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Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

Heavy Reading Unveils Four Industry Reports

 Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the research division of Light Reading, has unveiled four new industry reports. The reports are focused...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:45 ET

More Than Just Hype - Operators Are Getting Real About SDN, Heavy Reading Finds

 Now that the initial technology hype around software-defined networking (SDN) has settled down, operators are grappling with the hard...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Service Chaining to Unlock NFV's Potential for Telecom Operators, Heavy Reading Finds

 Network service chaining is an emerging set of technologies and processes that have the potential to radically change how service provider...

Oct 22, 2014, 09:07 ET
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Multicore Processors Are Critical in the Face of Growing Data Traffic, Heavy Reading Finds

 To meet rapidly growing data traffic requirements, service providers need networking systems with much greater packet processing capabilities,...

Oct 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Utilities Are Eager To Own Cellular Networks, Heavy Reading Says

 Many utility companies prefer to own a wireless network in order to ensure availability and reliability, and they have found that Long Term...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Growing M2M & IoT Markets Drive the Need for Better Testing, Heavy Reading Finds

 As the machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) markets continue to grow substantially over the next several years, the need for...

Oct 14, 2014, 10:00 ET
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NFV & SDN Poised to Change the Game in Backhaul Routing, Heavy Reading Finds

 Driven by SDN and NFV, new models for routing in mobile backhaul networks are emerging with the potential to reduce demand for dedicated...

Oct 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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New Low-Power Micro Servers Are Set to Take Off in the Market, Heavy Reading Finds

NEW YORK, Oct 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/- Micro servers, specifically ARMv8 and low-power x86 cores, are providing new approaches for many applications,...

Oct 07, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Big Changes in Store for Edge/Aggregation Networks, Heavy Reading Reports

 Aggregation and edge transport networks are undergoing a wave of innovation, and operators have been moving to upgrade their transport...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:12 ET
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Telecom Industry Expert Steve Bell Joins Heavy Reading

 Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the research division of Light Reading, announced today that industry expert Steve Bell is joining the...

Sep 29, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Heavy Reading Analyzes Windstream's Plunge Into Tax-Free REITs

 Windstream is the first to take advantage of the IRS's new guidance regarding moving assets into tax-free real estate investment trusts...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Growing Smartphone Usage Provides New Testing Opportunities, Heavy Reading Finds

The smartphone and other mobile devices market has grown exponentially, and more and more users are expecting error-free devices, creating a new...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Cloud-Based Apps Need Cloud-Based Performance Monitoring, Heavy Reading Finds

More and more applications are moving into the cloud, forcing companies to strongly consider ensuring the quality of their cloud applications via...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Heavy Reading Rates LTE-A Technology Suppliers

As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions, with...

Aug 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Wi-Fi Gateways May Be the New Whole-Home Gateway Answer, Heavy Reading Finds

Cable has been working on Wi-Fi gateways to combine IP video and advanced Wi-Fi for the home. While providing many challenges, these new...

Aug 05, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Despite Slow Uptake, 40/100GE Adoption Is Set to Grow, Heavy Reading Finds

Although bandwidth demand has grown exponentially, ultra-high-bandwidth (UHB) Ethernet services haven't had the huge uptake expected; however, it...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Connected Car Market to Grow Almost 500% by 2018, Heavy Reading Finds

The market for connected cars is growing rapidly, with an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41.2% between 2013 and 2018, and mobile...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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WebRTC Threats & Benefits Will Change the Telecom Landscape, Heavy Reading Finds

WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) – a draft application programming interface (API) standard that supports browser-to-browser applications...

Jul 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Carrier Aggregation Is a Significant Highlight in the LTE-A Market, Heavy Reading Says

As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's Long Term Evolution (LTE) standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Cable Operators Seize the OTT Initiative, Heavy Reading Finds

 Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking an unusual friendship, one that leads to profitability for both sides once some large...