIP with Zaark; AlcaLu reaches vectoring milestone.
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for ...
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together 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, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview

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Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
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What MEF Third Network Initiative Means for SDN & NFV

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss discusses the importance of the MEF Third Network initiative and why it's good news for SDN/NFV industry initiatives.
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Frank Miller: Distributed Solutions are the Best Build for the Future - Part II

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At SCTE, Frank Miller, Global CTO of MSO at Huawei, speaks about Cable 2.0 and its innovative future.
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