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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Overall revenue was up 8% year-over-year in Q1 2019 and product orders also grew by 8%, but service provider product orders were up just 2% and executives provided little insight as to why that line of business is lagging.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/14/2018
As Verizon, Motorola and Samsung test 5G mobile module.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Enterprises have more cash but still move cautiously on next-gen services, says Verizon CFO, but 5G holds great promises for businesses.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
Almost four years into building its pan-European cloud, DT is 'very close' to finishing the infrastructure and is rolling out cloud-based multivendor apps.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/14/2018
Enterprises are shifting to a carrier-managed version of SD-WAN, with only about a quarter of companies preferring a DIY approach, says Roopa Honnachari, industry director, business services and cloud computing for Frost & Sullivan's ICT practice.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 11/14/2018
The Linux Foundation's Acumos AI Project has issued its initial release on schedule but its 'app store' is still rather bare.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
Organization says home networks are in need of enterprise-grade protection as IoT devices proliferate and that meeting this challenge will require steps well beyond the boundaries of the cable industry.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades Telenor's core network; Iliad thrives in Italy but struggles in France; semi-autonomous barges float Nokia's boat.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
Newly named unit has built a global edge cloud platform that connects a core network to dozens of last-mile service provider networks and a unified software stack.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 11/14/2018
Nokia's Indian head of marketing and corporate affairs hopes India will be in a position to launch 5G services in 2020.
By Light Reading, 11/13/2018
The awards party was over but the night was just beginning for telecom chat's pre-fab four.
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Sophos: 'Living off the Land' Is the Law of the Land
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
In its annual Threat Report, Sophos Labs researchers find that cybercriminals are ...
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/14/2018
For over an hour this week, some Internet traffic from Google's data centers was ...
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Telecom Egypt's Chief Business Officer on Broadband's Future
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/14/2018
Muhammad Sameh, chief business officer at Telecom Egypt, tackles topics such as ...
Nokia Set for New Fixed Networks Chief
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2018
Nokia's long-time head of fixed networking gear has been given a new role at the ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
November 2018
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
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Multi-Terabit Switch Chips & Software
October 2018
This report details and analyzes more than 40 high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN, operating system software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. It also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market. Further, this report profiles 15 leading vendors in the market.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Not Hesitating to Move Network Functions to Edge
October 2018
This TLC panel was asked nine questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges for implementing edge solutions. CSPs expect to reap significant benefits from this shift, including the creation of new vertical business opportunities, while shortening provisioning and gaining agility in their networks.
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Prime Reading
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
As an extension to DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) will put cable operators in position to deliver symmetrical gigabit speeds over their widely deployed HFC ...
Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
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