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Eurobites: Telefónica Taps Juniper for Network Security
News Analysis  | 
9/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre buys more duct and fiber assets; Aussie broadband challenge to BT; Nokia's traffic-busting drones; HERE services hit the road.
Global Services: The $40B Face-Off
LRTV Interviews  | 
9/26/2016  |  Post a comment
More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
China Puts $47M More Into Centec
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9/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Centec Networks, which specializes in Ethernet switching silicon and SDN white box solutions, has closed a $47 million Series E funding round led by China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund.
Huawei Exec: SDN's Become a 'Completely Meaningless Term'
News Analysis  | 
9/23/2016  |  Post a comment
It used to mean something, and it can again, said Huawei's David Lenrow.
WiCipedia: The Women Helping Women Edition
WiCipedia  | 
9/23/2016  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Kristen Bell releases hilarious 'Pinksourcing' video; girls from Oakland to Senegal learn to code; digital tools help new moms acclimate when going back to work; and more.
Eurobites: BT Seeks Control of YouView Remote
News Analysis  | 
9/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange ventures into VR, declines 4G license offer in Egypt; German camera maker Leica pals up with Huawei; European re-launch for Note7 planned.
Ewaldsson Grows His Ericsson Empire
Shades of Ray  | 
9/20/2016  |  1 comment
Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson adds strategy to his existing responsibility for technology at the Swedish vendor, which has yet to appoint a new permanent CEO.
Peering Into the Digital Future
LRTV Interviews  | 
9/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Nick Thomas, practice leader of digital media at Ovum, talks about how digital transformation in the technology, media and telecom sectors will enable the development of a new range of applications and services for enterprises and consumers and how the upcoming Digital Futures event in London will examine the implications of the emergence of those services.
Samsung, SKT Take Step Closer to 'Real' 5G
News Analysis  | 
9/20/2016  |  5 comments
South Korean companies perform a smooth handover in the latest 5G gig, which used spectrum in the all-important 28GHz band.
Amdocs Aims to Topple Iron-Based Systems Integrators
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2016  |  1 comment
Amdocs says its systems integration partnership with AT&T is only the first big win in a strategy to supplant traditional SIs such as Cisco and Ericsson that, it feels, have been undercut by the virtualization trend.
Programmable Networks Crack the Cost Code
News Analysis  | 
9/15/2016  |  2 comments
Programmable networks cut costs but challenges remain, said panelists at NFV & Carrier SDN in Denver this week.
India's RCom, Aircel in Mobile Merger
News Analysis  | 
9/15/2016  |  Post a comment
India's fourth- and sixth-largest operators have announced a mobile merger in sign of mounting pressure.
Open Source Opens Doors for Comms Startups
News Analysis  | 
9/14/2016  |  1 comment
While open source makes innovation and startups easier, management and support are still tough nuts.
Huawei Unveils uX2 Solution for Mobile Network Management
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9/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Solution has already found success in large-scale commercial use in Thailand and through pilot stage deployment in live networks in Hong Kong, Lithuania and the UAE.
Cloud Drives Blue-Skies Thinking
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9/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Digital technologies are driving business transformation in every sector of the economy.
Chorus Tunes Up National Wholesale Gigabit Offer
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9/14/2016  |  Post a comment
New Zealand national operator Chorus is to launch a gigabit wholesale broadband service nationwide.
Resisting RJio: What's the Big Idea?
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9/14/2016  |  Post a comment
India's third-biggest mobile operator looks particularly vulnerable to the aggressive tactics of new entrant RJio.
Ericsson Targets Digital Divide With New Tools
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9/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson launches new suite of innovations that make mobile internet investments in low-ARPU (average revenue per user) markets viable
Revector CEO Highlights Telcos' 'OTT Bypass' Burden
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9/13/2016  |  Post a comment
OTT bypass is now costing network operators and telecommunications regulators millions of dollars per month.
Upskill U on Agile & DevOps
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
9/13/2016  |  1 comment
Upskill U launches a new series on implementing Agile and DevOps with expert speakers from Cisco, Tech Mahindra, Agile Alliance and more.
Vodafone Australia Buys MVNO Lebara
News Analysis  | 
9/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Australian mobile operator acquires one of its former wholesale customers.
Nokia Expands Its RNC Offering
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9/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia extends 5G-ready AirScale radio and services portfolio.
LoRa Enters SoftBank's IoT Harem
News Analysis  | 
9/12/2016  |  Post a comment
LPWA technology will be one of several IoT connectivity technologies the Japanese telco plans to support.
Eurobites: Commission Chief Sinks Spanner Into Roaming Works
News Analysis  | 
9/12/2016  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor begins selling its stake in VimpelCom; Agama joins the RDK club; smartphones in space! (well, quite high up anyway).
DASAN, Zhone Merge for Ultra-Broadband Battle
News Analysis  | 
9/12/2016  |  4 comments
South Korea's DASAN Networks and Zhone have merged in an effort to take on the gigabit broadband equipment sector's big hitters, but the new company has its work cut out.
SoftBank Builds LoRa Network for IoT Push
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9/12/2016  |  Post a comment
SoftBank to offer low-cost, low-power IoT solutions that utilize an LPWA network.
RJio Effect: All Is Not Lost for India's Incumbents
News Analysis  | 
9/12/2016  |  Post a comment
How can India's operators best answer the challenge from aggressive new entrant RJio?
DASAN Networks, Zhone Complete Merger
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9/12/2016  |  Post a comment
DASAN Networks and Zhone have merged to form a new player in the broadband equipment market, DASAN Zhone Solutions Inc.
Is NFV in the Doldrums?
Column  | 
9/12/2016  |  6 comments
NFV feels like it's going nowhere fast, suggests Napatech's Dan Joe Barry.
iPhone 7 Slogan Translates to 'Penis' in Hong Kong – Report
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9/9/2016  |  8 comments
How do you say 'facepalm' in Cantonese?
ZTE Launches STB to Support 4K, OTT
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9/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Integrates 4K Ultra HD and OTT services.
Eurobites: OTT Apps Face the Telco Treatment
News Analysis  | 
9/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and ZTE display their wares in Amsterdam; Nokia's not leaving Nigeria; CityFibre does fiber-to-the-pier.
Zenterio, Huawei Team on Multiscreen TV
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9/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Zenterio and Huawei expand their collaboration from middleware to also include an OTT multiscreen client and EPGs in STBs.
NFV Startup Tackles 'Onboarding' Challenge
News Analysis  | 
9/7/2016  |  3 comments
Former Ericsson executives have founded a startup that aims to make the 'onboarding' of virtual network functions much easier.
Eurobites: Ericsson to Babysit T-Mobile's Knippr OTT Service
News Analysis  | 
9/7/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange trials all-IP PSTN in Poland; Telecom Italia boss defends monster remuneration; Microsoft opens UK data centers.
LTE to Dominate M2M After 2012, Finds Ovum
News Wire Feed  | 
9/6/2016  |  2 comments
Ovum's latest forecasts show that cellular machine-to-machine connections will reach 733 million globally by 2021.
Huawei, ESI Sign MoU to Innovate HPC
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/6/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei and Paris-based ESI Group (ESI) will collaborate on High-Performance Computing (HPC) and cloud computing.
VimpelCom's Russian Boss Makes Beeline for Exit
News Analysis  | 
9/6/2016  |  2 comments
Slobodin may have been under immediate pressure to quit following previous allegations of corruption at VimpelCom.
Spectrum Hurdle Could Trip Europe in 5G Race
News Analysis  | 
9/6/2016  |  5 comments
Spectrum constraints might not be Europe's biggest 5G problem but they could hinder its chances of keeping up with Asia and North America.
Huawei Goes After Operator & Enterprise With Unified Controller
News Analysis  | 
9/5/2016  |  3 comments
Huawei unveils new products to help operators take advantage of on-demand opportunities.
SoftBank's Tanaka to Take ARM by Hand, Not Boss It
News Analysis  | 
9/5/2016  |  2 comments
SoftBank's Ren Tanaka will be responsible for new business development at chip designer ARM, but he will not be in charge of the company, insists the Japanese operator.
Huawei Launches Cloud Fabric 5.0 Solution
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei has launched the Cloud Fabric 5.0 Solution for cloud services, with a Huawei Fabric Insight Refined Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Solution as its core.
Huawei, ABB Sign MOU on Cooperation
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation with ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies.
Huawei Launches Industry First Full-Scenario Agile Controller 3.0
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei has launched the first full-scenario Agile Controller 3.0 (AC 3.0) in the industry, based on ONOS.
AMS-IX Chooses Huawei OSN902 100G WDM Data Center Solution
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9/2/2016  |  Post a comment
World's leading Internet Exchange selects Huawei OSN902 100G WDM data center offering for its metro area network.
RJio 4G Launch Could Make Rivals Lose Their Voice
News Analysis  | 
9/2/2016  |  Post a comment
By offering free voice and cheap data services to Indian consumers, RJio could deal a further blow to India's biggest mobile operators.
WiCipedia: Girl Bosses, Returnships & 'Women Don't Require Fixing'
WiCipedia  | 
9/2/2016  |  7 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: We learn the tech girl boss formula; returnships pave the way for women re-entering the workforce; Australian Army troops told to 'get out' if they are sexist; and more.
Huawei, Infosys Launch Financial Cloud Solution to Empower Bank 3.0
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei has announced the New Financial Cloud Solution for Mission Critical jointly developed by Huawei and Infosys Finacle.
Huawei Rotating CEO Guo Ping Hails New Era of Alliances
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei aims to support strong alliances that push the industry forward and promote ongoing social progress.
Huawei Launches Enterprise Solution Partner Program
Huawei Press Releases  | 
9/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei has officially launched its first Enterprise Solution Partner Program.
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Global Services: The $40B Face-Off

