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By Robert Clark, 4/23/2014
Huawei's ambitious devices team finished 2013 on a high, boosting sales nearly 18% and bustling into third place in the global smartphone rankings. (See Asia ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/23/2014
Ericsson suffered a 9% slump in revenues during the first quarter of 2014 as major 4G network rollout projects in the US and Japan tailed off, but the vendor's ...
By Carolyn Mathas, 4/22/2014
Long gone are the (good ol'?) days when tech companies appeared to advance their product/service concept from a cocktail napkin-based business plan to Wall Street ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/22/2014
Here's a startling statistic: If all the cloud computing services in the world were an actual country, that nation would be the about the sixth-largest electric power ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/21/2014
Nokia's $7.36 billion sale of its device business to Microsoft is expected to close this week.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 4/21/2014
Japan's NTT Communications is among the first operators to test out WebRTC in the form of a chat room that uses the peer-to-peer protocol to connect anyone with an ...
By Ari Banerjee, 4/18/2014
SDN and NFV both promise hardware vendor independence, improved operational efficiency, standardized and open interfaces, and the dynamic chaining of network ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/17/2014
Heavy Reading expects that initial deployments of virtual EPC technology will start this year but is predicting that widespread deployments by the majority of mobile ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/16/2014
While 100G is quickly becoming bandwidth table stakes in the submarine cable sector, Ciena announced today that the Japan-US Cable Network consortium has completed a ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/16/2014
Current standards efforts around NFV and SDN are failing to take into account what service providers will need to manage services on an end-to-end basis, once they ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 4/14/2014
It's not just Internet infrastructure that's susceptible to Heartbleed, one of the most pervasive OpenSSL security threats in some time. Mobile apps may also be at ...
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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) has taken the lead as a vital technology enabler to deliver end-to-end orchestrated services. Accordingly, the industry has defined nine potential areas and related use cases where NFV can be applied with the greatest effect. As a result, there are now several proof-of-concept (POC) trials running in labs across the globe in operator networks.
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