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Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up
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4/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity
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4/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
Why Mentoring's a Must for Intel's Jeni Panhorst
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4/5/2017  |  1 comment
Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds.
Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy
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3/21/2017  |  1 comment
Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money.
Mastercard: Payment From Every Device
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Kiki Del Valle, senior vice president of commerce for every device program at MasterCard, shares how Mastercard is bringing the future forward and delivering unique connected moments to consumers' daily lives.
NetNumber's CMO Shares Her Diversity Do's
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3/21/2017  |  2 comments
NetNumber CMO Kim Gibbons shares why diversity and being authentic is a do amidst all the don'ts women in comms often hear.
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
Name That Acronym
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3/1/2017  |  6 comments
From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
Twilight Star Authors AI Paper
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1/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Actress Kristen Stewart, best known for starring in the Twilight movies, has co-authored an academic paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a short film she has directed.
Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading's Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution.
Intel Manager: Develop a Career Game Plan
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
12/14/2016  |  2 comments
Don't leave your career to chance -- make a plan, find an advocate and build a support network, advises Intel Engineering Manager Lorna Keane.
No Stopping Cable's Ethernet Gains
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12/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne explains why US cable operators, which now command a record-high 26% of the Ethernet market, will keep boosting their share.
Can Cable Climb Upmarket?
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12/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Carol Wilson and Alan Breznick assess cable's prospects for winning more enterprises in a landscape rocked by corporate M&A activity.
TalkTalk Exec: Find Your North Star at Work
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12/7/2016  |  1 comment
Women need to find their purpose, a professional North Star, and create a personal board for themselves, according to Alex Tempest, director of partners at TalkTalk Business.
Korn Ferry Consultant: How to Find, Cultivate & Be the Best Talent
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11/30/2016  |  2 comments
Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
Meet the Future Workforce: New Faces, Expectations & Motivations
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10/19/2016  |  2 comments
Millennials and their younger peers, Gen Z, expect more out of their network and more out of their work. Intel's Lynn Comp shares how the industry can prepare for this new generation of workers.
Windstream Puts the Person in Company Personality
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10/12/2016  |  2 comments
When it comes to company culture, Windstream focuses on the network and the people behind it, with an emphasis on the latter, its SVP of Carrier Operations Beth Lackey says.
How to See Clearly Through the Workplace Gender Lens
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10/5/2016  |  1 comment
There are differences in how men and women experience culture in the workplace, and Vodafone America's Megan Doberneck explains how to create one that benefits everyone.
Verizon Takes Next Step on Biz Virtualization Journey
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9/26/2016  |  2 comments
Victoria Lonker, director of Product and New Business Innovation at Verizon, talks about where Verizon is with delivering virtualized services to business customers.
CEO Chat: Intel's Alexis Black Bjorlin
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Join us for an in-depth interview between Steve Saunders of Light Reading and Alexis Black Bjorlin of Intel as they discuss the release of the company's Silicon Photonics platform, its performance, long-term prospects, customer expectations and much more.
Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned
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7/27/2016  |  1 comment
As Fujitsu's only female sales leader, Annie Bogue knows the importance of asking for what you want, being flexible and keeping a meticulous calendar.
Ciena's VP Offers a Career Crash Course
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7/20/2016  |  4 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.
NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
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).
Dell's Mullen: Leverage Mentors, Find Your Value
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7/13/2016  |  2 comments
Mentors have made a difference in Joyce Mullen's career, which is why she's brought mentorship and sponsorship programs to Dell.
AT&T: Aiming for Better Customer Care
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7/12/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T SVP Vicki Jones explains how the company tracks and measures customer service and is seeking to turn customer care into a service differentiator.

This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the fifth part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
Flex Shapes the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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7/6/2016  |  1 comment
Flex's Caroline Dowling shares how the fourth industrial revolution can improve the lives of women, which -- in turn -- improves the world for everyone.
Enterprise Market Fuels Small Cell Growth
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7/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Small Cell Forum's Sue Monahan explains how the enterprise and urban markets are particularly powering small cell growth now.
Nokia's Advancement Plan: Bring Old Skills to New Roles
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6/29/2016  |  1 comment
Nokia's Sandy Motley advises women to change their mindset; get aggressive about advancing their careers; and develop strong, diverse support networks.
CEO Chat: Cisco's Yvette Kanouff
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
Infinera: The Glass Ceiling's Been Broken
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Shannon Williams, an engineer by trade and now the director of sales for Infinera's major accounts, draws confidence from being a female in a male-dominated industry.
Sprint VP Breaks Down Gender Stereotypes
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6/15/2016  |  2 comments
Sprint's Nelly Pitocco explains how gender roles get ingrained in us from a young age and how women can break down these subtle biases in the industry.
BCE 2016: Intel's Telco Cloud Journey
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Intel's Lynn Comp offers insights into the telco cloud transformation journey, which takes in the Trough of Disillusionment but thankfully the Slope of Enlightenment too.
CommScope: How to Keep Up in Constant Change
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6/8/2016  |  1 comment
CommScope's Pinder Chauhan advises women in comms to be lifelong learners in an industry of constant change, to find what motivates them and to make a difference.
Intel's Transformation Guru: Influence & Business Case Trump Tech
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6/1/2016  |  1 comment
It's not enough to be good at tech; you also have to be influential and capable of developing a business case, Intel's Lynn Comp tells WiC.
Leading Lights 2016 Highlights
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5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
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.
Remaking the 'Mental Model' of Leaders
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5/10/2016  |  1 comment
Dr. Margaret Heffernan, an entrepreneur, CEO, speaker and author of a new book on company culture, dispels myths of leadership that are off-putting to women.
LRTV Report: Mobile Core Innovation
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear from multiple industry experts from Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom, Heavy Reading, Huawei, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, NEC and many more about developments in the mobile core as operators virtualize their IMS and evolved packet core systems and prepare for a 5G world.
AT&T Wants to Own North Carolina
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4/15/2016  |  5 comments
Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

