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Key developments related to Ethernet services strategies and capabilities.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/30/2019
The vendor's new XR Optics technology could cut carrier opex and capex in service providers' metro networks. But can the company get everyone else to buy into coherent optical sub-carrier aggregation?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/6/2019
Google plans to use both fiber and wireless technologies to deliver Internet services in Austin, a first for the company.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/30/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/29/2019
Potential deal with Stonepeak would involve a minority piece of fiber-fueled business services unit and value the Lightpath division at about $3 billion, Bloomberg says.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/16/2019
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/1/2019
Japanese operator pulls together multiple units to form a single international ICT service provider with annual revenues of $11 billion.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/25/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss to leave in September; Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom form 5G joint venture; Glastonbury latest.
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 Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/30/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Telecom Italia claim European data speed record; Brits' online angst; Colt calls on ADVA for Ethernet encryption.
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.
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