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Key developments related to router platform evolution and deployments.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/11/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone boss takes a £1.2 million pay cut; BT may cut its dividend to fund fiber rollout; ADVA connects in Kuwait.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/10/2019
Acacia's pluggable optics help Cisco's routing business stay competitive and make its customer networks easier to operate, according to the head of Cisco's optical business.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/9/2019
Cisco said it would buy Acacia and the components vendor's current optical transport customers need not worry. The move is seen as positive overall, but one analyst explained why Arista should probably be more concerned than ADVA.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/9/2019
Verizon is spending billions on fiber to support its wireless 5G push.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Security firm reveals an ongoing global attack against telecommunications providers that has been active since at least 2017 and involves a group believed to be working on behalf of the Chinese government.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/13/2019
Chinese vendor ups the ante in battle with the US by reportedly demanding more than $1 billion in patent payments from the US carrier for the use of technology it has in its networks, reports the Wall Street Journal.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/9/2019
With things like Google Stadia and 5G putting a new focus on real-time connections, startup Network Next hopes its AdWords-inspired approach to Internet routing will catch on.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/6/2019
For its fiscal quarter ended April 30, Ciena showed more growth and some customer diversification, while continuing to add to its software portfolio.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2019
Jeffrey Gao takes up new role as general manager of Huawei's in-house semiconductor business during a turbulent time for the company.
By Light Reading, 5/16/2019
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Volta claims that moving routing intelligence to the cloud and running white boxes can slash costs compared with legacy equipment.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2019
Arista's second-generation 400G routers support built-in security, automation and telemetry for reduced capex and opex.
By Stephen Lawson, 5/10/2019
The move to 5G will also disrupt carriers' timing systems as 5G's timing and clock synchronization requirements are much more strict.
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