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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2016
The security industry has been talking about virtualizing security so it can be distributed to protect assets, but it's now time to start acting.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/14/2016
There's a boom in security services, driven by demand from businesses and shaped by the ability to deliver security as a virtual network function.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/9/2016
Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt botnet woes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- The recent massive DDoS attacks using Internet of Things devices are rallying the cybersecurity industry to the cause, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Ed Amoroso, AT&T's recently retired chief security officer, predicted on Thursday that there will be a major and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/1/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Merger and acquisition activity may be financially rewarding but it can actually create and contribute to enterprise ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/8/2016
When most male executives retire from a long-time job, they brush up their golf game, plan exotic travel, tackle the "honey do list" or find a beach somewhere to just sit.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/29/2015
Much of my work in the past year has been on Light Reading events, so it's not surprising that some of my most memorable moments of 2015 happened on the stages I helped set. Here's a look ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/22/2015
As last week's news clearly shows, there are constantly new threats to the telecom network and the technology on which it's built. The most serious of those seems to be the compromise of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/17/2015
The growth of polymorphic attacks, which change over time or use one kind of attack to mask another, is forcing the telecom industry to reshape its view of cyber security to be broader in ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/16/2015
Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan defends network security experts as being more able to properly assess the risk of change than top carrier management.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Pre-MWC Special

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With the biggest telecoms event of the year just around the corner, Scott, Jamie and Iain bring you this special preview of Mobile World Congress 2018 for you to download and listen to on the plane. Scott starts with the obvious stuff – the big buzzwords that are 5G and IoT. The level of 5G fervor will hit fever pitch but how many solid business cases will there ...
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Real Start to a Real 5G Era

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As Huawei moves into commercial deployment for 5G, real industry success will be the result of driving unification of standards, harmonization of spectrum and delivering real innovation via ecosystem collaboration.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
See What Tom Morrod Says About Achieving Video Service Success

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The top 50 telco video service providers generated $89 billion in revenue from video in 2017, but that's just a start. What are the particular dynamics of the video services market that telcos need to think about? What are the opportunities in video business that operators can embrace in the future? Tom Morrod from IHS Markit offers some answers here.
LRTV Custom TV
Expectations & Challenges for Early Commercial Deployment of 5G

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The challenges which 5G early commercial deployment will face, and one analyst's recommendations for dealing with them.
LRTV Custom TV
Peter Zhou Introduces Huawei's Commercial 5G Products for MWC2018

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This year at MWC2018, Huawei will announce end-to-end products to support commercial 5G, including the core network, transmission, radio and terminal.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: A Little Ray of Sunshine

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This week's podcast had to battle the odds to take place at all, with Jamie and Iain both on holiday and Telecoms Towers undergoing refurbishment, but Ray from Light Reading found a window in his hectic schedule to keep Scott company. First we heard about Ray's trip to sunny Valencia to learn all about the state of European fiber. He expressed frustration at the ...
LRTV Documentaries
Digital India Is Coming... but When?

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Join Light Reading's Tien Chi Fu for a fun trip in India that includes some telecom insights, local street foods and some very heavy traffic.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Pre-MWC 2018 Media Analysts Briefing Highlight

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Huawei held Pre-MWC Briefings in Beijing and London, where they set out their 2018 goals in detail.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: How AI Is Impacting Telecom

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw looks at the impact artificial intelligence is already having on the telecom sector and how it could drive revenues as well as help reduce costs.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Let's Get Digital

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Scott and Jamie are joined by special guest Paul Nolan from PR agency CC Group, who tells us about a bit of research his company commissioned into how operators are going about the macro trend that is digital transformation and what vendors are doing to help them. Spoiler alert -- it's complicated.

Scott tells us about his week in San Diego with ...

LRTV Custom TV
A World Made Possible by the Promise of the Pervasive Network

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This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: Ovum IDs the IoT Hotspots

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Ovum's Head of IoT, Alexandra Rehak, uncovers the hot IoT topics for MWC, including LPWAN commercialization, use cases for 5G, the use of artificial intelligence in IoT deployments and more.