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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Cisco's audacious new "Internet for the Future" strategy, which comprises completely new silicon, operating system software and a new business model, is either going to drive Cisco's domination of Internet infrastructure for a generation to come -- or flop spectacularly. With a strategy as ambitious as Cisco's, there's no middle ground, says Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Cisco claims it can help service providers break the trap of increasing bandwidth demands and declining revenue per user. Cisco's solution: a new networking architecture spanning silicon to software and services.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/12/2019
Ciena stock rocketed as it reported year-over-year sales growth of more than 15% and predicted further market share gains and sales hikes.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Ray Mota, CEO and principal analyst for ACG Research, dives into Cisco's 'Internet for the Future' strategy, noting that the key focus is on helping service providers boost capacity as they roll out 5G and other new services while keeping costs in line. That's important because customers are using more bandwidth but aren't paying more for it, notes Mota.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Jonathan Davidson, SVP and general manager of Cisco's Service Provider Business, outlines the key takeaways from the company's major new networking portfolio announcements, including the Silicon One chip launch, new router platforms, enhanced operating software and optical plans.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/3/2019
Intel has hired a financial advisor to sell a unit that makes chips for gateways, cable modems and smart home equipment, according to Bloomberg.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/3/2019
The GSMA said it will create a new standards-setting process for eSIM technology, pushed by a Department of Justice antitrust investigation. The effort could have eSIM implications for everyone from Google to Charter.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/2/2019
Huawei's payments to Australian telecom contractors will dry up in the next couple of years unless the government reverses its 5G ban, says the Chinese equipment giant.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/28/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus appoints new CEO; Salt takes earnings hit; Ericsson bags new deal with Orange.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/26/2019
Like any doting parent, the Swedish equipment giant is expecting a lot from the NB-IoT and Cat-M technologies it helped to spawn.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 11/22/2019
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown takes stock of the recent TIP Summit, praising the progress made by the industry body but highlighting some blind spots.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/22/2019
Internet para Todos (IpT) in Peru promises to sport wireless networking technologies backed by both Facebook and Google – the implications of this development for the global wireless industry are significant.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/21/2019
A combination of factors have given mobile operators an alternative way to execute their network plans thanks to developments initiated by the likes of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), but alternative options always bring new challenges.
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