Small Cell Leaders: Where Are they Now?
Que Sera Sarah | 12/26/2014 | 1 comment
The past year validated our 2014 small cell movers and shakers list in a lot of ways, but it also saw several executives leave the small cell market, by choice or otherwise.
Music to My Mobile
Que Sera Sarah | 8/28/2014 | 14 comments
Wireless operators are jumping on the mobile music bandwagon, a move that sounds good for many reasons.
Live Chat: NFV & the Data Center
Que Sera Sarah | 8/18/2014 | 2 comments
Join us Thursday at 12:00 p.m. EST for a live chat with Heavy Reading's Roz Roseboro about how NFV is changing data center requirements and operations.
A Short History of Hesse
Que Sera Sarah | 8/6/2014 | 10 comments
With Sprint CEO Dan Hesse heading for the exit door, we look back at his six-and-a-half year tenure, from Nextel, to WiMax, and those unforgettable black-and-white commercials.
Verizon Rewards Customers for Their Data
Que Sera Sarah | 7/21/2014 | 7 comments
New rewards program offers points for online interactions, but requires customers to sign up for Precision Market Insights, Verizon's program to sell customer data to advertisers.
Spam in the White City
Que Sera Sarah | 6/19/2014 | 13 comments
Tax season brought a huge wave of banking phishing scams to Chicago, Cloudmark says, urging operators to do more to protect against it – and talk more about it.
WebRTC in the Wild
Que Sera Sarah | 6/2/2014 | 2 comments
Companies are starting to offer WebRTC-enabled services, and the network operators are – and should be – taking note.
SK Telecom Tests WebRTC for the Blind
Que Sera Sarah | 5/9/2014 | 9 comments
Choi Jin-ho, manager of SK Telecom's ICT R&D division, tells Light Reading about SK Telecom's plans for WebRTC, including a service to help the visually impaired.
Why Some Operators Think LTE-U is Rude
Que Sera Sarah | 5/5/2014 | 10 comments
The 3GPP is in heated discussions about LTE in unlicensed spectrum, with operators split between those that want to take advantage and those worried about their WiFi investments.
Tablets Grow Like 'OMG' in Q1
Que Sera Sarah | 5/1/2014 | 8 comments
Verizon and AT&T managed to sell nearly 1M tablets between them, while T-Mobile says its push into connected tablets is just beginning.
C Spire's COO Sees the Percs in SPIT
Que Sera Sarah | 4/8/2014 | 1 comment
COO Kevin Hankins talks to Light Reading about the carrier's loyalty and rewards program and the opportunity in bridging the chasm between networks and IT.
Klout Scores $200M in Lithium Buy
Que Sera Sarah | 4/1/2014 | 9 comments
Social enterprise vendor Lithium snaps up Klout to add its social influence scoring system to its arsenal of customer experience management tools.
Big Fish in the CCA's Pond
Que Sera Sarah | 3/25/2014 | 3 comments
The CCA's biggest members, Sprint and T-Mobile, are friends with the smaller carriers, but would they turn foe if they joined forces?
Stephen Bye, The Network Guy
Que Sera Sarah | 3/20/2014 | 9 comments
All eyes are on Sprint's CTO, the man behind Network Vision, as he looks to build out a market-leading LTE network from a patchwork of different spectrum holdings.
AT&T Talks Small Cells, DAS in New Ads
Que Sera Sarah | 3/17/2014 | 26 comments
Rather than go after its competitors or further muddle the term 4G, AT&T is trying a new approach to advertising -- actually explaining how it's improving its network.
The Re-Resurgence of the Prepaid Wars
Que Sera Sarah | 3/14/2014 | 37 comments
With AT&T closing its Leap acquisition and Sprint introducing a new prepaid brand, contract-free service is once again becoming the biggest battleground in wireless.
Libon Liberates Orange From RCS
Que Sera Sarah | 2/25/2014 | 3 comments
Orange is smart not to place all its bets on RCS, but build a service that will work for all users, regardless of the network or OTT app being used.
Salary Survey: What's It Worth to You?
Que Sera Sarah | 2/12/2014 | 10 comments
Light Reading is now accepting responses to its fourth annual telecom industry salary survey, exploring hiring, firing, raises, job satisfaction, and opportunities in the space.
From The Founder
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Alcatel-Lucent details the formats and protocols used for streaming IP video, which is gaining in popularity.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Weekly Executive Interview
Join us live for Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, Universal, Intel and Microsoft, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he has to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.