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By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/31/2014
In the latest net neutrality proposal, the Federal Communications Commission has reportedly cooked up an idea guaranteed to unite both net neutrality advocates and ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/31/2014
SoftBank is bringing in one of its own to help Sprint with its LTE TDD rollout in the newly created position of technical chief operating officer.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/31/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary abandons data tax; KPN takes control of Reggefiber; EU does cyber-security drill.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/30/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes "European Internet"; Ericsson certifies NFV; BT's second-quarter revenues slip.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/29/2014
Verizon is continuing to beef up its managed security services for the enterprise with a fresh partnership, announced Wednesday, with cybersecurity vendor FireEye.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/29/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson teams with Tibco; Telenor numbers on the up; BSkyB invests in "young millennials" content.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/29/2014
Exalt Communications has "reinvented" itself as a new company, Exalt Wireless, and is hoping to leave its troubled recent past behind.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/28/2014
Weeks after Verizon gave in to FCC criticism and canceled its LTE throttling plans, a different government agency is looking to force AT&T to do the same.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/28/2014
T-Mobile's LTE customers are using an average of 2.7GB of data each month, compared to around 2GB at Verizon and 1.5GB at AT&T, according to the carrier's top executives.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/28/2014
It's hard to imagine that anyone would ever say "OSS is sexy," but right now it's hard to identify any issue that's more critical to the future of communications ...
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Tata's Sheds Light on IZO
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 10/31/2014
Tata Communications talks about its hybrid networking strategy, dubbed IZO, and ...
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Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 10/31/2014
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CenturyLink, Chinese Carriers Choose AlcaLu Core Routers
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
Major upgrade to CenturyLink's IP backbone will be based on the XRS 7950, which ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility ...
Eurobites: Telefónica Eyes Slice of TIM Brazil?
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/31/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hungary abandons data tax; KPN takes ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Improves Margins, Cuts Losses in Q3
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/30/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes 'European ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
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Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/27/2014
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets ...
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Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 9/11/2014
Vodafone's Dr. Alan Law shares his thoughts on rural areas, virtualization, ...
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Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
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Interview With Rick Talbot, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

10|31|14   |   2:12   |   (0) comments


At the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Rick Talbot shared his positive feedback about the holistic and open approach that Huawei adopts for SDN and NFV. He also found the open sharing at the event valuable as it features different perspectives from Huawei experts, telecom operators, industry analysts as well as security experts.
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Interview With David Snow, Principal Analyst, Current Analysis

10|31|14   |   2:24   |   (0) comments


David Snow talked about his understanding of Huawei and its SoftCOM strategy at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that Huawei's wide approach combining IT and CT expertise, introducing big data and analytics into solutions and contributing to the OpenStack community particularly resonate with him and make the company stand out in the industry.
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Interview With Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading

10|31|14   |   3:13   |   (0) comments


Roz Roseboro commented on Huawei's data center capabilities and NFV solutions at the NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, saying that in addition to covering all three key domains of compute, storage and networking, the company also emphasizes the importance of management capabilities and professional services, which are essential in making NFV a reality.
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Interview With Michael Howard, Co-founder & Principal Analyst, Infonetics Research

10|31|14   |   5:25   |   (0) comments


Michael Howard talked about SDN, NFV, and OpenStack adoption at Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014. Particularly, he pointed out that Virtual Enterprise CPE is the top NFV use case that operators plan to invest in over 2014 and 2015 to deliver new enterprise services through virtualized functions.
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Interview With Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President, Current Analysis

10|31|14   |   3:11   |   (0) comments


At Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014, Jerry Caron from Current Analysis said that orchestration and management are key to realizing SDN and NFV for global carriers, and the approach that Huawei is taking, with its FusionSphere Cloud OS at the core, is in the right direction to address the challenges.
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Broadband Battles

10|31|14   |   01:39   |   (0) comments


This year's Broadband World Forum featured a number of show floor battles focused on access gear, components and coffee.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

10|30|14   |   2:26   |   (1) comment


Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

10|30|14   |   4:13   |   (0) comments


SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

10|30|14   |   4:08   |   (0) comments


Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

10|30|14   |   5:46   |   (0) comments


Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

10|30|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

10|30|14   |   4:29   |   (0) comments


In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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