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Ericsson, Intel Target Telco Data Centers
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3/5/2015  |  1 comment
Partners develop data center system targeted at telcos in a bid to replace commercial off-the-shelf storage and computing platforms.
Pertino Cracks Japan Market With Softbank
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3/4/2015  |  2 comments
SoftBank Commerce & Services will serve as distribution channel for Pertino into Japanese market targeting integrators, MSPs and ISPs.
Alibaba 'Planting a Flag' in US Cloud Market
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3/4/2015  |  5 comments
Opening its first international data center in Silicon Valley as it tests the waters for US cloud services.
Alibaba Opens Silicon Valley Cloud Data Center
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Alibaba's cloud service, previously limited to China, dips its toe in international waters.
Huawei Launches Exclusive ICT Leaders Roundtable at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Partners with Heavy Reading to present new global research.
Wind River, China Mobile Team on NFV
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
The two companies are collaborating on a new NFV test lab and developing virtualized small cell gateway and cloud radio access network (C-RAN) solutions.
NTT Making Aggressive Data Center Push
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Latest deal makes Japanese telecom giant third largest data center operator in Europe and extends reach of its one-stop global ICT strategy.
NTT Buys German Data Center Firm
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
By acquiring majority share of e-shelter, Japanese telecom giant becomes third largest data center operator in EU.
Report Sees Cable Capex Heading South
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
In its latest report, Infonetics Research predicts that DOCSIS channel shipments will slip 7% in the first quarter, largely because of Comcast's pending takeover of Time Warner Cable, after a stellar 2014.
Cisco Lab Test Validates New IP World
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
The results from tests undertaken by EANTC of Cisco service provider virtualization software show that the New IP world is very much here.
Cisco Lands NFV Deals With DT, Telstra, Telecom Italia
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
All three service providers are looking to NFV to increase agility and penetrate the SMB market, Cisco says.
Facebook Faces Operator Doubts on Tie-Ups
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3/2/2015  |  2 comments
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg plays down concern that Internet.org is benefiting consumers but not operators.
Telstra & Cisco Collaborate On On-Demand Unified Services
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra will use Cisco SDN and NFV to allow the carrier to rapidly launch new services and transform customer experience.
Nokia Sees off Non-Chinese Rivals for China Telecom 4G Work
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
The Finnish vendor claims to have secured a bigger LTE FDD contract with China Telecom than any other non-Chinese player.
Cisco to Resell SpiderCloud's Small Cells
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3/2/2015  |  3 comments
In a significant coup for the specialist startup, SpiderCloud's entire small cell portfolio will be rebadged and resold by Cisco.
Surveillance Law Drives SDN Test From New Zealand – Reports
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2/27/2015  |  7 comments
The long-standing project, which includes Google among its sponsors, transferred to Australia after failing to get relief from a law requiring operators to notify the government of any network changes.
China Issues LTE FDD Licenses
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2/27/2015  |  3 comments
At last! The Chinese authorities finally lets FDD off the leash to add to the 4G action.
NTT DoCoMo Preps 225Mbit/s LTE-A
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2/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Use of carrier aggregation technology will enable DoCoMo's LTE-Advanced to achieve its ultra-high-speed downlink.
Ericsson Sues Apple for Patents Infringement
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2/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor files nine complaints against Apple, asserting 41 patents relating to various aspects of Apple's iPhones and iPads.
China, US Quarrels Could Get Ugly for Telecom
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2/26/2015  |  1 comment
Cisco, Apple, Citrix and other vendors are off the approved list for Chinese government procurement.
Avago to Acquire Emulex for $606M
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Emulex to operate as a business unit within Avago's enterprise storage segment.
PT Telekom Uses Oracle for Enhanced CEM
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Indonesia’s largest telecom operator will use Oracle’s gateway and app server to develop and deliver new mobile and cloud services more quickly.
Telstra Global Deploys Metaswitch IP Voice Gear
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2/25/2015  |  1 comment
Metaswitch upgrades Telstra Global's TDM and IP voice network.
Is DT About to Blow Our SDN Socks Off?
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2/25/2015  |  7 comments
It's Deutsche Telekom's Capital Markets day on February 26 & 27, and I'm expecting some big news around its SDN and NFV strategy.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
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2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Huawei Promises 4.5G & LTE-M in 2016
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
Ahead of MWC, vendor pitches details of next step from LTE-A, unveils its LTE-M strategy for cellular IoT, talks up new video optimization capabilities and unveils a digital-friendly BSS.
