CxO Spotlight | 1/8/2019 | 1 comment
James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.
CxO Spotlight | 11/27/2018 | 1 comment
In addition to helping pay-TV partners hit all screens, Synamedia is fleshing out its portfolio with cross-app search and discovery offerings and services that help distributors, OTT players and content owners crack down on video piracy and password sharing.
CxO Spotlight | 11/23/2018 | Post a comment
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
CxO Spotlight | 10/23/2018 | 1 comment
Arris is researching new technologies and techniques using expanded spectrum and a new generation of amplifiers that could serve as an alternative to Full Duplex DOCSIS and extend the life of HFC networks.
CxO Spotlight | 10/4/2018 | 1 comment
In the second part of his CXO interview, Eric Hutchinson talks about AI, cybersecurity and the humanizing factor of the test company's strategic shift.
CxO Spotlight | 9/25/2018 | 1 comment
Vodafone's head of cloud and automation wants to define the telco cloud so that everyone's singing from the same hymn sheet.
CxO Spotlight | 9/21/2018 | Post a comment
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
CxO Spotlight | 9/14/2018 | Post a comment
New initiative at test system specialist aims at making company more of strategic partner, while promising to make 5G rollouts more cost-effective and faster.
CxO Spotlight | 8/29/2018 | Post a comment
To help its parent company connect with consumers as a new kind of service provider, The Walt Disney Studios is creating new entertainment experiences, solving tech problems and getting ready for 5G networks.
CxO Spotlight | 8/16/2018 | Post a comment
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
CxO Spotlight | 7/12/2018 | Post a comment
In second of a two-part series, Jennifer Artley, president of BT Americas, says her company is engaged with customers in significantly different ways as it brings cloud-based UC and SD-WAN to market.
CxO Spotlight | 7/9/2018 | Post a comment
Large multinationals struggle to modernize their companies, but new tariffs, data security worries and geopolitical wrangling add more layers to an already complex problem.
CxO Spotlight | 7/5/2018 | 1 comment
CTO says Juniper is ready to out-do the competition when it comes to edge-cloud, both for 5G buildouts and latency-sensitive IoT apps.
CxO Spotlight | 7/3/2018 | Post a comment
Moving to open source changes the business model but Juniper is ready to succeed selling software and the services required to support it.
CxO Spotlight | 6/27/2018 | Post a comment
Ciena's Steve Alexander explains Ciena's strategy for injecting analytics and intelligence into the network, why the company acquired Packet Design and why Ciena is setting its sights on the Indian and Asian markets.
CxO Spotlight | 6/18/2018 | Post a comment
Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
CxO Spotlight | 6/14/2018 | 4 comments
Ciena CTO Steve Alexander explains why some operators are leery of fully autonomous networks, and how Ciena is collaborating with carriers to prepare for 5G deployments with platforms like the Adaptive Network.
CxO Spotlight | 5/31/2018 | Post a comment
Faizel Lakhani has always said selling pipes is not the end game for service providers. With Guavus' AI technology and real-time analytics, he hopes to be the first to tell them what's next.
CxO Spotlight | 5/25/2018 | 4 comments
At BCE, Sprint Business President Jan Geldmacher talked about why low-latency networks will be the standout feature in 5G services. Plus, he has some bold predictions about Sprint's 5G prowess.
CxO Spotlight | 1/16/2018 | Post a comment
The DWDM company has grown into Ethernet networking and now open software architectures. We sat down with CEO Gary Smith to get a fix on Ciena's current identity.
CxO Spotlight | 10/9/2017 | Post a comment
The Nokia CEO tells Craig Matsumoto why telcos need to find new opportunity in 5G and why the Alcatel-Lucent acquisition succeeded.
CxO Spotlight | 9/6/2017 | 3 comments
Shekar Ayyar, executive vice president of strategy for VMware's Telco Group, is leading the company's charge into carrier networks.
Between the CEOs | 5/25/2017 | 1 comment
Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
Between the CEOs | 4/11/2017 | 1 comment
Huawei's David Wang talks about interoperability, Trump and innovation, and weighs up the key differences between telcos and OTT players.
Between the CEOs | 3/14/2017 | Post a comment
TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
Between the CEOs | 3/9/2017 | Post a comment
At MWC 2017, Qualcomm's CTO Matt Grob talks to Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders about the progress being made in the development of the technologies and standards that will underpin 5G.
Between the CEOs | 3/7/2017 | 17 comments
At MWC 2017, Reliance Jio's President of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, tells Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders how ruthless execution of its plans helped the Indian greenfield 4G operator attract more than 100 million subscribers in its first 170 days of commercial operation.
