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Key developments related to the development of mobile applications and services.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/9/2015
BT has warned Ofcom that hiving off its Openreach access networks business would damage the UK's "digital health," as the operator responds to the regulatory ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/8/2015
You know all that jazz about self-driving cars, immersive virtual reality helmets, and smarter cities being enabled by the next major upgrade of nationwide wireless ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 10/7/2015
The FCC has granted AT&T's request to provide an alternative to TTY text support for hearing-impaired customers using its cellular phone services. The fringe benefit ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/7/2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- CCA Annual Convention -- T-Mobile has been furiously focusing on building out its 4G LTE network across the US, but, as it looks to 5G, it ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/6/2015
Bouygues Telecom has sharply raised its profitability targets after making better-than-expected progress on cost-cutting activities and issuing a bullish outlook for ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/5/2015
In a much-anticipated move, Reliance Communications and Reliance Jio, which are controlled by brothers Anil Ambani and Mukesh Ambani respectively, are close to ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/5/2015
AT&T has sent a letter petitioning the FCC to grant it a waiver to deploy WiFi calling without support for TTY for the hearing impaired. The real thrust of its ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/5/2015
Norway's Telenor says it is looking to sell its 33% stake in VimpelCom, which operates networks in Russia and a number of emerging markets, so that it can better ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/2/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ad firm's IPO raises €400 million for Deutsche Telekom; quantum security breakthrough; Proximus rustles up €500 million on ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/1/2015
It's been a week of streaming video news. Not just the big announcements like Comcast's launch of Watchable and TiVo's new all-in-one Bolt DVR, but also smaller ...
By Michelle Donegan, 10/1/2015
Orange has aspirations to be the top converged services provider in Europe, but it's unlikely that cross-border consolidation will help it achieve that ambition any ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/1/2015
After five years of courtroom battles over intellectual property disputes, Google and Microsoft have agreed to dismiss the 20 or so outstanding lawsuits they were ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 9/30/2015
Google has acquired Jibe Mobile, the company that powers rich communications service (RCS) for Deutsche Telecom, Sprint and other global wireless operators.
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The New IP
T-Mobile Lauds Importance of New IP
Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 10/8/2015
T-Mobile's VP of radio network engineering says the most important move on the ...
Top 10 Habits for CISO Success
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 10/8/2015
AT&T's Ed Amoroso says CISOs should be mischievous, defensive, always planning ...
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Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
5G: Meet the Influencers
, 4/23/2015
A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional ...
Heavy Reading Q&A: Getting to the Heart of 5G
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 4/6/2015
Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown shares his thoughts on 5G's requirements, ...
Telefónica Aims High With Low-Band 4G Focus
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/25/2015
When it comes to 4G, Telefónica is prioritizing coverage and quality over dazzle.
Verizon Issues New Digital Transformation Report
Monday, September 28, 2015
Verizon Intros Private Networking Via LTE
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
CenturyLink App to Link Business VoIP, UC
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Orange Deploys IoT Network
Friday, September 18, 2015
Verizon, Digiflare Stream Emmy Screenings
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Sprint Calls for Next Round of Mobile Startups
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Kahuna Banks $45M
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Boku Acquires mobileview Italia
Monday, August 17, 2015
Samsung Unveils Mobile Payment Service
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Verizon Offers Enterprises VoIP-to-Mobile Calling
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Telekom Albania Launches RCS With Jibe
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
T-Mobile Ups Subscriber Outlook on $361M Q2 Profit
Thursday, July 30, 2015
TWC Business Class Expands Calling Plan
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Megaphone Moment
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9/30/2015 7:43:33 AM
Modi's visit to the US
8/20/2015 8:44:11 AM
Global Mainframe Market Trends,Share,Opportunities and ...
8/20/2015 3:28:03 AM
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7/31/2015 10:12:58 AM
What can SDN learn from a twenty-five year old standard?
7/31/2015 3:01:36 AM
Message Board test
7/8/2015 11:34:38 AM
The burning platform hasn't been put out yet.
6/29/2015 9:27:39 AM
Facebook Open Switch
6/12/2015 1:07:00 PM
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LRTV Interviews
Top Tips for FTTH Operators

10|8|15   |   02:26   |   (0) comments

At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
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M-net Calls for FTTx Unity

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At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
LRTV Documentaries
The Business Case Challenge for NFV

10|7|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, as service providers are finding flexible, programmable CPE solves a lot of logistics problems and reduces their cost. But even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge, says CTO Tim Naramore.
LRTV Interviews
JT Offers Some Gigabit Lessons

10|7|15   |   4:08   |   (1) comment

Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
LRTV Interviews
AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source

10|6|15   |   06:27   |   (0) comments

AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
LRTV Interviews
Network Security in a Gigabit World

10|6|15   |   05:52   |   (0) comments

Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
LRTV Documentaries
Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity

10|5|15   |   07:30   |   (0) comments

Francisco-Javier Ramon Salguero, head of Telefónica's NFV initiative, admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, it is possible to create a services-driven network architecture. He explains how Telefónica's current trials and initiatives are aimed at doing that, and what his company and other carriers need to ...
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit Europe Takeaways

10|5|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Intel Urges Women to Take Advantage of Their Seat at the Table

10|5|15   |   4:27   |   (1) comment

Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
LRTV Interviews
BT Updates on Plans

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Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Sonus Shakes Up SD-WAN

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Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approve to SD-WAN.
LRTV Interviews
CityFibre's Gigabit Vision

10|1|15   |   03:18   |   (1) comment

Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With so many new and exciting communications technologies now under development, it's easy to get caught up in the industry's escalating hype cycle. That's why the ...
Last week saw a big day in the 15-year history of Light Reading when Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre and I were invited to interview the Deputy Chairman and Rotating ...
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