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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
The original champion of running LTE in 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum bands, Qualcomm, is taking its support for the controversial technology to the next level by ...
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 Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/26/2015
While it was not the most significant -- and certainly not the most controversial -- part of today's actions, the FCC's decision to pre-empt state laws regarding ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 2/26/2015
Title II is a go. Now the question is how it will actually work.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/26/2015
The FCC's decision to reclassify broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service will now subject the Internet to international telecom rules, as governed ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 2/26/2015
In a historic move, the FCC has decided to reclassify US broadband service as a telecom service under Title II of the Communications Act, making broadband ...
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 Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
Semiconductor supplier Avago has agreed to purchase storage networking vendor Emulex for $606 million, or $8 per share, to strengthen its play in enterprise storage.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 2/26/2015
Unlike most of his fellow top US cable and telco executives, Cablevision Systems CEO James Dolan isn't losing any sleep over the proposed new net neutrality rules ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/26/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google combines European subsidiaries; O2 launches browser version of Tu Go; speedy 5G.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/26/2015
Seemingly still searching for its true identity, HP is believed to be in discussions to acquire WiFi networking specialist Aruba, according to a Bloomberg report, ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/26/2015
Deutsche Telekom has reported an increase in sales and earnings for 2014 thanks to ongoing success at its T-Mobile US business, although its other operating units ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
It doesn't have hundreds of millions of monthly users to brag about like some of its over-the-top (OTT) competitors, but Deutsche Telekom's rich communications ...
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The FTC & Regulating IoT
Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 2/26/2015
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) snagged the attention of tech news ...
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Cyber Security: We're Doing It Wrong
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 2/26/2015
It turns out that today's approach to cyber security is profoundly wrong, but the ...
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NFV MANO: What's Wrong & How to Fix It
Vol. 13, No. 2, February 2015
This report analyzes the issues influencing vendors' interpretations of Management and Orchestration (MANO) and the need for greater functional clarity. The report profiles 19 leading vendors of NFV MANO solutions and assesses their strategies, positioning and products.
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G.fast Turbocharges Next-Generation Access
Vol. 10, No. 6, February 2015
G.fast, a new technology that supports up to 1 Gbit/s over short copper lines, is poised to transform the competitive landscape for gigabit telecom access. This report analyzes chipsets from four leading vendors in this important market, identifying their key features and advantages for system developers and service providers.
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Hot Market Sectors to Watch in 2015
Vol. 15, No. 2, January 2015
This report identifies 10 "hot areas" for 2015, highlights interesting developments in 2014, explains why each the market sector is likely to sizzle this year, how warm the temperature will get and how the sector can be expected to impact carriers, service providers and vendors in the coming year.
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Disrupting Telefónica in a Small Way
Michelle Donegan , 2/10/2015
As head of Communications Services and Product Innovation, Ian Small is inventing ...
pCell Promises to Fix Spectrum Crunch Now
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 2/3/2015
Startup says it's close to commercial deployments of a personal cell technology ...
MTS's Russian Resolution
Iain Morris , News Editor , 2/3/2015
Russia's biggest mobile operator is charting a new course to remain ahead of its ...
Gaining 2020 Vision: Executive Summit Report
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Light Reading held its first 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, ...
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Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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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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