Rise of the (Industrial) Machine
Que Sera Sarah | 2/4/2016 | 3 comments
Enterprises crawl, walk, run into the Industrial Internet of Things as US service providers look to secure their role in this market worth potentially trillions of dollars.
2015 in Review: The WiC Perspective
Que Sera Sarah | 12/31/2015 | 6 comments
We review the good, the bad and the ugly for women in the next-gen comms industry in 2015 as we look ahead to what's sure to be the best year yet for women in comms.
Mentor Monday: SAP's Lise Tcheng
Que Sera Sarah | 11/2/2015 | 1 comment
Quotas backed up by KPIs are the best way to level the playing field for women in comms, SAP's SVP says as she provides a global perspective.
Mentor Monday: Cisco's Liz Centoni
Que Sera Sarah | 10/26/2015 | 1 comment
The chief of staff for Cisco's head of engineering and champion of women engineers at the networking giant shares her perspective and advice for women in comms.
Grace Hopper: Power to the Pipeline
Que Sera Sarah | 10/19/2015 | 7 comments
Speakers at the Grace Hopper Celebration shared practical ways to improve the hiring pipeline for women in tech. By changing how we recruit, we can also change who we recruit.
Mentor Monday: Nokia's Jane Rygaard
Que Sera Sarah | 9/28/2015 | 2 comments
Talk not about technology, but about what technology can do for you if you want to get more women interested in comms, Nokia's head of partner marketing says.
Framing the Low-Band Picture
Que Sera Sarah | 9/2/2015 | 1 comment
Mosaik's latest US maps paint a picture of where wireless operators have strong low-band spectrum footprints and where there's still a long way to go.
Mentor Monday: AT&T's Brooks McCorcle
Que Sera Sarah | 8/10/2015 | 2 comments
As president of Partner Solutions for AT&T, McCorcle has helped transform how the organization works with enterprises, but also how it advocates for women in the industry.
The Collaboration Imperative
Que Sera Sarah | 7/31/2015 | 6 comments
AT&T, like most network operators today, puts a premium on collaboration as one of the most important skills a potential or current employee can possess.
Poll: Savings Drive C-RAN Deployments
Que Sera Sarah | 7/21/2015 | 2 comments
The capex and opex savings that C-RAN brings are by far the biggest reason to deploy the centralized, virtualized RAN system, the Light Reading community says.
Lines Get Drawn in Road to 5G
Que Sera Sarah | 7/1/2015 | 1 comment
The steady drumbeat of progress continues on as new groups are formed, R&D centers opened, timelines presented and strategies refined for making 5G a reality by 2020.
SK Telecom: Small Cells Key to 5G
Que Sera Sarah | 5/18/2015 | 1 comment
Small cells, along with WiFi, SDN and NFV, will be crucial to the build out of 5G, two SK Telecom senior managers tell Light Reading in an extensive Q&A.
The 5G Clubs
Que Sera Sarah | 4/23/2015 | 2 comments
Light Reading outlines 13 groups that are working to influence the development of 5G, including its standards, spectrum and use cases.
5G: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?
Que Sera Sarah | 4/1/2015 | 14 comments
It's 5G month at Light Reading, which means we're exploring everything from what 5G entails, what it means for the industry, its challenges, opportunities and progress across the globe.
Women in Tech Coming Into Focus
Que Sera Sarah | 3/20/2015 | 29 comments
There is progress being made as tech firms begin to make women a priority, but there's still a long road ahead to redress the gender balance.
Tag Team Takes On Apple Watch
Que Sera Sarah | 3/19/2015 | 20 comments
Swiss giant Tag Heuer has teamed up with Google and Intel to take on Apple with a smartwatch of their own as the wearables category starts to heat up.
AT&T Sends Strong Signal in New Ads
Que Sera Sarah | 3/16/2015 | 10 comments
New commercials boast that AT&T has the 'strongest 4G LTE signal strength,' as the big four US carriers shake up their marketing messages and marketing execs.
From The Founder
Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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Cisco's latest VNI numbers suggest the world will be using 366.8 exabytes of data on smartphones and Internet of Things devices, up from 44.2 exabytes, in 2015.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
As anyone who knows me will tell you, I like to think I know a fair bit about this next-gen-comms malarkey, but there's nothing like an interview with one of the ...