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Eurobites: Vodafone Faces Legal Challenge Over 4G Emergency Calls Patent
News Analysis | 7/24/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Deutschland's revenues rise but losses widen in Q2; Bango expands its OTT partnerships; dearth of sexy stuff in dragon movie.

Light Reading Hall of Fame 2019
LRTV Documentaries | 5/6/2019

We've added four names to the Hall of Fame this year. Find out who they are...

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Blockchain for Telecoms Strategy
Shades of Ray | 4/29/2019

Colt, Filament, Mobileum and Synchronoss Technologies all submitted standout entries for most innovative blockchain for telecoms strategy in this year's Leading Lights contest.

AT&T Promotes Its 3 Pillars for Business 5G
News Analysis | 1/22/2019

Mobile 5G, edge computing and fixed wireless are the special sauce for business 5G right now, according to AT&T.

Eurobites: Now Germany Gets the Huawei Heebie-Jeebies
News Analysis | 1/17/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OTE sells stake in Telekom Albania; Orange cuts ribbon on Guiana-Martinique link; WorldRemit sets up shop in South Africa.

Eurobites: O2 Launches Massive MIMO Trials in London
News Analysis | 11/23/2018

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone tracks drones; TIM's spin-off puts 20,000 jobs at risk, says trade union official; Orange and MTN join forces on mobile money.

Netsurion's SD-WAN Plays to MSPs
News Analysis | 10/10/2018

Managed service provider developed its own combined connectivity-security solution that it's selling direct and to other MSPs.

MWCA 2018: Ericsson Booth Tour
LRTV Documentaries | 9/26/2018

Ericsson's Keith Shank gives us a quick tour of the vendor's sprawling stand at Mobile World Congress Americas, including a look at new medical device applications, city infrastructure and a holographic 'phone' call.

Eurobites: M&A Rumor Links ADVA With ECI
News Analysis | 8/24/2018

Also in today's regional roundup: Gigabit broadband battle in Poland; Russians mull non-domestic Internet company tax; Dutch payment venfor on the tear; IBM's coffee drone.

The World of Disney: StudioLAB Innovation, Cisco Collaboration & 5G Anticipation
The Philter | 8/21/2018

With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.

Netflix Is Growing, but Don't Ask by How Much
News Analysis | 7/16/2018

Netflix missed its subscriber forecast, which spooked investors, but the company's execs insist that nothing about the business has really changed.

AT&T Buys AppNexus, Charts Ad Strategy
News Analysis | 6/25/2018

Smarter advertising will leverage the telecom giant's content and wireless operators to 're-invent' how ads are done, says exec.

Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
News Analysis | 3/19/2018

Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...

Is Paid Prioritization the New Privacy?
Rewired | 2/28/2018

Internet users have grown used to being tracked online, but will they ever accept the fact that some applications need special treatment by ISPs?

Who Puts Mobile Biz at Risk? It's You & Me
News Analysis | 2/21/2018

Verizon's first-ever Mobile Security Index shows global professionals managing mobile devices for businesses fear their employees the most.

AT&T Sharpens Edge With New Open Source Effort, Test Lab Launch
News Analysis | 2/20/2018

Company announces new group within Linux Foundation and launches its edge computing test zone in Palo Alto.

Eurobites: Telia Takes Its Packet Core to the Cloud With Nokia
News Analysis | 1/17/2018

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox confirms what LR knew; TIM re-starts talks over Canal+ JV; Italy's Enter offers SD-WAN services.

#MobileOnly Movement Targets FCC's Broadband Plans
News Analysis | 1/4/2018

Grassroots effort trying to combat proposed changes in definition of broadband to include slower cellular data service.

Cryptocurrency Startup Courts Telcos, Launches ICO
News Analysis | 12/12/2017

Telcoin is hoping to raise funds from an initial coin offering as it seeks telco partners that will use its cryptocurrency as part of their mobile money services.

