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Microsoft Adds IoT Power to Azure Cloud
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

New Azure Functions allow applications to automatically respond to events, useful in Internet of Things applications as well as web, mobile and big data.

New Privacy Rules Are a Waste of Time
Rewired | 3/31/2016

FCC proposes forcing broadband ISPs to get explicit consent from customers before using browsing data, ignoring the real online privacy threats.

Huawei Still Striking Out With US Cable
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

Although it's been trying hard for several years, Huawei has still not managed to sign up any large or midsized US MSOs for its next-gen cable equipment.

CEO Chat With Cisco’s Pankaj Patel
Between the CEOs | 3/31/2016

Pankaj Patel, Executive Vice President of Cisco, sits down with Steve Saunders, Founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the midst of MWC 2016 to discuss Cisco's success, the future of telecom and the big technology shift to virtualization and the cloud.

Frontier Takes Over FiOS Tomorrow
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

Frontier will take over the Verizon footprint in California, Florida and Texas on April 1. More than half of those systems support FiOS customers.

Charting SDN's Maturation at ONS
LRTV Interviews | 3/31/2016

Light Reading's Carol Wilson and Mitch Wagner discuss how industry leaders such as AT&T and Facebook are making making SDN (as Wilson says) 'day-to-day deployable.'

Eurobites: EC Probes Wind/H3G Deal in Italy
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange/Bouygues talks drag on; Ericsson and Telefonica demo LTE-U; Sigfox hires a Wolff.

Frontier Checks Out CORD, SDN
LRTV Interviews | 3/31/2016

Frontier Communications is checking out the potential of open networking as it seeks to scale its triple-play network without adding more boxes, says David Curran, director of strategic planning.

Huawei's New Acting CEO Key to Global Expansion
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

Huawei names Ken Hu, currently the chairman of Huawei USA, as its latest acting CEO.

Level 3: Going Beyond Retraining
LRTV Documentaries | 3/31/2016

Bringing "man and machine" together isn't just about retraining telecom folks to embrace IT skills, it's about carefully structuring organizational teams, says Travis Ewert, SVP of global network software development at Level 3 Communications. Those teams have to be able to embrace a variety of skills but also get direct exposure to customer need, and learn new ways of working together.

AT&T Explores G.fast for MDUs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/31/2016

In this first part of a new sponsored blog series, AT&T's Bill Smith explains how AT&T hopes to complement its GPON-powered GigaPower rollout with additional technologies, such as G.fast.

SK Telecom Claims 5G Trial Milestone
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

South Korean operator completes trials of 28GHz-based 5G services in partnership with Samsung.

600MHz Auction Could Take Months to Shake Out
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

It has started now but it could be months before mobile operators start bidding, which makes 600MHz another candidate for 5G, according to the FCC.

Matrixx Raises $5M From New Customer PLDT
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

Software player lands new deal with Filipino operator SMART and raises another $5 million in funding.

Comcast Ends EA Games on X1 – Report
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

A trial partnership that had Comcast streaming EA Games titles to X1 set-top boxes appears to be on the verge of shutting down.

Telecom Italia Names Cattaneo as New CEO
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

Executive with experience in broadcasting and energy sectors will be under pressure to cut costs and meet new digital challenges.

4K & VR Trickle Out... Slowly
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

Not so much a stream, but a trickle.

Equinix: IoT Requires New Software Innovation
LRTV Documentaries | 3/30/2016

CTO Ihab Tarazi explains how Equinix is already moving to Open Compute Platform hardware and open source orchestration software in its multi-tenant data centers.

IoT's Year Zero
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/30/2016

Mobile World Congress served to underline how 2016 will be a pivotal year for the Internet of Things.

Eurobites: ASN, Cinia Hit 18 Tbit/s in Subsea Tests
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: key Vodafone exec to retire in June; Tilgin looks for partners; EE takes TV everywhere; SoundCloud goes mainstream.

A Man, a Mission & an Underwater Flashlight
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

Comcast Engineer Chris Luke wants to make engineering cool for girls to create a more fair and equitable future workforce for his 10-year-old daughter.

CORD Helps SK Telecom's User Responsiveness
LRTV Interviews | 3/30/2016

SK Telecom is mobilizing Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) to take advantage of virtualization, faster responsiveness to user needs, reducing the load on the backhaul and moving content closer to the network edge, says Kang-Won Lee, SVP of Research and Development at SK Telecom.

RJio Ties Up Loose Ends Before 4G Launch
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

India's RJio is poised to launch a 4G service covering 70% of the country's population.

