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Can Google Save African Broadband?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/4/2016  |  3 comments
Google's fiber moves in Africa could point the way towards a better economic model for high-speed infrastructure.
Intel Funds Cloudy & IP/Optical Startups
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Intel Capital leads three rounds of funding totalling $25M for Velostrata, Sedona Systems and Panoply.io.
Facebook Opens 'Area 404' Hardware Lab
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  2 comments
Consolidates multiple labs from around the world for easy collaboration on networking, connectivity, VR and other projects.
Radcom Snags AT&T in VNF Win
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T announced it's using Radcom's service assurance software to support its move toward a virtualized, New IP network.
Apple Seeks 5G Interoperability Know-How
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  2 comments
Apple is now searching for an engineer familiar with the 5G standardization process.
Why Serving Big Businesses Is Different
Column  | 
8/3/2016  |  1 comment
As they seek to move upmarket in the commercial space, cable operators must find ways to address the unique needs and requirements of midsized and enterprise firms.
Check Point on Cybersecurity
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
8/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Aviv Abramovich talks to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about Check Point's efforts in cybersecurity and its partnership with CSPs.
Verizon Wireless Leadership a Dunne Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  3 comments
Experienced UK wireless exec is crossing the pond, bringing an active Twitter account and a deep interest in consumer contact with him.
Time Warner Binges on Hulu
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  1 comment
Big entertainment conglomerate buys 10% stake in popular OTT video provider and makes Turner networks available for Hulu's upcoming live streaming service.
Eurobites: Nokia Lands German Managed Services Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom touts LTE-A Pro performance; Schrems disses new data accord, CityFibre teams up.
LTE & IoT Boom Poses Challenges in Africa, Middle East
Column  | 
8/3/2016  |  2 comments
Surging use of mobile data networks in Africa and the Middle East is forcing operators to think about backbone needs and IoT threats.
HPE Reorganizes Cloud Business as Boss Exits
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  3 comments
HPE shuffles its cloud group as it reportedly considers going private.
AT&T Uses LSO to Automate Wholesale Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  6 comments
Network operator uses MEF framework to let its wholesale customers automatically qualify availability of AT&T Switched Ethernet services.
CORD Fuels Access Virtualization Push
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  4 comments
As CORD becomes its own open source project and releases a major distribution, virtualized access gets closer to reality.
Frontier Eyes Second Half Rebound
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  16 comments
Frontier aims to restore subscriber and revenue growth in the second half of the year after suffering both revenue and subscriber losses again in Q2.
Upskill U on CORD With the Open Networking Lab
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
8/2/2016  |  6 comments
Guru Parulkar with the Open Networking Lab explains how and why telco central offices are being re-architected to mimic data centers.
400G Packet Processing Required
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Findings from our most recent multicore processor survey show how important these devices are in networking systems, giving us a look at what will be increasingly vital in 2017.
Juniper Buys Aurrion for Silicon Photonics
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  5 comments
New technology will enable scaling of lower-cost solution to optical networking.
Eurobites: Nokia Takes LTE-A to Lebanon
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski settles patents spat with Apple; BBC closes iPlayer loophole; Telenor appoints new CFO.
Comic-Con 2016 in Pics: Jesus Loves Nerds
Slide Shows  | 
8/2/2016  |  9 comments
Photos from a costume party with more than 100,000 of my closest friends.
AT&T Boosts Training for New IP World
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/2/2016  |  6 comments
AT&T's John Palmer spells out the company's plans to upgrade the skills of nearly all its 280,000 employees as AT&T undergoes one of the most significant transformations in its 137-year history.
Washington State Sues Comcast for $100M+
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2016  |  6 comments
Suit charges Comcast misrepresented the scope of its service protection plan, charged customers improper service call fees and used improper credit screening practices.
How Cable Means Business About Business
Column  | 
8/1/2016  |  1 comment
In this first installment of a four-part series this week, CMG Partners looks at how much commercial services have grown for cable over the past decade and why.
Waters Leaves Level 3 for Zayo
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2016  |  1 comment
CTO leaves after 18 years at Level 3 to report to Zayo CEO and Chairman Dan Caruso, a former Level 3 executive.
Verizon Buys Big Into IoT With $2.4B Fleetmatics Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2016  |  3 comments
Verizon is bolstering its profile in the fleet tracking business, buying Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion.
Why Content Delivery's Future Is Predictive
Column  | 
8/1/2016  |  3 comments
Media companies must rethink how they deliver content to meet the challenges raised by sweeping changes in consumer behavior.
Comic-Con 2016: Bountiful Batmen!
Slide Shows  | 
8/1/2016  |  7 comments
Light Reading and its camera goes to the annual geek festival in San Diego.
Carrier Aggregation to Spur Small Cells Deployment for Airtel
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2016  |  Post a comment
And it's not the only Indian operator looking to exploit the technology's potential.
Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
8/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.
Eurobites: Liberty-Vodafone Dutch Merger Set for EU Approval – Report
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia completes Gainspeed acquisition; Privacy Shield comes into operation; Virgin Media in fiber-laying farce.
Meet ECI Telecom's R&D Orchestra Conductor
Mentor Monday  | 
8/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Experience doesn't matter when you're building a team to develop technologies that don't exist yet, says Sigal Barda, VP of R&D for Cyber and NFV at ECI Telecom.
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