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All the key communications industry developments taking place in the vast Asia-Pacific region.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/27/2015
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has agreed to a four-year extension of a managed services deal with Nokia Networks, with the value of the new contract thought to ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 3/25/2015
India's mega auction of spectrum has finally wrapped up, with bids reaching INR1.09 trillion ($17.5 billion) after 19 days and 115 rounds. (See India's Spectrum Sale ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 3/25/2015
Idea Cellular continues to make bold strides in India's 3G market. Earlier this week, the mobile operator launched a 3G service in Delhi over 900MHz spectrum it ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/24/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica invests in mobile OS startup; Deutsche Telekom opens 5G lab; Amazon Fire TV Sticks it to Europe.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 3/24/2015
India's base of telecom users is fast approaching the 1 billion mark. The number of customers throughout the entire country rose from 970.9 million at the end of 2014 ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/24/2015
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/23/2015
When NTT Communications wanted to extend its managed security services to its enterprise customers who were moving into the cloud, the carrier intended to make those ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/23/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zain deploys small cells; Ethiopian operator uses AlcaLu's CEM; UK telcos push for cheaper mast rental.
By Marc Cohn, Senior Director, Office of the CTO, Ciena, 3/20/2015
During the past few years, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) have emerged as the next big thing in networking. As a result, ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/20/2015
The US is lagging in a super-important telecom technology. NFV? SDN? 5G? No, no, and no.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/19/2015
Has your company had an outstanding past 12 months? Have you developed a product, service or strategy that deserves the very highest industry honor? Then you need to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/19/2015
China Mobile has reported its sharpest yearly fall in net profit this century due to spending on a high-speed 4G network and rising levels of competition in the ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/19/2015
KVH Co. Ltd. is pushing to expand its Japanese private cloud business beyond the financial sector into the general enterprise, and is using OpenStack to drive that ...
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Telefónica Puts NFV to the Test
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 3/27/2015
Global service provider Telefónica recently partnered with several vendors to put ...
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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 ...
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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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Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures.
Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
Between the CEOs
Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Converged Communications: Working Simply & Smartly

3|17|15   |   03.24   |   (0) comments


Edwin Diender, CTO of Huawei's Enterprise Switch & Communications division, outlines the four main pillars of Huawei's unified communications portfolio and explains how the addition of 4K video capabilities has helped Huawei develop a groundbreaking videoconferencing solution.
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