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Key developments related to the appointment of key executives in the communications industry.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 2/17/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Snap Inc. corrects equal pay snafu; fintech offers flexibility; an inspiring Google application; and more.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/15/2017
Despite the attention being paid to increasing the representation of women in leadership, and especially on the boards, at startups, it appears that the gender split ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/13/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia focuses on private mobile networks; exec changes at Telia; ARM sales up under SoftBank; Sparkle wins Czech research ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/10/2017
Telia Company's Mats Svärdh has quit his role as vice president of networks and IT infrastructure for the Swedish operator, Light Reading has learned.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/7/2017
Both the vice president of diversity and inclusion and head of HR are out at Twitter already this year, more bad news for the social network, which has struggled to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/6/2017
Telecom Italia is to invest €11 billion (US$11.8 billion) in its Italian business as part of a new three-year strategic plan, the operator's third in just over two ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/3/2017
In an effort to recover from the abject leadership of previous CEO Scott Belcher, the TIA has appointed a bunch of execs to its senior team.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/1/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dido Harding steps down at TalkTalk; wholesale roaming caps finally agreed; Hitler's phone up for auction.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/1/2017
BT has take steps to appease regulators threatening to break it up, appointing two independent board members at its Openreach networks business. The UK fixed-line ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/31/2017
When Ciena's Chief Operating Officer (COO) François Locoh-Donou announced last week that he'd be leaving the optical giant in March, it seemed just a matter of time ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/30/2017
It says a lot about Boingo's Dawn Callahan that the proudest moment in her career has to do with someone else.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 1/27/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Gendered child-rearing can affect perception; small talk pays off; Andela creates opportunities for African developers; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/26/2017
Ericsson's misfortunes continued on Thursday as the company reported another sharp fall in quarterly sales and swung to a $180 million net loss, blaming weak demand ...
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TT Poll: Facebook Tops YouTube in Live-Streaming Match-Up
Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 2/17/2017
Respondents in a recent Telco Transformation poll felt that Facebook was likely ...
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Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms
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WiC has been profiling female movers and shakers in the next-gen comms industry ...
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The Light Reading team has deliberated over this year's Hall of Fame candidates, ...
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Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
Radcom Appoints CTO
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
F5 Appoints Locoh-Donou as President & CEO
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Ericsson Reports Q4, Full-Year Results
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Börje Ekholm Becomes Ericsson CEO
Monday, January 16, 2017
Amazon to Add 100,000 US Jobs in 18 Months
Friday, January 13, 2017
Telenor Unveils Reorg, Shakes Up Top Team
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Numerex Sacks Its CEO
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Di Palma to Direct BroadSoft's Sales Operations
Monday, January 9, 2017
Linux Foundation Names Networking & Orchestration Chief
Friday, December 9, 2016
Nokia Names New CFO
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Level 3 Names Dugan CTO & Tinic CIO
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Microsoft Launches AI & Research Group
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Puppet Appoints Sanjay Mirchandani as CEO, Replacing Founder Luke Kanies
Monday, September 26, 2016
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Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
Eyal Waldman, CEO of Mellanox Technologies, speaks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, for an exclusive interview about the 100 GB cable challenge, cybersecurity and much more.
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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Open Source NFV/SDN Automation

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove

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Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
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Dan Sahar of Qwilt on Open Edge Cloud Platform

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Dan Sahar, Qwilt's co-founder, sits down with Steve Saunders of Light Reading for a conversation about Qwilt's Open Edge Cloud platform and the new role of service providers in application and content delivery.
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ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'

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Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
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Nominum's Craig Sprosts on DNS & Cybersecurity Trends

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Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT security after a recent cyber attack that paralyzed several major ...
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China Moves Towards Mixed Ownership of Telcos

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Chinese authorities are promoting new ownership models in order to raise capital.
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What to Expect at MWC 2017

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5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
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Versa: A Lot More Than SD-WAN

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Kelly Ahuja, the new CEO of Versa Networks, speaks with Steve Saunders of Light Reading about how Versa offers much more than just SD-WAN, and its plan to grow market adoption in 2017.
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Facebook Gets Physical With Its Security Strategy

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Facebook has introduced new measures that will enable users to secure access to their accounts using a physical 'key' application.
From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.

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Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.