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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of traffic management platforms such as DPI systems.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/15/2014
Riverbed finally has agreed to be married off, but not to the company that had appeared to be its most aggressive suitor.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/5/2014
Mobile messaging cloud service provider HeyWire is levying some pretty harsh accusations against the big four US carriers, not least that they are censoring freedom ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/3/2014
Ciena has added some heft to the attempts of managed services providers -- not to mention Ciena itself -- to compete in an increasingly software-centric telecom ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/24/2014
Israeli startup Shine has the noble goal of turning wireless operators from dumb pipes into bright pipes, but its methodology, which is dependent on the legality of ...
By Eduard Beier, 11/17/2014
The Terabit Demonstrator Project will showcase a 1 Terabit (10 x 100GigE) data path over about 1,000 kilometers at SC14, the Supercomputing Conference, in New ...
By Rob Chimsky, 11/10/2014
According to the 2014 Communications Market Report from UK regulator Ofcom, the number of people with mobile connections in the UK reached 55 million at the end of ...
By Dan Joe Barry, 11/10/2014
A new way of thinking is needed if SDN and NFV are to be adopted successfully.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/31/2014
In the latest net neutrality proposal, the Federal Communications Commission has reportedly cooked up an idea guaranteed to unite both net neutrality advocates and ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/28/2014
Weeks after Verizon gave in to FCC criticism and canceled its LTE throttling plans, a different government agency is looking to force AT&T to do the same.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/2/2014
Although has been doing some type of speed throttling since 2011, Verizon is now rethinking how it will optimize its 4G network after running into trouble over its ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 9/22/2014
Ericsson has invested in another cloud startup, taking a majority stake of undisclosed value in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) developer Apcera, similar to the move two ...
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Making an Impact with M2M
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 12/22/2014
For Vodafone, machine to machine (M2M) is not just about the latest technology, ...
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An Ounce of Prevention
Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 12/19/2014
The cybersecurity breach at Sony Pictures is the latest in a series of ...
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LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, ...
Telstra Woos Pacnet
Robert Clark, , 12/22/2014
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian ...
LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, ...
Eurobites: EE Shows Off 3-Carrier Aggregation
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/22/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swedish M2M specialist being acquired by ...
Telstra Woos Pacnet
Robert Clark, , 12/22/2014
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
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Prime Reading
Bell Mobility Tackles Waste With Analytics
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 11/13/2014
SevOne is helping the Canadian carrier use analytics to understand the usage on ...
Murray Leads Big Switch Into Bare Metal Battle
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LRTV Documentaries
Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

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Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
LRTV Interviews
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
LRTV Documentaries
EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
LRTV Documentaries
US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
LRTV Interviews
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
LRTV Interviews
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
LRTV Documentaries
Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

12|11|14   |   05:07   |   (3) comments


Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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