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.
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.
From The Founder
Last week I dropped in on "Hotlanta," Georgia to moderate Light Reading's inaugural DroneComm
conference – a unique colloquium investigating the potential for drone communications to disrupt the world's telecom ecosystem. As you will see, it was a day of exploration and epiphany...
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is not the easiest of topics to take on board, so here's a Light Reading infographic, developed following conversations with the folks at HP, that helps make sense of where NFV is taking the industry.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With 200 customers in 60 countries, Stockholm-based Net Insight has carved out a solid leadership position in one of the hottest vertical markets going in comms right now: helping service providers and broadcasters deliver video and other multimedia traffic over IP networks. How has Net Insight managed to achieve this success in the face of immense competition from the industry giants?
My ongoing interview tour of the leading minds of the telecom industry recently took me to Richardson, Texas, where I met with Rod Naphan, CTO and SVP, Solutions, ...
I recently popped down to Texas to chat with CEO Eric L. Pratt about his company, Taqua.