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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/18/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia links up with Bosch on IoT; Arcep wants to be alerted; ETSI adopts connected-car smartphone standard.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/18/2017
Ongoing consolidation in India has prompted the unceremonious exit of foreign telcos from the Indian market. From Vodafone India to Aircel, these operators have one ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2017
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg bristles at the description of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) as "Facebook's TIP." The social network is just one of 500 TIP ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/17/2017
With its promise of greater efficiencies and agility, automation is driving many network operator strategies these days -- that much is evident from quantifiable ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/17/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Investor AB increases its stake in Ericsson; Com Hem profits up in Q3; new boss for NEC Europe.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
SAN FRANCISO -- Incompas 2017 -- The FCC under new chairman Ajit Pai isn't just threatening to roll back Net Neutrality rules but also to give up its authority to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Incompas 2017 -- The ranking Democrat on the House communications subcommittee says she's worried about movement away from the competitive landscape ...
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2017
Marachel Knight's longstanding career in the communications industry -- specifically at AT&T -- is marked not only by significant technological achievements such as ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/13/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- Just as Catalonia considers breaking away from Spain, and the bedraggled British bulldog limps toward its EU Brexit, so the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/13/2017
DENVER -- Despite numerous very public scandals -- and in some cases because of them -- the technology world is getting better at both attracting women and treating ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/13/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: The wearables market brings back convention models; racial inequalities faring worse than gender differences; BBC goes to the ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/13/2017
Tata Teleservices, which had been exploring ways to exit the Indian telecom market, is to sell its consumer business group to Bharti Airtel, India's largest service ...
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IBM, Docker Expand Partnership for Public Cloud Migration
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/18/2017
At Dockercon Europe, IBM and Docker on expanding their container relationship ...
ONUG Shifts Focus to Security, Analytics
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/18/2017
ONUG wants to rebrand a bit and focus more on security and analytics going ...
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 10/18/2017
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TT Poll: Faster Provisioning of NFV Services & Applications Carry the Day
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 10/17/2017
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
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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