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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/29/2015
Verizon is stepping up its involvement with the utility industry and slapping on the "as-a-service" distinction with Wednesday's announcement of Grid Wide Utility ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/23/2015
Since testing driverless cars out on the open road is probably a bit dangerous in the early stages, Verizon, the University of Michigan and 14 other partners have ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/16/2015
SoftBank and Ericsson said Thursday that they will hold joint field trials in Tokyo of technology that is expected to become part of the future 5G wireless specification.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/16/2015
Intel has reported declines in sales and profits for the second (April-to-May) quarter, although results beat expectations thanks to the performance of its data ...
By Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 7/15/2015
In early May, MTN formally launched what the company called "the first truly Pan-African Internet of Things (IoT) platform." While MTN has been offering M2M services ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/15/2015
Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications is taking off in the enterprise world -- especially in retail and healthcare -- as companies are beginning to realize a return ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/15/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT does data curation; MegaFon borrows to buy from Nokia; Finnish startups.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/14/2015
There are a lot of efforts underway to improve WiFi, and while most of them are dedicated to increasing robustness, at least one is aimed at extending the WiFi ...
By Simon Sherrington, 7/14/2015
Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks are already transforming industries around the world, simply by making mobile services available at higher speeds and across wider ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/14/2015
Almost exactly a year after the Thread Group formed, the organization is now launching its Internet of Things technical specification and says it will kick off a ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/13/2015
Huawei is teaming up with China Unicom Shanghai and China Unicom Research Institute to advance work on LTE-M, the low-power, slower-speed version of 4G -- or 4.5G as ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/9/2015
NEW YORK CITY -- Vodafone unveiled its new East Coast Customer Experience Center (CEC) in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/8/2015
Chipmaker Sequans is throwing its weight behind the concept of using LTE as a building block for the Internet of Things devices over the coming year and beyond.
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The New IP
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Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/31/2015
The shift away from traditional pay TV is gathering momentum and will speed up ...
Sheer Speed: M2M & IoT
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/30/2015
M2M and IoT is a top priority for businesses around the globe as awareness of the ...
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Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
5G: Meet the Influencers
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A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional ...
Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
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French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
From The Founder
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
LRTV Custom TV
VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
LRTV Custom TV
KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
LRTV Documentaries
The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
LRTV Custom TV
IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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