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Key developments in the Carrier Ethernet and IP/routing infrastructure and services sectors.
By Robert Clark, 8/16/2018
Australia's telcos may be allowed to use Huawei's equipment after all – with caveats.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/16/2018
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's fixed-line challenge; MegaFon on the march in Q2; O2 sees the light; Virgin's fiber-to-the-crater.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/16/2018
Australia's largest retail service provider has blamed the government's NBN pricing for a sharp fall in profits.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/10/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openreach reins in Gfast rollout; Fitch returns Nokia to investment-grade status; Huawei powers Fastweb's WiFi; UK smart meter program in crisis.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/9/2018
The CEO of one of the largest ISPs in the world isn't so keen to use artificial intelligence to manage its network. He just doesn't need it.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/9/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NTT seeks to offload Italian mobile content specialist; Allot, McAfee and Telefónica España team up on SMB cybersecurity; Tele2 blip prompts Dutch security scare.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/9/2018
Execs upgrade the guidance for 2018 saying the integration of Level 3 is going well and will drive major new business opportunities.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/7/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook to live-stream top-flight European soccer; FTTH = fiber to the Highlands; Telia helps test the Ironmen's mettle.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/6/2018
With the ZTE sales ban now lifted, optical components specialist Acacia is expecting a bump in second half sales and that's given its stock a welcome boost.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 8/3/2018
Finnish equipment vendor says India's optical networking market is booming thanks to soaring usage of mobile broadband services.
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