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posted in October 2018

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Carriers Keep 5G on the Smart Cities Agenda
The Philter  | 
10/31/2018  |  4 comments
The need to deploy infrastructure to support 5G services is having an impact on just about every smart cities discussion and plan. Even when 5G isn't on the menu, some cities are asking for multi-decade public-partnerships, a chance for someone to influence the next major tech transition.
Arista Promises New 400G Switches for These Cloudy Times
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2018  |  1 comment
Before the end of this year, Arista said it will be shipping at least one new 400G switch aimed at helping cloud and data center providers handle the growth and sheer number of enterprise workloads.
Acacia's Alan Gibbemeyer: 5G Backhaul & Coherent Optics
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10/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Acacia’s Sr. Director of Business Development explains how coherent optical fits in the 5G transport network. He also explains the benefits that coherent offers access aggregation compared to traditional direct detect solutions.
Jack Burton: Cable's 5G Network Opportunity
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a long-term hedge against obsolescence.
Meeting the Challenges of Multicloud Service Provider Deployments
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10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Dr. Vikram Saksena of NETSCOUT discusses how carriers can successfully assure the seamless migration of critical enterprise services to multicloud environments.
Zayo's Brian Daniels: Getting Fiber in Place to Feed 5G Services
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/12/2018  |  Post a comment
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock: 5G Becomes the New Home Broadband
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon's director of optical transport network architecture, design and planning talks about why millimeter wave technology works so well to deliver a home broadband service, and how Verizon intends to reach more places with 5G even where adding new fiber isn't feasible.
AT&T's Gordon Mansfield: Focusing on Mobile 5G
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/11/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T's VP of converged access and device technology discusses the 5G network buildout and how the carrier's focus on mobile experiences shapes its decisions on fiber use and edge networking as it races to deliver an 'immersive consumer experience.'
Accenture 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 – Part 2
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
10/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Accenture's Jeff Wang and Tejas Rao talk to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about how Accenture is helping clients make the most of the investments needed to evolve and deploy their 5G networks.
PacketFabric: Leading the Way in Highly Scalable Network Automation
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
10/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Jezzibell Gilmore, co-founder and SVP of Business Development at PacketFabric, provides an overview of PacketFabric's fully automated network-as-a-service platform, explaining how its customers are succeeding with network automation, and talks about how PacketFabric is growing.
Aqsacom's Telecom Cyber-Intelligence Focus Turns to 5G, NFV
The Philter  | 
10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
With one of its most important software updates coming up this month, Aqsacom CEO Gilles Blanc discusses his company's background, technology edge and why 5G is so challenging to cyber-intelligence firms.
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride: On-Net Buildings & a Better Cloud
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink has more than 100,000 on-net, "lit" buildings in its network. That's a massive advantage in a world where new services require the distribution of virtualized network functions as close to customers as possible, according to Kevin McBride, CenturyLink's principal architect of SDN & NVF technologies.
Accenture 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Accenture's Jeff Wang and Tejas Rao talk to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about how Accenture is uniquely positioned to help clients in the journey to 5G.
Semtech: LoRa Technology Enabling Proven, Flexible IoT Solutions
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
10/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Marc Pegulu, Vice President and General Manager of Semtech's Wireless and Sensing Products Group, gives an overview of the value and key benefits that LoRa Technology provides enterprises globally for their Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
Intelligence & Virtualization at the Edge With QOS Networks
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10/3/2018  |  Post a comment
QOS Networks works with enterprise organizations with the challenge of dispersed locations across the nation or the globe. With specialties around delivering and designing SD-WAN and network virtualization services, QOS helps companies have intelligence at their network edge.
The New Infinera Is Already on Edge
The Philter  | 
10/1/2018  |  1 comment
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.

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