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Analysis of the key appointments, dismissals, job cuts/expansions (headcount), and skills requirements affecting the communications networking and services sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/27/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone teams up in Botswana; EE's complaints handing probe; Telekom Austria's Turkish MVNO.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/19/2015
Has your company had an outstanding past 12 months? Have you developed a product, service or strategy that deserves the very highest industry honor? Then you need to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/11/2015
Ericsson is to cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden as part of its latest savings and restructuring plan to support growth and bolster profitability, the company said in a ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/10/2015
iPhotonix, a fiber-to-the-home equipment vendor, has acquired the NFV assets of failed vitrualization specialist Netsocket in a cash and equity deal, and plans to ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/5/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria introduces LTE-based smart meters; former Virgin Media execs take AIM at turnarounds; Ericsson's small cells go ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/3/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Cisco CEO John Chambers says that the seismic shifts engendered by a move to a fully digital economy will shake up more ...
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 2/25/2015
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.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/19/2015
SAN JOSE -- Women in Telecom -- When it comes to the New IP, adjectives like flexible, scalable, automated, service-driven, software-defined and agile are critical on ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/6/2015
Meraki's co-founders have quit Cisco, a departure coming to light an embarrassing few weeks after the networking giant bragged about how Meraki is such a big deal.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/6/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in Chinese 5G venture; "right to be forgotten" latest; Huawei hiring in South Africa.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/4/2015
KPN has raised its cost-saving targets after reporting a decline in sales and profits last year amid tough conditions in the Dutch market.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/29/2015
Citrix Systems plans to cut 900 positions -- 700 full-time and 200 contractors -- and will also consolidate some of its less popular products to improve efficiency, ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures.
Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
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Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

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Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

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GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
LRTV Documentaries
How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Converged Communications: Working Simply & Smartly

3|17|15   |   03.24   |   (0) comments


Edwin Diender, CTO of Huawei's Enterprise Switch & Communications division, outlines the four main pillars of Huawei's unified communications portfolio and explains how the addition of 4K video capabilities has helped Huawei develop a groundbreaking videoconferencing solution.
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