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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/20/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT disconnects Prince Andrew; Orange gets more network visibility with ThousandEyes; EE brings 5G to 14 more towns and cities.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/20/2019
Our MEF19 coverage simmers with more food analogies as Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey recap the show activity around LSO APIs and how carriers are using blockchain to speed up settlements.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2019
This is just one of the key questions the Light Reading team is pondering as we head into 2020.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/19/2019
By defining and certifying services and service providers, MEF aims to build SD-WAN's market momentum.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange turns to Fortinet for secure SD-WAN; ADVA interconnects in Austria; UK gets new 5G working group; BT combines with NHS on blood donation.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2019
Authorities once again extend the temporary trading license for US companies doing business with Huawei, leaving the Chinese vendor and its suppliers mired in business uncertainty.
By Light Reading, 11/19/2019
This week: Labour's (would-be) broadband revolution in the UK; AfricaCom takeaways; and Vodafone's OpenRAN announcement at the TIP Summit.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/18/2019
Is it a pizza or a pie? Light Reading's Mitch Wagner and Phil Harvey muse on fun food analogies, MEF's new SD-WAN certifications and why service providers need standards.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/15/2019
Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have cooked up a broadband scheme that could form a modern-day appendix to The Communist Manifesto.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2019
They probably won't see the light of day in the real world, but the Labour Party's 'free fiber for all' plans have certainly raised a few eyebrows in the UK.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2019
Service providers' declines were matched by a global spending pause as Cisco reported disappointing results for its most recent quarter.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2019
As Telefónica moves towards the deployment of TIP mobile transport network routers in Europe and Latin America, widescale white box efforts signal a significant step towards greater carrier-class options for network operators.
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Security Now
MSFT Jumps on DoH
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/20/2019
Microsoft has announced that an upcoming version of Windows 10 will have support ...
Security & the Internet of Things: What You Need to Know
Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, 11/19/2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) has burst into the connected world and promises ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Gigabit Broadband Reaches 5% of Global Population – Report
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/20/2019
Also today, NBN cost Aussies millions in lost time, CableLabs and Buckeye ...
BBWN Bites: Facebook Gets Friendly With West Virginia
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/19/2019
Also today, Ireland approves $3.3 billion for broadband, poor Internet costs UK ...
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Prime Reading
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
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
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