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The Notebook Dump: Ericsson acquires Vonage, national spectrum strategy, eSIM startup and Elvis impersonators
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9/23/2022  |  Post a comment
Light Reading editors get together for an informal recap of what's happened during the work week ended September 23, 2022.
Cloud and hosted UC services outpace growth on-premise
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9/23/2022  |  Post a comment
Spending for on-premise and cloud collaboration services grew 8% year-over-year (YoY) for Q2 2022, and hit nearly $15 billion per quarter.
Security and cloud app demands underpin SASE market growth
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9/21/2022  |  Post a comment
During Q2, Dell'Oro's Mauricio Sanchez said that 'both SASE's components, SSE and SD-WAN, saw more than 30% growth, showing enterprises value SASE's network and security transformation benefits.'
The manufacturing industry's rocky road to private 5G
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9/19/2022  |  Post a comment
Omdia Analysts Pablo Tomasi and Anna Ahrens explain why the manufacturing industry, oft cited as fertile ground for 5G, hasn't been that excited about private 5G network adoption.
Graphiant's new spin on network-as-a-service
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9/16/2022  |  Post a comment
The company says they're delivering a replacement for MPLS and SD-WAN via the Graphiant Network Edge.
What's the story? '2022 is the year of T-Mobile'
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9/15/2022  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Mike Dano explains why T-Mobile now claims to be the biggest wireless network operator in the world, and weighs in on the new iPhone 14 and its satellite connectivity feature.
QOS Networks CEO brings AIOps to Zayo Group
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9/14/2022  |  Post a comment
Former CEO of QOS Networks Frank Cittadino discusses why Zayo acquired managed service provider QOS Networks, Zayo's edge and AI strategies, and plans for future acquisitions.
What's the story? German telcos face geopolitical troubles
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9/12/2022  |  Post a comment
Iain Morris explains why Germany's reliance on Russian energy sources, plus the use of networking technology from Huawei, could present some serious problems now and in the long term for German service providers.
What's the story? The rise of independent OS suppliers for smart TVs
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9/8/2022  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner discusses the rise of independent suppliers of operating systems for smart TVs, and what their entry into the market could mean for incumbent suppliers. In addition, we take a look at Comcast and Charter's mobile strategies.
Virginia is for hyperscale data center lovers
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9/7/2022  |  Post a comment
The US has over 53% of global operational hyperscale infrastructure. Virginia alone has over a third (35%) of US hyperscale capacity, concentrated mainly along the border with Washington DC.
OSS/BSS market avoids pandemic slowdown
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9/6/2022  |  Post a comment
Omdia's James Crawshaw joins the podcast to explain how OSS/BSS thrived during the pandemic, and why service providers are investing in automation and CX.
Lumen tops US Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard
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9/2/2022  |  Post a comment
Market demand is increasing for Ethernet services ranging up to 100+ Gbit/s, according to VSG. In addition, customers that need higher bandwidth connectivity are looking into alternatives to Ethernet, such as wavelength and dark fiber services.
DriveNets co-founder on the white box way to lower TCO
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9/1/2022  |  Post a comment
Hillel Kobrinsky, chief strategy officer and co-founder of DriveNets, joined the podcast with an update on how the networking company plans to invest its new Series C round of funding, and how the company's focus on virtualization software is impacting innovation and sales cycles with its service provider customers.
Orange and Equinix expand virtualized network services to customers in Europe and US
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8/30/2022  |  Post a comment
Equinix's Bare Metal as a Service capability, Equinix Metal, will support Orange in providing its business and wholesale customers access to virtualized network service functions within an expected latency under 10 milliseconds.
What's the story? T-Mobile, SpaceX plan to forge satellite-cellular connection
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8/30/2022  |  Post a comment
The T-Mobile and SpaceX partnership could lead to the elimination of all cellular dead zones around the US.
Juniper COO on a sustainable approach to cloud metro management
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8/29/2022  |  Post a comment
Juniper COO Manoj Leelanivas joins the podcast to discuss how a number of factors are contributing to driving network traffic through the metro network and how Juniper is taking on new approaches to managing cloud infrastructure.
