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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of test and measurement tools and platforms.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/23/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN and Huawei share spectrum in South Africa; big 5G news for little San Marino; Telia Carrier PoPs into Serbia.
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 Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/14/2018
In a special NAB breakdast workshop, experts discuss what's happening in the emerging VR video market, what type of content works and what doesn't.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/10/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM does deal with Mediaset; Iskratel helps with Tier 1 network upgrade; Apple abandons Irish data center project; Finnish ...
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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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/9/2018
The Most Innovative NFV Product Strategy category is one of the most competitive in the Leading Lights roster, always attracting a significant number of focused ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/7/2018
SVA's Jason Thibeault discusses the state of VR technology and business cases, the market hurdles and the direction he sees the industry heading.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/4/2018
Deal making is a constant feature of the industry, but the deals that make this year's Leading Lights shortlist are particularly strong entries -- all with the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/30/2018
In this interview, SES's Thomas Wrede discusses what the satellite operator has learned from its trials of VR video with SP customers.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/27/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Comings and goings at Telecom Italia; Orange active in Africa; Proximus hits 2.94 Gbit/s in 5G trial; Facebook CTO gets a UK ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/24/2018
Verizon said Tuesday morning that it has started deploying commercial nodes to support the launch of its fixed broadband 5G network in three or more US markets, in ...
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 4/20/2018
"What is? Is. What was? Will be. What will be was, but will be again." - Arnold Horshack
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/17/2018
While one new video codec, High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), is still working to gain mass adoption by video providers and equipment makers, an even more ...
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Microsoft Offering GDPR-Like Protection for All Customers
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/23/2018
Microsoft plans to expand GDPR privacy protections to all its customers, both ...
Spectre Number 4 Disclosure Raises Fresh Hardware Alarms
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/23/2018
The latest side-channel vulnerability, dubbed Spectre Number 4, is raising new ...
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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 ...
How Radcom's Pricing Model Is Set to Disrupt the Market
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
Radcom's VNF pricing model looks set to excite network operators and drain the ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
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 ...
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