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Mind the Gap: Is Public Shaming the Way to End Pay Inequity?
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/12/2016  |  1 comment
New regulation in the UK will require companies with more than 250 employees to reveal their gender pay gap, starting in April 2018.
WiCipedia: Open Source Favoritism, Fairygod Bosses & Crooked Credit Checks
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/12/2016  |  5 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: researchers uncover bias in open source; a fairy-god boss reviews your employer; why being female can hurt your credit; and more.
Eurobites: EE Bows Out With a Whimper
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2/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: private equity firms expected to bid for T-Mobile Netherlands; Orange selects startups; Nokia does G.fast in Japan.
AT&T Unveils Its 5G Roadmap
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2/12/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T is to begin outdoor tests and trials this summer in collaboration with Ericsson and Intel.
Nokia's Suri Goes on the Defensive
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2/11/2016  |  3 comments
Will Nokia's margins hold up as it absorbs the Alcatel-Lucent business?
Is 2016 the Year TiVo Gets Acquired?
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2/11/2016  |  2 comments
Rumor is that suitors are circling again, and TiVo has reason to consider their proposals.
Win a Genuine Telecom Artifact at This Year's Leading Lights Awards
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
There's a skeleton in the Leading Lights closet this year…
Vodafone, PayPal Team on M-commerce
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
PayPal and Vodafone have agreed to enable customers in Europe to make contactless payments with Android smartphones.
Nokia, AlcaLu Steady Ship on Costs Before Tie-Up
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2/11/2016  |  1 comment
Nokia warns of tough conditions ahead but reports good progress on efficiency measures, as does Alcatel-Lucent.
Amazon, AsiaInfo Team Up to Disrupt the Telco Back Office
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2/11/2016  |  4 comments
BSS challenger AsiaInfo has ported its entire billing, analytics and CRM suite into Amazon's public cloud in the belief that the telco back office of the future will be run on a software-as-a-service model, even for Tier 1s.
Eurobites: PayPal Pops Into Vodafone's Wallet
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2/11/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional round: Google extends 'right to be forgotten'; snoopers' charter needs work; customers confused by bundles.
Nokia Reports Q4, Full Year 2015 Results
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia reports fourth quarter revenues of €3.6 billion, up 3% year-on-year, and full year revenues of €12.5 billion, up 6% year-on-year.
AsiaInfo Unveils Cloud Core BSS
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Vendor makes its entire Veris BSS suite available on Amazon's public cloud.
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
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2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
Nokia Boasts Cost-Effective Fronthaul Transport Solution
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia is offering a new platform designed for cost-effective fronthaul transport in centralized RAN architectures.
SCTE US & SCTE UK Ink Coordination Pact
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Agreement intended to address brand confusion and promote global engineering excellence.
Eurobites: Denmark Dents Telenor's Q4
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria Q4 boosted by domestic market; MTN Nigeria chooses Gemalto for authentication; ADVA's 100G in Estonia.
Opera in $1.23B M&A Drama
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2/10/2016  |  2 comments
Mobile apps and browser specialist is being acquired by a consortium of Chinese investors, including the new owner of Grindr, for $1.2 billion.
Opera Agrees $1.2B Sale
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2/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Opera Software has agreed a NOK 10.5 billion (USD 1.2 billion) takeover deal with a consortium of Chinese companies.
What's Hot in Mobile Commerce?
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2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Claire Maslen, financial services relationship manager at the GSMA, talks about the development of the digital commerce sector and the types of relationships that mobile operators are developing to further their m-commerce strategies.
Validating Nokia's IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs
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2/9/2016  |  3 comments
Two of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) have been put through their paces by independent test lab EANTC – here are the results.
Live 4K TV Sports Picking Up Speed
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
North American viewers with UHD sets and set-tops will now get to watch soccer, hockey and basketball games in 4K, thanks to moves by Videotron, Univision, Neulion and others.
Women Leaders Can Increase Profitability – Peterson Institute
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Survey of 21,980 publicly traded companies in 91 countries shows the presence of more female leaders in top positions correlates with increased profitability.
BT Trials C-RAN Over G.fast
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
BT partners with Cavium in C-RAN trials.
Eurobites: BT Runs C-RAN Over Copper With G.fast
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT offers top footy content for free; France goes after Facebook; small cells and bus stops.
ItsOn Slams 'Stale' Ericsson, Huawei as It Lands Telefónica
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2/9/2016  |  1 comment
The SaaS startup claims to be displacing giants such as Amdocs, Ericsson and Huawei in the service provider IT market.
Vodafone: Flexible Work Policies Boost Profits
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2/8/2016  |  8 comments
Three fourths of companies across the globe offer flexible working policies, and 61% have seen their profits increase because of it, a new Vodafone survey suggests.
Eurobites: Will Big Data Change M&A Forever?
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2/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hutchison opens up another front in M&A battles; BT finance chief steps down; Nokia touts smart service delivery.
Orange Strikes $160M Deal for Tigo DRC
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2/8/2016  |  1 comment
A merger between the two companies would produce one of the country's biggest mobile operators.
WiCipedia: Faulty Feminism, Worthy Women & Peculiar Perks
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/5/2016  |  5 comments