Ransomware roundup: Threats reach 1.2M per month
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8/25/2022  |  Post a comment
In this ransomware roundup: Barracuda Networks' researchers discover that ransomware threats amount to over 1.2 million each month and 14% of attacks target service providers. In addition, over 80% of ransomware attacks exploit common configuration errors in software and devices, according to Microsoft.
Lumen brings virtual machines to the edge
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8/18/2022  |  Post a comment
Lumen Edge Virtual Machines are designed for edge applications such as processing data from IoT sensors and supporting AI, ML and robotics applications.
Cable industry invests in a smarter power grid
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8/17/2022  |  Post a comment
The US is moving toward a smarter grid, supported by efforts such as the cable industry's SCTE 267 standard.
Router/switch market propelled to $76B by 400G adoption
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8/16/2022  |  Post a comment
Global service provider router and switch market revenues are expected to reach $76 billion by 2026, a 2% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), said Dell'Oro Group
What's the story? HBO Max and Discovery+ to merge next year
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8/15/2022  |  Post a comment
It's going to be a bit of a waiting game to see if the combined video service of HBO Max and Discovery+ will be able to scale, and if it'll bring in a bigger and broader audience.
Security roundup: Network security sales to top $150 billion by 2026; Ransomware Task Force's advice for SMBs
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8/12/2022  |  Post a comment
In this security roundup, Dell'Oro predicts that network security sales will exceed $150 billion in the next five years, and the Ransomware Task Force releases a new report for SMBS on addressing ransomware threats.
Orange VP on automating the API ecosystem
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8/11/2022  |  Post a comment
In addition to working to further automate transactions with other service providers and enterprise customers via the APIs, Orange's Franck Morales said his role as a member of MEF's board provides him with the opportunity to help develop SD-WAN and SASE standards.
Verizon Frontline demos connectivity and emergency response to chemical spill drill
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8/10/2022  |  Post a comment
In this podcast, Verizon's Mark Paff described in detail the service provider's role in emergency response scenarios and explained that Verizon's efforts are 'all done in close coordination with the local responders that are setting up that incident command center after the event.'
What’s the story? Open RAN, semiconductor markets marred by supply chain, geopolitical dustups
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8/9/2022  |  Post a comment
Despite the flexibility that open RAN promises from an equipment and technology standpoint, supply chain speed bumps plus geopolitical factors are presenting new challenges to that market, Light Reading's Iain Morris explained on the podcast.
Verizon Frontline deploys 1,000 connectivity services for nationwide wildfire response efforts
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8/8/2022  |  Post a comment
About 70 communities and 39 public safety agencies have received Verizon Frontline support for wildfire response efforts this year, according to the service provider.
Lumen's wireline business bump shrouded by growing expenses
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8/5/2022  |  Post a comment
Despite an improvement to its wireline business when compared to AT&T and Verizon, it wasn't all sunshine for Lumen in Q2, with rising energy and labor costs, inflation and supply chain issues raining down on revenue.
Lumen CTO on automating and standardizing network infrastructure
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8/4/2022  |  Post a comment
Lumen CTO Andrew Dugan discusses how Lumen is utilizing the MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration APIs, and shares updates on developments of MEF's standards for SD-WAN and SASE.
Bolstered by security demand, SASE market to surpass $13B by 2026 – report
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8/3/2022  |  Post a comment
The SASE market is expected to exceed $13 billion by 2026, according to Dell'Oro Group. Omdia and Dell'Oro both predict that enterprise investment in security components will be an important driver.
MEF's Stan Hubbard on accelerating automation with APIs
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8/2/2022  |  Post a comment
One way service providers are reducing manual processes and moving forward with network automation is by adopting MEF's Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) Sonata APIs.
Equinix in 'pretty good position' to weather economic storm – analysts
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8/1/2022  |  Post a comment
Analysts with MoffettNathanson said Equinix's offering assists customers in making and/or saving money which results in reliable customer demand in both up and down markets.
Lumen CEO wants more automation in customer transactions
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7/28/2022  |  Post a comment
Lumen CEO Jeff Storey wants enterprise customers to have a buying experience on the Lumen Marketplace that's as simple as ordering from Amazon or Walmart's online interfaces.
