Software Trends in the Telecom Sector
LRTV Interviews | 2/23/2017 | Post a comment
Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks with Telecoms.com Editorial Director Scott Bicheno about trends and developments in the telecoms software sector and what to expect at MWC 2017.
MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More
LRTV Interviews | 2/21/2017 | Post a comment
Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms
LRTV Interviews | 2/20/2017 | 1 comment
5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
Equinix: The Data Explosion
LRTV Interviews | 1/13/2017 | Post a comment
Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talks about how the company is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for an IoT future.
Atlanta Shares Smart City Plans for 2017
LRTV Interviews | 12/22/2016 | 6 comments
At the recent Smart Cities Summit in Boston, Light Reading caught up with Torri Martin from the Atlanta Information Management Department to hear about the government's smart city plans.
DT's Clauberg: TIP, TeraStream & NFV
LRTV Interviews | 12/21/2016 | Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg discusses the impact of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) on network technology R&D, the latest update on the German operator's TeraStream next-gen pan-European network initiative and the challenges of NFV deployment.
NIA Report: The State of NFV Interop
LRTV Interviews | 12/20/2016 | Post a comment
Light Reading's Carol Wilson and Ray Le Maistre discuss the findings of the latest New IP Agency (NIA) NFV interoperability report and dig into why OpenStack is still a sticking point.
Can Cable Climb Upmarket?
LRTV Interviews | 12/7/2016 | Post a comment
Carol Wilson and Alan Breznick assess cable's prospects for winning more enterprises in a landscape rocked by corporate M&A activity.
ETSI's CTO Talks NFV, 5G & NGP
LRTV Interviews | 12/5/2016 | Post a comment
Adrian Scrase, CTO at standards body ETSI, talks about the various initiatives and specifications developments related to NFV, 5G and NGP (next-generation protocols) that will underpin next-gen networks.
How 3GPP Is Preparing for 5G
LRTV Interviews | 11/7/2016 | 2 comments
The imminent introduction of 5G requires a new framework and platform for the whole ecosystem that takes multiple verticals into account, explain Dino Flore, the 3GPP RAN Chairman, and Erik Guttman, Chairman of the 3GPP's Services and System Aspects Technical Standards Group (TSG SA).
Why Vendors Face a Procurement Pitfall
LRTV Interviews | 10/17/2016 | Post a comment
As telecom operators look to simplify their business, automate operations and become digital service providers, so their requirements and procurement processes are changing, and that provides a significant challenge for the vendor community, explain Ovum Associate Consultants Mark Newman and Jason Simpson.
Broadband Banter: G.fast Grows Up
LRTV Interviews | 10/14/2016 | 1 comment
Ahead of the Broadband World Forum 2016 show in London, Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris chew the fat over the technology white knight of copper-line broadband, G.fast.
The Impact of the Web-Scale Giants
LRTV Interviews | 10/5/2016 | 2 comments
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
Level 3 VP: Enterprises Need More for Less
LRTV Interviews | 9/29/2016 | Post a comment
Andrew Dugan, Level 3 group vice president of global technology and IT, says enterprises need more bandwidth and they need it faster and with greater security, but they want to spend less, if possible. They are looking to carriers to reduce their network complexity and help protect them from cyberattacks as well.
Global Services: The $40B Face-Off
LRTV Interviews | 9/26/2016 | 1 comment
More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
Peering Into the Digital Future
LRTV Interviews | 9/20/2016 | Post a comment
Nick Thomas, practice leader of digital media at Ovum, talks about how digital transformation in the technology, media and telecom sectors will enable the development of a new range of applications and services for enterprises and consumers and how the upcoming Digital Futures event in London will examine the implications of the emergence of those services.
From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
Eyal Waldman, CEO of Mellanox Technologies, speaks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, for an exclusive interview about the 100 GB cable challenge, cybersecurity and much more.