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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/3/2015
Move over, gigabit. America's first 10-Gig city is here.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/3/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Free 1, Orange 0; Net Insight buys ScheduALL; du goes gigabit for gaming.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/3/2015
Video software player SeaChange claims to have signed its first over-the-top agreement with a US provider of prepaid mobile services, and says it is witnessing ...
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Amazon Web Services' latest moves in Africa suggest that the company may be entering a more aggressive phase in its push for cloud services adoption on the continent. ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 9/2/2015
RootMetric's recent report on wireless in the US confirmed that T-Mobile was strong in the metro markets, while it struggled in the surrounding rural markets, areas ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/2/2015
Verizon is giving enterprises an easier way to fight known security threats by launching an application built on its annual Data Breach Investigation Report and ...
By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 9/2/2015
2016 looks to be a very exciting year in the low-power wide-area (LPWA) market, with a number of major players positioning to assist mobile operators to take ...
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 9/2/2015
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 9/2/2015
Nokia Networks has unveiled its complete 5G framework, an architecture made up of the elements that will take wireless operators into the next generation. The ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/2/2015
Now that unlimited data plans have fallen out of favor in the wireless world, Comcast wants to give them a try.
By Dan Joe Barry, 9/2/2015
Can network appliances be virtualized and still provide high performance at high speeds? That was one of the key questions left open at the end of the previous ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 9/2/2015
India's service providers have started work on the development of technologies that will satisfy the growing demand for Internet of Things (IoT) services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/2/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's new 5G architecture; carrier billing in South Africa; Sigfox seeks more investment.
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SIGFOX's IoT & M2M Mission
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 9/3/2015
SIGFOX is building out a network specifically to handle IoT and M2M devices, and ...
Critical Infrastructure Needs New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 9/2/2015
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Vendors Find Strongest IoT Growth with Vertical Focus
Vol. 11, No. 3, August 2015
This report examines the vertical markets for IoT, analyzing how vendors are defining the market and how they expect verticals to shape up for IoT. Additionally, it examines the strongest drivers in the market, as well as the greatest challenges the market faces. The report includes a comparative analysis of IoT solutions available and details trends that are likely to occur in the industry over the next 18-24 months.
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Colocation Looks Enticing to Enterprises Weary of IT Woes
Vol. 15, No. 7, August 2015
This report examines the market for colocation centers, analyzing their attributes, the impact of virtualization on colocation, strongest drivers in the market and challenges the industry faces. It also includes a comparative breakdown of colocation centers. Finally, it examines the geographic landscape of the market and details trends that are likely to occur in the industry over the next 18-24 months.
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From 25/100G to 400G: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components
Vol. 13, No. 6, August 2015
This report details 25/100G technologies and their application to 25G, 40G, 100G and 400G ports. The report evaluates and analyzes the products and strategies of 48 leading vendors in this rapidly growing market, covering more than 400 different products.
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Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 8/27/2015
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Cable Execs Are Minting Money
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Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to ...
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The chief executive of Sprint received more in total compensation last year than ...
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John Barnes , Author , 8/25/2015
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
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Metaswitch Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Amazon Prime Brings Video Downloads to iOS, Android
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Cox Takes VoD Library to Retail TiVos
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Thomson Video Networks, Expway Demo HEVC With LTE Multicast
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Verizon Creates Data Breach Prevention App
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
ABOX42 Unveils New HEVC Set-Tops With Broadcom
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Envivio Breaks Ground With Virtual Video Headend
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
GreenPeak Marks 100M Milestone With ZigBee Chips
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Adtran Builds on Network Virtualization With Open APIs
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.
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Between the CEOs
Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role

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Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
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Nominum on Leveraging the Power of DNS to Deliver Superior Subscriber Experiences

9|2|15   |   07:13   |   (0) comments


Nominum CEO Gary Messiana talks about the challenges service providers face in competing for a much more sophisticated customer, a customer that has heightened expectations for more personalized and compelling digital experiences. Providers are focusing their efforts on delivering higher value subscriber services, retaining their existing customers and increasing ...
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CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

8|28|15   |   19:05   |   (0) comments


Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

8|27|15   |   06.36   |   (0) comments


Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

8|26|15   |   07:54   |   (0) comments


Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

8|25|15   |   02:36   |   (0) comments


Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

8|19|15   |   04:39   |   (0) comments


Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

8|14|15   |   20:18   |   (1) comment


Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

8|14|15   |   09:39   |   (1) comment


Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

8|12|15   |   07:37   |   (0) comments


Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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