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What If Cable Does the Full Duplex?
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

The Full Duplex would mean upstream and downstream signals sharing the same frequency time and space in cable networks.

Eurobites: France Pushes for Tough Data Decryption Powers
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Level 3 expands across Europe; Nokia lands small cells deal and cozies up to Comarch for M2M; Sky hooks up with Iflix.

Matrixx Lines Up New Customers, Funding
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Following a strategic tie-up with cloud specialist Vlocity, Matrixx appears to be on the verge of a new phase of growth.

Project Loon Reaches India
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Google's balloon-based Internet connectivity project hovers over India, a country of 1.25 billion people that lacks widespread broadband.

Digitizing with Huawei Telco OS
News from Huawei | 3/9/2016

Architecture and applications, by Dr. Sun Dong, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions, Huawei.

UC Gets Extra Cloud Kick
News Analysis | 3/8/2016

Cloud and mobility are driving the Unified Communications market in new directions, and both AT&T and Verizon placed new UC bets this week.

Video Connections Make For a Closer, Brilliant Life
News from Huawei | 3/8/2016

Huawei's Big Video vision.

'Cookies' Could Be a Sweet Thing
Rewired | 3/8/2016

Done well, targeted video ads based on Internet browsing history wouldn't be such a bad thing, but there are trust and transparency issues to address.

Verizon Sees Video Through Rings of Fiber
News Analysis | 3/8/2016

The XO acquisition gives Verizon more fiber for video delivery.

The Gigabit Challenge for Mobile Operators
News from Huawei | 3/8/2016

What are the challenges for hitting Gigabit speeds at base stations? This infographic outlines the main ones.

Dell Swells NIA's Ranks
News Analysis | 3/8/2016

Dell is the latest big name to join the New IP Agency (NIA).

Eurobites: Orange Brand Launches in Egypt
News Analysis | 3/8/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange launches share offer; Ericsson's on edge; EU warns tech tax probes will take time.

ZTE: What On Earth Were They Thinking?
Column | 3/8/2016

ZTE isn't the first vendor to flout US sanctions and it won't be the last.

Sonus Strategy
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/8/2016

Kevin Riley, senior VP and CTO at Sonus, highlights the key strategic initiatives for Sonus in 2016 and beyond.

Happy International Women's Day
Que Sera Sarah | 3/8/2016

On March 8, the world will reflect on the economic, political and social progress women have made in the past 108 years, as well as consider how far we still have to go.

Is India's 4G Firebrand About to Target Cable?
News Analysis | 3/8/2016

With his 4G operation up and running, India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has turned his attention to India's cable TV sector, according to media reports.

4K: Sony Makes You Believe via UBB
News from Huawei | 3/8/2016

4K is set to redefine how we see and utilize video, Sony's Head of AV Media for Sony Professional Europe, Olivier Bovis, tells Jason Patterson & Linda Xu.

Re-architecting Infrastructure and Operations to Enable New Growth
News from Huawei | 3/8/2016

User experience is critical to retaining users, attracting new users, and increasing their lifetime value

Indian Telcos Start Exploring 4G+
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

India's mobile operators are taking their first steps beyond 4G technology.

Comcast Scoops Up OneTwoSee
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

Sports tech company OneTwoSee joins the Comcast family.

Bridging the DOCSIS 3.1 Gap
Breznick Unbound | 3/7/2016

LR's cable next-gen tech event in Denver this week will tackle prospects for DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS and other key industry initiatives.

Comcast Hints at New Home WiFi Plans
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

Smarter in-home WiFi is almost certainly on Comcast's agenda for 2016.

Cloud Transformation, Reforming Your Business
News from Huawei | 3/7/2016

The digital era is here and is reshaping entire industries and the way we live our lives, writes Huawei Senior Marketing Manager Michael Lee.

Technology Won't Save the Telcos
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

New network technologies will not help telcos to reinvent themselves.

Eurobites: KPN Plots Savings Roadmap
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cosmote tries Hauwei's Super Dual Band technology; TalkTalk has a rethink; Virgin carries weather data for Met Office.

