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Sprint Promises Better LTE on Lower Capex
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8/4/2015  |  2 comments
With help from SoftBank, Sprint will deploy thousands of new macro sites and tens of thousands of small cells to improve its network without upping capex.
SoftBank's Brightstar Appoints a New CFO
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8/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Reza Taleghani has entered the building.
Sprint Swaps in a New CFO, COO & CTO
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8/3/2015  |  3 comments
Carrier brings in a new CFO and COO and promotes John Saw to CTO in the latest of a string of shake-ups as it looks to regain its footing in the US.
China's Broadband Squeeze
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7/30/2015  |  4 comments
Broadband in China continues to lag behind other parts of the world despite some ambitious government plans.
Why Telcos Need to Embrace a Digital Transformation
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
To keep up with consumers' increasing digital lifestyles, an IT system and operating model overhaul is required using a modern BSS, IES and analytics.
Nokia Networks Enjoys 'Terrific Rebound'
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7/30/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor receives a boost from improvements at its networks division but warns that pricing conditions remain challenging.
AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.
Because They're Worth It?
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2015  |  10 comments
The chief executive of Sprint received more in total compensation last year than any other operator in Light Reading's study, with Telefónica's Cesar Alierta the highest earner in Europe.
Ericsson's Tech for Good Could Be US-Bound
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7/29/2015  |  1 comment
The vendor's program to connect schools is bringing broadband to 22 countries, and the woman in charge says it could make its way to the US next.
An Ultra-Broadband Future for Asia/Pac
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/28/2015  |  1 comment
Huawei-hosted conference considers ways to achieve ultra-broadband connectivity for Asia/Pacific by 2020.
Tencent Goes to 11 With OpenDaylight
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7/28/2015  |  Post a comment
To support growth, the social network and gaming platform is turning to the open source SDN controller.
RJio to Launch Its Own 4G Devices Brand
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7/27/2015  |  7 comments
India's 4G upstart has unveiled plans to develop its own devices and become a major retailer of other companies' products.
Huawei Creates Open Platform Ecosystem for Finance Sector
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei partners with 11 of the world's leading banking IT solution providers to establish an open platform ecosystem for the finance industry.
SK Telecom, Ericsson Team Up on 5G Network Slicing
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
SK Telecom and Ericsson to collaborate on 5G network slicing.
FWA to the Rescue Down Under
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7/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Australia's NBN project is seeing impressive results from its investment in TDD fixed wireless technology.
Can RJio Challenge India's Big 3?
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7/24/2015  |  5 comments
The new entrant has been making lots of noise about its forthcoming 4G launch, but how do its assets match up to those of its key rivals?
BT Split Could Spur Vodafone to Invest in Fiber – Colao
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vodafone boss takes aim at BT's G.fast plans as mobile operator's share price rises on service revenue improvements.
HEVC Advance Could Hurt 4K TV Advancement
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7/23/2015  |  5 comments
New licensing fees proposed by HEVC Advance could hinder deployment plans for Ultra High-Definition TV.
RJio Prepares for Take-Off
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7/22/2015  |  1 comment
Plotting its launch of 4G services in December, RJio is busy adding new technology capabilities to its résumé.
Huawei Working Hard for Rural Success
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2015  |  11 comments
Aggressive sales strategy starting to gain traction as world's largest GPON maker focuses on the many hundreds of smaller rural players.
Telenor Earnings Boosted by Myanmar
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
A turnaround in India and the launch of a new business in Myanmar have helped Telenor to compensate for the loss of wholesale business in Norway.
Beijing Operator Expands Coriant Deployment
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
China's Beijing Internet Harbor expands its use of Coriant's 7100 Nano on its data center interconnect backbone.
Equinix Uses Infinera for DCI in Hong Kong
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera sells Cloud Xpress to existing data center customer for its data center interconnection needs in the Asian metro market.
KT, Nokia Networks Open IoT Lab
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Enables South Korean companies to enter global markets using Nokia Networks' global business channels.
ZTE Expects H1 Net Profit Hike
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Revenue projected to increase 21.9% to RMB 45.94 billion in first six months as a result of strong FDD-LTE and wireline systems orders, in addition to new Smart City deployments.
Introducing LR's Women in Comms Online
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7/21/2015  |  5 comments
Join the conversation on promoting and empowering women in the communications industry on the new WiC site here on Light Reading.
DoT Pushes for Net Neutrality in India
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7/21/2015  |  1 comment
Indian authorities have tried striking a compromise between telecom and Internet players but appear to have left everyone complaining.
