Making Money From NFV
Flash Poll | 5/16/2016 | Post a comment
Every vendor has a network functions virtualization (NFV) story, but how will those vendors generate profitable NFV-related revenues?
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016
Flash Poll | 4/13/2016 | 5 comments
Which of these individuals deserves to be inducted into the Light Reading Hall of Fame in 2016? (Please note: This poll provides Light Reading's team with guidance but does not determine the final Hall of Fame selection. And you can choose more than one name.)
HP's Brand Stand
Flash Poll | 12/1/2015 | 1 comment
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is now officially a thing. Does this new brand make it easier or harder for it to sell to communications service providers?
Will 'Ciscosson' Be a Success?
Flash Poll | 11/11/2015 | 3 comments
Cisco and Ericsson have forged a global strategic partnership that, they believe, will drive incremental revenues and give them an advantage over their main rivals. Is the 'Ciscosson' model one that will work?
Flash Poll | 9/18/2015 | 1 comment
Will the new Apple TV disrupt the cable/satellite provider industry? Or is it still floundering in the wake of Roku and others?
Smells Like Earnings Season
Flash Poll | 7/21/2015 | Post a comment
What will operators be highlighting – or dodging the most questions on – when they report their next quarterly earnings in the coming weeks?
CRAN in LTE-Advanced
Flash Poll | 7/1/2015 | 1 comment
Operators are looking to build centralized RAN architectures as part of their LTE-Advanced deployments for a number of reasons, but which is the most important?
New IP Procurement
Flash Poll | 6/9/2015 | Post a comment
What are the key criteria network operators should consider when selecting vendors for their next gen networks? You can select more than one option.
IoT Tech Options
Flash Poll | 4/15/2015 | Post a comment
Will Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology be deployed in IoT/M2M infrastructure rollouts, or will the sector wait for LTE-M?
Flash Poll | 4/1/2015 | 1 comment
5G is still years away, but there are many speed bumps standing between the wireless operators and the next-generation networks they are envisioning.
Flash Poll | 2/19/2015 | 1 comment
What will be the biggest discussion topics, themes and hyped technologies at the year's mobile extravaganza?
Putting the SP in the IoT
Flash Poll | 1/27/2015 | 2 comments
Applications and devices for the Internet of Things generate a lot of buzz – but what role will service providers play, and what are the top priorities they must address to be players?
Stick It to 'Em
Flash Poll | 12/1/2014 | 3 comments
Now that Google, Roku and Amazon have introduced HDMI streaming sticks that take the place of set-top boxes, which US pay-TV provider will be the first to try the new form factor?
Flash Poll | 6/3/2014 | 2 comments
We know that it means white goods may get ideas above their station but what will the Internet of Things mean for service providers?
Do We Need 400G?
Flash Poll | 3/7/2014 | 1 comment
With 100G deployments ramping up and work already underway on 1Tbit/s capabilities, is there really any need for 400G?
Flash Poll | 1/2/2014 | 6 comments
What new innovation are you most excited to see at this year's gadget extravaganza?
Sandy: One Year On
Flash Poll | 10/29/2013 | Post a comment
It's one year on from Superstorm Sandy. Do you feel that networks have been updated to better handle another massive storm?
Carrier SDN Barriers
Flash Poll | 10/1/2013 | 2 comments
What is the biggest barrier to the widespread deployment of SDN capabilities in telco networks?
From The Founder
The independent evaluation of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) was a defining moment for the Finnish giant.
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.
Upcoming Live Events
September 13-14, 2016, The Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO
September 14, 2016, Denver, CO
November 3, 2016, London, UK
November 3, 2016, The Montcalm Marble Arch, London
November 30, 2016, The Westin Times Square, New York City
All Upcoming Live Events
May 16-17, 2017, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
A new survey conducted by Heavy Reading and TM Forum shows that CSPs around the world see the move to digital operations as a necessary part of their overall virtualization strategies.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
At the BCE 2016 show in Austin, ECI Telecom CEO Darryl Edwards tells Light Reading founder and CEO about the Elastic Network concept and the company's NFV and cybersecurity developments.