Brocade Looks to Enterprise & Cloud With StackStorm Buy
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

By improving automation for network operations, Brocade hopes to make its VDX switches more attractive to the biggest enterprises as well as low-end cloud providers.

Vodafone India to Buy YOU Broadband for $60M – Report
News Analysis | 3/30/2016

A takeover of YOU Broadband would bolster Vodafone's fixed-line capabilities and could help to support its introduction of 4G services.

Brocade Buys StackStorm to Boost DevOps
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

Brocade is looking to bring DevOps style automation to its networking technology, storage, compute and security.

Google Fiber Moves a Step Closer to Cable
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

You can't fight the triple play.

Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray | 3/29/2016

There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.

Beamr Buys Vanguard in Latest Encoder Deal
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

Video optimization meets video encoding in Beamr deal to acquire Vanguard.

Telefónica Chairman Alierta to Quit in April
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

Alierta names chief operating officer Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete as his successor from early April.

China Unicom, ZTE Partner on SDN, NFV
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

Chinese telecom players flag strategic alliance to support future network evolution.

PLUMGrid Beefs Up SDN Services for OpenStack Cloud Connectivity
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

Adds support for OpenStack Kilo and Liberty as well as management tools to its Open Networking Suite.

Eurobites: Etisalat Tests Microwave Backhaul in Egypt
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Etisalat appoints new group CEO; Orange puts Brahmaputra to the test; OTT trends in France and the UK.

AT&T: White Box Will Deliver Agility
LRTV Interviews | 3/29/2016

AT&T's Ken Duell explains how white box switches and routers based on merchant silicon will deliver a 'huge payoff' for the operator.

Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline for Bids – WSJ
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

The ailing web player is reported to have set a deadline for bids for its assets as a shareholder vote on board membership draws closer.

AT&T Embracing SDN at the Optical Layer
News Analysis | 3/29/2016

AT&T is hoping to lure other network operators into its effort to drive SDN down to the optical layer and greatly increase network flexibility.

T-Mobile Seeks FCC License for 5G Tests
News Analysis | 3/28/2016

T-Mobile is the latest US carrier to ask the FCC for a 5G millimeter wave radio test license.

Sprint Suffers Outage in North-East US Monday
News Analysis | 3/28/2016

Sprint voice and LTE data suffers 'issues' Monday in the most densely populated area of the US.

Inside Verizon's 1st Production SDN-NFV
LRTV Documentaries | 3/28/2016

Verizon spent 18 months, working in rapid fashion, to turn up its first five production pods for its virtualized networks, deploying software-defined networking and network functions virtualization. Chris Emmons, director of network infrastructure planning, offers a look inside that effort and its challenges.

TSMC Seals the Deal on 12" China Fab
News Analysis | 3/28/2016

The Taiwanese foundry will be joining the likes of Intel, Samsung and Hynix in siting advanced wafer fabs in the country.

NTT Data to Buy Dell's Services Arm for $3B+
News Analysis | 3/28/2016

The sell-off of the former Perot Systems unit will help Dell fund its $67B acquisition of EMC.

Gigabit Cities: All You Need to Know
MariNation | 3/28/2016

Everything you ever wanted to know about Gigabit Cities at our Gigabit Cities Live event on April 5.

CommScope VP Demystifies the Work-Life Balance
Mentor Monday | 3/28/2016

Technology can be a boon and a blessing to achieving a work-life balance, especially when you're head of sales for an entire continent.

Google 'Sells the Sizzle': Photos
Slide Shows | 3/28/2016

Dazzling venue and entertainment helps convince Google cloud users that it should be taken seriously in the enterprise - the company hopes.

Taking the All-Video Approach
LRTV Interviews | 3/28/2016

NCTC's John Childress discusses how smaller cable operators are integrating OTT video, multiscreen and TiVo apps into their offerings.

WiFi: 'All About That Data'
Column | 3/28/2016

To ensure the best possible customer experience, service providers must find ways to make more performance metrics available to users.

Iranian Hack of NY Dam Highlights Cyber Security Concerns
News Analysis | 3/25/2016

AT&T's Ed Amoroso warned about this possibility in 2014.

Gigabites: 10-Gig Gets Real
News Analysis | 3/25/2016

Is national broadband definition really only 25 Mbits/s?

AT&T Targets Virtualized ROADMs
News Analysis | 3/25/2016

Open ROADM group already includes Ciena, Fujitsu and Nokia in effort to create software and hardware specs.

