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How 2 Meta-Trends Will Drive Telecom in 2015
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/30/2015  |  5 comments
This year is expected to be a year of great market evolution across most telecom sectors, specifically in virtualization and Long Term Evolution (LTE).
Nokia CEO Defends Licensing Outlook
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1/29/2015  |  2 comments
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri fends off criticism of Technologies business after profits shrink in fourth quarter.
NTT DoCoMo Takes on Retail Broadband
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1/29/2015  |  7 comments
NTT DoCoMo adds fiber products to its mobile offerings in challenge to KDDI.
Nokia Ends 2014 on a High
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1/29/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor ends the year on a high with improving sales across all units and expectations of further growth in 2015.
Light Reading Strengthens Editorial Team
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1/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading strengthens editorial team by appointing Iain Morris as News Editor, Sarah Thomas as Editorial Operations Director and Eryn Leavens as Copy Editor.
Amdocs Ramps Sales, Adds Customers
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1/28/2015  |  1 comment
The service provider IT giant reported record quarterly revenues for the final three months of 2014 and announced a diverse set of new customers.
Huawei Steps Up NFV Game With New Lab
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1/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei NFV lab a testbed for new business model as well as tech.
NTT Communications Deploys UBIqube
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1/28/2015  |  Post a comment
UBIqube announces the selection of the MSActivator Orchestration Framework by NTT communications for its extended Enterprise Cloud and WideAngle security services suite.
Bumper iPhone Sales Boost Apple Profits
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1/28/2015  |  7 comments
iPhone maker reports biggest quarterly profit in corporate history as influence in mobile sector grows.
ZTE Pre5G Massive MIMO Base Station Sets Record for Capacity
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1/27/2015  |  Post a comment
ZTE’s proprietary multi-user/multi-stream spatial multiplexing technology demonstrated peak data throughput 3 times higher than traditional base stations in pre-commercial field testing.
Huawei Reports Consumer Business Group Financials
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1/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Focus on high-end premium smartphone strategy results in 30% Y-O-Y sales revenue growth to USD $12.2 billion.
Helping Millimeter Wave Achieve Its Potential
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1/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Millimeter wave technology holds tremendous potential for delivering ultra-high-speed wireless broadband, but so far the market has been more smoke than fire.
The Rise of Virtual CPE
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1/27/2015  |  5 comments
As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
Ericsson Feels US Capex Squeeze in Q4
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1/27/2015  |  3 comments
Swedish giant sees a further dip in US revenues but growth in other regions, including China, helped it to remain steady.
TM Forum Gets New CEO
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1/26/2015  |  4 comments
TM Forum is changing up its leadership again by appointing long-time board member Peter Sany as president and CEO starting March 1.
Optical Is Hot in 2015
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1/23/2015  |  2 comments
Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
Voxbone Boasts Major Growth in 2014
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1/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Voxbone signed up a number of major telco customers in 2014 and increased the volume of calls supported by its network by 29% to more than 4 billion.
Huawei Expects 2015 Revenues of $56B
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1/22/2015  |  4 comments
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says the vendor expects to see revenues grow by about 20% this year and admits to internal corruption challenges.
PTC Sails On Without Us
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1/21/2015  |  6 comments
We weren't at PTC 2015, but our press release-issuing friends were.
Cisco Unveils Global Security Report
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1/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Organizations must adopt an 'all hands on deck' approach to defend against cyber attacks, says report.
Telecom Tops Other Sectors in Cisco Security Study
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1/21/2015  |  4 comments
The telecom sector leads other industries when it comes to the sophistication of security systems and executives' confidence in them.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands Nordics Services Deal
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1/21/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: probe into Orange/Jazztel deal resumes; LTE-Advanced in Kenya; more O2 sale rumors.
Telstra Uses Matrixx to Deal With Bill Shock
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1/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra has deployed Matrixx Software's Convergent Charging system to deliver real-time mobile data usage alerts to its mobile customers.
Telstra Launches Global Media Switch Service
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra builds on its 2014 acquisition of Ooyala to develop an IP-based content delivery platform service.
Huawei Marine Boasts Successful Subsea Tests
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Announces successful completion of sea trials for its second-generation Repeater, RPT 1660 R2, and Branching Unit, BU 1650 R2.
NTT Communications to Expand Operations in India
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Will open new office in Ahmedabad and obtain Unified License for network services.
