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Key developments in the fixed broadband networking sector, including FTTX, PON, xDSL, and the networked home.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 11/13/2014
Sony has officially beaten out Dish, Verizon and several other would-be contenders in the race to bring new over-the-top video services to market.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 11/13/2014
AT&T chief Randall Stephenson has signaled his company's distaste for President Obama's recent call for regulating the Internet by putting the brakes on a major ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 11/13/2014
Flexing its fiber muscles further in its first market, Google Fiber has started rolling out commercial telecom services for small firms in the Kansas City area.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/13/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/12/2014
Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers weighed in against a proposal to classify service providers as Title II common carriers in an effort to preserve net neutrality. ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 11/12/2014
While the City of Seattle struggles to find the right business model to get ultra-high-speed broadband for its residents, a small ISP has broadened its own efforts to ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 11/12/2014
Further blurring the lines between live TV and video-on-demand (VoD), thePlatform is introducing mpx Replay, a solution for transforming linear TV into a VoD asset ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/12/2014
Alcatel-Lucent became the latest IP platform vendor to unveil a virtual router Wednesday, tapping into the NFV zeitgeist for offering virtual alternatives to existing ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/12/2014
Nuage, the Alcatel-Lucent SDN business, plans to introduce a software-based solution designed to allow service providers to connect business customers to data centers ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/12/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica slows revenue decline; Deutsche Telekom launches investment mega-fund; ETNO plants a flag.
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The Analytics/NFV/SDN Connection
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/13/2014
Making the connection between data analytics, NFV and SDN.
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Verizon's IoT Security Reality Check
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/12/2014
Verizon looks ahead at the coming year and provides insight into its IoT ...
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Colt-KVH: A Hook-Up Bound to Happen
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/12/2014
But what took them so long?
Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/12/2014
In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and ...
Eurobites: Ericsson Plans $1.2B in Cuts
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/13/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky ...
Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/12/2014
In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility ...
Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/27/2014
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets ...
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Imagine Communications Acquires Kudelski Unit
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Sandvine Bags Another Virtual Series Customer
Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Major Chinese Operators Choose Alcatel IP Router
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Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
Leading Lights Awards 2014: The Winners
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Find out who won in the 16 categories that comprised this year's Leading Lights ...
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2014
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Five new faces have been inducted into the Light Reading Hall of Fame -- find out ...
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NFV's promises of automation and virtualization are intriguing, but what really excites service providers is the massive amount of money they could save.
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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The Power of Next-Gen Unified Communications

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How Huawei's unified communications and videoconferencing platforms are saving time and money and improving customer experience for users in Italy.
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Phone Review: Moto Z2 Play

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Light Reading Mobile Editor Dan Jones reviews the Moto Z2 Play, which he calls 'a nice modern Android phone with good battery life and one of the nicest cameras' he's seen. The Moto Z2 Play is a Gigabit LTE-ready phone, but we were not able to test speeds that fast in the US.
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Three Gets Smart(y), BT Invokes Twitter – The Recap

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From Telecoms.com, a recap of the week's telecoms talking points. It's been a week of gimmicks as Three tests out a pay-as-you-go sub-brand called Smarty; Comcast
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VMWare VP Brings Women Up With Her

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It's an art and a science to make mentorship, inclusive leadership, diversity and promotion of high-potential women work, says Honore' LaBourdette, vice president of Global Market Development at VMWare.
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5G Spectrum Wars – The Recap

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Service provider 3 has filed a lawsuit against Ofcom over 5G spectrum auction in the UK.
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Say What? Facebook Unleashes AI Anarchy – The Recap

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A recap of the week's talking points on Light Reading's sister site, telecoms.com. Facebook AI programmers had a bit of a brain-fade as they allowed one of its AI applications to invent its ...
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Fujitsu's Women Band Together to Help Girls Do STEM

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Supporting women both inside and outside of Fujitsu is a top priority of the telecom vendor. Yanbing Li, Fujitsu Network Communication's director of System Software Development & Delivery, shares why it's important, but why there's still a long road ahead.
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If You're Not First, You're Last – The Recap

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In case you missed it, Amazon's 1% stock increase helped Jeff Bezos dethrone Bill Gates as the richest man in the world. Also, Taiwanese electronics manufacturer
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AT&T's Tech President Preps Workforce for the Future

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AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

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Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Gigabit LTE With Snapdragon 835

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At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Implementing Machine Intelligence With Guavus

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Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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