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Cable Goes to Google-Land
MariNation | 6/6/2016

What does it mean when a cable guy heads to Google, er, Alphabet?

AT&T Adds Nokia to 5G List, Expands Tests
News Analysis | 6/6/2016

AT&T adds Nokia to 5G trials, expands the test sites and claims speeds of over 10 Gbit/s in initial trials with Ericsson.

What's the NCTA Thinking?
Breznick Unbound | 6/6/2016

In a questionable call, the cable trade group is planning to hold its INTX show next year at the same time as NAB's big trade show in Las Vegas.

Eurobites: BT Closes EE HQ in Savings Drive
News Analysis | 6/6/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 wants Ofcom to put the brakes on BT/EE's spectrum-snaffling; Amino on the up; Vodacom trials carrier aggregation tech with Huawei.

What Qualifies as 'Test & Measurement'?
Brianiac | 6/6/2016

What is test and measurement? This is most decidedly not just an academic question – it's at the heart of some deeply felt consternation arising from this year's Leading Lights Awards.

AT&T's Ford: ECOMP Getting Great Reception
LRTV Interviews | 6/6/2016

Telecom has responded with enthusiasm to AT&T's release of detailed information on its approach to revamping its operations systems for virtualization.

How the Glass Ceiling Became a Window of Opportunity for Ixia CMO
Mentor Monday | 6/6/2016

Marie Hattar explains how she managed to channel the experience of hitting the glass ceiling in engineering into a positive career change for her.

Intuit's Not Scared of Cloud Vendor Lock-In
News Analysis | 6/6/2016

Intuit is going all in on Amazon Web Services.

Sprint Kicks Off 5G Tests in Levi's Stadium
News Analysis | 6/6/2016

Sprint streamed a 4K video and performed a virtual reality test with 73GHz pre-standard 5G equipment from Nokia.

BCE 2016: The New IP at Work
LRTV Documentaries | 6/6/2016

Brocade's Kelly Herrell has seen the future of networking and it's all about everything – and he means everything! – as a service.

Gigabites: Ting Makes Holly Springs Sing
News Analysis | 6/3/2016

Ting is ready to bring gigabit service to Holly Springs, North Carolina, following earlier deployments in Charlottesville, Va. and Westminster, Md.

TiVo May Exit Retail Hardware Business
News Analysis | 6/3/2016

Exit stage left.

Slideshow: BCE Goes Deep in Heart of Texas
Slide Shows | 6/3/2016

More sights from Austin, the site of Light Reading's Big Communications Event.

WiCipedia: Rise of the Female CDO & Adidas Flip Flops
WiCipedia | 6/3/2016

This week in our WiC roundup: The richest women in the world; Bill and Melinda Gates aim to end workplace disparity; the rise of the female CDO; and more.

BCE 2016: DT on Digital Disruption
LRTV Documentaries | 6/3/2016

In his keynote at the Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas, Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg revisits the concept of the software-defined operator, and explains what the German giant is doing to turn New IP hype into reality.

US Probe Into Huawei Threatens Trade War
News Analysis | 6/3/2016

US authorities are demanding to see information about Huawei's exports to blacklisted countries.

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.

Microsoft Sees AT&T & IBM as Scary Lessons – Report
News Analysis | 6/3/2016

The worry is that the on-premises software business could 'evaporate' in three years, as happened with AT&T's wireline business.

Women in Comms Leading Lights: Party Pics
Slide Shows | 6/2/2016

Revisit the Leading Lights awards dinner with pictures from the big event, including pics of our three winners accepting their trophies.

BCE 2016: The New Comms World Order
LRTV Documentaries | 6/2/2016

Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders outlines the growing importance of the communications industry's transformation to the world's broader industrial and social development.

Wheeler Fights Back in Set-Top Battle
News Analysis | 6/2/2016

Despite vocal criticism, Wheeler is still pushing hard to 'Unlock the Box.'

Global Sales Boost Ciena in Q2
News Analysis | 6/2/2016

Profits slide on higher revenues but beat analyst expectations as company positions itself for DCI and software sales.

