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Key developments related to Ethernet services strategies and capabilities.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/6/2018
New specs from CableLabs aim to help cable operators bulk up fiber capacity as they start to distribute their access networks.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/27/2018
Ciena's Steve Alexander explains Ciena's strategy for injecting analytics and intelligence into the network, why the company acquired Packet Design and why Ciena is setting its sights on the Indian and Asian markets.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/19/2018
Operator has hooked up 13 North American cities and is pitching itself as the only operator with its own network spanning Asia, Europe and the key markets in the US and Canada, though it may meet some competitive resistance...
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By Bruce Mehlman, co-chairman, Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA), 6/15/2018
Market forces are working well in the business data services (BDS) market in the US, argues Bruce Mehlman, co-chairman of the Internet Innovation Alliance.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/14/2018
Ed Morche says the company will continue to invest in wireline infrastructure and focus on the best on-net service experience.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/9/2018
PacketFabric and Netrolix represent a wave of new network operators able to leverage SDN and AI technologies to deliver services without long commitments or complicated contracts.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/3/2018
Wholesale operator finds friendlier regulatory environment and growing demand for backbone services.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/26/2018
John Stephens tells financial analysts there's a positive trend in AT&T's business revenues, even with another quarterly decline.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/10/2018
New work on LSO Presto specs creates abstraction and tool-chaining that can automate service delivery over multiple underlying networks.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
At OFC 2018, Ethernet Alliance Chairman John D'Ambrosia explains why he's brought not one, but two holy grails to the show, and what heroic deeds must be completed in order to obtain them.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/13/2018
US network operator focused on delivering critical services such as UCaaS and SD-WAN over more flexible, customer-driven platforms.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/1/2018
Another win for Versa and a first step into SD-WAN territory for the cable operator giant, with the UK's Virgin Media spearheading its service launch.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/27/2017
Legacy business services aren't that easily shed when customers resist change but service providers need to find a more aggressive path forward.
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
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US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 2/2/2016
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of ...
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