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Sanctions Bite Orascom in North Korea
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6/29/2015  |  3 comments
Egypt's Orascom faces some big financial and operational obstacles in the pariah state.
Alstom, Huawei Boast 4G Pilot Based on CBTC
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Live pilot test of 4G LTE multi-services based on Communications-based Train Control (CBTC), a railway signaling system based on wireless ground-to-train communication.
Telefónica, China Unicom Boast Savings From 4G Handset Procurement Deal
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Collaboration hopes to achieve economies of scale.
SK Telecom, Nokia Tackle 5G Core Network
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Successfully verify core technology for 'hybrid network architecture.'
Eurobites: Telefónica, China Unicom Double Up on Devices
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6/29/2015  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Infinera enhances bid for Sweden's Transmode; Huawei claims LTE breakthrough on French trains; charging mobiles though movement.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2015
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
We've added five more notable industry figures into the Light Reading Hall of Fame – find out who they are!
Telkomsel Trials NFV-Based VoLTE, WiFi Calling
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Indonesian operator teams up with Huawei to demonstrate its 4G convergent communication service trial for WiFi Calling and VoLTE based on NFV technology in Jakarta.
Huawei Unveils SDN, NFV Solutions
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Solutions focus on innovative agile networks, open northbound and cloud-based infrastructure.
Telstra Strikes WiFi Deal With Fon
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Begin rollout of the Telstra Air WiFi network across Australia.
Huawei Demos Open Network Hypervisor
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei has successfully demonstrated its Open Network Hypervisor (OpenNH) solution during the Open Networking Summit 2015 in California.
OneWeb's Satellite Plans Attract $500M From Big Names
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6/26/2015  |  2 comments
Qualcomm, Virgin, Intelsat, Bharti, Coca-Cola and more have all put funds behind ambitious low-earth-orbit satellite network.
OneWeb Raises $500M Funding
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6/26/2015  |  1 comment
Satellite broadband startup OneWeb has raised $500 million of A-round funding from a group of leading international companies.
Average US Speeds Don't Qualify as Broadband
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6/25/2015  |  6 comments
Akamai's State of the Internet Report puts the average Internet speed in the US at 11.9 Mbits/s, far below the FCC's broadband threshold of 25 Mbit/s.
ZTE, OFS Claim 400G Ultra-Long-Haul Record
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Researchers successfully set new record for 400G ultra-long-haul transmission based on 128.8-GBaud WDM signals over 10,130- and 6,078-kilometer TeraWaveTM fiber links.
Indian Data Towers Market to Soar – Deloitte
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Growth in usage of data services will spur a dramatic increase in the number of dedicated mobile towers, according to new research.
Snail Sets Pace for China's MVNOs
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6/25/2015  |  4 comments
Despite its name, Snail is blazing a trail in China's MVNO market.
Eurobites: Proximus, Huawei in 1Tbit/s Trial
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARCEP investigates Orange/Iliad roaming deal; TeliaSonera's management shake-up; Vivendi ups stake in Telecom Italia.
The Digital Service Provider
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6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
To thrive in the Internet age, operators must transform themselves from 'communications service providers' into 'digital service providers.'
Redknee Snaps Up Troubled BSS Vendor
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6/24/2015  |  8 comments
Redknee strikes another bargain deal and adds further to its BSS assets with the acquisition of Orga Systems, which had hit hard times, for just €38 million.
WiFi Calling Catches on Globally
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6/23/2015  |  18 comments
WiFi voice enabler Taqua has signed deals with resellers in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America as voice-over WiFi gains traction across the globe.
New Vendor Requirements for the NFV Era
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The NFV era is placing new demands on the developers and suppliers of network technology.
Spark NZ Tests Virtualized VoLTE With OpenCloud
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Rhino Sentinel VoLTE Application Server chosen by Spark New Zealand for the operator's virtualized VoLTE proof of concept.
Payments: A Third Pillar of Carrier Revenue?
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6/23/2015  |  6 comments
As carriers are partnering with a growing amount of third-party service providers, payments are the next logical step in growing these partnerships.
Swisscom Picks NEC, NetCracker for Cloud/NFV
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Swisscom is working with NEC and NetCracker to migrate to a cloud architecture and will jointly invest in a cloud and virtualization Center of Excellence.
TCS Opens SDN/NFV Center of Excellence
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
TCS launches Center of Excellence (CoE) for next-gen technology solutions.
GSMA Applauds VoLTE Interconnection in South Korea
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
South Korean mobile operators to launch commercial interconnected VoLTE service.
AIS Deploys 100G With Alcatel-Lucent
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent to support AIS in meeting demands of video-hungry smartphone users in Thailand with 100G optical transport network.
ITU Unveils Its 5G Roadmap
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
ITU defines vision and roadmap for 5G mobile development.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
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6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
Telcos vs. Amazon: The 'Third Network' Race
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6/19/2015  |  7 comments
Amazon and other hyperscale companies may soon compete with telcos to deliver virtualized network services.
NTT Comms' New Chief Likes the Fast Lane
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6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Tetsuya Shoji has taken the helm at global cloud and connectivity services giant NTT Communications and he's promising a thrilling ride.
It's Not Just the Telcos: Vendors Are 'Transformers' Too
Shades of Ray  | 
6/18/2015  |  2 comments
An exclusive and unique Light Reading survey shows that it's not just network operators that are transforming their businesses and strategies -- the vendors are also changing to meet the evolving needs of their core customer base.
Airtel 4G Gathers Momentum in India
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel launches 4G trial for its customers in National Capital Region.
RJio 4G Plans Stoke Price-War Fears
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6/18/2015  |  1 comment
The pricing proposals announced by the 4G upstart will have India's existing mobile operators worried.
Accton Contributes Open Switch Software to ONF's Atrium
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Contributes switch software to Atrium, the Open Network Foundation's (ONF) open source SDN distribution for OpenFlow-based SDN deployments.
ZTE Uses EZchip Processor for Carrier Routers
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Chooses EZchip's NPS-400 network processor for its next-generation carrier router line cards.
China Mobile Trials LTE-A With ZTE, Qualcomm
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
China Mobile partners with ZTE and Qualcomm on three-carrier aggregation trial.
Cisco & Partners to Invest $10B in China
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6/18/2015  |  1 comment
Investment with partners will go towards training, R&D and other areas likely to boost the company's standing with the Chinese administration.
Cisco Increases Investment in Innovation & Development in China
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Investing $10 billion to support local innovation, industrial transformation and economic growth through a series of strategic partnerships.
MTS, RCom Talks Fuel India M&A Hopes
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
A merger between Sistema Shyam TeleServices and Reliance Communications would suit both players' strategic needs.
Broadband Forum Completes G.fast Plugfest
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Industry acclaims benefits of early plugfests as 14 vendors attend UNH-IOL's interoperability event.
Sistema in Talks to Sell SSTL to Reliance
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Sistema JSFC enters exclusive discussions with Reliance Communications (RCOM) on a potential merger between the Indian telecom business of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) and RCOM, through a stock swap.
SDN & NFV Amplify Security Threat – Allot
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6/17/2015  |  2 comments
The use of New IP technologies raises big questions about network security as cyber attacks continue to escalate.
Telcos Invest in IoT Tech Startup
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6/16/2015  |  2 comments
Orange, Foxconn, KPN and Swisscom all contribute to a $25 million round for French specialist Actility.
Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
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6/16/2015  |  2 comments
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors need a new set of capabilities, skills, support services and engagements to stay relevant in today's telco landscape.
Huawei Strikes Strategic Alliance With Vodafone Global Enterprise
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6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Collaboration will focus on the enterprise market in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa.
Thailand’s CAT Telecom Picks Elitecore’s BSS
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6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Elitecore BSS stack chosen to enable CAt's MVNE strategy in Thailand.
Eurobites: Vodafone, Huawei Target the Enterprise
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6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Slovenian sale slipping away; LG granted Nokia smartphone license; IoT startup raises $25 million.
4K TV Record Panel Shipments in April
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
4K TV panel shipments reached a monthly record of 3 million units in April 2015, IHS says.
RJio to Launch 4G in December
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6/15/2015  |  2 comments
Reliance Jio has announced plans to launch 4G services in December 2015.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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OPNFV Director Opens Up on Women in Tech

