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Jabil Leverages Cloud to Improve Manufacturing
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6/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Manufacturing giant tapping into cloud-based analytics from Microsoft Azure to reduce failures on the assembly line.
Versa Makes Its Mark at CenturyLink
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6/28/2016  |  3 comments
Versa Networks announced it was CenturyLink's vendor of choice for the provider's new SD-WAN and SD-Security services launched last week.
OVH Puts Its Optical Faith in Cisco
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6/28/2016  |  4 comments
Major hosting company shifts from Infinera to Cisco for its optical transport platform as it expands its fiber network and data center empire.
EBS Announces Multi-Platform EPG Data Contract With ITV Choice
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6/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Will supply EPG data listings to platforms in Africa and Asia.
Arista Ready With 'Design-Arounds' Following Import Ban Recommendation
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6/23/2016  |  2 comments
Arista is ready with an alternative following a decision that its technology violates Cisco patents.
Arista Could Face US Import Ban – Reports
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6/23/2016  |  4 comments
The US International Trade Commission ruled on Thursday that Arista wrongfully used Cisco intellectual property.
Eurobites: Telefónica Ushers ZTE Into 5G Tent
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6/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia Sparkle takes AWS Direct Connect to Israel; Liberty Global creates European WiFi network; CityFibre does deal with Level 3.
Eurobites: O2 Flotation Rumors Resurface
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica throws in its 5G lot with Huawei; Norway's Broadnet upgrades with Coriant; Finland's Setera drives expansion with Mitel.
Speed Breaker Ahead for Indian Telcos
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6/22/2016  |  2 comments
India's operators are facing a slowdown in data consumption amid the rollout of 4G services and intense competition.
Arora Removes Aura From SoftBank
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6/22/2016  |  1 comment
Former Google exec being groomed as a future leader quits company after CEO Masayoshi Son says he will stay on longer than originally planned.
Operators View OPNFV as Key to NFV Success, Finds Survey
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Survey conducted by Heavy Reading finds that 93% of network operators view OPNFV as important to the success of NFV and that the majority of operators plan to leverage its output.
SoftBank Sells Supercell to Tencent for $7.3B
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6/21/2016  |  2 comments
Japanese telco looks to reduce debts through a sale of its majority stake in one of the world's biggest developers of online games.
Telia to Raise $706M From Yoigo Sale
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish operator sells off Spanish unit to focus on Nordic and Baltic regions and buys Finnish fiber operator Anvia.
Eurobites: Ericsson at Center of Corruption Probe
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6/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK broadband providers slam 'fiber taxes'; DT considers bid for web hosting firm; Liberty Global backs Remain campaign.
WiCipedia: Middle Eastern Progress & Founders Fight Exclusion
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6/17/2016  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Female founders talk diversity and pressure; Saudi Arabia and Pakistan make small progress for women; and more.
Samsung Buys Joyent in Cloud Push
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6/16/2016  |  8 comments
South Korean technology giant says acquisition will give it a platform to support the rollout of new cloud offerings.
Spectrum Issues Loom Large for Antennas
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
As network operators and vendors are preparing for 5G systems, antenna research and development (R&D) is expanding to help meet the performance requirements that will be needed in the very near future.
BCE 2016: How NIA Can Help With NFV
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6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia's Steve Vogelsang discusses the complexity of NFV and how the New IP Agency (NIA) can help hack a path through the virtualization jungle.
What Is SDNFV & Why Should You Use It?
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6/14/2016  |  2 comments
SDN and NFV are more than just networking acquaintances, believes Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Executive Director Dan Pitt.
VimpelCom Aims for BSS Overhaul by 2019
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Service provider reckons cultural transformation is the biggest challenge it faces as it works on digitalizing its business.
KT Certifies Altair-Based IoT Modules
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
TechPLEX using Altair's FourGee-1160 Category 1 (CAT-1) chipset in three IoT modules that have been certified for use on KT's nationwide network.
Eurobites: Ericsson Set to Cut up to 4,000 Jobs Soon – Report
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson tools up its 5G Garage; Nokia unveils Smart Home solution; Apple Pay for Orange Cash customers.
Nokia Lands $1.5B 'Frame' Deal With China Mobile
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6/13/2016  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor announces China Mobile as customer of its AirScale basestation technology and says the operator will make use of various other fixed and mobile products.
Nokia & China Mobile Sign €1.36B Frame Agreement
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia will aim to help mobile giant move to a flexible cloud network infrastructure.
ZTE Completes IMT-2020 5G Tests
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor completes IMT-2020 5G high-frequency communication and massive MIMO uplink tests.
BCE 2016: Reaching Out to Telecom
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, director of engineering for Facebook's network infrastructure, explains how the social media giant is reaching out to the telecom industry to help connect the world's unconnected.
VimpelCom Plans BSS Upgrade With Ericsson
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
As part of its digital transformation strategy, VimpelCom is revamping its business support system (BSS) systems in a deal with Ericsson valued at more than $1 billion.
Can US Market Barriers Come Down? Bill Owens Hopes So
Shades of Ray  | 
6/10/2016  |  7 comments
CenturyLink Chairman Bill Owens believes the communications industry needs greater collaboration and, to achieve that, the US needs to lower some barriers.
BCE 2016: Owens on Collaboration
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6/10/2016  |  1 comment
CenturyLink Chairman Bill Owens, who also sits on the board of Wipro and is executive chairman of Red Bison Advisory Group, talks at BCE 2016 about the importance of partnerships and collaboration and how the US should do more to embrace international innovation.
RJio Partially Opens 4G Network for Public
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
RJio has finally started offering a 4G service to the general Indian public.
Vodafone NZ & Sky Merge in $2.4B Deal
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Mobile operator and pay-TV company come together in a deal that should help them address the growing challenge from traditional and OTT players.
Nokia Report Examines Churn
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia's tenth Acquisition and Retention Study examines the main reasons why mobile customers select and leave operators: cost and billing, network quality, customer care and service and device portfolio.
Huawei Launches Industry’s First 10Gbit/s HFC Access Platform
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6/8/2016  |  1 comment
Platform is industry’s first large-capacity solution to support 10G DOCSIS3.1 in cable as well as 10G PON in fiber, claims vendor.
TDC Denmark Launches DOCSIS 3.1 With Huawei
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
TDC plans to complete the DOCSIS 3.1 transformation of the entire network by the end of 2017.
Midokura Announces $20M Series B Funding
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Brings the total kitty to $44 million.
Midokura Scores $20.4M Funding for Cloud Networking
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Looks to grow beyond roots, as private cloud may lack a long-term future.
TCTS CEO on the Transformation Trend
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6/7/2016  |  2 comments
Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) CEO Sandeep Bhatnagar sits down at BCE 2016 to discuss digital transformation with Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders.
Vodafone Ups IoT Stakes With 2017 Plan for NB-IoT
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
The emergence of commercial NB-IoT services in 2017 may trouble the supporters of rival LPWAN technologies.
MaxLinear Notches Deal With Selfsat
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
MxL862 Full-Spectrum Capture (FSC) digital channel stacking switch (dCSS) system-on-chip (SoC) selected for the Selfsat–H21DCSS, the industry’s first dCSS flat satellite antenna.
Telenor Launches Tonic in Bangladesh
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6/6/2016  |  Post a comment
Nordic-based operator launches digital health initiative in Bangladesh.
Lenovo Debuts Data Center Storage, Networking, Servers
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6/6/2016  |  Post a comment
The company is getting into the software-defined storage market, introducing a networking OS and allying with Juniper, and launching a line of hyperconverged appliances.
ZTE Claims NB-IoT First With China Mobile
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6/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Teaming up with China Mobile, ZTE first to accomplish the verification based on standard NB-IoT system
iPass, Tata Communications Team on WiFi Access Services
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6/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Under the terms of the partnership, Tata Communications will harness iPass's global WiFi access and related features and functions through the iPass SmartConnect Software Development Kit (SDK).
DoCoMo, Nokia Trial 8K Video Over 5G Connection
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6/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Pair claim 'world's first' wireless real-time transmission of 8K video deploying radio access technology for 5G.
US Probe Into Huawei Threatens Trade War
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6/3/2016  |  4 comments
US authorities are demanding to see information about Huawei's exports to blacklisted countries.
PCCW Media Launches OTT Service in Indonesia
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6/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Following launches in Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and Singapore, the 'freemium' video-on-demand streaming service Viu is now available in Indonesia.
BCE 2016: The New Comms World Order
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/2/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders outlines the growing importance of the communications industry's transformation to the world's broader industrial and social development.
Broadband Forum to Adopt New Operational Model
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6/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Following a 'milestone' meeting, the Broadband Forum is set to adopt new processes that reflect the impact of open source developments.
Tata Comms to Deploy IoT Network Using LoRa
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6/2/2016  |  2 comments
Indian service provider backs LoRa over rival LPWAN technologies such as Sigfox and Ingenu.
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Comcast: Prepping Next-Gen Video Services

