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Idea, Airtel, Vodafone Splash Out on Indian Airwaves
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3/27/2015  |  Post a comment
India's three biggest mobile operators spent heavily to renew licenses and amass 3G spectrum.
Nokia to Manage Vodafone's Australian Networks from India
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3/27/2015  |  3 comments
Finnish equipment supplier will look after the Australian mobile operator's networks through a deal valued at $200 million.
Vodafone India Spends $4.1B on Spectrum
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3/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Vodafone India has acquired spectrum in 12 telecom circles in the March 2015 spectrum auction for a total cost of INR 258.1 billion (Ł2.78 billion).
India's Mega Spectrum Sale Garners $17.5B
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3/25/2015  |  1 comment
The world's biggest-ever sale of spectrum raises $17.5B for India's government.
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
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3/25/2015  |  1 comment
India's third-largest operator is slowly and steadily closing the gap with its bigger rivals.
Astro Picks Thomson Video Networks Video Processing Solutions
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3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Southeast Asia's largest pay-TV operator opts for Thomson video processing knowhow.
Cohere Technologies Raises $35M
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3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Cohere Technologies, which specializes in modulation techniques that unlock wireless network capacity, has raised $35 million in a C round of funding from investors including Australian operator Telstra.
Eurobites: Hutchison's O2 Deal Poised for Take-Off
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3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica invests in mobile OS startup; Deutsche Telekom opens 5G lab; Amazon Fire TV Sticks it to Europe.
India's Big Four Drive Market Growth
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3/24/2015  |  1 comment
India's telecom market is on the cusp of including 1 billion customers thanks to gains by the country's biggest mobile operators.
Get Your Kicks at BTE: Enter Our 5-a-Side Soccer Tournament
Shades of Ray  | 
3/24/2015  |  3 comments
If you think you can show us some silky soccer skills this June, sign up for the Light Reading five-a-side soccer tournament that's taking place in the middle of the Big Telecom Event show floor in Chicago.
StarTimes Deploys Conax-Certified STB Chipset From ALi
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
StarTimes deployed Conax-certified STB chipset solution from ALi Corporation, driving DTV Expansion in Africa.
Ooredoo Strikes International Connectivity Deals
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Ooredoo’s wholesale arm takes part in global undersea cable consortium, signs new agreement with PCCW Global for IPX services and offers 4G LTE roaming services with BICS.
Chuan Wei Deploys AlcaLu's 100G System in Cambodia
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Chuan Wei boost connectivity with Cambodia’s first ultra-broadband 100G fiber-optic data network.
Bharti Airtel Offers AWS Direct Connect in India
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel to offer private network solutions for global enterprise customers on Amazon Web Services.
NTT, UBIqube Team on Managed Security DevOps
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Network operator, software vendor team up to allow NTT to deliver managed security services on-demand alongside its cloud services.
Eurobites: BT Jumps Into Mobile With MVNO
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zain deploys small cells; Ethiopian operator uses AlcaLu's CEM; UK telcos push for cheaper mast rental.
Telstra Invests in Video Analytics Specialist
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3/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Telstra invests in a leading video data and analytics company -- Gorilla Technology Group.
Santec Unveils Tunable Laser, Optical Test System
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3/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Meet the Full-Band TSL and the Swept Laser-based high-speed WDL and PDL test system.
Open Networking Acronym Soup
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3/20/2015  |  5 comments
Bamboozled by the flood of abbreviations and acronyms that SDN and NFV have inspired? Here's a guide to some of the key standards bodies whose initials you will need to know.
America Faces Critical Emoji Gap
Wagner’s Ring  | 
3/20/2015  |  4 comments
Emoji reflect the culture of Japan, leaving Americans wanting to talk about burritos with nothing to say.
Leading Lights Awards: Only Days Left to Enter!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/19/2015  |  1 comment
The deadline for the 2015 Leading Lights awards is March 27, so get your skates on if you think you could be a winner!
Fujitsu Intros 100G/200G Integrated Coherent Receiver, CFP2 ACO Transceiver
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3/19/2015  |  Post a comment
First product out in April, second in the fall.
Fujitsu to Demo 100GE CFP4 ER4 Transceiver at OFC 2015
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3/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Transceiver is designed to comply with the 100GigE ER4 (40km transmission) and next-generation CFP4 MSA specifications.
China Mobile Profits Fall on 4G Spending
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3/19/2015  |  2 comments
China's biggest mobile operator has warned investors that competition in the 4G market will intensify in the months ahead.
