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By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/26/2015
While it was not the most significant -- and certainly not the most controversial -- part of today's actions, the FCC's decision to pre-empt state laws regarding ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/24/2015
Comcast is doing its bit to try and help populate the Internet of Things (IoT) with more things by partnering with the Boomtown tech accelerator in Boulder to open an ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/18/2015
Sonic has expanded gigabit-speed service to several communities in Northern California, and will connect some local school districts to the ISP's gigabit network for ...
By Simon Stanley, 2/17/2015
The race to deliver gigabit broadband services is accelerating, and G.fast is the technology that telecom service providers need to compete successfully. G.fast will ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/16/2015
AT&T expanded its gigabit-speed service into the increasingly giga-crowded Kansas City region today, launching its high-speed broadband service into Google Fiber's ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/12/2015
Farmer's Telecommunications Cooperative (FTC), the largest member-owned telecom provider in Alabama, has upgraded the fiber network across its entire territory to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/11/2015
WARSAW -- FTTH Conference 2015 -- Every year the FTTH Council Europe chooses a different location for its annual fiber broadband conference and exhibition that ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/10/2015
One of the industry bodies participating in the early and ever-evolving world of standards governing the nascent Internet of Things has made a move to try and spur ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/9/2015
AT&T has bolstered its partnership with GE, targeting small and midsized utility companies looking to deploy smart energy solutions and leverage the Internet of ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/5/2015
Grande Communications is attempting to leverage its gigabit pole position in Austin by targeting new luxury apartment communities and working with developers to ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/2/2015
Verizon is trying to make it easier for enterprises deploying thousands or millions of connected devices to keep track of them and ensure that they're following ...
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Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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Growth of the 5G Ecosystem

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Use cases and industry collaborations dominated 5G discussions during Mobile World Congress 2015. For what the road to 5G means for operators and their partners, head to the Building America's 5G Ecosystem event in New York on April 14.
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Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo

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Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
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LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks

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We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
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NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision

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Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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