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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/17/2014
Equinix today announced new functionality for its Equinix Cloud Exchange, using APIs to eliminate the need for provisioning separate cross-connects in order to add ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 12/17/2014
HP has updated its NFV portfolio to help network operators control their physical and virtual functions using a single multi-vendor management tool.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/16/2014
Along with T-Mobile's "Uncarrier 8.0" announcement of Data Stash, which lets customers roll over unused data megabytes, the carrier has also shared a number of ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/16/2014
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By Steve Koppman, Contributing Analyst, 12/16/2014
Carrier cloud "enablement" services that help enterprises reach an increasingly diverse "multi-cloud" are becoming an increasingly important facet of the business ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/16/2014
AT&T is pledging to make its network 75% software-driven by 2020, beginning with a very active 2015, according to a blog by John Donovan, senior executive VP of ...
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 Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2014
Concerns about capex cuts by big telecom players such as AT&T and Verizon are already hurting hardware/software vendor stocks in the US, but a bigger issue is looming ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/12/2014
CenturyLink's acquisition of Cognilytics on Thursday stands to speed up that network operator's use of big data and analytics both internally and externally, says the ...
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Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
Robert Clark, , 12/17/2014
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good ...
Eurobites: Nokia's HERE in Maps Deal With Baidu
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/15/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks speeds up Sonera; Tele2 ...
Eurobites: Apple Suspends Online Sales in Russia as Rouble Collapses
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/17/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT braced to battle regulator; Dixons ...
Eurobites: Ericsson Claims LTE-A First
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/16/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT gets Sky Sports channels onto YouView ...
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 ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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Prime Reading
Taking NFV to the People
Michelle Donegan , 12/11/2014
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the ...
So How Do You Test a Virtual Router?
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 12/3/2014
When Brocade wanted its Vyatta virtual router put through performance tests, a ...
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 ...
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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.
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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. ...
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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
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

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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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TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B

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TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
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AT&T's New Security Strategy

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AT&T's Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso explains how his company is wrapping virtual security layers around micro network domains.
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2020 Vision: A First View

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland, unique Heavy Reading research shows that comms service providers are optimistic about the next five or so years.
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