Mellanox Offers 'Lego' Approach to Network Components
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

Disaggregates hardware and software for Open Compute Project Networking, supporting multiple speeds, network operating systems and standards OCP interfaces.

Ciena's Vello: Why Listening Is Key to Communicating
Mentor Monday | 3/7/2016

Patricia Vello, manager of Ciena Brazil, shares her tips on how to build diverse teams and then make them work together effectively.

CEO Chat With Gigamon's Paul Hooper
Between the CEOs | 3/7/2016

In the heart of the Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Gigamon CEO Paul Hooper to discuss the Gigamon success story, virtualization, 5G and the other new hot trends in the industry.

ZTE Faces Trade Restrictions Over Iran Links
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

A Reuters report suggests ZTE will find it almost impossible to source US-made hardware and software components because of the Chinese vendor's trading relationship with Iran.

NFV Has Entered the Fast Lane
News from Huawei | 3/7/2016

Core networks will be the first to take a stroll in the clouds.

The Fire Monkey & the Telco Winter
News Analysis | 3/6/2016

The Year of the Fire Monkey could be a turbulent one for China's operators.

What Privacy Means for Mobile Operators
Column | 3/4/2016

As operators implement new business models that use subscriber data, they need to strike the right balance between protecting privacy interests and creating value.

Gigabites: In TV, 15 Google Fibers Make One Mediacom
News Analysis | 3/4/2016

Google Fiber is good for a gigabit, but its video subscriber numbers are anything but impressive.

WiCipedia: STEM Mentors, Money & Mix-Ups
Que Sera Sarah | 3/4/2016

This week in our WiC roundup: Wireless operators offer STEM mentorships; the world's richest women revealed; a new option for gender-neutral recruiting; and more.

Testing Cisco's Virtualized Security Products
LRTV Interviews | 3/4/2016

Security is top of mind for service providers all over the world. At Mobile World Congress, Steve Saunders caught up with Cisco and EANTC about their recent round of testing of Cisco's virtualized security solutions.

Eurobites: Colt Offers Gig Guarantee
News Analysis | 3/4/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: eir rolls out 1-Gig rural broadband; Chinese vendors make hay in Africa; Inmarsat hit by government spending slump.

ZTE Commits to 'Openness' With NIA Membership
News Analysis | 3/4/2016

Chinese equipment vendor emphasizes importance of interoperability as it joins the new IP Agency (NIA).

App-Layer Security Still Sorely Lacking
News Analysis | 3/4/2016

App-layer security is rarely employed, leaving just about the entire Internet of Things vulnerable, not to mention creating specific security problems for data centers.

HPE's Whitman Sees 'Inexorable March' to Public Cloud
News Analysis | 3/4/2016

And it's planning to sell marching boots, in the form of a hyperconvergence server to be introduced later this month.

What 'Agile' Looks Like at CenturyLink
News Analysis | 3/3/2016

New St. Louis development center blows up the cube farm and creates a new space for a different style of working and customer meetings.

Telenor Joins 4G Bandwagon in India
News Analysis | 3/3/2016

Telenor will struggle to make its presence felt in India's fast-developing 4G market.

Ciena's Q1 Signals a Tough Start to 2016
News Analysis | 3/3/2016

Optical vendor's numbers for its fiscal first quarter, and its forecast for the second quarter, suggest tight capex purse strings at the major telcos.

Eurobites: MTN Earnings Hit by Nigerian Fine
News Analysis | 3/3/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues' family affair; new CEO for HERE; Liberty Global taps Devicescape WiFi; gratuitous pizza picture.

Making Cities Smarter & Safer
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/3/2016

Do smart cities make for safe cities? It all depends on how they use those smarts to create a safer environment for residents.

Why D3.1 Isn't on Every Cableco Agenda
News Analysis | 3/3/2016

Three independent cablecos explain why D3.1 isn't in the cards for them.

