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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/28/2014
Operators and vendors in the 3GPP are doing a lot of work to make LTE specifications more applicable to machine-to-machine (M2M) communications so that 4G can provide ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/28/2014
In a move that should spur more multiscreen viewing without set-top boxes, Sling Media's new retail Slingbox M1 will shortly introduce Chromecast support for users ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/28/2014
In a potentially game-changing shift for the cable industry, US MSOs will soon have more broadband subscribers than video subscribers for the first time in the ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Utility Communications/IoT, 7/28/2014
The municipalities and municipally-owned utilities that have been successfully providing broadband services are gearing up for a long battle, determined to address ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/28/2014
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei teams up for the European soccer season; KPN trials VoLTE; Telecom Italia joins the drones brigade.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/28/2014
Samsung has reportedly postponed the launch of its first Tizen-powered smartphone to give it more time to attract application developers for its new home-grown ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/25/2014
TiVo General Counsel Matt Zinn has lashed out at Light Reading's coverage of the US House of Representatives' passage of a bill that would repeal the FCC's ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/25/2014
Back in 2011, Verizon began throttling its heaviest 3G data users in a bid to move them to its higher capacity LTE network, but now -- three years later -- it's ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/25/2014
AT&T and Verizon's reduced churn and stable mobile customer gross adds in the second quarter likely doesn't bode well for its smaller two rivals, which report next ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/25/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe still weighs on Vodafone revenues; EE on course for 6 million 4G customers by year's end.
By Robert Clark, 7/25/2014
Chipset giant Qualcomm faces a hefty fine and a cut in royalty fees as the antitrust probe into its China patent licensing reaches its final stage.
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Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/28/2014
Smartphone giant apparently needs more time to build supporting ecosystem for its ...
Qualcomm Looks to Soften China Antitrust Blow
Robert Clark, , 7/25/2014
Chipmaker's CEO builds bridges in China as the company faces a significant ...
Eurobites: Regulators Delve Into IoT
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/28/2014
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei teams up for the European soccer season; KPN ...
Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/28/2014
Smartphone giant apparently needs more time to build supporting ecosystem for its ...
Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/22/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite ...
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 7/2/2014
Hon Kit Lam of Tata Communications discusses the subsea cable operator's recent ...
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LTE Base Station & Handset Components 2014: A Heavy Reading Competitive Analysis
Vol. 12, No. 7, July 2014
This report analyzes the full spectrum of vendors developing LTE components for both base stations and user devices. The report evaluates the products and strategies of 31 leading vendors in this rapidly growing market, including 119 baseband, RF and application processor devices.
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LTE-A: State of the Market
Vol. 5, No. 23 June 2014
This report looks at the state of the market for LTE-A networks and services. It reviews features of the 3GPP specifications for Release 10 and beyond. It also looks at availability of chipsets and devices supporting LTE-A features and gives the perspectives of eight leading vendors of LTE-A network infrastructure.
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Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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