Geeking Out Over Gigabit
Rewired | 5/8/2015 | 30 comments
After almost three decades of writing about fiber-to-the-home, I'm finally getting it and I'm going for the whole gig.
True or False, Telecom-Style
Rewired | 3/26/2015 | 4 comments
Rutberg's Rejeev Chand gets FCC's Clbyburn plus Google Fiber and DISH execs to play the true-false game, with interesting results.
Open NFV: The World Cup of Confusion?
Rewired | 6/24/2014 | 5 comments
The move of NFV management and orchestration to an open source model seems inevitable, but how it happens is as transparent as the World Cup refs' game time calculations.
Can ZOOM See Daylight?
Rewired | 6/4/2014 | 3 comments
The TM Forum is actively seeking industry input to its ZOOM project to enable NFV orchestration, but what if it went truly open source?
Who's Ready to Play Broadband?
Rewired | 4/21/2014 | 37 comments
AT&T's ready, Google's ready, but are the municipalities they want to serve ready to play -- and bring along access rights and other free stuff?
How Dirty Is Your Data?
Rewired | 3/27/2014 | 22 comments
The telecom industry's merger fever has created a morass of old, outdated and mismatching data records for some operators, which could hamper plans for growth.
The Big Telecom Event: Have Your Say
Rewired | 12/19/2013 | 3 comments
We're already months into planning our 'Specs & Plugs & Rock & Roll' show, but there's still plenty of time to tell us what you'd like to see at The Big Telecom Event (BTE) in June 2014.
Nimble? The FCC?
Rewired | 11/6/2013 | 12 comments
New FCC head Wheeler is promising fast action, but can he deliver on new rules for the IP era?
From The Founder
Last week I dropped in on "Hotlanta," Georgia to moderate Light Reading's inaugural DroneComm
conference – a unique colloquium investigating the potential for drone communications to disrupt the world's telecom ecosystem. As you will see, it was a day of exploration and epiphany...
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is not the easiest of topics to take on board, so here's a Light Reading infographic, developed following conversations with the folks at HP, that helps make sense of where NFV is taking the industry.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With 200 customers in 60 countries, Stockholm-based Net Insight has carved out a solid leadership position in one of the hottest vertical markets going in comms right now: helping service providers and broadcasters deliver video and other multimedia traffic over IP networks. How has Net Insight managed to achieve this success in the face of immense competition from the industry giants?
My ongoing interview tour of the leading minds of the telecom industry recently took me to Richardson, Texas, where I met with Rod Naphan, CTO and SVP, Solutions, ...
I recently popped down to Texas to chat with CEO Eric L. Pratt about his company, Taqua.