Will Google Save Mobile Operator RCS?
Column | 3/3/2016

Pulling off RCS will be a huge challenge for mobile operators, but they may be able to do it with some help from Google.

Cisco Plans $320M Network Chip Acquisition
News Analysis | 3/2/2016

The stealthy Leaba, based in Israel, is reportedly a talent acquisition to help Cisco develop infrastructure.

Cisco Rewrites Enterprise Networking DNA in 'Monumental Shift'
News Analysis | 3/2/2016

Cisco is transitioning from closed, hardware-based networks to open, software-based connectivity. But don't worry -- it's still selling hardware.

Eurobites: Germany Gets Tough With Facebook
News Analysis | 3/2/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: smartphones spreading more malware; ADVA joins 5G initiative; major subsea link lands in France.

5G Teaser From SK Telecom
Shades of Ray | 3/2/2016

At MWC 2016, SK Telecom provided a glimpse of the kind of services we can expect in a 5G world.

Deutsche Telekom's Kerstin Günther on New IP Network Transformation
Between the CEOs | 3/2/2016

Deutsche Telekom's Senior Vice President Technology Europe, Kerstin Günther, gives Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders an update on the operator's transformational network revamp, which is set to have a dramatic impact on operating costs and new business development.

CEO Chat With Yvette Kanouff, Head of Cisco's Cloud Business
Between the CEOs | 3/2/2016

Yvette Kanouff, SVP and GM of Cloud Solutions at Cisco, discusses her new role in shaping her company's approach to the cloud as well as how employers can attract more women to the communications industry.

TiVo Teases New Retail Product
News Analysis | 3/2/2016

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a new TiVo product!

Cisco Buys CliQr for $260M in Hybrid Cloud Push
News Analysis | 3/2/2016

IP networking giant's $260 million takeover of CliQr complements other hybrid cloud moves.

II-VI Gets Anadigics – Good Luck With That
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

II-VI has prevailed over a rival Chinese bidder to buy Anadigics, which said it might not have lasted through another month of bidding and counter-bidding.

AT&T Cuts the Cord, Reveals OTT Video Plans
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

AT&T makes good on OTT plans.

NTT Not Shying Away From Data Center Play
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

New enhancements to Enterprise Cloud build on company's ongoing investment in data centers and its internal extensions to OpenStack.

Cisco Storms the Hyperconverged Data Center
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

Cisco introduces the HyperFlex data center server, combining compute, storage and networking to challenge a market dominated by high-flying startups.

For AT&T, Suddenly Capex Isn't a Dirty Word
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

AT&T changes its tune on capex spending.

DT: No Sale of T-Mobile (for Now) – Report
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

DT wants unnamed suitors to simmer down until after the 600MHz auction in the US this year.

OPNFV Promises More Powerful Platform
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

New Brahmaputra software release features a more robust platform and more mature working processes to move NFV forward more quickly.

WiC: Come Build Your Brand in Denver
Que Sera Sarah | 3/1/2016

Join us for Women in Comms' inaugural networking breakfast on "building your brand" on March 10 in Denver ahead of the Cable Next-Gen show!

Eurobites: 3 & O2 Deal to Fail – Analyst
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

Also in today's EMEA roundup: EU gives green light to Dell-EMC; Vodacom abandons Neotel bid; Turkcell offers to buy TeliaSonera's Eurasian business.

Netronome's Server-Based Networking Platform
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/1/2016

Netronome CEO Niel Viljoen discusses how his company is bringing the efficiencies of mega-scale data centers to the mainstream.

RCom-Aircel Fine-Tune Merger Terms
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

India's fourth- and fifth-biggest mobile operators are joining forces.

AT&T Going South of the Border With Huawei?
Jonestown | 3/1/2016

AT&T is reported to be using Huawei's equipment in Mexico.

Can 'Slick Willie' Boost Security Smarts?
News Analysis | 3/1/2016

Verizon is hoping that a simpler, somewhat entertaining approach to explaining data breach scenarios will spread the work more effectively.

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