What's the story? Cox undeterred by false starts into mobile biz
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7/22/2022  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Mike Dano explains why Cox Communications' mobile service was a long time coming, why T-Mobile tried to slow Cox's deployment with a lawsuit, which service provider Cox ultimately chose to partner with on the mobile service, and more.
What's the story? How to enter the Leading Lights Awards
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7/21/2022  |  Post a comment
Hear advice on how to craft a solid entry for the Leading Lights Awards, find out when the deadline to enter is, how much it costs and more.
London's cruel summer disables Google and Oracle data centers
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7/20/2022  |  Post a comment
Google's and Oracle's London-based data centers experienced outages on Tuesday as temperatures reached 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).
DWDM equipment market to exceed $17 billion in five years – Dell'Oro reports
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7/19/2022  |  Post a comment
Dell'Oro Group forecasts that DWDM long-haul revenue will grow at a five-year compounded annual growth rate of 5% to hit $17 billion by 2026.
What's the story? Ericsson's market momentum haunted by mismanagement
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7/18/2022  |  Post a comment
Iain Morris joins the podcast to explain that while current management's efforts have righted the ship in some ways, the sins of Ericsson's past continue to make investors skeptical.
Ransomware attacks doubled last year; Verizon reports
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7/15/2022  |  Post a comment
In Verizon's 15th DBIR, the service provider revealed that ransomware attacks doubled from 12% of security breaches in 2020 to 25% in 2021.
Virtual and traditional pay-TV players take a hit on subs
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7/14/2022  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner provides insight into a recent report on the pay-TV market and how both traditional players and OTT-TV service providers are struggling to retain their subscribers.
Juniper's EX4100 switches autocorrect access point placement
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7/13/2022  |  Post a comment
Juniper's EX4100 switch series integrate with the Mist Wi-Fi Assurance service to automatically determine where there are gaps in coverage in enterprises' WLAN deployments and verify the correct placement of access points.
Lumen lights up edge computing services in Europe
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7/12/2022  |  Post a comment
Lumen expanded its edge services into Europe by turning on 100G MPLS and IP network connectivity, plus increasing power and cooling at several edge data center locations.
Broadcom powerhouse Krause sets his exit
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7/11/2022  |  Post a comment
Broadcom President Thomas Krause is leaving the chipmaker just a few weeks after it announced it would buy VMware for $61 billion, a deal he helped put together.
What's the story? Mike Dano on WCO, wireless wins and woes
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7/8/2022  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Mike Dano discusses growth predictions for the wireless industry in 2022 and explains the battle between WCO Spectrum and T-Mobile over the purchase of 2.5GHz spectrum licenses from academic institutions.
Supply chain shortages and pandemic spur IT investment – Equinix report
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7/6/2022  |  Post a comment
The ongoing supply chain challenges are underpinning a need for more reliance on virtualization, and enterprises are planning for significant investment in their digital infrastructure, according to Equinix.
Juniper CTO on a more efficient 5G future
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7/5/2022  |  Post a comment
Juniper CTO Raj Yavatkar joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss new business opportunities for 5G and how service providers can more efficiently and cost-effectively run 5G networks.
Secure Services Edge market scores $800M in revenue for Q1, Dell'Oro
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6/30/2022  |  Post a comment
The Secure Services Edge (SSE) grew 40% year-over-year to over $800 million in revenue in Q1, according to Dell'Oro Group.
Colt, Versa team up on SASE
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6/28/2022  |  Post a comment
Colt's new SASE service can be deployed via the cloud and/or on-premises; Colt is deploying the Versa Secure Web Gateway and other Versa services within its own cloud.
Omdia's Jaimie Lenderman on the rise of global gigabit offerings
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6/20/2022  |  Post a comment
Jaimie Lenderman, principal analyst at Omdia, sheds light on a recent report showing a rise in gigabit offerings across the globe and what's behind that rise. #FiberConnect
States are gearing up to bet the farm on fiber
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6/20/2022  |  Post a comment
Instead of focusing on the business case, Pew's Kathryn de Wit said states should focus on the opportunity cost of not having fiber.
