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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 3/5/2015
Still seeking to expand its TV Everywhere portfolio beyond its core customer web portals and authentication services, Synacor is teaming up with thePlatform to ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/5/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria introduces LTE-based smart meters; former Virgin Media execs take AIM at turnarounds; Ericsson's small cells go ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/4/2015
Pertino, a computer networking software company that enables small businesses to create their virtual network connections, has landed a big fish of a Japanese ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 3/4/2015
WASHINGTON, DC -- After a full year in merger review, the market is getting antsy about Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. But just as ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/4/2015
Alibaba is opening its first international data center in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, making the Chinese e-commerce giant a new potential competitor, partner and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/4/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Wholesale carrier BICS is set to announce details of a forthcoming trial of international VoLTE services involving ten ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 3/4/2015
Building on its core Sling TV package (now called Best of Live TV), Dish announced today that's its adding the AMC and IFC channels to its $20-per-month OTT video ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/4/2015
Four months into his new job as CenturyLink's CTO, Aamir Hussain is making a bold move with a sweeping reorganization designed to transform the legacy telco into an ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/4/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Deutsche Telekom has revealed that smart home products and services based on its Qivicon platform will become available in ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/4/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Launches of rich communication services (RCS), the operators' long-discussed answer to WhatsApp, are now imminent in the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/4/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Telefonica's NFV coziness to continue; MTN profits rise on data growth; Deutsche Telekom to push Microsoft's Lumia.
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The New IP
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Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 3/5/2015
Discussions about what technologies the New IP encompasses tend to resemble an ...
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MWC: 5G, RCS & Title II
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 3/4/2015
5G, Title II, RCS and IOT dominated at MWC where multiple groups made their 5G ...
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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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Validating Cisco's Service Provider Virtualization & Cloud Portfolio
, 3/3/2015
How independent test lab EANTC and Light Reading put Cisco's programmable service ...
Q&A: The Castle in T-Mobile's LTE Network
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 3/2/2015
Grant Castle, T-Mobile VP of engineering services and QA, talks to Light Reading ...
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As head of Communications Services and Product Innovation, Ian Small is inventing ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
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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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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