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Speed Breaker Ahead for Indian Telcos
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6/22/2016  |  1 comment
India's operators are facing a slowdown in data consumption amid the rollout of 4G services and intense competition.
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.
BCE 2016: Owens on Collaboration
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6/10/2016  |  Post a 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.
BCE 2016: A Sea Change at Vodafone
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's group head of network virtualization, David Amzallag, takes a deep dive into Vodafone Ocean, the operator's transformation strategy.
TCTS CEO on the Transformation Trend
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) CEO Sandeep Bhatnagar sits down at BCE 2016 to discuss digital transformation with Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders.
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).
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
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6/2/2016  |  Post a 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.
Tata Comms to Deploy IoT Network Using LoRa
News Analysis  | 
6/2/2016  |  2 comments
Indian service provider backs LoRa over rival LPWAN technologies such as Sigfox and Ingenu.
HFCL, Ciena to Build Indian Defense Network
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Two equipment makers secure deal to build the world's largest purpose-built defense network.
Leading Lights 2016: The Winners
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out which companies landed this year's Leading Lights awards.
From Teddy Bear-Shaped Homes to Cloud RAN
Mentor Monday  | 
5/23/2016  |  2 comments
Parallel Wireless Co-Founder Kaitki Agarwal tells how she made it from humble beginnings in Northern India to co-founding a successful wireless startup.
ST Telemedia Takes Control of Tata Comms Data Center Units in India, Singapore
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
ST Telemedia has acquired a 74% stake in Tata Communications' data centre business in India and Singapore.
RJio Bulks Up on Fiber to Aid 4G
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
RJio hopes to turn a fiber lead over its rivals into a 4G advantage.
9 Global Telcos Back Open APIs Scheme
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5/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Nine of the world's biggest service providers hope to realize major business benefits from the use of Open APIs.
Wireless Weakness Dents Nokia Sales, Outlook
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5/10/2016  |  2 comments
Finnish vendor reports sales setbacks in its first full quarter since the takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.
Small Cell Forum Sets Out 5G Stall
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5/10/2016  |  11 comments
The Small Cells Forum unveils a new Release 7 addressing requirements such as 5G technology and publishes new research highlighting growth in the small cells market.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
RJio's 4G Hold-Ups May Benefit Incumbents
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  1 comment
India's existing players may be growing in strength while RJio dallies over the launch of 4G services.
Ericsson CEO Seeks New Growth Formula
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2016  |  5 comments
As the Swedish vendor runs hard to stand still, CEO Hans Vestberg discusses the new restructuring process, Ericsson's growth targets, job cuts, Huawei rivalry and the Cisco partnership.
Ericsson Restructures as Sales, Gross Margins Falter in Q1
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4/21/2016  |  1 comment
Swedish equipment vendor announces dramatic plans to sharpen focus on cloud and IT after reporting a disappointing set of quarterly results.
Ericsson Announces New Top Team
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has revamped its Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and appointed regional heads, effective July 1, 2016, to tie in with its new organizational structure.
Ericsson Unveils New Corporate Structure
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson says its new structure will accelerate its strategy execution and improve performance.
Ericsson Reports Q1 2016
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson reported a 2% year-on-year dip in revenues to SEK 52.2 billion (US$6.43 billion) for the first quarter of 2016.
The Key Steps to NFV Success
Shades of Ray  | 
4/20/2016  |  Post a comment
A new report outlines the state of play in the network functions virtualization (NFV) world and provides an eight-step strategy for network operators based on the experiences of the early adopters.
RCom Kicks Off 4G Migration
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2016  |  2 comments
India's fourth-biggest service provider is entering the 4G market through a deal with RJio.
Zuckerberg: Facebook Must Stop Nations 'Building Walls'
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4/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Zuck takes a swipe at Trump.
Huawei: New King of the CSP Market
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4/7/2016  |  9 comments
China's biggest equipment vendor has built up a huge lead over its Western rivals in the global communications service provider (CSP) network technology market.
Dell Ranks Top 50 Tech-Savvy Global Cities
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4/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Dell names the cities that are embracing technology and empowering entrepreneurs, creating a foundation for future economic prosperity and growth
NFV Gathering Pace in India – Brocade
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4/1/2016  |  1 comment
Brocade reckons interest in NFV is growing in the Indian market as operators look to differentiate themselves from rivals.
RJio Ties Up Loose Ends Before 4G Launch
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3/30/2016  |  Post a comment
India's RJio is poised to launch a 4G service covering 70% of the country's population.
Vodafone India to Buy YOU Broadband for $60M – Report
News Analysis  | 
3/30/2016  |  1 comment
A takeover of YOU Broadband would bolster Vodafone's fixed-line capabilities and could help to support its introduction of 4G services.
Lyf's Fate Depends on RJio's Launch
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2016  |  1 comment
RJio may need to get moving on 4G if the Lyf brand is to survive.
GoDaddy Looks to Cloud to Shake Sleazy Image
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3/21/2016  |  7 comments
GoDaddy hopes its new cloud service will woo 30 million small developers. But first it's got a bad reputation to shake off.
Airtel Acquires Videocon's 1800MHz Spectrum
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3/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel is still amassing 1800MHz spectrum as it looks to expand its 4G network.
RCom May Soon Join 4G Race in India
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3/14/2016  |  Post a comment
RCom is preparing to enter India's fast-developing 4G market.
Project Loon Reaches India
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3/9/2016  |  1 comment
Google's balloon-based Internet connectivity project hovers over India, a country of 1.25 billion people that lacks widespread broadband.
Is India's 4G Firebrand About to Target Cable?
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3/8/2016  |  1 comment
With his 4G operation up and running, India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has turned his attention to India's cable TV sector, according to media reports.
Indian Telcos Start Exploring 4G+
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3/7/2016  |  Post a comment
India's mobile operators are taking their first steps beyond 4G technology.
Telenor Joins 4G Bandwagon in India
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3/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Telenor will struggle to make its presence felt in India's fast-developing 4G market.
RCom-Aircel Fine-Tune Merger Terms
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3/1/2016  |  Post a comment
India's fourth- and fifth-biggest mobile operators are joining forces.
GSMA Makes Connected Women Commitment
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2/23/2016  |  1 comment
Operators band together to connect millions more women in low- and middle-income countries by 2020.
Vodafone CEO: Europe Needs Uniform 5G Rules
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2/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Vittorio Colao says 5G 'will not work' in Europe without action on the standardization and regulatory fronts.
Facebook TIPs Telcos Towards Open Source Networks
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2/22/2016  |  3 comments
Intel and Nokia will contribute reference designs around access, backhaul and core, and management for operators such as Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom to deploy.
DT Plots Pan-Net, 'Answers' B2B OTT Threat
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2/22/2016  |  3 comments
German incumbent takes big step forward on its rollout of a pan-European network and launches alliance to address OTT challenge in the business communications sector.
GSMA Adds Google, Operators to RCS Support Group
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2/22/2016  |  Post a comment
América Móvil, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Sprint, TeliaSonera, Telstra, TIM, Vodafone, the GSMA, Google and more launch initiative to accelerate RCS availability.
MWC's Millions: Hot-for-Profit in Barcelona
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2/18/2016  |  11 comments
The giant Mobile World Congress show is a real money-spinner for the GSMA, generating tens of millions in profits.
Ericsson Bags 4G Deal With India's Idea
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2/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor to roll out a 4G network covering 40 million customers for India's third-biggest mobile operator.
Honoring Women in Comms' Leading Lights
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/16/2016  |  1 comment
Cast your vote for the year's most inspiring woman in comms, female tech pioneer and female-led startup to watch, to be awarded at BCE's Leading Lights gala.
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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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Infinera: The Glass Ceiling's Been Broken

