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Eurobites: Vodafone Faces Legal Challenge Over 4G Emergency Calls Patent
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7/24/2019  |  Post a comment
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
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5/6/2019  |  Post a comment
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  |  Post a comment
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
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1/22/2019  |  Post a comment
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
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1/17/2019  |  Post a comment
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
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11/23/2018  |  Post a comment
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
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10/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Managed service provider developed its own combined connectivity-security solution that it's selling direct and to other MSPs.
MWCA 2018: Ericsson Booth Tour
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9/26/2018  |  Post a comment
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
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8/24/2018  |  3 comments
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  |  3 comments
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
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7/16/2018  |  5 comments
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
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6/25/2018  |  Post a comment
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!
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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...
Is Paid Prioritization the New Privacy?
Rewired  | 
2/28/2018  |  8 comments
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
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2/21/2018  |  1 comment
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
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2/20/2018  |  Post a comment
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
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1/17/2018  |  Post a comment
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
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1/4/2018  |  6 comments
Grassroots effort trying to combat proposed changes in definition of broadband to include slower cellular data service.
Cryptocurrency Startup Courts Telcos, Launches ICO
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12/12/2017  |  2 comments
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
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11/9/2017  |  2 comments
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
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11/7/2017  |  1 comment
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
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10/30/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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10/12/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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10/4/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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9/4/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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8/30/2017  |  Post a comment
With its roaming business in decline, Syniverse hopes investment in new digital offerings will return it to profitability.
Can CSPs Enable Omni-Channel Marketing?
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8/30/2017  |  Post a comment
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?
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8/8/2017  |  8 comments
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
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6/15/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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5/22/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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5/8/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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4/20/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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4/4/2017  |  1 comment
Filament uses its own variant of LoRa for industrial IoT.
Eurobites: Altice Bags Video Ad Firm for €285M
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
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
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Virtualization giant seeking broader role as strategic partner to telecom industry on multiple fronts.
Eurobites: Zain Trials 'Advanced' 4.5G Tech
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2/21/2017  |  3 comments
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
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2/20/2017  |  1 comment
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
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Combined company will have pure software VoLTE solution with platform for developing new services including mobile UC.
Eurobites: Nokia Promises '4.9G' in 2017
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2/13/2017  |  3 comments
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
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1/24/2017  |  1 comment
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
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10/27/2016  |  6 comments
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  |  15 comments
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
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10/6/2016  |  4 comments
Web giant and network giant combining forces on cloud services, security and IoT.
Eurobites: Ericsson Confirms Swedish Job Cuts
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10/4/2016  |  1 comment
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
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8/23/2016  |  2 comments
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
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
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  |  36 comments
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: Pokémon Go Fan
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7/27/2016  |  1 comment
It's not just a game -- it's part of the future of sharing, and of Facebook, Zuckerberg says.
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