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By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/26/2015
ADVA has become the latest optical networking vendor to report robust earnings and talk a bullish game about the near-term future of the sector.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/26/2015
The simmering trade war between the US and China could be heating up, as China dropped top US vendors from its approved state purchase list, according to reports this ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/25/2015
As carriers look to the Internet of Things to provide a business model that goes beyond connectivity, Verizon Enterprise Solutions tipped its hand how it might see ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/25/2015
Carrier SDN and NFV have been major buzzwords for the past few years, generating a great deal of head-scratching, strategizing and hot air blowing.
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 Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/25/2015
Midokura has added broader support for VMware, Red Hat and OpenStack in the latest release of its Enterprise MidoNet SDN software.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/25/2015
VMware on Tuesday named a new CIO, soon-to-be ex-Juniper CIO Bask Iyer.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/25/2015
TeliaSonera International Carrier, the international wholesale fiber network operator within TeliaSonera Group, is poised to make a major decision about 100G ...
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 Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/23/2015
The earnings calendar for the next two weeks shows two optical system vendors due to post quarterly results -- ADVA and Ciena -- providing a double dose of news for ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/23/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in IoT alliance; Vodafone gets Deutsche Bank gig; termination rates slashed in Saudi Arabia; AlcaLu integrates Siklu.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/23/2015
Telekom Austria has cemented its position as one of the world's most progressive network operators following the deployment of a multivendor 4G core system for VoLTE ...
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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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