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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/22/2014
Google Monday afternoon unveiled its first complete prototype car for fully autonomous driving.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Managed SDN platform specialist Elephant Talk has added NFV capabilities from Affirmed Networks to its architecture, enabling the pair to offer virtualized evolved ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 12/22/2014
Congress and the FCC are squeezing in their last chess moves before the end of 2014. With net neutrality on the line, and decisions to be made about the future of ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Small cells have long been on operators' roadmaps but more as a "next year" scenario, taking a backseat to macro network improvements. With recent traction in both ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/22/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swedish M2M specialist being acquired by Sierra Wireless; BT takes its fiber to the basement; and Dutch FTTH operator reaches 2 ...
By Denise Culver, 12/22/2014
Telecommunications service providers are driving growth in NFV to enable them to meet specific requirements. In service provider environments, telecom and networking ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 12/22/2014
The industry group backing the Internet of Things (IoT) networking protocol Thread has enlisted product certification outfit UL to perform interoperability and ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/22/2014
Verizon has made good on its previously stated plan to use 200G optical wavelengths in its network before the end of 2014.
By Robert Clark, 12/22/2014
Telstra has emerged as the latest potential saviour for Hong Kong-based regional network operator Pacnet, with Australian incumbent having confirmed a Bloomberg ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/19/2014
T-Mobile has agreed to pay up at least $90 million to settle a lawsuit the FTC filed against it for cramming, or allowing third parties to charge its customers for ...
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Making an Impact with M2M
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 12/22/2014
For Vodafone, machine to machine (M2M) is not just about the latest technology, ...
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An Ounce of Prevention
Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 12/19/2014
The cybersecurity breach at Sony Pictures is the latest in a series of ...
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LTE Small Cells Set To Be Big in 2015
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, ...
Telstra Woos Pacnet
Robert Clark, , 12/22/2014
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian ...
Affirmed & Elephant Talk Build a Virtual EPC
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Affirmed Networks is lending its NFV cloud to Elephant Talk's SDN software to ...
LTE Small Cells Set To Be Big in 2015
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, ...
Telstra Woos Pacnet
Robert Clark, , 12/22/2014
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Heavy Reading
NFV Testing Provides Critical Step in Virtualizing Networks
Vol. 5, No. 6, December 2014
This report examines the market for testing NFV, analyzing what types of NFV applications are being tested and looks at areas of growth expected in the market over the next two years. It discusses drivers and challenges in the industry and includes a comparative analysis of solutions available. Finally, this report 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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2020 Vision: The Heavy Reading Perspective
Vol. 12, No. 12, December 2014
Published in conjunction with Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Reykjavik, this report explores the business and technology issues that will have the greatest impact on the telecom industry's evolution in the run-up to year 2020.
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Prime Reading
Taking NFV to the People
Michelle Donegan , 12/11/2014
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the ...
Who Does What: SDN Controllers
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 12/5/2014
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which ...
So How Do You Test a Virtual Router?
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 12/3/2014
When Brocade wanted its Vyatta virtual router put through performance tests, a ...
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Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

12|22|14   |   03:26   |   (0) comments


Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
LRTV Documentaries
EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
LRTV Documentaries
US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
LRTV Interviews
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
LRTV Interviews
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
LRTV Documentaries
Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

12|11|14   |   05:07   |   (3) comments


Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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