Eurobites: Sigfox Adds Finland to IoT Empire
News Analysis | 6/2/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Actility's new boss; IBM buys EZsource; BT does cloud business; Gemalto chosen for Helsinki transport ticketing.

AT&T's Wolter: 5G Isn't Just Bigger, Better, Faster
LRTV Interviews | 6/2/2016

The next generation of wireless technology represents a fundamental change that needs to accommodate all kinds of applications, radio technology and core network needs.

The Era of Agile Optics Has Arrived
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 6/2/2016

Join Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and ECI's Jonathan Homa as they discuss the challenges and some possible solutions providers will face as their networks approach the Shannon Limit. As OTT services garner demand, service providers will need to decide how to move towards a more elastic transport network so they can create tiered, shared bandwidth services similar to those available in other industries.

BCE Slideshow: See Austin by Segway, Look Like a Dork
Slide Shows | 6/2/2016

Taking in the sights on two wheels, wearing a helmet.

HPE Looks to Cloud28+ Partners to Drive Cloud Business
News Analysis | 6/2/2016

But Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its partners in the Cloud28+ program will need to generate revenue and customer wins to succeed.

Tata Comms to Deploy IoT Network Using LoRa
News Analysis | 6/2/2016

Indian service provider backs LoRa over rival LPWAN technologies such as Sigfox and Ingenu.

Mapping Open APIs With TM Forum
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/1/2016

APIs are rapidly becoming the lingua franca of digital business, and the TM Forum is aiming to apply their benefits across the entire IoT digital value chain.

Salesforce Scoops Up Demandware for $2.8B
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

Demandware will become the foundation of a 'billion dollar cloud' for Salesforce, company head Marc Benioff says.

Fiber TV Wins Google Cast Update
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

Google Fiber makes a rare update announcement for Fiber TV.

Pics: BCE Hosts Upskill U Live
Slide Shows | 6/1/2016

At BCE in Austin, Upskill U moved out of the virtual classroom and hosted two Upskill U LIVE sessions on 5G and mobile video.

5G 'Skin' Could Kickstart mmWave Medical Applications
Jonestown | 6/1/2016

Researchers at the University of Madison-Wisconson are taking the concept of 5G wearables to the next level.

The Life & Times of Pankaj Patel
Between the CEOs | 6/1/2016

Pankaj Patel, Cisco's departing Chief Development Officer, visits the Big Communications Event (BCE) and talks about his 20 years at the networking giant and how John Chambers instilled a customer-centric culture at the company.

CenturyLink Touts Data Center Energy Lead
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

Network operator joins federal Better Buildings Challenge and promises to lower key data center energy consumption by 25%.

The Race Is On to Give Entertainment a Voice
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

Who will control the next generation of user interfaces?

Verizon Could Take Fixed 5G Nationwide
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

Verizon is planning a broad deployment of fixed wireless services using 5G technology.

Intel's Transformation Guru: Influence & Business Case Trump Tech
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 6/1/2016

It's not enough to be good at tech; you also have to be influential and capable of developing a business case, Intel's Lynn Comp tells WiC.

Leading Lights 2016: Winners' Gallery
Slide Shows | 6/1/2016

See who picked up the 2016 Leading Lights awards at the gala dinner in Austin, Texas.

Eurobites: IoT Will Top Connections Chart by 2018, Says Ericsson
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

...and western Europe will lead the way. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Huawei go to work on Madrid; telco grands fromages descend on Brussels; Orange PoPs up in Jordan.

SoftBank to Sell $7.9B of Alibaba Shares
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

Japanese telco announces plans to sell shares in Chinese e-commerce player so that it can pay off debts.

Light Reading's BCE Rocks Austin
Slide Shows | 6/1/2016

Good times and good learning in Austin at Light Reading's annual flagship event.

Cavium Debuts SoC for Data Center Servers
News Analysis | 6/1/2016

The company just announced its ThunderX2 system on a chip (SoC), which Cavium believes stacks up very favorably against Intel's line of processors for data center and cloud applications, including NFV, big data analysis, network storage and security.

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