FCC Still Bemoans Rural Broadband Gap
Rewired | 1/29/2016 | 3 comments
Latest broadband deployment report shows more than half of rural Americans can't get the 25 Megs of broadband the feds say they need, even as rural telcos says FCC support is confusing and inconsistent.
Why Cities Matter Most
Rewired | 1/11/2016 | 9 comments
Shifting populations, nimbler political structures and a focus on getting things done makes the globe's cities the place to focus.
NFV Everywhere? Actually, No
Rewired | 9/22/2015 | 1 comment
As Masergy discovered, even working aggressively to make the business case for NFV in virtual CPE doesn't mean it's the answer everywhere.
NFV Experts Invade Dallas
Rewired | 9/9/2015 | 2 comments
AT&T, Verizon, NTT, Telefónica, CableLabs, Cox and Masergy are all bringing a real-world view of their NFV deployments to date to Dallas next week.
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The telecom industry's merger fever has created a morass of old, outdated and mismatching data records for some operators, which could hamper plans for growth.
From The Founder
Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
Upcoming Live Events
March 10, 2016, Denver, CO
March 10, 2016, The Cable Center, Denver, CO
April 5, 2016, The Ritz Carlton, Charlotte, NC
May 24-25, 2016, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
May 24-25, 2016, Austin, TX
September 14, 2016, Denver, CO
All Upcoming Live Events
November 3, 2016, London, UK
F5 breaks down the business drivers and key use cases for NFV.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
Animals with Phones
Retro Is the Way to Be Click Here
Some animals are too cute for smartphones.