WiC Welcomes 7 New Partners
Que Sera Sarah | 4/25/2016 | 2 comments
WiC is proud to have Cisco, Hitachi Consulting, Infinera, Netcracker, Redknee, NetNumber and Open Networking Foundation joining our cause.
Cable Mines Big Data to Improve Performance
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/22/2016 | 1 comment
Cable is going big with data analytics, digging into its big data stores, with the hope of garnering information, simplifying operations and improving services and customer care.
The Key Steps to NFV Success
Shades of Ray | 4/20/2016 | Post a comment
A new report outlines the state of play in the network functions virtualization (NFV) world and provides an eight-step strategy for network operators based on the experiences of the early adopters.
Tipping Point for 4K Video?
Breznick Unbound | 4/19/2016 | 3 comments
Now that Sony has launched a 4K movie streaming service and AT&T/DirecTV is broadcasting golf and baseball action in UHD, is 4K video ready to go prime time?
Boingo Cultivates a New Spirit
Mentor Monday | 4/18/2016 | Post a comment
Boingo CTO Derek Peterson and VP Lauren de la Fuente give a glimpse into the WiFi provider's culture and share advice for men and women in the industry.
Happy(?) Equal Pay Day, Ladies
Que Sera Sarah | 4/12/2016 | 2 comments
Don't get too excited – April 12 marks how far women must work into the year to earn the equivalent of what men earned in 2015 as the gender pay gap persists.
LR & Cisco Launch Upskill U
Kelsey's Grammar | 4/12/2016 | 16 comments
Light Reading and Cisco teamed to launch Upskill U, an online university aimed at educating the communications industry on the business behind NFV, IoT, SDN and more.
Cellular, WiFi & the 'CEO Pitch'
Column | 4/12/2016 | Post a comment
WiFi is offering a challenge to the network-centric cellular status quo and that's something that mobile network operator CEOs recognize, believes Devicescape CEO Dave Fraser.
Will Layer3 TV Ever Launch?
MariNation | 4/11/2016 | 6 comments
Take two cable veterans, mix in a millennial co-founder, raise gobs of money and then make everyone wait years for a launch. So far that's the story of Layer3 TV.
CEO Chat: Nokia's Steve Vogelsang
Between the CEOs | 4/7/2016 | 5 comments
Steve Vogelsang, the CTO of IP and Optical Networks at Nokia and President of the New IP Agency, talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
New York Scores a Big Win for Families
Que Sera Sarah | 4/4/2016 | 5 comments
New York has passed the most progressive parental leave policy of any state, hopefully setting a precedent for other states and companies on how they support parents.
WiCipedia: The Solutions Edition
Que Sera Sarah | 4/1/2016 | 1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup we compile stories offering practical solutions and tips for increasing the number and prominence of women in the tech industry.
AT&T Explores G.fast for MDUs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/31/2016 | 3 comments
In this first part of a new sponsored blog series, AT&T's Bill Smith explains how AT&T hopes to complement its GPON-powered GigaPower rollout with additional technologies, such as G.fast.
IoT's Year Zero
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/30/2016 | 6 comments
Mobile World Congress served to underline how 2016 will be a pivotal year for the Internet of Things.
CEO Chat With Huawei's Zha Jun
Between the CEOs | 3/24/2016 | 8 comments
Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, hears from Zha Jun, President of Fixed Network Product Line at Huawei, on why he believes video is the next killer application.
From The Founder
Download our complete guide to de-risking NFV deployment in 2016, including: An eight-step strategy to deploying NFV safely, based on input from the companies that have already started virtualizing their production networks.
Interviews with leading executives at Colt, AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Cisco, Nokia, ZTE, Ericsson and Heavy Reading.
Prepping for the Future: Upskill U Explained
During this short kick-off video, Doug Webster, Vice President of Service Provider Marketing, Cisco, and Light Reading’s CEO & Founder Steve Saunders give an overview of Upskill U.
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A new survey conducted by Heavy Reading and TM Forum shows that CSPs around the world see the move to digital operations as a necessary part of their overall virtualization strategies.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
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.
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.