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Key developments in the fixed broadband networking sector, including FTTX, PON, xDSL, and the networked home.
By Robert Clark, 9/22/2017
Telstra boss Andrew Penn, an abstract expressionist painter in his spare time, this week sketched out the telco's progress on transforming itself into a technology ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/21/2017
Broadband connectivity offering speeds in excess of 1 Gbit/s will unlock the potential for exciting new services, which in turn will create a global market of between ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2017
Calix today added lawful intercept to its software-defined access system, moving yet another capability out of the network core or aggregation point and into the ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/20/2017
Any technology that promises to boost broadband speeds over copper lines should find itself in comfortable surroundings in Europe, where copper is still used to ...
By Light Reading, 9/19/2017
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/18/2017
Comcast is treading ever more boldly on traditional telco territory. Since getting serious about commercial services in the earlier part of the decade, the cable ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/18/2017
A handful of the UK's biggest telcos have rounded on regulatory authority Ofcom, saying its failure to open up fiber networks owned by fixed-line incumbent BT could ...
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By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 9/15/2017
Smart cities are going to need a lot of connectivity, but what can telcos do to make sure they aren't stuck providing only the connectivity?
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/15/2017
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has made accelerating broadband deployment one of the top priorities of his administration. However, leaders in several of the nation's ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/14/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Business Solutions offers software-based security; Ericsson lands metadata gig with DNA; BT's bandwidth on demand.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 9/14/2017
Informa CEO Stephen Carter, who has extensive experience in the communications sector, discusses some of the key takeaways from the recent Ovum Digital Futures conference, where he chaired a panel session titled 'Investing in the Age of the Smarter Customer.'
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/13/2017
The UK is falling behind European countries including Spain and Portugal in the digital economy because of its failure to break BT's grip on the broadband market and ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/12/2017
Continuing cable's march on the wireless sector, Charter today revealed new details on its 5G technology trials, as well as how the MSO is shaping its 4G wireless ...
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Whoops! Apple's New iPhone Software Breaks Office 365
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/22/2017
The Mail app on iOS 11 is incompatible with Office 365, as well as Exchange ...
MongoDB Files for IPO
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/22/2017
Database developer MongoDB is ready to the test the stock market with an IPO.
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BT's Sabey: NFV Drives Automation & Service Agility
Jim Sabey, Head of Connect & Compute Sales Specialists, BT, 9/22/2017
BT's programmable network is quickly provisioning services at the customer ...
Orange's Isch: NFV Needs to Include Moving From Global to Local Networks
John Isch, Practice Director, Network & Voice, Orange Business Services, 9/22/2017
NFV's full potential is realized when global networks inter-operate with local ...
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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