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Because They're Worth It?
News Analysis  | 
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  |  7 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
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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  |  6 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
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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.
Vodafone in Asset-Swap Talks With Liberty
News Analysis  | 
6/5/2015  |  3 comments
Vodafone and Liberty may swap assets or team up in parts of Europe but say they are not talking about a merger.
Wedge to Address APAC Market From Singapore Office
News Analysis  | 
6/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Security firm Wedge Networks has revealed plans to open a new office in Singapore in the next two months.
Facebook Joins TM Forum in Connectivity Push
News Analysis  | 
6/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Social networking giant signs up to TM Forum to expand Internet access in emerging markets.
Cisco VNI Report Shows Set-Top Shift
News Analysis  | 
5/27/2015  |  2 comments
Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index report shows traffic from digital media adapters growing to 32% of total global Internet set-top traffic by 2019.
Leading Lights Finalists: Best Deal Maker
News Analysis  | 
5/27/2015  |  1 comment
Strategic acquisitions and partnerships helped five companies get shortlisted to be 2015's best deal maker.
Potholes Lurk in Indian Smart City Project
News Analysis  | 
5/22/2015  |  10 comments
India's recently launched smart cities project faces huge challenges even though vendors are enthused by the business opportunity.
Videocon Plots Non-Spectrum Services Lead
News Analysis  | 
5/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Videocon Telecom aims to become the market leader for services that do not require the use of mobile spectrum.
Will Investing in SDN & NFV Be Worth It?
Shades of Ray  | 
5/21/2015  |  6 comments
This is the big question facing all operators – SDN and NFV look like they could be very beneficial in many ways but can a massive transformation be justified?
Liberty Global Keen on Vodafone Tie-Up – Report
News Analysis  | 
5/20/2015  |  3 comments
Liberty Global chairman says two companies would be 'great fit' a day after Vodafone boss is quizzed about likelihood of a deal.
Wholesalers Out to Prove Quality Beats Price
News Analysis  | 
5/19/2015  |  2 comments
Price vs. quality and industry consolidation were two common themes of a changing sector at International Telecom Week.
Vodafone May Buy Content to Fight BT, Telefónica
News Analysis  | 
5/19/2015  |  1 comment
Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao is weighing up a bigger push into the content arena as the operator looks to build on a long-awaited return to revenue growth.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

7|30|15   |   04:27   |   (0) comments


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

7|30|15   |   02:23   |   (0) comments


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.
Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

7|24|15   |   26:44   |   (5) comments


Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

7|20|15   |   06:53   |   (0) comments


Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

7|20|15   |   06:01   |   (0) comments


Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

7|20|15   |   03:33   |   (0) comments


Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

7|20|15   |   06:19   |   (0) comments


Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

7|20|15   |   07:34   |   (0) comments


Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
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The Six Million Dollar Business Man

7|20|15   |   01:52   |   (0) comments


Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

7|20|15   |   38:51   |   (1) comment


Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

7|20|15   |   03:18   |   (0) comments


Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

7|17|15   |   4:53   |   (0) comments


Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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