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By Simon Stanley, 11/3/2015
The latest LTE components support the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) functions required to deliver high bandwidth up to 600 Mbit/s at one extreme and very low-power sub-1 Mbit/s for IoT/M2M ...
By Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/14/2014
Network virtualization requires deep cultural shifts for carriers, changes that executives, managers, and staff may find it difficult to keep up with, said Dan Pitt, executive director of ...
By Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/7/2014
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Next-Generation Network Components -- Increasing traffic and network speeds are driving demand for flexible carrier networks over the course of the 2010s, a decade ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/6/2014
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Next-Generation Network Components 2014 -- Orange Silicon Valley's NFV guru preached a pragamatic approach to virtualization Thursday morning, saying he expects very ...
By Ernie Bergstrom, Founder and President, Crystal Cube Consulting, 10/30/2014
What kinds of embedded hardware will telcos need in the 2020s? Surely they will want a mature modular standard with far greater capabilities than systems have today. And it's a good bet ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/15/2014
I'm in Düsseldorf at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress, where much of the chat is centering around the role of open source software in the SDN and NFV sector. (See Setting the SDN Agenda.)
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/7/2014
Don't know about G.fast yet? You soon will, because the noise level around this next generation of copper-enhancing broadband technology is about to be cranked to 11 (beyond loud).
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Mile High in Denver

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The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo show in Denver takes LR's Alan Breznick to the next level. The event brought out insights into DOCSIS 3.1, cable's fiber investments and virtualization... and the other side of Alan.
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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.