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Key developments related to packet-optical platform deployments and systems.
By Simon Stanley, 3/18/2019
The ON2020 group is looking to address the optical transport challenges presented by the predicted surge in user traffic on carrier networks.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/15/2019
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/13/2019
Like Lucy always does to Charlie Brown, 5G is likely another new technology that teased optical networking vendors with massive, sustained spending, then quickly yanked back expectations.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/8/2019
Heavy Reading's optical expert Sterling Perrin discusses some of the major trends in transport network technology at this year's OFC event in San Diego.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/6/2019
More acquisition activity in the optical space is inevitable, but it might not happen for a while until some newly coupled companies get to know each other just a little bit more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/5/2019
As it ramps its first quarter revenues by more than 20%, Ciena shows off its WaveLogic 5 programmable coherent modem, capable of up to 800 Gbit/s transmission, at OFC 2019.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/21/2019
Transport network visibility and multivendor management startup Sedona has landed a breakthrough deal with Vodafone Group, adding to its Tier 1 successes.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/30/2019
Revenue slumped due to weakness in cloud and service provider market, but the company said enterprise and security are doing well, and it's looking forward to a late-2019 turnaround.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/11/2019
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/10/2019
CenturyLink's President and CEO Jeff Storey, in a meeting with investors this week, said his company's December 2018 network event was minimized, in part, because of the carrier's network architecture and how it integrates acquisitions.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/2/2019
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/20/2018
In today's regional roundup: Huawei's troubles could be good news for Ericsson; Enea lines up another acquisition; Orange Business Services lands smart meter IoT deal; Ciena heads to the UK countryside; and more Ericsson.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/19/2018
With its competitors stumbling, its largest customers remaining stable and its markets outside of telecom growing, Ciena is enjoying relatively smooth sailing in CEO Smith's 17th year at the helm.
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Larry Loeb, Author, 3/22/2019
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Larry Loeb, Author, 3/22/2019
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Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
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Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 8/27/2015
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's ...
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The path to 5G networks requires service providers and their technology suppliers change how they operate, but not all at once. They need to understand how and where ...
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