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Analysis of the key appointments, dismissals, job cuts/expansions (headcount), and skills requirements affecting the communications networking and services sector.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/27/2015
Ericsson is best known as an equipment vendor for the world's telecom service providers, but it's providing its technology for something else too: good.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/21/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amino to buy Entone; Nokia nears HERE sale; Openreach boss vents.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/21/2015
Sweden's Tele2 has reported shrinkage in earnings for the April-to-June quarter due to higher costs in the Netherlands, where it is rolling out its own 4G network, ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/21/2015
Light Reading is bringing its popular women's breakfast series online with the launch of our new Women in Comms website, a place where women in the industry can meet ...
By Nicola Wolfram, COO, Tyntec, 7/21/2015
The gender imbalance issues facing telecom companies, and the tech industry as a whole, are no secret. The statistics are out there, and it's not pretty.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/20/2015
Cisco will reportedly lay off more than half of the staff it acquired through its 2013 acquisition of small cell maker Ubiquisys, and the future of its Intucell ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 7/20/2015
The Indian market for startups may be buzzing with youthful energy and enthusiasm, but women have been largely absent from the picture. In 2013, just 6% of startups ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/17/2015
When I hit the road to attend and write about an industry events such as Light Reading's Big Telecom Event or the recent Open Networking Summit, I start with the best ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/17/2015
Ericsson has reported a healthy increase in revenues for the second (April-to-June) quarter thanks to favorable currency movements and demand for its 4G equipment in ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/16/2015
SoftBank has invested $20 million in mobile advertising and analytics startup Cinarra to build a bridge between its user data and Japanese brands' mobile ad ambitions.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/13/2015
Huawei has acquired the technology assets of Amartus, a privately held next-generation OSS vendor based in Dublin, Ireland, that has developed software that can ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/9/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: German carmakers and Nokia in HERE stand-off; Salo gets help as Microsoft layoffs loom; Ericsson champions 5G.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/8/2015
Microsoft is likely feeling buyer's remorse today as the Windows operating system maker announced plans to cut 7,800 jobs, mainly from its phone business, and write ...
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The New IP
M2M Barometer: ROI Rising
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/27/2015
M2M and IoT are already impacting businesses around the world when it comes to ...
NTT: Commercializing NFV & SDN
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/24/2015
NTT Communications' Arcstar Universal One network allows traditional on-premise ...
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Integrating Networks & IT the Tele2 Way
Michelle Donegan , 4/27/2015
Self-styled 'challenger' Tele2 moved early to integrate its networks and IT teams ...
Taking NFV to the People
Michelle Donegan , 12/11/2014
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the ...
Troubled Cisco Looks to 'Bust Silos'
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 11/3/2014
Cisco is reorganizing 25,000 engineers in an effort to improve customer ...
Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
Faster-Than-Light Reading
Silence Like Diamonds – Episode 1: Family Business
John Barnes , Author , 7/24/2015
Light Reading brings you something different from our usual fare -- a science ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
From The Founder
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
LRTV Custom TV
VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
LRTV Documentaries
The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
LRTV Custom TV
IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.
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Cambodia's TRC Discusses Its Plans for National Broadband

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In this video, Chakyra Moa, Chairman of Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), talks in in-depth with Heavy Reading about the Cambodia's current telecom market and TRC's goals and expectations for the future.
LRTV Documentaries
5G Phone

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A man has an opportunity to purchase the world's first working 5G phone. Imagine the possibilities...
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