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Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder  | 
7/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Can Lyf Bring Bundling to India?
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2016  |  1 comment
The popularity of Lyf could persuade other Indian operators to look afresh at how devices and services are sold.
Ericsson Ejects CEO Vestberg
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2016  |  7 comments
Pressure tells as Ericsson's board ousts Hans Vestberg following the latest financial disappointments.
Huawei Reports 40% H1 Sales Growth But Margins Suffer
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2016  |  3 comments
While much of the rest of the communications technology sector hunts in vain for improving revenues, Huawei shifts up another gear but its margins dip.
Telenor Group Reports Q2 Growth
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
But revenues are dented by low device sales.
Telenor Skips India Auction, May Quit Market
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Norwegian operator decides not to participate in India's latest spectrum auction, raising questions about its long-term commitment to the market.
Ericsson Reports Q2 Decline
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Adjusted revenues decreased by 7% year-on-year as mobile broadband sales continued to decline, particularly in markets suffering from weak macro-economic trends.
Facing the Internet TV Tsunami
Column  | 
7/18/2016  |  1 comment
As online video keeps pouring over both fixed and wireless networks, both content and service providers must adapt by adjusting their operations and business strategies.
AT&T Offers Network Functions On Demand... Sort Of
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2016  |  3 comments
AT&T is offering a virtual network functions using its international cloud platform; but while the service might be cutting edge, the business model wears an old school badge.
AT&T Introduces Network Functions on Demand
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7/17/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T says its new service will simplify networking and help save costs for businesses in 76 countries and territories around the world.
AT&T Launches Network Functions on Demand
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7/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Roman Pacewicz, Senior Vice President, Offer Management & Service Integration, AT&T Business Solutions, discusses the operator's launch of its Network Functions on Demand service.
4G Launch Means Demise of CDMA In India
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2016  |  Post a comment
CDMA technology, which broke new ground in India, seems unlikely to be around much longer.
CEO Chat With CenturyLink's Bill Owens
Between the CEOs  | 
7/12/2016  |  9 comments
Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders sits down with CenturyLink's Non-Executive Chairman Bill Owens for a candid exchange of views about the current and future state of telecom, career choices and international waters.
Cisco Bullish on Britain Despite Brexit
News Analysis  | 
7/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco publicly opposed Brexit, but the vendor isn't taking its toys and going home, even though it didn't get its way.
Facebook Separates Media From the Cloud
MariNation  | 
7/7/2016  |  2 comments
Not everything belongs in the cloud.
Airtel's Gopalan to Head DT's Europe Biz
News Analysis  | 
7/7/2016  |  2 comments
German incumbent reveals identity of Europe chief who will assume some of the responsibilities currently held by Claudia Nemat.
Dasan Teams With APSFL in India
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7/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Dasan accelerates Indian network infrastructure business in Andhra Pradesh.
India Preps for Mega Spectrum Auction in September
News Analysis  | 
7/5/2016  |  1 comment
Indian authorities have once again angered service providers with their pricing of spectrum during an upcoming auction.
Upskill U: Cisco on OpenStack's Approach to Video Delivery
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
7/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Upskill U and Cisco explore OpenStack solutions for video delivery at 1PM ET on 7/1.
Assurance Test + Big Data Analysis Cure LTE Advanced Networks
News Analysis  | 
6/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Big data analysis is becoming a crucial element in the testing of network systems by solving some baffling problems with previously unheard-of causes.
Upskill U on Next-Gen Video Delivery With Tata Communications
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Upskill U on the impact of next-gen wireless networking technologies on video delivery with Tata Communications.
Speed Breaker Ahead for Indian Telcos
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2016  |  2 comments
India's operators are facing a slowdown in data consumption amid the rollout of 4G services and intense competition.
BCE 2016: Reaching Out to Telecom
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, director of engineering for Facebook's network infrastructure, explains how the social media giant is reaching out to the telecom industry to help connect the world's unconnected.
BCE 2016: Owens on Collaboration
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/10/2016  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink Chairman Bill Owens, who also sits on the board of Wipro and is executive chairman of Red Bison Advisory Group, talks at BCE 2016 about the importance of partnerships and collaboration and how the US should do more to embrace international innovation.
RJio Partially Opens 4G Network for Public
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
RJio has finally started offering a 4G service to the general Indian public.
BCE 2016: A Sea Change at Vodafone
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6/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's group head of network virtualization, David Amzallag, takes a deep dive into Vodafone Ocean, the operator's transformation strategy.
TCTS CEO on the Transformation Trend
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) CEO Sandeep Bhatnagar sits down at BCE 2016 to discuss digital transformation with Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders.
iPass, Tata Communications Team on WiFi Access Services
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6/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Under the terms of the partnership, Tata Communications will harness iPass's global WiFi access and related features and functions through the iPass SmartConnect Software Development Kit (SDK).
PCCW Media Launches OTT Service in Indonesia
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6/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Following launches in Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and Singapore, the 'freemium' video-on-demand streaming service Viu is now available in Indonesia.
BCE 2016: The New Comms World Order
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders outlines the growing importance of the communications industry's transformation to the world's broader industrial and social development.
Tata Comms to Deploy IoT Network Using LoRa
News Analysis  | 
6/2/2016  |  2 comments
Indian service provider backs LoRa over rival LPWAN technologies such as Sigfox and Ingenu.
HFCL, Ciena to Build Indian Defense Network
News Analysis  | 
5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Two equipment makers secure deal to build the world's largest purpose-built defense network.
Leading Lights 2016: The Winners
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out which companies landed this year's Leading Lights awards.
From Teddy Bear-Shaped Homes to Cloud RAN
Mentor Monday  | 
5/23/2016  |  2 comments
Parallel Wireless Co-Founder Kaitki Agarwal tells how she made it from humble beginnings in Northern India to co-founding a successful wireless startup.
ST Telemedia Takes Control of Tata Comms Data Center Units in India, Singapore
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
ST Telemedia has acquired a 74% stake in Tata Communications' data centre business in India and Singapore.
RJio Bulks Up on Fiber to Aid 4G
News Analysis  | 
5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
RJio hopes to turn a fiber lead over its rivals into a 4G advantage.
9 Global Telcos Back Open APIs Scheme
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5/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Nine of the world's biggest service providers hope to realize major business benefits from the use of Open APIs.
Wireless Weakness Dents Nokia Sales, Outlook
News Analysis  | 
5/10/2016  |  2 comments
Finnish vendor reports sales setbacks in its first full quarter since the takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.
Small Cell Forum Sets Out 5G Stall
News Analysis  | 
5/10/2016  |  11 comments
The Small Cells Forum unveils a new Release 7 addressing requirements such as 5G technology and publishes new research highlighting growth in the small cells market.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
LRTV Interviews  | 
4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
RJio's 4G Hold-Ups May Benefit Incumbents
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2016  |  1 comment
India's existing players may be growing in strength while RJio dallies over the launch of 4G services.
Ericsson CEO Seeks New Growth Formula
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2016  |  5 comments
As the Swedish vendor runs hard to stand still, CEO Hans Vestberg discusses the new restructuring process, Ericsson's growth targets, job cuts, Huawei rivalry and the Cisco partnership.
Ericsson Restructures as Sales, Gross Margins Falter in Q1
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2016  |  1 comment
Swedish equipment vendor announces dramatic plans to sharpen focus on cloud and IT after reporting a disappointing set of quarterly results.
Ericsson Announces New Top Team
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has revamped its Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and appointed regional heads, effective July 1, 2016, to tie in with its new organizational structure.
Ericsson Unveils New Corporate Structure
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson says its new structure will accelerate its strategy execution and improve performance.
Ericsson Reports Q1 2016
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson reported a 2% year-on-year dip in revenues to SEK 52.2 billion (US$6.43 billion) for the first quarter of 2016.
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.
RCom Kicks Off 4G Migration
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2016  |  2 comments
India's fourth-biggest service provider is entering the 4G market through a deal with RJio.
Zuckerberg: Facebook Must Stop Nations 'Building Walls'
News Analysis  | 
4/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Zuck takes a swipe at Trump.
Huawei: New King of the CSP Market
News Analysis  | 
4/7/2016  |  9 comments
China's biggest equipment vendor has built up a huge lead over its Western rivals in the global communications service provider (CSP) network technology market.
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Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned

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As Fujitsu's only female sales leader, Annie Bogue knows the importance of asking for what you want, being flexible (she's been relocated five times), keeping a meticulous calendar, 'leaning in,' working harder than everyone else around you, being aware and more.
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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

7|25|16   |   03:20   |   (0) comments

VeEX's Senior Director of Business Development, Perry Romano, explains how VeEX provides tools to help install, maintain, monitor and manage network infrastructure efficiently and effectively. The portfolio of products on display include the RXT-6000, MTTplus and TX300s.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

7|25|16   |   07:44   |   (0) comments

In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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Light Reading Editor Mitch Wagner talks to NetScout CMO Jim McNiel about maximizing the benefits of enterprise cloud and digital transformation while minimizing potential pitfalls with a proper monitoring and instrumentation strategy.
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Ciena's VP Offers a Career Crash Course

7|20|16   |   4:14   |   (2) comments

How did Ciena's Vice President of Sales, Angela Finn, carve out her career path? Simple, she tells WiC. She stayed true to her company, customers and principles. She shares her advice for women on how to be authentic and credible, as well as for companies that want to make a real change to their culture and practices.
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NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve

7|19|16   |   06:56   |   (0) comments

Many of the initial use case implementations are single-vendor and self-contained. The industry is still climbing the virtualization maturity curve, needing further clarity and stability in the NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and greater availability and choice of virtualized network functions (VNFs). Interoperability between NFVis and VNFs from different vendors ...
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Versa Networks' Kumar Mehta on SD-WAN Managed Services

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Versa's Kumar Mehta for an interview focused on why service providers are building SD-WAN managed services, and how Versa's telco customers are innovating.
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Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV

7|19|16   |   06:01   |   (0) comments

Senior Juniper Networks executives talk to Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders about NFV developments and the recent independent evaluation by test lab EANTC of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution.
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CenturyLink Goes Beyond Managed WiFi

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CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
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AT&T Launches Network Functions on Demand

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Roman Pacewicz, Senior Vice President, Offer Management & Service Integration, AT&T Business Solutions, discusses the operator's launch of its Network Functions on Demand service.
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