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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • An eight-step strategy to deploying NFV safely, based on input from the companies that have already started virtualizing their production networks.
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    Prepping for the Future: Upskill U Explained
    During this short kick-off video, Doug Webster, Vice President of Service Provider Marketing, Cisco, and Light Reading’s CEO & Founder Steve Saunders give an overview of Upskill U.
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    AT&T Expert on the Key Pillars of UC

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    Vishy Gopalakrishnan, AVP of product marketing at AT&T, talks about the three developments that are making unified communications and collaboration secure and reliable for enterprise users.
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    LRTV Report: Mobile Core Innovation

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    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.
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    NFV World Congress Highlight

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    The highlight of the NFV World Congress contains exciting telecom news. Join us for an inside look at Huawei's ICT 2020 plan and its latest collaboration with industry leaders.
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    Unified Comms Finds Its Voice

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    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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    So... What Do We Do Now?

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    After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
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    NAB 2016 Highlights

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    Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick climbs down from the slots to tell us about the latest news in broadcast technology at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.
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    CEO Chat: Deepfield's Craig Labovitz

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    In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
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    Leading Lights 2016: Shortlists Announced

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    The judging is over and the Leading Lights 2016 shortlists have been published -- you can see who made the cut by clicking on this link.
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    Introducing MulteFire – Qualcomm at MWC 2016

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    MulteFire is the latest option for using LTE in unlicensed spectrum. As oppose to its close 'siblings', LAA and LTE-U, MulteFire operates solely in unlicensed spectrum, which enables it to offer the best of two worlds – LTE-like performance with WiFi-like deployment simplicity. In this interview, Sanjeev Athalye, Sr. Director, Product Management at Qualcomm ...
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    CEO Chat: Grant Van Rooyen of Cologix

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    Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.
    LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
    ONS 2016 – Demonstration of Huawei's NetMatrix Multi-Vendor SDN Orchestrator

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    This demonstration shows how Huawei's NetMatrix SDN Orchestrator (SDN-O) addresses an operator's core service agility needs for services spanning multi-domain, multivendor networks: it includes a demonstration of:
    - Rapid New Service Design: using YANG to model a complex example of multi-domain, multivendor L3VPN network connectivity service that ...
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    AT&T Wants to Own North Carolina

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    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.

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    BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
    In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
    Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.
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