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  • 2017 Gold Hermes Creative Award Honorable Mention in the Non-Profit Category of the Hermes Creative Awards: The New IP Agency

  • 2017 Gold Hermes Creative Award in the Informational Category of the Hermes Creative Awards: Virtuapedia

  • 2017 Ava Digital Awards Platinum Winner for Non-Profit Category: The New IP Agency

  • 2017 Ava Digital Awards Gold Winner for B to B: Light Reading & Huawei's Telco Transformation

  • 2016 Folio Awards - Corporate Catalyst

  • 2016 Best of Web Award Winner – Telecommunication Standard of Excellence: Light Reading & Huawei’s Telco Transformation

  • 2016 Eddie & Ozzie Awards Honorable Mention: Light Reading's Upskill U

  • 2016 Eddie & Ozzie Awards Honorable Mention: Virtuapedia

  • 2016 Min's Edit and Design Awards Honorable Mention: Light Reading's Coverage of Cisco's Independent Tests

  • 2016 Ava Digital Awards Platinum Winner for Heavy Reading’s Ultra Broadband Survey Video Results Video Infographic

  • 2016 Ava Digital Awards Gold Winner for the Virtuapedia

  • 2016 Ava Digital Awards Honorable Mention for Case Study: Wi-Fi Soccer Stadium

  • 2015 Web Awards Telecommunications Standard of Excellence, The New IP

  • 2015 Videographer Awards Gold Winner: Envisioning the 2020 Telecom Landscape- Survey Results Visualized

  • 2015 Eddie Awards Honorable Mention for Between the CEOs

  • 2015 Min Editoral & Design Awards Winner for Best Online Column: 'Between the CEOs'

  • Folio 2015 Fame Awards Winner for Best First-Time Event: Light Reading's Big Telecom Event

  • 2014 Web Awards Winner for Telecommunications Standard of Excellence

  • 2014 Gold Marcom Award for Best Website: 2020 Vision Executive Summit

  • 2014 Gold Marcom Award for Best Brochure/Sales Promotion: 2020 Vision Executive Summit Sales Promotion

  • 2014 Platinum Marcom Award for Best Website Element/Infographic: Addressing Security Changes with LTE Infographic

  • 2014 Honorable Mention Marcom Award for Best Design Print/Program Guide: Light Reading's Big Telecom Event Pocket Guide

  • 2014 Gold Marcom Award for Design Web/Website Redesign: Light Reading's Redesign

  • 2014 Platinum Marcom Award for Best Website/Business to Business: The New IP

  • 2014 Honorable Mention Marcom Award for Best Web Video (Other): Wartoad – Behind the Music

  • 2014 Folio 100 Honorees Dynamic Disruptor Award: Stephen Saunders

  • 2014 Folio Women in Media Rising Star Award: Julie Muroff

  • 2014 Videographer Award of Distinction for Best Viral Video (Entertainment)

  • 2014 Videographer Award of Distinction for Best Video (Entertainment)

  • 2014 Videographer Award of Excellence for Best Viral Video (Company)

  • 2014 Videographer Award Honorable Mention for Marketing Video (Service)

  • 2014 Min’s Integrated Marketing Award Honorable Mention for Huawei’s Video Resource Center on Light Reading

  • 2014 Ava Digital Platinum Award Winner for Best Business to Business Website

  • 2014 Telly Award Bronze Winner for Best Online Video (Entertainment): Light Reading - The Movie

  • 2014 Telly Award Bronze Winner for Best Branded Content Viral Video: Light Reading - The Movie

  • 2014 Internet Advertising Competition Award Winner for Best Telecommunication Online Campaign: Huawei's Video Resource on Light Reading

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Platinum Winner for Best Web Element: Heavy Reading Infographic - Operator Obstacles

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Homepage Website Element: Light Reading's Homepage

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Best Website Design: Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Best Entertainment Video: Light Reading - The Movie

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Best T-Shirt: Light Reading’s Relaunch T-Shirt

  • 2014 Apex Award of Excellence for Technical & Technology Writing: Light Reading Blog - Light Reading Unveils California’s Hottest SDN Startup

  • 2014 Apex Award of Excellence for Redesign: Light Reading’s Redesign

  • 2014 Apex Award of Excellence for Identity & Graphic Standards: Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event

  • 2014 Min’s Digital Awards: Honorable Mention for Best Relaunch

  • From The Founder
    Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability.
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    Charting the CSP's Future
    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.
    LRTV Interviews
    CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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    Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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    Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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    Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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    SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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    Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
    LRTV Interviews
    Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

    6|20|17   |   02:16   |   (0) comments


    At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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    Putting Power on a Pedestal

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    ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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    Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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    A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
    LRTV Custom TV
    Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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    As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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    IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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    IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
    LRTV Custom TV
    Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

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    Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
    LRTV Interviews
    Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

    6|19|17   |   04:08   |   (0) comments


    Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
    LRTV Interviews
    AT&T's Hubbard on Intersection of SD-WAN & MPLS

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    Rick Hubbard, SVP of Network Product Management for AT&T Business Solutions, discusses how AT&T's approach to SD-WAN fits in with its overall virtualization strategy, explains how SD-WAN can improve enterprise customers' use of the cloud and addresses the intersection of SD-WAN and MPLS.
    Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
    Keep Connected IoT Devices Under Control With Allot

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    Allot AVP of International Pre-Sales, Daniel Keidar, explains how communications service providers can protect infrastructure and service availability from flooding attacks caused by malfunctioning or bot-infected devices connected to their network.
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    BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
    Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
    One of the nice bits of my job (other than the teeny tiny salary, obviously) is that I get to pick and choose who I interview for this slot on the Light Reading home ...
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    Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.