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Huawei Launches Big Data Security Solution
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Protects the core information assets of enterprises from APT attacks by providing fully-connected network protection covering cloud, pipe and devices.
NTT Communications Joins OpenStack Foundation
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
NTT hopes to accumulate OpenStack knowhow by contributing to the development of open source cloud technologies.
Potholes Lurk in Indian Smart City Project
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5/22/2015  |  4 comments
India's recently launched smart cities project faces huge challenges even though vendors are enthused by the business opportunity.
Huawei Unveils Its Agile Campus 3.0 Tech
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei's Agile Campus 3.0 Solutions include an Ethernet Network Processor (ENP)-based Wi-Fi acceleration algorithm and Wi-Fi soft handover technology.
Huawei Unveils Cloud Fabric 3.0
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5/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei's cloud service-oriented Cloud Fabric 3.0 Architecture leverages SDN technology to support fast service innovation and implementation.
Accedian Touts 7 Service Provider vCPE Wins
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5/21/2015  |  1 comment
Accedian vCPE has been deployed by carriers in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, likely including Cox and T-Mobile.
Videocon Plots Non-Spectrum Services Lead
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5/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Videocon Telecom aims to become the market leader for services that do not require the use of mobile spectrum.
Will Investing in SDN & NFV Be Worth It?
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5/21/2015  |  4 comments
This is the big question facing all operators – SDN and NFV look like they could be very beneficial in many ways but can a massive transformation be justified?
ETRI Uses UBIqube for Cloud Serviecs Orchestration Project
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5/21/2015  |  Post a comment
South Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) is using UBIqube's MSActivator Framework for its Lifecycle Service Orchestration development project.
Liberty Global Keen on Vodafone Tie-Up – Report
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5/20/2015  |  3 comments
Liberty Global chairman says two companies would be 'great fit' a day after Vodafone boss is quizzed about likelihood of a deal.
Leading Lights Finalists 2015: Most Innovative Video Service
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5/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Comcast, UPC Hungary and MobiTV make the shortlist this year with new, cloud-based video services.
Wholesalers Out to Prove Quality Beats Price
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5/19/2015  |  2 comments
Price vs. quality and industry consolidation were two common themes of a changing sector at International Telecom Week.
Vodafone May Buy Content to Fight BT, Telefónica
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5/19/2015  |  1 comment
Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao is weighing up a bigger push into the content arena as the operator looks to build on a long-awaited return to revenue growth.
Eurobites: DT Takes Full Control of Slovak Telecom
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5/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT wants EE acquisition fast-tracked; Swedish startup launches mobile money gizmo; AlcaLu partners with KT on 5G; Nokia offers LTE-in-a-box.
Leading Lights Finalists 2015: Company of the Year (Private)
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5/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Find out more about the players that made it onto our awards shortlist for company of the year (private).
Smarter 'Dumb' TVs Will Drive OTT Adoption
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5/18/2015  |  7 comments
Pay-TV operators are learning to adapt as TVs connected with game consoles and media streamers start to lead to a major jump in over-the-top video service adoption.
Huawei, PLUMgrid Automate OpenStack for SDN, NFV
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5/18/2015  |  Post a comment
PLUMgrid and Huawei partner to deliver integrated and automated installation of PLUMgrid ONS through Compass.
Choosing a Technology Supplier? Consider Changing Your Selection Criteria
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5/18/2015  |  13 comments
Network architects aiming to upgrade their networks to support agile, open, virtualized services in the 21st century need to consider new criteria when choosing between technology suppliers.
SK Telecom: Small Cells Key to 5G
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5/18/2015  |  1 comment
Small cells, along with WiFi, SDN and NFV, will be crucial to the build out of 5G, two SK Telecom senior managers tell Light Reading in an extensive Q&A.
RJio Moves Closer to 4G Launch
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5/18/2015  |  2 comments
Recent developments suggest Mukesh Ambani-led RJio will soon launch a 4G service.
Migrating to NFV a Step at a Time
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5/15/2015  |  2 comments
In part 2 in a series of blogs on 'Accelerating NFV Implementation,' Caroline Chappell looks at the long-term vision for NFV and how operators can get there.
NetCracker Pitches NFV Migration Story
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5/15/2015  |  3 comments
NetCracker's latest software release is aimed at network operators planning to migrate step by step to a fully virtualized environment.
Q&A: SK Telecom Talks All Things 5G
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5/15/2015  |  2 comments
Two senior managers of SK Telecom's 5G Tech Lab and Corporate R&D Center share their thoughts on what 5G will entail, how small cells, WiFi, SDN and NFV factor in and more.
Eurobites: Iliad's Mobile Subs Soar
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5/15/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Turkey less than delighted by 4G; Zuckerberg likes the EU Digital Single Market; TalkTalk's FTTH plan.
Crown Castle Sells Australia Business for $1.6B
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5/14/2015  |  1 comment
Proceeds will support Crown Castle's $1 billion takeover of Sunesys and help to pay off debts.
Ozone Plans Ubiquitous WiFi in India
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5/14/2015  |  Post a comment
A WiFi service provider called Ozone Networks is banking on a surge in demand for WiFi-offload services among India's mobile operators.
Hutch, VimpelCom in Talks About Italian Job
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5/14/2015  |  1 comment
Hong Kong conglomerate confirms plans to merge 3 Italia and Wind, creating Italy's biggest mobile operator.
CEO Chat With Rod Naphan, Fujitsu Network Communications
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5/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Rod Naphan, the CTO of Fujitsu Network Communications.
Eurobites: Baksaas to Step Down at Telenor
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5/12/2015  |  7 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom tests driverless cars; EE racks up complaints; Nokia gets the party started.
Telstra Taps Ericsson for CDN
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5/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson announces Telstra as the first operator customer for its Media Delivery Network, a IP video distribution platform.
OpenStack Doesn't Come for Free
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5/11/2015  |  3 comments
In part 1 in a series of blogs on 'Accelerating NFV Implementation', Caroline Chappell looks at why OpenStack is set to play a key role in the NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO) stack.
India's Aircel Plots Path to 4G
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5/11/2015  |  1 comment
Aircel CTO Sameer Dave highlights the technical challenges that India's operators face in launching 4G.
SoftBank's Son Names Arora New President
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5/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Former Google executive to co-lead a new-look Japanese operator prioritizing investments in overseas and Internet ventures.
A Guide to G.fast
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5/11/2015  |  4 comments
Light Reading's quick primer on fixed broadband access technology G.fast.
Eurobites: Tesco to Put Mobile Biz on Special Offer?
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5/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS uses vendor financing for Huawei deal; Tele2 erects IoT Portal; Safaricom upgrades with Ericsson.
Portugal Telecom Trials vCPE With NEC & NetCracker
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5/8/2015  |  Post a comment
vCPE trial shows new revenue opportunities and reduced costs for personalized broadband services.
Eurobites: Uber Bids $3B for Nokia's HERE
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5/8/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hutchison Whampoa lines up investors for O2 takeover; Ericsson files suits against Apple; mixed fortunes for Liberty Global.
Digital Illiteracy Hinders India Internet Adoption
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5/8/2015  |  3 comments
The modest efforts of India's operators to educate consumers about the benefits of Internet services may ultimately benefit 4G players.
Leading Lights 2015: Who's in the Running?
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5/7/2015  |  1 comment
The shortlists (some of them not so short) are out for this year's Leading Lights awards program and it's an incredible mix of runners and riders…
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
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5/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards, which is now in its 11th year.
The Future of Carrier SDN Networks
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5/7/2015  |  8 comments
What are the biggest SDN questions facing service providers today? Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin highlights the major talking points as he prepares for a full day's debate in Denver.
InComm Deploys Cataleya's SBC
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5/7/2015  |  Post a comment
InComm deploys Cataleya's Orchid One to simplify its network and streamline management of high-volume traffic.
Eurobites: EC Spells Out Digital Single Market
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5/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei opens R&D command center; Nokia upgrades GSM-R in Greece; Interoute facilitates cross-border current account.
Alcatel-Lucent Outperforms Rivals in Q1
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5/7/2015  |  1 comment
Shares in Alcatel-Lucent rose in early-hours trading after the French equipment maker appeared to outperform its chief European competitors.
Eurobites: Nokia May Hang On to HERE
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5/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor numbers get a lift from Myanmar; Swisscom impresses in Q1; Sky versus Skype.
Open Source Router Connects US, Australia
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5/6/2015  |  Post a comment
The connection validates the vision of disaggregated routers, SDN, open source software and ON.Labs' open source ONOS OS.
Chambers's Legacy: A Resurgent Cisco
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5/5/2015  |  3 comments
John Chambers leaves Cisco challenged by SDN and NFV, but in a good position to compete.
Equinix Plugs In to Microsoft Office 365
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5/4/2015  |  1 comment
Expanding from infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) to software-as-a-service (SaaS).
Cisco's Robbins to Replace Chambers as CEO
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5/4/2015  |  8 comments
After years of talking about it, Cisco CEO John Chambers will finally retire this July, to be replaced by Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations Chuck Robbins.
Colt Hires Former Pacnet CEO
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5/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Carl Grivner named EVP of Network Services.
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Verizon's Emmons: SDN Key to Cost-Effective Scaling

