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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2018
Mirko Voltolini, global head of Network on Demand at Colt, talks about how the operator has automated the service delivery aspect of its Ethernet services but is still working on the significant challenge of automating the service assurance lifecycle.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2018
Liberty Global's director of Strategy Roadmap & Innovation, Chris Aspell, explains how the cable giant's network will evolve to a more cloud-based architecture in the coming years.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/6/2018
Greg Mesch, founder and CEO at CityFibre, explains why wholesale fiber networks are relevant to cable operators, offering them a new network asset option outside their existing coverage areas.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/31/2018
MEF18 demo shows policy-driven dynamic services over multi-carrier networks
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/30/2018
Vendor's new WaveSuite applications are designed to help network operators make more money from their optical assets.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/22/2018
DT's edge computing startup MobiledgeX and SKT's quantum cryptography specialist ID Quantique to be the grateful recipients.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/19/2018
Zen Internet, an alternative ISP in the UK, has ambitious growth plans and is looking to a refresh of its back office software, including the introduction of SDN capabilities, to help achieve its goals.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/18/2018
For CenturyLink, transformation is about enhancing its business in terms of effectiveness, cost efficiency and customer experience. So how is it trying to achieve that?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/12/2018
After years of developments and incremental advances, Colt is set for a major three-stage telco cloud deployment that will be a big step in its migration from a legacy hardware architecture to virtualized functions.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
Verizon's director of optical transport network architecture, design and planning talks about why millimeter wave technology works so well to deliver a home broadband service, and how Verizon intends to reach more places with 5G even where adding new fiber isn't feasible.
By Simon Stanley, 10/9/2018
Further innovation is needed if optical transport networks are to support traffic growth and there was plenty of evidence at a recent ECOC workshop that key work is already underway.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/3/2018
Huawei has been telling the FCC why operators and consumers will suffer if it's not allowed to trade in the US as part of the universal service fund (USF) program.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/1/2018
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.
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BlackBerry Acquiring Security & AI Firm Cylance for $1.4B
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
BlackBerry is continuing to move away from its smartphone legacy with the ...
Magecart Attacks Proving Persistent Problem for Online Retailers
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
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Fujitsu's Rundberget Talks Frankly About Open Source
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/16/2018
Kirsten Rundberget, open strategy lead at Fujitsu Network, discusses the ...
Cable Business Services: Going Vertical to Keep Growing
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2018
Cable operators must know their enterprise strategy and play to their strengths ...
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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 ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
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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