ZTE's Pre5G Offers a Path Across FDD Divide
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2/24/2015  |  Post a comment
The Chinese vendor is banking on a high-speed TDD technology for European success.
Did Arris Just Upend Cisco for Major Oz Deal?
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2/23/2015  |  2 comments
Arris is to play a critical role in expanding and upgrading HFC-based broadband services in Australia.
Telstra Names New CEO
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Andrew Penn, formerly Group CEO of AXA Asia Pacific, replaces David Thodey, who is retiring.
Arris Wins Major DOCSIS Deal at NBN Co.
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Australian government business enterprise chooses Arris to build its next-generation HFC broadband network.
Ericsson: Performance, Agility, Personalization All Matter
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The next generation of services isn't about more bandwidth alone but the ability to customize and bring things to market faster, exec tells New IP audience.
NEC Touts Unified OSS for SDN
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC says it has developed configuration software that can be applied to multiple types of networks and which supports the implementation of SDN capabilities.
Telekom Austria Completes vCPE Trial
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Telekom Austria has put a virtual CPE set-up from NEC and its software subsidiary NetCracker through its paces.
Arris Running Into Headwinds
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Big cable/telco equipment vendor ends 2014 on a high note but sees tougher times in 2015 because of telco capex cuts, media merger deals, rising US dollar and West Coast port issues.
SpiderCloud Lands 4G Small Cell Deal in Pakistan
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
SpiderCloud Wireless and Emtel Communications partner to bring scalable small cell systems to Pakistan.
Samsung Buys LoopPay to Take on Apple Pay
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2/19/2015  |  3 comments
Takeover of contactless specialist by South Korea's tech giant issues a challenge to mobile wallet rivals.
Deutsche Telekom, Colt Join Forces on Voice
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
Operators say partnership in ultra-competitive international voice market will protect margins and bring scale benefits.
Equinix Puts Infinera in Data Centers
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2/18/2015  |  1 comment
Data center and exchange operator deploys DTN-X in locations in Frankfurt, Toronto and Singapore.
Liberty Global Digs Latin Beat
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Top international MSO sees strong potential for broadband and pay-TV growth in Latin America and Caribbean as it prepares to launch tracking stock for its growing LatAm cable assets.
Clavister Wins Security Deal With APAC Telco
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Signs agreement to secure business critical infrastructure used by millions of subscribers.
Hutchison's Wind of Change
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2/18/2015  |  1 comment
Takeovers of Italy's Wind and the UK's O2 would make Hutchison a major force in European telecom.
Eurobites: Nokia Applies SDN, NFV to Mobile Transport, Core
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vivendi considers offer for Numericable stake; Huawei does in-car WiFi in Spain; Samsung and Microsoft devices under the cosh in Europe.
SeaChange Staffs Up in Asia-Pacific
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2/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Appoints market veteran Dave Ulmer as senior vice president and general manager for its Asia-Pacific operations.
Xiaomi Leads China Smartphone Market, Says IDC
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2/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Xiaomi's focus on selling low-cost phones with decent specifications helped it nab the top position in both 2014 Q4 and full-year 2014.
NFV Gets Real
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2/17/2015  |  Post a comment
If NFV is to progress, proofs of concept and trials need to come out of the lab and into live networks in 2015.
India's 3G Market Still in the Starting Blocks
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2/16/2015  |  1 comment
With a large-scale launch of 4G services expected this year, the future for India's still nascent 3G sector is questionable.
Crown Castle Weighs Sale of Australian Unit
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2/16/2015  |  1 comment
The heavily indebted infrastructure company says a sale could be in the best interests of shareholders.
China Mobile Deploys Nokia Networks 4G Small Cells
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2/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Xiamen marathon used as proving ground for Flexi Zone TD-LTE small cell offering.
StarHub Trials Huawei's LampSite Small Cells
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2/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Solution enables StarHub to combine the use of its existing frequency spectrum on both 1800 and 2600MHz bands on a single platform to achieve peak throughput rates of up to 300 Mbit/s.
Chunghwa Telecom Reports Q4, Full Year
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2/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Total revenue increased by 1.4% to NT$59.63 billion.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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