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All the key communications industry developments taking place in Europe's many and varied markets.
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 1/23/2017
A company that specializes in creating testing tools for enterprise software development just hit the vencap jackpot, hauling in $165 million in Series B financing.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/23/2017
An SD-WAN startup called Aryaka has snagged a juicy $45 million in a Series D round of funding, attracting investment from German telecom incumbent Deutsche Telekom, ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/23/2017
Vodafone has announced the launch of a commercial NB-IoT service in Spain as it races to close the gap with rival technologies Sigfox and LoRa.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/23/2017
Also in today's guaranteed alternative-fact-free edition of the EMEA regional roundup: Infinera does DWDM in western Europe; Nokia and SKT get mission-critical in ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/20/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues looks to add content; rogue web developer nabs personal data; Linkem gets €100 million investment.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/20/2017
"Brexit means Brexit," said Theresa May, Britain's new prime minister, after the country's electorate narrowly voted last year to leave the European Union (EU), ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/19/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook to build data center in Denmark; Telenor predicts social media fatigue; Sky Deutschland signs back-up deal.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/19/2017
Broadband equipment maker Adtran is poised for impressive growth in sales this year, according to a leading analyst, thanks partly to renewed investments in vectoring ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/18/2017
Technicolor is unexpectedly finding itself battling the capex winds with a couple of its major US customers.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/18/2017
It might be one of the least glamorous parts of the telecom business, but it could also be surprisingly lucrative. Covering everything from travel updates and ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/18/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE fined for over-billing; Vodafone cozies up in the frozen north; Oracle opens cloud accelerator.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/17/2017
Berlin-based startup Zeotap, whose technology is aimed at helping mobile operators to make money from their subscriber data, says it has raised €12 million ($12.8 ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/17/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Stirling gets the gigabit treatment; Kudelski unit sues NFL; T-Mobile Netherlands' new CEO; Viaccess-Orca acquires BigHill.
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Verizon's Feldman: IoT Focus Shifts From Smart Cities to Smart Communities
Daniel Feldman, Director, Product & New Business Innovation IoT, Verizon, 1/23/2017
After meeting with city planners, CIOs and mayors, Verizon has expanded its IoT ...
Vodafone Says Hola to NB-IoT in Spain
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 1/23/2017
Vodafone has embarked on a nationwide rollout of NB-IoT networks in Spain.
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G.fast Could Use a Boost
Iain Morris , News Editor , 10/13/2016
Technological progress will vastly improve the capability of G.fast technology ...
Will ETSI Lose Its Edge as Fog Rolls In?
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/28/2016
ETSI's mobile edge computing (MEC) specifications group wants to be the 'center ...
ETSI Gets Edgy About Mobile
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/19/2016
Interest is growing in the potential of mobile edge computing. But will it live ...
BT, Ofcom & the Battle of Britain
Iain Morris , News Editor , 8/18/2016
The structural separation of BT would not have propelled the UK up international ...
Aryaka Banks $45M in Series D Funding
Monday, January 23, 2017
SK Telecom, Nokia Team Up on 4G Push-to-Talk
Monday, January 23, 2017
Aberdeen Council Hooks Up to CityFibre
Monday, January 23, 2017
RETN Deploys Infinera's Cloud Xpress System
Monday, January 23, 2017
R3 Communications Attracts Investors
Monday, January 23, 2017
Sicap Offers USSD Over LTE, Adds New Exec
Friday, January 20, 2017
Tele Columbus Powers advanceTV With Espial
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
ZTE Helps Velcom Build Fully Virtualized Core
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Adtran Reports Q4
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Italy's Retelit to Deploy Coriant's 100G Gear
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Masergy Hooks Up Huisman
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Viaccess-Orca Acquires BigHill
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
China Mobile, Ericsson Strike IoT Agreement
Monday, January 16, 2017
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Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
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Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's former chief analyst Patrick Donegan shared insight from the recent web-scale operators report, which featured research on how web-scale operators view the market, the best web-scale companies to ...
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Cisco's Cloud Scale Networking: Automation, Virtualization & Simplification

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Cisco's Sanjeev Mervana outlines the latest innovations in networking technology at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
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ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking

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Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.

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Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.