Music to My Mobile
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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.
The Re-Resurgence of the Prepaid Wars
Light Reedy | 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
Light Reedy | 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?
Light Reedy | 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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