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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/13/2015
Mavenir is opening up its wallet again. Just two months after it purchased Stoke, the company has announced it will acquire Diameter signaling vendor Ulticom for $20 ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/13/2015
The smartphone market may be some way off ditching 3G fallback, but LTE chipmaker Sequans has found there's more immediate interest in its single-mode modules within ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/13/2015
NetNumber has developed an NFV-ready, multifunctional platform for mobile network signaling that, the company believes, is unique and setting the pace for the industry.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/23/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN trials VoLTE; TeliaSonera's 4G takes over; Telefónica's fiber dominance in Spain.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 12/22/2014
Small cells have long been on operators' roadmaps but more as a "next year" scenario, taking a backseat to macro network improvements. With recent traction in both ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 12/17/2014
Sprint has turned up 16 more 2.5GHz LTE markets, bringing its total to 62 markets covering more than 100 million people.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/11/2014
AT&T has expanded 4G voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) services to parts of South Carolina and is promising more markets and interoperability work in 2015.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Many people know the name Tech Mahindra and mainly think of it as one of a handful of major IT and business processing outsourcing companies in India.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 11/11/2014
Preparedness for NFV varies tremendously by operator, but, as a general rule, mobile operators are currently the least prepared for full NFV implementations that ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 11/7/2014
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV: Evolution vs. Revolution -- Heated debate and insightful service provider presentations were the order of the day Thursday ...
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Samsung Dials Up RCS for VoLTE
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Genband, Nokia Team Up on VoWiFi
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Cisco Unveils Voice-over-WiFi System
Friday, November 14, 2014
Nokia Lays Out Financial, Strategic Plans
Friday, November 14, 2014
Anite Unveils 4G, VoLTE QoE Test Platform
Monday, November 10, 2014
AT&T to Buy Iusacell, Plans Lower Capex For 2015
Sunday, November 9, 2014
ZTE Boasts VoLTE Success With CSL
Friday, October 24, 2014
Nokia Networks Helps du Make VoLTE Calls
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Nokia Networks Extends Liquid Applications
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Vodafone Australia Taps Ericsson for IP Transition
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Small Cell Forum Lays Down the Law
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 9/11/2014
Vodafone's Dr. Alan Law shares his thoughts on rural areas, virtualization, ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Weekly Executive Interview
Join us live for 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 has to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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