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Key developments in the Carrier Ethernet and IP/routing infrastructure and services sectors.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2018
Two and a half years into its mission, the Facebook-led TIP claims to have made networks exciting for the first time in 20 years. But as it enters the procurement phase, its task may get even harder.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/12/2018
After years of developments and incremental advances, Colt is set for a major three-stage telco cloud deployment that will be a big step in its migration from a legacy hardware architecture to virtualized functions.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
Verizon's director of optical transport network architecture, design and planning talks about why millimeter wave technology works so well to deliver a home broadband service, and how Verizon intends to reach more places with 5G even where adding new fiber isn't feasible.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom in augmented reality deal; Zayo expands in Europe; Dialog workers transfer to Apple.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/10/2018
In a new report published in partnership with SCTE/ISBE, Light Reading spells out what cable operators are doing with fiber now and what they plan to do with it in the future.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2018
New Layer 2-based service promises cloud connections in minutes to enterprises in fiber-fed buildings globally.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/9/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC approves Tele2-Com Hem merger; CityFibre/Vodafone rollout expands; Deutsche Telekom turns to AI for fiber rollout.
By Simon Stanley, 10/9/2018
Further innovation is needed if optical transport networks are to support traffic growth and there was plenty of evidence at a recent ECOC workshop that key work is already underway.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/8/2018
That's one of the looming technology and business challenges that Light Reading will tackle on November 6 at our inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe conference in London.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2018
Cloud connections, not video or 5G, will be the global network operator's growth drive.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/5/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia gets GET; Colt extends Dublin network; Net Insight reshapes top team; Deutsche Telekom smartens up facilities management.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/3/2018
Huawei has been telling the FCC why operators and consumers will suffer if it's not allowed to trade in the US as part of the universal service fund (USF) program.
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