Facebook's TIP Expands Its Influence, Except in the US
News Analysis | 11/9/2017

The Telecom Infra Project is moving into areas such as AI and network slicing, as founder Facebook pushes universal connectivity.

Eurobites: Ekholm Continues Management Purge at Ericsson
News Analysis | 11/7/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades Mobily network in Saudi Arabia; Vodafone turns to V for Victory in the consumer IoT market; Nokia and Vodacom trial 5G technologies.

Eurobites: Nokia Boosts Zain's 4G Reach With FastMile
News Analysis | 10/30/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zain sees Q3 revenues and net income decline; Intracom virtualizes WiFi services; Ericsson stays friendly in Entel.

AT&T Brings vCPE, Wireless WAN to Wholesale Channel
News Analysis | 10/12/2017

At its solutions partner event this week, AT&T unveiled wholesale versions of its FlexWare and wireless backup service offerings.

Verizon Puts UC in Its Wireless Network
News Analysis | 10/4/2017

New One Talk capabilities target midsized and multi-site businesses with collaboration tools built right into the Verizon Wireless network.

Eurobites: UK's £200M Gigabit Scheme Splutters Into Life
News Analysis | 9/4/2017

In today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's state-funded Gigabit broadband pilot locations unveiled; Onecom lands IoT deal with Vodafone; MTN South Africa puts Cat-M1 tech to the IoT test; Emtelle expands into Germany.

As Its Roaming Empire Declines, Syniverse Gets Enterprising
News Analysis | 8/30/2017

With its roaming business in decline, Syniverse hopes investment in new digital offerings will return it to profitability.

Can CSPs Enable Omni-Channel Marketing?
News Analysis | 8/30/2017

They lack confidence in their abilities but a new CMO Council study is encouraging them to take a leadership role for other brands.

Will Messaging Market Leave Telecom Behind?
News Analysis | 8/8/2017

Chatbot and messaging platform entrepreneur warns that telecom network operators are about to be left behind if they don't move quickly on RCS.

MetTel Takes IoT Anywhere With Single SIM
News Analysis | 6/15/2017

MetTel introduced the IoT Single SIM today, a cloud-connected chip that can securely and automatically connect devices to the IoT with the strongest signal via the four major US and 650 worldwide carriers.

Eurobites: Telia Buys Into SME Cloud Services
News Analysis | 5/22/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom proposes pain-free switching for mobile customers; French researchers find cure for WannaCry virus; Apple Pay on the march in UK; Ericsson monitors in Moscow.

Eurobites: BT's Soccer Supremo Leaves the Field
News Analysis | 5/8/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional report: German firms plan to make online purchasing safer and more secure; new boss for Telenor's Bangladesh unit; "near real time" web surveillance proposed in UK.

Eurobites: Orange Bank Is Open for Business
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom issues duct-and-pole proposals; KPN invests in smart home system; Sky revenue up, but profit down; Liquid Telecom links up with Intelsat.

Verizon & Friends Light Up Filament With $15M
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Filament uses its own variant of LoRa for industrial IoT.

Eurobites: Altice Bags Video Ad Firm for €285M
News Analysis | 3/21/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 UK suffers fresh data breach; eir makes management changes; Google searches its soul after ad storm; buzz around NB-IoT.

OrbTV: EE Talks Emergency Services & 5G
LRTV Interviews | 3/10/2017

Tom Bennett, director of network services and devices for EE, talks to Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading's editor-in-chief, about the service provider's approach to emergency services and the move to 5G.

Eurobites: Networking Project Aims for More Than Zero
News Analysis | 3/10/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson restates its numbers; Google invests in Currencycloud; EU court reins in 'right to be forgotten'; eir renegotiates loan terms.

VMware Makes Major MWC Splash
News Analysis | 3/1/2017

Virtualization giant seeking broader role as strategic partner to telecom industry on multiple fronts.

