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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/30/2015
There are plenty of industry awards but very few worth winning. A Leading Lights award from Light Reading is definitely worth winning because it's a true reflection ...
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By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/24/2015
Sedona Systems, an Israeli startup, claims it can improve the efficiency of carrier transport networks, and help cut capex spending significantly, by consolidating ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/19/2015
Has your company had an outstanding past 12 months? Have you developed a product, service or strategy that deserves the very highest industry honor? Then you need to ...
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 2/25/2015
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.
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 ...
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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 ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 3/30/2015
On Tuesday, March 31, The New IP's Tune in Tuesday radio show answers a big ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 3/27/2015
Global service provider Telefónica recently partnered with several vendors to put ...
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Friday, January 30, 2015
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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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
LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures.
Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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Huawei Intros Smart Device for eLTE

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Huawei has developed a secure, location-aware multimedia smartphone for its eLTE trunked radio solution, says Huawei's Norman Frisch.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Win Video, Win All

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Video is going to be the next main source of revenue for operators. Operators have big opportunities and advantages to monetize video services. Globally, Huawei has helped more than 70 operators achieve over 30 million video subscribers. Watch this video for more.
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

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Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

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Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

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David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
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Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

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LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

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More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Getting Connected With eLTE

3|23|15   |   06:04   |   (0) comments


Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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