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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM acquisition finalized; Telia issues Russian spying disclaimer; France's digital tax feels the heat in Washington.

By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/16/2019
Several US companies put a dollar amount on the losses they incurred from President Trump's Huawei ban. Here's the tally.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Cisco's service provider business declined steeply in its most recent quarter. And Cisco isn't expecting a comeback soon, as 5G profits aren't in the near term for telcos, CEO Chuck Robbins says.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/14/2019
Revenues are down, spending is up, and 5G is on the horizon: A partner could ease the pressure for one of China's big players.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2019
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/6/2019
Google plans to use both fiber and wireless technologies to deliver Internet services in Austin, a first for the company.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2019
Organization hopes to draw 1,500 for 4Front, a cross-industry event set for June 23-24, 2020, in Denver that will span areas such as gaming, broadband, healthcare, AI, automotive and security.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/2/2019
Also in today's regional roundup: German broadband operators on the block; Android to get extra search tool options in EU; Brits lag on IoT; and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
After a rough and tumble Q1, cable operators opened the spending spigots on network capacity a bit in Q2 even as many continue to explore and develop their next-gen access network strategies.
By Robert Clark, 7/30/2019
Smartphones power the Chinese vendor's first-half results, but doubts about its operating system cloud the future.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/30/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/30/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus guides for 'nearly stable' results; Ooredoo sees revenues shrink; Giffgaff fined; MTS gets new board members; and more.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/30/2019
LiFi is the latest effort to bring optical wireless communications into the commercial communications networking fold.
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Security Now
Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
Newly Registered Domains Mean New Problems – Palo Alto
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Why NRDs should matter to the security community.
Broadband World News
Study Crashes Broadband's ARPU Party
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and The Wall Street Journal indicate that ...
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
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 ...
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 ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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