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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/16/2018
Limping from one financial setback to the next, Ericsson today said it would book 14.2 billion Swedish kronor ($1.8 billion) in charges after carrying out impairment ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2018
Japan's SoftBank hopes to raise about 2 trillion Japanese yen (US$18 billion) through an initial public offering (IPO) of its telecom business, according to a report ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/12/2018
LAS VEGAS -- Talk of network protocols isn't front and center at CES, but it's not absent either, particularly given this year's focus on the Internet of Things. ...
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/12/2018
South Korea's SK Telecom has been in the limelight over the past year as one of a handful of service providers playing a key role in the development of a global 5G ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/8/2018
Starry is partnering with Marvell in a joint initiative to combine the Internet startup's pre-standard 5G fixed wireless technology with the semiconductor company's ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/5/2018
The focus at CES is on shiny gadgets and entertainment, but the show is also about connecting anything and everything to a network so that companies can add ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 12/21/2017
The mobile sector's key industry body, the 3GPP, has approved the initial 5G New Radio (NR) specifications at a meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, heralding the start of ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/19/2017
AT&T's latest broad initiative is aimed at creating the most cost-effective, efficient and open way for the telecom industry to embrace white boxes as part of the ...
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 12/19/2017
Broadcom has begun sampling a new merchant chip for high-end Ethernet switches, specifically targeting the most demanding hyperscale networks.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/18/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia offers cloud-friendly data processing; UK infrastructure czar slams mobile coverage; Deutsche Telekom invests in e-health ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/13/2017
Intel Capital is among a number of investors pumping $7 million of Series A venture capital into Austin, Texas-based GenXComm, a startup developing a chip for analog ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/12/2017
European IT services company Atos has made a €4.3 billion ($5.1 billion) bid for Gemalto, the world's biggest maker of SIM cards, in an attempt to create an industry ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 12/5/2017
With its opening bid rejected and no sign of what it calls "constructive dialogue" from its takeover target Qualcomm, Broadcom has gotten all aggressive with the ...
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Cradlepoint Cooks Up Cloud Connectivity
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/16/2018
Cradlepoint's cloud service provides 4G LTE wide-area network connectivity for ...
Google Cloud Offers Updates on Spectre & Meltdown Flaws
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/15/2018
For the most part, Google Cloud has been able to mitigate the fallout from the ...
Telco Transformation
TBR's Antlitz: Automation Fundamental to Navigating the 5G Era
Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/16/2018
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining ...
Digitalization Requires Operations Overhaul – Study
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/12/2018
A software-driven operations with an emphasis on automation is key for CSPs to ...
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CEO Interview: Huawei's Eric Xu
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 3/13/2017
Light Reading spent face-to-face time with Huawei CEO Eric Xu at Mobile World ...
G.fast Could Use a Boost
Iain Morris , News Editor , 10/13/2016
Technological progress will vastly improve the capability of G.fast technology ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
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2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big ...
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