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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/19/2015
SAN JOSE -- Women in Telecom -- When it comes to the New IP, adjectives like flexible, scalable, automated, service-driven, software-defined and agile are critical on ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/13/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson does LTE-Advanced in Africa; Gigaclear challenges BT in UK broadband market.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/3/2015
Avi Networks is betting traditional ADCs (application delivery controllers) don't cut it in today's cloud, mobile world -- and that they have the answer.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/23/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange nurtures startups; Austrian spectrum row; will anyone download the bride-valuation app?
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/16/2015
WorldVu Satellites is planning to launch the world's largest satellite constellation, to bring Internet to the unconnected, with help from the Virgin Group and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/9/2015
Social networking giant Facebook announced late Thursday it had bought a video-compression specialist called QuickFire Networks.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/8/2015
The fat lady has sung for Muve Music: The popular prepaid music service from AT&T-owned Cricket Wireless will officially shut down this month, to be replaced with ...
By The Editors, 12/31/2014
It's that time of year again -- when everyone resolves to be better than last year, rid themselves of destructive habits and embrace good ones.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 12/26/2014
2015 is gearing up to be a big one for small cells: Operators are ready to move beyond the macro network, long-awaited vendor deployment announcements will begin to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/8/2014
Only days after an important standards milestone, G.fast chip developer Sckipio has announced $17 million in new funding as it prepares to duke it out with some of ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 12/8/2014
REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- 2020 Vision -- Light Reading has touched down in Iceland: land of puffins, sunshine (for several hours a day!), plenty of natural beauty and ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 12/4/2014
Join Experience, a startup carrier out of Luxembourg, is looking to become what it calls the first European service provider built from the beginning to combine telco ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 3/4/2015
In addition to NFV and SDN, much of the talk at Mobile World Congress focused on ...
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MWC: All About the New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 3/3/2015
Mobile World Congress should add an "All about the New IP" tagline to its name ...
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Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
Joanne Taaffe , 11/24/2014
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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EXCLUSIVE: Cisco's Chambers on Reinvention

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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The Three Cs of MWC15

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My visit to this year's Mobile World Congress is going to dominated by three Cs – cloud, cells and coffee.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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The New IP is actually bigger even than business. Like another hugely important tech that Light Reading is digging into right now, the New IP has the potential to change the world by fundamentally advancing what it is possible for people to achieve with communications.
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