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By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 9/29/2014
Its dreams of acquiring T-Mobile dashed, SoftBank's latest acquisition target appears to be US-based movie studio DreamWorks.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/29/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trujillo eyes Telecom Italia stake; TeliaSonera's Eurasian troubles; Belgacom streams Netflix.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 9/26/2014
Intel is adding to its wireless assets with a US$1.5 billion investment in Chinese mobile chipset specialist Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 9/25/2014
Facebook may be an over-the-top app, but it's warming up to a number of services only a wireless network can offer. The social networking giant is now planning ...
By Joanne Taaffe, 9/24/2014
LONDON -- The 5G Huddle -- "Where is the US?" The question came from the floor of The 5G Huddle in London. Certainly Americans were conspicuous by their absence at an ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 9/24/2014
BlackBerry's newly launched Passport phone is an ugly square qwerty-keyboard device that will appeal to some heavy business users and repel others, but that's really ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 9/24/2014
Accuris Networks, which powers the seamless authentication of Hotspot 2.0, has raised $15 million in capital and brought in a WiFi industry veteran to be its new CEO.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/23/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 1,700 jobs lost at Phones 4u; BT signs solar-power deal; Google goes Dutch.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 9/19/2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Qualcomm Uplinq 2014 -- Qualcomm moved its annual developers' conference away from its hometown of San Diego for the first time, welcoming a packed ...
By Kevin Hertz, 9/19/2014
Few board members of mobile network operators would disagree that the single biggest problem they face is how to avoid becoming just the "dumb pipe." A ...
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Orange Brings Service Flexibility to Internet Access
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 10/1/2014
By offering its core MPLS-VPN customers an easier way to add secure Internet ...
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Poll: The Networks They Are A-Changin’
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 9/30/2014
According to The New IP's latest poll results, 43% of respondents say the New IP ...
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Pica8 Raises $12.5M, Strengthens Japan Ties
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/1/2014
Investment from VantagePoint, Cross Head and Pacific Venture Partners brings the ...
What China Mobile Wants From 5G
Joanne Taaffe, , 9/30/2014
With 4G still to deliver so much, the world's largest mobile operator wants more ...
Telecom Sector 'Its Own Worst Enemy' – Kroes
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/2/2014
Neelie Kroes ends her tenure as the European Commission's vice president for the ...
OSS Is Key to SDN, NFV Strategies
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/1/2014
Corporate culture and the back office should be the first considerations for ...
5G: So Where's the US?
Joanne Taaffe, , 9/24/2014
At an event in London, the Europeans were wondering what role the US will play in ...
New Wave of Subsea Builds Aids APAC's Expansion
Robert Clark, , 9/23/2014
China's needs and regional 4G data traffic growth drive fresh Asian capacity builds.
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What WebRTC Means for Telcos
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 6/2/2014
Communication service providers are figuring out what role they can play in ...
Network Security: It's Complicated
Michelle Donegan , 4/28/2014
Complexity is security's worst enemy, says TeliaSonera's chief security officer.
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LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Innovating Access Technology With G.fast

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Exploring the potential of G.fast technology from the point of view of the Broadband Forum, Huawei – and an end-user.
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A Cultural Shift for an OTT World

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Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
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New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide

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As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
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Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?

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As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
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Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley

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Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
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SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network

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XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
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The OTT Conundrum

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What is holding back prosperous partnerships between telcos and the OTT players?
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Putting Broadband to Work

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High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
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Light Reading's Women in Telecom Recap

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Our first Women in Telecom breakfast was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us in London for the next event on November 6.
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Monetizing Ultra-Broadband

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Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
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Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

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INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

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The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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