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For Verizon and other network operators to ramp up available bandwidth cost effectively, they need to move to SDN and agree on how to do that.
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Lack of Universal SDN a Challenge

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Heavy Reading Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how uncertainty about SDN standards and approaches may be slowing deployment.
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Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN

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Sterling Perrin speaks to Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, about the new Carrier SDN-enabling Network Services Platform and the operator challenges it solves.
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Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World

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Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, talks about requirements and benefits of Carrier SDN during the keynote address at the Light Reading Carrier SDN event May 2015.
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The Security Challenge of SDN

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CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
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NFV Elasticity – Highly Available VNF Scale-Out Architectures for the Mobile Edge

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Peter Marek and Paul Stevens from Advantech Networks and Communications Group talk about their NFV Elasticity initiative and the company's latest platforms for deploying virtual network functions at the edge of the network. Packetarium XL and the new Versatile Server Module: 'designed to reach parts of the network that other servers cannot reach.'
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Bay Area Spark Meetup 2015

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Developed in 2009, Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use and sophisticated analytics. This spring, Huawei hosted a meetup for Spark developers and data scientists in Santa Clara, California. Light Reading spoke with organizers and attendees about Huawei's code contributions and long-term commitment to Spark.
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The Transport SDN Buzz

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Sterling Perrin, senior analyst at Heavy Reading, speaks with Peter Ashwood-Smith of Huawei and Guru Parulkar of ON.Lab about the evolution of transport SDN and the integration of technologies.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
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Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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