This week in WiC: Bloomberg debates the merits of women's conferences; Europe's 1,000 woman boardlist goes live; Glassdoor outlines some unique job perks; and more.
JDSU's Offspring Are Holding Their Own
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2/5/2016  |  1 comment
JDSU split into two to improve focus and agility of the optical components and assurance technology businesses, and it looks like the move paid off.
Eurobites: Virgin Media Blesses 3/O2 Deal
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2/5/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom declared Europe's top telecom brand; new CEO at Telenor Serbia; latest on Google's UK tax sop.
EdgeConneX Finds Its Sweet Spot
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Data center operator built out network largely for MSOs but is now expanding to the cloud and positioning itself for NFV and IoT.
Orange Reshuffles Its Euro Exec Pack
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
French incumbent announces leadership changes in Europe.
Technicolor Pulls Out of HEVC Advance
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Pricing changes weren't enough to keep Technicolor in the HEVC Advance patent pool.
Eurobites: Liberty Gets Green Light on BASE Deal
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobistar turns Orange; Nokia does analytics and drones; Swisscom's difficult year.
Wanted by Ericsson: IoT Patent Pals
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2/4/2016  |  2 comments
Ericsson executive to head up independent IoT patent licensing operation that will be open to all.
Vodafone CEO: I Want a Piece of Openreach
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2/4/2016  |  2 comments
Vodafone is fretting over its network position in the fast-changing UK telecom market and wants the chance to take a stake in an independent Openreach, currently part of BT.
Ericsson Enhances Multiple Product Lines
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor trumpets pre-MWC product tweaks.
Hutchison Offers Major Concessions to Seal 3/O2 Deal
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2/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Hong Kong operator promises to increase investments, reduce prices and offer attractive terms to MVNOs if regulators bless the 3/O2 deal but not everyone believes it's a good offer.
Startup NFWare Takes Aim at Cisco, Juniper
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2/3/2016  |  2 comments
A ten-person, two-year-old NFV startup has found itself competing against the giants of Cisco, Huawei and Juniper for service provider business.
Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2015 - 2020
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco's latest VNI numbers suggest the world will be using 366.8 exabytes of data on smartphones and Internet of Things devices, up from 44.2 exabytes, in 2015.
NIA's Latest NFV Test Program Opens for Business
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2/3/2016  |  1 comment
The second phase of the New IP Agency's independent evaluation program, focused on VNF Management, is signing up participants.
Ericsson Develops Industry Patent Licensing Plan for IoT
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson is creating an independent industry patent licensing market place for the Internet of Things (IoT) sector.
Telcos Team Up With Global Network Initiative
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Seven global telcos join with GNI to promote and advance freedom of expression and privacy around the world.
Eurobites: EU Preps for 5G With Spectrum Sort-Out
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2/3/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbor; MTN hires former US attorney-general for legal battle; business-sector weakness hits KPN.
EC Proposes Unified Spectrum Strategy for 5G
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Commission proposes a balanced long-term approach for the use of the ultra-high frequency (UHF) band (470-790MHz).
Orange Hails LoRa Breakthrough as Bouygues Ups IoT Game
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2/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Orange says LoRA is 15 times more energy-efficient than existing cellular technologies, opening up an immediate opportunity in the IoT market.
Marissa Mayer & the Terrible, Horrible Day
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2/3/2016  |  1 comment
Yahoo CEO Mayer has been resisting a sale, but had to bow to the inevitable. The company finally said it will pursue a possible sale, as it announced a loss and a layoff.
Viavi Reports Fiscal Q2
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2/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Revenues of $232.1 million are up by 2.5% compared with a year ago and operating margins have improved.
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At this moderated panel at 2020 Vision in Dublin, Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader of Light Reading, sits down with Jeff Finkelstein, director of network architecture at Cox Communications, to discuss the rapidly changing video market.
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Garry Connolly, president of Host in Ireland, presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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What's Hot in Mobile Commerce?

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Claire Maslen, financial services relationship manager at the GSMA, talks about the development of the digital commerce sector and the types of relationships that mobile operators are developing to further their m-commerce strategies.
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EANTC Tests Nokia IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs for Real World Deployment

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Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC. The results set a new industry benchmark for outstanding performance, scalability, resiliency and manageability. Nokia VNFs are ready for telco cloud deployment, so that service providers can accelerate mobile, business and ...
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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...
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The Composable Telco

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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Broadband speeds are ramping up across Europe as the continent, at its own pace, follows North America towards a gigabit society. But there are many steps to take on the road to gigabit broadband availability and a number of technology options that can meet the various requirements of Europe’s high-speed fixed broadband network operators. During this radio show we will look at some of the catalysts for broadband network investments and examine the menu of technology options on offer, including vectoring and G.fast for copper plant evolution and the various deployment possibilities for FTTH/B.