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CenturyLink Expands Into Aussie Data Centers
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink continues to expand its reach, partnering with an Australian data center company to enable it to offer managed IT services.
CenturyLink Says G'day to Managed IT Services
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Partnership with Australian data center company lets US operator expand the reach of its managed IT services into five cities.
Huawei Boasts Largest Petabit Router
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei unveils the industry's largest petabit core router.
Huawei Unveils Services Strategy
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei's carrier business shifts its focus from "product driven + service as support" to "product driven + service driven."
Huawei Intros Energy Efficiency Methodology
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei presents methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption.
Huawei Offers Cloud Interconnectivity
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Digital business distribution on demand through Huawei Digital inCloud.
HKT Demos 450MB LTE-A With Huawei
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
HKT and Huawei demonstrate world's first LTE-A 450Mbps solution in Hong Kong.
Poll: Backhaul Presents 5G's Biggest Challenge
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/24/2015  |  6 comments
One third of nearly 500 voters in Light Reading's recent poll on 5G suggest that upgrading backhaul to support the influx of data traffic coming to 5G will be the toughest challenge.
Vodafone Ramps up Network, Distribution in India
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4/24/2015  |  8 comments
India's second-biggest mobile operator is expanding into rural parts of the country.
Key Drivers for ICT Transformation & the 'Digital First' Strategy
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
In its latest survey covering network operators' plans and strategies for ICT transformation, Heavy Reading asked telecom operators worldwide to identify the most important goals and objectives for their ICT transformation initiatives. Heavy Reading also asked operators about the importance of a "digital first" strategy, which enables customers to complete an interaction across different digital channels, such as web and mobile self-service and social media.
ICT Transformation: From Awareness to Reality
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's latest survey focuses on network operators' plans and strategies for Information and Communication Technology Transformation, which involves replacing legacy silo-based functions with more agile and efficient digital business processes.
5 Things to Know About Today's WiFi
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The Wi-Fi Alliance talks up the global progress of 5Ghz dual-band WiFi devices.
China Unicom Loses 4 Million Customers
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4/23/2015  |  4 comments
China's second-biggest mobile operator is hemorrhaging subscribers and grumbling about a new tax regime.
SK Telecom Unveils New Growth Strategy
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
New growth strategy mainly focuses on three different next-generation platforms.
Qualcomm Slashes Revenue Forecast by $1B
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4/23/2015  |  4 comments
Chipmaker hints that outlook is worsening as Apple and Samsung continue to make strides in the smartphone sector.
The 5G Clubs
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4/23/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading outlines 13 groups that are working to influence the development of 5G, including its standards, spectrum and use cases.
5G: Meet the Influencers
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional and some research-oriented – that have formed to tackle deploying 5G networks by 2020.
Ericsson Sinks on North American Slowdown
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Favorable currency movements flatter results as Swedish equipment maker is hit by a fall in business in its biggest regional market.
Telstra Goes Global With Pacnet's NaaS Offer
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4/22/2015  |  2 comments
Following its $700 million takeover of Pacnet, Telstra has launched a global NaaS offering that will increase the pressure on its network rivals.
White Box Switching Enabled by Latest Silicon & Software
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4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
The telecom industry's move to SDN and white box deployments is driving significant changes in the switch market. These changes will likely lead to lower capex and opex costs for network operators in the market.
Huawei Plots Public Cloud Service
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4/21/2015  |  2 comments
The Chinese equipment giant has unveiled plans for a public cloud service that could put it in competition with some of its customers.
Ofcom Releases Its 5G mmW Band Play List
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4/20/2015  |  1 comment
UK regulator issues its recommendations on which above-6Ghz spectrum bands make the most sense for mobile operators building 5G networks.
China Mobile Profits Fall Seventh Quarter in a Row
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4/20/2015  |  Post a comment
China's biggest mobile operator is sacrificing profitability to grow its 4G customer base as quickly as possible.
Google Ready to Release Thousands of Loons
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4/20/2015  |  9 comments
Google's project lead for Loon, its plan to use LTE-powered balloons to bring connectivity to underserved regions, says it's ready to start launching thousands of balloons.
Ciena Tapped for KJCN Submarine Upgrade
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4/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Korea-Japan Cable Network, owned by KT, SoftBank and others, will move to 100G by using GeoMesh architecture.
Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.
Zuckerberg Defends Internet.org Against Indian Critics
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4/17/2015  |  5 comments
Facebook founder and CEO insists Internet.org does not violate net neutrality principles after Indian web companies quit the scheme.
Colt Launches PrizmNet for Financial Services Firms
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Launch partners include NLX, Nasdaq, JPX and Aquis Exchange.
Tata Communications Launches Media Ecosystem
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Media Ecosystem combines traditional video contribution services with IP-based connectivity to create global media platform.
2G to 5G: Wireless Becomes the Fourth Utility
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4/17/2015  |  2 comments
There is an impressive array of technology that is planned for the transition to 5G that will enable many new possible services.
The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
Hutchison Courts MVNOs With Global MVNE
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Hue platform launched amid speculation that Google could be one of the new MVNE's first customers.
ZTE Claims 5G Research Breakthrough
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor claims its pre-5G technologies have delivered a threefold increase in overload radio capacity.
Huawei P8 Launch in Pics: It's Showtime!
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
Snaps from the global launch of Huawei's rival to the iPhone 6.
Huawei P8 Launch: Cue Applause!
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4/16/2015  |  6 comments
The global launch of Huawei's P8 smartphone was stage-managed within an inch of its life – but it didn't need to be.
Telstra Completes Acquisition of Pacnet
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Pacnet will be integrated into Telstra and the Pacnet brand progressively retired.
You Can't Spell 5G Without LTE
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
5G won't be a wholesale network changeover, which is a good thing, because 4G does a pretty good job already.
Sandvine Launches Personalized Data Plan App
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier-branded smartphone app, in use by Smart Communications in the Philippines, lets mobile users personalize and change their service plan on the fly.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
NTT Comm to Open Mega Data Center in India
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
NTT Communications announces expansion plans in India in collaboration with managed services subsidiary Netmagic.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
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4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
Brocade Investing $300M in India
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Opening state-of-the art development center in Bangalore and will invest $300 million in India over five years.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Eurobites: Facebook Brings Internet-Lite to Europe
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels goes after Google over Android; Telefónica chooses NEC for cloud support; FTTH in Zimbabwe.
A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.
Nokia + AlcaLu: What the Analysts Say
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4/14/2015  |  9 comments
What do industry analysts think of the news that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are in merger talks?
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
Shades of Ray  | 
4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
Sprint Matches T-Mobile's International Offer
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4/10/2015  |  11 comments
Sprint says it will offer free international data roaming, but only at 2G speeds and in 15 countries.
Airtel Zero Sparks Net Neutrality Debate in India
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4/10/2015  |  1 comment
Bharti Airtel insists zero-rating service will spur Internet adoption in India, but net neutrality supporters are aghast.
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Cox Eyes Cloud-Based Home Networks

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Cox's Jeff Finkelstein explains how moving services to the cloud will let cable deliver services faster and eliminate constant hardware replacements.
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CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

4|23|15   |   05:41   |   (1) comment


Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

4|23|15   |   08:19   |   (1) comment


In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

4|23|15   |   09:27   |   (3) comments


In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

4|15|15   |   3:17   |   (0) comments


Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

4|10|15   |   02:31   |   (1) comment


Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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