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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 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, ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/29/2015
Nokia ended 2014 with a flourish, improving sales across all parts of its business, generating profits and predicting further growth in the coming year.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/27/2015
Ericsson's global scale helped it cushion the blow of an ongoing capex squeeze in North America, its largest geographic market by sales, in the fourth quarter and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/20/2015
Deutsche Telekom has unveiled details of another bout of restructuring at T-Systems as it looks to energize an IT business that is still failing to meet expectations.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/19/2015
Chinese BSS vendor AsiaInfo has expanded its relationship with Telenor by landing a back office transformation deal with the operator's Hungarian operation.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2015
A major changing of the technology guard is imminent at Vodafone and Ericsson, with Johan Wibergh, head honcho at the equipment maker's networks division, set to ...
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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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Growth of the 5G Ecosystem

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Use cases and industry collaborations dominated 5G discussions during Mobile World Congress 2015. For what the road to 5G means for operators and their partners, head to the Building America's 5G Ecosystem event in New York on April 14.
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Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo

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Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
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LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks

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We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
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NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision

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Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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