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In this LRTV interview, Comcast's Elad Nafshi outlines where MSO stands with cloud DVR, OTT video, college and gigabit services.
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Energy 2020: Creating Unique Standards for Cable's Unique Networks

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Cable's unique network requirements require a specific set of standards for operators to increase power efficiency, according to Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee, and Ian Oliver, managing director of the Trenchant Group and a member of the ...
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Masergy: 'Now Is the Time for NFV'

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Hear Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, talk about the advantages that enterprises can leverage using Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and how Masergy takes a unique approach to solving customers' problems. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
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Masergy Leads the Charge With NFV Capabilities

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Hear Tim Naramore, CTO at Masergy, talk about how focusing on solving specific customer challenges, providing self-service automation tools and being laser focused on the customer experience has enabled Masergy to be a leader in the NFV space. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
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Private Company of the Year - Affirmed Networks

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At BCE 2016, Steve Saunders speaks to Hassan Ahmed about Affirmed's success.
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Energy 2020: Growing Services, Not Consumption

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Management of power requirements needs to be a key consideration as cable operators deploy new services, says Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee. In this video, Cooper discusses the importance of cable operators and technology partners ...
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Huawei & TDC First to Launch DOCSIS 3.1 Trial in Europe

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To meet the rising demands for high-speed broadband and to tackle fierce competition for 1.5 million household, TDC wanted to upgrade its network to use the latest technology. Using Huawei's DOCSIS 3.1 solution, TDC is now able to offer gigabit speeds to its customers.
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OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways

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MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
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Bringing Ultra Broadband to the South Pacific

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At Singapore's UBBS 2016 summit, Light Reading speaks to Lim Chee Siong, Huawei's CMO in the South Pacific Region.
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Juniper's NFV Platform

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A telco cloud is a key enabler for service providers to deliver virtualized services to their customers. Juniper has a differentiated approach with an open and comprehensive NFV platform to build the cloud of the future for multiple use cases.
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