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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, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 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, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 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, Editor-in-Chief, 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, Editor-in-Chief, 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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Pole Position: A Look at San Jose's Smart City Small Cell Deal

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The City of San Jose is working with three carriers to unleash the best cell coverage and fastest download speeds its citizens have ever seen. Here's how it happened.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CeBIT 2018: How Pietro Fiorentini's Using IoT to Provide Smart Metering Services in Italy

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Gianfranco De Feo from Pietro Fiorentini talks about NB-IoT and how it is using the technology to provide smart metering services in gas, electricity and other vertical industries around the world.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CeBIT 2018: Huawei's Shi Mao Talks About Development in NB-IoT

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Shi Mao, CMO of Huawei West Europe, talks to Light Reading at CeBIT 2018 about how NB-IoT is developing in Europe and China, and Huawei's strategy in accelerating the industry implementation on NB-IoT technologies.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: It's Coming Home

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Iain kicks off this week with tales from Transylvania, which he recently visited to hear about all the cool things Orange Romania is working on with 5G such as fixed wireless access and smart cities. Scott then moves on to 'chapter 11' of the ZTE saga, in which the fraught Chinese kit vendor seems to have been offered a lifeline of sorts by the US. The guys then ...
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Orange Spain on IP & Optical Integration

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At NGON 2018, Manuel Sanchez Malagon discusses the acquisition of Jazztel and the integration of both networks.
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Cisco's Yvette Kanouff: How We Get Real Results From Network Automation

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Cisco's top service provider executive is moving quickly to create value for carrier class software in a hardware-based business and helping her customers reach unheard of levels of automation in their networks. Watch this most recent conversation with Yvette Kanouff to find just how well Cisco's service provider business fits in with the rest of the company's ...
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Huawei Digital Transformation World Highlights

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At TM Forum's Digital Transfirmation World in Nice, Iain Morris takes a close look at what Huawei is working on in the telecom world.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: That's a Fact, Jack

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It's just Iain and Scott this week, with Jamie Shanghaied in China at their equivalent of MWC. They start by toasting a Light Reading report from the show in which the Huawei CEO had a pop at a US senator, precipitating a social media war. They then nip over to the smartphone world, where Scott has been mucking about with a few of the latest ones to work out which ...
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Unitymedia Links Guavus Analytics to Improved NPS

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Guavus and Unitymedia review a Proof of Value at the 'Big Data Potentials and Value' panel at ANGA COM 2018. In a Proof of Value using real data, Unitymedia links Guavus big data analytics to reduced calls, trouble tickets, truck rolls and overall improvement in NPS. Watch the extended version here:
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Is Your Transport Network Ready for 5G?

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ECI Telecom's senior director of portfolio marketing, Scott Wilkinson, discusses some of the key points network operators must consider as they prepare their transport networks for the 5G era.
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NGON: The Software Tide Creeps Up on Optical

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Quick, someone move those damn sunbeds further away from the water! Ray Le Maistre hits the beach in Nice to wax lyrical on what this year's NGON event has been all about: transport for 5G and the deployment of software in optical networks.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Social Skills

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There's a cosmopolitan theme to the pod this week with Scott reflecting on his trip to Stockholm to hang out with Ericsson and Jamie looking forward with some trepidation to breakfast in China. We also hear about a recent Connected Britain event from guest podder Shannon, who also fuels a massive tangent about the pros and cons of social media. Iain ruins the ...