Women from AT&T, Ciena, Ixia, Zayo Group and Fujitsu make our shortlist for working to advance the cause of women in the next-gen comms industry.
Facebook is getting closer than ever to being a full-blown wireless SP.
Network monitoring tools cannot provide the reliability the industry needs, say enterprise network operators.
At the TM Forum Live! 2016 in Nice, France, executives from service providers and others shared their views on the emerging Digital Operations Ecosystem.
Amazon Video Direct isn't just a YouTube knock-off. It's also a brand new and comprehensive distribution option for all kinds of content creators.
C-Spire is the first regional carrier in the US to go public on 5G test plans, plotting 'upcoming field tests' with Nokia in July.
Affirmed tells Light Reading that it has new architectures coming for 5G and IoT services.
A panel of service providers at ITW in Chicago share why they think the support and participation of men in telecom is crucial to recruiting more women into the industry.
Comcast, New Charter and Altice are poised to reshape the US cable market.
Nine of the world's biggest service providers hope to realize major business benefits from the use of Open APIs.
Connect Marketplace lets enterprises easily see all available connections to multiple sites to craft a smarter multi-site network buy.
Company formerly known as IIX now introduces software platform that automates and makes easier private connections to hybrid clouds.
The Open Compute Project and the shift to SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and infrastructure.
Snapshots from the TM Forum Live! 2016 event in Nice, France.
Three key OSS and virtualization takeaways from the TM Forum Live! 2016 event in Nice, France.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia helps move European Commission to the cloud; Virgin Media revenues up 3.7% in first quarter; BT's new cyber security service.
Lester completes the tutorial for a new virtual reality application that allows him to work from home.
Dr. Margaret Heffernan, an entrepreneur, CEO, speaker and author of a new book on company culture, dispels myths of leadership that are off-putting to women.
In this LRTV interview, AT&T's Jeremy Settle describes how his company is seeking to customize its gigabit service introductions for each new market.
Telco software vendor's Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice (AVP) is a broad technology and supporting services offering that includes just about every buzzword from the New IP lexicon – but is there any substance to its proposition?
Finnish vendor reports sales setbacks in its first full quarter since the takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.
The Small Cells Forum unveils a new Release 7 addressing requirements such as 5G technology and publishes new research highlighting growth in the small cells market.
The latest video competition report from the FCC only runs through 2014.
US telco throws down the gauntlet to the SDN and NFV industry, demanding progress in key areas.
Shlomit Weiss offers advice, perspectives and opinions gathered from 26 years at Intel, where she was responsible for some of its best processors in history.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sparkle lands major subsea gig; utility firm seeks slice of Metroweb; T-Mobile Czech Republic taps Ericsson for revenue management.
New protected wavelength services and greater diversity in West Coast fiber routes mark the opening of International Telecom Week in Chicago.
Open source cloud platform is at 'a tipping point' and needs support to become what network operators need at the heart of virtualization.
ADVA has further developed the virtual switch technology it brought on board with the acquisition of Overture and is ready to pitch it into commercial NFV environments following an independent evaluation of the technology.
Nico Fischbach, the Strategy, Architecture and Innovation Director at international operator Colt, wants to see the OSS and BSS vendor community develop more nimble, agile systems rather than soup-to-nuts packages.
In this LRTV interview, AT&T's Josh Goodell explains how AT&T is now delivering both Internet speeds and Ethernet services on-demand to commercial customers.
Edge computing is a compelling option for telcos looking to balance tightening finances with increasing demands for bandwidth and processing speed.
This week in our WiC roundup: Celebrate your favorite STEM teacher; the time suck that's holding women back in STEM; Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' causes a stir; and more.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler reportedly lines up votes from two more commissioners in support of Charter's purchases of TWC and Bright House.
Upskill U is gearing up to address IoT security questions today at 1 p.m. ET during the lecture 'IoT: Tackling the Security Challenge' with lecturer Jason Porter, Vice President, Security Solutions, AT&T.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Irish election hopes depend on decent broadband; Inmarsat shares plummet after sales warning; Sonera removes Finns-only sales rule.
In this LRTV interview, AT&T's Adrian Cardwell details the changing dynamics of the MDU markets and explains how AT&T is pursuing apartment dwellers with GigaPower.
Franchise fees are a major sticking point in Google Fiber's negotiations with the city of Lake Oswego in Oregon.
Shares in China's big three operators are trading down following reports a fourth telecom license has been issued to TV giant CBN.
