& cplSiteName &
Headcount
Latest Content
Headcount: Blood Transfusions
Headcount  | 
11/9/2007  |  Post a comment
AlcaLu and Tellabs need new blood, WooMe saves lives, and Ron Nelson is lying on a beach somewhere
Headcount: Wrong Way Huawei
Headcount  | 
3/15/2007  |  3 comments
Volpi boards at Clearwire, Cisco optical giant leaves, Tekelec sells a wreck, and Huawei recruiters baffle a notable networking biggie
Headcount: Union Blues
Headcount  | 
7/21/2006  |  2 comments
Convergence clobbers RBOC union jobs; Mangrove and Caspian cut; 2Wire looks for a new CEO, and much more
Headcount: Lurch Engines
Headcount  | 
4/12/2006  |  2 comments
Google and Yahoo troll for video talent, Verilink reads from Chapter 11, BellSouth spares a few managers, and much more
Headcount: Plentiful & Hard to Get
Headcount  | 
3/2/2006  |  1 comment
Spirent cuts in marketing, Anschutz leaves Qwest, Huber gets paid, Nortel adds more GE-men, and the jobs outlook is as confusing as ever
Headcount's Top Five in '05
Headcount  | 
1/4/2006  |  2 comments
We highlight the top personnel stories in 2005 and look at breaking news from Redback, C-COR, Finisar, and Comptel
Headcount: Grinch Patrol
Headcount  | 
12/2/2005  |  3 comments
Savvis pays its former CEO, Nortel's execs await the axe, we ponder Acme Packet's latest hire, and YOU can help expose a grinch
Headcount: More Deep Cuts
Headcount  | 
11/4/2005  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading hires again, Tellabs promotes DeWilde Man, DT performs a German layoff, and Lucent retirees try to get even
Headcount: Telecom Refugees
Headcount  | 
8/8/2005  |  5 comments
Executives take a leave from telecom, Tellabs loses HR VP, UTStarcom execs surface at Caspian, and MCI hangs up on telemarketers
Headcount: A Cooler Crowd
Headcount  | 
7/13/2005  |  1 comment
Staff shuffling at Reef Point Systems, UTStarcom, Megisto, Mahi, and Nortel
Looking at M&A Aftermath
Headcount  | 
5/19/2005  |  370 comments
Laurel exits, Ciena cuts in Canada, Cisco gets a startup soldier, and much more
Headcount: Synergy Qwest
Headcount  | 
5/5/2005  |  Post a comment
Quarry changes heads, Qwest counts bodies, Intel loses a network processor man, Salira finds a home, and more
Notes From Naperville
Headcount  | 
3/15/2005  |  Post a comment
Tellabs buries more bods; Juniper hits headcount high; LR's Lucent scoop comes home to roost
Vendor Vivisection
Headcount  | 
3/2/2005  |  11 comments
Vendor Vivisection
Meriton gets a CEO, Allied Telesyn sends mixed signals, AT&T workers stay home
Great Googly Moogly!
Headcount  | 
1/7/2005  |  1 comment
Great Googly Moogly!
Google wants to rule the world, Broadwing's brass get bonuses, and another Ciena exec takes off
Cutting the Fat (Really)
Headcount  | 
11/10/2004  |  Post a comment
SBC cuts; Axiowave cuts; Verizon cuts, then adds; something's amiss at Network Elements
Job Count Friday
Headcount  | 
10/26/2004  |  14 comments
Telecom jobs still tumbling; Ciena moves on marketing; Fultz falls at RBN; Allied Telesyn shakes things up
Morale Fatale
Headcount  | 
8/20/2004  |  4 comments
Telcordia survey singes management, Sonus eyes SBC, and Charley hits Florida jobs and phones
Buy vs Lure
Headcount  | 
6/22/2004  |  4 comments
Buy vs Lure
Sentito hires former Pelago chief, Polaris loses two execs, Kirana kisses off, and much more
Family Time
Headcount  | 
5/11/2004  |  20 comments
Family Time
Ciena shuffles, Polaris outsources, Vivace guys roll, and much more
Full Moon
Headcount  | 
4/7/2004  |  7 comments
Full Moon
MCI blames 'Do Not Call' registry, Lucent cuts in China, Ericsson promotes VPs, and much more
Outlawing Offshoring?
Headcount  | 
3/17/2004  |  6 comments
Outlawing Offshoring?
Scandal looms at Nortel, Ciena cuts 40, FutureWei shuffles sales force, and Headcount initiates 'Average Joe' contest
Man-Eating Holiday
Headcount  | 
3/3/2004  |  Post a comment
Ciena restructuring rumors persist, Wolters quits Sentito, Pagani leaves Nortel, and Hyperchip cuts some staff
FCC Eyes Action Jackson
Headcount  | 
2/6/2004  |  Post a comment
Clarendon closes, Leopold leaves Merrill Lynch, Alltel & MCI keep cutting, OFC gets more international
Laying Off Layoffs
Headcount  | 
1/22/2004  |  Post a comment
France Telecom swings le axe, Ceterus and Valor nip & tuck, and Pedestal gets more funding
Job Makers, Deal Breakers
Headcount  | 
1/14/2004  |  4 comments
Gluon comes unglued, Coriolis cuts, Luminous looks for a CEO, and Ishoni can't outlast its outsourcing woes
Less Is More
Headcount  | 
12/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Dacom gets a new chief, Cicada to shrink after acquisition, and Emperative employees write some wrongs
Company Makeover
Headcount  | 
12/16/2003  |  2 comments
Big carriers cut back, Valo vets get jobs, Photuris trolls for partners, and much more
Viva Lost Wages
Headcount  | 
12/8/2003  |  10 comments
Corning closes plants, Alcatel chops US jobs, and Gluon CFO says, 'See ya!'
Offshoring, Dude!
Headcount  | 
11/21/2003  |  2 comments
More Jobs go overseas, Onetta loses a CEO, Photuris furloughs, Riverstone turnover is not a kind of dessert
Cabin Pressure
Headcount  | 
10/30/2003  |  1 comment
JDSU sells a jet, Westwave waves goodbye, Optical Solutions trims, and Redback takes a whack
For the Masses
Headcount  | 
10/1/2003  |  12 comments
Mass layoffs continue, Hatteras can't keep a CEO, LightCross loses its COO, and Lucent tries to calm pensioners
It's Uncle Sam's Fault
Headcount  | 
9/24/2003  |  Post a comment
SBC protests, Motorola board rebels, Corvis/Broadwing executive ranks to grow
Buddy Can You Share a Line?
Headcount  | 
9/18/2003  |  Post a comment
SBC whines (and cuts jobs), Tellabs asks for volunteers, Sprint outsources, and Entrisphere is 'not engaging'
More Cuts Coming
Headcount  | 
9/11/2003  |  Post a comment
The recession ain't really over, Ciena and Cisco keep cutting, and Metro-Optix sells itself, post mortem
Labor Daze
Headcount  | 
8/26/2003  |  2 comments
Verizon talks continue, Cindana Turkatte resurfaces, Ceterus ramps up, and GSI saves the etalons
Survey Sez
Headcount  | 
8/6/2003  |  Post a comment
Tellabs, BellSouth outsource; Verizon labor talks continue; and the rumor mill is spinning out of control
Job Market Blues
Headcount  | 
7/15/2003  |  Post a comment
Agility cuts, Jim Fultz joins RBN, Sycamore VP leaves, and Chiaro moves house
Memo Minder
Headcount  | 
6/11/2003  |  Post a comment
Agogbua resurfaces, T-Networks and Continuum make cuts, and Bandwidth9 changes markets
Viva la Cinco de Mayo!
Headcount  | 
5/7/2003  |  5 comments
Procket, CopperCom, and others make cuts, while Pelago and Transparent sell their assets
Behold! A Wooly Yak!
Headcount  | 
4/8/2003  |  Post a comment
Brecis, Ciena, and LSI Logic make cuts. Corning's Ipswich plant may be saved. And UPT buys W2Networks
Give Me Liberty!
Headcount  | 
4/2/2003  |  Post a comment
Tellabs prepares to cut, Mahi hires sales muscle, Nortel vet founds a startup, and Jedai is not dead yet
I'll Strike if You Fire Me!
Headcount  | 
3/19/2003  |  Post a comment
Nettest workers strike to avert layoff (huh?), Allegro waltzes off, Caspian cuts again, others lose top dogs


