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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of business support systems such as billing platforms.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/27/2015
Ericsson's global scale helped it cushion the blow of an ongoing capex squeeze in North America, its largest geographic market by sales, in the fourth quarter and ...
By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 1/26/2015
TM Forum is changing up its leadership again by appointing long-time board member Peter Sany as president and CEO starting March 1. Sany, the Forum's fourth CEO in ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/22/2015
Verizon's CFO appears to have confirmed reports that Google will become a wireless competitor by offering its own commercial mobile services, using Sprint and ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/21/2015
Elephant Talk has some earned some early validation for SDN and NFV and its own virtualized platform, as it announces Wednesday that it is fully managing Vodafone ...
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 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 ...
By Ari Banerjee, Principal Analyst, Service Provider IT, Heavy Reading, 1/14/2015
As communications service providers continue to seek alternative revenue streams, one customer segment they are trying to better serve is the business segment -- that ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/13/2015
Alcatel-Lucent announced a significant appointment late Monday, announcing that longtime Oracle Communications executive Bhaskar Gorti is its new President of IP ...
By Sarah Wallace, Analyst, Heavy Reading, 1/13/2015
Service providers realize they need to separate themselves from the pack by offering a superior customer experience. In the age of social media, customer interactions ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/7/2015
Consolidation in the US competitive carrier space is so common, it sometimes escapes notice when a merger is about more than just the consolidation of two businesses.
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SDN & NFV in Mobile Networks: MVNOs
Kevin Shatzkamer , CTO, Mobile Networking, Brocade , 1/27/2015
According to Maravedis Research, the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) ...
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Distributed NFV: The Debate Still Rages
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 1/27/2015
Virtualizing CPE seems like the ultimate no-brainer, but there are still many ...
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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 ...
Inside CenturyLink's NFV/SDN Strategy
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 4/22/2014
The third-largest US telecom operator is taking an aggressive yet practical ...
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C Spire's Percs reward program was a homegrown SPIT initiative, but the regional ...
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The Rise of Virtual CPE

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As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
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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 Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about 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 – and sign up for
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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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