Eurobites: Zain Trials 'Advanced' 4.5G Tech
News Analysis | 2/21/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica sells 40% of Telxius to investment group; OBS lands smart cities deal in Qatar; 3 enters the Matrixx; balloon goes up for EE.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Extends Smart Home Platform
News Analysis | 2/20/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amazon seeks drone dudes and more in the UK; BT lands Indian broadcast contract; Orange invests in Android-based transaction system; BlackBerry sues Nokia.

Metaswitch Eyes VoLTE With OpenCloud Buy
News Analysis | 2/15/2017

Combined company will have pure software VoLTE solution with platform for developing new services including mobile UC.

Eurobites: Nokia Promises '4.9G' in 2017
News Analysis | 2/13/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia focuses on private mobile networks; ARM sales up under SoftBank; Sparkle wins Czech research deal; Proximus taps Neustar for analytics.

Eurobites: BT's Italian Bother Claims Sciolla's Scalp
News Analysis | 1/24/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN invests in healthcare startup; Nokia upgrades in Camboda; Orange expands mobile money service in Africa.

Neener, Neener, Google Won't Stop Moonshots
News Analysis | 10/27/2016

Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat and Google CEO Sundar Pichai vowed that the company's investments in machine learning, cloud and broadband are worthwhile, as are its latest forays into hardware like the new Pixel phone and Google Home device.

Amazon Unlimited, Alexa, AI & How to Cut Off Google at Its Knees
Brianiac | 10/14/2016

You might think Amazon's Unlimited is just another me-too streaming music service. You'd be wrong. If successful, it will be a critical tool to help slice off a fat, juicy chunk of Google's $75 billion ad business.

AT&T & AWS: A Powerful Combo
News Analysis | 10/6/2016

Web giant and network giant combining forces on cloud services, security and IoT.

Eurobites: Ericsson Confirms Swedish Job Cuts
News Analysis | 10/4/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Microsoft rolls out its European cloud; Interoute provides airline support; Apple Pay reaches Russia.

Eurobites: Elisa, Huawei Claim 4G Breakthrough
News Analysis | 8/23/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 ups its IoT game with Kombridge acquisition; MegaFon teams up with Mastercard for mobile payment card; Deutsche Telekom adds Qivicon partners.

Eurobites: Telia Carrier Puts Göjeryd in Charge
News Analysis | 8/22/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Net Insight wins in Abu Dhabi; Square staffs up for Europe; Mediaset files suit against Vivendi; Pokémon GOes, but comes back.

Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder | 7/28/2016

Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: Pokémon Go Fan
News Analysis | 7/27/2016

It's not just a game -- it's part of the future of sharing, and of Facebook, Zuckerberg says.

Verizon to Buy Yahoo for $4.8B
News Analysis | 7/24/2016

Verizon Communications plans to announce Monday that it's acquiring Yahoo for $4.8 billion.

Eurobites: Brussels Goes In Hard on Google
News Analysis | 7/15/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ronan Dunne to leave O2 at end of month; KPN tests vectoring; Finland's Elisa edges up in second quarter.

Beyond Nexus? Google Said to Be Prepping Own Smartphone
News Analysis | 6/27/2016

Google is believed to be planning its own smartphone launch, a move that could strike fear into the hearts of many existing device vendor marketing managers.

Eurobites: Swiss Not Neutral on 5G
News Analysis | 6/16/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC proposes wholesale roaming charge cuts; MBNL heads to Ireland for service assurance; Orange Money makes French connection.

Eurobites: Ericsson Set to Cut up to 4,000 Jobs Soon – Report
News Analysis | 6/14/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson tools up its 5G Garage; Nokia unveils Smart Home solution; Apple Pay for Orange Cash customers.

Apple WWDC News: Twitter Brings the Funny
Wagner’s Ring | 6/13/2016

The best Twitter jokes about Apple's big spring news.

Eurobites: Orange's M&A Plans Squashed by EU Hard Line
News Analysis | 6/3/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Regulators dig in on net neutrality; German CDN taps Zayo; Samsung Pay makes European debut in Spain.

Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Private Company of the Year
News Analysis | 5/18/2016

Affirmed Networks, Masergy Communications, VeEX and Versa Networks are the four contenders for this title.

Eurobites: Telefónica Presses Ahead With Dividend
News Analysis | 5/13/2016

...despite EU veto of 3 deal. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus reorganizes in Luxembourg; Ericsson smooths mobile commerce in Rwanda; Virgin offers fiber-to-the-business-unit in Leeds.

Cable's Mobile Enterprise Challenges
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/27/2016

Cable operators have some key hurdles to overcome if they wish to fill the growing mobility needs of small and large businesses alike.

Cable's Mobile Enterprise Opportunity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/25/2016

With more and more businesses seeking mobility solutions, cable operators have the chance to carve out an even larger share of the commercial market.

Eurobites: Orange Seals Bank Acquisition Deal
News Analysis | 4/22/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VIVA Bahrain deploys Huawei's triple-beam technology; Telia in Nepalese tax tussle; Telenor seeks ideas in its own backyard.

Eurobites: Orange Takes €75M Stake in African Venture
News Analysis | 4/5/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Robert Mugabe hints at Internet clampdown; Deutsche Telekom still seeks Qivicon partners; EU's Apple-in-Ireland tax probe could take some time.

Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray | 3/29/2016

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

Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.

Eurobites: MTN Earnings Hit by Nigerian Fine
News Analysis | 3/3/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues' family affair; new CEO for HERE; Liberty Global taps Devicescape WiFi; gratuitous pizza picture.

Eurobites: Orange, Google Join Forces in Africa, ME
News Analysis | 2/22/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky falls in on BT's copper-sweating strategy; MasterCard to launch 'selfie pay'; Powa in administration.

MWC's Millions: Hot-for-Profit in Barcelona
News Analysis | 2/18/2016

The giant Mobile World Congress show is a real money-spinner for the GSMA, generating tens of millions in profits.

Can Metaswitch Make Video Zoom?
Rewired | 2/16/2016

The rise of business videoconferencing has been a long time coming, but can integration with UC and low-cost, fully featured systems finally take hold?

Eurobites: PayPal Pops Into Vodafone's Wallet
News Analysis | 2/11/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional round: Google extends 'right to be forgotten'; snoopers' charter needs work; customers confused by bundles.

Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
News Analysis | 2/10/2016

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!

Opera in $1.23B M&A Drama
News Analysis | 2/10/2016

Mobile apps and browser specialist is being acquired by a consortium of Chinese investors, including the new owner of Grindr, for $1.2 billion.

What's Hot in Mobile Commerce?
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 2/10/2016

Claire Maslen, financial services relationship manager at the GSMA, talks about the development of the digital commerce sector and the types of relationships that mobile operators are developing to further their m-commerce strategies.

Marissa Mayer & the Terrible, Horrible Day
News Analysis | 2/3/2016

Yahoo CEO Mayer has been resisting a sale, but had to bow to the inevitable. The company finally said it will pursue a possible sale, as it announced a loss and a layoff.

Eurobites: Telefónica Splashes €2.4B on Soccer
News Analysis | 1/13/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 gets a loan; new role for Swantee; Ooredoo expands mobile money platform; email snooping.

Why Cities Matter Most
Rewired | 1/11/2016

Shifting populations, nimbler political structures and a focus on getting things done makes the globe's cities the place to focus.

The Best Cat Selfies of 2015
Slide Shows | 12/23/2015

In a moment of pre-holiday levity, Light Reading presents the best cat selfies (catsies!) of 2015. Meow.

Verizon CFO: Yahoo Acquisition Talk 'Way Too Premature'
News Analysis | 12/7/2015

Verizon could be interested in Yahoo, but only if it's strategic.

Eurobites: Shareholders Approve 'NokAlu' Deal
News Analysis | 12/3/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli operators face class action on calling cards; Orange appoints 'CEO Delegates'; Ofcom delays spectrum auction.

