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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/25/2014
After 13 years without its own true mobile operations, BT is ready to open its wallet and acquire a UK wireless operator to make itself a fully formed telco once more.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 11/21/2014
Thanks to a federal grant and municipal funding, Cleveland-based companies could soon be doing business over a 100Gbit/s network that will be built by public/private ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Many people know the name Tech Mahindra and mainly think of it as one of a handful of major IT and business processing outsourcing companies in India.
By Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading, 11/21/2014
In a couple of weeks, Light Reading will be holding the first in a brand new series of executive summits, 2020 Vision, where telecom industry thought leaders will ...
By Gil Brice, Director of Engineering, Tufin, 11/18/2014
Considering how fast technology evolves, it's amazing how many service providers have not updated their approach to managing network security in the past 15 years. ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/18/2014
Less than a year after selling its mobile phones division to Microsoft, Nokia has announced a new consumer device, the N1, that shows how the Finnish giant is ...
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 has broken its revenue decline, reporting fiscal first-quarter 2015 revenue Wednesday of $12.2 billion, up 1% year-over-year. That's the good news.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 11/11/2014
KORE Wireless is moving to strengthen its position in the Internet of Things (IoT) managed services space with the acquisition of fellow IoT MVNO RacoWireless.
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/26/2014
NFV and SDN have been the hottest topics on The New IP over the last two months ...
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Eating the Internet of Things
Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 11/26/2014
Forget wearables, ingestibles are the next wave of digital health monitors.
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4K TV Shipments Surge After Slow Start
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 11/27/2014
Samsung and LG Electronics are leading the way as shipments of UltraHD TV sets ...
Why 5G Is a Different Beast
Robert Clark, , 11/26/2014
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way ...
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Battle Looms
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/27/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google under the EU microscope; ...
4K TV Shipments Surge After Slow Start
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 11/27/2014
Samsung and LG Electronics are leading the way as shipments of UltraHD TV sets ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Monday, October 6, 2014
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Thursday, September 4, 2014
SingTel Deploys NetCracker OSS
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Ericsson Reports Q2
Friday, July 18, 2014
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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
Troubled Cisco Looks to 'Bust Silos'
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 11/3/2014
Cisco is reorganizing 25,000 engineers in an effort to improve customer ...
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 ...
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Razorsight Expert's Advice on Real-Time Analytics

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Razorsight's powerful cloud-based Predictive Analytics solutions are used by the world's leading communications and media brands to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes. Get expert advice.
LRTV Interviews
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

11|25|14   |   09:09   |   (1) comment


Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

11|24|14   |   4:37   |   (0) comments


Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building an Agile Stadium

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading, 11/21/2014
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