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Taking the Fear Out of IPv6
Column | 8/19/2013

The move to IPv6 isn't an easy one, but those sticking with IPv4 are on board a sinking ship.

Euronews: Vodafone Tax Deal Revealed
News Analysis | 8/19/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Swisscom trumpets 4G success; French tower operator struggles to find buyer; BT soccer balls-up.

Is Cloud Passing Over Telcos’ Heads?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/19/2013

Despite the potential for new business, many telcos appear to be watching the cloud-services opportunity drift by

Slideshow: Polycom's NYC Experience Center
Slide Shows | 8/19/2013

Light Reading visits Polycom's new NYC executive experience center where big screens and telepresence make it so you won't have to make the trip.

Google Fiber, Comcast Prep for Battle
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

Google Fiber prepares Provo pricing plans while Comcast prepares competitive salvo.

Collaboration Fever Overtakes SDN/NFV
Rewired | 8/16/2013

Groups of vendors are coming together to advance the virtualiztion cause, but are they really advancing their own agendas?

Sprint's 400G Holding in Test Pattern
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

The carrier has gained confidence for eventual 400G deployment as it lifts the veil on its first live 100G long-haul circuit.

Seizing the Mobile Video Conferencing Opportunity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/16/2013

Video drives more mobile data traffic than any other type of application.

Mobile VC Funding in July Totals $744M
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

It was another hot month for mobile venture capital funding. Rutberg & Co. runs down the top-funded private companies for July.

Verizon Envisions Cheaper VoLTE Subsidies
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

Handset subsidies will fall when Verizon can offer only dedicated VoLTE smartphones, its CFO says.

Separated at Birth: Jones & Grumpy Cat?
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

Which one of these things is just like the other?

Sony, Viacom Strike Streaming Pact
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

Sony reportedly reaches 'preliminary deal' with Viacom to run its channels on new Internet TV service.

Open Spectrum Auctions Open Door to Growth
Column | 8/16/2013

Competition in a truly open auction should determine the winners and losers, not the FCC.

The Year of 100G?
LRTV Documentaries | 8/16/2013

2013 was supposed to be the year of 100G. But is it really?

Making TV Apps Count
Column | 8/16/2013

In the growing universe of TV apps, how do you get yours to stand out?

China to Probe Software Giants
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

Prism fallout! Oracle, IBM and EMC are set to be investigated over security concerns in China.

Euronews: Rostelecom Sharpens Mobile Focus
News Analysis | 8/16/2013

In today's EMEA roundup: Rostelecom doubles-down on mobile; Vodafone's Icelandic boost; Opera's on song.

North Korea’s First Smartphone: Really?
Jonestown | 8/16/2013

Experts are already casting doubt on the true origins of North Korea's first home-grown smartphone.

Level 3: 'Size Matters' Isn't Enough
DOS Attack | 8/16/2013

Does Level 3's new leadership understand what the old guard didn't – that acquisitions and bandwidth band-aids won't heal its financial wounds?

Comcast, TWC Unite on IP Video STBs
News Analysis | 8/15/2013

Two biggest US MSOs form joint venture to manage RDK software for new IP video set-tops.

Is HD Voice Really Heard 'Round the World?
Que Sera Sarah | 8/15/2013

The GSA says HD voice is creeping closer to mainstream, but I'll believe it when I hear it.

Roku Tops Apple TV
News Analysis | 8/15/2013

The Roku settop ranks as most popular box as streaming media players go mainstream.

Brocade: Poised for Virtual Joy?
News Analysis | 8/15/2013

Transition to SDN/NFV represents competitive opening for networking vendor against Cisco and Juniper.

Cisco Caution Leads to Job Cuts
News Analysis | 8/15/2013

The numbers look impressive, but the growth projections are tempered, thousands of jobs are being cut, and investors are nervous.

LG Smartphone Launch Cuts to the Quick
Jonestown | 8/15/2013

Bang! Ouch! Free phone fun in Seoul leaves 20 injured.

Euronews: O2 Lands £1.5B Smart Meter Rollout
News Analysis | 8/15/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: TIC takes 100G to Slough; Telefónica e-commerce plan gets Brussels green light; Virgin takes BT's sport content

Twitter Tests Trending TV Tool
News Analysis | 8/15/2013

Social networking giant plays with pop-ups to promote popular programs.

