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Gigabites: Comcast Makes Gig Service a Community Affair
News Analysis | 11/6/2015

Comcast takes on more MDU customers with the option to offer gigabit broadband.

Cisco NFVi Evaluation: The Full Picture
Shades of Ray | 11/6/2015

The complete story of EANTC's independent test of Cisco's NFV infrastructure (NFVi) is now available as a PDF download.

HP Defends NFV Smarts After Vodafone Attack
News Analysis | 11/6/2015

HP Enterprise insists it is playing a leadership role in NFV orchestration but admits it does not have a recipe to address all of the challenges that operators face.

Time to Cut Those Bloated Media Pay Checks
Alantown | 11/6/2015

At a time when the big traditional media companies are under assault from new-media upstarts, how can the fat compensation packages of top execs still be justified?

Quotas Wrong Way to Boost WiC – Panel
News Analysis | 11/6/2015

A WiC panel says that encouraging women to consider STEM careers and making it easier for them to enter the workforce may be better options than firm quotas to address the gender imbalance in senior technology jobs.

Eurobites: Ex-VimpelCom Boss Held Over Uzbek Deals
News Analysis | 11/6/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica sees recovery in Spain; Telecom Italia disappoints; DT's down on the Farm 2.0.

YouTube Makes VR a Reality
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

YouTube's Android app offers support for virtual reality, even as Google and The New York Times kick off a new series of VR news stories.

5G: Verizon's New Home Invasion?
Jonestown | 11/5/2015

Verizon is getting creative with 5G, Light Reading hears, and examining new ways to deliver broadband to the home.

BT Wrestles With NFV Orchestration Confusion
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

The UK operator argues for more work on standardization and theory to aid NFV rollout.

Testing Times for Our Industry
Column | 11/5/2015

Cisco has once again set the bar and challenged the New IP networking sector by opening its doors and welcoming independent testing, something more vendors should be doing.

Vodafone Calls for End to Five Nines
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

One of the world's biggest operators says the 'five-nines' concept has no place in a virtualized world.

Netflix Nixes Streaming Sports Prospects
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

Netflix wants to win at the TV Everywhere game, but not when it comes to sports.

Major Change Afoot in Managing Virtualization
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

Heavy Reading Analyst Caroline Chappell sees telecom network operators moving away from centralized management toward smarter network elements.

Eurobites: Orange Sets Out Spanish FTTH Vision
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional rollout: Deutsche Telekom soars in Q3; Cellcom Israel agrees to buy Golan Telecom; Finnish emojis.

Cisco Boosts Analytics, Security With Acquisitions
News Analysis | 11/5/2015

ParStream and Lancope provide tools for analytics and security for Internet of Things networks.

Facebook's Zuckerberg Defends Internet.org
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

The service has brought more than 1 million people online in India alone, but still has a long way to go, Zuckerberg says.

Telecoms Pushing NFV, Even Lacking OSS
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

Research shows CSPs haven't got an operations strategy for NFV yet, even as more of them say they are deploying.

Atos Enters UC Fray With $371M Unify Bid
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

Atos is making a play in the growing market for unified communications offerings with a takeover of Siemens' Unify business.

Cablevision Slides Ahead of Altice Buy
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

The Dolan family may be selling at the right time.

Chinese Operators Start Unwinding WiFi
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

China's operators are moving away from WiFi as 4G adoption continues to rocket.

Eurobites: Virgin Sticks 300 Mbit/s Up to BT
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: trouble in Uzbekistan; surveillance laws revamped in UK; Vivacom boss slams EU 'hodgepodge.'

CEO Chat With Ori Gerstel, Sedona Systems
Between the CEOs | 11/4/2015

On a recent visit to Israel, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders had a chance to speak with Ori Gerstel, CTO of Sedona Systems, about Sedona's multi-layer control solution.

Yes, We GaN! New Chips for Cable Networks
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

Anadigics, Macom, and Qorvo are turning to gallium nitride to support the performance improvements that MSOs need to add bandwidth to their HFC networks with a minimum of fuss.