  • This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the second part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
  • Fiber to the Beach House?
    LRTV Interviews  | 
    4/13/2016  |  1 comment
    MCNC President & CEO Jean Davis explains her group's quest to wire all of North Carolina with dark fiber for gigabit service, especially the state's rural and outlying areas.
    Gigi Sohn Lays Out FCC Agenda
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    4/12/2016  |  2 comments
    Gigi Sohn, counselor to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, outlines the Commission's priorities for the next ten months and talks about the interplay between public and private broadband investment at Gigabit Cities Live in Charlotte, N.C.
    How to Build Your Own Personal Brand
    Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
    4/12/2016  |  1 comment
    A recap of Women in Comms' recent networking breakfast in Denver, offering advice on how to build your personal brand and why it matters.
    Level 3 Tackles Dynamic Services, Security & Data
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    4/11/2016  |  Post a comment
    SVP Lisa Miller provides updates on life at Level 3 post tw telecom merger, how the network operator is tackling data and delivering dynamic services on SDN and why security is top of mind.
    SanDisk's Nithya Ruff: Getting Women Into Open Source
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    4/4/2016  |  3 comments
    Women are notoriously under-represented in the tech industry, even more so in the open source community, but open source leaders can encourage diversity by setting behaviorial standards and becoming more inclusive, says Nithya Ruff, director, open source strategy office, at SanDisk.
    Intel's 2020 Vision for Diversity & Equality
    Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
    3/24/2016  |  1 comment
    Patty Kummrow, vice president of Intel's platform engineering group, shares why, how and when the chipmaker will achieve a truly diverse and equal global workforce.
    Women in Comms: A Progress Report
    Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
    3/17/2016  |  1 comment
    A quick update on WiC's progress since we launched in January, as well as a preview of upcoming events and tour of the website. Get in touch to join the movement!
    Deutsche Telekom's Kerstin Günther on New IP Network Transformation
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    3/2/2016  |  4 comments
    Deutsche Telekom's Senior Vice President Technology Europe, Kerstin Günther, gives Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders an update on the operator's transformational network revamp, which is set to have a dramatic impact on operating costs and new business development.
    CEO Chat With Yvette Kanouff, Head of Cisco's Cloud Business
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    3/2/2016  |  1 comment
    Yvette Kanouff, SVP and GM of Cloud Solutions at Cisco, discusses her new role in shaping her company's approach to the cloud as well as how employers can attract more women to the communications industry.
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    Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up

    4|19|17   |   4:25   |   (0) comments


    Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
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    Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity

    4|12|17   |   7:28   |   (0) comments


    Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
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    Why Mentoring's a Must for Intel's Jeni Panhorst

    4|5|17   |   8:02   |   (1) comment


    Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds -- from being a mentor to having one to counter-mentoring and pulling up the next generation.
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    Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy

    3|21|17   |   03:51   |   (1) comment


    Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money. Shamina Singh, executive vice president of sustainability and president of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, chats about how Mastercard is developing new ways to ...
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    Mastercard: Payment From Every Device

    3|21|17   |   5:55   |   (0) comments


    A world where everything and everyone is connected creates new points of interaction for commerce. These digital experiences cannot be developed in isolation and instead require an ecosystem to drive mass consumer and enterprise adoption and create better consumer engagement. Predicting when that growth will happen is difficult, but always keeping the end user in ...
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    NetNumber's CMO Shares Her Diversity Do's

    3|21|17   |   3:19   |   (2) comments


    The telecom industry is transforming the world, and diversity plays a critical role in driving the innovation behind it. NetNumber CMO Kim Gibbons shares why diversity and being authentic is a do amidst all the don'ts women in comms often hear.
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    OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0

    3|10|17   |   6:45   |   (0) comments


    Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
    LRTV Documentaries
    Name That Acronym

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    From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
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    Twilight Star Authors AI Paper

    1|24|17   |   00:46   |   (0) comments


    Actress Kristen Stewart, best known for starring in the Twilight movies, has co-authored an academic paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a short film she has directed.
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    Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

    1|12|17   |   6:05   |   (1) comment


    At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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    Intel Manager: Develop a Career Game Plan

    12|14|16   |   4:37   |   (2) comments


    Don't leave your career to chance -- make a plan, find an advocate and build a support network, advises Intel Engineering Manager Lorna Keane.
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    No Stopping Cable's Ethernet Gains

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    Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne explains why US cable operators, which now command a record-high 26% of the Ethernet market, will keep boosting their share.