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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
Amazon Web Services revenue bounded 49% upward in the quarter, to $5.44 billion, generating $1.4 billion operating income for Amazon, according to results reported ...
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 4/26/2018
Microsoft launched its Windows Server 2003 operating system 15 years ago this week as the company aimed to help businesses host and run web applications more easily.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/26/2018
BROOKLYN, NY -- Brooklyn 5G Summit -- An FCC representative said Thursday that he is expecting the auction of major millimeter wave bands -- to support the rollout of ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
AT&T executives think they've got this next-gen video business all figured out.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/26/2018
Comcast has always gone against the grain with its X1 video platform. At a time when other cable operators were minimizing their set-top investments, Comcast ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 4/26/2018
While the IT side of telecom organizations has a long history of using open source technology, the networking side has traditionally relied more on commercial ...
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 ...
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By Robert Clark, 4/26/2018
Leaked disclosures about a probe into possible Iran transactions by Huawei clearly show that China's big two telecom vendors are in the eye of the US-China trade storm.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/26/2018
Qualcomm yesterday blamed disputes with Apple and another licensee widely assumed to be China's Huawei for a collapse in profits during the first three months of the ...
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 ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 4/26/2018
Tech companies are overwhelmingly founded by men. But the two startup founders in our finalist list for the Leading Light award for Female-Led Startup to Watch are ...
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.
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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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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
LTE & 5G for Private Networks
April 2018
The prospects for private networks based on public cellular network standards have never been greater. This report examines use cases for private LTE and future 5G networks. Further, this report looks at the models for deployment and integration with network operators' public services, describes the market supply-side and profiles 12 leading vendors.
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Move Over, Alexa, Cable's Jumping Into the Internet of Things
April 2018
U.S. cable providers are seeking to use their device platforms and infrastructure to offer Internet of Things (IoT) products and services, seeing it as an opportunity to replace dwindling revenue from its pay-TV business. This report reviews cable's entrance into the IoT market, focusing on home automation. It examines challenges cable faces in the IoT market, including security risks and privacy concerns for consumers. Finally, the report covers 21 companies and their offerings in the market.
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SD-WAN Focus Group: Security Good for Now, but Don't Rest on Laurels
April 2018
This report is based on a Q&A with service provider employees who are experts on software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN). This focus group was asked 10 questions about overall security, technology and outside influences related to SD-WAN security. The results indicate that service providers believe they're doing a good job on SD-WAN security but need to consider some enhancements to continue doing so.
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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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