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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/3/2019
DALLAS -- Scott Irwin, senior director of SD-WAN for Frontier Communications, explains how Frontier's customers are increasingly moving to a more centralized managed SD-WAN platform.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 9/27/2019
5G promises not only faster speeds and lower latency, but will also "open up a lot of high-skill jobs," said AT&T Business's AVP of Enterprise Mobility Christina Cheng at Light Reading's ...
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
Light Reading's event series on network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) stopped in Dallas this time around. As usual, we talked about the opportunities ...
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
Light Reading editors Mitch Wagner, Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey gathered to empty their notebooks and recap the NV & SDN event at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
DALLAS -- Speaking on the 43rd anniversary of NASA's launch of the space shuttle Enterprise, CenturyLink's Anil Simlot shared parallels between that historic debut and today's service ...
By The Philter, 8/26/2019
This is the third podcast in our ongoing series that covers the state of SD-WAN. On this episode, Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser (with research help from Ovum and Heavy Reading) looks at ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/15/2019
To deliver on the promise of SD-WAN to simplify customers' networks, Orange's John Isch says the operator often approaches customers with its Multi-Source Service Integration (MSI) ...
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/13/2019
Data science and artificial intelligence may help service providers speed up service provisioning, provide better network performance and more comprehensive security. But none of that ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/7/2019
As operators increasingly provide SD-WAN as a managed service, customer requests for customization create scalability challenges, explains Bell Canada's Wadah Ely.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/29/2019
Service providers are looking to put SDN and white box hardware in their edge networks, especially at the IP layer, driven by 5G and other demands, according to Heavy Reading research.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/5/2019
5G, AWS, telco cloud and Internet video have dominated the headlines in recent weeks and we're talking about all of it, live from NYC.
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Automation Will Be Critical to 5G & 10G Deployment Success

10|18|19   |     |   (0) comments


Cable operators' infrastructure assets will be a true enabler of 5G and also provide a heavier footprint in the wireless services landscape. Growth required by 5G, IoT and smart cities, 10G-to-the-business, and ultimately 10G-to-the-home, will bring unprecedented network complexity and require increased deployment speeds. Automation will make the difference in ...
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Intel's Ferreira Updates Progress Toward 10G

10|18|19   |     |   (0) comments


At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Intel's Bob Ferreira discusses the importance of 10G technology, experiences that will benefit from 10G, and Intel's collaboration with Comcast on opportunities to optimize the entire network.

This content is sponsored by Intel.

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Network Transformation for 5G Services

10|18|19   |     |   (0) comments


Key considerations for the telco cloud and the cost-saving benefits of moving to a web-scale, containerized platform.

This content is sponsored by Mavenir.

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Broadband World Forum: What's Beyond the Fiber?

10|17|19   |   03:28   |   (0) comments


I've been in Amsterdam this week at the annual Broadband World Forum event and here's what sunk into my grey matter: 10G-PON is getting real; Google is already talking about 'Super-PON'; operators are looking for solutions that go past the end of the fiber – getting the signal from the fiber termination to the end-devices; and, most importantly, everyone's ...
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'Transport for 5G Is Hot'

10|17|19   |   03:58   |   (0) comments


Heavy Reading principal analyst Sterling Perrin gives the lowdown on 5G transport network trends and seems shocked that timing and sychronization are sexy topics for the anyhaul specialists.
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Fujitsu's Taylor: 5G Investment Creates New Jobs for Women in Comms

10|16|19   |   05:36   |   (0) comments


Dashella Taylor, director of the Optical Business Unit for Fujitsu, explains how wireless providers' investment of billions of dollars on 5G network infrastructure will lay the foundation for many new job opportunities for women in comms. Taylor says new positions will arise for women willing to expand their technical skills in areas such as network automation, ...
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The Evolution of Mobile Backhaul, Edge Computing

10|16|19   |     |   (2) comments


Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
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Cable-Tec Expo 2019: Casa Systems Talks Network Transformation

10|14|19   |     |   (0) comments


As the need to competitively deliver high-bandwidth, revenue-generating services at scale increases, service providers must economically transform their disparate core and access networks. Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Casa Systems' Peter Wolff talk about Casa's comprehensive portfolio of core, access and edge solutions designed to help service providers ...
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The 5G Opportunity for MSO/Cable Operators

10|11|19   |     |   (0) comments


Hear about why 5G is relevant for Cable/MSOs and how the new shared spectrum, CBRS, can enable these operators to play in the 5G mobility space. Also learn how Amdocs network services and core technology can help MSOs realize 5G. Start your 5G journey today and visit Amdocs to learn more. ...
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ECOC 2019: EXFO & Arista on High-Speed Migration

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EXFO and Arista at the Ethernet Alliance stand discuss challenges and opportunities as the industry transitions from 100G to 400G and provide a glimpse into the multivendor interoperability demos featuring emerging technologies.

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Key Takeaways From 5G Transport & the Edge

10|11|19   |   05:12   |   (2) comments


What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
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TCTS on Digital Transformation, Virtualization

10|10|19   |     |   (0) comments


Abdul Wahab and Vineet Anshuman explain how Tata Communications Transformation Services' global experience in network transformation is enabling and accelerating the digital transformation journey of telcos globally at NVSDN Americas 2019 in Dallas.

Abdul talked about TCTS's strong next-generation service portfolio, ranging from network virtualization to ...