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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/28/2014
It's hard to imagine that anyone would ever say "OSS is sexy," but right now it's hard to identify any issue that's more critical to the future of communications ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/24/2014
With market pressures weighing on Juniper's finances, the vendor is planning to cut its workforce further to reduce its operating expenses.
By Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, 10/24/2014
Many telecom operators around the world are currently in the midst of transforming their data center environments. In response to an increasingly competitive ...
By Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/24/2014
It is no accident that the telecom industry buzz moved from cloud services delivery circa 2012 to the hype and buzz around SDN and NFV, in which we are all currently ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/24/2014
Ericsson showed how scale and geographic spread are important to its relative financial stability as it reported largely positive third-quarter financials, despite a ...
By Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/24/2014
The mobile core network is a prime target for virtualization. In a Heavy Reading operator survey completed earlier this year 29% and 23% of respondents said they ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/23/2014
SDN and NFV are going to be adopted by network operators -- that now seems like a given, though there are still many questions yet to be answered. (See Analysts Warn ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/22/2014
AMSTERDAM -- Broadband World Forum 2014 -- Europe's telcos got their final telling-off from outgoing digital headmistress Neelie Kroes today -- and boy did they get ...
By Jeff Gordon, 10/22/2014
Many industries face a point in their evolution when upgrades to critical business operations and back office systems are required; telecoms is no different. Due to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/17/2014
DÜSSELDORF -- SDN & OpenFlow World Congress -- If anyone thought there might, at some point, be a pull-back by telcos from SDN and NFV, then such thoughts would have ...
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Behind the Speed Scene
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 10/29/2014
As MSOs move to deliver increasing higher data speeds, CableLabs sheds light on ...
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What's Your IP Evolution Plan?
Gary Knee , Executive Vice President, CHR Solutions , 10/28/2014
Today’s rural networks contain a blend of legacy equipment alongside ...
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CenturyLink, Chinese Carriers Choose AlcaLu Core Routers
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
Major upgrade to CenturyLink's IP backbone will be based on the XRS 7950, which ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Improves Margins, Cuts Losses in Q3
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/30/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes 'European ...
Eurobites: Numericable Funds SFR Buy With $4.7B Rights Issue
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/29/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson teams with Tibco; Telenor numbers ...
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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CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
HP to Split Into Two Companies
Monday, October 6, 2014
Cisco Broadens UCS Blade Server Line
Thursday, September 4, 2014
SingTel Deploys NetCracker OSS
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
NBN Expands Services Deal With Ericsson
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Ericsson Reports Q2
Friday, July 18, 2014
Light Reading Announces The Big Telecom Event 2015
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Cellcom Israel Deploys Amdocs CES 9.1
Thursday, July 10, 2014
RainStor Launches Archive on Hadoop 2.0
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Telefónica Deploys Amdocs BSS in Chile, Peru
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Brocade Unveils Open Carrier Platform for SDN, NFV
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Prime Reading
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 8/7/2014
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even ...
Level 3 CTO Jack Waters: Network Integration Guru
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 8/5/2014
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's ...
Leading Lights Awards 2014: The Winners
, 6/17/2014
Find out who won in the 16 categories that comprised this year's Leading Lights ...
From The Founder
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LRTV Documentaries
The Next-Gen Network Disconnect

10|29|14   |   01:23   |   (0) comments


There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
LRTV Custom TV
Grow Your VPN Service Revenue

10|27|14   |   4:00   |   (0) comments


Watch how CSP product managers can better differentiate and maximize the value of their Internet, VPN and cloud services for business services customers, by adding premium application performance visibility to their data services.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Add SmartSense to Make Your Network Ready for 4K

10|27|14   |   3:23   |   (0) comments


To make current networks ready for the coming 4K TV challenges, Huawei SmartSense solution will conveniently add experience and operation capabilities to boost telcos' future business.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
NetMatrix: Orchestrate the SDN & NFV World

10|27|14   |   4:11   |   (0) comments


Orchestrator is important in SDN/NFV world to make Telcom network automate, open and efficient. NetMatrix, as Huawei SDN/NFV orchestrator solution, has been in deployment and is showing its' value in real scenarios.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei FusionSphere Enabling ICT Transformation

10|27|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


Jeffrey Gao, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer of Huawei West Europe Region, talks about the company's future-oriented cloud strategy. Huawei is providing full portfolio of IT architecture and building an open cloud ecosystem with innovative cloud OS FusionSphere to support customers' ICT transformation.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partner Interview: StorIT

10|27|14   |   4:20   |   (0) comments


An interview with Suren Vendantham of StorIT, a value-added distributor for Huawei in the Middle East region.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partner Interview: Optimus

10|27|14   |   3:14   |   (0) comments


An interview with Nehul Goradia of Optimus, a value-added distributor for Huawei in the Middle East.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partner Interview: Enterprise Solutions

10|27|14   |   4:57   |   (0) comments


An interview with Pouya Parsafar of Enterprise Solutions, a valued distributor partner with Huawei.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Customer Interview: OETC

10|27|14   |   2:35   |   (0) comments


An interview with Saif Albadi, of the Oman Electricity Transmissions Company, a government utility in that company that partners with Huawei.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Customer Interview: Jannah Hotels & Resorts

10|27|14   |   3:13   |   (0) comments


An interview with Nehmeh Darwish, CEO of Jannah Hotel & Resorts, about his collaboration with Huawei across five hotels in the United Arab Emirates.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Commitment to the Middle East: GITEX 2014 Wrap-up

10|27|14   |   3:41   |   (0) comments


Highlights from the Huawei pavilion at GITEX in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with interviews with current Huawei customers.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei: GITEX 2014 Day 1 Highlights

10|27|14   |   2:58   |   (0) comments


Highlights from the Huawei pavilion at GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition), an annual computer and electronics trade show and conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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