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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2017
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/16/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: du trials Nokia's SDAN on NG-PON; Nokia unveils wireless PON offering; UK study bigs up AI's business potential.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/11/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- With its initial NFV architecture in place and helping to deliver on-demand services to its enterprise customers, Colt is now ...
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 10/9/2017
For Fujitsu's Christine Podraza, learning about the optical vendor over the course of her diverse career there was comparable to going from thinking the Earth is flat ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/6/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt expands Asia-Pacific network with Ciena; Telefónica integrates security features with Microsoft Azure; Ofcom clamps down ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/3/2017
Nokia's targeted enterprise business is poised for continued sales growth while its main networks business remains in decline, said the company's global services ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/29/2017
Having successfully run its first transatlantic subsea cable for almost two years now, Aqua Comms is planning additional subsea cables in northern Europe and eyeing ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/28/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ADVA in 200G trials with Telefónica Germany; BMW finds room for Alexa; BT maintains complaints quota.
By Simon Stanley, 9/26/2017
Using feedback from leading web-scale and telecom network operators, the ON2020 group has collated optical network requirements through 2020 and beyond, identifying ...
By Danny Dicks, 9/26/2017
The optical systems market has been shaken up in the past couple of years by the emergence of programmable optical modules using digital signal processors (DSPs) ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/25/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor plans Trondheim IoT lab; cooperation at the mobile edge; Nokia ups its mission-critical LTE game.
By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 9/22/2017
Lately, we've focused on steps needed for operators to get their RAN ready for their next mobile technology evolutions -- including advanced 4G standards and, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2017
Major hurricanes, even ones as powerful and large as Hurricane Irma, don't disrupt subsea cables, according to industry executives. But that doesn't mean traffic ...
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IBM, Docker Expand Partnership for Public Cloud Migration
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/18/2017
At Dockercon Europe, IBM and Docker on expanding their container relationship ...
ONUG Shifts Focus to Security, Analytics
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/18/2017
ONUG wants to rebrand a bit and focus more on security and analytics going ...
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 10/18/2017
The latest cartoon caption contest generated plenty of humorous responses and ...
TT Poll: Faster Provisioning of NFV Services & Applications Carry the Day
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 10/17/2017
Survey results of a recent Telco Transformation poll rated faster provisioning ...
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 12/26/2016
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Windstream Intensifies SDN Focus, Expands SDNow to 50 Markets Across the US
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Ekinops Completes Takeover of OneAccess
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Telefónica & ADVA Trial 200G
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Idea Cellular Turns to Nokia to Help Meet Bandwidth Demand
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Acacia Intros 1.2T Coherent Module
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
EXFO Launches 400G Test Suite
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
II-VI Intros Optical Line Subsystem for DCI
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Eoptolink Unveils 'Industry-First' 200G CWDM4 QSFP-DD Optical Module
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
DCI Market to Reach $1B by 2019
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Level 3 Offers Encrypted Wave Service
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Finisar Demos 100G Extended Reach
Monday, September 18, 2017
NeoPhotonics Shows 100/200/400G Lasers at ECOC
Monday, September 18, 2017
NeoPhotonics Shows Off 64GBaud Portfolio
Monday, September 18, 2017
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