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Heather Kirksey, the director of the OPNFV, gets real about the gender disparity in open source and standards and discusses how we can change both the conversation and the gender dynamics.
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Symantec's Service Provider Security Strategy

6|24|15   |   7:06   |   (0) comments


Didi Dayton explores Symantec's emerging enterprise security strategies for service providers. Highlights include 'killing the password,' self-defense, advanced analytics and adaptive response in a service provider architecture.
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Debating Network Evolution With Cisco's Cedrik Neike

6|23|15   |   12:54   |   (2) comments


Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
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Vodafone: What's Good for Moms Is Good for Business

6|23|15   |   3:04   |   (3) comments


Megan Doberneck, the general counsel for Vodafone Americas, discusses her company's progressive maternity policy, explains why promoting women in tech is good business and offers some some good advice for any women in the industry.
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NFV: Ready for Prime Time

6|23|15   |   05:09   |   (1) comment


At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
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Tykes Talk Tech

6|22|15   |   02:30   |   (9) comments


What does optical fiber look like? When will 5G arrive? What's the WiFi password at Ikea? Light Reading sat down with three 8-year-olds to answer some of the communications industry's most burning questions...
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Huawei Partners With TDC for World's First Early DOCSIS 3.1 Field Test

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In a move to enhance user experience, Denmark's TDC aims to become an early adopter of DOCSIS 3.1. In partnership with Huawei, TDC recently ran the world's first field tests on its coax network that reached speeds nearing 1 Gbit/s.
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SDN, the Road to Open Innovation

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Open source is changing the industry, and Huawei is committed to Open Innovation.
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Cox Business Pursues $5B Market

6|19|15   |   5:18   |   (0) comments


In this LRTV interview, Cox Business SVP Steve Rowley discusses how his unit aims to capture more of the commercial market in its territories.
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