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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/2/2016
This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 1/7/2016
Since 1991, when GSM was first deployed, there has been a steady progression within the mobile industry toward ever-increasing bandwidth and speed. To a degree, that assumption was at the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/20/2015
OPNFV's coming-out party at Mobile World Congress has been judged a success, says its Director of NFV Heather Kirksey. In a blog released today, she points to large crowds at both the ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/18/2015
The GSMA is looking to extend its role of mobile industry meeting place beyond Mobile World Congress with the launch of Marketplace, which it's calling the world's first online commercial ...
By Light Reading, 3/17/2015
From MWC 2015: Kontron talks about improving the economics of HD video and audio transcoding for cloud-based real-time communications using a Genband SBC VNF on Kontron SYMKLOUD Converged Modular Servers.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/13/2015
At Mobile World Congress 2015, JDSU had a tool that showed how well Spain's four mobile operators were performing in near real-time in terms of signal strength and service availability on the MWC show floor.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/12/2015
Wi-Fi Alliance CEO Edgar Figueroa talks about voice-over-WiFi and the upcoming introduction of Wi-Fi Aware, or Smart WiFi.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/10/2015
Service provider IT specialist Comptel was raising money for charity at Mobile World Congress by showing people just how unfit they are...
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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/10/2015
While Mobile World Congress watchers originally thought SDN and NFV would be the biggest topics of discussion at the show, 5G barely snuck by as the most attention-grabbing topic at the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/9/2015
If Deutsche Telekom's ambition is to be a "pan-European" operator in central and eastern Europe, then TeliaSonera has the same objective in the Nordic countries.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/9/2015
At MWC 2015, Selina Lo, CEO of carrier WiFi systems specialist Ruckus Wireless, talks about voice-over-WiFi and the growing use of WiFi by cable operators.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Quad Channel Modulator Driver with 46 Gbaud Capability from MACOM

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MACOM's MAOM-003427 is the industry's first surface-mount modulator driver with 46 Gbaud capability to support next generation 200G and 400G applications.
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Video Infographic: Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure

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We all know that the network of the future will be virtual, but when will virtual become a reality? This video infographic covers the four key areas in which Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, tested Cisco's NFV infrastructure: performance, reliability, multi-service capabilities and single pane of glass management.

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CEO Chat With Phil McKinney, CableLabs

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At CES in Las Vegas, we met with Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs. Phil provides an update on the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, his views on the future of open source and how consumer interest in virtual reality could affect network traffic.
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Ericsson CTO on the Changing Telecom Market

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At CES 2015, CTO of Ericsson, Ulf Ewaldsson, sits down with CEO of Light Reading, Steve Saunders, to discuss the changing telecom market, the new partnership with Cisco and the future of the telecom industry.
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Ireland's Data Dream

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Host In Ireland president Gary Connolly tells Light Reading's Steve Saunders about the role Ireland is playing in hosting data for the world's largest organizations.
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Brocade Keynote: Transitioning to the New IP

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At 2020 Vision in Dublin, Andrew Coward, VP of Service Provider Strategy at Brocade, presents the transition to the New IP.