Data Centers Still Critical to CenturyLink
News Analysis | 3/25/2016

Service provider details how investment in expansion is helping it earn Uptime's M&O Stamps of Approval at unprecedented rates.

WiCipedia: UK's Crackdown & a Go-Go No-Go
Que Sera Sarah | 3/25/2016

This week in our WiC roundup: UK calls for an end to the old boy's network; Microsoft apologizes for poor taste; inspiring women inventors and computer scientists; and more.

Netflix Caps Its Own Streams
News Analysis | 3/25/2016

Netflix mobile users aren't getting what they pay for.

Join Light Reading's New Model Army
From the Founder | 3/25/2016

Still using that old seven-layer OSI model as the reference architecture for your network?

Wi-Fi First & Foremost
Column | 3/25/2016

How cable operators can prepare to grasp the mobility opportunity.

Lyf's Fate Depends on RJio's Launch
News Analysis | 3/25/2016

RJio may need to get moving on 4G if the Lyf brand is to survive.

CEO Chat With Huawei's Zha Jun
Between the CEOs | 3/24/2016

Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, hears from Zha Jun, President of Fixed Network Product Line at Huawei, on why he believes video is the next killer application.

Rovi Talking TiVo Takeover – Report
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

Light Reading's TiVo takeover predictions appear to be coming true.

Intel's 2020 Vision for Diversity & Equality
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 3/24/2016

Patty Kummrow, vice president of Intel's platform engineering group, shares why, how and when the chipmaker will achieve a truly diverse and equal global workforce.

AT&T Stresses Its Broader NFV Vision
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

Early response to its ECOMP approach to orchestration and management is strong, but its future as an open source project is still uncertain.

Infinera Revs Its Optical Engine
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

Transport equipment vendor combines advances in photonics and digital signal processing to create a subsystem capable of multi-terabit 'super-channels.' It's a big deal, says expert analyst, but it won't make its way into deployable systems for a while yet.

Charter Shot Clock Stops, Review Continues
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

The 180-day shot clock has ended, and the FCC is reportedly close to approving Charter's buyout of TWC and Bright House Networks.

DT Hits 550 Mbit/s on New Hybrid Router
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

German incumbent's R&D lab achieves speeds of 550 Mbit/s on a next-generation hybrid router that could help in the battle against broadband rivals.

Eurobites: UK Govt Ups Pace on '10 Mbit/s for All'
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UPC Cablecom expands coverage; Android Pay on its way to UK; oilfield innovation.

5G: Rewriting the Comms Rule Book
Shades of Ray | 3/24/2016

The impending arrival of 5G will create a whole new generation gap.

NFV App Architecture Must Improve – Tele2
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

While Tele2 is pressing ahead with the virtualization of its networks, its chief operating officer has a few bugbears about the current state of NFV technology.

Google: 'Dead Serious' About Enterprise Cloud
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

Google rolled out public APIs for its deep learning technology, part of its plan to differentiate from incumbents Amazon and Microsoft and drive deeper into the enterprise market.

FCC's Wheeler: Go High for 5G, 600MHz Switch Will Be Slow
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

FCC's chairman talks spectrum to the powers-that-be in D.C.

Tech's Gender Problem Starts at Entry Level – McKinsey
Que Sera Sarah | 3/23/2016

McKinsey study suggests the tech industry has a harder time than most in attracting entry-level females, but it doesn't do a great job retaining the ones it has either.

Intel Founder Andy Grove (1936-2016)
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

Andy Grove was one of the founders of Intel, and led the company's efforts to enter the microprocessor market. Thirty years later, the company is still one of the leading sources of CPUs in the world.

Tower Sales Boost China Telecom Profits
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

The smallest of China's three mobile operators reports growth in sales and earnings despite worsening market conditions, but remains a long way behind China Mobile on 4G.

How to Solve the Sponsored Data Dilemma
MariNation | 3/23/2016

One industry watcher's opinion.

Cisco Builds Its House on the Cloud
Wagner’s Ring | 3/23/2016

The company reorganization disclosed this week – including the departure of longtime service provider chief Kelly Ahuja – signals a fundamental realignment of Cisco and the industry around cloud computing.

Eurobites: Italy's Enel in $2.8B FTTH Plan
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia begins search for new CEO; Vodafone UK loses consumer director; Proximus employees hurt in Brussels terror attack; Dubai gets happy with smart city tech; network access trouble brews in Turkey.

Tele2 Gets 5G-Ready With NFV Moves
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

Pan-European operator backs OpenStack and says virtualization will broaden the range of services it can offer customers.

