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By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/16/2014
CHICAGO -- At an event where 1,500 people have gathered to talk about a not-so-distant future in which tens or even hundreds of billions of devices are connected, ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/15/2014
Internet of Things service provider Aeris Communications is attempting to make the process of introducing new IoT applications less complex and less expensive with ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/13/2014
The GSM Association has weighed in on the Internet of Things (IoT) standards discussion with new guidelines aimed at protecting mobile networks from being disrupted ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/13/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French bank teams with Twitter for money transfers; here comes the SON for O2; AlcaLu does 100G in Nigeria.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 10/10/2014
Anxious not to miss out on the home automation trend, EchoStar Corp. LLC (Nasdaq: SATS) is getting ready to unveil its new "Sage" smart home offering for service ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/10/2014
Also: Liberty Cleared For Ziggo M&A; EC deregulates fixed line telephony; Hyperoptic to fiber up more UK cities; Ericsson wins managed services deal.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/9/2014
Exactly one year after AT&T announced it had signed up giant General Electric as a machine-to-machine (M2M) communications customer, Verizon is announcing it is in ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/8/2014
Forget the phone booth beacon scandal for a moment, because you might be surprised just how many inanimate objects are getting fitted up with radios in NYC these days.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/7/2014
The new Internet of Things (IoT) protocol, Thread, is drawing substantial industry interest, according to a progress report from its backers, and also has advanced to ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/6/2014
A company that manages advertising display panels on New York's network of phone booths planted hundreds of radios in them that could enable the tracking -- and ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/6/2014
In advance of next week's Internet of Things World Forum in Chicago, Cisco is demonstrating how analytics can help enhance IoT-based security approaches, particularly ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 10/20/2014
Telstra talks about the enterprise IT environment of the future and how it will ...
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Neela Jacques , Executive Director of The OpenDaylight Project , 10/17/2014
Neela Jacques, executive director for OpenDaylight, writes on how a ...
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Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
Robert Clark, , 10/20/2014
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
SDN & NFV: No Going Back
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/17/2014
A threshold has been reached as the telcos commit to SDN and NFV – and that ...
Eurobites: Telefónica Deutschland Turns to Ericsson for VoLTE
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/21/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM salivates over Christmas device sales; ...
Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
Robert Clark, , 10/20/2014
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
Robert Clark, , 10/20/2014
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
Pressure Grows on Samsung in Q3
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/7/2014
Apple and low-cost rivals put pressure on Samsung's smartphone business, but the ...
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In the second part of his exclusive interview with Light Reading, Bhaskar Gorti, ...
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Distributed Access Architectures – 2

10|21|14   |   8:51:00 AM   |   (0) comments


ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 1

10|21|14   |   9:01   |   (0) comments


SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 2

10|21|14   |   3:58   |   (0) comments


ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 1

10|21|14   |   10:15   |   (0) comments


SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
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Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling

10|17|14   |   7:56   |   (0) comments


Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
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Holland's Imtech Traffic & Infra Discusses Huawei's ICT Solution and Services

10|16|14   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Dimitry Theebe is from the business unit at Imtech Traffic & Infra which delivers communications solutions for transportations. His partnershp with Huawei began about a years ago. In this video, Theebe speaks more about this partnership and what he hopes to accomplish with Huawei.
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Huawei's Comprehensive Storage Solutions Vital for SVR

10|16|14   |   6:16   |   (0) comments


SVR Information Technology provides cloud services for academic and special sectors. With Huawei's support, SVR and Yildiz Technical University has established Turkey's largest and most advanced High Performance Computing system. CSO Ismail Cem Aslan talks about what he hopes Huawei's OceanStor storage system will bring for him.
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Mexico's Servitron's Impression of Huawei at CCW 2014

10|16|14   |   6:35   |   (0) comments


Servitron is a network operator in Mexico that has been in the trunking industry for the past 20 years. Its COO, Ing. Ragnar Trillo O., explains at Critical Communications World 2014 that his company has been interested in the long-term evolution of LTE technology and its adoption for TETRA.
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Building a Better Dubai

10|16|14   |   2:06   |   (0) comments


Abdulla Ahmed Al Falasi is the director of commercial affairs, a telecommunications coordinator for the government of Dubai. Their areas of service span across multiple industries, including police, safety, shopping malls and more. In this video, Abdulla talks about his department's work with Huawei.
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Huawei Lights Up Malaysia Partner Maju Nusa

10|16|14   |   1:59   |   (0) comments


Malaysia's Maju Nusa is an enterprise partner to Huawei in networking, route switches and telco equipment. At this year's Critical Communications World in Singapore, CTO Pushpender Singh talks about what Huawei's eLTE solutions mean to his company and for Malaysia.
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Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks

10|15|14   |   2:19   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
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Exploring the Future of Cable Access

10|15|14   |   6:23   |   (0) comments


Cisco's Brett Wingo looks at where cable access architectures are heading, discussing the impact of DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, Remote PHY, SDN, virtualization of cable networks and related technologies.
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