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Synchronoss Names Mary Clark as CMO
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1/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Mary Clark has joined Synchronoss as its new chief marketing officer.
C&W Communications Names Inge Smidts as CEO
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12/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Inge Smidts, currently Chief Marketing Officer for Liberty Global, will become CEO of C&W Communications in February 2018.
WOW Appoints Teresa Elder New CEO
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12/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Elder joins WOW to replace CEO Steven Cochran, who will retire from the company next year.
Chasing Grace Documentary Expands to Include Photo Exhibit of Women in Tech
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12/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Wicked Flicks Productions today is announcing an early, exclusive showing of The Chasing Grace Project photo exhibit titled 'Persistence.'
AT&T to Launch Edge Computing Test Zone in Silicon Valley in Early 2018
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11/7/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T Foundry will work with third-party developers and companies to test low-latency cloud computation for autonomous cars, AR/VR, drones and more.
Sheena Allen Profiled in New Documentary She Started It
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10/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Groundbreaking fin-tech entrepreneur Sheena Allen profiled in new doc She Started It.
Mayor De Blasio, Cornell Tech & Cuny Launch Winternship for WiT
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10/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Over 200 freshmen and sophomore women at CUNY will participate in 2-week program across dozens of companies; Campaign will open doors for more young women in tech sector.
128 Technology Names Susan Graham Johnston as President
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10/4/2017  |  Post a comment
New hire brings deep leadership experience to support global demand for secure vector routing.
CenturyLink Intros Business WiFi for SMBs
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9/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Integrated solution to help small to medium-size businesses increase revenue and improve customer service
Level 3 Offers Encrypted Wave Service
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9/19/2017  |  1 comment
New option encrypts data at the layer 1 optical level to avoid data loss if optical lines are tapped or traffic is misdirected.
Mellanox Names VP of Silicon Engineering
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9/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Former Intel manager Shlomit Weiss joins Mellanox as senior vice president of silicon engineering.
Women in Comms to Host Networking Events in Denver & London
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9/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Women in Comms invites the industry to attend two upcoming networking events: a breakfast in Denver on Sept. 28 and a luncheon in London on Nov. 1.
Cisco Inks Video Delivery Deal With Viacom
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9/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco to build "video network foundation" for Viacom's multiscreen video services
Charter, Comcast, Cox Execs Speak at Cable-Tec Expo
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9/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Picciolo, Marchetti, Martin to join Liberty Global's Fries and Charter's Rutledge for kick-off session.
Mobike, AT&T, Qualcomm Team Up
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9/13/2017  |  Post a comment
World's largest 'smart bike' sharing service plans to use IoT solutions from AT&T and Qualcomm.
Comcast Launches SDN-Enabled Gig Platform for Enterprises
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9/13/2017  |  Post a comment
SD-WAN is the first product on Comcast's new ActiveCore platform.
Former Verizon Exec Lynch Joins Cohere Board
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9/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Richard Lynch, also on the boards of BlackBerry and Sonus, joins the board of wireless startup Cohere.
Charter Donates $350K in Cash to Harvey Relief
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9/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Charter donations also include $1M worth of free PSA time.
Verizon DMS Inks Deal With Stadium Digital
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8/31/2017  |  Post a comment
Verizon's streaming services will power Canadian company Stadium Digital's sports video platform.
Ciena Reports Fiscal Q3 Financials
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8/31/2017  |  Post a comment
For its fiscal third quarter to July 31, Ciena reported revenues of $728.7 million, up from $670.6 million a year earlier.
CableLabs Accelerator Welcomes AI Company DeviceBits
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8/30/2017  |  Post a comment
DeviceBits is one of four late-stage startups selected to participate in the Cablelabs-backed UpRamps Fiterator program.
Comcast X1 Voice Remote Wins Emmy
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8/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Comcast nabs third X1-related Emmy.
Light Reading's Free LTE Advanced Pro Breakfast Heading to MWC Americas
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8/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Sprint, Boingo and AT&T to headline special breakfast workshop at inaugural MWCA.
Verizon Virtual Network Services Expands Security With Check Point
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8/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Verizon expands the Software-Defined Technology Ecosystem with security offering for network reliant applications.
New IP Agency Publishes "STRICT" Manifesto to Accelerate Development of Next-Gen Communications
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8/23/2017  |  Post a comment
The New IP Agency (NIA) has rolled out a six-point manifesto that details the organization's strategy for advancing the development and uptake of network virtualization and automation technologies around the globe.
