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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, 10/28/2014
T-Mobile's LTE customers are using an average of 2.7GB of data each month, compared to around 2GB at Verizon and 1.5GB at AT&T, according to the carrier's top executives.
By Robert Clark, 10/27/2014
It didn't take long: The wheels have already fallen off China's new MVNO sector, which was intended to spark competition and innovation in the sluggish ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/24/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's Q3; BT shares down following Morgan Stanley downgrade; Deutsche Telekom's M2M drive; royal tweeting.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/23/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HERE's new boss; Orange slows decline; Telefónica's IoT Lego.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/23/2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Former Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson (he of the Long Tail fame) is offering a glimpse of how he sees drones fitting into the developing ...
By Tim Kridel, 10/22/2014
If you don't own something, you don't really control it. This logic is a major reason why some utility companies want to own cellular networks rather than buying ...
By Jeff Gordon, 10/22/2014
Many industries face a point in their evolution when upgrades to critical business operations and back office systems are required; telecoms is no different. Due to ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/17/2014
Apple took another chip at the carrier business model Thursday, allowing users to change carriers for wireless connectivity anytime, for any reason at all, on new ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/15/2014
Internet of Things service provider Aeris Communications is attempting to make the process of introducing new IoT applications less complex and less expensive with ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/14/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe goes large on big data; KPN, China Mobile do VoLTE roaming; Apple to blame for Finland's woes, says PM.
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Mind the NFV/SDN Gap
Leo Zancani , CTO, Ontology , 10/30/2014
Network virtualization is rapidly developing into the biggest fundamental change ...
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Behind the Speed Scene
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 10/29/2014
As MSOs move to deliver increasing higher data speeds, CableLabs sheds light on ...
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CenturyLink, Chinese Carriers Choose AlcaLu Core Routers
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
Major upgrade to CenturyLink's IP backbone will be based on the XRS 7950, which ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Improves Margins, Cuts Losses in Q3
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/30/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes 'European ...
Eurobites: Numericable Funds SFR Buy With $4.7B Rights Issue
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/29/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson teams with Tibco; Telenor numbers ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility ...
Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/27/2014
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets ...
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Etisalat Egypt Deploys ariesoGEO
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Tele2, Cubic Telecom Team Up for M2M
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Iliad Ends Pursuit of T-Mobile US
Monday, October 13, 2014
StarHub Offers Cloud-Based Second Line Using fonYou
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Orange Business Services Teams With Tesla Motors
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Arcep Releases Q2 Data on French Market
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SoftBank Invests $250M Into Legendary
Thursday, October 2, 2014
ETNO Unveils 'Agenda For Europe'
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Brocade Buys Vistapointe NFV Assets
Monday, September 15, 2014
Nokia Networks Extends Liquid Applications
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Nokia Networks, Intel Open Apps Innovation Center
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AllSeen Announces New Members
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Eircom Reports Revenues Dip for Fiscal Year
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Prime Reading
What WebRTC Means for Telcos
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 6/2/2014
Communication service providers are figuring out what role they can play in ...
SK Telecom Sounds Off on WebRTC
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 5/9/2014
Choi Jin-ho, manager of SK Telecom's ICT R&D division, offers Light Reading his ...
Network Security: It's Complicated
Michelle Donegan , 4/28/2014
Complexity is security's worst enemy, says TeliaSonera's chief security officer.
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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?

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Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

10|30|14   |   4:13   |   (0) comments


SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

10|30|14   |   5:46   |   (0) comments


Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With YuLiao

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Yu Liao, chairman of the Chinese Association for Renewable Energy in Germany, discusses the role that ICT solutions play in helping to grow renewable energy resources in Germany.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview

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Sifang has been working with Huawei on several projects. JingTao Wu, Assistant President of Beijing Sifang Automation Co. Ltd., believes that the cooperation with Huawei can facilitate Sifang's process of internationalization.
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A Better Connected Smart Grid: Powering Laos

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Representatives of Electricite Du Laos (EDL), a state-owned corporation, discuss the importance of ICT solutions in serving their country's energy needs.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Junwei Lu

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Professor Junwei Lu of Griffith University Australia describes his work with micro grid technology and the future of the power industry.
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The Next-Gen Network Disconnect

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There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
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Grow Your VPN Service Revenue

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Watch how CSP product managers can better differentiate and maximize the value of their Internet, VPN and cloud services for business services customers, by adding premium application performance visibility to their data services.
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