Eurobites: Facebook Expands Internet.org in Africa
News Analysis | 11/17/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French spectrum auction bids reach €2.7 billion; Cellcom profits plunge; Vodafone Wallet teams up with MasterCard.

Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 Day 2
Slide Shows | 11/3/2015

Further pictorial coverage from the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong.

How ThingSpace Will Make Money for Verizon
Rewired | 10/29/2015

To spur IoT apps and services, Verizon is offering ThingSpace and its accompanying APIs for free to developers, but there is a clear revenue strategy.

There's a Sigfox at the Golden Gate
News Analysis | 10/29/2015

IoT startup inks network deal with City of San Francisco.

Verizon Uses Mesosphere to Manage Data Centers
News Analysis | 8/25/2015

Telecom giant announces contract with startup to provide commercial version of Apache Mesos and enable faster services, innovation.

Fact-Checking the Future of 'Silence Like Diamonds'
Wagner’s Ring | 8/21/2015

Everything is well researched, well thought out and almost certain to be wrong.

Samsung Gets Into Mobile Payments
News Analysis | 8/14/2015

Can Samsung get an edge in mobile payments with tech that should work with 90% of credit card POS readers?

Eurobites: Ziggo Drags Liberty Down in Q2
News Analysis | 8/5/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia looks at wholesale business re-jig; Slovenian sale on ice; BT deploys the zombies.

Facebook: 2015 Is an Infrastructure Spend Year
News Analysis | 7/30/2015

Company's CFO promises a lot of investment on servers, data centers and networks.

Eurobites: Ericsson Opens German Cloud Lab
News Analysis | 7/14/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson collaborates with Turkcell on 5G; Com Hem has a healthy second quarter; Apple Pay arrives in UK.

Payments: A Third Pillar of Carrier Revenue?
Column | 6/23/2015

As carriers are partnering with a growing amount of third-party service providers, payments are the next logical step in growing these partnerships.

Eurobites: Does DT Have Designs on BT?
News Analysis | 6/8/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: legal challenge to Telefónica's E-Plus acquisition; KPN gets down with the startups; Apple Pay for the UK?

Eurobites: DT Takes Full Control of Slovak Telecom
News Analysis | 5/19/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT wants EE acquisition fast-tracked; Swedish startup launches mobile money gizmo; AlcaLu partners with KT on 5G; Nokia offers LTE-in-a-box.

Verizon's $4.4B AOL Buy a Digital Media Play
News Analysis | 5/12/2015

Telecom giant is doubling down on digital media and video content for its broadband and wireless networks with a $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL.

Can an App Make Campuses Safer?
News Analysis | 5/11/2015

BlueLight, a new company with a new smartphone app, is using Bandwidth.com's intelligent network platform to enable a campus security service.

Eurobites: KVH Props Up Colt's Q1
News Analysis | 5/1/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt hires former Pacnet man; Sky invests in mobile advertising, extends deal with Viacom.

CenturyLink Buys Into Database Simplification
News Analysis | 4/21/2015

The latest addition to the CenturyLink Cloud is Orchestrate, which offers a single API into multiple databases for more rapid app deployment

Airtel Zero Sparks Net Neutrality Debate in India
News Analysis | 4/10/2015

Bharti Airtel insists zero-rating service will spur Internet adoption in India, but net neutrality supporters are aghast.

10 Ways 5G Will Change Your Life
Slide Shows | 4/3/2015

The emergence of 5G around 2020 will bring new tech inventions galore, from flying cars to talking animals to holographic phone calls. Not to mention faster download speeds.

Leading Lights Awards: It's Now or Never!
Shades of Ray | 3/30/2015

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.

Eurobites: Interoute Gets Private Equity Boost
News Analysis | 3/30/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone fattens up Wallet offering; Sicily gains Internet exchange; Telecom Italia prepares towers listing.

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