DoJ Says 3rd Party Can Crack Terror Suspect's iPhone
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

The encryption battle between the DOJ and Apple took a surprise twist Tuesday as the shadow of the Brussels attacks looms over the entire privacy debate.

ZTE: A Shot Across the Bows
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

A short-lived US export ban on ZTE seems likely to have been engineered as a warning to Chinese companies.

5G: As Close as You'll Get to a Jet Pack!
Jonestown | 3/22/2016

Welcome one and all to our new 5G site!

Cisco Offers Path From Legacy Telco Gear
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

Cisco announced a new system that will essentially convert legacy time-division multiplexed traffic so that it can be carried on packet-switched networks.

What Juniper Paid for BTI
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

The deal is yet to close, but Juniper has revealed financial details of its BTI Systems acquisition.

IoT, Cloud Hot Topics for Training
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

LR readers list those two and virtualization as the things they most want to see taught in a telecom university.

WiC Radio: Boingo's Tech Diversity Mandate
Que Sera Sarah | 3/22/2016

Join WiC and Boingo CTO Derek Peterson and VP of Marketing Lauren de la Fuente for a radio show on Thursday at 1PM ET on how they are recruiting more women.

Cisco's Ahuja Quits as Robbins Revamps His Top Team
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

Cisco is consolidating its core SP business with service provider cloud, video, NFV and mobility, headed up by Yvette Kanouff.

Verizon Preps Next Major Broadband Upgrade
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

After releasing an RFP in December, Verizon appears close to choosing its vendors for a major wireline upgrade to NG-PON2.

Ericsson's CTO on a 5G Future
Column | 3/22/2016

We are now in the midst of a journey to 5G, says Ericsson's Ewaldsson, one that will require more co-operation across diverse industries than the mobile world has ever seen.

Altice, Sigfox Join Forces in French IoT Battle
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

Partnership will pit a Sigfox-equipped Numericable-SFR against LoRa-wielding Orange and Bouygues in France's IoT market.

Orange & Hutch: A Tale of Two Takeovers
Morris Lore | 3/22/2016

France's Orange has a better chance of acquiring Bouygues Telecom than Hutchison does of merging the UK's 3 and O2. But the lack of a consistent regulatory approach is worrying.

Eurobites: BT Rapped Over Leased Lines
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government looks at landline rental charges; Vodafone and SFR extend roaming agreement in France; Croatia gets a Smart Street.

Why 5G? Where Is the Value?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/22/2016

5G offers a great opportunity to re-write the industry playbook for a new era, but how that happens is important.

Inphi Debuts Data Center Interconnect Gamechanger
News Analysis | 3/22/2016

A new optical interconnect, developed for Microsoft but available to anyone, enables regional data centers to be linked almost directly switch-to-switch without the need for dedicated data center interconnect boxes.

Microsoft Drops a Data Center Interconnect Bombshell
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Hyperscale data center operator and optical components vendor Inphi have developed a module that replaces dedicated data center interconnect systems at 80km or less, a move that will take a chunk out of the DCI box market.

Google: Give Us Better Interconnect... Now
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

A lead architect of Google's data center infrastructure says the industry isn't innovating anywhere near fast enough to keep up with data center demand and economics.

Cumulus Taps New CEO, Replacing Co-Founder
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Josh Leslie gets a promotion from VP sales, while co-founder JR Rivers moves over to CTO.

Microsoft: Open Source Means Meeting Customers Where They Are
Lightreading Videos | 3/21/2016

Microsoft has made the transition from denouncing open source to fully embracing it. Mike Schutz, GP cloud platform product marketing, talks about the transition, and expanding its commitment from software to open source hardware through the Open Compute Project.

Leading Lights Deadline Looms
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.

As the Code Flows...
Rewired | 3/21/2016

Forget the 'Thrilla in Manila'; the competitive battle among open MANO groups will more likely be fought with Manila folders than fisticuffs.

Orange, Ecobank Let Users Text Cash in Africa
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

French service provider and bank launch mobile transfer services in Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea Conakry and Niger, having already introduced them in Mali and Cameroon.

Amazon Priming for Cable Biz – Report
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Amazon and Comcast sitting in a tree...

Talkin' 'Bout Next-Generation DOCSIS
LRTV Interviews | 3/21/2016

Cox's Jeff Finkelstein offers his views on DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS and Distributed Access Architecture.

