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Overture: Enabling Carriers to Compete Today

Communications service providers are facing unprecedented opportunity and threats and if the OTT threat wasn't a big enough challenge, its worth pointing out AT&T recently lost its bid to supply broadband to Starbucks to Google of all companies. Who...

Compass EOS and The Optical Approach to Core Routing

As core routers have to handle ever-faster data rates the high-speed connections suffer from a variety of problems as a result of challeenges which have to be overcome in inter-chip communications. Signal integrity becomes a problem over copper lines...

Neustar Enables CSPS to Speed Their Carrier Ethernet Offerings

Neustar is one of the most amazing companies in the world of technology and telecom because they are involved in so many spaces and are responsible for allowing much of what we rely on to function correctly. In a...

Optelian Lowers Packet Optical Service Roll Out Costs

SDN is a wonderful technology for networking but its a few layers up from packet optical service meaning you can't take advanatage of the latest in software defined networking innovation. In a conversation with Brian Pratt of Optelian, I...

Thoughts on Alcatel-Lucent

One of the greatest challenges incumbent companies face is the ambivalence and corporate politics incumbency breeds and it only gets worse in what we call the age of acceleration where competitors arise faster and technologies shift more quickly than...

News from TeliaSonera, Stage2 Networks, Sidera Networks and More

There's been lots of activity in the TMC newsroom with many new guests coming to our Norwalk, CT studio to tell us what is new and exciting at their companies.At around 170 million mobile subscribers, TeliaSonera is a major mobile...

The Need for More Fiber is Very Real

As the mobile revolution has grown, the one constant has been the need for faster connections and/or fiber to cell towers. For years TMC has interviewed Hunter Newby and Jason Cohen of Allied Fiber about the need for fiber throughout...

Ixia Shows Testing Not a Bad Place to be

The tech and communications markets have been generally stable and if anything a beacon of light in the turbulent waters of the general global economy. Specifically though the testing market is doing fairly well – if you are in the...

Lightwave One West 2010 Launch Video

Lightwave One launched successfully as the first optical collocated event at ITEXPO. There was a nice crowd - here is one of the rooms and you can expect to see this event again at future ITEXPOs....

ITEXPO West 2010 Avaya Reception: Reminder

Just a reminder, we will see you tonight: ITEXPO is finally here! Kick off ITEXPO with Avaya at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel Tonight! Below are the details for this event.Need to register? RSVP here. See you tonight!Below are the details...

VoIP Market up 13% This Year

Infonetics says the VoIP/UC space will be up 13% this year over last. It is no secret that the current business environment is very tough and this growth in a single and relatively mature sector of the market reminds us...

Overview of ITEXPO West 2010 Events

Hi all, my marketing team was good enough to provide me with this comprehensive overview of ITEXPO and all the related events and content at the show which takes place Oct 4-6, 2010 - yes, next week. I hope this...

How a Contrarian CEO Beat the Optical Bubble Burst

Advanced Fiber Systems or AFS was recently sold to Zayo Group and straight shooting CEO Dave Rusin just sent out the following letter about stepping down. As he mentions below - over 1,500 telecom companies went bankrupt this past decade...

Special Offer on Optical Education

Dear readers - check out this special offer on Lightwave ONE education collocated with ITEXPO and hosted by Lightwave Magazine:For a limited time, save 50% on a 3-day pass to Lightwave ONE (only $498) or purchase a 1-day pass for...

Book ITEXPO Now to Save Hundreds

Today is the last day to save hundreds or thousands on registration We have been seeing an incredible stream of registrations for ITEXPO and related events and as is always the case, my team has done its absolute best to...

MIT Research Satisfies Need for Broadband Speed

 If you happen to be downloading a movie this weekend and wait longer than you like you'll be happy to know MIT researcher Vincent Chan said that that replacing electrical signals inside the routers with faster optical signals would make...

Lightwave ONE Web Conference site now up

I have heard a number of positive comments regarding the addition of an optical event at ITEXPO this fall. Thanks for all your comments. As I mentioned recently, Lightwave ONE which stands for "Optical Networks for Enterprises" will be collocated...

LIGHTWAVE One Optical Event New to ITEXPO in LA This Fall

It is no secret that I have been hearing great things about the future of the optical market. Check out this post for optimistic interviews regarding the space with Hunter Newby of Allied Fiber and Jim Theodoras of Adva Optical...

Could Yesterday's Market Disruption Been Prevented?

Two people with intimate knowledge of markets come up with ways the markets could improve in the future to reduce the likelihood of disruptions. Will anyone listen? Yesterday's temporary market crash has been blamed on fat fingers and/or potentially some...

InfiniBand over Ethernet Gives Speed and More

The need for faster data throughput is not slowing down and there are a number of high-level business reasons for the continuing data tsunami in modern data centers. Perhaps the most important from a financial perspective is high-performance computing related...

Optical Demand Increases According to ADVA Optical Networking

Optical component shortages are not something we have heard about much since the CLEC bubble of the late nineties yet Jim Theodoras - Director of Technical Marketing at ADVA Optical Networking explained he had recently come from an optical trade...

Communications and Tech Trends From Dallas

I am back from Dallas, TX where I met with dozens of communications and tech companies and I gained a great deal of insight on industry hotspots as well as where the speed bumps are. Open Source Based on the...

Supercomm Dies, What it Means to Carriers, The Industry

Last week, Doug Mohney had the big scoop that Supercomm will be cancelled - he blogged it as a rumor which was subsequently confirmed by the TIA and USTelecom today. As a show organizer myself I get a lot of...

TeliaSonera 4G Screams at 80 Mbps

TeliaSonera allows 20-80 Mbps download speeds on a 4G-based LTE network allowing a theoretical 4 simultaneous HDTV streams at maximum throughput! If you live or visit the central parts of Stockholm or Oslo you can now get blazing fast wireless...

MRV Communications Update

At Supercomm 2009 in Chicago I had a chance to speak with MRV Communications a leader in the carrier Ethernet market boasting among other things, access solutions for 10/100 GE, 10GE, SyncE, 1588, SHDSL and fiber which share a common...
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