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Top Ten: Optical Networking Movers & Shakers
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3/23/2012  |  5 comments
With 100G, terabit and ROADMs on the rise, it's a busy time for optical networking. Here's who we see making it all happen
2011 Top Ten: Video Battles & Blunders
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1/2/2012  |  6 comments
In a lot of ways, 2011 wasn't a pretty year
2011 Top Ten: SPIT Hits
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12/30/2011  |  Post a comment
It’s been another eventful year in the Service Provider IT (SPIT) sector, with operator strategies and M&A action dominating proceedings
2011 Top Ten: Corporate Gloom & Doom
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12/28/2011  |  8 comments
The year had its share of layoffs, but the company topping our list had that extra special something
2011 Top Ten: NSN's Amazing Year
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12/27/2011  |  3 comments
Apparently there was one day in 2011 when nothing major happened at Nokia Siemens Networks, but we can't figure which day that was…
2011 Top Ten: India's Hot!
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12/21/2011  |  Post a comment
It's been another monumental year in India, which looks set to leap from 2G to LTE in little more than 12 months
2011 Top Ten: Cisco News Bites
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12/21/2011  |  2 comments
John Chambers's company gave us even more than usual to talk about in 2011
2011 Top Ten: Tablet Triumphs & Tragedies
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12/20/2011  |  4 comments
These in-betweener devices had a roller-coaster 12 months, from delays to discounts to the courtroom to the couch
2011 Top Ten: Huawei Mini-Dramas
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12/19/2011  |  5 comments
Never mind what Huawei actually sells. Here's how the company's mere existence came across in headlines
Top Ten Ways the iPad Is Changing Cable
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4/5/2011  |  3 comments
iPad apps are giving cable some cachet it's not accustomed to, but its impact on the industry is going far deeper than that
CES 2011: Top 10 Cool Things at CES
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1/11/2011  |  Post a comment
Our editors pick the products, demos and ideas they really liked at last week's 2011 International CES
2010 Top Ten: A Year of SPIT
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12/29/2010  |  Post a comment
This was the year that SPIT (service provider IT) took the telecom world by storm... so what did the industry cough up?
2010 Top Ten: Optical Trends to Watch
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12/29/2010  |  11 comments
Spoiler alert: Yes, 100G is on there
2010 Top Ten: Wireline Service Provider Trends
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12/28/2010  |  Post a comment
Wireline networks saw a huge move into cloud services, big demand from mobile backhaul, and an Ethernet revolution in 2010
2010 Top Ten: Net Neutrality & Broadband Policy Stories
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12/21/2010  |  1 comment
Here are the stories that got your blood pressure up this year in the area of net neutrality and broadband policy
Top 10 Movers & Shakers
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7/19/2010  |  6 comments
Light Reading presents its annual list of the top movers and shakers in telecom
2007 Top Ten: Share Shrinkers
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12/24/2007  |  Post a comment
No, Alcatel-Lucent doesn't top the list. Not even close
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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8/15/2007  |  10 comments
After BigBand and Infinera IPOs, it's time to refresh the Top Ten Private companies
Top 10 Emerging Mobile Markets
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3/15/2007  |  3 comments
A rundown of the top 10 emerging markets in mobile and how much they grew in 2006
Top Ten Telecom Stocks
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1/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Believe it or not, telecoms are now leading the market. Can it continue? Here are our picks...
Top Ten New Startups
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7/24/2006  |  7 comments
Fresh companies with fresh ideas and fresh funding
Top Ten Movers & Shakers in Telecom
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5/11/2006  |  8 comments
Light Reading picks the biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world
Top Ten Best New Services
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4/24/2006  |  13 comments
Our latest picks for the best new communications services
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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3/31/2006  |  12 comments
It's back, and four companies have been booted and replaced
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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7/25/2005  |  25 comments
They're hot, they've excelled, they're privately held: It's Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
Top Ten Private Companies
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2/3/2005  |  11 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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5/12/2004  |  36 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Telecom
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11/18/2003  |  67 comments
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Telecom
2002 Top Ten: Words of Wisdom
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Words of Wisdom
2002 Top Ten: Forecasting Follies
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1/7/2003  |  1 comment
2002 Top Ten Forecasting Follies
2002 Top Ten: Components Catastrophes
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1/7/2003  |  1 comment
2002 Top Ten Components Catastrophes
2002 Top Ten: Monkey Business
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Monkey Business
2002 Top Ten: Pink Slips
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2002 Top Ten Pink Slips
2002 Top Ten: Technology Trends
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Technology Trends
2002 Top Ten: Photos
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2002 Top Ten Photos
2002 Top Ten: Fat Cats
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Fat Cats
2002 Top Ten: Most Popular Stories
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2002 Top Ten Most Popular Stories
2002 Top Ten: What Ifs
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2002 Top Ten What Ifs
2002 Top Ten: Uses For Obsolete Networking Equipment
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Uses For Obsolete Networking Equipment
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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10/4/2002  |  110 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
50 Worst Company Names
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5/2/2002  |  96 comments
50 Worst Company Names
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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12/20/2001  |  126 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Top Ten Optical Stocks for 2001
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8/9/2001  |  214 comments
Top Ten Optical Stocks
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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6/14/2001  |  212 comments
Top Ten Private Companies REVISED 6/14
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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5/31/2001  |  33 comments
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
Light Reading's Top Ten Optical Stocks
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1/16/2001  |  33 comments
Top Ten Optical Stocks
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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12/12/2000  |  262 comments
The Top Ten Private Companies
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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4/5/2000  |  Post a comment
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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1/24/2000  |  Post a comment
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking


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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016

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Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
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ZTE TM Forum Highlights

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ZTE showcased its new ICT solutions at TM Forum in Nice.
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Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2

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Gamma Communications Managing Director David Macfarlane believes the unified communications (UC) market has reached a tipping point.
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The Ultimate 5-Minute Guide to Digital Customer Engagement

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In this short video, you will hear all about how Digital Customer Engagement is the key to meeting customer expectations, keeping them happy, and maximizing revenue. VP Product & Marketing at Pontis, Ofer Razon, breaks down for us the five essential capabilities for successful Digital Customer Engagement. Don’t miss!
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NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real

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Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS, to support VoLTE and next-generation charging and policy control ...
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 3

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Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand

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Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
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ARM's OPNFV Action

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At the ARM booth at MWC 2016, Joe Kidder and Bob Monkman speak to Light Reading about OPNFV and their upcoming action.
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2

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Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity

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Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics and how Interoute can now enable a 'software-defined moment' for its customers.
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UBBS 2016 Highlights

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Highlights of Huawei's UBBS event in Hong Kong.
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European 2020 Digital Agenda

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Anacom's Fatima Barros discusses the plan to bring ultrafast broadband to Portugal by 2020.
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In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
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