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Ericsson Balances 'Open' Future, Legacy Past
News Analysis | 2/10/2014

While firmly supporting OpenDaylight, Ericsson also sees why telecom providers aren't entirely comfortable with de facto standards.

A Géant In Europe's Science Community
Column | 2/10/2014

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).

Amdocs Shines SON Acquisitions on RAN
News Analysis | 2/10/2014

IT company is staking its claim in RAN optimization via repackaging of its recent Actix and Celcite acquisitions.

Service Innovation: Crucial for Mobile Operators
LRTV Documentaries | 2/10/2014

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading chief analyst Graham Finnie discusses one of the key challenges facing mobile network operators today – service innovation.

Euronews: Vodafone Homes In On ONO
News Analysis | 2/10/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades in Greece; Deutsche Telekom takes control of Czech unit; Telefonica fined on its home turf.

Not Your Grandma's Carrier WiFi
Que Sera Sarah | 2/10/2014

The challenges and opportunities around carrier WiFi are evolving as unlicensed spectrum starts to get more important.

TWC Sees Competitive Edge in CE 2.0
News Analysis | 2/7/2014

Time Warner Cable becomes North America's most notable Carrier Ethernet 2.0 service provider, certifying for all six business service classes.

WiFi Roaming: The Technical Considerations
Column | 2/7/2014

WiFi is increasingly ubiquitous, but it can be a challenge to enable users to roam between 802.11x wireless networks.

Joint Qualcomm & AlcaLu Small Cells Due Mid-Year
News Analysis | 2/7/2014

The first multimode small cells to spring from Qualcomm's investment in Alcatel-Lucent will be available to enterprises mid year, the companies say.

Redbox Instant Grows, But How Much?
News Analysis | 2/7/2014

Parent company Outerwall says rental streaming service Redbox Instant is growing, but it won't share subscriber numbers just yet.

Verizon: Security Compliance Coming Up Short
News Analysis | 2/7/2014

New report due out next week shows compliance with industry standards for payment cards is still sorely lacking.

Euronews: Sochi Gets 4G
News Analysis | 2/7/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC slams Turkey's Internet clampdown plan; Irish eyes aren't smiling; Tele2 sheds customers.

Embrane Helps Cisco Build Its SDN Strategy
News Analysis | 2/7/2014

Embrane will help Cisco in its pie-fight against VMware.

MWC: 10 Things That Could Melt Your Mind
Slide Shows | 2/7/2014

Here's some stuff that could make you barking mad in Barca.

Fibertech Claims US Small-Cell First
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

Fibertech says it has launched the first commercial outdoor metro small-cell site in the US for a major mobile operator.

Cisco Investing $6 Million in Embrane: Reports
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

Investment in SDN specialist beefs up Cisco's strengths for the higher levels of the networking stack.

Next Up: RDK Streaming Sticks
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

HDMI streaming sticks and the cable-ready RDK platform are both trending, so Alticast has decided to marry the two.

Ericsson Bags Azuki Systems
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

Ericsson accelerates drive into TV Everywhere market by striking deal for Azuki, a software specialist focused on adaptive video streaming and content protection.

Devicescape Adds Insights, Interactivity to WiFi
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

Company offers operators analytics on usage across its 20 million deep WiFi network.

Going to MWC? Let Us Know!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/6/2014

Heading to Barcelona? So are we! Let's do lunch. Or breakfast. Or some damn thing.

Alcatel-Lucent Shifts Up a Gear to End 2013
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

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.

Taqua Lets Mobile Users Talk Over WiFi
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

New software lets mobile users make calls and send messages over WiFi directly from the phone's dialer.

Addressing the Needs of Mobile & Wireless Networks Through SDN
Column | 2/6/2014

It's time to focus on the software-defined networking (SDN) needs of mobile operators.

Euronews: Vodafone Suffers Sales Slump
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK trio launch mobile money platform; AlcaLu shifts its fortunes; Google settles search row with EC.

Netflix to Spend Big, Strike Cable Deals in 2014
News Analysis | 2/6/2014

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.

The Case for LTE-Advanced
LRTV Documentaries | 2/6/2014

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.

LTE Hits the Ton: Now Live in 100 Countries
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

GSA says that LTE networks are now live in 100 countries around the world.

