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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/13/2019
David Strauss of Broadband Success Partners dives into new research that explores which new verticals, such as e-gaming and hospitality, will keep cable's business services engine humming in the years to come.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 12/13/2019
Mitch Wagner brings us coverage of the Cisco Silicon One announcement from San Francisco, where the company announced a single technology platform to serve all its networking customers.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Labour defeat brings relief for BT; MTS goes all holographic; Orange Belgium launches 5G hub.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Cisco's audacious new "Internet for the Future" strategy, which comprises completely new silicon, operating system software and a new business model, is either going to drive Cisco's domination of Internet infrastructure for a generation to come -- or flop spectacularly. With a strategy as ambitious as Cisco's, there's no middle ground, says Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Cisco claims it can help service providers break the trap of increasing bandwidth demands and declining revenue per user. Cisco's solution: a new networking architecture spanning silicon to software and services.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/12/2019
Ciena stock rocketed as it reported year-over-year sales growth of more than 15% and predicted further market share gains and sales hikes.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Ray Mota, CEO and principal analyst for ACG Research, dives into Cisco's 'Internet for the Future' strategy, noting that the key focus is on helping service providers boost capacity as they roll out 5G and other new services while keeping costs in line. That's important because customers are using more bandwidth but aren't paying more for it, notes Mota.
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By Robert Clark, 12/12/2019
The arrival of new technologies and growing interest in WiFi have spurred activity in the fixed broadband market, says the Finnish vendor's technology chief.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Keymile lands FTTB deal with Wobcom; BT Sport offers OTT monthly pass; KPN sells consulting arm; Deutsche Telekom nurtures 5G startups.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Jonathan Davidson, SVP and general manager of Cisco's Service Provider Business, outlines the key takeaways from the company's major new networking portfolio announcements, including the Silicon One chip launch, new router platforms, enhanced operating software and optical plans.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2019
Cisco unveiled new silicon, optics and network operating system software that it says will carry the Internet through the next decade – with its products forming the backbone.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/11/2019
Senior executives gathered in the Austrian capital for the latest Light Reading 2020 Vision Executive Summit to discuss what's right, what's wrong and what's next for the telecom sector.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/10/2019
'Everything is on the table,' AT&T exec John Stankey says, with former Clearwire CEO Bill Morrow hired as the hatchet man to lead its cost-cutting efforts.
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Security Now
Hardware Is the New Attack Surface – Forrester
12/12/2019
Attackers have already begun to breach security at the BIOS level, according to a ...
Snatch Is Both Novel & Evil
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/11/2019
The Sophos Managed Threat Response team found out that, where the Snatch ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: No Free Broadband for Brits
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/13/2019
Also today, AT&T sets date for new national OTT-TVoffering, CenturyLink hooks up ...
BBWN Bites: 'Internet Para Todos' Translates Into Mexican Opportunity for Viasat
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/12/2019
Also today, Windstream Wholesale signs mega-capacity deal, MTS joins TIP, Comcast ...
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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
The same market disruption hitting residential pay-TV is providing a ripple effect across the landscape of video services for restaurants, taverns, retail outlets and ...
Agile, a model based on iterative changes and small, quick releases, is table stakes for any software company. It's just how things get done these days as the older ...
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