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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/4/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Wholesale carrier BICS is set to announce details of a forthcoming trial of international VoLTE services involving ten ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/4/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Launches of rich communication services (RCS), the operators' long-discussed answer to WhatsApp, are now imminent in the ...
By Michelle Donegan, 3/3/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- The morning keynote session on "The Road to 5G" was filled with such heady, futuristic visions from operators, vendors and ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/2/2015
T-Mobile is planning to deploy LTE-Unlicensed in small cells by the end of the year, but it doesn't see the mini-RANs as more than a niche play in its broader network ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/2/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress -- Unified communications (UC) provider Mitel has announced it is acquiring Mavenir in a deal worth $560 million, just days after ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/1/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress -- SDN and NFV, followed closely by the Internet of Things and 5G, are slated to be the biggest topics of discussion when the doors ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/27/2015
Verizon is making important technology moves both at home and overseas. The carrier will be the first to deploy Ericsson's Radio Dot small cell system in the US and ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
It doesn't have hundreds of millions of monthly users to brag about like some of its over-the-top (OTT) competitors, but Deutsche Telekom's rich communications ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
Perhaps against the odds, RCS, or rich communications services, is still alive and kicking at many operators across the globe. If meaningful consumer traction and ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/24/2015
Artemis will soon get the chance to prove its signal-bending, performance-enhancing LTE technology works as advertised with help from Dish Network, which will be the ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/23/2015
Taqua is already powering voice-over WiFi (VoWiFi) for two of the US's biggest wireless operators -- Sprint and T-Mobile -- but it is enlisting the help of Interop ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/23/2015
It's that time of the year again as tens of thousands of communications industry professionals jump on a plane, train or donkey and head to Barcelona for the Mobile ...
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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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The Three Cs of MWC15

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My visit to this year's Mobile World Congress is going to dominated by three Cs – cloud, cells and coffee.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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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.
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