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LRTV Documentaries | 5/16/2019 | Post a comment
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
LRTV Documentaries | 5/15/2019 | Post a comment
The radio access network receives plenty of attention in 5G discussions, but Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock says those "fancy radios" require a strong fiber backbone.
News Analysis | 5/10/2019 | Post a comment
The move to 5G will also disrupt carriers' timing systems as 5G's timing and clock synchronization requirements are much more strict.
News Analysis | 1/2/2019 | 19 comments
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.
News Analysis | 12/13/2018 | Post a comment
The optical networking specialist is benefiting from 5G buildouts and webscale traffic monsters, and doing what it can to avoid sitting on a lead.
LRTV Documentaries | 11/20/2018 | Post a comment
Light Reading's Mitch Wagner filed this report from Las Vegas, where he spoke to enterprise partners, telco CTOs and Cisco executives about the emergence of IoT, AI and 5G – and how those technologies are reshaping networking.
LRTV Interviews | 10/12/2018 | Post a comment
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
The Philter | 10/1/2018 | 1 comment
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.
News Analysis | 9/5/2018 | 1 comment
Swedish equipment vendor prefers the alternatives to a couple of long-standing partners in a 5G setting, and adds new features to its '5G-ready' baseband platform.
News Analysis | 7/23/2018 | 10 comments
Infinera has offered to acquire Coriant for $430 million in cash and stock but the deal is truly complementary, not just a cost-cutting exercise, both companies say.
News Analysis | 7/9/2018 | Post a comment
OTT and cloud companies will grow their capex by 100% over the next five years, according to Ovum. That will have them soon spending more on infrastructure than fixed-line telcos.
CxO Spotlight | 6/14/2018 | 4 comments
Ciena CTO Steve Alexander explains why some operators are leery of fully autonomous networks, and how Ciena is collaborating with carriers to prepare for 5G deployments with platforms like the Adaptive Network.
News Analysis | 9/12/2016 | 2 comments
Smart cities platform player builds networking expertise into LED lighting fixtures to enable municipalities to create connections.
News Analysis | 8/18/2016 | Post a comment
From its Smart Gigabit Communities initiative to the new Advanced Wireless Consortium, US Ignite is in all the right places to make smart city dreams come true.
From the Founder | 7/28/2016 | 34 comments
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Slide Shows | 5/31/2016 | 1 comment
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- One of the indisputable stars at this year's Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin was the New IP Agency's Live NFV Interoperability Demos, which drew standing room only crowds to the busy exhibition floor.
News Analysis | 4/8/2016 | Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Orange appoints healthcare services chief; M&A in the UK's managed services sector; Spanish FTTH lines top 3.4 million; Ciena lands utility network deal in Germany.
News Analysis | 4/7/2016 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone hails wireless backhaul breakthrough; Hutchison offers more concessions on O2 deal; Safaricom strikes broadband deal with Kenya Power.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/30/2016 | 6 comments
Mobile World Congress served to underline how 2016 will be a pivotal year for the Internet of Things.
Shades of Ray | 3/29/2016 | Post a comment
There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.
News Analysis | 3/21/2016 | 2 comments
Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.
News Analysis | 3/17/2016 | 5 comments
Latest initiatives include moving out of Layer 2 comfort zone, promising to tie together orchestration efforts and playing nice with open source.
News Analysis | 2/22/2016 | 11 comments
Acquisition immediately bulks up Verizon's fiber optic footprint both nationally and in major metro markets and will help densify its wireless network.
News Analysis | 2/10/2016 | 1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/9/2016 | Post a comment
The growth of EE is an interesting case study in quality-oriented branding in the mobile broadband era.
Rewired | 1/11/2016 | 9 comments
Shifting populations, nimbler political structures and a focus on getting things done makes the globe's cities the place to focus.
News Analysis | 12/10/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu turbocharges copper in Austria; European Commission rethinks digital content rules; Ericsson wins.
News Analysis | 12/4/2015 | 1 comment
Equipment maker may be looking to position itself for a future upgrade of the UK's TETRA network.
News Analysis | 9/23/2015 | 15 comments
New Verizon Private Network Management Service for 4G LTE access guarantees how mission-critical apps will work in congestion.
DOS Attack | 8/28/2015 | Post a comment
The utility industry is keeping TDM alive, but maybe not for much longer.
Shades of Ray | 8/27/2015 | 1 comment
With vendors needing to diversify, the utility sector's immediate challenges with their operational technology (OT) frameworks offer a great opportunity to win new business.
News Analysis | 8/17/2015 | 28 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Zegona buys Telecable; PT Inovação lands role in multiple 5G projects; Zen Internet joins BT G.fast trials; Virgin Media plans WiFi rollout; NEC lands critical infrastructure job in Kuwait; Ooredoo nabs ISP license in Maldives; Metrological launches software tools for pay-TV providers.
DOS Attack | 8/13/2015 | 3 comments
Growing security threats are set to drive critical infrastructure operators to new investment and upgrades of their internal networks.
News Analysis | 7/30/2015 | 1 comment
Cable tech group issues initial set of four standards to measure power consumption in the access network, core and edge facilities and network equipment.
News Analysis | 7/29/2015 | 2 comments
The vendor's program to connect schools is bringing broadband to 22 countries, and the woman in charge says it could make its way to the US next.
News Analysis | 7/29/2015 | 3 comments
Carrier launches a smart grid-as-a-service platform for utilities looking to outsource their network modernization efforts.
News Analysis | 7/27/2015 | 1 comment
As CyrusOne expands, the colocation provider has chosen BTI a second time for further deployment over a growing roster of DCI competitors.
News Analysis | 7/10/2015 | Post a comment
Zayo's infrastructure-as-a-service offering shows its ability to leverage its M&A moves into new services.
Between the CEOs | 6/19/2015 | Post a comment
RAD Data CEO Dror Bin talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the communications networking industry and how RAD Data has evolved to meet the market's new demands.
News Analysis | 11/26/2014 | 16 comments
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way of thinking about connectivity and air interfaces.
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After years of development, data center construction gradually goes standard and modular.