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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of subscriber data management (SDM) systems.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Utility Communications/IoT, 7/22/2014
A municipal utility in Ft. Collins, Colo. is hoping a platform that provides mobile access to timely information about electricity, gas, and water consumption will ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/21/2014
Verizon is launching a new nationwide program that rewards its customers for interacting with it, but -- like most things in life -- it's not giving its customers ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/17/2014
BT today launched its first truly significant mobile service since it offloaded its cellular assets in 2001, but surprisingly the new assault on the wireless market ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/15/2014
The percentage of operators offering some form of value-based pricing plan has grown 50% since 2011, according to new research from Allot. The deep packet inspection ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/8/2014
Sprint is planning to personalize its prepaid mobile data, voice, and messaging service offers, and it's taking one of its MVNOs in house to do so.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/1/2014
Ericsson is in talks with both AT&T and Verizon Wireless about managing their wireless infrastructure, according to an executive who shared details with the Bloomberg ...
By Robert Clark, 6/27/2014
The Massive MIMO antennas expected to be at the heart of so-called 5G next-gen mobile networks will come with some major challenges because of their huge size, ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/16/2014
To recognize the critical role that operational and business support system companies play in this industry of ours, Light Reading this year introduced the ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 6/3/2014
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live! -- Startup AetherPal introduced new Device Diagnostics here this week that have operators thinking what else they can do with the ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 6/2/2014
Is AT&T slowing down its capital spending, or is it just "truing up"?
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Qualcomm Looks to Soften China Antitrust Blow
Robert Clark, , 7/25/2014
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/24/2014

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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/25/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe still weighs on Vodafone revenues; ...
Eurobites: DT's Hungary Operation Cuts Jobs
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/24/2014
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Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/22/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite ...
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 7/2/2014
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Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 4/8/2014
C Spire's Percs reward program was a homegrown SPIT initiative, but the regional ...
Touring Sprint's Well Oiled MVNO Factory
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Supporting over 100 unique MVNOs with unique business models takes more than just ...
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LRTV Documentaries
Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
LRTV Custom TV
Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Orange Tunisia Discusses Multi-Band Antenna With EasyRET Solution

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As new site acquisition becomes more difficult, Orange Tunisia has requested multi-band antenna to support UMTS and LTE innovation. Some things considered include reducing the cost of antenna maintenance and having high reliability antenna and EasyRET solution.
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