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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/18/2018
Reliance Jio, India's youngest and most disruptive network operator, has started this year with a bang by announcing a round of tariff cuts, which could be the ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/4/2018
Indian upstart Reliance Jio has already turned the country's mobile industry on its head, triggering a wave of consolidation since launching its low-cost service in ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/4/2018
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By Francesco Venturini, Managing Director, Global Communications & Media Industries, Accenture, 12/29/2017
The telecommunications industry is at a critical point. The role that communications service providers (CSPs) have played in accelerating digital business and ...
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 ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 12/21/2017
The Indian telecom industry is going through confusing times. On the one hand, there seems to be a push to develop an ecosystem for 5G, a next-generation mobile ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 12/20/2017
Bharti Airtel, India's largest service provider (for now), is the country's only operator to have put up a spirited fight against Reliance Jio, the disruptive new ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/12/2017
It's that festive time of year when the soothsayers and prognosticators peer into their virtual reality glasses and summon up visions of the near future.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 12/5/2017
Just as the US moves away from net neutrality, India's regulators have endorsed it. In a recommendation paper published last week, India's Telecom Regulatory ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/4/2017
Equinix today announced a major expansion of its Equinix Cloud Exchange and in the process, dove much deeper into the enterprise market. The data ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 11/29/2017
A spate of mergers and acquisitions in India's telecom market in the last year is having a massive impact on vendors, too. From renegotiating existing contracts to ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 11/24/2017
After acquiring Videocon, Telenor, Tikona and the consumer wireless business of Tata Teleservices in the last year, Bharti Airtel is now said to be eyeing the assets ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 11/24/2017
Successful homegrown Indian telecom vendors are hard to come by. That makes Bengaluru-based Tejas Networks something of an anomaly. Started way back in 2000, Tejas is ...
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Amazon says its second headquarters will bring tens of thousands of jobs and ...
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Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/18/2018
The former Cisco CEO and chairman has launched a VC firm with investments ...
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Telenor CEO Issues an Upskilling Challenge
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/18/2018
Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to ...
Managing 5G in Multi-Cloud Environment a Big Challenge: TBR's Antlitz
Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/17/2018
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and ...
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Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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 ...
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