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The VoIP Dilemma of India's Telcos
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Is VoIP a threat or an opportunity for India's service providers?
Vodafone, Idea Exploring Merger – Report
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2016  |  1 comment
Vodafone and Idea Cellular are reported to be in talks about a potential merger of their operations.
The NB-IoT Train Is Coming
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2016  |  2 comments
Can LPWA technologies that use unlicensed spectrum withstand the arrival of NB-IoT?
Rural China Props Up 2Q Smartphone Growth
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Emerging market demand for lower-cost devices fueled second-quarter growth in smartphone shipments, according to GfK.
SingTel Ups Its Stakes in AIS, Bharti Telecom
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Singtel is spending S$2.47 billion to boost its stakes in Thailand's AIS and India's Bharti Telecom.
5G: The Most Nebulous Telco Term Ever?
Morris Lore  | 
8/16/2016  |  8 comments
Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.
Airtel Triggers 4G Price War in India
News Analysis  | 
8/12/2016  |  2 comments
India's biggest operator has triggered a price war at a difficult time for the industry.
Cambium Aims to Grow Share of Indian Market
News Analysis  | 
8/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Cambium is aiming for another year of strong growth in India's fast-developing mobile broadband market.
Carrier Aggregation to Spur Small Cells Deployment for Airtel
News Analysis  | 
8/1/2016  |  Post a comment
And it's not the only Indian operator looking to exploit the technology's potential.
Amazon Kisses $10B Annual Cloud Revenue
News Analysis  | 
7/28/2016  |  3 comments
Amazon reported its fifth consecutive quarter of profitability, with AWS helping push.
Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder  | 
7/28/2016  |  28 comments
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
News Wire Feed  | 
7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
But revenues are dented by low device sales.
Telenor Skips India Auction, May Quit Market
News Analysis  | 
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
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
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
LRTV Documentaries  | 
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
Between the CEOs  | 
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
News Wire Feed  | 
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
News Wire Feed  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
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
News Wire Feed  | 
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
News Analysis  | 
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.
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Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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F5 Virtual Network Function Integrations With Partner Orchestration Platform

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F5's Kishore Patnam, product manager for F5's service provider solutions, discusses why service providers are moving towards virtualization and how his clients are utilizing F5's solutions.
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Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS

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Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.
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Reinventing Operations for a Virtual, Software-Defined World

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges speaks with Accenture's Larry Socher and Matt Anderson about what service providers must do to transform their business to get the benefits of SDN and NFV including: leveraging DevOps, introducing real-time OSS and implementing analytics.
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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

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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   |   (2) 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

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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

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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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