Building a New Relevance in the Digital Daily Lives of Consumers
LRTV Documentaries | 3/15/2018 | Post a comment
At MWC 2018, we spoke to Francesco Venturini, senior managing director for Accenture's Comms & Media Practice. He said his service provider clients are shifting focus from transforming their legacy business to exploring new business models around IoT in users homes -- striving to build a new relevance in the digital lives of subscribers.
The Matrix Phone Reloaded
LRTV Documentaries | 2/28/2018 | 1 comment
Following the success of last year's update to the classic Nokia 3310, HMD Global returned to MWC with the 8110 – a flip phone made famous when it helped Neo escape the Matrix. With a focus on basic features, long battery life and a hidden keypad, it's a Nokia-badged throwback that would make any 90s kid happy.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Pre-MWC Special
LRTV Documentaries | 2/23/2018 | Post a comment
On your way to Barcelona for you-know-what? Eschew that tired old in-flight movie and listen instead to Telecoms.com's own Fun Boy Three, who bring you their unique take on what's likely to be hot – or not – at MWC.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Let's Get Digital
LRTV Documentaries | 2/13/2018 | Post a comment
Scott and Jamie are joined by special guest Paul Nolan from PR agency CC Group, who tells us about a bit of research his company commissioned into how operators are going about the macro trend that is digital transformation and what vendors are doing to help them. Spoiler alert – it's complicated.
What They Should Be Talking About at Davos
LRTV Documentaries | 1/25/2018 | Post a comment
World leaders, billionaire business execs and tech industry leaders are at Davos for the World Economic Forum. Unfortunately for them, we couldn't make it, but, as Dan Allen contends, two important news stories from Spain this week demonstrated the growing tech-jobs disconnect now common the world over and highlighted what those at the forum should be discussing.
Sin City Aims to Be the Next Tech Hub
LRTV Documentaries | 1/18/2018 | Post a comment
Michael Sherwood, director of technology and innovation for the City of Las Vegas, talks about the city's partnership with Cisco, its roadmap for the future and how Las Vegas plans to become a premier destination for new tech companies.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Talking Turmoil
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2017 | Post a comment
LONDON, 10/3/2017 – Our team of talkative telecoms trouble-makers turn their skeptical gaze onto the turmoil at the top of TIM this week, where Vivendi is exercising far more control than its 24% shareholding would seem to allow.
Inside Start-Up Chile: Chile's Government-Funded Accelerator
LRTV Documentaries | 9/27/2017 | Post a comment
SANTIAGO, 9/27/2017 – In this episode we visit Start-Up Chile, the government-funded accelerator program that invites global entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in Santiago. However, a lack of available venture capital means that many companies return home once the program has ended. Part two of three.
Can a Government Fund the Next Silicon Valley?
LRTV Documentaries | 9/12/2017 | Post a comment
They call New York Silicon Alley. Israel? Silicon Wadi. And in Santiago, it's Chilecon Valley. Light Reading traveled to Chile, where the government gives interest-free loans to startup companies, to learn more about that country's emergent tech scene. Part 1 of 3.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Dirty Data
LRTV Documentaries | 9/11/2017 | Post a comment
Scott and Jamie are joined by Ray from Light Reading. The team starts by reflecting on the amount of moaning the impending UK 5G auctions have caused. They then ponder how little control we have over our digital lives and ask whether there should be a limit on the power of the dominant digital utilities. Lastly, Ray derides dirty data, prompting one of Scott's paranoid AI tangents.
The Telecoms.com Podcast
LRTV Documentaries | 9/5/2017 | Post a comment
Scott and Jamie put the band back together with the help of Iain from Light Reading. The overgrown enfants terribles of telecoms pick up where they left off by arguing the toss over net neutrality, Europe's 5G progress and some new gadgetry for IFA. In classic journalistic tradition they end up debating whether any of it actually matters and completely fail to come to a unanimous conclusion on anything.
Phone Review: Moto Z2 Play
LRTV Documentaries | 8/22/2017 | Post a comment
Light Reading Mobile Editor Dan Jones reviews the Moto Z2 Play, which he calls 'a nice modern Android phone with good battery life and one of the nicest cameras' he's seen. The Moto Z2 Play is a Gigabit LTE-ready phone, but we were not able to test speeds that fast in the US.
Three Gets Smart(y), BT Invokes Twitter – The Recap
LRTV Documentaries | 8/21/2017 | Post a comment
From Telecoms.com, a recap of the week's telecoms talking points. It's been a week of gimmicks as Three tests out a pay-as-you-go sub-brand called Smarty; Comcast launches an MVNO; T-Mobile activates a spectrum band no one can use; and BT invokes the almighty power of Twitter to big up its sports content.
ANGACOM: Best of the Wurst
LRTV Documentaries | 6/5/2017 | 2 comments
Join Alan Breznick for a breezy tour of the hot technology exhibits at ANGACOM, Europe's largest cable TV and broadband show, as well as Germany's hot culinary treats.
Yvette Kanouff Shares Cisco's Automation Equation
LRTV Documentaries | 5/31/2017 | 1 comment
Yvette Kanouff, senior vice president and general manager of the service provider business at Cisco, tells BCE attendees how the vendor is helping operators and enterprises automate their networks to be simpler, faster, scalable and self-healing.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
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After years of development, data center construction gradually goes standard and modular.