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By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 3/6/2015
Ciena believes that its long-time customer Verizon is close to announcing contracts for metro 100G deployment, and that Ciena is "well placed" to win a piece of the ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/5/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Ericsson and Intel have teamed up to develop a data center system designed specifically for telcos looking to deploy ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/4/2015
Alibaba is opening its first international data center in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, making the Chinese e-commerce giant a new potential competitor, partner and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/4/2015
Four months into his new job as CenturyLink's CTO, Aamir Hussain is making a bold move with a sweeping reorganization designed to transform the legacy telco into an ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/3/2015
NTT's acquisition of the majority stake in a German data center operator continues that company's aggressive push to build a global infrastructure of networks and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/3/2015
The channel of value-added resellers, systems integrators and other third-party sales reps is playing a significant role in the sales of cloud services for ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/3/2015
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about what might be enabled by the many software-defined networking and virtualization capabilities being developed and ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/3/2015
Cisco scored a triple this week, announcing NFV deals with Deutsche Telekom, Telstra and Telecom Italia for managed services.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/2/2015
Brocade said Monday it plans to acquire Connectem, a privately held provider of LTE virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) technology, to broaden Brocade's software-based ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/2/2015
If mobile data traffic was a car, it would be moving at 60,000 miles an hour right now -- and obviously the wheels would come off. That's the analogy Senior EVP of ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/2/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- If IP is the "lingua franca" of the digital age -- as Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Höttges likes to describe it -- then ...
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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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Growth of the 5G Ecosystem

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Use cases and industry collaborations dominated 5G discussions during Mobile World Congress 2015. For what the road to 5G means for operators and their partners, head to the Building America's 5G Ecosystem event in New York on April 14.
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Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo

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Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
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LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks

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We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
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NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision

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Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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