While firmly supporting OpenDaylight, Ericsson also sees why telecom providers aren't entirely comfortable with de facto standards.
Dr John Chevers describes what he gets up to in the course of a week as chief business development officer at DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe).
IT company is staking its claim in RAN optimization via repackaging of its recent Actix and Celcite acquisitions.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading chief analyst Graham Finnie discusses one of the key challenges facing mobile network operators today – service innovation.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades in Greece; Deutsche Telekom takes control of Czech unit; Telefonica fined on its home turf.
The challenges and opportunities around carrier WiFi are evolving as unlicensed spectrum starts to get more important.
Time Warner Cable becomes North America's most notable Carrier Ethernet 2.0 service provider, certifying for all six business service classes.
WiFi is increasingly ubiquitous, but it can be a challenge to enable users to roam between 802.11x wireless networks.
The first multimode small cells to spring from Qualcomm's investment in Alcatel-Lucent will be available to enterprises mid year, the companies say.
Parent company Outerwall says rental streaming service Redbox Instant is growing, but it won't share subscriber numbers just yet.
New report due out next week shows compliance with industry standards for payment cards is still sorely lacking.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC slams Turkey's Internet clampdown plan; Irish eyes aren't smiling; Tele2 sheds customers.
Embrane will help Cisco in its pie-fight against VMware.
Here's some stuff that could make you barking mad in Barca.
Fibertech says it has launched the first commercial outdoor metro small-cell site in the US for a major mobile operator.
Investment in SDN specialist beefs up Cisco's strengths for the higher levels of the networking stack.
HDMI streaming sticks and the cable-ready RDK platform are both trending, so Alticast has decided to marry the two.
Ericsson accelerates drive into TV Everywhere market by striking deal for Azuki, a software specialist focused on adaptive video streaming and content protection.
Company offers operators analytics on usage across its 20 million deep WiFi network.
Heading to Barcelona? So are we! Let's do lunch. Or breakfast. Or some damn thing.
Margins and share price are up, costs are down and a buyer for the Enterprise division has been found as the Shift Plan kicks in.
New software lets mobile users make calls and send messages over WiFi directly from the phone's dialer.
It's time to focus on the software-defined networking (SDN) needs of mobile operators.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK trio launch mobile money platform; AlcaLu shifts its fortunes; Google settles search row with EC.
Netflix intends to spend $3 billion on content rights, expand reach in Europe, and roll out service with US cable operators in the coming year.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Gabriel Brown talks about the early deployments of LTE-Advanced 4G and the advantages it can deliver to operators and their customers.
GSA says that LTE networks are now live in 100 countries around the world.
Matt Bross is back in town and heading up a router startup that's hedging its bets on on-chip photonics.
Focus shifts to open-source answers to common problems, rather than hidebound standards, say speakers at OpenDaylight Summit.
For the second time in less than a week, Aereo has stopped taking on new customers in one of its markets, citing capacity woes in Atlanta.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transmode profits plummet; Kabel Deutschland on the up; BT's home-lovin' smartphone.
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and Apple are among the private companies backing President Obama's education broadband project.
Former NSN man Giuseppe 'Beppe' Donagemma is the new head of Samsung Networks Europe.
Largest US MSO joins Cablevision Systems in offering network-based DVR service to video subscribers, introducing product in Boston area.
Photos of the Papal inaugurations of 2005 and 2013 reveal sweeping changes in data networking. Seriously.
After a brief hiatus, Light Reading has a West Coast Bureau again -- meet one man and his dog…
Why Heavy Reading is at the heart of the 'reborn' Light Reading.
A scant 10 months after its founding, the consortium announces functional software code for open-source SDN, including service provider hooks.
After a five-month search, Microsoft has decided to promote its own cloud computing lead to fill Ballmer's shoes as CEO.
Adobe's Primetime TV publishing platform will power NBC's multiscreen coverage of Winter Olympics.
After forming partnership with Cisco, Innovid seeks to bring interactive TV ads to second screens and set-top boxes as market players try to put pieces together.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM sees Q4 revenues rise; AlcaLu's Libyan subsea project; Irish takeover bid prompts EC concerns.
Mobile operators need to figure out how to protect their networks and their subscriber data in an all-IP 4G world – and they need to do it now.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading senior analyst Patrick Donegan talks about how mobile operators are reacting to customer privacy concerns post-Snowden and how they're dealing with potential network threats in an all-IP 4G world.
Power outage in Los Angeles during the Super Bowl broadcast represents the latest in a series of embarrassments for Time Warner Cable.
It appears that US regulators may not be too wild about Sprint and T-Mobile combining into a massive mobile power house.
Matt Beal's new job description could expand greatly if Vodafone is to acquire all of Tata's telecom assets, as rumored.
Affirmed CEO tells Light Reading that the mobile NFV startup now has 10 commercial deployments under its belt.
Despite recent moves, a Jefferies analyst says Alcatel-Lucent could fall well short of its Shift Plan cost-cutting goal for 2015.
Meet the team of Light Reading editors and Heavy Reading analysts who will be out at MWC in full force.
Controversial OTT video services player announces San Antonio launch as it runs out of capacity in New York City.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Network sharing in France; regulators' rumble; mobile commerce moves.
SDN and NFV are set to dominate the service provider IT (SPIT) agenda at Mobile World Congress 2014, but there's a lot more hot stuff to check out.
While many NFL and big league stadiums are upgrading to high-powered DAS and WiFi systems, today's university stadiums and campuses are in need of major league solutions.