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Ericsson: Desperately Seeking Profitability
News Analysis | 1/31/2018

'Tangible improvements' are expected during 2018 but Swedish giant is still battling significant financial, operational and competitive challenges.

Ericsson Stuck in Loss-Making Rut, Offloads Majority Stake in Media Unit
News Analysis | 1/31/2018

Shares in Swedish vendor sink after results miss analyst estimates and amid disquiet about strategic backtracking and management changes.

India's RJio Plots Open Source Disruption
News Analysis | 1/31/2018

India's aggressive new entrant hopes to position itself as digital service provider, not merely a telco.

Trump's 5G Plan Is Not as Bonkers as They Say
Morris Lore | 1/30/2018

Trump's 5G plan is an 'outdated' piece of government theorizing, say reports. But might he have stumbled onto something?

Nokia Adds Extra Bite to Its 5G Pitch
News Analysis | 1/29/2018

Unveils ReefShark chipset as part of an end-to-end 5G network offering that covers the bases (geddit?) and preps for future demands on compute as well as network capacity.

Verizon Deployment Will Trigger Bids for Sedona – Analyst
News Analysis | 1/26/2018

Being deployed in Verizon's production network is a massive endorsement for network controller startup Sedona Systems, and one that will likely start a bidding war for the company.

Don't Expect 5G Deals, Orange Tells Usual Suppliers
News Analysis | 1/25/2018

French telecom incumbent says existing suppliers should not expect to land all of the 5G business and plays down any likelihood of rapid 5G rollout.

Time to Enter the 2018 Leading Lights Awards
News Analysis | 1/25/2018

Are you a winner? Then get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards – there's a category (or three) for everyone!

Verizon Turns to Sedona for Transport SDN Management & Automation Smarts
News Analysis | 1/23/2018

Transport network management startup Sedona Networks is deployed and in production in Verizon's network, enabling the operator to introduce automated processes, the companies have confirmed.

Amzallag's Four Horsemen of the Telepocalypse
News Analysis | 1/23/2018

Vodafone's former virtualization chief highlights four key challenges for the communications networking and services sector in 2018.

What Lies Ahead for CSPs
Column | 1/22/2018

Here are some predictions about what communication service providers face in the coming year.

The Cumulus Networks Success Story
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 1/17/2018

Cumulus Networks helps organizations of all sizes and across all verticals to adopt web-scale networking technologies simply and affordably.

Ericsson Lurches to $1.8B Write-Down
News Analysis | 1/16/2018

Latest financial setback will chew into operating income and could have implications for profitability targets.

Automation: Hot Topics & Groups to Watch
News Analysis | 1/12/2018

Automation is nothing new. So why is it such a big issue for telcos at the start of this year?

MWC 2018 Threatens to Be 5G New Radio Bore
Morris Lore | 1/10/2018

Let's hope that cloudification, network slicing and core network transformation top the agenda at MWC 2018, and not the dreary issue of 5G new radio.

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