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Key updates on significant job cuts, staff retention strategies and corporate expansion plans.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 1/12/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: CES makes waves with keynote additions and scandalous bots; former Google engineer James Damore strikes back; how to buck the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/9/2018
A lot of money and shares are going to be sloshing around Altice as part of the dramatic restructuring the service provider announced earlier today. But behind all ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/8/2018
Sigfox appears to be hemorrhaging top-level staff. The French Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, which has already seen an exodus of managers in recent months, is ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/5/2018
Job cuts are continuing to grab headlines for major telecom players, with Comcast the latest to take some heat. Multiple Philadelphia-area publications are reporting ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/5/2018
Automation is simultaneously the most important buzzword of the day and a taboo subject. At industry conferences, speakers shout it from the stage, trumpeting their ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 1/5/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: A forthcoming book about Silicon Valley life is more than a bit shocking; CES is lacking in female keynoters; a new gadget keeps ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/2/2018
Layoffs were reportedly part of AT&T's year-end plans, though less touted than its employee bonuses.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/2/2018
France's Sigfox has seemingly bid adieu to another senior executive with the departure in recent days of its chief information officer, Jerome Burriez, according to ...
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 12/22/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Women reign in edtech; harassment repercussion laws shift; high hopes for 2018; and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 12/15/2017
This week in our WiC roundup: Where are the women in cryptocurrency?; female CEOs tell tales of being pushed out of tech; international telecom companies make big ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
T-Mobile Netherlands has agreed to buy rival Tele2 for €190 million ($224 million) and a 25% stake in the combined company.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/12/2017
Optical equipment maker Corning is to splash $900 million in cash on a takeover of 3M's communications market business as part of an acquisition strategy aimed at ...
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 ...
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Google Launches 3 Submarine Cables
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/16/2018
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Comcast Taps Amazon As 'Preferred' Cloud Provider
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/16/2018
Comcast is turning to Amazon Web Services as it looks to augment waning ...
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Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/16/2018
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining ...
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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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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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