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Shannon Williams, an engineer by trade and now the director of sales for Infinera's major accounts, draws confidence from being a female in a male-dominated industry and hopes other women will too as industry dynamics swing in our favor.
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RAD Demonstrates SD-WAN Functionality at BCE 2016

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In conjunction with Versa Networks, RAD demos a joint solution for SD-WAN implementation. The solution uses RAD's ETX-2i, a vCPE platform integrating a powerful IP and Carrier Ethernet NID/NTU with a field-pluggable x86 NFV module that runs Versa's FlexVNF for SD-WAN functionality. The demo implements SD-WAN over a simulated service provider footprint by deploying ...
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Radware on Virtualizing Network Security

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Radware's Michael O'Malley highlights the benefits for service providers of virtualizing network security.
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Huawei 2016 UBBS World Tour: Singapore

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Highlights from Huawei's UBBS World Tour event in Singapore.
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The FlowBROKER Solution

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During a demo at the Big Communications Event 2016, Accedian director of product line solutions Greg Spear demonstrates how the FlowBROKER distributed packet capture solution (part of Accedian's SkyLIGHT platform) can be used to troubleshoot and resolve QoE issues.

FlowBROKER is the industry's first lossless remote packet capture solution, which uses ...

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BCE 2016: Dell & the New World Order

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Dell's Jim Ganthier on how the very essence of enterprise is being affected by digital disruption – and how the cloud can help companies find a path forward.
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BCE 2016: The CSP of the Future

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Traditional telecom operators have been adopting new ways of doing business from the IT sector and emulating web-scale companies in their technology adoption. Are these strategies succeeding? A panel of experts at BCE considered the evidence...
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