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Key developments related to packet-optical platform deployments and systems.
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 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 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.
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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.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/14/2019
The way to defend against DDoS and other attacks is changing, says Nokia's Craig Labovitz. That's because the Internet is getting bigger and smaller at the same time.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/13/2019
Chinese vendor ups the ante in battle with the US by reportedly demanding more than $1 billion in patent payments from the US carrier for the use of technology it has in its networks, reports the Wall Street Journal.
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.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/23/2019
Heavy Reading's optical guru Sterling Perrin highlights some key trends from the NGON & DCI World event in Nice, including 'Beyond Coherent,' what 400ZR really means for the market, the latest on 5G transport and the FUDfest that is Huawei.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/21/2019
The global optical networking market has been worth in the region of $15 billion for the past year, but while that number has varied only slightly year to year, what has changed is the nature of the investments and who's splashing the cash.
By Light Reading, 5/16/2019
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/15/2019
The radio access network receives plenty of attention in 5G discussions, but Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock says those "fancy radios" require a strong fiber backbone.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/14/2019
Ciena's Proactive Network Operations is a closed-loop automation platform that service providers can use to predict and prevent service disruptions.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/6/2019
We've added four names to the Hall of Fame this year. Find out who they are...
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Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
Newly Registered Domains Mean New Problems – Palo Alto
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Why NRDs should matter to the security community.
Broadband World News
Study Crashes Broadband's ARPU Party
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and The Wall Street Journal indicate that ...
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
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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 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 8/27/2015
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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