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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/30/2015
Despite posting its first quarterly loss after six straight profitable quarters, Level 3 Communications is successfully integrating its tw telecom acquisition and ...
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Whether you're heading off for a luxury break in the Caribbean or going camping in Yosemite, just think what you could afford this holiday season if you featured in ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/27/2015
UK mobile operator EE has flagged record margins for the first half of the year thanks to efficiency measures including the closure of surplus radio and switch sites.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/24/2015
Vodafone has held out the possibility of becoming a bigger investor in fiber access networks in the UK should regulatory authorities move to address BT's dominance by ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 7/23/2015
Infinera solidly beat its own guidance and analyst estimates for its second-quarter financials, a performance fueled in part by three service provider customers -- ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/22/2015
Norwegian telecom incumbent Telenor has flagged healthy improvements in sales and profitability for the April-to-June quarter as growth in some key Asian markets, ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/21/2015
Thin is in for pay-TV. Even as FiOS growth slowed in the second quarter, demand for Verizon's new Custom TV packages grew at an unexpected rate, with more than a ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/21/2015
Sweden's Tele2 has reported shrinkage in earnings for the April-to-June quarter due to higher costs in the Netherlands, where it is rolling out its own 4G network, ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/17/2015
BT plans to charge a monthly fee of £15 (US$23.40) for its new package of TV services, which is to include what it claims will be Europe's first ultra-high-definition ...
By Steve Koppman, Contributing Analyst, 7/16/2015
Mobility, the cloud, proliferating applications and above all, radically growing video volumes to end-user mobile smart devices, are straining carrier bandwidth ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/16/2015
UK regulatory authority Ofcom is giving serious consideration to a break-up of fixed-line incumbent BT as a way of boosting competition in the country's broadband ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/15/2015
Enterprise users are signing up to managed NFV-enabled services at an increasing rate, particularly in Asia-Pacific and the Americas, with many planning to adopt ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/15/2015
Data center player Digital Realty has agreed to buy rival Telx in a deal worth about $1.9 billion, as it looks to expand its presence in the market for colocation ...
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Sheer Speed: M2M & IoT
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/30/2015
M2M and IoT is a top priority for businesses around the globe as awareness of the ...
OpenDaylight Goes Big on SDN, NFV & Cloud
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/30/2015
OpenDaylight usage continues to ramp up at big companies such as AT&T, ClearPath ...
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2015
, 6/29/2015
We've added five more notable industry figures into the Light Reading Hall of ...
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 4/14/2015
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center ...
Telco Data Centers: 6 Reasons Carriers Shouldn't Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/9/2014
Carriers lacking the size and resources to do it right are best outsourcing.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
From The Founder
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
LRTV Custom TV
VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
LRTV Custom TV
KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
LRTV Custom TV
Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
LRTV Documentaries
The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
LRTV Custom TV
IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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Network operators start seeing savings from NFV in the first year, according to a study by Affirmed Networks and ACG.
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