AT&T Moves Again in the Summer of LTE
News Analysis | 8/14/2013

AT&T adds more LTE markets as it races to catch Verizon's 4G footprint, while claiming faster network speeds.

Welcome to the New Light Reading
LRTV Documentaries | 8/14/2013

The telecom industry is changing -- and so is Light Reading

Cisco's VNI: Stone Tablet or Debating Tool?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/14/2013

The Visual Networking Index created by Cisco is treated with industry-wide reverence, but why is it treated as established fact?

The Good, the Bad & the Distinctly Unwelcome
Column | 8/14/2013

Where did it all go wrong? And what's going to happen in the next 10 years?

A View of SDN From the DukeNet Sandbox
Column | 8/14/2013

DukeNet is exploring how SDN can revamp its service assurance, traffic analysis and provision new services

Light Reading's Extreme Makeover
Shades of Ray | 8/14/2013

Out with the old, in with the new Light Reading

Time For A Change
LRTV Documentaries | 8/14/2013

Light Reading has had a major revamp – check it out!

Euronews: Infinera & Dante Claim World Record
News Analysis | 8/14/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: KPN Foundation concerned about Slim's intentions; German court makes things awkward for Liberty Global; Kabel Deutschland falls short

Azuki, LG Counter Google Chromecast
News Analysis | 8/14/2013

Two vendors join forces to offer Chromecast-like streaming media stick solution to pay-TV providers

Chicago's Newest Data Center
Slide Shows | 8/14/2013

With the support of the city and a whole lot of fiber, SFR has opened the doors to Chicago's biggest data center just south of the bustling business district downtown

BT Goes Crime-Fighting With Big Data
News Analysis | 8/14/2013

BT has put its in-house analytics capabilities to good use and is open to partnerships in order to explore other innovations

Huawei & Ericsson Steal the LTE Scene
News Analysis | 8/14/2013

Huawei has garnered 40% of the LTE market, followed by Ericsson at 34%, Informa finds

TWC Moves Wireless Needle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Big US MSO chalks up more cell backhaul, WiFi hotspot gains

Intel Gets LTE-A Smarts With Fujitsu Buy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Intel buys Fujitsu unit to pump its RF smarts as it moves into the multi-mode LTE age

Verizon to Cut Costs With 200G in 2014
News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Successful field trial prompts plans to deploy Ciena system on regional routes next year

FCC to Enable Fast Streaming With New 60GHz Rules
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Fast video streaming could be just one application enabled by new FCC rules on 60GHz frequency band

CableLabs Goes Global
News Analysis | 8/13/2013

R&D consortium expands worldwide, absorbs Cable Europe Labs, takes over all DOCSIS specs and kicks 'forking' off the cable menu

BroadSoft Buys Into British Cloud
News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Acquires UK hosted unified communications specialist to bring its BroadCloud services to Britain

Metro Ethernet Drives 100G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/13/2013

User demand for 100G networking is driving the industry

Selling BlackBerry: The Options
Jonestown | 8/13/2013

BlackBerry appears to have few real rescue options as the board looks for a way out for BB10 and the brand

New iPhone to Debut Sept 10?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Pricing is likely to be a key issue for the next iPhone as Apple is expected to unveil the '5S' in September

Euronews: T Austria, KPN Form Transport Team
News Analysis | 8/13/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: BroadSoft buys UK unified comms player; Ofcom looks at spectrum-sharing; banks resist STC loan restructuring

Answering the NFV Management Challenge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2013

Here's a look at one of the approaches being championed for the complexity issue of managing virtualization, this one from CloudNFV

GCI, Pace Boost TiVo's Software Aspirations
News Analysis | 8/12/2013

TiVo's transition to software licenser progresses as GCI of Alaska becomes the first MSO to offer Pace gateway that integrates TiVo user interface

IPTV Back on Track
Rewired | 8/12/2013

After two years of doom and gloom, IPTV is once again a good news story

Orange Embraces the Partner Paradox
News Analysis | 8/12/2013

When it comes to M2M, Orange knows it can't go it alone as it turns former customers into partners

Euronews: Deutsche Telekom Shuns US Servers
News Analysis | 8/12/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telekom Austria reports revenues dip and sees former exec jailed; ZTE offers Firefox phone on eBay in UK; BT does Derbyshire

