When a Telco Goes OTT
Prime Reading | 11/25/2015 | 2 comments
Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch of its Viu service. PCCW Media Managing Director Janice Lee talks to Light Reading.
Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure Pt. 2
Prime Reading | 10/23/2015 | 1 comment
The second instalment of a two-part report into what test specialists EANTC found out when they went to Cisco's labs to perform an independent evaluation of the IP networking vendor's NFV infrastructure (NFVi).
Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure Pt. 1
Prime Reading | 10/12/2015 | 3 comments
Test specialists EANTC went to Cisco's labs to perform an independent evaluation of the IP networking vendor's NFV infrastructure (NFVi) – here's the first instalment of what happened and EANTC's findings.
Because They're Worth It?
Prime Reading | 7/29/2015 | 10 comments
The chief executive of Sprint received more in total compensation last year than any other operator in Light Reading's study, with Telefónica's Cesar Alierta the highest earner in Europe.
An Intimate View: Standards vs. Open Source
Prime Reading | 7/20/2015 | 6 comments
Heather Kirksey knows both well, as a key player in developing the TR-69 standard and now as head of OPNFV, and she offers insights into why open source works better and faster in today's move to virtualization.
Q&A: SK Telecom Talks All Things 5G
Prime Reading | 5/15/2015 | 2 comments
Two senior managers of SK Telecom's 5G Tech Lab and Corporate R&D Center share their thoughts on what 5G will entail, how small cells, WiFi, SDN and NFV factor in and more.
EANTC & Cisco: A New Era of Testing
Prime Reading | 5/6/2015 | 1 comment
Industry test specialists at EANTC explain why their visit to Cisco's labs to test some of the vendor's service provider virtualization solutions opened up a new chapter for them and the market.
Prime Reading | 4/30/2015 | Post a comment
French network monitoring and analytics specialist is on a mission to help mobile operators improve their customer care and customer satisfaction ratings.
5G: Meet the Influencers
Prime Reading | 4/23/2015 | Post a comment
A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional and some research-oriented – that have formed to tackle deploying 5G networks by 2020.
CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Prime Reading | 1/2/2015 | 1 comment
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech trends at the show, including IoT, smart home solutions and new pay-TV services.
10 SPIT Vendors to Watch in 2015
Prime Reading | 12/29/2014 | 6 comments
Virtualization has sparked renewed interest in the OSS and BSS sectors -- here are some of the Service Provider IT (SPIT) companies to watch in the coming year.
Small Cell Movers & Shakers: Update
Prime Reading | 12/26/2014 | Post a comment
It's been a year of major change for small cells and those championing them, so we're looking back on 2014's movers and shakers to see who's moved and who's still shaking.
Taking NFV to the People
Prime Reading | 12/11/2014 | 3 comments
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the conversation quickly turns to people.
Who Does What: SDN Controllers
Prime Reading | 12/5/2014 | 10 comments
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which companies and open source projects have developed SDN controllers?
Troubled Cisco Looks to 'Bust Silos'
Prime Reading | 11/3/2014 | 2 comments
Cisco is reorganizing 25,000 engineers in an effort to improve customer responsiveness, streamline development and make technology reusable across the company.
Salary Survey Report 2014
Prime Reading | 7/23/2014 | 18 comments
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that good times are here again, as salaries are high and optimism is even higher.
From The Founder
Steve Saunders provides an overview of white box networking and introduces a new "slim line" version of the OSI 7-layer model.
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