Ericsson Seeks Female PhDs to Define the Future
Mentor Monday | 3/21/2016

Research boss Sara Mazur advises females in ICT: pick an area you're interested in, do a great job, pick the right company and manager and be vocal about what you want.

Eurobites: Dubai Taps Nokia's Smart City Nous
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: the old Nokia and the new Finland; MTS full-year numbers; Ericsson upgrades in Zambia.

US Lifts ZTE Export Ban – Report
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

US Commerce Department reported to have temporarily lifted export ban on Chinese manufacturer.

GoDaddy Looks to Cloud to Shake Sleazy Image
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

GoDaddy hopes its new cloud service will woo 30 million small developers. But first it's got a bad reputation to shake off.

KPN Is DT Qivicon Partner in Netherlands
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Dutch incumbent KPN unveiled as the first telecom operator partner for the Qivicon smart home platform outside the Deutsche Telekom Group.

Weird Tweets From Open Networking Summit
Wagner’s Ring | 3/21/2016

When the going gets weird, the weird tweet.

Patuano to Quit as Telecom Italia CEO
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Telecom Italia confirms it is in advanced talks with Marco Patuano about his resignation as CEO.

Gigabites: Muni Broadband Takes a Backseat
News Analysis | 3/18/2016

EPB has no chance for further broadband expansion in Tennessee this year.

WiCipedia: Millennials & the 'Angry Man' Movement
Que Sera Sarah | 3/18/2016

This week in our WiC roundup: why women leave the workplace; combating the angry man movement; the parental perk race; and more.

Ciena Builds on Verizon's Metro Specs
News Analysis | 3/18/2016

Ciena's new metro packet-optical system has been designed to meet Verizon's requirements but will it have broader appeal? Opinions are divided.

Facebook, Twitter Join TV Hopefuls – Report
News Analysis | 3/18/2016

Another day, another OTT video rumor.

New SCTE CTO Talks D3.1, WiFi, 4K
LRTV Interviews | 3/18/2016

In this LRTV interview, new SCTE CTO Chris Bastian shares his insights on three hot tech topics in the cable sphere.

Eurobites: Freenet Takes a Chunk of Sunrise
News Analysis | 3/18/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Schrems dents Privacy Shield; CERN looks at Deutsche Telekom's public cloud; Messi's new phone.

Nokia Opens Its Optical Box of Tricks
News Analysis | 3/18/2016

Having kept its powder dry during Alcatel-Lucent's final 12 months, the optical team at Nokia has unveiled a host of developments including potentially game-changing 200G long-haul capabilities.

ClearPath Slashes Staff Following Investment Crisis
News Analysis | 3/18/2016

The cloud networking provider cut payroll in half after a lead investor pulled back funding, reducing investment in NFV and SDN and focusing on short-term revenue.

Windstream Picks Up DCI Mantle
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Network operator sold its own data centers but is finding interconnecting others to be a strong new market.

Imagination Reveals More Cuts
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Buffeted by slowing sales in the smartphone market, the company is cutting costs and laying off hundreds. It will focus on GPUs, MIPS processors and is still figuring out what to do with its SoC operation.

LoRa May Not Be for Long Haul at Orange
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

France's biggest service provider hopes to bring LoRa's long-range and low-power capabilities into a licensed cellular standard next year.

Meet the Force Behind Ericsson's 5G
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Sara Mazur, the head of Ericsson Research, says she has the coolest job in the world – developing the technologies that will power the future. Up now: 5G.

Women in Comms: A Progress Report
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 3/17/2016

A quick update on WiC's progress since we launched in January, as well as a preview of upcoming events and tour of the website. Get in touch to join the movement!

Dish Splits Screens for March Madness
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Dish delivers 4 HD streams at once for viewers with 4K TV sets and the newest Hopper DVR with Sports Bar mode.

China Mobile Flags Concerns as Profits Dip
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

China's biggest operator has seen OTT competition and new regulatory measures chew into sales.

MEF Redefining Its Role
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Latest initiatives include moving out of Layer 2 comfort zone, promising to tie together orchestration efforts and playing nice with open source.

Eurobites: O2 & 3 May Not Become One
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone, SAP team up for IoT; Apple loses streaming patents case in Germany; Southend goes gigabit.

SDN's Second Act: What It Means for Cable
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

SDN and virtualization are evolving towards more customer-facing products and services for cable operators.

Airtel Acquires Videocon's 1800MHz Spectrum
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Bharti Airtel is still amassing 1800MHz spectrum as it looks to expand its 4G network.

Open Source Is Killing Us
Wagner’s Ring | 3/17/2016

Open source overwhelms service providers, and crushes vendor profits.

