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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 9/22/2017
Lately, we've focused on steps needed for operators to get their RAN ready for their next mobile technology evolutions -- including advanced 4G standards and, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2017
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/19/2017
Level 3 Communications today announced an encrypted wave service that adds encryption at the optical layer for more secure connections into the cloud and the data ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/19/2017
Nokia's plans to cut about 600 jobs in France are on hold after French government officials requested a meeting with the Finnish vendor on October 2, according to a ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 9/14/2017
At Ovum's Digital Futures event in London, Marcus Weldon, corporate CTO at Nokia and president of Nokia Bell Labs, explains why, in order to enable the bandwidth-hungry and low latency-demanding services of the future, a distributed cloud architecture will be essential.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/14/2017
Angling to branch out beyond its traditional European base, a major Scandinavian cable equipment vendor is making a play for the lucrative North American MSO ...
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.'
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/8/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS sets up tech incubator program; Nokia cuts jobs in France; EXFO in talks to buy French optics specialist.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/4/2017
In today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's state-funded Gigabit broadband pilot locations unveiled; Onecom lands IoT deal with Vodafone; MTN South Africa puts Cat-M1 tech ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/31/2017
Morning trading in New York wiped more than 10% off the value of Ciena's shares after the optical network equipment specialist forecast lower sales than analysts were ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 8/30/2017
Transport network equipment specialist ADVA has revamped its revenue and profitability guidance for the third quarter due to "weaker than expected orders," and has ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/29/2017
ZTE has recruited a former US regulatory official to take charge of its dealings with the US government in a possible sign it is renewing efforts to break into a ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/25/2017
China's ZTE has delivered an expected increase of nearly 30% in first-half net profit thanks to impressive gains at its carrier network and mobile device units.
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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 ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
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Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 12/26/2016
WiC has been profiling female movers and shakers in the next-gen comms industry ...
Acacia Intros 1.2T Coherent Module
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EXFO Launches 400G Test Suite
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
II-VI Intros Optical Line Subsystem for DCI
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Eoptolink Unveils 'Industry-First' 200G CWDM4 QSFP-DD Optical Module
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
DCI Market to Reach $1B by 2019
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Level 3 Offers Encrypted Wave Service
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Finisar Demos 100G Extended Reach
Monday, September 18, 2017
NeoPhotonics Shows 100/200/400G Lasers at ECOC
Monday, September 18, 2017
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Oclaro Ships 100G ER4-Lite QSFP28 Transceivers
Monday, September 18, 2017
Oclaro Reaches Production With 400G Modulator
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Seaborn Deploys Infinera on Seabras-1 Subsea Network
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Finisar CEO Rawls to Retire
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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