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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/23/2017
Networks giant Cisco has now confirmed a deal to acquire unified communications specialist BroadSoft as it continues to expand outside its core hardware business ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/23/2017
In a surprise move, T-Mobile announced its third quarter results in a pre-recorded video Monday morning, avoiding an analyst call that would have been deluged with ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/23/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson lands media deal with Fox; Telecom Italia approves Canal+ deal; Arqiva plots flotation.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/20/2017
The new strategic collaboration between Nokia and Amazon Web Services is expected to make both the AWS and Nokia clouds easier for service providers to use in place ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/20/2017
The introduction of artificial intelligence capabilities looks to be claiming jobs in Ericsson's service delivery units as the Swedish vendor tries to restore ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/20/2017
Ericsson claimed to have seen the green shoots of a recovery at its networks business despite reporting another decline in overall sales and a widening of its net ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/20/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss to step down next April; EU gets tough on OTTs and privacy; more UK spectrum auction ructions.
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/20/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: The New York Times creates a new diversity position; Instagram's COO advises 'get your foot in the door'; sexism scandals rile ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/19/2017
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/19/2017
A recent wave of consolidation in India's telecom market could leave thousands of sector employees without jobs in the coming months.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/19/2017
BRUSSELS -- ZTE Wireless & Services User Congress 2017 -- China's ZTE and Belgian cable operator Telenet are trialing what they claim is Europe's first pre-5G massive ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/19/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia sales slide in Q3; Tele2's don't; Swisscom brings cloud giants on board; Telekom Austria buys into e-sports.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/18/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Most conversations with GTT CEO and President Rick Calder start with, "So tell me about your latest acquisition," but this week at Incompas 17, he's ...
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Microsoft, Cray Bringing Supercomputer Power to Azure
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/23/2017
Microsoft is looking to bring Cray's supercomputing abilities to its Azure public ...
Cisco Targets Cloud-Based UC With $1.9B BroadSoft Deal
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/23/2017
Cisco is looking to expand its reach into cloud-based UC thanks to a $1.9 billion ...
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Masergy’s Watson on Security: New Networks, Similar Challenges
Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology, Masergy, 10/23/2017
Some of the usual suspects are in play when it comes to security for SDN, NFV and ...
Flexibility Vital for Next-Gen Satellites: Eutelsat's Leroy
Yohann Leroy, Deputy CEO & CTO, Eutelsat, 10/23/2017
Eutelsat's deputy CEO and CTO discusses the company's next-generation satellite, ...
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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 ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.

During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.

She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.

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