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Nokia Unveils Combined Nokia/AlcaLu Management Team
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10/7/2015  |  Post a comment
The acquisition isn't yet closed but the Finnish giant has laid out its planned leadership team for the combined Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent.
The View From Huawei HQ
Shades of Ray  | 
10/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading recently published an exclusive interview with Huawei's deputy chairman Eric Xu in English – now that interview is available in Chinese too.
Indian 4G Hots Up With RCom-RJio Deal
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10/5/2015  |  Post a comment
A tie-up between RCom and RJio could have major repercussions for India's telecom market.
For Sale: Telenor's $2.4B Stake in VimpelCom
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10/5/2015  |  3 comments
Nordic operator follows TeliaSonera in deciding to end its involvement in various eastern European and central Asian markets.
Good News for NFV Interoperability
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9/29/2015  |  6 comments
The comms industry is rallying to the cause of open, independent interoperability testing.
India's Uninor Adopts Telenor Branding
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9/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Telenor's Indian subsidiary has taken its parent company's branding and is examining ways of expanding its presence in the country's mobile market.
Facebook Targets India's Hinterland
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9/25/2015  |  13 comments
The social networking giant is looking to become a connectivity player.
Sterlite to Buy Elitecore for $27.2M
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9/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Indian optical fiber maker Sterlite is acquiring OSS, BSS and policy control software specialist Elitecore, also based in India, for 1,800 million rupees (US$27.2 million).
Telecom Players Drive 'Make in India'
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9/22/2015  |  Post a comment
India's telecom manufacturing sector is currently witnessing an improvement in its fortunes.
LTE: Q2 2015 Americas
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9/22/2015  |  1 comment
4G Americas and Ovum break down where the Americas stand in relation to the rest of the world when it comes to LTE coverage.
Spectrum Trading a Boon for Indian Telcos
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9/18/2015  |  1 comment
A new move by India's government allowing operators to trade their spectrum licenses will be welcomed by the industry.
CEO Chat With Eric Xu, Huawei
Between the CEOs  | 
9/16/2015  |  5 comments
In a rare and exclusive interview, Eric Xu, Deputy Chairman and Rotating CEO of Huawei Technologies, talked to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about convergence, virtualization, industry politics, doing business in the US and economic success.
CommScope Adds Small Cells to DAS With Airvana Buy
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9/8/2015  |  11 comments
Acquisition will bring together Airvana small cells with CommScope DAS, creating a company that covers all the connectivity bases indoors.
India's Operators Hike Data Tariffs
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9/7/2015  |  1 comment
India's biggest players have raised prices for their postpaid data plans just months after making a similar move in the prepaid segment.
Banking: Next Frontier for Indian Telcos
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9/4/2015  |  2 comments
India's mobile operators are expanding into the banking business as they look to reduce churn and offset the decline in traditional areas.
Indian Telcos Warm to IoT
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9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Thanks to government support and operator investments, India could emerge as a hotbed of IoT innovation.
Airtel Gets 4G Ammunition With Augere Acquisition
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8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator is fortifying its 4G position through takeover activity.
Uninor Must Adapt to Survive
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telenor's Indian subsidiary risks being left behind as Indian consumers gravitate towards higher-speed data services.
India's Dropped Calls Fiasco
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
An increasing number of dropped calls is aggravating relations between Indian authorities and the country's mobile operators.
Malaysia's Axiata Boosted by Overseas Business
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8/20/2015  |  1 comment
Operator reports increase in profits thanks to gains in Sri Lanka, Cambodia and India while claiming to have seen improvements in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Reliance JioCom in the Making?
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  1 comment
The ties between RJio and RCom appear to be getting stronger all the time.
Spectrum Sharing: Mixed Bag for Indian Telcos
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8/18/2015  |  1 comment
Indian authorities have finally announced rules for the sharing of spectrum, but operators will be disappointed by some of the new guidelines.
Elitecore Plans to Woo Mobile Advertisers
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The billing and revenue management specialist is looking to help India's operators make money from WiFi.
Airtel, RJio Add Impetus to India's 4G Market
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8/13/2015  |  2 comments
Bharti Airtel's 4G services launch and the impending entry by Reliance Jio has accelerated the LTE plans of other operators.
Uninor Upgrades Its RAN With Huawei
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8/12/2015  |  1 comment
Uninor partners with Huawei for network modernization.
Alepo Intros Managed Services & Support Center
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8/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Alepo launches new Global Technical Assistance Center as well as a managed services portfolio.
Amdocs Reports Fiscal Q3 Revenues of $908M
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7/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Amdocs reports record quarterly revenue of $908 million and closes Comverse acquisition for $273 million in cash.
Because They're Worth It?
Prime Reading  | 
7/29/2015  |  10 comments
The chief executive of Sprint received more in total compensation last year than any other operator in Light Reading's study, with Telefónica's Cesar Alierta the highest earner in Europe.
Ericsson's Tech for Good Could Be US-Bound
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7/29/2015  |  1 comment
The vendor's program to connect schools is bringing broadband to 22 countries, and the woman in charge says it could make its way to the US next.
RJio to Launch Its Own 4G Devices Brand
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7/27/2015  |  9 comments
India's 4G upstart has unveiled plans to develop its own devices and become a major retailer of other companies' products.
Can RJio Challenge India's Big 3?
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7/24/2015  |  5 comments
The new entrant has been making lots of noise about its forthcoming 4G launch, but how do its assets match up to those of its key rivals?
BT Split Could Spur Vodafone to Invest in Fiber – Colao
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vodafone boss takes aim at BT's plans as mobile operator's share price rises on service revenue improvements.
RJio Prepares for Take-Off
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7/22/2015  |  1 comment
Plotting its launch of 4G services in December, RJio is busy adding new technology capabilities to its résumé.
Telenor Earnings Boosted by Myanmar
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
A turnaround in India and the launch of a new business in Myanmar have helped Telenor to compensate for the loss of wholesale business in Norway.
Introducing LR's Women in Comms Online
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/21/2015  |  5 comments
Join the conversation on promoting and empowering women in the communications industry on the new WiC site here on Light Reading.
DoT Pushes for Net Neutrality in India
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7/21/2015  |  1 comment
Indian authorities have tried striking a compromise between telecom and Internet players but appear to have left everyone complaining.
Light Reading Presents: Women in Comms
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
7/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Thank you for joining us as we launch Light Reading's online presence for its Women in Comms initiative to promote and empower women in the communications industry.
India's Startups: No Longer a Man's World
News Analysis  | 
7/20/2015  |  6 comments
Slowly but surely, female technology entrepreneurs are beginning to make their presence felt in the Indian startup space.
Why the World Needs More Women in Tech
Women in Comms Infographics  | 
7/17/2015  |  1 comment
NextGeneration Recruitment breaks down the current global landscape for women in tech, including why "brogrammers" need to start letting more females in.
NFV-Enabled Services Gaining Traction: NTT Comms
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7/15/2015  |  4 comments
Study commissioned by NTT Communications finds that enterprise customers are warming to NFV-enabled services, with the Americas leading the way in terms of adoption.
Synacor & Siemens Team Up for OTT
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Seeking to expand into the over-the-top video space, Synacor strikes deal with Siemens to offer integrated OTT solution to video service and content providers.
Foxconn Plugs Into India's Manufacturing Dreams
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7/14/2015  |  1 comment
The world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer is reported to have big plans for India.
BSNL Looks to WiFi for Revival
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7/13/2015  |  1 comment
India's state-backed mobile operator is hoping WiFi technology will help it to overcome cellular-related difficulties.
HKNet Earns CE 2.0 Certification
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7/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Hong Kong carrier gets Carrier Ethernet 2.0 stamp for its SecureNet Ethernet services with help from Cyan and the vendor's Z-Series platform.
GCI: Measuring Growth Factors in the Digital Economy
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7/10/2015  |  8 comments
The Global Connectivity Index (GCI), which ranks countries based on a wide range of financial and technology criteria, has identified a strong link between high GCI scores and GDP per capita.
Orange Business Services Expands Into India
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7/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Partnership with Tata will increase the Orange footprint tenfold to cover over 120 cities in the country.
India's Operators Plan 3G Push
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7/6/2015  |  5 comments
In a bid to retain customers, incumbents are expanding their 3G networks before RJio launches 4G services in December.
Eurobites: Orange Cleared of 'State Aid' Charge
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7/3/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bharti Airtel sells towers in Africa; EE hit by ₤1 million Ofcom fine; France and China get it on.
India Takes Digital Leap
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7/1/2015  |  1 comment
India's government launches an ambitious Digital India initiative aimed at digitally empowering Indian citizens.
Pay-TV STB Revenues Plunge
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
IHS reports that global shipments of pay-TV set-tops generated lower revenues last year for the first time in a dozen years despite a slight rise in unit volume.
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Top Tips for FTTH Operators

