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Key developments in the 100G, 400G, Terabit, packet-optical, DWDM and general optical transport sector.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2019
Declaring that local US governments are in 'dire need of universal fiber plans,' the Electronic Frontier Foundation props up FTTP as the 'superior choice for the 21st century.'
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/17/2019
I've been in Amsterdam this week at the annual Broadband World Forum event – here's what sunk into my grey matter.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/17/2019
One of the industry's most well known and respected figures, analyst Michael Howard, has passed away.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/17/2019
Heavy Reading principal analyst Sterling Perrin gives the lowdown on 5G transport network trends and seems shocked that timing and sychronization are sexy topics for the anyhaul specialists.
By Sue Marek, Special Contributor, 10/16/2019
Juniper's CTO hails from Google, and is now working to steer the vendor through topics ranging from 5G to edge computing.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2019
Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/15/2019
Verizon is keen on a set of standard APIs for residential gateways that will enable new services to be offered to broadband customers and it wants other operators to support developments underway at the prpl Foundation.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2019
The Spanish operator's ambitious OnLife project is now in field trials with residential and enterprise customers – and several use cases already look compelling.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre wants to engage on UK's FTTH future; KKR buys majority stake in Hyperoptic; Eurofins targets media industry.
By Robert Clark, 10/14/2019
The Chinese equipment giant has a new plan for shaping the development of optical access technology.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 10/14/2019
It's like Mad Max in the optical networking space, with every group of participants – optical transceiver vendors, chip manufacturers, systems OEMs and even end customers – all fighting their own war.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/11/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches 5G service; Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades with Pluribus; Ericsson helps fight diabetes in the UAE.
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Security Now
What's New in the EU Security Market
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 10/18/2019
This October we visited the trade fair it-sa, which counts as one of the more ...
Unit 42 Finds the First Cryptojacking Docker Container
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/17/2019
Palo Alto Network's Unit 42 has found the first cryptocurrency miner malware that ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Connecting Africa to Cost $100B – World Bank Report
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/18/2019
Also today, Sparklight Business brightens enterprise WiFi, Eir bites into Apple ...
BBWN Bites: Builders Toss Nest Out of New Properties
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/17/2019
Also today, Tele2 reports earnings, pay-TV rises in Spain, India's government ...
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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
When Bikash Koley jumped ship from Google to become the CTO of Juniper Networks in mid-2017, it was considered quite a win for the networking firm. Koley, who had ...
CEO Danielle Royston is in the process of taking Optiva -- formerly Redknee, a troubled BSS provider -- and giving it a new focus.
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