Navigating a 'generational moment' in broadband funding is no small feat
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6/16/2022  |  Post a comment
While this is a 'generational moment in terms of federal funding,' navigating the process of distributing the funds in coordination with local and state governments won't be simple, said AT&T's Chris Altomari.
Omdia's Julie Kunstler on how fiber is challenging the cable industry
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6/16/2022  |  Post a comment
Julie Kunstler, senior principal analyst at Omdia, discusses new broadband deployment strategies and the challenges facing the cable industry as fiber competition ramps up in the US.
Cisco's Robin Olds on fiber funding, supply challenges and automation
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6/15/2022  |  Post a comment
Robin Olds, business development manager at Cisco, discusses opportunities for the company and industry at large as the US ramps up federal funding for fiber deployment.
EPB's Katie Espeseth on delivering the 'world's fastest Internet' in Chattanooga
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6/14/2022  |  Post a comment
Katie Espeseth, vice president at EPB, discusses progress the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, has made with fiber delivery, how it's paved the way for economic growth and more.
Clearfield CMO on fiber funding and Nestor Cables acquisition
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6/14/2022  |  Post a comment
Kevin Morgan, CMO at Clearfield, on the company's recent acquisition of Nestor Cables and what fiber-friendly federal funding rules mean for Clearfield, its clients and the future of connectivity in the US.
5G Americas on mile markers for 5G and the digital divide
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6/13/2022  |  Post a comment
5G Americas' Chris Pearson provides an update on the global state of 5G and what's making a difference in lessening the digital divide.
What's the story? All roads lead to 10G
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6/10/2022  |  Post a comment
The Cable Next-Gen Europe Digital Symposium will explore how European cable operators and their American counterparts are taking different approaches to reaching 10G.
Orange brings SD-WAN and AI to evolution of enterprise IT
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6/9/2022  |  Post a comment
Orange Business Services executives discuss the SD-WAN deployment to nearly 1,200 Siemens sites plus the launch of Service Manage-Watch.
The five keys to unlocking Internet equity
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6/8/2022  |  Post a comment
University of Chicago's Nick Feamster shares his team's work on mapping the digital divide with the Internet Equity Initiative.
Career assist: The evolution of the mentor/sponsor relationship
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6/7/2022  |  Post a comment
Experts from T-Mobile and Verizon share how relationships with mentors, sponsors and coaches evolve over the course of a career.
IndyCar and NTT take predictive analytics to the speedway
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6/7/2022  |  Post a comment
Bennett Indart, VP of SMART world solutions for NTT, and IndyCar's SJ Luedtke join the podcast to explain what it takes from a network standpoint to collect and analyze the data produced during the race.
Overcoming the credibility conundrum
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6/6/2022  |  Post a comment
Executives from AT&T, MetTel and Boingo on accessing leadership and education programs, speaking up and taking credit for success, and identifying allies.
Q1 growth for Americas balances losses in optical transport market
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6/2/2022  |  Post a comment
In North America and Latin America, optical transport revenue was up 25% and 19% year-over-year, respectively.
The 150-year march toward gender parity in telecom
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5/31/2022  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Ciricia Proulx and Rogers' Tess Van Thielen weave statistics and real-world examples into the conversation to explain why there's still a long road ahead to achieve gender and diversity parity in business.
Jim Hodges on the complexity of 5G security and private networks
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5/27/2022  |  Post a comment
Hodges explains the complexities behind 5G security and why he is skeptical of industry hype over private networks.
5G Open Innovation Lab links enterprises to new business benefactors
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5/23/2022  |  Post a comment
The Lab is facilitating research and development of a number of 5G use cases around smart farming, AR for healthcare, mmWave and private networks and manufacturing.
Big 5G Event: 'Major hopes' for private wireless networks
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5/19/2022  |  Post a comment
The editors feel the light and heat from the industry's private wireless market optimism. They weigh in on how customers are using these networks and why consolidation among private wireless players is likely.
Big 5G Event: T-Mobile expands and Dish sets growth plans
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5/18/2022  |  Post a comment
The editors discuss T-Mobile's geographic expansion of 5G coverage, Dish Network's ambitious growth plans, and provide a recap of the Women in Telecom workshop.