10|8|15   |   02:26   |   (0) comments

At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
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M-net Calls for FTTx Unity

10|8|15   |   03:45   |   (0) comments

At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
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The Business Case Challenge for NFV

10|7|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, as service providers are finding flexible, programmable CPE solves a lot of logistics problems and reduces their cost. But even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge, says CTO Tim Naramore.
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JT Offers Some Gigabit Lessons

10|7|15   |   4:08   |   (1) comment

Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
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AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source

10|6|15   |   06:27   |   (0) comments

AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
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Network Security in a Gigabit World

10|6|15   |   05:52   |   (0) comments

Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
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Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity

10|5|15   |   07:30   |   (0) comments

Francisco-Javier Ramon Salguero, head of Telefónica's NFV initiative, admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, it is possible to create a services-driven network architecture. He explains how Telefónica's current trials and initiatives are aimed at doing that, and what his company and other carriers need to ...
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Gigabit Europe Takeaways

10|5|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
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Intel Urges Women to Take Advantage of Their Seat at the Table

10|5|15   |   4:27   |   (1) comment

Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
LRTV Interviews
BT Updates on Plans

10|2|15   |   03:16   |   (2) comments

Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
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Sonus Shakes Up SD-WAN

10|2|15   |   7:22   |   (0) comments

Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approve to SD-WAN.
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CityFibre's Gigabit Vision

10|1|15   |   03:18   |   (1) comment

Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
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