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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/27/2015
Optical equipment specialist Polatis has landed a key role in an "open programmable city" initiative in Bristol, UK, which has deployed the vendor's SDN-enabled ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/27/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Nokia team up for telco cloud; eircom revenues fall 4% in second quarter.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/27/2015
UK mobile operator EE has begun trying out a 400 Mbit/s service over its 4G network at Wembley Stadium in northwest London and it expects to begin trialing ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/26/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google combines European subsidiaries; O2 launches browser version of Tu Go; speedy 5G.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/26/2015
Deutsche Telekom has reported an increase in sales and earnings for 2014 thanks to ongoing success at its T-Mobile US business, although its other operating units ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
Perhaps against the odds, RCS, or rich communications services, is still alive and kicking at many operators across the globe. If meaningful consumer traction and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/25/2015
Dutch chipmaker Gemalto reckons US and UK intelligence agencies may have hacked into its network but denies they were able to steal encryption keys allowing them to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/25/2015
Spanish telecom giant Telefónica has issued a bullish forecast that group revenues will grow by 7% this year, claiming to have seen major improvements in the ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/25/2015
Carrier SDN and NFV have been major buzzwords for the past few years, generating a great deal of head-scratching, strategizing and hot air blowing.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/25/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice's ambition; Bouygues Telecom sees revenues slide; controlling drones by brainwaves.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/25/2015
TeliaSonera International Carrier, the international wholesale fiber network operator within TeliaSonera Group, is poised to make a major decision about 100G ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/24/2015
LONDON -- Huawei upped the pre-MWC ante Tuesday by promising to deliver what it calls 4.5G mobile broadband capabilities in 2016 that will be able to deliver downlink ...
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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