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Eurobites: Ofcom Consults on 26GHz Band for 5G
News Analysis | 7/31/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Millicom pulls out of Wari deal; SEE launches cloud connectivity service; fiber for Yorkshire.

Huawei Slowdown Casts Pall Over Network Sector
News Analysis | 7/27/2017

A sharp slowdown in revenue growth at Huawei is a worrying indicator for the broader market.

Nokia Shames Ericsson on Profits but Sees Trouble Ahead
News Analysis | 7/27/2017

Finnish vendor smashes analyst expectations on profit performance but warns investors that its network sales will decline at a steeper rate than previously expected.

128T Still Bucking SD-WAN Trend
News Analysis | 7/26/2017

Intelligent routing solution finding traction among large enterprises and interest in the telecom sector, but is it too different?

Telecom Not Big Part of Juniper's Good News
News Analysis | 7/25/2017

Vendor posted third straight quarter of solid growth, but attributes that mostly to cloud vertical.

ADVA Takes a Haircut as It Warns of Tough H2
News Analysis | 7/20/2017

ADVA's share price takes a 15% hit following an earnings report that cited 'turbulent times' and a 'subdued' sales outlook but there won't be any job cuts, the CEO says.

Eurobites: BT Tools Up for Regulatory Battle
News Analysis | 7/20/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: HMD Global CEO steps down; ADVA numbers down in Q2; UK win for ADTRAN; EE's 4G cliffhanger.

RJio Spurs Indian Interest in NFV
News Analysis | 7/19/2017

The recent market entry of RJio is putting other operators under pressure to make investments in new software and virtualization technologies.

ZTE Net Profit Up 30% in First Half
News Analysis | 7/19/2017

Chinese equipment supplier has recovered strongly from its clash with US authorities.

Brocade, Broadcom Merger in Doubt
News Analysis | 7/19/2017

Merging players have been forced to give regulatory authorities more time to review their deal amid concern about the impact the move could have on competition.

Juniper Hires Google's Koley as CTO
News Analysis | 7/18/2017

Bikash Koley, who built Google's network and led the OpenConfig initiative, is coming to Juniper to fill Pradeep Sindhu's shoes.

Ericsson Shares Slump on Gloomy Q2 Update
News Analysis | 7/18/2017

Swedish vendor accelerates cost-cutting activities and says conditions will be worse than previously feared as its operating margin turns negative.

T-MANO & Counting: SKT's New NFV Platform
News Analysis | 7/12/2017

South Korean telco has taken the wraps off a new MANO platform, but will it reduce complexity or add to it?

Oracle Cloud Gets NetBonded to AT&T
News Analysis | 7/11/2017

AT&T kept getting asked if NetBond included Oracle. Not any more.

Telia Carrier Now the EdgeConneX Connection
News Analysis | 7/11/2017

The companies create a strategic partnership that will bring Telia Carrier's network to every EdgeConneX site.

Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth
LRTV Interviews | 7/6/2017

Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband.

Mellanox Chip Shop Aims to Batter Broadcom With Next-Gen Ethernet Switch
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Israeli semiconductor vendor is hoping to grab market share from archrival Broadcom with the launch of a next-generation chip for Ethernet switches.

Arista Suspends US Imports in Trade Dispute
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Cisco wins this round: Arista has stopped importing switches to the US for now.

Who's Steering Vodafone's NFV Ship?
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

With Vodafone's head of network virtualization, David Amzallag, now departed, who's in charge of the operator's Ocean virtualization strategy? An import from Netcracker, Light Reading believes…

DT's Pan-Net Still at Start of the Marathon
News Analysis | 7/5/2017

Deutsche Telekom's pan-net transformation is slowly moving ahead, even if it still has a long way to go.

Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery
LRTV Interviews | 7/5/2017

Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.

Eurobites: Nokia Teams With Telkom for G.fast Trial
News Analysis | 7/4/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia opts for Cisco kit in metro upgrade; Net Insight disappoints in Q2; Paris Court of Appeal backs regulator in Free-Orange costs dispute.

Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends
LRTV Interviews | 7/4/2017

Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.

ADVA CEO: How We Can Capitalize on MRV Deal
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

ADVA's CEO Brian Protiva believes the acquisition of fellow optical and carrier Ethernet vendor MRV can deliver key Tier 1 accounts, upsell opportunities and immediate bottom-line gains.

ADVA Swoops for MRV in 'Strategic' $69M Bid
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

Optical giant ADVA aims to gather more customers outside Europe.

How Colt Capitalized on SDN & NFV
LRTV Interviews | 7/3/2017

Mirko Voltolini, VP of technology and architecture at Colt, talks about how SDN and NFV have impacted network operations and service development.

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