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NEC Lands Hong Kong-to-Guam Subsea Cable Deal
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1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
The 3,900km Hong Kong Guam Cable System (HK-G) is scheduled to begin operation in January 2020.
Eurobites: Davos Considers the Unconnected
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1/20/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues looks to add content; rogue web developer nabs personal data; Linkem gets €100 million investment.
Oclaro's Numbers Will Send Optical Pulses Racing
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1/19/2017  |  3 comments
Fiscal second-quarter preliminary numbers are making optical components specialist Oclaro an even more enticing M&A target.
A2P Messaging: A Telco Growth Opp in 2017?
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Software company Dialogue is planning a major international expansion to tackle the growing problem of 'gray routes.'
M1, Huawei Claim 35Gbit/s Link in 5G Test
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Singapore operator M1 and Huawei say they hit 35Gbit/s transmission speeds in a recent 5G lab trial.
China Mobile Adds Brocade to Its NFV Mix
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Giant Chinese operator is deploying a Brocade virtual function along with its Nuage SDN platform.
Brocade Lands NFV Deal at China Mobile
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1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
China Mobile is to deploy a Brocade NFV software appliance as part of its broader virtualization rollout.
India's Jio to Boost Networks With $4.4B Investment
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1/17/2017  |  1 comment
India's newest operator is under growing pressure to improve the quality of its network services.
Italy's Retelit to Deploy Coriant's 100G Gear
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Will support end-to-end delivery of high-capacity, low-latency services on its recently expanded fiber optic infrastructure.
China Mobile, Ericsson Strike IoT Agreement
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
The Ericsson Device Connection Platform will be used to manage Internet of Things connections and provide a unified service for global customers.
Huawei, China Unicom Test FDD-Based Massive MIMO
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Achieved peak network rate of 697.3 Mbit/s, 4.8 times that of traditional FDD LTE, claims vendor.
10 Key Tasks for Ericsson's New CEO
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1/16/2017  |  3 comments
Börje Ekholm started his new job as the CEO of Ericsson today – here are 10 things I'd like to see in his first 10 weeks at the helm of the Swedish giant.
Ciscosson Scores Telco Cloud Deal Down Under
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia to Transform Core, IP Networks With Ericsson & Cisco
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners land deal to virtualize the Australian operator's core and IP networks.
Level 3 Opens Asia-Pac Security Scrubbing Centers
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1/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Three new centers will avert DDoS attacks originating in the AsiaPac region while reducing latency introduced by backhauling traffic to US.
Level 3 Bulks Up APAC Security
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1/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Three new scrubbing centers added to address steadily growing botnet threats originating in that region.
Next Plugfest Gets G.fast Closer to Market
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1/13/2017  |  11 comments
The next G.fast plugfest will lead into the certification process for commercial products, which some service providers will start deploying shortly thereafter -- in just a few months' time.
Switching Redefined for the Virtual Network
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
As the industry moves toward virtualized solutions in data centers, developers are creating switches to help with the bandwidth backlog service providers are experiencing. As a result, vendors are putting more switch devices on the market than at any time in the past decade.
MANO: A Key Virtualization Component
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1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
The management and orchestration of virtualized networks is one of the toughest challenges facing operators and their technology suppliers, so there are plenty of initiatives and vendors addressing it.
Airtel Launches First Pan-India Payments Bank
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator is pushing fast into the mobile banking opportunity.
LG U+ Deploys Juniper's Virtual Routing Solution
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
LG U+ rolls out Korea's first-ever carrier-grade virtual routing deployment as part of a broad infrastructure solution.
Ericsson, China Mobile Collaborate on Cloud RAN
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson hoping for 'more technique fruitifications' from the joint effort.
Telenor Unveils Reorg, Shakes Up Top Team
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Changes afoot in executive management team and organizational structure at Norwegian group.
Colt Aims to Ramp Up Asian Investments
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
UK-headquartered operator to roll out new networks in Hong Kong and Singapore, with other Asian cities to follow.
India's Jio to Disrupt (Again) With Low-Cost 4G Phones
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1/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Efforts to drive down the cost of devices could spur 4G adoption in India.
SingTel Takes Pre-5G Steps, Boasts 450Mbit/s 4G
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1/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Singaporean operator is rolling out a number of more advanced 4G features in preparation for a 5G future.
5G: Another Next-Generation Disappointment?