Bross Takes On Cisco with Router Startup
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

Matt Bross is back in town and heading up a router startup that's hedging its bets on on-chip photonics.

Standards Lose Steam as Software Dominates
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

Focus shifts to open-source answers to common problems, rather than hidebound standards, say speakers at OpenDaylight Summit.

Aereo Hits Capacity Crunch Again
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

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.

Euronews: 21 Géant Leaps for Mankind?
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transmode profits plummet; Kabel Deutschland on the up; BT's home-lovin' smartphone.

Carriers Back Barack's ConnectED Broadband Plan With Big Bucks
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and Apple are among the private companies backing President Obama's education broadband project.

Samsung Bets on Beppe for Euro Leadership
News Analysis | 2/5/2014

Former NSN man Giuseppe 'Beppe' Donagemma is the new head of Samsung Networks Europe.

Comcast Launches Cloud DVR
News Analysis | 2/4/2014

Largest US MSO joins Cablevision Systems in offering network-based DVR service to video subscribers, introducing product in Boston area.

Blessed Are the SDN Switchmakers
Column | 2/4/2014

Photos of the Papal inaugurations of 2005 and 2013 reveal sweeping changes in data networking. Seriously.

Light Reading's Back in California
Shades of Ray | 2/4/2014

After a brief hiatus, Light Reading has a West Coast Bureau again -- meet one man and his dog…

Shedding Light on Heavy Reading
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/4/2014

Why Heavy Reading is at the heart of the 'reborn' Light Reading.

OpenDaylight Unveils Open-Source SDN Controller
News Analysis | 2/4/2014

A scant 10 months after its founding, the consortium announces functional software code for open-source SDN, including service provider hooks.

Nadella Promotion Ends Microsoft CEO Search
News Analysis | 2/4/2014

After a five-month search, Microsoft has decided to promote its own cloud computing lead to fill Ballmer's shoes as CEO.

Adobe Preps for Sochi Games
News Analysis | 2/4/2014

Adobe's Primetime TV publishing platform will power NBC's multiscreen coverage of Winter Olympics.

Innovid Eyes Ad Tech Gains
News Analysis | 2/4/2014

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.

Euronews: KPN to Axe up to 2,000 Dutch Jobs
News Analysis | 2/4/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM sees Q4 revenues rise; AlcaLu's Libyan subsea project; Irish takeover bid prompts EC concerns.

Digging Into Mobile Security
Shades of Ray | 2/4/2014

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.

Mobile Security: The Snowden Fallout
LRTV Documentaries | 2/4/2014

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.

TWC: How the Mighty Have Fallen
Breznick Unbound | 2/3/2014

Power outage in Los Angeles during the Super Bowl broadcast represents the latest in a series of embarrassments for Time Warner Cable.

Tough Road Ahead for Sprint/T-Mobile?
Jonestown | 2/3/2014

It appears that US regulators may not be too wild about Sprint and T-Mobile combining into a massive mobile power house.

Beal's New Gig: Integrating Vodafone & Tata?
Que Sera Sarah | 2/3/2014

Matt Beal's new job description could expand greatly if Vodafone is to acquire all of Tata's telecom assets, as rumored.

Affirmed Claims Mobile NFV Customers, Trials
News Analysis | 2/3/2014

Affirmed CEO tells Light Reading that the mobile NFV startup now has 10 commercial deployments under its belt.

Short Shift: Analyst Doubts AlcaLu's Cost-Cutting Ability
News Analysis | 2/3/2014

Despite recent moves, a Jefferies analyst says Alcatel-Lucent could fall well short of its Shift Plan cost-cutting goal for 2015.

Mobile World Congress: Our Key Players
Que Sera Sarah | 2/3/2014

Meet the team of Light Reading editors and Heavy Reading analysts who will be out at MWC in full force.

Aereo Preps San Antonio, Hits Capacity in NYC
News Analysis | 2/3/2014

Controversial OTT video services player announces San Antonio launch as it runs out of capacity in New York City.

Euronews: EE, 3 UK Share 4G Future
News Analysis | 2/3/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Network sharing in France; regulators' rumble; mobile commerce moves.

MWC: Pinning Down Hot SPIT
LRTV Documentaries | 2/3/2014

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.

Must Haves for the Big Game? DAS & WiFi
Column | 2/2/2014

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.

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