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Microsoft Does About-Face, Debuts $25 Phone
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8/11/2014  |  14 comments
Nokia's new parent is still figuring out its mobile story, as it launches a new low-end phone weeks after saying it was done with low-end phones.
Google's Game for Another Subsea Project
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8/11/2014  |  9 comments
Google gains another fiber investment as it's being counted among investors in the FASTER submarine cable project.
FASTER Subsea Partners Tap NEC for New Cable
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Six-member consortium includes China Mobile, Google, China Telecom Global, KDDI, SingTel and Global Transit.
Asian Carriers Court Takeover Bids
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8/1/2014  |  4 comments
Wholesale operators GCX and Pacnet are both being eyed up by the same Chinese-backed firm.
Videocon Deploys Brocade Ethernet Fabric
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
India's Videocon deploys Brocade's Ethernet fabric in its data centers to address explosive traffic growth.
BSNL Boasts SAP-Certified Data Centers
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
BSNL Internet Data Centers in India, built and operated by Dimension Data are now 'SAP-Certified Providers of Hosting Services.'
Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
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7/22/2014  |  16 comments
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite consecutive quarters of sales slump.
Jolla Strikes Deal With Snapdeal.com
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Finnish smartphone company partners exclusively with Snapdeal.com to enter Indian market.
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Hon Kit Lam of Tata Communications discusses the subsea cable operator's recent 400G test with Huawei.
Cyan Holdings Wins Smart Metering Deal in India
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7/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Consortium led by Larsen & Toubro selected by Tata Power Mumbai for the deployment of Cyan's CyLec Advanced Metering Infrastructure solution in India.
WhatsUp With mVoIP?
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6/24/2014  |  4 comments
Mobile operators need a strategy to deal with the demise of traditional voice and the rise of mobile voice-over-IP (mVoIP), and that includes working with the OTT players.
Global Cloud Xchange Plans New Mumbai-Singapore Link
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6/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Investment in India Cloud Xchange (ICX) cable to bridge gap and meet soaring bandwidth demands of new cloud-based applications and services.
Eurobites: Vodafone Xones Out of Silicon Valley
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6/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica closes pay-TV acquisition; Riedel hooks up to Viatel; Liquid Applications flow in Saudi.
ZTE Shows Off Its Soft Side
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6/2/2014  |  1 comment
Chinese vendor has a sizeable OSS/BSS presence and has been bolstering its software platform in an effort to attract new standalone business.
TE SubCom Upgrades SJC Cable
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5/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Upgrade to Southeast Asia-Japan Consortium Cable increases capacity of 6.5 Tbit/s on submarine link
Tata, Huawei Test 400G on Subsea Cable
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5/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Tata and Huawei conduct what is believed to be the first 400G trial on a 6,000 km subsea cable
NTT Docomo Exercises Tata Stake Sale Option
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4/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Will sell stake in Tata Teleservices when time is right.
Eurobites: Telenor Counters Heartbleed Threat
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4/11/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: O2 UK boasts of 4G uptake and network modernization; Telefónica offers concessions to seal E-Plus deal; Ericsson to continue doing business in Iran; and more.
VimpelCom Appoints New CTO
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3/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Yogesh Malik, previously at Uninor, appointed as Group CTO.
Bharti Expands i2i Submarine Cable With Ciena
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3/20/2014  |  Post a comment
i2i completes submarine network upgrade spanning from India to Singapore using Ciena's converged packet optical and network management solutions.
Could Tata Be Facebook's Next M&A Target?
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3/6/2014  |  17 comments
Following its WhatsApp acquisition, a deal for the Indian telco Tata Communications could be just crazy enough to work for the social network.
Vodafone Spends £1.9B on Spectrum in India
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2/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Vodafone India awarded spectrum licenses in 11 telecom circles in the Indian government's 900MHz and 1800MHZ spectrum auction.
Euronews: EU Wants More Say Over the Internet
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2/13/2014  |  7 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss sees M&A ahead; Vodafone's Indian row will run and run; and so will Nokia's.
Beal's New Gig: Integrating Vodafone & Tata?
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2/3/2014  |  4 comments
Matt Beal's new job description could expand greatly if Vodafone is to acquire all of Tata's telecom assets, as rumored.
Magnaquest Lands BSS Deal With Cable Operator Manthan
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1/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Manthan Broadband Services signs a 10-year BSS deal with Magnaquest.
Subsea Surge: Telstra Upgrades 3 Routes
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1/20/2014  |  2 comments
Telstra Global uses Infinera's DTN-X to upgrade three submarine cable routes, the latest move in a rising tide of subsea upgrades.
Euronews: DT, SoftBank Back in Sprint Merger Talks
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1/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobistar wants to get its hands on cable networks; Subex wins in North Africa, Middle East; Telefónica looks to cut Czech unit jobs.
Telstra Taps Infinera for Subsea Upgrades
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1/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Australian telco Telstra is working with existing vendor partner Infinera for capacity upgrades on three submarine cable links.
Tejas Boasts Packet Transport Wins in Africa, Middle East
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1/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Tejas Networks selected for packet transport by multiple operators in Middle-East and North Africa.
Ocean Networks Hits on Virgin Subsea Route
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1/16/2014  |  3 comments
Ocean Networks has named a vendor and raised some funding for its submarine cable link between Hawaii and Ecuador.
Euronews: Germany Takes Stand on Snoops
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1/8/2014  |  7 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDF goes 100G with Ciena in France; Telenor appoints new India boss; Brits fiddle in front of the box.
Euronews: KPN Takes Control of FTTH Venture
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1/3/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's regional news roundup: Mobile tower integration in Spain; M&A talk swirls around Vodafone; Vdio hits stop button; and more.
Mobile VC Funding Hits $600M in November
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12/23/2013  |  9 comments
Mobli, a Mobile photo app startup, leads the mobile funding pack in November, Rutberg & Co reveals.
Euronews: Bezeq Upgrades With AlcaLu's Vectoring Tech
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12/13/2013  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU legal bigwig slams data retention directive; Telefonica's takeover of German KPN unit to be probed; major Russian mobile merger.
Euronews: Spain's ONO Mulls IPO
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12/11/2013  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Court upholds EU decision on Microsoft/Skype deal; Vodafone tests LTE-Advanced in Madrid; Keymile buys into smart grid smarts.
China Holds Key to LTE TDD
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11/26/2013  |  5 comments
With a 4G service launch imminent in China, 2014 will be a critical year for those that have backed the TDD flavor of LTE.
Boku Acquires India's Qubecell
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11/22/2013  |  Post a comment
One carrier billing company swallows another.
Set-Top Revenues Droop in Q2
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11/4/2013  |  6 comments
Cable STB revenues particularly drop in second quarter as "post-STB" era begins in North America and Western Europe.
Leading Lights 2013 Winners Video
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10/14/2013  |  1 comment
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
Leading Lights Awards Winners Photo Call
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10/10/2013  |  2 comments
See who sported the biggest smile when this year's Leading Lights awards winners picked up their trophies at a gala dinner in New York.
Tata Comms Expands Low Latency Network
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10/9/2013  |  Post a comment
Tata Communications connects major exchanges in Asia to enable 'fastest possible' routes for financial trading.
Light Reading Announces 2013 Leading Lights Winners
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10/1/2013  |  3 comments
Find out who won in the 12 categories that comprised this year's Leading Lights awards.
Idea Cellular Upgrades Backhaul With Ceragon
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9/23/2013  |  Post a comment
Third-largest mobile operator in India deploys thousands of Ceragon links nationwide.
2013 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Innovative Enterprise Service
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9/20/2013  |  3 comments
Three very diverse services from three very different service providers represent the industry's best big-business services.
Internet.Org: Small Data Bites Into the Digital Divide?
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8/21/2013  |  11 comments
Facebook and friends focus on data efficiency as part of a bid to get 5 billion more people online at a price they can afford.


