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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/26/2018
Like Verizon, AT&T saw declining business revenue in the first quarter, as increased wireless sales to businesses and improved strategic service revenues failed to ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/26/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica, Orange and KPN reveal Q1 earnings; Ericsson lands Italian virtualization job.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/26/2018
Nokia has served up disappointing news for investors with first-quarter results that show a decline in network spending by its customers and an operating loss when ...
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
The new generation of cloud applications is creating a ferocious appetite for bandwidth -- not just to the user, but also inside the data center and between data centers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/25/2018
Google's new Partner Interconnect service, launched this week, means all the major cloud operators are now doing their own form of direct connection to a host of ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 4/24/2018
SD-WAN emerged as a way for enterprise and SMB customers to cut network costs. But the real benefits of SD-WAN are "network flexibility or redundancy, dynamic ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/24/2018
Telenor's first-quarter numbers should have been a treat for any investor. Up 20% year-on-year, to 4.99 billion Norwegian kroner ($630 million), first-quarter net ...
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By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 4/24/2018
There's little argument that the ultimate architecture for telecom operators to deliver virtual network functions (VNFs) will be the cloud. But the road to Valhalla ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/23/2018
Telecom network operators have a love-hate relationship with OpenStack. On the one hand, it is ubiquitously deployed as an open-source cloud platform, and the default ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/20/2018
Ericsson has taken a giant step closer to profitability for the first three months of 2018 thanks to hefty cost cutting, a renewed commitment to R&D and the ditching ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 4/20/2018
After significant discussion internally about where to move next in network automation, Windstream settled on innovating service orchestration for a new optical wave ...
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 4/20/2018
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 4/19/2018
Following several rounds of consolidation, India's telecom industry is poised for a major expansion of network infrastructure. Each of the top three service providers ...
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Orangeworm Malware Burrows Into Healthcare Industry
Jeffrey Burt, Freelance Editor & Journalist, 4/26/2018
A group of cybercriminals, known collectively as Orangeworm, are using their own ...
Cryptocurrency Theft Uses Old Exploit to Highjack AWS Traffic
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 4/26/2018
Earlier this week, attackers stole about $150,000 worth of cryptocurrency by ...
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AT&T Doubles Down on Fiber Diet
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
Third-largest US broadband provider plans to pass 10 million homes with FTTH ...
TalkTalk Opens Up, Reaches More With Gfast
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/26/2018
Where it once dissed BT Openreach for its use of this copper-based technology, ...
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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 ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
How Radcom's Pricing Model Is Set to Disrupt the Market
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
Radcom's VNF pricing model looks set to excite network operators and drain the ...
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