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More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
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MEC Congress: The Key Takeaways

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Three key takeaways from the Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Congress in Munich, Germany.
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Time to Shut Up About 'Dumb Pipes'

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Keeping Your Tech Career Going After 50

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How do you keep your career moving forward when you're past the half-century mark?
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Peering Into the Digital Future

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Nick Thomas, practice leader of digital media at Ovum, talks about how digital transformation in the technology, media and telecom sectors will enable the development of a new range of applications and services for enterprises and consumers and how the upcoming Digital Futures event in London will examine ...
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Napatech Tackles NFV's Major Challenge

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One of the main challenges for network operators introducing NFV is to combine performance and flexibility in a cost-effective way, but there is a solution, explains Napatech's Dan Joe Barry.
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Huawei Optical Innovation 2016

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Highlights of the 2016 Huawei Optical Innovation forum.
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Are You Ready for Huawei Connect 2016?

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Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of Huawei Connect, an integrated conference for the global ICT ecosystem taking place in Shanghai.
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CEO Chat: UXP's Gemini Waghmare

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders and UXP Systems CEO Gemini Waghmare discuss the strategic importance of digital identity for operators in the midst of transformation.
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F5 Virtual Network Function Integrations With Partner Orchestration Platform

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F5's Kishore Patnam, product manager for F5's service provider solutions, discusses why service providers are moving towards virtualization and how his clients are utilizing F5's solutions.
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CEO Chat: Intel's Alexis Black Bjorlin

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Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS

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