Happy Explody Phone Time!
Jonestown | 3/16/2016

Koontech intros the fire- and bomb-proof phone.

Oclaro Ready With 25G Lasers
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

The company has qualified its 25Gbit/s laser diodes for use in 25G and 100G optical interconnect. Meanwhile, Oclaro is "end-of-lifing" its 40G products.

Facebook: Operations Comes First
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Does that sound familiar? It should – Facebook's engineering director is running a massive network and finding operations trump features every time.

Orange Launches Livebox at Louvre With Luc
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

French incumbent takes wraps off a forthcoming home gateway that will only add to the pressure on its broadband rivals.

The Saddest Place at Open Networking Summit
Wagner’s Ring | 3/16/2016

The place you never, ever want to go.

Verizon Nabs Volicon for Media Monitoring
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Volicon brings video monitoring solutions to Verizon's DMS business.

Adtran Launches 10-Gig Trials
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Using the new XGS-PON standard, Adtran has entered into multiple 10-Gig customer trials.

CORD Opens Door to Virtual Reality & More
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Operators see CORD as a means of enabling network innovation.

FCC Nearing Charter Merger Approval – Report
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Five variables to consider as the FCC closes in on Charter merger approval.

Eurobites: Altice Preps Gigabit Launch With Arris
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei powers Finland-Germany link; Sky falls foul of ad authority; Proximus creates "smart mobility" joint venture.

He's Back! Elop Joins Telstra's Top Team
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Stephen Elop, best known for his controversial stint as CEO of Nokia, has taken a top technology and strategy role at Australian national operator Telstra.

Sprint Gets Speedy With Samsung S7
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Carrier aggregation takes Sprint up to 300 Mbit/s downlink in the lab.

Comcast's Next-Gen Playbook
LRTV Interviews | 3/16/2016

Comcast's Rob Howald spells out the MSO's focus on DOCSIS 3.1, DAA and deep fiber technologies.

Qualcomm: Let There Be Light, Location
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Qualcomm's Lumicast is now deployed in more than 100 locations in North America.

AT&T Shares ECOMP Vision, Might Share Software
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

In ONS presentation, John Donovan outlines company's plans to share its vision and possibly its software code for managing future networks.

ON.Lab: Open Source Must Also Integrate
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

Unless the open source community finds a way to knit together disparate platforms, vendors will do it and closed proprietary systems will remain.

In D3.1 First, Comcast Goes Gig in Atlanta
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

Comcast is first to market with DOCSIS 3.1.

AT&T's John Donovan on Cloud, Virtualization & White Box Networking
From the Founder | 3/15/2016

John Donovan, Chief Strategy Officer and Group President of AT&T Technology and Operations, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit about the US operator's network evolution, the importance of white box networking and much more.

Eurobites: Vodafone Beefs Up Security Offer
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone powers smart streetlights with Philips; Liquid Telecom broadens connectivity in South Africa with new hub; Ofcom points to the power of the disruptor.

No-Growth Altice Results Send Shares Falling
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

Acquisitive cable operator has yet to address concern about its strategy of axing costs to boost profits while taking on eye-watering levels of debt.

Alphabet, Cisco Join $30M Skyport Security Funding Round
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

The startup develops hardened servers designed to be both secure and easy to deploy.

US Operators Eye Cuban Opportunities
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

Verizon inks deal with Cuban state operator, with AT&T in talks too, as limited trade with wirelessly lacking Communist state slowly opens up.

Averna Buys Its Way Into Europe
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

The acquisition of Test & Measurement Solutions, based in Belgium, gives Averna a hefty physical presence on the continent, which it had previously lacked.

Peregrine Chip Eases D3.1 Transitions
News Analysis | 3/15/2016

The new switch IC can be used in cable CPE to make the products capable of supporting dual bands. This means MSOs won't have to replace CPE when they allocate more bandwidth to the upstream.

Don't Bet on Full Duplex Yet
Alantown | 3/14/2016

Did CableLabs jump the gun by announcing its Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 initiative so early? Some senior cable technologists think so, and so do I.

PLUMgrid CEO on M&A Rumors: Nope
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

Partnership discussions may be the source of the gossip, CEO Larry tells Light Reading.

RCom May Soon Join 4G Race in India
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

RCom is preparing to enter India's fast-developing 4G market.

Cable Dreams of a Greater Upstream
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

The mid-split is back on the table for cable, but probably not for everyone.

