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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/20/2018
UK mobile operator Three UK is undergoing a revamp of its radio access network and supporting IT systems.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/18/2018
After 10 years of private ownership, Israeli media reports suggest optical transport specialist ECI Telecom is planning to list its stock again in a move that would value the company at about $650 million.
By Wayne Hickey, Advisor, Product Marketing, Ciena, 7/17/2018
Why it makes sense for cable operators to distribute coherent packet-optical technology to the cable network edge.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
Cisco has lost some key SD-WAN staff that came on board with the Viptela acquisition, as they've left to join their former CEO in a new startup.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT shareholders revolt over Patterson's package; ECI lands backbone deal in Lithuania; Exponential-e tackles multicloud.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/12/2018
Chinese equipment vendor's stock gets a boost after it signs important escrow deal with US authorities, but doubts remain over the company's future.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
A former Huawei employee is suing the Chinese giant over allegations he was sacked for highlighting corporate espionage efforts in which he refused to participate.
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By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/9/2018
On July 27, Nick Read will become Vodafone Group CEO designate before assuming the role of Group CEO on October 1. What can we expect from the operator's current CFO once he's in the hot seat?
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 7/6/2018
More than half the communications services providers surveyed for this report expect to have 5G backhaul ready by 2020, even though they still do not know which vendors they plan to use for this step.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/5/2018
According to unconfirmed reports from South-East Asian media, the vendor's head of telco cloud has been appointed as its new CEO.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/2/2018
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.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/2/2018
In line with US demands, ZTE has appointed a new board of directors.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/28/2018
US Senator Marco Rubio has taken to Twitter to respond to the 'attack' on him by Huawei rotating chairman Eric Xu.
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