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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
Semiconductor supplier Avago has agreed to purchase storage networking vendor Emulex for $606 million, or $8 per share, to strengthen its play in enterprise storage.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/25/2015
"Web-scale" is fast becoming the optical transport sector's rallying cry and Ciena today bundled a bevy of announcements aimed at addressing the needs of ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/24/2015
LONDON -- Huawei upped the pre-MWC ante Tuesday by promising to deliver what it calls 4.5G mobile broadband capabilities in 2016 that will be able to deliver downlink ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/23/2015
It's that time of the year again as tens of thousands of communications industry professionals jump on a plane, train or donkey and head to Barcelona for the Mobile ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/20/2015
Also in today's regional roundup: Gemalto investigates intelligence agencies hacking claims; BT welcomes Euro support over pricing rules; T-Mobile Austria bundles ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/18/2015
Alcatel-Lucent pitched itself into the data center interconnect (DCI) fray Wednesday with the launch of its single-port 400G router line card with integrated DWDM ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/17/2015
Italian Internet service provider NGI SpA is designing and deploying its own SDN appliance to bring fixed wireless Internet to rural, mountainous terrain.
By Simon Stanley, 2/17/2015
The race to deliver gigabit broadband services is accelerating, and G.fast is the technology that telecom service providers need to compete successfully. G.fast will ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/11/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox raises $115 million; rail connectivity boost in France; ARM profits up.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/9/2015
Qualcomm's 14-month legal battle with China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has come to an end, with the chipmaker agreeing to pay a $975 million ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/9/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: satellite broadband in Austria; Tata WAN win in Germany; does Android dream of WiFi sheep?
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/6/2015
Several optical components suppliers have reported quarterly earnings recently, and the big theme across all of them is that 100G demand is providing a major revenue ...
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Alcatel-Lucent Revamps Its 4G RAN Portfolio
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Qualcomm Brings LTE Speeds to Mid-Range SoCs
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Qualcomm to Pay $975M Fine to China
Monday, February 9, 2015
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015
Amino Technologies Rebounds in 2014
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CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Mari Silbey , Independent Technology Editor , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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Carolyn Mathas , 5/1/2014
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Carolyn Mathas , 2/13/2014
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
G'day! And welcome to an entirely new feature on Light Reading -- our weekly "CEO-to-CEO" interview.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading gathered 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, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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