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C-RAN Small Cell Notches a Stadium Win
News Analysis | 7/7/2015

Regional carrier Nex-Tech Wireless replaced its DAS system at a Fort Hays stadium with Airvana's C-RAN small cell system for more affordable LTE coverage.

DOCSIS 3.1 Enables Rapid Deployment of Gigabit Broadband
Column | 7/7/2015

Broadcom SVP Rich Nelson offers a primer on DOCSIS 3.1.

Eurobites: Nokia & Du Send in the Drones
News Analysis | 7/7/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN acquires IS Group; MTN CEO resigns; Deutsche Telekom wants women on its boards.

The Service-Oriented Mobile Core
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/7/2015

To unlock the virtual core opportunity, mobile operators need new service models, with associated revenue, to drive the business case.

CEO Chat With Prodip Sen, HP
Between the CEOs | 7/7/2015

Prodip Sen, CTO of the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business unit at HP, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the four stages of the NFV journey.

Sprint Spend Slowing Ahead of Next Network Push – Analysts
News Analysis | 7/7/2015

Sprint slows spending but is expected to ramp up again later in the year.

Leading Lights 2015 Winners' Video
LRTV Documentaries | 7/7/2015

Hear what the Leading Lights 2015 winners had to say after they picked up their awards in Chicago.

What the Helio? MVNO Is Back After First Flop
Que Sera Sarah | 7/6/2015

Well funded South Korean MVNO that went under in 2008 has quietly relaunched to try again with its low-cost wireless service on Sprint's network in the US.

IBM Sows Seed for New Telco Unit, Plans NFV/SDN Push
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

IBM is building the foundations of a new business unit to focus on communications service providers, according to senior executives, and is set to unleash its SDN and NFV proposition.

Telekom Austria to Announce All-IP Milestone
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

The Austrian incumbent is due to announce that another of its eastern European subsidiaries has become an all-IP player.

Comcast Opens Up Set-Top Testing
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

Comcast has released an Open Cable Automated Test Solution, allowing licensees to test set-top features in a simulated real-world environment.

Far EasTone Linked With $2.3B Move for Taiwan Cable Co
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

The Taiwanese operator is reported to be involved in a consortium looking to pay $2.3 billion for control of China Network Systems.

Eurobites: Cisco Aids French Digital Startups
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allot disappoints; Proximus dismisses KPN takeover talk; UPC buys Irish broadcaster.

PSA: The Perils of a Hyper-Connected Society
LRTV Documentaries | 7/6/2015

A public service announcement calling attention to the perils of a hyper-connected society.

Guavus Takes Analytics on the Road
LRTV Interviews | 7/6/2015

Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina tells Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders how the analytics tools developed for telcos are applicable to the transportation industry.

India's Operators Plan 3G Push
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

In a bid to retain customers, incumbents are expanding their 3G networks before RJio launches 4G services in December.

AT&T Describes Next Steps for Network Virtualization
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

With wireless traffic growing a staggering 100,000% 2007-14, AT&T has to adapt.

Mellanox's New 25/50/100Gb/s Ethernet Products
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 7/6/2015

Mellanox offers a complete 10/25/40/50/56/100Gbit/s solution that delivers industry-leading performance, scalability, reliability and efficiency for optimal application performance and data center ROI.

Arista's CloudVision
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 7/6/2015

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.

Orange to Be All-IP by 2020, Says AMEA Boss
News Analysis | 7/3/2015

The French incumbent has an ambitious target for the shutdown of its global PSTN networks.

A&E Launches Lifetime OTT Service
News Analysis | 7/3/2015

Following the leads of CBS, HBO, Showtime and others, A&E Networks has become the latest major programmer to launch its own online video service, Lifetime Movie Club.

AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
News Analysis | 7/3/2015

Alcatel-Lucent has struck frame agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for fixed, mobile, IP, optical and NFV and SDN technology valued at up to US$1.3 billion.

Eurobites: Orange Cleared of 'State Aid' Charge
News Analysis | 7/3/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bharti Airtel sells towers in Africa; EE hit by ₤1 million Ofcom fine; France and China get it on.

US Earns Top Score for Women Entrepreneurs
Que Sera Sarah | 7/3/2015

But the bar it has set is really, really low, according to a recent Dell study.

AT&T-DirecTV Deal Nearing Approval
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

Bloomberg reports that the US Justice Dept. is ready to sign off on AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV with no conditions, leaving just the FCC to act.

Orange Aims for 20% Sales Growth in Africa
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

The French incumbent has announced some ambitious growth targets and virtualization moves in Africa and the Middle East.

NTT Comms Plans More M&A, Preps Next-Gen Cloud Platform
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

As part of its global carrier cloud expansion strategy NTT Communications is set to acquire a data center operator in Indonesia and is looking at adding to its assets in Europe.

Level 3 Elevates Security With Black Lotus
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

Black Lotus buy will increase pace at which Level 3's DDoS mitigation services develop and help network operator move to predicting problems.

Gemalto Game for Growing Encryption Demand
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

Gemalto adds a new product to its SafeNet family to address growing high-speed encryption needs in networking.

FCC Chairman Talks Up SDN/NFV
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sees network virtualization as a tipping point that will make the impact of the Internet as great as that of railroad and telegraph networks of the 19th century.

Eurobites: Online Viewing Hurts BBC, Prompts Job Cuts
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei and UAE operator du work on mobile broadband; Dixons Carphone to run stores for Sprint; 'father of SMS' dies.

SoftBank Deploys Procera for Better LTE Experience
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

Procera delivers new data perspectives on SoftBank's LTE network in Japan.

Lines Get Drawn in Road to 5G
Que Sera Sarah | 7/1/2015

The steady drumbeat of progress continues on as new groups are formed, R&D centers opened, timelines presented and strategies refined for making 5G a reality by 2020.

India Takes Digital Leap
News Analysis | 7/1/2015

India's government launches an ambitious Digital India initiative aimed at digitally empowering Indian citizens.

What's a Gigabit Good For?
Rewired | 7/1/2015

Eight weeks in to getting gigabit Internet service over fiber-to-the-home, I still can't answer that question.

TWC's LaJoie Leaves Parting Patent Gift
News Analysis | 7/1/2015

Time Warner Cable wins patent for targeted video advertising technology.

Eurobites: NORMA Joins the 5G Fight
News Analysis | 7/1/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Danish joint venture appoints CEO; Interoute throws down the gauntlet; Italian quartet face the music.

Cisco to Buy Security Expert for $635M
News Analysis | 7/1/2015

Takeover to help Cisco address growing security threats as more devices become Internet-enabled.

Interconnection Deals: Parsing the Data
MariNation | 7/1/2015

Cries of foul play in network interconnection arrangements aren't always as simple as they seem.

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