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By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 6/29/2016
Nokia's Sandy Motley advises women to change their mindset; get aggressive about advancing their careers; and develop strong, diverse support networks.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/27/2016
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange extends fiber network in Poland; executive change at Tele2; Eutelsat takes stock in wake of slowdown.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/27/2016
Colorado-based network infrastructure provider Zayo Group has built itself a diverse workforce -- by design, not happenstance.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/22/2016
Nikesh Arora has quit his role as president and chief operating officer of Japan's SoftBank after CEO and founder Masayoshi Son said he wanted to continue running the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2016
Cable group Altice has announced a management reshuffle that will see former Alcatel-Lucent boss Michel Combes replace Dexter Goei as CEO.
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 6/20/2016
The reconfigured board at Marvell Technology Group is moving rapidly to repopulate management offices while paying dividends and announcing products, providing some ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/20/2016
South Africa's MTN has named Vodafone senior executive Rob Shuter as its new CEO as it looks to get its business back on track following a costly dispute with ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/15/2016
Deutsche Telekom has announced a management shake-up at T-Mobile Netherlands after reports that efforts to sell the ailing Dutch business fell through and as ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 6/13/2016
SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks has named Gigamon veteran Mike Hoffman to head worldwide sales. Hoffman brings expertise in "defensive sales" to Big Switch, say his ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/10/2016
Luminate Wireless has hit an operational speed bump before even coming to market, with lead executive team members, including the original CEO, leaving following a ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/10/2016
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: new director general for FTTH body; Singapore takes a chunk of Ireland's eir; EE opens up emergency network to rivals.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 6/10/2016
If you're baking a cake for the going-away party for Kelly Ahuja, best known for heading up Cisco's service provider business, keep the oven warm. Even though Ahuja ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 6/6/2016
It's a sign of the times that a long-time cable personality is now headed off to run a division of Alphabet, parent company to Google. Alphabet announced the ...
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Alison Diana, Ambassador, New IP Agency, 6/28/2016
As CSPs implement today's technologies, one critical consideration is its ...
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Alison Diana, Ambassador, New IP Agency, 6/28/2016
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The Light Reading team has deliberated over this year's Hall of Fame candidates, ...
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Nokia's Advancement Plan: Bring Old Skills to New Roles

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Nokia's Sandy Motley advises women to change their mindsets; get aggressive about advancing their careers; develop strong, diverse support networks; and always bring forth learned skills to take on new challenges and different roles.
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CEO Chat: Cisco's Yvette Kanouff

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
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Comcast: Prepping Next-Gen Video Services

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In this LRTV interview, Comcast's Elad Nafshi outlines where MSO stands with cloud DVR, OTT video, college and gigabit services.
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Energy 2020: Creating Unique Standards for Cable's Unique Networks

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Cable's unique network requirements require a specific set of standards for operators to increase power efficiency, according to Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee, and Ian Oliver, managing director of the Trenchant Group and a member of the ...
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Masergy: 'Now Is the Time for NFV'

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Hear Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, talk about the advantages that enterprises can leverage using Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and how Masergy takes a unique approach to solving customers' problems. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
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Masergy Leads the Charge With NFV Capabilities

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Hear Tim Naramore, CTO at Masergy, talk about how focusing on solving specific customer challenges, providing self-service automation tools and being laser focused on the customer experience has enabled Masergy to be a leader in the NFV space. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
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Private Company of the Year - Affirmed Networks

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At BCE 2016, Steve Saunders speaks to Hassan Ahmed about Affirmed's success.
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Energy 2020: Growing Services, Not Consumption

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Management of power requirements needs to be a key consideration as cable operators deploy new services, says Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee. In this video, Cooper discusses the importance of cable operators and technology partners ...
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Huawei & TDC First to Launch DOCSIS 3.1 Trial in Europe

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To meet the rising demands for high-speed broadband and to tackle fierce competition for 1.5 million household, TDC wanted to upgrade its network to use the latest technology. Using Huawei's DOCSIS 3.1 solution, TDC is now able to offer gigabit speeds to its customers.
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OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways

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MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
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Bringing Ultra Broadband to the South Pacific

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At Singapore's UBBS 2016 summit, Light Reading speaks to Lim Chee Siong, Huawei's CMO in the South Pacific Region.
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Juniper's NFV Platform

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A telco cloud is a key enabler for service providers to deliver virtualized services to their customers. Juniper has a differentiated approach with an open and comprehensive NFV platform to build the cloud of the future for multiple use cases.
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