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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2014
As expected, consultant engineer Peter Sevcik's report placing the blame for the great Netflix slowdown of 2014 on Netflix itself has proven a bit controversial with ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/10/2014
IBM plans to shell out $3 billion over the next five years as the computing giant looks to push the limits of its silicon. Specifically, it will use the money to fund ...
By Robert Clark, 7/10/2014
Dimension Data is on a mission -- to grow as fast as it can in the Asia-Pacific market through acquisitions.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/10/2014
AT&T-sponsored data provider Syntonic Wireless opened its Sponsored Content Store for the carrier on Thursday, offering up more mobile apps and content that the ...
By James Crawshaw, 7/10/2014
WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) is bringing a significant change in the communications landscape that will bridge the web and telephony worlds.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/10/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government plans to carry on (data-)snooping; Telefónica must cough up; operators bend EU's ear.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/9/2014
If something looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then you have to treat it like a duck.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/9/2014
A laundry list of technology trends is requiring network operators to make their networks more agile. These include mobility, the cloud, and virtualization, with ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/9/2014
Seeking to make inroads in the cable residential market, Calix is launching a new fiber access product designed to enable cable operators to deliver 1Gbit/s speeds ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/9/2014
Deutsche Telekom has teamed up with application delivery platform specialist A10 to develop an OpenStack-enabled IPv4-over-IPv6 solution as a virtual network ...
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Dimension Data Unveils 'Buy to Grow' Strategy
Robert Clark, , 7/10/2014
NTT's Dimension Data unit is looking for acquisitions to boost its presence in ...
Intel, Others Form Another IoT Alliance
Jason Meyers, Utility Communications Editor , 7/8/2014
The Open Interconnect Consortium joins the rapidly growing ranks of groups ...
Dimension Data Unveils 'Buy to Grow' Strategy
Robert Clark, , 7/10/2014
NTT's Dimension Data unit is looking for acquisitions to boost its presence in ...
Eurobites: Google Ventures Crosses the Pond
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/10/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government plans to carry on ...
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 ...
Eurobites: Vodafone Xones Out of Silicon Valley
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/3/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica closes pay-TV acquisition; ...
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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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Leading Lights Awards 2014: The Winners
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Find out who won in the 16 categories that comprised this year's Leading Lights ...
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Brocade Weaves Software-Based Networking Strategy
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 6/17/2014
Brocade is making a transition from hardware provider serving primarily ...
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Regardless of the network operator type (mobile, fixed-broadband, etc.), reducing costs is always a common factor. When it comes to test and measurement equipment infrastructure, cost reduction is not any different. This radio show will introduce VeEX’s cloud enabled service testing solution, emphasizing on how operators can minimize CAPEX and optimize OPEX. The show will outline how operators can significantly reduce heavy upfront capital expenditures with VeEX’s all-inclusive test platform, and how they can optimize their operational expenditures by managing their test equipment infrastructure on VeEX’s VeEspress cloud-based environment. VeExpress provides cost efficiency and service delivery agility to a network operators bottom line.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

7|9|14   |   3:41   |   (0) comments


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

7|4|14   |   4:09   |   (0) comments


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

7|4|14   |   4:48   |   (2) comments


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

7|4|14   |   3:08   |   (0) comments


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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Orange Tunisia Discusses Multi-Band Antenna With EasyRET Solution

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As new site acquisition becomes more difficult, Orange Tunisia has requested multi-band antenna to support UMTS and LTE innovation. Some things considered include reducing the cost of antenna maintenance and having high reliability antenna and EasyRET solution.
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How Telefonica Spain Considers Antenna Selection for LTE Network Deployment

7|4|14   |   2:19   |   (0) comments


Tony Conlan, Global CTO of RAN, Telefonica, shares his opinion on antennas in LTE network deployment: Tower space is the premier requirement on antennas; reliability is important to reduce OPEX; and EasyRET solution will be helpful for antenna maintenance.
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dtac Thailand: Multi-band Antenna & Capacity Solution for a Better MBB Experience

7|3|14   |   3:45   |   (0) comments


With the development of LTE, tower space and load are limited for new antenna, but users' capacity requirements are growing fast. To provide a better MBB experience, Panya Vechbanyongratana from dtac Thailand shared his experiences and antenna requirements.
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BTE Panel: Network of the Future

7|2|14   |   1:00:57   |   (0) comments


Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
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Redknee Supports BH Telecom With Redknee Unified

7|2|14   |   6.14   |   (0) comments


Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO of Redknee, and Amir Orucevic, Director BH Mobile, discuss how the benefits of the Redknee Unified suite of products provide BH Telecom with innovation and leadership in the market, with the flexibility to launch services faster to the market, provide new and compelling promotions and pricing models, and combine services in order to drive ...
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Redknee Talks Virtualization

7|2|14   |   5.00   |   (0) comments


Jim DeMarco, Redknee's CTO, talks about the drivers of Redknee's investment in virtualization, and the benefits their customers achieve including the monetization of new revenue lines and greater speed to market.
LRTV Documentaries
Innovation: Are You in the Zone?

6|30|14   |   4:22   |   (3) comments


The seven members of the Big Telecom Event's Innovation Zone tell us why their product or service is unique, notable, and worthy of being in the zone.
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Wartoad: Telecom Rock Gods

6|30|14   |   03:37   |   (3) comments


A 'Behind the Music' rockumentary charting the decline and fall of the telco show circuit's biggest, and only, ever band.
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