Comcast Business Brings D3.1 to New Markets
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8/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Following a similar roadmap to its residential D3.1 launches, Comcast is introducing new business services based on DOCSIS 3.1 in several east coast cities.
BT, Dell EMC Team on Disaggregated Switching R&D
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8/16/2017  |  Post a comment
BT is working with Dell EMC to determine the potential of disaggregated switching technology as it looks for ways to support its SDN and NFV plans.
Comcast Delivers Internet to 1 Million Low-Income Homes
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8/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Internet Essentials program has hit a milestone in connecting 4 million low-income Americans in 1 million homes.
Verizon Extends Virtual Networking Link to AWS
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8/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Verizon is touting its Virtual Network Services as a way to create more security for and control over mobile-to-cloud transactions with Amazon Web Services.
CenturyLink Packages VoIP for Small Biz
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8/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Pre-configured services are easier to consume, including premium features at a flat rate.
CenturyLink Unveils Managed Hybrid SD-WAN
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7/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Managed service combines private MPLS connections with public Internet to optimize application traffic flow.
Charter Invests in Dolan Company 605
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7/25/2017  |  1 comment
Ad targeting company 605, which is backed by Dolan Family Ventures, has garnered investment from Charter along with a promise of set-top data from the nation's second largest cable company.
AT&T Promises Edge Computing Push
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7/18/2017  |  Post a comment
The company is embracing edge computing to move the data crunching from the device to the cloud, using 5G to keep latency low.
Vodafone Launches Global Girls' Coding Program
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7/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone will provide teenage girls across 26 countries, including 14- to 18-year-old girls in India, with coding training.
Verizon, Boingo Offer Returnships in LA
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7/13/2017  |  Post a comment
In partnership with Path Forward, Verizon and Boingo will offer 16-week paid return to work internships this fall for those wanting to come back to work after a break for caregiving.
AT&T Tests Next-Gen Platform for DirecTV Now
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7/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Beta testing of new platform, including cloud DVR feature, available for invited DirecTV Now customers beginning this summer.
Informa Launches New Community Dedicated to Connected Car & Autonomous Vehicle Industry
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7/13/2017  |  Post a comment
The Connected Car unites OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, semiconductor/RFs, insurance carriers, CSPs and commercial-trucking professionals to define the new taxonomy of today's global automotive industry.
AT&T Adds Oracle Cloud to NetBond
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7/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Addison of Oracle Network Cloud Service FastConnect to the AT&T NetBond for Cloud ecosystem offers secure, dedicated connectivity.
BT, KPMG Highlight Cybersecurity Traps
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7/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Investing in IT security products alone does not provide protection against cybercriminals, warn BT and KPMG in a new report.
AT&TJoins VC Effort to Spur ONAP-Based Tech
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7/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Network operator pledges up to $200M Coral VC fund aimed at solving tough tech issues, backing technologies that run on ONAP.
Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit Tackles Business Reality Behind Historic Change
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Fourth annual, must-attend summit set for Prague, December 5-7; critical discussions among communications industry movers and shakers to focus on 5G, IoT, NFV, Video, Smart Cities and Security.
AT&T Sets XGS-PON Trial for 2017
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Move to test symmetrical 10-Gig XGS-PON is part of carrier's Open Access Strategy.
AT&T Launches 5G Trial With DirecTV Now in Austin
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Launches second trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.
Windstream Joins ONAP
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6/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Network operator becomes first major US carrier to join open source group founded by AT&T and others to address orchestration and more.
AT&T Hosts Teen Cybersecurity Training Camps
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T is teaming up with the Air Force Association to host "CyberCamps" to teach teens basic cybersecurity skills and promote STEM fields.
Verizon Makes Hosted Services Pay-As-You-Go
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
New SDN-based service models gives enterprises greater flexibility.
Infinera Unveils XTM II for Cloud Scale Metro Packet-Optical Applications
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Infinera unveiled today the XTM II, a next-generation packet-optical platform delivering rich Layer 0, Layer 1 and Layer 2 services with high density, low latency and low power consumption.
Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN Event Tracks Heartbeat of Virtualization Movement
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Two days of real-world answers to virtualization challenges from industry leaders returns to Denver on Sept. 27-28.
Verizon Completes $4.5B Deal for Yahoo
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6/13/2017  |  2 comments
Yahoo joins AOL at Verizon to form a new subsidiary, Oath.
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Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network

