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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/23/2019
Why more fiber? Cloud data center demand from webscale service providers, says CenturyLink's CTO.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/23/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global to form JV to expand Virgin Media fiber network; Telefónica lands cybersecurity deal with Havas; Ofcom looks to protect mobile users, kicks off search for new boss.
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By Tom Cloonan, Tom Cloonan, CTO of Network Solutions, CommScope, 7/19/2019
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
By Light Reading, 7/17/2019
5G Man finds an unwelcome guest in his apartment...
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 Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep sets out its ground rules for 5G spectrum allocation; Facebook exec moves to VEON; Eurofins lands smart-home testing deal.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/15/2019
Chinese equipment giant confirms it is developing alternatives to US suppliers and limiting the amount of US technology in its products.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
A proposal with cable industry backing to free up at least 370MHz of C-Band spectrum for 5G should make fiber providers and data center operators salivate.
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 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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/10/2019
Various reports suggest there has been a relaxation on the trade position being taken by the US authorities with regards to Huawei, but the situation for US vendors is no clearer.
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Skylight Says Cylance Can Be Bypassed; Cylance Says, 'Not So Fast, There!'
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/23/2019
Skylight's findings certainly gained attention, but at what cost to the company's ...
Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/19/2019
Researchers from Boston University found that the current version of Bluetooth ...
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Rogers Aims to Ignite Broadband Growth
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Big Canadian cableco still sees ample room for broadband growth as it prepares to ...
BBWN Bites: CenturyLink Digs Today's Fiber
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/23/2019
CenturyLink is expanding on its legacy of fiber, using new cable technologies ...
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DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
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 ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
Anytime a new CEO takes charge, there are always questions as to whether he or she will implement a new strategic direction. In the case of Boingo, incoming CEO Mike ...
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