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A Photo Tour of CES 2017
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1/9/2017  |  3 comments
Virtual reality, drones and power rangers: the big reveals at CES 2017.
Digging Bluebird's Data Center
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1/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Located 85 feet under the surface of the Earth in a decommissioned limestone mine, Bluebird Underground enjoys reduced cost and enhanced security. See it for yourself in this slideshow.
The 8 Best Moments for WiC in 2016
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12/28/2016  |  2 comments
2016 has been a crazy year for women in tech, but we're so done picking apart what went wrong. Here are our 8 best moments of a very strange year.
Photos: MBB Forum 2016, Tokyo Day 2
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11/24/2016  |  1 comment
It's the second day of the Mobile Broadband Forum 2016 in Tokyo and there's one clear theme running through every presentation and discussion – the need to develop partner ecosystems.
Photos from IoT World in Dublin
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11/24/2016  |  3 comments
Some photographic highlights from this week's IoT World show in Dublin.
Photos: MBB Forum 2016 Tokyo, Day 1
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11/23/2016  |  2 comments
This year's Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBB Forum) is being held just outside Tokyo, where operator executives, host Huawei and the Chinese vendor's partners have converged to discuss the evolution of 4G LTE, the transition to 5G and the key applications driving the industry's transformation.
The 8 Biggest Turkeys of WiC in 2016
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11/23/2016  |  2 comments
We've rounded up the top eight Women in Comms turkeys of 2016... so far.
Transformation Takes Center Stage in Wuzhen
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11/11/2016  |  9 comments
Service providers and industry experts gather in Wuzhen to talk about digital transformation and why it is so critical for telcos.
Photos: Operations Transformation Summit, Wuzhen
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11/1/2016  |  14 comments
Huawei's Operations Transformation Summit 2016 is underway in Wuzhen, China.
Photos: Salesforce Dreamforce Takes On Comic-Con
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10/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Salesforce's annual customer conference this year was like a comic book convention. In a good way.
OpenDaylight in Pictures: It Just Got Real
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9/30/2016  |  3 comments
The ODL crowd broke out of Silicon Valley to bring their annual summit to the software mecca of Bellevue, Wash.
Pics: SDN & NFV in the Mile High City
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9/16/2016  |  5 comments
We spent two fantastic days at our NFV & Carrier SDN conference in Denver, getting our fix of virtualization chat in the 'Mile High City.' But we had some fun too...
Pictures: CTIA's Last Hurrah in Vegas
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9/14/2016  |  5 comments
See the faded glory of Super Mobility Week in a selection of photos from the recent event.
Pics: VMworld Brings the Hammer Down
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9/1/2016  |  2 comments
Top speed through Las Vegas for two intense days of VMworld 2016.
How the Padres Hit an IoT Home Run
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8/25/2016  |  7 comments
Light Reading visits San Diego's Petco Park to see how the Padres baseball team is using IoT to slash operations costs.
A Hot Time in Huntsville
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8/15/2016  |  3 comments
Adtran's annual media and analyst event focused on network and business changes required to meet the demands of an 'Uber-like' customer experience.
Comic-Con 2016 in Pics: Jesus Loves Nerds
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8/2/2016  |  9 comments
Photos from a costume party with more than 100,000 of my closest friends.
Comic-Con 2016: Bountiful Batmen!
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8/1/2016  |  7 comments
Light Reading and its camera goes to the annual geek festival in San Diego.
Cisco Live: Who Needs Flying Cars?
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7/15/2016  |  10 comments
Futuristic technology was on display at the Cisco Live conference. And service providers have to provide the bandwidth to make it go.
Pics: 5G, VR Storm MWC Shanghai
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7/4/2016  |  4 comments
A sweep of the show floor at Mobile World Congress Shanghai made it quite clear which technologies are at the top of the agenda for operators in the world's largest single market.
Sprint's 5G Tailgate (in Pictures)
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6/22/2016  |  1 comment
Sprint and Ericsson get cookin' with a 5G test outside a football stadium.
Slideshow: BCE Goes Deep in Heart of Texas
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6/3/2016  |  3 comments
More sights from Austin, the site of Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
Women in Comms Leading Lights: Party Pics
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6/2/2016  |  2 comments
Revisit the Leading Lights awards dinner with pictures from the big event, including pics of our three winners accepting their trophies.
BCE Slideshow: See Austin by Segway, Look Like a Dork
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6/2/2016  |  1 comment
Taking in the sights on two wheels, wearing a helmet.
Pics: BCE Hosts Upskill U Live
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6/1/2016  |  Post a comment
At BCE in Austin, Upskill U moved out of the virtual classroom and hosted two Upskill U LIVE sessions on 5G and mobile video.
Leading Lights 2016: Winners' Gallery
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6/1/2016  |  3 comments
See who picked up the 2016 Leading Lights awards at the gala dinner in Austin, Texas.
Light Reading's BCE Rocks Austin
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6/1/2016  |  3 comments
Good times and good learning in Austin at Light Reading's annual flagship event.
Pics: BCE Crowds Mob New IP Agency Live Interoperability Demos
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5/31/2016  |  1 comment
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- One of the indisputable stars at this year's Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin was the New IP Agency's Live NFV Interoperability Demos, which drew standing room only crowds to the busy exhibition floor.
INTX Pics: Live From Boston
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5/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Now in its second year of being known as the Internet & Television Expo, the once-sprawling Cable Show is trying to adapt to a new age.
WiC Pics: Women in Comms Takes Austin
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5/26/2016  |  4 comments