Verizon's Miguel Carames: 5G and edge computing could make telecom cool again
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5/18/2022  |  Post a comment
Carames says telcos experienced a bit of a missed opportunity to participate in the over-the-top economy with 4G, but 5G and edge computing open the door to deliver new services and business value to end users out of the gate.
What's the Story? Dish Network's unwavering optimism for 5G
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5/13/2022  |  Post a comment
Mike Dano explains analysts' reactions to Dish's business projections, and what Dish has planned for the retail space and for private wireless for enterprise customers.
400G roundup: GTT upgrades; Telstra's new subsea cable
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5/12/2022  |  Post a comment
GTT takes initial steps toward upgrading its global IP network to 400G, while Telstra and SCCN link Australia and the US with a direct subsea cable.
Omdia's Pablo Tomasi: A cautionary tale about private 5G networks
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5/10/2022  |  Post a comment
Tomasi shares where service providers and enterprises are finding success in the private network market, and why private network players should be careful about the partners they choose.
What's the Story? Dano's deep dive on mobile service pricing
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5/9/2022  |  Post a comment
Mike Dano explains why some service providers are increasing the price of mobile and fixed wireless services while others are announcing new deals for consumers, and what this means for the broader industry.
Boingo's Rebecca Gray on bolstering a diverse talent pool
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5/5/2022  |  Post a comment
Gray explains why paying it forward as a mentor is critical because 'the next generation of wireless is not going to build itself.'
Boingo's Rebecca Gray brings a military mindset to women in wireless
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5/4/2022  |  Post a comment
Gray explains how she has applied learnings from her military and athletic background to leadership roles in the telecom industry.
MEF's TAB to buoy vendor voices in strategic work
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5/3/2022  |  Post a comment
CTO Pascal Menezes says the new advisory board will give technology supplier members more of a voice in MEF's strategic vision around cybersecurity, business automation, SD-WAN, underlay connectivity and edge computing.
What's the Story? NAB showcases ATSC 3.0 standard and 8K
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5/3/2022  |  Post a comment
The NAB show buzzed with discussions about the ATSC 3.0 standard for broadcast TV, latency concerns for live TV and streaming services, and 8K.
Orange brings SD-WAN to nearly 1,200 Siemens sites
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4/29/2022  |  Post a comment
This is a considerably large SD-WAN deployment for an enterprise with 370,000 employees. Orange's John Isch usually sees an SD-WAN deployment of this size in retail locations.
Equinix skirts around threat of rising energy costs to continued growth in data center market
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4/28/2022  |  Post a comment
Rising energy costs, labor cost inflation, supply chain challenges and a competitive M&A environment were among the financial landmines that Equinix avoided to have a successful quarter.
Juniper's service provider segment and stock hit a speed bump
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4/27/2022  |  Post a comment
On the flip side, Juniper's cloud business grew 13% and its enterprise segment was up 18.5%. CEO Rami Rahim says this is the first time Juniper's enterprise business has been the company's largest customer vertical.
Arelion completes southwest route of cross-country fiber network
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4/26/2022  |  Post a comment
The southwest expansion completes the previous deployments that stretched eastward from Dallas, Texas, via Nashville, Tennessee, to Ashburn, Virginia.
Omdia sees enterprise edge services market soaring to $214 billion by 2026
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4/25/2022  |  Post a comment
Enterprises want service providers to define business cases, run pilot projects and scope out approaches to edge computing use cases, explains the research group.
WiCipedia: Pinterest pinpoints more women in leadership roles
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4/22/2022  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Pinterest puts more women in leadership; NASA sends first Black woman to the International Space Station; overqualified women are underappreciated; and more.
What's the Story? Elon Musk's mixed motives for buying Twitter
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4/21/2022  |  Post a comment
Iain Morris explains Elon Musk's potential motives behind purchasing Twitter, what it might look like if he goes through with taking ownership of the social media outlet, and what impact that could have on Twitter's future revenues and profits.
Gartner: SaaS leads in public cloud services
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4/20/2022  |  Post a comment
While SaaS is the largest public cloud services segment, Gartner predicts infrastructure-as-a-service will see the highest end-user spending growth this year at 30.6%, followed by desktop-as-a-service at 26.6% and platform-as-a-service at 26.1%.
