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By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 10/8/2015
Dell is reported to be in discussions to buy EMC in a takeover that would probably be valued at about $50 billion.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/8/2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- CCA Annual Convention -- The move to virtualization is being led by large Tier 1 operators like AT&T, Telstra, NTT DoCoMo and SK Telecom, but ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/8/2015
As this week's merger update showed, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri is getting his hands on a lot of fresh expertise in the core and fixed network areas through his €15.6 ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 10/8/2015
If now is the time for cable operators to start monetizing WiFi, then let the discussion begin.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/8/2015
Soccer matches in the UK. Baseball and hockey in Canada. Next year may be the tipping point for 4K sports broadcasting.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/8/2015
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/8/2015
NFV isn't magic. Although it provides many benefits, it takes much hard work to get there.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/8/2015
AT&T's chief security officer Ed Amoroso made a surprisingly impassioned plea for his peers to take pride in defending their company networks against hackers and ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/8/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone barges in to BT/Openreach row; Deutsche Telekom on Safe Harbor backwash; AlcaLu supplies LTE for aviation network.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/8/2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- CCA Annual Convention -- T-Mobile might not have been surprised by Sprint's decision to sit out the upcoming 600MHz spectrum auction, but it ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/8/2015
You know all that jazz about self-driving cars, immersive virtual reality helmets, and smarter cities being enabled by the next major upgrade of nationwide wireless ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/8/2015
At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 10/7/2015
The FCC has granted AT&T's request to provide an alternative to TTY text support for hearing-impaired customers using its cellular phone services. The fringe benefit ...
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The New IP
T-Mobile Lauds Importance of New IP
Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/8/2015
T-Mobile's VP of radio network engineering says the most important move on the ...
Top 10 Habits for CISO Success
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 10/8/2015
AT&T's Ed Amoroso says CISOs should be mischievous, defensive, always planning ...
Heavy Reading
What Is Cable's Right Path to Gigabit Internet?
October 2015
This report provides an update on Gigabit Internet, the competition between cable and other providers and four strategies that cable operators are employing. It includes profiles of seven suppliers that are supporting cable Gigabit Internet services with Docsis, fiber and other products.
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FPGAs & ASICs for Telecom
October 2015
This report analyzes current and projected use of 100G optical modules and PHY semiconductor components by equipment vendors, based on an exclusive worldwide survey. These devices are critical components in many types of networking equipment, from long haul to the access edge, data center and core of the network.
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5G Lab Report: Status of 5G Development
October 2015
This report examines why 5G is necessary and the applications that are driving the development of its technology components, focusing on radio access. It details the timetable for standardization work of various kinds, and reviews the key technology issues in 5G development. Further, it summarizes views on the likely timetable for network and service deployment, and profiles eight major vendors that are working to advance 5G technology.
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Prime Reading
Europe's Broadband Hangover
Iain Morris , News Editor , 10/8/2015
Europe remains a letdown for the bandwidth guzzlers of broadband, but change may ...
Getting to NFV Everywhere
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/5/2015
Real-world challenges come with the territory as NFV starts to see practical ...
Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 8/27/2015
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's ...
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
, 8/24/2015
2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big ...
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Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
John Barnes , Author , 8/25/2015
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
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Modi's visit to the US
8/20/2015 8:44:11 AM
Global Mainframe Market Trends,Share,Opportunities and ...
8/20/2015 3:28:03 AM
Global Big Data and Telecom Analytics Market Analysis ...
7/31/2015 10:12:58 AM
What can SDN learn from a twenty-five year old standard?
7/31/2015 3:01:36 AM
Message Board test
7/8/2015 11:34:38 AM
The burning platform hasn't been put out yet.
6/29/2015 9:27:39 AM
Facebook Open Switch
6/12/2015 1:07:00 PM
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From The Founder
The comms industry is rallying to the cause of open, independent interoperability testing.
LRTV Interviews
Top Tips for FTTH Operators

10|8|15   |   02:26   |   (0) comments

At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
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M-net Calls for FTTx Unity

10|8|15   |   03:45   |   (0) comments

At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
LRTV Documentaries
The Business Case Challenge for NFV

10|7|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, as service providers are finding flexible, programmable CPE solves a lot of logistics problems and reduces their cost. But even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge, says CTO Tim Naramore.
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JT Offers Some Gigabit Lessons

10|7|15   |   4:08   |   (1) comment

Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
LRTV Interviews
AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source

10|6|15   |   06:27   |   (0) comments

AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
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Network Security in a Gigabit World

10|6|15   |   05:52   |   (0) comments

Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
LRTV Documentaries
Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity

10|5|15   |   07:30   |   (0) comments

Francisco-Javier Ramon Salguero, head of Telefónica's NFV initiative, admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, it is possible to create a services-driven network architecture. He explains how Telefónica's current trials and initiatives are aimed at doing that, and what his company and other carriers need to ...
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit Europe Takeaways

10|5|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Intel Urges Women to Take Advantage of Their Seat at the Table

10|5|15   |   4:27   |   (1) comment

Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
LRTV Interviews
BT Updates on Plans

10|2|15   |   03:16   |   (2) comments

Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Sonus Shakes Up SD-WAN

10|2|15   |   7:22   |   (0) comments

Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approve to SD-WAN.
LRTV Interviews
CityFibre's Gigabit Vision

10|1|15   |   03:18   |   (1) comment

Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With so many new and exciting communications technologies now under development, it's easy to get caught up in the industry's escalating hype cycle. That's why the ...
Last week saw a big day in the 15-year history of Light Reading when Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre and I were invited to interview the Deputy Chairman and Rotating ...
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November 5, 2015, Hilton Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA
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December 2, 2015, The Westin Times Square, New York City
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Network appliances have a strong value proposition in today's networks and will continue to do so in the NFV and SDN-enabled networks of tomorrow.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
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Eurobites: Dunroamin'
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/2/2015
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/6/2015
Cisco's Chambers Rules Out Political Bid
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/6/2015
Infinera Fleshes Out Its Metro 100G Story
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/7/2015
AT&T Gets Green Light for VoWiFi
Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 10/7/2015
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