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Big Switch Ships Big Cloud Fabric
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Data center switching fabric built on bare metal switch hardware and SDN software.
CenturyLink Expands in China
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9/30/2014  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink expands its managed hosting availability into China.
What China Mobile Wants From 5G
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9/30/2014  |  1 comment
With 4G still to deliver so much, the world's largest mobile operator wants more than just another industry standard when it comes to 5G.
Telco IT Can Unlock OTT Profits – AsiaInfo
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9/30/2014  |  1 comment
Europe's operators are leaving massive potential profits on the table because they're not using their IT systems effectively to partner with OTT players, reckons vendor AsiaInfo.
CenturyLink Opens Hosting Site in China
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9/29/2014  |  1 comment
Working through partners, US carrier creates hosting presence in Shanghai data center, inside China's firewall.
CenturyLink Expands Managed Hosting into China
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9/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Through a series of partnerships, CenturyLink will enable enterprises to have faster access to global information within China
Bit Parts: Google Invests in Chinese Transceiver Firm
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9/29/2014  |  2 comments
Google puts money into InnoLight; Rockley is hiring; Oplink shareholders still aren't happy.
Defining the Digital Service Provider
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9/29/2014  |  3 comments
Communications service providers need to become digital service providers, but what exactly does that entail?
Cisco Beefs Up Its Intercloud, Adds Telco Partners
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9/29/2014  |  3 comments
As it aims to create a 'cloud of clouds,' Cisco teams up with service providers and offers additional tools, services, and financing options.
Eurobites: EC to Charge Apple With Illegal Tax Deals in Ireland
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9/29/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trujillo eyes Telecom Italia stake; TeliaSonera's Eurasian troubles; Belgacom streams Netflix.
Managing & Securing SDN & NFV
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9/26/2014  |  5 comments
Once SDN and NFV are added to already complex wide area networks, management and security become even greater challenges for operators.
Intel Invests $1.5B to Boost Its Mobile Assets
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9/26/2014  |  3 comments
Chip giant continues its wireless M&A push with a $1.5 billion investment in China.
NTT Electronics Ships 20nm Low-Power Coherent DSP
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
CMOS Integrated Circuit (IC) with enhanced digital coherent processing core designed for production of smaller 100G Coherent pluggable transceivers.
Intel Buys $1.5B Stake in Chinese Chip Firm
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Intel to invest up to $1.5 billion in Tsinghua Unigroup.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Get Closer
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9/26/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: VoLTE in Poland; Orange's network-sharing complaint rejected; cloud concerns.
Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?
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9/25/2014  |  Post a comment
As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
Putting Broadband to Work
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9/24/2014  |  Post a comment
High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
5G: So Where's the US?
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9/24/2014  |  12 comments
At an event in London, the Europeans were wondering what role the US will play in the development of 5G.
Monetizing Ultra-Broadband
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9/24/2014  |  2 comments
Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
Huawei Calls For Pro-Broadband Policies
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9/24/2014  |  1 comment
Huawei demands more investment-friendly ultra-broadband regulation from governments around the world.
New Wave of Subsea Builds Aids APAC's Expansion
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
China's needs and regional 4G data traffic growth drive fresh Asian capacity builds.
Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
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9/23/2014  |  9 comments
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight and more with its own connectivity and orchestration APIs as part of its 'Third Network' strategy.
Poll: Optical Fiber Best for Backhaul
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9/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Almost half of our poll respondents opted for fiber as the best medium for mobile backhaul.
Optical Could Be Next Bottleneck, Warns Alcatel-Lucent CMO
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9/22/2014  |  5 comments
Optical sector has been unfairly marginalized in the communications and needs to speed up its R&D cycles to keep pace, says Alcatel-Lucent CMO Tim Krause.
China Mobile Adds 9M 4G Customers in August
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9/22/2014  |  4 comments
The operator now has nearly 30 million customers signed on for the LTE TDD service it launched last December.
Huawei, China Telecom Claim Virtual CPE First
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The pair complete NFV vPCE tests aimed at simplifying deployment for business users in China.
China Telecom, Huawei Test Virtual CPE
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei, China Telecom claim industry first with live network vCPE test.
Eurobites: Telefónica Preps NG-PON 1 Rollout
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad sets T-Mobile US bid deadline; Brocade staffs up for EMEA push; Netflix seeks Belgian partners.
Brocade Appoints APAC, EMEA Execs
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Eric Yu becomes Brocade's vice president for Greater China, Brian Levy senior director and head of technology, EMEA.
The Evolution, Impact & Future of 4K
