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Ultra-Broadband Summit, Hong Kong
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4/27/2016  |  56 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.
GM Goes 'All In' on 4G Connected Cars
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8/7/2015  |  10 comments
GM brings two connected Corvettes with Apple CarPlay to Chicago and talks up the success of LTE via its partnership with AT&T.
OpenDaylight Summit in Pics: Behold, the Beard Is Resplendent
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8/3/2015  |  3 comments
The conference was splendid. Accommodations were not.
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's C-RAN!
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7/17/2015  |  2 comments
C-RAN is a complicated topic, and all these technical terms can get pretty confusing. We're bringing it back to the literal for Cloud-RAN month.
Light Reading Goes to Comic-Con 2015!
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7/14/2015  |  8 comments
Slacker Batman, a cross-dressing Han and Leia and one authentic superhero were the stars of Comic-Con 2015. Light Reading was there.
Vodafone: NYC, Are You Experienced?
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7/9/2015  |  6 comments
Vodafone opens a customer experience center in NYC and talks IoT, PoPs and more.
The Wild Side of Telecom: Fun Times at BTE
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6/19/2015  |  6 comments
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event was full of keynotes and demos, but we also managed to fit in a concert, ping pong tournaments and drones. And you thought we were all work and no play.
ONS2015 in Pics: Keep Pouring Work Juice!
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6/18/2015  |  2 comments
Stuffed with SDN knowledge, food, coffee and beer.
Breakfast of Champions: Women in Tech at BTE
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6/16/2015  |  2 comments
An inspiring panel of speakers made Light Reading's fourth Women in Tech breakfast, held at the recent Big Telecom Event, an occasion to remember.
Our Windy City Diaries: Sightseeing at BTE
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6/12/2015  |  9 comments
Chicago has no shortage of sites to be seen. While attending the Big Telecom Event, we explored the streets and took some photos, for your benefit, of course.
The Best of BTE: Highlights From the Show
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6/10/2015  |  7 comments
The Big Telecom Event offered everything you would expect from a world-class conference, including engaging speakers, fun demos and tons of booth swag.
The Intersection of Technology & Taxidermy: Leading Lights at the Field Museum
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6/9/2015  |  10 comments
At the intersection of technology and taxidermy, you'll find the Leading Lights Awards.
10 Telecom Greats & Their Doppelgängers
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6/8/2015  |  3 comments
We've paired these telecom legends with their slightly more recognizable lookalikes. We dare you to tell the difference.
Huawei Open Digital Telco Summit
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6/1/2015  |  18 comments
Huawei Technologies gathered industry leaders, industry analysts and the media at the the B4 Plaza Hotel in Nice, France, to outline the future of digital communications -- here's what happened.
10 Alternate Uses for Tablets
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5/22/2015  |  63 comments
Not sure what to do with your not-so-popular tablet anymore? We have some ideas for you...
DroneComm 2015: Pics Above the Clouds
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5/12/2015  |  10 comments
A slide show from Light Reading's first ever commercial drone event in Atlanta.
A Guide to G.fast
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5/11/2015  |  5 comments
Light Reading's quick primer on fixed broadband access technology G.fast.
Pics: Women in Tech & Cable Meet in Chicago
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5/7/2015  |  5 comments
Snaps from Chicago where women from Microsoft and the Women in Cable Telecom both held events to promote women in the industry and the good work they are doing for others.
No Service, No Problem: 5 Places That Want to Be Unconnected
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5/1/2015  |  21 comments
Take a walk on the unconnected side with a slideshow of five of the most technologically remote places in the US.
Huawei P8 Launch in Pics: It's Showtime!
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
Snaps from the global launch of Huawei's rival to the iPhone 6.
10 Ways 5G Will Change Your Life
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4/3/2015  |  25 comments
The emergence of 5G around 2020 will bring new tech inventions galore, from flying cars to talking animals to holographic phone calls. Not to mention faster download speeds.
Pics From OFC: Blinded by the Light
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4/2/2015  |  3 comments
This year's Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) Conference and Exposition took place in the welcome heat of Los Angeles -- check out our pics from the show.
Juniper Pics: Ice Cream Makes Everything Better
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3/27/2015  |  6 comments
Whether Juniper truly has its act together remains to be seen, but it undeniably proved it has delicious snacks.
OCP Summit 2015 in Pics: 'His Beard Is So Majestic'
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3/20/2015  |  Post a comment
See OCP Foundation President and Chairman Frank Frankovsky's majestic beard, and CEO Corey Bell's magnificent sweater.
Pics: Meet 'Big Bertha' at Juniper's Data Center Lab!
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3/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Juniper uses its POC Lab to put its gear through its paces and win customers.
10 Unusual Places to Stick a Small Cell
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3/16/2015  |  17 comments
We know all the expected places that small cells are being placed these days, but where should they really go? In this slideshow, we go beyond the lamppost and explore ten of the most unusual places where we think small cells should be hanging out.
MWC 2015: Virtual Reality Bites!
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3/3/2015  |  6 comments
The GSMA estimates 90,000 attendees for this year's packed show, and that makes for one big cab line!
MWC15: Welcome to Barcelona!
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3/2/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading has arrived in Barcelona in time for some sightseeing and cocktails with 100 of our closest friends ahead of the big show.
10 Weirdly Useful IoT Devices
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2/24/2015  |  32 comments
There's no shortage of connected devices out there, yet somehow there's always room for more. Join us for a tour of 10 smart, slightly bizarre things that will make your life just a bit easier.
The New IP in Pics: It Must Be Art!
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Photos from the show where attendees learned about turning their networks into innovation and profit centers.
Pics From Poland: FTTH Conference
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2/11/2015  |  6 comments
The annual FTTH Council Europe event is in Warsaw, Poland, this year -- check out the pics from day 1.
CES Pics: Get Another Bite of the Gadget Cherry!
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1/21/2015  |  8 comments
A second look at the cars, phones and drones at CES.
Pics: AT&T's Foundry of Things
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1/16/2015  |  9 comments
AT&T's Texan gateway to the Internet of Things – in pictures.
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    Unified Comms Finds Its Voice

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    Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
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    So... What Do We Do Now?

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    After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
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    NAB 2016 Highlights

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    Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick climbs down from the slots to tell us about the latest news in broadcast technology at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.
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    CEO Chat: Deepfield's Craig Labovitz

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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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    Leading Lights 2016: Shortlists Announced

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    The judging is over and the Leading Lights 2016 shortlists have been published -- you can see who made the cut by clicking on this link.
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    Introducing MulteFire – Qualcomm at MWC 2016

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    MulteFire is the latest option for using LTE in unlicensed spectrum. As oppose to its close 'siblings', LAA and LTE-U, MulteFire operates solely in unlicensed spectrum, which enables it to offer the best of two worlds – LTE-like performance with WiFi-like deployment simplicity. In this interview, Sanjeev Athalye, Sr. Director, Product Management at Qualcomm ...
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    CEO Chat: Grant Van Rooyen of Cologix

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    Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.
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    ONS 2016 – Demonstration of Huawei's NetMatrix Multi-Vendor SDN Orchestrator

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    This demonstration shows how Huawei's NetMatrix SDN Orchestrator (SDN-O) addresses an operator's core service agility needs for services spanning multi-domain, multivendor networks: it includes a demonstration of:
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    AT&T Wants to Own North Carolina

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    Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

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