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Airtel Gets 4G Ammunition With Augere Acquisition
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator is fortifying its 4G position through takeover activity.
Uninor Must Adapt to Survive
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telenor's Indian subsidiary risks being left behind as Indian consumers gravitate towards higher-speed data services.
India's Dropped Calls Fiasco
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
An increasing number of dropped calls is aggravating relations between Indian authorities and the country's mobile operators.
Malaysia's Axiata Boosted by Overseas Business
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2015  |  1 comment
Operator reports increase in profits thanks to gains in Sri Lanka, Cambodia and India while claiming to have seen improvements in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Reliance JioCom in the Making?
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  1 comment
The ties between RJio and RCom appear to be getting stronger all the time.
Spectrum Sharing: Mixed Bag for Indian Telcos
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Indian authorities have finally announced rules for the sharing of spectrum, but operators will be disappointed by some of the new guidelines.
Elitecore Plans to Woo Mobile Advertisers
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
The billing and revenue management specialist is looking to help India's operators make money from WiFi.
Airtel, RJio Add Impetus to India's 4G Market
News Analysis  | 
8/13/2015  |  2 comments
Bharti Airtel's 4G services launch and the impending entry by Reliance Jio has accelerated the LTE plans of other operators.
Uninor Upgrades Its RAN With Huawei
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8/12/2015  |  1 comment
Uninor partners with Huawei for network modernization.
Alepo Intros Managed Services & Support Center
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8/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Alepo launches new Global Technical Assistance Center as well as a managed services portfolio.
Amdocs Reports Fiscal Q3 Revenues of $908M
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7/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Amdocs reports record quarterly revenue of $908 million and closes Comverse acquisition for $273 million in cash.
Because They're Worth It?
Prime Reading  | 
7/29/2015  |  10 comments
The chief executive of Sprint received more in total compensation last year than any other operator in Light Reading's study, with Telefónica's Cesar Alierta the highest earner in Europe.
Ericsson's Tech for Good Could Be US-Bound
News Analysis  | 
7/29/2015  |  1 comment
The vendor's program to connect schools is bringing broadband to 22 countries, and the woman in charge says it could make its way to the US next.
RJio to Launch Its Own 4G Devices Brand
News Analysis  | 
7/27/2015  |  8 comments
India's 4G upstart has unveiled plans to develop its own devices and become a major retailer of other companies' products.
Can RJio Challenge India's Big 3?
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2015  |  5 comments
The new entrant has been making lots of noise about its forthcoming 4G launch, but how do its assets match up to those of its key rivals?
BT Split Could Spur Vodafone to Invest in Fiber – Colao
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vodafone boss takes aim at BT's G.fast plans as mobile operator's share price rises on service revenue improvements.
RJio Prepares for Take-Off
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2015  |  1 comment
Plotting its launch of 4G services in December, RJio is busy adding new technology capabilities to its résumé.
Telenor Earnings Boosted by Myanmar
News Analysis  | 
7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
A turnaround in India and the launch of a new business in Myanmar have helped Telenor to compensate for the loss of wholesale business in Norway.
Introducing LR's Women in Comms Online
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/21/2015  |  5 comments
Join the conversation on promoting and empowering women in the communications industry on the new WiC site here on Light Reading.
DoT Pushes for Net Neutrality in India
News Analysis  | 
7/21/2015  |  1 comment
Indian authorities have tried striking a compromise between telecom and Internet players but appear to have left everyone complaining.
India's Startups: No Longer a Man's World
News Analysis  | 
7/20/2015  |  6 comments
Slowly but surely, female technology entrepreneurs are beginning to make their presence felt in the Indian startup space.
Why the World Needs More Women in Tech
Women in Comms Infographics  | 
7/17/2015  |  1 comment
NextGeneration Recruitment breaks down the current global landscape for women in tech, including why "brogrammers" need to start letting more females in.
NFV-Enabled Services Gaining Traction: NTT Comms
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2015  |  4 comments
Study commissioned by NTT Communications finds that enterprise customers are warming to NFV-enabled services, with the Americas leading the way in terms of adoption.
Synacor & Siemens Team Up for OTT
News Analysis  | 
7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Seeking to expand into the over-the-top video space, Synacor strikes deal with Siemens to offer integrated OTT solution to video service and content providers.
Foxconn Plugs Into India's Manufacturing Dreams
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2015  |  1 comment
The world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer is reported to have big plans for India.
BSNL Looks to WiFi for Revival
News Analysis  | 
7/13/2015  |  1 comment
India's state-backed mobile operator is hoping WiFi technology will help it to overcome cellular-related difficulties.
