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By Light Reading, 11/4/2013
Cisco's Senior Marketing Manager, Sultan Dawood, joins Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell at Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013 in New York City. Dawood discusses Cisco's strategy for SDN and NFV, as well as some of Cisco's recent announcements about the evolved programmable network.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/4/2013
Dell's Chief Ethernet Evangelist John D'Ambrosia talks about the Ethernet wow moments that gained him a place in the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
By Light Reading, 10/28/2013
Saenger discusses tw telecom's innovation in the Ethernet space as both a service and distribution model.
By Light Reading, 10/22/2013
Overture's Chief Technologist, Prayson Pate, discusses the importance of carrier class orchestration to network functions virtualization (NFV). In this interview that took place at Light Reading's Ethernet & SDN Expo in NYC, Prayson reviews five critical differences between orchestration for datacenters and a carrier class orchestration system.
By Light Reading, 10/18/2013
Craig Drinkhall, VP of Product Management & Engineering of Lumos, joins Heavy Reading analyst Graham Finnie at Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013.
By Caroline Chappell, Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/18/2013
Operators and vendors have so far mainly focused on the capabilities and benefits of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) with little thought about ...
By Light Reading, 10/17/2013
At Ethernet & SDN Expo in NYC, Bruno Gigučre, advisor to EXFO's CTO Office, talks to Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan about the specific characteristics (or DNA) of small-cell deployment. He also covers test automation and shares his views on adoption of 1588v2 (or PTP) in North America.
By Light Reading, 10/14/2013
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/10/2013
The annual Leading Lights awards party had a full house on October 1, when more than 220 industry executives descended upon The OUT Hotel in New York City to mingle, enjoy cocktails and ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/9/2013
No matter whether it's under-hyped or over-hyped right now, software-defined networking (SDN) will disrupt and transform the telecom industry over the next few years, leading to new ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/7/2013
NEW YORK -- Ethernet & SDN Expo -- Demand for 10Gbit/s Ethernet access is growing fast enough that Telco Systems last week launched its first network interface device designed to make it ...
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Wirelessly Connected Cars Could Lead to Safer Roads

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Qualcomm, Panasonic and Ford recently demonstrated 'cellular vehicle-to-everything' or C-V2X, which allows vehicles to remain in real-time communication with their environment. Some say this technology has the potential to reduce motor vehicles accidents by 80%. The recent demo was hosted at Panasonic's smart city in Denver, Colorado, where the stakes for ...
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Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie: Delivering the New Mobile OS

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Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based ...
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Open Radisys – Driving Disruption for the Global Telecom Industry

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Brian Bronson, Radisys president and CEO, and Gabriel Brown, principal analyst at Heavy Reading, meet at MWC Americas to discuss the pending acquisition of Radisys by Reliance Industries and how it enables Radisys to accelerate its strategy to help global operators to disrupt their networks. Brian also discusses the future direction of disaggregated Open RAN and ...
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Affirmed: Becoming The Industry's First 'Mobile Core as a Service'

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Affirmed Networks' VP of Strategic Alliances and Systems Engineering, Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about the availability of Affirmed's vEPC on AWS – the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service' – and how it represents a game-changer for mobile network operators and the industry.
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Taking 5G Indoors

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown talks to Luigi Tarlazzi of Commscope about how to take 5G indoors with dedicated in-building small cell networks.
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Sprint's Ron Marquardt: Massive MIMO & Sprint's 5G Advantage

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As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
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Boingo Wireless CTO: Better Capacity Leads to Better Services

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Heavy Reading's Gabe Brown and Boingo Wireless CTO Derek Peterson discuss Boingo's view of CBRS spectrum and why the opportunities are great because a whole ecosystem of companies can participate in shared spectrum offerings. He also discusses some augmentation use cases for 5G coming up soon.
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Qualcomm Is Mobilizing Millimeter Wave

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Qualcomm's SVP of Engineering, Alejandro Holcman, discusses how the company is actively overcoming the challenges of using millimeter waves to connect mobile users with cellular basestations, a big step in deploying commercial 5G services in the next few months. He said we will definitely see this technology in smartphones by the first half of 2019 and that ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, IoT & Apple iPhone

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The pod has a special guest this week in the form of telecoms consultant William Webb, who joins Scott along with the no-less special Iain Morris of Light Reading. They start by noting that, even by recent standards, the 5G hype reached hysterical levels in the build-up to MWC Americas. They move on to IoT and contemplate whether operators are even capable of ...
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How TIM's O&M Strategy Impacts Its Digital Transformation Program

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At Huawei's OTF 2018 event, Paolo Chiozza, Assurance Senior Director of Wholesale Operations at TIM (Telecom Italia), talks about network operations and maintenance (O&M) trends and how the operator's O&M strategy plays a key role in its digital transformation program.
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MWCA Day 2 Recap: '5G' Rolls Out & We Roll On

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Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
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Fortinet Addressing Security Challenges Around 5G

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Ronen Shpirer, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing, EMEA at Fortinet, discusses how customers are dealing with a lot of change and uncertainty that is being brought about by digital transformation. Fortinet provides solutions to the challenges that Communication Service Providers and Managed Security Service Providers face, including some of the biggest security ...