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Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Business Cloud Service
The Philter  | 
4/23/2019  |  1 comment
Colt Technology Services, Comcast Business and Vonage all had stand-out cloud service offerings for business customers in the past 12 months.
Unified Office CEO: Would You Like Extra Services With That VoIP?
CxO Spotlight  | 
2/11/2019  |  1 comment
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
Eurobites: Ofcom Investigates VoIP Operator Vonage
News Analysis  | 
4/5/2018  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TI Sparkle appoints key execs; Etisalat goes with Netcracker's NFV knowhow; Russian cable news.
Ribbon's Kevin Riley Talks New Company Brand, Latest Security Offerings & 2018 Trends
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
3/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Ray Le Maistre sat down with Ribbon Communications CTO Kevin Riley at Mobile World Congress 2018 to discuss various topics including the company’s new brand, the unveiling of its Ribbon Protect Security Platform and other strategic offerings, and the recently completed GENBAND-Sonus merger.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
News Analysis  | 
3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Sonus Cuts a New Shape as Ribbon Communications
News Analysis  | 
11/3/2017  |  6 comments
With the Genband merger process over, Sonus has decided it's time for a new name. Say hello to Ribbon Communications.
'For Sale' Rumor Lights Fire Under Broadsoft's Stock
News Analysis  | 
8/31/2017  |  5 comments
Share price jumps 11.5% Wednesday following reports of a planned sale, but Broadsoft isn't the only IP communications platform player looking for a buyer.
Windstream Launches Combined UC & SD-WAN Service
News Analysis  | 
8/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Windstream launched the first update to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions portfolio, which includes the addition of Broadview's OfficeSuite paired with the operator's SD-WAN platform.
Eurobites: Vodafone Signs Up to Open Source IoT Group
News Analysis  | 
8/7/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: T-Mobile Austria picks Huawei for optical transport boost; TrueSpeed wins investment for rural rollout; BT qualifies to bid for US government work.
MetTel: SD-WAN Ramp-Up 'Astronomical'
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/1/2017  |  1 comment
MetTel's VP of Network Services, Ed Fox, shares insight into the spike in demand for SD-WAN and the challenges of meeting that demand.
Sonus & Genband Finally Combine to Form $745M Company
News Analysis  | 
5/23/2017  |  12 comments
Genband & Sonus to finally merge, as exclusively predicted by Light Reading a year ago.
Versa Branches Out SD-WAN Offering
News Analysis  | 
5/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Versa announced the expansion of its SD-WAN platform to include new security functions, support of WiFi, Ethernet and LTE and third-party VNF hosting.
Versa Adds IPv6 Support to SD-WAN Suite
News Analysis  | 
2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Versa Networks' SD-WAN and SD-Security solutions now support both IPv4 and IPv6-based SD-WANs.
The Impact of the Web-Scale Giants
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/5/2016  |  2 comments
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
Sonus Snaps Up Taqua for $20M
News Analysis  | 
9/28/2016  |  2 comments
Sonus adds to its IP voice technology capabilities and enhances its NFV plans with the acquisition of Taqua, but will stop short of renaming itself Staqua.
Eurobites: BT, Nokia Buddy Up on 5G
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2016  |  3 comments
In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.
CSPs Shift SMB Mindset From Capex to Opex
News Analysis  | 
8/12/2016  |  1 comment
Rather than selling services to SMBs that rely heavily on capex, CSPs are shifting the model to opex through network-as-a-service models.
Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder  | 
7/28/2016  |  36 comments
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Genband & Sonus Deep in Merger Talks?
News Analysis  | 
5/11/2016  |  5 comments
A buyout would value Sonus at around $600M, but there are still hurdles to be jumped before a deal is done.
Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray  | 
3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.
Leading Lights Deadline Looms
News Analysis  | 
3/21/2016  |  2 comments
Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
News Analysis  | 
2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
CEO Chat With Mitel's Rich McBee
Between the CEOs  | 
1/28/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading's Steve Saunders discovers how Mitel CEO Rich McBee has steered his company from olde worlde voice player to convergence pioneer.
Genband Wins Round 1 in Court Clash With Metaswitch
News Analysis  | 
1/20/2016  |  Post a comment
The IP technology middleweights are going head-to-head in an intellectual property punch-up and Genband just won Round 1 on points.
Microsoft Comms Threat to Carriers Is Growing
News Analysis  | 
12/14/2015  |  1 comment
The software giant is enhancing the capabilities of its Skype for Business offering, portending "direct conflict" with carriers, according to one of its partners.
