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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Robert Clark, 10/14/2019
The Chinese equipment giant has a new plan for shaping the development of optical access technology.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 10/14/2019
It's like Mad Max in the optical networking space, with every group of participants – optical transceiver vendors, chip manufacturers, systems OEMs and even end customers – all fighting their own war.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/11/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches 5G service; Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades with Pluribus; Ericsson helps fight diabetes in the UAE.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/11/2019
What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/10/2019
Verizon plans to make use of a new technology that would allow the operator to deploy 5G transmitters into locations where fiber is not available.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
Altice Labs has introduced a family of broadband gateways for DOCSIS and FTTP networks that utilizes an open source software platform managed by a joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global & Charter.
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By Robert Clark, 10/9/2019
Fiber saturation has dampened demand this year, but the arrival of 5G means the downturn may be short-lived.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/9/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nuage Networks finds SD-WAN love in Bahrain; Vodafone closes stores, but not in the UK; MegaFon sets up e-commerce JV with Alibaba and friends.

By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 10/8/2019
An analyst firm is at odds with industry execs on how quickly the market for LiDAR applications will take off. Several companies that supply the telco industry are making bets that LiDAR will pay off soon.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/7/2019
Mike Dano explains how Verizon and other service providers speaking at the 5G Transport & the Edge event are well positioned to talk about edge computing, transport and traffic routing.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/7/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UAE's du happy with Huawei; Vodafone trials OpenRAN in the UK; Ericsson upgrades in Madagascar.
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Security Now
CISO No Longer the Last Word on Security – Radware
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/14/2019
The rise of DevSecOps may be the reason that 70% of respondents to Radware's ...
New 'Reductor' Malware Intercepts Browser Traffic
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/11/2019
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Alternative Access Techs Advance
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/14/2019
Also today, Watch Communications and Ericsson heard it on the radio, Radwin tunes ...
BBWN Bites: Consumer Tech Spending to Climb to $2.06T by 2023 – IDC
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2019
Also today, Comcast is really virtualizing, Verizon counts on emerging backhaul ...
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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
New Orleans -- Cable-Tec Expo -- The wired/wireless network "revolution" is well underway, though the speed at which that revolution will proceed won't be constant. ...
Marc Ganzi is described as a "leading visionary and entrepreneur" in his company's biography, and it's easy to see why.
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