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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.
RJio Bulks Up on Fiber to Aid 4G
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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'
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4/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Zuck takes a swipe at Trump.
Huawei: New King of the CSP Market
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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.
Dell Ranks Top 50 Tech-Savvy Global Cities
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4/4/2016  |  Post a comment
Dell names the cities that are embracing technology and empowering entrepreneurs, creating a foundation for future economic prosperity and growth
NFV Gathering Pace in India – Brocade
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4/1/2016  |  1 comment
Brocade reckons interest in NFV is growing in the Indian market as operators look to differentiate themselves from rivals.
RJio Ties Up Loose Ends Before 4G Launch
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3/30/2016  |  Post a comment
India's RJio is poised to launch a 4G service covering 70% of the country's population.
Vodafone India to Buy YOU Broadband for $60M – Report
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3/30/2016  |  1 comment
A takeover of YOU Broadband would bolster Vodafone's fixed-line capabilities and could help to support its introduction of 4G services.
Lyf's Fate Depends on RJio's Launch
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3/25/2016  |  1 comment
RJio may need to get moving on 4G if the Lyf brand is to survive.
GoDaddy Looks to Cloud to Shake Sleazy Image
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3/21/2016  |  7 comments
GoDaddy hopes its new cloud service will woo 30 million small developers. But first it's got a bad reputation to shake off.
Airtel Acquires Videocon's 1800MHz Spectrum
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3/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel is still amassing 1800MHz spectrum as it looks to expand its 4G network.
RCom May Soon Join 4G Race in India
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3/14/2016  |  Post a comment
RCom is preparing to enter India's fast-developing 4G market.
Project Loon Reaches India
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3/9/2016  |  1 comment
Google's balloon-based Internet connectivity project hovers over India, a country of 1.25 billion people that lacks widespread broadband.
Is India's 4G Firebrand About to Target Cable?
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3/8/2016  |  1 comment
With his 4G operation up and running, India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has turned his attention to India's cable TV sector, according to media reports.
Indian Telcos Start Exploring 4G+
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3/7/2016  |  Post a comment
India's mobile operators are taking their first steps beyond 4G technology.
Telenor Joins 4G Bandwagon in India
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3/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Telenor will struggle to make its presence felt in India's fast-developing 4G market.
RCom-Aircel Fine-Tune Merger Terms
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3/1/2016  |  Post a comment
India's fourth- and fifth-biggest mobile operators are joining forces.
GSMA Makes Connected Women Commitment
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2/23/2016  |  1 comment
Operators band together to connect millions more women in low- and middle-income countries by 2020.
Vodafone CEO: Europe Needs Uniform 5G Rules
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2/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Vittorio Colao says 5G 'will not work' in Europe without action on the standardization and regulatory fronts.
Facebook TIPs Telcos Towards Open Source Networks
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2/22/2016  |  2 comments
Intel and Nokia will contribute reference designs around access, backhaul and core, and management for operators such as Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom to deploy.
DT Plots Pan-Net, 'Answers' B2B OTT Threat
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2/22/2016  |  3 comments
German incumbent takes big step forward on its rollout of a pan-European network and launches alliance to address OTT challenge in the business communications sector.
GSMA Adds Google, Operators to RCS Support Group
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2/22/2016  |  Post a comment
América Móvil, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Sprint, TeliaSonera, Telstra, TIM, Vodafone, the GSMA, Google and more launch initiative to accelerate RCS availability.
MWC's Millions: Hot-for-Profit in Barcelona
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2/18/2016  |  11 comments
The giant Mobile World Congress show is a real money-spinner for the GSMA, generating tens of millions in profits.
Ericsson Bags 4G Deal With India's Idea
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2/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor to roll out a 4G network covering 40 million customers for India's third-biggest mobile operator.
Honoring Women in Comms' Leading Lights
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/16/2016  |  1 comment
Cast your vote for the year's most inspiring woman in comms, female tech pioneer and female-led startup to watch, to be awarded at BCE's Leading Lights gala.
Eurobites: India Turns Up Tax Heat on Vodafone
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2/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica tackles IoT security; Virgin Media's fourth quarter; Telecom Italia's three-year grand plan.
India 4G: Vendor Report Card
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2/15/2016  |  Post a comment
How do the world's equipment vendors match up in India's 4G market?
Indian Incumbents Risk Tripping in 4G Race
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2/12/2016  |  1 comment
India's mobile incumbents could be making a mistake by trying to build a 4G lead over Reliance Jio.
International Relations, Valley Style
Haiku  | 
2/11/2016  |  1 comment
Facebook adopted The missionary position.
Got kicked in the nuts.
Nokia Reports Q4, Full Year 2015 Results
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2/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia reports fourth quarter revenues of €3.6 billion, up 3% year-on-year, and full year revenues of €12.5 billion, up 6% year-on-year.
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
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2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
Andreessen Facepalms on Facebook Free Basics
Wagner’s Ring  | 
2/10/2016  |  9 comments
His criticisms of India's decision to block the free Internet program went too far.
Women Leaders Can Increase Profitability – Peterson Institute
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2/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Survey of 21,980 publicly traded companies in 91 countries shows the presence of more female leaders in top positions correlates with increased profitability.
India Deals Death Blow to Facebook's Free Basics
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2/8/2016  |  2 comments
Indian authorities have joined the US and Europe in passing net neutrality legislation.
WiCipedia: Faulty Feminism, Worthy Women & Peculiar Perks
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/5/2016  |  5 comments
This week in WiC: Bloomberg debates the merits of women's conferences; Europe's 1,000 woman boardlist goes live; Glassdoor outlines some unique job perks; and more.
India Operators Lash Out at 700MHz Plans
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2/5/2016  |  Post a comment
A government decision to auction 700MHz spectrum at high prices this year has met with a furious backlash from operators.
Vodafone CEO: I Want a Piece of Openreach
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2/4/2016  |  2 comments
Vodafone is fretting over its network position in the fast-changing UK telecom market and wants the chance to take a stake in an independent Openreach, currently part of BT.
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Cisco's Innovations in Cable

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Marc Aldrich from Cisco discusses the latest in security, the evolution and momentum for CCAP and what the industry will be seeing next from Cisco.
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Leading Lights 2016 Highlights

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Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016

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Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
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ZTE TM Forum Highlights

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ZTE showcased its new ICT solutions at TM Forum in Nice.
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Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2

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Gamma Communications Managing Director David Macfarlane believes the unified communications (UC) market has reached a tipping point.
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The Ultimate 5-Minute Guide to Digital Customer Engagement

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In this short video, you will hear all about how Digital Customer Engagement is the key to meeting customer expectations, keeping them happy, and maximizing revenue. VP Product & Marketing at Pontis, Ofer Razon, breaks down for us the five essential capabilities for successful Digital Customer Engagement. Don’t miss!
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NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real

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Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS, to support VoLTE and next-generation charging and policy control ...
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 3

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Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand

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Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
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ARM's OPNFV Action

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At the ARM booth at MWC 2016, Joe Kidder and Bob Monkman speak to Light Reading about OPNFV and their upcoming action.
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2

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Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity

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Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics and how Interoute can now enable a 'software-defined moment' for its customers.
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