Mitel in M&A Maelstrom
News Analysis  | 
12/3/2015  |  1 comment
Voice platform vendor has been in an acquisitive mood – and it could get forced into a shotgun wedding if activist investor Elliott Management gets its way.
Top MSOs Team for National Enterprise Push
News Analysis  | 
12/2/2015  |  3 comments
The top seven cable companies are meeting in Philadelphia this week as part of a collaborative effort to attack the national enterprise services market.
Powerful Attraction: Utilities Still Love TDM
DOS Attack  | 
8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
The utility industry is keeping TDM alive, but maybe not for much longer.
LTE-U Is Nicer to WiFi Than WiFi – Qualcomm
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2015  |  9 comments
The chipmaker, along with Verizon, is making a big push to show that it's tested LTE-U and found it ready to coexist with WiFi.
Why OT Is HOT for Telecom Vendors
Shades of Ray  | 
8/27/2015  |  1 comment
With vendors needing to diversify, the utility sector's immediate challenges with their operational technology (OT) frameworks offer a great opportunity to win new business.
Private Equity Firm Bites on Voxbone
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  2 comments
Virtual phone number specialist Voxbone sells majority stake to a private equity firm and prepares for accelerated expansion, including M&A.
Metaswitch Relishes 'Disruptor' Role at AT&T
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2015  |  3 comments
Software vendor announces telecom giant's use of its Perimeta SBC, but also its role in aiding transition to virtualized operations.
Competitors Cheer FCC's IP Transition Rules
News Analysis  | 
8/6/2015  |  1 comment
Interim rules require incumbents to get approval before shutting down copper lines that are in use by competitors.
Industry Coalition Agrees on IP Interconnection
News Analysis  | 
8/6/2015  |  2 comments
The policy debate is under discussion in DC but the technical aspects of interconnecting in the all-IP world are being resolved by a coalition.
MRV Limbers Up for 100GE Demand
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor looks to satisfy growing demand for 100Gbit/s Ethernet with new OptiPacket OP-X1 box.
Adventures in 'Platforming' at BTE
News Analysis  | 
6/10/2015  |  1 comment
BTE's day two keynoters share visions of new network platforms for the New IP era.
Koley: Google Open Sourcing Config Models
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2015  |  1 comment
In his second straight appearance at BTE, Google's Bikash Koley tackled the transport SDN challenge.
Fibrenoire Finds Assurance With Accedian
News Analysis  | 
6/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Canadian operator reveals it has been working with Accedian to monitoring hybrid cloud performance.
Leading Lights Finalists 2015: Most Innovative Ethernet/Optical Service
News Analysis  | 
5/29/2015  |  1 comment
The three finalists for Most Innovative Ethernet/Optical service know that software now outweighs hardware and raw speed.
Leading Lights Awards: It's Now or Never!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/30/2015  |  2 comments
Deadline extension means there are still a few more days to submit those winning entries, but don't delay -- April 10 is the final deadline and then the judging begins.
Sonus Stock Crashes on Lost Orders
News Analysis  | 
3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Order fallout prompts slashing of revenue projections by 33% and trading is halted as Sonus shares tumble.
Leading Lights Awards: Only Days Left to Enter!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/19/2015  |  2 comments
The deadline for the 2015 Leading Lights awards is March 27, so get your skates on if you think you could be a winner!
Allworx Simplifies VoIP/UC for SMBs
News Analysis  | 
3/16/2015  |  2 comments
The VoIP equipment arm of Windstream simplifies the way smaller firms can access advanced features, such as mobile convergence, with new servers.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
LRTV Documentaries  | 
2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Eurobites: Sunrise IPO on Horizon
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Egypt signs wholesale deals; Telefónica boosts VoIP with Zaark; AlcaLu reaches vectoring milestone.
Sonus Buys Itself an SDN Story
News Analysis  | 
1/8/2015  |  5 comments
IP systems vendor buys SDN technology from Treq Labs, announces a reverse stock split and provides preliminary fourth-quarter financials.
OIF, ONF List Vendors in Transport SDN Demo
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
Cyan Punches Up Its Packet Optical Pitch
News Analysis  | 
9/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor upgrades Z-Series platform and adds new SDN APIs in a bid for metro packet optical differentiation.
Web Content Storms Ethernet Market
News Analysis  | 
9/5/2014  |  3 comments
A new Heavy Reading report says the Web 2.0/content/media vertical market represents the most dynamic Ethernet segment.
Ciena Poised for Strong Quarter
News Analysis  | 
9/3/2014  |  1 comment
Ciena is due to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday.
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