From Sunday's Board of Advisors dinner to Monday's luncheon, job fair and Leading Lights celebration, WiC's biggest event was also its best yet.
Building Up Digital Operations: Pics
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5/11/2016  |  53 comments
At the TM Forum Live! 2016 in Nice, France, executives from service providers and others shared their views on the emerging Digital Operations Ecosystem.
TM Forum Live! 2016: Nice Pics
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5/10/2016  |  2 comments
Snapshots from the TM Forum Live! 2016 event in Nice, France.
Ultra-Broadband Summit, Hong Kong
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4/27/2016  |  58 comments
We're in Hong Kong for the first leg of the Ultra-Broadband Summit World Tour.
Vodafone, Huawei Open UK NB-IoT Lab
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone and Huawei are hoping to spur the development of NB-IoT through a new lab facility at the UK operator's Newbury headquarters.
Google 'Sells the Sizzle': Photos
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3/28/2016  |  3 comments
Dazzling venue and entertainment helps convince Google cloud users that it should be taken seriously in the enterprise – the company hopes.
Video Adventures in Vegas
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1/15/2016  |  12 comments
Take a walk on the Vegas side.
A Peek Inside AT&T Partner Solutions
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1/4/2016  |  3 comments
This entrepreneurial unit is expanding its responsibility to include wholesale services and agents, but keeping its agile method of operating within the bigger AT&T.
The Wild Beasts of Light Reading
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12/31/2015  |  19 comments
Editors are known as an incorrigible bunch. Our soft spot? Definitely animals.
A Year on the Road for Light Reading
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12/30/2015  |  16 comments
What I saw before, after and during conference and meetings in 2015.
The Best Cat Selfies of 2015
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12/23/2015  |  2 comments
In a moment of pre-holiday levity, Light Reading presents the best cat selfies (catsies!) of 2015. Meow.
The TV of Tomorrow Is All Digital, Virtual
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12/10/2015  |  6 comments
The TVOT conference in NYC showed just how far TV has come over the last decade.
Hong Kong Moments
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11/26/2015  |  13 comments
I was lucky enough to be in Hong Kong for a few days recently – here are a few views I managed to capture on my phone.
It Gets Contentious in London: OSS Event Pictures
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11/11/2015  |  1 comment
Service providers and vendors came together in London to tackle tricky issues around OSS for virtualized networks.
Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 Day 2
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11/3/2015  |  27 comments
Further pictorial coverage from the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong.
Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015
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11/2/2015  |  27 comments
UPDATED! Find out which top level industry executives graced this year's Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Hong Kong and the hot topics they discussed during the first day of the event.
Oracle OpenWorld in Pix: Watch Out for Funny Cigarettes
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10/30/2015  |  13 comments
Falafel, weird sculptures, small planes, and more.
Gigabit Europe in Pics
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9/30/2015  |  2 comments
Beer, broadband and supersized snacks: Photos from Light Reading's first Gigabit Europe event and Oktoberfest
WiC Pics: Speak Up & Wear Fabulous Shoes
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9/17/2015  |  5 comments
Top female leaders from Intel, AT&T, Verizon and GenBand share their experiences, perspectives and advice for women in the industry, who convened in Dallas this week.
NASA Takes UHD to the Final Frontier
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9/16/2015  |  6 comments
Take a photographic peek at a recent National Press Club event featuring NASA astronauts – including twin brothers Captains Scott and Mark Kelly – and stunning Ultra HD footage from space.
Pics: A Tour of Chattanooga's Gigabit City
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8/10/2015  |  6 comments
From its gigabit smart grid to its wealth of 3D printing companies to the best tech camp ever, Chattanooga is a hotbed for innovation.
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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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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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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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Open Source NFV/SDN Automation

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove

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Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
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Dan Sahar of Qwilt on Open Edge Cloud Platform

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Dan Sahar, Qwilt's co-founder, sits down with Steve Saunders of Light Reading for a conversation about Qwilt's Open Edge Cloud platform and the new role of service providers in application and content delivery.
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ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'

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Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
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Nominum's Craig Sprosts on DNS & Cybersecurity Trends

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Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT security after a recent cyber attack that paralyzed several major ...
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China Moves Towards Mixed Ownership of Telcos

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Chinese authorities are promoting new ownership models in order to raise capital.
Shades of Ray
What to Expect at MWC 2017

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5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
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Versa: A Lot More Than SD-WAN

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Kelly Ahuja, the new CEO of Versa Networks, speaks with Steve Saunders of Light Reading about how Versa offers much more than just SD-WAN, and its plan to grow market adoption in 2017.
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Facebook Gets Physical With Its Security Strategy

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Facebook has introduced new measures that will enable users to secure access to their accounts using a physical 'key' application.
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