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By Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading, 11/21/2014
In a couple of weeks, Light Reading will be holding the first in a brand new series of executive summits, 2020 Vision, where telecom industry thought leaders will ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Cisco-backed startup Altiostar has unveiled a virtualized Cloud-RAN system that it claims will be more scalable and much cheaper to deploy than alternative systems ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/19/2014
CHICAGO -- Verizon is hoping to encourage Chicagoans and visitors to buy more mobile devices and accessories, or at least spend hours playing with them, with the ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/18/2014
Mavenir appears to be getting LTE security gateway vendor Stoke for a knock-down bargain price ahead of the traditional Black Friday holiday sales in the US.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/17/2014
For service providers, the value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies less in the new connections attaching to their networks, and more in what they can do with them.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/12/2014
ATLANTA -- Telecom Analytics World -- It was a healthy mix of questions, challenges and projections alongside practical examples of how telecom operators are putting ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/11/2014
Small SDN vendor Netsocket may be shutting down after laying off half of its 20-person staff, according to reports.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/6/2014
LONDON -- Light Reading's Women in Telecom Breakfast -- The focus on technology for technology's sake has held back the telecom industry from evolving and ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/5/2014
The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) coupled with operators' move to SDN and NFV is driving the need for advanced analytics that can make sense of a tsunami of ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 10/27/2014
While the wireless operators were busy fearing Skype cannibalizing their voice minutes, Skype was fighting off an enemy of its own -- WebRTC. That's changing today, ...
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The New IP
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NFV vs. the Cloud
Kevin Mitchell , Vice President, Marketing and Product, Alianza , 11/21/2014
In the past, service providers had two choices: build a network or white label ...
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Cogent's Steady Course in Rough Seas
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/20/2014
Cogent Communications' Founder and CEO Dave Schaeffer talks about the tough ...
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India
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 ...
Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
Robert Clark, , 11/21/2014
Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s ...
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 ...
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers Sale
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/21/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's ...
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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Altiostar Launches 4G C-RAN Solution
Thursday, November 20, 2014
ZTE Joins OPNFV
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Plexxi Taps Former EMC Exec as New CEO
Monday, November 10, 2014
OpenStack Specialist Mirantis Raises $100M
Monday, October 27, 2014
Sckipio Unveils G.fast Chipsets
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Saisei Introduces FlowCommand to Enhance Network Performance
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
365 Data Centers Raises $16M
Friday, September 12, 2014
Ericsson to Buy Fabrix Systems
Friday, September 12, 2014
BLiNQ Bags $15.1M for Backhaul
Monday, September 8, 2014
Rockley Photonics Expands Engineering Team
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Mellanox, ProLabs Team to Target EMEA, US
Monday, August 4, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent Invests in CounterTack
Monday, July 28, 2014
VeloCloud Unveils Cloud WAN Solution
Monday, July 21, 2014
Prime Reading
Leading Lights Awards 2014: The Winners
, 6/17/2014
Find out who won in the 16 categories that comprised this year's Leading Lights ...
Leading Lights 2014: The Finalists
, 5/7/2014
Find out who made it onto the shortlists for the 2014 Leading Lights awards.
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LRTV Interviews
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration

11|21|14   |   04:29   |   (7) comments


At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Highlights at BBWF 2014

11|20|14   |   3:40   |   (1) comment


Broadband World Forum is one of the world's largest telecoms, media and technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. BBWF is an exciting place to meet the entire industry under one roof and identify the latest in network innovation, service optimization and customer ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
How Will BCMS Stimulate Margin for Broadband Operators?

11|19|14   |   6:52   |   (0) comments


In BBWF 2014, Liu Shuqing emphasizes the value of FMC 2.0 based full service experience by throwing light on the BCMS solution. The underlying principle of this innovative technique is to create network robustness and driving network from connection oriented to ACE – BAND oriented infrastructure, in which applications, cloud, and user experiences will be an asset ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
SingleFAN3.0: Better Connected Experience

11|19|14   |   3:06   |   (1) comment


At the BBWF 2014, David Hu, the VP of Huawei Access Network Product Line, talked about the future of access networks – SingleFAN3.0: faster broadband, wider coverage, and smarter connection.
LRTV Interviews
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud

11|19|14   |   09:09   |   (0) comments


Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
LRTV Documentaries
FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics

11|19|14   |   1:56   |   (1) comment


The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
LRTV Documentaries
Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs

11|19|14   |   3:01   |   (2) comments


It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
LRTV Interviews
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview

11|17|14   |   9:32   |   (0) comments


Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
Light Reedy
Telecom Analytics Grows Up

11|14|14   |   1:15   |   (4) comments


The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Compass

11|14|14   |   3:17   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Shuo Yang, Huawei Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect introduced Huawei Compass, the software tool for solving customers' problems on the journey of OpenStack Cloud.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Cloud Strategy in European Region

11|14|14   |   2:56   |   (1) comment


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dr. Gotz, CTO of Huawei IT in European Region introduced Huawei's cloud strategy in European region.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Contribution on OpenStack

11|14|14   |   5:58   |   (0) comments


At OpenStack Summit 2014, Dennis Gu, Huawei Chief Architect of Cloud Computing introduced the relationship between OpenStack and cloud computing, and Huawei's contribution on OpenStack.
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Hot Topics
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Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading, 11/21/2014
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Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/20/2014
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
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