KVH Looks to OpenStack for Private Cloud
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3/19/2015  |  Post a comment
The service provider wants to move beyond its current financial-sector customer base and into the general enterprise.
GSMA Opens a Mobile Marketplace
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3/18/2015  |  9 comments
Industry association has 1,300 companies signed up at launch.
Verizon Expands Cloud Service in APAC
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Verizon Enterprise is expanding access to its cloud services in Melbourne, Hong Kong and Singapore with greater storage, memory and network capacity.
Radisys to Power China Mobile's LTE-TDD Small Cells
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Nanjing Panda Electronics Co will use the vendor's TOTALeNodeB small cell software to power China Mobile's LTE network rollout.
LG U+ Deploys NFV With Affirmed Networks
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3/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Korea's LG U+ is working with Affirmed Networks to deploy new networks and services on NFV to cope with video, IoT and 5G demands.
SoftBank Takes JDSU Downtown to Improve Its Network
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3/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Japanese operator will use JDSU's ariesoGEO platform to improve its 3G and 4G LTE networks in downtown Tokyo.
Ericsson Buys Telecom Biz of Chinese IT Firm
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3/16/2015  |  5 comments
Vendor will take on 1,000 of Sunrise's IT employees to strengthen its OSS/BSS play in China.
Optowiz Ups CWDM Capacity, Targets North America
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3/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Korean company begins North American marketing campaign for its SFP transceivers that use divided uplink and downlink wavelengths on single mode fiber to double CWDM channel capacity.
LTE Reaches Half a Billion Users Worldwide
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3/13/2015  |  1 comment
Asia is now the global leader in LTE connections, but North America still wins on penetration, and its speeds are increasing too, according to several reports out this week.
NBN Takes DOCSIS 3.1 Down Under
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3/13/2015  |  Post a comment
NBN Co., Australia's government-backed broadband operator, plans to join Comcast, Liberty Global and Cox in rolling out DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC lines, starting early next year.
Ooredoo Profits Tumble Despite Sub Growth
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
The Qatari incumbent's earnings have been hit by various setbacks across its emerging-market operations.
Broadcom Chips In on 4K Android Box
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Broadcom's silicon is powering the first Ultra HD Android set-top box offered by French service provider Free.
Key SDN, Metro Steps for Infinera
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3/10/2015  |  1 comment
Transport vendor has evolved its SDN 'middleware' and is believed to be on course to unveil its next metro 100G product in the second half of the year.
Pacnet Taps Infinera for Virtualized Optical Layer
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3/10/2015  |  Post a comment
The Asia-Pacific network provider deployed the Infinera Open Transport Switch SDN platform.
Pacnet Offers Transport SDN Services
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3/10/2015  |  4 comments
Self-service Pacnet Enabled Network (PEN) now goes to 100 Gbit/s.
Apple Watch to Hit Shops on April 24
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3/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Apple Watch available in nine countries on April 24.
China Mobile Warms to FDD LTE
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3/10/2015  |  1 comment
The international cheerleader for TDD LTE has reportedly applied for a license to operate FDD LTE technology.
In the Lab: Cisco Service Provider SDN Test
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
The story behind Light Reading and EANTC's validation of Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solution.
ZTE Launches uSmartDC
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Management platform can prevent the isolation of service processes, says vendor.
Ruckus CEO Talks Voice-Over-WiFi
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2015, Selina Lo, CEO of carrier WiFi systems specialist Ruckus Wireless, talks about voice-over-WiFi and the growing use of WiFi by cable operators.
WATCH: Taiwanese Animators Skewer Net Neutrality
Wagner’s Ring  | 
3/6/2015  |  5 comments
Political satire Chinese-style.
Opera Sees Toll-Free Data Catching On
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3/6/2015  |  4 comments
The software player's experiences suggest operators in emerging markets are warming to the 'freemium' Internet model.
Growth of the 5G Ecosystem
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/6/2015  |  3 comments
Use cases and industry collaborations dominated 5G discussions during Mobile World Congress 2015. For what the road to 5G means for operators and their partners, head to the Building America's 5G Ecosystem event in New York on April 14.
Ericsson, Intel Target Telco Data Centers
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3/5/2015  |  4 comments
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  |  3 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  |  9 comments
Opening its first international data center in Silicon Valley as it tests the waters for US cloud services.
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
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Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
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