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus
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7/20/2015  |  1 comment
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
India's Startups: No Longer a Man's World
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7/20/2015  |  6 comments
Slowly but surely, female technology entrepreneurs are beginning to make their presence felt in the Indian startup space.
Huawei's H1 Sales Grow 30% to $28.3B
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7/20/2015  |  2 comments
When it comes to revenue growth, China's biggest equipment maker remains the envy of its Western peers.
SDN Goes Down Under With Virtutel
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7/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Network automation and customer self-service are driving the Australian network wholesaler to SDN.
Why the World Needs More Women in Tech
Women in Comms Infographics  | 
7/17/2015  |  1 comment
NextGeneration Recruitment breaks down the current global landscape for women in tech, including why "brogrammers" need to start letting more females in.
SK Telecom Joins LoRa Alliance
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Joins the LoRa Alliance to collaborate on the standardization of LPWAN and build a close partnership with global telecommunications companies for the Internet of Things.
TeliaSonera Reports H1
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Net sales increase 8.7% year-on-year to SEK53.1 billion.
Eurobites: Patent Litigants' Wings Clipped
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: outlook flat for Telekom Austria; TeliaSonera's problems in Eurasia; mobiles made in Congo.
Ericsson's Stock Rises on Q2 Margin Improvements
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7/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The Swedish vendor says restructuring remains on track but continues to depend on non-US business and favorable currency effects for sales growth.
Vocus Selects WebNMS Symphony to Orchestrate Ethernet Services on Multivendor Network
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Service provider looking to improve operational efficiency and agility of Carrier Ethernet and MPLS networks.
VMware Lands NFV Deal at Internet Initiative Japan
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
By moving to a virtualized CPE deployment model, IIJ hopes to be able to transform the economics of the company's CPE-based services.
NetScout: We Won't Be a House of Brands
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
Now that it has closed its acquisition of Danaher's communication businesses, the service assurance vendor is looking to integrate all the various technologies, not run them separately.
Metro Traffic Makes Way for 200G Transport
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
By 2017, metro traffic is expected to increase dramatically. 16QAM modulation that provides 200G over 100G lines will be a significant market presence with potential substantial adoption.
Huawei, Shanghai Disney & China Unicom Strike 4.5G Agreement
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Plan to deploy the latest 4.5G networks at the Shanghai Disney Resort and introduce new services based on 4.5G.
TDD Heads for Prime Time
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
The lesser-known 4G technology looks set to become a much bigger deal following developments at this week's Mobile World Congress Shanghai tradeshow.
SoftBank Pumps $20M Into Ad Analytics Startup
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7/16/2015  |  1 comment
Cinarra will deploy its mobile advertising and analytics platform in SoftBank's network to build better ads for its mobile customers.
NFV-Enabled Services Gaining Traction: NTT Comms
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7/15/2015  |  4 comments
Study commissioned by NTT Communications finds that enterprise customers are warming to NFV-enabled services, with the Americas leading the way in terms of adoption.
Synacor & Siemens Team Up for OTT
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Seeking to expand into the over-the-top video space, Synacor strikes deal with Siemens to offer integrated OTT solution to video service and content providers.
Accedian Builds APAC Bridgehead at SK Telecom
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2015  |  7 comments
South Korean's deployment of Accedian's performance monitoring technology as part of an integrated mobile network assurance strategy is set to further raise the vendor's profile in Asia.
SK Telecom Deploys Accedian's Monitoring Tech
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
SK Telecom is monitoring its multivendor mobile network using performance assurance tools from Accedian Networks.
Foxconn Plugs Into India's Manufacturing Dreams
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2015  |  1 comment
The world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer is reported to have big plans for India.
Yahoo Japan Deploys Transmode's Metro WDM Gear
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7/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Optical interconnection designed to handle the increased capacity between key nodes that provide connection to both Yahoo Japan's data centers and their service provider customer base.
3 Hong Kong, Huawei Show Off FDD-TDD LTE-A Network
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7/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Pair announce successful demonstration of an end-to-end FDD and TDD LTE-A commercial network in Hong Kong using carrier aggregation technology and terminals chip-powered by Qualcom.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

7|24|15   |   26:44   |   (5) comments


Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
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The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

7|20|15   |   38:51   |   (1) comment


Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

7|20|15   |   03:18   |   (0) comments


Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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