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China Telco Shares Drop After Fourth License Award
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5/6/2016  |  Post a comment
Shares in China's big three operators are trading down following reports a fourth telecom license has been issued to TV giant CBN.
Huawei Puts Network Management in the Cloud
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5/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei's Cloud Managed Network is designed to provide wireless and wired network planning and management for SMBs, midmarket and large enterprises with branch offices, as well as IoT.
Cavium Targets Intel With Multicore SoC Line
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5/4/2016  |  Post a comment
The company is adding four sets of families to its Octeon product portfolio. Cavium intends to be able to offer processors with anywhere from 1 to 96 cores, addressing the entire spectrum of applications.
EC to Stop Hutchison Buying Telefónica UK – Report
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5/3/2016  |  4 comments
Hutchison's plans to buy Telefónica's UK business and merge it with 3 will be kyboshed this week, according to a report.
Eurobites: Swisscom Stagnates in Q1
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5/3/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia upgrades Qatar network; Kudeski buys US security firm; Zain Kuwait buys Sudanese operator.
Asia's Answer to Netflix Courts Telco Partners
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4/29/2016  |  5 comments
iflix is teaming up with some of the world's biggest operators as it pitches its online video service at emerging-market consumers.
Huawei Shows Off at OpenStack Summit
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei and others add ways to add momentum to the OpenStack drive.
LG Uplus Deploys Huawei's Uplink 2 CC CA 4G Tech
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Following a series of successful tests on live networks, LG Uplus launched UL 2CC CA technology in step with smartphones supporting uplink carrier aggregation.
Deloitte Reports on Telenor's VimpelCom Saga
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Telenor was not guilty of illegal or corrupt practices at Vimpelcom, in which it owns a minor stake, but deemed weak in terms of organizational structure and management by Deloitte review team: CFO and Chief Counsel resign.
LRTV Report: Mobile Core Innovation
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear from multiple industry experts from Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom, Heavy Reading, Huawei, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, NEC and many more about developments in the mobile core as operators virtualize their IMS and evolved packet core systems and prepare for a 5G world.
LoRa Alliance Defends Tech Against Sigfox Slur
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4/28/2016  |  5 comments
Responding to recent criticism, the LoRa Association has insisted its technology is not owned by Semtech and has a much bigger addressable market than Sigfox.
ZTE Reports Q1
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
ZTE reports net profit of RMB950 million in Q1, representing a 15.97% increase from the same period last year.
Eurobites: Hong Kong Operator Buys Europe's Linx Telecom
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ESA, Viasat launch High Capacity Satellite Initiative; IoT collaboration in Belgium; Virgin Media's FTTP pledge; Telekom Austria's Q1; EE joins LTE Broadcast group.
CITIC Telecom to Acquire Linx Telecommunications
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Acquisition will boost network service coverage in central & eastern Europe.
Ultra-Broadband Summit, Hong Kong
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4/27/2016  |  57 comments
We're in Hong Kong for the first leg of the Ultra-Broadband Summit World Tour.
Apple: Cloud Shines Light in Financial Gloom
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4/27/2016  |  3 comments
While everything else declined, cloud services grew revenue briskly in Apple's most recent quarterly earnings.
Huawei Launches Video-as-a-Service Offer
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Helps carriers to quickly launch video services, reduce investment risk and shorten time-to-market, claims vendor.
What's Driving Mitel's $2B Polycom Acquisition?
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
The $2.5 billion merged business, combining cloud and on-premises video, calling and collaboration, will have to operate in a market that's tough and getting tougher.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
So... What Do We Do Now?
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
RJio's 4G Hold-Ups May Benefit Incumbents
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4/25/2016  |  1 comment
India's existing players may be growing in strength while RJio dallies over the launch of 4G services.
Nokia + AlcaLu 2015: A Financial Retrospective
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4/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Want to know what Nokia's financials would have looked like if it had owned Alcatel-Lucent in 2015? Check this out.
Ericsson CEO Seeks New Growth Formula
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4/21/2016  |  5 comments
As the Swedish vendor runs hard to stand still, CEO Hans Vestberg discusses the new restructuring process, Ericsson's growth targets, job cuts, Huawei rivalry and the Cisco partnership.
Ericsson Restructures as Sales, Gross Margins Falter in Q1
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4/21/2016  |  1 comment
Swedish equipment vendor announces dramatic plans to sharpen focus on cloud and IT after reporting a disappointing set of quarterly results.
Ericsson Announces New Top Team
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has revamped its Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and appointed regional heads, effective July 1, 2016, to tie in with its new organizational structure.
Ericsson Unveils New Corporate Structure
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson says its new structure will accelerate its strategy execution and improve performance.
Ericsson Reports Q1 2016
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson reported a 2% year-on-year dip in revenues to SEK 52.2 billion (US$6.43 billion) for the first quarter of 2016.
Leading Lights 2016: Shortlists Announced
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4/20/2016  |  Post a comment
The judging is over and the Leading Lights 2016 shortlists have been published -- you can see who made the cut by clicking on this link.
The Key Steps to NFV Success
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4/20/2016  |  Post a comment
A new report outlines the state of play in the network functions virtualization (NFV) world and provides an eight-step strategy for network operators based on the experiences of the early adopters.
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
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4/20/2016  |  2 comments
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 12th year.
China Mobile Adds 65M 4G Customers
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4/20/2016  |  3 comments
China's biggest mobile operator continues to outpace its smaller rivals in the country's flourishing 4G market.
Telia Lifts Outlook After Earnings Boost
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4/20/2016  |  1 comment
Sweden's telecom incumbent is sounding more bullish on earnings expectations but continues to face sales pressure in core markets.
Amazon Web Services Makes Amazon Inspector Available to All Customers
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4/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Security service automates vulnerability assessments for customers running applications on Amazon EC2.
China Unicom Warns of 85% Fall in Profit
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4/19/2016  |  Post a comment
China's second-biggest mobile operator warns investors that a recent turnaround on customer growth has come at the expense of profitability.
Ericsson Poised to Disrupt CDN Market
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4/19/2016  |  2 comments
Ericsson is partnering programmers with ISPs in a revolutionary new content delivery network model.
Ericsson Adds Unified Delivery Network Partners
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4/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson expands UDN ecosystem to include 22 members.
China Mobile Trials Nokia's HetNet, Mobile Edge Computing Capabilities
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4/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Turbocharged data capacity at Shanghai motor racing event.
Telstra Launches Cloud-Based Video Platforms
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4/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Telstra has launched two cloud-based online video platforms, the Video Monetisation Solution (VMS) and Online Video Solution (OVS), that are designed to allow customers to deliver high-quality tailored video content with flexible monetisation options.
Mitel Courts Microsoft in PolyCom Bid
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4/15/2016  |  1 comment
Mitel has downplayed concern that its takeover of PolyCom could upset the latter's partnership with Microsoft.
China Unicom, Huawei, ON.Lab, MEF Sign MoU on Central Office Innovation
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4/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Partners will develop proof-of-concept use cases that illustrate how operators can deliver agile and orchestrated MEF-defined services by using open source software and open specification hardware.
Baidu Builds DCI Network With Huawei's T-SDN Tech
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4/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Baidu has deployed Huawei's Transport SDN (T-SDN) capabilities in a next-generation data center interconnect (DCI) architecture.
Huawei, NetScout Strike OSSii MoU
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4/15/2016  |  Post a comment
The MoU allows Netscout's TrueCall geoanalytics platform to access Huawei OSS interfaces under the Operations Support Systems interoperability initiative (OSSii).
Eurobites: Nokia Teams Up on 5G in Turkey
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4/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson trumpets 5G progress; Com Hem COO steps down; Opera Software bid extended.
Huawei's Carrier Division Set to Dwarf Ericsson by 2018
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4/15/2016  |  16 comments
China's biggest network vendor is on course to be more than one and a half times as big as its main Western rival by 2018.
Verizon, Softbank Likely Yahoo Contenders
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4/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Verizon and Softbank appear to be best able to make use of Yahoo's operations.
Eurobites: EU Approves Rejigged Data Rules
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4/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: doubt cast on Privacy Shield; Deutsche Telekom settles with workers; Orange Egypt turns to NEC for LTE backhaul.
RCom Kicks Off 4G Migration
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4/14/2016  |  2 comments
India's fourth-biggest service provider is entering the 4G market through a deal with RJio.
Light Reading Triumphs at Ava Digital Awards
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4/13/2016  |  4 comments
Light Reading wins awards for video infographics and its Virtuapedia information resource at the Ava Digital Awards.
Open Source MANO Group Targets June for 'Release 0'
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4/13/2016  |  Post a comment
One of the industry's management and orchestration (MANO) development bodies has set itself a target of June for its initial release.
Hall of Fame 2016: Who's in the Running?
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4/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Who deserves to be welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year? Let's take a look – and you can vote for your favorites.
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    At his headquarters in Tel Aviv, G.fast visionary David Baum, CEO of Sckipio, provided an exclusive interview to Light Reading and showed how innovations in rate and reach, vector densities, fast reconnecting times and SFP-based residential gateways are expanding the potential of G.fast.
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    At Atrinet's headquarters, Ray Le Maistre sits down with Roy Silon to get an in-depth look into the company's focus and the secret recipe for their success.
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    Testing When There's No 'There' There

