Critical appointment for UK incumbent as it once again adds mobile to the mix and takes its first steps towards a virtualized cloud infrastructure.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: broadband boost for Cameroon; Telenor upgrades in Norway; Vivacom sale approved.
Kentik's Avi Freedman talks to Steve Saunders, Light Reading's CEO and founder, about his company's analytics and network visibility tools, and how they differ from what's already on the market.
Selley will replace Joe Garner before the end of March and takes over at a transitional time for BT and the Openreach business.
The key to success is self-awareness -- figuring out the group you want to associate with and what you want to accomplish, says Cisco's senior VP of operations.
Network-based security services represent a big opportunity for service providers if they are able to create distributed, intelligent threat detection.
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses where cable is heading with DOCSIS, SDN, NFV, software-based networking, 5G, open source and other new technologies.
A CES stream of insights.
ADN is a principle for building networks that adapt to the needs of the application, based on open components.
Company plans to upgrade the NetScreen Screen OS in the first half of 2016 to eliminate code that could be used to introduce a serious security vulnerability.
Nokia executives will take ten of the 13 top spots in the newly merged company.
Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries expects more deals in both Europe and Latin America as the global MSO seeks more cable and mobile growth.
Sprint will concentrate on adding capacity instead.
Most LR readers say the new name is neutral at best and confusing at worst, but then aren't we all afraid of change?
Despite recent consolidation, India will have a hard time attracting foreign telcos.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT to keep EE brand; Enea buys Centred Logic; carrier aggregation testing breakthrough; Slovak Telecom converges its billing.
Microblogging giant is taking legal action to quash a fine imposed by Turkey's communications watchdog.
World's biggest smartphone maker thinks conditions will be tough this year.
In this video interview, SCTE President & CEO Mark Dzuban discusses DOCSIS 3.1 training, energy standards, virtualization and much more.
In Part 1 of this CEO interview, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Jesper Anderson, CEO of Infoblox, to discuss perimeter defense, the new boundary of DNS and the new security threat to service providers.
After a two-decade arms race to ever greater bandwidth and speed, 2015 saw a bifurcation in the mobile industry.
Shaw's new Free Range IPTV service is all Comcast X1.
Broadband equipment maker is poised to secure work with CAF beneficiaries and CenturyLink this year, according to MKM Partners.
Just like AT&T, Verizon wants to get hot – oh, wait – smart in the city.
Deutsche Telekom's smart home platform appears to have missed targets of recruiting service provider partners and may be floundering amid growing competition from other platform providers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's latest IoT offerings; Italian government goes it alone on high-speed broadband; Deutsche Telekom's US worker trouble.
The deployment of 700MHz spectrum by China's cable operators poses a dilemma for the telecom sector.
The company's Fan TV Platform aims to provide content discovery across multiple sources of content. It is available on a SaaS basis, or providers can integrate elements into their own guides.
The biggest advantage that SD-WAN provides carriers is end-to-end control over services to the customer premises.
AT&T's network performance is now improving at a pace that exceeds the classic measurement of computing performances, thanks in part to SDN, says John Donovan.
The carrier has added 16 million new subscribers in just two years, to exceed a total of 63 million customers.
The TV industry just went global.
India's new entrant has taken the wraps off its 4G service, but only for employees of its parent company.
Readying a 'hyperconverged' appliance in partnership with a software startup, according to reports.
Cisco's new CDN platform traces its roots back to Comcast's open sourced CDN technology.
Operator is said to have put 48 data centers up for auction just weeks after dismissing reports it was looking to sell its enterprise unit.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Partner split in Israel; new boss for Truphone; Serbian incumbent manages devices with AlcaLu.
In this interview, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Paul McNamara, VP of Cloud Strategy at Ericsson, to discuss the vendor's new product, configuration files and the new trends of 2016.
HopperGO solves the security problem to make recorded content portable and sharable.
CPLANE will provide service and orchestration software for PCCW's global cloud service.
Ma Bell extends Connected Car relationship with Ford through new multi-year 4G on wheels deal.
The Ultra HD Alliance has published its specification that defines the minimum requirements for what qualifies as ultra HD.
Operator announces aggressive push, starting with Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas, and including partners such as Cisco, Ericsson, IBM and Intel.
The French telecom operator plans to launch a range of banking services in France in 2017.
It's not all robots and Star Wars at CES 2016.
The two operators have taken their strategic alliance on to new turf with the formation of a joint venture in China that focuses on big data.
There's more to broadband performance than throughput.
AT&T has a cat 1 LTE module for low-power LTE applications coming out ahead of CES.
Network Packet Brokers are key to mitigating enterprise network blind spots -- but unless chosen wisely, they can compromise visibility.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: O2 to use AT&T's smart home platform in UK; Intel buys German drone company; TDC and Huawei open technology showcase.
Integrated, multi-layer approach will be used to strengthen BT's network defenses and enable its new managed security services portfolio.
The FCC is suspending the clock for two weeks in order to digest documents submitted by the two companies.
The carrier partners with enterprise customers to generate ideas for New IP transformation.
Video represents yet another dead end for the company still trying furiously to make itself more relevant.
Overture's VP of Product Management Houck Reed discusses how his company's NFV solutions are helping customers to deploy new services.
UK mobile operator's chief commercial officer will become the new boss, following the completion of BT's $18.4 billion takeover.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Olaf Swantee to leave EE; Ericsson, Volvo collaborate on streaming for self-driving cars.
HaLow is a new IoT networking specification from the Wi-Fi Alliance, but the first HaLow product certifications aren't expected until 2018.
After moving up the ranks at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs, Gee Rittenhouse is now Cisco's cloud guru. In part one of this interview with Steve Saunders, he discusses how he consolidated the efforts of over 1,500 developers working on Cisco's move towards the cloud. Now he's focused on helping service provider customers develop new business opportunities from virtualized networks.
France's telecom incumbent has reportedly signed a confidentiality agreement with Bouygues as it looks to acquire the country's number-three operator.
Finding a place to run your apps is like shopping for real estate.
As part of its cost-cutting program ahead of its acquisition by Dell, EMC has started a headcount cull that will cost $250 million in charges.
This entrepreneurial unit is expanding its responsibility to include wholesale services and agents, but keeping its agile method of operating within the bigger AT&T.
It should be a standard practice throughout the organization, not a one-off thing, the soon-to-be head of Nokia's NFV strategy says.
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown says the wireless industry needs to come to consensus on some key decisions regarding 5G in 2016.