Cable Commands Major Slice of Ethernet
News Analysis | 8/9/2013

Cable operators now account for about a quarter of the US Ethernet services market, finds new report

ABI Pins $6B Value on Mobile SDN/NFV
News Analysis | 8/9/2013

NSN and Cisco well placed to meet the network and applications virtualization needs of mobile operators, reckons ABI Research

Is T-Mobile Planning a Fright Night for Rivals?
Jonestown | 8/9/2013

UBS analyst says it could be an unhappy Halloween for the wireless margins of larger carriers as T-Mobile preps the next stage of its 'Un-carrier' strategy

Verizon Hunts for Wi-Fi Small Cell Smarts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2013

New job ad hints at native Wi-Fi calling in the future as well as deeper LTE and small cell integration

T-Mobile Adds 1.1M Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2013

With the Apple iPhone finally available in its stores and a less restrictive approach to customer contracts, T-Mobile expanded its customer base for the first time in four years

NFV: Set to Break the Big Box Brands
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/9/2013

Network functions virtualization (NFV) could revolutionize the way networks are built and drive down operators' network costs

Euronews: Slim Makes Move on KPN
News Analysis | 8/9/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: privacy group targets GCHQ collaborators; EC raps Germans again over fixed termination rates; BT's nuisance-call-blocking handset is a winner

Getting the Personal Treatment
Rewired | 8/8/2013

Who says rural areas lack connections?

200 LTE Networks Now Live Worldwide
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2013

The GSA says 54 new commercial 4G LTE networks have been launched this year

CenturyLink Dials Back Growth Expectations
News Analysis | 8/8/2013

Slower than expected cloud services sales and declining legacy broadband revenues lead CenturyLink to lower its sales target for the full year

Arris Preps New CPE Products
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/8/2013

With its Moto Home acquisition closed, Arris is preparing to launch new customer premises equipment products, including video gateways, to make up for its stalled set-top box sales

Euronews: Is NSN Cutting More Jobs?
News Analysis | 8/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Deutsche Telekom on the up; Vodafone UK 4G launch imminent; Austrian gig for Coriant; Russian consolidation

Cyan's SDN Customer Wins Soar to 85
News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Blue Planet platform deals are ramping up quickly as Cyan sees active SDN revenue, but that didn't prevent it getting a beating on the NYSE

Telefónica: Tu Me Has Got To Go
Que Sera Sarah | 8/7/2013

Operator caves to OTT pressure and plans to double down on cross-platform comms instead

LG's G2 Is Ready for LTE-Advanced
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Once the wireless operators are ready too, the G2 should be zipping on LTE-Advanced speeds

Lucky 13: AT&T Adds More 4G LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2013

AT&T is closing in on 400 updated 4G markets fast in its LTE summer splurge

Chromecast & the Battle for the Living Room
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Google's Chromecast could be a threat to cable providers and streaming TV rivals while providing the search giant the most direct route to its users' family rooms or man caves

LightSquared Boss Sues Dish for $4B
News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Phil Falcone's hedge fund company alleges Dish committed fraud to become bankrupt 4G operator's biggest lender

Ciena Rallies Research Nets for SDN Demo
News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Vendor teams with major research networks on prototype SDN WAN for operators to test

NSN Becomes NSN
News Analysis | 8/7/2013

With Nokia now the 100% owner, Nokia Siemens Networks becomes Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) – well at least it's not confusing!

CSG Breaks New Ground
News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Major managed services deal in Asia/Pacific and better than expected financials give billing specialist an air of confidence

Euronews: Swisscom Ramps Its IPTV User Base
News Analysis | 8/7/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: VimpelCom Q2 profits up 17%; c'est la guerre in French mobile market; TDS H1 revenues slump; EC highlights mobile charges discrepancy

FreedomPop Jumps on Sprint LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2013

With 100,000 customers signed up, MVNO moves to LTE but is beaten to the punch on an all-IP handset

Retrans Fees Fuel Charter Losses
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2013

Charter reports a net loss of $96M in Q2 despite residential and consumer revenue gains

Procera Virtualizes Policy Management
News Analysis | 8/6/2013

Vendor says carrier customers are clamoring for virtualized technology and will begin testing immediately

Euronews: Brussels Holds Fire on China Probe
News Analysis | 8/6/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia downgraded; Allot loses $3.9M in Q2; Alvarion receiver still looks for sale; SPIT with an SDN flavor – yum!

