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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/27/2015
Colt's virtual CPE strategy has been an unqualified success leading to financial and resource efficiencies and enhanced customer experience, according to a senior ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/27/2015
Overture Networks has beefed up its NFV platform with new orchestration and control software and has introduced a virtual CPE product -- a carrier Ethernet VNF ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/21/2015
While it's intuitively obvious that software-defined and virtualized networks hold the key to the future of communications and data services, intuition is a bad way ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/5/2015
A diversified portfolio and aggressive expansion in the enterprise and smartphone markets helped Huawei achieve an enviable year-on-year revenues growth rate of 15% ...
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 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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/8/2014
REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- What do the next five or six years hold for the communications networking and services sector?
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/3/2014
Ciena has added some heft to the attempts of managed services providers -- not to mention Ciena itself -- to compete in an increasingly software-centric telecom ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 12/3/2014
NEW YORK -- Future of Cable Business Services -- What do you when your order management system is out of order?
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Verizon on the Connected Car Revolution
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 1/28/2015
Connected cars used to be the end game, but now in the world of M2M, IoT and ...
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SDN & NFV in Mobile Networks: MVNOs
Kevin Shatzkamer , CTO, Mobile Networking, Brocade , 1/27/2015
According to Maravedis Research, the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) ...
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Mobile-Edge Computing Group Gets Going
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Artesyn Pitches ATCA System at SDN/NFV Vendors
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
ZTE, Enel Team on Power Solutions
Friday, November 28, 2014
Altiostar Launches 4G C-RAN Solution
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Artesyn Boosts Voice, Video Density
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Prime Reading
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 8/7/2014
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even ...
Level 3 CTO Jack Waters: Network Integration Guru
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 8/5/2014
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's ...
Murray Leads Big Switch Into Bare Metal Battle
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 2/13/2014
Doug Murray left Juniper Networks to guide Big Switch Networks beyond a crowded ...
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LRTV Documentaries
The Rise of Virtual CPE

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As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
LRTV Documentaries
Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
LRTV Interviews
Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
LRTV Interviews
Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview

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Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
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What MEF Third Network Initiative Means for SDN & NFV

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss discusses the importance of the MEF Third Network initiative and why it's good news for SDN/NFV industry initiatives.
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