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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/10/2018
BT is to slash 13,000 back-office and middle management jobs in the next three years as it tries to boost efficiency and redirect spending into the rollout of ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/9/2018
Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Höttges has indicated he will fight Vodafone's efforts to acquire Liberty Global's Unitymedia business in Germany, arguing the takeover ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/9/2018
Mobile giant Vodafone has struck an €18.4 billion ($21.8 billion) deal to acquire Liberty Global's cable operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/8/2018
Optical, Ethernet and IP are the technologies that formed he bedrock of Light Reading's early years and which are still very important to us today. So the Most ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/8/2018
Telecom Italia has named Amos Genish its CEO after a dramatic shareholder battle in which French media giant Vivendi lost control of the boardroom to US activist ...
By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/7/2018
Over the past year, service providers have become increasingly aggressive and innovative in their fiber deployment strategies, recognizing high-speed connectivity is ...
By Kevin Bourg, Optical Network Architect, Market Development, Corning Optical, 5/7/2018
The data crunch is here, so naturally the topic of one gigabit billboard speeds is still top of mind for broadband providers around the world. As a result, we have ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/4/2018
Deal making is a constant feature of the industry, but the deals that make this year's Leading Lights shortlist are particularly strong entries -- all with the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/4/2018
BT is reportedly due to announce up to 6,600 job cuts when it reports annual results next week as it tries to boost profitability in the face of growing competitive ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/3/2018
Deutsche Telekom has put up its first 5G antennas in Berlin, using equipment from China's Huawei, in a sign of its eagerness to be a frontrunner in the 5G race. (See ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/2/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 launches MVNO in Russia; Orange gets some Israeli cybersecurity help; Swisscom's core business down.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/2/2018
US authorities might think blessing a merger between T-Mobile US and Sprint will help to keep their country ahead of China in the 5G race. The two operators, after ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/27/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Comings and goings at Telecom Italia; Orange active in Africa; Proximus hits 2.94 Gbit/s in 5G trial; Facebook CTO gets a UK ...
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Roaming Mantis Android Malware Expands Its Reach to iOS, Cryptomining
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/22/2018
The rapidly evolving campaign that is Roaming Mantis now includes iOS devices, ...
TeenSafe Data Leak Shows Cloud Security Weaknesses
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2018
The news that TeenSafe, which allows parents to monitor the activity of their ...
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Cox's Finkelstein: On Advanced Tech, DOCSIS 4 & More
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
Jeff Finkelstein, executive director of Advanced Technology at Cox ...
Polish Pay-TV Provider Tunes Deeper Into Telco Business
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
With its acquisition of Netia, Polish pay-TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat gains access ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , News Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
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