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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
Comcast says it's premature to talk about how its network virtualization strategies will take shape, but industry sources say Comcast has discussed the idea of licensing its new tech to other MSOs.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
CenturyLink broadens its Ethernet service portfolio as it tidies up loose ends from its Level 3 acquisition.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/22/2019
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom's honeypots highlight hacker horrorshow; Ericsson sets up 5G hub in Moscow.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/21/2019
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride explains why it's a 'great time to be wireline.'
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/17/2019
Oracle sells to Asian telco Circles.Life; Microsoft partners with Sony on gaming; VMware acquires Bitnami for multicloud, and more telco cloud news this week.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/16/2019
Failure to transform their businesses, highlighted at this week's Digital Transformation World event in Nice, is fast catching up with the telcos.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/16/2019
Bill Walker explains how edge computing has allowed operators to decompose applications and distribute them on the network.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Cisco's service provider business declined 13% in the third fiscal quarter, but overall revenue was up, so it was (metaphorical) high fives for everyone on Cisco's quarterly earnings call.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2019
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/14/2019
The messages emerging from this week's Digital Transformation World sound depressingly familiar.
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.
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