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By Light Reading, 10/10/2017
SAN FRANCISCO, 10/10/2017 – As LTE rapidly moves towards 5G, companies must prepare and transition in order to handle advanced features and standards.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/5/2017
The organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Mobile World Congress (MWC) separately say that the huge tech trade shows will take place in their respective Las Vegas and ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 9/21/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mobile World Congress Americas 2017 -- During a morning keynote, Sprint COO of Technology Günther Ottendorfer explained the carrier is well positioned for the emergence of ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/12/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mobile World Congress Americas 2017 -- Sprint executives said Tuesday that the operator will start to deploy new "massive MIMO" antennas next year, which could greatly ...
By Light Reading, 8/31/2017
Join us for our coverage on MWC Americas in San Francisco.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 5/4/2017
The 5G vision is to support a wide variety of services, with diverse performance requirements, across many different industries. As we've argued consistently on these pages, the ability to ...
By Light Reading, 4/25/2017
Ovum's Ed Barton discusses the latest mobile operator strategies for mobile video.
By Light Reading, 4/13/2017
In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to capitalize on the benefits of IoT and 5G.
By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 4/6/2017
At the 2017 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, I noticed several marked differences from the previous two years that I have been covering IoT for Heavy Reading. One was that nearly ...
By Light Reading, 4/5/2017
EXFO's Anssi Tauriainen shows how his company's 3D analytics concept can help visualize networks.
By Light Reading, 4/5/2017
Philippe Morin talks about the major trends for service providers in network transformation.
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Infinera Xceed Software Suite: Evolution & Latest Developments

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THE HAGUE -- Sten Nordell, CTO of the Metro Business Group at Infinera, and Ray LeMaistre, International Group Editor of Light Reading, discuss the latest developments in Infinera's Xceed Software Suite and its Layer 1 and Layer 2 applications. Xceed supports the open data models and open APIs that network operators need to achieve multi-vendor integration into ...
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How Zain Is Transforming to NFC

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Zain's transformation plan and the key lesson learned for a successful implementation of NFV.
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How OpenStack Enables the Telco Cloud

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Ofer Ben-Yacov discusses the development of OpenStack for carrier-grade services.
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Evolution of NFVi on the Road to 5G

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Jiang Xue on NFV deployment and the evolution towards 5G.
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A 3-Layer Network & the 'Last 10 Meters' – Light Reading Reports from UBBF China

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HANGZHOU -- The Ultra-Broadband Forum is an annual event organized by the UN Broadband Commission and Huawei. Keynote speakers including Arash Ashouriha from Deutsche Telekom and Basse Hanno, 20th Century Fox Film Corp., addressed topics such as customer experience and the massive increase in video traffic across networks. Other speakers advocated the ...
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Modern Solutions for Modern Service Providers

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Dell EMC provides service providers with a modern, open, disaggregated set of solutions from core to edge, allowing them to remove proprietary infrastructure, decrease capex and automate operation as they deliver new services and applications to their customers.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Game of Phones

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LONDON, 10/17/2017 – This week we welcome guest podder Jesse from TV business title TBI to talk about how video content is distributed and monetized, and what lesson the telecoms world can learn in its apparent desperation to move in that direction. Jamie is back from his latest travels and brings us news of what was discussed at the Nordic Digital Business ...
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Nominum & Security for Small to Midsized Businesses

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REDWOOD CITY, 10/16/2017 – Arlen Frew discusses the latest security innovations Nominum is working on, from credential threats to encryption theft secured by their latest software that monitors Internet activity and potential malware within a group of employees.
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Light Reading Explores Software-Defined Capacity With Infinera

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DENVER, 10/11/2017 – At the Light Reading NFV and Carrier SDN event in Denver, Craig Matsumoto, Light Reading's editor in chief, sat down with Mark Showalter, Infinera's senior director of software product marketing, to discuss the role of software-defined capacity for optical networks.
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AT&T: Designing Hardware for the Cloud

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DENVER, 10/11/2017 – Hardware is simplified, and cloud-based software is distributed as micro-services across many servers, so failure of one isn't impactful, says Tom Anschutz, distinguished member of technical staff at AT&T. In support of this new approach, AT&T is submitting its hardware designs to the Open Compute Project including, most recently, its XGS-PON ...
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Technology & Test: Preparing for 5G

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SAN FRANCISCO, 10/10/2017 – As LTE rapidly moves towards 5G, companies must prepare and transition in order to handle advanced features and standards. In this informative video, Anritsu provides insight into the technology and capabilities evolution to 5G as well as the considerations and impact on test and measurement moving forward.
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Verizon on Automating Network Services

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DENVER, 10/10/2017 – Verizon's Fred Oliveira addresses challenges to NFV orchestration, including the amount of time spent managing individual network elements. Oliveira says the industry needs to move away from spending significant time developing individual, low-level VNFs and focus on driving more automation of network services.