5G Development Centre Opens
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The 5G Development Centre, based at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan, has opened, with support from the China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) and Nutaq Innovation Inc.
ZTE Doubles Profit but Falls Further Behind Huawei
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Judging by the fall in the Chinese company's share price, investors had been hoping for a better performance in 2014.
ZTE Boasts Router Wins at China Telecom
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
ZTE multi-service edge routers preferred in China Telecom IP network construction.
Telstra Turns On 100G Subsea Routes
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1/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra launches new 100G Wavelength connectivity across multiple ultra-long haul submarine cable routes globally.
AsiaInfo Lands New Euro Deal
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1/19/2015  |  1 comment
Chinese vendor expands its relationship with Telenor by landing a back office transformation deal with the operator's Hungarian operation and hints at further deals.
Alcatel-Shanghai Bell Launches Probe Following Corruption Claims
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1/19/2015  |  2 comments
Senior Alcatel-Shanghai Bell executive accuses colleagues of corruption before disappearing in mysterious circumstances.
China Telecom Names Five LTE FDD Suppliers
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1/16/2015  |  1 comment
China's third-biggest mobile operator awards most of planned work to Huawei and ZTE.
Should Samsung Buy BlackBerry?
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1/15/2015  |  8 comments
BlackBerry's patents and IoT expertise would be the main attraction for the South Korean firm.
Sandvine Reports Q4 & Full-Year Growth
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1/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Annual revenue for fiscal 2014 increased by 16% to $123.4 million.
Gorti to Pull the NFV Strings at Alcatel-Lucent
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1/14/2015  |  7 comments
Alcatel-Lucent's incoming President IP Platforms, Bhaskar Gorti, will have overall control of the vendor's NFV strategy, including CloudBand, but is he the right person for that role?
Service Providers Jump on Cloud Mobility
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/14/2015  |  1 comment
Communications service providers are looking to offer cloud services to any device, anywhere and at any time to boost their revenues from enterprise and SMB customers.
Redknee Lands $6M Deal in Asia
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Customer will use Redknee's Connected Suite to monetize its energy retail business.
Cisco: Software, Cloud to Be 'Main Focus'
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1/13/2015  |  4 comments
Having made its fortunes in hardware, Cisco is now planning to revamp its strategy and plan a future based on software and cloud developments.
Huawei Puts Its Rivals to Shame
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1/13/2015  |  4 comments
Unaudited 2014 financials from the Chinese equipment maker show it is going from strength to strength while others flatline.
Huawei Boosts Operating Income by 17%
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1/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor provides greater detail on 2014 financials.
Telstra Launches Global Financial Trading Solutions Platform
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1/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra launches low-latency trading network and expert managed services including server infrastructure in financial hubs, managed cloud and global unified communications.
Ukko Demos TDD LTE-A With Huawei
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1/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Ukko Networks demonstrates TDD LTE-A in Helsinki, aiming to build the fastest network in Europe.
Eurobites: Portugal Telecom Set to Decide on Altice Sale
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1/12/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia gains mobile customers; Ivory Coast operator acquired; last tango at Openreach.
ETSI Creates Millimetre Wave Transmission Group
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1/8/2015  |  Post a comment
New Industry Specification Group (ISG) to work on millimetre Wave Transmission (mWT), with the first meeting taking place at ETSI later this month.
The Chips Fall for DOCSIS 3.1
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1/8/2015  |  3 comments
Broadcom unveils first reference design for a DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem at CES, while STMicroelectronics demos D3.1 platform with RDK-B.
Sonus Buys Itself an SDN Story
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1/8/2015  |  5 comments
IP systems vendor buys SDN technology from Treq Labs, announces a reverse stock split and provides preliminary fourth-quarter financials.
Samsung Profits Hit by Low-Cost Phone Rivals
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1/8/2015  |  4 comments
Suffering a loss of market share in China, South Korean tech giant says recent profit decline was not as bad as feared.
Subsea Network Near Vietnam Cut... Again
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1/7/2015  |  1 comment
A troubled spoke of the Asia America Gateway subsea cable faces repairs following the latest of multiple cuts within the past year.
Motorola to Re-enter China Smartphone Market
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1/7/2015  |  4 comments
Parent company Lenovo plans to launch three devices in early 2015.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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The Rise of Virtual CPE

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As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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