The conclusions of a new survey, commissioned by OpenCloud and conducted by Heavy Reading, suggests that the move towards converged service layers is now well underway.
The two companies will provide development tools and apps for iPhone, iPad and SAP's HANA cloud software.
Ford is using Pivotal cloud software and services to extend into offering mobile services for transportation.
But is it really accurate to associate the spectrum with coming 5G networks?
A long-term solution looms in NG-PON 2, but network operators must still make market-by-market tough decisions on their biggest capex spends.
Ed Knudson, VP, Product and Strategy at Canoe Ventures, discusses the rising appeal of VoD ads and the challenges on inserting ads dynamically in live TV programming.
Arris first-quarter revenues rise dramatically with Pace now in house.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades MTN in Ghana; Vodafone drives online learning in Africa; webmail mega-hack in Russia.
UK telecom incumbent bows to pressure from Ofcom and commits to a rollout of high-speed FTTP infrastructure.
Join WiC and Flex's Caroline Dowling for a live radio show on Tuesday at 12PM ET on how technology is powering the fourth revolution and to what effect in the future.
Following right on the heels of Hulu, YouTube is reportedly looking to introduce its own live TV subscription service, Unplugged, as early as next year.
Says that the $1.8B buy would give Verizon control over crucial future 5G spectrum in the US.
Huawei's Cloud Managed Network is designed to provide wireless and wired network planning and management for SMBs, midmarket and large enterprises with branch offices, as well as IoT.
AT&T wants to carry out 28GHz and 39GHz tests at its lab in New Jersey.
Frontier reports its last quarterly earnings results without the new Verizon markets it acquired on April 1.
At Atrinet's headquarters, Ray Le Maistre sits down with Roy Silon to get an in-depth look into the company's focus and the secret recipe for their success.
Light Reading and NCTC are teaming up to create and market webinars, video interviews and other multimedia content for smaller and independent cable operators.
Today at 1 p.m. ET, Martin Zander, Ericsson Group Function Strategy, tackles the toughest IoT questions during "IoT 101," an introductory course to IoT at Upskill U.
New companies with a focus on video graphics, smart grid predictive analytics and a quadcopter camera make up WiC's finalists for Female-Led Startup to Watch.
The SaaS pioneer sees opportunities to play a bigger role in the communications market through a new cloud initiative.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS slump dents Proximus Q1 numbers; MVNOs want action on wholesale roaming; clearer charging for broadband.
Vodafone's SDN and NFV group head David Amzallag is set to outline the operator's virtualization strategy, codenamed 'Ocean,' at the Big Communications Event (BCE) later this month.
Light Reading was at NFV World Congress in Santa Clara, Calif., where we bumped into Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds, a Swedish company that was established to answer that very question.
Altice is still waiting on approval from the New York Public Service Commission.
The company is adding four sets of families to its Octeon product portfolio. Cavium intends to be able to offer processors with anywhere from 1 to 96 cores, addressing the entire spectrum of applications.
The Silicon Valley-based SaaS player has added STC to its customer list while having another dig at its longer-established rivals.
CEO Claure declares that Sprint's 2.5GHz spectrum is the low-band spectrum for 5G; will the industry agree?
AT&T and Verizon are vying for the status of biggest OpenStack champion, a stunning reversal for the open source software and a sign of things to come.
Open Networking Foundation Executive Director Dan Pitt on the progression of hurdles in SDN/NFV, and why it makes sense to just call it 'SDNFV.'
How to build a roadmap for 'new' TiVo.
Hutchison's plans to buy Telefónica's UK business and merge it with 3 will be kyboshed this week, according to a report.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia upgrades Qatar network; Kudeski buys US security firm; Zain Kuwait buys Sudanese operator.
Dissident investor Starboard Value has placed Richard Hill as chairman of troubled Marvell.
Takeover will give Bell Canada a dominant position in Canadian province home to about 1.3 million people.
When it comes to the white box trend, "gray" boxes, which have a slight proprietary twist, don't give service providers and end users the advantages they're seeking, according to Verizon's Vice President of Product and New Business Innovation Shawn Hakl.
Cloud-based orchestration service lets IT managers automate infrastructure operation in public clouds, private clouds and data centers.
Hulu is reportedly planning to compete with cable TV.
Have the confidence to take the next step whether you're fully prepared for it or not, advises Nokia's Sandy Motley, whose long and varied career path proves it works.