What Should Apple Spend Its Billions On?
Flash Poll | 2/7/2018 | 4 comments
Apple said last week that -- thanks to tax reform -- it has up to $163 billion to spend on acquisitions, buybacks, and dividends. The company stressed that it would carefully consider its M&A options, but what areas, or companies, do you think Apple should buy into?
Flash Poll | 6/7/2017 | 7 comments
Uber is trying to transform its culture from the atmosphere of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation that define it today. Is the company redeemable?
Rate Your Vendors!
Flash Poll | 5/1/2017 | 1 comment
When it comes to next-generation communications technology, how satisfied are you with the value you currently get from your vendors?
Flash Poll | 3/24/2017 | 1 comment
What's the most important focus area for optical systems vendors in 2017?
5G at MWC
Flash Poll | 3/6/2017 | 1 comment
What was the most important thing we learnt about the future of 5G at Mobile World Congress this year?
Trump's 'Muslim Ban'
Flash Poll | 1/31/2017 | 7 comments
Is President Trump's order to bar citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for a period of 90 days a positive or negative move?
Up in ARMs
Flash Poll | 7/21/2016 | 1 comment
SoftBank is set to buy chip designer ARM for about $32 billion, citing the expected growth of the IoT tech market as a catalyst. Is this a good move by SoftBank?
Flash Poll | 6/30/2016 | 6 comments
Light Reading believes the Brexit decision will negatively impact the UK's communications market. What do you think?
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?
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
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