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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE goes with Ericsson for subscriber analytics; du catches 5G fever; EU measures digital progress; Sky opens innovation center ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/21/2018
Dressed in identical waistcoats, Reliance Jio's three executives looked like some kind of alternative boy band when they appeared on stage at last week's Digital ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/18/2018
AUSTIN -- Big Communications Event -- Highlighting two critical gaps that the telecom industry needs to fill, Spectrum Enterprise EVP Phil Meeks called on other ...
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By Light Reading, 5/18/2018
At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU calls for co-operation on cyberdefense; Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy; nun news.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 5/17/2018
India's operators are on a fund-raising spree as they battle one another for customer gains in the country's fast-growing smartphone market.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zuck to face Eurocrats over data privacy shenanigans; MTS claims LAA breakthrough; ADVA's encryption wins.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/17/2018
Telecom Italia said it would be submitting plans for a formal redundancy program to trade union representatives and government authorities after failing to reach ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/16/2018
Senate Democrats and three Republicans -- Susan Collins of Maine, John Kennedy of Louisiana and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska -- voted today to restore net neutrality ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/16/2018
Jobs-cutting UK operator BT is knocking its consumer division into shape with plans to further integrate its fixed and mobile networks, launch higher-speed services ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad revamps top table; BT joins forces with Europol; NetScout gets the nod from Telefónica.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/15/2018
Vodafone unveiled aggressive plans to automate processes across its business, raising the prospect of job cuts in the next few years, as it reported earnings for the ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/15/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- The 2018 Leading Lights Awards winners have been announced at a gala dinner attended by hundreds of communications industry executives at Brazos Hall ...
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Satori Botnet Plays Hidden Role in Cryptomining Scheme, Researchers Find
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/21/2018
Several different researchers have found that recent attempts on TCP port 3333 is ...
Check Point: Cryptomining Malware Targeting Vulnerable Servers
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/21/2018
As the incidence of ransomware wanes, attackers are shifting to cryptocurrency ...
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Nokia Brings Smart Villages & Hope to Rural India
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/18/2018
In keeping with the nation's ambitious Digital India project that seeks to reduce ...
In Quality We Trust: Operators Try to Reverse CX Trend
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2018
US companies lose $75 billion annually to poor customer experience — and ...
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
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