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Data Centers Drive Telcos Into the Future

8|28|14   |   2:20   |   (2) comments


Data centers are at the heart of key trends driving telecom -- network virtualization, the drive for increased agility, and the need to compete with OTT providers.
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Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN

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Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
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Huawei’s Showcase @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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SoftCOM is Huawei's framework for telecom business and network transformation. Haofei Liu, Solution Marketing Manager, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, showcases Huawei's SoftCOM architecture in this video.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of Integrated Solutions on SoftCOM & NFV Monetization

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Libin Dai, Director of Integrated Solutions, Carrier Business Group, discusses Huawei's SoftCOM and NFV monetization. Huawei believes that NFV monetization should be service-driven rather than network-driven, and that operators should have network transformation, service transformation and a compatible and collaborative ecosystem in place in order to deploy NFV.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei @ BTE 2014: Director of US NFV Lab on CloudEdge & the Future of NFV

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Sean Chen, Director of US NFV Lab at Huawei, discusses Huawei's new approach to NFV in open collaboration. Huawei believes that through Proof of Concept tests, it could help operators learn and communicate with the industry more effectively. Sean believes that successful implementation of NFV should have its values reaching to end users and discusses how Huawei's ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Highlights @ Big Telecom Event 2014

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At the Big Telecom Event in Chicago Huawei showcases its high-level strategy, the SoftCOM architecture, which helps operators reduce the cost of ownership of their network infrastructure and generate additional revenue in the ICT service environment. Huawei showcases over 30 pilot programs from across the globe, focusing on the industry-leading commercial ...
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VeEX – Live from the Show

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An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
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Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

8|19|14   |   5:19   |   (0) comments


Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

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Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
LRTV Custom TV
A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

7|28|14   |   02:54   |   (0) comments


Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
LRTV Documentaries
Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
LRTV Documentaries
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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