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By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/10/2014
Ciena is due to report its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Thursday morning, its first quarterly report since AT&T, one of Ciena two biggest customers, said last month ...
By Steve Koppman, 12/8/2014
As service providers see exploding network demand far outpacing growth in revenues and profits, they seek to reduce their cost "per bit" to support bottom lines, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/8/2014
Ethernet has become a ubiquitous data service platform for enterprises, but it continues to evolve, and among its latest iterations is an automotive version, designed ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/3/2014
Ciena has added some heft to the attempts of managed services providers -- not to mention Ciena itself -- to compete in an increasingly software-centric telecom ...
By Ken Wieland, contributing editor, 12/3/2014
If you thought the Ethernet standards world was settling down, think again. Two separate alliances, one featuring Brocade and the other Cisco, are developing ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2014
NEW YORK -- Future of Cable Business Services -- Cable operators may well be winning a bigger share of the US business services sector, but they still have a lot of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/20/2014
An initial informal collaboration of two web giants, Google and Microsoft, along with major telecom players AT&T and BT, has produced a key network data model for ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/19/2014
A year into its experience in pioneering Distributed NFV with virtualization at the customer premises, RAD is finding that real deployments of this new technology are ...
By Eduard Beier, 11/17/2014
The Terabit Demonstrator Project will showcase a 1 Terabit (10 x 100GigE) data path over about 1,000 kilometers at SC14, the Supercomputing Conference, in New ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/7/2014
Cyan has gotten a lot of credit for being an early mover in the SDN market, but the company is still waiting for its big SDN payday. It's looking more and more like ...
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Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 12/19/2014
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Fast Friends: Analytics & NFV/SDN
Leo Zancani , CTO, Ontology , 12/18/2014
Data analytics, especially real-time data analytics, will inarguably play a ...
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Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/19/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 ...
Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
Robert Clark, , 12/17/2014
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu & Nokia Merger Talk Resurfaces
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/19/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Russian operators join forces on LTE; Ob3 ...
Eurobites: BT Preps Stock, Bonds Issue to Fund Mobile M&A
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/18/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Monsieur Iliad agrees to buy Orange ...
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 ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Friday, November 21, 2014
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
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BTI Adds Carrier Ethernet Products, Joins CEF
Monday, November 17, 2014
Pica8 Intros CrossFlow for Hybrid Networks
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Advantech Unveils 100GigE ATCA Blade
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Telco Data Centers: 7 Reasons Carriers Should Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/2/2014
For telecom operators, hosting their own data centers can be key to fending off ...
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 8/7/2014
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even ...
Level 3 CTO Jack Waters: Network Integration Guru
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 8/5/2014
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's ...
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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.
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EE: The Road to 5G

12|16|14   |   16:02   |   (1) comment


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.
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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. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

12|16|14   |   2:57   |   (1) comment


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.
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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

12|15|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


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.
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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.
LRTV Interviews
TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B

12|10|14   |     |   (0) comments


TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
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