Between the CEOs | 3/1/2017 | Post a comment
By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 25 billion devices connected to the Internet. In this MWC 2017 interview with Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins provides an update on his company's vision, the exponential growth of the Jasper IoT network and service providers' disillusionment with virtualization technologies.
CxO Spotlight | 1/12/2017 | Post a comment
The former Google exec has moved quickly to build a Juniper PaaS and disaggregate its products, all in preparation for a multicloud future.
Between the CEOs | 1/3/2017 | 1 comment
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
Between the CEOs | 11/4/2016 | Post a comment
Eyal Waldman, CEO of Mellanox Technologies, speaks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, for an exclusive interview about the 100 GB cable challenge, cybersecurity and much more.
Between the CEOs | 8/17/2016 | Post a comment
Join us for an in-depth interview between Steve Saunders of Light Reading and Alexis Black Bjorlin of Intel as they discuss the release of the company's Silicon Photonics platform, its performance, long-term prospects, customer expectations and much more.
Between the CEOs | 7/14/2016 | 1 comment
Light Reading's Steve Saunders sits down with Dr. Wen Tong, Wireless CTO at Huawei, to hear his views on the state of the 5G project – and what may lie beyond...
Between the CEOs | 7/12/2016 | 9 comments
Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders sits down with CenturyLink's Non-Executive Chairman Bill Owens for a candid exchange of views about the current and future state of telecom, career choices and international waters.
Between the CEOs | 7/5/2016 | 2 comments
Steve Saunders speaks with Ron Haberman, Nokia's Vice President and GM for CloudBand, Applications and Analytics. In this interview, they discuss the state of NFV interoperability, the importance of open source and service providers' progress towards a DevOps model.
Between the CEOs | 6/28/2016 | Post a comment
In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
Between the CEOs | 6/14/2016 | Post a comment
At the BCE 2016 show in Austin, ECI Telecom CEO Darryl Edwards tells Light Reading founder and CEO about the Elastic Network concept and the company's NFV and cybersecurity developments.
Between the CEOs | 6/14/2016 | 2 comments
Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE/ISBE, sits down with Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York office to discuss the society's Energy 2020 campaign, including its mission to benefit the environment, enable economic benefits and the key challenges facing cable operators wanting to reduce energy consumption.
Between the CEOs | 6/7/2016 | Post a comment
Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) CEO Sandeep Bhatnagar sits down at BCE 2016 to discuss digital transformation with Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders.
Between the CEOs | 6/1/2016 | Post a comment
Pankaj Patel, Cisco's departing Chief Development Officer, visits the Big Communications Event (BCE) and talks about his 20 years at the networking giant and how John Chambers instilled a customer-centric culture at the company.
Between the CEOs | 4/21/2016 | 1 comment
In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
Between the CEOs | 4/18/2016 | Post a comment
Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.
Between the CEOs | 4/14/2016 | Post a comment
David F. Welch, Co-Founder and President at Infinera, sits down with Steve Saunders, Founder and CEO of Light Reading, to talk about optical white box technology, business strategy to maintain Infinera's success in the changing telecom
Between the CEOs | 4/7/2016 | 4 comments
Steve Vogelsang, the CTO of IP and Optical Networks at Nokia and President of the New IP Agency, talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
Between the CEOs | 4/7/2016 | Post a comment
At MWC 2016, Mats Nordlund, Co-Founder and CEO of Netrounds, speaks with Steve Saunders of Light Reading about the company's history, service delivery and the progression of the telecom industry on the service level.
Between the CEOs | 3/31/2016 | Post a comment
Pankaj Patel, Executive Vice President of Cisco, sits down with Steve Saunders, Founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the midst of MWC 2016 to discuss Cisco's success, the future of telecom and the big technology shift to virtualization and the cloud.
Between the CEOs | 3/24/2016 | 8 comments
Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, hears from Zha Jun, President of Fixed Network Product Line at Huawei, on why he believes video is the next killer application.
Between the CEOs | 3/7/2016 | Post a comment
In the heart of the Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Gigamon CEO Paul Hooper to discuss the Gigamon success story, virtualization, 5G and the other new hot trends in the industry.
Between the CEOs | 3/2/2016 | 4 comments
Deutsche Telekom's Senior Vice President Technology Europe, Kerstin Günther, gives Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders an update on the operator's transformational network revamp, which is set to have a dramatic impact on operating costs and new business development.
Between the CEOs | 3/2/2016 | 1 comment
Yvette Kanouff, SVP and GM of Cloud Solutions at Cisco, discusses her new role in shaping her company's approach to the cloud as well as how employers can attract more women to the communications industry.
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