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Dressed in identical waistcoats, Reliance Jio's three executives looked like some kind of alternative boy band when they appeared on stage at last week's Digital ...
By Light Reading, 5/18/2018
At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
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NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- Two years ago, the TM Forum's annual shindig in Nice seemed to hit a low. "Mary Celeste," was how one attendee described ...
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NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- The TM Forum has revealed that its open APIs will be included in the forthcoming Beijing release of ONAP, due to arrive ...
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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 Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/14/2018
NICE -- Digital World Transformation 2018 -- Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon has delivered a troubling assessment of telco virtualization, warning industry executives ...
By Gary Miles, Chief Marketing Officer, Amdocs, 5/14/2018
It was back in 1996 when Bill Gates wrote his famous essay, "Content is King," saying, "Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/12/2018
Digital transformation is the bedrock of many telco strategies, which is why so many companies take great care and attention when entering the Outstanding Digital ...
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.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/9/2018
Where would the comms networking industry be without the companies that develop the test and measurement systems needed by every player in the food chain? The answer ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 5/9/2018
Telstra is an unusual incumbent operator in that it is in the process of transferring its legacy copper and HFC networks to an Australian government-funded wholesale ...
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 Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/9/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media revenue up, but its Welsh workers aren't smiling; Telecom Italia hasn't heard the bad news; Openet and MDS do a deal.
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/18/2018
McAfee researchers have found more malware hiding in the Google Play store that ...
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Larry Loeb, Author, 5/18/2018
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Nokia Brings Smart Villages & Hope to Rural India
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/18/2018
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
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