What does it mean when a cable guy heads to Google, er, Alphabet?
AT&T adds Nokia to 5G trials, expands the test sites and claims speeds of over 10 Gbit/s in initial trials with Ericsson.
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.
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 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.
Telecom has responded with enthusiasm to AT&T's release of detailed information on its approach to revamping its operations systems for virtualization.
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 is going all in on Amazon Web Services.
Sprint streamed a 4K video and performed a virtual reality test with 73GHz pre-standard 5G equipment from Nokia.
Brocade's Kelly Herrell has seen the future of networking and it's all about everything – and he means everything! – as a service.
Ting is ready to bring gigabit service to Holly Springs, North Carolina, following earlier deployments in Charlottesville, Va. and Westminster, Md.
Exit stage left.
More sights from Austin, the site of Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
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.
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 authorities are demanding to see information about Huawei's exports to blacklisted countries.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Regulators dig in on net neutrality; German CDN taps Zayo; Samsung Pay makes European debut in Spain.
The worry is that the on-premises software business could 'evaporate' in three years, as happened with AT&T's wireline business.
Revisit the Leading Lights awards dinner with pictures from the big event, including pics of our three winners accepting their trophies.
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.
Despite vocal criticism, Wheeler is still pushing hard to 'Unlock the Box.'
Profits slide on higher revenues but beat analyst expectations as company positions itself for DCI and software sales.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Actility's new boss; IBM buys EZsource; BT does cloud business; Gemalto chosen for Helsinki transport ticketing.
The next generation of wireless technology represents a fundamental change that needs to accommodate all kinds of applications, radio technology and core network needs.
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.
Taking in the sights on two wheels, wearing a helmet.
But Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its partners in the Cloud28+ program will need to generate revenue and customer wins to succeed.
Indian service provider backs LoRa over rival LPWAN technologies such as Sigfox and Ingenu.
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.
Demandware will become the foundation of a 'billion dollar cloud' for Salesforce, company head Marc Benioff says.
Google Fiber makes a rare update announcement for Fiber TV.
At BCE in Austin, Upskill U moved out of the virtual classroom and hosted two Upskill U LIVE sessions on 5G and mobile video.
Researchers at the University of Madison-Wisconson are taking the concept of 5G wearables to the next level.
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.
Network operator joins federal Better Buildings Challenge and promises to lower key data center energy consumption by 25%.
Who will control the next generation of user interfaces?
Verizon is planning a broad deployment of fixed wireless services using 5G technology.
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.
See who picked up the 2016 Leading Lights awards at the gala dinner in Austin, Texas.
...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.
Japanese telco announces plans to sell shares in Chinese e-commerce player so that it can pay off debts.
Good times and good learning in Austin at Light Reading's annual flagship event.
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.