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9/22/2014  |  1 comment
Daniel Tang, CTO of Huawei's Fixed Network Product Line, takes a look at the evolution and future outlook of the global 4K industry.
Eurobites: Telefónica Seals Brazilian Deal
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9/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SAP buys Concur; Phones 4u rescue plan fails; Huawei's Spanish signing.
Huawei Commits to Services Investments
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei announces increased investment in professional services.
OIF, ONF List Vendors in Transport SDN Demo
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
ADVA Participates in Global Transport SDN Demo
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
New hypervisor will have a place in international demonstration organized by OIF and ONF.
NFV Lets NTT America Flex Its Networks
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
NFV helps NTT America provide specialized network services for enterprises.
Alcatel-Lucent, Globe Telecom Sign LTE deal in the Philippines
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's LTE TDD and LTE-FDD technology to be deployed on the islands of Visayas and Mindanao for voice and data services, including high-speed Internet access.
Huawei Releases Global Connectivity Index
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9/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Study finds that country connectivity correlates with GDP, with Germany topping rankings.
Huawei's Rollercoaster Week
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9/11/2014  |  6 comments
I don't think there's another company like this in the communications industry…
Qualcomm Paves Way for Sub-$100 4G Phones
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9/11/2014  |  6 comments
Qualcomm sparks up low-end LTE market with new chipset.
Huawei Lands Managed Services Deal With MTN
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
South African group awards five-year contract to Chinese vendor.
Introducing 'The New IP'
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9/11/2014  |  32 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
Eurobites: Spain's Jazztel Tunes In to Yoigo
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9/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple Pay heading for Europe; CEO investigated for insider trading; Huawei lands managed services deal with MTN.
Nokia Networks Offers OSS-as-a-Service
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
You want your Operations Support Systems (OSS) as a service? Nokia Networks has that.
Digital Realty Connects Data Centers
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Digital Realty is connecting its data centers worldwide, part of an ongoing transition from providing buildings and power to delivering connectivity.
Offshore Bandwidth Sparks Africa Fiber Boom
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Africa is starting to see the knock-on effects of having greater international connectivity via multiple subsea cables.
Eurobites: Could Netflix Crash Europe's Networks?
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9/5/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom launches hybrid DSL/LTE router; Swedes give finger sensor to Huawei; French broadband update.
Handset Vendors Battle for Limelight
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9/5/2014  |  6 comments
With the shadow of Apple's upcoming announcement hanging over them, mobile device vendors such as Samsung, Microsoft, Huawei and Motorola have been unveiling new devices.
NTT, NEC, Fujitsu Test 400G Over 10,000km
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
NTT, NEC, and Fujitsu take a step towards the commercialization of long-distance 400Gbit/s optical transmission technology following successful tests.
Nokia Networks Offers WiMax-to-LTE Migration
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9/4/2014  |  1 comment
Vendor promises smooth migration from WiMax to TD-LTE-Advanced and up to four-fold improvement in speed and capacity while reducing the latency by half.
Nokia Networks, China Telecom Boast FDD-TDD Carrier Aggregation
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9/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Pair claim world first in FDD-TDD convergence including a commercial user device chipset.
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Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
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A Cultural Shift for an OTT World

9|26|14   |   01:41   |   (3) comments


Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
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New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide

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As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
UBB Forum News
Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?

9|25|14   |   02:01   |   (0) comments


As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
LRTV Documentaries
Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley

9|25|14   |   3:09   |   (11) comments


Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
LRTV Documentaries
SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network

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XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
UBB Forum News
The OTT Conundrum

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What is holding back prosperous partnerships between telcos and the OTT players?
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Putting Broadband to Work

9|24|14   |   01:26   |   (0) comments


High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
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Light Reading's Women in Telecom Recap

9|24|14   |   0:55   |   (4) comments


Our first Women in Telecom breakfast was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us in London for the next event on November 6.
UBB Forum News
Monetizing Ultra-Broadband

9|24|14   |   01:43   |   (2) comments


Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

9|19|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

9|19|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

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The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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