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Cisco Buys July Systems to Help Track People Indoors
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6/19/2018  |  1 comment
Cisco is looking to leverage July Systems' technology to help enterprises locate customers, employees and visitors inside facilities.
India Puts AI at Top of Tech Agenda
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6/19/2018  |  Post a comment
India's telcos and its government are prioritizing AI as they look to create new and innovative services for local consumers.
Reliance Jio President Mathew Oommen on India's 4G Phenomenon
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6/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
Vodafone-Idea Merger Enters Last Leg
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6/15/2018  |  Post a comment
A merger that would create India's biggest telecom operator is nearing the finish line.
Canadian Carriers Want 5G Spectrum Now
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6/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Canada's leading wireless carriers urge federal government to release 3.5GHz spectrum.
Google's Investment in India's Public WiFi Infrastructure: A Waste of Time & Money?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/8/2018  |  1 comment
Just like 3G, 4G and Long Term Evolution (LTE), 5G isn't kicking WiFi to the curb. Mixing WiFi with LTE and 5G networks offers mobile operators numerous market opportunities.
Eurobites: Amazon Scores English Premier League Soccer Rights
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6/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT offers Cisco-flavored SD-WAN-as-a-service; telco execs charged with fraud in Tanzania; Deutsche Telekom extends vectoring; union slams Telefónica's outsourcing strategy.
Fast Link Launches Big Data Analytics System
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6/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Analytics startup Fast Link has launched its Netra Big Data Analytics systems for mobile and IoT network operators.
Vodafone Rewards Top Brass as Thousands of Staff Are Axed
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6/4/2018  |  4 comments
UK-based operator slashes thousands of jobs in efficiency drive while handing generous pay increases to senior management figures.
Ciena Snaps Up Automation Expert Packet Design, Suffers Margins Glitch
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5/31/2018  |  Post a comment
Ciena announces disappointing fiscal second quarter margins and the proposed acquisition of automated IP network optimization and analytics specialist Packet Design.
India's RCom Struggles to Settle Debt Issues
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5/31/2018  |  1 comment
A legal dispute with Ericsson threatens the Indian operator's deal with Reliance Jio.
RJio Looks to Estonia for Global Expansion
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5/22/2018  |  1 comment
India's most aggressive operator is reportedly setting up a unit in Estonia.
NFV Is Down but Not Out
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5/22/2018  |  32 comments
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was first conceived. How can the industry ward off further technology disappointment?
How RJio Built India's Most Automated Network
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5/21/2018  |  Post a comment
RJio's executives were likened to a music group in Nice last week, but they prefer smashing up telecom markets to hotel rooms.
BCE 2018 Recap: Automation Nation & the Big Fight at the Edge
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5/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Phil Harvey sum up the whole show in five minutes. That's after we cut out the 75 minutes of food-and-coffee commentary.
Reliance Jio's BCE Keynote: A Disruptive Digital Transformation
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5/18/2018  |  Post a comment
At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
Indian Telcos Raise Capital as Price War Rages
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5/17/2018  |  Post a comment
India's operators are busy raising funds despite the debt burden that already weighs heavily on some players.
Vodafone Prioritizes Automation as Efficiency Bolsters Margins
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5/15/2018  |  3 comments
UK-based operator prioritizes automation as CEO Colao quits.
Vanu-HFCL Wins $86M Deal From BSNL
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5/11/2018  |  Post a comment
BSNL teams up with Vanu to bring connectivity to rural parts of India.
Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Most Innovative Automation Strategy
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5/9/2018  |  Post a comment
The shortlist for most innovative automation strategy features six very strong entries from some of the world's biggest operators.
India Approves In-Flight Connectivity, WiFi Boost
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5/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Indian authorities have approved plans for in-flight connectivity services, an expansion of WiFi hotspots and the establishment of a telecom ombudsman.
Signs of Fatigue Even as RJio Posts Strong Q4 Numbers
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5/1/2018  |  Post a comment
India's newest network operator has reported profits for its fiscal fourth quarter, but there are signs of a slowdown.
Bharti Infratel, Indus Towers Merge to Form $14.6B Giant
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4/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Indian operators merge their infrastructure assets to form the world's second-biggest towers company.
Fierce Competition Batters Airtel Profits Again
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4/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Competition and adverse regulatory measures continue to squeeze the Indian operator's profits.