Sprint to Take $2B Shave
News Analysis | 11/4/2015

No stone will be left unturned in Sprint's quest to cut operating expenses.

Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 Day 2
Slide Shows | 11/3/2015

Further pictorial coverage from the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong.

LTE-A Components Deliver on Bandwidth, IoT
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/3/2015

The latest LTE components support the LTE-A functions required to deliver high bandwidth up to 600 Mbit/s at one extreme, and very low-power, sub-1 Mbit/s for IoT/M2M applications at the other.

FreedomPop & Intel Take On Google Fi
News Analysis | 11/3/2015

FreedomPop will use a GSM partner -- either AT&T or T-Mobile -- to support Intel's SoFIA's phones in the US.

Comcast Seeks to Learn From Descartes
News Analysis | 11/3/2015

Descartes is a new machine-learning system developed by Comcast. Call it algorithms for innovation.

Intel's Sckipio Investment Could Pave Way for Takeover
News Analysis | 11/3/2015

Sckipio plans to use funding from Intel Capital to make G.fast improvements, allowing operators to use the technology over much longer distances.

Juniper Bets Big on White Box & NFV
News Analysis | 11/3/2015

Juniper threw ambivalence to the wind Tuesday and fully embraced white box networking and NFV.

NFV Startup Could Challenge Incumbents
News Analysis | 11/3/2015

Core Network Dynamics is one of a new breed of virtualization suppliers whose technology could spur a shake-up in the mobile sector.

Eurobites: MTN Shares Suspended After $5.2B Fine
News Analysis | 11/3/2015

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Volvo boost for Nokia's HERE; TDC's profits down in third quarter; 'blingphone' company sold to Chinese.

Testing Times for Our Industry
From the Founder | 11/3/2015

Cisco has once again set the bar and challenged the New IP networking sector by opening its doors and welcoming independent testing, something more vendors should be doing.

Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015
Slide Shows | 11/2/2015

UPDATED! Find out which top level industry executives graced this year's Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Hong Kong and the hot topics they discussed during the first day of the event.

New Star Trek Series Beaming to Streaming
MariNation | 11/2/2015

A new Star Trek series is boldly going to CBS All Access, with access only available to subscribers.

Cable Opens Up to Open Source
News Analysis | 11/2/2015

Once the very definition of closed and proprietary, the cable industry is slowly coming around to open source technologies.

NFV – a Catalyst for Business Services Growth
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 11/2/2015

Watch Justin Paul, Head of Network Product Marketing in Amdocs, talk about the opportunities cable operators have in the business services domain leveraging NFV (network functions virtualization) technology. Hear about the challenges operators face in introducing, delivering and operating services for their enterprise customers and how great opportunities await those who act quickly to roll out virtualized services. Find out more now.

Eurobites: Kudelski Unit Sues Verizon
News Analysis | 11/2/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone customers exposed in UK; M&A moves in Israel; Nokia's cmWave trial; movie-streaming heaven.

SK Telecom Pays $440M for Cable Stake
News Analysis | 11/2/2015

South Korean operator is looking to strengthen its broadband and TV services as revenues from traditional service offerings decline.

MTS India Merges With RCom
News Analysis | 11/2/2015

A long-awaited tie-up between Reliance Communications and MTS India could trigger a wave of consolidation in India's telecom market.

Metro 100G In Demand
LRTV Interviews | 11/2/2015

Vodafone Germany's WDM Team Leader Jakob Pojda talks about the catalysts for metro 100G deployments and other trends in the optical transport market.

Mentor Monday: SAP's Lise Tcheng
Que Sera Sarah | 11/2/2015

Quotas backed up by KPIs are the best way to level the playing field for women in comms, SAP's SVP says as she provides a global perspective.

How Secure-24 Keeps Employees in Michigan
News Analysis | 11/2/2015

Keeping talented tech staff local is a predicament when 60% of college graduates leave Michigan within 60 days.

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