HKNet Earns CE 2.0 Certification
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7/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Hong Kong carrier gets Carrier Ethernet 2.0 stamp for its SecureNet Ethernet services with help from Cyan and the vendor's Z-Series platform.
GCI: Measuring Growth Factors in the Digital Economy
Column  | 
7/10/2015  |  8 comments
The Global Connectivity Index (GCI), which ranks countries based on a wide range of financial and technology criteria, has identified a strong link between high GCI scores and GDP per capita.
Orange Business Services Expands Into India
News Wire Feed  | 
7/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Partnership with Tata will increase the Orange footprint tenfold to cover over 120 cities in the country.
India's Operators Plan 3G Push
News Analysis  | 
7/6/2015  |  5 comments
In a bid to retain customers, incumbents are expanding their 3G networks before RJio launches 4G services in December.
Eurobites: Orange Cleared of 'State Aid' Charge
News Analysis  | 
7/3/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bharti Airtel sells towers in Africa; EE hit by ₤1 million Ofcom fine; France and China get it on.
India Takes Digital Leap
News Analysis  | 
7/1/2015  |  1 comment
India's government launches an ambitious Digital India initiative aimed at digitally empowering Indian citizens.
Pay-TV STB Revenues Plunge
News Analysis  | 
6/30/2015  |  1 comment
IHS reports that global shipments of pay-TV set-tops generated lower revenues last year for the first time in a dozen years despite a slight rise in unit volume.
Bharti Airtel Expands Its 3G Networks With Nokia
News Wire Feed  | 
6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Nokia Networks inks four-year deal with Bharti Airtel India for 3G network rollout.
OneWeb's Satellite Plans Attract $500M From Big Names
News Analysis  | 
6/26/2015  |  3 comments
Qualcomm, Virgin, Intelsat, Bharti, Coca-Cola and more have all put funds behind ambitious low-earth-orbit satellite network.
OneWeb Raises $500M Funding
News Wire Feed  | 
6/26/2015  |  1 comment
Satellite broadband startup OneWeb has raised $500 million of A-round funding from a group of leading international companies.
Indian Data Towers Market to Soar – Deloitte
News Analysis  | 
6/25/2015  |  1 comment
Growth in usage of data services will spur a dramatic increase in the number of dedicated mobile towers, according to new research.
Redknee Snaps Up Troubled BSS Vendor
News Analysis  | 
6/24/2015  |  8 comments
Redknee strikes another bargain deal and adds further to its BSS assets with the acquisition of Orga Systems, which had hit hard times, for just €38 million.
Payments: A Third Pillar of Carrier Revenue?
Column  | 
6/23/2015  |  6 comments
As carriers are partnering with a growing amount of third-party service providers, payments are the next logical step in growing these partnerships.
TCS Opens SDN/NFV Center of Excellence
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
TCS launches Center of Excellence (CoE) for next-gen technology solutions.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
NTT Comms' New Chief Likes the Fast Lane
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Tetsuya Shoji has taken the helm at global cloud and connectivity services giant NTT Communications and he's promising a thrilling ride.
Airtel 4G Gathers Momentum in India
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel launches 4G trial for its customers in National Capital Region.
RJio 4G Plans Stoke Price-War Fears
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2015  |  1 comment
The pricing proposals announced by the 4G upstart will have India's existing mobile operators worried.
MTS, RCom Talks Fuel India M&A Hopes
News Analysis  | 
6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
A merger between Sistema Shyam TeleServices and Reliance Communications would suit both players' strategic needs.
Sistema in Talks to Sell SSTL to Reliance
News Wire Feed  | 
6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Sistema JSFC enters exclusive discussions with Reliance Communications (RCOM) on a potential merger between the Indian telecom business of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) and RCOM, through a stock swap.
Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
Prime Reading  | 
6/16/2015  |  2 comments
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors need a new set of capabilities, skills, support services and engagements to stay relevant in today's telco landscape.
RJio to Launch 4G in December
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2015  |  2 comments
Reliance Jio has announced plans to launch 4G services in December 2015.
IoT the Flavor of India's Tech Startups
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2015  |  3 comments
The Indian IoT startup space is abuzz with activity and innovation.
MTS India Preps Move to 4G
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2015  |  1 comment
India's only pure-play CDMA service provider is getting ready to move from 2G CDMA to 4G.
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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

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Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

8|14|15   |   20:18   |   (1) comment


Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

8|14|15   |   09:39   |   (1) comment


Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

8|12|15   |   07:37   |   (0) comments


Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

8|3|15   |   6:01   |   (0) comments


Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

7|30|15   |   04:27   |   (1) comment


Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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