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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/13/2016
An FCC Commissioner is pushing to open up a new 5G radio frequency in the US by the end of 2016, as AT&T gears up to use the spectrum as part of its tests of the ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 2/12/2016
If you use a smartphone, you are your own security risk. Apps are increasingly being used as vehicles for malware, especially productivity apps, which means that ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/12/2016
It's Friday. In this Gigabites edition, Google Fiber prompts controversial policy changes in Louisville, Ky.; Midco plans DOCSIS 3.1 trials; Vyve goes gigabit with ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/12/2016
A broad attempt to create a single open source effort around managing and orchestrating NFV is now bifurcating into two separate groups, based on irreconcilable views ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 2/12/2016
Despite the allure of the FCC's big broadcast spectrum auction next month, only one large US cable operator, Comcast, may end up participating in it.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/12/2016
This week in our Women in Comms roundup: researchers uncover bias in open source contributions; a fairy-god boss reviews the female-friendliness of your employer; why ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/12/2016
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: private equity firms expected to bid for T-Mobile Netherlands; Orange selects startups; Nokia does G.fast in Japan.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 2/12/2016
One thought occupies the minds of executives at India's biggest service providers: How can they put as much 4G distance as possible between themselves and Reliance ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/12/2016
US telecom giant AT&T has revealed ambitious plans to carry out 5G trials ahead of major global rivals, saying it aims to use 5G technologies at fixed locations in ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/12/2016
Want 1Gbit/s downloads over the air? Well it just might arrive in the US by the end of 2016, as new networks and phones equipped with 1Gbit/s technology start to appear.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/11/2016
For a historic earnings call -- the last before Nokia starts including Alcatel-Lucent's figures in its reports -- it was a curiously downbeat affair.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/11/2016
It's that time again. Time for rumors about TiVo selling out and selling off to one of the larger companies bandying about in the TV space.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/11/2016
Light Reading's Leading Lights Awards hardly are already a classy affair -- just check out these pics from last year as evidence -- but that doesn't mean we can't ...
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Telco Transformation
Telcos: Not Ready for Prime Time With Video
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 2/12/2016
Telco Transformation poll results say that telcos have their work cut out for ...
AT&T Unveils 5G Ambitions
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 2/12/2016
AT&T is working with Ericsson and Intel in its labs ahead of field trials in ...
The New IP
Virtual Reality Newsbites: 5G Trials & Open Source Drama
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 2/12/2016
A weekly wrap-up of New IP news from around the globe.
New Survey Finds Security Tops IT Spending
Tim Kridel, Technology Writer, 2/12/2016
A new IDG and Datalink survey shows 70% of 100-plus IT executives and senior ...
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Heavy Reading
Cable Has Its Eyes on the Enterprise Business Prize
January 2016
This report explores cable's prospects in the enterprise market and the opportunities and challenges ahead. Much of the information was obtained at the Light Reading Future of Cable Business Services conference in December 2015, which featured extensive discussions among cable providers, vendors and industry analysts about cable's enterprise efforts. The report includes profiles of eight technology suppliers that support U.S. cable's business services.
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IoT Platforms: Chasing Value in a Maturing Market
January 2016
This report examines the market for horizontal, multi-sector platforms to enable IoT applications. It considers the opportunities for telecom operators in this market; where value resides in the process of developing, supporting and delivering an IoT application; and how much of this value can be captured through the use of a horizontal platform. The report also assesses the offerings of 10 leading vendors of IoT platforms.
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The Future of Virtualization Index Report
January 2016
The Future of Virtualization Indexes – part of Light Reading's Virtuapedia initiative – track CSP progress in deploying virtualization. This report provides the findings of our inaugural survey, based on data gathered in November 2015.
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Prime Reading
Validating Nokia's IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs
, 2/9/2016
Two of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) have been put through their ...
US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 2/2/2016
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of ...
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
Encounters At the End of the Sundance Trail
Brian Santo , Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading , 1/26/2016
The tech company, the genius and the improbable movie... NetScout persuaded ...
Redknee Reports Fiscal Q1
Friday, February 12, 2016
AT&T Unveils Its 5G Roadmap
Friday, February 12, 2016
Infinera Reports Q4, Full Year 2015
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Casa's D3.1 CCAP Delivers 400 Mbits/s Upstream
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Procera Virtualizes Its DPI for OEMs
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Vodafone, PayPal Team on M-commerce
Thursday, February 11, 2016
TiVo to Power Buckeye TV
Thursday, February 11, 2016
AT&T, Nokia Develop 'FAN' 4G Networks for Utilities
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Nokia Reports Q4, Full Year 2015 Results
Thursday, February 11, 2016
AsiaInfo Unveils Cloud Core BSS
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Cisco Reports $11.8B 2Q 2016 Revenue
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
CenturyLink Appoints Two New Execs
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Cisco Open Sources Remote PHY Device
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Intel Capital Diversity Fund
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Faster-Than-Light Reading
Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
John Barnes , Author , 8/25/2015
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
Megaphone Moment
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Google is Top Donor for Sen. Bernie Sanders
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
LRTV Documentaries
All Change in Video

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At this moderated panel at 2020 Vision in Dublin, Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader of Light Reading, sits down with Jeff Finkelstein, director of network architecture at Cox Communications, to discuss the rapidly changing video market.
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Hosting in Ireland, Past & Present

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Garry Connolly, president of Host in Ireland, presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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What's Hot in Mobile Commerce?

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Claire Maslen, financial services relationship manager at the GSMA, talks about the development of the digital commerce sector and the types of relationships that mobile operators are developing to further their m-commerce strategies.
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EANTC Tests Nokia IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs for Real World Deployment

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Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC. The results set a new industry benchmark for outstanding performance, scalability, resiliency and manageability. Nokia VNFs are ready for telco cloud deployment, so that service providers can accelerate mobile, business and ...
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CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
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The Composable Telco

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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
Shades of Ray
MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
From The Founder
Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and G.fast for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.