Telenor's Cost-Cutting Focus Rattles Investors
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4/24/2018  |  2 comments
Norwegian incumbent loses 4% of its value in Oslo after analysts question focus on efficiency and accuse it of 'hoarding cash.'
Telco Fat Cats: Still Worth It?
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4/23/2018  |  2 comments
While some of the head honchos in telecom have taken hefty pay cuts in the last few years, they probably aren't yet worried about the price of milk.
Indian Telcos to Ramp Up Network Investment in Next 2 Years
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4/19/2018  |  Post a comment
India's telcos have announced plans for a dramatic expansion of basestation infrastructure, but the network expansion will not be without challenges.
Leading Lights 2018: A Bumper Crop of Finalists
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4/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Hundreds of entries were judged and now the shortlists for this year's Light Reading awards have been revealed.
Telco Content War Heats Up in India
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4/6/2018  |  Post a comment
India's operators are taking their fight into the content arena.
Google Spins Subsea Cable Web to Australia & Southeast Asia
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4/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Google is investing in a subsea cable connecting the two continents, casting its subsea web wider.
Sistema Bids for RCom's Remaining Assets – Report
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Russia's Sistema has reportedly emerged as the leading bidder for what remains of Reliance Communications.
You Need Another 48 Hours to Enter the Leading Lights Awards? OK Then...
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3/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Stress ye not… The deadline for Leading Lights submissions has been edged out another two working days to Tuesday, March 27.
India's Predatory Pricing Rules Trigger Telco Slugfest
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
India's regulatory authorities continue to side with aggressive new player Reliance Jio, say the country's longer-established players.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Prime Reading  | 
3/14/2018  |  4 comments
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose AI will triumph?
India's 2018 Telecom Policy: Are the Goals Achievable?
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3/13/2018  |  Post a comment
India is set to announce a new national telecom policy based on regulatory recommendations. But can it realize its goals?
Cisco on the Packet-Optical Prowl – Rumor
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3/8/2018  |  5 comments
There's talk swirling the optical transport sector that Cisco is window-shopping for a packet-optical transport systems specialist.
Time's Running Out: Enter the Leading Lights Awards Now!
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3/7/2018  |  Post a comment
There are only a few weeks left to enter this year's Leading Lights awards, so don't delay!
Airtel Conducts India's First 5G Lab Trial
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3/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel claims to have carried out the first trials of 5G technology in India.
Ailing Aircel Files for Bankruptcy
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3/5/2018  |  1 comment
Another one of India's long-established operators bites the dust.
Facebook Expands Rural Efforts With TIP Team
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2/27/2018  |  1 comment
At the MWC Facebook press conference, Jay Parikh highlighted the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) initiatives to connect rural regions.
Cisco Leads Multi-Vendor Open vRAN Ecosystem Initiative
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2/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Cisco works with Reliance Jio, Altiostar, Aricent, Intel, Mavenir, Phazr, Red Hat and Tech Mahindra on virtual RAN ecosystem initiative.
India Steps Up Its 5G Efforts
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2/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Indian authorities and operators are keen to play a role in the development of 5G technology.
21st Century Networking? Welcome to the Lock-In
From the Founder  | 
2/20/2018  |  4 comments
The world of virtualization is struggling to wrench itself away from the claws of vendor lock-in, which runs counter to everything that NFV stands for.
Digital India Is Coming... but When?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
2/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Join Light Reading's Tien Chi Fu for a fun trip in India that includes some telecom insights, local street foods and some very heavy traffic.
What's Behind RJio's Relentless Price Cutting?
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2/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Hopes for a recovery in pricing are evaporating following further price cuts by India's most aggressive player.
It's Time to Enter the Leading Lights
Shades of Ray  | 
2/9/2018  |  Post a comment
If your company excelled during the past year, you need to be submitting your entry for this year's Leading Lights awards. Get the full details by clicking on this link.
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
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2/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself into a 'New SI' and becoming a vendor, a strategic shift that requires some M&A activity.
Brace Up! RJio to Disrupt Home & Enterprise Segment
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2/6/2018  |  Post a comment
India's most aggressive operator is preparing to expand into new market areas.
Ericsson: Desperately Seeking Profitability
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1/31/2018  |  3 comments
'Tangible improvements' are expected during 2018 but Swedish giant is still battling significant financial, operational and competitive challenges.
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