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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/15/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- The 2018 Leading Lights Awards winners have been announced at a gala dinner attended by hundreds of communications industry executives at Brazos Hall ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/15/2018
Find out who's been welcomed into the Light Reading Hall of Fame this year.
By Light Reading, 5/14/2018
Basil Alwan, president of IP/Optical Networks at Nokia, offers to buy a round of drinks on the eve of his induction into the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
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By Robert Clark, 5/14/2018
A Trump tweet has offered a lifeline to embattled ZTE and reset the course of US-China economic negotiations -- but it may also have played into China's hands.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/13/2018
Here's an unlikely scenario. Donald Trump has tweeted about ZTE, the Chinese company that closed its doors last week following a ruling that banned US companies from ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/11/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amdocs reports fiscal Q2; BT to pay £120 million to Phones 4u administrators; ex-boss of Cambridge Analytica hauled before UK MPs.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/10/2018
The Company of the Year (Public) award is one of the most sought after of the Leading Lights awards and is always fiercely contested.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/9/2018
Embattled Chinese equipment vendor ZTE says it has ceased major business operations as a result of the recent US decision to ban it from using components made by US ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/9/2018
The 2018 finalist list for the Hedy Lamarr Female Tech Pioneer of the Year was both cable heavy and heavy-hitter heavy. Even if you don't know the names of the women ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/9/2018
We may be in an age increasingly dominated by software developments and virtualization strategies, but nothing in the communications networking industry's going to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/7/2018
CHICAGO -- International Telecoms Week -- "Escape from New York" seems to be an emerging theme at this massive event, where global wholesalers, subsea cable ...
By Kevin Bourg, Optical Network Architect, Market Development, Corning Optical, 5/7/2018
The data crunch is here, so naturally the topic of one gigabit billboard speeds is still top of mind for broadband providers around the world. As a result, we have ...
By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 5/2/2018
Optical networking suppliers have seized 5G as a catalyst for future growth, and for good reason. Promised 5G wireless data speeds of 10x 4G rates will require deep ...
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Roaming Mantis Android Malware Expands Its Reach to iOS, Cryptomining
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/22/2018
The rapidly evolving campaign that is Roaming Mantis now includes iOS devices, ...
TeenSafe Data Leak Shows Cloud Security Weaknesses
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2018
The news that TeenSafe, which allows parents to monitor the activity of their ...
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Cox's Finkelstein: On Advanced Tech, DOCSIS 4 & More
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
Jeff Finkelstein, executive director of Advanced Technology at Cox ...
Polish Pay-TV Provider Tunes Deeper Into Telco Business
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
With its acquisition of Netia, Polish pay-TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat gains access ...
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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 ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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