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    The benefits of SDN/NFV are well known, but the transition comes with some challenges, prominent among them is: how do you test a network that has been abstracted and has the potential to be endlessly reconfigurable? Light Reading was at NFV World Congress in Santa Clara, Calif., where we bumped into Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds, a Swedish ...
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    Ditching the Slash & the Orchestration Wars

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    SDN and NFV have been inextricably bound with each other for so long that on a conceptual level, smooshing them together into one catch-all phrase – SDNFV – is now justifiable, according to Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). Light Reading spoke to Pitt at the NFV World Congress, where he explained that the next ...
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    ZTE gives us a tour of its booth and new products at TV Connect in London.
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    Verizon Puts Gray Boxes in the Shade

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    When it comes to the white box trend, "gray" boxes, which have a slight proprietary twist, don't give service providers and end users the advantages they're seeking, according to Verizon's Vice President of Product and New Business Innovation Shawn Hakl.
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    Dealing With a Disrupted Video Market

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    Ericsson's Simon Frost discusses how traditional pay-TV providers can cope with the big changes wrought by the rise of OTT video and IP technology.
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    At MWC, Caroline Chappell of Heavy Reading visits the Red Hat booth and sits down with Chris Wright to talk about the responsibility the VNF needs to take on in order to ensure the operators get the carrier-grade performance they expect for their network.
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