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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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12/1/2010  |  Post a comment
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


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.
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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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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

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Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Gigabit LTE With Snapdragon 835

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At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Implementing Machine Intelligence With Guavus

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Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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Unlocking Customer Experience Insights With Machine Intelligence

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When used to analyze operational data and to drive operational decisions, machine intelligence reduces the number of tasks which require human intervention. Guavus invested in Machine Intelligence early. Learn about the difference between Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Masergy's NFV Journey

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Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

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Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

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Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
LRTV Interviews
Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

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Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

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By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
LRTV Interviews
Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends

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Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.
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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.
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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.