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.
What WebRTC Means for Telcos
Prime Reading | 6/2/2014 | 4 comments
Communication service providers are figuring out what role they can play in WebRTC through APIs, IMS, or their own services.
SK Telecom Sounds Off on WebRTC
Prime Reading | 5/9/2014 | 2 comments
Choi Jin-ho, manager of SK Telecom's ICT R&D division, offers Light Reading his thoughts on WebRTC's hype, challenges, and opportunities.
C Spire Lets SPIT Percolate
Prime Reading | 4/8/2014 | 3 comments
C Spire's Percs reward program was a homegrown SPIT initiative, but the regional carrier's COO says there's more opportunity for it to blend the worlds of IT and networks.
Doing the Dirty Work Pays Off
Prime Reading | 3/27/2014 | 14 comments
Larissa Herda and her tw telecom team chose the hard way when integrating a major acquisition in 2006, and the clean data they created is paying off now.
Top 5 NFV Movers & Shakers
Prime Reading | 1/8/2014 | 15 comments
Network functions virtualization (NFV) is just about the hottest trend in the global telecom sector – here's a look at five of the key individuals driving the NFV agenda.
Why WiFi-First Works for Wireless
Prime Reading | 12/30/2013 | 10 comments
Republic Wireless, Scratch Wireless, and other new entrants are showing there's an appetite for a WiFi-fueled alternative to expensive mobile data plans.
Touring Sprint's Well Oiled MVNO Factory
Prime Reading | 11/21/2013 | 8 comments
Supporting over 100 unique MVNOs with unique business models takes more than just an open network strategy, but Sprint's able to do it with just its legacy IT infrastructure.
From The Founder
The New IP is actually bigger even than business. Like another hugely important tech that Light Reading is digging into right now, the New IP has the potential to change the world by fundamentally advancing what it is possible for people to achieve with communications.
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Net neutrality, broadband services and the current outlook on data consumption, as presented by the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
G'day! And welcome to an entirely new feature on Light Reading -- our weekly "CEO-to-CEO" interview.