Vodafone Outsources to Amdocs
News Analysis | 8/5/2013

Service provider IT (SPIT) giant says it has ousted rivals as it lands major customer care and billing managed services deal at Vodafone

Tablet Fans Wait for New iPads to Arrive
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2013

The tablet market slowed in Q2 with no new iPads to drive sales, says IDC. But overall outlook is positive for many players, including Windows 8.

Is BTI Heading for an IPO?
News Analysis | 8/5/2013

The optical systems vendor hires a finance exec with IPO experience while carving out its own piece of the international market

Summer of LTE: 4G Blooms in UK & US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2013

AT&T adds more markets in the US as O2 in the UK gets ready to start 4G services in London and beyond

Time Warner Cable Sacks CBS
News Analysis | 8/5/2013

Cable operator's customers no longer have access to CBS content as NFL pre-season face-off ends in a lose-lose result

Euronews: Vodafone Sues T Italia for $1.3B
News Analysis | 8/5/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vodafone's Kabel bid recommended; Huawei sets up London finance team; ST-Ericsson does splits; spying, codenames and GCHQ

Chrome Cuts: Refurb Apple TVs Drop to $75
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/2/2013

Apple cuts prices on refurb streaming set-tops as Google's Chromecast starts to make waves

Tellabs Boasts SDN 'Engagements'
News Analysis | 8/2/2013

Optical vendor says it's involved in SDN lab trials and provides some optical optimism as it reports a flaccid Q2

Leap Courts High-End to Combat Customer Loss
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2013

Operator struggles to hold on to customers as it waits for AT&T to acquire its Cricket-branded operation

Cablevision's Up & Downs
News Analysis | 8/2/2013

Revenues and ARPU levels might be rising (slightly) but customer number are on the slide

Is Google the New WiFi of Coffee Snobs?
Que Sera Sarah | 8/2/2013

Starbucks announced this week that it will replace the free 1.5 Mbit/s WiFi service AT&T has provided it since 2008 with Google's Level 3-supported WiFi.

Euronews: EC Wants More Wi-Fi Spectrum
News Analysis | 8/2/2013

Plus: Deep woes at Telecom Italia; Liberty spies greater Virgin Media benefits; Brits in line for more 4G offers

Asia-Pac's 4G Advances
News Analysis | 8/2/2013

As NTT Docomo reaches a 4G milestone in Japan, there's more LTE-Advanced action in South Korea

Liberty Spies Greater Virgin Synergies
News Analysis | 8/2/2013

As it unveils its Q2 results, Liberty Global says it can gain greater efficiencies from the integration of Virgin Media, but it has revenues issues at Virgin to address, too

Verizon Expands Financial Services Portfolio
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2013

Managed wireless ATM service latest offering targeting key customer segment

Video Execs Warn: Embrace OTT or Die
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2013

Independent Show speakers urge cable operators to focus on broadband video fare to capture 20-somethings' eyeballs

Google Stumbling on Fiber Innovation?
Rewired | 8/1/2013

Google threw a party for its "fiberversary" in Kansas City this week, but where's all the fun new things to celebrate?

Zayo's Fiber Diet
EuroBlog | 8/1/2013

Having taken a breather from its acquisition spree in the US, Zayo could kick-start some infrastructure consolidation action in Europe

What's Next for AlcaLu-Qualcomm?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2013

AlcaLu says it wants three to five other partners, and Qualcomm needs to make a big mark in small cells, but where does that leave their current partners?

Broadband Saves TWC's Sales
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2013

Time Warner Cable lost residential customers during Q2 but generated more revenues thanks to its broadband service revenues

Euronews: Turkcell Boasts 900 Mbit/s 4G Test
News Analysis | 8/1/2013

Also: Huawei in Kuwait; UK preps for 4G competition; Vodafone reshuffle; network sharing in Spain

Pace Hits Set-Top Stride
News Analysis | 8/1/2013

Major set-top box vendor registers $1.3 billion in revenue for the first half of 2013, up 30 percent from a year ago

O2 Brings 4G Rivalry to the UK
News Analysis | 8/1/2013

EE's LTE monopoly in the U.K. is about to end, but how can O2 catch up?

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