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Key developments related to packet-optical platform deployments and systems.
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.
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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...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/4/2019
There are 11 (yes, count them!) shortlisted entries in this year's category for Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH).
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/25/2019
When the CEO and CFO say the quarter was 'weak,' you know it was bad: investors agreed.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/16/2019
Know your role. Take our poll. Help our editors finish arguing which set of executives, inventors and luminaries will be among this year's inductees into the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/10/2019
Light Reading is delighted – nay, pumped – to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 15th year.
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