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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/20/2017
The introduction of artificial intelligence capabilities looks to be claiming jobs in Ericsson's service delivery units as the Swedish vendor tries to restore ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/20/2017
Ericsson claimed to have seen the green shoots of a recovery at its networks business despite reporting another decline in overall sales and a widening of its net ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2017
China's ZTE has said its net profit is up by more than a third over the first nine months of the year thanks to growth at its carrier networks and consumer divisions ...
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/17/2017
Qualcomm says that it has made its first "data call" on its X50 5G modem, as the chipmaker preps for mobile development on its silicon.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/16/2017
Deutsche Telekom is developing a reference system for a more software-based broadband access network that could help to reduce the costs of rolling out ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/13/2017
Telecom Italia will make NB-IoT services available across 75% of its 4G network by the end of October, the Italian telco announced today.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/9/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: mobile viewing to rocket, says Ericsson; Qualcomm offers sweeteners to EU for NXP deal; Deutsche Telekom announces new CEO for ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/9/2017
Ericsson has nominated Ronnie Leten as its new chairman following the July decision by Leif Johansson not to seek re-election under apparent pressure from shareholders.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/4/2017
The $5.9 billion acquisition of Brocade by Broadcom hit another snag this week. After an initial regulatory delay announced in July, the two companies have now said ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/29/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS forced to suspend service in Turkmenistan; Vonage has new base in UK; Huawei helps Viva Bahrain on hybrid core.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/28/2017
In an industry that grew fat off people's urge to talk, executives have themselves become conversational experts. Sessions overran at this week's MEC Congress in ...
By Simon Stanley, 9/26/2017
Using feedback from leading web-scale and telecom network operators, the ON2020 group has collated optical network requirements through 2020 and beyond, identifying ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/26/2017
BERLIN -- MEC Congress 2017 -- A representative from UK chipmaker ARM has insisted that a focus on edge computing will be insufficient for the needs of future 5G ...
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HPE Steps Back From Hypercloud
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/20/2017
HPE says it's no longer selling custom servers for hypercloud providers such as ...
MongoDB IPO Shows Upside of Cloud, Open Source
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/20/2017
With a strong debut, MongoDB shows how powerful the combination of cloud, open ...
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Security Spending Forecast to Hit $119B by 2021
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 10/20/2017
Services and software are driving the bulk of security products and services ...
Windstream's Brown Discusses Virtualization Game Plan
Jeff Brown, Director, Product Management & Marketing, Windstream, 10/20/2017
Windstream is broadening its SDN and NFV reach while also taking an active role ...
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
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Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
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Ericsson Opens 5G Design Site in Austin
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Acacia Intros 1.2T Coherent Module
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
II-VI Intros Optical Line Subsystem for DCI
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
DCI Market to Reach $1B by 2019
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Finisar Demos 100G Extended Reach
Monday, September 18, 2017
NeoPhotonics Shows 100/200/400G Lasers at ECOC
Monday, September 18, 2017
NeoPhotonics Shows Off 64GBaud Portfolio
Monday, September 18, 2017
Oclaro Ships 100G ER4-Lite QSFP28 Transceivers
Monday, September 18, 2017
Oclaro Reaches Production With 400G Modulator
Monday, September 18, 2017
Mellanox Names VP of Silicon Engineering
Monday, September 18, 2017
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Monday, September 18, 2017
Sckipio Unveils 212MHz-based Gfast Chips
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