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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/17/2018
Incoming president & CEO Joseph Wytanis vows that Zoom, equipped with the Motorola brand, will avoid being a 'me-too' player as it chases after a market segment dominated by Arris and Technicolor.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/17/2018
New initiatives bring IP onto the platform for end-to-end services up to Layer 3 but also support remaining base of TDM offerings better.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Italian incumbent looks outside the traditional vendor community to solve its latest mobile network challenge.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/17/2018
Cable modem and broadband networking company has struck deals with customers to absorb most of the current tariffs costs along with plans to shift more production and its supply chain for devices outside of China by the first half of 2019.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google begins charging smartphone makers for app store access; TDC snaps up broadband provider; Swisscom's digital signature service makes the EU grade.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Swedish vendor confirms involvement with group that wants to end the dominance of the incumbent equipment suppliers in the radio access network.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2018
Dell is continuing forward with its planned return to public markets, as investor Carl Icahn threatens to go to the mattresses to fight the proposal.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2018
Twenty percent growth looks great, but not when the market is growing at 50%.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2018
Internet video provider Netflix is still having troubles forecasting its subscriber growth, but the company doesn't seem to have problems attracting new customers as it adds more exclusive programming and benefits from increased traction outside the US.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2018
Four operator executives say open source solves more problems than it causes, and that CSPs need to get with the program.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/16/2018
The operator, however, is still planning to use fixed mmWave 5G basestations for its tests in Atlanta, Hawaii, and – most probably – Los Angeles.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2018
At the NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Women in Comms panelists examined the impact of automation on women in the tech and communications industries.
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This week Jamie and Scott are joined by Mary Clark or, as her friends like to call her, "Madame Syn."
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Why Killing Off TLS 1.0 & 1.1 Is a Good Thing
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/17/2018
All good things must come to an end. Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla and Google have ...
IBM's Ginni Rometty: We're the Blockchain & Quantum Computing Leader
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 10/17/2018
At the Gartner Symposium/ITXPO, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty talked a lot about the ...
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ADTRAN's 'Single Biggest EPON Award' Sets Stage for Growth
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/17/2018
Networking vendor beats analysts estimates, in part due to new 10-Gig EPON deal ...
Coop Gives a Damn About Infrastructure
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/16/2018
Beaver Creek Cooperative Telephone Co. needs to replace its legacy system with a ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
5G RANs: Vendors' Emerging Portfolios
October 2018
This report analyzes key vendors' progress at this critical juncture in the evolution of the 5G market. It looks at the 5G RAN solutions they are offering now, timelines for commercial 5G technology launch, and customer trial and contract announcements. Further, the report compares some of the differences in the solutions coming to market and profiles eight leading vendors.
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Cable's Fiber Outlook Gets Clearer With Coherent Optics
September 2018
This report provides an update of cable's fiber deployments and assesses the prospects for coherent optics in the cable access network. It explores potential use cases and includes a chart of 19 technology suppliers that are participating in CableLabs' P2P coherent optics working group.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Increasingly Rely Upon Automation in IoT Networks
September 2018
Automation is slowly but surely becoming a part of the Internet of Things (IoT) network architecture, according to the latest survey results from the Thought Leadership Council (TLC). This TLC group was asked nine questions about the impact of IoT on network architecture. The results clearly indicate that CSPs increasingly are turning to automation as they build IoT networks, and they continue to focus on security as a primary area of concern in those networks.
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Prime Reading
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
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