Morris Lore  | 
1/10/2017  |  8 comments
The forthcoming 5G standard sounds impressive, but it seems unlikely to reinvigorate the telco business.
PTCL to Use Viptela for SD-WAN
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1/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Partnership to deploy SD-WAN infrastructures for businesses and service providers in Pakistan.
5G & the Tech Decline of Europe
Morris Lore  | 
1/10/2017  |  2 comments
Pre-5G activity in Asia and the US does not mean Europe will lag on actual 5G rollout, but it points to the ebbing of European influence.
China Mobile Taps Nuage for Public Cloud SDN
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1/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Using the Nokia subsidiary's technology to connect 2,000 servers.
Alibaba Meets With Trump, Plans 1M New US Jobs
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1/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Looks to help US small businesses sell to China.
European Telcos Slam '5G' Efforts in Asia, US
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1/9/2017  |  12 comments
Leading European operators pour scorn on '5G' hype emanating from other parts of the world.
ZTE Joins the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA)
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1/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Chinese giant on the lookout for partners in the connected car game.
Eurobites: BT & Virgin Cement MVNO Relationship
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1/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia branded smartphone launched -- but only in China; KPN rebrands colocation services; Saudis lend support to Uber.
Obama's Tech Advisors Craft Response to China's Semiconductor Ambitions
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1/8/2017  |  8 comments
The panel of top technologists advises pushing back against China's 'market distorting' policies while funding basic R&D; coordinating 'moonshots; and encouraging cooperation among companies, academia and government.
ZTE to Cut 3,000 Jobs – Report
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1/6/2017  |  3 comments
Chinese equipment maker is said to be on the verge of slashing jobs at its network and handset businesses.
Eurobites: Investors Question Telecom Italia Media Deal
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1/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN beefs up its cybersecurity offer; Nokia helps deliver VR content in China; Danish police investigate New Year's Eve cable service outage.
Huawei's Network Sales Up Around 32% in 2016
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1/6/2017  |  5 comments
Network sales at the world's biggest equipment maker appear to have grown even faster last year than in 2015.
Nokia OZO Partners With Youku on VR Content
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1/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Newly launched OZO Player SDK to be integrated into Youku's apps and online platform.
4.5G Sets High Bar for 5G
Morris Lore  | 
1/6/2017  |  5 comments
Could the success of 4.5G have a big influence on operators' 5G strategies?
M&A Prospects in T&M 2017
Brianiac  | 
1/5/2017  |  4 comments
Will test and measurement companies get infected with the M&A frenzy we've seen in other sectors?
ZTE Tests 'Pre5G' Massive MIMO Solution With China Telecom, China Unicom
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1/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Solution introduces Massive MIMO to FDD-LTE networks, which make up 85% of the world's LTE networks.
Eurobites: Nokia Trials 4.5G With T-Mobile US
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1/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional news roundup: AsiaInfo cuts UK jobs; what UK SMEs spend on comms; Ericsson targets WiFi with Cisco.
Telstra Shares Digital Dos & Don'ts
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1/4/2017  |  Post a comment
Telstra's Tom Homer shares insight into picking the right digital partners.
Eurobites: Orange & Ericsson Hitch Lift With PSA for 5G Connected Car Research
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1/4/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intel confirms HERE stake; Vodafone and Huawai achieve 1.35 Gbit/s in Romania over LTE; Ericsson does VR at CES; heads-up on smart hairbrushes.
Airtel Bids $350M for Telenor's India Biz – Reports
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1/4/2017  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel is said to be in talks to acquire Telenor's local business in the latest sign of M&A activity in India.
Is Huawei in for a Bumpy 2017?
Morris Lore  | 
1/4/2017  |  1 comment
The world's biggest equipment vendor is bracing itself for a more turbulent ride this year.
Fog Computing: The Virtualization Angle
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/3/2017  |  2 comments
As fog computing starts to play a bigger role in networking strategies, the importance of virtualization to the distributed cloud will become increasingly apparent.
Eurobites: Intel Seeks Stake in HERE
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty and Vodafone complete on Dutch JV; Telefónica and Huawei cozy up on NB-IoT; Nokia and Ooredoo trial TWDM-PON.
VMware Aims for Key Role in India's Virtualization Market
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
VMware expects India to account for a substantial share of global spending on software and virtualization technologies.
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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's former chief analyst Patrick Donegan shared insight from the recent web-scale operators report, which featured research on how web-scale operators view the market, the best web-scale companies to ...
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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