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Goodnight PBX, Goodnight Moon
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11/22/2012  |  4 comments
9:00 AM And goodnight light and the red balloon…
Carrier vs. IT: Cowboys & Aliens?
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10/25/2012  |  Post a comment
12:00 PM The carrier and IT communities are worlds apart when it comes to big mobile issues, according to some recent surveys
Apple vs. Samsung: Who Is the Biggest Loser?
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8/27/2012  |  2 comments
2:10 PM Apple’s device competitors have been knocked to the mat, but mobile operators have been staggered, too
Smooth Social Operators
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7/20/2012  |  2 comments
9:00 AM You'd think hi-tech vendors would be more social-network-savvy than carrier folks. But it's just not true
Which Is the Most Macho Broadband Plan?
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5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
The US, Brazil, Colombia and Chile all have their Broadband Plans in place. But which one has the biggest cojones?
The Telecom CMOs: NSN's Barry French
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3/2/2012  |  Post a comment
11:00 AM Light Reading talks to Barry French, CMO of NSN, and finds out what the big marketing picture is for the vendor
The Telecom CMOs: AlcaLu's Stephen Carter
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3/1/2012  |  Post a comment
4:45 PM Light Reading interviews star telecom CMO Stephen Carter of Alcatel-Lucent
The Telecom CMOs: Ericsson's Arun Bhikshesvaran
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2/28/2012  |  3 comments
11:00 AM What is the vendor's big message in Barcelona? And what's it costing?
It's a 4G World
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2/7/2012  |  4 comments
5:30 PM Joe's reasons why UBM TechWeb is buying 4G World from Yankee Group
Top 10 Topics at Futurecom
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9/19/2011  |  Post a comment
12:05 PM Light Reading's Joe Braue offers highlights from the most influential telecom tradeshow in Latin America
Back to the Futurecom
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9/14/2011  |  Post a comment
8:00 AM Riding the Brazilian data deluge
The Power of the Pink Dress
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6/30/2011  |  2 comments
2:15 PM Anything T-Mobile USA can do...
CxO Download: Tom Fallon of Infinera
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1/14/2011  |  Post a comment
9:00 AM LR talks with Tom Fallon about his first year as CEO of Infinera
CxO Download: Jef Graham of RGB Networks
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1/10/2011  |  Post a comment
9:40 AM Everything you ever wanted to know about Jef Graham, except where the second 'f' went
CxO Downloads: Zhone's Mory Ejabat
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12/23/2010  |  8 comments
10:00 AM Raising $500M was a career highlight and, getting 60 percent of your acquisitions right is pretty good
CxO Downloads: Extreme's Oscar Rodriguez
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12/22/2010  |  4 comments
6:00 AM Job No. 1 at Extreme: Focus
A Telecom & Cable CXO Reading List
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12/20/2010  |  Post a comment
9:30 AM Check out what some CXOs are reading for fun and inspiration
CxO Downloads: AboveNet's Rajiv Datta
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12/8/2010  |  Post a comment
3:25 PM More vendors means more complexity
CxO Downloads: Calix's Carl Russo
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12:00 PM Pick your Ethernet chipset wisely
CxO Downloads: NTT America's Doug Junkins
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11/25/2010  |  Post a comment
12:00 PM Ethernet’s not just a service, but the 'underlying technology for delivering a host of services,' believes Doug Junkins
Futurecom: 5 More Hot Topics
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10/28/2010  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM More service provider concerns from Futurecom in Brazil
At Futurecom: A Peek at Brazil's Potential
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10/27/2010  |  3 comments
6:50 PM Here's what everyone is talking about at Futurecom in Brazil


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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.
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No Stopping Cable's Ethernet Gains

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Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne explains why US cable operators, which now command a record-high 26% of the Ethernet market, will keep boosting their share.
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Fixing IoT Security Is an Ecosystem Challenge

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Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt massive DDoS attacks using IoT devices in botnets. The solution he has in mind includes reputation-based routing by the service provider but also more secure endpoint devices and greater consumer awareness.
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Cox Clears $2B in Business Revenue

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Cox's Jeff Breaux discusses how the third-largest US MSO will reach the $2 billion revenue mark this year and plans to hit $3 billion by 2021
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Can Cable Climb Upmarket?

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Carol Wilson and Alan Breznick assess cable's prospects for winning more enterprises in a landscape rocked by corporate M&A activity.
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TalkTalk Exec: Find Your North Star at Work

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Women need to find their purpose, a professional North Star, and create a personal board for themselves, according to Alex Tempest, director of partners at TalkTalk Business.
LRTV Interviews
Verizon: Beware Unknown Unknowns

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Chris Novak, director of the Verizon Enterprise Solutions Risk Team, explains that enterprises who don't conduct a thorough audit of their assets often leave some things unprotected because they don't know they exist. Many times these unprotected assets are part of corporate M&A activity but left unshielded they can become a hacker's playground, he tells Light ...
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ETSI's CTO Talks NFV, 5G & NGP

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Adrian Scrase, CTO at standards body ETSI, talks about the various initiatives and specifications developments related to NFV, 5G and NGP (next-generation protocols) that will underpin next-gen networks.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Korn Ferry Consultant: How to Find, Cultivate & Be the Best Talent

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Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
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We Can Make the World More Sustainable

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GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Finding a New Way to Engage Customers & Drive Revenue

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Mobile revenues are declining. Digicel, a player in the Caribbean telecommunications/entertainment space, has found a new way to engage customers and drive revenue. John Quinn, CTO of Digicel, shared with us its story at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016)
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Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?

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Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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BTís Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016

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A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Even when there's a strong pipeline of female talent in the comms industry, it tends to leak all the way to the top. McKinsey & Company says women experience pipeline leakage at three primary points: being unable to enter, being stuck in the middle or being locked out of the top. Each pipeline pain point presents its own challenges, but also opportunities to stop the leak. Wireless operator Sprint is making a conscious effort to improve its own pipeline from new recruits to the C-suite, and it wants the rest of the industry to do the same. In this Women in Comms radio show, WiC Board Member and Sprint Vice President of Enterprise Sales Nelly Pitocco will give us her take on the industry's pipeline challenges. Pitocco, who joined Sprint in May and has spent 20 years in the comms industry, will also offer solutions, share how Sprint is tackling the challenge within its own organization and take your questions live on air.