Light Reading is ringing in the New Year by offering up some practical resolutions that can help carriers and vendors better compete, make money and plan their strategic moves in 2015.
ISP demonstrates the capabilities of its fiber network with the launch of a 10 Gbit/s service to select Minneapolis customers.
Comlink COO John Summersett discusses his company's eight-state fiber network from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit.
Drew Gilpin, head of sales and marketing at New Zealand telco Kordia, sees SDN as a way to achieve a more efficient use of capital.
We take a look back at some of the unique Gigabit Cities stories of 2014 and detail what to look forward to in the coming year.
Carrier continues gigabit network expansion, introducing a 1 Gbit/s service in 19 markets across four states.
Verizon quietly rolls out 200G on a single route, meeting its timetable and highlighting the next step beyond 100G.
The CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
The open source SDN organization has formed a dedicated team following disclosure of a serious security flaw that remained unaddressed for four months.
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
The Internet and mobile services company buys an ISP with hopes of adding gigabit services to its quiver.
A tiny town in Iowa enters the Gigabit Cities fray through a public/private partnership.
The Netdump security flaw, first reported in August, can allow an attacker to take over an SDN network.
Support for both physical and virtual resources is important to carriers making the transition to NFV while supporting legacy physical assets.
More pictures from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland.
Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
Board of directors allegedly wanted faster pace of change from one of the telecom industry's change pacesetters.
Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
Japanese data center services specialist has expanded its flexible data center interconnection services to Hong Kong and Singapore.
AT&T has added three more names to the growing list of vendors engaged in its cloud/SDN/NFV program and reiterated that it expects its capex spend to go down as it build out its next-gen network.
Ciena will look to distance itself from carrier capex concerns as it reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings.
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland, unique Heavy Reading research shows that comms service providers are optimistic about the next five or so years.
Security is the most important trend for future networks, according to Heavy Reading's 2020 Vision survey, but it requires organizational changes and a change in mindset.
A select group of industry executives has gathered in Iceland to discuss the future of networks, services, skills, strategies and the role of service provider IT.
Comcast has unveiled a new Ethernet @Home service that extends Ethernet services over HFC lines to employees working at home.
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland.
Energy efficiency has long been vital to service providers because of its large and growing effect on their operating costs and earnings.
Interoperability testing expands for both the OPEN Alliance approach to single-pair Ethernet and what is likely to be new IEEE standards.
Ciena deepens its software strategy with offerings to help service providers sell VNFs on demand to enterprises.
Industry attention on 2.5GBit/s and 5Gbit/s Ethernet is heating up, but the emergence of two vendor groups, one boasting Brocade and the other Cisco, threatens to slow down interoperability.
When it comes to Gigabit broadband, CenturyLink means business.
Commercial services revenues are flowing for cable operators, but VIP customers in segments such as healthcare still need convincing that MSOs can deliver the business services they need.
Vendor will provide its dual-mode LTE small cell system for Verizon's enterprise customers and public venue deployments.
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
Heavy Reading prediction kicks off annual New York event for cable business services sector that highlights continued market growth and success.
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.