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Forget the self-driving car, Cisco is aiming for the self-managed network – one where machine learning and automation propel both innovation and efficiency. At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations, and also why the annual consumer electronics show is ...
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What Cable's Ethernet Gains Mean

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NEW YORK, 11/30/2017 Vertical Systems Research Director Erin Dunne examines the impact of cable's continuing share gains in the Ethernet services market and entrance into the SD-WAN market.
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Boingo & Sprint: Take Challenges Head-On

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PRAGUE -- Lauren de la Fuente, vice president of marketing and communications at Boingo Wireless, and Terri Reintjes, director of architecture strategy at Sprint, reflect on how their experience as women in the telecom industry has changed over the last 30 years and where there's still room for improvement -- whether it's in supporting more diverse teams or ...
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Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth

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LONDON, 12/4/2017 There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, notes Carolyn Dawson, managing director of the TMT unit for KNect 365, an Informa business. Attracting and training more women to the tech field will help the industry grow faster and better explore a broader range of possibilities. Dawson heads the ...
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Sigma's Michel: Digital Economy Demands Inclusion

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In a digital economy, a company's success is based on its relationship with the end user and the experience that customer has in using a product or service, says Sigma Systems CTO Catherine Michel, speaking as a panelist at Light Reading's Women in Communications luncheon in London earlier this month. A male-dominated environment will miss out on key aspects of ...
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Equinix CMO: Embrace the Edge of Your Comfort Zone

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DENVER -- The tech industry is a vibrant, fast-paced place to be, but the industry could benefit from institutional changes to support more diversity, says Equinix CMO Sara Baack. Recent scandals have brought to light the need for more diversity, and Baack hopes this increased visibility will be the impetus for lasting change. In leadership, Baack encourages her ...
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Sprint's McClendon Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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Sprint's McClendon Trust Your Inner Voice

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, explains that while she's noticed more women at tech conferences, the telecom industry can still be a difficult place for women to break into and continues to have a culture of being cutthroat. McClendon discusses why listening to her inner ...
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Pace of Change Is the Biggest Challenge – Sigma CTO Michel

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LONDON -- Sigma Systems works to help CSPs become digital service providers, and that means tracking not just technology but many other trends and expectations, says CTO Catherine Michel. The biggest challenge today is doing all of that at a much faster pace than ever before.
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Sprint's Stark on Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

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DENVER, 10/5/2017 Jill Stark, region president of enterprise sales for Sprint, shares her approach to leading a diverse team. In addition, Stark addresses the importance of seeking out mentors, and encourages women in the communications industry to take risks and step out of their comfort zone in order to meet their career goals.
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Ovum's Rehak on IoT Business Cases

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LONDON, 9/26/2017 At the recent Digital Futures event in London, Alexandra Rehak, IoT practice head at research house Ovum, talks about the ways in which network operators could generate new revenues from IoT.
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How Cisco Works With UK Startups

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LONDON, 9/21/2017 At Ovum's Digital Futures conference, Scot Gardner, CEO of Cisco UK & Ireland, explains how the networking giant is working with UK scale-ups.