CORD Connecting as ONOS Expands
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

Open source community is growing and its primary use case, for the evolution of the central office, is driving much of that growth, this week demonstrating two new flavors.

The Real NFV Revolution Is 5 Years Away
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

First-generation virtualization is unlikely to bring about dramatic change for an operator's business. For that, operators may need to look to microservices.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Launches Public Cloud
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's Internet of Things; Ericsson launches NFV platform for NTT DoCoMo; drones take off in Finland.

WiC Rewind: Advice From Intel, Rogers, Level 3 & Charter
Mentor Monday | 3/14/2016

Highlights and advice from WiC's breakfast panel in Denver with top female execs.

Gigabites: Google, ITU Think Beyond the Gig
News Analysis | 3/11/2016

From 1-Gig to 10-Gig, 40-Gig and beyond.

Gigabit 4G Radio
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/11/2016

Gigabit wireless broadband, once seen as a pipe dream, now appears close to reality.

Shut Up About Open Source 'Ulterior Motives' Already
Wagner’s Ring | 3/11/2016

We sometimes hear about companies having some nasty, ulterior motive for getting into open source. Of course it's true - every time. Profit and enlightened self-interest are what open source is all about.

Arbor: Bake Your Security In Early
News Analysis | 3/11/2016

The rise of the cloud and strategies such as BYOD have eliminated the network perimeter and these next-gen approaches need their own security plan.

WiCipedia: Building Brands & Correcting Imbalances
Que Sera Sarah | 3/11/2016

This week in our WiC roundup: how to build your brand; why you may be making less money than your taller co-workers; where the women managers are; and more.

Cisco Hits Prime Targets With Virtualized Security
News Analysis | 3/11/2016

Cisco needed to re-engineer its security technology to offer a virtualized solution and has managed to achieve carrier-grade performance, according to the results of a recent independent test.

Eurobites: Orange Eyes Cybersecurity Buy
News Analysis | 3/11/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades Vodafone's Dutch network; Etisalat profits rise as CEO resigns; data breach at Ofcom.

Video as a Basic Service Brings New Development Opportunities to Carriers
News from Huawei | 3/11/2016

Mobile video data usage will increase 24-fold in the next six years, and video services will become an even greater form of communication and recreation.

U-vMOS-Defined Network Architecture
News from Huawei | 3/11/2016

Video has already become both a new point of growth and a fundamental service for carriers in the ultra-broadband era.

Redefining Customer Experience Benchmarks
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/11/2016

Telcos are shining the spotlight on how to improve the customer relationship beyond a transactional billing one, sell more services, and earn customer loyalty and trust.

T-Mobile Eyes 4G Growth & 5G Standards
News Analysis | 3/11/2016

T-Mobile CFO says Verizon's rush to 5G is driven by a burning need for new spectrum.

Leveraging Open Source for the Telco Data Center
LRTV Interviews | 3/11/2016

Ericsson's Patrick Jestin and Netronome's Nick Tausanovitch explain how their companies are working together to develop open source-based solutions for more efficient telco data center deployments.

Vodafone Live NFV Use Cases Powered by Amdocs
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/10/2016

Davide Cherubini of Vodafone and David Sharpley of Amdocs introduce a multivendor NFV live demo with three enterprise vCPE use cases at MWC 2016.

BT Expands G.fast Pilot Plans
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

BT's Openreach access network division adds two new G.fast pilots and trials Gigabit enterprise FTTP services.

Don't Give Up on Converged Cable Access Yet
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Integrated CCAP is ready for its day in the sun.

A Totally Other Kind of 'Cloud'
Wagner’s Ring | 3/10/2016

The OCP US Summit 2016 isn't the only conference going on around the San Jose Convention Center this week.

Edgecore Claims Open Networking Hardware Crown
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Open hardware vendor contributes a 100G open network modular switch design to the Open Compute Project, the highest capacity modular design contributed to date.

Three SDN System Integration Approaches Help Operators Provide One-Stop Enterprise CloudVPN Services
News from Huawei | 3/10/2016

Enterprises need efficient, reliable, flexible ICT services for quicker market expansion, more agile innovation and higher productivity.

Charter: Cable Can Reinvent Enterprise Services
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Because they are essentially greenfield operators in the space, cablecos can listen to what customers want and deliver that in a unique way, exec says.

The Network Force Awakens
News from Huawei | 3/10/2016

Reflections on architecture transformation for Network 2020.

Superior Mobile Video Experience, Improve Service & Brand Competitiveness
News from Huawei | 3/10/2016

Huawei has extensive global delivery experience and well anchored research & development that looks into new technologies to improve the mobile video experience.