What's the Story? Tier 2s are bullish about 5G
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4/19/2022  |  Post a comment
Mike Dano explains what smaller service providers are planning to do with federal infrastructure funds, and why they're showing a growing interest in utilizing public clouds.
Omdia: SD-WAN boosted by 5G, edge computing growth
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4/18/2022  |  Post a comment
Edge computing use cases, an increased use of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and growth in IoT are also increasing demand for SD-WAN services, said Omdia.
Tarana CEO Basil Alwan: Making WTF moments in FWA
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4/15/2022  |  Post a comment
Tarana Wireless CEO Basil Alwan shares how his company, now worth more than $1 billion, has moved beyond small cell backhaul to helping service providers provide real broadband, all over the globe.
SASE roundup: Aryaka plants Paris PoP
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4/13/2022  |  Post a comment
Also in today's SASE roundup: Palo Alto expands availability of its Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition router to the US and Canada.
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches new heights in 2021, led by AWS – report
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4/12/2022  |  Post a comment
Amazon Web Services led with 33% of cloud infrastructure services spending in Q4 2021, followed by Microsoft Azure with 22%, and Google Cloud with 9%.
Skills gap threatens future of 5G and open RAN, Eightfold AI reports
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4/8/2022  |  Post a comment
Eightfold AI explains that the skills gap is an immediate issue that telecom companies need to address – within the next two years – to prepare for trends such as 5G and IoT, cloud and edge computing, big data and AI, SDN and SASE, and open RAN.
Telco capex could level out in 2023, Dell'Oro reports
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4/6/2022  |  Post a comment
In 2021, worldwide telecom capex, the total of wireless and wireline telecom investments, increased 9% year-over-year in nominal USD terms.
Verizon's Maggie Hallbach on securing and connecting the public sector
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4/4/2022  |  Post a comment
Hallbach discusses how her team works with Verizon Frontline to utilize technologies such as 5G to support first responders, and the learnings from Verizon's $119 million network investment in and around SoFi Stadium for Super Bowl LVI.
Ciena's Brian Lavallée on Tonga's tussle with a broken submarine cable
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3/31/2022  |  Post a comment
Brian Lavallée joins the podcast to explain why this particular severing of an undersea cable had such an impact on Tonga's network, how satellite connectivity provided a temporary backup for the island state and advancements being made in submarine network services.
Nokia lab powers the future of PON, FWA
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3/30/2022  |  Post a comment
Nokia showed its lab to Light Reading and discussed its approach to 25G PON, beacon devices for mesh Wi-Fi home networks, fixed wireless access (FWA) technologies and more.
Windstream Enterprise's UC service goes global
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3/29/2022  |  Post a comment
OfficeSuite UC, Windstream Enterprise's Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) platform, is now available outside the US and Canada, for a total of 16 locations.
John Deere's Igino Cafiero: How agriculture is advancing with robotics, IoT
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3/28/2022  |  Post a comment
Igino Cafiero explains how John Deere is working with farmers to deploy autonomous tractors and support connected farming.
AT&T takes top spot and Comcast bumps Verizon on SD-WAN Leaderboard
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3/24/2022  |  Post a comment
Vertical Systems Group says Comcast Business's rise on the Leaderboard is due to 'organic growth' plus sites added from the Masergy acquisition.
SASE scoops up $4B in revenue for 2021, Dell'Oro Group reports
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3/23/2022  |  Post a comment
Dell'Oro Group predicts the SASE market will reach double-digit billion-dollar revenue by 2025.
Juniper takes Apstra and IBN to edge data centers
News Analysis  | 
3/22/2022  |  Post a comment
Juniper's latest version of Apstra to support smaller edge data centers comes in response to enterprise customers' increased use of edge data centers for applications such as industrial automation and augmented reality.
Windstream Enterprise teams with Cato to roll cloud-based SASE service to North American customers
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3/16/2022  |  Post a comment
The managed SASE service includes five components: SD-WAN, firewall-as-a-service (FWaaS), secure web gateways (SWGs), zero trust network access (ZTNA) and cloud access security broker (CASB).

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