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Why 5G Is a Different Beast
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11/26/2014  |  7 comments
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way of thinking about connectivity and air interfaces.
Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
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11/24/2014  |  3 comments
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach beyond Europe.
Huawei Launches Global NFV Open Lab
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11/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Lab intended to stimulate innovation and industry development for global telecom networks supporting NFV/SDN and cloud technologies.
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2014  |  2 comments
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North American market, and it's banking on its software experience to make a difference.
Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
Column  | 
11/21/2014  |  12 comments
Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
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11/21/2014  |  8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2014  |  4 comments
Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s throughput and deliver some 5G-like capabilities well ahead of 2020.
Intel Chief Defends Huge Mobile Losses
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2014  |  3 comments
CEO Brian Krzanich says losses at its mobile group were necessary to gain market share, and talks up data center and IoT growth opportunities.
Telefónica Offers Secure Line to Equinix Cloud Exchange
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Telefonica partners with Equinix to offer connectivity to cloud service providers.
Netflix Still Dominates NA Downstream Traffic: Sandvine Report
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Facebook video autoplay causing major increase in average usage on fixed and mobile networks.
Telco Systems Boosts Backhaul for APAC Giant
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Telco Systems selected by a Tier 1 mobile network operator in Asia-Pacific as part of its large-scale network modernization that will deliver 4G/LTE services to an expanding subscriber base.
IaaS: The Telco Tool for Business Growth
Column  | 
11/20/2014  |  5 comments
The complexity of cloud service sourcing will boost demand for infrastructure-as-a-service.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  7 comments
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.
Huawei Intros SuperVector Prototype
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11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Improves bandwidth three times compared to VDSL2 vectoring, claims vendor.
Huawei, SingTel Forge 5G Innovation Program
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
SingTel and Huawei sign MOU to launch 5G joint innovation program.
Huawei, MegaFon Team on 5G
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Network to provide cutting-edge services for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Huawei, Skyfire Team on Video Optimization
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Opera's Skyfire unit partners with Huawei to deliver video optimization for Cloud Edge vMSE platform.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
Eurobites: Russia's MegaFon Plans 5G Trial in 2018
News Analysis  | 
11/19/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Jolla crowdsources a tablet; net neutrality wobble in EU; Israeli market opens up.
Bell Labs Chief Slams 'Toy' Networks
News Analysis  | 
11/19/2014  |  21 comments
Web giants are trivializing networks with their drone and balloon plans, says Marcus Weldon.
LG Uplus Trials Nokia's Liquid Tech in Live LTE Network
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
LG Uplus, Nokia Networks trial Intelligent Network Platform in live LTE network.
Artesyn Boosts Voice, Video Density
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Artesyn SharpMedia 2U Platform enables higher-density voice and video services.
BT Expands Cloud Services Across APAC, Africa & Middle East
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
BT launches One Cloud Cisco, One Cloud Lync and its Cloud Connect program in various territories.
Nokia Unveils a New Android Tablet
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia (yes, that Nokia) has developed a new Android tablet device with an OEM partner that will go on sale in China in early 2015 for $215.
Did Nokia Really Just Launch a Tablet?
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  5 comments
Yes and no. The Finnish company is getting back into the consumer devices market by proxy with a tablet that signals a smart use of its patents, a move signaled by the CEO last week.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
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11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
MobiTV Selected for TV Bank's Multiscreen Services in Japan
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Partnership will use MobiTV's software-based platform and NetDVR (nDVR) technology to extend TV services across screens.
Nokia Ups Guidance But Investors Take Fright
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2014  |  6 comments
Nokia is confident that it can develop its Networks business and win market share, but talk of a 'flattish' market causes jitters.
New Streaming Video Group Emerges
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  2 comments
Content providers, service providers and vendors form the Streaming Video Alliance to tackle tech issues affecting online video delivery together.
Nokia Lays Out Financial, Strategic Plans
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia has set out its key 2015 and long-term financial targets and outlined its operational and strategic priorities at its Capital Markets Day.
Mavenir Buys Stoke for Security, Small Cell
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The buy also gets Mavenir high-profile Asian customers like NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank.
Optus Selects NetCracker/NEC for OSS Transformation
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Australian carrier Optus taps NetCracker and NEC to handle a comprehensive upgrade of its OSS.
Colt-KVH: A Hook-Up Bound to Happen
Rewired  | 
11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
But what took them so long?
Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  11 comments
In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and – guess what? It claims it's already in pole position…
Eurobites: Colt to Buy Asia-Pac Stablemate
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica slows revenue decline; Deutsche Telekom launches investment mega-fund; ETNO plants a flag.
Sri Lanka Telecom Builds 100G Network With Huawei
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11/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei worked with SLT to implement the NBN with new-generation OTN-based 100G DWDM solution.
Eurobites: Telefónica Looks to Offload China Stake
News Analysis  | 
11/10/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone under pressure from activist hedge fund; Germany's termination fees plan face EC scrutiny; BT in broadband marketing offensive.
Pacnet Adds Key Chinese Data Center
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11/5/2014  |  Post a comment
New facility in Tianjin has direct fiber connection to Beijing and state-of-the-art features for Chinese digital media firms and multinationals.
Ericsson Sets Its Sights Outside Telecom
News Analysis  | 
11/5/2014  |  1 comment
CEO set to outline its efforts to expand into non-telecom sectors during upcoming Capital Markets Day presentations.
Nokia Networks Appoints Chief Business Officer, Revamps Exec Team
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11/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Nokia Networks appoints Ashish Chowdhary as chief business officer to run global customer operations.
True Builds Metro Network With Alcatel-Lucent Gear
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11/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Four-year agreement with one of Thailand's leading telecommunications providers will supply IP and optical network upgrade to provide speeds of 100G and beyond across True's businesses in key regions.
Pacnet Opens Tianjin Data Center
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11/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Addresses growing demand for data center and managed services in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
CenturyLink Goes Behind the Great Firewall
News Analysis  | 
11/4/2014  |  2 comments
Customer demand makes China a real opportunity for US operator.
Telcos 'Asleep at the Wheel' on Big Data
News Analysis  | 
11/3/2014  |  19 comments
Communications service providers haven't got their act together when it comes to gaining a financial edge from the data at their fingertips, says expert.
MaxLinear Hits 10M DVB-T2 Milestone
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11/3/2014  |  Post a comment
MaxLinear ships more than 10 million DVB-T2 tuners.
Tencent Partners With IBM on Cloud
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10/31/2014  |  Post a comment
The Chinese social pioneer is getting into the enterprise cloud business.
Broadband Battles
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/31/2014  |  1 comment
This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
Lenovo Closes Moto Mobility Buy From Google
News Wire Feed  | 
10/30/2014  |  1 comment
Becomes world's number three smartphone maker.
UTStarcom Partner aioTV Secures Second Critical US Patent
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10/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Second patent for delivery of video content from multiple platforms to subscribers.
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From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

11|25|14   |   09:09   |   (1) comment


Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
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Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

11|24|14   |   4:37   |   (0) comments


Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
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Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
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Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
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Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
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FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building an Agile Stadium

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Amsterdam ArenA as an Agile Campus

11|24|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


The Amsterdam ArenA, home of the Ajax soccer team, can be a crowded space. ArenA has partnered with Huawei to work on bringing ample bandwidth to 53,000 people at the same time.
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