Cable Divided on OTT, DOCSIS 3.1 Strategies
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Smaller players are choosing to integrate OTT and shy away from DOCSIS 3.1 while the big guys do their own OTT thing.

Network Experience PLUS, Driving Performance Beyond
News from Huawei | 3/10/2016

In today's 4G/5G era, networks have to support more services and more traffic than ever. Operators understand that a differentiated network experience is critical to maintaining a leading position.

IoT: Collaborating on Connections
News from Huawei | 3/10/2016

The Internet of Things is destined to change life and revolutionize every industry.

BT Says OpenStack Still Not Up to Spec
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

BT chief researcher Peter Willis scores OpenStack four out of six, saying more work needs to be done in two critical areas.

Fixed Network Modernization Services Rejuvenate Copper Networks
News from Huawei | 3/10/2016

Huawei's fixed network modernization service solution provides integrated services that cover an entire network life cycle.

Eurobites: Swantee Resurfaces at Sunrise
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad continues to grow; towers consolidation in Africa; another streaming deal for Sky.

Sonus in VellOS
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/10/2016

Dan Teichman, senior product marketing manager at Sonus, discusses Sonus's SDN strategy and key use cases for VellOS, its programmable network control platform.

Mellanox Open Composable Networks, Partnership With Cumulus & CDN Reference Architecture
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/10/2016

Light Reading brings you the latest update on the Carrier Ethernet world. Kevin Deierling of Mellanox introduces their latest technology and shares insights on the white box movement, innovating software platforms and the important role of OCP in the telecom world.

Mellanox Offers 100GigE CDN Reference Architecture
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

If Netflix is any example, the biggest streaming companies can deliver video more efficiently by cutting out CDN middlemen and having reference architecture for a 100GigE CDN could be handy.

Sprint: We're Building a 5G-Ready Network, Not a 4G Relic
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

'Densification' will help lay the groundwork for a 5G network, Sprint CFO says.

DT: We Need SDN, NFV to Battle Web Giants
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Telcos are increasingly highlighting the need for SDN and NFV to provide network-as-a-service offerings and compete against OTT players.

Time to Do More With Less Spectrum
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/10/2016

Self-interference cancellation technology, allowing full-duplex use of a single frequency channel, may soon allow operators to double the capacity of their broadcast spectrum.

Google Joins Facebook-Backed Open Compute Project
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

Google is contributing energy-efficiency technology but, more importantly, adding momentum to the open source juggernaut.

Infinera Claims Fronthaul Coup in Hong Kong
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Hutchison Global Communications deploys vendor's fronthaul transport gear to offer wholesale services to Hong Kong's mobile operators.

AppliedMicro Notches Open Server Allies
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

The company is porting Vapor IO's open source management software to its X-Gene server platform. Separately, Wistron will use the X-Gene 1 CPU in its platform design.

Orange Plots Wider Rollout of NFV for SMEs
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

French incumbent's enterprise division is ready for a larger-scale deployment but remains concerned about the business case for NFV- and SDN-based services.

Network Security Orchestration
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/9/2016

Cybersecurity is becoming top of mind for service providers. Complexity arising from IoT, small cells, NFV, and SDN will further strain network security and operations teams. As insiders are behind 70% or more of all security breaches, and 65% of all cyber attacks exploit network vulnerabilities from incorrect or outdated configurations, security policy orchestration is required to protect these complex and dynamic networks.

Telecom Italia Not Ready to Transform, Admits Exec
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Italian incumbent says it will be much easier to overcome technical challenges than business and organizational ones when introducing SDN and NFV technologies.

Colt Says NIA Can Help Speed Up NFV Rollout
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Service provider at forefront of NFV urges vendors to back the New IP Agency and help speed up NFV rollout.

Equinix Taps Facebook as Open Source Data Center Collaborator
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Interconnection giant will use Wedge 100 switches developed by Facebook and contributed to OCP and collaborate on open source ecosystem.

Sonus in the Cloud
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 3/9/2016

Kevin Riley, senior VP and CTO at Sonus, shares his insights on how migration to the cloud is changing customer networks and operations, and how the Sonus portfolio is evolving to address these changes.

The Future Is Networks on Demand, Says Cisco Chief Architect
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Network operators need to be able to order up network resources as easily as they now do with compute and storage in the cloud, says Dave Ward, Cisco CTO of engineering and chief architect.

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
Alantown | 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 Gunther, 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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