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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/28/2015
While most people take for granted the way technology pervades our lives, there is one group that can't adjust as easily: our nation's homeless. As the most basic ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/28/2015
Kicking off his first real day as Cisco CEO, Chuck Robbins on Monday named an executive with HP, IBM and Nortel on his resume as CTO, and a former Salesforce.com ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/28/2015
The second episode of our science fiction story, "Silence Like Diamonds," is up! Read it here: Silence Like Diamonds - Episode 2: Warning Shot.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/28/2015
French telecom incumbent Orange has touted a return to underlying revenue growth in the second (April-to-June) quarter for the first time since 2011, saying the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/28/2015
Now that AT&T has finally closed its $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV, the big question is how will the carrier leverage its prize satellite TV asset? The answer: ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/27/2015
Ignore the chorus of naysayers: LTE-Unlicensed is an innovative technology that will play nice with WiFi and bring many benefits to consumers, and the FCC doesn't ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 7/27/2015
Fast-growing colocation provider CyrusOne is continuing its use of BTI's 7800 platform for 100G data center interconnection needs, proving that the small vendor ...
By Robin Mersh, 7/27/2015
The recent hype around new G.fast plugfests, with our first ever equipment plugfest having no less than 14 vendors participating at the University of New Hampshire ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 7/27/2015
Noting the lack of a 4G devices ecosystem in India, Reliance Jio plans to launch its own devices brand while making gadgets from other providers available to ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/27/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook promises Internet.org expansion; Orange increases stake in Morocco's Méditel; Altice eyes French broadcaster.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/27/2015
UK mobile operator EE has flagged record margins for the first half of the year thanks to efficiency measures including the closure of surplus radio and switch sites.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/27/2015
Verizon has teased its mobile-first video service for years and, now that a launch is imminent, specific details on the OTT offering are finally starting to leak ...
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The New IP
AT&T Expands SDN's Horizons With Storage
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/28/2015
As SDN becomes more familiar and innovation takes off, AT&T is looking into ...
M2M Barometer: ROI Rising
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/27/2015
M2M and IoT are already impacting businesses around the world when it comes to ...
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The Future of African Mobile Profitability
July 2015
This report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the dynamics that underpin mobile profitability in Africa. Building on extensive quantitative analysis, a dozen interviews with market players and one of the region's most extensive quantitative databases, the report offers some answers to some of the most critical questions facing African operators today.
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Cloud-Based UIs Giving Cable a Welcome Makeover
Vol. 10, No. 2, July 2015
This report provides an update on cable's cloud user interface (UI) progress and the opportunities and challenges ahead. It includes profiles of 20 software suppliers that offer cable guides, UI solutions and related content discovery tools, including several relative newcomers that exhibited at INTX 2015.
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LTE Device-to-Device: A Rare Chance for Revenue Growth
Vol. 6, No. 3, July 2015
This report examines LTE D2D, summarizing the progress of standardization and highlighting noteworthy trials. It offers a timeline to potential service introductions, reviewing the hurdles that must be overcome before services can be introduced. It shows that this concept offers a great opportunity for operators seeking to grow revenues. It also includes forecasts for the proximity-based marketing business in the U.S., with detailed discussion of the underpinning assumptions.
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An Intimate View: Standards vs. Open Source
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 7/20/2015
Heather Kirksey knows both well, as a key player in developing the TR-69 standard ...
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2015
, 6/29/2015
We've added five more notable industry figures into the Light Reading Hall of ...
Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 6/16/2015
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors ...
Facebook Reinvents Data Center Networking
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 5/26/2015
The social network is leading the drive to bring open source to networking ...
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Silence Like Diamonds – Episode 2: Warning Shot
John Barnes , Author , 7/28/2015
Yip learns more about who's targeting her and how they're doing it.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
From The Founder
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
LRTV Custom TV
VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
LRTV Documentaries
The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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Cambodia's TRC Discusses Its Plans for National Broadband

7|17|15   |   10:33   |   (0) comments


In this video, Chakyra Moa, Chairman of Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), talks in in-depth with Heavy Reading about the Cambodia's current telecom market and TRC's goals and expectations for the future.
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5G Phone

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A man has an opportunity to purchase the world's first working 5G phone. Imagine the possibilities...
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