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Vendors' Q4 Outlooks Spooking Market
News Analysis | 10/31/2013

Cyan and Calix join a growing list of vendors issuing soft revenue guidance for the current quarter.

Euronews: Alcatel-Lucent Shifts Into Gear
News Analysis | 10/31/2013

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT counts the cost of sport; Nokia scores patents victory over HTC; Telenor heads in right direction.

Getting Rural Telcos on the Services Bandwagon
News Analysis | 10/30/2013

Telemedicine and connected schools are taking off: Will rural telcos be able to capitalize or be left at the station?

The Dark Side of IPv6
Column | 10/30/2013

Carrier-grade NAT is controversial, but that hasn't stopped it from being the strategy some carriers adopt for their IPv4 address shortage.

Healthcare.gov Outage Scars Verizon Terremark
DOS Attack | 10/29/2013

An outage at a Verizon Terremark datacenter causes more problems from Healthcare.gov, while embarrassing Verizon in the datacenter market.

TW Telecom’s Adam Saenger at Ethernet & SDN Expo
LRTV Interviews | 10/28/2013

Saenger discusses tw telecom's innovation in the Ethernet space as both a service and distribution model.

U-verse Overtakes FiOS
News Analysis | 10/28/2013

AT&T's fiber-enabled TV juggernaut signs up near-record 265,000 video subs in Q3, surpassing Verizon FiOS' total.

BBWF 2013: Picture Wrap
Slide Shows | 10/26/2013

More pics from Amsterdam.

Juniper Jettisons 280 Jobs
News Analysis | 10/25/2013

The vendor cuts jobs and delivers a weak outlook after a positive third quarter that featured healthy service provider spending.

NTCA CEO: US Needs 1 Rural Network Entity
News Analysis | 10/25/2013

Independent telcos need to band together and speak with one voice to acquire lucrative contracts and better pricing on network technology.

Ixia Chief Fails Veracity Test
News Analysis | 10/25/2013

Test and measurement vendor's CEO gets bumped for bullsh***ing but, fortunately, founder and figurehead Errol Ginsberg's still in town.

Ericsson's Network Slicing: It's Far Out, Man
News Analysis | 10/23/2013

Vendor's CTO lays out his company's vision for the SDN-enabled cloud networks of the future, complete with "network slicing." It's a bold vision that's a long way from reality, say analysts.

BBWF 2013: Pictures From Amsterdam
Slide Shows | 10/23/2013

Snaps from the first day of the Broadband World Forum in the Dutch capital.

BBWF 2013: What's It All About?
Shades of Ray | 10/22/2013

In the greenhouse of Amsterdam's RAI, broadband is just part of the equation.

Tellabs' Last Hope: Marlin's Optical Ambition
News Analysis | 10/21/2013

Tellabs finally gives up on the notion it can succeed as a mid-sized, independent vendor, casting its lot with an optical networking consolidator.

Tellabs to Be Sold to Marlin for $891M
News Analysis | 10/21/2013

Marlin adds to its optical transport assets with all-cash swoop for troubled Tellabs.

The Week in 100G
News Analysis | 10/18/2013

It's been a busy week for 100G technology, with deployments, launches, demonstrations, and trials galore.

When Size Matters
Rewired | 10/18/2013

Dramatically larger DDoS attacks call for a serious change in how service providers prepare for network threats.

Inertia: The Silent IPv6 Killer
Column | 10/18/2013

The quicker we dispel our inertia, the quicker we achieve the deployment of IPv6 as widely and as efficiently as possible.

SDN Wakeup Call
LRTV Documentaries | 10/17/2013

Deutsche Telekom has issued a wakeup call for its operator peers.

SDN in Pictures!
Slide Shows | 10/17/2013

A quick snapshot of what's going down at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Bad Homburg, Germany.

Deutsche Telekom: A Software-Defined Operator
News Analysis | 10/16/2013

We're on the path to being a software-defined operator, says Deutsche Telekom executive as he shares the German giant's SDN/NFV progress.

Juniper Cards Pack Power Boost
News Analysis | 10/15/2013

The router vendor announces several card-based capacity, subscriber density, and service scale upgrades to its MX Series 3D Router family.

Leading Lights 2013 Highlights
LRTV Documentaries | 10/15/2013

How entertaining was this year's Leading Lights awards dinner? Here's a quick review of the fun, frolics, and faces from the New York shindig.

Leading Lights 2013 Winners Video
LRTV Interviews | 10/14/2013

Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.

Masergy's Mind Is on M&A
News Analysis | 10/11/2013

The Ethernet provider wants more deals but knows it faces a competitive M&A environment.

TWTR Sends TWTC on Roller Coaster Ride
DOS Attack | 10/11/2013

Sudden investor interest in tw telecom Thursday wasn't all due to the fact it recently won a Leading Lights award.

NSN, Juniper Strengthen Mobile Ties
News Analysis | 10/11/2013

The partners have cooked up some new joint offers for wireless carriers, including mobile network security and packet backhaul offerings. But what's under the hood?

