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SAN DIEGO -- LTE-U isn't just compatible with WiFi. It's a better neighbor for WiFi devices than other WiFi devices are, say Qualcomm executives and engineers.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/24/2015
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Sprint shed more light on its "Next-Generation Network" Tuesday, promising it would significantly densify its network across all of its various spectrum bands via ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 8/3/2015
ADVA has acquired a Finnish firm with small form factor network synchronization technology for the small cell market, but a bigger deal could be on the horizon.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/31/2015
CHICAGO -- Depending on your age, taste in music and tolerance for long bathroom lines, heatstroke and drunk tourists, Chicago's Lollapooloza festival may be your ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/27/2015
Ignore the chorus of naysayers: LTE-Unlicensed is an innovative technology that will play nice with WiFi and bring many benefits to consumers, and the FCC doesn't ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/23/2015
Distributed networking vendor ExteNet Systems has agreed to be acquired by Digital Bridge Holdings, an investment group with several tower holdings, and a private ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/22/2015
Huawei's plan to aggressively court rural telcos who want to deliver fiber-to-the-home is beginning to pay off in contracts, even in the headwinds of continued US ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/21/2015
Verizon had an overall positive second quarter in which it saw its lowest churn in three years, a feat it attributed to the continued strength of its wireless network.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/20/2015
Cisco will reportedly lay off more than half of the staff it acquired through its 2013 acquisition of small cell maker Ubiquisys, and the future of its Intucell ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/13/2015
One of the last remaining independent small cell vendors, ip.access, could be looking around for a buyer, Light Reading has learned.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/7/2015
There's another kind of bet going on inside sports stadiums across the US right now -- what kind of infrastructure is needed to provide connectivity: distributed ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.
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Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role

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Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
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Nominum on Leveraging the Power of DNS to Deliver Superior Subscriber Experiences

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Nominum CEO Gary Messiana talks about the challenges service providers face in competing for a much more sophisticated customer, a customer that has heightened expectations for more personalized and compelling digital experiences. Providers are focusing their efforts on delivering higher value subscriber services, retaining their existing customers and increasing ...
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CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

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Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

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Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

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Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

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Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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