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All the key communications industry developments taking place in the vast Asia-Pacific region.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/22/2015
The Huawei juggernaut is showing no signs of slowing down. Having recently announced that it's on course to announce a near 20% year-on-year increase in revenues for ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 1/21/2015
If you're reading this story, it means I may still be alive. On the fourth of January, I embarked from Chicago via ice bridge across Lake Michigan, taking a ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/21/2015
Confidence in security processes and practices is riding high among telecom industry executives, judging by the latest annual security report from Internet equipment ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/21/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: probe into Orange/Jazztel deal resumes; LTE-Advanced in Kenya; more O2 sale rumors.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/19/2015
ZTE is used to playing second fiddle to Huawei, the much bigger of China's two telecoms equipment makers, and its latest results show the revenue gap between the two ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/19/2015
Chinese BSS vendor AsiaInfo has expanded its relationship with Telenor by landing a back office transformation deal with the operator's Hungarian operation.
By Robert Clark, 1/19/2015
An inquiry is underway at Alcatel-Lucent's China joint venture into corruption allegations made by a senior manager who has since gone missing.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/16/2015
China Telecom has selected five vendors -- Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei and ZTE -- to provide LTE FDD equipment during phase two of its ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2015
Is BlackBerry set to become a small part of Samsung's sprawling consumer electronics empire? The two companies have flatly denied reports they are talking to each ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/14/2015
Bhaskar Gorti, Alcatel-Lucent's incoming president of IP Platforms, will have a general responsibility for his new employer's NFV strategy, including control of the ...
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Kevin Shatzkamer , CTO, Mobile Networking, Brocade , 1/22/2015
MNOs have long relied on services in the mobile SGi-LAN to optimize network ...
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Huawei Expects 2015 Revenues of $56B
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/22/2015
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says ...
Telecom Tops Other Sectors in Cisco Security Study
Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/21/2015
The telecom sector leads other industries when it comes to the sophistication of ...
Infinera Strategy Pays Off, Stock Soars
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/23/2015
Optical vendor is adding sales, improving margins and growing a diversified ...
Eurobites: Portugal Telecom Shareholders Approve Oi Deal
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/23/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange nurtures startups; Austrian ...
Telecom Tops Other Sectors in Cisco Security Study
Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/21/2015
The telecom sector leads other industries when it comes to the sophistication of ...
India Targets $10.3B From Spectrum Auctions
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/7/2015
The Indian government expects to raise at least $10.3 billion from the sale of ...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Cisco Unveils Global Security Report
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Telstra Uses Matrixx to Deal With Bill Shock
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Telstra Launches Global Media Switch Service
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Huawei Marine Boasts Successful Subsea Tests
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
NTT Communications to Expand Operations in India
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
ZTE Boasts Router Wins at China Telecom
Monday, January 19, 2015
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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10 SPIT Vendors to Watch in 2015
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 12/29/2014
Virtualization has sparked renewed interest in the OSS and BSS sectors -- here ...
Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
Joanne Taaffe , 11/24/2014
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach ...
Telco Data Centers: 7 Reasons Carriers Should Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/2/2014
For telecom operators, hosting their own data centers can be key to fending off ...
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Graham Finnie from Heavy Reading about some of the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control.
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview

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Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
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What MEF Third Network Initiative Means for SDN & NFV

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss discusses the importance of the MEF Third Network initiative and why it's good news for SDN/NFV industry initiatives.
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Frank Miller: Distributed Solutions are the Best Build for the Future - Part II

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At SCTE, Frank Miller, Global CTO of MSO at Huawei, speaks about Cable 2.0 and its innovative future.
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