Euronews: NSN, Juniper Get Tighter
News Analysis | 10/11/2013

Also in today's regional roundup: M&A action in Russia; Telecom Italia denies asset sale rumors; 4G roaming prospects improve for Italians heading to Brazil.

Leading Lights Awards Winners Photo Call
Slide Shows | 10/10/2013

See who sported the biggest smile when this year's Leading Lights awards winners picked up their trophies at a gala dinner in New York.

Telefónica Preps NFV Trial
News Analysis | 10/10/2013

The Spanish giant is about to conduct a network functions virtualization (NFV) trial in Brazil following broadband equipment developments with NEC.

Sonus Claims Virtual SBC Bragging Rights
News Analysis | 10/9/2013

As it unveils a software version of its session border controller, Sonus says its rivals can't deliver the real deal.

Private Equity Firm to Buy Empirix
News Analysis | 10/9/2013

Thoma Bravo adds to its Service Provider IT (SPIT) portfolio with the acquisition of test technology specialist Empirix.

Genband Plots Funding of TDM Death March
News Analysis | 10/9/2013

IP software and hardware vendor works with energy auditor and private financiers to help telcos kill TDM switches with energy savings.

SDN Will Shake Industry’s Roots
News Analysis | 10/9/2013

Heavy Reading analysts say software-defined networking (SDN) will have broad implications for the future of telecom players.

Alcatel-Lucent to Cut 10,000 Jobs
News Analysis | 10/8/2013

'Shift Plan' headcount reduction details are revealed, with more than 15% of workforce being axed by the end of 2014.

ESDN: A Telco Systems NID Is Part of Bigger Picture
News Analysis | 10/7/2013

The small demarc device is one segment of a much bigger end-to-end strategy on Ethernet services.

Mavenir Files for IPO
News Analysis | 10/7/2013

RCS and VoLTE system specialist looks to raise about $86M from NYSE listing, with strategic M&A part of its potential use of funds.

The Fall & Rise of a Light Reading Founder
Shades of Ray | 10/4/2013

Ever wondered what happened to Steve Saunders? Even if you didn't, check out this video…

ESDN: OSS Implosion
Rewired | 10/4/2013

Oh, the humanity... or, in this case, the humans who operate today's legacy OSSs and are facing massive change and possible job loss.

Light Reading: The Movie
LRTV Documentaries | 10/4/2013

The fall and rise of Stephen Saunders...

Leading Lights Soiree Snaps
Slide Shows | 10/4/2013

Much of the 2013 Leading Lights Awards dinner can be described only in pictures. Good thing we had a photographer on hand to capture the shenanigans.

What Does SDN Mean to You?
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2013

We stopped a bunch of executives on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor and gave them 30 seconds to tell us what SDN means to them.

The Myth That Telcos Can't Do Cloud
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/3/2013

Verizon is showing that telecom operators can cut it in the cloud services market.

tw telecom Talks E-Access
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2013

Mike Rouleau, senior vice president of tw telecom, discusses its aggressive E-Access rollout and ongoing plans for Ethernet expansion.

Leading Lights Happy Hour
Slide Shows | 10/3/2013

Meet the attendees, nominees, and party-goers who attended Light Reading's Leading Lights awards extravaganza on the eve of Ethernet & SDN Expo.

ESDN: tw telecom Stresses Customer Control
News Analysis | 10/3/2013

In an ESDN keynote, tw telecom's Mike Rouleau calls for a new customer-controlled service delivery model.

TWC Means Business
LRTV Interviews | 10/2/2013

Time Warner Cable's Satyanarayana Parimi talks Carrier Ethernet and cloud services on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor.

What's Hot at ESDN?
LRTV Documentaries | 10/2/2013

Light Reading's Sarah Reedy and Carol Wilson chat about the hot topics at Ethernet & SDN Expo.

ESDN: SDN Is Under-Hyped, Says Ciena
News Analysis | 10/2/2013

The change software-defined networking will bring will more than justify the extraordinary hype surrounding it today, says Ciena CTO.

Light Reading Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees
News Analysis | 10/2/2013

Five new faces have been inducted into the Light Reading Hall of Fame – find out who they are.

Hall of Fame 2013
LRTV Documentaries | 10/2/2013

Five individuals have been inducted into the Light Reading Hall of Fame – find out who they are.

Transition Networks Eyes Ethernet-SDN Integration
News Analysis | 10/2/2013

Vendor aims to automate Ethernet services lifecycle from access to edge.

Light Reading Announces 2013 Leading Lights Winners
News Analysis | 10/1/2013

Find out who won in the 12 categories that comprised this year's Leading Lights awards.

Ciena Packs New 10-Gig Punch
News Analysis | 10/1/2013

Two new switches put more 10-gig power into a much smaller package to help service providers lower the price for more bandwidth.

ESDN Makes Room for SDN's Packet Optical Push
News Analysis | 10/1/2013

ESDN Packet Optical workshops look at how SDN is broadening its horizons in the WAN.

Euronews: AlcaLu Opens NFV Research Facility
News Analysis | 10/1/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Iliad's 1-Gig broadband; Windows Phone surges in Europe; ADVA does 100G in Moscow.

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