From The Founder
Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability.
Flash Poll
Live Streaming Video
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.
LRTV Custom TV
VeEX at ANGA COM

6|27|17   |     |   (0) comments


At ANGA COM 2017, Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX, updates Alan Breznick with VeEX's new products and technology. This includes VeSion cloud-based platform for network monitoring, AT2500-3G advanced spectrum analyzer and MTTplus-900 WiFi Air Expert module. He also comments on DOCSIS 3.1 deployment and Remote PHY technology.
LRTV Custom TV
The Overall Objective Is to Win the Game

6|26|17   |     |   (0) comments


SCTE•ISBE's Chris Bastian discusses Energy 2020's success to date and the importance of a flexible approach that allows for changes in specific strategies in order to reach significant milestones.
LRTV Interviews
CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

6|23|17   |   04:02   |   (0) comments


Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

6|21|17   |   4:14   |   (1) comment


Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
LRTV Custom TV
SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

6|20|17   |     |   (0) comments


Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
LRTV Interviews
Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

6|20|17   |   02:16   |   (0) comments


At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
LRTV Custom TV
Putting Power on a Pedestal

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
LRTV Custom TV
Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
LRTV Custom TV
Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
LRTV Custom TV
IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
LRTV Custom TV
Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

6|19|17   |     |   (1) comment


Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
LRTV Interviews
Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

6|19|17   |   04:08   |   (0) comments


Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
Upcoming Live Events
October 18, 2017, Colorado Convention Center - Denver, CO
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 2, 2017, 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, UK
November 30, 2017, The Westin Times Square
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
Hot Topics
No Imagination: UK Chip Biz Goes Up for Sale
Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/22/2017
Does AT&T Deserve Time Warner?
Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 6/23/2017
Netflix's Lesson in Culture Expectation Settings
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/21/2017
Kalanick Steps Down as Uber CEO
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/21/2017
Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
One of the nice bits of my job (other than the teeny tiny salary, obviously) is that I get to pick and choose who I interview for this slot on the Light Reading home ...
Animals with Phones
Live Digital Audio

Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.